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Bangkok Rice Barge Canal Tour

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    Stop At: Chao Phraya River, 780/488 Charoen Krung Road, Bang Kho Laem, Bangkok 10120 Thailand

    we head to the main pier along the River of Kings, the Chao Phraya River. This exciting tour gets off to a speedy start with a thrilling boat ride through the canals that lead out of Bangkok to idyllic rural settings. We will observe the scenery and witness the simple life of the friendly canal-side dwellers.

    Whilst cruising, you will enjoy cold drinks, tropical Thai fruits and desserts, and assortment of nuts and drinks while you take in amazing views of the city, historical sites and landmarks along the river.

    Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

    Pass By: Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun), 34 Wang Doem Road Wat Arun, Bang Kok Yai, Bangkok 10600 Thailand

    An English-speaking guide will point out the famous landmarks, Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) . The name of Wat Arun literary means "Temple of the Dawn", but the most beautiful view of it can be seen from the east side of the river at sunset.

    Pass By: The Grand Palace, Na Phra Lan Rd, Maharaj Pier next to Wat Phra Kaeo Temple Complex, Bangkok Thailand

    You will see from the water (view only, no visit included) once used for different occasions; the Reception Hall, the Coronation Hall, the Throne Hall, the Royal Guest House and Wat Phra Kaew.
    The architecture is predominantly Thai, though there are some European influences. The palace served as the official residence of kings of Thailand from the 18th to the mid-20th century. The most famous building within the palace grounds is Wat Phra Kaew and this is regarded as the most sacred Buddhist temple in Thailand. Construction of the temple began when King Rama I moved the capital from Thonburi to Bangkok in 1785. In the main temple building houses the Emerald Buddha. The Buddha is carved from a single piece of jade and is the most revered object in Thailand.
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    Reviewed 29 June 2018

    If you don’t have too long in Bangkok, this tour will show you the river from 2 different boat types. Well priced. English guide is not great with his english and especially over the noise of the boats motor. Sit up the front and you...More

    Date of experience: June 2018
    1  Thank PJay2412
    Reviewed 14 February 2018

    This was no Nile cruise but ok enough. The general consensus amongst the party I joined up with was that 2 hours was long enough. The views from the river/canal aren't great so I wouldn't rely on this tour alone for your Bangkok sightseeing. I...More

    Date of experience: February 2018
    1  Thank Richard D
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