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Klongs

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These are the many small waterways or canals that snake through the city of Bangkok.
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Wutthakat BTS, Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've looked through the 'terrible' reviews and it looks like most people are describing a canal tour, not Klongs for getting from A-B. Yes you get tourist traps but if you do your homework you can use the system like the locals and get from...More

2  Thank Ross_and_Sonya
Reviewed 17 September 2018

This is an easy and varied-speed trip to take and very popular, cvering markets, with a stop off at a craft-market, passing in the canals other klongs selling fresh fruit, flowers, fish and craft goods. A cultural must!

2  Thank AdrianLW
Reviewed 7 September 2018

It is interesting to see how many people still live and earn a living on the canals and other waterways of Bangkok. Many live in shacks along the waterways, and others have wooden shops which are tied to the shore and go up and down...More

1  Thank KodoDrummer
Reviewed 26 August 2018

We booked a Longboat to visit the klongs at Thonburi. Our concierge recommended we go from Pier3. We booked an hour trip, there were various different lengths of trip. Ours was 1,000 baht for 3 people. The long boat arrived, but the boat is a...More

Thank thejessies
Reviewed 18 July 2018

We hired a longtail boat from the central pier where the tourist hop on and hop off boat goes from (the pier close to Koh san rd area) it was late afternoon 3pm? .... we were charged 700 bhat per adult & 100 bhat for...More

2  Thank familyof4nz
Reviewed 3 July 2018

You should not visit Bangok without taking a trip into the Klongs - the narrow canals off the main river. The Klongs are full of stilted houses over the water, where you can see life still happening. The best way to experience this area is...More

Thank Seatroutfisher-1
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Very fast, you need to be quick to get on or off. Not possible for anyone with a leg disability. Also very cheap at around 12b from Central BKK to the end of the line near Chinatown. It is an event the first time you...More

4  Thank gordonj258
Reviewed 22 April 2018

We did the hop on hop off boat near Pratunam that was under the bridge. It had six stops and we got off the last stop that was near Khow san road,had never been there before so thought we would take a look. Boat was...More

3  Thank jpw61
Reviewed 17 April 2018

The canal boats despite what some reports have said are relatively cheap and an interesting way to get around limited parts of Bangkok. There is a difference between the public service and the guided tours. We had the public service trip. The canals aren't by...More

2  Thank ChrisandMick60
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Touring the klongs belongs to nearly every tourist programme in Bankok. Our Tuk-tuk driver drove us to a small pier (saying there was no excursions to the Klong from Saphan Taksin Pier, which is wrong) and I knew already it was a trap. But after...More

2  Thank CPJD00
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Robert M
3 July 2018|
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Response from Anne A | Reviewed this property |
The khlong tours can start from several places, but I would recommend starting from “Central Pier” on the Chao Phraya River. It is directly under the bridge at the BTS (sky train) stop called “Saphan Taksin.” Have fun!
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drmaryk
11 April 2018|
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Response from Tapio T | Reviewed this property |
You just go to any point where you see boat going and stops. There's no "official Klong tours". Some and actually many parts of klong network is not connected together and going around with single boat is not possible... More
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Esopstables
19 February 2017|
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Response from MichaelMunich2015 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, We did it five times during the last years. the best is: Go by skytrain to Taksin Station. Go down to the pier. Take a PRIVATE long tail boat. Pay by hour after bargain between 800 and 1200 Baht/hour. 3 hour tour is... More
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Dorothy B
23 June 2016|
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Response from robyn h | Reviewed this property |
Klongs are like roads and are a thoroughfare for boat traffic. You can go to the touristy area of Bangkok's Klongs and stop at eateries etc. There are some people selling things, nothing you can't get elsewhere.
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Dorothy B
23 June 2016|
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Response from flyingdoc1 | Reviewed this property |
Not really! There are very limited chances to shop en route, though there are a few vendors stationed along the banks, and the occasional vendor out on a boat.
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