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Rice barge tour

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Rice barge tour

Hi everyone

I'm thinking about booking a half day rice barge tour, can anyone recommend a good tour company to use?

What are the cruises like?are they worth it?

Many thanks

Anneloo

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1. Re: Rice barge tour

We did this tour through Asia Web direct, we were picked up from our hotel around 2.30pm and taken to the river - the first half of the trip was on a longtail boat around the khlongs (canals) of Thonburi to see how the locals live), after than we transferred to a Rice Barge for the return journey, very comfortable and we got to eat lots of lovely Thai fruits.

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Brilliant sound like a great way to spend an afternoon!

Many thanks for replying

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bangkok.com/river-cruise-tours/ricebargecrui…

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4. Re: Rice barge tour

That tour looks great we loved the tours we did in Bangkok.. Can you tell me how much it cost.

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Scroll down the page, 850 for adults and 650 for kids, this includes pick up and drop off at your hotel and fruit and refreshments on the Rice Barge.

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I have been looking at everything to do in Bangkok that is a great sight you posted .. I fancy some of the museums as well

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thanks cassnu--how many people on the longtail?

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8. Re: Rice barge tour

There were about 20 people, it was a large and comfortable long tail.

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On two occasions over the years we've taken a rice barge tour but it was two days and overnight. The first time we were picked up from the hotel in the early afternoon, off slowly up the river and then moored overnight next to a temple complex where the monks look after sick stray animals. Next morning early we were given the opportunity to go ashore into the temple, provide offerings to the monks and speak with them about their work. Then on to Ayathuya (I realise I've misspelt this) which was just wonderful. Had a trip around the sights, were fed lunch and then a bus back to Bangkok.

We absolutely loved it. There was only accommodation for six people on the barge and we were offered wonderful meals cooked on board. The second time some years later, we did the trip in reverse which was also wonderful. Sorry, can't remember the name of the company and of course can't remember the cost.

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