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Address: , Bangkok, Thailand
Phone Number: 0829696819-0818488737
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Description: This scenic river, flowing through the heart of Bangkok, offers convenient...
This scenic river, flowing through the heart of Bangkok, offers convenient boat transportation and sightseeing cruises since many of the major city attractions are easily accessible from various points along this waterway.
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Exciting tail boat experience on Chao Phraya River

We went for a cruise on the Chao Phraya River. It was a nice way to see parts of the city which you usually don't see in a taxi or tuktuk. We went on a tail boat for about an... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

We went for a cruise on the Chao Phraya River. It was a nice way to see parts of the city which you usually don't see in a taxi or tuktuk. We went on a tail boat for about an hour. It was incredible to see rural parts of Bangkok and where some of the local people live. A must... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

You can take local speed boat to explore the river. There are many kids of boat service. Pls check more details. Some are for tourist. Some are for local people. If posible take the local one.It is nice and very cheap. You can see more than you expect. Besides the scenery, you can see the way of life of local... More 

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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We had a trip on a boat there....be sure that you will pay about 30 bhat for that....because all around is a lot of scum agencies who will try to charge even 500 bhat+ for that...Just try to find a pier from where locals travelling.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

The life blood of the city and it's inhabitants. You cannot be in BKK without using the river for travel and relaxation. It is fundamental to getting around and understanding the history of the city/country. It is fast flowing and a busy highway of activity. Evening boat restaurant is a must.

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Like a snake this "Mae Nam" is meandering through BKK. Use a boat for a cruise to simply cross the river or go upward to Ayutthaya.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Have some nice views occasionally. Worth taking at least once, especially if heading to Wat Prao Kaew from the south.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

The Chao Phraya river is a bustling hub of activity. If you are lucky to have a river front hotel with a view of the river, it is lovely to sit and watch all the activities. From early morning until around 7pm, the local boats sail up and down the river transporting people to numerous destinations. The river route is... More 

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Torrance, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

You can take ferry to cross the river. It is not that exciting, but I think it is worth to experience. River itself is not that clean, though.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Chao Praya river boats are part of the Bangkok transport system. We took a longboat on our way to the Grand Palace. The trip takes an hour through a canal with 100 year old local houses on the side of the canal. There are also river crossing boats at the piers travelling for Baht 3 from one side to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Its a nice river we had experience the white orchid river cruise with dinner in the river and we had a lovely experience

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