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Klongs

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Neighborhood: Old City
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Address: Bangkok, Thailand
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These are the many small waterways or canals that snake through the city of...

These are the many small waterways or canals that snake through the city of Bangkok.

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$62.48*
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Private Half-Day Visit to Thonburi Canals and Old City by Long Tail Boat
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$116.25*
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Backwaters of Bangkok Longtail Boat Cruise with Optional Temples Tour

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Had a great morning visiting Thonburi Klongs. We jumped on one of the traditional Thai boats and went through for canal trip. We seen a few Komodo dragons in the water. Great way... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Travelling on Klong boats is an easy, fast and cheap way of travelling in Bangkok without traffic jams. You see Bangkok from a different angle and the way people live. For example Jim Thompson house is located right at the Klong station Baan Krua Nua of the Maha Nak Kanal (Western Line).

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melbourne
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

An interesting experience getting on one of the local klong ferries. The water is really dirty and smelly, there is nothing really plesant about this trip, boats are crowded and OH&S is really not a thing, but definitely a must for the more adventurous traveller

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You need to book private tours ranging from 1 - 2 hours with speed boats. They take you through a predefined course within the klongs. normally, no information is given, espoecially as the boat pilot normally only speaks Thai. Price range from THB 1,000 - 2,000 per person, which I consider too high for this trip. You can get a... More 

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NRW, Deutschland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Get a map... choose a boat stop and just hop on the boat. It is an experience that nobody should miss. It is cheap as well. And once you see through the maze of stops and Klongs travelling around Bangkok may become a bit easier depending your location and destination.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I found it pretty average. You get a view of the local people and thai houses, built on a height, so as to get protection from river floods. Something which you can skip.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great morning visiting Thonburi Klongs. We jumped on one of the traditional Thai boats and went through for canal trip. We seen a few Komodo dragons in the water. Great way of seeing how the Thai people live along the waterways. Biggest disappointment is seeing how polluted the canals are. This is a shame. Still all round a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful way to catch a glimpse of Bangkok and it's river people. We totally enjoyed our informative guide (who we booked via our hotel). There were 4 of us and we had the guide and boat to ourselves as we floated down the river, passing temples, homes, water dragons sunning themselves. The river was surprisingly clean (relative I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Hire a dragon boat from any of the piers, and take a trip on the klongs. Get up early if you want to visit the markets. Another option is to end at the Royal Barges Museum, then walk to the public pier to get a ferry back across to the main central area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Try to find this transport and travel the klongs of Bangkok. Fast, fast, fast. Eventhough it's an everyday thing for locals for me it looked like a rollercoaster.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Seeing the Klongs of Bangkok on a longtail boat was an amazing experience. It's so interesting to see how people live with water.

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