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OVERVIEW

Take a trip through the ‘Venice of the East’. Travel by longtail boat through Bangkok’s vast network of klongs, or canals, for a glimpse of traditional life on the water. Stop in at the Royal Barge Museum to admire the King’s beautiful boats and visit Wat Arun on the riverside.

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ITINERARY

Thonburi Klong incl. Wat Arun & Royal Barge by LB - Half Day

You will be picked up at either 08:00 or 13:00. Take a Longtail Boat through Bangkok’s canals to discover the true heart of the city. Start with a ride along the Chao Phraya River, also known as the ‘River of Kings’. Admire the passing skyline where glittering pagodas stand in the shadows of towering skyscrapers.

The boat then turns off the main waterway and onto the canals, or ‘klongs’. See why Bangkok is often called the ‘Venice of the East’, while cruising along the intricate network of canals. Capture glimpses of small villages on the water’s edge and enjoy the slower pace of life away from the city centre.

Make a stop at the Royal Barge Museum. See the eight spectacular boats used by Thailand’s Royal Family to mark special occasions. Carved from teak and intricately decorated with gold leaf and mosaics, the barges are a truly impressive site.

Then return to the boat and cruise back onto the Chao Phraya for one final stop. Go ashore to see Wat Arun, a 79-metre-high pagoda built in a style similar to Angkor Wat. Meaning ‘Temple of Dawn’, Wat Arun is one Thailand’s most beautiful temples and the perfect last stop on the day’s tour.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Our Services include:

  • Transportation with driver in Air-Conditioned vehicle
  • Service of English speaking local guide
  • Entrance fees and activities where mentioned
  • Longtail Boat
  • Drinking Water during the tour
  • Tips for driver

Our Services do not include:

  • Meals
  • Other services than mentioned
  • Gratuities, personal expenses, drinks, and other items.



- Max. 8 persons per boat

- Appropriate dress is required for a visit to temples. Shorts, mini-skirts, tight fitting trousers, sleeveless shirts or vests, and sandals are NOT allowed.

- Children between 2 and 11 years at the time of travel will receive a 15% discount.

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