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Exclusive Chao Phraya Cruise

Experience the most exclusive Chao Phraya river cruise on a wooden long-tail boat visiting some of the most amazing landmarks while dressing in a traditional Thai garment with our exclusive Chao Phraya cruise program. 

Once the main river/road for siam people in the past, now the Chao Phraya river is the highlight for tourism in Thailand where restaurants, shopping malls and plethora of hotels occupied both sides of the chores as well as important temples and landmarks.

The Chao Phraya river is a bustling and lively waterway with a wide range of boats and watercraft. It is surrounded by many temples, shrines, markets, and other cultural landmarks, giving it a rich atmosphere. The river is also an essential transportation route for locals and tourists, with boats serving as ferries or water taxis.

The Chao Phraya river has played a significant role in the history and development of Thailand. The river flows through the heart of the country and has served as an important transportation route for centuries. It was a major trade route in the past, and many cities and communities along its banks grew up around it. The Chao Phraya river has also been a source of food, water, and other resources for the people of Thailand. In more recent history, the river has become a popular tourist destination, with many people enjoying boat tours and cruises along its length.

Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn)

Visit the beautiful and ornate Wat Arun, also known as the Temple of Dawn, located in Bangkok, Thailand. This Buddhist temple is one of the city’s most iconic landmarks and a must-see for tourists. Located on the west bank of the Chao Phraya river, Wat Arun is easily accessible by boat. The temple is named after the Hindu god Aruna, associated with dawn, and is renowned for its central prang (tower) adorned with colorful ceramic tiles and standing over 70 meters tall. Don’t miss this opportunity to see Wat Arun and experience its architectural and cultural significance.

The Grand Palace

Along the cruise, you also have the chance to see the beautiful and elegant Grand palace of Bangkok from the river.  take a look at the beautiful architecture of Thai Temple and various buddhist sculptures. Also known as the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, covers an area of 218,000 square meters and is surrounded by four walls. Here lies the famous beautiful buddha sculpture made entirely of Emerald.

Even if you have already visited the temple, viewing it from the outside along the river offers a unique experience. Seeing the grand palace from the outside clearly showcases its massive size and the beautiful white marble walls surrounding the temple. It is particularly breathtaking at night when the lights are on, illuminating the Bangkok sky with golden rays. This is fitting for the city’s nickname, the City of Angels.

Highlights

  • Traveling down the majestic Chao Phraya river in a traditional wooden Thai long-tail boat wearing traditional Thai garment. Explore the view and the lifestyle of the old siam, where the river used to be the main mean of transportation, connecting all the important landmarks together.

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  • Entry Ticket
  • Transportation
  • Travel Insurance
  • Chao Phraya Cruise
  • 1-day Traditional costume rental and makeup

Itinerary

<span> 10:00  </span> Meet up with the guide and get make-up and costume fitting 2 Hours cruise

Meet up with the guide at the fitting room and choose your costume! Thai traditional costume has a wide range of selections depends on occasions and style of the costume. The color, attire and the accessories in the past represents the status within the royal hierarchy or choose the one you like or ask for recommendation. Then touch on some makeups and traditional hairdo and you are ready for the cruise!

Depart from the pier and cruise alone the majestic Chao Phraya river while sight-seeing the beautiful landmarks all around you. Taking pictures in this beautiful attire would surely make people jealous! The guide will give you information about history and unique local insights along the way.

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