Bangkok: River Cruise
The City of Angels
There are various river cruises available in Bangkok and finding the right one to suit you is not difficult. The cruises on offer vary from the amount of time you wish to spend on the cruise to the luxuries that you wish to be present on your journey. Bangkok's temples, the Chao Praya River and the ancient capital of Ayutthaya are three of Thailand's most iconic symbols and undoubtedly among it’s sought after attractions. A river cruise in a converted rice barge or modern luxury cruiser is the perfect way to see all three up close and personal. With many boats and different rips to choose from the ideal cruise can easily be found. A few examples include the Bangkok Manohra Song overnight cruise which is a luxury cruise that explores Ayutthya's historical sites with and experienced & attentive crew. There is the Bangkok Mekhala Cruise which is great for couples. The trip takes in the romantic riverside scenery and local lifestyle.
You could also enjoy the Bangkok Rice Barge Cruise which is a local boat ride that visits the waterway and riverside scenery and again the local lifestyle. The Ayutthaya by River Sun Cruise involves many UNESCO heritage sites, the Chao Phraya River scenery and the local way of life. Alternatively if you are looking for a cool ride whilst enjoying a typical Thai feast you could try a Bangkok Dinner Cruise, float along the Chao Phraya river on an old converted teakwood rice barge and enjoy an absolutely magical evening with a great selection of classic Thai dishes.