Bangkok’s waterways are what earned it the title ‘Venice of the East’ and these ‘klongs’ provide the city’s lifeblood. On this exciting morning tour, enjoy a journey along the Choa Phraya River by motor boat to Thornburi where Bangkok was founded, and visit the Temple Wat Arun and the Royal Barges Museum.
Hop into a motor boat which will whisk you along the Chao Phraya River to the klongs (canals) of Thornburi where Bangkok was founded.
Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of ordinary Thai people as they go about their day cooking in floating kitchens, purchasing goods from floating shops and living in the traditional manner along the riverbank.
During the tour, you’ll visit the magnificent Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn). A Wat is a Buddhist religious where men and women can be ordained as monks or nuns.
The tour also includes a visit to the Royal Barges Museum which houses the eight elaborately decorated long-boats which are used during royal ceremonial processions.
At the end of the tour, you’ll be returned to your hotel.
Clothing: When visiting a religious site, please dress modestly with legs and shoulders covered.
Tour Availability: Available on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays only.
Departure Location: This tour includes pick-up from centrally-located Bangkok hotels.
Departure Time: Hotel pick-up are between 7.15-8am approximately. The tour begins at 8.30am.
Duration: This tour lasts approximately 3 hours.
Inclusions: Transfers from centrally located hotels and English speaking guide.
Exclusions: Any other services not mentioned above.
Additional Information: A minimum number of 2 participants is required for this tour to operate.
When you’ve Booked: You’ll receive an initial confirmation from us immediately. We will then send you the specific details within 48 hours once they are confirmed with our supplier.