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Tour around Chao Paya river's canals
Location: Bangkok
Price: 1100 - 1500 BAHT

BANGKOK CANALS TOUR – ON PRIVATE BASIS – 

MOTOR LAUNCH TOUR ON THE RIVER CHAO PHAYA

TOUR DESCRIPTION. This tour is usually combined with the tour of the Royal Palace and temples of Bangkok, and offers an insight to the lives of the people who live on the banks of the Chao Phraya River, where shanties built among the piles co-exist side by side with luxury villas.

The halfway point of this tour is Wat Arun (also known as the Temple of Dawn). This is a magnificent Khmer style temple built when Ayutthaya was s until the capital of Siam. It is 76 meters high and has a long and steep staircase to an observation terrace. We then continue our tour observing the traditional lifestyle of the people that live along the river.

 

CANAL TOUR PROGRAM – TIME 08:00 – 11:00

One of the best ways to explore Bangkok is by motor launch along the Chao Phraya River canals and the Tonburi’s canals. The Tonburi’s canals are located on the east side of the river and they reveal scenes at odds with the bustling, modern inner city.

Tourists get a glimpse of the serene and simple lifestyle of riverbank dwellers. This authentic view of Bangkok is what long time ago earned the title of “Venice of the East”. En route, stop at Wat Arun.

 

TOUR BACKGROUND: MORE ABOUT THE CHAO PHRAYA RIVER. Chao Phraya is a major river in Thailand, with its low alluvial plain forming the center of the country. It runs through Bangkok, the capital city, and then empties into the Gulf of Thailand.

 

ABOUT KLONGS. The khlongs are the canals located in the central plain of Thailand. These canals are spawned by the Chao Phraya, the Tha Chin, the Mae Klong Rivers and their tributaries. The Thai word khlong is not limited to artificial canals; in fact also many smaller rivers are referred to as khlong followed by the name of the stream.

 

COMBINED CANAL TOUR + ROYAL PALACE PROGRAM / 07:30-12:30

It is recommended to combine the canals tour with a visit to the Grand Palace. Bangkok Royal Palace is Bangkok’s most famous landmark but also the spiritual heart of Thai people. The Grand Palace is a former residence of the Kings of Thailand and Thai people really love their king. During the tour we will visit inside the Royal Palace a number of elaborate buildings and structures, including the Reception Palace, the Funeral Palace, The Throne Hall and the beautiful revered Temple of the Emerald Buddha.

 

This tour includes:

– Licensed English, Chinese, Mandarin, Cantonese, Russian, French, Spanish, German, Korean, Japanese, Thai or Italian speaking tour guide
– Private transport by air con minibus
– All listed activities
– Pick up and drop off at your hotel
– Entrance fees.

This tour excludes:

-Lunch

-tips.

 

BANGKOK CANALS TOUR

PRICE WITH TOUR GUIDE ENGLISH SPEAKING:

NUMBER OF PEOPLE

PRICES LISTED ARE PER PERSON.

2-3

PEOPLE

1500

THAI BAHT

4-6

PEOPLE

1200

THAI BAHT

MORE THEN 6 

PEOPLE

1100

THAI BAHT

1

PERSON

2800

THAI BAHT

PRICE WITH TOUR GUIDE CHINESE (MANDARIN OR CANTONESE), RUSSIAN, FRENCH, SPANISH, GERMAN, KOREAN, JAPANESE OR ITALIAN SPEAKING:

NUMBER OF PEOPLE

PRICES LISTED ARE PER PERSON.

2-3

PEOPLE

1900

THAI BAHT

4-6

PEOPLE

1500

THAI BAHT

MORE THEN 6 

PEOPLE

1100

THAI BAHT

1

PERSON

3500

THAI BAHT

TOUR CANALS + ROYAL PALACE + TEMPLES

PRICE WITH TOUR GUIDE ENGLISH SPEAKING:

NUMBER OF PEOPLE

PRICES LISTED ARE PER PERSON.

2-3

PEOPLE

3800

THAI BAHT

4-6

PEOPLE

2600

THAI BAHT

MORE THEN 6 

PEOPLE

1800

THAI BAHT

1

PERSON

5900

THAI BAHT

PRICE WITH TOUR GUIDE CHINESE (MANDARIN OR CANTONESE), RUSSIAN, FRENCH, SPANISH, GERMAN, KOREAN, JAPANESE OR ITALIAN SPEAKING:

NUMBER OF PEOPLE

PRICES LISTED ARE PER PERSON.

2-3

PEOPLE

4200

THAI BAHT

4-6

PEOPLE

3000

THAI BAHT

MORE THEN 6 

PEOPLE

2300

THAI BAHT

1

PERSON

6500

THAI BAHT

 

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NUMBER OF ADULTS*

NUMBER OF CHILDREN

TOUR DATE(S)*

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Tour Transport.
We only employ safe and careful drivers and use the most modern and comfortable air conditioned minivan and coach. We will provide transport dependent on your group size as follows:

Group size 1-9 persons:
Modern minibus with air-conditioner – 9 passenger seat format

Group size 10-13 persons:
Modern minibus with air-conditioner- 13 passenger seat format

Group size 13 + persons:
We can either use multiple minibuses or a full sized passenger coach in a 24, 32 or 40 seat format.

For the boat trip on the river and Thonburi canals you will ride on a long tail river boat (Private charter).

Guides.
A Tourist Authority of Thailand licensed and English, Chinese, Mandarin, Cantonese, Russian, French, Spanish, German, Korean, Japanese, Thai or Italian speaking guide will be provided. We provide separate drivers and your guide will not be driving the vehicle.

Customize.
If you feel this itinerary does not quite suit then we can customize it to suit your own interests and length of time in Bangkok please contact us with you suggestions.

Pick up and drop off.
Included with all our tours are both pick up and drop off to and from any Bangkok city hotel. There may be an extra charged levied for pick up and drop off at outlying hotels and hotels in the Suvaranbhumi Airport area. We can notify you of any extra charges before we request any payments.