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Chao Praya River, Ayutthaya
(3.7/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web)
Known as the lifeblood of the capital city, Chao Praya River provides transportation, trade routes and sightseeing opportunities. Eat a meal alongside the river and watch boat crews at work transporting goods, or join locals and tourists on ferries that commute between city locations. For a more unique experience, hire a long-tail boat that can explore the canals, or take a river cruise with dinner included. If you plan to spend the whole day using the ferry, consider a tourist boat ticket, which allows unlimited trips for the day and points out sites of interest. Using our world travel planner, Ayutthaya attractions like Chao Praya River can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • We had a boat trip on the river booked with 3 stops at points of interest. However at the 2nd stop a los hoosbui. The last stop so but skipped.
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  • Crossing the Chao Praya River is quite an interesting experience, because of the condition of the boat which in August is crossing. In spite of the bridges leading through the Centre, the boat is a good option for people travelling from BKK to Ayutthaya. The railway station is a few minutes ' walk from boat crossings.
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  • The river can be a 1-hour boat tour. 200baht, some intermediate stops between start and finish. All in all a good way to the river landscape of the river out to see but nothing more. Is okay. In Ayutthaya: Best lend you a bicycle and leaving the individual temples in peace and quiet. Unfortunately, there is no audio guides, a tour guide prices were too high to us. The entrance fee is 20-40baht. A visit here should include mandatory ;) Have fun!
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