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Chao Phraya River, Bangkok

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Take a trip on the pleasant waters of Chao Phraya River, one of Thailand's major waterways. Catch sights of some of Bangkok's main architectural and historical attractions on a guided tour, and join the city's inhabitants on a cross-river ferry or water taxi, known locally as a longtail. Consider booking a day trip with one of the many companies offering excursions to the rural communities that live on the riverbank. Plan to visit Chao Phraya River during your Bangkok vacation using our convenient Bangkok tour builder app .
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  • Set aside one evening for this. Sunset and the city view are amazing. beautifully organized tour. Must do in Bangkok.  more »
  • We had a boat tour cruise with White Orchid Cruise which was very nice and relaxing to join a big group of different passages (around 400 people) Dinner buffet on the boat and live singing and the sho...  more »
  • Rivers often serve as pulsating arteries of big cities, bringing moisture to the human world, freshness, and life itself. And vbirajushhimi all the filth, dirt and debris clearing big city. And Chao Phraya may appear before us reflect the life of the modern Bangkok, with all its glamour and novomodnostju, on the one hand, and drjahlostju and dremuchestju on the other. Here coexist stylized antique teak barges and pleasure boats eulogized on the go really old ships to transport coal, elegant yachts and fragile fishing vessels, speedboats and small traditional boats, more resembling a trough. Here the surface muddy water in the mornings, teeming with fish, in vyprygivajushhej of the canals lurk giant water lizards, and ripe mangoes hang at arm's length from a passing speed boat. Here the key beats life. Who hasn't tried a couple of times on different courts on the Chao Phraya, the missed opportunity to understand the soul of Bangkok.
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