Chao Phraya River Cruise in Bangkok

An exciting cruise along Chao Phraya River in Bangkok is one of the many highlights of a trip to Thailand. Usually, it consists of two-hour journey in a modern cruiser or in a reconverted rice barge. The leisurely ride normally includes a dinner buffet consisting of Thai and international dishes with a live band to provide musical entertainment. You can also have a good time drinking beer, liquor or a refreshing fruit juice punch with your friends while enjoying the breezy atmosphere and watching the many skyscrapers being illuminated at night.

Chao Phraya River cruise is the best way to see some of the iconic symbols of the country such as the Grand Palace, temples like Wat Arun and Wat Pho, Sta. Cruz Church and now IconSiam – the largest shopping center in Thailand together with Magnolia Residences – the tallest buiding.

Chao Phraya River Cruise in Bangkok
One of several starting points of river cruises is the River City Mall with its own pier on Chao Phraya River
Chao Phraya River Cruise
On board a cruise ship as it meanders the Chao Phraya River.
Chao Phraya River Cruise in Bangkok
Observe the impressive architecture of Bangkok modern skyscrapers while having a luxurious dinner inside a river cruise ship.
Chao Phraya River Cruise in Bangkok
Catch a stunning sight of the Temple of the Dawn (Wat Arun) as it glimmer in the night.
Chao Phraya River Cruise in Bangkok
Be entertained with Thai dance or listen to English or Thai songs by selected performers while you enjoy an exciting journey on the so-called King of Rivers in Thailand.
Chao Phraya River Cruise in Bangkok
Observe other cruise ships as they pass under magnificent bridges across the Chao Phraya River.

How to get there:
Contact any local tourist agency that can provide a complete package of the cruise or head straight to River City Pier via taxi and buy your ticket there. See map below for exact location of River City. You can also access the River City mall via BTS and alight at Saphan Taksin station. Take RCB Shuttle boat that leaves every hour.

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