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Chao Phraya River & Canals
Bangkok owes much of its fascinating history to the communities that flourish along
the Chao Phraya riverbanks and Canals


























The areas from Wat Arun to Phra Sumen Fortress are home to some of the oldest settlements in Bangkok, particularly Bangkok Noi, where you can still revel in the charming ambiance of stilt houses and markets flanking the complex waterways.






















One of the most scenic areas, the riverside reflects a constantly changing scene day and night: water-taxis ferrying commuters and heavily laden rice barges chugging upstream, set against a backdrop of glittering temples, historical landmarks and luxury, five-star hotels.


 

You'll be amazing by the dynamic sights. Choose your tour style wisely .. fast or slow - day or night.
 











Cost: 
1000-1800 Baht for an hour slow trip on the river and canals without any stops (if you do want to stop anywhere the boatman will happily do so but of course this affects the price and you will have to pay any entrance fees). 
  




Other options 
tours floating markets in and around Bangkok, summary of markets, try a fast ferry ride on a canal - Saen Saep Canal

If your not sure about boating try an "observation tour". Go to the BTS (skytrain) station Taksin, step down onto Central Pier, take a short transfer to River City Complex a 5 star touristy destination. From here you can watch all the Dinner cruise boats.  
Jump on or stay at Rivercity enjoy the tourism options or transfer to their rooftop Thai BBQ and enjoy the evening River views.







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Farm tour Pathum Tanni Farm Tour Phatum Tanni medium  N 60kms Pathum Tanni 
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