Bangkok’s Waterways and Royal Residence

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 5 hours

Departs: Bangkok, Bangkok

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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A visit to Bangkok is not complete without including admiring the grandeur of the Grand Palace after meandering through the Klongs on the Thonburi side. Guided by us and visitors will be amazed by the authentic side of this thriving capital.

• Navigate the Bangkok’s on board a long tail boat;
• Admire authentic communities and little-known temples;
• Watch the capital’s main monuments from the Chao Phraya;
• Set your eyes on the grandeur that is the Grand Palace;
• Pay respect to the emerald Buddha statue at the Wat Phrao Keo

What's Included

A professional English-speaking guide. Other languages are on request

All applicable taxes and service charges

All entrance and donation fees for visits as mentioned in the description

What's Not Included

Any airline tickets,Visa fees, additional transportation cost from and to the general meeting point.

Hotel accommodation in the destination of commencement.

Personal expenses such as meals, drinks, tips and gratuities, shopping, portage fees

Travel insurance coverage for customers (highly recommendable)

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 1
  • CHILD: Age: 2 - 11
  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 80

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • In the event of no-show or change of accommodation without prior consent and confirmation from us within 24 hours may result in the applicable cancellation charges as outlined in the terms and conditions.
  • It is the responsibility of the customer to provide us with the correct hotel information, should pick-up and drop-off services be included in the package. Any changes in accommodation outside 24 hours will be handled accordingly: changes within 24 hours
  • Please ensure that you bring sunglasses, a hat /cap and sunblock with a high SPF factor when traveling with us on this tour – even when it is cloudy, the sunrays still have an immense power; We reserve the right to make necessary changes to the excursion
  • River-based excursions may not be operated during certain Thai celebrations and royal events.
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • This tour is operated both on private basis as well as on joint / Seat-In-Coach basis. Joint tours are operated with an English-speaking guide only.
  • Transfers are only operated within the downtown Bangkok areas and restricted to main hotels only. Regions outside the central business district such as Khao San Road, Rattanakosin, Nonthaburi, Thonburi, Minburi, both International Airports, Ratchadapisek
  • We always will make efforts to confirm the exact pick-up time upon reservation. For any operational issues in which are not able to confirm the exact pick-up time in advance, we reserve the right to inform you the day before the departure of the tour.
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • For all riverside excursions (river cruises, lunch and dinner cruises, long tail boat tours and other water-based tour options), restrictions on transfers from and to booked riverside accommodation along the Chao Phraya River are applicable. Customers are
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Natural elements of any kind have a destructive effect on electronic equipment. It the customer’s own responsibility to ensure that any camera, mobile telephone or other device is properly wrapped and protected against these elements. We cannot be held re
  • Please note pickup and drop-off services may not be confirmed for customers staying at private residences, apartment complexes, or other non-registered tourism accommodations. Customers may be asked to meet at a nearby hotel for pick-up and drop off.
  • Royal temples and palaces uphold a very strict dress code: it is essential that you dress appropriately during this excursion by wearing clothes that cover shoulders and fall below the knees. Customers wearing shirts with obscene and disrespectful prints
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
  • This tour is operated only in the morning.
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

Cancellation Policy

All sales are final. No refund is available for cancellations.

What To Expect

Chao Phraya River
Our guide and driver await you in the morning at your hotel lobby at around 7:00 am and we will head out in the direction of the Chao Phraya River. Transfer from and to your booked Bangkok hotel is included. Please contact us for pick-up and drop-off conditions for riverside hotels.

First, we head towards the Chao Phraya River to board a traditional long-tailed boat to Thonburi, the western part of Bangkok, situated on the right side of the Chao Phraya River. Its many canals had originally given Bangkok the name “Venice of the East.”

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Royal Barges National Museum
Passing by boat along the canals gives you a first-hand impression of the scenic life along Bangkok’s waterways. Passing impressive sights such as the Royal Barges Museum and the Wat Arun from the water are an amazing site.

• Admission Ticket Free

Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)
The name of Wat Arun literary means "Temple of the Dawn", but the most beautiful view of it can be seen from the east side of the river at sunset.

• Admission Ticket Free

The Grand Palace
The Grand Palace is the “must see” attraction in Bangkok. It is an architectural wonder of golden stupas, walls and pillars encrusted in shining and colourful mosaics. Previously the residence of past Kings of Thailand, you will see palaces once used for different occasions; the Reception Hall, the Coronation Hall, the Throne Hall, the Royal Guest House and Wat Phra Kaew. The architecture is predominantly Thai, though there are some European influences.

The palace served as the official residence of kings of Thailand from the 18th to the mid-20th century. The most famous building within the palace grounds is Wat Phra Kaew and this is regarded as the most sacred Buddhist temple in Thailand. The Emerald Buddha houses in the main temple building, it is carved from a single piece of jade and is the most revered object in Thailand.

After this visit, we drive you back to your hotel in Bangkok at approximately 12:30 pm.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included


Very Enjoyable
Ian_H, 15-02-2020
"Jim" our guide was on time, pleasent, loved his job and loved people, he also very much loved his country, it was a fantastic trip and we couldn't have asked for more from the trip. Great day but we felt a little overpriced considering it was only a half day, but it was an amazing half day
Wonderful and interesting
MadeinOz_11, 18-07-2018
Did a morning tour last week. Tuk Tuk our tour guide was fantastic. Her English was good and she provided a wealth of knowledge. We even had a few other tourists at times listening in on what she saying. Tuk Tuk was very attentive and our morning ran very smoothly. Would definitely recommend this tour.

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