Bangkok’s Waterways and Royal Residence

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  • Day Trip
  • Pickup Service
  • E-Ticket
  • 5.5 hr

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

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Asian Trails LTD

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: 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.”

Duration: 45 minutes

Pass By: 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.

Pass By: 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.

Stop At: 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.

Duration: 2 hour
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