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The Chao Phraya River Trip
The trip along Chao Phraya River is a very exciting and
enjoyable thing to do for visitors either in the day time or in
the evening with dinner served on the river cruise. The most famous area to start is from Royal Orchid Sheraton - Oriental - Shangri-La hotels. Of course the river cruise can be made
from hotels on the opposite side such as the Penninsular,
the Marriot and some others.

During the day, a trip can be made with small long-tail boat,
taxi boat (slower), and with group tour. Mostly, they take
tourists into Bangkok Noi and other canals where you can
see typical and a completely different life-style along the
canals. These scenes are the old way of living in the past
that people depended mostly upon river and canals transportation. Now, the front access is the modern roads,
but canals are still used a lot. Typical old houses, temples, shops, and the way people buy and sell things can still
be seen, especially when you visit the "Floating Market",
such as Bangsai Floating Market, and Taling Chan.



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Thonburi Snake Farm
The Royal Barges Museum
The Bridges of Bangkok
The Riverside Restaurants
The Riverside Hotels
Trips Along the River

Map of Chao Phraya River & Canals


The Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Bangkok
For more than 130 years distinguished travelers have followed
the legendary Chao Phraya River, through the heart of Bangkok, to the doors of one of the world’s most luxurious hotels, Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok. A paragon of contemporary luxury and rich in history, the hotel is filled with stories of the celebrated guests who have considered us home during their world travels.

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  Sightseeings You Can Do
by Yourself
BlueDot.gif (59 bytes) The Chao Phraya River
BlueDot.gif (59 bytes) China Town
BlueDot.gif (59 bytes) The Golden Mount
BlueDot.gif (59 bytes) Dusit Zoo
BlueDot.gif (59 bytes) Bangkok City Views
from Biyoke Tower
BlueDot.gif (59 bytes) Jim Thompson's House
BlueDot.gif (59 bytes) Wat Indravihara
BlueDot.gif (59 bytes) The Golden Buddha
   
  Sightseeings with Group
Tour (Preferrable)

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The Grand Palace &
Temple of the Emerald Buddha
BlueDot.gif (59 bytes) Wat Pho
BlueDot.gif (59 bytes) Wat Arun
BlueDot.gif (59 bytes) Wat Benchamabophit
BlueDot.gif (59 bytes) Wat Suthat
BlueDot.gif (59 bytes) Vimanmek Mansion
   

To do sightseeing by yourself
it is recommended to take taxi
or Tuk-Tuk direct to the location.
Alternatively, go by BTS Sky Train
to the nearest place and continue
with taxi or Tuk-Tuk.

All taxis are equipped with taxi -
meter and the fare is according
to the meter. Tuk -Tuk fare may
be  negotiated.

 

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