The Legendary River Cruise (Bangkok – Ayutthaya)

The Legendary River Cruise (Bangkok – Ayutthaya)
Duration: 3 Days/ 2 Night Cost: start from 29,000 Baht per person (based on 2 persons travelling together) Bangkok, Ayutthaya, Bang Pa In Palace, Mon Village and Koh Kret Day 1 Bangkok - Pathumthani 13.00 hr.    Depart from the Oriental pier near the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Bangkok and cruise up north along Chao Praya River passing various Bangkok’s city riverside landmarks. 17.30 hr.    Stop at Pathumthani fresh market to explore a w...

The Bangkok River Cruise (Bangkok – Koh Kret)

The Bangkok River Cruise (Bangkok – Koh Kret)
Duration: 2 Days/ 1 Night Cost: start from 14,800 Baht per person (based on 2 persons travelling together) Bangkok,  Mon Village on Koh Kret Island Day 1 Bangkok - Pathumthani 13.00 hr.     Depart from the Oriental pier near the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Bangkok and cruise up north along the Chao Praya River passing various Bangkok’s riverside landmarks. 17.30 hr.     Stop at Pathumthani fresh market to explore a way of life of local pe...

Upstream Cruise with Private Tour in Ayutthaya

Duration: 2 Days/ 1 Night An overnight cruise from Bangkok to Ayutthaya with private tour in the world heritage site Day 1 Your excursion starts as the MEKHALA casts off around 1.30 pm from Sathon pier, Bangkok, and heads up the Chao Phraya River, passing the magnificent Grand Palace and the Temple of Dawn and observing the way of rural life along the river. Arriving at Pathum Thani in the afternoon, you will visit a fresh market whe...

Downstream Cruise with Private Tour in Ayutthaya

Duration: 2 Days/ 1 Night An overnight cruise from Ayutthaya to Bangkok with private tour in the world heritage site Day 1 07h00 Pick up from Hotel in Bangkok and meet with your guide. Depart for Ayuthaya which is about 1 hour drive from Bangkok. Arrive in Ayuthaya, visit to the World Heritage Site, including Wat Mahathat and Wat Chai Wattanaram. Lunch served at Krungsri River hotel. ​Continue the trip by long tail boat from Ayuth...

Upstream Cruise: Bangkok – Ayutthaya

Duration: 2 Days/ 1 Night Cost: start from 16,100 Baht per night/cabin (based on 2 persons travelling together) An overnight cruise from Bangkok to Ayutthaya Day 1 Your excursion starts as the boat casts off around 1:30 pm from Sathon pier, Bangkok, and heads up the Chao Phraya River, passing the magnificent Grand Palace and the Temple of Dawn. Along the way you'll be able to observe the way of rural life along the river. Arriving at ...

Downstream Cruise: Ayutthaya – Bangkok

  Duration: 2 Days/ 1 Night Cost: start from 12,900 Baht per night/cabin (based on 2 persons travelling together) An overnight cruise from Ayutthaya to Bangkok Day 1 The boat sets sail around 3 p.m. from the pier near Bang – Pa – In Palace, Ayutthaya. Now is the time to relax and enjoy watching the rural life along the “River of Kings”. You will stop for a visit at the small village of Baan Saladang, an aged-old Mon communit...

Yodpiman Pier: A River Walk to the Flower Market

Yodpiman Pier: A River Walk to the Flower Market
Visiting Pak Klong Talat, Bangkok's biggest flower market, is now more convenient and fun. You can take the Chao Phraya Express boat, get off at Pak Klong Talat Pier, explore the flower and vegetable market and enjoy a cup of coffee and delicious cake in a riverside cafe with a view of the city's historical sites. Known as the biggest flower market in Bangkok, Pak Klong Talat has been been serving local people since the 18th century. It sat in the a...

Attractions Beyond the Pier: Oriental Pier

Attractions Beyond the Pier: Oriental Pier
The Oriental pier is not a busy pier. It seems like the only people who get on the Chao Phraya express boat are the Oriental Hotel guests. Indeed, there is much more to see around this hotel. Walking around this area offers a glimpse into the past of Bangkok in the 19th century. The Oriental pier is situated near Charoen Krung road, the city's first paved street. When Khing Mongkut ordered the construction of the road in the mid-19th century, it marked

Tha Maharaj Pier: A Bustling Riverside Community Mall on the Chao Phraya

Tha Maharaj Pier: A Bustling Riverside Community Mall on the Chao Phraya
Most of Bangkok’s historic sites such as the Grand Palace and Wat Pho are located along the Chao Phraya River. So traveling on commuter boats to visit these places becomes one of the most popular activities among tourists. However, after a long walking tour, it is hard to find a place where you can sit, relax and sip a cup of coffee while watching the hustle and bustle of the river. Wait no more! You can do all of these things and more at Tha Maharaj P...

Attractions Beyond the Pier: Si Phraya

Attractions Beyond the Pier: Si Phraya
Besides BTS sky train and MRT subway lines, both sides of the Chao Phraya riverbanks are prime hotel locations in Bangkok. But what you get from staying near the river is not only a fantastic view but also a sense of Thai history. Si Phraya pier is one of the busiest piers on the Chao Phraya river. The name ‘Si Phraya’ is derived from 4 Phraya (a title of high ranking government officials) who donated the land to build a road to connect with Charoen...