Chao Phraya river cruise, Bangkok
Planning to visit Chao Phraya river cruise? See our information below!
The Chao Phraya is the largest and most important river in Thailand and it flows right through Bangkok. So a very fun and very cheap way to travel from A to B in Bangkok is by boat taxi on the Chao Phraya River. There are several embarkation points all along the river. You buy a boat ticket at one of the counters before boarding the boat.
Boarding and leaving is at a furious pace and the boat stops at different stops every 5 minutes. Taking the cruise is a fun way to get around and enjoy everything you encounter along the way.
The main sights in Bangkok can be reached by boat: Wat Arun, Wat Pho and the Grand Palace. By boat, you can easily combine them all in one day.
There are several Chao Phraya river cruises, all with different departure times. Most Cruises last an average of 2 hours.
Tips and Tricks!
Here are a few tips you should know before visiting Chao Phraya river cruise!
- The cruise takes about 2 hours.
- They are the boats with the orange flags on them. In fact, there are many boats on this river and some are very expensive.