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Reviewed 6 October 2018

If you’re visiting Ayutthaya be sure to take a late evening boat trip around the island. There are many on offer. Much better than I expected.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MartinSPattaya
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

The chao Praya river makes the difference. Ayutthaya and Bangkok would be different without this river. Special atmosphere.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank FranckJa
Reviewed 7 September 2018

We hired a boat to travel around the Ayutthaya island and enjoyed the passing scenery. Many temples and interesting houses. Barges on the Chao Phraya were amazing.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Doug N
Reviewed 5 September 2018

From my first sighting of this timeless river some 40 years ago, I have endlessly been fascinated by its eternal flow, its restless currents, the multitude of ships and boats forever plying their trades upon this great waterway. I have seen the Chao Praha from...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank donmountford
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

There are many activities along the bank of the river. You can enjoy dinner in a cruising trip ir choose a restaurant on the bank of the river to enjoy tasty food and scenic view.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank treetape
Reviewed 16 July 2018

The river tour option is available if you wish to catch a boat and take a ride along the river. Wear comfortable shoes.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Nidal T
Reviewed 2 July 2018

It was hot so we opted for a river cruise instead of a bicycle. Good choice I think! We made the circle around the old Capital, saw three temples and had a great time!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank CFEIII
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Cruising along this river will make one realize the density of population even at Bangkok outskirt. The river is surprisingly very clean, no rubbish, even with such many settlement along riverside. Scenery from the pier down to Bangkok city changes gradually while enjoying the lunch...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank kt_malaysia
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Get yourself down to the piers by the Chan Karen National Museum and find a boat cruise. The one found was just called "Boat Trip", of course there is an expensive private option or wait till 4pm go with some other people and stop at...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank SuzannahA
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

The river makes a circle around the city. We took an evening long boat tour which took us to several wats. It was nice to be on the water on a hot evening. There is a lot of garbage caught up on the river bank...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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MissiMMW
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My tour start from the hotel, bus up to Ayutthaya with a stop at a big garden with many excellent houses. Then cruise back to BKK in the afternoon down the river.
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