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  1. Thailand
  2. Bangkok
  3. Chao Phraya River

2-Hour Loy Nava Dinner Cruise by Antique Rice Barge

Product ID: 129534
Climb aboard a luxury rice barge and journey along the Chao Phraya River on a 2-hour dinner cruise. See the sights of Bangkok from the water as you enjoy a 5-star dining experience.
About this activity
Duration: 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Host or greeter

Pickup included

Pick-up possible from hotels on Silom Road and in the areas of Khao San, Pratunam and Sukhumvit Road below Soi 35. Please note that the pick-up time is approximately 1 to 1.5 hours before the cruise.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Get a 5-star dining experience aboard an antique rice barge
  • Cruise along the most historic section of the Chao Phraya River
  • See monuments such as the Grand Palace illuminated for the night
  • Be entertained by traditional dance performances from Thailand
Full description
Experience the "River of Kings" from a unique perspective on a 2-hour dinner cruise through the heart of Bangkok. Climb aboard an antique, teakwood rice barge and glide along the most historic section of the Chao Phraya River.

Pass magnificent landmarks such as the Buddhist temple of Wat Kalayanamitr, the Temple of Dawn and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha at the Grand Palace complex. Admire the Rama VII Bridge and see the royal barges, luxury riverside hotels and local communities going about their daily lives.

Feast from a set menu dinner of authentic food, experience first-class hospitality and watch traditional dance performances from Thailand.
  • 2-hour cruise
  • Pick-up and drop off from hotels and accommodation in central Bangkok, Taksin Bridge, Peninsula, Millennium, Oriental Public & Si Phaya Expressboat Piers
  • Sparkling water welcome drink with a jasmine garland
  • Set dinner from a choice of 4 appetizers, 1 soup, 5 main courses and a platter of 7 desserts and fruit
  • Tea, coffee and bottled water
  • Live music with classical dancing from Thailand
  • Refreshing towel
  • Taxes and fees
  • Washrooms onboard
  • Souvenir illustrated map booklet with history of all major sites on the river, available in English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Danish, Japanese, Arabic, Russian, Korean, Chinese and Portuguese
What’s Not Included
  • Tips
  • Other alcoholic drinks
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Si Phraya Express Boat Pier, (Captain Bush Lane), Charoen Krung Rd Soi 30, Bang Rak. The cruise departs from Si Phraya Express Boat Pier at 6:00 PM and 8:10 PM. Please be at the meetup location 10 minutes prior to the departure time.

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Important information
Know before you go
• The cruise departs from Si Phraya Express Boat Pier at 6:00 PM and 8:10 PM
• Please note that the boat is small and can accommodate 50 to 60 people. As the boat is small, it can move significantly when sailing through the waves
• Every table has fresh flowers and is candlelit. The boat is surrounded by a myriad of twinkling lights that illuminate its outline
• There are no center tables nor blind spots on the passenger deck. Every table is located at the rear
• Roundtrip hotel transfers are available within central Bangkok (Sukhumvit, Sathorn, Pratunum, Silom only). If you’re staying outside these areas, please make your way to the meeting point directly.
• If you’re taking the hotel transfer service, please provide the hotel name after the checkout page. The local partner will reconfirm the pickup time with you in advance before the departure date.
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From US$ 74.05 US$ 60.50 per person

Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 89 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.2 / 5
  • Organization
    4.4 / 5
  • Value for money
    4 / 5
  • Safety
    4.6 / 5
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For our Dinner cruise on the Chao Phraya, we preferred to book on an old rice barge rather than on these large, very noisy yachts. And we chose the luxury version. And we have not regretted it. Welcome, in costume. Very quickly, the aperitif with its appetizers. Then the appetizers, very numerous, the shrimp soup, and a multitude of dishes. Finally the desserts. The whole, very tasty, nicely presented, a very varied choice. All our alcohols were included (luxury version): aperitif cocktails, wines, digestive. Without surprise. The boat was typical, the number of passengers is limited, the cruise takes place at a good pace, accompanied by music and traditional dances. The night view of the various monuments is magnificent. We had an excellent evening. In addition, while our hotel was not in the transfer area, we were driven back to our hotel.

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January 22, 2020

Lots of charm for this cruise over the water, compared to the tasteless and noisy boats next door. Only regret, the dinner was dispatched in less than half an hour and we were practically removed from the dishes before we even finished, while there was 1 hour and 30 minutes of cruising. It was stressful and we barely got to enjoy the dishes, for that reason. We had to act quickly !!!! Otherwise price drinks without tax and 1100 bath for 2 glasses of champagne, a little expensive for the country. Also, although nice to be picked up and dropped off at the hotel, we had to drive an hour there and back (to pick up other guests) with an elderly driver who drove very badly, constantly braked in reason.

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August 15, 2019

January 9, 2020

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Product ID: 129534