Posted on 09/02/2021
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Bangkok Wat Arun, Royal Barge & Longtail Boat Tour

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Overview

Take a 2-hour ride on a longtail boat along the small canals of old Bangkok. See Wat Arun and admire its unique beauty. Listen to your guide and learn about Thai history, culture, and its people.

◾ Admire the impressive scenery of Chao Phraya River and see Thai villages by the canal
◾ Enjoy a ride on a long-tail speedboad famous from the James Bond movie
◾ Spend some time visiting Wat Arun, one of the most fascinating temples in Thailand

About this experience

DURATION: 2 hours
STARTING TIME: 2.30 pm
MEETING POINT: Tha Maharaj River Shopping complex, in front of Starbucks Coffee shop inside Tha Maharaj community mall. 1/11 Tha Maharaj, Trok Mahathat, Maharaj Road, raborrommaharachawang, Phranakorn, Bangkok 10200.
LANGUAGES: English
OPEN SEASONS: All year round, daily (except Mondays)
MOBILE TICKETING: Use your phone or print your voucher
WHO CAN COME: Wat Arun, Royal Barge & Longtail Boat Tour is suitable for anyone

Description - What to expect

Take a 2-hour tail boat tour in Bangkok and see the city from a unique perspective. Meet your guide at Tha Maharaj Shopping mall and visit the old city of Thonburi with its traditional small waterways and klongs still existing there. See local communities and their way of living, not seen on the other side of town.

Then, stop at Wat Arun, known as The Temple of Dawn, and marvel at the beauty of one of the most prominent temples of Thailand's history. Visit the central prang, a stupa-like pagoda adorned with colorful glazed porcelain tiles and seashells, giant statues, the Ordination Hall, the Bell Tower, and many Buddha statues that have been there for hundreds of years. At the end of your tour, you will be transferred back to Maharaj pier.

What is included

✔ Your English-speaking guide
✔ A Longtail boat ride
✔ Entrance fee to Wat Arun
✔ Water

Cutoff time before activity

  • 24 hours

Prepare for the experience - Important information

Please bring your sunglasses, a hat and your camera

COVID-19 - Update information

◾ All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
◾ Customers are required to bring and wear masks