Chao Phraya Dinner Cruise – Going Back in Time by Boat

The journey that begins at the River City Pier takes you back many centuries in time to the dawn of civilization in Thailand, formerly known as the land of Siam. The modern Thais believe in entertainment and relaxation. Thus, they have intertwined a discovery of their history with one of the most exquisite excursions in Bangkok aboard the Princess Cruise which ferries along the famous Chao Phraya River.

Before you left home you would have most definitely booked yourself into a luxurious dwelling such as the AVANI Atrium Bangkok and composed a list of must sees and must dos. If you were wondering how you could actually explore all these places in the shortese possible time, the Chao Phraya river cruise is theanswer to your prayers. Not only is it one of the fastest ways to sight see it is also one of the most comfortable and convenient ways to do so, especially scorching sun would not be in your way.

The cruise itself is a two hour long ride where you will be served a plentiful buffet while you feast your eyes to the Wat Arun, Pom Phra Sumen, the Grand Palace, the Wat Pho and much more that lie on either side of the river. The music onboard turns upbeat as you finish dinner to allow you to dance your calories away. Therefore, the liner becomes a merry making spot until you disembark at River City Pier once again where you can find an abundant of local tuktuks to take a ride back to your accommodation.

The ancient Thai man is supposed to have prospered along the banks of the Chao Phraya River, hence it is a wise choice to set sail in this area and discover the ancient palaces and temples that have stood the test of time since the dawn of a civilization in Thailand.

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Chao Phraya Dinner Cruise, an experience like no other

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No trip to Bangkok would be complete without taking a cruise on the majestic Chao Phraya River. This mighty waterway which passes through the heart of the city has been inextricably linked with the development and progress of the Thai capital. Taking a cruise on this river will be an excellent way to see the sights of the city in comfort and luxury.

A Chao Phraya cruise will take you on a magical journey up this picturesque river which is lined on either side by historical attractions and numerous buildings dating as far back as the 19th century. Many of Bangkok’s most acclaimed monuments will be visible from your cruise vessel as it gently makes its way across the waters.

Visitors will obtain spectacular views of such famed monuments as the Grand Palace, Temple of Dawn and Rama VIII Bridge amongst other well-known landmarks. Typically cruise guests will be provided with a lavish buffet dinner, accompanied by the music of accomplished Thai performers. Often you will also have the opportunity to enjoy a splendid performance of traditional Thai dance presented by skilled artistes.

Often the live band will perform internationally famous easy listening hits that will provide a suitable ambience for this enjoyable excursion. After the sumptuous dinner some cruises will provide you with the opportunity to get on the dance floor and dance your cares away. Young couples, corporate executives, groups of acquaintances and friends, families with children and others alike will enjoy this delightful cruise along the Chao Phraya which will always be a highlight of a visit to Bangkok.

Uditha Dharmawardhane is a travel writer who writes under the pen name Roland Lefevre. He specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe.