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River Cruises

Bangkok Activities | Bangkok tours and ferry trips

What could be more peaceful during your stay in Bangkok than to take a romantic river cruise? There are so many different river cruises to choose from in Bangkok and all are not only affordable, but charming as well. Who knows, you may decide to take more than one of these romantic adventures.

One of the loveliest river cruises in Bangkok is the Manohra Song Overnight Cruise. This is an ideal getaway for couples as this luxury cruise in an exotic setting actually spells "romance" all in the heart of Bangkok. The Bangkok cruise takes you through the legendary "River of Kings" in a ship that has every amenity you can imagine.

The Manohra Song Overnight Cruise features delicious meals throughout your journey, including a full Western breakfast, a two night stay in a fabulous, luxurious stateroom, an English-speaking tour guide who will guide you on grounded tours as you drift through the beautiful river and view historic sites.

The stateroom must be seen to be believed. The furnishings are uniquely Thai and the fabrics are divine. Art and antiques give the large room extra ambiance. This is bound to be the romantic trip of a lifetime.

There is a full bar on the ship as well as a spacious sun deck where you can lounge about in the warm, tropical sun. All of the staterooms have their own private bath and there is a separate bathroom on the deck of the ship as well. Best of all, you are picked up for your two day cruise by a limousine at your Bangkok hotel. The Manohra Song Overnight Cruise is the ultimate in luxury cruises and is one of the most romantic adventures you can experience in Bangkok.

Mekhala Cruise Bangkok

Bangkok River cruises are an ideal way to spend a romantic day or two. Another fabulous, romantic river cruise can be had on the Mekhala Cruise. This is a great way to experience local lifestyle in a romantic atmosphere aboard a charming, Thai boat. During your Mekhala Cruise, you will visit palaces as well as ancient villages.

The Mekhala Cruise offers one night on board the boat and has a spacious, air conditioned cabin for your stay. Meals are included in the program and coffee, tea and bottled water are available throughout the trip. The English speaking guide will tell you fabulous historical and mythical stories of the different stops where you will stop during your journey. This is an ideal cruise for couples who want to spend only one evening aboard a charming boat while getting the full effect one of Bangkok's spectacular river cruises.

River cruises in Bangkok are an ideal way to spend an day or two during your holiday. There are river cruises available for virtually every budget and each one is bound to make memories for you that will last a lifetime.

The Grand Palace and more

As you make your way down the Chao Praya River you will get to learn about how much of the Bangkok history owes it's prominence to the river. As you get to the heart of the city you will be able to see the key temples of Thailand at Wat Phra Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha), Wat Pho and Wat Arun. These temples are indelibly linked to the kings of Thailand since the capital was moved to Bangkok from Ayuthaya in 1782. The Bangkok Grand Palace where Thai the court is and where the present King had his coronation can be seen on the east bank. Finally for some relatively modern history the famous Mandarin Oriental Hotel Bangkok is also on the east bank and it's history traces the arrival of foreigners in the Kingdom of Siam.

Last Updated: 29 Feb 2012