Chao Phraya River is the lifeline of the city Bangkok. There are many tourist tours which let you experience the river as well as explore the famous attractions here. Explore Temple of Dawn, Museum of Siam, vibrant flower market, Grand Palace and other attractions at your own convenience through one day pass of the tour.
When to visit:
january - december
06:00 - 19:00 Everyday
Chao Phraya River is the most famous river in Thailand and pass through Bangkok. Chao Phraya River in Bangkok is surrounded by popular attractions. Around 50,000 people use its ferries to get to each day. This riverside gives a glimpse of blending modern and traditional Bangkok.
Five public boat lines operated by the Chao Phraya Express Boat company: 'local line', 'orange', 'yellow', 'blue' and 'green-yellow'. These boats run between 06:00 and 19:30 daily.
There are 'Tourist Boats' too, which offers unlimited trips to nine prominent piers for a 150 baht flat fee, 09.30 and 15.00 daily.
Around Chao Phraya River
Phra Arthit Road: runs parallel to the river. Lined with shop-houses, restaurants, bars and cafés with live music
Thewet : riverside setting and busy wet market. Too crowded
Oriental: European architecture and antiques shops