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River Cruising, a Serene Getaway – Take in the Sights of Bangkok in a Unique Way!

Hoping to take in all the fascinating sights that Bangkok has to offer? Then read on to find out about a very serene and relaxed way to do so.

Image by eGuide Travel via Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

Explore the khlongs in a long-tailed boat
Head to the river pier in the morning and hire a traditional Thai long-tail boat, and spend a fascinating time exploring the river’s many canals known as Khlongs in Thai.

Book yourself onto a luxury dinner cruise
Cruise down the mighty Chao Phraya River by booking yourself on to a luxury dinner cruise. It’s a perfectly comfortable way to get a look at the dazzling skyline of the city shaped by skyscrapers, and many a Riverside Bangkok hotel including the likes of Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort.

Things to see
Once you meander down the waterway, you will be able to get a glimpse of a seamless blend of historic monuments, shimmering palaces and modern buildings boasting sleek designs. Don’t forget to take lots and lots of pictures of the stunning views.

Drift down the river on an antique rice barge
A relaxed ride down the cool waters during a hot afternoon is a great way to beat the mid-day heat and humidity. Board a beautifully restored antique rice barge and get a close glimpse of the bustling locality that’s centered around the banks of the river.

 

Roland Lefevre is a travel writer who specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe. Google+

 

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