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Bangkok: Canals of Bangkok & Chao Phraya Longtail Boat Tour

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Weave along Bangkok’s waterways in a traditional longtail boat on this short tour of the city's canals. Visit the Artist’s House (Baan Silapin) and catch a glimpse of Wat Paknam Phasi Charoen.


  • Discover traditional Thai art at The Artist’s House (Baan Silapin)
  • Catch a glimpse of the stunning Wat Paknam Phasi Charoen
  • Learn about the history and deep cultural significance of Bangkok’s waterways
  • Cruise along the network of canals of Chao Phraya on a traditional longtail boat
  • Explore responsibly with a GSTC-certified tour.


Bangkok's intricate canal system, known as 'klongs,' has deep cultural significance. These waterways served as lifelines, shaping the city's history, and showcasing a blend of Thai, Chinese, and Malay influences. Meet your friendly Trip Guru at the MRT Sanam Chai Station, Exit 5 to begin your journey. From there, you’ll board a longtail boat, passing the scenic Chao Phraya River, and cruise through the network of canals before arriving at The Artist’s House. Also known locally as Baan Silapin, this cultural haven is a tranquil oasis tucked along the system of klongs. Discover traditional Thai art and creativity as you take in the intricate artwork, explore the serene garden, and if you’re lucky, experience a captivating puppet show. After that, you’ll board your boat and meander along the water, passing by Wat Paknam Phasi Charoen. This revered Buddhist temple is known for its stunning architecture and religious traditions. Listen as your guide shares captivating stories about its history and significance as you catch glimpses of the temple from the water. Conclude your voyage by returning to the meeting point, enriched with a deeper understanding of Bangkok's cultural heritage and its intricate network of waterways that have played a vital role in shaping the city's identity. Enjoy a low-impact way of exploring. On this tour, you explore sustainable experiences that prioritize providing water in glass bottles and offsetting carbon emissions in every tour, reducing your environmental impact and carbon footprint.


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