Long-Tailed Boat Bangkok River Tour + Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn)

This private half day Bangkok River Tour takes you to experience a scenic long-tailed boat ride along the Chao Phraya River. You will also visit the spectacular Wat Arun, known as the Temple of Dawn.

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Tour Code: BKK-02C
Departure: Every Day
Destination: Bangkok, Thailand
Duration: Half Day
Tour Session: Morning, Afternoon
Meal: None


Phra Prang Wat Arun during day. Supanut Arunoprayote [CC BY 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons



Morning or Afternoon

08:30 or 13:30:  Pick up at the hotel and transfer to the inner city of Bangkok

09:30 or 14:30:  Take a private Long-tailed Boat Ride along the Chao Phraya River and Thonburi Canal. You will see the picturesque scenery of the Bangkok river and the local Thai life along the canals. The remarkable landmarks that you see while cruising include the Grand Palace, Wat Arun, Royal Barge Museum, Siriraj Hospital, Bangkok Noi Railway Station, Wat Suwanakeeri temple and etc.

10:30  or 15:30: At the end of long-tailed boat ride, board off at Wat Arun, known as the Temple of Dawn and set your foot to visit this marvelous temple. With its magnificent 79 meter high pagoda-style monument, Wat Arun serves as a striking landmark of the Bangkok river with spectacular view from distance.

11:00 or 16:00  After visiting of Wat Arun, experience crossing the Chao Phraya River by ferry to the opposite side of the river. Walk through a small market of Tha Tien Pier, where local goods and products are sold and take the vehicle back to the hotel.

11:30 - 12:00  or 16:30-17:00:  Arrive at your hotel.


  • Pick up and drop off at the hotel in Bangkok city center only
  • Private Transportation by an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Sightseeing as described 
  • A professional local English-speaking guide
  • Admission fee to Wat Arun
  • Private Long-tailed Boat Ride - about 1 hour 
  • Local public ferry crossing the Chao Phraya River
  • One bottle of water and a refreshing towel
  • All booking fees.


  • Tips and gratitude to the driver and the guide
  • Personal Expense

Booking Requirement:

  • Please provide First Name, Last Name, Gender, and Nationality of each tour participant in the Traveler Name and Child & Infant Boxes at the time of reservation.

General Terms and Conditions

  • The given time frame is an estimate timing only and can deviate due to traffic, road conditions, weather, pace of tourists and/or any unforeseen reason

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