Rice Barge Afternoon Cruise in Bangkok, Thailand

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One of the activities that is recommended to be done whenever you’re in Bangkok is the Rice Barge Afternoon Cruise. I skipped this part when I visited Bangkok way back in 2012 because I chose the temple hopping activity. When I saw this tour posted on the Pre-TBEX Asia page, I enlisted myself right away.




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Rice Barge Afternoon Cruise in Bangkok, Thailand

Chao Phraya River is dubbed as “The Venice of the East”. When taking this tour, guests are treated with a quick glimpse of a typical local life with an emcee imparting interesting facts about some of the places that the rice barge will pass through.

Here are some photos I managed to take while on board:

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Temple overload in Bangkok
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I was there way back in 2012… I think.
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Temple under construction
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More and more modern buildings sighted as we cruise along the river

Before you know it, the emcee tells us we’re no longer in Bangkok!

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This hotel caught my attention
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Someone’s enjoying his afternoon break!
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Closer Look
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A lady vendor patiently selling goods to tourists through her floating store
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Snacks, Souvenirs? Picture?
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Tourists feeding fishes along Chao Phraya River
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Big Thai houses on stilts
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Spot two lovely dogs in this photo!

By the middle of the tour, we were asked to transfer to a bigger barge, where homegrown tropical fruits are displayed and yes, BUFFET!

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Someone’s happy with the fruit selection onboard!
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Healthy Buffet – Tropical Fruits from Thailand
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The best part – Feasting on Thai Tropical Fruits while cruising along the river!

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If you want to spend your afternoons in Bangkok without the need to walk, run or trek, this activity is for you! Not only do you get to access a scenic view comfortably – you’ll also feast on the tropical fruits that the country is proud of!

Have you ever tried the Rice Barge Afternoon Cruise in Bangkok? What’s your favorite tropical fruit grown in Southeast Asia?

 

 

6 Comments

  1. Phie said:

    very nice… I will include this on my activity when I plan for our Bangkok trip…
    where do I reserve for this?

    thanks

    November 7, 2015
    Reply
    • Senyorita said:

      Thanks Phie! I’ll try to add the contact details here soon, but you can also visit the River City Cruises desk at the Rivr City Mall lobby 🙂

      November 16, 2015
      Reply
  2. Hannah said:

    ang sarap talaga ng prutas jan matamis

    November 7, 2015
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    • Senyorita said:

      Oo nga eh. Sarap magpaka-healthy tuloy 😀

      November 16, 2015
      Reply
  3. Travelsito said:

    Bangkok still on my travel bucket list. Enjoyed your post Senyorita.

    November 12, 2015
    Reply
    • Senyorita said:

      Thank you! Visit Bangkok asap! 😀

      November 16, 2015
      Reply

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