Ayutthaya- Grand Finale, River Cruise to Bangkok

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Thailand Smiles Travel (Managed by Thai Voyage Co ltd) had arranged the most wonderful river cruise (part of the package) as grand finale after the ruins of Ayutthaya.

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Boarding the cruise ship from the pier, the return to Bangkok gliding along the mighty Chao Phraya River, taking in scenes of lush countryside to switchover of Bangkok’s skyline was a perfect way to end the day.

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Bangkok’s Royal Chao Phraya is the largest river in Thailand and is the lifeline of Bangkok city. Cruising along one can sight significant landmarks on either sides of the river.

IMG_1808.JPGGrand Pearl and Sun River are two of the best cruise boats to choose from. The air-conditioned luxury cruise boats can accommodate 200 pax. A scrumptious late lunch on board with a wide array of freshly cooked Thai and Continental cuisine can be enjoyed as you cruise along.

IMG_1812.JPGThe cruise boat also has an upper/lower deck where coffee and tea are served and has all round panorama of the city skyline.

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A constant streaming of famous sites and sounds of Bangkok are announced at regular interval.

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The Grand Palace, The Wat Arun temple, Chinatown, the floating market and stilt houses, the temple of the Emerald Buddha are some of the famous attractions to watch out for.

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The cruise ends at River Point Pier, Bangkok and as part of the package a coach drops you to the hotel.

 Text/ Photo- Jyoti Shetty

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