Siam Varee Riverside Tour
Explore daily life and Thai culture along the river
3.5 hour walking tour
Start 8:00 am & 3:00 pm everyday
Price 1,100 THB
Siam Varee Highlights
What we will do
We will cross the River of Kings on a local ferry to the old capital of Thailand. As we explore the peaceful riverside temple we will explain about the beautiful culture of Thailand and make an offering to the largest seated Buddha in Bangkok.
In the cool relaxing breeze we will slowly meander along the riverside path and stop briefly to explore the beautiful Chinese shrine.
At Santa Cruz Church, the oldest Catholic Church in Bangkok, we will enter the Kudeejeen community which is known as the Portuguese community of Bangkok.
As we explore the maze of small colourful lanes in this adorable neighbourhood we will experience a unique insight of local life in Bangkok. We will visit the first bakery to be established in Thailand where we will enjoy some traditional Portuguese snacks as we relax with a coffee or cold drink.
Back on the riverside path we will continue our journey downstream to Wat Prayoon. We will explore the temples beautiful circular courtyard and then relax in the tranquil temple grounds as we feed the hungry turtles.
As we cross back over the river we will enjoy the unfolding riverside views and the bustling daily life on the river. Walking through the beautiful scent filled flower market all your senses will be awakened as we explore the colourful market stalls that are filled with dazzling flora from across Thailand.
What we will provide
- A fun and friendly English-speaking local Thai guide
- Cold drinks and snacks during the tour which your guide will offer you
- A relaxing ferry trip across the mighty Chao Phraya River
- Coffee and traditional Portuguese snacks
What else you should know
Your safety and enjoyment are our main priority so we limit the group size to a maximum of 8 guests. For larger groups please contact us.
This is a walking tour with an approximate distance of 3.5km and is not recommend if you have walking difficulties.
We go into temples and you will have to cover your arms and knees. The stairs at Wat Prayoon are steep and narrow and caution is required.
Children are welcome but as parents you must decide whether this tour is suitable. If you have children in Your Booking we recommend a Private Tour that can be tailored to suit your kids.
This tour will not be cancelled if it rains. In Bangkok the rain tends to be very localised and rarely lasts more than 30 minutes, either way don’t worry as we provide free rain ponchos.
This tour starts and finishes at Atsadang Pier which is easily accessible by public transport. We will send you a detailed map on how to get to the meeting point with your Booking Confirmation.
You can pay by cash (Thai Baht only) when we meet on the day of your tour. You can also pay online by Credit Card or PayPal; details will be in your Booking Confirmation.
The tour duration may be affected by unforeseen factors and your guide may have to make impromptu changes during the tour. If you prefer you can book a Private Tour, please select the option on the booking form.