Chao Phraya Rice Barge Cruise

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Chao Phraya Rice Barge Cruises

Rua Khun Mae by Siam River Cruise, A family owned and operated river cruise business for over 25 years. We offer scenic cruises along the historic Chaopraya River on traditional teak rice barges.

Departure by motor boat from River City and cruising along Chao Praya River and canals transfer to our Barge at Bangkoknoi Canal around 3.30p.m. On the Rice Barge welcome you on board with delicious “Mai –Tai”( Thai cocktail) , we serve you cold towel, soft drink ,many kind of fresh fruist and thai desert for drink it unlimited serving.

While we are cruising along Chao Phaya River we will pass many interesting places like Chineses Shrines, Muslim Mosques, Catholic Church and many temples. Our highlight will be Temple of the Dawn, Royal Grand Palce, Siriraj Hospital where our king has been admitted there. Along Bangkoknoi canal ypu will be impressed the real Thai life style along the canal. Rics and poor stay togetter, big and small wooden houses and we will pass Royal Barge Musiem. You will enjoy is trip and it will be unforgettable experience for your stay in Thailand.

Price includes

  • 1-hour tour by longtail boat
  • 1-hour tour by rice barge cruise
  • Fruits and snacks
  • Soft drinks
  • English speaking guide
  • Transfer service (if book with transfer)

Price excludes

  • Personal expenses such as tips or gratuities, etc.
  • Other services which are not mentioned in this program


  • Child age between 4-10 years old will be charged at child rate.
  • Check-in time : 14.00-14.15 PM. at River City Pier Gate 2, Siphraya (Charoen Krung 30 Rd.).
  • Please arrive at the pier at least 15 minutes before departure time.
  • Cruising time : 14.30 PM.-16.30 PM.
  • Itinerary may be subject to change or cancellation according to local weather conditions. In the event of bad weather, tours will be postponed until suitable conditions arise.
  • In any case of your booking isn't matched with reality when you show upfront (such as child's age, child's height, the quantity of people and etc.), you are responsible to pay the additional charge upfront the show/tour. reserves the right to non-refund if the booking is mistaken reserved by guest.

Transfer Service

  • Transfer service operates according to pre-assigned and route only. Please let us know your hotel name during your booking process. We will confirm you the pick up time by email.
  • Extra charge will be applied for transfer in some Bangkok area. (To be advised)
  • Please plan to meet your guide at your hotel lobby at least 15 min. before pick-up time.

How to get to River City Pier

  • By public transport: The nearest BTS Skytrain is Taksin Station. You can take express boat at Sathorn Pier at No.3 Pier (River City Pier / Si Phraya Pier) or take a taxi for about 10 minutes. The nearest MRT station is Hua Lamphong station. You can take a taxi to the pier for about 10 minutes
  • By personal car: The first route you can take an exit from Silom Expressway and turn right into Silom Road. Direct to Silom Road and turn left to Bangrak Road, then turn right again. You will see a sign of Soi Charoenkrung 30 on the left-hand side and continue until you see Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel is just a few steps away from the River City Shopping Complex. You can inform the staff that you are taking a cruise and park your car in the building.
  • By personal car: the second route you can exit from Rama IV Expressway and pass by Dusit Thani Hotel. Turn right to Silom Road (Bangrak junction). Then, turn right again and continue to see the sign of Soi Charoenkrung 30 on your left-hand side and turn left. Continue until you see Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel is just a few steps away from the River City Shopping Complex. You can inform the staff that you are taking a cruise and park your car in the building.
  • Address of River City Pier: 23 Soi Charoen Krung 24, Talat Noi, Samphanthawong, Bangkok 10100

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