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Apsara Dinner Cruise by Banyan Tree

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Banyan Tree Bangkok is delighted to invite you to experience the ultimate culinary journey: a charming and unforgettable night aboard the "Apsara", the new Sanctuary in the midst of Bangkok‟s bustling environs.

Set sail on one of Bangkok‟s "must do" gourmand experiences, Apsara, the ultimate riverside dining experience along Chao Phraya River. Navigate the sights and sounds of the bustling waterways passing the Grand Palace, Wat Arun and many sights while enjoying a feast fit for a king, with authentic Thai cuisine.

Included is your welcome drink upon arrival, Thai Set Dinner or Buffet (depending on season and passenger numbers) and background music.
You'll start at
River City Bangkok
23 Soi Charoen Krung 24, Khwaeng Talat Noi, Khet Samphanthawong, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10100, ThailandDeparture Point: Embark: 08:00 pm. Disembark: 10:15 pm. River City Gate 2 - River City Pier (Next door to Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel) Daily Exception: 11 Nov, 24 to 25, 31 Dec 2019, 1 Jan, 14 Feb, 13 to 16 Apr, 18-25 Nov, 24 to 25, 31 Dec 2020, 1 Jan, 14 Feb 2021
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    Apsara Dinner Cruise by Banyan Tree
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
    Apsara is a dining destination not to be missed, whether you are a local resident or a visitor to Bangkok. Converted from a vintage rice barge, Apsara is an elegant restaurant in Bangkok, cruising along the Chao Phraya River. The first-class service, royal Thai cuisine freshly prepared on-board, make Apsara the best way to dine on the river and enjoy the night view of Bangkok. Free optional transfer is provided from Banyan Tree Bangkok at 7pm for hotel book-direct guests. Dinner cruise leaves from River City at 8pm.
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    Pass by The Grand Palace
    Pass by Chao Phraya River
    Pass by Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)
    Pass by Rama VIII Bridge
    Pass by Royal Barges National Museum
    Pass by Asiatique The Riverfront
    Pass by ICONSIAM
    Pass by Phra Sumen Fort
    Pass by Wat Rakang Kositaram
You'll return to the starting point
  • See Bangkok landmarks, including Wat Arun all lit up at night
  • Watch boats and buildings along the river sparkle in the evening light
  • Dine on a delicious meal of Thai fare served aboard the elegant boat
  • Experience the hospitality of the staff throughout your meal
What to Expect
Make your own way to the dock on the Chao Phraya River to board your boat for your dinner cruise. This culinary journey takes place aboard a traditional Thai-style riverboat with an elegant dining room. Set sail in Bangkok for the ultimate riverside dining experience, taking in the sights along the capital city’s main waterway as you enjoy a 4-course meal of Thai fare. Get great views of the Grand Palace, Wat Arun, and other landmarks as they glow in the floodlights at night. Staff provide a welcome drink upon your arrival. The meal provided is either a Thai set dinner or buffet (depending on season and number of passengers) with music playing in the background that contributes to the relaxing ambiance.
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Important Information
Departure Point
River City Bangkok, 23 Soi Charoen Krung 24, Khwaeng Talat Noi, Khet Samphanthawong, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10100, Thailand
Departure Time
7:45 PM
2h 15m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Welcome Drink
  • Exquisite Thai Set Menu Dinner
  • Background music
  • Entry/Admission - Apsara Dinner Cruise by Banyan Tree
  • Drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Souvenir photos
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Infant meals not included
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Accessibility to the boat is easy, however the boat has few steps. Travelers with disability are recommended to be able to move autonomously or to come with their own assistance to do this tour. Staff of the boat should not be hold responsible for not being able to help in all circumstances.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Operating hours: Dinner 20:00 – 22:15 hrs.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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We chose this trip on the recommendation from friends and it was as good as they described. If you want a large ‘party’ boat then this isn’t the one to choose. If you want a relaxing 2 hours with excellent food and service in a relaxed atmosphere then this fits the bill. With
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As described, this was a lot more relaxed and quieter than other cruised. The food was excellent. However if you are planning getting some great photos of Wats by night getting photos from a moving boat by night isn't easy.
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Food lovers beware, this is a "high quality, lots of food experience" Couldn't ask for more. The view from the boat make you feel you are in a magical dream. The staff take care of you all the time. Watch our with the drinks, as they are not included and can be really pricey.
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Response from TourEastThailand, Manager at Apsara Dinner Cruise by Banyan Tree
Responded 10 Nov 2019
We are very delighted to hear that you had a great honey moon & your wife's BD on the cruise over the biggest River in Thailand. Thank you very much for your positive feedback.
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Service was great from the hotel lobby, staff were accommodating and attentive. Food quality was good and well prepared. A must try experience at least once.
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Response from TourEastThailand, Manager at Apsara Dinner Cruise by Banyan Tree
Responded 29 Jul 2019
Thank you very much for your kind comments, we are happy you had a great time!
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This was an enjoyable cruise. The food was great. However, I did get tired of seeing the same route for the last 20-30 minutes of the cruise. Also, the drinks are pricey. This is not a cruise with loud music. Expect to see a somewhat mature crowd, i.e., 35-50 years old with
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Response from TourEastThailand, Manager at Apsara Dinner Cruise by Banyan Tree
Responded 20 Jul 2019
Thank you very much for your kind review and explanation. Your information will be useful for other guests before they book the cruise. Anyway we hope you had a good time.
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  • Duration: 2h 15m
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  • Languages Offered: English
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