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Bangkok’s Canal Experience & Bike Tour

Pick up from Bangkok

Tour Code: BKK-34 Duration: Approx 6 Hours

Glide Through Hidden Paths of Bangkok off the Tourist Trails and Wallow into the Canals of ‘Venice in the East’ on long-tail Boats.


  • Visit the Christian Community in Historic Portuguese Settlements of Bangkok
  • Explore Bangkok’s first Chinatown and see Bangkok’s Largest Sitting Buddhist Image
  • Stop by the Shrine of the First king of Bangkok and Visit the most Beautiful Chapel in Bangkok
  • Discover Bangkok’s 200 year old Traditional Wooden House Resided by Artists
  • Enjoy a Unique Performance of Puppetry by the Local Hoon Lek Puppeteers
  • Ending the tour by Riding with the calm and Serenity of the River of Kings

Tour Description:

With many canals throughout the whole city of Bangkok, it is no doubt that this has given Bangkok the name in ‘Venice in the East’. In this tour, we bring you to dive deep into the souls of Bangkok and immerse yourself in this wonderful city. We will go to places which are off the usual tourist trails and away from the heavy traffic of Bangkok. We will also bring you to experience Thailand’s very own Venice lifestyle traversing through the canals by long-tail boats before we end our illustrious tour.

We will gather at the meeting point and have our bike fitting and briefing about the tour near Khao San Rd. Do remember to schedule your time wisely by taking Bangkok’s heavy traffic into consideration. The journey begins with a ride along the banks of the ever magnificent Chao Phraya River where Bangkok first began. We will visit the first Christian community of Santa Cruz, where we can look in on the descendants of the Portuguese traders that makes Portuguese cupcake for over 5 generations. Continue riding through the city of Bangkok and we will reach the famous Chinese Thai Temple of Wat Kalayanamit and Bangkok’s first Chinatown site. In Wat Kalayanamit, you will get to see the imposing sitting Buddhist image which is the largest in Bangkok.

We will then stop by the majestic Shrine of the First King of Bangkok and then discover the beauty of Bangkok’s most beautiful Chapel of Wat Hong Rattanaram. You will be captivated by the stunning murals of the former lives of Buddha beautifully drawn on the four walls of ubosot. After another short ride along small tree-lined canals, you will come to an old wooden market with a historic community temple. The peace and calm will serenade your heart as you reach the Artist’s house, Baan Silapin. The house is a 200-year-old alluring two-story building. You can get souvenirs and gifts from the shop in the house and look at the art gallery. The major highlight of the house is the traditional Thai puppet show performed by the Hoon Lek puppeteers. Its excitement was further elevated when the puppetry was combined with traditional Khon dance that which makes it a very unique form of puppetry. There will be performed unless the puppet troupe is away. You can also feed the abundant fish in the canal with fish food bought there too.

We will then go on a boat ride back to a dock near Khao San Rd where we will then cycle back to the meeting point. During the boat ride, you will breeze through the ancient canals to the Chao Phraya River. Enjoy the calm and serenity as you sail through the river of the kings watching buildings flow past the corner of your eyes. After stepping off the boat, we continue to ride a short distance back to the meeting point and end our tour.

Cancellation Policy:

  • Cancellations made 24 hours before departure will incur no cancellation fee
  • Cancellations made less than 24 hours before departure will incur a 100% cancellation fee
  • Cancellations with 3 hours of departure or no shows cannot apply credit to another tour.

Pick-Up Time:

  • 9.30 am - 10.00 am

What's Included:

  • Local English-speaking Guide
  • Water & Snacks while Cycling
  • Imported Merida Mountain Bikes and Helmet
  • All Entrance Fees
  • One (1) Meal
  • Insurance
  • 7% VAT

What's Not Included:

  • Any Items Not Mentioned

Additional Information:

  • This tour Departs Daily
  • Please check with Adventoro Concierge (Call / Whatsapp +6010 468 8011) for availability of sessions.  
  • The riding distance is around 15 kilometres
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Men and Women need to cover their shoulders to enter temples and mosques. Woman need to cover their knees as well, so If you like to wear shorts when riding, we recommend bringing a sarong to wear for entering a temple or mosque.
  • You still need to turn up for the tour if it is raining. It is quite common that it can be raining in one part of the city and not raining in another. So if it's raining at your hotel don't assume it is raining where you will be cycling. Also it is common that the rain falls heavily and for short durations so if it does rain we just wait and continue the tour once the rain stops. We also have plastic rain ponchos for everyone in the case that you do need to ride in the rain. If heavy rains continues until 11 am or if there is torrential flooding you can choose to cancel with full refund or change your tour to another day.
  • Men and Women need to cover their shoulders to enter temples and mosques. Woman need to cover their knees as well, so If you like to wear shorts when riding, we recommend bringing a sarong to wear for entering a temple or mosque.
  • The supplier will recommend the time and meeting point. If the meeting point of your choice is outside of the normal pick-up points then you will be advised to meet at the nearest pick-up point or you will be given directions on how to arrive to the school independently.
  • Transfer duration above are estimated and subject to traffic and weather condition, and not inclusive of any sightseeing tours
  • Please adhere to strict pick-up time punctuality. Tour operators may forfeit tours for travellers if no-show during stipulated time
  • Registered name of the traveller must be corresponding with photograph documentation (Example: Passport). Tour operators reserve the right to reject if registered traveller fails to provide photographed documentation of their own

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Refer to the map below to see a list of pick up location(s) that are available for you to choose from. You can select your desired pick up location when you book the tour.

List of Location(s):

    Pick up is also available for other location(s) under the vicinity of Bangkok. For more information, please contact Adventoro's concierge service.

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