The Thai cuisine is among one of the most favorite kitchens in the world and what better way than to let us take you on a culinary journey while the lights, sounds and smells of Bangkok at night pass you by on board an exquisitely restored rice barge.
If you have booked the private option, you will be picked up and transferred in comfort to the Anantara Bangkok Riverside Resort & Spa in time to board the Manohra, one of Bangkok’s most famous, upscale dining options on the Maenam Chao Phraya. For those opt for the joined tour, transfers are not included. The resort offers free of charge shuttle services from Saphan Taksin Skytrain station to the resort (scheduled time to leave is at 7pm and is subject to change).Once embarking onto the Manohra, one of Bangkok’s most luxurious river cruises, one immediately will discover how intimate this totally restored and well maintained rice barge is. Comfort meets romance once you arrive at the resort’s pier where the staff will warmly welcome you on board this 70-seater vessel.While the ship slowly leaves the pier, the dining festivities on board commence. The Thai set menus represent the very best of what Thai cuisine has to offer and the staff on board are not only more than happy to explain the various dishes, yet will also take into account any dietary requirements. The selection of dishes will satisfy even the taste buds of the most discerned traveler where a perfect blend of aromas and flavors are served in an intimate setting.As we gently sail upstream the Chao Phraya River, many famous landmarks will be beautifully lit up. From the imposing Temple of Dawn, Grand Palace and Royal Barges Boat House, to striking bridges, glittering temples and other magnificent landmarks, with vivid snapshots of traditional Thai river life unfolding in between, one may sometimes have a hard time in either taking a bite or snapping some pictures of the City of Angels’ cultural contrasts by night. A well-stocked wine list and drink menu complement this dining experience on the water.After you have traversed the main part of the Chao Phraya River, head back to the private pier at Anantara Bangkok Riverside Resort & Spa where you will arrive at around 9:30pm. If you have booked the private tour option will be brought back to your booked hotel. If you have opted for the joined tour, the services end upon arrival at the private boat pier and transfer back to your hotel on own arrangement. Guests are able to make use of the free of charge shuttle services.