Experience Bangkok’s timeless charm on the Chao Phraya River

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The Chao Phraya River has been the heartbeat of Thai civilisation for centuries. Hosting three capitals since the 14th century, it carries the stories of Ayuthaya, Thon Buri, and the bustling metropolis of Bangkok.

Now groups are invited to explore the centuries-old charms of Chao Phraya River through upscale experiences tailor-made for Meetings and Incentives (M&I).

From indulging in a culinary voyage through time to exploring artist villages and encountering majestic temples and palaces, experience the rich history, culture, and luxury that define the Chao Phraya River.

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Buddhist temple Wat Arun makes a perfect backdrop for photoshoots.

Discover a team-building haven at Wat Arun, where timeless Thai traditions meet M&I excellence. Dress in Thai traditional outfits and embark on a walk around the grand stupa. This ancient Buddhist temple, steeped in history since the Ayutthaya era, dazzles with towering spires, exquisite mosaics, and revered Buddha structures. Wat Arun, situated near the Chao Phraya River, becomes a perfect backdrop for unique team photoshoots.

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Experience Bangkok’s Royal history at Chakrabongse Villas & Residences.

A stone throw away from the picturesque Temple of Dawn, you can experience the lifestyle of a bygone era at Chakrabongse Villas & Residences. The villa was built as a retreat from palace life by Prince Chakrabongse in 1908. Today, in the hands of his granddaughter Narisa, the villa and gardens have found new life as a boutique hotel.

Dine riverside with Royal Thai cuisine using original family recipes from the palace kitchens while enjoying panoramic views of the Temple of Dawn. Accommodating up to 200 guests, this boutique historic destination showcases Thai art, cuisine, and culture in a serene ambiance.

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Sirimahannop is a replica of a 19th-century Royal Thai navy ship.

Step aboard the Sirimahannop, a replica of a 19th-century Royal Thai navy ship docked at Asiatique The Riverfront. This beautiful vessel can host up to 300 for a maritime-themed event that transports guests to an era of Thai glory and timeless sophistication. Head to the Upper Deck for elegant alfresco dining and bar venue where guests can unwind and watch the Chao Phraya River glide by as the sun sets over the city. Step down to the Lower Deck and discover an enchanting indoor venue that will take you on a journey back through time, reflecting the rich history and culture of a bygone era.

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Take an unforgetabble journey on board the Suriyan Chandra Restaurant and River Cruise.

Explore the historical island of Ayutthaya in style with the Suriyan Chandra Restaurant and River Cruise, which seamlessly marries antiquity and luxury. A private boat trip offers an exquisite way to witness iconic temples and local life along the riverbanks. Discover the past through the steam-powered rice mill and the Noi River.

Elevate your corporate meeting or incentive reward trip by immersing in the centuries-old charms of Chao Phraya River. Contact Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau’s Australian-based representative Nicole Tingey to plan an event that resonates with the needs of your client or business.