The Rice Barge Cruise in Ayutthaya, Thailand

Canal Boat
50 ft
12 Guests

About This Boat

Cooking Class and Cruise
Price - 2,250 THB

Eat your lunch and relax while cruising down the river back to Ayutthaya!

Cooking experience with local people - Rice Barge Cruise and enjoy the lunch that you prepared.

Ayutthaya is steeped in centuries of art and culture, preserving its many precious architectural and cultural treasures for later generations.

The art of Thai cooking is the one of these treasures. Thai cuisine has always stressed a delicate balance between the four different tastes of: sour, salty, sweet and last but not least, spicy hot! Thai food is very versatile and adaptable to suit almost any palate.


Ship A-H-O-Y, Chef A-R-O-Y is the one of our CBT (Community-Based Tourism) projects. It is one of the ways we can share the benefits of responsible and sustainable tourism with the local people, taking into account their natural resources, cultural heritage and local economies.

You can experience true Thai culture with the local people through the art of creating the delicious tastes and fragrances found in Thai cooking. An experienced chef will show you step-by-step the secrets behind 4-5 authentic Thai recipes. After which, you’ll be able to cook them again at home as we only select ingredients that can be readily found in your own country.


After taking your freshly prepared meal on board our exquisite converted traditional teak rice barge we will take a 1½-hour cruise along rural waterways from the village to Ayutthaya, taking in the incredible scenic views and the majestic city, a while enjoying your lunch along the way..

At the end of the programme, disembark from the barge and set off for your next destination with a satisfied appetite and a smile on your face!

Inclusive of:

Thai cooking class (hands on)Barge cruise Lunch Services of an English speaking guide throughout. Travel insurance.

Exclusive of: 

Your personal expenses, tipping kitty and other drinks.


  • Type: Canal Boat
  • Capacity: 12 People
  • Rental Minimum: 1 day
  • Length: 50 ft
  • Cancellation: Full Refund 5 Days Prior

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Captain Saem

Member Since Jan 2015

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  • Listing Address
  • 11 Uthong Road
  • Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Chang Wat Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya 13000,
  • Thailand
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