Published on November 22, 2007
Enjoy Loy Krathong with a northeastern flavour at the Ambassador Hotel this evening (November 24). Prices are Bt650 (Bt350 for children), and include a buffet dinner with Thai food from all four regions plus the Isaan pong lang folk dance and perforŽmance. The hotel is on Sukhumvit Soi 11, a short walk away from Nana BTS station.
For reservation, call (02) 254 0444.
A fivehour cruise on the Chao Phya tonight (November 24) costs Bt3,900 (Bt2,000 for children). The package is organŽised by Grand Pearl Cruise, and includes refreshment, international buffet, Lanna cultural shows, traditional ramwong dance and a krathong. The cruise leaves River Side Hotel's pier at 8pm, and follows Chao Phya flow southwards to Krungthep Bridge before returning to the pier around midnight. Expect spectacular night views of the Grand Palace, Temple of Dawn and King Rama VIII Bridge.
Call (02) 861 0255 or visit GrandPearlCruise.com.
Waen Kaew Cruise offers a buffet dinner plus snacks and cocktails on a spectacular cruise on Loy Krathong Night (November 24). Price is Bt2,200 (Bt1,200 for children). The renovated rice barge leaves the Riverside Hotel's pier tonight at 10 and travel southwards. The boat returns to the pier at 1am.
Call (02) 622 765761 extension 0 or email email@example.com.
Chao Phya Cruise presents two cruises for Loy Krathong, one from 6 to 8pm for Bt3,300 (Bt2,800 for children), and another from 9 to 11.30pm for Bt3,800 (Bt3,300 for children). Includes an international buffet, drinks and a cultural performance. The cruise embarks from and returns to the Riverside Hotel's pier.
Call (02) 541 5599, or email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit ChaoPhrayaCruise.com.
Riverside 3 Cruise leaves the Riverside Hotel's pier (near Thonburi Bridge) at 8pm in November 24, and keeps cruising on Chao Phya until 11pm. A nofrills ticket costs Bt120 (Bt90 for children). Food and beverages are available for an additional fee.
Call (02) 883 1588 or email email@example.com.
The Siam River Cruise, a renovated rice barge, leaves Si Phraya pier (near ShangriLa Hotel) in November 24 at 7pm for a Loy Krathong dinner and spectacular views of the river and fireworks. The price is Bt2,400 per person, and includes dinner and refreshment plus a lovely portion of bananaleave krathong to complete the beautiful night.
Call (01) 817 7539 or (02) 434 4962.
Embrace a retrostyle Loy Krathong Festival during November 23-24 at Royal Navy Convention Centre, on the west bank of Chao Phya, opposite the Grand Palace. A promising night (6.30 to 9.30) will be arranged for 999 guests. Enjoy food and drink and soak up in earlyRattanakosinperiod atmosphere and admire the attractively illuminated river, against the backdrop of the Grand Palace.
Tickets cost Bt1,000 per person and include Bt300worth of food coupons and a krathong. (02) 652 831920, (02) 250 5500 extension 21157.
A Loy Krathong dinner at Talay Thai Restaurant in the Hyatt Regency Hua Hin costs Bt1,599 (Bt699 for children under 12). Enjoy a seafood buffet dinner, Thai traditional dancing and performances dating back to the Sukhothai period.
For reservations, call (02) 254 6200 or (032) 521 234 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.