Bangkok canal tour

This article appears on page 69 of the October 2017 issue.

While in Bangkok, you can take the 6½-hour “Small Teak Boat Canal Adventure” with Pandan Tour (780/488 Charoen Krung Rd., Bang Kho Laem, Bangkok 10120, Thailand; phone +66 08 7109 8873, thaicanaltour.com).

Travelers board the boat (which seats five, including the English-speaking guide) and visit temples, markets, an orchid nursery and an artists’ colony. A Thai lunch is included. THB2,395 (near $72) per person; two people, minimum. Hotel transfers available at extra cost.