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City, Day Trip / Out of Town, Museums / Culture, Religious Heritage


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
You must be able to get in and out of a car.

Maximum travelers: 9



English (fluent), Thai (fluent)

Ayutthaya the Unesco World Heritage site

One of the most highlight of any Thailand visit, Ayutthaya on a cultural day trip. The UNESCO World Heritage site of Ayutthaya is about 73 kilometers north of Bangkok. Ayutthaya was a thriving Siamese kingdom from 1350 until 1767, when it was captured by the Burmese. Today, Ayutthaya is Thailand's former ancient capital known for its spectacular ruins and temples. Many of its temples are still intact, such as Wat Phra Sri Sanphet, Wat Mongkhon Bophit, Wat Panangcherng and Wat Yai Chai Mongkol, known for its large statue of the Reclining Buddha. You will also see the summer palace of King Rama IV with its mixture of Thai, Chinese and Gothic architecture. The palace is a well-preserved 'museum', providing a glimpse into a time when Thailand was known as Siam. As Ayutthaya is also an elephant palace and elephant kraal, you will experience an elephant ride around the highlight of ruins temple. Or you can choose to cruise back to Bangkok by Riversun Cruise about 2 hours include buffet lunch.


08. 00 am. Pick up at the hotel
09. 00 am. Visit Bang-pa-in Palace, the summer palace
11. 00 am. Visit Wat Yaichaimongkhon, the reclining buddha statue
12. 00 pm. Lunch
01. 00 pm. Visit Wat Mahathat and Buddha's head entwined in tree roots
02. 00 pm. Elephant ride
02. 30 pm. Depart for Bangkok
04. 00 pm. Arrive hotel

Note: When visiting temples visitors should ensure they are suitably dressed. No short pants or sleeveless tops, no ripped jeans, no see-through, no leggings.
Please let me know if you would like to come back to Bangkok by Riversun cruise that the itinerary and cost is different.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Meet up at the hotel lobby in Bangkok

End location: At the hotel lobby in Bangkok

Duration: 8 hours


your private Mercedes Benz E230 year 1997 or private VIP minivan for more than 4 people.

What’s Included

Private English-speaking license guide, Private Mercedez Benz car or minivan, fuel & toll, Bang-Pa-In Palace, Wat Yai Chaimongkol, Wat Mahathat admission fee, elephant ride, drinking water, lunch and cold towels

Estimated Local Cash Needed

100 THB - Drink at restaurant is from THB 25 for water to THB 100 for Thai Beer.

What’s Extra

Beverage and souvenir. River cruise back to Bangkok cost THB 1,300/person.


No restrictions

A Recent Review of this tour

Lovely day in Ayutthaya with Jean. Informative, knowledgeable and very personable.
Lydia Strickland

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