The tour to the old capital city of Thailand
Ayutthaya is the second capital of Thailand and it was the capital for 417 years. With its best strategic location, Ayutthaya is regarded as one of the most prosperous ancient cities of the world. The tour will leave Bangkok early and drive north to visit one of the five UNESCO World Heritage sites in Thailand. Starting by exploring the ruins of great temples where their remains could show us how amazing they were in the past. Thereafter in the afternoon, take long tail boat ride on the Chao Phaya River from Ayutthaya to Bang Pa-in which make you excited and enjoy watching the beautiful scenery along the river. The tour will be ending up with admiring the well combination of different architectural styles at Bang Pa-in summer palace.
08:30 Pick up from the hotel and drive north to Ayutthaya
10:00 Start exploring the ruins of the World Heritage site in the former capital of Thailand by visiting Wat Chaiwattanaram, one of the magnificent temples in Ayutthaya
11:00 Continue to visit Wat Mahatat, the home of one of most recognizable symbols of Ayutthaya, Buddha image's head covered by tree root
11:30 Visit Wat Phra Si Sanphet and the ancient royal palace, the construction model of the Grand Palace in Bangkok
12:15 Lunch at a local restaurant, enjoy having authentic Thai cuisine
13:45 Take long tail both from Ayutthaya to Bang Pa-in, the boat ride takes about 35 mins
14:30 Visit Wat Nived, the Gothic inspired temple situated on the bank of Chao Phraya River
15:00 Visit Bang Pa-in Summer Palace, the location of various styles of Thai, Chinese, and European architectural structures
16:00 Leave for Bangkok
17:30 Arrive to the hotel
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Hotel lobby in Bangkok
End location: Hotel lobby
Duration: 10 hours
The tour duration may be shorter or longer than expected depending on traffic and weather conditions.
This tour will be conducted by 9 passenger seating van with a/c.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
500 THB - Per person for lunch
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Wiboon took us on a tour to Ayuthaya. We had a great time. He was friendly and very informative. We would book with him again when in the area. Thanks Wiboon!