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Ayuthaya & Bang Pa-In Summer Palace - 1 Day

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Ayuthaya & Bang Pa-In Summer Palace
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Ayuthaya is one of Thailand’s historical and majestic highlights, serving as the Thai capital for 417 years (1350 – 1767), it was once glorified as one of the biggest cities in the world – a Southeast Asia center for civilizations.

  • Tour the ancient UNESCO site of Ayuthaya
  • Visit Wat Phrasri Sanphet, the grandest and most beautiful temple in Ayutthaya
  • Cruise along the river from Ayutthaya back to Bangkok while enjoying a delicious lunch

Day 1

In the 17th century, most foreign visitors to Ayutthaya, traders or diplomats alike, claimed Ayutthaya to be the most illustrious and glittering city that they had ever visited.

During this day trip you will visit many interesting ancient sites including Wat Phra Si Sanphet, in 1491 the temple was located inside the compound of the Grand Palace-the foundations of which are still visible-and served as the royal chapel, as Wat Phra Kaeo does in Bangkok. This Royal Palace was built by King U-Thong upon the founding of the city. In Ayutthaya’s heyday, this was the largest temple in the city. Continue to Wat Yai Chai Mongkhon. Within the complex is a huge image of a reclining Buddha in brick and stucco. The chedi is bell-shaped and constructed on a mound of raised ground with steps going up to the Buddhist image placed midway to the top. The chedi itself now has a distinct tilt, but still can be entered via the stairs.

After we visit Wat Phanan Choeng, overlooking the river on the opposite bank from the main city, Wat Phanan Choeng was founded shortly before the establishment of Ayutthaya as the Kingdoms capital.

Our last stop before returning to Bangkok is to Bang-Pa-In, the former Royal Summer Residence, which represents a fine example of Thai architecture.

Return to Bangkok by a relaxing cruise on the Chao Phraya River as we steam down stream, you will be able to see how the scenery changes from greenery to suburbia to central Bangkok.

What's included

  • Pick-up from your downtown Bangkok hotel
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Air conditioned vehicle
  • Sightseeing tour itinerary as outlined
  • Thai lunch
  • River cruise
  • Admission / entrance fees
  • Drop off at your hotel at the end of the tour

What is not included

  • Services not mentioned
  • Expenses of a personal nature
  • Drinks and alcoholic beverages
  • Souvenirs, gifts, etc.
  • Tips & gratuities
  • Airport pick-up & drop-off

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Price From THB฿7,255 THB฿6,140/person
Family & Friends
Number of Persons
Cost Per Adult Traveler: ฿ 6140THB
Cost Per Child Traveler: ฿ 6140THB
6,140
Total ฿ 6,140 THB

Trip Facts

  • 08.00
  • 8 hours
  • Pick-up from your hotel in downtown Bangkok
  • Back at your hotel
  • During this tour appropriate attire is required: smart casual
  • Yes