From Bangkok: Ayutthaya Historical Park Small-Group Day Trip
- Pickup available
- Duration: 9.5 hours
If you have enough time in Bangkok to do a full day tour outside of Bangkok this is a great tour. Ayutthaya is an impressive site. We visited at least 6 or 7 locations in this area throughout the day. The guide Siri was really good about both giving us history as well as bringing in stories about the Royals and the history of the various palaces. He also very patiently took lots of pictures of the 3 couples that were on this tour. The driver was also very safe and good. The one thing that I know is outside the purview of the guide or this company is Thailand/Ayutthaya and UNESCO needs to stop the riding of elephants around this area. It was very disturbing to see the elephants who were in bad shape walking around. Also, in this day and age of Coronavirus not sure a buffet lunch is still a great idea. Maybe box lunches should be in order until this all passes. I would definitely recommend this company to do a tour of Ayutthaya.
This tour is perfect for anyone staying in Bangkok who wants to see as much of Ayutthaya as possible in one day. Our guide, Siri, was extremely knowledgeable and helpful - and seemed genuinely passionate about the topics he was talking about. The lunch was fine, though I don't quite understand the enthusiasm about it in some of the comments here. ***Note to parents with young children: keep in mind that this is an all-day tour that can be very tiring.
Interesting and safe to be guided around Ayutthaya and the city's ruins by an experienced, confident guide. Stott assessed our abilities, made sure we were comfortable on our bikes and equipment, we were prepared and knew all the signals he would be using. He shepherded us across busy streets safely and we meandered through streets and markets we would not otherwise have seen.
We really enjoyed the excursion to Ayutthaya. The guide was very knowledgeable about history of Ayutthaya and especially buddhism. The guide was polite, punctual and professional. The driver was also very gentle and drive carefully. The lunch buffet included in the excursion was very good. We suggest this excursion to everyone who loves history of Thailand.
It was a good tour. The guide kiwi was very nice and enthusiastic, and the food was excellent. My only feedback is that sometimes I didn’t understand what she was trying to say (in English), but definitely is something that it can be improved.