Discover the rich history, fascinating architecture and iconic buildings of Ayutthaya, an ancient royal capital. Visit the former royal residence of Bang Pa-In Palace, drop by the Wat Mahathat and Wat Na Phra Men temples, and cruise the river in Bangkok.
What to Expect
You’ll begin this 9-hour tour traveling north from Bangkok to Ayutthaya. The capital and namesake of a 14th-century Siamese kingdom, the city now boasts a UNESCO World Heritage Site teeming with archaeological wonders.
Start exploring at the majestic Bang Pa-In Palace, the former summer residence of Thai royalty. Continue to Wat Mahathat and admire the Buddhist temple's architecture. Visit a special tree with the face of Buddha on its trunk.
Tour the mystic Wat Na Phra Men and marvel at the Buddha statues that are lined up along the building. Listen to your knowledgeable guide and hear the tale of a Buddha image that never burned down, even during the Burmese invasion that destroyed the city.
Drive to Wat Lokaya Sutharam to see the largest reclining Buddha image in Ayutthaya. Next, hop aboard a riverboat and enjoy a buffet lunch while cruising along the Chao Phraya River. Take in scenes from the lifestyle of locals and see attractions in Bangkok such as the Grand Palace and Wat Arun before heading back to your hotel.
- Guided tour of Ayutthaya and Bang Pa-In admission fees
- Round-trip transfers from/to your Bangkok city hotel
- Lunch during cruise
- Live tour commentary in English
What's Not Included
- Bottled water
Know Before You Go
• Children 1 year old and younger can join for free when accompanied by a paying adult
• Please cover up your knees and shoulders for the Bang pa In Palace visit