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Thailand's Ayutthaya Temples and River Cruise from Bangkok

By: Tour East
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Highlights
  • Escape Bangkok on a trip to Ayutthaya, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Admire temples and palaces with a mix of architectural styles
  • A guide brings the history of each landmark to life
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Thailand's Ayutthaya Temples and River Cruise from Bangkok
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Thailand's Ayutthaya Temples and River Cruise from Bangkok
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Overview
Navigating Bangkok’s chaotic roads independently can be a daunting task. Swap transportation hassles for a comfortable coach (with hotel pickup and drop-off) and a relaxing river cruise on this Ayutthaya tour. Explore the UNESCO-listed site on foot; hear guide commentary about its history; and visit highlights such as Wat Phra Si Sanphet and the summer palace of King Rama IV, famed for its mixture of Thai, Chinese, and Gothic architecture.
What to Expect
Following hotel pickup in Bangkok, you’ll travel north to the UNESCO-listed Ayutthaya, the former capital of Thailand (aka the Kingdom of Siam). On arrival, you’ll disembark the coach and embark on a walking tour of Ayutthaya temples, monasteries, and palaces.
Admire temples such as Wat Mongkhon Bophit, Wat Yai Chai Mongkol, and Wat Phanan Choeng, famed for its gilded seated Buddha statue. Marvel at the well-preserved summer palace of King Rama IV with its mixture of Thai, Chinese, and Gothic architecture.
After lunch, you’ll return to Bangkok via the Chao Phraya River (Mae Nam Chao Phraya) on a scenic cruise. The tour ends with hotel drop-off.
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Reviewed 4 days ago
“FOLLOW DONNA!” - An Excellent Day with Outstanding Food

As a group of 7 21-23 year old teachers (originally from England but visiting from China), we were anxious to take a tour which gave us the joy of visiting historic aspects of Thailand without too much organisation-based hassle and it’s safe to say that...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Alex_Kendal
Reviewed 5 days ago
Ayutthaya

Very interesting to be seen once in Bangkok. Ca. 1 hour drive away from the capital this is the cite of the old capital. If you like ruins this is the place for you. Impressive stupas and ruins in typical thai architecture examples from the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank milenrmarinov
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Awesome

In a land of many temples these were some of the best. Fascinating with many Buddhas shrouded in golden cloths.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Mouldybits
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
History and beauty

The tour was well organized since pick up until drop off at the hotel. The temples visited were worthy. Unfortunately almost all buildings in Wat Phra Si Sanphet were pretty much under repairs, so we couldn't go inside. Cruise returning to Bangkok was excellent, including...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Bees63
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Very touristy with minimal history

My wife an I had high hopes for this trip to the ruins of the historical capital of Thailand, but it ended up being closer to a quick advertisment for local merchants than a historical background of important cultural and historical landmarks. Positives: Good food...More

5  Thank samphif
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