Ayutthaya and Bang Pa-In tour

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A great day in the history of this country with a ancient kingdom and a royal palace

Plan

06:15-07:30 a.m. (approx) – Pick up you and other tour participants at different hotels in Bangkok city center. 

07:30 a.m. – When the group is ready, we head north to Ayutthaya, the 2nd capital of Siam, renowned for past relics and ancient temple ruins. 

09:30 a.m. – Arrive in Ayutthaya and visit Wat Phu Khao Thong, a huge white-grey landmark with an amazing Mon-style chedi on top of the monument. You can see panoramic view of the vast rice field on top. 

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10:30 a.m. – Onward to Wat Lokaya Sutha, once a massive temple complex as we can witness from the temple ruins. Here, see the largest reclining Buddha in Ayutthaya with 8 meters high and 42 meters long, lying in the open field. 

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11:30 a.m. – Visit Wat Mahathat, a classic temple ruin of Ayutthaya and famous for the picturesque Buddha head engulfed by the Bodhi tree roots. The foundation size and the remaining prangs and towers attest the significance during its time. 

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12:00 – Enjoy a Thai Lunch on a local Thai restaurant 

13:30 a.m. – Continue to Ayutthaya Historical Park to visit the famous Wat Phra Sri Sanphet, one of the most important historical sites during Ayothaya Period. It was the former royal temple, lying inside the grand palace compound. Nearby walk to the Viharn Phra Mongkolbopit, a beautifully decorated sanctuary that houses a large bronze cast Buddha image originally enshrined in the open area outside the Grand Palace and later covered by a building in the reign of King Songtham. 

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14:30 – In the afternoon, visit the famous Summer Palace of Bang Pa-In. The palace was originally used by the royal family as a summer retreat during Ayutthaya Period. It was destroyed during the downfall of Ayutthaya and was restored by the fourth king of of Rattanakosin Kingdom (current Chakri Dynasty of Thailand). Inside the palace, there are many impressive buildings and gardens, derived from the East and West cultures. 

16:00 – Depart from the Bang Pa-In Summer Palace and return to Bangkok 

17:30 – 18:30 – Drop off at the hotel in Bangkok 

 

WHAT'S INCLUDED

Pick up and drop off at the hotel in center of Bangkok City

Transportation in A/C vehicle

Sightseeing as described

English-speaking guide

Lunch

Entrance fees

All Booking Fees and Credit Card Charges

 

Dress Code for Bang Pa In (Summer Palace)

Shorts, mini-skirts, short skirts, tight fitting trousers, as well as tights can not be worn as outer garments.

See-through shirts and blouses, as well as culotters or quarter length trousers can not be worn.

Sleeveless shirts or vests can not be worn as outer garments.

Sandles (without ankle or heel straps) can not be worn.

All shirt sleeves, whether long or short, can not be rolled up.

Sweat shirts and sweat pants, wind-cheaters, pajamas and fisherman trousers can not be worn
 

General Pick up Area or Road:

Asoke, Charoen Krung Road Soi 1-70, Chidlom, Chinatown, Khaosan Road, Pathumwan. Phayathai, Ploenchit, Pomprab, Pratunam, Petchburi Road from Soi 1 to Avani Atrium, Phranakorn, Ratchathewi, Silom, Sathorn, Siam Square, Sukhumvit Soi 1-33 and Soi 2-26.

In case your hotel is out of route, we will suggest a meeting point and pick up time at the time of confirmation.

 

General Terms and Conditions

The given time frame is an estimate timing only and can deviate due to traffic, road conditions, weather, pace of tourists and/or any unforeseen reason

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