Get to know a rich part of Thailand’s history by visiting the famous Ayutthaya. This city is known for its temple-laden landscape and laidback atmosphere. Walk through the temples of this former capital city and view the iconic Buddha image entwined within the roots of a tree. Drop by the market for a taste of the local delicacies before riding a long-tail boat for a cruise down the Chao Phraya River. Lastly, walk into the old Royal Family’s Summer Palace before heading back to Bangkok.
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Feel free to explore other parts of Ayutthaya aside from these monuments. Despite being located near busy Bangkok, Ayutthaya maintains a sleepy, laid back atmosphere. Get a taste of the city’s rhythm by walking through the market and the Muslim Quarter where there are plenty of local delicacies on offer.
At midday, rest and eat a hearty Thai lunch at a hip, fine dining restaurant, The Wine Ayutthaya. The restaurant is a unique stand-alone building featuring wooden-style architecture that matches well with the natural surroundings. It is located by the Chao Phraya River which is a perfect backdrop while drinking a glass of cocktail or wine.
After a great meal, take a leisurely one hour Longtail Boat ride down the Chao Phraya River. Enjoy views of riverside villages while cruising down the ‘River of Kings’. Arrive at a small river island where the Wat Niwet Thammaprawat resides. Be amazed at this distinctive Buddhist temple which features remarkable gothic-style architecture and stained glass windows. Then take the cable car across the river for aerial views of the waterway and continue by golf car to Bang Pa-In Summer Palace. Bang Pa-In was built in the 1600s as the summer residence for the Royal Family. The property contains an impressive collection of gardens and majestic mansions. Although rarely used these days, the palace retains its royal elegance and offers a great opportunity to learn about the kingdom’s history and culture.
Return to Bangkok by van. (L)
Our services include:
– Transportation with driver in air
-conditioned VIP vehicle (Ventury only with a maximum of 5 Guestsper van)
– Luxury service of English
– Lunch at The Wine Ayutthaya Restaurant
– Entrance fees and activities where mentioned
– Drinking water during the tour
– Tips for driver
– 1 glass of premium cocktail or 1 glass of premium wine
Our services do not include:
– Camera / video entrance fees
– Other meals than mentioned
– Other services than mentioned
– Gratuities, personal expenses, drinks and other items. Supplement charge Transportation with driver in an Air
-Conditioned VIP Benz Vito or Volk vehicle (maximum of 4 Guestsper van)
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