Day trip

From Bangkok: Ayutthaya Private Full-Day UNESCO Trip

From Bangkok: Ayutthaya Private Full-Day UNESCO Trip

From US$ 116.05 per person

Escape Bangkok for the day and journey to the Ancient city of Ayutthaya, the former capital of Thailand. Visit 5 UNESCO-listed temples and the National Museum which contains important artifacts from the kingdom's 417-year history.

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Duration 10 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Pickup from your hotel in Bangkok city center. This pickup service is available only for those who are staying in the Khaosan, Sathorn, Silom, Siam, and Pratunam areas, and Sukhumvit from Soi 1 to 39 (odd) and Soi 2 to 24 (even).

Experience

Highlights
  • Take a daytrip to the ancient city of Ayutthaya, the former capital of Thailand
  • Marvel at Wat Phra Sri Sanphet and the royal palace grounds
  • Journey to Wat Mahathat, one of the oldest and most significant temples
  • Visit Wat Ratchaburana where gold treasures were found in 1957
  • Explore the collections in the Chao Samphraya National Museum
  • Enjoy lunch at Krungsri River Hotel before visiting more important monasteries
Full description

Choose to meet your guide at the meeting point or take advantage of hotel transfer services from your accommodation in Bangkok. Drive towards the Ancient city of Ayutthaya, the former capital of Thailand. Make your first stop at Wat Phra Sri Sanphet which was for a long time considered to be the spiritual center of Thailand. Situated within the royal palace grounds, the temple is the royal monastery and is a model of the royal temple of the Emerald Buddha or Wat Phra Kaew in Bangkok. Then, head to Wat Mahathat Ayutthaya which is one of the oldest and most significant temples in the history of Ayutthaya as it housed the Buddha's holy relic. The temple is most famous for the Buddha head situated in a Bodhi tree root. Next, stop at Wat Ratchaburana which houses a large number of Buddha images and gold artifacts. Enjoy lunch that will be served at Krungsri River Hotel. In the afternoon, continue on to the Chao Samphraya National Museum. Admire the most important objects here including the Buddha relics found inside the crypt of Wat Mahathat and other golden treasures like the golden sword, the golden headgear (hat), the miniature royal regalia, golden sculptures, and more. Then, visit Wat Lokaya Sutharam to see the 42-meter-long reclining white Buddha.

Last but not least, finish the trip at Wat Chaiwattanaram which rests on the bank of the Chao Phraya River. Learn about how the temple was ordered to built in 1630 by King Prasat Thong to honor his mother featuring the architectural style influenced by the Angkor Wat temple complex in Cambodia. Arrive back in Bangkok at around 5 PM.

Includes
  • Return transportation by air-conditioned van or mini-coach with an experienced driver
  • All entrance tickets
  • Lunch at Krungsri River Hotel
  • Water
  • Licensed English-speaking guide
  • Accident insurance
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in the Khaosan, Sathorn, Silom, Siam, and Pratunam areas, and Sukhumvit area from Soi 1 to 39 (odd) and Soi 2 to 24 (even)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off outside the areas listed in inclusions
  • Tips

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What to bring

  • Long-sleeved shirt

Not allowed

  • Sandals or flip flops
  • Shorts
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts
  • Open-toed shoes

Know before you go

  • Visitors are requested to be dressed properly and appropriately upon entering the temples
  • Pickup points are only for hotels located in the following areas: Khaosan, Sathorn, Silom, Siam, Pratunam, and Sukhumvit area from Soi 1 to 39 (odd) and Soi 2 to 24 (even)
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 341 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.7/5
  • Transportation
    4.7/5
  • Value for money
    4.6/5
  • Safety
    4.9/5

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Our driver Mr.Boeing and our driver MrSakka made sure that we had a memorable trip to Ayutthaya. They reached the hotel lobby dot on time and drove us safely to Ayutthaya. Right from the start they showed genuine interest in helping us with anything we might need often going above and beyond. They patiently answered our queries, explained tje detailed history of all the sites. The lunch arranged was very tasty !They looked after us very well during th trip. Thank you to their hard work - we had a memorable stay in Bangkok

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November 26, 2022

Amazing day, well worth the price! Boeing was an informative and animated guide, natural born storyteller who brought history to life. Sam was a friendly and safe driver. We didn’t get to the museum but every other experience was remarkable and we managed to avoid crowds by altering the order of events, smart move! A personalised and very special experience. Highly recommended.

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November 23, 2022

The trip was great, Boeing was very professional and offered great insights into each sights, the extra history lessons was helpful for me. I particularly enjoyed the jokes he gave (not sure if they were accidental), not always political correct but very very funny. The driver Mr Wing(?), was also very helpful, offered ice towels and water along the way as it was a particularly hot day. Overall, I think the trip was worth it.

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September 10, 2022

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