The Siamese capital of Ayutthaya is one of Thailand’s most impressive UNESCO World Heritage sites and visiting on a private tour means you can explore the ancient marvel in your own time. This full-day tour from Bangkok combines a visit to Ayutthaya with a stop at Wat Phu Khao Thong, a tour of Bang Pa-In Summer Palace, and a delicious Thai lunch at a local restaurant.
13-Ayutthaya and Bang Pa-In Summer Palace from Bangkok -Full-Day Private
In the morning, around 8am you meet your host for the day at your hotel. We will depart to Ayuthaya, it takes about 1 hour and 15 minutes to reach the former Thai capital. Witness the glory of the ancient capital through its temple and palace ruins. First you will visit Wat Phu Khao Thong, or the “Monastery of the Golden Mount”, which is located just outside Ayuthaya. Then you will proceed to the ancient palace and Wat Phra Si Sanphet. You will also visit Viharn Phra Mongkol Bopit, one of the largest bronze Buddha’s in Thailand. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant. Afterwards you will visit Wat Lokaya Sutha. This temple enshrines a large reclining Buddha image. Our last visit will be the Bang Pa-In Summer Palace, built during the Ayutthaya era. The palace showcases an eclectic collection of buildings that blend European, Khmer, Thai and Chinese architectural styles. It’s the favorite summer palace of the King. At the end of the afternoon, we transfer you back to your hotel in Bangkok. You will get back around 4-5pm.