Dress Code for Temples
06:30 – 07:15hrs.At the start of your Ayutthaya Ancient City Tour and River Cruise, you will be picked up from your Bangkok hotel by Van early in the morning. For this delightful excursion you will change to travel in an air-conditioned bus to Ayutthaya.
Morning tour by bus:
07:30hrs. Departure from Bangkok by Grand Pearl luxury air–conditioned coach with English speaking guide. The ancient city of Ayutthaya lies 76km (46 miles) north of Bangkok. For 417 years, it was the capital of Thailand (then known as Siam). In the 16th century, awestruck foreign traders described it as one of the biggest and wealthiest cities in the East.
09:00hrs.Arrival at Bang Pa-In, visit the Summer Palace of King Rama V with its mixture of Thai, Chinese and Gothic architecture such as Aisawan Thiphya-At, Warophat Phiman, Wehart Chamrun, etc.
10:30hrs.Arrival at Ayutthaya, a World Heritage City and historic capital of Thailand. Visit Wat Mahatad, the royal monastery, served as the residence of the Supreme Monk. Wat Phrasrisanphet, the largest and most important temple complex in Ayutthaya. It was used as a residential palace. Wihan Phramongkhon Bophit, the large bronze Buddha image was originally enshrined in the open area outside the grand palace and later covered by a building called Wihan.
Afternoon tour by boat cruise:
13:15hrs.Welcome aboard the Grand Pearl Cruise Liner at Wat Chong-lom Pier (Nonthaburi). Sumptuous buffet lunch with a choice of a variety of oriental and western cuisines will be served, while you may relax and enjoy the fascinating scenery on the River of Kings. The cruiser will then head towards Nonthaburi, past Koh Kred, The Monn community before reaching Bangkok city.
15:00hrs.Coffee will be served while you enjoy the enchanting sights along the river banks such as the colorful Royal Barges House, Thammasart University, Siriraj hospital, The Royal Grand Palace and the graceful Temple Of Dawn, with its magnificent 79m spire, Wat Kallayanamitr, one of the most renowed temples.
16:00hrs.Arrival at the River City Shopping Complex Pier and Transfer back to hotel by air-conditioned van.
- Time and Program are subjected to change without advance notice due to the guide or driver’s consideration under an unexpected circumstance.