Dress Code for Temples
6:30hrs. Hotel pick-up is available from most central Bangkok hotels. (Sukhumvit, Asok, Wireless Road, Siam, Silom, Sathorn and Pratunam area) Another are please contact us before make reservation
07:00hrs. Depart form Bangkok to Ayutthaya by air-conditioned mini-bus will whisk you off to visit the ancient city of Ayutthaya, which north of Bangkok. For 417 years, it was the capital of southern 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.
08:30hrs. Visit the Bang Pa-Inn Summer Palace, it consists of many royal buildings built in many contrasting Architectural styles; predominantly – Thai, Chinese, Italian and Victorian. Bang Pa-Inn (the Summer Palace). Built in the 17th and restored in the 19th century. The palace architecture is a fusion of both Southeast Asian and European design. Stroll around the majestic buildings and vast gardens, set around a grand ornamental pond.
09:00hrs. Visit Wat Pananchoeng, this monastery is most revered by the inhabitants of Ayutthaya because of the fact that the principal image was built in AD.1325, it is made of stucco and the pose is that “sub during evil” which is one of the very special and important poses of Buddha.
09:45hrs.Visit Wat Yai Chaimongkon, you can see its giant Pagodas, built to celebrate the King’s single-handed victory on elephant back, in a battle during the time Ayutthaya was the capital of Thailand.
12:30hrs. Lunch at a riverside restaurant or similar.
13:15hrs. Go on to see Vihara Phra Mongkhon Bophit, Viharn Pra Mongkolborpit is where the bronze Buddha image in the position of subduing Mara is situated. This Buddha image has a lap measurement at 9.5 meters and a height of 12.5 metres. This is one of the biggest Buddha images in Thailand. It was built during the Ayutthaya Era of King Srongtam. The King transferred the location from the east side to the west side which has been the location since then. After that the King ordered to build a dome on top.
14:30hrs. Depart from Ayutthaya and drop you back to you hotel in Bangkok. (2 hours drive)
- Time and Program are subjected to change without advance notice due to the guide or driver’s consideration under an unexpected circumstance