Explore important historical and cultural sites around Bangkok. You'll visit the temple and palace ruins of the ancient capital of Ayuthaya, marvel at one of the largest bronze Buddhas in Thailand, and see the stunning Bang Pa-In Summer Palace. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant.
In the early morning, meet and greet at your hotel. You will depart to Ayuthaya, the former Thai capital for over 400 years. 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, a transfer back to your hotel in Bangkok.
Dresscode: covered shoulders and knees.