Enjoy the beautiful scenery and Thai lifestyle while using all forms of urban transport include : train, tuk tuk, speed-boat, and Trishaw. This tour program gives you a different vantage point, and how it must have been like when Ayutthaya was capital.
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Ayutthaya Multi Transport
Meet your English-speaking guide in the hotel’s lobby. Transfer to Samsean Train Station
Board the local train from Samsean Train Station to Ayutthaya. (Rapid Train No # 111 / 66 Km.) Things are happening in a train, playing children, sleeping people, pigs and chicken, people taking food to the market. When you look through the window, there’s a lot to been seen, the traffic jam in Bangkok, rice fields changing in color from bright green to yellow, temples and small villages.
Start Ayutthaya trip by take a Kermit Tuk Tuk (special type of motorized Tuk Tuk available only in Ayutthaya and city of Trang in the South).
Visit Wat Yai Chaimongkon. A large working wat, with ruins that appear on some of the well known photos of temples in Thailand. It features a large reclining Buddha in saffron robes in its own ruined wiharn, and, most spectacularly, a huge chedi swathed in golden cloth set in a courtyard which is lined by Buddha images all wearing saffron robes. Very photogenic.
Continue to visit Wat Phanancherng, contains the oldest large cast bronze Buddha image in Ayutthaya.
Take 1-1.5 hr boat trips to enjoy the beautiful scenery and Thai lifestyle along the Chao Phraya River, the Pa Sak River and around the town island of Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya via several places of interest such as Phra Chedi Sisuriyothai, Phra Tamnak Siriyalai, etc.
Across the Rivers to the south of the Island. Visit Wat Chaiwatthanaram, one of the most imposing ancient Buddhist monasteries, was established by the command of King Prasatthong in 1630 A.D. It is believed that the wat is located on the site of his former home. The reason for building this monastery was to make merit for his mother. Prince Damrong Rachanuphap noted that its architecture was similar to that of Angkor Wat and inferred that the wat might have been built to commemorate the king’s victory over Cambodia.
Lunch will be provided at riverside restaurant.
Before continue afternoon tour, quick visit to Ayutthaya Elephant Camp for feeding the food to elephant. (Elephant ride is available but not included).
Visit Wat Phra Si Sanphet. This is the most important temple within the Royal Palace compound and the original from which the Temple of the Emerald Buddha in Bangkok has been copied. Three outstanding Ceylonese style pagodas were built during the 15th century to enshrine the ashes of three Ayutthayan kings.
Take a Sam-Lor [Trishaw] ride along the heart of 'Ayutthaya Historical Park' passing through Wat Phra Ram, Wat Phra Mahatha and Wat Ratchaburana.
Leave from Ayutthaya pass green paddy fields, villages, and temples then return to Bangkok.
Inclusions: Air-conditioned vehicles with experienced driver English speaking licensed guide All admission fees as mentioned in the program Lunch Train tickets Tuk Tuk & trishaw riding fee Boat service & boat landing fee VAT 7% and all Government taxes (no service charge)
Exclusions: Items of a personal nature Tips or Gratuities to guide and driver Elephant Ride
Child Policy: For children under 3 years old will be Free of charge. For children 4-12 years old we charge 70% of the price that calculate from a total number of adult pax. For children over 13 years old we charge normal price.