Private Car to Ayutthaya and Return by Cruise
Full Day Tour
TOUR CODE : HTA032


The Thai capital for 417 years, Many ancient ruins and art works can be seen in a city that was founded in 1350 by King U Thong when the Thais were forced southwards by northern neighbors. During the period of Ayutthaya being the Thai capital, 33 Kings of different dynasties ruled the Kingdom until the Burmese sacked it in 1767. Ayutthaya, the city of enchantment is 76 km. North of Bangkok and boasts numerous magnificent ruins, Such ruins indicate that Ayutthaya was one of Indo - China most prosperous cities. Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Historical Park, a vast stretch of historical site in the heart of Ayutthaya City, has been included in UNESCO is list of world heritage since December 13, 1991.

Bang Pa-In Palace Originally, Bang Pa-In was a reverie island. Built as a palace on a lake in the middle of the island by King Prasat Thong (1630-1655). It was used as a country residence by every Ayutthaya monarch after King Prasat Thong until the new capital was established in Bangkok. It was left unoccupied for 80 years until King Mongkut had a house built in the old palace is compound. King Chulalongkorn constructed The Royal Palace as it is seen today.

Phra Sri Sanphet Temple, This important and most outstanding monastery is located in Grand Palace compound like Wat Phra Kaeo of Bangkok. Used as a residential palace, in 1500 a 16 meters high standing Buddha was cast by King Ramathipodi II. The image was covered with gold weighing some 170 kg. But destroying the in 1767, the Burmese set fire to the image to melt off the gold, completely image and the temple. Nearby are three Ceylonese style chedis built during the 15th century to enshrine the ashes of three Ayutthaya Kings. These were renovated in 1956. Phra Maha That Temple, It was built by King Ramesusn in 1384. The major construction was the high pagoda, or prang which was destroyed by Burmese invaders. When the government undertook to restore all Ayutthaya ruins in 1956, the Fine Arts Department excavated the pagoda and found a buried treasure chest containing many valuables. Among objects discovered were a relic of Lord Buddha, placed inside a golden casket, several golden Buddha images in different sizes and many other objects in gold, ruby and crystal.

 
 Tour Schedule
Private Car to Ayutthaya and Return by Cruise
At 08.00 am, our tour guide in purple and navy blue uniform will meet and greet at the hotel lobby. Depart hotel to Ayutthaya World Heritage the former capital of Thailand, located 71 km. North of Thailand. Visit Bang Pa-In, The Royal Summer Palace was used as a country residence by every Ayutthaya monarch and was left unoccupied for 80 years when the new capital was established in Bangkok. In 1868-1910, the palace was constructed by order of King Chulalongkorn as it is now seen today.

Then visit Phra Sri Sanphet Temple, the most important temple within The Royal Palace compound and corresponds to The Emerald Buddha Temple in Bangkok’s Grand Palace, Phra Maha That Temple, was built by King Ramesusn in 1384. The major construction was the high pagoda, or prang which was destroyed by Burmese invaders. When the government undertook to restore all Ayutthaya ruins in 1956, the Fine Arts Department excavated the pagoda and found a buried treasure chest containing many valuables.

At 12.00 hours, transfer to Cruise, at Pratumthanee pier which will be taken 1.30 hours to reach to pier for the ride of 3 hours aboard, Thai and European Buffet Lunch will be served on board. Enjoy the beautiful scenery with lot of old Thai houses, temples and ancient places lining up the whole route of Chao Phraya River, an interesting way of seeing Thai ways of life. Arrive the Pier and transfer to the hotel.

Tour Rate:
1 Person: Baht  9,900 
2 Persons: Baht 6,500 each

3-4 Persons: Baht 5,300 each
5-12 Persons: Baht 4,700 each

The rate mentioned is based on English speaking tour guide, others language will be at the surcharge of Baht 2,500 per tour.

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Tour Includes:
- Welcome Garland
- Natural Mineral Water and Cold Towel
- Private Car
- Transportation
- Travel Insurance Certificate
- Reliable First Class Services
- Exclusive Professional Tour Guide
- Admission Fees
- Lunch on board

Tour Excludes
- Alcoholic Drinks and Extra Meals
- Extra Transportation

Dress Code:
- Respectful dress is required at the Palace. Mini-skirts and shorts are not allowed.
- Lady's need to cover the shoulders.
- Footwear: Sandals are acceptable
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