Ayutthaya Day Tour

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    This tour is provided by

    Bangkok Beyond

    Our mission is to make you love Thailand and to make you want to come back again and again.

    Through our intimate knowledge of the country, the culture and the people we will show you aspects that you probably won’t see traveling on your own or through travel companies based in other countries. At the same time half of the management staff in Bangkok Beyond are Norwegians so we also know about what western tourists expect, and what they like and dislike.

    • Day Tour
    • Private Tours
    • Ayutthaya, Thailand

    Visit the old capital of Ayutthaya , located 85 km north of Bangkok. See the ancient temple ruins and join us on a journey back in time to see the old splendor of the Kingdom of Thailand.


    • On the way we will stop at the Bang Pa-In Royal Palace
    • In addition, you will visit three other ancient temple ruins of special importance in the history of Thailand, namely Wat Mahathat, Wat Phra Sri Sanphet and Wat Yai Chai Mongkhon
    • Experience the remnants of the past and see some of the most unique temples you will ever see
    • Lunch will be at a riverside restaurant in Ayutthaya

    Price Includes

    • Entrance to Bang Pa In Palace, Wat Mahathat, Wat Yai Chai Mongkhon, Wat Phra Sri Sanphet
    • Lunch
    • Knowledgeable, licensed English speaking tour guide
    • Private transport by air-conditioned vehicle


    Wat Mahathat

    The most famous attraction on the Ayutthaya day tour is the “Buddha head in a Banyan tree” at Wat Mahathat. The Buddha in the Tree is the head of a Buddha statue intertwined with tree roots. In Thai and many other Buddhist cultures this has a special mystical meaning and people are coming from all over the world to see the famous image.

    Wat Phra Sri Sanphet

    Wat Phra Si Sanphet (The Temple of The Buddha Si Sanphet) was the most important temple in the Kingdom of Ayutthaya. It was a part of the Royal Palace, the large monastery was used by the Ayutthaya Kings only, therefore there were no resident monks. The temple is not only a historical site, it was also considered as the spiritual center of the Thai people for a long time.

    Wat Yai Chai Mongkhon

    The temple was founded in the second half of the 14th century during the reign of King U Thong, first ruler of Ayutthaya. Unlike many other ancient sites in Ayutthaya, this temple is still active and monks still reside here. The Thai people visit this temple to pay homage to one of the most respected kings in Thai history, King Naresuan The Great as well as pay respects to Buddha.


    DESTINATION CAR (1 – 3 PAX) VAN (4 – 10 PAX)
    Ayutthaya City (10 hours)3,7504,250

    Sample Itinerary

    • 08:00 Pick up at hotel and travel to Summer Palace of Bang Pa In
    • 09:30 Arrive at Summer Palace of Bang Pa In
    • 11:45 Arrive at Wat Yai Chai Mongkhon
    • 12:00 Lunch in a riverside restaurant
    • 13:00 Arrive at Wat Phra Mahathat (Buddha head in the tree)
    • 14:00 Arrive at Wat Phra Si Sanphet
    • 16:00 Drop off to your hotel or your destination of choice in downtown