The ancient ruins of Ayutthaya showcase the history of Thailand’s (or Siam’s) former capital. One of the Kingdom’s must-see historical sites is listed as a UNESCO world heritage site and famous by visitors from all over the world.
Explore the impressive cultural heritage of the ancient capital that has a history of over 400 years old. On this day you will see attractive temples, ruins and palaces and get to enjoy a cruise over the Chao Phraya River with views on the life along the river and several famous landmarks.
“A relaxing trip visiting Ayutthaya’s ancient sights”
The ancient ruins and temples of Ayutthaya is on many travelers to-do list. Being less than 100 kilometer away from Bangkok, this UNESCO heritage makes a perfect and cultural day-trip from Bangkok.
Visiting the ruins by bus and returning back by cruise-ship is a relaxing day of sightseeing in the legendary Kingdom of Siam’s former capital. On top of that it offers great views and insights on the day-to-day life along the Chao Phraya River north of Bangkok.
A rough idea of how this day-trip looks like. Time and itinerary is subject to change.
Morning activities by bus:
Check-in at River City Pier 2
Departure from Bangkok by Grand Pearl air–conditioned coach with English speaking guide.
Arrival at Bang Pa-In, visit the Summer Palace of King Rama V with its mixture of Thai, Chinese and Gothic architecture.
Arrival at Ayutthaya, a World Heritage City and historic capital of Thailand to visit a variety of temples and ancient sights.
Afternoon on the Grand Pearl cruise:
Aboard the Grand Pearl Cruise liner to enjoy a sumptuous buffet lunch while relaxing and enjoy the fascinating scenery of the Chao Phraya River as we head back towards Bangkok.
Arrival at the River City Shopping Complex Pier.
– English-speaking guide
– Boat ride with buffet lunch on board
– Transport to Ayutthaya by bus
– Entrance fees
– Pick-up and drop-off from the hotel.
Location & how to get there
The bus is leaving from the River City Bangkok mall which is the same building as Co van Kessel Bangkok Tours.
River City Bangkok
23 Charoen Krung Road, Soi 24
Sampantawong, Bangkok 10100
More than 72 hours before the start
A 75% refund will be issued
Between 72 and 24 hours before the start
A 50% refund will be issued
Less than 24 hours before the start, or no-show
No refund will be issued