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Thailand's Ayutthaya Temples and River Cruise from Bangkok

By: Tour East
  • Escape Bangkok on a trip to Ayutthaya, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Admire temples and palaces with a mix of architectural styles
  • A guide brings the history of each landmark to life
Thailand's Ayutthaya Temples and River Cruise from Bangkok
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Thailand's Ayutthaya Temples and River Cruise from Bangkok
From $59.10
Navigating Bangkok’s chaotic roads independently can be a daunting task. Swap transportation hassles for a comfortable coach (with hotel pickup and drop-off) and a relaxing river cruise on this Ayutthaya tour. Explore the UNESCO-listed site on foot; hear guide commentary about its history; and visit highlights such as Wat Phra Si Sanphet and the summer palace of King Rama IV, famed for its mixture of Thai, Chinese, and Gothic architecture.
What to Expect
Following hotel pickup in Bangkok, you’ll travel north to the UNESCO-listed Ayutthaya, the former capital of Thailand (aka the Kingdom of Siam). On arrival, you’ll disembark the coach and embark on a walking tour of Ayutthaya temples, monasteries, and palaces.

Admire temples such as Wat Mongkhon Bophit, Wat Yai Chai Mongkol, and Wat Phanan Choeng, famed for its gilded seated Buddha statue. Marvel at the well-preserved summer palace of King Rama IV with its mixture of Thai, Chinese, and Gothic architecture.

After lunch, you’ll return to Bangkok via the Chao Phraya River (Mae Nam Chao Phraya) on a scenic cruise. The tour ends with hotel drop-off.
Reviews (1,267)
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Buyer Beware

Let's start with the positives. The guide was friendly and well spoken. The pick up and drop off at that hotel was on time, surprisingly for Bangkok traffic. You get plenty of photo ops along the way. The cruise was nice and relaxing. Now for...More

1  Thank EricP278
Reviewed 1 week ago

I tried to book this tour online with Viator, to go with 2 friends who had already booked. The website would not allow me to book as a single person. I phoned the customer service number, and the Viator advisor I spoke was extremely rude...More

3  Thank DiF38
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great experience and tour guide

Our tour guide can be a stand up comedian as he kept as entertained and laughing during the bus ride. The ruins on the first stop was the best but I feel we could have spend more time there than the other sites. The river...More

Thank dodjiedc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Amazing tour of the highlight of ayutthaya

Great tour of the monuments in ayutthaya from Bangkok. Air conditioned coach. Local and English speaking guide, very knowledgeable and great fun. Cruise and buffet well organised. Amazing views along the river.

Thank BackPacker214472
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
A quick look at Thailand’s history

I am not typically a full day tour person but this was a lovely day with a hilarious, kind and knowledgeable tour guide Donna. The stops were well planned and the tour was organized and efficient. There are areas to buy souvenirs along the way...More

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November 4, 2018|
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Response from Larry T | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Answer same as above. Men and women.
November 4, 2018|
Response from BackPacker214472 | Reviewed this property |
For the first stop, the palace, we had to dress very modestly. Long trousers, no rips in them, and shoulders covered. The temples after were a bit more relaxed. Still knees and shoulders covered. But there are shops to buy... More