Explore Ayutthaya Historical Park and see Wat Yai Chai Mongkol, Wat Mahathat
Taste local food
Traditional dessert making workshop
Ayutthaya is a hidden archaeological gem, overflowing with Buddhist temples and crumbling but camera-friendly ruins. Known as the old capital of Thailand, it has long been a popular Bangkok day-trip destination, however, we believe there is another side to this attraction.
Why not explore this historical site and also get to know the locals?
With this tour, you will get to explore the highlights of Ayutthaya and also immerse yourself in the local way of life.
This expedition supports local people at Koh Kerd village, Ayutthaya to contribute to their community fund.
The tour begins with an 8:30AM pick up from your hotel and then a 1.5-hour drive in a private van to the historic city of Ayutthaya.
On the way we will stop and visit Bang Pa-In Royal Palace, which is the summer palace of the Kings of Thailand. You will be impressed by the beautiful grounds interesting architecture here. You might even notice some European influence!
Lunch will be served at Koh Kerd village. Here, you can explore the riverside village, soak in the views, and enjoy a dessert cooking workshop with villagers.
Then we will explore one of Thailand’s most precious historical sites, Ayutthaya Historical Park. The 715-acre area has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1991 as it portrays the heydays of one of the largest kingdoms in Indochina history. We will visit most of the attractions, such as Wat Yai Chai Mongkol (a temple), visit Wat Mahathat where you will see a lone Buddha's head entrapped by the roots of an overgrown banyan tree, this has become a famous attraction.
Afterward, we will travel back to Bangkok, where you will be dropped off at your hotel.
Round-trip private transport by minivan from your hotel (City Center)
English Speaking Guide
Lunch at local village
Thai dessert making workshop
Drinking water and cold towel
Entrance fee and activity as mentioned
Any meals, transfers or tours that are not mentioned in the itinerary
Please dress up modestly, suitable for palace and local community visiting (avoid see-through, vests, sleeveless shirts, mini skirts/shorts)