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CT02

Bangkok and the Surroundings

Duration: 05 Days

From: US$ pp

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Brief Description

Central Thailand is an area rich in history with the ancient city of Ayutthaya, the Death Railway in Kanchanaburi, Royal Palaces and Nakhon Pathom and the bustle capital of Bangkok.
Pay a visit their highlight sites to learn more about Thai history, participate in the variety of cultural activities and traditional shows to get a deep understand about local life. All will make your journey to central Thailand memorable.

Travel Route:
 

 

Arrival in Bangkok → Tour of Bangkok → Maeklong Train market → Floating market → Kanchanaburi → Auyattaya → Bang Pa In palance → Bangkok → Departure

 

Brief Itinerary

 

Day 1: Arrival in Bangkok

Day 2: City Tour of Bangkok

Day 3: Bangkok – Maeklong Train market – Floating market – Kanchanaburi

Day 4: Kanchanaburi – Auyattaya

Day 5: Ayutthaya – Bang Pa In palance - Bangkok – Departure

Detailed Itinerary

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DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN BANGKOK

Meals: Not available

Accommodation: Hotel in Bangkok

 

Morning arrival in Bangkok, you will be met and picked up to transfer to your hotel in Bangkok. Afternoon we take boarding on a long tail boat for an excursion along the Chao Phraya River and many bustling interior canals that offer fantastic views of local life close by. Along the way, we stop at Wat Arun, the temple of the Aube. The rest of the day would be at your own pleasure and overnight in Bangkok

bangkok
tuk tuk in Bangkok

DAY 2: BANGKOK CITY TOUR

Meals: Breakfast/ Lunch

Accommodation: Hotel in Bangkok

 

After breakfast, you visit the Grand Royal Palace dedicated to the ceremony of the royal family of Thailand. In the same compound is the magnificent Wat Phra Kaew which is known for the Statue of the Emerald Buddha. After visiting this complex, continue to visit Wat Pho, a giant house of the lying Buddha. Afternoon transfer to the Jim Thompson house, in the heart of Bangkok’s city center: start by learning the story of the American businessman and traveler, who made it his life’s work to bring Thai silks to the world’s fashion houses. This is one of the best places in Bangkok to see traditional Thai teak homes.

Royal Palace
Wat Arun

DAY 3: MAEKLONG TRAIN MARKET & FLOATING MARKET - KANCHANABURI

Meals: Breakfast/ Lunch

Accommodation: Hotel in Kanchanaburi

After the breakfast, take a drive to the southwest of Bangkok, visiting the Maeklong railway market, taking photo, tasting local snack, then make the way to Damnoen Saduak - a rural floating market. Here, embark on a long-tailed boat and ride along the waterway to the picturesque floating market of Damnoen Saduak. Afterwards, move on to the city of Kanchanaburi. Upon arrival, visit the World War II memorial including the Jeath War Museum, Cemetery. Lunch will be served at a local floating restaurant. In the afternoon, continue to Wang Pho to feed wild monkeys before boarding a train for riding along the beautiful river for around 30 minute. Get transferred to visit Kwai bridge. Overnight in Kanchanaburi

train market
Floating market

DAY 4: KANCHANABURI - AUYATTHAYA

Included meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Ayutthaya

In the morning, depart to Ayutthaya, it takes about more than an hour to reach the former Thai capital. Witness the glory of the ancient capital through its temple and palace ruins. First, you will visit Wat Phu Khao Thong, or the “Monastery of the Golden Mount”, which is located just outside Ayutthaya. Then you will proceed to the ancient palace and Wat Phra Si Sanphet. You will also visit Viharn Phra Mongkol Bopit, one of the largest bronze Buddha’s in Thailand. You have lunch on your own. To round off the day, you will have the chance to visit Wat Lokaya Sutha, this temple enshrines a large reclining Buddha image. Check-n your hotel in Ayutthaya for the night.

Viharn Phra Mongkol Bopit
Ayuthaya Temples

DAY 5: AYUTTHAYA - BANG PA IN PALACE - BANGKOK - DEPARTURE

Meals: Breakfast

Today is your last day, spend the morning to visit Bang Pa-In Summer Palace, built during the Ayutthaya era. The palace showcases an eclectic collection of buildings that blend European, Khmer, Thai and Chinese architectural styles.
It’s the favorite summer palace of the King. And transfer back to Bangkok around noon time. The remaining day would be spent at your free time until getting transferred to the airport for your international flight. End of service

Bang Pa-In Summer Palace
thai airways hostesses
 

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INCLUSIONS

  • Accommodation in a double or twin share room with daily breakfast

  • Private air-conditioned vehicle during all tours and transfers.

  • Entrance fees for all visits as mentioned in the itinerary

  • Experienced English speaking guide during all tours and transfers

  • Meal as specified in the itinerary

  • Ferry, boat, cruise in the itinerary (if any)

  • Bottled water in the vehicle

EXCLUSIONS

  • Thailand Visa stamp fee 

  • International airfare and departure taxes

  • Meals, if not specified in the itinerary

  • Early check-in/ late check-out

  • International flights

  • Compulsory Gala dinner on 24th and 31st December

  • Surcharged for festivals: Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve, Chinese New Year, Songkran Festival 

  • Drinks and meals not mentioned

  • Travel insurance

  • Gratuities/ Tipping

  • All other services not specified in the itinerary