Take this 5-day Classic Bangkok Tour and Beyond to enjoy fabulous Thai lifestyle and know the history and culture of the country from outstanding sites and ancient city of Ayutthaya! You may be interested in the relaxing and slow-pace life in the capital when you visit Maeklong Train Market and Damnoen Saduak Floating Market by boat, and prefer the snacks and fruits here. You may appreciate the beauty and architecture skills of Wat Arun, the Grand Royal Palace and other Buddhist temples in Ayutthaya. You can see the growth of this nation and the devotion of the people to Buddhism from this Bangkok trip.

Duration: 5 days & 4 nights

Destinations: Bangkok - Ayutthaya - Bangkok

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Arrival in Bangkok, you will be welcome by our local guide and transferred to your hotel in Bangkok. Check in and have a short rest. In the afternoon, hop into a long-tail boat enjoying a relaxing cruise along the Chao Phraya River. You can see many bustling interior canals that offer vivid views of local life on the way. You will stop at Wat Arun, the temple of the Aube. It’s second only to the Grand Royal Palace in size; the largest Buddhist tower in the temple was built in 1842, showing intricate carving techniques and a variety of stained glass and ceramics. Very impressing.

Wat Arun

After breakfast, you will first visit the Grand Royal Palace, built for the ceremony of Thailand royal family. Wat Phra Kaew, a great architecture group, is known for the Statue of the Emerald Buddha. And then, have a visit of Wat Pho, named after a famed lying Buddha. It’s the oldest temple in Bangkok and the largest one in Thailand, a Buddhism country. There is a massage school in the temple, where you can experience the most authentic ancient Thai massage. Later, transfer to the Jim Thompson House, in the heart of Bangkok’s city center. Jim Thompson is not just the owner of the silk manor, but also a collector of Southeast Asian art. And this is one of the best places to see traditional Thai teak homes in Bangkok.

Meal: B

In the early morning, drive to the southwest of Bangkok for visitting the Maeklong Railway Market. It’s the most featured market in Bangkok that a track runs through the market. Try to find a few tasty local snacks here. Enjoy your time before transferring to Damnoen Saduak, a rural floating market. Take a long-tailed boat trip along the waterway to the picturesque floating market of Damnoen Saduak. It’s a picture of real local life and you can try so many fruits at low price.

Next, take the road to the city of Kanchanaburi. Upon arrival, visit the Victory Monument, Kanchanaburi War Cemetery and JEATH War Museum. Victory Monument was built during World War II and the hub of the city center of Bangkok. Kanchanaburi War Cemetery and JEATH Museum are both witnesses to the history of Thailand's national struggle. Lunch will be served at a local floating restaurant next to the Kwai River Bridge. Transfer to Wang Pho to feed wild monkeys before taking a train to Ban Kao station riding along the beautiful river. In the end, have a visit at Kwai Bridge. Check in hotel in Kanchanaburi.

Meal: B, L

Bangkok Floating Market


Transfer to Ayutthaya after breakfast, it takes more than an hour to reach this former Thai capital. Witness the glory of the ancient capital through its temple and palace ruins. First you will visit Wat Phu Khao Thong, the “Monastery of the Golden Mount”, which is located just outside Ayutthaya. It’s a symbol of Thailand’s development. Then you will proceed to the ancient palace at Wat Phra Si Sanphet. As the royal palace of the ancient kingdom of Ayutthaya in Thailand, Wat Phra Si Sanphet is now a royal temple and the prototype of the Wat Phra Kaew. You will also visit Viharn Phra Mongkol Bopit, one of the largest bronze Buddha’s in Thailand. To round off the day, you will have chance to visit Wat Lokaya Sutha, this temple enshrines a large reclining Buddha image. Check in hotel in Ayutthaya.

Meal: B

Visit the Bang Pa-In Summer Palace in the morning, 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 most favorite summer palace of the King.

At last, transfer back to Bangkok. Our guide and diver will escort you to the airport or train station. Farewell to Bangkok.

Meal: B

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What's included

  • 1-on-1 Travel Consultant

    Your China based expert listens to your wishes carefully, provides professional advice, ensures unlimited itinerary revisions before done and 24/7 helpline service while traveling.

  • Private Local Guide and Driver

    Your guides are friendly, helpful and knowledgeable, and your drivers are professional, polite and patient. They are very flexible to accommodate your personal needs and happy to show you the local attractions, history, culture, foods and real life. 
    Private transfers from hotel to attractions, airport or train station are also included.

  • Accommodation to Suite Your Preference

    We hand pick hotels ranging from luxury 5 star, superior 4 star to comfortable 3 star. Luxury or cozy boutique hotels and budget guesthouses are also among your choices. You could decide where to stay to meet your taste and budget.

  • Gourmet Meals

    Most of the hotels we select offer both Western and Chinese buffet breakfast. Lunch and dinner included are arranged in selected restaurants to taste authentic Chinese cuisine and local specialties. Thus you may also have a unique food tour.
    Meals specified in itinerary as B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner.

  • Attractions and Activities Listed on the Itinerary

    Our city tour packages have included the (first/main) entry to all attractions and the expenses of activities on the itinerary (except the optional activities). 

  • Internal Transportation

    Based on your needs, we could make bookings of internal transportation, including domestic flights, inter-city trains, long-distance bus, etc.

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