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From Bangkok: Ayutthaya & Ayothaya Floating Market Day Trip

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From Bangkok: Ayutthaya & Ayothaya Floating Market Day Trip

Activity provider: Hana Go Pro
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Visit the main highlights of Ayutthaya on a full-day tour from Bangkok. You will have the chance to visit the ancient ruins of the temples and learn about the city's history.

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Duration 8 hours
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English, Thai


3.5 hours
  • Bangkok

  • 2 hours
  • Bang Pa-In Royal Palace (guided tour)

  • 30 minutes
  • Ayothaya Floating Market (lunch, guided tour, free time, long-tail boat ride)

  • Wat Phra Sri Sanphet (guided tour)

  • Wat Maha That (guided tour)

  • 2 hours
  • Bangkok

Meeting point
Main stop
  • Explore Bang Pa-In Royal Palace, a former residence of Thai kings
  • Walk around Ayothaya floating market, a replica market featuring more than 200 stalls
  • Visit Wat Phrasri Sanphet, the grandest and most beautiful temple in Ayutthaya
  • Be amazed at Wat Mahathat, and see the statue of the Buddha's head in a tree
Full description

Discover some of the notable historical sites of Ayutthaya on a day trip from Bangkok. Visit ancient temples and palaces as well as the Ayothaya Floating Market with an expert guide.

After meeting in Bangkok in the morning, start the 2-hour drive to Ayutthaya. The ancient city of Ayutthaya was founded around 1350 and became the second capital of Siam after Sukhothai.

On this full-day trip, you will explore the ruins of the old city, in the UNESCO-listed Ayutthaya Historical Park. The park is an archaeological site that contains palaces, Buddhist temples, monasteries, and statues.

Visit the Bang Pa-In Royal Palace, originally built in 1632 by King Prasat Thong. At this spot, you can find a number of impressive buildings built in different architectural styles from Thai, Chinese and European design.

Continue your tour with a visit to the Ayothaya Floating Market and enjoy some free time for lunch at your own expense.

After lunch, you will visit 2 more historical sites, Wat Phra Sri Sanphet and Wat Mahathat, to discover the ruins of the great temple sites. You will return to Bangkok in the early evening, where you will be dropped off at a location close to the original meeting point.

  • Admission ticket to Bang Pa-In Royal Palace
  • Admission ticket to Ayothaya Floating Market
  • Admission ticket to Wat Phra Sri Sanphet
  • Admission ticket to Wat Mahathat
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Multilingual English- and Thai-speaking tour guide
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

Meeting Point in front of Mc Donald's at Robinson Mall Sukhumvit. Near BTS Asok station.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Shorts
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts
  • Ripped clothing
  • Sportswear
  • See-through clothing

Know before you go

  • Please note, the itinerary is subject to change without any prior notice due to local circumstances
  • This is a group tour
  • Knee and shoulder-length clothing must be worn in the Bang Pa-In Royal Palace (please do not wear shorts, mini skirts above the knee, sportswear, sleeveless shirts, torn pants, leggings or see-through wear or sandals)
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4.7 /5

based on 1037 reviews

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Max was a very good guide who gave us a lot of information about the country and culture. The tour is balanced in itself, the park around the royal palace is relaxing and the wats visited are very impressive. The floating market is a bit like Disneyland and could be omitted, but a nice restaurant would be a better stopover.

January 19, 2023

Really well done and very informative. The bus was super clean and cool, providing good receptive from the heat. The floating market was a bit quirky but lovable given its destination as weekend getaway for the locals. Really appreciated that. And of course really enjoyed the jaunt through the summer palace and Ayutthaya and the guide's indepth knowledge.

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January 16, 2023

This was a great experience, Max, our guide, along with Boy, our driver, were both great. The guide was super friendly and knowledgeable, telling us all about the places we were visiting, but not only that, in the van, on our way to the destination, he was telling us a bunch of interesting facts about Thailand, this made the ride super entertaining. We had plenty of free time at each interest point after our guide explained the history behind it. The floating market was not what we expected (a river full of boats selling different things) but rather a bunch of small stalls on the edge of a small lake, regardless, it was an enjoyable stop along our way. You could buy a bunch of souvenirs or food, for the sweet stuf I highly recommend the coconut ice cream, the coconut pancakes and steamed banan cake.

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January 6, 2023

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