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Follow in the footsteps of the kings with a visit to Ayutthaya. Take a scenic train ride from the modern capital of Bangkok to Ayutthaya, the former royal capital. Explore the UNESCO Heritage site, marveling at the breathtaking temples and learning the stories of capital’s glory days.

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Ayutthaya Insight by Train - Full Day

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You will be picked up at 07:00. Explore Thailand’s ancient capital and cultural heartlands by train, boat, and tuk-tuk with this absorbing Ayutthaya day trip. The day begins with a morning train ride, approximately 1.20 hours, from Bangkok to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed city of Ayutthaya, passing through verdant countryside and lush paddy fields. Having arrived in Ayutthaya, which dates to the 14th Century, the morning is spent exploring the breathtaking temple-studded landscape by a unique Kermit tuk-tuk, visiting the highlighted temples of the city.

See majestic Wat Yai Chaimongkol, impressive Wat Phra Srisanphet and Wat Mahathat, where the Buddha face is naturally emerged out of the tree. Learn about the history of Ayutthaya, which was once the largest city in the world. Hear the stories of its glory days and how it was eventually brought down by invading forces from Myanmar.

In between temples visits, get a taste of local life with a visit to a vibrant market. Take an interesting walk through the town’s Muslim Quarter which offers the opportunity to sample an unusual local delicacy, candy floss roti.

After lunch at a local restaurant, the Ayutthaya day trip continues with a leisurely long-tail boat ride, approximately one hour, on the river around Ayutthaya island. This offers the chance to see more of the historic sites from a different perspective. The tour ends with a Kermit tuk-tuk ride to the local train station in Ayutthaya, where guests will embark on the train back to Bangkok. (L)

Train schedule:

Bangkok to Ayutthaya at 08:20

Ayutthaya to Bangkok at 15:35

**The train schedule is subject to change without prior notice**

Please note that we do experience delays with trains in Thailand. In case of delay, we will hop off at the Bangsue Station to catch the MRT (Subway) back to your Bangkok hotel or to the city center. 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Our Services include:

  • All transfers by public transportation (train, tuk-tuk   subway).
  • Service of English speaking local guide.
  • Lunch at a local restaurant.
  • Entrance fees and activities where mentioned.
  • Drinking water during the tour.
  • 2nd class train ride with seat reservation to Ayutthaya.
  • 2rd class train ride with seat reservation to Bangkok.
  • Tips for driver

Our Services do not include:

  • Other services than mentioned.
  • Gratuities, personal expenses, drinks, and other items.



- All transfers by public transportation (train, tuk-tuk & subway).

- Children between 2 and 11 years at the time of travel will receive a 15% discount.

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