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Ayuthaya by Land + River Sun Cruise

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Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, covering 2,556 square kilometres, is located in the flat river plain of the Chao Phraya river valley. The presence of the Lop Buri and Pa Sak River make the province a major rice farming area.

Ayutthaya one of the major tourist attraction and was founded in 1350 by King U-Thong. It was the capital of Thailand (then called Siam) for 417 years from 1350 until it was sacked by the Burmese army in 1767. During this era Ayutthaya had 33 kings of different dynasties ruling the kingdom This period of Thai (Siamese)history is now usually referred as the Ayutthaya period or Ayutthaya kingdom. The Bowring Treaty (1855), signed by King Mogkhut between Siam and Britain, was the first of its kind and successfully opened up Siam to Western influence and trade.

The ruins of the old capital in the Ayutthaya historical park are now a UNESCO World Heritage Site and have been so since December 1991. The province is also home to the Bang Pa-in summer palace complex.

Originally named Krung Kao , the province was renamed to Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya in 1919

Ayutthaya is 76 kilometres north of Bangkok and boasts numerous magnificent ruins. Such ruins indicate that Ayutthaya was one of Indo - China most prosperous cities. There is Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Historical Park which is a vast stretch of historical site in the heart of Ayutthaya city.

There were three palaces in Ayutthaya: Grand Palace, Chantharakasem Palace or the Front Palace, and Wang Lang or the Rear Palace. In addition, there were many other palaces and buildings for royal visits located outside the city area of Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, such as Bang Pa-In Palace at Amphoe Bang Pa-in and Nakhon Luang Building at Amphoe Nakhon Luang.
 

Location
Ayutthaya Province 

Itinerary
06.30-07.30 hrs. Pick up from major hotels Bangkok.
08.00 hrs. Take the excursino to visit Ayutthaya by air-conditioned coach.
09.00 hrs. Arrive Bang Pa-In ( Summer Palace ) built in 17th century with its beautiful combination of the oriental and western architecture style,surrounding by a beautiful botanical royal garden.Proceed to Ayutthaya, the ancient capital in the period of 1350-1767 a.d.the most intersting historical sites in the country,to visit a few famous buddhist temples,wat prasri-sanphet in the ancient palace and wat yai chai-ya -mongkol.
12.45 hrs. Welcome on board the river king cruise at wat pai-lom-lom peir.
13.00 hrs. Depart from the wat Pai-lom to bangkok.the delicious buffet lunch with Thai& International cuisine will be served on board,in the meantime, to relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery on the river king curise.To see the Thai typical life by passing Pathumthani,Nonthaburi,provinces and the metropolitan scenes in Bangkok.
15.30 hrs. Coffee break will be served.To enjoy the fascinating sights along the river,the beautiful grand palace and the graceful temple of dawn .
16.00 hrs. Arrive Bangkok at the river city pier and be transfered to your hotel.

 

Price
Period : Full Day Tour
Join group price (baht) : 2,200


Included
1.Round trip transfer go by air-conditioned coach and return by boat .
2.English speaking guide
3.Ticket entrance
4.International buffet lunch & coffee or tea
 

Options on request
 

Things to bring
 

Note
Time & Program are subjected to change without notice due to unexpect circumstance 


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