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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 07/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 07/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Navigating Bangkok’s chaotic roads independently can be a daunting task. Swap transportation hassles for a comfortable coach (with hotel pickup and drop-off) and a relaxing lunch cruise on this Ayutthaya tour. Explore the UNESCO-listed site on foot; hear guide commentary about its history; and visit highlights such as Wat Mahathat and the summer palace of King Rama IV, famed for its mixture of Thai, Chinese, and Gothic architecture.
Itinerary
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You'll start at
River City BANGKOK
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  • 1
    Bang Pa In Palace
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Wat Mahathat
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Wat Na Phra Meru
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Lokayasutharam)
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission included
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    Pass by Chao Phraya River
    Pass by Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)
    Pass by The Grand Palace
    Pass by ICONSIAM
You'll end at
River City BANGKOK
23 Soi Charoen Krung 24, Khwaeng Talat Noi, Khet Samphanthawong, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10100, ThailandBookings without Hotel Pick-Ups: - 07:00 - Please make your own way to River City Shopping Complex. (Charoen Krung Soi 30 (next to the Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel) - 07:30 - Tour Departs
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Highlights
  • Escape Bangkok on a trip to Ayutthaya, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Admire temples and palaces with a mix of architectural styles
  • A guide brings the history of each landmark to life
  • Relax during a coach journey and river cruise, with buffet lunch
  • Avoid the hassle of public transport and car hire
What to Expect
Following hotel pickup in Bangkok, travel north to the UNESCO-listed Ayutthaya, the former capital of Thailand (aka the Kingdom of Siam). On arrival, disembark the coach and embark on a walking tour of Ayutthaya temples, monasteries, and palaces. Admire temples such as Wat Mahathat, famed for the Buddha head entwined in a tree. Marvel at the well-preserved summer palace of King Rama IV with its mixture of Thai, Chinese, and Gothic architecture. All admission fees are included in the price of the tour. Return to Bangkok via the Chao Phraya River (Mae Nam Chao Phraya) on a scenic cruise that includes a tasty buffet lunch. The tour ends with hotel drop-off.
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Important Information
Departure Point
River City BANGKOK, 23 Soi Charoen Krung 24, Khwaeng Talat Noi, Khet Samphanthawong, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10100, Thailand
Duration
9h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Admission Fees to all the temples & palace
  • Local English Speaking Guide
  • Thai & International Lunch Buffet on board
  • Return riverboat trip
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Entry/Admission - Bang Pa In Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Wat Mahathat
  • Entry/Admission - Wat Na Phra Meru
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Lokayasutharam)
Exclusions
  • Soft drinks, beers, wines, juices, liquors (will be charged separately)
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • When visiting temples visitors should ensure they are suitably dressed. Long pants which go down to the ankle, not tight and not torn - Tops with sleeves and must not be see-through should be worn. If the dress code is not applied then upon the day of the activity it may be possible to rent on spot at your cost. Our guide will help you
  • You must provide your hotel details at time of booking, failure to do so may result in cancellation
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • There is no health restrictions for this tour
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 36 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Irina wrote a review Jun 2020
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They pick you up from the hotel so you don’t have to worry about transportation and traffic. The guide was so cute and full of humor. The tour was long enough to see everything and short enough to not becoming boring, I ve done lots of great pictures and memories and I met
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Kelowna Guy wrote a review Mar 2020
Kelowna, Canada27 contributions7 helpful votes
Booked this tour through Viator with InnViaggi Asia. A good tour with a very knowledgeable guide. However, we had a very hard time understanding him as he had a strong accent. The lunch on the boat ride back to Bangkok was plentiful with great scenery from the top deck.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Steve wrote a review Mar 2020
Mystic, Connecticut10 contributions
This time my wife and I hired a professional tour guide from our hotel. We went by Minivan and it was a totally different experience worth the little extra money that we paid. We had convenience but we also had the benefit of listening to a professional tour guide who
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from TourEastThailand, Director of Sales at Thailand's Ayutthaya Temples and River Cruise from Bangkok
Responded 18 Mar 2020
If you are a history lover, I don't wonder why you have visited Ayutthaya many times. It's worth visiting as a one day escape from busy Bangkok.
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Lara S wrote a review Mar 2020
San Francisco, California11 contributions
What a terrific day! I learned so much about Thai history and culture,and feel so privileged to have been able to see so many historic and spiritual sites. Our tour guide was at times a little hard to understand, but that's part of the charm of travel. The logistics were
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Date of experience: March 2020
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pieter_deuling wrote a review Mar 2020
Stirling, United Kingdom53 contributions17 helpful votes
Great day out. We were picked up by our guide from our hotel and taken to the railway station for a train that would take us to Ayutthaya. Unfortunately our guide got us to the station an hour early so we had a bit of a wait. The more interesting thing was that we all had to
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Good day out. Fair price.
Had an all around good day. Easy same day booking. The experience is not really affected by covid 'new normal'. Som
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Long day but well worth it & would highly recommend it to anyone. Nobody else turned up for pickup on the morning o
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Good to try once!
Indeed a nice view! We enjoyed the tour but we were too hungry because it started late, the travel was long too! Bu
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SydneyGlobalShopper
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Good but could be better
Guide was lovely but felt she was going through the motions. It was interesting to get out of the City but Oh, the
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KhushalV
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Do Not Book!!
This has probably been the worse experience someone could have whilst visiting bangkok. The directions are poor, no
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KelownaComments
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Interesting Experience
We booked through Viator using Tour East Thailand. Tour was OK but the guide was not very helpful. Basically left u
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I3512QLsoniac
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Daytrip
The train was brilliant. And it was good fun on the long boat although could be uncomfortable for an older person.
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olegb1392
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Excellent guide
We loved this tour. Our guide was very informative and knowledgeable. The temples were amazing as well as the histo
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GFYVR
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Beautiful complex! Not wheelchair accessible except entrance....
This is a beautiful historic place and it was a pleasure to visit it for the afternoon and see all the gorgeous Tha
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t_liol2014
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Very good guide, but boring tour
The guide was very nice and excited, with lots of trivia and jokes. The tour, however, is very long and the van was
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Marc S
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Great tour to remember: on your bucketlist
Excellent tour with a great guide mr. poo who tells a lot about the history of Thailand and the bridge on the River
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kyliewolfig
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Great day out for Aussie war history buffs
It was a long drive to get there from Bangkok but well worth it... we then stopped at the cemetery and museum follo
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Paul W
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Leap Year Birthday celebration
An amazing way of celebrating my wife's 40th on February 29th: her verdict was "Best Birthday Ever". This cruise is
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D8TEterryh
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Got to visit - once
Enjoyable visit to Bridge over River Kwai. Also visited museum and the War Cemetery- all worth doing especially as
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caroler54
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Watch out but worth it
Okay. This is totally for tourists. Our driver that was taking us from Bangkok to Kanchanaburi took us there. They
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