Visiting Ayutthaya

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the ancient capital city of Ayutthaya is about 90 minutes from Bangkok by private car or train. Some of the best ruins and ancient temples can be found here. It’s truly spectacular. All trips are customized to your liking, but a day trip from Bangkok could look something like this:

Suggested Itinerary: Ayutthaya
(timings are approximate)

  • 8:00am: Meet at your hotel in Bangkok

  • 8:00am-9:30am: Drive / train to Ayutthaya

  • 9:30am-12:00pm: Explore several local highlights (see below for ideas)

  • 12:00pm-1:00pm: Enjoy a tasty local lunch

  • 1:00pm-3:30pm: Check out other highlights nearby

  • 3:30pm-5:00pm: Drive / train back to your hotel in Bangkok

Ayutthaya Highlights

  • Wat Mahathat

  • Wat Yai Chaimongkon

  • Wat Phra Si Sunphet

  • Wat Ratchaburana

  • Wat Chaiwatthanaram

  • Bang Pa-In Palace (Summer Palace)

  • Ayutthaya Elephant Palace and Royal Kraal

  • Ayothaya Floating Market

Wat Phra Si Sanphet,Ayutthaya,Thailand

Wat Phra Si Sanphet,Ayutthaya,Thailand

In Ayutthaya, you can rent period costumes and really look the part for some memorable pictures to show your friends at home!

In Ayutthaya, you can rent period costumes and really look the part for some memorable pictures to show your friends at home!

Wat Mahathat, Ayutthaya, Thailand

Wat Mahathat, Ayutthaya, Thailand

Wat Yai Chaimongkon, Ayutthaya, Thailand

Wat Yai Chaimongkon, Ayutthaya, Thailand

Wat Yai Chaimongkon, Ayutthaya, Thailand

Wat Yai Chaimongkon, Ayutthaya, Thailand

Wat Phua Khao Thong, Ayutthaya, Thailand

Wat Phua Khao Thong, Ayutthaya, Thailand

Bang Pa-In Summer Palace, Ayutthaya, Thailand

Bang Pa-In Summer Palace, Ayutthaya, Thailand

Wat Chaiwattanaram, Ayutthaya, Thailand

Wat Chaiwattanaram, Ayutthaya, Thailand

Ayutthaya Elephant Palace & Royal Kraal, Ayutthaya, Thailand

Ayutthaya Elephant Palace & Royal Kraal, Ayutthaya, Thailand

Wat Ratchaburana, Ayutthaya, Thailand

Wat Ratchaburana, Ayutthaya, Thailand

Ayutthaya Elephant Palace & Royal Kraal, Ayutthaya, Thailand

Ayutthaya Elephant Palace & Royal Kraal, Ayutthaya, Thailand

Wat Yai Chai Mongkhon, Ayutthaya, Thailand

Wat Yai Chai Mongkhon, Ayutthaya, Thailand

Ayotthaya Floating Market, Ayutthaya, Thailand

Ayotthaya Floating Market, Ayutthaya, Thailand