1. Thailand
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  3. Wat Mahathat (Ayutthaya)

Ancient Ayutthaya UNESCO World Heritage Site Private Tour

Product ID: 123143
Explore the ruins of Ayutthaya, the former capital of Siam. Learn about the UNESCO-listed buildings, including palaces and Buddhist monasteries.
About this activity
Duration: 8 hours
Starting time 7:30 AM
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Hotel lobby (city center locations only)
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the ruins of the Kingdom of Ayutthaya, a former capital of Siam
  • See preserved treasures such as royal jewelry and ornaments
  • Visit Wat Mahathat, one of Ayutthaya's most important monasteries
Full description
Head north from Bangkok on this private full-day trip to Ayutthaya, the former capital of the Kingdom of Siam and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Visit Wat Phrasrisanphet and the former palace, the prototype for the Grand Palace in Bangkok. Take a walk to Wihan Mongkon Borpit to see the seated Buddha statue.

Continue on to Wat Mahathat and Wat Ratchaburana and hear the story of the battle fought from the backs of elephants. Stop for lunch at a local restaurant.

The visit ends at the Choasampraya Museum. Admire the collection of ancient ornaments. Spend some time at Wat Chaiwattanaram, the stunning temple on the river, before returning to Bangkok.
Includes
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • English-speaking guide
  • Admission fees
  • Trip insurance
  • Private air-conditioned transportation
  • Admission fees for the tour guide
  • Lunch
What’s Not Included
  • Other meals and drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Expressway fees
  • Optional expenses
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 23 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.8 / 5
  • Organization
    4.7 / 5
  • Value for money
    3.9 / 5
  • Safety
    4.9 / 5
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Wes, our Tour Guide, was exceptional. He was knowledgeable, fun and flexible! We ticked all the boxes we wanted to and learnt a lot about Thailand and its history (although both of us were familiar with Thai culture). The lunch was also a highlight. We probably wouldn’t have gone there by ourselves, but it was definitely worth it! True authentic and tasty Thai cuisine that tickled our taste buds in the right place. Great experience that we highly recommend! Keep rocking the tour Wes... you’re a star!

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December 23, 2019

Amazing trip with friendly and professional tour guide Jum....she has provided us with historical background, and Thailand culture. Temples itself marvelous architecture worth of seeing to feel the deep breath of history left there.... Truly recommended if you are looking for uncliched experience... Thank you Jum once again for lovely day spent together!

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December 19, 2019

Everything worked great, from the transport to the tour. My guide Ms. Gigi spoke great English, so understanding and asking wasn't a problem. The tour itself was very interesting and informative, there was also a small excursion into the Thai kitchen, which I found very interesting. On the way back there were a few tips on what I could still watch in the evening, very nice. All in all, a clear recommendation.

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September 18, 2019

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