From Bangkok: Damnoen Saduak & Ayutthaya Combination Tours
Pickup optionalYour hotel in Bangkok city center.
- Visit 2 of the best locations in Bangkok and surrounding area on this 2-day combination tour
- Travel just like the locals by bus, boat and train, and take in the stunning views as you go
- Discover different aspects of Thai life from the busiest city to the ruins of the ancient capital
- Witness the iconic floating market, umbrella pulldown market, Summer Palace and Wat Mahathat
- Choose between hotel pickup and drop-off option or meeting point
Board your air-conditioned van in downtown Bangkok by 6:30 AM and drive about 45 minutes to Ban Na Kwang train station where you take a local train to the picturesque Maeklong Railway Market. It is one of the largest fresh seafood markets in Thailand and is centered on the Maeklong Railway's track. Whenever a train approaches, the awnings and shop fronts are moved back from the rails, to be replaced once the train has passed.
Continue to visit Damnoen Saduak Floating Market. Discover the most famous floating markets in Thailand, take in the sights and sounds of the floating vendors. Don't forget to snap some shots and try some foods when you wander through the colorful boats. Get transferred back to Bangkok around 1:30 PM or 2:00 PM.
Day 2: Ayutthaya Day Tour by Bus & Return by Boat (9 Hours)
Depart Bangkok at 7:30 AM and head to Ayutthaya by air-conditioned coach. Your first stop is the Bang Pa-In Summer Palace of King Rama V, which is beautifully decorated in both Chinese and European styles.
Next, visit the landmark of Ayuthaya, WatMahathat, known for the Head of the Buddha which has a tree trunk and roots growing around it. Then continue to witness the biggest reclining Buddha in Ayutthaya at Wat Lokayasutharam. Enjoy your photo opportunities along the way accompanied by stories from your informative guide.
At around 1:00 PM, board the White Orchid River Cruise at Wat Chong Lom Pier. Enjoy a delicious Thai or European buffet lunch with desserts, seasonal fruits, coffee and tea. Sit back and relax as you cruise along the Chao Phraya River back to Bangkok. Walk up to the boat's view deck and marvel at the stunning views of famous Bangkok attractions such as Wat Arun, the Royal Grand Palace and Rama VIII Bridge.
- English speaking guide
- Day trips to both Damnoen Saduak & Ayutthaya for 2 separate days
- All entrance fees
- Drinking water
- Air-conditioned transportation
- A train ride from Ban Na Kwang train station to Maeklong Railway Market (day 1)
- Longtail boat fee to the floating market (day 1)
- Hotel pickup and drop-off from central Bangkok (if option selected)
- Lunch (day 2 only)
- Accommodation in Bangkok
- Lunch on Day 1
- Gratuities, optional
Prepare for the activity
Day 1: Bigcountry Vacation day tour offices located at YHA Bangkok Downtown Hostel. Address: 395, 4 Si Lom, Silom, Bang Rak, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10500 It is advised to come by BTS Skytrain to Chongnonsi station, exit 4 and keep walking, it is situated next to the Rolex showroom. Day 2: River City Shopping Complex Address: 23 Soi Charoen Krung 24, Talat Noi, Samphanthawong, Bangkok 10100 Please proceed to the front of River City Mall where the roundabout is located. Then, check in with the staff. Then you will depart upon the bus which has the White Orchid River Cruise’s logo displayed in the front window.Open in Google Maps ⟶
- Sun hat
• Pickup and drop-off points are only for hotels located in the following areas:
Khaosan, Sathorn, Silom, Siam, Pratunam and Sukhumvit area from Soi 1 to 39 (odd) and Soi 2 to 24 (even)
• Direct pickups are not guaranteed for those staying in a guesthouse, condo or apartment. It is advised that you contact the tour operator to confirm if pickup is possible
• On Day 2, visitors are requested to be dressed properly and appropriately upon entering the ground of Bang Pa-In Palace, Ayutthaya. Please do not wear shorts, tight pants, torn pants, mini short skirts, sportswear, sandals or sleeveless shirts. Pants or a scarf can be bought for approximately 100 Thai Baht