9. From Bangkok: Ayutthaya Historical Day Tour by Bus
Our bus tour is designed to provide you with a seamless and enriching experience as we delve into the heart of this UNESCO World Heritage site. Departing from MBK Mall, we'll whisk you away on a comfortable air-conditioned bus, allowing you to relax and enjoy the scenic journey to Ayutthaya. As we arrive in Ayutthaya, prepare to step back in time as the ancient city unfolds before your eyes. The first temple is Wat Chaiwatthanaram and it is a magnificent Buddhist temple located in the historical city of Ayutthaya, Thailand. It is one of the most iconic and well-preserved temples in Ayutthaya, known for its impressive Khmer-style architecture and scenic riverside location. Led by our expert tour guide, you'll explore the enchanting ruins, exquisite temples, and iconic landmarks that tell the tales of Ayutthaya's illustrious past. From the iconic Wat Mahathat, with its famous Buddha head entwined in tree roots, to the grandeur of Wat Phra Si Sanphet, the former royal temple, every stop will immerse you in the rich history and architectural splendor of this remarkable place. Visit the highlight of Wat Lokayasutharam is the massive Reclining Buddha statue, also known as Phra Bhuddhasaiyart, which measures approximately 37 meters (121 feet) in length and 8 meters (26 feet) in height. The statue is made of brick and covered in plaster, with a beautiful golden exterior. Its serene and majestic presence leaves visitors in awe. Our knowledgeable guide will regale you with fascinating stories, legends, and insights into Ayutthaya's rise and fall, bringing the ancient city to life. Learn about the vibrant trade routes that once made Ayutthaya a thriving cosmopolitan hub, witness the influence of different cultures in the city's architecture, and discover the religious significance of the numerous temples that dot the landscape. During our tour, you'll have the opportunity to capture breathtaking photos, admire intricate craftsmanship, and marvel at the artistry of Ayutthaya's historical treasures. Feel free to explore the ruins at your own pace, soaking in the serene ambiance and contemplating the echoes of the past. As the day comes to a close, we'll bid farewell to Ayutthaya and return to Bangkok, leaving you with cherished memories and a newfound appreciation for Thailand's captivating history and heritage. Whether you're a history enthusiast, a culture seeker, or simply curious about the wonders of Ayutthaya, our bus tour promises an unforgettable adventure that will transport you to a bygone era. So, sit back, relax, and get ready to embark on a captivating journey through time on our Ayutthaya Bus Tour!