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Romantic Chao Phraya River Cruising Dinner

Join us on a tour of the beautiful Ayutthaya floating market, where you’ll get to experience the charm and vibrant culture of Thailand. We’ll start the day by visiting the famous Wat Yai Chaimongkol temple, with its impressive chedi (stupa) standing tall at the center of the complex. From there, we’ll make our way to Wat Mahathat, where you’ll see the famous stone head of Buddha entwined in the roots of a tree.

Next, we’ll stop for a delicious riverside lunch, where you’ll have the chance to try a variety of authentic Thai dishes. After lunch, we’ll continue the tour with a visit to Wihan Phra Mongkhon Bophit, a temple that houses a massive bronze seated Buddha. Our final stop will be at Wat Phra Si Sanphet, a temple with three gleaming chedis that stand as a testament to Ayutthaya’s former grandeur.

AYUTTHAYA FLOATING MARKET

The Ayutthaya Floating Market is a popular tourist attraction in Thailand. It is located in the city of Ayutthaya, which is about an hour’s drive north of Bangkok.

The market is held on the banks of the Chao Phraya River and features a variety of vendors selling traditional Thai food, souvenirs, and other goods from boats. Visitors can take a boat tour of the market or walk along the banks to explore the various stalls and vendors.

Wat Yai Chaimongkol.

visit Wat Yai Chaimongkol, a Buddhist temple located in the city of Ayutthaya. This temple is known for its large, white standing Buddha image, which is visible from far away. You’ll also have the chance to see several other smaller Buddha images, as well as a large pagoda and a number of chedis (stupas) containing the ashes of important Buddhist monks. You can explore the temple grounds, visit the various shrines and structures, and learn about the history of Buddhism in Thailand.

Wat Mahathat

Wat Mahathat is a Buddhist temple located in the city of Ayutthaya, Thailand. It is known for its beautiful architecture and important historical and cultural significance.

As you explore the temple grounds, you’ll see a number of impressive structures, including a large central chedi (stupa) surrounded by smaller chedis, as well as several ornately decorated buildings and shrines. You’ll also have the opportunity to see a number of important Buddhist artifacts and relics, including ancient scriptures and statues.

One of the most famous attractions at Wat Mahathat is the “Buddha Head in the Tree” statue, which depicts the head of a Buddha image entwined in the roots of a tree. This iconic image has become a symbol of Ayutthaya and is a must-see for visitors to the temple.

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  • Join us on a tour of the beautiful Ayutthaya floating market, where you'll get to experience the charm and vibrant culture of Thailand. We'll start the day by visiting the famous Wat Yai Chaimongkol temple, with its impressive chedi (stupa) standing tall at the center of the complex. From there, we'll make our way to Wat Mahathat, where you'll see the famous stone head of Buddha entwined in the roots of a tree.
  • Next, we'll stop for a delicious riverside lunch, where you'll have the chance to try a variety of authentic Thai dishes. After lunch, we'll continue the tour with a visit to Wihan Phra Mongkhon Bophit, a temple that houses a massive bronze seated Buddha. Our final stop will be at Wat Phra Si Sanphet, a temple with three gleaming chedis that stand as a testament to Ayutthaya's former grandeur.

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Itinerary

Get ready for the day ahead! first meet up with the guide at the designated spot that you choose, the driver and the guide will then take you straight to Ayutthaya!

<span> 09:15  </span> Wat Yai Chaimongkol

Our first stop of the day! Wat Yai Chaimongkol one of the most iconic and historically significant temples in Ayutthaya, Thailand. This beautiful temple, located on the west side of the city island, is home to a stunning chedi (stupa) and a large sitting Buddha image. The temple was built in the 14th century and has undergone several renovations over the centuries, making it a must-see destination for anyone interested in the rich history and culture of Thailand. As you explore the temple grounds, you'll also have the opportunity to see a number of smaller chedis, Buddha images, and other buildings.

<span> 10:00  </span> Wat Mahathat

Visit Wat Mahathat a highly revered Buddhist temple located in Ayutthaya, Thailand. This temple, which dates back to the 14th century, is known for its stunning architecture and rich history. As you wander the temple grounds, you will have the chance to see a large chedi (stupa) and several beautiful Buddha images. In addition to its spiritual significance, the temple is also a popular tourist destination and a great place to learn about Thai culture and history.

First, we'll visit Wihan Phra Mongkhon Bophit, a temple known for its massive bronze Buddha image, which sits inside a Ho Trai (scripture hall). The temple is located within the grounds of Wat Phra Si Sanphet, another important temple in Ayutthaya.

Wat Phra Si Sanphet is considered one of the most beautiful temples in Ayutthaya and is known for its three chedis (stupas), which are decorated with intricate carvings and gold leaf. The temple was once the royal chapel of the Ayutthaya kingdom and was used for coronation ceremonies and other important royal events.

<span> 12:00  </span> Explore Ayutthaya Floating Market

And now! for the highlight of the tour, visit the bustling Ayutthaya floating market to shop and have a wonderful lunch!

As you approach the market, you'll see a series of small boats and vendors selling a variety of goods, including souvenirs, clothing, and local handicrafts.

As you wander through the market, you'll have the chance to try some of the delicious local food, such as spicy tom yum soup and grilled chicken satay. You can also sample some of the fresh fruits and vegetables that are grown in the surrounding area.

<span> 13:15  </span> Visit Wat Chai Watthanaram Temple

Moving on to Wat Chai Watthanaram, Built in the 17th century, this temple is a testament to the grandeur and artistry of the Ayutthaya period and is a must-see destination for anyone visiting the area.

Upon arriving at the temple, you'll have the chance to explore its grounds and learn about its history and cultural significance. You'll see the temple's main chedi, which stands at over 90 feet tall and is surrounded by smaller chedis and stupas. You'll also have the chance to see the temple's main hall, which is adorned with intricate carvings and paintings depicting scenes from Buddhist mythology.

As you wander through the temple, you'll have the opportunity to take in the beautiful surroundings and learn more about the temple's architecture and design. You'll also have the chance to meet with local monks and learn about their way of life and their role in the temple community.

Conclude the tour and head back to Bangkok.

Safely arrive back to your designated location!

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