Take in all the important sites inside and outside of the city on a three days tour while in Bangkok, not only will you see the splendor of the Grand Palace and Wat Prah Kaew we wail take you back to a more leisurely pace of life with a long tail boat ride into the Thonburi Canals. On day two you will get up close to the sights and sounds of the floating market at Damnoen Saduak follow with a visit to see magroves and oyster fariming in the gulf of Thailand. On this three days, we will also get out of the city to see the intact remnants of the Old Siam Kingdom at Ayutthaya.
This tour is a great way to begin your exploration of Bangkok with a visit to this mega cities true heart and center! On this day trip we’ll take you from your Bangkok hotel and take you to our first destination of the day which is Bangkok's most important palace and temple complex 'The Grand Palace'. The Grand Palace was built as a royal residence and over the years many additions have been made including the stunning Wat Prah Kaew which houses the Emerald Buddha carved out of a single piece of Jade! After the Grand Palace, proceed towards Wat Po famous for its Thai massage school and its giant reclining Buddha. We will stop for lunch before heading to the mighty Chao Phraya River where we will board a long tail boat for a ride along the Chao Phraya. From this great vantage point you will be right amongst river life and see Bangkok from a different perspective with 2 nights 3 days package. We will soon leave the main river for the backwater canals in Thonburi where you will see a more sedate and traditional way of living as we make our way up and down narrow canals a long way from the hectic pace and traffic of usual Bangkok life. After disembarking the long tail boat we will take a cross river ferry to Wat Arun one of Bangkok's most iconic temples. You will be able to get close up and climb part way up the Pagoda to get a panoramic view over the Chao Phraya. Our last destination of the day will be the busy Yaworat district of Bangkok (China Town) we will will see the solid gold buddha at Wat Traimit and take a walking tour of the vibrant China town district. At the end of the day, we will transfer you back to your Bangkok hotel.
Get ready for an early departure as we’ll pick you up at 7:00 AM for the trip towards Damnoen Saduak Floating Market. On the route to Damnoen Saduak, we will stop by at Mae Klong Train Market where you witness the market vendors goods set up across the tracks of a working railway line. Just wait and see the amazing scene unfold when the scheduled train passes through this market! Before Damnoen Saduak, we will make a short stop at a wonderful little Home industry producing palm sugar. You can see the sugar being made as well as try some of the sweet candy produced from the palm sugar. At Damnoen Saduak, you will board a privately chartered motorboat where we will travel some of the canals on the way to the market and you can get a glimpse of real canal side life. We will disembark the boat at the market and you will then be free to explore the market, you can wander up and down the canals flagging down boats and vendors as you please or take the paddle boat option where you can really get amongst the action on the canals. After your morning’s visits, you will proceed to the river, where you will board a boat in order to explore a small local fishing village in the estuary and mangrove swamps. One interesting aspect of this mangrove is that it is home to several dozens of macaque monkeys; many of them will swim to our boat in the hopes of getting a snack from you. You will resume your boat ride through the estuary and wander further out to sea towards an oyster farm where you will come across local fishermen cultivating them. You will be returned to your hotel in Bangkok once the three days tour gets over.
You will be collected from your Bangkok hotel for the 53 km drive north to visit the Unesco World Heritage site of Ayutthaya. On the route, we will make the first stop at Bang Pa in Summer Palace. At the Summer Palace at Bang Pa-In see the mixture of Thai, Chinese and Gothic architecture, we will proceed to the city of Ayutthaya and visit the first Temple of the day (Wat Yai Chaimongkhol) Lunch will be taken before we see the further selection of some of the more interesting temples and remnants Ayutthaya has to offer. Our day will finish when we drive you back to your Bangkok hotel.