Spend a relaxing day to Lopburi and Ayutthaya on the same day. Taking the train in the morning from Bangkok to Lopburi, visit the temples & monkeys, then take the car to Ayutthaya and spend the afternoon there before coming back to Bangkok.
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Ayutthaya & Lopburi
Meet your English-speaking guide in the hotel’s lobby. Transfer to Don Muang Train Station.
Board the local train from Don Muang Train Station to Lopburi. (Rapid Train No # 111 / Disctance 115 Km.) Things are happening in a train, playing children, sleeping people, pigs and chicken, people taking food to the market. When you look through the window, there’s a lot to been seen, the traffic jam in Bangkok, rice fields changing in color from bright green to yellow, temples and small villages.
Start Lopburi trip by take a Sam-Lor [Trishaw] ride along the city.
Visit Phra Prang Sam Yod or Lopburi Monkey Temple; best known landmark and provincial symbol. A former Hindu Shrine built in the 13th century in the classic Bayon style of Khmer architecture, the compound comprises three prangs (towers) linked by a corridor.
Then visit Wat Phra Sri Rattana Mahathat and Phra Narai Ratchaniwet Palace. Depart from Lopburi to Ayutthaya by private car.
Lunch will be provided at riverside restaurant.
City-sightseeing tour along the Inner City. En route you can see many magnificent temples and ruins, including Wat Mahathat, Wat Ratburana, Wat Phra Ram then feeding the food to elephant at Ayutthaya Elephant Camp.
Across the Rivers to the south of the Island. Visit Wat Chaiwatthanaram, one of the most imposing ancient Buddhist monasteries, was established by the command of King Prasatthong in 1630 A.D. It is believed that the wat is located on the site of his former home. The reason for building this monastery was to make merit for his mother. Prince Damrong Rachanuphap noted that its architecture was similar to that of Angkor Wat and inferred that the wat might have been built to commemorate the king’s victory over Cambodia.
Leave from Ayutthaya pass green paddy fields, villages, and temples then return to Bangkok.
Inclusions: Air-conditioned vehicles with experienced driver English speaking licensed guide Train Ticket All admission fees as mentioned in the program Lunch VAT 7% and all Government taxes (no service charge)
Exclusions: Items of a personal nature Tips or Gratuities to guide and driver
Child Policy: For children under 3 years old will be Free of charge. For children 4-12 years old we charge 70% of the price that calculate from a total number of adult pax. For children over 13 years old we charge normal price.