Ayutthaya by Grand Pearl Cruise

Bangkok River Cruise Tours

  • The palaces and temples of Ayutthaya never fail to inspire awe – and respect – among those who have stepped on their grounds. Seeing what’s remained of this ransacked city, one can’t help but imagine the splendour that once graced the skyline of this ancient capital. Today a UNESCO World Heritage City, Ayutthaya was a prosperous trade and political capital of Siam for over 400 years.

    This tour by Grand Pearl Cruise introduces you to Ayutthaya’s rich historical and architectural heritage, starting at Bang Pa-In Summer Palace and temple ruins of the 14th and 16th centuries. You will then embark on the luxurious Grand Pearl cruise ship for the return journey to Bangkok. A superb lunch buffet and fascinating scenery along the two Chao Phraya riverbanks complete the memorable experience.

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Ayutthaya by Grand Pearl Cruise

  • 06:00-07:15 hrs

    Pick up from hotel and transfer to the river city shopping complex, Siphraya, next to Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel.

  • 07:30 hrs

    Departure from Bangkok by Grand Pearl luxury air–conditioned coach with English speaking guide.

  • 09:00 hrs

    Arrive at Bang Pa-In Summer Palace, former residence of Thai Kings from 17th Century. Bang Pa-In has a captivating collection of marvelous pavilions in a variety of Thai, Chinese, Italian and Victorian architectural styles, encircled by beautiful gardens and lake.

  • 10:30 hrs

    Arrival at Ayutthaya, a World Heritage City and historic capital of Thailand. Visit Wat Mahatad, the royal monastery, served as the residence of supreme monk. Wat Phrasrisanphet, the largest and most important temple. Its was used as a residential palace. and Wihan Phramongkhon Bophit, the large bronze Buddha image was originally enshrined in the open area outside the grand palace and later covered by a building called Wihan.

  • 13:15 hrs

    Step aboard the luxurious cruiser “Grand Pearl” at Wat Chong-lom Pier near Nonthaburi (the royal folk arts and handicrafts center). Enjoy a superb buffet lunch, featuring a delightful variety of oriental and western dishes, then relax on the decks and enjoy the fascinating scenery along the banks of the River of Kings, passing through Nonthaburi provinces before arriving in Bangkok.

  • 15:00 hrs

    Enjoy a coffee break as you take in the enchanting sights along the Chao Phraya riverbanks, including the Royal Barges Museum, Thammasart University, The Grand Palace, Temple of the Emerald Buddha and the graceful Temple Of Dawn.

  • 16:00 hrs

    Arrive at the River City Pier.

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  • Air-conditioned vehicle with an English-speaking guide
  • Admission fee as mentioned on this programme
  • Transfers from/to hotel
  • Lunch as mentioned on this programme
  • Personal expenses such as drinks, tips, insurance, etc
  • Other service not mentioned on this programme

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