Historic City of Ayutthaya II

The ancient city of Ayutthaya, a World Heritage Site, was once the largest city in the world. This is an ideal place for archaeology lovers. You will visit many of the city’s highlights including Wat Phra Sri Sanphet, Wat Yai Chai Mongkol, and Bang Pa-in Summer Palace.

The Ancient Palace of Wat Phra Sri Sanphet Head of the Sandstone Buddha Image at Wat Mahathat The Stupa at Wat Yai Chai Mongkol

Attraction Highlights

  • Bang Pa-in Summer Palace
  • Wat Niwet Thamma Prawat
  • Wat Phanan Choeng
  • Wat Yai Chai Mongkol
  • Wat Phra Sri Sanphet
  • Wihan Phramongkol Bophit
  • Wat Mahathat
  • Wat Ratchaburana
  • Wat Na Phra Men
  • Wat Chaiwatthanaram

Cultural Highlights

  • Prosperity of the Past
  • Rice Paddy Fields
  • Traditional Thai Houses
  • Roti Sai Mai
  • Buddhism



The Ancient Palace of Ayutthaya

Upon arrival in Ayutthaya, visit the magnificent Bang Pa-in Summer Palace and the Gothic temple, Niwet Thamma Prawat. After that, we continue our journey to Wat Phanan Choeng, built in 1324 or 26 years before the city was founded. Then we head to Wat Yai Chai Mongkol or the victory temple. Also, we visit Wat Phra Sri Sanphet and its nearby Wihan Phramongkol Bophit. This important and outstanding monastery is situated in the ancient palace compound, like Wat Phra Kaew of Bangkok.


Prosperity of the Past

After lunch, we sightseeing at Wat Mahathat, which is the place where the amazing head of a sandstone Buddha image covered by tree roots. Here we can also visit the nearby monastry, Wat Ratchaburana, to discover the paintings inside of a 2-level crypt beneath the stupa. In addition, we experience a glimpse into the past at Wat Na Phra Men, where the Siamese and the Burmese Kings made a peace treaty. On the way back to Bangkok, we will visit Wat Chaiwatthanaram, a Khmer style temple situated close to the river bank. Meals: None