Trip Detail

Day 1: (Must See Itinerary, the Perfect Introduction to Thailand)

The Royal Grand Palace & The Royal Temple + Reclining Temple ( Wat Pho)

8:00AM: Meet & Greet you at Laem Chabang Port and then Private transfer to Bangkok (Approx. 2 hours)

Sit back & Relax with general information about Thailand and countryside along the way

10:30 The Royal Grand Palace & The Royal Temple are the perfect introduction to Thailand’s Architecture, Culture and Tradition, You will visit the highlight attractions around this complex such as The Royal Temple (Wat Phra Kaew, The Temple of the Emerald Buddha), The Golden Chedi, Pantheon of the Chakri’s Kings, A miniature replica of Angkor Wat in Cambodia, Coronation Throne Hall and Royal Reception Hall
12:00 Lunch in a Thai Restaurant
Lunch will be served in a local Thai restaurant beside the Chao Phraya river.

13:00 Wat Pho (The Temple of the reclining Buddha) is the one of the largest and oldest temple in Bangkok and still an important center for Traditional Thai Medicine and TraditionalThai Massages School
14:00 Canal Tour, Take a long tail boat along the bustling Chao Phraya River and quiet Klongs (canals) Passing picturesque scenes of Thai River Life. By the river see Wat Arun or the Temple of Dawn: is an important landmark located on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River. The main shrine, decorated with glazed ornaments and ceramics, rises 67 meters towards the heavens. Built during the beginning of King Taksin era, the magnificent temple reflects the glory of the Thai culture. The highest Prang in Thailand symbolizing Hindu-Buddhist cosmology

16:00 Arrive and check-in at your hotel
Important Information
A strict dress code applies here. The Grand Palace and The Temple of the Emerald Buddha is Thailand’s most sacred site. Visitors must be properly dressed before being allowed entry to the temple. Men must wear long pants and shirts with sleeves. No tank tops or singlets. Women must be similarly modestly dressed. No see-through clothes or bare shoulders. No shorts or tights. Proper shoes must be worn. No flip flops.

Day 2 (Ayutthaya Historical Park)
07:30 Pick up in the hotel lobby and drive north to Ayutthaya, It’s part of the UNESCO cultural sites list, served as the Thai capital for 417 years. The historic city, which came into existence in the 14th century, today shelters many graceful ruins and artworks. Thirty-three monarchs of different dynasties governed from Ayutthaya, bedecking it’s buildings with a gamut of architectural styles.

09:00 Arrive to Wat Mahathat, a classic temple ruin of Ayutthaya and famous for the picturesque Buddha head engulfed by the Bodhi tree roots. The foundation size and the remaining prangs and towers attest the significance during its time.

10:15 Continue to the Ayutthaya Historical Park and visit to the ancient palace ground. Wat Phra Sri Sanphet, once a royal temple lying besides the Grand Palace, was once the most significant temple during Ayutthaya period. Adjacent to Wat Phra Sri Sanphet is Viharn Phra Mongkolbopit, an impressive building that houses a large seated bronze Buddha image. Its rebuilt pristine hall was believed to be a replica of the old Assembly Hall of Ayutthaya.
(Optional) Elephant riding around ancient city
Elephant riding (Ayutthaya Elephant Camp) Located near Khum Khun Phaen within the area of the Ayutthaya Historical Park. It provides elephant riding, shows and feeding.
**Price not includes this service**

12:30 Lunch in a Thai Restaurant
Lunch will be served in a local Thai restaurant beside the Chao Phraya river.

13:30 Visit to Wat Lokaya Sutha to see the largest reclining Buddha of Ayutthaya with 8 meters high and 42 meters long. The Buddha image was made of brick and covered with plaster.

14:00 Depart for Laem Chabang
You can relax in air conditioned comfort while the driver returns you to your ship at Laem Chabang or to your hotel in Bangkok.

16:00 Arrive back at your ship or at your hotel

You can expect to be back on board by17:00 Hrs. If you are staying overnight in Bangkok you could expect to arrive to the hotel around15:00 Hrs.