Thailand City and Temple

7 Days / 6 Nights - Bangkok, Samut Songkhram, Kanchanaburi, Ayutthaya

Day 1 - Arrival Bangkok

Arrive at bangkok airport and transfer to your hotel by private air-conditioned car with english speaking guide.

Accommodation at century park (superior) or similar

Day 2 - Bangkok

Optional half day city tour

head to the grand palace which is one of the most beautiful samples of an ancient siamese court. it used to be the residence of the kings of thailand. here you will see palaces which were used for different occasions: the funeral palace, the reception palace, the throne hall, the coronation hall, the royal guest house, and the beautiful emerald buddha temple. continue to wat po, the most extensive temple in bangkok with its colossal reclining buddha and the chedis of the kings.

Ooptional half day chinatown tour

in the early evening, visit the flower market overflowing with rare orchids and marigolds. continue to stroll through yaowarat, the world’s largest chinatown to see hundreds of busy vendor stalls. you can try some of the local thai-chinese delicacies.

Accommodation at century park (superior) or similar

Day 3 - Bangkok / Samutsongkhram / Kanchanaburi

Early morning leave bangkok for samut songkhram province. visit to the rural maeklong railway market. the nickname of the market, talad rom hoop, roughly translates to closing an umbrella. as the name maeklong railway market suggests, part of the market is situated on the railway. every morning till late in the evening, this market springs to life selling a variety of fresh fruits, vegetables, meat, seafood, snacks, and clothes and accessories. however, what makes the market unique and exciting is the fact that a train will run through the market 8 times a day, every day of the week. as soon as the siren signals the arrival of the train, everything stops. shoppers will hop off the tracks, and vendors will quickly pack their goods and prepare to close/retract their awnings from the train track as the train passes by.

Continue to damnoen saduak floating market. a very attractive place to see the old style and traditional way of selling and buying fruits, vegetables, etc., from small boats. you will also see traditional thai houses, the way they live and travel by boats.

Proceed to kanchanaburi.

overnight at river kwai resotel (jungle chalet) or similar

Day 4 - Kanchanaburi

Proceed to the city and visit the famous river kwai bridge. continue to take a ride on the death railway through magnificent scenery and passing over the original wooden viaduct built by the japanese using allied prisoners of war during world war ii. at the death railway museum, you'll learn more about life in the camps, the building of the bridge, and the more than 8,000 pow who died during construction.

Finally, visit the hell fire pass memorial. upon arrival, learn about the moving story of wwii from the most comprehensive exhibition of the memorial’s museum. then take a walk downhill for a site visit to glimpse the death railway remnants and the infamous ‘cutting site’, the namesake of hellfire pass, hidden in the bamboo forest hills overlooking the river kwai valley.

Overnight at river kwai resotel (jungle chalet) or similar

Day 5 - Kanchanaburi / Ayuthaya

Proceed to ayutthaya, a unesco world heritage site. king u-thong founded the city in 1350 as the capital of his kingdom of siam. by 1700, ayutthaya had as many as a million inhabitants, making it one of the largest cities in the world at the time. but in 1767, the city was invaded and destroyed by the burmese army. magnificent ruins of the old city still remain, some having been restored. exciting archaeological excavations are still proceeding at many sites in the area.

Visit wat mahathat and wat pra sri sanphet. your guide will explain you about the history of ayutthaya with its temples and kings.

Continue to wat chai wattanaram. this temple was constructed in 1630 by king prasat thong as a memorial of his mother’s residence in that area.

Accommodation at krungsri river (standard) or similar

Day 6 - Ayuthaya / Bangkok

Return to bangkok and visit gems gallery.

Afternoon at own leisure.

Accommodation at century park (superior) or similar

Day 7 - Bangkok Departure

Transfer to bangkok airport for your departure at 11:55am.

Untitled Spreadsheet

  2018
         
  Depart Return Dbl Occ Sgl Occ
  Jan 17 Jan 23 $879 $1,209
  Feb 14 Feb 20 $879 $1,209
  Mar 21 Mar 27 $879 $1,209
  Apr 11 Apr 17 $879 $1,209
  May 23 May 29 $879 $1,209
  Jun 13 Jun 19 $879 $1,209
  Jul 18 Jul 24 $879 $1,209
  Aug 15 Aug 21 $879 $1,209
  Sep 19 Sep 25 $879 $1,209
  Oct 17 Oct 23 $879 $1,209
 
  OPTIONAL HALF DAY CITY TOUR $85  
  OPTIONAL HALF DAY CHINATOWN TOUR $85  
     
  Accommodation:  
     
  Bangkok  
  Century Park (Superior) or Similar  
     
  Kanchanaburi  
  River Kwai Resotel (Jungle Chalet) or Similar  
     
  Ayuthaya      
  Krungsri River (Standard) or Similar  

Included

  • Accommodation in air-conditioned room with bath or shower and meals as mentioned in the program
  • Transfers, entrance fees and tours by private air-conditioned car/van/coach with english -speaking guide
  • Service charges, room tax, vat and baggage handling
  • Meals as indicated: B = breakfasts daily, L = Lunch
  • Sightseeing as per the itinerary

Not Included

  • Any optional tours, tips, personal expenses etc.
  • All domestic & international air ticket and airport taxes
  • Early check-in and/or late check-out at hotels