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 Highlight

  • Railway Market ‘Mae Klong’

  • Floating Market ‘Damnoen Saduak’

    Visit Ruin Temples in Ayutthaya Historical Park

  • The Buddha Head in the Tree Roots ‘Wat Mahathat’

  • The Ancient Palace of Ayutthaya Capital ‘Wat Phra Sri San Phet’

  • The Oldest Reclining Buddha Image in Thailand ‘Wat Lokayasutharam’

  • The Temple of Victory and Prosperity ‘Wat Chaiwatthanaram’

  • The River Boat Trip around Ayutthaya Historical Park

This tour is designed for a group of friends, families with young children, couples, friends or solo travelers who are looking for excitement with mixture type of activities such as markets, boat ride, historical temples. Get your camera ready to record the video while the train runs pass through the ‘Train Market’, Fun activities on the boat ride along the fruit farms at the ‘Floating Market’ which are fun activities for everyone especially for young children or teenagers in a group. Continue afternoon tour at the different city ‘Ayutthaya’ where was the former capital and second kingdom of Thailand ‘Ayutthaya’ (1350-1767). The Ayutthaya historical park is internationally famous. UNESCO recognizes Ayutthaya as World Heritage Site since 1991. You will see beautiful ruins of temples and the highlight famous Buddha head suspended in tree roots and enjoy a relaxing boat trip along the rivers surrounded by Ayutthaya during your tour.

Itinerary:

(Estimate driving distance 1.30 – 2 hours from Bangkok to the Railway Market, depending on your hotel location and traffic in Bangkok)

1) Railway Market ‘Talat Rom Hoop’: This fresh local outdoor market is something you will not soon forget. We will visit and walk through the narrow market stalls along the train tracks. Vendors sell everything from fresh fruits and vegetables, dried shrimp, fresh fish, fresh meats and offer many prepared foods to buy. The fresh market is located along the tracks of a functioning commuter train. It’s truly amazing to watch as the public transportation train comes through the market and the vendors will pull aside their tents, umbrellas, stalls and fresh foods to allow for room for the train to pass in between their stalls and the tracks. The Train Market makes some great photos & videos to bring home and leaves you with a memory of a lifetime. 

2) Floating Market ‘Damnoen Saduak’ : Visit the Original Floating Market in Thailand. It’s been an active place for locals for over 150 years. You can take the local speedboats through the man-made canal and see many local Thai houses and coconut and other fruits farms along the way to the main section of the Floating Market. Vendors sell everything on boats such as fruits, foods, snacks freshly prepared food directly from the local vendors along the canals. Welcome to join us the real theme of the Floating Market by doing all activities on boats such as eat, buy, sell, cook, take photos on the boat.

Remark: There are many 'Floating Market' surrounding Bangkok. Damnoen Saduak is the only one where you can do all activities on the boat such as sit, eat, buy, sell, cook, take photos on the boat - The real theme of the Floating Market - while other Floating Markets are the man-made market nearby the canal/river but there is no activities involve with the boats. You can able only walk on the market land and try local foods, fruits. 

(Estimate driving distance 2.30 - 3 hours to Ayutthaya)

3) Wat Mahathat : The iconic image of ‘a Buddha head suspended in tree roots’ This is a “Must See” in Ayutthaya. Wat Mahathat it’s one of the oldest temples in Ayutthaya built in 1374.

4) Wat Phrasrisanphet : Visit The Ancient Palace of Ayutthaya Kingdom in 1350 -1767. Take photos with the beautiful Stupa-Cemetery Kings of Ayutthaya in Wat Phrasrisanphet temple of the Ayutthaya Palace.

5) Wat Lokayasuttharam : The oldest Reclining Buddha image in all of Thailand since 1452. Length 42 meters / 140 feet

6) Local Speed Boat : Take local speed boat ride around Ayutthaya’s historical park where 3 rivers that make the historical park as though an island on the map view surround the historical park. This is the reason why Ayutthaya was the longest reigning capital of Thailand over 417 years. Enjoy seeing local Thai lifestyle along the river while feeding the rivers catfish. The boat will dock right at Wat Chaiwatthanaram where this temple is the most beautiful temple in Ayutthaya and access from the river beautifully.

7) Wat Chaiwatthanaram : Visit the most beautiful temple complex in Ayutthaya where you can see a replica of ‘Angkor Wat - Cambodia’ - One of the 7 Wonders of the World.

(Estimate driving distance 1.30 – 2 hours from Ayutthaya back to Bangkok, depend on your hotel location and traffic in Bangkok)


Using a private van with air-conditioning on tour:

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     The private commuter van is highly recommended for an easy and relaxing way to travel around Bangkok. It’s very comfortable with air-conditioning to keep you cool in Bangkok’s high temperatures and high humidity. Average temps in Bangkok 29-38C/85-100F with high humidity 70-90%. We will provide all refreshments such as cold waters, cold towels, and umbrellas on all trips.

     On tour, the approximate walking distance to anticipate is 5 – 7 kilometers / 3 – 4 miles. The boat riding total takes approximately time 2 hours (At the Floating Market 1 hour and Ayutthaya 1 hour). The approximate driving distance from Bangkok – Train Market – Floating Market – Ayutthaya is 5 hours.

     The tour uses an Air-Conditioned Minivan for easy transportation. This is suitable for large groups, friends, families with young children who may not be used to the high temperatures and high humidity in Bangkok. Anyone who is unable to walk long distances on tour and also for those who might be tired from jetlag or long flights the day before your tour begins.


FANTASTISCH, FANTASTIC

The tour was organised in detail and perfectly managed by Mandy. Not only informing us with local habits but also arranging the best spots with local people so her guests are treated as vips.

Jeroen P - Amsterdam, Netherlands
EXCELLENT TOUR

We went to the train market, floating market, and Ayutthaya. We saw so many sites and Mandy was enthusiastic about them all. Taking Mandy’s private tour is WAY better than joining a group tour. Thanks Mandy!

Lisa R - California, USA

Price

Private Tour 1 Person Total 14200 THB | 1 x 14200 THB Per Person

Private Tour 2 Persons Total 15400 THB | 2 x 7700 THB Per Person

Private Tour 3 Persons Total 16800 THB | 3 x 5600 THB Per Person

Private Tour 4 Persons Total 18000 THB | 4 x 4500 THB Per Person

Private Tour 5 Persons Total 20000 THB | 5 x 4000 THB Per Person


Not Included

1. Lunch per person costs approximately 100-300 THB per person at a local restaurants.

2. (If the tour takes longer than 12 hours) Overtime after 12 hours for tour guide and driver are 600 THB per hour per group

3. Pick up | Drop off | Airport Transfer - More Details

Note

1. The private group more than 5 persons, please contact me.

2. I only arrange a private group tour of couples, family with children or teenager(s), group of friend(s), co-worker(s). I do not arrange a join group tour.

3. In Thailand, a child temple entry fee is based on height, not age. The height below 120 Cm. / 4 Ft. is considered as a child (free) entry in all Palaces and Temples. On tour, the fee will be charged as an adult price for all child is taller than 120 Cm / 4 Ft. Please confirm the height of your child below or above 120 Cm / 4 Ft. and I will send you the correct price details and etc. of your request itineraries again.

Included

1. All temple ticket fees

- Wat Mahathat

- Wat Phrasrisanphet

- Wat Lokayasuttharam

- Wat Chaiwatthanaram

2. Activity

- Local speed boat at the floating market for 1-1.30 hours. 1 boat can be maximum 4-5 persons depending on the weighs and body sizes of your group. If your group is more than 4-5 persons, the group might be separate 2 boats.

- Local boat around Ayutthaya Historical park for 40-60 minutes

3. Licensed English Speaking Guide

4. Private Van Commuter: Air-Conditioned with professional licensed driver + Refreshments (cold waters and cold towels) + Fuel + Tolls + Parking fees

5. Travel accident insurance (Require passport details)


Remark

  • At the Railway Market, if you would like to see the highlight of train run through the market at 9 am, the tour has to start at 6.15 am – 6.30 am pick up at hotel. The start time on tour depends on your hotel location in Bangkok. If this start time is too early for your group, you can also start at 7 am but your group will not see the train run through the market. We will still walk through the market anyway. I’m flexible, please feel free to request your start time.

Terms & Conditions

  • After checking the tour availability and other details, the confirmation tour requires a deposit of 50 USD per group. Without a deposit payment, there is no reservation or confirmation for a tour. The deposit is non-refundable. I usually have 18 - 25 booking days on each month. I only work by myself without other tour guides and my schedule tour is usually booked very fast. I would recommend you make the reservation in advance.

  • The confirmation tour booking is first come first serve. After I receive the deposit, I will send you the confirmation tour and details of the balance payment on your tour again.

  • The list on the itinerary is 12 hours tour standard charged. If your tour is not finished within 12 hours, still the same charge.

  • This is pre-planned tour: If you decide to end the tour early or skip some of the activities, the tour rate remains the same, as this is a pre-planned guided tour.

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