Adventure Tours in Ayutthaya

Step Back in Time in Ayutthaya.

Ayutthaya is an ancient city that was once the thriving capital of the Kingdom of Siam. Just an hour north of Bangkok, Ayutthaya is home to an array of historic sites and magnificent ruins, recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The city is home to many well-preserved temples, palaces, and Buddha statues, providing glimpses into its past. Visitors can explore Wat Phra Si Sanphet, known for its distinctive row of chedis, or gaze upon the awe-inspiring Buddha head entwined within the roots of a tree at Wat Mahathat.

From the historic Ayutthaya Historical Park to the vibrant local markets, Ayutthaya offers a fascinating journey back in time.

Explore the Legacy of Siam.

Ayutthaya is more than just historical ruins. The city offers an exciting blend of cultural experiences, from its vibrant markets such as the Ayutthaya Floating Market, where you can sample delicious Thai street food, to witnessing the crafting of traditional Thai sweets at a local candy factory. A boat trip around the island provides a unique perspective of the ruins and the everyday life of the locals.

Ayutthaya Adventure Tours

Ayutthaya Adventure Tours

Discover a new side of Ayutthaya with Indotrek’s adventure tours. Explore the ancient city by bike or embark on an enchanting river cruise for an unforgettable journey.

Thailand

Thailand cycling

Moderate

Embark on a captivating cycling adventure through Thailand’s heart

7 Days

from $1,250

Thailand

Kanchanaburi, Thailand

Easy

A captivating blend of natural beauty, cultural exploration

Hotels in Ayutthaya

Ayutthaya offers a variety of accommodation options to suit all budgets. Traditional Thai-style guesthouses, modern hotels, and charming riverside lodges await, providing comfort, exceptional service, and a taste of authentic Thai hospitality.

Please contact the Indotrek team for expert advice on accommodation options or feel free to let us know your preferred accommodation options.

Ayutthaya Adventure Tour Packages

Indotrek’s Ayutthaya Adventure Tour Packages are a collection of journeys curated by our travel experts. Our extensive knowledge of this ancient city has enabled us to create expeditions which show the unique story, tracing the city’s history, culture, and people of Ayutthaya.

Our tours will provide you with deep dive into the local life, offering you an opportunity to learn and experience authentic Thailand.

Whether you’re cycling through centuries-old ruins, cruising along the city’s waterways, or exploring the local markets, you’re not just a spectator with Indotrek – you’re an active participant.

Indotrek ensures responsible tourism practices, contributing positively to local communities and preserving Ayutthaya’s cultural and natural heritage.

Ayutthaya Adventure Tour FAQs

When is the best month to visit Ayutthaya?

Determining the best time to visit Ayutthaya largely depends on what you are looking to get out of your visit.

The cool dry season from November to February is often considered the optimal time for tourists.

During these months, the temperature usually ranges from a comfortable 20°C to 30°C. The heat is bearable, making it ideal for exploring the historical sites and engaging in outdoor activities.

The lower humidity levels also ensure that the sightseeing experience is enjoyable.

The slight chill in the early mornings and evenings adds a pleasant touch to the overall experience and this period also hosts several cultural events and festivals, adding an extra layer of allure to your Ayutthaya visit.

In November, there is the Loy Krathong Festival, an enchanting celebration where people release beautifully decorated baskets onto waterways under the full moon, a sight that's especially captivating in Ayutthaya with its historical backdrop.

December brings the Ayutthaya World Heritage Fair, where the city comes alive with light and sound shows, traditional performances, and stalls selling local handicrafts and food.

February hosts Makha Bucha Day, one of the most important Buddhist holidays, marked with candlelit processions in the temples.

How long should I stay in Ayutthaya?

The duration of your stay in Ayutthaya depends on the depth of your interest in Thai history and culture.

A day trip from Bangkok may provide you a glimpse of the city's major historical sites, such as Wat Phra Si Sanphet, Wat Ratchaburana, and Wat Mahathat.

However, to truly delve into the intricacies of Ayutthaya's glorious past and fully appreciate its cultural richness, a minimum stay of two to three days is recommended. This allows enough time to leisurely explore the ruins, visit museums, take a river cruise, engage with locals, and indulge in the city's culinary delights.

A longer stay also provides the opportunity to take in the city's atmosphere at different times of the day, from the peaceful early mornings to the vibrant nights.

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