Grand Pearl Cruise Ayutthaya 

Full Day Tour of A World Heritage City and Historic Capital of Thailand

Grand Pearl Cruise Ayutthaya. Among the “must see” attractions in Thailand is a visit to Ayuthaya, the former capital of Thailand situated 90 kms north of Bangkok. Visit the beautiful ancient Buddhist temple in Ayutthaya such as Wat Mahatad, the royal monastery, served as the residence of supreme monk, the principal sights are the gigantic bronze statues of Wihan Phramongkhon Bophit and Wat Phra Srisanpetch  the largest and most important temple. Its was used as a residential palace in Ayutthaya Kingdom. After Ayuthaya tour finish, our guide will take to Grand Pearl Cruise pier for buffet lunch & coffee, tea on board. Enjoy to see the water of Thai life along the Chaophraya river from out town to Bangkok.

Grand Pearl Cruise Ayutthaya Day Tour by Bus & Boat

Grand Pearl Cruise Ayutthaya Day Tour from Bangkok Daily Tour 

Departure from Bangkok by Grand Pearl luxury air–conditioned coach with English speaking guide ,Grand Pearl Cruise Ayutthaya 

Grand Pearl Cruise Ayutthaya Tourist Attractions with this trip

Wat Mahatad 

Visit Wat Mahatad Buddha Tree, the royal monastery, served as the residence of supreme monk,Grand Pearl Cruise Ayutthaya 

Old Pagodays in Wat Mahatad, Grand Pearl Cruise Ayutthaya 

Ancient Ruin Buddhist Temple Wat Mahatad, Grand Pearl Cruise Ayutthaya 

Wat Mahathat, Wat Mahathat (Buddha Tree), Wat Mahathat or Buddha Tree.If you have seen a postcard with a the head of the Buddha in a tree trunk and roots grow around it and wonder where to find this amazing piece of natural art, Maha That temple is a place to go. The temple locates in Ayutthaya province. Wat Maha That Temple is one of the oldest and most significant temples in the history of Ayutthaya era as it housed the Bhuddha’s holy relic. The temple was also a palace of the Supreme Patriarch of Bhuddhist Kamma monks.  Nowadays, the Mahathat temple locates in Ayutthaya Historical Park area. There are remains of interesting old buildings such as pagodas, octagonal pagodas, royal hall, small temples, murals under the Bodhi tree, and the sand stone Ayutthaya style head of the Buddha head in the tree root.

Wat Phra Srisanpetch Wihan Phramongkhon Bophit

Wat Phrasrisanphet, World Heritage City and historic capital of Thailand, Grand Pearl Cruise Ayutthaya 

Wat Phrasrisanphet, Grand Palace in Ayutthaya  most important temple. Its was used as a residential palace,Grand Pearl Cruise Ayutthaya 

Old Pagoda in Wat Phrasrisanphet Ayutthaya,Grand Pearl Cruise Ayutthaya 

Wat Phra Sri Sanphet Ayutthaya ;  Located in the grand palace compound, it was used as a residential palace since the reign of King Ramathibodi I (Phra Chao U – Thong). In 1448, during the reign of King Borom Trai Lokanath , it was dedicated as the royal chapel. The prominence of this monastery is the three pagodas in which the ashes of three Kings – King Borom Trai Lokanath, King Borom Rachathirat III and King Ramathibodi II, were enshrined. 

Wihan Phramongkhon Bophit

Wihan Phramongkhon Bophit, the large bronze Buddha image was originally enshrined in the open area outside the grand palace and later covered by a building called Wihan. ,Grand Pearl Cruise Ayutthaya 

Big golden Buddha at Wihan Phramongkhon bopit,Grand Pearl Cruise Ayutthaya 

Best known for its massive, gilded statue of the sitting Buddha.,Grand Pearl Cruise Ayutthaya 

Viharn Phra Mongkol Bophit Ayutthaya ; Pra Mongkhonbophit is made of brick covered with bronze and gilt. It is assumed it was built in the reign of Somdej Phra Chairacha in 1538, enshrined outdoor at Wat Chichiang. Later on, King Song-Tham had the Buddha image moved to the south-west of Wat Phra Sri Sanphet and covered with Mondopa. Wihara Phra Mongkhonbophit was baddly burnt in 1767, the lotus bud and the right hand of the image were broken down. In the reign of King Rama V Phraya Boranrachthanin, former Ayutthaya governer, restored the image with stucco and gilt. This image, in the attitude of Subduing mara, is one of the biggest Buddha images in Thailand  

Enjoy to the sumptuous delicious International buffet lunch with Thai cuisine will be served on board

Welcome aboard the Grand Pearl Cruise Liner at Wat Chong-lom Pier (Nonthaburi),Grand Pearl Cruise Ayutthaya 

Enjoy to sumptuous buffet lunch with a choice of a variety of oriental and western cuisines will be served, while you may relax and enjoy the fascinating scenery on the River of Kings,Grand Pearl Cruise Ayutthaya 

Relaxing on board Luxury Cruise ,Grand Pearl Cruise Ayutthaya 

Air conditioned floor of Grand Pearl Cruise,Grand Pearl Cruise Ayutthaya 

While you may relax and enjoy the fascinating scenery on the River of Kings,Grand Pearl Cruise Ayutthaya 

See the beautiful of town from outside city to Bangkok ,Grand Pearl Cruise Ayutthaya 

After Noon Trip, travel by Grand Pearl Cruise back to Bangkok with International buffet lunch onboard.Taking in Scenes of everyday Bangkok live as well as significant Thai landmarks. A delicious Thai buffet International Lunch will be served for you to enjoy at your leisure followed by tea and coffee. All along the enchanting Chao Phraya River. You will experience the sights of some of Bangkok ‘s people their work and their general daily lives. Throughout your tour with Grand Pearl Cruise, you will encounter endless fascinating aspects of Thai life- past and present. It is our hop that your experiences remain with you long after you leave Thailand. 
Cruising Time & Itinerary 
  • 06.30 Am. Pick you up from hotels in Bangkok by minivan to Air conditioned coach 
  • 07:30 AM. Depart from Bangkok to Ayutthaya by Air conditioned coach 
  • 09:00 AM. Arrive at Bang-Pa-In, visit The Summer Palace which was built on 17th Century with a Beautiful mixture of Oriental and Western Architecture Style surrounded by a beautiful botanical garden. Then proceed to Ayutthaya (The Old Capital of Thailand from 1350 to 1767 A .D.)to visit the most interesting historical sites, visit Watmahatad the royal monastery, served as the residence of supreme monk,and the last place is Wat Prasrisanphet & Viharamongkolbopit ( Ancient City )
  • 13:15 PM. Welcome aboard the Grand Pearl Cruise luxury cruise.
  • 13.30 PM. Depart from Wat Chong Lom Pier to Bangkok and the sumptuous delicious International Buffet lunch with Thai Cuisine will be served on board. In the meantime, to relax and enjoy The Beautiful Scenery on both sides of The River of King (Chao Praya River ) seeing the typical Thai Life. Passing Pa-Thum-Thani and Non-Thai-Buri provinces to The metropolitan Bangkok.
  • 15.00 PM. Coffee/Tea will be served. One can enjoy the fascinating sight of The Royal Grand Palace and The Graceful Temple of Dawn.
  • 15.30 PM. Arriving at the Bangkok at Sripharya Area.

Grand Pearl Cruise Ayutthaya Price
Adult 2700 Baht  
Child 1900 Baht
Child rate: under 9 year only.
Price included
  • Sight seeing tour as program.
  • Admission fee. 
  • Thai & International buffet lunch. 
  • Coffee break or tea.
  • Grand Pearl Cruise trip.
  • English speaking guide.
  • Transfer from hotel (vice versa)
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Enjoy the enchanting sights along the Chao phraya river banks 

Kohkred Island, Nonthaburi Province ( เกาะเกร็ด ) Chaophraya River Attraction Bangkok,Thailand

Rama VIII Bridge, Bangkok. ( สะพานพระราม 8 ) Chaophraya River Attraction Bangkok,Thailand

Wat Rakang Kositaram, Bangkok. ( วัดระฆังโฆษิตาราม ) Chaophraya River Attraction Bangkok, Thailand

The Royal Grand Palace - Wat Phrakaew, Bangkok. ( พระบรมหาราชวัง - วัดพระแก้ว ) Chaophraya River Attraction Bangkok, Thailand

Wat Arun

Wat Kanlayanamitr , Bangkok. ( วัดกัลยามิตร ) Chaophraya River Attraction Bangkok, Thailand

Memorial Bridge, Bangkok. ( สะพานพุทธ ) Chaophraya River Attraction Bangkok, Thailand

Santa Cruz Church Bangkok ( โบสถ์ซางตาครู้ส ) Chaophraya River Attraction Bangkok, Thailand

The 5 Star River Hotels Bangkok. ( โรงแรมระดับ 5 ดาว ริมน้ำเจ้าพระยา ) Chaophraya River Attraction Bangkok Thailand

Tourist attraction along the Chaophraya river Bangkok Thailand
  • Kohkred Island, Nonthaburi Province ( เกาะเกร็ด )
Koh Kred is a tiny island in the Chao Phraya River, located in Nonthaburi Province,  On this island " Kohkred " live a community of craftsmen famous for their distinctive style of pottery which dates back many centuries. The potteries are known for their fine, red-black glazed surface and intricate design. They are all hand-made piece-by-piece and you can see the process.People live on Koh Kred  and nearby are the descendants of the Mon people, and they have managed to retain the skills of their forefathers Kohkred nonthaburi province. 
  • Rama 8 Bridge - Rama VIII Bridge, Bangkok. ( สะพานพระราม 8 )
Rama 8 Bridge, The Rama VIII Bridge is a cable-stayed bridge crossing the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok, Thailand. It was conceived to alleviate traffic congestion on the nearby Phra Pinklao Bridge. Construction of the bridge took place from 1999 to 2002. The bridge was opened on 7 May 2002 and inaugurated on 20 September, which is the birth anniversary of the late King Ananda Mahidol (Rama VIII), after whom it is named. The bridge has an asymmetrical design, with a single pylon in an inverted Y shape located on the western bank of the river. Its eighty-four cables are arranged in pairs on the side of the main span and in a single row on the other. The bridge has a main span of 300 meters (980 ft), and was one of the world’s largest asymmetrical cable-stayed bridges at the time of its completion.
  • Wat Rakang Kositaram, Bangkok. ( วัดระฆังโฆษิตาราม )
Wat Rakang Kositaram (Temple of the Bells, formerly known as Wat Bang Wa Yai), is one of the 32 temples in Bangkok Noi District and is one of the most significant. The temple was built during the Ayutthaya period, later it was reconstructed and upgraded as a Royal Temple by King Taksin. The main features of the temple is the bell tower, because of those bells give the name temple "Rakang" (in Thai mean Bell).The temple was named "Temple of the Bells" due to the discovery of a huge bell at this temple in the reign of King Rama I.
  • The Royal Grand Palace - Wat Phrakaew, Bangkok. ( พระบรมหาราชวัง - วัดพระแก้ว )
The Royal Grand Palace was built by King rama I The first King of Bangkok Dynasty, by the year 1782 and took 2 Years to be done. The palace was done by the year 1784. There magnificent Buildings are the Royal and Religious Heart of the Nation. At the same compound with the palace also has the most beautiful Buddhist temple named the temple of Emerald Buddha or Wat Phra Kaeo. But infact The Emerald Buddha Image was made from the whole piece of jade. The image wan found At Chiengrai province on the northern part of Thailand. Once was took to Laos, and was kept There over zoo years. King rama I took the image back to Thailand and housed at the temple of Emerald Buddha until at the present. The royal Grand palace was built in real Thai style. As you come to Bangkok don t miss the Grand palace. 
  • Wat Arun " Temple of Down " , Bangkok. ( วัดอรุณราชวราราม หรือ วัดแจ้ง )
Wat Arun or the temple of Dawn is located on the Western bank of the Chau Phaya River. It s richly Decorated 79 meters high and got influence from Cambodia. Pagoda or "Phra - Prang" is particularly beautiful in the soft light of early morning or sunset and the Prang was decorated with Chinese porcelain over 1 million pieces . Temple of Dawn got this name because King Taksin the great. The only one King of Thonburi dynasty flouted along this river and stopped In front of this temple early morning So the king named This temple " Temple of Dawn".
  • Wat Kanlayanamitr , Bangkok. ( วัดกัลยามิตร )
Wat Kalayanamitr Varamahavihara is a Buddhist temple (wat) in Bangkok, Thailand. The temple is located in Wat Kanlaya sub-district, on the Thonburi bank of the Chao Phraya River. The temple was established in 1825 by Chaophraya Nikonbodin who donated the temple to Rama III. Chaophraya Nikonbodin was an ancestor of the Kalayanamitr family, whose descendants include Saprang Kalayanamitr. A poem inscribed in the temple readsThe massive temple is close to the river on the Thonburi side, This is a mid-nineteenth century temple and one of the most prominent temples along the Chao Phraya River Bangkok.
  • Memorial Bridge, Bangkok. ( สะพานพุทธ )
The Memorial Bridge is a bridge over the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok, in Thailand, connecting the districts Phra Nakhon and Thonburi. The bridge was opened on 6 April 1932, by King Prajadhipok (Rama VII) in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Chakri Dynasty and the foundation of Bangkok, shortly before the Siamese Coup d’état on 24 June 1932. In English the bridge is commonly known as Memorial Bridge, however in Thai it is most commonly known as Phra Phutta Yodfa Bridge after King Buddha Yodfa Chulaloke (Rama I), the first king of the Chakri Dynasty. Construction of the bridge was started on 3 December 1929 by Dorman Long, Middlesbrough, England. The bridge used to have a moving mechanism, which is now disused. On 5 June 1944 as part of the bombing of Bangkok in World War II, a force of B-29 Super fortresses, in a test of their capabilities before being deployed against the Japanese home islands, were targeted against the bridge. The bombs fell over two kilometers away damaging no civilian structures, but downed some tram lines and destroyed a Japanese military hospital and the Japanese secret police headquarters. It was not until 1947 that Thai authorities learned of the intended target.
  • Santa Cruz Church Bangkok ( โบสถ์ซางตาครู้ส )
Santa Cruz Church, one of the many old Catholic churches in Bangkok, was built in 1770 during the reign of King Taksin (1868 – 1782). This Church of the Holy Cross is a legacy of Portuguese-Siamese relations that date back to the 16th century.
Nestled among old houses on the river banks and newer buildings inland, the reddish dome of the old Catholic church is a prominent landmark on the Chao Phraya River. Descendants of the early Portuguese Catholics built the first Santa Cruz Church in 1770 after the fall of Ayutthaya. The Portuguese, the first Europeans in Siam, arrived in Ayutthaya shortly after they captured Malacca in 1511. 
  • The 5 Star River Hotels Bangkok. ( โรงแรมระดับ 5 ดาว ริมน้ำเจ้าพระยา ) 
The River Cruise will lead you passing five star hotel, Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel, The Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Peninsular Hotel and Shangri-la Hotel after that returning to River City Sriphraya Pier Bangkok.


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Ayutthaya Old City of Thailand, in particular, was a flourishing and prosperous capital. It remained an important city in Thailand for 417 years and during this period an abundance of palaces and temples were constructed as a token of its economic success. The ruins of temples and palaces of Ayutthaya, whether naturally worn by time or destroyed by activities of war, are a reflection of a golden and glorious past. Throughout the trip expert guides explain the history and legends of the respective sights, insuring a priceless visit for the tourist. The various sights have been carefully chosen for the visitor to make a comparative study of the past, the present and the natural beauty of Thailand’s countryside, making the visit an unforgettable experience. It is undoubtedly a complete program that combines what visitors want to know, touch, and record in memory not only though pictures of Thailand’s beauty but by experience, while at the same time being able to unwind.