07h00 Pick up from Hotel in Bangkok and meet with your guide. Depart for Ayuthaya which is about 1 hour drive from Bangkok. Arrive in Ayuthaya, visit to the World Heritage Site, including Wat Mahathat and Wat Chai Wattanaram. Lunch served at Krungsri River hotel.
Continue the trip by long tail boat from Ayuthaya to Bang Pa In. Visit to the Bang Pa In Summer Palace and check in at the pier. The boat sets sail around 15h00 from the pier near Bang – Pa – In Palace.
Now is the time to relax and enjoy watching rural life along the “River of Kings”. You will stop for a visit at a small village of Baan Saladang, an aged-old Mon community who migrated from Burma to this area in the early 19th century. The villagers here have successfully maintained their traditional life style, customs and natural surroundings. You will also see a collection of well-preserved typical Thai houses in this charming village.
Soon after sunset, the MEKHALA will dock at Wat Kai Tia, a local Buddhist temple set in a tranquil village. An exquisite candlelit dinner of Thai cuisine awaits you on the deck. You will spend the night on board the boat in your air-conditioned cabin.
Today, we will leave the pier early for a visit at a morning market in Pathum Thani. You will observe a way of life as local people shop for food and fresh produce. Afterwards, you can partake of a delicious breakfast.
The boat will continue cruising down the river to Bangkok. You will be able to take in the sights, marveling at the magnificent Grand Palace and the Temple of Dawn along the way. You will arrive in Bangkok about 11h00.