5 days in Bangkok & Ayutthaya Itinerary

5 days in Bangkok & Ayutthaya Itinerary

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5 days in Bangkok & Ayutthaya Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
1
Bangkok
— 3 nights
shuttle:  1​h
2
Ayutthaya
— 1 night
flight:  1​h 30​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

3
nights
Bangkok

Bangkok ©
Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Big C Rajdamri, Baiyoke Sky Tower, Siam Square, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): hunt for treasures at Pratunam Market and then browse the eclectic array of goods at The Neon Night Bazaar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): explore the historical opulence of The Grand Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, learn more about the world around you at The Human Body Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun).

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Bangkok route planner .

If you are flying in from Malaysia, the closest major airports are Suvarnabhumi Airport, Don Mueang International Airport and U-Tapao International Airport. In June, daytime highs in Bangkok are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Ayutthaya.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Tours Museums
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho

1
night
Ayutthaya

Ayutthaya ©
Located just east of the famous ruins after which it is named, Ayutthaya provides the setting for a holiday of historical, natural, and cultural exploration.
On the 5th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Pridi Banomyong Memorial, don't miss a visit to Ayutthaya Historical Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Sri Sanphet, then explore the ancient world of Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Suwan Dararam Ratchaworawihan, and finally wander the streets of Ayutthaya Ruins. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy some diversion at BKK Shooting The Royal Thai Police and then pause for some photo ops at Victory Monument.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Ayutthaya trip planner .

Drive from Bangkok to Ayutthaya in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Ayutthaya sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ayutthaya

Historic Sites Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trip

Bangkok
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Wat Mahathat ©
Wat Mahathat
Historic City of Ayutthaya ©
Historic City of Ayutthaya
Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon ©
Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon

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