8 days in Bangkok, Ayutthaya & Samaesan Itinerary

8 days in Bangkok, Ayutthaya & Samaesan Itinerary

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Bangkok
— Few hours
2
Ayutthaya
— 1 day
3
Bangkok
— 2 nights
4
Samaesan
— 3 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun).

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bangkok trip maker tool.

If you are flying in from Russia, the closest major aiports are Suvarnabhumi Airport and Don Mueang International Airport. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to catch the shuttle to Ayutthaya.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites
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Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Historic City of Ayutthaya. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): admire the striking features of Wat Maha That, don't miss a visit to Historic City of Ayutthaya, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Na Phra Meru, thentake a stroll through Wat Phra Khao Temple, and finally steep yourself in history at Wat Thammikarat.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Ayutthaya holiday planner.

Getting from Bangkok to Ayutthaya by shuttle takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Bangkok.

Things to do in Ayutthaya

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Wat Phra Khao Temple
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Historic City of Ayutthaya ©
Historic City of Ayutthaya
Wat Maha That ©
Wat Maha That
Wat Thammikarat ©
Wat Thammikarat

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Bangkok

Bangkok ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Wat Phraphutthachai as well as Wild Encounter Thailand. On the 30th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine), examine the collection at Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles, admire the masterpieces at Art in Paradise Bangkok, thensteep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, thenget up close to creatures of the deep with Wild Encounter Thailand, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phraphutthachai. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Khaosan Road, contemplate the long history of The Chakri Group (Phra Thinang Chakri Maha Prasat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Snake Farm (Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute), take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Ratchanatdaram Woravihara (Loha Prasat), thensee the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Bangkok, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Bowonniwet Vihara.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Bangkok trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by shuttle from Ayutthaya to Bangkok takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Samaesan.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Wat Phraphutthachai
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Wat Suthat ©
Wat Suthat

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Samaesan

Samaesan ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ko Samae San. Luang Pho Dam Khoachedi and Thai Island and Sea Natural History Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Nang Ram Beach and Hat Toei Ngam for some beach relaxation.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Samaesan tour planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bangkok to Samaesan. On the 4th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Samaesan

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Sattahip
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Nang Ram Beach ©
Nang Ram Beach
Ko Samae San ©
Ko Samae San
Sai Kaew Beach ©
Sai Kaew Beach

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