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Half-Day Ayutthaya City Cultural Bike Tour

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    Stop At: Recreational Ayutthaya Biking, About 500 meter from railway-station, Ho Rattanachai Subdistrict, Ayutthaya 13000 Thailand

    Here we start and finish our ride. Select the bicycles and adjust the seats and off we go.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Pass By: Chao Praya River, Ayutthaya Thailand

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    Stop At: Pom Phet Fortress, U-Thong Road, Ayutthaya 13000 Thailand

    Pom Phet was the most important fortress, protecting the harbour where foreign ships were forced to anchor for inspection and unloading. No foreign ships travelling up the Chao Phraya River before were allowed beyond this point. In 1767, the Burmese were

    unable to penetrate Ayutthaya from this fort. The city walls were finally breached on the northeast side of the main island at the Maha Chai fortress to be exact. Pom Phet is one of the two remnants of old fortresses and now a public park.

    Duration: 3 minutes

    Stop At: โรตีสายไหม ศิลัคข, Pratu Chai Sub-district, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya District, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya 13000, Thailand

    Thanon Si Sanphet by also called "Roti Road". We'll tell you and have you taste why.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Lokayasutharam), Phratuchai Subdistrict, Ayutthaya 13000 Thailand

    Wat Lokaya Sutha is a massive temple ruin. It is aligned toward an east/west axis. The monastery has been heavily restored, including floor tiles and brick floors throughout. Most of the temple exists only at the basic foundation level. This includes some stubs of pillars and basic walls. At the eastern entrance are the remnants of three vihans. Behind these sermon halls is a large 30 meters high, Late Ayutthaya period, Khmer-style prang. This prang-tower has a hollow entrance on its eastern side. The remains of an ubsot can be seen behind the prang. Only the basic foundation layer has survived, but there are many sema stones and the detritus of Buddha images. A large bell tower stands on the southwestern corner of this ubosot.

    The highlight of this temple is its enormous reclining Buddha image (37 meters long and 8 meter high), which is located behind the ubosot.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Historic City of Ayutthaya, Ayutthaya 13000 Thailand

    The Ayutthaya Historical Park comprises of the ruins of temples and palaces of the capital of the ancient Ayutthaya Kingdom. The park is located on an island surrounded by three rivers where the old capital used to be.

    The Ayutthaya Kingdom, which existed from 1351 until 1767 was one of the largest and most prosperous empires of its time. The ruins of many impressive temples and palaces give an impression of the wealth of the ancient Kingdom.

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Wat Phra Sri Sanphet, Pratuchai Subdistrict, Ayutthaya 13000 Thailand

    Wat Phra Si Sanphet (Thai: วัดพระศรีสรรเพชญ์; "Temple of the Holy, Splendid Omniscient") was the holiest temple on the site of the old Royal Palace in Thailand's ancient capital of Ayutthaya until the city was completely destroyed by the Burmese in 1767. It was the grandest and most beautiful temple in the capital and it served as a model for Wat Phra Kaew in Bangkok.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Wat Mahathat, Ayutthaya Historical Park Pratuchai, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Ayutthaya 13000 Thailand

    Wat Mahathat, “the temple of the Great Relic” was one of the most important temples in the Ayutthaya Kingdom. Located on the historical island the large monastery features a huge central prang, a very large principal viharn and ubosot and a great number of subsidiary chedis and viharns. The upper part of its once massive central prang has collapsed. Today only the base remains.

    One of the temple’s most photographed objects is the head of a stone Buddha image entwined in the roots of a tree.

    Duration: 10 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Recreational Ayutthaya Biking, Ho Rattanachai, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya District, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya 13000, Thailand
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Use of bicycle and helmet
    • Snack and bottled water
    • Use of bicycle
    • Entry/Admission - Recreational Ayutthaya Biking
    • Entry/Admission - โรตีสายไหม ศิลัคข
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Lokayasutharam)
    • Entry/Admission - Wat Phra Sri Sanphet
    • Entry/Admission - Wat Mahathat
    • Gratuities
    • Alcoholic Beverages
    • Entry/Admission - Historic City of Ayutthaya
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Minimum age to join the tour is 12 years. Children younger than 12 years will not be accepted on our join in tour.
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required.
    • NOTE: Since you will visit ancient temples, you are expected to dress respectfully. We recommend you to wear longer shorts (knees covered) and to have your shoulders covered when we enter the temples.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    We had a great afternoon tour with Gott. Just the right pace to explore the city and Gott provided lots of really interesting information on the history and traditions behind the sights. The local roti were delicious as well. The bikes were well maintained and comfortable.
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    Response from Dave N, Public Relations Manager at Half-Day Ayutthaya City Cultural Bike Tour
    Responded 3 weeks ago
    Dear Christ, Thank you for the feedback both positive and constructive. We glad to read that Gott has provided good services as well as provided informations about Thai history. We hope you enjoy your holiday in Thailand and hope to have you back one day on one of our other bicycle-excursions in Bangkok and Chiang Mai. Kind regards, Chorkaew Phraesuwan
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    We greatly enjoyed our biking tour! Gott was a wonderful tour guide. He was focused on our comfort and safety, and provided detailed information about the sites in understandable English. Gott allowed sufficient time for viewing and questions while keeping us on time. It was
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    Response from Dave N, Public Relations Manager at Half-Day Ayutthaya City Cultural Bike Tour
    Responded 3 weeks ago
    Dear L N, Thank you for leaving us such a wonderful review. We are glad to hear that Gott provided good services as well as gave you more information about Thai history, in the UNESCO world heritage city. Cycling gives you the different experience of the city. We hope to see you one of our cycling excursions in Bangkok and Chiang Mai. Kind regards, Chorkaew Phraesuwan
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    The city, alone, is breathtakingly beautiful and absolutely worth a visit. But hands down the best way to experience this city is with this tour. Our tour guide, Gott, was thoughtful, knowledgeable, personable, and made this experience one of the best in my 5-city tour of
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    Response from Dave N, Operations at Half-Day Ayutthaya City Cultural Bike Tour
    Responded Aug. 17, 2019
    Dear Anne, Thanks for your great review! Always happy to read our guests enjoyed our Ayutthaya City Culture ride and the professionalism & knowledge of our guides. Wishing you a good time in Thailand and looking forward to welcome you again on one of our other cycling mini-adventures. Kind regards,
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    Khun Sprite brought us around Ayutthaya on a bike tour, and some of the cultural & religious spots were amazing. I particularly enjoyed the biking as it showed off really some local spots and livelihoods. The only small "down" would be the guide himself - he admitted that this
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    Response from Andre-RBB, Owner at Half-Day Ayutthaya City Cultural Bike Tour
    Responded Jun. 25, 2019
    Dear Amarkoul, Thanks for the great review. I'm always happy to read our guests enjoyed the ride. It's an amazing experience cycling through the historical park of Ayutthaya. Wishing you a great time in the land of Smiles Kind regards, Andre Breuer
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    Outside a too expensive taxi ride from our hotel in Bangkok to Ayutthaya that was arranged by Bangkok Biking (3,300 Baht) we have only positive comments. Good quality bikes, very good guide who took us thru the beautifull old and new city with a lot lot of information. A tip may
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    Response from Andre-RBB, Owner at Half-Day Ayutthaya City Cultural Bike Tour
    Responded Feb. 20, 2019
    Dear Villadecor Thank you for reviewing our tour. I fully agree with you that arranged transfers from Bangkok - Ayutthaya - Bangkok are expensive compared to public transportation. The reason why these prices are high easy to explain. The driver/car can't do anything else the rest of the day. The good thing about arranged transfers is of course it's very convenient being picked up and brought back to your hotel after the tour. Anyhow I'm very happy you enjoyed the ride and we hope to welcome you again on one of our other bicycle adventures in the Land of Smiles! Kind regards, Andre Breuer
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