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Bangkok: Ayutthaya & Lopburi Monkey Temple Private Day Trip

4.8 / 5

22 reviews

Activity provider: Amazing Asia Tours

Bangkok: Ayutthaya & Lopburi Monkey Temple Private Day Trip

Activity provider: Amazing Asia Tours

From US$ 152.41 per person

Visit the old capital and ancient home of the Siamese kings on a full-day, private tour starting from your hotel in Bangkok. See the old monkey temple in Lopburi, take pictures and feed the monkeys that live there.

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Duration 10 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Your guide will meet you at your hotel lobby.

Experience

Highlights
  • Learn about the ancient capital of Siam from a local guide
  • See the highlights of Ayutthaya such as Wat Phra Si Sanphet
  • Meet and feed the monkeys at the Phra Prang Sam Yod located in Lopburi
  • Visit the largest bronze Buddhas in Thailand
Full description

Witness the glory of the ancient capital of Siam, Ayutthaya, on a private guided tour. Discover the temple and palace ruins of this UNESCO World Heritage Site, including the Lopburi Monkey Temple.

Meet your guide your hotel lobby at 9 AM. Depart for Ayuthaya, which is about 1 hour from Bangkok.

First, visit Wat Phu Khao Thong, or the Monastery of the Golden Mount, which is located just outside Ayuthaya. Then, proceed to the ancient palace and Wat Phra Si Sanphet. Make a stop at Viharn Phra Mongkol Bopit, one of the largest bronze Buddhas in Thailand. After lunch at a local restaurant, drive another hour to the province of Lopburi, one of the oldest cities in the country. Discover how this city was historically within the large Khmer empire and was briefly the capital of the Ayutthaya Kingdom.

The biggest tourist draw in Lopburi is Phra Prang Sam Yod - also known as the Monkey Temple. See mischievous macaques that live in the temple grounds and surrounding streets, happy to relieve people strolling by of snacks, drinks, sunglasses, and other items. After saying goodbye to the monkeys,return to your hotel in Bangkok.

Includes
  • English-speaking guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Licensed driver
  • All entrance fees
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Bottled water
  • Tips
  • Additional food and drink
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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  • You will need to leave all your valuable items in the car when visiting the monkey temple, as the monkeys are prone to stealing anything shiny they can get their hands on
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 22 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Transportation
    4.9/5
  • Value for money
    4.3/5
  • Safety
    4.3/5

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Excellent excursion. Our guide, Jill, made us feel comfortable taking care of every need for the whole day. Private transport with a very comfortable and luxurious minivan. Lunch in a local Thai restaurant with the possibility of ordering what we wanted. Jill also bought some typical products from time to time for us to taste and gave us information on Thai life and culture. Highly recommended

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August 13, 2022

Tour Guide Jill and Driver Happy we’re so wonderful. The van was spacious and comfortable. I took a nap to the Monkey Temple (2 hours). You and your group are treated very well, bathrooms, water, lunch and special touches like a fan and flowers for the temple. Highly recommend this tour! Only room for improvement was the communication for the pick up time. I had to call since I didn’t hear from them.

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June 22, 2022

This tour was excellent. Moo our guide was very informative and looked after us on the day. Thanks Moo you did a great job. The monkeys at Lopburi are fun to feed but there are so many of them and you have to be careful that they don’t jump on you. This part of the tour may not be suitable for very young children as the monkeys run free. Great for adults though. Ayutthaya is really interesting and loved the history. I have done this tour before and enjoyed it this time as much as the last. Being on a private tour is the best way to travel.

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March 10, 2020

Product ID: 193538