Posts Tagged ‘Ayutthaya’

Photo of the Week: Wheeling Around Ayutthaya, Thailand

  • Nithi Subhongsang (Photo) Stephen Gibbs (Text)
  • 20 February 2011

This photo was taken during a tour of the countryside surrounding Ayutthaya. Using a bike is an excellent way to explore Thailand off the beaten track as it allows easy access to the area’s local communities. It’s also a great way to relax and make a few new friends.


Going Beyond the Grand Temples and Powdery Shores of Thailand

  • Mika Santos
  • 17 June 2010

Thailand is one of the world’s top tourist destinations – often the first port of call for Western travellers in Asia – for good reason. Consider these alternative tour options around Thailand, all able to deliver an experience that is unforgettable and possibly life-changing, not just for you, but for the communities you visit.


whl.travel Opens a Travel Portal to the Ancient City of Ayutthaya, Thailand

  • whl.travel
  • 26 May 2010

Located 85 kilometres north of Bangkok is Ayutthaya, the World Heritage Site and ancient capital (for 417 years and more than 30 kings) of Thailand. Just a 1.5-hour train ride from Bangkok, this relaxing city seems modern enough, but retains its mysterious shroud of age-old royal history.


The Royal Kraal and Elephantstay of Ayutthaya, Thailand

  • Annabelle Burns
  • 12 July 2009

Go face to trunk with Thailand’s magnificent elephants at Ayutthaya, an historical village 86km north of Bangkok. Living alongside traditional Thai mahouts (elephant trainers) and their families, guests are assigned to older retired elephants for the duration of their stay and are responsible for all of those elephants’ needs.

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