Asia Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Asia activity »
  1. 1 Trip Report 4 wonderful solo weeks in South Korea
  2. 2 Where to eat on a budget in Tokyo
  3. 3 Hotel in Hanoi
  4. 4 Trip Report 12 days in Japan
  5. 5 Qatar airlines to mumbai
  6. 6 Old post about handycraft area in Luang Prabang
  7. 7 Trip Report Sweltering, steamy, sizzingly southern India--It was hot!
  8. 8 Best place to get a SIM card or phone for Japan, India?
  9. 9 Tigerwalah Experience
  10. 10 Udon Thani, Thailand - Rustic Pathways high school summer program
  11. 11 Where best to stay in Penang
  12. 12 Itinerary Hong Kong and Japan - 12 full days
  13. 13 Bullet train - which JR stations in Tokyo to go to Kyoto
  14. 14 Beaches closest to Rajasthan
  15. 15 Trip Report Myanmar- Popular Sights and even a few hospitals!
  16. 16 Places to see in Kuala Lumpur
  17. 17 honeymoon in Thailand-help
  18. 18 Travel from Tokyo to Kanazawa
  19. 19 Mumbai Airport Help. Is 2 hours enough time for domestic transfer?
  20. 20 Beijing tours -- worth it?
  21. 21 Sien Reap Guide/Accomodation
  22. 22 KOYA-SAN: Hotel, please
  23. 23 Private guide and driver for India
  24. 24 NYT: Local cuisine in Siem Reap
  25. 25 Kavey April 2016 Japan Itinerary Planning
View next 25 » Back to the top

Bangkok for 3.5 days with Kids: Ayutthaya day trip or stick to Bangkok?

Jump to last reply

We are going to be in Bangkok (first time for all of us in Thailand) with our 3 kids (11, 11, 8), from Dec 24-27, and trying to decide if taking them to Ayutthaya for the day is worth it. They are adventurous kids and good travelers, and we aren't going to Angkor Wat so am thinking this would be a worthwhile day-trip for us. Want to make sure we still have time to hit highlights in Bangkok (Grand Palace, Wat Po, Chao Praya, floating markets, etc).
Thus, my 3 questions:
1) Is Ayutthaya worth a day trip? If so, any specific tour guides people recommend for a family?
2) Any must-sees in Bangkok with kids those ages that I might not know about? Don't want to do things they can do anywhere (amusement parks, etc), but want them to have a good feel for a bustling Asian city, and more specifically, a sense of Thai culture.
3) Will sights be open on Christmas Day? I realize that Christmas isn't a big holiday there, but want to make sure we are planning for any closures, etc.
Thanks!

11 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement