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Saturday, September 14, 2013

Thailand: A 3D/2N Short Itinerary Trip

Yes it was just a very short trip to Thailand, but hell I care because I made sure that I maximized each and every second of my stay and have a worthwhile journey around this country. For these 3 Days and 2 Nights, I've appreciated Thailand's unique and colorful culture, tasted their local and famous cuisines, rode almost all types of transportation, and experienced local scenery at its finest.

Temple in Ayutthaya, Thailand
Ayutthaya Historical Park

It was really tough for me planning for this trip because this was my first backpacking experience. Well, I admit I'm not yet a certified backpacker and I still haven't experienced sleeping in hostels and guest houses, but I guess this is a good start for me!

TRAVEL TIP: Research, research, and research - Simply the key to learn more about the place prior to your trip. Of course first of all, know when's the perfect time visiting a certain place, then try searching for cheap flights and discounted hotel room accommodations. If you are doing CouchSurfer, use it to your advantage to save big bucks!

Tuktuk in Ayutthaya Thailand
Ayutthaya's version of TukTuk

Here's a slightly compressed itinerary for a limited stay in majestic Thailand. If you have any suggestions for the must-see and must-visit places, please please let me know. :)

DAY 1:
6:35 AM Plane Flight to Thailand
8:55 AM Arrival to Thailand Airport
10:30 AM Ride Airport Rail Link to Bangkok
11:30 AM Tour around Bangkok and Food Trip
1:00 PM Bangkok Temples (Wat)
Bangkok Grand Palace
Wat Pra Khaew (Temple of the Emerald Buddha)
3:30 PM Wat Pho (Temple of the Reclining Buddha)
Wat Arun
Chao Praya River
7:30 PM Dinner at local Thai Resto along Khao San Road

DAY 2:
5:00 AM Call Time
6:00 AM Commute to Bang Sue Station
7:00 AM Train from Bang Sue to Ayutthaya
8:40 AM Arrival at Ayutthaya
9:30 AM Ayutthaya Tour
Ayutthaya Historical Park & Wat Yai Chai Mongkhol
Wat Phra Mahathat
Wat Sri Sanphet
Wat Mongkhol Bophit
Wat Ratchaburana (Temple of Restoration)
3:40 PM Depart Ayutthaya by Bangkok State Railway Train
5:10 PM Drop off at Bang Sue Junction
6:00 PM Shopping and Souvenir and Dinner

DAY 3:
4:30 AM Call Time
5:50 AM Depart to Aranyaprathet from Hua Lamphong Station through Eastern Line (3rd class seat is enough)
11:30 AM Ride a Tuktuk from Aranyaprathet to Poipet (Thailand - Cambodian Border)
12:00 NN Cross Cambodian Border

Wat Ratcha Burana Thailand
Wat Ratcha Burana

It really isn't enough visiting Thailand for a short period because they have a lot of scenic spots to offer to visiting tourists. Other than the places listed above, other tourist-worthy places are Damnoen Flaoting Market, Chatuchak Market, Chiang Mai, and Phuket.

Hopefully the next time I visit Thailand, I already know how to speak Thai language. :)

Ayutthaya, Thailand travel

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1 comment:

  1. Hey..You have planned a very nice Thailand trip itinerary..Even I have some plans for traveling to Phuket with my boyfriend but we want to spend at least 10 days here.
    I have collection of Thailand trip planner itineraries with me, please check which is good for me?




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