2 Days / 1 Night - Cruise
Mekhala River Cruise
Kingdom of Thailand
Once a rice barge, the Mekhala is now a floating
boutique hotel. There is no better way to sample the leisurely life
along the River of Kings. Just one day's journey can transport you
back through hundreds of years of Siamese culture and history.
PROGRAM DOWN (BUS-BOAT)
Daily departure at 8:00 a.m.
Day 1 Bangkok - Ayuthaya - Mekhala
Depart from your hotel around 8 a.m. and travel by minibus to Ayuthaya.
Upon arrival, visit the archeological site of the once glorious
capital destroyed by the Burmese. Lunch at a local restaurant and
then travel to Bang-Pa-In by long-tail boat to explore the Summer
Palace. After this visit, your guide will drop you off, to board
the Mekhala. Cruise down the Chao Phraya River to Wat Kai Tia for
a candlelit dinner. Overnight on board in your air-conditioned cabin.
Day 2 Mekhala - Bangkok
After a delicious breakfast on board, cruise down the river to Bangkok,
passing spectacular views of the Grand Palace and the Temple of
Dawn. Arrive in the late morning in Bangkok.
PROGRAM UP (BOAT-BUS)
Daily departure at 3:00 p.m.
Day 1 Bangkok - Mekhala
Start cruising up the Chao Phraya River with spectacular views of
the Grand Palace and the Temple of Dawn. Just after the sunset,
the MEKHALA docks at Wat Kai Tia, a Thai temple set in a tranquil
rural village. An exquisite candlelit dinner of mouth-watering Thai
cuisine is served on the deck. Overnight on board in your air-conditioned
Day 2 Mekhala - Ayuthaya - Bangkok
A delicious breakfast is served on board. Then depart for Bang-Pa-In
where your guide will take you to visit the Summer Palace. Continue
by long-tail boat to the ancient capital of Ayuthaya. After lunch
at a local restaurant, visit the idyllic ruins of the once glorious
capital destroyed by the Burmese. In the late afternoon our air-conditioned
mini-bus will take you back to your hotel in Bangkok.
Meal plan as mentioned in double bed air-conditioned
Soft drinks, tea and coffee during meals only
Water, tea and coffee during the cruise
Entrance fees and guide in Ayuthaya and Bang-Pa-In
Services not mentioned.
Meals not mentioned.
Expenses of a personal nature (eg. Drinks, souvenir, laundry, etc.)
* Child Rate: Child under 12 years share a twin
room with 2 adults (2 adults + 1 child). Infant (less than 2 years
old) = free of charge