Phetchaburi is a charming town sitting astride the main road to south of Thailand has a number of temples with strong connections to the former capital of Ayuthaya.Some of the best examples of Ayuthaya is mural paintings can be found here.The glorious palace now a national museum which sits on a hilltop overlooking the town is a breath-taking place to visit.
Our tour gives you a chance to explore the real Phetchaburi by starting to visit a daily fresh market where you can see assorted kinds of Thai food is ingredients as well as tropical fresh fruits. There is a saying that you will never reach Thailand if you miss visiting its market.
Then keep going to the center of Phetchaburi to the unmistakable Prang ( Khmer-style tower monument ) of Wat Mahathat.It is nonetheless stylistically influenced by the Ayuthaya period and its architectural interest belies its comparative lack of years.The towering central Prang rises from the middle of a cloister lined with Buddha images and is surrounded by smaller Prangs each with a small chapel.
At Phra Nakhonkhiri we continue our journey by cable car to the beautiful summer palace of king Rama IV known as Phranakhonkiri also the setting of the famous movie The King and I. We see the royal heritage in the palace museum and also admire the spectacular view of the whole town of Phetchaburi from the observatory..
Lunch is served before our journey continues to Khao Luang Cave which houses more than 170 Buddha Images inside. From the cave a stucco-art-decorated temple which is said to be the cultural heritage passed down from generations is waiting for our visit.
After admiring stucco art we will have lunch before transfer back to Hua Hin to take a ride on those tame and lovable elephants in the jungle surrounding.We are sure that you can not help yourself loving them.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||HuaHin , ChaAm|
|DEPARTURE TIME||08.00 hrs|
|RETURN TIME||16.00 hrs|