BUDDHIST NORTH THAILAND
8 Days from $12oo
ANTHRO TOURS HIGHLIGHTS
Visit the Buddha Statue at Wat Phra Chetuphon
Explore the Temple Complex of Ayutthaya
Climb to the Top of the Golden Mount of Wat Saket
Trip Type: Religious Studies
Activity Level: Moderate
Days 1-8: Bangkok
After arriving in Bangkok, we'll spend our first full day visiting the city's most famous Buddhist temples of Wat Arun and Wat Phra Chetuphon to learn about the sculpture and architecture of Thai Buddhist religious sites.
We'll the spend our second full day exploring the museums and temples of the Grand Palace to learn about the role of the religion in the country's history.
For our third full day in Thailand, we'll take a day trip to nearby Ayutthaya to explore the architecture of this Buddhist temple complex.
We'll then spend our fourth full day exploring the unique designs of the Wat Yannawa Boat Temple and the Golden Mount of Wat Saket.
After that, we'll spend our next day on a day trip to the nearby island of Koh Si Chang to explore the Buddhist temples on this off-shore island paradise.
Participants will then get a free day to explore Bangkok on their own and learn more about the local history and culture for their final full day before departure.
Itineraries and daily schedules are subject to change. We expect to do everything listed in the itinerary, though the order may be rearranged based on weather or other local conditions.