Pai is small town near the Myanmar border, Pai is quite popular among the traveler who want a relaxing holiday.Website for info: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pai,_ThailandHow to Reach: It's totally depends on you how you wan to reach Rap from Chiang Mai, you can rent a bike or you can reach here by bus.
Ayuthaya is one of the old cities near Bangkok, Its a great place for a one day trip. Weekend Getaway Kinda place. Its like a mini Laos/Jogjakarta/Cambodia. All the structures are ancient and beautiful. You can find a lot of Buddha Idols here. A great place to get some great photos.There are trains that leave every half an hour from Bangkok (Hua Lampong) Railway Station. You can get a 3rd Class ticket just for 15Bhats. Its a 2 Hour Journey and quite a pleasant ride. You can buy fruits and drinks on the train. No need for reservation, you can get the tickets at the station on the spot.Once you reach there make sure you get a bike on rent, its available right outside the railway station, will it will cost you around 250 bahts for a day. Cheap! Dont forget to ask for a map!
The mental images that the word Thailand conjures up is probably that of blue beaches and white sand. It might be somewhat of a hard task to break away from the ides of of the cool waves lapping at your feet, in favour of visiting Ayutthaya. Here are notes about this beautiful heritage space that might change your mind!* Culture vultures Note: Located about 4 hours away from Bangkok, Ayutthaya is a beautiful UNESCO heritage site with ruins of the ancient 13th to 17th century Siamese kingdom.* Getting there: Take a local bus from Bangkok to Ayutthaya. Helpful tuk tuk guides will take you through the top places to visit here. Don't worry, you won't get ripped off here.* Food: Slightly fermented, chilled tender coconut water to keep you hydrated (still have fond memories for those!) * The aura: The air of an era gone by still lingers along there ruins. Priceless.* Mementos? Not many, but you could perhaps pick up some of those touristy little things or a hat to keep the sun off your face. * Picture possibilities: Endless. Enough said.
The city of Ayutthaya has a dramatic past – from being a flourishing trade centre to a war torn region – Ayutthaya has survived to tell the world its tale. The ruins of temples and the royal palace still stand as a majestic reminder of the architectural genius of ancient Thailand. Located about 74 km from Bangkok, Ayutthaya can be reached by road or train. You can also take a scenic river cruise which lets you get a peek into the lives of the people living on the river banks.9. Wat Arun
However we took a ride from Ayutthaya to Bangkok on a cruise, so that was a day trip. It gets included in the package trip with lunch included.