Pitsanulok-Sukhothai is a region rich in history and culture. It is home to the ancient city of Sukhothai, which was once the capital of the Kingdom of Siam and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visitors can explore the many temples and ruins, which offer a glimpse into the region’s rich cultural heritage. Pitsanulok, the largest city in the region, is also home to important historical sites like the Wat Phra Sri Rattana Mahathat, which houses the famous Buddha image of Phra Buddha Chinnarat. With its fascinating history and beautiful architecture, Pitsanulok-Sukhothai is a must-visit destination for anyone interested in Thailand’s rich cultural heritage.
Excursions in Pitsanulok-Sukhothai
Sukhothai’s Countryside by Bike
Cycle through a rural village to experience the varied local landscape, ride through the Klong Mae Lampan irrigation canals, and visit a local Teak wood furniture factory. Traditional Thai carving methods and woods will be taught here. Observe how traditional rice whiskey is made and bike through the Tobaccos area (Season: December – March). The tour is intended for people who want to learn about Thai culture and traditions in the countryside.
Pitsanulok by Electric Tuk Tuk
This trip will take you around Phitsanulok by electric Tuk Tuk. You will go to a local market at Phitsanulok Train Station, and visit Wat Mahatat. You will eat breakfast at a local restaurant before visiting the Ja Thawee Folk Museum. The Ja Thawee Folk Museum houses a collection of items and equipment that symbolise the native way of life in Phitsanulok Province.
A trip to Sukhothai would be incomplete without a stop at the historical site of the old Si Satchanalai City, since that was the second largest city after Sukhothai in its heyday. The 45-square-meter park has remnants of palaces, temples, and dwellings. Wat Phra Si Mahathat, Wat Chang Lom, and Wat Chedi Jet Taew are the primary attractions, all of which display true Sukhothai architectural style.
Hotels in Pitsanulok-Sukhothai
Le Charme Sukhothai
The aim of this lovely Sukhothai hotel is to capture the magnificence of a bygone era and depict it with an inspiration to give a one-of-a-kind refuge of vibrant modern Sukhothai village resort design. The resort is surrounded by beautiful lotus ponds and tropical green gardens, creating a relaxing atmosphere all around. The entire establishment is adorned with vibrant Sukhothai modern interior decors.
Ruen Thai Sukhothai
The hotel is an appealing and lovely Sukhothai hotel that blends current Thai architecture to mix in with the modern way of living. Ruean Thai Hotel, with its genuinely distinctive style and decorating, is now renowned for its own traditional elegance, which provides a perfume of Sukhothai ancient park to the surroundings.
The Sukothai Heritage has Thai-style rooms and suites with balconies, flat-screen TVs, and complimentary Wi-Fi. The hotel is 45 minutes away from the UNESCO World Heritage Sites Sukhothai Historical Park and Si Satchanalai Historical Park, as well as Saphan Hin Temple (50 min.). It has two swimming pools, bicycle rentals, and a massage service.
Shinnabhura Historic Phitsanuloke
4-star boutique hotel
This one-of-a-kind hotel was inspired by the reigns of Phra Borommatrailokanat, King of Ayutthaya, and Phra Chao Tilokaraj, King of Lanna during the Mengrai dynasty. This hotel is located in Phitsanulok province, one of Thailand’s old cities that served as a buffer state between Ayutthaya and Lanna for centuries.