- English speaking guide
- Entry to Viharn Sien – Anek Kusala Sala
- Entry to Silverlake vineyard
- Entry to Laser Buddha Mountain
- Transportation from dedicated pick up points to drop points
- Travel insurance
- Water bottle
- Hotel pick up
- Stops at any other places other than mentioned
- Personal expenditure/ tips/ gratuities etc.
Tentative itinerary of the Tour
14:00 – 15:00 hrs – Meeting point – dedicated pick up timings
15:45 – 17:00 hrs – Visit to Viharn Sien – Anek Kusala Sala, Chinese temple & Museum
17:15 – 17:40 hrs – Visit to Laser Buddha Mountain
17:45 – 19:00 hrs – Visit to Silverlake vineyard
19:15 hrs – Drop to dedicated drop points[/vc_column_text]
Stop 1: Chinese temple & Museum
Travstore’s Pattaya discovery evening tour is one of the must do thing in Pattaya. The tour covers the unexplored country side of Pattaya. Tour starts with pick up from dedicated meeting points across Pattaya.
The pick up van would take you through lanes of glittering Pattaya city to country side, in the journey you would cover some of the famous landmark of Pattaya city. The first stop is Chinese temple & Museum also known as Viharn Sien – Anek Kusala Sala, one of the unique kind of Chinese temple outside China.
Temple is three story building which each story showcasing different artifacts. The building is distinct & made in elegant Chinese style with bright colors & highly inspired from Sino culture, but the real attraction lies inside the building. This museum is one of the best places in Asia outside of China itself to see some priceless and rare Chinese artifacts and antiques.[/vc_column_text]
Major highlights of the temple are original Terracotta warriors and horses, chariots from the tomb of Emperor Qin Shi as well as a golden throne housed inside the exhibition halls on the ground floor. Only place outside China where one can watch these multi millennium old sculptures. Some of the artifacts are more than 3000 years old.
One section of the Viharn Sien is dedicated to Thai art and history. Here you can see a number of paintings showing the history of some of Thailand’s great Kings, such as King Chulalongkorn (Rama V) and King Taksin, under whose rule Siam was freed from Burmese occupation.[/vc_column_text]
Stop 2: The Laser Buddha Mountain
After exploring the divine Chinese temple you would be taken to next stop, which is nothing less than a wonder. The Laser Buddha Mountain, One of Pattaya’s most noticeable landmarks is the 130 meters high Buddha Mountain. A huge golden Buddha image is depicted on the mountain, which is also called Khao Cheejan and can be seen from miles away.
The Buddha image that is officially called Phra Phuttha Maha Wachira Uttamopat Satsada was created in 1996 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s accession the the throne.
The Buddha image was carved out of the rock using laser technology. After that, it was inlaid with gold leaf, a process that took months to complete. The impressive Sukhothai era Buddha image is 130 meters high and 70 meters wide, making it one of the biggest Buddha images in the world.[/vc_column_text]
Stop 3: Silverlake Vineyard
After visiting two larger than life Divine places, it’s the time to relax at the winery. Silverlake Vineyard is one of most underrated attraction in Pattaya, highly famous among local tourists. Several grape varieties are grown from which white, red and rosé wines are produced. A romantic place with a serene atmosphere, the winery is a nice place to spend a few relaxing hours and have lunch while enjoying the views of the rural, hilly area South East of Pattaya.
With its Italian style buildings, fountain, classic statues, windmill and colorful flower gardens, Silverlake reminds of the Italian countryside. The amazing gardens & flower valley is nothing less than Tuscan valley. The observation desk overlooking Silverlake & mountains makes a great spot to witness a pleasant sunset overlooking the lake.
After spending around 1 hour at Silverlake we drop back to dedicated drop points.[/vc_column_text]