Discover the temples and must-see sites of Thailand and meet the hill tribes of the Golden Triangle. This country is home to lush nature and beautiful beaches. Relax at the end of the tour on splendid beaches that are waiting for you!
- 9 night guided vacation
- 9 night accommodation (choose between option 1 or 2)
- 15 meals: 9 breakfasts and 6 dinners
- Private tour with English speaking local guides
- Transportation in private car or minivan or similar
- Sightseeing as mentioned on the itinerary, including entrance fees
- Daily departures!
|Hotel Option 1||Hotel Option 2|
|November 1, 2023 – April 30, 2024||from $2395||from $2985|
|May 1 – October 31, 2024||from $2379||from $2965|
Peak season periods and compulsory festive surcharges may apply.
Not included: International airfare and airport taxes, gratuities to hotel personnel, guides and drivers, optional sightseeing tours, beverages
DAY 1: BANGKOK
Arrive at the Bangkok International Airport and transfer to your hotel.
Accommodation: Bangkok for 3 nights
DAY 2: BANGKOK (B)
Breakfast at the hotel. Meet your guide at the lobby and begin your half-day tour. This morning city tour will include Bangkok’s famous temples: Wat Traimit, known for its housing of the 5.5 ton Golden Buddha image, Wat Po, famous for the 45 meters long Reclining Buddha image and Wat Benachamabophit, known as the Marble Temple. Return to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.
DAY 3: BANGKOK (B)
Full day free to enjoy the markets and explore the city.
DAY 4: BANGKOK – RIVER KWAI (B/D)
Breakfast at the hotel. Depart for Kanchanaburi and visit the War Museum and the cemetery, as well as the infamous River Kwai Bridge built by prisoners of World War II. Dinner at the hotel. Overnight in hotel in Kanchanaburi.
Accommodation: Kanchanaburi for 1 night
DAY 5: RIVER KWAI – AYUTTHAYA – PHITSANULOK (B/D)
Breakfast at the hotel. Depart for Ayuthaya to visit the ancient temples of Wat Na Phra Mene, Wat Phra Ram and Phra Sri Sanphet. Continue to Saraburi to visit the Phra Phuttha Bat foot print of the Lord Buddha before proceeding to Phitsanulok. Dinner at the hotel.
Accommodation: Phitsanulok for 1 night
DAY 6: PHITSANULOK – SUKHOTHAI – CHIANG RAI (B/D)
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning visit of the Wat Prasri Rattana Mahathat with the Phra Phuttha Chinaraj image. Continue to Sukhothai for a walking visit of the Historical Park, and to the ruined temples in the Sri Satchanalai Historical Park. Onwards via Lampang visit the Wat Phrathat Lampang Luang before arriving in the late afternoon in Chiang Rai. Dinner at the hotel.
Accommodation: Chiang Rai for 2 nights
DAY 7: CHIANG RAI – GOLDEN TRIANGLE (B/D)
Breakfast at the hotel. Visit Wat Rong Khun, a dazzling temple built in the 1990s. Its ornate all-white exterior, with embedded pieces of mirror, gives it a resplendent appearance, making it one of the most beautiful temples in Thailand. Continue to visit Mae Sai, the border city, and the ruined capital of Chiang Saen and make a boat trip on the Mekong River in the Golden Triangle. Return to the hotel. Dinner at the hotel. Overnight in Chiang Rai.
DAY 8: CHIANG RAI – CHIANG MAI (B/D)
Enjoy a lively start to the day’s activities at the fragrant and vibrant Chiang Rai morning market and then a brief stop at Wat Phra Kaew temple. After, delve deeper into local culture at the Hill tribe Museum and Education Centre, where the lifestyles of the area’s mountain people are explained along with the challenges to their survival. Continue by road to the ancient city of Chiang Mai. Dinner at the hotel.
Accommodation: Chiang Mai for 2 nights
DAY 9: CHIANG MAI (B/D)
This morning, visit the Elephant POOPOOPAPER Park is an eco-friendly, naturally built; outdoor museum park that introduces and explains the unique steps involved in making our much talked about paper products from elephant poop fibers! The interpretive walking tour through our lush gardens brings visitors through eight different pavilions explaining each stage of our fascinating process from poo collection to rinsing to final product assembly. Visitors are encouraged to pull up a stool, roll up their sleeves and join with our talented artisans and guides and participate in our head-turning process! Complemented by the presence of rich graphics and signage, visitors will also be introduced to Chiang Mai’s long and rich history with traditional papermaking and handicrafts production. In the evening enjoy a typical Northern style Kantoke dinner with dance performances. In the evening enjoy a typical Northern style Kantoke dinner with dance performances.
DAY 10: CHIANG MAI (B)
Breakfast. Time at leisure until it is time for your transfer to Chiang Mai airport
Hotel option 1:
Bangkok: Century Park 3* or similar
Kanchanaburi: Felix River Kwai 3* or similar
Phitsanulok: Ayara Grand Palace 3* or similar
Chiang Rai: Laluna Resort 3*+ or similar
Chiang Mai: Dusit Princess 4* or similar
Hotel option 2:
Bangkok: Movenpick Hotel Sukhumvit 15, 4+* or similar
Kanchanaburi: Dheva Mantra Resort 4* or similar
Phitsanulok: Pattara Resort 4* or similar
Chiang Rai: The Riverie by Katathan 4*+ or similar
Chiang Mai: Empress Premier 4*+ or similar