The tour begins in:
The tour finishes in:
Duration:
 15 Days / 14 Nights

 

The trip covers full highlights from cities to the river and the mountains throughout all the major regions of Thailand

 

The itinerary is flexible to change anything to suit your needs

Day 01 / Bangkok: Bangkok arrival Bangkok – Pick up & Check in hotel

Day 02 / Bangkok: City temples tours – Grand Palace & Emerald Buddha Temple (B, L)

Day 03 / Kanchanaburi: Damnoensaduak Floating Market – Kanchanaburi (B, L, D)

Day 04 / Ayutthaya: Kanchanaburi – Ayutthaya (B, L)

Day 05 / Sukhothai: Ayutthaya – Kamphaengphet – Sukhothai (B, L)

Day 06 / Lampang: Sukhothai – Sri Satchanalai – Lampang (B, L)

Day 07 / Chiang Mai: Lampang – Lamphun – Chiang Mai (B, L)

Day 08 / Chiang Mai: Doi Suthep Temple – Meo Doi Pui – Local Handicraft Village (B, L)

Day 09 / Chiang Dao: Chiang Mai – Elephant at Works – Chiang Dao (B, L)

Day 10 / Pai: Chiang Mai – Pa Pae Hot Spring – Pai (B, L)

Day 11 / Mae Hong Son: Pai – Hill Tribe Villages – Tam Lod, Tam Pla – Phu Klone (B, L)

Day 12 / Chiang Mai: Baan Nai Soi – Mae Hong Son city temple tours – Chiang Mai (B, L)

Day 13 / Chiang Rai: Chiang Mai – Golden Triangle – Chiang Rai (B, L)

Day 14 / Bangkok: Chiang Rai – Doi Tung – Fly to Bangkok (a 1hr flight) (B)

Day 15 / Departure: Bangkok – Departure (B)

Trip Package Includes

•  All A/C private transfers at all places as indicated in the program

•  All intra-flight (tax & service charge included)
          ∗  Chiang Rai (CEI) – Bangkok (BKK): a 1hr flight

•  14 nights of accommodations

          ∗  3 nights Bangkok

          ∗  1 night Kanchanaburi

          ∗  1 night Ayutthaya

          ∗  1 night Sukhothai

          ∗  1 night Lampang

          ∗  3 nights Chiang Mai

          ∗  1 night Chiang Dao

          ∗  1 night Pai

          ∗  1 night Mae Hong Son

          ∗  1 night Chiang Rai

•  Meals as indicated in the program: B- Breakfast, L- Lunch, D- Dinner

•  Boat trip at all places as indicated in the program

•  All admission costs at places mentioned in the itinerary

•  English-speaking tour guide

•  All entrance fees

•  All taxes & service charges

 

Trip Package Excludes

•  Personal expenses are not noted in the program

•  Insurance

Day 1:

Bangkok arrival - Pick up & Check in hotel

Included:

Private A/C transportation · Tour guide · Hotel in Bangkok

Highlights:

Bangkok

Activities:

Upon arrival at the airport in Bangkok, meet & greet our tour guide before transfer to the hotel. Free at leisure after check in. Overnight in Bangkok.

Day 2:

Bangkok City Tour

Included:

Private A/C transportation · Tour guide · Breakfast · Entrance fees · Hotel in Bangkok

Activities:

Breakfast at the hotel, followed by a sightseeing tour of the following locations: Visit Wat Traimit, the Temple of the Golden Buddha, which is famous for its 900-year-old five-and-a-half-ton solid gold image, and then continue to Wat Arun, also known as the Temple of the Dawn, which is one of Bangkok’s best-known landmarks and has been featured in numerous publications. Following that, pay a visit to Wat Po, Bangkok’s largest and oldest temple, as well as the largest single Buddha image: the Reclining Buddha (Phra Buddhasaiyas), also known as Wat Phra Chetuphon or The Temple of the Reclining Buddha. After lunch, we continue to the most famous tourist attractions in Bangkok, the Royal Grand Palace, and the Emerald Buddha. The Grand Palace shares a compound with Wat Phra Kaew and is where you will end up after leaving Wat Phra Kaew. Despite their close proximity, there is a distinct stylistic difference between the very Thai Wat Phra Kaew and the more European-inspired designs of the Grand Palace (the roof being the exception). We returned to the hotel and had some free time after that. Bangkok overnight

Day 3:

Bangkok - Damnoen Saduak Floating Market – Kanchanaburi

Included:

Private A/C transportation · Tour guide · Breakfast · Boat · Entrance fees · Hotel in Kanchanaburi

Activities:

Thailand’s most colorful floating market is a 120-kilometer drive away. We pass the largest source of salt production in Thailand along the highway. Thailand, Damnoen Saduak See how sugar is made directly from the coconut tree at the gardener’s house. The long-tailed speedboat will then be taken to the main component market. Discover an intriguing ancient Thai way of life that is still widely practiced in this region. A chance to try a variety of exotic Thai fruits as well as Thai handicrafts available on the spot. Later, travel to Kanchanaburi to see the infamous Bridge over the River Kwai, a World War II memorial. After that, visit the War Museum and the War Cemetery. Kanchanaburi overnight

Day 4:

Kanchanaburi – Ayutthaya

Included:

Private A/C transportation · Tour guide · Breakfast · Entrance fees · Hotel in Ayutthaya

Activities:

Transfer to Ayutthaya, Thailand’s former capital, after breakfast. Visit Bang Pa-In Summer Palace, one of the most beautiful Summer Palaces. Later, proceed to the Krung Sri River for a buffet lunch. Later, visit the Temple of Ruins, Wat Phra Sri Sanpetch (the former Royal Temple), Wat Yai Chai Mongkol (the temple of the reclining Buddha Image and the largest chedi), Wat Mahathat (where the head of the Lord Buddha Image is currently covered by a Poh Tree), and Wat Ratchaburi (where the national treasure was kept). After that, transfer to the hotel and enjoy your free time. Ayutthaya overnight

Day 5:

Ayutthaya – Kamphaengphet – Sukhothai

Included:

Private A/C transportation · Tour guide · Breakfast · Entrance fees · Hotel in Sukhothai

Activities:

Drive north to Sukhothai after breakfast. Visit Khamphaengphet Historical Park for an excursion before continuing on to Sukhothai. Lunch will be served at a nearby restaurant. After checking in, proceed to the local market in Sukhothai Town before returning to the hotel for relaxation and overnight. Sukhothai overnight

Day 6:

Sukhothai – Sri Satchanalai – Lampang

Included:

Private A/C transportation · Tour guide · Breakfast · Entrance fees · Hotel in Lampang

Highlights:

Sukhothai Historical Park  Satchanalai Historical Park Muang Chaliang Lampang

Activities:

After breakfast, go to Sukhothai Historical Park, Thailand’s first capital. Sukhothai (literally “Dawn of Happiness”) was the first truly independent Thai Kingdom, founded in the 13th century, and enjoyed a golden age under King Ramkhamhaeng, who is credited with inventing the Thai alphabet. Sukhothai Historical Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a must-see for all travelers, has lovingly restored this great city’s magnificent temples and monuments. Lunch at a local restaurant before proceeding to Sri Satchanalai Historical Park, which is located on the banks of the Yom River in Tambon Muang Kao, Si Satchanalai county, only 55 kilometers from Sukhothai. During the Phra Ruang Dynasty, a new administrative center was established to replace Chiang, and the ancient town was renamed “Si Satchanalai.” This ancient town covered an area of more than 320 hectares (800 acres). The historical park’s main attraction is the 91-hectare (288-acre) area within the old laterite ramparts and city moat. Then travel to Lampang for the night. Lampang overnight

Day 7:

Lampang – Lamphun – Chiang Mai

Included:

Private A/C transportation · Tour guide · Breakfast · Entrance fees · Hotel in Chiang Mai

Activities:

Breakfast at the hotel followed by a visit to the Lampang Elephant Conservation Center to see elephants at work and in shows before continuing on to Chiang Mai. Visit Wat Phrathad Hariphunchai and Chammadhevi Stupa on the way to Lamphun. When you arrive in Chiang Mai, check into your hotel and relax. Chiang Mai overnight

Day 8:

Meo Hill Tribe Village – Doi Suthep Temple – Local Handicraft Village

Included:

Private A/C transportation · Tour guide · Breakfast · Entrance fees · Hotel in Chiang Mai

Activities:

The adventure starts with a visit to a Meo Hill tribe village. The tribe’s physical characteristics are similar to the Chinese because they originally migrated from South China. They prefer large families with an average of 8 members. They engage in shifting agriculture. Planting primarily upland rice, corn, and soybeans. Women work harder than men on average. Most hill tribes share these characteristics. Their houses are built directly on the ground rather than on stilts. Because of its proximity to Doi Suthep, this village is a little more commercial and less traditional. Doi Pui was once well-known for its opium cultivation. It is 1500 meters above sea level. The journey continues to Wat Doi Suthep Temple. Driving up provides a panoramic view of Chiang Mai. Later, journeyed to the San Kamphaeng district, the beating heart of the silk and cotton home industries, to witness the fascinating process of creating and weaving these popular fabrics. Continue on to Bor Sang, the umbrella village, where delicate Thai paper umbrellas are hand-painted. Then it’s on to Thai Celadon, about 6 kilometers north of Chiang Mai, where exquisite ceramics are made. These are based on Sawankhalok pottery, which was made hundreds of years ago in Sukhothai and exported throughout the region. The style is very distinctive, with its deep, cracked glazed finish, and some pieces are exceptionally beautiful. Last but not least, are stops to observe the intricacies of both lacquerware and silverware craftsmen. Overnight in Chiang Mai

Day 9:

Chiang Mai – Elephant at Works – Chiang Dao

Included:

Private A/C transportation · Tour guide · Breakfast · Entrance fees · Hotel in Chiang Dao

Highlights:

Chiang Dao Elephant Camp  Chiang Dao  Lisu Hill Tribe Village

Activities:

Drive to Chiang Dao Elephant Camp after breakfast to see elephants at work. This tour begins at 8.30 a.m. Your guide will pick you up from your hotel. Drive 1 hour north of Chiang Mai to Chiang Dao to reach the elephant camp. The elephants will be taking their morning baths and demonstrating some of their skills at the elephant camp. After that, take a one-hour elephant ride to a Lisu hill tribe village. The ride takes you through some beautiful forest scenery as well as along the river. After lunch, take a 1-hour bamboo raft ride down the river, admiring the scenery and soaking in the tranquility as you float down the river. Then, transfer to the hotel and relax. Overnight in Chiang Dao.

Day 10:

Chiang Dao – Pa Pae Hot Spring – Pai

Included:

Private A/C transportation · Tour guide · Breakfast · Entrance fees · Hotel in Pai

Highlights:

The Pa Pae Hot Spring  Pai

Activities:

Drive to Pai District after breakfast at the hotel. The Pa Pae Hot Spring is located in the district of Mae Taeng, approximately 40 kilometers from Chiang Mai City Center, on the way to the towns of Mae Malai and Pai. The hot springs are probably some of the best in Chiang Mai province, as they are not over-commercialized and are set within a well-kept park in a beautiful wooded valley. The rock formations downstream from the bubbling geysers form dams and shallow pools for a relaxing hot soak. The park also has camping facilities and walks to nearby hill tribe villages. Then, transfer to the hotel and be on your own. Pai overnight

Day 11:

Pai - Hill Tribe Villages - Tam Lod - Tam Pla - Phu Klone

Included:

Private A/C transportation · Tour guide · Breakfast · Entrance fees · Hotel in Mae Hong Son

Activities:

After breakfast, visit the Hill tribe villages of Lahu, Lisu, and Karen before continuing on to Tam Lod Cave for an excursion. Later, go sightseeing in Tam Pla or Fish Cave. Before arriving in Mae Hong Son, stop for lunch at a local restaurant. Visit Phu Klone Country Club to purchase well-known items such as Mineral water spray, Phu Klone Mud Cleansing Bar, Cream Bath, Mud Spa Powder, and so on. After that, proceed to the hotel for check-in and free time. Mae Hong Son overnight

Day 12:

Mae Hong Son City Temple Tour – Baan Nai Soi – Chiang Mai

Included:

Private A/C transportation · Tour guide · Breakfast · Entrance fees · Hotel in Chiang Mai

Activities:

Begin early in the morning by visiting the morning market area, where you can purchase, in addition to the usual household items and foodstuffs, a variety of insect food such as crickets, worms, and ant eggs. Next Visit Baan Nai Soi, an unspoiled Karen village near the Myanmar border. Then, in the southern end of town, drive to the Burmese-style temples Wat Jong Kham and Wat Jong Klang, which are located next to a large pond. Shan people, who make up roughly half of Mae Hong Sorn’s population, built Wat Jong Kham nearly 200 years ago. Wat Jong Klang is home to 100-year-old glass paintings and Burmese woodcarvings depicting various aspects of Buddha’s life. Then drive uphill to Wat Phra Dhat Doi Kong Moo, with its beautiful view over Mae Hong Sorn. After that, drive down to Chiang Mai Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel and free on your own after check in. Overnight in Chiang Mai

Day 13:

Chiang Mai – Golden Triangle – Chiang Rai

Included:

Private A/C transportation · Tour guide · Breakfast · Entrance fees · Hotel in Chiang Rai

Activities:

Drive to Tha Ton Temple after breakfast to see the largest Lord Buddha Image in the sitting position on the summit of Tha Ton hill. After that, proceed to Mae Sai Border Market, one of the largest border markets from which you can enter Tha Khi Lek Province, Myanmar. At the market, you will find a variety of goods, both local and imported from China and Myanmar, such as electronic devices, fruits, clothing, stones, jewelry, jade, and so on. Lunch at a local restaurant before continuing to the infamous Golden Triangle, which has long been known as the epicenter of the opium trade. Admire the splendor of the mighty Mekong joining the Ruak and forming the actual Mekong from a hilltop vantage point, marvel at the splendor of the mighty Mekong joining with the Ruak and forming the actual “Triangle” with Laos Burma, and Thailand Overnight in Chiang Rai

Day 14:

Chiang Rai – Doi Tung – Fly to Bangkok

Included:

Private A/C transportation · Tour guide · Breakfast · Entrance fees · Internal airticket Chiang Rai-Bangkok · Hotel in Bangkok

Highlights:

Doi Tung Bangkok

Activities:

To visit Doi Tung, look no further than the Mae Fah Luang Garden, which is located at an elevation of 950 meters above sea level and consists of flowerbeds planted with a dazzling variety of flowers and shrubs from all over the world; among these, over 70 species of cool climate and temperate ornamental and flowering plants that thrive at high altitude are planted in the midst of native plants, leafy plants, and ferns. A plethora of flowering plants blooms all year, forming a magnificent hillside tapestry that changes with the seasons. Then, transfer to Chiang Rai Airport for your flight to Bangkok. Transfer to the hotel upon arrival, overnight in Bangkok

Day 15:

Bangkok – Departure

Included:

Private A/C transportation · Breakfast

Highlights:

Airport transfer

Activities:

After breakfast, today you are free to explore Bangkok until it’s time to transfer to the airport for flight departure for your home or your next destination.