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Duration:
 10 Days / 9 Nights

 

This is one of the most popular itineraries for first-time visitors to Thailand who want to see the best of the country.

 

The itinerary is flexible to change anything to suit your needs

Day 1 / Bangkok: Bangkok Arrival – Pick up & Check in hotel (B)
Day 2 / Bangkok: Bangkok City Tour (B)
Day 3 / Bangkok: Bangkok  – Fly to Chiang Mai  – Tour (B)
Day 4 / Chiang Mai: Chiang Mai – Chiang Dao for Elephant Camp (B)
Day 5 / Chiang Mai: Chiang Mai Cooking Class (B)
Day 6 / Chiang Mai: Chiang Mai – Fly to Phuket (B)
Day 7 / Phuket: Phuket – Phang Bay Cruise – Phuket (B)
Day 8 / Phuket: Phuket – Phi Phi island by Cruise (B)
Day 9 / Phuket: Phuket Free Time (B)
Day 10 / Departure: Phuket – 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)
          ∗  Bangkok (BKK) – Chiang Mai (CNX): a 1hr flight

          ∗  Chiang Mai (CNX) – Phuket (HKT): a 1hr flight

•  9 nights of accommodations

          ∗  3 nights Bangkok

          ∗  3 nights Chiang Mai

          ∗  3 nights Phuket

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

•  Boat/ Ferry 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 · Breakfast · Hotel in Bangkok

Attractions:

Bangkok

Activities :

Upon arrival in Bangkok, our driver and tour guide will pick up and escort you to your hotel in the Bangkok center to check in. Overnight in Bangkok

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Day 2:

BANGKOK CITY TOUR

Included:

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

Activities :

Start out with a visit to the Grand Palace and Emerald Buddha Temple – Wat Phra Kaeo. Before entering the main gate to the temple of the Emerald Buddha, stop by the Royal Regalia Museum to see the beauty of decorative jewelry, which used to be an ornament of the royal officers and consorts. Continue exploring Pho – the Reclining Buddha temple, the oldest and biggest temple with the largest number of pagodas (95 in all) in the city well known for its huge Reclining Buddha. This afternoon, visit “Arts of the Kingdom” — a magnificent exhibition of exquisite but rarely seen traditional Thai crafts that reflects the decades of work initiated under The Foundation for the Promotion of Supplementary Occupations and Related Techniques or the Support Foundation under the Royal Patronage of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit. Overnight in Bangkok

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Day 3:

BANGKOK - CHIANG MAI TOUR

Included:

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

Attractions:

Chiang Mai  Doi Suthep  Wat Suan Dok

Activities :

Free until time to transfer to the airport for the flight to Chiang Mai. Upon arrival in Chiang Mai, you are welcomed at the airport and transferred to your hotel for check-in. Afternoon drives up to Doi Suthep to visit Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep located on a mountain overlooking the city and the most sacred temple in Northern Thailand, containing a holy relic of Lord Buddha, with a challenging climb of over 300 steps, flanked by enormous mythological Nagas. A panoramic view of the city can be seen from here at 3,500 feet above sea level. We drive down to Chiang Mai’s old town and proceed to Wat Suan Dok for an exclusive monk chat. Experience Dhamma of Buddhism and local lifestyle always related to Buddhism. The Monk Chat Session gives an opportunity to foreigners to have interactive communication with Thai monks by talking informally. Buddhism and Thai Culture as well as general topics about Thai ways of living can be discussed at the session. Transfer to your hotel for check-in and time at leisure. Overnight in Chiang Mai.

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Day 4:

CHIANG MAI - CHIANG DAO FOR ELEPHANT CAMP

Included:

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

Attractions:

Chiang Dao

Activities :

After an early breakfast, head out on an excursion about 30 km from Chiang Mai to Chiang Dao for a visit to an elephant camp where elephants of all sizes can be seen amid the beautiful jungle to the north of the city. In the lush tropical jungle, you will see the elephants taking their morning bath in the running streams before starting to work and being trained. The morning tour includes a demonstration around 09.40 am of how trained elephants are used as work animals in the teak forests of Thailand. This is your chance to enjoy an elephant ride around camp. Afterward, board bamboo rafts along a very picturesque stretch of the river to see the beautiful scenery down the river. The rafting lasts about an hour but depends on the depth of the water and the speed of the current. Lunch will be at a local restaurant today. The evening is at leisure. Overnight in Chiang Mai.

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Day 5:

CHIANG MAI COOKING CLASS

Included:

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

Activities :

Enjoy a cooking class on an organic farm. Experience a morning visit to the local market for ingredient shopping. Wade through the organic farm and learn more about various ingredients growing here as well as the essential ingredients for your own dishes. Enjoy cooking Thai dishes such as Curry, Tom Yam, Papaya Salad, Spring Roll, and Mango with Sticky Rice. For lunch, you will enjoy what you have prepared. Return to the hotel in the afternoon, the rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Chiang Mai.

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Day 6:

CHIANG MAI - FLIGHT TO PHUKET

Included:

Private A/C transportation · Tour guide · Breakfast · Hotel in Phuket

Attractions:

Phuket

Activities :

Time at leisure until transfer to Chiang Mai Airport for departure to Phuket. Upon arrival at Phuket airport, transfer to your hotel for check-in. Overnight in Phuket.

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Day 7:

PHUKET - PHANG NGA BAY

Included:

Private A/C transportation · Tour guide · Breakfast · Boat · Cooking Class · Entrance fees · Hotel in Phuket

Attractions:

Phang Nga Bay

Activities :

You will be picked up from the hotel at approximately 07:30 a.m. and transferred to the embarkation pier at Yacht Haven Marina by air-conditioned bus. Embark on board the “June Bahtra” for a 09:00 a.m. departure and enjoy your cruise through the enchanting and breathtaking Phang Nga Bay.
Around noon, you will arrive at James Bond Island and continue your journey by long tail boat through the mangrove delta and the Grotto Cave to the Sea Gypsy village. A delicious Thai buffet lunch is served back on board, then the afternoon is free to relax, sunbathe and swim. Cruise back to Phuket Island and transfer to the hotel. You will arrive back in your hotel at approximately 18:00. Overnight in Phuket.

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Day 8:

PHUKET - PHI PHI ISLAND

Included:

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

Attractions:

Phi Phi Island

Activities :

In the early morning take a cruise to Phi Phi Island and sightseeing in Maya Bay from the cruise. After disembarking, enjoy swimming in crystal clear water or sunbathing on the white sand beach. Have a buffet lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon take your time to snorkel or explore the Island. Overnight in Phuket

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Day 9:

PHUKET - FREE TIME

Included:

Breakfast · Hotel in Bangkok

Attractions:

Phuket

Activities :

Today is free at leisure to relax and unwind. A wide variety of optional activities are available upon request. Overnight in Phuket.

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Day 10:

PHUKET - DEPARTURE

Included:

Private A/C transportation · Breakfast

Attractions:

Airport transfer

Activities :

Time at leisure until our driver picks up and transfers you to the airport for the flight back to Bangkok to connect your homeward flight or your next destination.