Small-Group Tour / Guaranteed Departure
Have an amazing holiday in Thailand with this 08 days Thailand package. The Thailand itinerary of 08 days is designed in such a way that you cover the majority of the attractions and experiences of Bangkok and Chiang Mai. There is plenty to see and do at the destinations. The experience is mixed and varied.
To catch your overnight trip to Bangkok, make your own way to the international airport. Savour the onboard food and amenities.
You will be welcomed by our agent upon arrival in Bangkok and driven to your hotel. (Normal check-in time is at 14:00. Subject to availability, early check-in is permitted. Take your time and enjoy the evening.
Proceed to explore the magnificent city of Bangkok and its temples after breakfast at the hotel. Investigate the heritage and history of Bangkok. Visit Wat Traimit, also referred to as the Temple of the Golden Buddha, first. Pay homage to the temple's focal point, a solid gold figure that was uncovered in the 1950s after being buried behind many layers of plaster casing. It is the largest gold seated Buddha statue, standing about 10 feet (3 meters) tall and weighing 5.5 tonnes. Visit Wat Pho, one of Bangkok's most historic and well-known temples, which is close to the city's Grand Palace complex. Its main chapel, also known as the Temple of the Reclining Buddha, is home to a Buddha statue that is larger than life and is 151 feet (46 meters) long. The Buddha's enormous feet are embellished with symbolic mother-of-pearl inlays. Finally, visit Wat Benchamabophit, an exquisitely magnificent monastery constructed of Italian Carrara marble, in the city's Dusit neighborhood. Admire the Sukhothai Buddha statue that is perched atop the remains of Thai King Chulalongkorn, who ordered the temple in 1899, as well as the red-and-gold tiered roof distinctive of Bangkok's royal temples. Return to the hotel and spend the remaining time as you please.
BANGKOK is optional. CAD 137, MINIMUM 2 PAX BY NIGHT
Daily, excluding Saturday and Sunday.
Discover the thriving Chinatown, a top destination for tourists and a culinary haven. This one-kilometer stretch is jam-packed with market booths, sidewalk eateries, and an abundance of gold merchants. Travel on to Pak Klong Talad, Bangkok's largest wholesale and retail fresh flower market. Visit The Giant Swing by taking a drive to Wat Suthat. From there, you can take a stroll past the Bangkok Metropolitan Office to find Ratchadamnoen Avenue, a historic street in Bangkok. After supper, take a tram tour of the Rattanakosin neighborhood to visit "the must-see" sights of Bangkok, including the Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall, The Golden Mount, Wat Ratchanatdaram, The Democracy Monument, The City Pillar Shrine, The Grand Palace, Wat Pho, and the National Theatre. Explore Khao San Road, known as "the center of the backpacker universe," to cap off your evening.
OPTIONAL: A TUK TUK FOOD TOUR AT MIDNIGHT COSTS CAD 91, MIN 2 PAX FREQUENCY: Everyday
1930 to 2330
NOTICE: There will be no pick-up service. Travelers will be greeted by the tour leader at Exit 2 of the Samyan MRT station (in front of Chamchuri Square)
For a fantastic late-night eating adventure, head outside the tourist areas. After the moon rises, you will travel through Bangkok's streets in an iconic 3-wheeled TukTuk to visit the residents' preferred restaurants.
Taste a range of savoury dishes, such as the neighborhood's best pad Thai and the well-liked home-style Thai snack, as well as the locals' preferred Northeastern Thai Food (Esan Food). Discover the old-town sights and temples in between bites to get a different viewpoint from the bustling daytime scene. Discover the part of Bangkok that tourists have never seen. By Cinderella's time, you will have completed the tour.
*** Please be advised that vegetarians should not participate in this tour. ***
Before boarding a shuttle to the airport for your journey to Chiang Rai, take the day at your leisure. (Normal Check-Out is at 11:00 a.m. The opportunity of a late check-out. You will be welcomed by our local agent at the Chiang Rai airport and taken to the hotel for check-in. Transfer to the river pier to board a thrilling boat trip down Mae Kok River after a short period of rest in the hotel. Take in the beautiful views on the river's both banks. At the Karen Hilltribe Elephant Camp, The Karens have a long history of being skilled elephant keepers and trainers. There are agricultural animals including pigs, poultry, and buffalo living below the stilted bamboo homes that make up the town. The women in this hamlet are adept at sewing and fabric dyeing, and they typically wear sarongs, white blouses, and headscarves. Respect for one's ancestors and current tribal elders is highly valued by the locals. Have fun traveling through the forest while crossing rivers and paddy fields. Go back to the inn.
Chiang Rai overnight
Enjoy the day at your leisure touring Chiang Rai or reserve the Golden Triangle trip in advance. Chiang Rai overnight
OPTIONAL: CAD 228, MINIMUM 2 PAX, MAE SAI BORDER TOWN & GOLDEN TRIANGLE TOUR
Visit the market town of Mae Sai, which is located in Thailand's far north. Plans for entering Myanmar may be made at this border crossing. Ascend the high overlook to observe Southeast Asia's renowned "Golden Triangle," which includes the meeting of the Mekong and Ruak Rivers and the borders of Thailand, Myanmar, and Laos. After that, savour a regional lunch in a nearby farming community. Later, a brief voyage along the Mekong's banks brings you to the Laotian island of Don Sao, where you may spend some time exploring the vibrant marketplaces before returning to Thailand. Continue on to the eye-catching House of Opium Museum, which features an educational exhibit on the nearly 5000-year history of opium.
Drive to Chiang Mai after breakfast at the hotel. Visit the majestic Wat Rong Khung, a stunning temple constructed in the 1990s, on the southern outskirts of Chiang Rai. One of the most magnificent temples in Thailand, it has an elaborate all-white facade with inset bits of mirror that give it a brilliant aspect. Continue your trip through the mountains and lush vegetation to Chiang Mai. When you get to Chiang Mai, check-in. The remainder of the day is free time.
Chiang Mai overnight
Enjoy your morning and then leave for a tour of beautiful temples, including Doi Suthep. This tour will take you to some of Chiang Mai's most fascinating and venerated Buddhist temples, which are numerous and historically significant in Thailand's second-largest city. Go up the stairway to the Wat Phra That Doi Suthep mountain temple. Start your journey at Wat Phra Sing (Temple of the Lion Lord), built in the 14th century, which features a revered Buddha image that is 1,500 years old and functions as the Lanna Kingdom's main place of worship. The complex is made up of a number of structures with various levels of aesthetic and architectural significance. Next, go to Wat Chedi Luang, a 196-foot (60-meter) high temple that is famous for being the current resting place of the Emerald Buddha. Continue on to Doi Suthep, which is perched atop Doi Pui mountain and offers sweeping views of Chiang Mai. From the city of Chiang Mai, a winding road leads up to the base of the temple, where you can ascend 306 steps that are surrounded on either side by naga balustrades. There is also the option of taking a quick ride on the funicular cable car if you don't feel particularly energized or stable on your feet. The enormous Lanna-style gold-covered chedi, the focal point of the current temple complex at Doi Suthep, dates from the 16th century. Doi Suthep is worth a visit on its own, but you can also take advantage of the cold air, amazing views of the surrounding mountains, and the entirety of Chiang Mai while the clouds permit. Go back to the inn.
Chiang Mai overnight
Before returning to the airport to catch your flight home, spend the day at your leisure or sign up for an optional trip. (Normal Check-Out is at 11:00 a.m. The opportunity of a late check-out.
OPTIONAL: ELEPHANT SAFARI AT CHIANG DAO ELEPHANT CAMP INCLUDING LUNCH: CAD 195, MIN 2 PAX
With this intriguing full-day tour departing from Chiang Mai, discover the natural and architectural beauties of Chiang Dao. This charming northern hamlet is nestled among limestone cliffs and is known as the "city of the stars" due to its high position. Visit the picturesque town centre of Chiang Dao, which is filled with age-old wooden buildings. Relax and take in the stunning surroundings as you go to an elephant camp. Enter the elephants' natural environment. The elephants live happily and freely; this is not a zoo. Their instructors are dependable pals who teach them anything from painting to lugging logs. Watch the elephants as they perform some tricks and have their morning bath. These trained, submissive animals will even lift you.Together, you will lumber through the thick, lush forest and along the Mae Ping River as you learn how to properly climb the elephant. It's time for lunch because you're starving after that incredible ride. After that, you'll have a bamboo raft journey to see the river up close. Along the green banks, you will leisurely sail past quaint steakhouses perched high on stilts. It won't be simple saying goodbye to peaceful Chiang Dao and its kind residents. On your way back to Chiang Mai, make a stop at an orchid farm to lessen the blow. Enjoy the variety of hues and patterns, including stripes and dots.By the end of the day, you would have realised that Thailand's abundant natural beauty serves as an outdoor art gallery.