Enjoy an exclusive luxury journey to one of South East Asia's most spectacular countries - Thailand - the former Kingdom of Siam. Behold golden Buddhas, spiritual temples, hilltop villages, and stunning vistas. Soak in the panorama of the Golden Triangle, where Thailand, Myanmar, and Laos meet. Visit an elephant camp, meet artisans, and fall in love with Thai cuisine. Visit ancient ruins in Thailand’s oldest cities of Ayutthaya and Sukhothai one occupied by the Lanna and Khmer kingdoms. The tranquil feeling and smiles of northern Thailand will win your heart.
On arrival, your Travel Thailand driver and guide will welcome you at the airport and take you to the hotel for check in.
Free and relaxing time.
After breakfast has been served at the hotel, your guide will pick you up and take you to a Harbor on Chao Phraya River to embark on a boat and explore the traditional Thai klongs (canals) and see the still-active waterborne life of the Nonthaburi residents. Then, visit Wat Arun which is known as Temple of Dawn – one of the most well-known sites in Bangkok. It is best seen from the opposite side of the river. After visiting this Wat, you head to the Grand Palace which is the official of the King of Siam since 1782, made up of numerous buildings, halls, and pavilions set around open lawns, gardens and courtyards. It is located on the bank of The Chao Phraya River. Inside the Grand Palace complex is Wat Phra Kaeo or Temple of the Emerald Buddha – the most beautiful and sacred Buddhist temple in Thailand. The following visit is Wat Pho – the temple of reclining Buddha. The temple has a long list of credits: The oldest and largest temple in Bangkok, the longest reclining Buddha and the largest collection of Buddha images in Thailand, the first public education institution.
Next, drive to Pak Klong Talaat Flower market to see Thailand’s exotic flora with many species of orchids. Back to your
This morning, leave Bangkok for Ayutthaya – 70km from Bangkok. The first stop is the Bang Pa-In Summer Palace Palace also known as Summer palace located 18km from Ayutthaya on the bank of Chao Phraya River. Arrive in Ayutthaya – the ancient capital for over 400 years. You will visit Wat Maha That – an over 600 years old temple and Wat Na Phra Mane. Wat Na Phra Mane is still in good condition and was used as the Burmese military headquarters during the war. Inside this temple, you will see the sparkle Golden Buddha with the three thousand-year-old Buddhas carved from green stone which are extremely valuable national relics. Overnight in Ayutthaya.
This morning you leave Ayutthaya for Phitsanulok to visit Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat seeing Thailand’s most beautiful Buddha image – Phra Putthachinnarat.
Continue drive to Sukhothai which has a UNESCO heritage site: Sukhothai Historical Park. Its name meaning dawn of happiness, which was the Thai capital during 13th century C.E and became the kingdom''''s first capital of Siam founded by King Ramkhamhaeng, used to be known as the golden age of Thai history. Overnight in Sukhothai
After breakfast at the hotel, you visit Sukhothai Historical Park. There are about 200 ruins on 70 square kilometers of land and each wall has one entrance gate. Inside the park, there are the remains of the royal palace and twenty-six temples and Wat Mahathat is the largest one.
Drive north to Chiang Mai with a stop in Lampang to visit Wat Phra That Lampang Luang. This temple was built in 1486 and is known as one of the oldest wooden buildings and one of the most impressive temples in Thailand.
After breakfast at the hotel, your driver and guide will pick you up and you will drive to the old city to see its dike and ruined walls. The first visit is Chedi Luang Temple, which began construction in the 14th century but was then destroyed by an earthquake in 1545 but it still remains the tallest structure in Chiang Mai today. The next visit is Phra Singh Wat - the most prestigious temple in Chiang Mai built in 1345. Visiting this temple will give you a rich glimpse of Lanna temple art and architecture. Then you continue your drive to Phrathat Doi Suthep Temple – located 1,050 meters above sea level. It is the most sacred temple in Northern Thailand. Here you can see the marvelous golden pagoda, which is containing the holy relics of Lord Buddha. From the summit of Suthep Mountian, you can see the panoramic view of Chiang Mai city and Ping valley. Back to the hotel. Free and relax.
Breakfast shall be served at the hotel and then we will visit one of the popular Elephants Camp, where you can see the Elephants at work. You have a chance to ride the elephants crossing the river into the forest. Then return by Oxcart to the elephant village to have lunch. After lunch, enjoy a bamboo rafting adventure along the river for around 45 minutes. Onwards to an orchid farm where there are many beautiful species of orchid. And after that going back to the hotel and free at leisure.
After breakfast at the hotel, depart from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai, and en route visit is Wat Rong Khun, also known as the White Temple, with its unique “kanok” architecture. Continue your visits with some of the temples of the town, Wat Phra Kaew with its beautiful brass and copper Buddha image.
Drive to Mae Sai, the northernmost Thai town on the Myanmar border. Walk around the local market, and continue to visit Chiang Saen on the steep banks of Mekong River, opposite of Laos where you will see some magnificent ancient ruins and temples. Take a boat ride along the Mekong River to get a closer look at Laos and Myanmar. Stop at the Golden Triangle viewpoint for a panoramic photography of the triangle.
Take the transfer to Chiang Rai airport for your flight to Bangkok. Arrive in Bangkok, pick up and check in hotel. Free and relax.
Free until time transferred to the airport for your departure flight. Have a good journey back home.
Internal flight (economy class): Chiang Rai - Bangkok - Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotel - Private tours, transfers and all services as mentioned in the itinerary - Services of private driver and air-conditioned vehicle - Service of English speaking guides as stated - Entrance fees for all mentioned sights visited - Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
Tour Does Not Include
- International flight into and out Thailand. - Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary. - Early check-in and late check-out at hotels. - Personal expenses (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.). - Tips for guides and drivers. - Personal travel insurance. - Thailand Visa fees.
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Available On Dates
1 January, 1970
Office hours: Mo-Sa 8:30am to 7:00pm Standard time zone: UTC/GMT +2
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