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Highlights: visit World Heritage sites in Ayutthaya Historical, Sukhothai Historical Park, Elephant Sanctuary, foodie tour, visit Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep, silver temple in Chiang Mai, White temple and Black house in Chiang Rai, Golden triangle, boat trip and explore Tham Luang cave.
⦁ Minor program changes are sometimes necessary, depending on road conditions and room availability.
⦁ We reserve the right to adjust the rates if the fuel cost increases by over 10% [currently Baht 35 per liter Diesel] within the contract period.
⦁ Please also note that all services featured in the itinerary hereof are calculated and/or provided as part of a package basis. Hence, there would be no refund, reimburse, redeem or compensation for unused services or unjustifiable early departure.
⦁ No elephant rides.
⦁ We will do all possible to comply with any dietary requirements during this tour; it may not always be possible to confirm your wishes in advance based on the choice of local restaurant.
⦁ We reserve the right to make necessary changes to the tour in case of unfavorable weather conditions or situations where we are forced to make alterations to guarantee the safety of our guests.
⦁ Guests traveling over and during local holidays may experience longer waiting times than normal, may see certain sites being closed, and this program may be subject to supplementary charges.
⦁ Natural elements of any kind have a destructive effect on electronic equipment. It the customer’s own responsibility to ensure that any camera, mobile telephone, or other device is properly wrapped and protected against these elements. We cannot be held responsible in any way for negligence and/or not following suggestions for any damage related to this.
⦁ Tours and excursions often include obstacles of various kinds that may not make this excursion suitable for wheelchair users or guests with limited mobility.
⦁ The protection of the country’s flora, fauna and its historical and cultural treasures is of immense importance for us. We will not pursue any activities that are not in line with our animal, wildlife, and environment protection principles.
⦁ Please ensure that you bring sunglasses, a hat /cap and sunblock with a high SPF factor when traveling with us. Even when it is cloudy, the sun still has immense power.
⦁ All mentioned times, durations and stops are based on approximations and may change due to unforeseen circumstances, weather, and traffic conditions beyond our control.
07:00am. Pick up from your hotel in Bangkok and transfer by private comfortable air condition vehicle to Ayutthaya, the first stop is to visit Bang Pa-In Summer Palace, was first used by the royal court as a summer retreat in the 17th century. Original ly built by King Prasat Thong in 1632, Across the river from the Palace is Wat Niwet Thammarat, the only Neo-Gothic monastery in Thailand and is located on an island in the Chao Phraya River, afterwards, hop on to private longtail boat and enjoy the fascinating scenery along the River, hop off at local pier in Ayutthaya, continue transfer by our private minibus to visit the ancient town and world heritage site, visit the three ancient pagodas at Wat Phra Sri Sanpetch situated on the city island in Ayutthaya’s World Heritage Park. This monastery was the most important temple of Ayutthaya and situated within the Grand Palace Grounds. It served as a model for the Temple of the Emerald Buddha in Bangkok, after visit Wat Phra Sri Sanpetch, we transfer to local restaurant for lunch (Thai cuisine) after refreshment, transfer to visit Wat Mahathat The well-known image of the Head of the Buddha, with tree trunk and roots growing around it. The temple is believed to have been built during the 14th century A.D. (the early Ayutthaya period). The last stop is to visit Wat Chaiwatthanaram, on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River, outside Ayutthaya Island. The temple was constructed in 1630 by the king Prasat Thong.
Afternoon, depart from Ayutthaya in late afternoon and long transfer to Sukhothai (distance 365 kms, transfer time about 3 ½ -4hrs) Drop off at your hotel in evening, check in, at leisure.
Overnight in SUKHOTHAI
Breakfast at the hotel.
08:00am check out and transfer to visit Sukhothai Historical Park, visit the famous ruin of this first capital of Thailand (1257-1379), the highlight is Wat Mahathat, Wat Sasi and Wat Sri Sawai and Wat Sri chum, continue to Lampang (distance 191 kms-about 2hrs), we stop visit Wat Phrathat Lampang Luang in Lampang. Lunch will be provided at local restaurant (food only), after refreshment, continue trip to Chiang Mai (92 kms, about 1hr drive), check in, at leisure.
Afternoon, depart from the hotel by local transportation “Tuk-Tuk” to Varoros Market which is known locally as “Kad Luang” This is the Main local market. The market has been in Chiang Mai city for more than 100 years. Inside the market, we will be tasting fresh seasonal tropical fruits, freshly made Northern Thai sausage-Sai Oua and wash it all down with the famous Thai Iced Tea which is made according to local taste.
05:00 pm After your experience with Chiang Mai local shopping, take a ride to the night market on Chang Puak Gate or North Gate is always busy and offers a great range of authentic Thai cuisine. Try the stewed pork leg from the famous vendor with the cowboy hat who’s had visits from the likes of Anthony Bourdain. Taste Bua Loi, or floating lotus, is a warm fresh coconut milk broth with teeny pandan-laced glutinous rice flour balls swimming around. 07:00 pm Take a ride with Tuk-Tuk to see Chiang Mai nightlife around the old city before transferring back to the hotel for overnight.
Overnight in CHAING MAI
Morning: make merit by putting food into the bowl of a mendicant Buddhist monks!
Return to the hotel for breakfast.
In the morning of your visit, you will be picked up from your place of accommodation and will drive for approximately 1.5 hours through scenic agricultural areas, hills, and forest, before arriving at the Sanctuary. There, you will meet your English-speaking guide and learn a little about the elephants, before changing into traditional Karen clothing.
After being allocated bananas and sugar cane to feed the elephants, you will walk with your guide through the Sanctuary, where you will find free-roaming elephants and hear their individual stories. You can touch, feed, photograph, and interact with the elephants at your leisure while you learn about their lifestyle and behaviors. After you have met all the elephants, you will accompany them to a nearby mud spa. Get muddy with the elephants as you apply a healthy cosmetic mud treatment to their skin. Next, you will walk with the elephants to a nearby river and join them in the water for a refreshing bath. Take a swim and help bathe and brush the elephants while they wade through and play in the water. Once the elephants are clean, you can take some final photos with them, and then it will be time to part ways with your new friends and change into some dry clothes. Finally, eat some snacks and seasonal fresh fruit, before enjoying once again the impressive rural scenery as you drive back to Chiang Mai.
Upon arrival in Chiang Mai, we transfer to visit Wat Phra Singh with its famous Buddha image, then, visit silver temple (Wat Sri Suphan) and the must-see Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep, tucked away in the mountains at 3,520 feet (1,056 meters). The temple is reached by a staircase with 306 steps, flanked by a Naga balustrade on either side. The Monastery was built by King Gue-Na in 1383. The center is a big Chedi spired pagoda which contains partial relics of Lord Buddha return to Chiang Mai town in the evening.
Overnight in CHIANG MAI
Note: Wat Sri Suphan, due to old Buddhist rules women are not allowed to enter the inside of the temple and must remain outside.
Breakfast at hotel, check out and transfer to Chiang Rai via Wiang Papao route, drive through mountainous landscape to Chiang Rai (distance 172 kms, driving time about 3hrs), enroute, visit hot spring and visit the must see Wat Rong Khun (white temple) in Chiang Rai, lunch will be provided at local restaurant, after refreshment, transfer to visit Baan dam (black house) of the Thailand’s artist to see the collection of artwork – sculptures, wood carvings, and furniture created by him, and collected from around the world, then, transfer up to the northernmost Thai town on the Burmese border where you have the opportunity for shopping and looking around the local market and transfer to visit the view point at Golden Triangle and enjoy boat trip on Mekong River, cruising close-by the border of three countries, where you can see the simple & traditional lifestyle, return to local pier in Chiang Rai and transfer to your hotel for overnight.
Overnight in CHIANG RAI
Breakfast at the hotel.
Check out and drive to visit part of Doi Nang Non or “Mountain of the Sleeping lady, The most popular cave is the Tham Luang cave (closed during rainy season) which extends several kilometers into the mountain, after visited Tham Luang cave, continue transfer to Chiang Mai via Fang and Thaton. Lunch will be provided at a local restaurant (food only) and drop off at your hotel in the evening. Evening owns explore in Chiang Mai town.
Overnight in CHIANG MAI
Breakfast at the hotel. Check-out and private transfer to Chiang Mai Airport for your departure flight.
Check-out normal time 12:00noon
|Rates are net per person in Half Twin sharing (TH BATH) in group of
Wiang Inn Hotel Chiang Rai
Furama Hotel Chiang Mai
|01.11.2023 – 31.10.2024
• Check-in normal time 14:00hrs & Check-out normal time 12:00noon.
• Maximum 3 persons in the same room (2 ADT + 1 CHD or 3 ADT).
• Wiang Inn Hotel Chiang Rai: Compulsory New Year Gala Dinner (31Dec), net 1,580 THB per person per meal (adult) & net 850 THB per person per meal (child 4-12 years).
• Furama Chiang Mai: Surcharge for peak season (29.12.2023-01.01.2024), net 660 THB per room per night.
• Furama Chiang Mai: Surcharge for peak season (10.02.-15.02.2024), net 470 THB per room per night.