Thailand Highlights

09 Nights / 10 Days

Overview

Thailand Highlights is designed to show the very best of Thailand while revealing its hidden charms. Starting from Bangkok – the capital with glittering temples, then move to Ayutthaya, the former capital to explore the historical park and see with your own eyes the remained ruins from the past. The tour continues with a scenic drive to the delightful city of Chiang Rai in the North and visit the famous Golden Triangle. In Chiang Mai, one of the topmost destinations in Asia, discover its sacred temples and natural beauty. The choice is really yours.

Highlights

  • Golden Triangle Region where Myanmar, Thailand, and Laos meet
  • Explore the ancient temple ruins of Ayutthaya
  • Trekking through the rainforests with stop at a waterfall tucked away deep in the valley
  • Indulge in the flavors of Thai cuisine

Bangkok

Kanchanaburi

Ayutthaya

Chiang Rai

Chiang Mai

Tour Route

2 Nights

Bangkok

2 Nights

1 Night

Kanchanaburi

1 Night

1 Night

Ayuthaya

1 Night

2 Nights

Chiang Rai

2 Nights

3 Nights

Chiang Mai

3 Nights

Detailed Itinerary

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • Day 6
  • Day 7
  • Day 8
  • Day 9
  • Day 10

Arrive Bangkok

Upon arrival at Bangkok Airport you will be greeted and transferred to the hotel. The glorious history of the capital of Thailand, Bangkok is closely linked to the Chakri dynasty that still reigns but does rule in Thailand. Check in at the hotel and free time for your relaxation.

Overnight Stay at the Hotel in Bangkok

Bangkok

Breakfast in the Hotel

Later visit the Grand Royal Palace dedicated to the ceremony of the royal family of Thailand. In the same compound is the magnificent Wat Phra Kaew which is known for the Statue of the Emerald Buddha. After visiting this complex, we continue to visit Wat Pho, a giant house of the lying Buddha. Then, we visit the Wat Traimit which is well known as the Golden Buddha.

Afternoon, boarding on a long tail boat for an excursion along the Chao Phraya River and many bustling interior canals that offer fantastic views of local life close by. Along the way, we stop at Wat Arun, the temple of the Aube. Return to the hotel and free time for relaxation

Meal: Breakfast
Overnight Stay at the Hotel in Bangkok

Bangkok – Damnoen Saduak Floating Market – Kanchanaburi (Drive)

Breakfast in the Hotel

Early in the morning, we drive southwest of Bangkok, visit the Maeklong railway market, take photo, enjoy the local snack in the market before driving to Damnoen Saduak, a rural floating market. Stop for a long-tailed boat trip along the waterway to the picturesque floating market of Damnoen Saduak. Then we continue the road to the city of Kanchanaburi. Upon arrival, visit the World War II memorial including the Jeath War Museum, Cemetery. Lunch is served in a floating restaurant next to the Kwai River Bridge (by your own account). We continue to Wang Pho to get on a train ride along the railway to enjoy beautiful river view around 30 minutes.

Meal: Breakfast
Overnight Stay at the Hotel in Kanchanaburi

Kanchanaburi – Ayutthaya (Drive)

Breakfast in the Hotel

Later depart to Ayutthaya, it takes about more than hour to reach the former Thai capital. Witness the glory of the ancient capital through its temple and palace ruins. First you will visit Wat Phu Khao Thong, or the “Monastery of the Golden Mount”, which is located just outside Ayutthaya. Then you will proceed to the ancient palace and Wat Phra Si Sanphet. You will also visit Viharn Phra Mongkol Bopit, one of the largest bronze Buddha’s in Thailand. Have lunch free at your own. Afterwards you will visit Wat Lokaya Sutha. This temple enshrines a large reclining Buddha image.

Meal: Breakfast
Overnight Stay at the Hotel in Ayutthaya

Ayutthaya – Bangkok (Drive) & Bangkok – Chiang Rai (By Flight)

Morning we visit will be the Bang Pa-In Summer Palace, built during the Ayutthaya era. The palace showcases an eclectic collection of buildings that blend European, Khmer, Thai and Chinese architectural styles. It’s the favorite summer palace of the King. And transfer back to Bangkok for flight to Chiang Rai.

Upon arrival in Chiang Rai Airport you are met and transferred to your pre booked Hotel

Meal: Breakfast
Overnight Stay at the Hotel in Chiang Rai

Chiang Rai

Breakfast in the Hotel

Later we will visit the local market to discover the local products. After that we visit the world famous Wat Phra Kaew where the Emerald Buddha image was once enshrined. Move on to Wat Phra Singh where one of Thailand’s most beautiful Buddha images is now enshrined. Then short drive from Chiang Rai City to Black House. Baan Dam (Black House) is the unique creation of national artist, Thawan Duchanee. Part art studio, part museum, part home, Baan Dam is an eclectic mix of traditional northern Thai buildings interspersed with some outlandish modern designs. Lunch on your own and afternoon we will take on our boat cruise on Mae Kok river from Chiang Rai to Karen village where you can watch elephants or feed them. Transfer back to Chiang Rai.

Meal: Breakfast
Overnight Stay at the Hotel in Chiang Rai

Chiang Rai – Chiang Mai (Drive)

Breakfast in the Hotel

Later drive to visit Chiang Saen the ancient city located on the Khong River Bank. After that, visit to Opium museum where show about the opium’s history in the past in Thailand. Have lunch free at the local restaurant at the Golden triangle. Taking a boat trip along Mekong Kong River to see Thailand, Burma & Laos meet at the Golden Triangle.

Afternoon transfer directly to Chiang Mai. Upon arrival in Chiang Mai check in at your pre booked Hotel

Meal: Breakfast
Overnight Stay at the Hotel in Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai

Breakfast in the Hotel

Morning will be mainly devoted to the walking tour of the old town with a stop at the old wall, the moat and a door of the old town. You will see the most beautiful temples of Chiang Mai: Wat Phra Singh temple, Wat Phan Tao temple, Wat Chedi Luang temple. Then you will stroll along small streets lined with traditional houses, where you will take rickshaw tour. After that, you will take a walking through the central market of Warorot. In the afternoon you will visit the Doi Suthep hill. To brighten up your evening, browse the Night Market for yourself.

Meal: Breakfast
Overnight Stay at the Hotel in Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai – Mae Sapok Trekking

Breakfast in the Hotel
Later departure from your hotel in a private car for a day of trekking in the villages of the white Karen tribe. You start with a walk in the jungle (around 2 hours) to the village where you meet and interact with the villagers. Continue walking in the jungle (about an hour) to go to the beautiful waterfall. You will enjoy a relaxing swim and picnic lunch. In the afternoon, you take a pleasant bamboo raft ride along the river.
Return to Chiang Mai around 17h – 17h30. Free dinner

Meal: Breakfast
Overnight Stay at the Hotel in Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai – Bangkok (By Flight)

Breakfast in the Hotel

Later transferred to Chaing Mai Airport to board flight for Bangkok. Upon arrival in Bangkok Airport connect onward flight back home.

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Pricing*

– £2175 / $2995 per person for a minimum of 2 travellers on a twin or double sharing basis.
– £495 / $675 for single room supplement.

Price valid till 30th April 2023 & based in Standard Hotels.

Included

  • Accommodation on Twin / Double Sharing basis
  • Daily BreakfastPrivate Transfers
  • City Sightseeing
  • Air Conditioned Private Car with Driver
  • Local English Speaking Guide
  • Entrances to Monuments
  • Boat ride as per Program
  • Domestic Flight as per Program

Not Included

  • International Flight
  • Insurance
  • Expenses of Personal nature
  • Meals -Lunch and Dinner
  • Camera and Video charges
  • Tips
  • Visa Charges

* Terms and Conditions Apply

  1. Prices applicable for standard hotels, luxury accommodations available on request.
  2. Prices valid upto 30th April 2023.
  3. Christmas and New Year supplement applicable extra.
  4. Local taxes apply.

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