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Essential Thailand

12 days

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Intro

Discover Thailand with all your senses. A magical journey to the land of smiles that will take you on the traces of Kings and mythical cities.

Bring the best stories back to life with our English speaking local guide, through the most beautiful moments that Thailand´s history has to offer. Visit Bangkok, the city of angels, Sukhothai which was Siam’s first capital in the 12th century, Lampang and its elephant hospital, Chiang Rai and the Golden Triangle, and Chiang Mai with its artisanal markets and cobbled streets.

A popular tour for your “first time in Thailand”.

Itinerary

Day 1 Leave home


Day 2 Arrive in Bangkok, welcome and check into your hotel Explore the area around Khao San Free day Night in Bangkok


Day 3 B-L Tour Bangkok in the morning with your guide Royal Palace, Amulet market, Sky train, Jim Thompson´s House, Wat Pho, trip through the khlongs (canals) in a traditional boat, massage at the end of the day. Return to your hotel Free evening, Night in Bangkok


Day 4 B-L Leave for Kanchanaburi by minibus (90 mins) On arrival, travel by train on the historic railway from the bridge over the River Kwai. Visit the Hell Fire Pass museum. Short walk to the Erawan waterfalls, swim At the end of the day, return to Kanchanaburi Night in Kanchanaburi


Day 5 B-L Leave for Sukhothai, the first capital of the Siam kingdom in the 12th century (5h). On the way, visit farms and local markets Stop at Phitsanulok, visit the temple and the museum Then head straight for your hotel, check-in and free evening Night in Sukhothai


Day 6 B-L Discover Sukhothai by minibus, on foot and by bicycle Visit the museum and temples, possibility of a massage at the hotel (optional) Return to the hotel at the end of the day, free evening. Night in Sukhothai


Day 7 B-L In the morning leave for Chiang Rai (4h) Visit Lampang on the way and the first elephant sanctuary in Thailand. 1h trek on the back of an elephant through the jungle Continue towards Chiang Rai, visiting farms and plantations on the way Check into the hotel on arrival, visit the town, and free evening Night in Chiang Rai


Day 8 B-L Leave for the Golden Triangle Visit the Opium Museum. Trip along the historical Mekong River Discover the borderland of the 3 countries, Thailand, Laos and Myanmar Return to the hotel at the end of the day, free evening. Night in Chiang Rai


Day 9 B-L Leave for Chiang Mai (3h) Visit villages on the way Arrive in Chiang Mai, check into your hotel Discover the artisanal village, with its temples, cobbled streets and the moat surrounding the city. Free evening Night in Chiang Mai


Day 10 B-L Trip to the highest temple in Chiang Mai, Doi Sutep Visit the temple and a hidden waterfall in the jungle. Leave for the artisanal market, 12km from the city Market visit and shopping Return to the hotel and free day, last dinner with your guide. Night in Chiang Mai


Day 11 B Free morning Leave for Chiang Mai airport to go to Bangkok Arrive in Bangkok, catch your connecting flight home.


Day 12 Arrive home 

Highlights
  • Visit the city of Angels, Bangkok, nightlife and boat trip along the khlongs
  • Temples and cities of Bangkok, Phitsanulok, Sukhothai, Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai
  • The bridge on the River Kwai and the historical museum
  • Artisanal life in Chiang Mai
  • The Golden Triangle
  • Trip along the Mekong River
  • Bicycle visit of Sukhothai
  • Erawan waterfalls
  • Thai Massage
  • Trek on the back of an elephant with the greatest respect for the animal
  • Accommodation in 3 and 4 star hotels, far from the big tourist hotels
  • English speaking guide
Dates & prices
From To Price per Child (EUR) Price per Adult (EUR) Select
Available the whole year 1417 1574 Continue

*based on two people sharing in a double room, subject to variation according to the options requested and the exchange rate.

This price includes: 

  • Meals during the tour B-L-D as indicated above
  • Flight from Chiang Mai to Bangkok
  • All transfers
  • Accommodation in Deluxe and Superior double room
  • Bangkok: *** Hotel
  • Kanchanaburi: *** Hotel
  • Sukhothai: *** Hotel
  • Chiang Rai: **** Hotel
  • Chiang Mai: *** Hotel
  • 1 hour massage in Bangkok

This price does not include: 

  • International flights
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses
  • Insurance
Extra & options

Massage in Sukhothai: 1 hour massage 5 Euros 

If you would like to extend your trip to the Southern beaches, Please contact us

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