The History of West Thailand

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The History of West Thailand

12 days

From 1586 EUR

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Intro

This is our “Historic" tour.

Travel in Thailand; discover the wonders and temples of Bangkok.

Kanchanaburi, follow in the footsteps of the 2nd World War, sleep in a boutique bivouac camp on the banks of the River Kwai.

Make up the time by visiting Sukkhothai, classed as a UNESCO world heritage site since 1991.

Explore the mountainous jungle of the Tak province and visit one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Asia, Thi Lo Su.

Continue your journey to Mae Sot and meet Burmese refugees and their history.

Finally, Chiang Mai the city of the old kingdom of Lanna – home of Thai artisanry.

At the end of the tour we will offer you the possibility of taking a seaside break in Koh Chang, Hua Hin or Krabi according to your preference, because with us everything is possible.

Itinerary

Day 1 Leave home


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


Day 3 B-L Morning tour of Bangkok 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) Train journey in Kanchanaburi on the historic railway of the bridge on the River Kwai Then lunch in a traditional restaurant Visit the Hell Fire Pass museum And head to your charming camp on the banks of the river where you will spend the night, a unique experience. Night in Kanchanaburi


Day 5 B-L Leave for Sukhothai, 1st capital of the Siam kingdom in the 12th century (5h) On the way, visit local farms and markets Then head straight for your hotel, check-in and free evening Night in Sukhothai


Day 6 B-L Explore the 1st capital of the Siam kingdom, Sukhothai has been classes as a UNESCO world heritage site since 1991 Visit this ancient city by foot and bicycle. Visit the museum and temples, Possibility of a massage (optional) Return to the hotel at the end of the day, free evening. Night in Sukhothai


Day 7 B-L Leave in the morning for Mae Sot, stop on the way in Tak to visit one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Asia, Thi Lo Su, lunch and break Continue to Mae Sot, a small town on the border of Burma where you can meet political refugees who will speak to you about their country, Burma. Night in Mae Sot


Day 8 B-L In the morning, follow the footsteps of the refugees by visiting a museum devoted to Burmese military dictatorship, followed by a tour to the frontier. Return to Mae Sot and leave for Chiang Mai Enjoy the picturesque landscape of the Northern Mountains, Arrive in Chiang Mai Check into your hotel and free evening Night in Chiang Mai


Day 9 B-L Free day 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 Leave for the highest temple in Chiang Mai, Doi Sutep Visit the temple and a waterfall that is hidden in the jungle. Go to the artisan market only 12km from the city Visit the market and shop Return to the hotel and Free day, last dinner with your guide. Night in Chiang Mai


Day 11 B In the morning, take a flight from Chiang Mai to Bangkok Then flight home


Day 12 Arrive home

Highlights
  • Visit the City of Angels: Bangkok, nightlife and boat trip on the khlongs Temples and sites in Bangkok, Sukhothai and Chiang Mai
  • The bridge over the River Kwai and the historical museum Bivouac on the banks of the river Life of artisans in Chiang Mai 
  • Bicycle visit of Sukhothai Waterfalls in Erawan and Thi Lo Su
  • Heavenly beaches of Krabi, Koh Chang or Hua Hin
  • Accommodation in 3 and 4 star hotels, far from the big tourist hotels
  • English speaking guide Private group
Dates & prices
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Available the whole year 1586 0 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 Guide and private minibus -
  • Flight from Chiang Mai to Bangkok
  • All transfers.
  • Accommodation in Deluxe and Superior double room - Bangkok: 3* Hotel - Kanchanaburi: 4* Camp - Sukhothai: 3* Hotel - Mae Sot: 2* Hotel - Chiang Mai: 3* Hotel
  • 1 hour massage in Bangkok
  • Entrance fees to National Parks
  • All activities described

This price does not include:

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

Extensions:

We offer you different extensions depending on your tastes, for example:

  • On day 11 you could go to Hua Hin or Koh Chang by minibus + seaside break for 4 days in a 3 or 4* hotel, add +/- €190 pp
  • On day 11 you could go to Krabi by plane + seaside break for 4 days in a 3 or 4* hotel, add +/- €320 pp
  • We can also offer you a Southern extension with a dive cruise, please don´t hesitate to contact us.
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