Thailand 2018 – Pre-designed Private Travel
BANGKOK • CHIANG RAI • MAE SAI • CHIANG MAI
9 DAYS | PRICES FROM: $3,995 | BEGIN: Bangkok END: Bangkok
This itinerary can be modified based on your specific interests, preferred travel dates and budget.
This Pre-Designed Private Travel Experience includes deluxe accommodations, meals as indicated, expert local guides, entrance fees, all transfers and sightseeing excursions by private car. Package price is per person, based on double occupancy. Single supplement applies. Intra-tour air is subject to change. International air fare is additional.
HIGHTLIGHTS & INCLUSIONS
- Accommodations as shown
- Meals as indicated in the itinerary
- All transfers and sightseeing excursions by private car and driver
- Your own personal expert local guides
- Travel on the picturesque Chao Phraya River, and through the Klongs (canals) in Bangkok
- See the Grand Palace, a perfect example of an ancient Siamese court
- Visit the Villages of the Akha and Yao, home to hill tribes of northern Thailand
- Learn about elephants with an excursion to Patara Elephant Camp
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DAYS 1 – 2 • Bangkok, THAILAND---Peninsula HotelIn Bangkok, travel on the picturesque Chao Phraya River, “the River of Kings” and down the Klongs (canals) of Thonburi. Observe and photograph the serene family homes and temples along the waterways which gave the city the nickname, “Venice of the East”. Visit a major riverside landmark, Wat Arun, the Temple of Dawn. The shrine has a pagoda decorated with glazed ceramic pieces from top to bottom towering into the sky. Visit the Grand Palace, situated close to the bank of the Chao Phraya River. It is a perfect example of an ancient Siamese court. Also, visit Wat Phra Kaew, the Temple of theEmerald Buddha. This carved, single piece of jadeite, is believed to have supernatural powers and is dressed in robes according to the season by the King of Thailand himself. Meals: B
DAYS 3 – 4 • Chiang Rai---Le Meridien Chiang RaiFly to Chiang Rai and experience sightseeing in a unique way by travelling through the city by Tuk Tuk. Visit Wat Phra Singh and a local market. Travel to the Golden Triangle, the famed area where Laos, Myanmar, and Thailand meet. Take a boat trip along Mae Khong River to cross the border and see Baan Don Sao in Laos. Located in a region known for poppy production but now in an “opium free zone”, visit the unique Opium museum. Drive to Mae Sai, the northern most point of Thailand, on the Thai-Myanmar border. Visit the villages of the Akha and Yao, home to two of the six hill tribes of the area. Meals: B
DAY 5 – 9 • Chiang Mai / Bangkok---Dhara Dhevi Hotel/Peninsula HotelVisit Wat Rong Khun and the Baan Pong Nam Ron Hot Spring. Travel by vehicle from the Golden Triangle to Chiang Mai. The most sacred temple in Chiang Mai, Wat Phrathat is situated on top of Doi Suthep mountain. Enjoy an excursion to the Patara Elephant Camp and get a briefing on the history of domesticating elephants in Thailand. A training session includes hiking to find elephants in the forest. Learn about elephant farm management and the daily care of the elephants. Receive instructions on bathing and riding an elephant. Enjoy a picnic lunch beside a waterfall. Return to Bangkok for an overnight prior to your return flight home. Meals: B 2L
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