Thailand, Asia
Location
14 Days
Duration

Land of a Million Smiles

Welcome to Thailand, Asia!

ROUTE: Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Phuket

DURATION: 14 Days

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Visit to historical sites/monuments
  • Travel by motor launch on the picturesque Chao Phraya River and canals to see farmers in tiny flat-bottomed boats market their produce
  • Tour the Grand Palace: visit the Chapel of the Emerald Buddha
  • See the golden tiled domes of Phra Pathom Chedi and visit to the Rose Garden
  • Watch elephants at play and work deep in a teak forest
  • Visit to Wat Phra onDoi Suthep and the 700 year old Wat Chiangmun
  • Enjoy a Kantoke dinner while dancers perform the charming finger dance, sword dance, candle dance and Thai
  • Days at leisure in Phuket to enjoy your resort
  • Travel by boat to Phang Nga Island
  • Observe the Sea Gypsy Village of Ko Pannyi, built on stilts out in the open sea
AIRFARE: International Airfare Upon Request
ACCOMMODATIONS:  Hotels used (or similar)
FIRST:
  • Bangkok: Riva Surya Bangkok Hotel
  • Chiang Mai: Imperial Mae Ping Hotel
  • Phuket: Novotel Phuket Resort
  • Bangkok: Miracle Suvarnabhumi Airport Hotel
DELUXE:
  • Bangkok: Royal Orchid Sheraton
  • Chiang Mai: Anantara Chaing Mai Resort & Spa
  • Phuket: Renaissance Phuket Resort and Spa
  • Bangkok: Novotel Suvarnabhumi Hotel
LUXURY:
  • Please inquire

Included:

Accommodations Per Person Sharing, including hotel taxes

Arrival & departure transfers where applicable

Local guides where applicable

Meals per itinerary

Park entrance fees and sightseeing fees where applicable

Applicable transportation

Not Included:

Airfare and air taxes

Cancellation, baggage, travel and medical insurance

Items of a personal nature such as baggage porterage, gratuities/tips, laundry, telephone calls, bottled water, etc.

Visa and visa fees

Optional sightseeing and activities

Meals, beverages and services not mentioned in itinerary

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Terms & Conditions

1

Day 1 Arrive Bangkok

Upon arrival at airport in Bangkok, you will be warmly met by a representative, who will provide assistance and transfer to your accommodation to check-in.

Overnight: Bangkok

2

Day 2 Bangkok

Activities:

  • Travel by motor launch on the picturesque Chao Phraya River and canals to see farmers in tiny flat-bottomed boats market their produce. Observe the family homes and temples along the water-ways which gives this city the name “Venice of the East”. Pass the Temple of Dawn whose 79 metre spire silhouette has become so identified with Bangkok.
  • Later tour the Grand Palace. Within the compound, the Chapel of the Emerald Buddha, a 75 cm statue of jade that sits atop an 11 metre golden pedestal.

Overnight: Bangkok – (B)

3

Day 3 Bangkok

Activities:

  • Visit the floating market at Damnern Saduak about 100 km from Bangkok. Drive to Nakorn Pathom, the oldest city in Thailand, to see the golden tiled domes of Phra Pathom Chedi that towers almost 116 metres into the air and looks like an inverted bowl.
  • Continue to the Rose Garden which comprises a large area of the resort that has been developed in a typical Thai village. Here, see villagers in their natural habitat, working to create traditional village handicraft.

Overnight: Bangkok – (B, L)

4

Day 4 Bangkok - Chiang Mai

Activities:

  • Transfer from hotel to Bangkok Airport for flight to Chiang Mai.
  • Arrival Chiang Mai, and transfer from Chiang Mai Airport to check-in at hotel for leisure.

Overnight: Chiang Mai – (B)

5

Day 5 Chiang Mai

Activities:

  • This morning see elephants at play and work deep in a teak forest. Watch them demonstrate their prowess by moving lumber and serving as a mode of transportation within the jungle area. There will be an opportunity to feed and ride on these elephants.
  • This afternoon visit Doi Suthep and Meo Hilltribe. Some 20 different tribes of semi-nomadic people live in the northern hills. Culturally, each is distinctively different having their own language and custom.
  • The next visit is at the resplendent Wat Phra on Doi Suthep.

Overnight: Chiang Mai – (B)

6

Day 6 Chiang Mai

Activities:

  • Tour this old walled city and it’s temples. Visit the 700 year old Wat Chiangmun, the oldest temple within the city wall, Wat Pra Singh to view the 1500 year old Buddha image and Wat Suandok and drive along the Northern capital passing residential areas, and the famous Varoros Market.
  • The ”kantoke” dinner is a traditional dinner eaten in the north where a series of dishes are served in small bowls (Kan) and diners are seated on cushions at a low table (toke). Enjoy superb northern Thai cuisine and enjoy watching on the dancers performing the finger dance, sword dance, candle dance and the Thai folk dance.

Overnight: Chiang Mai – (B, D)

7

Day 7 Chiang Mai - Phuket

Activities:

  • Transfer from hotel to Chiang Mai Airport for flight to Phuket.
  • Arrival Phuket, transfer from Phuket Airport to check-in at hotel for leisure.

Overnight: Phuket – (B)

8

Day 8 Phuket

Activities:

  • Free day for leisure activities.

Overnight: – Phuket(B)

9

Day 9 Phuket

Activities:

  • Free day for leisure activities.

Overnight: Phuket – (B)

10

Day 10 Phuket

Activities:

  • Free day for leisure activities.

Overnight: Phuket – (B)

11

Day 11 Phuket

Activities:

  • Free day for leisure activities.

Overnight: Phuket – (B)

12

Day 12 Phuket

Activities:

  • Travel by boat to Phang Nga Island, one of the most beautiful spots in the world. See towering limestone “islands” with cliffs that rise straight up from the clear blue waters. This area was the site of the James Bond film, “The Man with the Golden Gun.”
  • Lunch will be served at Phang Na Valley.
  • Later, observe the Sea Gypsy Village of Ko Pannyi, built on stilts out in the open sea. (S.I.C.)

Overnight: Phuket – (B, L)

13

Day 13 Phuket - Bangkok

Activities:

  • Transfer from hotel to Phuket Airport for flight to Bangkok. Arrival Bangkok, transfer from Bangkok airport to your hotel near the airport.

Overnight: Bangkok – (B)

14

Day 14 Depart Bangkok

Departure: Check in for your flight at least 2 hours prior to scheduled departure time. *Optional extensions available on request.* – (B)


Meals as per itinerary: (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)


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Location Name: Thailand, Asia
Area (SQ KM): 513,120
Population: 67,976,405
Capital: Bangkok
Language(s): Thai (Siamese), English (secondary language of the elite), ethnic and regional dialects
Religion: Buddhist, Islam, Christian
Currency: Thai baht - THB
Time Zone: GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) +7. No daylight saving.
Electricity: 220 V
Phone Country Code to Call (Thailand, Asia): 66


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