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ThaiLand Highlights

Essential Highlights of Thailand

Essential Highlights of Thailand

Price:

USD

Time:

10 days 9 nights

Departure:

Bangkok

Transport:

Bus & Flight

Hotel:

3 star Booking

Day 1: Bangkok arrival

Upon arrival in Bangkok , you are welcomed by our local guide and escort to your hotel. Fast Track Immigration & VIP Service at the airport, including a welcome garland and a deluxe transfer to your hotel is also available for deluxe option. Overnight in Bangkok .

Day 2: Bangkok city tour (B, L)

Start out with a visit to the Grand Palace and Emerald Buddha Temple - Wat Phra Kaeo . Before entering the main gate to the temple of the Emerald Buddha , stop by the Royal Regalia Museum to see the beauty of decorative jewelry, which used to be ornament of the royal officers and consorts. Continue exploring Wat Pho - the Reclining Buddha temple, the oldest and biggest temple with the largest number of pagodas (95 in all) in the city well known for its huge Reclining Buddha .

This afternoon, visit " Arts of the Kingdom " - a magnificent exhibition of exquisite but rarely seen traditional Thai crafts reflects the decades of work initiated under The Foundation for the Promotion of Supplementary Occupations and Related Techniques or the Support Foundation under the Royal Patronage of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit.

Day 3: Bangkok - Chiang Mai (B, L)

Free until time to transfer to the airport for the flight to Chiang Mai. Upon arrival in Chiang Mai, you are welcomed at the airport and transferred to your hotel for check-in.

Afternoon drive up to Doi Suthep to visit Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep located on a mountain overlooking the city and the most sacred temple in Northern Thailand , containing a holy relic of Lord Buddha, with a challenging climb of over 300 steps, flanked by enormous mythological Nagas. A panoramic view of the city can be seen from here at 3,500 feet above sea level.

We drive down to Chiang Mai's old town and proceed to Wat Suan Dok for an exclusive monk chat. Experience Dhamma of Buddhism and local lifestyle always related to Buddhism. The Monk Chat Session gives an opportunity to foreigners to have an interactive communication with Thai monks by talking informally. Buddhism and Thai Culture as well as general topics about Thai ways of living can be discussed at the session. Transfer to your hotel for check in and time at leisure. Overnight in Chiang Mai

Day 4: Chiang Mai - Elephant at work at Mae Sa (B, L)

After an early breakfast, head out on an excursion about 30 km from Chiang Mai to Chiang dao for a visit to an elephant camp where elephants of all sizes can be seen amid the beautiful jungle to the north of the city. In lush tropical jungle, you will see the elephants taking their morning bath in the running streams before starting working and being trained. The morning tour includes a demonstration around 09.40am of how trained elephants are used as work animals in the teak forests of Thailand . This is your chance to enjoy an elephant ride around camp.

Afterwards, board bamboo rafts along a very picturesque stretch of the river to see the beautiful scenery down the river. The rafting lasts about an hour but depends on the depth of the water and the speed of the current. Lunch will be at a local restaurant today.

The evening is at leisure. Overnight in Chiang Mai.

Day 5: Chiang Mai - Cooking class(B, L)

Enjoy a cooking class in an organic farm. Experience a morning visit of local market for ingredient shopping. Wade through the organic farm and learn more about various ingredients growing here as well as the essential ingredients for your own dishes. Enjoy cooking Thai dishes such as Curry, Tom Yam, Papaya Salad, Spring Roll and Mango with Sticky Rice. For lunch you will enjoy what you have prepared. Return to the hotel in the afternoon, the rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Chiang Mai. At Authentic Thai house.

Day 6: Chiang Mai - Phuket(B)

Time at leisure until transfer to Chiang Mai Airport for departure to Phuket. Upon arrival in Phukhet airport, transfer to your hotel for check-in. Overnight in Phuket.

Day 7: Phuket free (B)

You will be picked up from the hotel at approximately 07:30 a.m. and transferred to the embarkation pier at Yacht Haven Marina by air-conditioned bus. Embark on board the "June Bahtra" for 09:00 a.m. departure and enjoy your cruise through the enchanting and breathtaking Phang Nga Bay .

Around noon, you will arrive at James Bond Island and continue your journey by long tail boat through the mangrove delta and the Grotto Cave to the Sea Gypsy village. A delicious Thai buffet lunch is served back on board, then the afternoon is free to relax, sunbathe and swim. Cruise back to Phuket Island and transfer to the hotel. You will arrive back in your hotel at approximately 18:00.

Note: (SIC, German/ English speaking guide: Every Wed, Fri & Sun) (SIC, French / English speaking guide: Every Mon, Tue, Thu & Sat) . Overnight in Phuket.

Day 8: Phuket - Phiphi Island (B)

In the early morning take a cruise to Phi Phi Island and sight seeing Maya Bay from the cruise. After disembarking, enjoy swimming in crystal clear water or sun bathing on the white sand beach. Have a buffet lunch at local restaurant. In the afternoon take your time to snorkel or explore the Island .

Day 9: Phuket(B)

Today is free at leisure for relax and unwind. A wide variety of optional activities are available upon request. Overnight in Phuket.

Day 10: Bangkok Departure(B)

Time at leisure until transfer to the airport for flight to Bangkok to connect your homeward flight. Tour ends.

Cities

Hotels List or in the same category

Room Type

Superior Category / 3-star hotel

Bangkok

Le Fenix Sukhumvit

Standard

Chiang Mai

Rimping village

Superior

Phuket

The Old Phuket

Sino Wing
Deluxe Room

First Class Category / 4-star hotel

Bangkok

Vie Hotel Bangkok

Deluxe

Chiang Mai

RatiLanna Riverside Spa Resort

Deluxe

Phuket

Avista Resort & Spa

Deluxe

Deluxe Category / 5-star hotel

Bangkok

Ariyasom

Deluxe Riverview

Chiang Mai

Le Meridian Chiang Mai

Deluxe

Phuket

Momtri villa

Suite Lantom

Luxury Category / Luxury 5-star hotel

Bangkok

Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok

Superior RiverWing

Chiang Mai

Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai

Garden Pavilion

Phuket

Paresa villa

Garden Pavilion

Group size
Valid From now until – 31 Oct, 2012
Price per person in USD in party of
1 2 3-4 5-6 7-9 10-14 SglSup
 Superior

 2,216

 1,489

 1,397

 1,368

 1,358

N/A

 283

 First Class

 2,676

 1,719

 1,627

 1,596

 1,589

N/A

 527

 Deluxe

 3,852

 2,378

 2,301

 2,267

 2,249

 N/A

 995

 Luxury

 5,002

 3,038

 2,961

 2,927

 2,909

N/A

 1,485

 

Group size
Valid From 01 Nov, 2012 – 30 Sep, 2013
Price per person in USD in party of
1 2 3-4 5-6 7-9 10-14 SglSup
 Superior

2,516

1,645

1,556

1,532

1,515

N/A

420

 First Class

3,231

2,003

1,910

1,880

1,873

N/A

798

 Deluxe

4,595

2,754

2,678

2,644

2,625

N/A

1,359

 Luxury

6,837

4,030

3,954

3,920

3,901

N/A

2,323

Package price includes:

  • All transfer & Transportation by private air-conditioned car
  • English / French, speaking guide
  • Meals as indicated in the program (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • Admission fees where applicable
  • Accommodation shared in twin rooms with daily breakfast
  • Service charge and applicable government tax

Package price excludes:

  • International airfare and airport tax
  • Domestic airfare and airport tax
  • All In-tour flights: BKK/CNX/HKT/BKK
  • Compulsory meal during festive event
  • Hotel's early check-in and late check-out charge
  • Alternative or optional services
  • Other meals or services than mention in the program

Expenditure of a personal nature such as; drinks, tips, laundry, insurance etc.,

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