Express Thailand Tour

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Express Thailand Tour

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Destination for this trip:

Bangkok, Thailand; Chiang Mai, Thailand; Chiang Rai, Thailand

Length of trip:

9 days

Approximate price of this trip per person:

from $ 0 to $ 2000

Best travel dates to go:

Any time.


Detailed Description of this trip:

This tour give you the essential sites of Thailand: Bangkok, Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai. You will see the King's Palace, Wat Pra Kaeo, the Reclining Buddha, the river cruise and more in Bangkok. In the northern mountains you will see Minority villages, the elephant shows, take a short elephant "safari", ride a bamboo raft down a river, see the beautiful Thai countryside, go to the border of Burma (Myanmar), the Golden Triangle and much more. Everywhere you go you will experience the wonderful hospitality of the Thai people, delicious Thai foods and their warm, friendly smiles and service. If you want to experience the beaches, we can add an extension to Phuket, the Phi Phi islands and/or Ko Samuoi.



Trip Itinerary:

  • Day 1 - On the Plane

    Commercial Flight

    In flight you lose a day due to the International Dateline. You will regain it on the return trip.

  • Day 2 - Bangkok

    Hotel

    You arrive in Bangkok where your guide will meet you, welcome you and transfer you to your hotel.

  • Day 3 - Bangkok

    Sightseeing

    Today you will go to the incredible Grand Palace with Wat Pra Kaeo. Later you will go to the National Museum.

    Spa/Wellness

    Thai traditional massage (2 hrs).

    Performing Arts

    Evening - Traditional Thai dinner with classical dances and traditional performances.

  • Day 4 - Bangkok

    Sightseeing

    Breakfast in hotel. We will give you a Bangkok canal tour with a visit to Wat Arun. After lunch your tour continues with a visit to the Golden Buddha & Reclining Buddha temples.

    River or Barge Cruise

    Evening - Cruise along Chao Phya River with buffet dinner.

  • Day 5 - Chiang Mai

    After breakfast in the hotel you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Chiang Mai.

    Hotel

    There your guide will meet you and transfer you to your hotel.

    Food and Dining

    After you have settled in you will be given the City & Temples tour. Lunch & dinner at local restaurants.

  • Day 6 - Chiang Mai

    Sightseeing

    The day begins with a visit to the Doi Suthep, the ancient temple site. After lunch we will take you to the Handicraft "villages".

    Evening Option:
    Shopping

    The Night Market.

  • Day 7 - Chiang Mai

    Sightseeing

    After breakfast you will visit the Elephant Camp, take a one hour elephant ride, go on a bamboo raft and learn about the noble Asian elephant and the worker monkeys. You will also visit the Orchid Farm.

    Performing Arts

    Evening - Khantoke dinner with hill tribe dances.

  • Day 8 - Chiang Rai

    Sightseeing

    After breakfast you will go on an excursion to visit the hilltribe villages, where you will meet the Aca, the Hmong, Yao and the Karen.

    Food and Dining

    Lunch will be at local restaurants along the way.

    Hotel

    Then you will arrive in Chiang Rai and check into the hotel.

    Food and Dining

    Dinner at a local restaurant.

  • Day 9 - Chiang Rai

    Sightseeing

    The day begins with a drive to the Burmese border, where there are many interesting sights. Then you will visit the historic Golden Triangle where three countries share a border, Thailand, Laos and Burma (Myanmar). You will see the small Opium Museum and where two rivers join the three nations. Then you will take a ride on a small river boat to the Burmese side and stop on a small island owned by Laos.

    Commercial Flight

    You will then take the evening flight from Chiang Rai to Bangkok.

    Hotel

    Your guide will meet you and transfer you to your hotel. B, L, D.

  • Day 10 - Bangkok

    Breakfast in hotel. Transfer to airport. Depart Chiang Mai for Bangkok. You can continue onto another destination in Thailand or back to your home country.

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