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Thailand Panorama

21-day Thailand Panorama will give you an insight to the beautiful country including the capital Bangkok, countryside and beautiful beaches. This trip is privately organized and customizable.

ITINERARY

Bangkok | Kanchanaburi | Ayutthaya | Uthai Thani | Sukhothai | Lampang | Chiang Rai | Chiang Saen | Chiang Dao | Chiang Mai | Phuket | Phi Phi

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Day 01

Bangkok Arrival

Welcome to Bangkok - the capital and most populous city of Thailand.

Accommodation: Hotel in Bangkok

Meals: No

Upon arrival at Bangkok airport, you will be greeted and transferred to the hotel. The glorious history of the capital of Thailand, Bangkok is closely linked to the Chakri dynasty that still reigns but does rule in Thailand. Check in at the hotel and free time for your relaxation. Overnight in Bangkok
Day 02

Bangkok City Tour

Discover the highlights of Bangkok

Accommodation: Hotel in Bangkok

Meals: Breakfast, lunch

After breakfast at your hotel, an early start will get you to Wat Pho in time to experience the monks early morning chanting ritual. After this uplifting and often private experience, visit the temple grounds and the famous 45-metre reclining Buddha. Continue to The Grand Palace, Thailand’s most important landmark, where you will be awed by the grandeur and majesty of the building and its throne halls. Then, of course, marvel at the mysterious Emerald Buddha, the most revered Buddha image in Thailand. Lunch will be served in restaurant by the river.  
 
After lunch, board a long-tail boat sailing up the majestic Chao Phraya River before entering the Khlong that takes us away from the normal tourist trail. Inside the network of Khlongs you will stop at Wat Khun Chan which is an interesting temple area rarely visited by tourists. Crossing a small footbridge leads into the old alleys where a cold coffee can be enjoyed before entering Wat Paknam or the white stupa with a hidden museum. 
 
Back in the boat and continue on a beautiful part of the Khlong with a mix of old wooden houses and new modern mansions until reaching an orchid and fruit farm where guest will have time to walk around and see the many types of orchids on display. On the way back to Saphan Taksin pier, a stop will be made to feed the holy catfish in the Khlong. Stay overnight in Bangkok.
 
Day 03

Bangkok - Damnoen Saduak Floating Market - Kanchanaburi

Today you will visit some famous markets and experience train ride

Accommodation: Hotel in Kanchanaburi

Meals: Breakfast, lunch

After breakfast at the hotel, take just a short drive from the bustling streets of Bangkok, the high-rise urban landscape dissolves into a lush green rural idyll. This full-day trip to Samut Songkhram Province, only an hour outside the capital, allows guests to experience the traditional charms of the Thai countryside.
 
The day starts with a trip to Maeklong Railway market, a country market has sprouted up along the tracks. When a train pulls in or out of the station, the vendors quickly clear their stalls, only to set them up again moments later when the train has passed! From here, the journey continues to very famous touristic Damnoen Saduak Floating Market. Although quite touristy today, the market remains the best example to showcase how a floating market originally was like decades ago. A relaxing paddle boat ride through the labyrinth of canals offers the chance to see the old part of the floating market and local lifestyle along the canal side. Off the boat, it is time to enjoy strolling around the colorful floating marketplace bustling with boats and vendors selling tropical fruits and other delights.
 
For visits falling on a Saturday or Sunday, the tour offers the option of an exploration choosing between visiting Damnoen Saduak or the smaller and less touristy floating market Tha Kha where a short paddle boat tour in the backwaters offering a visit to an old Thai ho Duse making coconut palm sugar.
 
Next you transfer to Kanchanaburi for a visit to the World War II memorial including the Cemetery. Lunch served in a floating restaurant next to the Kwai River Bridge. We continue to Wang Pho to feed wild monkeys. Afterwards get on a train ride along the railway from Wang Pho along the river around 30 minutes. Transfer to the city for the night. Stay overnight in Kanchanaburi.
 
Day 04

Kanchanaburi - Bang Pa In – Ayutthaya

Visit the attractions of the ancient city - Ayutthaya

Accommodation: Hotel in Ayutthaya

Meals: Breakfast

In the morning after breakfast, you will depart for Bang Pa-In. After more than 2 hours, we will arrive in Bang Pa-In where we visit will be the Summer Palace, built during the Ayutthaya era. The palace showcases an eclectic collection of buildings that blend European, Khmer, Thai and Chinese architectural styles. It’s the favorite summer palace of the King. 
 
After that we will be transferred to Ayutthaya, the ancient city of Thailand. We will catch Kermit tuk tuk. These ‘cute’ tuk tuks are found in only two of Thailand’s provinces: Ayutthaya, and Trang. Along the ride, explore the temple highlights of the city from Wat Yai Chaimongkol, Wat Mahathat (with a Buddha face emerging from a tree), and strolling through a local market en route to Wat Phra Sri Sanphet. Check in hotel and overnight in Ayutthaya. 
 
Day 05

Ayutthaya – Lopburi - Uthai Thani

Today you will continue the trip to Uthai Thani

Accommodation: Hotel in Uthai Thani

Meals: Breakfast

In the morning, after breakfast at hotel, you will depart for Uthai Thani via Lopburi. We visit The King Narai's Palace built by King Narai the Great, the king who ruled Ayutthaya from 1656 to 1688. He ordered the palace built in 1666. King Narai stayed here for about 8–9 months a year, except during the rainy season. He designated Lopburi as the second capital of the Ayutthaya Kingdom. The palace was a place for relaxation, hunting, administering the country's affairs, and welcoming official visitors.
 
Continue our journey to Uthai Thani and we will stop to visit the Ban Khok Mo village where traditional weaving remains an important activity. And we will visit the incredible Wat Tha Sung temple and its "crystal hall". Take a boat ride on the beautiful Sakae Krang River with its many floating houses. Arrival in town and lets have a tour around the colorful night market. Overnight in Uthai Thani
 
Day 06

Uthai Thani – Sukhothai

Leave Uthai Thani, Sukhothai is waiting for you

Accommodation: Hotel in Sukhothai

Meals: Breakfast

Today you will take the road about 45 minutes to get to Hub Patthard. There, you will cross a cave that will lead you to a small hidden valley. You then will visit another major site in Thai history: Kampheang Phet. The archaeological park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site with Wat Phra Kaew, Wat Phra Tat and Aranyik Archaeological Site. Through beautiful country road, you will stop at Phitsanulok where you will visit the Cha Tawee Folk Museum and the riverside temple of Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat, home to one of the most sacred images of Buddha in all of Thailand. From here we’ll continue on to the city of Sukhothai for overnight 
Day 07

Sukhothai – Lampang

Visit the highlights of Sukhothai

Accommodation: Hotel in Lampang

Meals: Breakfast

After breakfast, pick up and transfer to bike parking area where we will start cycling to visit Sukhothai Historical Park, the park contains almost 200 ruined chedi in remarkable condition. Firstly, we visit to Ajana Buddha image, the legend of spoken Buddha at Wat Si Chum. Then we take cycling to Wat Phra Phai Luang, the center of community before starting Sukhothai Kingdom in past. Next temples we will visit are Wat Sri Sawai and Wat Sra Sri and Wat Trapang Ngoen. In the afternoon you will be transferred to Lampang, small and nice city for overnight 
Day 08

Lampang – Chiang Rai

Exploring Lampang - a home to some outstanding temples and traditional wooden houses

Accommodation: Hotel in Chiang Rai

Meals: Breakfast, lunch

After breakfast at the hotel, meet our tour guide and we will visit Wat Phra That Lampang Luang, one of the best examples of Lanna style architecture in Thailand. Its viharns that are open on all sides are typical of the early Lanna style. Whereas some temples have been restored using modern materials and modern building techniques, the Wat Phra That Lampang Luang has been preserved in its original state. The temple was founded in the 13th century. Its name translates to “the temple of Lampang’s Great Buddha Relic”. The architecture is a mix of Lanna and Thai Lü styles. After that we will take horse-cart trip 30 minutes through the city and the villages. Lunch is served at a local restaurant.

Afternoon we keep going to Chiang Rai. On the way we will have very nice rest stop at Phayao Lake where we can take coffee and enjoy the beautiful lake views. Arrive in Chiang Rai at the end of day. Stay overnight in Chiang Rai.
 
Day 09

Chiang Rai – Doi Mae Salong – Chiang Saen

Continue your journey with the visits to ethnic minorities

Accommodation: Hotel in Chiang Sean

Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast is served at the hotel. After that we depart for northern Thailand, a wooded, mountainous and beautiful area. This morning, you will explore the surroundings and the first road you will take is the one that leads to Doi Mae Salong. Climb up and down the green hills, covered with tea plantations. You will taste the delicious tea produced by one of the many plantations of the region. From Doi Mae Salong, you will visit two villages of ethnic minorities: the village Akah of Loyo, and the village Lisu of Ban Hanygo. After that you will visit the Mae Fah Luang botanical garden. Overnight in Chiang Saen 
Day 10

Chiang Saen – Thaton – Chiang Dao

Say goodbye to Chiang Saen, you will carry on your trip to Thaton

Accommodation: Hotel in Doi Ang Khang

Meals: Breakfast

After breakfast in the morning, we will visit Opium Museum and after that we continue on the road to Thaton, a pleasant site dominated by a beautiful Buddha. You will visit Wat Thaton temple. We will be transferred to the mountainous district Fang and up to Mount Doi Angkhang.

You will pay a visit to the station project Royal Doi Ang Khang and planting flowers and fruits characterized by cold climate. After that visit hill tribe villages: village of Ban Khum. Overnight in Doi Ang Khang
Day 11

Chiang Dao - Chiang Mai – Cooking Class

Admire amazing Chiang Dao Cave and enjoy cooking class with Thai food

Accommodation: Hotel in Chiang Mai

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Departure for Chiang Mai via Chiang Dao, we will visit Chiang Dao cave. There are four interconnected caverns to see. Be prepared to bend down and perhaps even crawl between incredible stalactites.
Afternoon arrival in Chiang Mai, we will enjoy our cooking class with Thai foods. Overnight in Chiang Mai
 
Day 12

Chiang Mai Sightseeing

It's time to take a guided tour around Chiang

Accommodation: Hotel in Chiang Mai

Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast is served at the hotel.
The morning will be mainly devoted to the walking tour of the old town with a stop at the old wall, the moat and a door of the old town. You will see the most beautiful temples of Chiang Mai: Wat Phra Singh temple, Wat Phan Tao temple, Wat Chedi Luang temple. Then you will stroll along small streets lined with traditional houses, where you will take a rickshaw tour. After that, you will take a walking through the central market of Warorot. In the afternoon you will visit the Doi Suthep hill. To brighten up your evening, browse the Night Market by yourself. Stay overnight in Chiang Mai. 
Day 13

Chiang Mai - Elephant Poopoo Paper Farm – Mae Ping River Cruise

Experience Elephant Poopoo paper farm and enjoy a boat ride along Mae Ping River

Accommodation: Hotel in Chiang Mai

Meals: Breakfast

In the morning after breakfast, transfer to Elephant Poopoo paper farm which is an eco-friendly, naturally built, outdoor museum park that introduces and explains the unique steps involved in making our much talked about paper products from elephant poop fibers! Eight pavilions in Elephant Poopoo Park Chiang Mai will introduce you to know the procedure from elephant poo to final paper product. Additionally, you will have chance to practice making Poopoo paper. Exciting! 
 
In the afternoon take two hours of boat trip along the Mae Ping River. It is an excellent way to spend an afternoon, you get to watch as the scenery along the river changes, you will also get to see many beautiful traditional teak houses as well as a lot of rural greenery along the wat.  Overnight in Chiang Mai
 
Day 14

Chiang Mai Fly To Phuket

Goodbye to Chiang Mai, you will take a short flight to Phuket to enjoy the beach stay

Accommodation: Hotel in Phuket

Meals: Breakfast

Today you are free until transfer to airport for flight from Chiang Mai to Phuket. On arrival, you will be picked up and transferred to hotel located in Patong beach area. The rest of day is your free time at leisure. Overnight in Phuket.
Day 15

Phuket Free Day

Relax at the beach

Accommodation: Hotel in Phuket

Meals: Breakfast

Enjoy your free time at the beach
Day 16

Phuket Free Day

Free and easy at the beach

Accommodation: Hotel in Phuket

Meals: Breakfast

Enjoy your free time at the beach
Day 17

Phukhet – Koh Phi Phi Island

Move to Phi Phi to have different experiences

Accommodation: Hotel in Phi Phi

Meals: Breakfast

Free time before transferring by ferry to Koh Phi Phi and check in at the hotel in Koh Phi Phi. Free time and overnight in Koh Phi Phi.
Day 18

Koh Phi Phi Island Free And Easy

Enjoy the beach in Phi Phi

Accommodation: Hotel in Phi Phi

Meals: Breakfast

You are free and easy to relax at the beach
Day 19

Koh Phi Phi Island Free And Easy

Relax at the beach

Accommodation: Hotel in Phi Phi

Meals: Breakfast

You are free and easy to relax at the beach
Day 20

Koh Phi Phi Island Free And Easy

Relax at the beach

Accommodation: Hotel in Phi Phi

Meals: Breakfast

You are free and easy to relax at the beach
Day 21

Koh Phi Phi Island – Phuket Fly To Bangkok – Departure

Farewell! See you next time!

Accommodation: No

Meals: Breakfast

In the morning after breakfast, you will take ferry to Phuket and transfer to Phuket airport for the flight back home. End of service! 

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TOUR INCLUSIONS

For your peace of mind, our tours are designed to include as much as possible in the price, but also to
give you the freedom to find a special place to eat or to seek out an independent adventure that especially appeals to you.
Trip Inclusions
  • Accommodation based on twin/double sharing with daily breakfast
  •  Local English speaking guide
  • Private long tail boat cruise on Chao Phraya river
  • Long tail boat in floating market
  • Train from Wang Pho 30 minutes
  • Kemit Tuk Tuk in Ayutthaya
  • Meals as indicated in the program: 20 breakfasts, 04 lunches and 01 dinner
  • Cycling trip in Sukhothai
  • Private boat in Sakae Krang River
  • Horse-cart riding in Lampang
  • Boat cruise in Mae Koh river
  • 1 hour of Elephant trekking in Chiang Rai
  • Boat cruise in Mae Ping river in Chiang Mai
  • Long tail boat in Mekong River in Chiang Saen
  • Ferry: Phuket – Koh Phi Phi – Phuket
  • All transfers with the air-conditioned private vehicle
  • All entrance fees
  • Mineral water
  • Government taxes and service charge
Trip Exclusions
  • All airfares
  • Early check in/late check out
  • Meals not indicated
  • Drinks
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Personal expenses such as telephone and laundry bills
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Others not mentioned in inclusions
 
 

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