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Thailand Unusual

If you've only got a short space of time to explore Thailand then this is the best packages customizing for you. This 8 day itinerary is designed in such a great way that you can cover the majority of the attractions and experiences of Bangkok, Chiang Rai and Chiang Mai.

ITINERARY

 Bangkok | Chiang Mai | Chiang Rai

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Day 01

Bangkok Arrival

Arriving Bangkok

Accommodation: Hotel in Bangkok

Meals: Not included

On arrival at the airport in Bangkok, you will be welcomed by our guide then transferred to your hotel in Bangkok. Check in time will be 14.00pm onward. The rest of the day you are free at your leisure. 
Day 02

Bangkok City Tour

Discover Bangkok city

Accommodation: Hotel in Bangkok

Meals: Breakfast

09:00: After breakfast at hotel, our guide meet you then transfer to visit The Grand Palace complex. It was established in 1782 and it consists of not only royal and throne halls, but also a number of government offices as well as the renowned Temple of the Emerald Buddha. And then visit Wat Phra Kaew the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, and the adjoining Grand Palace together form the greatest spectacle for the visitor to Bangkok. Despite the fact that the whole compound is so full of tourists you spend half the time trying to avoid getting in people's photos, it's still a pretty amazing place to visit. The Wat Pho or “Temple of the Reclining Buddha” is one of Bangkok’s most attractive temples. It is a much visited temple complex due to its location immediately South of the Grand Palace and the huge Reclining Buddha image it houses. After that a walk in Chinatown which is considered the busiest area in Bangkok and known by various specialties from countries in the region. The dishes are prepared only with the freshest ingredients of the day. We will visit the Wat Traimit which is well known as the Golden Buddha. Then visit Wat Arun, the Temple of Dawn. Return to the hotel for your free time at around 17:00.
Day 03

Bangkok - Ayutthaya – Bangkok

Travel to Ayutthaya

Accommodation: Hotel in Bangkok

Meals: Breakfast

06:00: Early departure for Ayutthaya, the former capital of Thailand for 417 years. Upon arrival, a tuk tuk "Kermit" will make you discover the magnificent ruins of ancient temples in the Ayutthaya Historical Park: Wat Mahathat, WatYaiChai Mongkol, Wat Phra Si Sanphet, Viharn Phra Mongkhon Bophit and Wat Chaiwatthanaram A quick stop in the Muslim quarter you will discover the most famous delicacies of Ayutthaya whose wound cotton candy in a pancake. Afternoon, visit admire beautiful views of Wat Choeng Phanan, continuation to Bang Pa In Summer Palace built by King Rama IV at the time of the growing European influence in  Thailand. Admire the building of Italian style and surround temples. Return to the hotel around 16:00. The rest of the day is leisure time.
Day 04

Damnoen Saduak Floating Market – Fly to Chiang Rai

Visit the floating market before flying to Chiang Rai

Accommodation: Hotel in Chiang Rai

Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast at hotel. Then you’ll be driven southwards of Bangkok to the garden province of Samut Songhkhram in the Mae Klong river delta area. Firstly, you’ll visit a unique country MARKET ALONG THE RAILWAYTRACKS. See the train arrive bringing the people to the market. Lateran,you’ll continue to visit fascinating floating market at DAMNOENSADUAK about 110 km from Bangkok in the Ratchaburi province. On arrival, you’ll visit local Sugar Palm factory before board on A LONG TAILSBOAT ALONG Damnern canals. After spend time at the floating market, you’ll continue to visit teakwood carving. Then transfer to Airport for the flight to Chiang Rai. Upon arrival, our guide and driver will transfer you to hotel. Check in and relax on your own.
Day 05

Chiang Rai – Golden Triangle

Sightseeing with a pleasant atmosphere

Accommodation: Hotel in Chiang Rai

Meals: Breakfast

08:00: After breakfast, we transfer to visit Doi Tung Factory where you can observe hand paper making and hand weaving. An alternative to this is to proceed to the botanical garden at Doi Tung and the Royal Palace. The Doi Tung project was initiated by King Bumiphol’s mother to encourage tribal people to reduce their dependence on opium as a source of livelihood. The crop replacement project introduced new types of agricultural crops such as Arabica coffee and Macadamia nuts. Then later, we make a rest stop at the Golden Triangle in Chiang Sean, where the three borders of Myanmar-Laos-Thailand are met. We take long tail boat to Laos side and see hill top viewpoint, marvel at the splendor of the mighty Mekong joining with the Ruak and forming the actual "Triangle" with Laos Burma and Thailand. Finally, transfer you back to hotel. 
Day 06

Chiang Rai - Doi Suthep Temple – Chiang Mai

Say goodbye Chiang Rai and Moving to Chiang Mai

Accommodation: Hotel in Chiang Mai

Meals: Breakfast

08:00: Breakfast at your hotel. Then we leave Chiang rai and make the first stop at the spectacular and contemporary White Temple or Wat Rong Kun on the outskirts of Chiang Rai, where white represents purity and Buddhist wisdom. This day we will visit the famous places that separate these two northern cities: Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai. Tour of about 3 hours through unforgettable landscapes. In the afternoon we will go up to the well-known Temple of the Doi Suthep or temple of the mountain located in this beautiful enclave from where we can appreciate the city of Chiang Mai. Then visit Wat Chedi Luang (temple of the big stupa) is a Buddhist temple in the historic centre of Chiang Mai, Thailand. The current temple grounds were originally made up of three temples — Wat Chedi Luang, Wat Ho Tham and Wat Sukmin. Then continue to explore the Wat Phra Singh, one of the most impressive temples in Chiang Mai and home to the city's most revered Buddha image. Then transfer to hotel for check-in at about 17:00.
Day 07

Chiang Mai – Full day Kanta Elephant camp/ Private transfer and Join group activities.

Having a full excited day with Elephants

Accommodation: Hotel in Chiang Mai

Meals: Breakfast, lunch

8.30 am. Pick up from your accommodation in the city of Chiangmai.
9:00 a.m. Drive about 50 minutes north of Chiang Mai through hills, forests and local agricultural areas.
10.00 am Arrival at the elephant sanctuary Kanta, changing traditional clothing
10:30 a.m. Prepare fruits for our elephants and meet our elephants. Feeding, roam, touch, play with elephants. *** In the Sanctuary, let you spend as much time as possible with elephants.
12.00 Lunch
1:00 p.m. Prepare and cook sticky rice mixed with herbs for our elephants. Learn about history, health care and behavior of the elephant.
14.00 pm Enjoy longer roaming, feeding and elephant ride to the river and enjoy bathing, washing elephants. Alimenta balls of sticky rice, fruits our elephants. ** This part is focused on taking your time and allow elephants enjoy every moment of their liberty, scratching, rubbing, throw dirt, enjoy the view and take lots of pictures **
15.00:. Pause for tea and coffee.
Exit Kanta Elephant Sanctuary and drive approximately 50 minutes back to Chiang Mai. 
Note: In the Sanctuary, let you spend as much time as possible with elephants. Therefore, there is no formal schedule and, apart from the collection times, the times shown here are approximations.
Overnight in Chiang Mai.
Day 08

Chiang Mai departure

End of the tour

Accommodation: Not Included

Meals: Breakfast

After breakfast at hotel, our driver will transfer to Airport for your departure flight. You may fly back Bangkok to connect with your fly back home or continue your trip to other countries in Southeast Asia.

Price

 

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
  • Private transfer as private air-con vehicle.
  • Accommodations based on Twin/Double room
  • Private tour as mention as above itinerary. 
  • Meals as mentioned (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch)
  • English Speaking Guide.
  • Service charge & Government tax. 
  • Entrance fee. 
Trip Exclusions
  • International airfares
  • Visa service
  • Early check-in and late check-out
  • Tips, beverages and personal expenses
  • Others not mentioned in inclusions

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