EXPLORER THAILAND 11 DAYS 10 NIGHTS
DAY1: BANGKOK (D)
Arrive at Bangkok and meet guide & driver. Transfer to hotel and check in. Proceed for dinner. Spend your evening at leisure, enjoy a delicious genuine Thai style dinner in a delightful Thai atmosphere surrounded by beautiful decoration. The meal is accompanied by Thai classical music and dances. The dancers with their beautiful glittering costumes and exquisite graceful movements will stay in your memory forever. Back to hotel and overnight at Bangkok.
DAY2: CITY & TEMPLE TOUR BANGKOK (B,L)
Breakfast at hotel. This tour includes three of the most unusual Buddhist temples in Bangkok: Wat Trimitr with its invaluable Golden Buddha (5 ½ tons of solid gold) – Wat Po, the most extensive temple in Bangkok, with its colossal Reclining Buddha and the Chedis of the Kings.The Grand Palace is one of the most beautiful samples of an ancient Siamese court. It used to be the residence of the Kings of Thailand. Here you will see palaces which were used for different occasions:the Funeral Palace, the Reception Palace, the Throne Hall, the Coronation Hall, the Royal Guest House, and the beautiful Emerald Buddha Temple. Lunch at local restaurant.
Visit the Wat Arun or Temple of Dawn and its amazing architecture, situated on the banks of the Charophraya River. Back to hotel and free time for leisure. Overnight at Bangkok.
DAY3: AYUTHAYA DAY TRIP & RETURN BY CRUISE / *Join program (B,L)
Among the “must see” attractions in Thailand is a visit to Ayuthaya, the former capital of Thailand situated 90 kms north of Bangkok. The principal sights are the gigantic bronze statues of Wat Mongkol Borpith, Wat Phra Srisanpetch and Wat Yai Chai Mongkol. This tour also includes a boat trip to Bang-Pa-In, the former Royal Summer Residence, which represents a fine example of Thai architecture. Lunch will also be served during this tour.Hotel and overnight stay at Bangkok.
DAY4: BANGKOK – PHITSANLUK – SUKHOTHAI (B)
Breakfast at hotel. The outing begins in Bangkok with an early departure. Proceeding to Lopburi, to visit the ruins of War Phra Sri Ratana & Phra Prang Sam Yod, a temple with three towers and impressive ornaments then continue on to Phitsanuloke. Lunch enroute.
Visit to the Chapel Phitsanulok & Wat Phra Sri Ratana Mahathat - is a major city landmark and houses Thailand's most beautiful and significant Buddha image, Phra Buddha Chinnarat. Proceed to Sukhothai, the first capital (13th century) of the Thai Kingdom. Old Sukhothai is one of Asia’s most important historical sites and therefore under the supervision of UNESCO. After a visit of the temples Wat Sri Chum, we continue to Sri Satchanalai, the former sister town of Sukhothai for lunch and a visit to some of its most interesting temples and ruins.Overnight at Sukhothai.
DAY5: SUKHOTHAI – CHIANG RAI (B)
Breakfast at hotel. We depart to Chiang Rai. Sightseeing along the way. Arrive at Chiang Rai. Check in and overnight at Chiang Rai.
DAY6: CHIANG RAI – CHIANG MAI TOUR (B,L,D)
Breakfast at hotel. Visit Akha & Yao Hill Tribe Village + Golden Triangle + Lunch + Karen Hill Tribe Village + transfer to Chiang Mai + Dinner and transfer to hotel.
Overnight at Chiang Mai.
DAY7: CHIANG RAI – CHIANG MAI TOUR (B,L,D)
Breakfast at hotel. Visit the majestic Doi Suthep temple and later on proceed to visit the Handicraft Village. Lunch at local restaurant. Evening enjoy Khantoke Dinner with show.
Overnight at Chiang Mai.
DAY8: CHIANG RAI – CHIANG MAI TOUR (B,L,D)
Breakfast at hotel. Visit the Chiang Dao Elephant Camp + enjoy elephant show + elephant trekking for 1.5 hr. to Lizu hill tribe village + Lunch + Orchid Farm + Transfer to railway station for train to Bangkok. Dinner box provided on train.
*1st Class AC Sleeper berth
DAY9: BANGKOK – PATTAYA
Breakfast at hotel. Arrive at Bangkok railway station + Meet guide/driver and transfer to seaside town of Pattaya. Check in at hotel. Overnight at Pattaya.
Day10: PATTAYA (B)
Breakfast + free n easy
Day11: PATTAYA – DEPATURE/HOME(B)
Breakfast + transfer to airport for flight home/next destination.
All accommodation on double/twin sharing basis with daily ABF
All airport – hotel – airport transfers on private basis with English speaking guide
All tours & transfers and transfers on private basis with English speaking guide, all entrance fees
Meals as indicated (Breakfast, L-lunch, D-Dinner), drinks excluded
Complimentary drinking water 1bottle/pax/day
1st Class AC Sleeper berth train ticket from CHIANG MAI - BANGKOK
Air fares of any kind
Services not mentioned above
Extra charges, personal expenses
Surcharge for peak/festival season if any (upon booking)
Optional tours /meals/transfers if any, drinks excluded
Travel insurance, visa fees