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$1090
12 days 11 nights
TourID: THB12
Deluxe & Private

12 days - Discover Thailand

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Day 1: Bangkok

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Day 2: Bangkok

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Day 3: Bangkok

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Day 4: BangkokChiang Mai

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Day 5: Chiang Mai

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Day 6: Chiang MaiChiang Rai

After breakfast, proceed to Mae Sai Border Market. Lunch at a local restaurant before continue to the infamous Golden Triangle. See the stunning scenery.

Overnight in Chiang Rai. (B,L)

Day 7: Chiang Rai → Pai

New journey to Mae Hong Son. See the scenery of mountains & forests along the way. Lunch as picnic before continue to Pai District.

Afternoon, leisure time in Pai.

Overnight in Pai. (B,L)

Day 8: PaiMae Hong Son

After breakfast, visit to the Hill tribe villages such as Lahu, Lisu and Karen before continue to Tam Lod Cave for excursion.

Later on, embark to Tam Pla or Fish Cave for sightseeing. Lunch at a local restaurant before arrive in the hotel. After check in, free at your leisure.

Overnight in Mae Hong Son. (B,L)

Day 9: Mae Hong Son

Visit the morning market area. Next Visit Burmese style temples Wat Jong Kham And Wat Jong Klang located next to a large pond in southern end of town. Then drive uphill to Wat Phra Dhat Doi Kong Moo for sightseeing.

Overnight in Mae Hong Son. (B,L)

Day 10: Mae Hong SonChiang Mai

After breakfast, your leisure in Mae Hong Son.

Afternoon, return to Chiang Mai.

Stay overnight in Chiang Mai. (B)

Day 11: Chiang Mai

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Day 12 Chiang Mai

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ADD-ON: Chiang MaiPhuket

ADD-ON: Spend extra days at beach in Phuket.

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Day 01: Upon arrival Bangkok

Upon arrival at airport, we welcome you and transfer you to hotel. Check-in at hotel. Rest of the day is your leisure time for walking and shopping in Bangkok.

Stay overnight in Bangkok.

Day 02: Bangkok – Kanchanaburi – Bangkok (B,L)

The most famous of the floating markets – the one you’ve seen photographed hundreds of times – is the Damnoen Saduak Floating Market. The 100-year-old market is now essentially a floating souvenir stand filled with package tourists. This in itself can be a fascinating insight into Thai culture, as the vast majority of tourists here are Thais, and watching the approach to this cultural ‘theme park’ is instructive. But beyond the market, the residential canals are quite peaceful and can be explored by hiring a boat for a longer duration. South of the floating market are several small family businesses, including a Thai candy maker, a pomelo (shaddock, a type of citrus) farm and a knife crafter.

Around 6.15am, leave Bangkok for Ratchaburi province. Boat trip to Damnoen Saduak floating market. Watch the farmers selling food, fruit, flowers and many kinds of local product in their boat. Then visit the handicraft home industry. Lunch at a local restaurant.

Afternoon, transfer to the bridge over the River Kwai. Visit Tiger Temple built in 1994, the temple gained a reputation as a wildlife sanctuary. At 17.00, leave Kanchanaburi for Bangkok.

Stay overnight in Bangkok.

Day 03: Bangkok – Ayutthaya – Cruise back to Bangkok (B, L)

At 6.15, pick up from hotel and transfer to the River Shopping Complex for the Air-Conditioned Coach. Depart Bangkok to Ayuthaya.

At 09:30, arrive at the Bang Pa-In Summer Palace, built during the Ayuthaya era. The palace is beautifully decorated in both traditional Chinese and European style. See the beautiful Aisawanthipaya- Art Pavillion, the unique Chinese-style hall with a vast collection of Thai, Chinese, and European artifacts, as well as many other outstanding monuments. The palace itself is a pretty garden with plenty of rare flowers.

At 10:30, arrive at the Ayutthaya, the Ancient city, which was the former Thai capital for over 400 years. The prosperous city used to dominate trade in Asia as well as being the center of trade between Thailand and many European countries, including Britain, France and Holland.

Nowadays the glory and the beauty of the grand palace and Temples in the past vanished leaving merely a glimpse of ruins, despite this it is a good reflection of the past. River sun brings you a combination of both the ruins and the remaining historical attractions.

  • Wat Maha That: over 600 years old, Wat Maha That was the heart and soul of the Ayuthaya people. It was almost completely destroyed by the Burmese during Thai-Burmese war.
  • Wat Na Phra Men Remains in perfect conditions, as it was used as the Burmese headquarters. The splendid Golden Buddha, dressed in regal attire, was place in the temple a long with the three thousand year old green stone carved Buddha. Both are considered as extremely valuable national relics.
  • Wat Lokayasutharam has a mysterious past, hereby its origins are unknown. The temple enshrines a Largest Reclining Buddha Image which was built during the Early period of the Ayuthaya Region. The other two ancient temple, as well as the ruined site also surround the compound area.

At 12:30, depart Wat Lokayasutharam for the River Sun Cruise, at the river sun Traditional Thai style pier at Wat Chong Lom. Buffet Lunch”Delicious meals served in the luxurious surroundings of the cruise boat”. Cruising through many famous attraction on the way back to Bangkok. Around 15:30, arrive in Bangkok and disembark at the RIVER CITY SHOPPING COMPLEX. Transfer you back to your hotel.

Stay overnight in Bangkok.

Day 04: Bangkok – Chiang Mai – Khantok Dinner (B,D)

Morning, breakfast at the hotel then transfer to the airport for flight to Chiang Mai. Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel for check in and free on own.

Evening, transfer to a local restaurant to enjoy a superb dinner called Khantoke and watch hill tribe performance. After that, free on your own at Chiang Mai Night Bazaar before we return to the hotel.

Stay overnight in Chiang Mai.

Day 05: Chiang Mai – Elephant Safari (B,L)

At 8.00, pick-up at hotel and transfer to Pang Chang Mae Tang. Watching clever elephants paint, play football and dance to music. Elephant riding into the forest to sightsee in natural surroundings. Experience the thrill of riding on the back of an elephant. Cart riding to return to Pang Chang for lunch and relaxation.

Spending the afternoon with bamboo rafting and watching nature on both two sides of Mae Taeng River. Visiting Long Neck Karen Village as well as enjoy their arts and handicrafts (For package B). Departure to admire the beauty of various species of orchids at the orchid farm in Mae Rim District. After visiting the orchid farm, we will drop you off at your hotel. It will take around 30 minutes. Reach your hotel safely.

Stay overnight in Chiang Mai.

Day 06: Chiang Mai – Chiang Rai (B,L)

After breakfast, transfer to Ta Ton district for a thrilling boat ride along the Mae Kok River ends with a visit to a traditional Karen hill tribe village. The Karen originated in Burma and the various combined groups form the largest hilltribe population in Thailand, numbering about a quarter of a million which amounts to almost half of the total Thai hill tribe population.

Upon arrival in Chiang Rai, check in at the hotel. Rest of the day is your leisure time.

Stay overnight in Chiang Rai.

Day 07: Chiang Rai – Golden Triangle (B,L)

After breakfast at the hotel, proceed to Mae Sai Border Market, one of the biggest border market where you can access to Tha Khi Lek Province, Myanmar. At the market, you will find a lot of goods, local products and many items which are import from China & Myanmar such electronic devices, fruits, clothes, stones, jewelry, Jade and etc. Lunch at a local restaurant before continue to the infamous Golden Triangle renowned for centuries as the centre of the opium trade. From a 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.

Stay overnight in Chiang Rai.

Day 08: Chiang Rai – Pai (B,L)

Today after breakfast in early morning, start the new journey to Mae Hong Son. Though the distance from Chiang Rai – Pai might be too long (5 hrs), but along the way you will see the scenery of mountains & forests. En-route at a local hot spring for excursion and lunch as picnic before continue to Pai District. Upon arrival, check in at the hotel and free at leisure.

Overnight in Pai.

Day 09: Pai – Mae Hong Son (B,L)

After breakfast, visit to the Hill tribe villages such as Lahu, Lisu and Karen before continue to Tam Lod Cave for excursion.

Later on, embark to Tam Pla or Fish Cave for sightseeing. Lunch at a local restaurant before arrive in the hotel. After check in, free at your leisure.

Stay overnight in Mae Hong Son.

Day 10: Mae Hong Son – temple tours (B,L)

Start in the early morning to visit the morning market area, where you can buy apart from the usual household items and foodstuffs, an array of insect food such as crickets, worms and ant eggs. Next Visit Burmese style temples Wat Jong Kham And Wat Jong Klang located next to a large pond in southern end of town. Wat Jong Kham was build nearly 200 years ago by Shan people who make up about 50% of Mae Hong Sorn’s population. Wat Jong Klang houses 100-year-old glass paintings and woodcarvings from Burma, depicting various lives of the Buddha. Then drive uphill to Wat Phra Dhat Doi Kong Moo, with its beautiful view over Mae Hong Son.

Stay overnight in Mae Hong Son.

Day 11:  Mae Hong Son – Departure (B,L)

Doi Inthanon, 8514 feet above sea level – the highest peak in Thailand, is probably the most preserved in Thailand. It is extremely popular among bird watchers, with more than 383 species have been reported.

Pickup at hotel around 8.00am. Visit Doi Inthanon National Park, encompasses the highest mountain In Thailand.Thailand’s highest peak is Doi Inthanon (often abbreviated to Doi In), which measures 2565m above sea level, an impressive altitude for the kingdom, but a tad diminutive compared to its cousins in the Himalayan range. The 1000-sq-km national park surrounding the peak has hiking trails, waterfalls and two monumental stupas erected in honour of the king and queen. It is a popular day trip from Chiang Mai for tourists and locals, especially during the New Year holiday when there’s the rarely seen phenomenon of frost.

On the way up, visit the Modern Chedis of the King & Queen, the best views across the park are found here. These two adjacent chedis are called Naphamethinidon, meaning “by the strength of the land and air”, and the other, Naphaphonphumisiri, meaning “being the strength of the air and the grace of the land”. These temples were built to honour the 60th birthday anniversary of King Bhumibol Adulyadej in 1987, and the 60th birthday anniversary of Queen Sirikit in 1992, respectively.

Proceed to a Karen hill tribe village. The Karen are a tribal group who have historically lived in the hills on the Myanmar (formerly Burma) side of the Thai border. Best recognized for their elongated necks, the Karen women wear heavy brass rings around their necks, forearms, and shins. While the Karen men are mainly field workers and farmers, the women have a rich history of crafting from wood carving to weaving. Overall the Long Neck Tribes live a rugged, tedious, and simple lifestyle, but the fruits of their labor are colorful and very lively.

Lunch at a local restaurant then visit Vachiritharn and Siritharn Waterfalls and the flower garden at the Royal Project Research Station. Take a short walk into the forest on one of the nature trails at the top of the mountain. Return at 04.00pm.

Stay overnight in Chiang Mai.

Day 12:  Chiang Mai – Departure (B)

Breakfast at hotel. Your leisure until we transfer you to airport for your departure flight.

End of the journey!


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Tour price includes:

  • Domestic flights.
  • Hotel/accommodation mentioned.
  • Meals mentioned (B,L,D = Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).
  • Transfer and transport as per itinerary.
  • English speaking guide.
  • Entrance fees.

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  • Drinks.
  • Your personal expenses.

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