Fly to the relaxing and friendly city of Chiang Mai, located northern Thailand, which is surrounded by serene mountains and lush fields of terraced rice paddies. Browse colourful night markets specializing in local handicrafts, paper umbrellas, and beautiful silk weavings. Visit revered mountaintop temples, the royal family’s Winter Palace, an elephant camp, and local hill tribe villages or perhaps pamper yourself with a Traditional Thai massage and scrumptious Thai meal....
Start city: Bangkok
End city: Chiang Mai
Duration: 7 Days 6 Nights
Departure: Daily, upon your request.
Cities to visit: Bangkok - Chiang Mai
- Extendable with optional tours from Bangkok and from Chiang Mai
Day 1: Bangkok Arrival.
Day 2: Bangkok - Floating market - Kanchanaburi.
Day 3: Kanchanaburi - Bangkok.
Day 4: Bangkok city tour – Fly to Chiang Mai.
Day 5: Chiang Mai city tour.
Day 6: Chiang Mai – Doi Inthanon trip.
Day 7: Chiang Mai – Departure.
Day 1: Bangkok Arrival
When you arrive at the international airport of Bangkok, you will be welcomed by our Travel Thailand guide and private transfer to your hotel in the center of the city.
Accommodation: Hotel in Bangkok
Day 2: Bangkok - Floating market - Kanchanaburi
Leave Bangkok for the original floating market, which is about half way to Kanchanaburi, called Damnoen Saduak. Then, we continue to Kanchanaburi visiting the World War II cemetery; World War II museum & Bridge over the river Kwai to look at surrounding. Leave Bangkok for the original floating market, which is about half way to Kanchanaburi, called Damnoen Saduak. Then, we continue to Kanchanaburi visiting the World War II cemetery; World War II museum & Bridge over the river Kwai to look at surrounding. Continue the visit to Hell-Fine-Pass Memorial museum and walk to see the mountain cutting for build the rain way by prisoner of world war II. Following relax at Sai Yok Noi waterfall, and overnight in Kanchanaburi.
Accommodation: Hotel in Kanchanaburi
Day 3: Kanchanaburi - Bangkok
After breakfast at the hotel, we leave for Raft house. Take the Bamboo rafting, then enjoying Elephant Riding. Then back to Bangkok.
Accommodation: Hotel in Bangkok
Day 4: Bangkok city tour – Fly to Chiang Mai
You will start the day taking the tour in Bangkok. The first visit is The Grand Palace, which is the official Palace of The King Of Siam since 1782, made up of numerous buildings, halls, pavilions set around open lawns, gardens and courtyards. It is located on the bank of Chao Phraya River. Inside the Grand Palace complex is Wat Phra Kaeo or Temple of the Emerald Buddha – the most beautiful and sacred Buddhist temple in Thailand. Then cross Chao Phraya River by ferry to Thon Buri to visit Wat Arun which is known as Temple of Dawn – one of the best well-known sites in Bankok. It is best seen from the opposite side of the river. The following visit is Wat Pho – the temple of reclining Buddha. The temple has a long list of credits: The oldest and largest temple in Bangkok, the longest reclining Buddha and the largest collection of Buddha images in Thailand, the first public education institution. Afternoon flight to Chiang Mai, the old capital of Lanna Kingdom. On arrival, you will be met by your tour guide & driver & transfer to the hotel.
Accommodation: Hotel in Chiang Mai
Day 5: Chiang Mai city tour
Today you set out on a guided tour to the most famous and interesting temples in the city – Wat Sri Supan, Wat Phra Singh and Wat Chedi Luang clustered conveniently close to each other. Today you set out on a guided tour to the most famous and interesting temples in the city – Wat Sri Supan, Wat Phra Singh and Wat Chedi Luang clustered conveniently close to each other. Continue to visit Wat Phrathad Doi Suthep – 3,500 feet above sea-level, the most sacred temple in Northern Thailand, containing a holy relic of Lord Buddha. You will have a panoramic view of the city from this height. Rest of the day, enjoy the atmosphere at one of the most famous market in Thailand – Chiang Mai Night Bazaar.
Accommodation: Hotel in Chiang Mai.
Day 6: Chiang Mai – Doi Inthanon trip
Head to the south of Chiang Mai for a visit to Doi Inthanon National Park. The visit today will be including:- The summit of Doi Inthanon mountain with the height 2,565 meters above sea level.- Natural trails for mini walking in the evergreen forest 5 minutes (if weather permits)- Twin pagodas of King and queen with a royal terraced flower garden.- Hmong Hill tribe market- Thai set lunch- White Karen hill tribe village- Wachirathan waterfall- Return to Chiang Mai by late afternoon.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Chiang Mai
Day 7: Chiang Mai – Departure
Today you are free until it is time for your Travel Thailand driver to take you to the airport for your flight home, or to your next destination.
1. Are tour dates of flexible?
Yes, this tour package is private and you can depart on any dates at your convenience.
2. Can I extend or change my stay?
Absolutely! Extra days can be arranged in most areas if desired. Let us know how you would like to customize your trip and we will do our best to accommodate you. You can ask helps from our travel consultant to amend or extend your stay (subject to availability of hotels and flights; surcharge may be applicable).
3. Are the rates displayed per person or per room?
The prices shown on our website are per person based on twin/ double accommodation.
4. Any surcharges if my travel dates are during Christmas or New Year Holidays?
The rates are regular price and they are not included a compulsory dinner (Gala Dinner) on the day of Christmas or New Year Eve. Surcharges depend on specific hotels you stay at, so our travel consultants will give further information to you in communications.
5. Are there any discounts available?
We offer select trip discounts periodically throughout the year, especially in the low season (Summer time in Vietnam is from May to Sep). Please contact our travel consultants to get more details.
6. How do I pay when I want to book this tour?
We accept payment by debit/ credit card (Visa, Master, Amex), cash and bank transfer. When you confirm a booking with us, we will send you our online payment link or bank details to deposit 30% of the total tour cost. The balance will be due as soon as you arrive in Cambodia. Our travel consultants will give more details via email about payment instruction.
7. Are meals included?
We have tried to balance flexibility and convenience regarding meal options. This tour package includes daily buffet breakfast at hotels and some lunches or dinners as listed in parenthesis next to the tour itinerary on each day tour. In the major cities, where there are a wide variety of restaurants, we generally do not include meals to allow our travelers the flexibility of choosing their own food preferences. Our tour guides can recommend some options for our clients to choose from according to traveler's interest & budget.
8. What type of food is typical of Vietnam?
Vietnamese cuisine is quite varied from the North to the Centre and to the South, having had many external influences over the years that have created an interesting mix of cooking methods and ingredients. French presence in the recent past has led to the assimilation of French cuisine influence, and is often attributed with Pho noodle soup's rise to popularity. Most meals include rice, as well as fish sauce which is a popular condiment added to almost every meal throughout the country.
9. What if I have a special request on food?
You just need to share us your request on type of foods, we will choose a right restaurant and order suitable menus for you.
10. What are the accommodations like?
Vietnam Tours only recommends good hotels rated from 3 stars to luxurious resorts. They are located within walking distance of the town center and the reception generally speaks English. For more information, check with your travel consultants to view pictures of our suggestion on standard hotels/ lodges/ resorts. Don't forget that you can give your favorite name of hotel brands to us, so we can get your concept.
11. What type of transportation is used?
Our Vietnam tours utilize a variety of primarily private transportation (arranged just for your groups) including new and modern vans/ cars, motor boats, etc. We use a mix of private (vans/ cars)/ public transportation (domestic flights, sharing cruises, trains) to provide travelers with the safest and most efficient transit in each area.
12. Is this tour suitable for kids?
Yes! If you have children traveling with, ask your travel consultants to customize the tour program to fit a variety of interests and ages. We also focus on family friendly vacations with less travel and minimum drive times and maximum in-country activity that will keep younger minds engaged.
13. How many people are typically on your tours?
We only offer completely private tours, so only the people you book for will be on the tour. If you are alone, it will just be you and your guide. If you are a couple, just the two of you and your guide, and so on. We believe this is the best type of tour, so that it can be personalized to you, go at your own pace, and so that you can have the full attention of your guide for the duration of the tour.
14. Is this trip a good choice for solo travelers?
Yes, it is. You will still have a private tour guide and driver to accompany throughout the journey. However, you have to cover all expenses regarding accommodations (single room), tour guides, transportations because no-one shares cost with.
15. Do tour rates include international flights?
This tour only includes domestic flights. We find that it is usually less expensive for travelers to book these separately and this also allows you the flexibility to choose the schedule and routing that is most convenient for you. You can purchase international flights on your own, or we can certainly help you arrange these flights with an airfare consolidator who specializes in international flights.
16. How do I get to the hotel from the airport when I arrive?
When you arrive at airports, you will be greeted with your name on our driver/ tour guide's welcome sign, then get transferred to your hotel.
17. How if bad weather such as storm, flood, landslide occurs during my holiday with Vietnam Tours?
Our Travel Consultants and Tour Operators keep checking weather forecast every-day, if the weather is bad and it may affect to your safety, we will discuss with you regarding a tentative program immediately.
18. How much should I budget for tips?
Tips are not compulsory on any of our tours. However, it is customary to offer a small tip for exceptional service. Other travelers opt to bring small souvenirs from their home to give to tour guides and drivers along the way.
19. Is travel insurance included? And is it recommended?
Travel insurance is not included in our tour price. Absolutely, we recommend you to contact with your local agent in your country to buy travel insurance before you go.
20. How to change or cancel my reservation?
- You can change or amend your schedule in advance or during your trip but surcharge maybe applied according to our contract with local suppliers, hotels and airlines. Regarding cancelation terms, please check out this link: https://asiatravelandleisure.com/terms-conditions.html
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- Internal flight (economy class): Bangkok – Chiang Mai.
- Accommodation at 3 star hotel in everage.
- Private tours, transfers and all services as mentioned in the itinerary.
- Services of private driver and air-conditioned vehicle.
- Service of English speaking guides as stated.
- Entrance fees for all mentioned sights visited.
- Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
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