The best places to visit in Thailand
Enjoy an exclusive luxury journey to one of South East Asia's most spectacular countries - Thailand - the former Kingdom of Siam. Behold golden Buddhas, spiritual temples, hilltop villages, and stunning vistas. Soak in the panorama of the Golden Triangle, where Thailand, Myanmar, and Laos meet. Visit an elephant camp, meet artisans, and fall in love with Thai cuisine. Visit ancient ruins in Thailand’s oldest cities of Ayutthaya and Sukhothai one occupied by the Lanna and Khmer kingdoms. The tranquil feeling and smiles of northern Thailand will win your heart.

Start city: Bangkok

End city: Bangkok

Duration: 10 Days 9 Nights

Departure: Daily, upon your request.

Cities to visit: Bangkok - Ayutthaya - Phisanulok - Sukhothai - Lampang - Chiang Mai - Chiang Rai

- Extendable with optional tours from Bangkok

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Tour Brief

Day 1: Bangkok – Arrival
Day 2: Bangkok - Floating market - City tour
Day 3: Bangkok – Ayutthaya
Day 4: Ayutthaya – Phitsanulok – Sukhothai 
Day 5: Sukhothai – Lampang – Chiang Mai
Day 6: Chiang Mai – Temple visit 
Day 7: Chiang Mai – Elephant Camp
Day 8: Chiang Mai – Chiang Rai
Day 9: Chiang Rai – Golden Triangle – Fly to Bangkok
Day 10: Bangkok – Departure

 

Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person, double occupancy.
GROUP SIZE PRICE/Person
6 Persons $1,084 Reservation
4 Persons $1,278 Reservation
2 Persons $1,790 Reservation
1 Person $0 Reservation
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Day 1: Bangkok – Arrival     
On arrival, your Travel Thailand driver and guide will welcome you at the airport and take you to the hotel for check in. Free and relaxing time.      
Meals: N/A    
Accommodation: Hotel in Bangkok
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Day 2: Bangkok - Floating market - City tour    
After breakfast at the hotel, you will be collected from your hotel in Bangkok and taken to the Floating Market. You will take a longtail boat to the edge of the Floating Market and ride in a paddleboat through the Floating Market. You’ll then walk around and observe the sale and exchange of various goods between parties in their longtail boats as has been traditionally taking place for years.After breakfast at the hotel, you will be collected from your hotel in Bangkok and taken to the Floating Market. You will take a longtail boat to the edge of the Floating Market and ride in a paddleboat through the Floating Market. You’ll then walk around and observe the sale and exchange of various goods between parties in their longtail boats as has been traditionally taking place for years.Back to Bangkok for the visit to some highlights including the Grand Palace which is the official of King 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. The following visit is Wat Arun which is known as Temple of Dawn – one of the best well-known sites in Bangkok. It is best seen from the opposite side of the river. The remainder of the day is free at your leisure.   
Meals: Breakfast    
Accommodation: Hotel in Bangkok      
Day 3: Bangkok – Ayutthaya     
This morning, leave Bangkok for Ayutthaya – 70km from Bangkok. The first stop is the Bang Pa-In Summer Palace Palace also known as Summer Palace located 18km from Ayutthaya on the bank of Chao Phraya River. Arrive in Ayutthaya – the ancient capital for over 400 years. You will visit Wat Maha That – an over 600-year old temple and Wat Na Phra Mane. Wat Na Phra Mane is still in good condition and was used as the Burmese military headquarters during the war. Inside this temple, you will see the sparkle Golden Buddha with the three thousand-year-old Buddhas carved from green stone which are extremely valuable national relics. Overnight in Ayutthaya.     
Meals: Breakfast    
Accommodation: Hotel in Ayutthaya       
Day 4: Ayutthaya – Phitsanulok – Sukhothai    
This morning you leave Ayutthaya for Phitsanulok to visit Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat or another name is Wat Yai Temple, seeing Thailand’s most beautiful Buddha image – Phra Putthachinnarat. Continue the visit to SGT.Maj.Thawee Folk Museum which filled with knowledge & wisdoms of the forefathers.After that, the drive to Sukhothai which has a UNESCO heritage site: Sukhothai Historical Park. Its name means the dawn of happiness, which was the Thai capital during 13th century C.E and became the kingdom's first capital of Siam founded by King Ramkhamhaeng, used to be known as the golden age of Thai history. Overnight in Sukhothai 
Meals: Breakfast     
Accommodation: Hotel in Sukhothai    
Day 5: Sukhothai – Lampang – Chiang Mai    
After breakfast at the hotel, you visit Sukhothai Historical Park. There are about 200 ruins on 70 square kilometers of land and each wall has one entrance gate. Inside the park, there are the remains of the royal palace and twenty-six temples and Wat Mahathat is the largest one.    
Drive north to Chiang Mai with a stop in Lampang to visit Wat Phra That Lampang Luang. This temple was built in 1486 and is known as one of the oldest wooden buildings and one of the most impressive temples in Thailand.  
Meals: Breakfast     
Accommodation: Hotel in Chiang Mai       
Day 6: Chiang Mai – Temple visit    
After breakfast at the hotel, your driver and guide will pick you up and you will drive to the old city to see its dike and ruined walls. The first visit is Chedi Luang Temple, which began construction in the 14th century but was then destroyed by an earthquake in 1545 but it still remains the tallest structure in Chiang Mai today. The next visit is Phra Singh Wat - the most prestigious temple in Chiang Mai built in 1345. Visiting this temple will give you a rich glimpse of Lanna temple art and architecture. Then you continue your drive to Phrathat Doi Suthep Temple – located 1,050 meters above sea level. It is the most sacred temple in Northern Thailand. Here you can see the marvelous golden pagoda, which is containing the holy relics of Lord Buddha. From the summit of Suthep Mountian, you can see the panoramic view of Chiang Mai city and Ping valley. Back to the hotel. Free and relax.    
Meals: Breakfast     
Accommodation: Hotel in Chiang Mai       
Day 7: Chiang Mai – Elephant Camp    
Breakfast shall be served at the hotel and then we will visit one of the popular Elephants Camp, where you can see the Elephants at work. You have a chance to ride the elephants crossing the river into the forest. Then return by Oxcart to the elephant village to have lunch. After lunch, enjoy a bamboo rafting adventure along the river for around 45 minutes. Onwards to an orchid farm where there are many beautiful species of orchid. And after that going back to the hotel and free at leisure.    
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch    
Accommodation: Hotel in Chiang Mai
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Day 8: Chiang Mai – Chiang Rai    
After breakfast at the hotel, depart from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai, and en route visit is Wat Rong Khun, also known as the White Temple, with its unique “kanok” architecture. Continue your visits with some of the temples of the town, Wat Phra Kaew with its beautiful brass and copper Buddha image.    
Meals: Breakfast     
Accommodation: Hotel in Chiang Rai       
Day 9: Chiang Rai – Golden Triangle – Fly to Bangkok    
Drive to Mae Sai, the northernmost Thai town on the Myanmar border. Walk around the local market, and continue to visit Chiang Saen on the steep banks of Mekong River, opposite of Laos where you will see some magnificent ancient ruins and temples. Take a boat ride along the Mekong River to get a closer look at Laos and Myanmar. Stop at the Golden Triangle viewpoint for a panoramic photography of the triangle.    
Take the transfer to Chiang Rai airport for your flight to Bangkok. Arrive in Bangkok, pick up and check in hotel. Free and relax.    
Meals: Breakfast     
Accommodation: Hotel in Bangkok       
Day 10: Bangkok – Departure    
Free until time transferred to the airport for your departure flight. Have a good journey back home.    
Meals: Breakfast     
Accommodation: N/A

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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Price Included

  • Internal flight (economy class): Chiang Rai – Bangkok.
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels (4-star).
  • 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.

Price Excluded

  • International flight into and out Thailand.
  • Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Early check-in and late check-out at hotels.
  • Personal expenses (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.).
  • Tips for guides and drivers.
  • Personal travel insurance.
  • Thailand Visa fees.
Did you know? All of our tours are private and daily depart. Travel Thailand can organize any additional accommodations, domestic and regional flights.
Call us on +84983 787 868 to speak to one of our experts.

Comments  

0 # Giulia Possi 2018-06-11 05:31
Hello , we are 3 person and I world like to’ known if there is the possibily to have a guide speaking Italian for the luxury Thailand 10 days
Do you have the established dates for the tour?we would like to start on 25 novembre 2018
Thank’s
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0 # Nga Phan 2018-06-11 09:13
Thank you for your interest, Giulia Possi. Our tour is privately & flexibly customized, and allows you to tailor your activities to suit your own tastes and desires...The services will be arranged according to your requested dates with possibly guided by Italian speaking guide. One of our travel consultants will get back to you by email & assist you for any further information you need regarding this tour. Thank you.
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0 # HELENICE DE LOPES 2018-09-28 06:21
I am interested in going in Thailand luxury, but I would also prefer a guide in Italian. The period would be in the month of February or March 2019
Helenice
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0 # Dabarera christopher 2019-07-10 04:04
I need to do this tour from 02 march to 11 march 2020 we are two pax can you send me full itinerary andRates and hotel names following cities
Regards Christopher. dabarera
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