Day 1 - Hometown- Bangkok
Fly over night to Bangkok.
Day 2 – Bangkok (arrive at night)
Touch down in Bangkok, Thailand’s capital city. Upon arrival, you will be greeted and transferred
to your hotel.
Day 3 - Bangkok (B)
Bangkok radiates modernity with a deep root in Buddhist tradition. Explore the city starting with the Reclining Buddha, a signature sight representing Buddhism. Take a stroll by China town, and visit the largest local wholesale fl ower market at Paklong Talat. In the afternoon, take a boat ride along the Chao Phaya River and Canals by a local speed boat. Visit Wat Arun, the Temple of Dawn, one of Thailand’s best known landmarks built in the 17th century by King Taksin. Spendyour evening at your own leisure, or enjoy an optional Thai dinner (US$45) while watching classical dance at the Silom Village Restaurant.
Day 4 - Bangkok (B)
Enjoy the free day at your own leisure or join our Bangkok Palace & Floating Market Tour (US$85). This interesting optional tour will take you to the rural yet world-famous floating market of Damnernsaduak. Nowadays, the market is bustling with activity from very early in the morning until about 11.00 am. For those who want to buy some memorabilia here, do not forget to bargain! During this optional tour we will also visit the Grand Palace and the Emerald Buddha Temple, regarded as the most sacred Buddhist temple in Thailand, the emerald Buddha housed in the temple is a potent religio-political symbol and the palladium of Thai society. Lunch will be served at local Thai Restaurant. In the evening, you may watch an optional Siam Niramit Light & Sound Show (US$65), a world class showcase of Thai culture with incredible visual effects, followed by a classic Thai dinner.
Day 5 - Bangkok - Ayuthaya (B/L/D)
After breakfast, be transferred to the historic city of Ayutthaya, the second Siamese capital after Sukhothai for over 400 years, once the largest city in Southeast Asia. Start the city tour by visiting the Ayutthaya Historical Park in the city centre, a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site. The remains, characterized by the reliquary towers and gigantic monasteries, give an idea of its glorious past, envision the grandeur and splendor that once was the Kingdom of Ayutthaya as you walk through the ancient town. After lunch, continue to the Chai Wattanaram Temple, built by King Prasat Thong, a commoner who overthrew the previous king and took his throne. Here, you can enjoy the peaceful and tranquil surroundings of Siam before dinner.
DAY 6 - Ayuthaya – Sukhothai (B)
Start your morning with visit to a local school on the way to Sukhothai, birthplace of the Thai nation. Sukhothai is world famous its over 100 historical sites and treasures, including some of the most beautiful Thai art and architecture in the country. Visit to the Old Town of Sukhothai with its impressive Historical Park, immaculately restored and set among leafy hills and peaceful lotus ponds, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. At this astonishing site, most of the remains of the original city can be seen. Marvel at the ancient Buddha figures, palaces, temples and historical monuments and feel yourself drift back in time to a bygone era the Thais and Myanmar.
DAY 7 - Sukhothai - Golden Triangle Tour -Chiang Rai (B/L)
After breakfast, check out and be transferred to Chiang Rai. Our onwards trip takes us now via Phayao and Chiang Rai to Mae Sai which is geographically the most northern town of Thailand on the border to Myanmar. The two countries are connected by a bridge over the Mae Sai River, which allows a lively cross border traffic between
the Thais and Myanmar. Ascend to the hilltop viewpoint to see the famous “Golden Triangle” of Southeast Asia - meeting point of the borders of Thailand, Myanmar and Laos. Savor a locally prepared lunch in a nearby farming village. Continue to the dramatic Hall of Opium at Golden Triangle Park, offering an informative exhibition on the history of opium which dates back almost 5000 years.
DAY 8 - Chiang Rai (B)
Enjoy your free day to explore Chiang Rai at your own leisure, or you may join in the optional excursion to 3 hilltribe villages and Wat Rong Khun(U￥S50）. Take this rare opportunity to visit the three hilltribe villages-Karen Hilltribes (Long Neck people), Akha hilltribe and Yao hilltribe and to see their unique way of life and learn more about their culture. Go back to Chiang Rai and Move on to the majestic Wat Rong Khun – or White Temple – to wrap up your journey. The ornate structure is lime-sculpted, with Thai designs and small mirrors on the outer wall, making the building sparkle under the sunlight.
DAY 9 -Chiang Rai - Chiang Mai (B/L)
Breakfast at hotel and check-out. On the way to Chiang Mai, drive thru Mae Ka Chan, which is famous for its hot springs. Lunch at a local restaurant, then continue your trip through scenic hillsides and jungles to Chiang Mai, the “Rose of the North ”. Visit Sankampang Street, center of handicrafts, for on-site demonstrations on how the silk, lacquer, silver, wood and bronze wares are made before check-in at your hotel in Chiang Mai. Enjoy the rest of the day at your own leisure.
DAY 10 - Chiang Mai City & Temples Tour (B/D)
Breakfast at hotel. This morning, visit the most sacred temple in the North of Thailand: Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep is the most sacred temple in Chiang Mai and contains a holy relic of the Lord Buddha. Drive back down to the city centre to visit Wat Suan Dok, which dates back to the 14th century when the Thai monarchy was taking leisure walks in its gardens. Nowadays, it houses several white Chedis, all containing the ashes of Chiang Mai¡¯s former Royal family, and features one of the most famous Monk Schools in the whole locality of Chiang Mai. We will also visit Wat Jedyod, also known as The Temple of Seven Spires.Enjoy the afternoon at your own leisure, and tonight, experience the simple Lanna way of life with dinner hosted by a local family. You will also have the opportunity to join the cooking for your meal. Your evening meal will be served on the second floor terrace of the home of Raunkaew- yanon family from where you will enjoy the panoramic view of this Lanna village.This tour is designed to give you a real experience and understanding of Lanna life, the traditions and buildings, the relationship between their religions and ancestor and the way this all works together with nature.
DAY 11 Chiang Mai (B)
Enjoy the free day at your own leisure or join the Elephant Kingdom Tour (US$60). This morning, travel northwest through an area famous for its waterfalls and scenic views, to visit "Elephant Kingdom", an educational Elephant Camp Program. Here, see elephants bathing in the running streams, attend a lecture on the Thai Elephant, and learn how the mahout train and command these majestic animals. You may also be able to give the elephants bananas and sugar cane, two of their favorite treats. Travel to an Orchid & Butterfly farm in the north of Mae Rim area and savor a buffet style lunch. Afterwards, explore the gardens of orchids and visit the butterfly farm. At the end of the day, pamper yourself with an optional Thai massage(US$50).
DAY 12 - Chiang Mai – Shanghai (B)
This morning, transfer to the airport for the flight to Shanghai via Bangkok. Transfer to the hotel and free at leisure for the rest of the day. （If you selected Cambodia extension tour, you will fly from Chiang Mai - Siem Reap).
DAY 13 – Shanghai (B/L)
In the morning, tour Shanghai Museum, to see ancient Chinese art, furniture and jade, followed
by a visit to an Emerald exhibition center. Then visit the City God Temple Bazaar, which is composed of specialty stores, selling traditional Chinese arts and crafts, medicine and souvenirs. In the evening, you may join the Huangpu river night cruise optional tour($50).
Day 14 - Shanghai – Hometown or extension tour(B)
Breakfast at the hotel. Check out and transfer to the airport. Fly back home or to your next destination!
- International airfares
- airport taxes and fuel surcharges.
- All transportation (internal flights, cruise, coach);
- 4 Star hotel accommodation (based on double occupancy)
- Meals and featuring regional delicacies mentioned in the itinerary
- All visits and admission fees including entertainment shows mentioned in the itinerary
- English speaking guide;
Price Not Include
- Thailand Visa Application fee
- Travel insurance.
- Personal expenditures