Day 01: Arrival in Bangkok
On arrival you will be welcomed by your tour guide and taken to The Peninsula Hotel. Spend the day relaxing or recovering from your flight or take one of our highly recommended Bangkok city tours. Overnight at The Peninsula Hotel, Bangkok.
Day 02: Bangkok (B,L)
Today, discover the intriguing mix of old and new found in Thailand's capital city with a full day guided tour. Start this morning watching monks chant at Wat Po, tour the glittering Grand Palace and relax with a delicious lunch in a teak mansion and discover the world of Thai textiles with a visit to Jim Thompson's House. After lunch head to a Cham Muslim village whose aritisans used to weave for Jim Thompson. See how his legacy still lives on. Overnight at The Peninsula Hotel, Bangkok.
Day 03: Bangkok - Ayutthaya - Bangkok (B,L)
Head out of Bangkok to the ancient city of Ayutthaya and spend Take a cruise on an elegantly restored rice barge, visit local villages and relish the grandeur of this former Thai capital as you tour the temple ruins. Overnight at The Peninsula Hotel, Bangkok.
Day 04: Bangkok (B,L)
Today we take you out of the city to Samut Songkram province where you will discover an amazing country market along the railway tracks as well as one of the many floating markets of Thailand. Take a fascinating boat ride through the maze of canals stopping along the way to visit Buddhist temples and meet local Thai people before arriving at Rama II Park with its Thai style Pavilion Museum. Overnight at The Peninsula in Bangkok.
Day 05: Bangkok - Chiang Rai (B)
Today you fly to Chiang Rai and drive to the golden triangle area in far north of Thailand to your hotel on the Mekong River with views across Laos and Burma. Stop for a tour of Chiang Rai where a local pedal-powered rickshaw will take you through town, to the intriguing Hill Tribe Museum and to several revered temples. Overnight at the Anantara Resort and Spa Golden Triangle.
Day 06: Chiang Rai (B,L)
Spend a day in the jungle traveling by elephant, boat and ox-cart through bamboo forest, woodlands, rice paddies and farmland. Enjoy a picnic by the river and discover a remote Akha hill tribe village on the top of Doi Sa Ngo Mountain with stunning views of Mekong River. Also visit the old capital of Chiang Saen (AD 1260) on the steep banks of Mekong River before returning to your resort. Overnight at the Anantara Resort and Spa Golden Triangle.
Day 07: Chiang Rai - Chiang Mai (B,L)
Today we drive through the mountains to Chiang Mai. Choosing the most scenic route, your guide will take you to see the royal palace and gardens at Doi Tung as well as stopping to visit some of the lesser visited tribal communities. Overnight at the Oriental Dhara Dhevi in Chiang Mai
Day 08: Chiang Mai (B)
Discover lanna culture and local lifestyles today. Visit a local farmhouse, cruise the waters of the Mae Pang River and enjoy a bowl of traditional noodles. Late this afternoon we will take you up the mountain to visit Wat Prathat Doi Suthep, the most famous and sacred temple in Northern Thailand where you will witness the late evening chants of the resident monks. Overnight at the Oriental Dhara Dhevi in Chiang Mai
Day 09: Chiang Mai - Phuket (B)
Spend the morning relaxing at your hotel or take one of our highly recommended sightseeing tours before transferring for your direct flight to Phuket. On arrival in Phuket you will be met by one of our local team and transferred to your hotel. Overnight at Sala Phuket
Day 10 - 13 - Phuket (B)
Relax, unwind and enjoy the beautiful beaches and unrivalled charms of south Thailand. During your stay, we will take you on a guided tour of the islands interior to discover the unique history of the town. An elegant dinner cruise to a secluded beach is a perfect end to your holiday as you cruise through tranquil waters under the star-lit sky with a cocktail in hand! Overnight at Sala Phuket
Day 14 - Phuket Departure (B)
At the end of your holiday we will transfer you to the airport for your departure flight and wish you bon voyage...
Tour Duration: 14 Days / 13 Nights
Tour Operates: Year Round / On Demand
Tour Price: Available upon Request. Rates vary frequently. Please contact us to get the best possible price based upon your travel period and specific touring needs.
Our tour includes:
• Accommodation at selected hotels
• Meals as mentioned (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
• Tours and transfers as mentioned by private air conditioned vehicle with English speaking guide.
• Entrance fees for mentioned visits
Our tour excludes:
• Other meals than mentioned
• Other services than mentioned
• Laundry, telephone calls and expenditure of a personal nature
• Domestic flight Ticket BKK - CEI / CNX - HKT
• All gala dinner at hotel
Creating Unique Touring Experiences
All the touring itineraries on this website have been carefully crafted by our in-country management teams and represent a series of experiences we can certainly recommend. However, we understand that every travel experience should be as unique and individual as each traveler. Our consultants are waiting to hear from you so that we can tailor or custom design a Thailand tour to your individual specifications.