Day 01: Arrive Bangkok (D)
On arrival in Bangkok a limousine will take you to the luxurious Peninsula Hotel on the river. You can spend an afternoon relaxing or enjoying some traditional treatments in the spa.
Head to the Grand Palace and marvel at the graceful structures' evening illumination. Enjoy a lavish Thai dinner riverside against the stunning Rattanakosin backdrop. Then stroll along the Flower Market to see the myriad varieties of exotic orchids and sweet smelling flowers. Overnight in Bangkok.
Day 02: Bangkok (B, L)
An early start will allow you to witness the 9am monk chanting in Wat Pho. After the unique and private experience, continue onto the temple's 45 meter Reclining Buddha statue. Take a short stroll to the Grand Palace for a tour of the complex's buildings and throne halls as well as the Emerald Buddha, a highly revered image.
After lunch, board a boat for a journey along the Chao Phraya River and its network of canals and see a more subdued side of Bangkok. A stop at the glowing Temple of the Dawn is included.
Next, we'll head to Chiantown and to Bangkok's oldest section as you walk along Yaowarat Road and take in the lively and colorful atmosphere. End the walk at Wat Leng Neng Yee to visit the Taoist temple. Return to your hotel late afternoon.Overnight in Bangkok
Day 03: Bangkok (B, L)
Start the day at Wat Saket for some insight into Buddhism. Make a short climb to the temple's golden mount to enjoy the panoramic view of Rattanakosin Island amidst the chimes of temple bells. Come back down and enjoy the view as we take you for a drive through the historical side of Bangkok, passing some of the most beautiful landmarks and temples.
The beauty, smoothness and grace of Thai silk will be revealed as you tour Jim Thompson's mansion. Afterwards, head back to your hotel for some down time and possibly a scrumptious spa session. Overnight in Bangkok
Day 04: Bangkok - Chiang Mai (B, D)
An early start so that you can travel into the mountains to visit an elephant camp. Spend the morning riding elephants and on a gentle bamboo raft ride along the Ping River. After lunch you can travel further into the hills to see local hill tribes such as the Palong. Overnight at The Chedi, Chiang Mai.
Day 05: Chiang Mai (B)
After breakfast, arrangements will be made for your traditional Thai wedding. You will be dressed in Lanna attire while the ceremony takes place in a beautiful temple. While the sweet scent of incense fills the air, the monk will bless you with water and tie a symbolically 'binding' string around your wrists. End the ceremony planting a love tree before returning to your hotel. Enjoy a traditional Kao Soy noodle soup lunch and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Chiang Mai
Day 06: Chiang Mai (B, L)
Head to Chiang Dao Elephant Camp, located in the jungles outside of Chiang Mai. Enjoy an elephant ride as well as a gentle bamboo cruise along the Ping River. After lunch, drive further north and discover centuries old traditions as you meet the area's hilltribes. Return to the htel in the afternoon. Overnight in Chiang Mai
Day 07: Chiang Mai - Krabi - Lanta Island (B)
Hop on a limousine and head to the airport. Today, we will be experiencing the beauty of Thailand's southern island beaches at Koh Lanta. After landing in Krabi, head to the pier, hop on a boat and reach your beautiful, private beachside resort. Overnight in Lanta Island
Day 8 - 12: Koh Lanta (B)
Spend your days here in complete leisure. Overnight in Lanta Island.
Day 13: Lanta Island - Krabi - Bangkok (B)
After breakfast, depart from Koh Lanta for returning flight to Bangkok. Spend the rest of the day in the capital at leisure.
Day 14: Bangkok - Departure (B)
You will be at leisure until our guide arrives for your limousine transfer to the airport for your return flight.
Tour Duration: 14 Days / 13 Nights
Tour Operates: Year Round / On Demand
Tour Price: Available upon Request
Our tour includes:
• Accommodation at selected hotels
• Meals as mentioned (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
• All transfers by private car with English speaking guide
• Tours and transfers in Chiang Mai by private air conditioned vehicle with English speaking guide.
• Boat trips as mentioned.
• 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
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