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Thailand & The Golden Triangle SuperValue 10 Day Escorted Tour - Program Details

Visiting Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai


Royal Grand Palace, Bangkok

DAY-BY-DAY ITINERARY

THAILAND

Day 1 • Bangkok

Arrive to Bangkok and check into your hotel.
Grand Sukhumvit Hotel

Day 2 Bangkok

Today’s sightseeing begins at the Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaew (the temple of the Emerald Buddha), Built in 1782, and for 150 years the home of the Thai King, this compound of gilded pavilions and elegant temples is undoubtedly Bangkok’s most famous landmark. After a visit to the Gems and Thai Silk factory, your afternoon is at leisure. In the evening enjoy a Thai Classical Dance with dinner.
MEALS: American Breakfast, Special Dinner

Day 3 Bangkok

This morning visit the floating market located at Ratchaburi Province. Also known as Damnoen Saduak , the market dates back to 1866. You’ll gain a unique insight to the traditional way of selling and buying local produce from small boats on the canal. The balance of the day is free at your leisure.
MEALS: American Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4 Bangkok / Chiang Mai

Transfer to the airport for your flight to Chiang Mai. Upon arrival transfer to your hotel. The balance of your day is at leisure. In the evening enjoy a traditional meal prepared in the Khantoke style. Seated on the floor with cushions, you will be offered an array of classical dishes while entertained with exciting and stimulating performances. The evening concludes with performances from the Akha, Yao, Lahu, Meo and Karen Hill Tribes.
Holiday Inn
MEALS: American Breakfast, Special Dinner

Day 5 Chiang Mai

Today’s sightseeing will include Doi Suthep & City Temples. The tour features a scenic drive through the most historic areas of Chiang Mai. The drive continues into Tapae before continuing to the acclaimed temple Wat Phrathad Doi Suthep, home to a holy relic of the Lord Buddha. Situated 3,500 feet above sea level, from the summit, you will be treated to a panoramic view of the city before leaving to visit the sacred temple of Wat Suan Dok, containing the ashes of Chiang Mai’s Royal Families. Today’s trip concludes at Wat Jed Yod, another impressive temple highlighted by seven spires and classical architecture that commemorates the two-thousandth year of the Buddhist era. In the afternoon you will visit San Kampaeng, famous for its local cottage industries and handicrafts, including authentic Thai silk and cotton weaving.
MEALS: American Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 Chiang Mai

Today’s program begins at the Chiang Dao young elephant training camp. At the camp you will observe the elephants taking their morning baths in a stream before commencing their daily work routines such as pulling and pilling logs and performing many other interesting activities. The last stop is a visit to the Orchid Farm before arriving back at the hotel in the late afternoon
MEALS: American Breakfast, Lunch

Day 7 Chiang Mai / Chiang Rai

After breakfast leave Chiang Mai for a scenic drive through a picturesque landscape of mountains and valleys. Enjoy lunch at Maekok River Village. Upon arrival to Chiang Rai you will visit the Hill Tribes of Karen Long Necked and Big Earrings at Yapha Village.
Legend Chiang Rai
MEALS: American Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8 Chiang Rai

This morning transfer to Chiang Saen (A.D. 1260), the ancient city of Chiang Rai on the steep banks of Mae Khong River and featuring magnificent ruins and temples. Continue to the world famous Golden Triangle where Thailand, Laos and Myanmar meet the Mae Khong River. After lunch, proceed to visit Mae Sai, the furthest northern trading border town between Thailand and Myanmar. In this busy trading town you will have time for shopping.
MEALS: American Breakfast, Lunch

Day 9 Chiang Rai / Bangkok

After breakfast transfer to the airport for your return flight to Bangkok. The remainder of the day is at your leisure.
Grand Sukhumvit Hotel
MEALS: American Breakfast

Day 10 Journey Home

After breakfast you will bid farewell to Bangkok
MEALS: American Breakfast



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Departures & Pricing

 

Grand Sukhumvit Hotel Bangkok
Grand Sukhumvit Hotel Bangkok
Holiday Inn Chiang Mai
Holiday Inn Chiang Mai
Legend Chiang Rai
Legend Chiang Rai Shanghai