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Essence of Thailand

Tour code: 20180814-177

Start: 15-09-2018

Location starting: Thailand

Time: 15days 14nights

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Day 1: Bangkok
Day2: Bangkok
Day3: Bangkok/Ayutthaya/Phitsanluk/Lampang
Day4: Lampang/Chiang Mai
Day5: Chiang Mai City Tour
Day6: Elephant Safari
Day7: Chiang Rai & Golden Triangle Tour
Day8: Chiang Rai/Bangkok/Hua Hin
Day9: Hua Hin
Day10: Hua Hin
Day 11: Hua Hin
Day 12: Hua Hin
Day 13: Hua Hin 
Day 14: Hua Hin
Day 15: Hua Hin/Bangkok/Departure

Day1: BANGKOK

Arrive at Bangkok + Meet guide/driver and transfer to hotel. Overnight at Bangkok.

Day2: CITY TOUR BANGKOK (B,L)

Breakfast + Visit Grand Palace + Wat Po + Wat Trimit + Lunch + Overnight at Bangkok

Day3: BANGKOK - AYUTTAYA - PHITSANLUK - LAMPANG (B,L)

Breakfast + Meet guide/driver and transfer to Ayuttaya Province, the former capital of Thailand situated 90 kms north of Bangkok. The principal sights are the gigantic bronze statues of Wat Mongkol Borpith, Wat Phra Srisanpetch and Wat Yai Chai Mongkol. This tour also includes a boat trip to Bang-Pa-In, the former Royal Summer Residence, which represents a fine example of Thai architecture. Lunch at local restaurant. Continue to Phitsanluk. Visit to the Chapel Phitsanulok & Wat Phra Sri Ratana Mahathat - is a major city landmark and houses Thailands most beautiful and significant Buddha image, Phra Buddha Chinnarat. Continue to Lampang province + Visit the Wat Phra That Luang, housing the only Emerald Buddha besides the one at Wat Phra Keo in Bangkok.Take a ride in a carriage between the old Lanna houses. Overnight at Lampang.

Day4: LAMPANG - CHIANG MAI (B,L)

Breakfast + Depart to Chiang Mai province + Sightseeing along the way + Lunch at local restaurant + Arrive at Chiang Mai and check in at hotel. Overnight at Chiang Mai.

Day5: CHIANG MAI CITY TOUR (B,D)

Breakfast + Perched on top of the mountain which overlooking the city and also the most important landmark of Chiang Mai. The temples was built in 13 century, contains a golden pagoda that houses a part of the holy relics of the lord Buddha, besides you will visit Hmong Hill Tribe to see their life style. Visit the handicraft village along Sankampang Road which is well known place among the visitor both Thai and foreigner for their local products since Chiang Mai was the independent kingdom. The villagers with their unique skill created the master piece for their respectful person including for the royal family. The process was continue and inherit from generation to generation and become to the home industry which makes their products very famous throughout the country, the trip will visit number of factories to see the procedure of those products such as, umbrella making and painting, silver ware, lacquer ware, celadon,  wood carving and Thai silk.Evening pick up for Khantoke Dinner.Have dinner in the northern style, which is served on the small round table called “TOKE”, with the local food (sticky rice, fried pork skin, northern chili paste, pork curry, sweet crispy rice and deep fried banana) and you can also enjoy the traditional performances such as a victory drum dance, finger nailed dance, silk riding dance, sword dance, and hill tribe dances. Return to hotel. Overnight at Chiang Mai.

Day6:  ELEPHANT SAFARI (B,L)

Breakfast + Feeding the elephant with bunches of bananas before they walk into the river for their daily bathing.  And then, they will demonstrate how to log in the jungle in the previous day. Next, enjoy with the elephant riding through the jungle (up – down hill) and into the river and visit the Lizu Hill tribe Village. After lunch, relax with the scenery along the river by the bamboo rafting and do ox-cart ride will take you to the local village. Then visit the beautiful orchid farm on the way back. (Lunch included). Overnight at Chiang Mai.

Day7: CHIANG RAI & GOLDEN TRIANGLE TOUR (B,L)

Breakfast + Depart Chiang Mai in the early morning and make a short break at Mae Kachan hot spring on the way which for relaxation or you can enjoy your morning coffee and the scenery After that, continue drive to Chiang Rai (the northern most point of Thailand) and visit “Chiang Saen” the ancient city located on the Khong River Bank before heading to the Golden Triangle a well known place as one of the world biggest producing area, which now a day become one of the landmark of Chiang Rai, you can see the scenery where Thailand, Burma and Laos meet. After that, travel to “Mae Sai” the border between Thailand and Myanmar (Burma). Check in at hotel at Chiang Rai. Overnight at Chiang Rai.

Day8: CHIANG RAI - BANGKOK - HUAHIN (B)

Breakfast + Transfer to Chiang Rai airport for flight to Bangkok. Meet guide/driver and transfer to Huahin. Overnight at Huahin.

Day9: HUAHIN (B)

Breakfast + Free n easy.

Day10: HUAHIN (B)

Breakfast + Free  n easy.

Day11: HUAIHN (B)

Breakfast + Free  n easy.

Day12: HUAIHN (B)

Breakfast + Free  n easy.

Day13: HUAIHN (B)

Breakfast + Free  n easy.

Day14: HUAIHN (B)

Breakfast + Free  n easy.

Day15: HUAHIN - BANGKOK (B)

Breakfast + Transfer to Bangkok airport for onward flight home/next destination.

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Includes 

All accommodation on double/twin sharing basis with daily ABF
All airport – hotel – airport transfers on private basis with English/French/Spanish /Russian/Italian speaking guide
All tours & transfers on private basis with English/French/Spanish/Russian/Italian speaking guide, all entrance fees
Meals as indicated (Breakfast, L-lunch, D-Dinner), drinks excluded
Complimentary drinking water (2bottles/pax/day) & refreshing towel on tour days

Excludes 

Air fares of any kind
Rate is not valid for peak season 19Dec 2012 – 15Jan 2013
Services not mentioned above
Extra charges, personal expenses
Surcharge for peak/festival season if any (upon booking)
Optional tours/meals/transfers if any, drinks excluded
Compulsory Gala dinner on 24Dec 2012 and 31Dec 2012
Travel insurance, visa fees

Departure 

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