Tour of Siam - 12 days

Package from 36600 THB

Gold - with driver

This 12-day tour offers to discover the main splendours of the "Land of Smiles". In addition to the city of Bangkok and its surroundings, you will visit the Erawan National Park with its 7 waterfalls, the famous River Kwai, Ayutthaya and Sukhothai, listed by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites. You will pass by the mythical Golden Triangle and admire the landscapes of the mountains of the north. You will also meet local people with their culture and traditions.

Package from 50900 THB

Platinum - with guide

This 12-day tour offers to discover the main splendours of the "Land of Smiles". In addition to the city of Bangkok and its surroundings, you will visit the Erawan National Park with its 7 waterfalls, the famous River Kwai, Ayutthaya and Sukhothai, listed by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites. You will pass by the mythical Golden Triangle and admire the landscapes of the mountains of the north. You will also meet local people with their culture and traditions.

Package from 22550 THB

Silver - self-drive

This 12-day tour offers to discover the main splendours of the "Land of Smiles". In addition to the city of Bangkok and its surroundings, you will visit the Erawan National Park with its 7 waterfalls, the famous River Kwai, Ayutthaya and Sukhothai, listed by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites. You will pass by the mythical Golden Triangle and admire the landscapes of the mountains of the north. You will also meet local people with their culture and traditions.

This 12-day tour offers to discover the main splendours of the "Land of Smiles". In addition to the city of Bangkok and its surroundings, you will visit the Erawan National Park with its 7 waterfalls, the famous River Kwai, Ayutthaya and Sukhothai, listed by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites. You will pass by the mythical Golden Triangle and admire the landscapes of the mountains of the north. You will also meet local people with their culture and traditions.

Total kilometers for the tour: 1,664 km and about 22 hours.

Day 1 - Bangkok

 Bangkok 

Arrival in Bangkok in the morning. Welcome by the guide at the exit door number 4 of the airport (same level as that of your arrival).
Then, total change of scenery guaranteed during this day that will take you to the Grand Palace (Wat Phra Kaew) and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, protector of the city. Visit Wat Pho and its reclining Buddha and Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn) and visit the Golden Buddha. Boat trip on the Klongs of Thonburi. Overnight at your hotel Furama superior room.

Visit of the temples of Bangkok

This activity will make you travel through the most famous temples of Bangkok. From the Wat Phra Kaew, Wat Pho to the Wat Arun, you will be amazed by the rich architectural culture of the capital of Thailand and all its wonders.

Exploring the klongs

Mahasawat is only about 50 kms from Bangkok in Nakhon Pathom Province, near to Mahidol University’s Salaya Campus. The Province of Nakhon Pathom is criss-crossed by many canals (klongs) and irrigation ditches. Mahasawat is built along one of these canals which is the life source of the community, and for many, the only way of commuting.

Furama Silom - Superior room


Day 2 - Bangkok - Dammoen Saduak – Kanchanaburi

 Bangkok  Kanchanaburi 

Departure for Dammoen Saduak, colorful floating market (about 90 km from Bangkok). On the way, passing by the house of the Coconerie. Continue to Kanchanaburi and visit the impressive World War II military cemetery next to the famous Kwai River Bridge. Visit the Jeath Museum. Overnight at your hotel Felix River Kwai Superior room garden.

Total kilometers for the day: 180 km and about 2h30 minutes (Bangkok - Damnoen Saduak - Kanchanaburi).

Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

The most famous of the floating markets of Bangkok is Damnoen Saduak, about 100 kilometers southwest of Bangkok. This buzzing market is at its best in the early morning before the crowds arrive and the heat of the day builds up.

The JEATH War Museum

JEATH stands for Japan, England, America, Australia, Thailand and Holland, representing the nationalities of the prisoners of war (POW's) who were forced to work on the construction of the famous "Bridge On The River Kwai". The museum is on the bank of the River, inside Wat Chai Chumphon temple, and displays graphic images of the terrible conditions inflicted on the many young men that died and the many that survived to tell the story.

Felix River Kwai - Superior room garden


Day 3 - Kanchanaburi - Erawan - Ayutthaya

 Kanchanaburi  Ayutthaya 

Visit of Erawan National Park. Continue to Ban Pa In, and visit the King's Summer Palace. Resumption of the road to Ayutthaya. Arrival late afternoon and transfer to your hotel Kantary Studio suite. In the evening, you can visit the night market for yourself, where you can eat in very good typical Thai restaurants.
 
Total kilometers for the day: 153 km and about 1h50 minutes (Kanchanaburi - Erawan - Ayutthaya).

Erawan Waterfalls

Founded in 1975 as Thailands 12th National Park, it is covering an area of km². Located on West Thailand in the Tenasserim Hills of Kanchanaburi Province, it is one of the most famous national parks in Thailand. The major attraction of the park is Erawan Falls with emerald green ponds, named after the three-headed white elephant of Hindu mythology.

Ban Pa In

Ban Pa In is known as the summer palace of the Kings of Tailand. The palace dates back to the seventeenth century, pre-dating the establishment of Bangkok as the capitol, although it did fall into disuse for a long period. All the buildings you see date from its revival by King Mongkut (Rama IV) in the nineteenth century.

Kantary - Studio suite


Day 4 - Ayutthaya - Sukhothai

 Ayutthaya  Sukhothai 

Visit Ayutthaya, the second historic capital of the country, city of 33 kings, whose ruins extend over 15 km² and have become a well organized archaeological park. Continue to the monkey temple. These are respected and left at liberty.
Arrival in Sukhothai and check in at your hotel Charme Deluxe room.

Total kilometers for the day: 370 km and about 4h50 minutes (Ayutthaya - Lopburi - Sukhothai).

Ayutthaya

Founded 1350, Ayutthaya became the second Siamese capital after Sukhothai. It was destroyed by the Burmese in the eighteenth century. Its remains, characterized by the prang or reliquary towers and the gigantic monasteries, give an idea of its past splendor.

Lopburi

Lopburi was one of the centers of the Dvaravati culture. She then came under Khmer domination at the time of the kingdom of Lavo, and was the second capital of the Kingdom of Ayutthaya in Narai the Great (Ramathibodi III reign 1657-1688). He built a large palatial assembly, the King Narai's Palace, which is now a museum.

The Charme - Deluxe room


Day 5 - Sukhothai – Chiang Rai

 Sukhothai  Chiang Rai 

The morning will be devoted to the visit of the National Park of Sukhothai which was the first capital of Siam (1250-1350) then to visit the remains of the ancient city, temples Mahathat, Sri Sawai and Sri Chum. But your discovery of Thailand continues with the resumption of the road to the North. Visit the pineapple fields and stop at Payao Lake. Arrive in Chiang Rai and transfer to your hotel Wiang Inn Deluxe room.

Total kilometers for the day: 440 km and about 5h50 minutes (Sukhothai - Chiang Rai).

Sukhothai

Sukhothai was the first capital of Siam founded in 1238 and ending the Khmer kingdom of Angkor Wat. Sukhothai was listed in 1991 as a World Heritage of Humanity. It is more famous for his art than for his political achievements.

Wat Sri Chum

Known as the temple of the bodhi tree, Wat Si Chum was built in circa 13th Buddhist century. The highlight is the graceful Buddha sculpture enshrined inside the remaining structure of the square mandala building. Located 1,500 meters from the north of the WatMahathat, Wat Si Chum is surrounded with the long moat acting like a boundary.

Pineapple fields & Phayao lake

Lake Phayao is the 3rd largest freshwater lake in Thailand. It is located 380m above sea level, the beginnings of the northern mountains appear at the edge of the road. It is an artificial lake of 17 km2, formed by a dam created in 1941. The lake is 1.77m deep and counts to 22 species of fish.

Wiang Inn - Deluxe room


Day 6 - Chiang Rai – Mae Sai - GoldenTriangle

 Chiang Rai  Mae Sai 

In the morning, visit the white temple (Wat Rong Khun) then departure for Mae Sai, border town with Burma. Visit the Golden Triangle, strategic point from which you will contemplate a unique landscape shared between Thailand, Burma and Laos. Boat trip on the Mekong in the Golden Triangle. Visit of the opium museum and the guardian Buddha of the border. Transfer to your hotel Imperial Deluxe room.

Total kilometers for the day: 86 km and about 1h30 minutes (Chiang Rai - Mae Sai - Golden Triangle).

Wat Rong Khun

Located 13 km south of Chiang Rai, Thailand, Wat Rong Khun is commonly called the white temple. It was built by Chalermchai Kositpipat, renowned Thai artist who wanted to create a lasting tribute to Rama IX, the present King of Thailand, and also honor his hometown.

Mae Sai

Mae Sai, or locally more often, Maesai, is the northernmost city of Thailand. It is mainly a stepping stone for visits to Myanmar and has few attractions of its own.

Golden Triangle

The Golden Triangle is in Chiang Rai Province, in the far north of Thailand. The English name comes from the meeting of Laos, Myanmar and Thailand here, but to the locals it's Sop Ruak, since this is where the Mekong meets the Ruak River. Historically the Golden Triangle has been an area well-known for the growing of opium, and the name comes from a US State Department memo on the practice.

Boat on the Mekong

Travel on the Mekong, the most famous river, which take its source in China, sticks to the border between Thailand and Laos, cross Cambodia and finish in Vietnam. Your trip will be aboard a typical boat of 4 people.

The Opium Museum

The Golden Triangle used to be infamous as one of the largest producers of opium. Various Thai organizations led by the Royal Project and Doi Tung Development Project, have spent decades battling this trade. As part of this campaign, the Hall of Opium was built to educate people about the dangers of the drug through an entertaining exhibition which traces opium’s history from its first use 5,000 years ago to current issues of drug abuse and addiction.

The Imperial - Deluxe room


Day 7 - : Mae Sai – Mai Salong - Chiang Mai

 Mae Sai  Doi Mae Salong  Chiang Mai 

In the morning, depart for Chiang Mai via the tea route. En route, visit tribes and Doi Mae Salong, Chinese mountain village with its typical houses, reminiscent of a village or village of Yunnan. The signs are in Chinese and the older people do not speak any other language. However, we are not in China, we are in Thailand! On the way to Thaton, visit the village Padong (women-giraffe). Then visit the orangeries and an orchid farm.
Transfer to your hotel Park Superior room. In the evening, dinner show of traditional dances.

Total kilometers for the day: 310 km and about 4h50 minutes (Golden Triangle - Mae Sai - Mai Salong - Chiang Mai).

Doi Mae salong

Mae Salong's early history centred on the the opium trade of the Golden Triangle. Its recent history was shaped by the 93rd Division of the Chinese Nationalist Army that refused to surrender to Chinese communists after the Nationalist Kuomintang government was routed in 1949. The local culture now changes to the oolong tea, which is now Mae Salong's main product.

Padong tribes

From Burma and forming a minority tribe Karrenis the Padongs fled to Northern Thailand, where they have the status of political refugee. They are about a thousand and are distributed in some villages. Padongs are special for the custom of their wives to surround the neck, since childhood, with a long necklace spiral, which gives the impression of extending that body part. From there come the names of "long-necks" or "giraffe women".

Orchid farm

Visit an authentical orchid farm in one of the most beautiful places.

Dinner with traditional dances

Enjoy a dinner accompanied by music of traditional Thai dancers.

The Park - Superior room


Day 8 - Chiang Mai – Safari

 Chiang Mai 

In the morning, departure for the Safari: elephant ride and then a rafting trip. Transfer to your hotel.

Total kilometers for the day: 60 km and about 1h20 minutes (Chiang Mai - Safari - Chiang Mai).

Trip on the back of an elephant

Enjoy a safari trip on the back of an elephant. Thailand is the most famous place to meet the asian species. More little than his big brother from Africa, the elephant of Asia used to help humans during hard work in the jungle. At now, human protect them through several elephant camps.

The Park - Superior room


Day 9 - Chiang Mai - Doï Suthep - handicraft

 Chiang Mai 

Excursion to Doi Suthep, located 1000m above the plain and you can admire a beautiful panorama of Chiang Mai. 290 steps lead you to the temple. Visit craft villages: you will discover the ancestral methods of making silk, objects in lacquered wood, silverware ... and the art of painting on umbrellas. Overnight at your hotel.

Total kilometers for the day: 60 km and about 1h20 minutes (Chiang Mai - Doi Suthep - Crafts - Chiang Mai).

Doi Suthep

The Wat Phra That Doi Suthep is a Buddhist temple in Chiang Mai province, Thailand. It is often referred to as Doi Suthep although this is actually the name of the mountain on which it is located. Located 13 kilometers north of the city of Chiang Mai, it is a sacred site for the Thais. From the temple, you will have an impressive view of the city of Chiang Mai.


The Park - Superior room


Day 10 - Chiang Mai

 Chiang Mai 

Free day for walk or shopping.

The Park - Superior room


Day 11 - Chiang Mai - Bangkok

 Chiang Mai  Bangkok 

Free day. Around 16:00, departure for Bangkok by sleeper train (2nd class).

Day 12 - Bangkok

 Bangkok 

Arrival in Bangkok in the morning. Transfer to your hotel and in the evening transfer to the airport for your return flight.

Total kilometers for the tour: 1664 km and about 22 hours.


Furama Silom - Superior room