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TRIP AROUND SIAM - 12 DAYS

Itinerary
Bangkok - Kanchanaburi - Ayutthaya - Sukhothai - Chiang Rai - Mae Sai - Doi Mae Salong - Chiang Mai - Bangkok


Day 1 : Bangkok

Arrival in Bangkok and welcome by the guide at the exit door number 4 of the airport (same level as arrival). Total change of scenery for this day that will have you discover the Grand Palace (Wat Phra Kaew) and the temple of the Emerald Buddha, the protector of the city. Visit of the Wat Pho and the Reclining Buddha. Boat tour on the klongs (canals) in Thonburi.

In the evening, transfer to the Thai Fusion restaurant la Table de Tee (http://latabledetee.com )

Hotel :
Silom Serene - Deluxe Room



Day 2 : Bangkok - Dammoen Saduak – Kanchanaburi

Road trip (90 km from Bangkok) to Damnoen Saduak and its colorful floating market, on the way, visit of House of Coconotery. Then to Kanchanaburi. Visit of the impressive WWII military cemetery next to the world-famous River Kwai Bridge, ride on the train of death. Visit of the JEATH museum. Night at you hotel.

Total Km for the day: 180, and about 2h30 ( Bangkok - Dammoen Saduak – Kanchanaburi)

Hotel :
Felix River Kwai - Superior room garden



Day 3 : Erawan – Nakhom Pathom – Ayutthaya

Visit the Erawan National Park, drive to the city of Nakhon Pathom dating from 150 BC It is here that Buddhism was introduced in the country: visit the PHRA PATHOM CHEDI which does not fail to impress with its imposing mass. This is one of the largest pagoda in Thailand and the world, with its 12.043 meters and 23.475 meters of total width at the base. In the late afternoon, drive to Bang Pa In, the summer palace of the King. Transfer to the hotel. In the evening, visit the night market where you can eat in very good Thai typical restaurants.


Total kilometers for the day: 153, and about 1.50 minutes (Erawan - Nakhom Pathom - Ayutthaya)

Hotel :
Kantary - Studio suite



Day 4 : Ayutthaya – Lopburi – Phitsanulok - Sukhothai

Visit Ayutthaya, second historic capital of the country, the city of 33 kings, the ruins cover 15 km² and have become a well organized archaeological park. Continue to Lopburi, the city of monkeys: these are respected and left free around the ruins of a Khmer temple, visit Putashinrat temple at Phitsanulok. Arrival in Sukhothai, transfer to your hotel. Free evening.

Total kilometers for the day: 375, and about 4h50 (Ayutthaya – Lopburi – Phitsanulok - Sukhothai)

Hotel :
Legendha - Deluxe room



Day 5 : Sukhothai – Chiang Rai

Morning visit of the National Archeological Park of Sukothai, the oldest capital of Siam (AD 1250-1350) which contains UNESCO-sponsored essential elements of Thailand’s cultural heritage. Among the sites visited will be the temples of Mahathat, Sa Si, Sri Sawai and Si Chum. On to the North. Visit of pinapple fields and stop at Payao lake. Depart for Chiang Rai, visit the white temple (wat rong khun), and transfer to you Hotel. Evening Free.

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

Hotel :
Wiang Inn - Deluxe room



Day 6 : Chiang Rai – Mae Sai - Golden Triangle

Depart for Mae Sai, on the Burmese border and visit of the Golden Triangle, which is a strategic area from which you will gaze at a unique landscape shared between Thailand, Burma and Laos. Visit of Opium museum and of the Buddha watching the Boat trip on the Mekong River in the Golden Triangle with short stop in Laos. Visit the Museum of opium and Buddha guard the border, transfer to your hotel. evening Free

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

Hotel :
The Imperial - Deluxe room



Day 7 : Mae Sai – Mai Salong - Chiang Mai

Morning departure to Chiang Mai via tea road. Visit tribes and Doi Mae Salong, Chinese mountain village (Yunnan) with its typical house. The signs are in Chinese and older people do not speak another language. Yet it is not in China, we are in Thailand! On the road to Thaton, visit the village Padaung (Giraffe women), visit orangeries and orchid famer. Transfer to your hotel. In the evening, dinner show of traditional dances.

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

Hotel :
The Park - Superior room



Day 8 : Chiang Mai – Safari - Chiang Mai

Morning departure for the Safari ride on elephants and carts pulled by oxen finally rafting.Transfert to your hotel

Total kilometers for the day: 60, and about 1h20 (Chiang Mai – Safari - Chiang Mai)

Hotel :
Chiang Mai - Park Superior room



Day 9 : Chiang Mai - Doï Suthep - handicraft

Tour to Doï Suthep, situated at an altitude of 1000 meters, from which you will enjoy a spectacular view of the countryside around Chiang Mai underneath. 290 steps will lead you to the monastery. During your visit of the local handicraft industries you will discover the age-old techniques for hand-painting paper umbrellas and manufacturing silk, silverware and lacquer ware.Transfer to your hotel.

Total kilometers for the day: 60, and about 1h20 (Chiang Mai – Doï Suthep - handicraft - Chiang Mai)

Hotel :
Chiang Mai - Park Superior room



Day 10 : Chiang Mai

Free day to walk or shopping.

Hotel :
Chiang Mai - Park Superior room



Day 11 : Chiang Mai - Bangkok

Around 16.00 : departure to Bangkok in sleeper train



Day 12 : Bangkok

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

Total kilometers for this tour: 1 664, and about 22 hours

Hotel :
Silom Serene - Deluxe Double
Here is a pricing example for the main tour. Final price may change following your requirements.

Per traveler Total
2 persons : 76,750 THB 153,500 THB
4 persons : 53,150 THB 212,600 THB
6 persons : 45,600 THB 273,000 THB
Our price Tour includes:
  • Private tour without other participants
  • All that is stated in the program
  • Entrance fees during visits to the program, dinner in Bangkok (Day 1), Dinner in Chiang Mai (Day 7).
  • The assistance of a local private English speaking guide during the tour, 10 nights’ accommodation in a double room with breakfast (except Day 11), The trip with a private air-conditioned minibus with driver
  • The 2nd class sleeper train tickets Chiang Mai / Bangkok
  • Transfers airport / hotel / airport
  • The minimum compulsory accident insurance in Thailand

Our price does not include:
  • lunches, dinners and drinks
  • gratuities and personal expenses
  • international flight

Payment: 30% non-refundable upon receipt of our invoice (after confirmation of all bookings), the balance 1 month before benefits begin