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Exquisite Thailand: From Bangkok to the Islands

Highlights
  • Iconic Bangkok Exploration: Visit the Grand Palace, Wat Phra Kaew, Wat Pho, and Wat Arun. Experience a traditional Thai massage, and explore the vibrant markets and canals of Thonburi by tuk-tuk and longtail boat.
  • Unique Floating Market Experience: Navigate the bustling Damnoen Saduak floating market by boat, witnessing traditional Thai commerce up close. Enjoy cultural performances and a buffet lunch at the Rose Garden.
  • Cultural and Scenic Chiang Mai: Explore the revered Wat Doi Suthep for panoramic views, visit a traditional Meo Hill Tribe village, and shop at the Night Market. Embark on a day trip to Chiang Rai and the Golden Triangle, including the White Temple and the Opium Museum.
  • Ethical Elephant Encounter: Spend a day at Mae Taman Elephant Camp, observing and interacting with elephants in a humane and natural setting. Enjoy an elephant safari, bamboo rafting, and a visit to an orchid and butterfly farm.
  • Beach Bliss in Phuket: Relax and unwind on the stunning beaches of Phuket. Explore the vibrant local nightlife and participate in various water activities.
  • Serene Phi Phi Islands: Transfer to the beautiful Phi Phi Islands for ultimate relaxation. Enjoy pristine beaches, crystal-clear waters, and optional snorkeling adventures.
  • Luxury Accommodations: Stay in top-tier hotels and resorts in Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Phuket, and Phi Phi Island, ensuring comfort and relaxation throughout your journey.
Accommodations
Itinerary

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Day 1: Arrival in Bangkok Upon arrival in Bangkok, you will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel by private car. The remainder of the day is at your leisure to explore or relax. Accommodation will be at a luxurious hotel in Bangkok.

 

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Day 2: Exploring Bangkok Spend the day at your leisure, discovering the vibrant city of Bangkok on your own. Explore the bustling streets, visit local markets, or relax at your hotel. Meals include breakfast.

 

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Day 3: Bangkok Temples and Canals After breakfast, visit Wat Pho, one of the oldest temples in Bangkok, home to the famous 45m reclining Buddha and the original school of traditional Thai massage. Take a tuk-tuk ride via Pak Klong Talad Flower Market to the Grand Palace, housing the revered Emerald Buddha. Enjoy a long-tailed boat ride along the canals (klongs) of Thonburi, stopping at Wat Arun. After lunch at a local restaurant, explore Chinatown and the bustling Talad Kao market. Meals include breakfast and lunch.

 

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Day 4: Floating Market and Cultural Performance Depart early for a two-hour drive to the Damnoen Saduak floating market. Experience the vibrant market from a boat, purchasing fresh local produce from vendors. Visit the Rose Garden for a buffet lunch followed by Thai cultural performances. Return to Bangkok in the late afternoon with the remainder of the day at your leisure. Meals include breakfast and lunch.

 

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Day 5: Bangkok to Chiang Mai Transfer to the airport for your flight to Chiang Mai. Upon arrival, you will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. In the afternoon, visit Wat Doi Suthep for a panoramic view over Chiang Mai, followed by a visit to a traditional Meo Hill Tribe village. Enjoy a traditional Thai dinner and visit the Night Market for local arts and crafts. Meals include breakfast and dinner.

 

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Day 6: Chiang Rai and the Golden Triangle Drive to Chiang Rai, stopping at the Hot Springs at Mae Kha Chan and the White Temple. After lunch at a local restaurant, visit the Golden Triangle where Myanmar, Laos, and Thailand meet. Enjoy a boat tour with a stop at a Laotian river island and visit the Opium Museum. Return to your hotel in Chiang Mai. Meals include breakfast and lunch.

 

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Day 7: Elephant Camp and Orchid Farm Visit Mae Taman Elephant Camp to see elephants hauling logs and bathing in the river. Enjoy a one-hour elephant safari through the jungle and a leisurely bamboo rafting journey down the river. After lunch at a local restaurant, visit an orchid and butterfly farm. Return to your hotel with the remainder of the day at your leisure. Meals include breakfast and lunch.

 

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Day 8: Chiang Mai to Phuket Transfer to the airport for your flight to Phuket. Upon arrival, you will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at your leisure. Meals include breakfast.

 

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Days 9-10: Leisure in Phuket Spend the next two days at your leisure, exploring the beautiful beaches and vibrant nightlife of Phuket. Relax at your hotel, partake in water activities, or explore the local area. Meals include breakfast.

 

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Day 11: Phuket to Phi Phi Island Transfer to the Phuket pier to board the ferry to Phi Phi Island. Upon arrival, you will be met at the pier and transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at your leisure. Meals include breakfast.

 

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Days 12-13: Leisure in Phi Phi Island Enjoy two days at your leisure on Phi Phi Island. Explore the stunning beaches, go snorkeling, or simply relax at your resort. Meals include breakfast.

 

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Day 14: Departure from Phi Phi Island Transfer to the Phi Phi pier to board the ferry back to Phuket. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to the airport for your departure. Meals include breakfast.

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14 Days / 13 Nights

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