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Thailand Adventure with IWorld of Travel

Highlights
  • Exclusive Bangkok Experiences: Uncover the hidden gems of Bangkok through private guided tours, navigating the city by longtail boats, tuk-tuks, and bicycles. Engage with local artists and explore vibrant markets, immersing yourself in authentic Thai culture away from typical tourist spots.
  • Immersive Cultural Activities: Participate in interactive and thematic activities that provide a deep understanding of daily Thai life, including cooking classes, pottery workshops, and cultural ceremonies in Chiang Mai and Chiang Dao.
  • Stunning Natural Landscapes: Enjoy scenic train rides through picturesque landscapes, hike through the emerald jungles and waterfalls of Erawan National Park, and relax in the serene countryside of Sai Yok National Park and Kanchanaburi.
  • Gastronomic Delights: Indulge in a unique culinary journey with cooking classes led by renowned chefs, savoring authentic Thai cuisine in both urban and rural settings, including a gastronomic experience in Thailand’s central plains and farm-to-table meals in organic farms.
  • Cultural Heritage Sites: Explore the ancient ruins of Ayutthaya, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and delve into the historical and architectural wonders of Chiang Mai’s old city and its remarkable temples.
  • Luxury Accommodations: Stay in high-end hotels and resorts that offer luxurious amenities, ensuring comfort and relaxation throughout your journey. From riverside retreats in Kanchanaburi to beachfront hotels in Krabi, experience top-notch hospitality in stunning settings.
  • Nature and Wildlife Adventures: Engage in outdoor activities like kayaking through the arroyos of Thalane Bay, where you can encounter unique wildlife, and hiking in the lush landscapes around Chiang Dao and Phrao.
  • Leisure and Relaxation: Enjoy ample leisure time in Krabi, with options to unwind on pristine beaches, indulge in spa treatments, and explore the beautiful surroundings at your own pace.
  • Seamless Travel Experience: Benefit from seamless transfers, including private drivers and guides, and comfortable overnight train journeys, ensuring a smooth and hassle-free travel experience from start to finish.
Accommodations
Itinerary

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Day 1: Arrival in Bangkok
Welcome to Bangkok – the quintessential eastern metropolis and Southeast Asia’s most vibrant capital city. Upon arrival, you will be warmly greeted and transferred to your luxurious hotel. In the evening, enjoy a welcome dinner at a high-end restaurant overlooking the Chao Phraya River, where you will get your first taste of authentic Thai cuisine in a stunning setting. Immerse yourself in the enchanting ambiance of Bangkok, with its dazzling skyline and serene river views, setting the tone for the adventure ahead.

 

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Day 2: Exploring Hidden Bangkok
Today, embark on a private guided tour to uncover the hidden gems of Bangkok. Begin your journey by venturing into the lesser-known areas of the city, moving by private longtail boats, tuk-tuks, and bicycles. Experience the vibrant local culture away from typical tourist crowds, meeting locals and exploring their daily lives. Visit Baan Silapin (Artist’s House) to practice painting skills with a local artist, creating your own masterpiece. In the afternoon, enjoy a leisurely stroll through the colorful flower market of Pak Klong Talad, absorbing the fragrances and colors of this bustling market. End your day with a culinary delight, savoring the best Pad Thai in Bangkok at a renowned local spot.

 

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Day 3: Immersive Thai Life
Engage in an immersive thematic race designed to showcase daily Thai life far from tourist areas. This interactive experience will have you participating in various activities that reflect the local lifestyle, offering a deeper understanding of Thai culture. After the fun-filled morning, return to your hotel in the mid-afternoon to relax and enjoy some well-deserved rest. Alternatively, take this opportunity to further explore the city on your own, discovering new and exciting places at your own pace.

 

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Day 4: Bangkok to Kanchanaburi Province
Depart early from your hotel and embark on a scenic drive to Kanchanaburi province. One of the highlights of this journey is a stunning train ride through beautiful landscapes, providing picturesque views of the countryside. Continue to the lush green surroundings of Sai Yok National Park and check into your luxurious hotel nestled on the banks of the River Kwai. Spend the afternoon at leisure, relaxing in this unique and tranquil countryside setting, where you can unwind and soak in the natural beauty around you.

 

a bunch of flowers that are sitting in the grass

Day 5: Erawan National Park Adventure
Explore the emerald green jungles and thundering waterfalls of Erawan National Park with a morning hike. The park’s dense jungles and cascading waterfalls create a breathtaking backdrop for your adventure. Take a refreshing swim in the park’s natural pools, rewarding yourself for the trek, before hiking back. Stop for lunch at a floating restaurant, savoring local dishes amidst the serene water setting. Return to your hotel and enjoy the rest of the afternoon at leisure, perhaps indulging in a spa treatment or simply relaxing by the riverside.

 

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Day 6: Culinary Delights and Cultural Heritage
Leave early to head back to Thailand’s central plains for a unique gastronomic experience with a renowned chef and her friendly team. Enjoy cooking and tasting local dishes, gaining insight into Thai culinary traditions. Continue to Ayutthaya, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where you will explore the ancient ruins and learn about the historical significance of this former capital. In the evening, board an overnight train to Chiang Mai, enjoying the comfort of a private sleeper cabin as you journey north.

 

shallow focus photo of Gautama Buddha statue

Day 7: Discovering Chiang Mai
Arrive in Chiang Mai early in the morning and transfer to your hotel for check-in. Start your day with a tour along the Ping River, visiting the vibrant Kaad Luang market, known for its local produce and bustling atmosphere. After a delightful local lunch, dedicate the afternoon to exploring the old city and its most remarkable temples. Stroll through ancient streets, marveling at the intricate architecture and serene beauty of these sacred sites.

 

yellow and white concrete building

Day 8: Pottery and Farmhouse Cooking
Visit a pottery community on the outskirts of Chiang Mai after breakfast. Using a particular type of clay, follow your instructor and get creative with your pottery artwork, enjoying a playful, interactive, and friendly experience. In the afternoon, head to a beautiful farmhouse located on an organic farm. Participate in a hands-on cooking class, preparing a traditional Thai meal using fresh, organic ingredients. Enjoy the fruits of your labor amidst the tranquil and green surroundings of the farm.

 

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Day 9: Chiang Dao Valley Experience
Travel to a small community in the fertile Chiang Dao Valley after breakfast. Upon arrival, your hosts will welcome you with snacks and juice, followed by a traditional “Mad Mue” ceremony. Enjoy a relaxing nature walk into the forest, where you can participate in seasonal tasks and gain hands-on experience of local farming practices. Reflect on your day of experiences with your hosts before returning to your hotel, feeling enriched by the deep cultural exchange.

 

white boat in between rocky mountains

Day 10: Hill Tribe Immersion
Begin your day with a visit to the local market in Phrao, where you can observe and participate in the vibrant local trade. Continue with a hike to an Akha village, learning about their distinctive culture and customs. Enjoy tasting locally brewed coffee before a leisurely hike through the hills, appreciating the natural beauty and cultural richness of the area. Return to Chiang Mai in the late afternoon, filled with memories of your immersive cultural experience.

 

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Day 11: Journey to Krabi
After breakfast and checkout, meet your driver and guide for a transfer to Chiang Mai airport, where you will board a flight to Krabi. Upon arrival at Krabi Airport, you will be greeted and transferred to your luxurious beachfront hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure, exploring the beautiful surroundings or simply relaxing by the beach, enjoying the serene and picturesque environment.

 

bird's-eye view photography of island

Day 12: Leisure in Krabi
Enjoy a full day at leisure in Krabi, where you can choose to relax on the pristine beaches, indulge in spa treatments, or explore the local area. Optional activities include snorkeling, island-hopping tours, or simply soaking up the sun and the tranquil atmosphere.

 

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Day 13: Kayaking in Thalane Bay
Embark on a kayaking adventure through the beautiful, sinuous arroyos of Thalane Bay in the morning. As you paddle through the mangroves, keep an eye out for unique wildlife such as curious monkeys, herons, kingfishers, and lizards. Return to your hotel for lunch, and enjoy the rest of the afternoon at leisure, perhaps taking a dip in the pool or exploring more of Krabi’s stunning natural landscapes.

 

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Day 14: Leisure in Krabi
Another day to enjoy at your own pace, whether it’s lounging on the beach, partaking in water sports, or exploring nearby attractions. This day is yours to make the most of Krabi’s natural beauty and luxurious amenities.

 

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Day 15: Departure from Krabi
Savor your last moments in Krabi with a leisurely breakfast and some final relaxation before meeting your driver for a transfer to Krabi Airport. Board your flight to your next destination, carrying with you unforgettable memories of your luxurious and culturally immersive journey through Thailand.

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15 Days / 14 Nights

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