Bangkok / Sukhothai / Lampang / Chiang Rai / Chiang Mai

Highlights:

  • Tour Sukhothai Historical Park and Sri Satchanalai-Chaliang Historical Park, former walled cities that are a UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Visit some of Thailand’s oldest cities, including Ayuthaya and Lopburi
  • Visit the picturesque Meo Hill Tribe Village
  • Enjoy a special Kanthoke dinner served in Lamma Kingdom court-style

ACCOMODATIONS

CITYNIGHTSHOTELS
Sukhothai1Legendha Sukhothai
Lampang1Lampang River Lodge
Chiang Rai2Legend Chiang Rai
Chiang Mai2Holiday Inn Chiang Mai
DAY 1
Bangkok | Sukhothai

Upon arrival, you will be met at the airport. Begin your adventure with a tour of Ayuthaya, the former glorious capital of Siam from 1350 until 1767. Continue to Lopburi, one of Thailand’s oldest cities, to visit the 13th-century Phra Prang Sam Yot and the ruins of Wat Phra Sri Rattana Mahathat, and 8 acre complex with a large royal temple. (L)

DAY 2
Sukhothai | Lampang

Visit the Sukhothai Historical Park which covers a former walled city that was the capital of the Sukhothai Kingdom in the 13th and 14th centuries. Continue to the Sri Satchanalai-Chaliang Historical Park, a lush green countryside dotted with ancient Buddha figures, palace buildings and ruined temples. These sites are listed together as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Arrival at Lampang, enjoy a horse carriage ride and visit Wat Phra Kaew Don Tao, the city’s principal Buddhist temple. (B,L)

DAY 3
Lampang | Chiang Rai

Morning tour includes Wat Phra That Lampang Luang, one of the most highly revered temples in Thailand. It is also one of the country’s best examples of Lanna style architecture. Drive to Chiang Rai and cruise on the Mae Kok River in longtailed boats. Stop to visit a hill tribe village. (B,L)

DAY 4
Chiang Rai

Visit the ancient town Chiang Saen and House of Opium Museum. Then continue to the famous Golden Triangle, the former opium-growing region and visit the northernmost Mae Sai town. (B,L)

DAY 5
Chiang Rai | Chiang Mai

Drive to Chiang Mai and visit a handicraft village. Tonight, a special Kanthoke dinner served in Lamma Kingdom court-style. (B,L,D)

DAY 6
Chiang Mai

Full-day tour to the Elephant camp begins with an elephant safari ride through the jungle, followed by a ride on bamboo rafts down the Mae Tang River and visit a beautiful orchid farm. (B,L)

DAY 7
Depart Chiang Mai

Morning visit to the picturesque Meo Hill Tribe Village and the beautiful hill temple of Doi Suthep, one of northern Thailand’s most sacred temples, which overlooks the city of Chiang Mai. Later, transfer to the airport for your return flight. (B)

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