Luxury Thailand Signature
One cannot imagine the beauty and liveliness that Thailand contains, without experiencing it for themselves. After traveling through the Chao river on long-tailed riverboats, and kayaking in the Gulf of Thailand through small caves and shallow riverbeds, you can never forget the breathtaking views of dense forests, abundant wildlife, and pristine blue waters. Known for its culinary culture, you can never get enough of the diverse food choices, influenced by a multitude of surrounding ethnicities and cultures. You can even work with a native Thai family to learn and prepare one of the authentic dishes for yourself! Not only is the food quite exquisite, so are the temples. From the Temple of the Rising Sun to the Temple of the Reclining Buddha, remarkable architecture and devoted monks keep you inspired and transcendent. Visiting local food and collector’s markets makes sure you get a delightful taste of the true Thailand and all aspects of this magnificent country.
3 Days in Bangkok
3 Days in Chiang Mai
3 Days in Koh Samui
Day 1 Bangkok
Welcome to Bangkok! An escort will guide you through an exclusive immigration line to avoid the potentially long lines and impatient crowds.
Day 2 Bangkok (Full Day Tour)
The first stop is the Maeklong Railway Market, where a train zooms through the market at a moment’s notice. After this, you can visit the Amphawa floating market for a fantastic local lunch. Soon you will be floating on a long tail riverboat across the Mae Kong River to the Wat Bang Kung, a small religious spot enclosed into the nest of Banyan trees.
Day 3 Bangkok to Chiang Mai (1.5 hours flight)
Starting at the famous Wat Suthat, you can listen to the chanting of Buddhist monks, and observe the architecture of this sacred site. Next comes the Temple of the Reclining Buddha and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha. Finally, visit the Wat Arun or the Temple of Dawn, with a nice lunch at the Riverside Sala Rattanakosin restaurant. Your guide will then accompany you to the airport.
Day 4 Chiang Mai (Full Day Tour)
A short & scenic 15-minute drive out of Chiang Mai will give the opportunity to become a Thai family houseguest and make a traditional Thai dish with them. You can collect the ingredients from the garden and enjoy the process with a local family.
Day 5 Chiang Mai (Full Day Tour)
One of the most amazing attractions in all of Thailand is the Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, a mountain-top temple that provides breathtaking views across Chiang Mai, and the surrounding countryside. Then you will be guided to the Doi Suthep National Park, where mountaintop nature blooms. You can discover the Hmong village, and after lunch at a local restaurant, return via the Montatarn Waterfall with exquisite views.
Day 6 Chiang Mai to Koh Samui (3 hours flight)
Your private English speaking guides will escort you to the airport, and from the airport in Koh Samui to your hotel.
Day 7 Koh Samui (Full Day Tour)
In the morning you will be picked up by boat, and taken to the Angthong National Park. In this pristine landscape, you can learn kayaking and visit the Emerald Lake. Then, after lunch on the boat, you will be conveyed to the Northern Islands, where you can kayak through caves, and shallow lakes. You can even go snorkeling!
Day 8 Koh Samui (Day at leisure)
Being one of Southeast Asia’s most popular resort destinations, we recommend relaxing with an assortment of spas and massages. Otherwise, you can explore the dense jungles or the blue beaches eating fresh seafood from the ocean.
Day 9 Koh Samui
You will be guided to the Airport to conclude a journey you will never forget!
Wat Arun (The Temple of Dawn), The Grand Palace, Floating Market, Wat Pho (Temple of the Reclining Buddha), Wat Phra Kaew (Temple of the Emerald Buddha), Wat Traimit (Temple of the Golden Buddha), Jim Thompson House, Wat Saket (The Golden Mount), Khao San Road, Chao Phraya River
Wat Chedi Luang, Doi Suthep, Wat Phrathat, Wiang Kum Kam (Underground Ancient City), Chiang Mai Night Bazaar, Doi Inthanon National Park, Karen Long Neck Tribes
Big Buddha, Ang Thong National Park, Koh Tao, Laem Yai, Wat Plai Laem, Hin Ta and Hin Yai, Taling Ngam, Na Muang waterfalls, Bophu
Dinner Cruise on the Chao Phraya River
The gentle rocking of the Chao Phraya River, and a buffet of Thai dishes make for the perfect evening. Along with a live band, and majestic view of the Wat Arun and the Grand Palace, these 3 hours will be part of a night you will never forget.
Chinatown Food Tour
With an expert food-loving guide, explore the markets and alleyways of Bangkok’s Chinatown, said to contain some of the most delicious street food around the world for 3 ½ hours. In your small group, eat delicious noodles, rice bowls, Chinese dumplings, and sweet desserts, along with many other mouth-watering flavors.
Chiang Mai Adventure Tour
Raft down the bubbling whitewater of the Mae Taeng River, followed by a gentle float on a bamboo barge, and then zip lining through the jungle of the Mae Taeng Valley. Otherwise, you can venture close to the native hill tribe cultures at a demonstration village and relax at the Elephant Poo Poo Paper Park.
Weather and climate
Thailand has a tropical climate, typical of the country’s location just 15 degrees north of the equator. The weather is generally hot and humid and can be divided into three seasons: hot, rainy, and cool, though Thailand’s geography allows you to find pleasant weather somewhere at any time of the year. Temperatures typically range from 19 C° to 38 C° degrees C° (66 F°-100 F°). For up-to-date forecasts, check www.weather.com.
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