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Thai Gourmet Cuisine - 9 Days

Thai Gourmet Cuisine

Thailand · Private Tour · 9 Days
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Thailand touches everybody's heart. Let it also touch your taste buds. Discover its dazzling temples and an aromatic and tangy cuisine that will be a feast to your senses.

Highlights

  • Explore Bangkok's rich heritage: the Grand Palace, Wat Arun and Wat Pho
  • Ride a tuk-tuk to the famous food street at Rattanakosin Island in Bangkok
  • Take a cooking class in Bangkok and feast on your own creations
  • Spoil yourself at Bangkok's Chinatown street-side restaurants, and at the night bazaar of Asiatique The Riverfront
  • Wander across the ruins of Thailand's former capital in Ayutthaya
  • Enjoy a delicious lunch aboard the Thanatharee Cruise along the Chao Phraya River
  • Discover traditional crafts at Bangkok's artisan workshops and relax with a Thai massage
  • Experience a delightful Khantoke Dinner in Chiang Mai with a performance of traditional music and dance
  • Visit a local market and join a cooking class in Chiang Mai
  • Reach the top of Doi Suthep Temple in Chiang Mai
  • Learn some hill-tribe crafts in Chiang Rai and help villagers plant trees
  • Enjoy dinner in Chiang Rai with a performance of Hmong dances
  • Watch the mighty Mekong in the legendary Golden Triangle

Itinerary

Day 1 - Bangkok
Day 2 - Bangkok City Tour
Day 3 - Seafood in Bangkok
Day 4 - Ayutthaya Bicycle Tour & Thanatharee Cruise
Day 5 - Bangkok → Chiang Mai
Day 6 - Chiang Mai
Day 7 - Cooking Class in Chiang Mai
Day 8 - Chiang Mai → Chiang Rai
Day 9 - Golden Triangle

What is included

  • Transfers and transports
  • 7 nights accommodation at 4* hotels with breakfast
  • 1 night accommodation at 2* rural lodge with breakfast
  • Meals as mentioned in this itinerary
  • Local English speaking guides
  • Admission fees for all visits indicated in the itinerary
  • Cooking class in Chiang Mai on shared basis
  • Thanatharee Cruise with private air-conditioned cabins in Ayutthaya
  • Chiang Rai 2 days program on shared basis

What is NOT included

  • International flight
  • Domestic flight Bangkok - Chiang Mai
  • Domestic tourism taxes and airport taxes
  • Beverages and meals not specified in the itinerary
  • Tips and personal expenses
  • No guide during bus/train/flight between destinations
  • Compulsory gala dinner on Christmas, Western New Year, Thai New Year and Chinese New Year
Did you know you can make this trip even better? Customize this tour

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1
Bangkok

On arrival in Bangkok you will be assisted by our airport representative and transferred to your hotel.

Overnight at the hotel.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Furama Silom Hotel

Superior Plus Bangkok

day
2
Bangkok City Tour

After breakfast, visit the Grand Palace, Emerald Buddha, Wat Pho and Wat Arun.

Lunch at Supatra River House, a delicate cuisine in an authentic Thai atmosphere.

In the evening, visit the Golden Mountain and try what many consider to be the best pad thai in the whole kingdom. 

Overnight at the hotel.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Furama Silom Hotel

Superior Plus Bangkok

day
3
Seafood in Bangkok

After breakfast, we will travel to the traditional fishing province of Samut Sakhon to sample the best seafood of central Thailand. On our return we will enjoy dinner at Royal Thai Cuisine

Overnight at the hotel.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Furama Silom Hotel

Superior Plus Bangkok

day
4
Ayutthaya Bicycle Tour & Thanatharee Cruise

After breakfast, departure to Ayutthaya. Upon arrival, change your transportation to an eco-friendly bike to explore Ayutthaya Historical Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Visit the Elephant Kraal and then join a delicious Thai lunch aboard the Thanatharee Cruise, a beautiful teak barge.

Return to Bangkok, free evening. 

Overnight at the hotel.

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Bangkok → Ayutthaya80 km
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Furama Silom Hotel

Superior Plus Bangkok

day
5
Bangkok → Chiang Mai

After breakfast, free morning to explore Bangkok at leisure.

Around midday, flight to Chiang Mai and free afternoon.

In the evening, experience the delightful Khantoke Dinner, with a performance of traditional northern Thai and hill-tribe music and dancing.

Overnight at the hotel.

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Bangkok → Chiang Mai 1h 10min
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Suriwongse Hotel

Superior Chiang Mai

day
6
Chiang Mai

After breakfast, guided visit of the main temples of Chiang Mai. Then off to a restaurant famous for its local noodles dish: Khao Soi. Free afternoon.

in the evening, enjoy dinner on the banks of the Ping River. 

Overnight at the hotel.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
]

Suriwongse Hotel

Superior Chiang Mai

day
7
Cooking Class in Chiang Mai

After breakfast, visit to a local market and then join a cooking class to learn more about how to prepare the local dishes.

In the evening, explore the lively night market on your own.

Overnight at the hotel.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Suriwongse Hotel

Superior Chiang Mai

day
8
Chiang Mai → Chiang Rai

After breakfast, departure to Chiang Rai and arrival to Lanjia lodge, then experience how to make a Hmong batik handkerchief.

Help villagers to plant trees at the Herbal Plant Nursery Project. The project improves life’s quality of local people educating them on how to grow vegetables and the importance of the eco-system.

Dinner and traditional Hmong performances. Overnight at the lodge.

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Chiang Mai → Chiang Rai197 km
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Lanija Lodge

Standard Chiang Rai

day
9
Golden Triangle

After breakfast, watch a presentation about Hmong and Lahu tribes, visit the Golden Triangle area and see the giant catfish, Pla Buek, the world’s biggest fresh water fish found in the Mekong River.

Visit the shaman’s house and enjoy tea while listening to some information about the culture and superstitions of the tribe. Lunch at the terraces with views to the Mekong River and Laos.

After lunch, transfer to the airport in Chiang Rai for your departure flight.

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Chiang Rai → Golden Triangle 70 km
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Accommodations

Bangkok
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Furama Silom Hotel

Superior Plus
Chiang Mai
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Suriwongse Hotel

Superior
Chiang Rai
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Lanija Lodge

Standard

Price for comfort experience

Customizable private tour
Prices per person2 pax
3-4 pax
5-7 pax
1 Nov 2017 - 31 Mar 2018$1273$1108$977
1 Apr 2018 - 31 Oct 2018$1266$1101$970

Photos

Pad Thai
Grand Palace, Bangkok
Khao Soi
Wat Phra Singh, Chiang Mai
Bangkok skyline
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Thanatharee Cruise
Ayutthaya-Wat Yai Chai Mongkol-M
Kantoke dinner, Chiang Mai
Hmong Hill Tribe
Yam Wun Sen
Golden Triangle Viewpoint

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