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Essential Thailand - 10 Days

Essential Thailand

Thailand · Private Tour · 10 Days
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Explore Thailand in-depth visiting the bustling Bangkok, the ruins of Ayutthaya and Sukhothai, the scenic Kanchanaburi and trek the hill tribes villages of the north. 

Itinerary

Day 1 - Bangkok
Day 2 - Bangkok → Kanchanaburi
Day 3 - Kanchanaburi → Ayutthaya
Day 4 - Ayutthaya on Thanatharee Cruise
Day 5 - Ayutthaya → Sukhothai
Day 6 - Sukhothai → Chiang Mai
Day 7 - Trekking in Chiang Mai
Day 8 - Trekking in Chiang Mai
Day 9 - Baan Chaang Elephant Sanctuary
Day 10 - Chiang Mai

What is included

  • Transportation and transfers as detailed in this itinerary
  • 6 nights accommodation at 3* and 4* hotels with breakfast
  • 2 nights accommodation at Thanatharee cruise in private air-conditioned cabins
  • 1 night accommodation at trekking camp in dormitory style with shared facilities
  • Thanatharee Cruise is in joined basis
  • Meals as mentioned in this itinerary
  • Admission fees for all visits indicated in this itinerary
  • Local English speaking guide

What is NOT included

  • International flight
  • 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

Arrive at Bangkok airport, transfer to the hotel.

Continue to visit the Grand Palace, including the Coronation Hall, Wat Phra Kaew or Emerald Buddha Temple, and the replica of Angkor Wat.

Overnight at the hotel.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Riva Surya Riverside

City View Bangkok

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2
Bangkok → Kanchanaburi

After breakfast, trip to historic Kanchanaburi.

We will see Allied War Cemetery, Thai-Burmese Railway Museum and the bridge over the River Kwai.

Take a train journey on the Death Railway over the bridge and a spectacular wooden viaduct built by the Pows.

Overnight at the hotel.

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Bangkok → Kanchanaburi123 km
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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River Kwai Jungle Rafts

Standard Kanchanaburi

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3
Kanchanaburi → Ayutthaya

After breakfast, travel to Ayutthaya, a former capital of Thailand.

Change your transportation to an eco-friendly bike tour to explore the marvels of Ayutthaya Historical Park, featured as a UNESCO list of World Heritage.

Continue visiting the Elephant Kraal Pavillion and enjoy a delicious Thai lunch onboard the Thanatharee, a unique teak wood boat, while you cruise along the river.

In the afternoon and the evening join the regular cruise program. It is time for a delicious dinner onboard.

Overnight at the cruise in comfortable private air-conditioned twin cabins, each with 2-berths.

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Kanchanaburi → Ayutthaya159 km
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Thanatharee Cruise

Air-conditioned twin cabins with berths Ayutthaya

day
4
Ayutthaya on Thanatharee Cruise

Rise early to join activities like preparing some traditional Thai Sweets - Khanom or offering food to the Monks on their morning alms round.

After breakfast, continue with the regular cruise program including lunch onboard. Take an evening walk in the local market before embark on the boat for dinner.

Overnight at the cruise.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Thanatharee Cruise

Air-conditioned twin cabins with berths Ayutthaya

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5
Ayutthaya → Sukhothai

Early in the morning you will have a chance to see the colorful local life.

Enjoy breakfast onboard and continue with the regular program. Depart to visit Wat Mahathat in Phitsanulok then continue to Sukhothai.

Overnight at the hotel.

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Ayutthaya → Sukhothai350 km
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Legendha Sukhothai Resort

Superior Sukhothai

day
6
Sukhothai → Chiang Mai

After breakfast, visit Sukhothai, the first capital of the Kingdom and UNESCO World Heritage to see the ruins of the temples and the Royal palace.

Drive to Chang Mai and see Wat Doi Suthep, the most sacred temple in Northern Thailand.

Overnight at the hotel.

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Sukhothai → Chiang Mai303 km
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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The Rim Resort

Superior Chiang Mai

day
7
Trekking in Chiang Mai

After breakfast, depart for trekking with a stop at a waterfall followed by a trek to a Karen village.

Explore the village and join the local activities before dinner.

Overnight at the camp.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Trekking Camp

Dormitory Chiang Mai

day
8
Trekking in Chiang Mai

Breakfast at the village. Trek about 2 hours and enjoy a bamboo raft along the Tang River through many rapids for two and half hours to a Shan village: Bann Sob Kai.

On the way stop at Lahu hill tribe village at Bann Pong Ngan. Transfer by a pickup truck back to Chiang Mai.

Overnight at the hotel.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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The Rim Resort

Superior Chiang Mai

day
9
Baan Chaang Elephant Sanctuary

After breakfast, depart hotel and drive to Baan Chang Elephant Park where the main goal is to help and work for the elephants and not to make them work for us.

You will enjoy The Magical Elephant Mahout Training, a special program created for everyone to learn and interact with elephants as what a Mahout (care taker) would do daily.

Overnight at the hotel.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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The Rim Resort

Superior Chiang Mai

day
10
Chiang Mai

After breakfast, you have free time until transfer to Chiang Mai Airport for your next destination.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Accommodations

Bangkok
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Riva Surya Riverside

City View
Kanchanaburi
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River Kwai Jungle Rafts

Standard
Ayutthaya
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Thanatharee Cruise

Air-conditioned twin cabins with berths
Sukhothai
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Legendha Sukhothai Resort

Superior
Chiang Mai
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The Rim Resort

Superior
Chiang Mai
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Trekking Camp

Dormitory

Price for comfort experience

Customizable private tour
Prices per person2 pax
Double Sharing
3-4 pax
Double Sharing
5-7 pax
Double Sharing
1 Feb 2018 - 30 Apr 2018$2034$1796$1509
1 May 2018 - 31 Oct 2018$1965$1733$1442

Photos

Wat Mahathat, Phitsanulok
Baan Chang Elephant Park
Grand Palace, Bangkok
Bamboo Rafting
Wat Pho, Bangkok
Ayutthaya Historical Park
Ayutthaya Historical Park
River Kwai Bridge, Kanchanaburi
Buddhist monk alms offerings
Lahu Hill Tribe
Sukhothai Historical Park
Karen Hill Tribe, Chiang Mai Province

Map

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