Travel Dates: June 1, 2019 to July 15, 2019
Book this vacation by March 31, 2019 to avail a special price of USD $ 4,271 (option 1) or USD $ 5,603 (option 2) and save up to 10 % off your trip price!

With this Thailand vacation, uncover the best of heritage cities, natural wonders and beaches that the country has to offer. From the old-meets-new charm of Bangkok, travel to the cultural centers of the country in the north, and then unwind on the magical beaches of Koh Samui, surrounded by Thailand’s iconic rising islands. Make your vacation extra special with a luxurious couple’s massage, with our best compliments!

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Itinerary Summary

DayPlaceHighlightsHotel Options
1 - 4BangkokTraditional Buildings, Modern Skyscrapers, Beautiful MonasteriesMövenpick Hotel Sukhumvit 15, Anantara Bangkok Riverside Resort & Spa
4 - 6KanchanaburiLimestone Hills, Sugarcane Fields, Erawan National ParkOriental River Kwai Resort, Float House River Kwai Resort
6 - 7Chiang RaiGolden Triangle, Local Communities, White Temple, Gorgeous PeaksLegend Chiang Rai, Le Méridien Chiang Rai Resort
7 - 10Chiang MaiCultural Capital, Vibrant Nightlife, Ethnic and Modern CulturesBodhi Serene, Anantara Chiang Mai Resort & Spa
10 - 15Koh SamuiEast Coast, White Sandy Beaches, Coconut Trees, Crystal Clear WaterZazen Boutique Resort, Santiburi Resort
15 - 15BangkokTraditional Buildings, Modern Skyscrapers, Beautiful Monasteries

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Itinerary Details

Day 1 - 4

International Arrival

Transfer from Bangkok Airport to Hotel

Bangkok

3 Days

Bangkok is a quintessential blend of old and new! Meaning the city of angels, Bangkok is the capital city of Thailand – and is its largest metropolis.

Included Activities

Essential Bangkok With Lunch
Discover Bangkok in all its regal glory! Begin with a cruise through the Thonburi klongs (canals) on a long tail boat. Stop enroute at Wat Arun, or the Temple of Dawn monastery that was built to resemble Mount Meru from Hindu mythology! Across the river, a short stroll takes you to the majestic Grand Palace, where the beautiful throne halls and enigmatic Emerald Buddha will leave you spellbound. Continue on to Wat Pho where you will find the famous reclining Buddha. Take a break for lunch at a local, riverside restaurant to sample some delicious Thai food. Once you have had your fill, continue on to Wat Benchamabophit, or the Marble Temple, which is a fantastic fusion of Thai and European architecture and offers interesting insights into the daily lives of monks. In the late afternoon, return to the comfort of your hotel. (Full day; Private Activity, transfers & longtail boat ride; Meal included: Lunch; Fitness level: Easy. To respect local customs, please dress conservatively and avoid flip flops and sandals, which are not permitted within religious complexes. Kindly note that women are generally not allowed to enter the monk’s living quarters, where chanting takes place.)

Ayutthaya Insights With Train Ride
Discover the UNESCO World Heritage city of Ayutthaya on this all-day tour packed with activities. Take a 1.5 hour long train ride from Bangkok to this cultural capital of Thailand, marveling at the lush green countryside and paddy fields passing you by. In Ayutthaya, visit the iconic 14th century temples on a Kermit tuk tuk. Learn more about this ancient capital as you visit Wat Yai Chaimongkol, Wat Phra Sri Sanphet and Wat Mahathat, where the Buddha’s face is said to have emerged naturally out of a tree. Walk down to the bustling and colorful Muslim Quarter to encounter local flavors and people, and try out the rare delicacy of a candy floss roti bread. Enjoy a delicious luncheon spread at a local restaurant before taking a leisurely river boat ride around Ayutthaya Island. Witness panoramic views of the many historic sites strewn around this heritage city and afterwards, take a van ride back to Bangkok. (Full Day; Time of Day: Morning; Private Activity & Transfer; Meal included: Lunch; Fitness Level: Easy; Please be suitably attired for temple visit with covered and loose fitting clothes. Shorts, mini-skirts, tight fitting trousers, sleeveless shirts or vests, and sandals are not allowed inside the temple.)

Hotel Options
RoomSuperior Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleInternational
RoomAnantara Deluxe Premier
MealsBreakfast
StyleInternational
Day 4 - 6

Drive from Bangkok to Kanchanaburi (200 km, 4 hrs)

Kanchanaburi

2 Days

Kanchanaburi town lies 13kms west of Bangkok, bordering north-west Myanmar (Burma).

Included Activities

Half Day Visit To Erawan National Park
Drive to Erawan National Park with the jaw-dropping seven-tiered Erawan waterfall dropping down over 1,500m. This 550-sq-km park includes the impressive cascading and pooling waterfall that feeds into Mae Nam Khwae Yai. It is said that the uppermost fall appears to resemble the three-headed white elephant of Hindu mythology – Erawan. Weather permitting, you can enjoy a leisurely swim in one of the seven pools created by this beautiful waterfall. Alternatively, take a walk uphill to the seventh tier to truly admire this amazing place.

Highlights Of Kanchanaburi
Explore the poignant War Cemetery, the infamous Bridge on the River Kwai and visit the JEATH War Museum that holds artifacts related to the notorious Death Railway, constructed by Prisoners of War in World War 2. Take a train ride up this line through stunning jungle scenery and historic sites to the Nam Tok terminus, where by late afternoon you will reach your accommodation.

Hotel Options
RoomGarden Cottage
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
RoomFloating Villa
MealsBreakfast
StyleLodge
Day 6 - 7

Drive from Kanchanaburi to Bangkok (200 km, 4 hrs)

Flight from Bangkok to Chiang Rai

Transfer from Chiang Rai Airport to Hotel

Chiang Rai

1 Day

Chiang Rai is a quaint 13th century town, surrounded by two mountain peaks, Doi Mae Salong and Doi Tung.

Included Activities

Highlights Of Chiang Rai With Lunch
Explore the temples of Chiang Rai on this fabulous tour, which showcases a fascinating fusion of Thai and Burmese architecture. Begin your exploration at the modern temple of Wat Rong Khun, which was designed and constructed in 1997 with intricately carved white glass. With its sparkling exterior, it is a delight to witness in the daytime! Continue onwards to Wat Rong Sua Ten, also known as the Blue Temple, which is known for its fine sculptures and unique architecture. A short drive away from the heart of the city lies Baan Dam, or The Black House. This beautiful studio, museum and home was created by celebrated artist Thawan Duchanee to showcase an artful blend of traditional Thai architecture and quirky modern design. Afterwards, lunch is served at a charming restaurant on the banks of Kok River. (Half Day; Private Activity & Transfer; Meal Included: Lunch. Please note that shorts, miniskirts, tights, sleeveless shirts, vests and sandals are not allowed inside temples.)

Hotel Options
RoomSuperior Studio
MealsBreakfast
StyleResort
RoomDeluxe Garden View
MealsBreakfast
StyleResort
Day 7 - 10

Drive from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai (180 km, 3.5 hrs)

Chiang Mai

3 Days

Chiang Mai is the cultural capital of northern Thailand and is enveloped by a ring of mountains.

Included Activities

Full Day Visit To Elephant Nature Park
Spend a day with gentle giants! The majestic elephant is one of the most revered creatures in Thailand. At the Elephant Nature Park in the picturesque valley of Mae Taeng just an hour from Chiang Mai, these beautiful pachyderms receive all the care and respect that they truly deserve. This 20 year old sanctuary houses the country’s rescued elephants, from newborn babes to imposing oldtimers, and provides them a natural habitat to thrive in. Learn about the life of elephants and the threats they face in Southeast Asia from wildlife experts and local caregivers. Help feed the elephants and come away with a new perspective and insight into their lives. (Full Day, Morning 0930 Hrs, Shared Activity & Private Transfer; Travel Time to Activity: 40 mins, Duration: 6-7 hrs, Meal: Lunch Included, Fitness Level: Moderate. Please carry appropriate sun protection including sunscreen and a hat. Please wear comfortable running shoes and light, extra pair of cloths)

Night Bazaars And Dining
Explore Chiang Mai in the evening, when it is at its most charming. This bustling city is known to explode into action each night! Under the warm glow of streetlights, discover ancient golden temples and the stunning palace architecture. Advance through the traffic in local style sitting snugly on your tuk tuk, and afterwards, enjoy a romantic dinner by the riverside. Venture to the city’s renowned Chiang Mai night bazaar, where you will find the most delightful handicrafts – from lanterns to carved soaps. (Duration: 4 hrs; Time of Day: Evening, Private Activity & Transfer; Travel time to activity: 20 mins, Fitness Level: Easy; Meal included: Dinner – Fixed menu, excluding beverages; Please note that Chiang Mai Night Bazaar is open Monday to Sunday and Walking Street Markets are open only on Saturday and Sunday.)

Chiang Mai City Tour and Doi Suthep
Explore the wonders of Chiang Mai by foot! Begin your walking tour of this charismatic city at the banks of Mae Ping River. At Warorot Market, you will be greeted by excited locals hunting for exotic culinary delights, colorful fruits and spices, and a variety of household staples. Walk down to the historic Tapae Gate and the Three Kings Monuments, before visiting Wat Chiang Man, which is the oldest temple in the region. Take a fortifying lunch break at a local restaurant, sampling local delicacies. Afterwards, drive up to Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, an iconic temple site in Northern Thailand. The climb up the famous Naga staircase offers spectacular photo opportunities of the city spread out below in all its glory. At the top, admire the enormous temple gong and unending row of temple bells. (Full Day; Private Activity & Transfer; Fitness Level: Easy; Please be suitably attired for temple visit with covered and loose fitting clothes – shorts, mini-skirts, tight fitting trousers, sleeveless shirts or vests, and sandals are not allowed inside the temple).

Hotel Options
Bodhi Serene – Opt 1
RoomGrande Deluxe Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
RoomDeluxe Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleResort
Day 10 - 15

Transfer from Hotel to Chiang Mai Airport

Flight from Chiang Mai to Koh Samui

Transfer from Koh Samui Airport/ Pier to Hotel

Koh Samui

5 Days

Koh Samui, located off Thailand’s eastern coast, is an island oasis of natural beauty with its white sandy beaches, swaying coconut trees.

Hotel Options
RoomGarden Deluxe Bungalow
MealsBreakfast
StyleBeach Resort
Santiburi Resort – Opt 2
RoomOne Bedroom Duplex Suite
MealsBreakfast
StyleBeach Resort
Day 15 - 15

Transfer from Koh Samui Hotel to Airport

Flight from Koh Samui to Bangkok

Bangkok

0 Days

Bangkok is a quintessential blend of old and new! Meaning the city of angels, Bangkok is the capital city of Thailand – and is its largest metropolis.

Transfer to Airport

International Departure

 Price & Inclusions

  • Option 1 From $ 4,745 $ 4,271 /person
  • Option 2 From $ 6,225 $ 5,603 /person

Prices are in USD and exclude international flights. This trip price is based on low season rates for accommodation and other applicable services, and may change depending on availability, currency fluctuations and number of people traveling together. For high season prices, please contact us with your exact travel dates and preferences.

Price Includes

  • Accommodation in one double room for 15 days / 14 nights
  • Meals as indicated
  • Flights mentioned below on Economy Class unless otherwise specified:
    • Bangkok – Chiang Rai
    • Chiang Mai – Koh Samui
    • Koh Samui – Bangkok
  • All activities as listed :
    • Bangkok: Essential Bangkok with Lunch
    • Bangkok: Ayutthaya Insights with Train Ride
    • Kanchanaburi: Half Day Visit to Erawan National Park
    • Kanchanaburi: Highlights of Kanchanaburi
    • Chiang Rai: HD-Highlights of Chiang Rai with Lunch
    • Chiang Mai: Full Day visit to Elephant Nature Park
    • Chiang Mai: Night Bazaars and Dining
    • Chiang Mai: Chiang Mai City Tour & Doi Suthep
  • All airport and hotel transfers
  • A high-quality air conditioned vehicle with a safety-tested chauffeur for all activities specified in the itinerary
  • All activities specified in the itinerary, including entrance fees wherever applicable, accompanied by our tour guide
  • Your Trip Coordinator: a 24/7 point of contact, supporting you during your trip
  • Welcome kit including all important documents and information regarding your itinerary
  • Insolvency insurance
  • Fees and taxes

Book this vacation by March 31, 2019 to avail a special price of USD $ 4,271 (option 1) or USD $ 5,603 (option 2) and save up to 10 % off your trip price!

What our guests say about this trip

Our guides were extremely helpful and knowledgeable. They had everything set up for us at each stop. They even helped with navigating through the airport when it was time to head off to a new city.

Fabulous service and truly a great company. I will never travel without this service again!

– Vanessa Stevens
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Assorted Treasures of Thailand

15 days $ 4,745 $ 4,271 / person

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