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Thailand is located at the meeting point of two great cultural systems of Asia - Chinese and Indian. Thailand offer the visitor just about everything that is expected of the Far East, Temples and Buddhist monks, oriental dance, bustling markets, exotic food, nightlife, serene hills, rain forests and island resorts offering tropical beaches.  The country's variety is renowned as with its capital, Bangkok, a vibrant city that bustles with exciting charm and encompasses the mage of an ancient yet modern Far East Culture. Just a few hours away the islands and beaches of Thailand are almost in another world, as is the infamous River Kwai or the rolling hills of Northern Thailand. Thailand's superb hotels and quality services have made the country one of the most popular for tourists around the world.

Here is a tour of North Thailand with weekly departures that you can add to a visit of Bangkok.

Day 1 Tu. Bangkok/Bang Pa In/Ayutthaya/Lopburi/Phitsanuloke.
This morning visit Bang Pa In before proceeding to the ancient capital city of Siam-Ayutthaya. Drive through the scenic countryside to Lopburi. See the magnificent stone carvings of Phra Prang Sam Yod, then stop at the Kala shrine of Sarn Prakarn. Continue further north to the town of Phitsanuloke for overnight. (LD)

Day 2 We. Phitsanuloke/Sukhothai/Sri Satchanalai/Chiang Rai
Visit the Sukhothai and admire the statues as you explore the many ruined temples and monasteries. Visit Sri Satchanalai before stopping at the small town of Phayao and continue on to Chiang Rai in the late afternoon. (BLD)

Day 3 Th. Mae Salng/Mae Sai/Golden Triangle/Chiang Saen
This morning visit the famous hill tribes found in north Thailand. Visit the renowned Golden Triangle where the Ruak and Mekong Rivers meet.  Optional boat trip available. (BLD)

Day 4 Fr. Chiang Rai/Chiang Mai
Enroute to Chiang Mai stop at Mae Ka Chan, famous for a hot spring. Drive through splendid mountain scenery and tropical jungle to the Rose of the North - Chiang Mai. In the evening, enjoy a ceremonial northern Thai dinner and traditional dances. (BLD)

Day 5 Sa. Chiang Mai.
Visit one of the elephant camps before heading to the district of Sankampaeng, home to Chiang Mai's famous cottage industries, (silk fabrics, hand-painted umbrellas, celadon, ornaments and teak furniture as well as lacquerware and silver. (BLD)

Day 6 Su. Chiang Mai
The tour ends after breakfast. You may choose to add on days, return to Bangkok or on to another country. (B) 

  

Included:

Transfers, accommodation, sightseeing, entrance fees, guide and meals as indicated.
 

Rate based on season: please inquire.

 

 

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There are many tours available throughout Thailand, day tours in Bangkok, Chiang Mai and Phuket as well as package tours. Let us know your interests and we will be happy to create a tour just for you!

 

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