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Taste of Thailand

7/Days  Flexible & Private Tour
 BangkokChiang Mai
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$1006 $875
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Thailand has a very diverse and enchanting food culture that is known widely in the world with famous dishes. On this 7-day culinary tour, let’s take a chance to enjoy the original tastes of some Thai food in its country. From the buzzing capital of Bangkok to the northern city of Chiang Mai, you will have ample chances to explore local markets over land and water, eat authentic Thai food like a local, learn how to create Thai flavors and join unmissable guided tours in these two cities. This incredible culinary journey will surely show you another charm of Thailand with unforgettable memories.

Highlights

  Tour all the must-see sights of Bangkok: the Royal Grand Palace, the Emerald Buddha, Wat Pho, Wat Arun, Wat Traimit

  Enjoy a wonderful night out with Bangkok evening food tour by tuk-tuk

  Taste some exotic fruits at Damnernsaduak Floating Market

  Watch “The Thai Village” show at Rose Garden to know more about Thai traditions

  Soak in the northern culture ambiance of Khantoke Dinner with charming dance shows

  Visit the sacred Wat Prathat Doi Suthep and Chiang Mai’s Old City

  Uncover the secrets of Thai cuisine by a Chiang Mai cooking class with a local chef

Tour Summary

By Day Transfer Destinations Activities Meals
Day 1 Bangkok Arrive at Bangkok Airport, Transfer to hotel in city center to check...
Day 2 Bangkok Visit the highlight attractions in Bangkok B, L
Day 3 Bangkok, Ratchaburi Visit Damnoen Saduak Floating Market, Enjoy Cultural Show B, L
Day 4 Bangkok, Chiang Mai Fly from Bangkok to Chiang Mai, Free to relax, Enjoy Khantoke Dinner B, D
Day 5 Chiang Mai Visit some highlights in Chiang Mai B, L
Day 6 Chiang Mai Join in Thai Cooking School B, L
Day 7 Chiang Mai Transfer to Chiang Mai airport for your next flight B
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    Arrive at Bangkok Airport, Transfer to hotel in city center to check in, Free time to relax

Once you arrive at the Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Bangkok, you will meet our tour guide and driver then then get transferred to your hotel to check in. (Check-in time is at 14:00)
Free time to relax after your flight.
 
Overnight in Bangkok. 

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    Visit the highlight attractions in Bangkok

After breakfast at hotel, our tour guide and driver will come to your hotel to pick you up for the city tour. 
Today we will make Bangkok city tour including the Royal Grand Palace, the Emerald BuddhaWat Pho - the largest Buddhist temple with its colossal reclining Buddha.
Lunch at local restaurant.
Then visit take ferry to Wat Arun, locally known as Wat Chaeng, is situated on the west (Thonburi) bank of the Chao Phraya River. It is easily one of the most stunning temples in Bangkok, not only because of its riverside location, but also because the design is very different to the other temples you can visit in Bangkok. Wat Arun (or Temple of the Dawn) is partly made up of colorfully decorated spires and stands majestically over the water, next visit Wat Traimit, the Temple of the Golden Buddha, the temple is famous for its 900-years old five-and-a-half-ton solid gold image.

Get back to the hotel and get ready for the food tour “Best Eats Midnight Food Tour by Tuk Tuk
Starting at: 6:30 pm
Finishing at: 11:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Bangkok is claimed to be the city that never stop eating. Bangkokians usually find themselves enjoy eating even at midnight. So, what would be a better idea than exploring this city of angels via a fun Tuk Tuk ride and visiting best local eateries after the sunset? That’s why we’d love to invite you to come with us on the “BANGKOK’s BEST EATS MIDNIGHT FOOD TOUR”
Go beyond tourist zones for the most enjoyable midnight eating adventure. After the moon comes up, cruise along Bangkok streets via this city’s iconic 3-wheel, Tuk Tuk, to visit Bangkokian’s favorite places to eat. Taste a variety of savory menus, including the local favorite Northeastern Thai Food (Esan Food), the town’s Best Pad Thai, and the popular home-style Thai snack. Between the bites, visit old-town landmarks and temples for a different perspective compared to the busy day time scene. Discover the side of Bangkok wholly unknown to visitors. We will finish the tour by the Cinderella’s time.
*** Please note that this tour is not suitable for vegetarian ***
Highlight
•  Enjoy amazingly delicious and 100% local experiences.
•  Visit local famous eateries at night including the best Pad Thai and Northeastern Thai Food (Esan Food) .
*** Please note that Pad Thai restaurant will be closed on every Monday. However, you will try other interesting things on Monday instead ***
•  Try best kept-secret Guay Tiew Kua Gai and go behind the scenes to see how it's made.
•  Sipping chilled beer at our "Secret Bar", known to have the most fantastic view in Bangkok.
•  Explore the amazing flower market.
•  Visit a magnificent temple for a unique night-time perspective.
•  Experience the fun of Tuk Tuk riding to discover Bangkok’s atmosphere at night.
•  7+ delicious food & drink tastings as mentioned in the program (enough for big late dinner).
•  A chilled Thai beer or a non-alcoholic drink at our secret bar.

Overnight in Bangkok.

Food tour Bangkok by tuk-tuk

Bangkok is claimed to be the city that never stop eating. Bangkokians usually find themselves enjoy eating even at midnight. So, what would be a better idea than exploring this city of angels via a fun Tuk Tuk ride and visiting best local eateries after the sunset? That’s why we’d love to invite you to come with us on the “BANGKOK’s BEST EATS MIDNIGHT FOOD TOUR”.Join in the tour and transfer around Bangkok by a tuk tuk ride, you will have chance to see the colorful night markets and taste the delicious food that you only can meet in Thailand.  This interesting experience is a perfect chance for food lovers to savor different kinds of food, meet new friends and chat with locals.

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Get an insightful and fabulous day touring Bangkok

Welcome to Bangkok – The capital of Thailand. Nothing is better to feel the real life in this city than spending a day touring around Bangkok in a clean and comfortable air conditioned van with our friendly local guide. You will have an amazing day visiting the must-see attraction of Bangkok: Grand Palace, Wat Pho, the Golden Buddha Temple (Wat Traimit) and Chinatown, learn more about history & culture of Thailand’s capital city, taste delicious traditional cuisine. 

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    Breakfast, Lunch

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    Visit Damnoen Saduak Floating Market, Enjoy Cultural Show

After breakfast, our tour guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel. Transfer to Ratchaburi Province.
Arrive the pier, and then enjoy the scenery of rural life by long tail speed boat to the floating market. At Damnernsaduak Floating Market almost untouched by the modern world you will enjoy watching the farmers selling food, fruits, flowers and many kind of local products in their boats. Then visit handicraft home industry, next you will transfer to Enjoy “The Thai Village” at Rose Garden where you can see the ceremonies of monk’s ordination, Thai wedding ceremony the displays of sword fighting, kick boxing and flock dancing. Then back to Bangkok, en-route visit "PhraPathomChedi" – Big Buda in NakornPathom.

Overnight in Bangkok. 

Colorful and exotic experience in Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

Head to Damnoen Saduak Floating Market and get ready for one-of-a-kind experience !!!!!Relaxing in a long boat taking you through the narrow canals, you will see how people learn to live in harmony with the river. It will a lovely experience to buy a meal and fruit from a boat passing by, bargaining for little souvenirs to bring back home.Such a precious collection of colors, sounds and visual sights that you should not miss – All on water

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    Breakfast, Lunch

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    Fly from Bangkok to Chiang Mai, Free to relax, Enjoy Khantoke Dinner

Breakfast at hotel.
02 hours before your flight: Our drive will transfer you to Bangkok airport for your flight to Chiang Mai. 
Upon arrival in Chiang Mai, meet guide and transfer to hotel for check in.

Late afternoon, you  will  enjoy the super northern Thai dinner with charming Fon-lep (Finger dance), Fon-tein (Candle dance), Ramwong (Candle dance). After Khantoke Dinner, enjoy yourself again by watching shows which are performed by the hill tribes Akha, Yao, Meo, Lisu and Karen.

Overnight in Chiang Mai. 

Enjoy Traditional Khantoke Dinner and Cultural Show

When in Chiang Mai, don’t miss the opportunity to immerse your self in the Traditional Khantoke Dinner. A dinner accompanied by a “traditional cultural show” sounds a perfect combination. You will taste homemade family style dishes on large platters eaten sitting down on floor mats at low tables while enjoy traditional cultural show, including dance and music performances by several Chiang Mai hill tribes. Dive into the history, diverse background and beauty of the region in the relaxing and fun atmosphere.

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    Breakfast, Dinner

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    Visit some highlights in Chiang Mai

After breakfast at hotel, our tour guide and driver will come to your hotel to pick you up and transfer to the mountain temple of Wat Prathat Doi Suthep, the most famous landmark of Chiang Mai. Its exquisite golden pagoda with 6 kg of pure gold at its peak and the rest plated with gold shines high over the city. The sound of temple bells fills the air, and the view down over the city makes an irresistible photo opportunity. 
In the afternoon, start by tricycle (samlor) - un-motorized three-wheeler vehicle around the Old City including a visit of City moats and gates. Stop on the way to visit Three Kings Monument to pay respect to the First King of Chiang Mai, King Mengrai where the histories of Chiang Mai begin. Then visit City Art & Cultural Center (closed on Monday), The former palace of King Kawiroros Suriyavongse). Here learning about every aspect of the city from its pre-history to the present. See how people of different cultural origins and ethnic backgrounds have melted together to form a beautiful local culture that lies at the heart of the magic fascination of Chiang Mai. Continue to visit local market called "Warorot Market", the lively market in Chiang Mai where you can explore fresh fruits, vegetable, food, necessary items for daily life, etc. Then return to hotel for rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight in Chiang Mai. 

Doi Suthep Temple - The most sacred temples in Chiang Mai

Located at 15 kilometers from the city of Chiang Mai and situated at an elevation of 1,073 meters, Wat Phra That Doi Suthep is one of northern Thailand's most sacred temples. From the temple, impressive views of downtown Chiang Mai can be seen. This 14th century temple is filled with beautiful Buddhist shrines and auspicious relics; it is a beautiful example of northern Thai architecture. Visitors must climb 306 steps to reach the temple’s entrance but the views are well worth it! An easier, alternative route is available via a cable car ride to the top of the staircase for who don’t have much time. 

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    Breakfast, Lunch

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    Join in Thai Cooking School

Any cook knows that a lot of the result depends on the ingredients. That is why you will first join the chef to search what you need on the local market. Fresh herbs especially are important and you will smell and pick them yourself. Than the cleaning and cutting begins as the chef slowly lets you in on the secrets of Thai cuisine. You will see it takes a lot of preparation but is not always technically difficult. Learn about sweet & sour, spicy sauces and herbs and of course enjoy your own creations for lunch! Including full-color cook book of your recipes.
Free time in the afternoon. 
Overnight in Chiang Mai. 

Get fun with Cooking Class in Chiang Mai

With almost tourists, one of the most interesting activities when in Chiang Mai is cooking class. Join in a half day tour and learn how to make authentic Thai dishes will be a memorable experience for your trip in Thailand. Besides, this tour brings you the opportunity to visit local market, choose the ingredients by yourself and learn how to purchase. Take a cooking class to get fun and taste the real local flavors!

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  • Meals:

    Breakfast, Lunch

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    Transfer to Chiang Mai airport for your next flight

After breakfast, it your free time to relax.

Then our driver will come to your hotel to pick you up and transfer you to the airport for your next flight. 

With the sincere thanks for your travel to Thailand and with us, hope that you have enjoyed your Thailand trip and look forward to see you again!

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  • Meals:

    Breakfast

Inclusions

Meals
6 Breakfasts 4 Lunches 1 Dinner
Accommodation
Hotel (6 nights),
Transport
Car, Boating,
Flights
1. Fly from Bangkok to Chiang Mai (1 hour 15 minutes)
Included Services
  •   Accommodation with daily breakfast
  •   Private transport in air-conditioned vehicles
  •   Domestic flights
  •   Local English-speaking guides
  •   Meals as mentioned in itinerary (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N/A: Not Available)
  •   Water on coach
  •   Entrance fees, performances, boat trips & excursions

Exclusions

  •   International flights to/from Thailand
  •   Travel insurance
  •   Visa stamp fees
  •   Early check-in & late check-out surcharge
  •   Personal expenses
  •   Meals not mentioned
  •   Drinks not mentioned
  •   Tips & gratuities for guides and drivers