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Thailand Flavors

9/Days  Flexible & Private Tour
 BangkokPattayaChiang Mai
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If you are seeking a perfect blend of relaxing beach escape, exotic cultural heritage and flavorful cuisine, let’s engage in this wonderful tour of Thailand for 9 days. Starting from the bustling capital of Bangkok with golden temples and buzzing markets, the journey will take you to the sleepless city of Pattaya and soak up in the sun of tropical islands. Finally, make the most of your time in the northern capital of Chiang Mai where you taste the authentic Thai food and bring back home some local how-to-make recipes. This tour is a truly comprehensive introduction to the utmost splendors of Thailand.

Highlights

  Touring around Bangkok’s some of the most magnificent temples and palaces

  Exploring the lively and vibrant atmosphere of Damnoen Saduak floating market and Mae Klong Market

  Visiting local workshops to see how to produce coconut sugar and wood carving

  Taking time to watch Tiffany Cabaret Show and explore nightly Walking Street in Pattaya

  Enjoying a relaxing day on the pristine beaches of Coral Island

  Tasting northern Thai food and hill tribe dancing in a traditional Khantoke Dinner

  Discovering the sacred Wat Prathat Doi Suthep and the Old City of Chiang Mai

  Uncovering the secrets of Thai cuisine by a Chiang Mai cooking class

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 Maeklong Railway Market and Damnoen Saduak Floating Market B, L
Day 4 Bangkok, Pattaya Drive from Bangkok to Pattaya, Visit Tiger Zoo, Enjoy Tiffany Cabaret... B, D
Day 5 Pattaya Explore Coral Island B, L
Day 6 Pattaya, Bangkok, Chiang Mai Transfer from Pattaya to Bangkok, Fly to Chiang Mai, Free to relax B
Day 7 Chiang Mai Visit some highlights in Chiang Mai B, L
Day 8 Chiang Mai Join in Thai Cooking School B, L
Day 9 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 the hotel, you will begin your sightseeing tour with our tour guide. 
Your tour begins at the most famous tourist spots in Bangkok; the Royal Grand Palace and the Emerald Buddha. The Grand Palace adjoins Wat Phra Kaew in a common compound, and is where you will end up after exiting Wat Phra Kaew. Despite the proximity of the two, there is a distinct contrast in style between the very Thai Wat Phra Kaew and the more European inspired designs of the Grand Palace (the roof being the exception.
Next, you will visit Wat Po, the largest and oldest temple in Bangkok, and also the temple holding the largest single Buddha image; the Reclining Buddha (Phra Buddhasaiyas). This temple is also known as the birthplace of Thai traditional massage. 
We then go for lunch at a local restaurant.
After lunch, we continue on to visit Wat Arun, perhaps better known as the Temple of the Dawn, is one of the best known landmarks and one of the most published images of Bangkok. 
After we take local public express boat to Ratchawong pier, then take vehicle transfer to Yaowarat Road where you visit interesting shop selling bird’s nests and shark fins, continue to a very old tea shop to enjoy a cup of Chinese tea with the locals before heading down Trok Leng Moi Eia (a small alley) to Talad Kao for an interesting local market with variety of fresh foods, fresh & dry fruits, Chinese herbs, groceries. End the walk at Wat Leng Neng Yee to visit the Taoist temple. After this we return to the hotel and you are free at leisure. 

Overnight in Bangkok.

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 Maeklong Railway Market and Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

After breakfast, you will be picked up from the hotel in Bangkok by our guide and driver to depart for Damnoen Saduak floating market.

On the way will be passing the largest source of salt production in Thailand along the roadside of the highway. Visit Mae Klong Market (The World’s Most Fascinating Marketplace), an open – air Marketplace.

People   sell   locally   grown   fruits, freshly   caught   seafood,   dried   spices,   peppers,   and   other   local foods.  Amazing! Train tracks run right through the marketplace. When the train comes by, vendors have to close up their canopy and wait for it to pass. Naturally, it’s a popular spot with the tourists. Visit Coconut Garden, see how the sugar is being made right from the coconut syrup of coconut flower. Then take long- tail boat going along narrow canal surround the plantation. Arrive at Damnoen Saduak floating market. See a fascinating Thai way of life from the ancient time that is still widely practiced in this area. A chance to try various kinds of exotic Thai fruits and choices of Thai handicrafts are available at the spot.

Depart from Floating Market to visit Wooden Handy Craft Factory. They show you how to produce wood carving. Then transfer back to Bangkok.

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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    Drive from Bangkok to Pattaya, Visit Tiger Zoo, Enjoy Tiffany Cabaret Show with dinner

Breakfast at hotel.
Free time until check out from the hotel. Then transfer to Pattaya. On the way you will visit Tiger Zoo, watching show and enjoy lunch here. After that, our guide will transfer you to check in hotel in Pattaya. 
Then relax until 18.00pm, the driver will pick you up to watch Tiffany Cabaret Show. Dinner at Seafood restaurant, then enjoy night life at Walking Street.
Overnight in Pattaya. 

Enjoy Tiffany Cabaret Show

Voted among the Top 10 World’s Best Shows, Tiffany Cabaret Show is not simply a transvestite cabaret show, but now after over four decades, A Spectacular World Class Show, a must-see in Pattaya. Coming to this breathless 75-minute-long show, you will always feel amazed and satisfied with beautiful transgender dancers, gorgeous costumes, elaborate repertoire, perfect sound and lighting for a wonderful night out. The show is truly a theatrical event with many different dancing styles, from a Bollywood musical to a traditional Korean fan dance, graceful Thai dance to Broadway show tunes. If you have a holiday in Pattaya, don’t miss this mind-blowing experience.

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    Breakfast, Dinner

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    Explore Coral Island

Breakfast at hotel.
You will be picked up by local car at 10.00am and transfer to Coral Island by shared speed boat.
Arrive at island, enjoy seafood lunch served at seashore restaurant.
After lunch, relax and enjoy yourself.
15.00pm: View coral island reef with glass bottom boat leave from island to Pattaya beach, visit precious stones museum, complimentary drink. 
After that transfer you to hotel.
*Note: This tour is group tour.

Overnight in Pattaya.

Explore Coral Island in Pattaya

Located about half an hour from the "sleepless city" of Pattaya by speedboat, Coral Island is a little piece of paradise surrounded by colorful coral reefs and rare marine species, making it one of the most popular tourist attractions in Thailand. Beyond the bustling atmosphere in Pattaya, this island is quite unspoiled and not much commercial with long stretches of pristine beaches and warm turquoise seas. Here, you can delight in a host of fantastic outdoor activities such as parasailing, jet-skiing, banana boat riding, swimming or for the less energetic, lazing on sun loungers and hearing the sound of waves lapping on the beach. However, as its name, the most typical activity on Coral Island is marveling at the coral reefs. You can choose snorkeling or a glass-bottomed boat trip for a wonderful experience.

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    Breakfast, Lunch

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    Transfer from Pattaya to Bangkok, Fly to Chiang Mai, Free to relax

Breakfast at hotel then you will transfer to Bangkok airport for your flight to Chiang Mai.

On arrival, our guide and driver will pick you up and transfer you to your hotel. 
Free to relax. 

In the evening, you will enjoy Khantoke Dinner, or known as the Northern welcome dinner including hill tribe dancing.
Then return to hotel.

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

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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 "Waroros 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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    Breakfast, Lunch

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    Transfer to Chiang Mai airport for your next flight

After breakfast, check out hotel but keep your bag at hotel.
After that, visit the center of handicrafts, see local people makes the colorful Sa-Paper and umbrella, Thai silk and cotton weaving, teakwood - carving lacquer ware, silverware After that return to hotel pick up your bag then transfer to the airport for flight departure. 

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
8 Breakfasts 5 Lunches 1 Dinner
Accommodation
Hotel (8 nights),
Transport
Car, Boating
Flights
1. Fly from Bangkok to Chiang Mai
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