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Thailand Culture & Beach Break Vacation

10/Days  Flexible & Private Tour
 BangkokChiang MaiChiang RaiKrabi
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$1279 $1113
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Welcome to Thailand, world-famous home to ancient cultural heritage, vibrant cities, idyllic sandy beaches, colorful hill tribes and distinctive cuisine. With this 10-day Thailand Panorama trip, you will experience all the best that Thailand has to offer in one same tour. From the gleaming Buddhist temples along the romantic Chao Phraya River of Bangkok, venturing northward to the important Golden Triangle where Thailand meets neighboring Laos and Myanmar, then heading south to the fine sun-kissed beaches of Krabi’s islands, this comprehensive adventure will show you a great overview of this beau

Highlights

  Tour around Bangkok’s famous landmarks: the Royal Grand Palace, the Emerald Buddha, Wat Pho, Wat Arun, and Wat Traimit

  See the traditional lifestyle of Thai people at Damnernsaduak Floating Market

  Gain a fascinating insight into Thai culture at Rose Garden

  Savor a traditional Khantoke dinner with charming Thai dances performed by hill tribal villagers

  Meet gentle giants at Mae Tang Elephant Camp and visit Lisu village with them

  Experience a 1-hour bamboo rafting along Maetang River

  Explore the popular White Temple and Golden Triangle before boating on Khong River

  Visit Akha, Yao and Long Neck hill tribe villages and see their daily life

  Marvel at Wat Prathat Doi Suthep, the most important temple in Chiang Mai

  Enjoy Krabi’s 4 islands tour and relax on the beautiful beaches

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
Day 5 Chiang Mai Visit Mae Tang Elephant Camp B, L
Day 6 Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai Drive to Chiang Rai, Visit White Temple, Golden Triangle, Long Neck... B, L
Day 7 Chiang Mai, Krabi Visit Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep, Fly from Chiang Mai to Krabi, Free to... B
Day 8 Krabi Transfer to the pier, Take speed boat to Tub Island, Chicken Island,... B, L
Day 9 Krabi Free day to relax at beach B
Day 10 Krabi Transfer from hotel to the 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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  • Activities:

    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, and then transfer back to hotel.

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 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

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    Visit Mae Tang Elephant Camp

After breakfast at hotel, our driver and guide will pick you up and depart for the tour today. 
You will visit the Mae Tang Elephant Camp. See elephant at work. Take a memorable elephant riding 45 minutes through the jungle, visit the Lisu village. Then take the ox-cart riding back to the camp. Lunch is provided. In the afternoon do adventurous bamboo rafting for 1 hour along Maetang River. The rest of the day is to visit the Orchid & Butterfly farm on the way back to Chiang Mai.

Overnight in Chiang Mai.

Elephant Camp in Chiang Mai

The most popular thing to do in Chiang Mai is to visit one of the elephant sanctuaries. So a full day trip to an elephant camp will be an interesting experience when in Chiang Mai. Each camp has different activities with the elephants and you can choose the one that meet your interest. Learn more about the elephants, take a memorable elephant riding through the jungle or trek in a short time in the forest, enjoy a bamboo rafting along the river… All will bring you a day with full of joy and memory.  

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    Breakfast, Lunch

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    Drive to Chiang Rai, Visit White Temple, Golden Triangle, Long Neck hill tribe villages

After breakfast at hotel, our guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel and drive to Chiang Rai. On the way, you will visit a hot spring. Continue driving for 1.5 hours to White Temple (Wat Rongkhun). Then carry on to the three country borders meet which called "Golden Triangle", take long tail boat on Khong River. 
Have lunch at a local restaurant. 
After lunch, drive to Maesai, the Thailand & Myanmar border city. Finally, visit the Akha, Yao and Long Neck hill tribe villages on the way back to Chiang Mai.

Overnight in Chiang Mai. 

Unique White Temple in Chiang Rai

Wat Rong Khun, better known as “the White Temple” is one of the most recognizable temples in Thailand. Designed by Chalermchai Kositpipat, a famous Thai visual artist, the temple is filled with Buddhist symbolisms, from its layout, architecture, all the way to the ornate reliefs and mirror decorations. Wat Rong Khun is a unique temple that stands out through the white color and the use of pieces of glass in the plaster, sparkling in the sun. The white color signifies the purity of the Buddha, while the glass symbolizes the Buddha’s wisdom and the Dhamma, the Buddhist teachings.The temple opens daily from 8am until 6pm.Dress respectfully, take off shoes before entering a temple building are things to keep in mind when visiting any temple in Thailand.  

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    Breakfast, Lunch

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    Visit Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep, Fly from Chiang Mai to Krabi, Free to relax

Breakfast at hotel. 
After check out, you will visit Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep - the most sacred temple containing a holy relic of the Lord Buddha. The temple compound offers an ethylating view of Chiang Mai city and surrounding countryside. 
A visit to Meo village will be made.

Then transfer to the airport for your flight to Krabi.
Upon arrival in Krabi, meet our driver and transfer to hotel in Krabi.

Overnight in Krabi.

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

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    Transfer to the pier, Take speed boat to Tub Island, Chicken Island, Join in some activities on the islands, Visit Pranang Cave

08:30   Tour guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel and transfer to the pier. 
09:00   Depart from the pier to Tub Island by speed boat.
09:30   Arrive at Tub Island, relaxing and swimming.
10:15   Go to Chicken Island; snorkeling & sight seeing.
11:00   Arrive at Poda. Free time for swimming, snorkeling.
12:00   Lunch at restaurant.
13.00   Go to Pranang Bay, visit Pranang Cave.
14:00   Back to the pier and transfer to hotel.
Note: The tour is group tour.

Free time to relax. 
Overnight in Krabi. 

Discover 4 Islands in Krabi

The Krabi 4 islands tour is one of the most popular boat trips from Ao Nang that takes sea lovers to the dream tropical islands in the Krabi region. The four islands are Poda Island, Chicken Island, the twin islands, Tup and Mor. The tour also stops off at Phra Nang Beach located on the famous Railay Peninsula. The main activities to enjoy will include swimming, sunbathing, snorkeling, taking photos, sightseeing or just lazing. Expect plenty of sun on the beach of Phra Nang Cave, a colorful marine of corals and fishes around Poda Island, and white powdery sand beaches on Tup Island. The most highlighted experience is at low tide when you can walk on the white sandbank that links Chicken Island, Mor and Tup Islands. 

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    Breakfast, Lunch

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    Free day to relax at beach

Today you are totally free at leisure to relax at your resort or on the charming beach. Enjoy delicious seafood and other cuisine. 
Overnight in Krabi.

  • Meals:

    Breakfast

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    Transfer from hotel to the airport for your next flight

Breakfast at hotel. Free time to relax.
Our driver will pick you up and transfer to the airport for your next flight.

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  • Meals:

    Breakfast

Inclusions

Meals
9 Breakfasts 5 Lunches
Accommodation
Hotel (9 nights),
Transport
Car, Boating, Plane
Flights
1. Fly from Bangkok to Chiang Mai (1 hour 15 minutes)
2. Fly from Chiang Mai to Krabi
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