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FROM BANGKOK TO NORTHERN THAILAND BY THE SIDE ROADS

Code :NS.TH.BT26

Type :INDIVIDUAL TOUR

Price :From 41821 baht / person

 

 

 
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FROM BANGKOK TO NORTHERN THAILAND BY THE SIDE ROADS

Very complete program for amateurs of History and culture… This trip brings you from Bangkok to Chiangmai, passing by the main sites where pages of History of the country have been written.

 

This tour passes by Ayutthaya, the last capital of Siam, Lopburi, the city of monkeys, Between the center and the North, it passes by the famous historical site of Sukhothai and its superb ruins, as well as by small unknown towns as Uthai Thani, Phisanulok or Lampang.

 

It includes as well a very complete visit of Chiangrai province and namely the Golden Triangle, the gorgeous dominion of Doi Tung, or the tea fields of Mae Salong. In Chiangmai, we bring you off the beaten tracks, in the very heart of a Hmong ethnic minority.

 

You will travel at a slow pace and will visit sites listed on the program without rushing… Neither departure at dawn nor arrival at dusk, so that you will hate time to relax and really enjoy hotels you will accommodate at.

 

 

The vehicle is comfortable, your guide professional and hotels are all well-equipped.

 

Program

 

Day 1 Bangkok

Meals: - / - / -

Arrival at Bangkok Airport – Pick-up by your English speaking guide – Transfer by private a/c vehicle to your hotel

Full day at leisure – Optional excursions possible on request

Lunch at leisure and not included

Dinner at leisure and not included

Overnight at Century Park – Deluxe Room

 

 

Day 2 Bangkok

Meals: B / - / -

Breakfast served in your hotel.

Morning:

Pick-up by your guide at your hotel lobby. Private tour with vehicle and driver – Visit a farmers’ community in Bangkok surroundings, where lotus flowers are grown, that will be later offered in Buddhist temples – Visit an orchid farm

Lunch at leisure and not included

Afternoon:

Visit the main buildings of Bangkok’s historic district (Temple of the Emerald Buddha, Grand Palace and Temple of the Reclining Buddha)

Dinner at leisure and not included

Overnight at Century Park – Deluxe Room

 

 

Day 3 Ayutthaya

Meals: B / - / D

Breakfast served in your hotel.

Morning:

Pick-up by your guide at your hotel lobby. Private tour with vehicle and driver – Visit the Summer Royal Residence of Bang Pa In (main pavilions) and the Neo-Gothic Buddhist monastery – Back on the road to Ayutthaya

Lunch at leisure and not included

Afternoon: 

Visit the main ruins of the country’s former capital, Ayutthaya (site classified by UNESCO)

Dinner cruise around Ayutthaya island

Overnight at Iudia on the River – Pool side Room

 

 

Day 4 Ayutthaya – Lopburi – Uthai Thani – Phisanulok – Sukhothai

Meals: B / - / D

Breakfast served in your hotel.

Morning:

Pick-up by your guide at your hotel lobby. Private tour with vehicle and driver – Road to the province of Sukhothai – Stop in the village of Lopburi to observe monkeys living in the ruins of a Khmer temple – Back on the road – Stop in the village of Uthai Thani to see the riparian houses, a local attraction

Lunch at leisure and not included

Afternoon:

Back on the road to Sukhothai – Stop in the city of Phisanulok to visit its main temple, a significant place of Buddhist pilgrimage in Thailand – Arrival in Sukhothai by late afternoon

Dinner served in your hotel

Overnight at Sukhothai Heritage – Deluxe Room

 

 

Day 5 Sukhothai

Meals: B / - / D

Breakfast served in your hotel.

Morning:

Pick-up by your guide at your hotel lobby. Private tour with vehicle and driver – Visit Sri-Satchanalai historical site (UNESCO)

Lunch at leisure and not included

Afternoon:

Visit Sukhothai historical site (UNESCO), including the Wat Sri Chum

Dinner served in your hotel

Overnight at Sukhothai Heritage – Deluxe Room

 

 

Day 6 Sukhothai – Lampang – Chiangrai

Meals: B / - / D

Breakfast served in your hotel.

Morning:

Pick-up by your guide at your hotel lobby. Private tour with vehicle and driver – Road to Chiangrai – Short stop to visit the ancient temple of Lampang (Wat Phra Thad Lampang Luang) – Short visit of the centre of the small city of Lampang

Lunch at leisure and not included

Afternoon: 

Road to Chiangrai – Visit the famous White temple located at the entrance of Chiangrai – Arrival at your hotel by late afternoon

Dinner served in your hotel

Overnight at The Legend Chiangrai – Superior Room

 

 

Day 7 Chiangrai

Meals: B / - / -

Breakfast served in your hotel.

Morning:

Pick-up by your guide at your hotel lobby – Visit the extraordinary Doi Tung dominion (the Royal Residence, the Hall of Inspiration and the beautiful botanic garden)

Lunch at leisure and not included

Afternoon:

Visit the famous Golden Triangle, including the unmissable Ho Fin (Hall of Opium) – Stop at the belvedere overlooking Laos and Myanmar – Short trip on Mekong River down to Chiangsaen by motorized pirogue – Visit the remains of the ancient city of Chiangsaen – Back to your hotel by late afternoon

Dinner at leisure and not included (possible to discover the night market and eat there)

Overnight at The Legend Chiangrai – Superior Room

 

 

Day 8 Chiangrai – Chiangmai

Meals: B / - / -

Breakfast served in your hotel.

Morning:

Pick-up by your guide at your hotel lobby. Private tour with vehicle and driver – Visit Mae Salong village – Tea plantations and factory – Discover the village, its panoramas and the old settlement of the Chinese soldiers (Kuomintang)

Lunch at leisure and not included

Afternoon:

Back to Chiang Mai by taking the beautiful road of Tathon – Stop in Tathon village – Arrival in Chiang Mai and drop-off at your hotel by late afternoon

Dinner at leisure and not included

Overnight at Bodhi Serene – Executive Room

 

 

Day 9 Chiang Mai

Meals: B / - / -

Breakfast served in your hotel.

Morning:

Pick-up by your guide at your hotel lobby – Visit the local market of Warorot and the flower market – Short tour of the city to see the remains of the ancient wall and the most ancient temples

Lunch at leisure and not included

Afternoon:

Go up the Mount Suthep to visit the superb temple of Doi Suthep and its golden chedi

Dinner at leisure and not included

Overnight at Bodhi Serene – Executive Room

 

 

Day 10 Chiang Mai

Meals: B / - / -

Breakfast served in your hotel.

Morning:

Pick-up by your guide at your hotel lobby – Departure for the mountains of Doi Pui – Visit an agricultural ‘Royal Project’ which substituted poppy cultures (eradicated in Thailand)

Lunch at leisure and not included

Afternoon:

Walk down the mountain housing the royal project (soft trek), and pass by the fields cultivated by a community of the Hmong ethnic group – Arrival at your hotel by late afternoon

Dinner at leisure and not included

Overnight at Bodhi Serene – Executive Room

 

 

Day 11 Chiang Mai

Meals: B / - / -

Breakfast served in your hotel.

 

Pick-up by your guide at your hotel lobby after breakfqst. Private transfer by a/c vehicle to the airport of the city – Flight to your next destination (beach, Bangkok or another city – Flight not included in the tour)

 


CODE

PROGRAM / PERIOD

PRICES PER PERSON (1/NOV/16 - 31/OCT/17)

JOINING

1PAX

2PAX

3PAX

4PAX

5PAX

6PAX

NS.TH.BT28A 

 01/NOV TO 19/DEC

N/A

 137583

72568

55864

51254

45494

44149

NS.TH.BT28B 

 20/DEC TO 10/JAN

N/A 

142903

75228

57638

53914

47622

46809

NS.TH.BT28C

11/JAN TO 30/APR

N/A

 137583

72568

55864

51254

45494

44149

NS.TH.BT28D

01/MAY TO 31/OCT

N/A

132928

70241

54313

48926

43632

41821

                 
                 

 


INCLUDED
* English speaking licensed guide during whole program
* Private A/C vehicle with driver during whole program
* All transportation costs (gasoline, highway + parking costs)
* Drinking water and freshen towels onboard
* All local small transport (pirogue, etc.)
* 2 Overnights at Century Park Hotel (Superior Room including breakfast)
* 1 Overnight at I-Udia on the river (Poolside Room including breakfast)
* 2 Overnights at Sukhothai Heritage (Deluxe room including breakfast)
* 2 Overnights at The Legend Chiang Rai (Superior Studio including breakfast)
* 3 Overnights at Bodhi Serene (Deluxe Room including breakfast)
* All meals as mentioned in the program
* All entree fees to visited sites
* All local taxes, services and VAT
* Accident insurance (Thai standards)

 
EXCLUDED
* Drinks and meals not mentioned in the program
* Personal expenses
* Tips to bell boys, driver and guide
* Domestic and international flights
REMARKS
* Mandatory dinners might apply during festive periods
* rates for private program (blue columns) are given per person (from 1 to 6) traveling together
* rates for joining-up program (green column) are given for person joining-up existing group
* n/a = not available
* o/r = on request