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Bangkok - Ayutthaya - Phitsanulok - Sukhothai - Lampang - Golden Triangle - Chiang Rai - Chiang Mai

Visit Thailand, one of the world's most visited countries for the last thirty years. Be amazed with the Land of smiles. Discover its historical and cultural treasures; immortalized temples and spectacular mountains. See hill-tribe villages, ride elephants, climb mountains and enjoy amazing Thai food. A truly special travel experience you don't want to miss!

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This 9 night sample itinerary includes:
  International round-trip airfare
  Round trip flight in/out of Bangkok
  3 nights in Bangkok
  Guided Seat in coach Bangkok to Phitsanulok
  1 night in Phitsanulok
  Guided Seat in Coach Phitsanulok to Lampang (via Sukhothai)
  1 night in Lampang
  Guided Seat in Coach Lampang to Chiang Rai(via Golden Triangle)
  1 night in Chiang Rai
  Guided Seat in Coach Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai
  1 night in Chiang Mai
  Overnight Train Transfer from Chiang Mai to Bangkok
  Bangkok Local Transfer (Rail Station to Hotel)
  1 night in Bangkok
  Daily breakfast (if stated in hotel info)
  Hotel taxes
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Day 1
Arrive to Bangkok
Overnight in Bangkok   292 hotels offered
Optional    31 Things to do
Day 2
Overnight in Bangkok   292 hotels offered
Optional    31 Things to do
Day 3
Overnight in Bangkok   292 hotels offered
Optional    31 Things to do
Day 4
Departing from Bangkok
Seat in Coach Bangkok to Phitsanulok (Included)
5 Nights - Thailand Classic Tour (Seat in Coach-D)
From Phitsanulok
Day 4 to Day 9

Day 1: Bangkok - Ayutthaya - Phitsanulok

Early morning our guide will pick up passengers from various Bangkok hotels. Drive to Bang Pa In for a scenic boat trip to Ayutthaya. Visit Wat Panangchoen, Wat Yai Chaya Mongkol and the ancient ruins of Wat Chai Wattanaram. Then continue to Bang Sadet village, where we will visit an orphanage. After lunch at a local restaurant, continue to Phitsanulok. Visit Wat Maha That and its highly revered Buddha statue, Phra Buddha Jinaraj. Luch Included.

Overnight: Amaring Lagoon Hotel (3 Stars)

Day 2: Phitsanulok - Sukhothai - Lampang

Visit Sukhothai -Thailand`s first capital-, where you will visit the ancient ruins at Sukhothai Historical Park; a short ride on a traditional ox-cart brings you to Wat Sri Chum with its gigantic Buddha statue. Continue to Sri Satchanalai for lunch at Gaeng Luang Restaurant. Upon arrival in Lampang, we take you on a 1-hour horse carriage ride through town with photo stops at two interesting temples, each which its own architectural style and history: Wat Si Rong Muang, Wat Pratu Phong. We will also visit Baan Sao Nak, a 100-year old teak-wood mansion. Breakfast and Luch included.

Overnight: Lampang River Lodge (3 Stars)

Day 3: Lampang - Golden Triangle - Chiang Rai

Drive to the Golden Triangle. After lunch at the Imperial Golden Triangle Hotel, take a boat ride on the Mekong River, where the borders of Thailand, Myanmar and Laos converge. Continue to Mae Sai, the northern most city bordering Myanmar. Breakfast and Lunch included.

Overnight: Rimkok Resort (3 Stars)

Day 4: Chiang Rai - Chiang Mai

Early morning depart for Chiang Mai with a brief photo stop at Wat Rong Khun Wat Rong Khun, which is very different to any of temple you are likely to see in Thailand. The temple is almost entirely white - no other colours are used at all. Arrive in Chiang Mai at noon and check in at your hotel. Lunch at Empress Hotel. In the afternoon, visit Wat Doi Suthep, a famous landmark of the city, tucked away in the mountains at an elevation of 1,056 meters. The temple is reached by climbing 290 steps, flanked by a NAGA balustrade on both sides. Breakfast and Lunch included.
Optional evening program (not included in package price): Traditional Kantoke Dinner and presentation of Northern Dances.

Overnight: The Empress Chiang Mai (4 Stars)

Day 5: Chiang Mai - Bangkok by Train

Visit Mae Saa Elephant camp and watch the skilled elephants at work.
Optional: 1-hour elephant ride.
Continue to an orchid farm for lunch, then return to town and visit the handicraft villages in Sankampheng. Transfer to Chiang Mai Railway Station. Depart by second-class air-conditioned train with sleeping berth. Breakfast and Lunch included.

Overnight: On the Train.

Day 6: Arrival Bangkok

Arrive at Bangkok Railway Station in the early morning.


- Transfers and tours by air-conditioned car/minibus/coach with English-speaking guide.
- From city hotels in Bangkok baggage handling (1 piece per luggage per person)
- admission fees and activities mentioned in the program.
- Boat trips as mentioned in the program meals as specified in the program.
- 2nd class air-con sleeper berth train-ticket from Chiang Mai to Bangkok, service charges and VAT.

Not included:

- Other meals than mentioned in the program.
- Surcharges for compulsory gala dinners.
- Optional tours.
- Expenditures of a personal nature (drinks, phone calls, mini bar consumptions, laundry etc.)
- Tips for guide and driver (at your discretion)
Day 9
Arrive to Bangkok
_Rail Station to Hotel in Bangkok
Overnight in Bangkok   292 hotels offered
Optional    31 Things to do
Day 10
Departing from Bangkok
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With Int'l Flight
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* Sample prices displayed include international and domestic airline tickets as per itinerary and ALL airline-related taxes and fuel surcharges and are per person, based on double occupancy, and are dynamic in nature. Prices do not include insurance or delivery charges which are optional and customizable by the traveler. The airfare portion of the itinerary price is based on economy class, midweek departure. Prices do not include fees for carry on or checked baggage which can add additional fees per ticket on a roundtrip flight based on carrier charges. It also does not include any entrance fees or visa fees that may be charged at international airports. Some cities may charge local taxes that can only be collected by hotel at destination.
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