Tour code : WT. TH 02
Duration : 6days 5 nights,
Type of tour :Private Tour
Start & End : start in Bangkok/ end in Chiang Mai
Minimum passengers : 2 persons
Trip grade : easy
Destinations: Ayuthaya - Phitsanulok -
Sukhothai - Lampang - Chiang Rai
- Chiang Mai
About The Trip
One of the most popular trips to explore Thailand's best destinations, on this unhurried trip we drive north from Bangkok with several stops on the way to visit highlights including the World Historical Heritage sites at Ayuthaya, Sukhothai, and Si Satchanalai and also experience a lovely city tour by horse-drawn carriage at Lampang. In Chiang Rai the northernmost province of Thailand we have ample time to explore the ancient town of Chiang Saen, enjoy a Mekong boat trip in the Golden Triangle where Myanmar - Laos and Thailand meet, and visit the diverse hill tribes at Doi Mae Salong before proceeding to Chiang Mai. Besides sightseeing in the beautiful town of Chiang Mai and vicinity, we will have time to experience an elephant riding and rafting at the scenic Mae Taeng valley before return to Chiang Mai.
Day 1 BANGKOK - AYUTHAYA - PHITSANULOK
Pick up from the hotel, travel by an air-cond. van to visit Bang Pa In Palace, the Royal Summer Palace , and Ayutthaya Historical Park. After lunch, continue the trip to Pitsanuloke. Visit Wat Phra Sri Ratana Maha That, where Phra Buddha Chinnaraj is housed. This is the most beautiful Buddha statue of Thailand . If time permit, we will also visit the Folklore Museum at Ban Ja Thawee. (Optional: tricycle trip around the town with watching the sky-floating morning glory)
Overnight : at Pitsanuloke Thani Hotel
Meals : Lunch
Day 2 PHITSANULOK - SUKHOTHAI - SI SATCHANALAI - LAMPANG
Breakfast. Travel to Sukothai (1 hr. drive ) and visit Sukhothai Historical Park & Si Satchanalai Historical Park. Then continuing the trip to Lampang on the scenic route with visit to the magnificent Wat Phra That Lampang Luang. And visit to the herbal garden and have a Thai traditional massage at Lampang Herbal Conservation Club after the long trip from Bangkok. Check-in at Lampang Wiengthong Hotel. Then city tour by horse-drawn carriage for about one hour in the evening.
Overnight : at Lampang Wiengthong Hotel
Day 3 LAMPANG - PHAYAO - CHIANG RAI - GOLDEN TRIANGLE - MAE SAI
Breakfast. Travel to Phayao (131 kms.), visit to Kwan Phayao and Wat Sri Komcome, the oldest temple in Payao. Continue the trip to Chiang Rai (94 kms.). Visit the beautiful Wat Rong Khun, decorated with glasses, and lunch at a local restaurant nearby. Then travel further to Chiang Saen, the ancient first Northern Thai capital, then proceed to the Golden Triangle where Myanmar , Laos and Thailand meet. Boat trip on Mekong River for about 45 minutes for sightseeing Myanmar and Laos . And also visit Ban Sai Khao, a village of Laos located on the bank of Mekong River . After the river cruise, travel to Mae Sai, the trading town at the Myanmar - Thai border. Here is a lively town where hilltribes from Myanmar coming to sell their handicrafts. After that travel into the town of Chiang Rai . After dinner evening walk at the lively Night Bazaar of Chiang Rai, where many hilltribes sell their products.
Overnight: at Wang Come Hotel
Day 4 CHIANG RAI - DOI MAE SALONG - HILLTRIBES - FANG - CHIANG MAI
Breakfast. Proceed to Doi Mae Salong with visit to Hilltribes - Yao Village , Lisu Village & Akha Village and "Jin Hor" (Chinese migrated from Yunnan ). Continue the trip to Tha Ton, Fang, and visit to the lively Hmong Fruits Market on the way. Then visit Chiang Dao Buddhist Caves where stalactites and stalagmites are beautiful. Late afternoon, arrive Chiang Mai. Check-in at hotel in Chiang Mai. Kantoke Dinner (the traditional welcome dinner in northern style)
Overnight: at The Empress Hotel in Chiang Mai
Day 5 CHIANG MAI - ELELPHANT RIDING - RAFTING - CHIANG MAI
Breakfast. Proceed to Mae Taeng Elephant Camp for elephant riding into the beautiful valley of Mae Taeng (1/2 hr.) , and ox-carting to visit a Northern village, Mae Taman Village. Buffet lunch at the Elephant Nature Park . Bamboo rafting and return to Chiang Mai. At leisure. After dinner visit the Night Bazaar where you can try your hand at bargaining.
Overnight: at The Empress Hotel in Chiang Mai
Day 6 CHIANG MAI - HILLTRIBES MUSEUM - DOI SUTHEP - BANGKOK
Breakfast. Proceed to visit the Hilltribes Museum and Wat Phra That Doi Suthep on Suthep Hill. This is the most revered temple in Chiang Mai. After lunch, transfer to your hotel in Chiang Mai or Chiang Mai Airport .
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