Northern Thailand & Golden TriangleA suggestion for an individual 6 day / 5 nights tour program
North Thailand & Golden Triangle
Private 6 days 5 nights tour: Chiang Mai – Bangkok – Sukothai – Golden Triangle – Chiang Rai (or vs.)
Discover the natural beauty of the very northern province of Thailand. Visit the famous hill tribes, temples and enjoy a boat-ride along the Mekong River. Explore the border town Mae Sai between Thailand and Burma, these are just some highlights of this special Golden Triangle Tour.
Day 1 : Bangkok / Ayuthaya / Sukothai ( L )
Departure from your hotel in Bangkok. After a visit of the Summer Palace Bang Pa-In you proceed to Ayuttahya, the former Capital of Thailand, which was destroyed by the Burmese in 1776. You will see the most important temples and have lunch at a local restaurant, before continuing to Sukothai, the first Capital of Siam.
Overnight at Sukothai.
Day 2 : Sukothai / Chiang Mai ( B, L )
After breakfast you will visit the historical town of Sukothai with it’s ruins dating back to the 13th Century. We visit Wat Mahatat, the former Royal Temple and Wat Sri Chum with the 14 meter high sitting Buddha Statue, as well as the ruins at Sri Satchanalai. After lunch at a local restaurant you continue to Chiang Mai.
Overnight at Chiang Mai.
Day 3 : Chiang Mai / Wat Doi Suthep Temple ( B, L )
After breakfast we drive up the Suthep Mountain of Chiang Mai and visit the spectacular Wat Doi Suthep Temple with it’s golden Chedi.
After lunch at a local restaurant you visit an orchid farm and the famous handy crafts village of Chiang Mai, where teak wood carvings
Day 04 / Chiang Mai – Elephants – Chiang Rai ( B, L )
After breakfast we drive to the Mae Tamann Elephant Camp, where you experience the “Kings of the jungle” during a work demonstration. After the work demonstration you have time for an optional 1 hour elephant ride through the jungle as well as an ox-cart trip and a bamboo rafting tour on the Mae Tamann River. Lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch you proceed to Chiang Rai. Overnight at Chiang Rai at The Legend Hotel.
Day 05 / Chiang Rai – Golden Triangle ( B, L )
After breakfast we drive 60 km in northern direction and visit the Border town Mae Sai. This town is the top northern point of Thailand and well known for it’s border market, selling products from the neighboring Myanmar (Burma) as well as from China. You will have time to walk over the bustling market and watch people from Burma as well as the hill tribes, buying and selling products at Mae Sai. After lunch we proceed to Chiang Saen, the heart of the Golden Triangle, where you take a long-tail boat ride across the Mekong River, drive along the Burmese side and visit a village at the Lao side. In the afternoon return to Chiang Rai.
Overnight at The Legend Hotel.
Day 06 / Chiang Rai – Bangkok ( B )
After breakfast transfer to Chiang Rai Airport for your return flight to Bangkok
(Air ticket Chiang Rai – Bangkok is NOT included).
- Accommodation Legendha Sukhothai, The Empress Hotel
or similar in Chiang Mai and The Legend Hotel in Chiang Rai including daily breakfast.
- 5 x lunch
- Transport in A/C car or minibus with driver
- Entrance fees for mentioned program
- English speaking guide
- Personal expenses & tips
- Air tickets
- Single Room surcharge: 5,000 THB
- Above Prices valid until 31st March 2019