Day 1 Bangkok
The tour guide will pick guests up from the Suwannabhumi Airport (wait on the 2nd floor by Exit #3) and help them transfer to Bangkok. Guests will be able to spend the rest of the day at their own leisure.
Day 2 Bangkok City Tour
The tour guide will pick guests up from the hotel in Bangkok. Then, we will proceed to sightsee around the city, visiting famous attractions like the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, the Grand Palace and the Temple of the Reclining Buddha. Afterwards, we will visit Chinatown. Guests will have the chance to enjoy a Thai spa and delicious local cuisine. In the evening, they have the option of enjoying dinner at a rooftop restaurant. Then, we will return to the hotel.
Day 3 Bangkok - Chiang Mai (579 km)
Today, we will check out of the hotel in Bangkok and fly to Chiang Mai. A local guide will pick us up from the airport and help us transfer to a hotel. Then, we will have the remainder of the day to explore at our own pace.
Day 4 Orchid and Butterfly Farm - Elephant Camp - Bamboo Rafting - Long Neck Tribes
In the morning, guests will be picked up in Chiang Mai before we head to an orchid and butterfly farm. Afterwards, we will head to an elephant camp to ride elephants through the jungle! We will eventually return to camp on an ox cart. Once we are back, we will enjoy lunch at the camp. After that, we will go bamboo rafting on the river before visiting the Karen Long Neck Hill Tribe, a tribal group that has lived in these hills for a long time, living a rugged, simple lifestyle. In the evening, we will return to our hotel.
Day 5 Chiang Mai - Chiang Rai - Chiang Mai
After pickup, we will drive to Chiang Rai to visit the Mae Krajam Hot Spring, where we can spend time enjoying the peaceful atmosphere. Then, we will drive to the White Temples, which sparkle in the sun due to small pieces of glass embedded in the plaster. After that, we will visit the Golden Triangle, Laos Market and the Ban Dam Museum before returning to Chiang Mai in the evening.
Day 6 Chiang Mai - Doi Inthanon Mountain - Chiang Mai
After pickup from the hotel, we will drive to Doi Inthanon, the tallest mountain in Thailand. Then, we will visit the Twin Pagodas, meet the Karen Hill Tribe and relax at the Washiratarn Waterfall. Later, we will return to Chiang Mai.
Day 7 Chiang Mai
Our first stop of the day is the Doi Suthep Temple, the most famous and important religious site in Chiang Mai. Next, we will travel to Phuping Palace, a royal residence in Doi Buak Ha, built in the mountains overlooking Chiang Mai. After that, we will enjoy a delicious lunch before visiting the Sankamphaeng Umbrella Factory. We will finish the trip with a cultural show and dinner in the evening.
Day 8 Chiang Mai - Bangkok (579 km)
Today, we will check out of the hotel in Chiang Mai and transfer to the airport for our flights back to Bangkok.