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Tour Inclusions
  • 7 nights accommodation at your choice of hotel with private facilities
  • Daily Breakfast.
  • Arrival & departure transfers
  • Klongs and China Town Tour
  • Tour of Grand Palace & Wat Po
  • Golden Triangle excursion with lunch.
  • Doi Suthep Temple visit.
  • Visit to morning market.
  • Visit to hill tribe villages.
  • Local English-speaking guides
  • Entrance fees to monuments and cultural events
  • Baggage handling
  • Khantoke dinner with authentic traditional dance performance
Package inclusions are subject to change
Departure Dates
  • 05/01/2020 - 10/31/2020
Miscellaneous Information As a guest of Travel Impression, receive a complimentary wine set of white and red wine, to enjoy while in destination.

Best of Thailand (First Class)

8 DAYS/ 7 NIGHTS

8 Days : Bangkok, Chiang Rai, Chiang Mai
From the electric energy of Bangkok to the serenity Chiang Rai, Thailand is a jewel with a rich culture, diverse landscape, and abundance of friendly people. You’ll ride an elephant through the jungle, walk around palatial temples, and cruise down the Mekong Delta.
Tour Itinerary
  • Day 1: Arrive Bangkok Arrive this morning in Bangkok, the vibrant and throbbing capital city of Thailand. You are welcomed and escorted to your hotel. Built on the banks of the Chao Phraya river, this “City of Angels” has a fascinating appeal that is difficult to resist. The day is at leisure to relax and recover from the long flight.
    Accommodation
    • Ramada Plaza Menam riverside
    Please note: The actual hotel is not confirmed until the booking is completed.
  • Day 2: Klongs and China Town Tour / Grand Palace & Wat Po Travel by motor launch on the picturesque Chao Phraya River and canals, or klongs, to observe the serene family homes and temples along the waterways. You will pass the famous Royal Barges, excellent samples of Thai craftsmanship and stop at Wat Arun, the Temple of Dawn. Then visit Grand Palace, the former residence for the Thai kings. Visit the Reception Hall, the Coronation Hall, the Funeral Hall and the beautiful Temple of the Emerald Buddha, Wat Phra Keo. Visit Wat Po, one of the oldest and largest temples in Bangkok. Ride on a tuk-tuk, a three-wheeled taxi, to Chinatown for a short walk. (BL)
    Meals
    • Breakfast, Lunch
    Accommodation
    • Ramada Plaza Menam riverside
    Please note: The actual hotel is not confirmed until the booking is completed.
  • Day 3: Bangkok The day is free to relax and pursue independent activities.
    Meals
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation
    • Ramada Plaza Menam riverside
    Please note: The actual hotel is not confirmed until the booking is completed.
  • Day 4: Bangkok /Chiang Rai Morning transfer to the airport for your flight to Chiang Rai where the borders of Thailand, Burma and Laos meet. Upon arrival, you are met and transferred to your hotel.
    Meals
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation
    • Wiang Inn Hotel Chinag Rai
    Please note: The actual hotel is not confirmed until the booking is completed.
  • Day 5: Golden Triangle Excursion Visit the Golden Triangle (its sights and scenes present images of a traditional way of life unknown in the western world) followed by boat ride on the Mekong River to see activities along the border of Laos. Stop at Donsao Island on to visit the local market selling local handicrafts. (BL)
    Meals
    • Breakfast, Lunch
    Accommodation
    • Wiang Inn Hotel Chinag Rai
    Please note: The actual hotel is not confirmed until the booking is completed.
  • Day 6: Chiang Rai / Chiang Mai Morning drive to Chiang Mai with stop at hot springs en route. Upon arrival visit Wat Suan Dok where the ashes of Chiang Mai’s Royal Families are interred. Proceed to Wat Jet Yod with its seven spires and incredible architecture commemorating the year 2000 of the Buddha era. Then drive up Doi Suthep to visit Wat Phra Dhat Doi Suthep (built in A.D. 1384). Wat Doi Suthep is the most sacred temple in northern Thailand, containing a holy relic of Lord Buddha.
    Meals
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation
    • Chiang Mai Plaza
    Please note: The actual hotel is not confirmed until the booking is completed.
  • Day 7: Morning Market / Hill Tribes / Handicraft Village Early this morning leave your hotel for Tapae Gate to witness the traditional Thai culture of offering food to Buddhist monks. Take a rickshaw ride to Chiang Mai Gate to visit the morning market. Continue to WatSrisoda at the foot of DoiSuthep where you can see the Buddhist monks have their morning prayers. Following breakfast, visit the jungle area to experience the hill tribe village of Yao, Akha, and Longneck to see their way of life. In the afternoon, visit a handicraft village to see the manufacturing of lacquerware, the weaving of Thai silk, paper umbrella making, woodcarving, silverware-making and more delightful arts. This evening, feast at a Khantoke dinner with authentic traditional performances featuring regional tribes.
    Meals
    • Breakfast, Dinner
    Accommodation
    • Chiang Mai Plaza
    Please note: The actual hotel is not confirmed until the booking is completed.
  • Day 8: Chiang Mai / Home Morning transfer to the airport for your flight back home, carrying with you treasured memories of your journey to Thailand.