What To Expect
Day 1 Chiang Mai
Arrive in Chiang Mai and transfer to the hotel. No lunch included. Go on a Chiang Mai city tour in the afternoon and visit ancient city walls and the city's significant temples: the glorious Wat Suan Dok, Wat Phra Sing, Wat Chedi Luang, Wat Ched Yod and Wat Chiang Man.
Day 2 Chiang Mai
Breakfast. Visit the Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, a temple containing the much-revered Buddhist relic. Admire a myriad of exquisitely-made handicrafts at the Thai Home Industry villages of Bo Sang and San Kamphaeng then savor a delectable Northern Thai Khantoke Dinner accompanied by traditional shows and performances of the hill tribes villagers.
Day 3 Chiang Mai - Chiang Rai
Breakfast. Meet the robust yet gentle Thai Elephants at the Elephant Training Camp; see their skills and even have a chance to ride one. After lunch, ride long tail boats to Chiang Rai, passing by the local villages of Muser and Karen hill tribes along the banks of the Mae Kok River. Arrive in Chiang Rai late in the afternoon.
Optional activity: Elephant riding
Day 4 Chiang Rai
Breakfast. Early morning transfer from hotel to visit the local villages of the Yao and Akha hill tribe descendants. Go to Mae Sai, a small trading town before proceeding to the Golden Triangle - the place where Thailand, Laos and Myanmar meet. Lunch at Imperial Golden Triangle Resort. Go to the ancient city of Chiang Saen before being driven to Chiang Rai Airport.
Holiday Inn Chiang Mai
Rates quoted are for the listed hotels and are subject to change depending on availability.
English/Italian/French/German/Spanish speaking guide
All entrance fees as appropriated
Accommodation in air-conditioned Superior room with bath/shower
Tips and gratuities
Optional activity costs
*There will be a compulsory New Year/Peak period supplement to be added to tour price on affected days. Please inquire.
It is recommended that guests follow any public prohibition notices that may be issued, wear appropriate clothing and show utmost respect for the feelings of the Thai people during this period of mourning. Guests should also avoid photographs, videos and selfies and expect tourists sites and some important buildings to be closed.
Travelers wishing to return to Chiang Mai must return by road, as there are no flights between Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai. This additional transfer is to be charged as per our tariffs.
Rates for triple rooms are the same as the rates for the twin/double rooms.
Other hotel grades are available. Please inquire.
Early hotel check-in (before noon), late hotel check out (after lunch), connecting rooms, and adjoining rooms are not guaranteed.
Local conditions prevalent at the time of travel may result in modifications to tour contents/itinerary.
Please let us know if you want us to book your flight for you.
Airfares are subject to change without prior notice.
This tour requires a minimum of 2 participants per booking.
Children below 2 years old are free of charge.
The following information per participant will be required upon booking:
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