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Travel to Thailand with Culture Holidays and dive your soul and mind into culturally immersive Thailand. Make your Thailand vacations ah-mazing by touring the plenty of historical places to getting your prayers answered at Ayutthaya Temples to watching elephants and feeding them at Elephant Echo Valley. Get a chance to experience the world through the eyes of a local - and become part of the storytelling experience to narrate your friends or relatives. Be doubly sure with our exclusive wide array of Thailand tours that will guarantee that every detail of your trip is as equally amazing as you planned it. along with local experts, feel the Thai connection, culture and traditions and talk more like a local on your Thailand vacations with Culture Holidays.

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Grand Palace, located on the banks of the Chao Phyraya river is a dazilling city landmark and venue of royal and state functions.

Temple of the Reclining Buddha, covered in gold leaf in largest temple complexes and a great place to get a traditional Thai massage.

Wat Phrasing, houses the beautiful Lai Kham Chapel with its exquisite wood carving and northern style murals.

Elephant Eco Valley which lies in the lush green Maetaman Valley to experience elephants up-close and personal while feeding and bathing them.

Phuket, a Thailand’s dazzling largest island having countless of beautiful beaches with exciting nightlife.

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Day 01 - Arrive Bangkok

Meet and greet at Bangkok Airport or Train Station by your English speaking licensed tour guide, transfer by air conditioned vehicle to your hotel for check-in and briefing on tomorrow's tour.

Overnight: Bangkok

Day 02 - Bangkok

Thailand Tour Morning departure from your hotel on foot as you walk pass street vendors, blue and white color workers busily rushing to work and picking up some food for breakfast or lunch as they go. We will avoid the traffic by travelling by boat north to the old part of the city where you will begin touring the historical palaces and temples. Originally built by King Rama I, the Grand Palace served as the royal residence until 1946, today the palace is still used on certain occasions for visiting royalty or special guests of the Kingdom. Adjoining the Grand Palace you will find the Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Keo), this is probably the best known of the royal temples. It is regarded as the most important temple in all Thailand and it is the venue of many of the numerous religious ceremonies in which the King participates, especially at the beginning of each of the three seasons when His Majesty personally changes the elaborate robes of the Buddha image, carved out of a single piece of emerald-green jasper. Continue to the Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Po), the actual name of which is Wat Phra Jetupon, famous as the oldest and largest temple in Bangkok, with its precincts covering 80,000 square meters in all; the Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Trimmit), the home of a 5.5 ton Buddha image, found when the port of Bangkok was being expanded and dating back more than 200 years. You'll also get to sample some street food before taking the boat back to your hotel.

Overnight: Bangkok
Meals: Breakfast

Day 03 - Bangkok

In the 17th century, most foreign visitors to Ayutthaya, traders or diplomats alike, claimed Ayutthaya to be the most illustrious and glittering city that they had ever visited. During this day trip you will visit many interesting ancient sites including Wat Phra Si Sanphet, in 1491 the temple was located inside the compound of the Grand Palace-the foundations of which are still visible-and served as the royal chapel, as Wat Phra Kaeo does in Bangkok. This Royal Palace was built by King U-Thong upon the founding of the city. In Ayutthaya’s heyday, this was the largest temple in the city. Continue to Wat Yai Chai Mongkhon. Within the complex is a huge image of a reclining Buddha in brick and stucco. The chedi is bell- shaped and constructed on a mound of raised ground with steps going up to the Buddhist image placed midway to the top. The chedi itself now has a distinct tilt, but still can be entered via the stairs. After we visit Visit Wat Phra Si Sanphet. This is the most important temple within the Royal Palace compound and the original from which the Temple of the Emerald Buddha in Bangkok has been copied. Three outstanding Ceylonese style pagodas were built during the 15th century to enshrine the ashes of three Ayutthayan kings. Our last stop before returning to Bangkok is to Bang-Pa-In, the former Royal Summer Residence, which represents a fine example of Thai architecture before taking a cruise on the Chao Phraya River back to Bangkok.

Overnight: Bangkok
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Day 4 - Bangkok - Chiang Mai (Flight)

After breakfast, check-out and transfer to the airport for your flight to Chiang Mai. Upon arrival in the Northern Capital you will be met and transferred to your hotel for check-in and overnight accommodation.

Overnight: Chiang Mai
Meals: Breakfast

Day 5 - Chiang Mai

Thailand tour Drive to visit the mountain temple Wat Doi Suthep , which is situated on a hill, 1050 m high. On clear days, you will enjoy a fantastic view over the town and the province. Then drive back to old town area then change vehicle to Trishaw. Drive through the most historic areas of Chiang Mai, Visit Wat Phrasing which houses the beautiful Lai Kham Chapel with its exquisite wood carving and northern style murals. Afterwards visit Wat Chedi Luang, containing an enormous Pagoda, which was partially destroyed by an earthquake in 1545. Continue on to visit real local life of Chiang Mai. Muang Mai market. Much of the food has come straight from the farm and in some parts of the market the farmers sell their wares direct from the back of their vehicles.

Overnight: Chiang Mai
Meals: Breakfast

Day 6 - Chiang Mai

Thailand tourVisit Elephant Eco Valley. Harvest grass/vegetation for elephant snacks along the way. Hike to Upper Eco Valley with your personal elephants. Plant a banana tree or herbs. Make herb ‘n’ fruit nutritional vitamin balls. Feed the vitamin balls to the elephants. (They love them!) Share a mud bath with your new buddies. (Watch or wash’ em yourself!) Shower outdoors overlooking a mountain stream. Lunch in the wilderness with choice of Chicken, tuna, or ham ’ n’ chees homemade sandwich, roast herb chicken strips, veggie salad, fresh fruit, chips.

Overnight: Chiang Mai
Meals: Breakfast

Day 7 - Chiang Mai - Phuket (Flight)

VisitTime to move on to your next destination, fly south to the island of Phuket, Thailand's largest island. Upon arrival at Phuket Airport you will be met on arrival and transferred to your hotel for check-in.

Overnight: Phuket

Day 8 & 9 - Phuket

Thailand tourFree days at leisure for personal activities or optional tours.

Overnight: Phuket
Meals: Breakfast

Day 10 - Departure

Pick-up from your hotel at the designated time and transfer back to the airport to check-in for your flight out.

Meals: Breakfast

Where you'll Stay

City

Nights

Hotels

Bangkok 3 Centre Point Silom
Chiang Mai 3 Empress Chiang Mai
Phuket 3 Cape Panwa Hotel

Dates & Rates

(All prices are per person in USD.)

Month
Dates
Twin/Double/ Sharing
Single Supplement
January 2019 21 $1496 $671
February 2019 25 $1496 $671
March 2019 25 $1496 $671
April 2019 29 $1496 $671
May 2019 27 $1496 $671
June 2019 24 $1496 $671
July 2019 29 $1496 $671
August 2019 26 $1496 $671
September 2019 23 $1496 $671
October 2019 28 $1645 $778
November 2019 25 $1645 $778
December 2019 23 $1645 $778

(All prices are per person in USD.)

Month
Dates
Twin/Double/ Sharing
Single Supplement
January 2020 27 $1645 $778
February 2020 10 $1645 $778
March 2020 16 $1645 $778
April 2020 20 $1578 $710
May 2020 25 $1578 $710
June 2020 22 $1578 $710
July 2020 20 $1578 $710
August 2020 24 $1578 $710
September 2020 28 $1578 $710

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