North Thailand & Islands around Koh Chang

  16 Days / 15 Nights
  Bangkok - Kanchanaburi - Ayutthaya - Uthai Thani - Sukhothai - Lampang - Chiang Rai - Chiang Mai - Koh Chang - Koh Mak
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Visit to the fascinating metropolis Bangkok. Then discover the charm of Northern Thailand. Afterwards explore the islands in the eastern Gulf of Siam.

Location Information:
Day 1 - 3: Bangkok

Pick up from Bangkok airport and transfer to the Hotel. Spend the next days at your leisure.

Day 3: Bangkok – Kanchanaburi

Drive from the hotel in Bangkok towards the west. First stop at the salt fields. Then visit of the floating market. Lunch at a local restaurant. Explore of the seven-tier waterfall in the Erawan National Park. Visit the historical railway line at the Hellfire Pass. Boat ride through the jungle to the floating hotel with check-in. Dinner and entertainment with Mon-dances.

Day 4: Kanchanaburi – Ayutthaya – Uthai Thani

Return by boat to the car. Drive towards Ayutthaya. Visit the temples of Wat Phanang Choen and Wat Yai Chai-Mongkol. Lunch at a local restaurant. Visit a local temple at Singburi. The surrounding trees are home to giant bats. In Uthai Thani cruise along the Sakae Krang River. Transfer to the resort. Check in and dinner on the lake.

Day 5: Uthai Thani – Sukhothai – Phitsanulok – Lampang

Drive to Phitsanulok. Visit the Phra Si Rattana Mahathat temple. It houses one of the most beautiful Buddha images in Thailand, Phra Buddha Chinnarat. Afterwards visit a Buddha statue factory. Lunch at a local Restaurant. Drive to Sukhothai. Explore the historical park. Continue to Lampang. Horse carriage ride through the old town. Visit the Wat Si Chum temple with its carved teakwood pillars and ceilings. Transfer to the resort with check in.

Day 6: Lampang – Chiang Rai

Drive north and stop at Thailand’s biggest lake in Phayao. Continue to the Golden Triangle where the borders of Thailand, Laos and Myanmar meet. Lunch at a local restaurant. Boat ride on the mighty Mekong River. Afterwards visit the Opium Museum. Drive to the border town of Mae Sai. Explore the huge market. Transfer to Chiang Rai with check in at the hotel.

Day 7: Chiang Rai – Chiang Mai

Drive through remote jungle covered mountains. Boat ride along the Mae Kok River towards Thaton. Afterwards drive towards Chiang Dao. Lunch at a local restaurant. Visit Chiang Dao cave. Drive up to Doi Suthep. The view from the famous mountain temple is terrific. Transfer to the hotel in Chiang Mai for check in. In the evening enjoy a Kantoke Dinner with classical northern dances. Explore Thailand’s biggest night market.

Day 8: Chiang Mai – Bangkok by train

Drive to the elephant camp. Enjoy an interesting performance, done by the elephants. Elephant trek through the forest. Afterwards rafting on a nearby river. Drive to an orchid Farm. Lunch at the farm. Afterwards return to the city. Transfer to the train station in Chiang Mai. Overnight train journey to Bangkok in second-class air-conditioned sleeping bed carriage.

Day 9 - 14: Koh Chang

In the morning pick up from train station in Bangkok. Transfer by car/ferry to Koh Chang. Check in at your resort. 

On the second day after arrival boat excursion through the Koh Chang Marine National Park, including snorkeling and lunch.

The following days are at your leisure.

Day 14 - 16: Koh Mak

In the morning pick up from your hotel. Transfer by car/speed boat to Koh Mak. Check in at your resort. The following day is at your leisure.

On the last day transfer back to Bangkok Airport or your hotel.

End of service.

Note: day 3 - 8 are with guide.


Price
Season 2 - 3 Persons 4 - 6 Persons SGL Surcharge

Accommodation
Destination Hotel Rating Category Nights
Bangkok Narai Hotel Superior Room 2
Kanchanaburi River Kwai Jungle Rafts
River Kwai Resotel

Raft Room (Half Board)
Standard Chalet
1
Uthai Thani Uthai River Lake Resort Superior Room 1
Lampang Lampang River Lodge Standard Room 1
Chiang Rai Laluna Hotel & Resort Garden Bungalow 1
Chiang Mai Centara Duangtawan Hotel Chiang Mai Superior Room 1
Koh Chang Koh Chang Paradise Resort & Spa Superior Bungalow 5
Koh Mak Koh Mak Resort Comfort Beachfront Bungalow - 1 Bedroom 2

We reserve the right to exchange hotels/categories according to availability.

Note: We offer a wide range of hotels in all categories. If you would like to upgrade the hotel or room category please inform us accordingly and we will try to accommodate your request.

Questions / Inquiries
Services Included

Air-conditioned car /van and driver

Domestic flights as per itinerary

All transfers, ferries, day tours as per itinerary 

English speaking guide (French and German speaking guides available upon request)

Accommodation as listed on twin sharing basis

Daily breakfast in the hotel (B)

Other meals as per itinerary (L/D)

Services Excluded

Personal expenses

Visa fee by tours to Cambodia/Laos

Tips

Remarks

Children under 12 years sharing room with 2 adults with extra bed 70% of adult rate.

Children under 12 years sharing room with 2 adults without extra bed 50% of adult rate.

Valid only if child travels with two paying adults.