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Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
Get inside tips from a local
Ideal choice for families
Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
Step back in time on a history tour
Day 1: ARRIVAL CHIANG MAI
Pass By: สระว่ายน้ำ Holiday Inn ChiangMai Begin your adventure with a guided tour of Chiang Mai’s old town and main temples. After being picked up at 13:30 in the city centre, visit the historical Wat Suan Dok and admire its 48-metre-high Sri Lankan-style chedi, which overlooks the Royal Cemetery. Continue to Wat Phra Sing in the old town and appreciate the beauty of this large complex comprising more than 60 buildings before visiting the 14th-century Wat Chedi Luang in the very heart of the old city. This ancient temple has a more rustic appearance and has been restored after decades of decay. Discover, too, the nearby Wat Chet Yot and Wat Chiang Man. Due to its age, the Chet Yot temple betrays some signs of ruin while the Chiang Man temple is renowned for its numerous elephant sculptures. Overnight in Chiang Mai.
No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: Superior Hotel Category = Holiday Inn Chiang Mai or similar 4*
Day 2: CHIANG MAI (80 kms – 3hrs)
Pass By: สระว่ายน้ำ Holiday Inn ChiangMai Breakfast at the hotel is followed by a visit to Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, where you’ll enjoy some magnificent panoramic views of the city. The temple is reached by climbing a 309-step naga staircase or via cable car (included). If the views are stunning, the temple itself is even better and boasts a number of dazzling structures. Continue to the bustling Wararot Market, a historical landmark renowned for the variety and quality of its produce, before visiting the fragrant flower market. In the evening, enjoy a khantoke dinner, a traditional northern Thai feast combined with a selection of traditional cultural performances inspired by the Lanna kingdom, which dominated northern Thailand for almost five centuries. Overnight in Chiang Mai. Dinner included
Meals included: • Breakfast • Dinner Accommodation included: Superior Hotel Category = Holiday Inn Chiang Mai or similar 4*
Day 3: CHIANG MAI – CHIANG RAI (260km – 4 hrs)
Pass By: Laluna Hotel and Resort After breakfast at the hotel head into the jungle to become acquainted with Thailand’s national animal during a visit to the Thai Elephant Care Centre. This centre was established to provide care for elderly elephants retired from logging and camps. Appreciate these gentle giants, learn more about their nature, their individual traits, their lifestyles, their talents and their charms. Depending on when we arrive, you might even get to see them play during their bath-time. After lunch, continue by road via Doi Saket with a stop at Wat Rong Khun, nicknamed the ‘White Temple’, a dazzling temple built in the 1990s. Its ornate all-white exterior with embedded pieces of mirror gives it a resplendent appearance, making it one of the most beautiful temples in Thailand. Continue to Chiang Rai, arriving in the afternoon and transferring to your accommodation. Overnight in Chiang Rai. Lunch included
Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch Accommodation included: Superior Hotel Category = Laluna or similar 4*
Day 4: CHIANG RAI – GOLDEN TRIANGLE – DEPART CHIANG RAI (175km – 3.5 hrs)
Pass By: Chiang Rai Airport Check out after breakfast at the hotel and visit Chiang Sean for a panoramic view of the Golden Triangle where Laos, Myanmar and Thailand meet where the mighty River Mekong flows through. Hop on a boat and take a trip around the Golden Triangle on a boat ride lasting around 30 minutes. After, enjoy lunch at the Imperial Golden Triangle Resort before being dropped off at Chiang Rai Airport Breakfast and lunch included.
Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch No accommodation included on this day.
Accommodation included: 3 nights
3 nights accommodation
- Operated with English/ Italian/ French/ German and Spanish - speaking guide
- Air-conditioned transportation, transfers as stated in the programme
ENTRANCE FEES AND ACTIVITIES:
- All entrance fees as indicated: Wat Suan Dok, Wat Phra Sing, Wat Chedi Luang, Wat Chet Yot, Wat
Chiang Man and Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, Wararot and flower markets, and khantoke dinner
show in Chiang Mai; elephant care center; Wat Rong Khun; boat trip around Golden Triangle
and lunch at Imperial Golden Triangle Resort in Chiang Rai
Expenditures of a personal nature, drinks and meals if not stated explicitly in the programme
Gratuity for driver and guide
International or domestic flight tickets and airport taxes or visa fees
Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 9 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
We recommend arriving at the indicated meeting point 20 minutes before that indicated time
Tours in different languages can be combined in our vehicles for seat-in-coach itineraries. There will be a guide for each language
Not wheelchair accessible
Infants must sit on laps
Most travelers can participate
Day 1: Clients arriving at Chiang Mai Airport: Please collect your luggage and proceed to the exit of the Customs Hall. You will be met by a representative who will be holding a sign with your name on it. Flights should be arriving no later than 10:00 Clients already located in Chiang Mai who wish to join the tour need to be at 13.30 hrs at the meeting point located in Hotel Holiday Inn Chiang Mai. Due to road and traffic conditions, in order to maintain the scheduled departure timings, it is recommended that clients arrive a day prior to the programme and book a pre-night or arrive at the meeting point at least 20 minutes before the indicated time . *****All clients must be at the pick-up point in time for briefing. The tour will continue without clients that have not arrived by the departure time and additional costs incurred to arrange for the clients to meet up with the tour group, will need to be borne directly by client on the ground.
Day 4: Drop off at Chiang Rai International Airport around 14:00, please arrange departure flights accordingly or book an extra night. We recommend you book flight with an ETD of 16:55 hrs
Local conditions prevalent at the time of travel may result in modifications to the tour contents without prior notice.
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Traveler pickup is offered
Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.