9-Day Temples of Thailand

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Extraordinary Experiences

  • Make your way to Ayutthaya for the visit of the ancient capital of Siam and remarkable archaeological site classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
  • In Uthaï Thani, a traditional rice barge will take you for lunch along the Sakae Krang River, where you will meet local residents.
  • Be surprised by the diversity of Kad Luang market, with breathtaking colours and scents.

Overview

Discover the beauty of Thailand's rich culture, warm and friendly locals and fascinating history and architecture on this nine-day adventure from Bangkok to Chiang Mai!

Beginning in Bangkok, you'll explore the city in a number of unique ways: canal boat, tuk-tuk and a segway scooter! You'll discover the wonderful landmarks of this city and get your first introduction to Thai food.

Moving on, you'll head to the ancient capital of Ayutthaya to explore the many temples. Next, you'll head to Sukhothai, Suphanburi and Lampang for a few days before heading north to Chiang Mai where you'll spend the last few days of your trip exploring the city.
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Destination:

Thailand

Start:

Bangkok, Thailand

Finish:

Chiang Mai, Thailand

Itinerary

Day 1

Sawasdee - Welcome to Bangkok!

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Sawasdee - Welcome to Bangkok!

Upon arrival in Bangkok, your driver will be waiting for you with a personalised sign at the airport. You'll be taken to your private car for a transfer to the hotel. In the evening, dinner will be served at the hotel but you'll have the entire afternoon and evening free to explore the city on your own or relax at the hotel.

Day 2

Bangkok City Tour by Local Transport

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Bangkok City Tour by Local Transport

This morning, you will visit the Jim Thompson house, remarkable for its traditional wooden architecture. Over the course of the rest of the day, you'll immerse yourself in local life by taking the water taxi on the Bangkok klongs, taking tuk-tuks and stopping by a number of must-see attractions in Bangkok. You'll discover Wat Saket, the golden mountain perched on the hill, the Khao San district, Wat Arun and Wat Pho. You'll finish the day with sunset at the Rivervibe Restaurant.

Day 3

Segway Scooter Tour of Bangkok

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Segway Scooter Tour of Bangkok

Today, you'll discover the best-kept secrets of the City of Angels on a Segway electric scooter! An original experience that will take you where few tourists can go, close to the communities that live in the narrow and sometimes hidden streets of the historic district. Surprise and smiles guaranteed, Bangkokers are not yet used to this new way of riding! It will be a fun-filled day exploring lots of unique areas of Bangkok.

Day 4

Journey to Ayutthaya & Temple Tour

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Journey to Ayutthaya & Temple Tour

You will begin your day by making your way to Ayutthaya for the visit of the ancient capital of Siam and remarkable archaeological site classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. You will visit the several impressive emblematic temples, such as Wat Phanangchoeng and Wat Lokaya Sutharam with its 42-metre reclining Buddha. You will also visit the Phra Si Sanphet temple, which served as a royal temple. Finally, the visit will end with the visit of Wat Mahathat, a symbol of Ayutthaya!

Day 5

Road to Sukhothaï via Suphanburi & Rice Barge Lunch Cruise

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Road to Sukhothaï via Suphanburi & Rice Barge Lunch Cruise

After breakfast, you'll depart for the province of Suphanburi to discover the small town of Sam Chuk its centenary market. You'll also visit a very well preserved ancestral house, which has become a museum and where it all began. In Uthaï Thani, a traditional rice barge will take you for lunch along the Sakae Krang River. Later on, when you reach your hotel, you'll have the evening at leisure.

Day 6

Sukhothai Historical Park, Rice Fields Bike Ride & Journey to Lampang

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Sukhothai Historical Park, Rice Fields Bike Ride & Journey to Lampang

This morning, you will start by exploring the historic Sukhothai Historical Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will visit its main prestige of the 13th century which will include Wat Mahathat and Wat Sra Sri. Then, you will get on your own bicycles for a nice ride on the country roads. You will have impromptu stops to meet the villagers as they cross the rice fields and you'll visit some local workshops. In the afternoon, you'll hit the road for Lampang.

Day 7

Journey to Chiang Mai & City Tour

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Journey to Chiang Mai & City Tour

This morning, you'll have a short city tour of Lampang by horse-drawn carriage. You'll visit the Kad Luang market with its diversity of colours and scents. Thai people frequent this big market a lot, looking for the best products. To begin the afternoon, you will visit the Wat Chiang Man temple, the oldest in the city. You'll finish the tour with a visit to Wat Phra Sing which contains superb examples of Lanna art and depository of a copy of sacred texts, before heading to your hotel.

Day 8

Free Day in Chiang Mai

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Free Day in Chiang Mai

Surrounded by mountains and filled with a fascinating history and numerous temples, Chiang Mai is the epitome of the north of Thailand that offers a city buzz just moments away from the remote countryside. The city itself jumps between being westernised and remaining truly Thai, with all the modern conveniences that you would expect to find in Bangkok in a small space. Explore the markets, discover the remnants of the Lanna kingdom and lose yourself in the jungle!

Day 9

Departure Day

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Departure Day

We hope you've enjoyed exploring Thailand from Bangkok to Chiang Mai. Depending on your flight departure time, you'll have some free time to explore the city a little more. When you're ready, your driver will collect you and take you to the airport.

Included in Price

  • 8 nights accommodation
  • 13 activities
  • 8 breakfasts, 5 lunches and 2 dinners
  • Airport transfer
  • Entrance fees
  • Ground transportation
  • Licensed English speaking guides

Not Included in Price

  • Alcohol beverages
  • Domestic flights
  • Entry visas / airport departure tax
  • Gratuities
  • International flights
  • Laundry
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel insurance
  • Trekking permits
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