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Spend a night with the second-largest hilltribe in Thailand
Includes return economy airfares

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13 days from £pp

Highlights

Some of the highlights included are:

  • Discover the glittering palaces of Bangkok
  • Cycle through the rolling hills of Chiang Mai
  • Visit gentle giants at the Friends of the Asian Elephant Centre
  • Spend a night with the second-largest hilltribe in Thailand

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What's included
  • International flights with Thai Airways
  • Small Group Journey with up to 16 like-minded travellers
  • 9 nights’ accommodation
  • 1 night in an overnight train
  • 10 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners
  • Grand Palace tour
  • Doi Suthep temple
  • Khantohk dinner and cultural show
  • Thai cooking class
  • Hmong hill tribe traditional meal & cultural performance
  • Historical park bike tour
  • Kanchanaburi War Cemetery & Hellfire Pass Memorial Museum
  • Ground transport
Need to know
  • Arrives: Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK)
  • Time difference: GMT+7
  • Visa requirements: British passport holders do not require visa for stays of less than 30 days
  • Language: Thai
  • Currency: Thai baht (THB)
  • Flying time from UK: around 12 hours direct
  • Plug type: 2 round pins or 2 flat pins
  • Voltage: 220V
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Itinerary

Day 1
Fly from the UK to Bangkok.

Fly from the UK to Bangkok.

Day 2
Bangkok

Bangkok

The rest of your afternoon is free to enjoy; why not indulge in a Thai massage, or explore the floating markets?

Grand Palace

Bangkok food market
Days 3-5
Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai

In your free time, take a bicycle tour through the hills, or indulge in a spa treatment. After dark, you’ll be treated to a traditional khantohk dinner while being entertained by tribal dancers. The next day, learn to cook delicious Thai cuisine, before the best part – sitting down to taste your creations. Continue the foodie theme into the evening with a stroll through the Night Bazaar, or simply relax at one of the riverfront restaurants.

Overnight sleeper train Doi Suthep temple Khantohk dinner and cultural show Thai cooking class

Day 6
Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai

Set within a scenic mountain range, the views here are incredible. Enjoy a barbecue in the open-air dining area, before a cultural show staged by the Hmong people.

Hmong Lodge

H’mong Lodge meal and cultural show

Days 7-8
Sukhothai

Sukhothai

Make friends with these gentle giants, before heading to the famous World Heritage-listed park. Explore the historical ruins of Old Sukhothai, set amid beautiful lakes and gardens. Make sure your camera is ready to capture images of the large ponds filled with multi-coloured lotus flowers in full bloom. Pedal through the park, before enjoying a delicious home-cooked picnic lunch.

Historical Park bike tour and picnic lunch

Days 9-10
Kanchanaburi

Kanchanaburi

Take a ride along the historic tracks and travel over the bridge on the River Kwai, passing incredible scenery on the way. At night, explore the wares on offer by the street vendors, and enjoy a drink overlooking the river.

Kanchanaburi War Cemetery Hellfire Pass Memorial Museum Historical train journey

Day 11
Bangkok

Bangkok

Uncover the magnificent Wat Pho, feast on street food or embark on a riverboat ride.

Days 12-13
Depart Bangkok and return to the UK.

Depart Bangkok and return to the UK.

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