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Highlights of Thailand

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Discover the glittering palaces of Bangkok
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
  • Small Group Journey with up to 16 like-minded travellers
  • All authentic local experiences mentioned except where specified optional
  • All international and domestic flights
  • 10 nights’ accommodation
  • 10 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners
  • Guided tours of all major cities
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
Your route
 

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?

comfort-level hotel

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.

sleeper train & comfort-level hotel

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 H’mong people.

H’mong 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.

comfort-level hotel

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.

comfort-level hotel

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.

comfort-level hotel

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

Depart Bangkok and return to the UK.

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