Highlights of Thailand Overview

Thailand has been a traveller's favourite for decades, and there is little wonder why. Beautiful beaches, quaint hill tribes and glorious temples make Thailand an unmissable South East Asia travel destination.

    • 10
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    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,675
      CAD $1,730
      AUD $1,695
      EUR €1,165
      GBP £980
      NZD $1,885
      ZAR R16,965
      CHF FR1,410
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  • 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31

Travel from Bangkok to Thailand's north, meeting the Hmong people along the way

This is a Thailand trip jam-packed with experiences and destinations that ventures beyond where other trips go. Thailand's stunning beauty and charismatic culture are ever present on this Intrepid adventure - discover the exquisite 'Land of Smiles' in style. Thailand conjures up images of spicy delicacies, majestic elephants, golden Buddhas, colourful hilltribe villages, fantastic shopping and exotic hideaways - and we experience it all on this trip. Witness traditional hilltribe life in a H'mong village, support the rehabilitation of the endangered Asian elephant, step back in time in the ancient kingdom of Sukhothai and try your hand at creating some gastronomic delights. This is your chance to capture the adventure and essence of timeless Thailand.

  • Wander around Bangkok's temples and palaces
  • Cook up a storm in Chiang Mai
  • Climb the steps of Doi Suthep at sunset
  • Experience the culture of the H'mong hilltribe
  • Discover Thailand’s golden age in Sukhothai
  • Visit the infamous yet beautiful River Kwai
  • Enjoy a cruise on the Chao Phraya River

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Bangkok, Thailand
  • Finish:

    Bangkok, Thailand
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 16
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    9 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 4 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Hotel (5 nts), Lodge (1 nt), Overnight sleeper train (1 nt), Resort (2 nts)
  • Transport:

    Overnight sleeper train, Sammlaw (cycle rickshaw), Train, Van
  • Included activities:

    Bangkok - Grand Palace, Chiang Mai - Doi Suthep temple, Chiang Mai - Thai cooking course, Kanchanaburi - War Cemetery and Museum (POW Cemetery), Lampang - Friends of the Asian Elephant, Sukhothai - Historical park guided cycle tour & home-cooked picnic lunch

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    199kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    1. A single supplement is available on this trip. 2. An airport arrival transfer is included. Please provide your flight details at the time of booking. 3. This trip is run by our experienced sister company Peregrine Adventures We are pleased to offer a special ANZAC DAY departure on this trip starting on the 18th of April 2015. Please see the "Important Information" section of the trip notes for further information.

  • Total price from

    USD $1,675
    CAD $1,730
    AUD $1,695
    EUR €1,165
    GBP £980
    NZD $1,885
    ZAR R16,965
    CHF FR1,410
    *
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  • Per day from:

    USD $167
    CAD $173
    AUD $169
    EUR €116
    GBP £98
    NZD $188
    ZAR R1,696
    CHF FR141
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About Thailand

Highlights of Thailand Summary

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Days 1-2 Bangkok

Loud, bright, chaotic and delightful, Bangkok is a city of modern excesses intermingled with simple traditions, all wrapped up in the famous smiles of the locals.

Days 3-4 Chiang Mai

Awash with stunning temples, fabulous markets and a lively city centre, charming Chiang Mai is rich in culture and the gateway to the northern hilltribes.

Day 5 H'mong Lodge

Originally from mountainous areas of southern China, the H'mong people are made up of eighteen clans. Witness their colourful culture on a fascinating lodge stay.

Day 6 Sukhothai

With some of the most impressive ruins in Thailand, Sukhothai is a friendly town with a wealth of fabulous sights to see.

Days 7-8 Kanchanaburi/River Kwai

Famed as the location of the Bridge on the River Kwai, Kanchanaburi is a beautiful town surrounded by verdant jungle, waterfalls and rivers.

Days 9-10 Bangkok

Bangkok is more than just colourful city streets, khlongs (canals) weave their way through suburbs, forest parks green up the city and Buddhist temples help bring serenity.
    • 10
    • TTKK
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,675
      CAD $1,730
      AUD $1,695
      EUR €1,165
      GBP £980
      NZD $1,885
      ZAR R16,965
      CHF FR1,410
      *
    •  
       
       
       
       
    •  
       
       
       
       
    • Explorer
    • Comfort
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