Beautiful Thailand Itinerary

Enjoy a comprehensive tour of Thailand that captures the true spirit of this enigmatic nation. Travel from Bangkok to Chiang Mai and back, via Ayuthaya.

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      USD $1,245
      CAD $1,262
      AUD $1,309
      EUR €909
      GBP £782
      NZD $1,551
      ZAR R11,900
      CHF FR1,122
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Thai fisherman

Hilltribe Trek

Ayutthaya

Local children in Chiang Mai

Street food in Bangkok

Day 1 Bangkok

Soak up the energy of Thailand's capital, Bangkok. Travel around the city in a tuk-tuk, stroll down Khao San Road and perhaps check out the lively bar scene. After all, Bangkok is Asia's very own city that never sleeps!
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Days 2-4 Kanchanaburi/River Kwai

Swap bustling streets for shady waterways on a longtail boat cruise along Chao Phraya River. Gaze up at the reclining Buddha at Wat Pho. Hit the road to Kanchanaburi, home to the Bridge on the River Kwai. Discover the area’s tragic past at Jeath War Museum and swim beneath a seven-tiered waterfall in Erawan National Park. There's even a chance to kayak back to Kanchanaburi, via the infamous Death Railway Bridge.
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Day 5 Ayuthaya

Ayuthaya, the ancient capital of Siam, is home to many beautiful, intricately carved temples. Visit Wat Phra Mahathat and Wat Yai Chai Mongkhon with a local guide, before taking an overnight train to Chiang Mai.

Days 6-7 Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai boasts dozens of spas and yoga studios, plus a Night Bazaar packed with bargain buys. Maybe choose to hone culinary skills at a Thai cooking class before hailing a songthaew to the temple complex of Doi Suthep.
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Day 8 Doi Mae Salong

Head through undulating green valleys lined with tea plantations to picturesque Doi Mae Salong. Go underground to explore a fascinating cave system.
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Day 9 Homestay

Experience village life on an overnight stay and, in the evening, enjoy a khantohk dinner and dance performance.
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Days 10-11 Hilltribe Trek

Hike through remote villages and learn about hilltribe cultures. Stay in simple huts and trek over lush rice terraces carved into the hills.
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Day 12 Chiang Rai

Explore Chiang Mai’s ‘little sister’ – Chiang Rai. While here, an evening boat cruise on the Mekong River is a great way to finish the day.
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Day 13 Chiang Mai

Why not enjoy a traditional Thai massage before taking an overnight train to Bangkok.

Days 14-15 Bangkok

Back in the city, meander through the extensive Chatuchak Weekend Market or explore vibrant Chinatown. Perhaps mark the end of the tour by picking up some colourful handicrafts or souvenirs.
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