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Classic Thailand Overview
A definitive tour through South East Asia's gem.
Combining the best of the north and south, this is the definitive Thailand tour. Travel from the clamour of the capital to the serenity of steamy rainforests, from atmospheric ruins to relaxed sun-drenched islands. Ride an elephant in Lampang, tour temples in Bangkok, bargain-hunt in lively Chiang Mai and then swim, snorkel or simply kick back on the divine beaches of the southern coast. This adventure is the perfect chance to visit the many attractions and treasures of Thailand.
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Arrive in Thailand and travel down the vibrant streets of this modern metropolis. Things to do in Bangkok range from relaxing day spa visits, cruising cultural sights like the Grand Palace and sampling local delicacies in one of the many markets.
Ancient ruins and age-old temples dot the former capital of Sukhothai. There's time to wander the rice paddies for picture-postcard scenery or take in the sunset over the lush landscape.
Cycle through the remains of Old Sukhothai and stop for a picnic lunch along the way. In the afternoon, head to Lampang - the essence of sedate Thailand.
Ride an elephant through the forest at the Elephant Conservation Centre near Lampang and experience domestic Thai life at a homestay.
Travel onwards to charming Chiang Mai and bargain-hunt at the Night Bazaar or head to nearby hot springs for a revitalising soak. Enjoy an overnight train ride to Bangkok.
Discover Buddhist culture at Wat Arun before boarding a train bound for Surat Thani in south Thailand.Discover Buddhist culture at Wat Arun before boarding a train bound for Surat Thani in south Thailand.
There's a chance to enjoy a soothing traditional massage before taking a day tour to the islands of Phang-Nga Bay for some snorkelling.
Discover the sublime beaches and dense tropical jungle that makes Ko Yao Noi so majestic.
Meet the friendly, furry residents of Phuket's Gibbon Rehabilitation Centre and perhaps toast a magnificent Classic Thailand tour with a fruity cocktail on the beach.
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