Highlights of Thailand Overview

See the highlights of Thailand on an Intrepid adventure that travels from the buzz and attractions of Bangkok, through the countryside of Chiang Mai, to Thailand's famous River Kwai.

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Explore the highlights of Thailand from Bangkok to Kanchanaburi

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 12
  • Ages:

    Min 12
  • Meals:

    9 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 4 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Hotel (7 nts), Lodge (1 nt), Overnight sleeper train (1 nt)
  • Transport:

    Overnight sleeper train, Private minibus, Sammlaw (cycle rickshaw), Taxi, Train
  • Included activities:

    Bangkok - Grand Palace, Chiang Mai - Baan Thai Cookery School half-day course OR Half-day cycling, Chiang Mai - Doi Suthep temple, Chiang Mai - Khantohk dinner and cultural show, Complimentary airport arrival transfer, Death Railway & Bridge on River Kwai, H'mong Lodge meal and cultural show, Kanchanaburi - Hellfire Pass Memorial Museum, Kanchanaburi - Jeath War Museum, Khlong (canal) tour, Lampang - Elephant Conservation Centre, Sukhothai - Historical park guided cycle tour & home-cooked picnic lunch

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    292kg 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.

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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.
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