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Day 1 - LAX – SINGAPORE
Tuesday, May 16, 2023: Fly aboard Singapore Airlines to Singapore.
Day 2 - CROSSING INTERNATIONAL DATE LINE
Wednesday, May 17, 2023: Cross international dateline whilst flying. Lose a day!
Day 3 - ARRIVE IN SINGAPORE (B, D)
Thursday, May 18, 2023: Arrival in Singapore. Meet and greet service and a private motor-coach transfer to the hotel (Rooms booked from pre-night for immediate check-in). Remainder of morning at leisure. In the afternoon, a panoramic city tour of Singapore including a photo-op with the Merlion, part lion and part fish mythological creature.. Then visit Thian Hock Keng Temple and a drive past Chinatown. Also, a walk through the National Orchid Garden, and finally, to the Long Bar at Raffles for a “Singapore Sling”. Tonight, Welcome Group Dinner at a select local restaurant. Accommodation in Singapore: 5* Grand Park City Hall – Premier Room (4 nights stay)
Day 4 - IN SINGAPORE (B, D)
Friday, May 19, 2023: Early breakfast at the hotel. Our morning is reserved for business activities. Later, we transfer to the local hawker-center for lunch. Choose your own dish and lunch is on your own account. At around 2:00PM, we leave for a Kampong Glam, one of Singapore’s most colorful districts, for a guided walking tour, then to Orchard Road for shopping. In the evening we transfer to East Coast Seafood Centre. We’ll enjoy an 80-course Chinese Seafood set-menu dinner including 2 alcoholic drinks (house brand beer or wine) per person.
Day 5 - SINGAPORE – CHINATOWN & CRUISE ALONG THE RIVER (B, D)
Saturday, May 20, 2023: Breakfast at the hotel. You day is at leisure to explore this ‘Lion City’ at your own pace. At 6:30PM, we’ll depart for the Night Out at Chinatown followed by a cruise along the Singapore River. Wander along the narrow lanes of the Night Market and test your bargaining skills against street vendors selling anything from souvenirs to leather goods. Following s sumptuous dinner at our selected local Chinese restaurant, we transfer to Clarke Quay where we hop onto a bumboat for a cruise along the Singapore River to see Singapore lit up at night.
Day 6 - SINGAPORE – BANGKOK, THAILAND (B, D)
Sunday, May 21, 2023: Breakfast at the hotel in Singapore followed by check-out. Departure transfer to Changi International Airport for our onward flight to Bangkok, Thailand. Upon arrival in Bangkok, meet & greet service by MyEscapades’ locally appointed guides and a private transfer to the hotel for a 3-night stay and activities. A special Group Welcome Dinner at the rooftop SEEN Restaurant & Bar. Includes a 2-hour beverage package (Water, Soft Drink, Fruit Juice, Local Beer, House Wine). Accommodation in Bangkok: 5* Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort – Deluxe Rooms (3 nights stay)
Day 7 - BANGKOK SIGHTSEEING (B, L)
Monday, May 22, 2023: Breakfast at the hotel. Our morning guided Bangkok City Tour will visit Buddhist temples, golden-topped palaces, trendy sky bars, and traditional Thai living along the waterways - called klongs. First, we listen to melodic chanting ritual at Wat Suthat. Then on to the gigantic 141-foot-long reclining Buddha and to the most revered shrine, the Temple of the Emerald Buddha. And finally, we explore the Grand Palace (Dress code in effect at the Grand Palace, details will be provided). Lunch will be at a select restaurant. We’ll board private longtail boats for a cruise on the river with a stop at Baan Silapin, a 100-yearr old, renovated house where our group will participate in an Art Workshop. Dinner tonight is at our own expense. Suggestions will be provided.
Day 8 - BANGKOK – BUSINESS ACTIVITIES, DINNER CRUISE (B, L, D)
Tuesday, May 23, 2023: Breakfast at the hotel. Our morning is reserved for business activities. Thereafter, a quick lunch with beer or wine included. Later, a guided shopping spree in the markets of Bangkok. This evening we’ll enjoy a special candlelight dinner aboard the Grand Pearl Cruise, sampling oriental and western cuisine and local beverages.
Day 9 - BANGKOK – CHIANG MAI (B, D)
Wednesday, May 24, 2023: Early breakfast at the hotel followed by check-out and flight to the Northern Thailand city of Chiang Mai. Upon arrival, our meet and greet service and transfer to the hotel. During the afternoon, we’ll discover the gems of Chiang Mai; the temples of Wat Doi Suthep and Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep and the Worarot Market. From the market we take ‘Red Cab’ to the Three Kings Monument and then a walk to visit Wat Chedi Luang, a perfect example of Lanna Thai architecture. Returning to our hotel, we’ll enjoy a group dinner. Accommodation in Chiang Mai: 5* Anantara Chiang Mai Resort – Deluxe Garden View Room. (3 nights stay)
Day 10 - CHIANG MAI – HILL TRIBE VILLAGE (B, D)
Thursday, May 25, 2023: After breakfast, we depart for the hill tribe villages of Chiang Mai to meet with the people of the Palong, Padong and Karen tribes, and to observe their traditional ways of life as they share their crafts and folkways with us. On the return trip, we’ll stop to visit the Handicraft Village to mingle with artisans who are weaving silk, carving wood, and creating celadon, silver and lacquer ware items. In the evening, a unique dining experience at the street food market, a local favorite, to indulge in Northern Thai food. Later, we take a drive to visit Chiang Mai's famous Night Bazaar before returning to our hotel
Day 11 - CHIANG MAI (B)
Friday, May 26, 2023: Breakfast at the hotel and CLE session. Day at leisure. There are several options available such as a relaxing Thai Massage or an authentic Thai cooking class or a day trip to Chiang Rai. Today’s lunch and dinner on our own.
Day 12 - CHIANG MAI – BANGKOK – DAY AT LEISURE (B, D)
Saturday, May 27, 2023: Breakfast at the hotel, check-out, and transfer for the morning flight to Bangkok. Upon arrival we’ll be met and transferred to our hotel. Balance of the day is at leisure to explore exotic Bangkok at your own pace. Tonight, our special Farewell Dinner, including select beverages, will be served at the Grand State Room (67th floor) at Lebua Hotel ( Smart-Casual dress code in effect). Accommodation in Bangkok: 5* Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort – Deluxe Room (1 night stay)
Day 13 - BANGKOK – LOS ANGELES (B)
Sunday, May 28, 2023: Breakfast at the hotel, morning is at leisure. Lunch on own. Around 12:30PM, saying farewell to Thailand, we board our motorcoaches and transfer to the Airport. Fly via Singapore to arrive Los Angeles at 9:40PM same day. (We gain a day crossing the International Date Line) END OF SERVICE OF MAIN TOUR.
OPTIONAL EXTENSION PHUKET ISLAND (4DAYS/3NIGHTS)Day 13 : BANGKOK - PHUKET (B) Sunday, May 28, 2023: Breakfast at the hotel in Bangkok followed by check-out. Bidding farewell to your group members at the hotel, you are provided a private transfer to the airport for the morning flight to Phuket Island. Upon arrival in Phuket, meet & greet service and private transfer to the hotel. Balance of the day at leisure Accommodation in Phuket: 5* Le Meridien Phuket Beach Resort – Deluxe Room (3 night stay)
Day 14 - PHUKET SIGHTSEEING (B, L)
Monday, May 29, 2023: Following breakfast, take a private full-day city tour of Phuket. Beginning with the viewpoint at Promthep Cape, continue to the Gypsy Village at Rawai Beach. Then on to see the Big Buddha and the Chalong Temple. Lunch at a local restaurant before visiting a Cashew-nut Factory and a fabulous Gem Gallery.
Day 15 - PHUKET - DAY AT LEISURE (B)
Tuesday, May 30, 2023: Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy your day at leisure and explore this lovely island at your own pace.
Day 16 - PHUKET – SINGAPORE – LOS ANGELES (B)
Wednesday, May 31, 2023: Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at the hotel with rest of the morning at leisure. Lunch on own. Around 12:15PM, saying farewell to Thailand, transfer to Phuket Airport. Fly via Singapore to arrive Los Angeles at 9:40PM same day. (We gain a day crossing the International Date Line) ----------- End of our services ----------
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|4 nights at the 5*- Grand Park City Hall Hotel, Singapore||International airfares LAX - Singapore – Bangkok - Singapore – LAX (quoted separately)|
|4 nights at the 5*- Anantara Riverside Resort, Bangkok||Connector flights and flight cost between your home city and Los Angeles (LAX) airport|
|3 nights at the 5*- Anantara Chiang Mai Resort, Chiang Mai||Any aviation levies, environmental/conservation fees if applicable|
|Domestic flights Bangkok – Chiang Mai – Bangkok||Accommodation pre-registration and/or late checkout unless otherwise specified|
|11 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 8 Dinners||Meals other than those specified in the itinerary by B (Breakfast), L (lunch), D (Dinner)|
|Unique settings for several dinners specially arranged and including select beverages with meals||Beverages (alcoholic, non-alcoholic, bottled water etc., unless specified in the itinerary)|
|Handling of logistics for business meetings in Singapore & Thailand||Items of a personal nature e.g. phone calls, internet usage charges, mini bar, room-service,
|Modern, air-conditioned motor coaches during transfers & touring||Travel & medical insurance coverage|
|Professional tour guides throughout the trip||Supplements/Optional Tours and Services/Extensions|
|Baggage handling where available at Airports & Hotels||Gratuities to drivers, guides, hotels staff, Porterage at airport and hotel FOR Optional Phuket Extension|
|Gratuities to drivers, guides, baggage handlers, and restaurant staff||Guide services during free time|
|Wet wipes & fresh water on motorcoaches (two bottles/person/day)||Any other expenses (other than those specified in the itinerary|
|MyEscapades Tour Manager travelling throughout the trip with the group, facilitating all arrangements|
|24/7 Support services of MyEscapades Management staff|