Thailand Treasures

Thailand Treasures

$3259 per person

In Bangkok, the ‘Venice of the East’, travel the rivers and klongs by longtail boat as you visit its many extravagant palaces and temples. In Chiangmai explore the colourful crafts and night markets, ride an elephant, visit hill tribe people, and raft down gentle flowing…

In Bangkok, the ‘Venice of the East’, travel the rivers and klongs by longtail boat as you visit its many extravagant palaces and temples. In Chiangmai explore the colourful crafts and night markets, ride an elephant, visit hill tribe people, and raft down gentle flowing rivers. Then, end this wonderful journey with a few days relaxing in exotic Phuket, Thailand’s premier seaside resort.

Accommodations:

Golden Tulip Mandison Suites

 

Location: Bangkok

The Golden Tulip Mandison Suites is strategically located in sukhumvit soi 20, in the middle of Bangkok’s eventful business district and leisure area. The hotel is conveniently situated close to the Skytrain and metro, making it easy to get around the bustling metropolis. The Golden Tulip is just minutes away from the shopping and entertainment areas with easy and useful busses providing smooth transport from place to place. Every room at the Golden Tulip is a suite styled room, with 38-60 square meters and an excellent view of Bangkok’s gorgeous skyline.

The Facilities:
- Outdoor pool
- Televisions
- Free internet access
- Fitness center

Centara Duangtawan Hotel

 

Location: Chiang Mai

Centered in the city of Chiang Mai the Centara Duangtawan Hotel is in a stunning location. In a city almost 700 years old the Centara Duangtawan retains its old culture charm while integrating the modernity of technology and beautiful mist-shrouded mountain scenery in the background. The hotel has 512 spacious luxury rooms, varied restaurants and bars, a majestic swimming pool and exclusive fitness centre and mere steps outside the front doors lies the famed Night Bazaar, any shoppers paradise.

The Facilities:
- Fitness centre
- Spa Cenvaree
- Jogging track
- Outdoor swimming pool
- Aerobic & Yoga studio
- Jacuzzi
- Sauna & steam rooms
- Locker rooms
- In-room massage
- Tulip massage
- Beauty salon
- Service centre
- Internet lounge
- Shopping arcade
- Car rental

Patong Paragon Resort & Spa

 

Location: Phuket

The Patong Paragon Resort and Spa is located in Phuket in the Kathu district on Patong Beach. The resort is just a 45 minute drive from Phuket International Airport. The Patong Paragon is a major tourism spot; it is famed for its pristine beaches, excellent restaurants and booming nightlife, on Bangla Road. The luxurious resort offers many spacious rooms with a 4 star level of comfort and glorious views of either the ocean or of the city’s skyline.

The Facilities:
- Swimming Pool
- Fitness centre
- Spa
- Sauna Room
- Meeting/ Function Room
- Boutique and Gift shop
- Internet Café
- Library
- Activity Room

  • Destination
  • Dress Code
    Casual. Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking shoes, hat, light jacket.
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Day 1 Arrive Bangkok
On arrival we meet and transfer you to the hotel. Balance of day is at leisure. Golden Tulip Mandison Suites (3 nights) Accommodation: Golden Tulip Mandison Suites
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Day 2 Bangkok
We board a boat this morning to tour Bangkok’s busy Klongs (canals) and visit the beautiful Temple of Dawn. Disembark at the Grand Palace complex where we visit exotic Buddhist temples, many Royal buildings as well as the Temple of the Emerald Buddha. After lunch we will see Wat Po, the Reclining Buddha. Included Meals: BL
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Day 3 Damnern Sauak-Bangkok
After a short drive from the city, hop into a long-tailed boat and travel past stilt houses to see the Damnern Saduak floating market. Relax this afternoon back in Bangkok or take an optional tour (at additional cost) to learning Thai cooking in a local home setting. Included Meals: B
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Day 4 Arrive Chiangmai
After a short morning flight arrive in Chiangmai where we meet and transfer you to our hotel. The balance of the day is at leisure. On optional excursion explores rural life as we visit a farming village, take a cruise on the Mae Ping River to see a local market before riding in a trishaw to see some of Chiangmai's ancient sites. Centara Duangtawan Hotel (3 nights) Accommodation: Centara Duangtawan Hotel Included Meals: B
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Days 5 Chiangmai & Area
During your stay here we take you to the 600-year old Doi Suthep temple complex with panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and countryside, as well as tour the local handicraft area where you will see silk weaving, visit a parasol-making village, and watch lacquer ware and teak production. Next day we visit the Diang Dao Elephant Camp and see them enjoy their morning bath, watch how they are trained to work in the teak forests before riding one through the jungle to visit a Lisu hill tribe village. After lunch in camp we float down the Ping River on bamboo rafts (conditions permitting), passing many hill tribe villages. Included Meals: BL
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Days 6 Chiangmai & Area
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Day 7 Arrive Phuket
After breakfast, fly south to Phuket where we will meet and transfer you to your hotel. The balance of the day is at leisure. Patong Paragon Resort & Spa (3 nights) Accommodation: Patong Paragon Resort & Spa Included Meals: B
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Days 8 Phuket
Enjoy 2 full days to relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings of fabled Phuket with its pure white beaches edging the turquoise Andaman Sea. Included Meals: B
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Days 9 Phuket
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Day 10 Arrive Bangkok
Today we return by air Bangkok for a final night in Thailand. The balance of the day and evening is at leisure. Tonight there is an optional dinner at the famous Seafood Market and Restaurant where we choose our own ingredients for an amazing seafood dinner. Golden Tulip Mandison Suites. Accommodation: Golden Tulip Mandison Suites Included Meals: B
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Day 11 Depart Bangkok
Today we transfer you the airport in time for your homebound or onward flight. Included Meals: B
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