17 days 16 nights Best of Thailand with Phuket
This tour allows you to see more parts of Thailand, Thai culture, food, local life etc. We start our trip in the Bangkok metropolis then travel via 'Kanchanaburi' (Well-khown as River Kwai City). We then journey to the culturally rich north until we reach the border province of 'Chiangrai'. We will then spend a couple of days in the vibrant city of 'Chiangmai’. Enjoy and relaxing at the beautiful famous southern beach province of Thailand 'Phuket'
Day 1 Arrival in Bangkok (Pick up from any airport in Bangkok is included)
Arrival in Bangkok, transfer to your hotel, the rest of the day is free leisure time.
Day 2 Explore Bangkok
Meet your Tour Director and start your city tour of Bangkok. In the morning, drive through Bangkok’s China town and flower market. Visit the remarkable Wat Pho, one of the oldest Buddhist temples in Bangkok. Afternoon free leisure time or take the opportunity to visit the Royal Grand Palace. Welcome dinner at your hotel or restaurant tonight.
Meal: Breakfast, Dinner
**Optional: Visit at Royal Grand Palace & Emerald Buddha Temple $35 USD per person
Day 3 Bangkok Free Day
Free leisure time or choose to take a boat onto the Chao Phraya River. You will travel down into the canals of Bangkok where you will see rural Bangkok life where traditional wooden stilted houses still exist. See how local Thais really live, go back into the past, visit this secret forgotten part of Bangkok. Then enjoy creating and tasting your own cooking!
**Optional: Authentic Thonburi's Canal and Thai cooking class $45 USD per person
Day 4 Bangkok-Damnornsaduak Floating Market-Kanchanaburi
Journey outside Bangkok to Kanchanaburi via Damnornsaduak Floating Market. The market is interesting and chaotic but it is the biggest traditional floating market remaining in Thailand. After our break at the floating market we drive to Kanchanaburi, the city of the 'River Kwai'. Visit the War Museum and then the famous “Bridge over The River Kwai” before check into your hotel.
Day 5 Kanchanaburi - Free day
Free leisure time or an optional activity to Hellfire Pass Museum and ride a train along the death railway of World War II.
**Optional: Hellfire Pass & Train ride along the Death Railway with Lunch $35 per person
Day 6 Kanchanaburi - Ayutthaya - Phisanulok
Depart in the early morning, today we drive toward Ayutthaya ancient city and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Visit ancient temples in Ayutthaya, the old capital of Thailand. Lunch at a local restaurant before continuing your journey to overnight in Phitsanulok.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 7 Phisanulok - Sukhothai Historical Park - Chiangrai
Visit at Sukhothai Historical Park in the morning before driving to Chiangrai the most-northern province of Thailand. Evening check into your hotel and free at leisure.
Day 8 Chiangrai - Maesai Border - Golden Triangle
After your breakfast drive up to the most-northern part of Thailand at the Maesai Border *Opportunity to cross border to Burma (Myanmar) please check with your Tour Director for this activity*. Lunch at a local restaurant then continue to the Golden Triangle for a cruise along the Mae Khong River with a visit to the Opium Museum.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 9 Chiangrai - Chiangmai
Depart Chiangrai for Chiangmai this morning. Your lunch today will be the signature dish of Thai Northern Noodle 'Khaosoi' in Chiangmai, In the afternoon visit the Gems Factory and Thai Silk at Sankhamphang Industry Village. Your evening is free at your leisure or you can visit the Chiangmai Night Market.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 10 Chiangmai - Free day
Have an easy day in Chiangmai or do an optional activity visit at 'The Elephant Retirement Place’. This amazing opportunity allows you to learn about the Asian Elephant and have an interaction with these rescued giants.
**Optional: The Elephant Retirement & activities with lunch $50 USD per person
Day 11 Chiangmai - Monk Chat - Doi Suthep Temple
Begin the day with a ‘Monk Chat Session’ and meditation then take a trip uphill to one of the most sacred Buddhist temple in the north of Thailand 'Wat Phra That Doi Suthep'. Visit at Orchid Jade Factory on the hill beside the temple before heading down and back to Chiangmai city. The afternoon and evening is a free leisure time.
Day 12 Fly from Chiangmai - Phuket
After breakfast, free at your leisure until departure to Chiangmai Airport for your flight to Phuket. Upon arrival at Phuket International Airport then transfer to your hotel and rest of the day is free at leisure.
Day 13 Phuket - Free day
Free day at leisure relax at your hotel or explore around Phuket island by yourself or take the optional excursion to Phi Phi Island Tour by Speed Boat.
**Optional: Island Excursion to Phi Phi Island hoping incl. lunch $90 USD per person
Day 14 Phuket - Phang-Nga Bay and James Bond Island
After breakfast, pick up for trip to Phang-Nga Bay Island tour by by longtail boat and canoeing around natural sea caves includes lunch.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 15 Phuket - Free day
Breakfast, Free day at leisure relax at your hotel or explore around Phuket island by yourself.
Day 16 Phuket - Bangkok
After breakfast, free leisure time until your departure to Phuket Airport for return flight to Bangkok. Upon arrival at Bangkok Airport, transfer to your hotel and rest of day is free leisure time.
Day 17 Bangkok - Airport transfer
Breakfast - Bangkok Airport Transfer / Please check for your Airport Transfer schedule with your Tour Director. (We will provide transfer to Suvannaphumi Airport or to Donmaung Airport only)
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Package Price: 17 Days 16 nights Best of Thailand / THBEST02
Double/Twin Sharing $ 1,690 per person (Land Only)
(With flight from USA major cities $2,299 USD approx)
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Single Supplement $ 775 per person
Optional Excursion on your free day activity:
**You can add activities on your free day or book it in advance before your arrival at the destination by mentioned in the reservation form.
1. Transportation as per itinerary
2. English Speaking Guide.
3. Entrance fees as per itinerary
4. Meals as mentioned in itinerary
5. Accommodation as mentioned in the hotels list below
6. Domestic flight Chiang Mai - Phuket - Bangkok
7. Complimentary Airport Transfer on first and last day
- Gratuities such as tips hotel/restaurant staff, bellboy, drivers, tour leader / local guides
- Admission or fee that are not specified in the itinerary
- Meals not specified in the itinerary
- Other personal expenses; laundry, telephone, drinks and optional activities which are subject to availability etc.
Accommodation List: Total 16 nights
Bangkok / 4 nights (4 stars)
Prime Hotel Central Station / Asia Hotel / AT EASE Saladaeng or similar
Kanchanaburi / 2 nights (3 stars plus)
The Legacy Resort / Pung-waan Resort / Royal Riverkwai or similar
Phisanulok / 1 night (3 stars plus)
Amarin Lagoon Hotel / Topland Hotel or similar
Chiangrai / 2 nights (4 stars)
Phufa Waree Chiangrai Resort / Wiang Indra Riverside Resort or similar
Chiangmai / 3 nights (4 stars)
Amora Tapae Hotel / Duangtawan Hotel or similar
Phuket / 4 nights (4 stars)
The Mangrove Panwa Phuket Resort or similar
International Hotel Check-in & Check-out time (most practice in Thailand)
Check-in: 14:00 pm
Check-out: 12:00 pm
Travel information and requirement;
We arrange pick up (first service day) and drop off (last service day) at airport only
Physical Requirement / Light - Average
Age Requirement / 10+
*All travelers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Travel Insurance / All passengers need a TRAVEL INSURANCE before trip start
Visa Requirement / Please check at page Thailand Visa Requirement
Select tour date below or tell us your travel date preferred
OCT / 15,24,30
NOV / 7,23
DEC / 5,11,21
JAN / 3,10,17,24,31
FEB / 7,14,21,28
MAR / 6,13,20,27
APR / 3,17,24