16 Days Discovery Thailand - Thailand Holiday Packages

16 Days Discovery Thailand

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Visit Bangkok, Ayutthaya, Kanchanaburi, Phuket, Khao Sok, Phi Phi Islands, Chiang Mai & Chiang Rai

Explore and enjoy the finest sights and attractions that Thailand has to offer in an action-packed 16-day Discover Thailand Tour. Travel from one end of the country to the other, seeing all of the world-famous places in this beautiful country, from ancient temples to dramatic landscapes to glimpses of local life.

  • Wat Arun
  • Wat Trimitr
  • Wat Po
  • The Grand Palace
  • Aytthaya's temple ruins
  • The Bridge on the River Kwai
  • Damnoen Saduak Floating Market
  • Phi Phi Islands, including Maya Bay
  • Phang Nga Bay, including James Bond Island
  • Scenic Khao Sok
  • Chiang Mai temples
  • Chiang Rai and the Golden Triangle
Day 1: Arrival - Bangkok

Fly into Bangkok Airport where you will collected by an air-conditioned vehicle for private transfer to your hotel. Spend the day relaxing and recovering from jet lag.

Siam Niramit Bangkok Show and Dinner

Evening - Siam Niramit Show and Dinner (Join Tour)
Enjoy the world-class performance of Thailand's arts and cultural heritage show in Bangkok.

Day 2: Bangkok

In the morning, you can relaxing at your own leisure. In the afternoon, you will be collected from your hotel for the two following tours, after which you will be returned to your hotel:

Bangkok Tours

Afternoon - City & Temples incl. Grand Palace, Viman Mek Palce and Jim Thompson House (Private Tour)
This tour includes three of the most unusual Buddhist temples in Bangkok: Wat Trimitr, with its priceless Golden Buddha (made of 5½ tons of solid gold); Wat Po, the largest temple in Bangkok, with its colossal Reclining Buddha and the Chedis of the Kings; and the Grand Palace, which is one of the most beautiful samples of an ancient Siamese court and used to be the residence of the Kings of Thailand. Here you will see palaces which were used for different occasions: the Funeral Palace, the Reception Palace, the Throne Hall, the Coronation Hall, the Royal Guest House, and the beautiful Emerald Buddha Temple. You will also visit Viman Mek Palace and Jim Thompson House.

Evening - Dinner Cruise (Join Tour)
View the most famous and majestic sights of Bangkok from the comfort of a dinner cruise on the Chao Phraya River. The two-hour journey passes The Grand Palace, Wat Arun and takes you right up to the modern Rama IX suspension bridge. While the scenery passes on either bank of the river, you can enjoy an excellent buffet of Thai and international cuisine and shows.

Day 3: Bangkok
Ayutthaya Tour by bus and boat

Full Day - Ayutthaya Tour by bus and boat (Join Tour)
This tour introduces you to Ayutthaya's rich historical and architectural heritage, starting at Bang Pa-In Summer Palace and temple ruins from the 14th and 16th centuries. You will then embark on a cruise for the return journey to Bangkok. A superb buffet lunch and the fascinating scenery along the Chao Phraya riverbanks complete the memorable experience.

Day 4: Bangkok
River Kwai Tour

Full Day - River Kwai Tour (Join Tour)
This tour takes you to the world famous bridge on the River Kwai, built during World War II by the prisoners of war. The bridge is located near the town of Kanchanaburi, 130 kms. west of Bangkok. You will visit the two well-kept cemeteries, which contain the graves of an estimated 9,000 Allied soldiers who lost their lives while building the bridge and constructing the notorious "Death Railway" which the Japanese had hoped to stretch all the way to the Burmese border.

Day 5: Bangkok
Damnoen Saduak Floating Market and Rose Garden Tour

Full Day - Damnoen Saduak Floating Market and Rose Garden Tour (Join Tour)
The most famous floating market in Thailand is Damnoen Saduak, about 100 kilometres southwest of Bangkok. This buzzing market is at its best in the early morning, before the crowds arrive and the heat of the day builds up. A short trip by long-tail boat brings you to the floating market, which offers plenty of photo opportunities. Continue by coach to Nakhon Pathom, where you can admire Thailand's tallest chedi. From here, it is a short drive to the picturesque Sampran Riverside (former Rose Garden); a lovely resort with beautifully landscaped gardens, where you can enjoy an international buffet lunch. A cultural show starts every afternoon, with Thai folk dancing and demonstrations of handicraft skills, Thai boxing and sword fighting. There are also performances of traditional ceremonies and an outstanding elephant show. Afterwards a coach transfer will return you to your hotel in Bangkok.

Day 6: Bangkok - Phuket

Private transfer from hotel to Bangkok Airport for flight to Phuket.

Upon arrival in Phuket, you will be welcomed by our airport representative and taken by private vehicle for a city tour, including lunch at a local restaurant and a two-hour Thai massage.

Phuket Fantasea Show and Dinner

Evening - Phuket Fantasea Show and Dinner (Join Tour)
Enjoy the ultimate nighttime cultural show theme park in Phuket.

Day 7: Phuket
Phi Phi Islands Tour by Speedboat

Full Day - Phi Phi Islands Tour by Speedboat (Join Tour)
Visit the monkey beach, snorkel at the fabulous Hin Klang, relax on Koh Bamboo Island and dine on Koh Phi Phi Don. Finish the day re-enacting scenes from the Leonardo Di Caprio movie The Beach by visiting Maya Bay, where it was filmed.

Day 8: Phuket
Phang Nga Bay Tour by Speedboat & Canoe

Full Day - Phang Nga Bay Tour by Speedboat & Canoe (Join Tour)
This excursion is the perfect combination if you want to experience a lot in only one day. You will see beautiful Phang Nga Bay, snorkeling and relaxing on a paradise island. Explore the tidal cave and lagoon at Koh Hong and Panak Island by kayak/canoe. Visit James Bond Island and Sea Gypsy Village.

Day 9: Phuket - Khao Sok
Khaosok National Park

Check out and transfer to Khaosok National Park. (Private Tour)

Visit the Tsunami Memorial Site in Khaolak, stop at Khaosok's scenic viewpoint, visit Monkey Cave temple, bamboo rafting or canoe down the Khaosok River (a chance to spot local flora and fauna, dramatic limestone cliffs and evergreen mountains along the way - approximately 0.5-1 hr).

Check into an air-conditioned room at Khaosok Discovery Boutique Camp. Dinner, then relax with the sounds of nature around you.

Day 10: Khao Sok - Cheow Lan Lake
Floating hut in Cheow Lan Lake

Jungle trekking in Khaosok National Park, with enchanting plants, flowers, butterflies, birds, squirrels, reptiles, and more awaits your discovery. A self-guided nature trail explains the many ways native plants have been used throughout history (approximately 3-4 hrs). Lunch is provided in the jungle to enjoy at your leisure.

Arrive at Cheow Lan Dam and travel by long-tailed boat, with great scenery on the way, check-in at Floating Hut. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. Paddle a canoe around the hut, explore the beautiful natural surroundings, relax, and swim in the freshwater lake.

Dinner, followed by night safari by boat.

Overnight at Floating Hut, with the stars brightly lighting up the sky above you while the tree-silhouetted jungle chatters with insects. Breathe in the moist, earthy smell of Mother Nature.

Day 11: Cheow Lan Lake - Phuket - Chiang Mai
500 Rai Lake & Pakarang Cave (Coral Cave)

Canoe through the spectacular scenery and the early morning calm. Breakfast, then trek a 1 km trail surrounded by nature, then a short walk to 500 Rai Lake. Cross the lake on a bamboo raft reach the Pakarang Cave (Coral Cave). The cave got its name from its unusual stalagmites, which have a similar shape to coral reefs (easy access for children). Spend 30 minutes exploring the small but interesting cave.

Return to Floating Hut for lunch.

Take a long-tailed boat to the pier and transfer directly to Phuket Airport for your flight to Chiang Mai. Upon arrival, you will be welcomed by our airport representative and take to your hotel by private transfer.

Day 12: Chiang Mai
Chiang Mai Temple & Doi Suthep

Morning - Half Day City & Temples Tour (Private Tour)
Visit and explore four revered temples in Chiang Mai. All was constructed during the Lanna period; each reflects the glory, splendors and nobility of a rich historical era. Drive around the old city to see the moat surrounding it and the ruins of the city gates. Then visit the largest central market, Warorot Market, alive with its daily hustle and bustle. Exotic fresh fruits, preserved food, local delicacies, clothes galore, flowers and other knick knacks, all at reasonable prices.

Afternoon - Half Day Doi Suthep (Private Tour)
Wat Prathat Doi Suthep is the most important and famous temple in Chiang Mai. The tour begins with a pleasant wildly driving up 3,500 feet above sea level to the sacred temple of Doi Suthep. You then ascend up the 306 steps to the temple gateway which guarded by two splendid Nagas (serpents). Walk around the grounds of Doi Suthep past golden pillars, six foot gongs and rows of bells.

Evening - Khantoke Dinner (Join Tour)
Time: 19:00 - 21:30
Relax in an informal atmosphere whilst dining on delicious Northern Thai Cuisine called "Khantoke" signifying a Pedestal Wooden or Rattan Tray used for serving food by Lanna Thai peple.

Day 13: Chiang Mai
Doi Inthanon National Park Tour

Full Day - Doi Inthanon National Park Tour (Private Tour)
Lying south of Chiang Mai, the granite mass of Doi Inthanon, 8,500 feet above sea level, is the highest summit in the country. Doi Inthanon is the tail of Himalaya mountain range, designated as a national park, the moist natural environment is a paradise for birds as it has almost 400 species, animals, flowers and faunas.

Day 14: Chiang Mai
Elephant Riding & Bamboo Rafting Tour

Full Day - Experience Elephant Riding & Bamboo Rafting Tour (Private Tour)
Watching the elephant's bathing and enjoy a show. Exciting 45 minutes elephant ride crossing the Mae Tang River and climbing hills in to the jungle. Moreover, experience ox-cart riding anc bamboo rafting trip along the river.

Day 15: Chiang Mai - Chiang Rai
Chiang Rai and Golden Triangle Tour

Full Day - Chiang Rai and Golden Triangle Tour (Private Tour)
Travel along a wildly route via Doi Saket through scenic hills, valleys and villages. A short break is made at Mae Khachan Hot Spring and White Temple. Visit Akha & Yao hill tribe villages in Mae Chan area. Continue to the ancient town of Chiang Saen, the capital of the kingdom until 13th century. Visit Wat Chedi Luang. Further drive along the Mekong's River Bank to The World Renowned, Golden Triangle and also visit Wat Pu Kao for a picturesque view over the Mekong River and the meeting point of 3 different countries; Thailand – Laos – Myanmar. Then, take a short walk from the temple down to Mae Sai, a bustling market at the border town with Myanmar and the northern most point of Thailand.

Day 16: Chiang Mai - Bangkok - Departure

Check out and private transfer from hotel to Chiang Mai Airport.

*Changes to the program may occur due to weather or other circumstances beyond the influence of the tour company.

  • Accommodation in air-conditioned rooms with bath or shower and meals as mentioned in the programme.
    • 5 nights in Bangkok (Vince Hotel Pratunam - Superior room or Davis Bangkok - Studio room)
    • 3 nights in Phuket, (Mazi Design Hotel by Kalima - Ma Relax room)
    • 1 night in Khao Sok Boutique Camp (Air-con Room)
    • 1 night in Floating Hut in Cheow Lan Lake
    • 5 nights in Chiang Mai (Decem Hotel - Superior Room or The Empress Hotel - Superior room)
  • Private transfers and joined/private tours with English-speaking guides by air-conditioned car/minibus as mentioned in the programme.
  • All domestic air tickets and associated airport taxes (Flight: BKK-HKT, HKT-CNX, CNX-BKK)
  • Service charges, room tax and VAT
  • Expenditure of a personal nature, such as drinks, souvenirs and laundry, etc.
  • Other tours and meals than mentioned in the programme.
  • All international air tickets and associated airport taxes.
  • Early check-in and/or late check-out at hotels.
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  • 29 -15 days to arrival day: 50% charge
  • +30 days up: no charge but if any deposit refund is subject to less 10% administration fee.
  • Itinerary is subject to change depending on the confirmed flights, road conditions, and rooms availability. We reserve the right to replace above hotels by other hotels of similar or superior category.
  • We have not proceeded to any booking yet when sending the quotation.

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