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Impressive Thailand

Tour code : WT. TH 14
Duration : 12 days 11 nights,
Type of tour :Private Tour
Start and end : Start in Bangkok,
End in Phuket
Minimum passengers : 2 persons
Trip Grade: easy with some moderate
Destinations : Kanchanaburi-Chiang Mai-
Hilltribe Trek-Phuket-Yao Noi Island


Day 1 Bangkok – Floating Market Kanchanaburi (D)

Am Pick up from a hotel in Bangkok , drive to visit Damnoensaduak Floating Market then transfer to Kanchanaburi (2 hrs. drive)
Check into Felix Riverkwai Resort.  At leisure for a half day.

Pm Visit The WW II cemetery and the Khmer Stone Temple " Prasart Muang Sing"

Overnight at Felix River Kwai Resort

Day 2 Kanchanaburi – Jungle Rafts (B,L,D)

08.30 Breakfast at the resort before departing to Thong Papoom area                 

10.00 Arrive Hellfire Pass Memorial.  Take a walk downhill to glimpse the death railway remnants and learn the moving story of WWII from the comprehensive exhibition at the museum
After lunch, return to Kanchanaburi visit the Bridge Over the River Kwai.  Then take a long-tailed boat for about 20-30 minutes from pier to get to the Jungle Rafts, passing by unspoiled mountainous jungle scenery.  Check into the Jungle Rafts on arrival.  You can swim off the raft and visit a Mon village nearby.

19.00 Dinner followed by a 45-minutes presentation of Mon Dance and overnight.

Day 3 Jungle Raft – Elephant Riding – Bangkok – Chiang Mai (B,L)

am After breakfast, walk to visit Mon Villagers & children school, and ride on elephant around the village

12.00 Lunch

pm Transfer by boat and van to Bangkok , and straight to Donmuang Airport

19.10 Take the domestic flight TG126 to Chiang Mai

20.20  Arrival in Chiang Mai Airport , transfer to the Royal Princess Hotel for overnight

Day 4 Chiang Mai – Prao – Buatong Waterfalls – Lahu, Karen, and Palong Village (B,L,D)

After breakfast  leave Chiang Mai for Phrao. Make stops at local market, here you will have the chance to experience the colors, sounds and smells of this typically Thai fresh food market, while your guide buys some ingredients and condiments for cooking dinner. The various stalls, products and their vendors are a wonderful photo opportunity, and also visit Buatong (Rainbow) waterfall. Arrive Phrao and start trekking at Pang Tong Lahu hilltribe village via forest and plantation of those Lahu until reaching Pha Lai Karen hilltribe village. Picnic lunch will be served here. At noon continue (2 hours and half) trekking from Akha hilltribe village (nearby Karen) up the hills to Mae Jon Palong hilltribe village where we overnight stay in bamboo hut with enjoy cooking dinner with our guide and driver. After dinner, it is time to exchange some experiences and culture with those Palong by dancing performance.

Overnight at bamboo hut in Palong tribal Village

(Trek: morning about 2 ½  hrs., afternoon about 2 ½ hrs.)

Day 5    Palong Village – Chiang Dao Cave – Lahu Village (B,L,D)

After lazy breakfast at home stay, say good bye to Palong hosts, driving to Chiang Dao local market to buy some food for cooking dinner. Visit Chiang Dao Cave, a huge cave containing beautiful stalactite and stalagmite. Then continue to have lunch at Vang Dong Lahu hilltribe village where we overnight at home stay. At noon trek (45 minutes) to waterfall past tea plantations and beautiful view points on a hill top. Then trek back to the village in the evening for observing and cooking dinner with our guide, driver and villagers. Leisure time with those until time to beds

Overnight homestay at Lahu Village

(Trek:about 1 ½ hrs.)

Day 6   Lahu Village – Chiang Dao Young Elephant Training Center – Elephant Riding & Bamboo Rafting (B,L)

Breakfast at home stay and leave hill top home stay for Chiang Dao Elephant Training Center, where we observe young elephants trainings and enjoy riding (1 hour) on elephants into the forest and back to the camp for bamboo rafting for an hour along Mae Ping River. Meet the driver and travel to have lunch at Mae Rim and then back to Chiang Mai in the mid noon.   

Day 7 Chiang Mai – Free Day (B)

Am Breakfast at the hotel.  Free at leisure..

Overnight at the Royal Princess Hotel. 

Day 8 Chiang Mai – Phuket (B)

Breakfast.  Transfer to the airport for the direct flight to Phuket.

On arrival in Phuket, transfer to Karon Beach Resort.  At leisure.

Overnight at Karon Beach Resort

Day 9 Phuket – Koh Yao – Sea Kayaking (B,L,D)

Am Pick-up from your Phuket hotel. Depart by fast long-tailed boat for the East Bay . Arrive Islands and commence Introductory kayak training. Explore the islands by kayak and enjoy a beach picnic lunch. Continue to explore the islands. Disembark on the cultural-inspiring Koh Yao islandand check-in at the THA KHAO BUNGALOWS. Enjoy a fresh seafood dinner at the hotel restaurant.

Day 10 Koh Yao – Phuket – Sea Kayaking (B,L)

Am Morning starts with a wholesome Western-style breakfast before departing to Tha Khao pier. Enjoy a morning of kayaking and cave exploration. Enjoy a picnic lunch. Motor to more islands and explore them by kayak. Return to Phuket and transfer to the Karon Beach Resort

Day11 Phuket - Day at Leisure (B)

Relax and enjoy the sun and sands of Phuket.  Overnight at Karon Beach Resort..  

Day 12 Depart Phuket (B)

Transfer to the airport for your departure flight.