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Treasures of Thailand

Tour code : WT. TH 26
Duration : 9 days 8 nights,
Type of tour :Private Tour
Start and end :start in Chiang Mai
end in Phuket
Minimum passengers : 2 persons
Trip Grade: easy

About the trip

A land of golden temples, stunning tropical beaches and lush forested hills, Thailand is also a tranquil oasis in an increasingly hectic world.  Secure in its dedication to the gentle Buddhist faith and devotion to its beloved monarchy, the Kingdom complements a glorious centuries-old culture and rich natural diversity with a way of life that preserves a sense of calm and hospitality.

This is the Treasures of Thailand “from the mountain to the Andaman Sea ” program.  It starts in Chiang Mai and end in Phuket.  In Chiang Mai, a half-day cultural sites: visit Wat Phrasingh, observe the beautiful mural painting in Lanna arts style, and Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, the most revered temple in Chiang Mai.  Then we will have a full-day to explore the nature sites in Mae Taeng which includes exciting activities – elephant riding from the elephant camp to the beautiful valley of Mae Taeng , ox-carting, and bamboo rafting along Mae Taeng River .  To Phuket by a direct flight and on arrival have a half-day sightseeing around the island and end with a very romantic dinner sunset cruise.  The rest of the program will be at Koh Yao Noi (Yao Noi Island) for beach recreation – island hoping, snorkeling, swimming, sunbathing, and village tour.  It’s a very exciting, meaningful and relaxing one!

Day1: Bangkok-Chiang Mai    (-/-/D)

Am Arrival in Chiang Mai Airport .  Meet and transfer to The Empress Hotel.  At leisure.

Pm  Travel by an air-cond. van to visit Wat Phrasingh, a temple where we can learn about Lanna arts style.  Then visit Wat Phra That Doi Suthep on Suthep Hill. 

Khantoke Dinner (Northern style dinner).  Overnight at Empress Hotel, decorated with beautiful orchids from the Royal Project.
Day2: Chiang Mai – Elephant Camp – Orchid Farm (B/L/-)

Am Breakfast at hotel.  Full day tour to Mae Taeng.  Visit the Elephant Camp and watch elephants show.  Enjoy elephant riding into the beautiful valley of Mae Taeng for about 1 hour. 

Then connected with ox-carting into Mae Taman Village for village tour.  Buffet lunch at the Elephant Camp.

Afternoon, enjoy bamboo rafting on Mae Taeng River for about 1 hour.  Then travel to visit an Orchid Farm before returning into the town of Chiang Mai .

Night walk at the Night Bazaar, the biggest handicraft center of Chiang Mai

Overnight at Empress Hotel

Day3: Chiang Mai - Phuket    (B/L/D)

Am Breakfast at hotel and transfer to airport for the direct flight to Phuket
On arrival in Phuket Airport.  Sightseeing city – see the Chino-Portuguese building, visit Wat Chalong, and view 3 beaches from the Mountain Viewpoint.  After that check into Karon Beach Resort & Spa  

Evening: Sunset Dinner Cruise.

Overnight at Karon Beach Resort & Spa

Day4: Phuket     (B/-/-)

Am Breakfast at hotel. At leisure on beach.

Overnight at Karon Beach Resort & Spa

Day5: Phuket – Koh Yao Noi (Yao Noi Island)    (B/-/-)

Am Breakfast at the hotel.

12:30   Transfer by van and boat to Koh Yao Noi

Pm       On arrival in Koh Yao Noi, check in at The Paradise Koh Yao Boutique Beach Resort & Spa. At leisure on the beach.

Overnight at The Paradise Koh Yao Boutique Beach Resort & Spa

Day6: Koh Yao Noi – Island Hoping (Joint Tour) (B/L/-)

Am Breakfast at hotel.
Enjoy the island hoping tour (10.00 hrs.-15.00 hrs incl. lunch) – opportunities for snorkeling, swimming, and sun bathing
Overnight at The Paradise Koh Yao Boutique Beach Resort & Spa

Day7: Koh Yao Noi - Village Tour (Joint Tour) (B/L/-)

Breakfast. The tour to visit Yao Noi, the fishermen village (10.00 hrs.-15.00 hrs. incl. lunch)

10.00 hrs. Start from the resort by jeep or longtail boat(depending on weather conditions). Stop at a rubber plantation and learn how the islanders process latex into sheets of rubber. Continue

the ride through the rice fi elds and watch water buffaloes and local bird species.

Go shopping at local fruit and fish markets.

Lunch is at Pradu Seafood— here’s a chance to try authentic local food.

After visiting the markets, cruise around the island and arrive at Ta Kao Village where a

group of local women are decorating Thai silk with batik pictures. Take a look at what the local fishermen caught for the day and feel free to purchase something for dinner back at the resort.

Overnight at The Paradise Koh Yao Boutique Beach Resort & Spa

Day8: Koh Yao Noi (B/-/-)

Breakfast.  At leisure.

The Paradise Koh Yao Boutique Beach Resort & Spa

Day9: Koh Yao Noi – Phuket - Bangkok    (B/-/-)

Am Breakast at hotel.
Pm Transfer by boat and van to Phuket Airport to take the evening flight return to Bangkok and have the connecting flight back home.

Due to the fluctuation of exchange rate these days, please contact us for the present price of this tour.
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