7 Super Experiences!
Our genuine experts explored the destinations time and again and finally worked out the itinerary taking you to experience the highlights in various ways that others might miss.
Admire the first silver ordination hall in the world and learn how silverworks are made at the workshop.
Visit a deep in mountain coffee shop which was built on a gaint tree! Your will enjoy your free time with our complimentary coffee or cake.
To travel like a local, you will have a chance to take a local Tuk Tuk to explore Chiang Mai old city.
Visit the must-see Black House & White Temple in Chiangrai, where you will of course supprised by the constructor's fantastic concept.
Marvel at the opium trade history in Golden Triangle and cross the Mae Kong River into Laos border market to witness local village life.
Experience real thai village culture as well as do a slight trekking through the forest and waterfall. You will learn how the community manage natural resources.
Be a Northern royal member tonight! You will enjoy a well-presented meal of good and delicious food where musics and dances prepare!
The following itinerary is for your inspiration. Our experts will customize your own tour according to your interests, schedules, hotel tastes and budget. All can be tailor-made!
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Day 1 - Arrive in Chiang Rai
Welcome to Chiang Mai! Arrival at Chiang Rai International Airport in the morning. After you have picked up your luggage, please exit and look for the sign "Meeting Point" at the arrival hall and follow the walk path. After a short walk, you will find your private guide waiting for you near the exit with your name sign. Then, your he will escort you to your hotel.
Day 2 - Visit Golden Triangle and Learn the Modern History of Thailand
This morning, you will visit Golden Triangle, which renowned as the centre of the opium trade in the latter half of the 20th century. From a hilltop viewpoint, marvel at the splendour of the mighty Mekong as it joins the Ruak River forming the actual "Triangle" between Laos, Myanmar and Thailand. The Opium Museum near the view point of golden triangle was built to educate people about the dangers of the drug through an entertaining exhibition which traces the history of opium from its first use 5,000 years ago to current issues of drug abuse and addiction. Many publications regards it as one of the best museums in Thailand.
Chiang Rai's close proximity to Laos makes it easy to visit this mysterious country. You will cross the Mae Kong River into Laos to witness local village life. You can walk around the local market where you will have free time to browse and perhaps pick up a few bargains. Return to the Thai side of the Mae Kong River for lunch with river view before leaving for the Doi Tung Royal Palace and Garden (Mae Fah Luang Garden)，Doi Tung was once a secluded area in the heart of the Golden Triangle-a leading region of illicit world opium production. The watershed area was denuded by slash and burn cultivation, and further accelerared by opium growing. After the Princess Mother's first visit to Doi Tung, She announced"I will reforest Doi Tung".The Princess Mother decided to improve the conditions of Doi Tung, socially, economically, and environmentally.She demonstrated her commitment by building her home in Doi Tung,which is what we called Mae Fah Luang Garden.
Day 3 - Head to Chiang Mai and Visit White Temple & Black House
After breakfast, we will head to Chiang Mai today! On the way, we will visit‘The Black House’, known as‘Baan Dam’in Thai.Baan Dam is Thawan Duchanee’s artful portrayal of hell.The opaque decor and dead animals adorning each room make Duchanee’s estate the complete opposite of the White Temple, the glimpse of heaven designed by his teacher Chalermchai Kositpipat. Although off the beaten track, the Black House is not something to be overlooked. Then continue to Wat Rong Khun or ‘the White Temple’, blending traditional Buddhist art with contemporary themes. This temple was designed and built by Achan Chaloemchai Khositphiphat. Awhite ordination hall-Phra Ubosot- is decorated with silver glittering pieces of mirrors. There are large mural paintings of the Lord Buddha in different gestures. A gable- is decorated with a gable apex, al leaf-shaped gable-edging–in the shapes of Phya Naga, dragon and mythical creatures, which are entirely made of white stucco.
En route, stop at a hot spring for relaxion. The water has a high sulphur content and possesses curative and restorative properties. You can have a foot bath with hot spring water to relax muscles, relieve stress and improve the circulation. Then continue to Chiang Mai. On arrival, check in at hotel and enjoy your afternoon free time.
Chiang Mai is a shopping paradise,with its famous arts and crafts.Nothing beats shopping for a bargain more than in the famous Chiang Mai Night Bazaar. The Night Bazaar, on the east side of the old walled city, is approximately 1km long. This evening, you can explore the night bazaar and to find all special handicrafts and souveniers you need along the street, plus a heap of mobile food street stalls.
Day 4 - Explore Chiang Mai Old City & Silver Temple by Tuk Tuk
This morning you will take a local Tuk Tuk to visit Chiang Mai old city, include Wat Pra Singh, It is one of over 200 ancient Buddhist temples located around the city, one of the most well regarded examples of Lanna architecture. And Wat Chedi luang, The temple is the site of an enormous pagoda, originally 280 feet high, and which was partially destroyed by an earthquake in 1545. Then transfer to Warorot market,to see and feel the real northern people’s way of life.
After have lunch at local restaurant,you will continue your Tuk Tuk transfer to the unbelievable Silver Temple - only one in Thailand! This Silver Temple is located south of the Old City and was first constructed at the beginning of the 16th century. Almost everything in the temple is made of silver and aluminum. It has the first silver ordination hall in the world. (please note that women are not allowed entering ordination hall). You will meet with the monks and proceed to the workshop area where silver items are made. You will learn how these silverworks are made at the workshop and attempt to create a personalised silver piece with the help of the artists. After the visit, our guide will take you to walk around the famous Wualai Road, you can visit a few Silversmith Shops along the road and see how the craftsmen make their sliver works. The craftsmen also offer a wide range of goods, plus, with a small purchase, you would certainly help to sustain the silversmith art here. Return to your hotel.
Day 5 - Half Day Eco Tour in Mae Kampong and Enjoy Local Coffee on a Big Tree
Enjoy your morning half-day eco tour at the high-altitude village of Mae Kampong. The picturesque Northern Thai village of Mae Kampong is located only 50 kilometers from Chiang Mai city. Nestled on a hillside, 1300 meters above sea level and surrounded by pristine forest, Mae Kampong has a cool and pleasant climate. This village is surrounded by tea plantations which successive generations have woven into the verdant natural landscape. Visitors can experience real thai village culture as well as enjoy several activities. You will walk around the village to enjoy the atmosphere and relax into the rustic charm of Mae Kampong. Visit local villager's house for a study of hand made pillow using local tea leaf. Do a slight trekking through the forest and waterfall, passing tea, coffee and herbal gardens, enjoy strolling through pristine forest and learning how the community manage natural resources and harness hydropower.
Then, set apart to The Giant, a coffee house located on the top of tree. Have you been to a giant tree house that serves coffee with a jungle view? A rope bridge that needs to be crossed to get there? This place seemed too surreal and beautiful to be true. But it is! From the top of the titanic tree and surrounded by virgin rainforests, there's a beautiful prospect over the valley. Enjoy your free afternoon cake or coffee on the tree before return to Chiang Mai.
If you don't want to trek in the village, a full day visit the Long Neck tribe is recommended. The Long Neck tribe was originally moved from Burma, and now still live in Thailand like the immigrants people.Because of the non-resident status limits their employment opportunities, most women still wear rings on their neck to attrack tourist visits to make a living.Spend some times to learn about the people and hear their stories, you can also support local women by purchasing their handicrafts, not only is it giving the money to local people who really need it, but it’s also a unforgettable experience.
Day 6 - Half Day Doi Suthep and Meo Hilltribe With Evening Traditional Northern Thai Food-Khan Toke
Morning departure to visit some of the local Meo hill tribe villages. The Meo, a subgroup of the H’mong, still wear traditional costumes and maintain a lifestyle unchanged in centuries. Notice how the Meo houses sit right on the ground (not on stilts), with the main floor resting on an open space for food storage. Interact with the villagers with your guide serving as a translator. Drive approximately 1hr to Doi Suthep Mountain, enjoying the spectacular views of Northern Thailand as you head past mountains and forests, towards Wat Phra That, one of Northern Thailand’s most sacred temples. Founded in 1383 AD, the temple is reached by climbing 309 steps (or for the less fitness-oriented, a tram is available for a small surcharge). The climb up is rewarded with a superb panoramic view over the city. Return to Chiang Mai with lunch at a local restaurant en route. Your can spend your afternoon at your lesure before your guide pick you up for your evening Khan Toke dinner,a traditional Northern Thai food serve on a small table with Thai style performance.
What's included The Price above is based on two people sharing.
Carefully selected accommodation with breakfast
Accommodation based on two people sharing (for each person not sharing a room, the single supplement will be added)
Well screened Hotels
Handpicked hotels with good service and spacious room.
Super nice location
Downtown location with convenient transportation and many good restaurants nearby.
All mentioned internal flights, trains, and cruises
Private & air-conditioned vehicle with ample space
No early get up. No late arrival.
Select seats for you as spacious as possible, such as exit row or bulkhead with more legroom.
All meals specified in the itinerary
Your special request on food can always be satisfied, no matter it relates to religion or medical purpose!
Traditional local food is delicious and its specialities are worth searching out with our local guide!
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Bottles of drinking water and cold towels per guest per day
City map & SIM card (unlimited internet)
24/7 helpline while you are travelling
All excursions specified in the itinerary
All entrance fees specified in the itinerary
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I loved our trip to Thailand it was an amazing experience. The hotels were amazing. Our tour guide is so great, who made us feel welcome in her home country. Thai people are the happiest people on earth. Elephant Nature Park tour impressed me most. I learned to take care of those lovely animals there. Overall it was a great experience.
Awesome tour, with awesome people and amazing leaders. Every spot brought something new and the activities were just right; optional but totally worthwhile. Would recommend this trip to any travelers, both experienced and new.
Mid - late October was a great time to see Northern Thailand. The rain from the wet season is starting to ease and you also beat all the tourists arriving in November. This tour was amazing as you get to experience the historic and cultural aspects of Thailand. For those who want to see the highlights of Northern Thailand without the hassle of making their own arrangements, this trip is awesome!!
This was a fantastic taste of Northern Thailand with new experiences every day. Our guide was so committed to our enjoyment of the trip and keen to educate us on the culture, history and people, she really made a huge difference to the whole experience.
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