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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.

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Enjoy the greatest experiences of Lanna Style during this Yeepeng festival!

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Launch floating lanterns float up into the sky to worship Phra Ket Kao Jura Mani, float away bad luck and misfortune!

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You will get a complimentary local Karen cloth while visiting our carefully picked elephant sanctuary. Just enjoy your time play with the elephants and don't worry about getting wet!

Itinerary Details

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 - Welcome to Chiang Mai!

Today you will fly to Chiang Mai. Upon arrival,your private guide is waiting for you at the airport to take you by private car to your hotel. Chiang Mai, with its lovely Lanna temples, charming traditions, unique food, family-friendly attractions and stunning setting is a gem in Thailand’s northern hills. There’s so much for tourists to do here, from cultural exploration to adventurous treks and food tours.

Accommodation: Novotel Chiangmai Nimman Journeyhub

Day 2 - Chiang Mai City Tour & CAD Yee Peng Lantern Festival Celebration

Your half-day, Chiang Mai old-city, temple tour takes you on an unforgettable drive through many different parts of the city. Your tour includes Wat Pra Singh which is one of over 200 ancient Buddhist temples located around the city and one of the most well-regarded examples of Lanna architecture. The temple of Wat Chedi Luang is the site of an enormous pagoda, originally 280 feet high, which was partially destroyed by an earthquake in 1545. Continue to Warorot Market to see and feel the real northern people’s way of life. Enjoy your meal at local restaurant.


Let's Welcome Chiang Mai CAD Khomloy Sky Lantern Festival, which let you float lanterns in the sky, and enjoy Northern Thai-style celebrations, including many great activities in this festival.

You will get festival's souvenirs, you will enjoy Lanna Thai cultural experience, including unlimited authentic Lanna Local food and beverage. There are many interesting activities.

Moreover, you will pray and meditate together. And then, you will launch floating lanterns float up into the sky to worship Phra Ket Kao Jura Mani, float away bad luck and misfortune.

You are cordially invited to come and become part of the unique celebration of Chiang Mai CAD Festival, you will enjoy the greatest experiences of Lanna Style during this festival and get unforgettable moments of your travel in Chiang Mai.

*No alcohol or smoking is allowed.


CAD Yee Peng celebration Sample Itinerary

15.30 Meet at the designated meeting point to register your ticket then transfer to the venue

16.30-17.00 Arrival at venue show our staff e-ticket on your mobile for the register, get hand badge at the main entrance,

Seeing welcome drum dance, Lanna Culture & sword Dance culture show, Boxing, Lanna demo sword making.

18.00 Enjoy Authentic Lanna Dinner, Snacks, desserts, beverages

19.00 Enter to the ritual area in from of the great pagoda

19.10 The first Performance , Name - Ancient Lanna Pu Ja drum show to honor the Great Pagoda

19.20 The second Performance , Name - Lights of Faith

19.30 Religious ceremony, Monks chanting and make meditation

19.45 Everyone ready to Lunching Lanterns. Prepare lit a fire to wait for the signal.

20.00 Lunching Lanterns in unison by looking at the signal from the staff.

21.00 End of the ceremony, and do a Loi Krathong

21.30 Depart from event to the city

22.00 Arrival at the meeting point

*depends on traffic condition

Wat Pra Singh
Wat Pra Singh
Wat Chedi Luang
Wat Chedi Luang
Warorot market
Warorot market
Yeepeng Lantern Festival
Yeepeng Lantern Festival
culture show
culture show
folk performances
folk performances
Senior Lanna Artist
Senior Lanna Artist
CAD Khomloy
CAD Khomloy
Accommodation: Novotel Chiangmai Nimman Journeyhub

Day 3 - Elephant Jungle Sanctuary

A half-day package to the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary (join activity) offers you an enjoyable opportunity to spend quality time with elephants in their natural home, as well as gain an insight into their history and behavior, and create cherished lifelong memories of their time spent with these amazing animals.

Today you will be picked up (private transfer) from your place of accommodation and will drive through scenic agricultural areas before arriving at the Sanctuary. There, you will meet your English-speaking guide and learn a little about the elephants, before changing into traditional Karen clothing.

After being allocated bananas and sugar cane to feed to the elephants, you will walk with your guide through the Sanctuary, where you will find free-roaming elephants and hear their individual stories. You can touch, feed, photograph, and interact with the elephants at your leisure while you learn about their lifestyle and behaviors. 

After the close encounter with elephant, you will return to your hotel, the rest of the day is free at your leisure.


Morning Session/Afternoon Session

06:00-07:00/11:30–12:00 Private pick up from your hotel or accommodation

07:00/12:00 Drive approximately 1.5 hours South of Chiang Mai through rolling hills, forest, and local farming areas.

08:30/13:30 Arrive at the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary. Learn about the elephants and change into traditional Karen clothing.

09:00/14:00 Meet the elephants. Feed, interact, and play with the elephants in a natural environment as you learn about their behavior and history. Take photos with the elephants.

09:45/14:45 Mud Spa with the elephants.

10:30/15:30 Walk with the elephants to a river and bathe them.

11:30/16:30 Eat a traditional meal and then say goodbye to the elephants.

12:00/17:00 Leave the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary and drive approximately 1.5 hours to Chiang Mai.

13:30/18:30 Drop off at your hotel or accommodation

Elephant Mud Spa
Elephant Mud Spa
Elephant Bathing
Elephant Bathing
Chiang Mai Elephant Jungle Sanctuary
Chiang Mai Elephant Jungle Sanctuary
Traditional Karen Clothing
Traditional Karen Clothing
Accommodation: Novotel Chiangmai Nimman Journeyhub

Day 4 - Goodbye Chiang Mai!

Enjoy your free time until your guide come and escort you to airport for your onward flight.

Accommodation

  • 3 Nights in Chiang Mai
Novotel Chiangmai Nimman Journeyhub
Novotel Chiangmai Nimman Journeyhub
Novotel Chiangmai Nimman Journeyhub
Novotel Chiangmai Nimman Journeyhub
Novotel Chiangmai Nimman Journeyhub
Novotel Chiangmai Nimman Journeyhub
Novotel Chiangmai Nimman Journeyhub
Novotel Chiangmai Nimman Journeyhub
Novotel Chiangmai Nimman Journeyhub
Novotel Chiangmai Nimman Journeyhub
Novotel Chiangmai Nimman Journeyhub
Room Type:Superior Room with Balcony
Why this Hotel:

Situated in Chiang Mai, 500m to the Maya Mall, 2.6 km from Chang Puak Market, Novotel Chiangmai Nimman Journeyhub features accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool, free private parking, a fitness centre and a terrace. With free WiFi, this 4-star hotel offers room service and a 24-hour front desk. Guests can use the indoor pool, or enjoy city views.

What's included

AccommodationInternational-standard
Day1-3 Novotel Chiangmai Nimman Journeyhub

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.

TransportPrivate & Air-conditioned

All mentioned internal flights, trains, and cruises

Private & air-conditioned vehicle with ample space

  • Best-time flight

    No early get up. No late arrival.

  • Better seats

    Select seats for you as spacious as possible, such as exit row or bulkhead with more legroom.

GuidePrivate & Professional

Expert English-speaking local guide

MealsSafe & Authentic

All meals specified in the itinerary

  • Satisfying food

    Your special request on food can always be satisfied, no matter it relates to religion or medical purpose!

  • Local specialities

    Traditional local food is delicious and its specialities are worth searching out with our local guide!

  • Little snack

    Wanna try authentic local snack? Please follow us!

SupportUseful Package & 24/7 Local Service

Bottles of drinking water and cold towels per guest per day

City map & SIM card (unlimited internet)

24/7 helpline while you are travelling

ExcursionsAll listed in the above Itnerary

All excursions specified in the itinerary

All entrance fees specified in the itinerary

Not included
Flights

Flights before and after the tour are not included in the tour price. You can organize your flights separately at any point.

service

our driver
Professional Guides & Drivers

We offer professional private tour guides with over 10-year experience, well-performed vehicles less than 5-year service life and licensed drivers with 5-year practice. Each of our employees undergoes rigorous screening before they can join our network.

our hotel
Well-selected Scenic spots and Hotel

All the hotels we advised have been inspected by our team and we spend time each year to top up our knowledge on the spot. Continuing Positive feedbacks on them from former customers because of their outstanding and unique characters.

local
Local Available 7/24

You will have our local team's urgency contact number and we are available whenever and wherever. If you meet any problem or need any help, just make a phone call and everything will be settled down at a time.

welcome kit
Warm Welcome Kits

We provide the welcome kits for each customer, you will receive the SIM card, city map, a bottle of drinking water and a cool towel per guest per day for FREE. Get all first-step information and useful tips in one profile and make your first tour simple and easy.