5 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.
Witness the heart-breaking history in Kanchanaburi while take a scenic train ride on Thai-Burma Death Railway to better know how difficult the Allied prisoners built the railway.
Visit the non-profit "retirement home" for elephants in Kanchanaburi, you will enjoy your day play, feed, and bath the elephants!
Our knowledgeable local guide will take you back to the Ayutthaya period to discover the unbelievable Thai-Burma war and to see how the historical Ayutthaya became ruins.
Ayutthaya is the center for the production of "Sweet Angel Hair"(Roti Sai Mai). A normal tour to Ayutthaya will always skip this special local snack, but we will not pass it!
Take a traditional long-tail boat to get the real sense of floating village then start your in-depth exploration to bargain in the 100+ years floating market by paddle boat.
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!
- Extend/cut down length
- Adjust activities to your interests
- Change a hotel
- Everything you want
Day 1 - Arrive in Bangkok
สวัสดีค่ะ Sawasdee ka！Welcome to Thailand! On arrival in Bangkok, your private guide will be ready to welcome you at the arrival hall with our warm welcome kits. You will be transferred to your hotel with a private car and driver. Your guide will help you with luggage and hotel check-in and ensure your arrival is worry-free.
Today you can choose to enjoy a Siam Niramit Show in the early evening. It is a world-class celebration of Thailand's art and cultural heritage is a must-see spectacle through which you can get an overall idea of the four dynasties of Thailand and its culture. This show is highly recommended as a start to this historical tour and a great introduction to the following visit. It is performed on a gigantic stage featuring over 150 performers with as many as 500 costumes. A spectacular introduction to Thailand's art and cultural heritage.
Day 2 - Historical Bangkok and Temples
Your trip will start by visiting Wat Trimit, this temple is known for its famous Golden Buddha constructing during the Sukhothai period. The image of solid gold is 3 meters high and weighs five and a half tons. Your second stop will be Wat Pho, it is one of Bangkok’s oldest and largest temples. Wat Pho was built by King Rama I about 200 years ago and houses the gigantic gold plated Reclining Buddha image. This unique image is 49 meters long and 12 meters high with beautifully inlaid mother-of-pearl soles, then your last stop is The Royal Grand Palace, the nations' landmark and the most revered royal monuments. You will see the Palace that was used for different occasions as The Coronation Hall, Funeral Hall, and Royal Guest House and the mysterious famous Emerald Buddha （Wat Phra Kaew）, the most revered Buddha image in Thailand. Lunch at a local restaurant, and then return to the hotel. The afternoon is free at leisure.
Asiatique is a nice place to chill out by yourself. It combined two of the most popular shopping experiences in the city: a night bazaar and a mall. Open from 17:00, spending an evening here is no problem: you’ll have good fun browsing the boutiques, picking up gifts or something for yourself; you are guaranteed to find something you would like to eat and if this isn’t enough entertainment, shows are performed nightly: Calypso ladyboy cabaret and soon, a classic Thai puppets performance.
Day 3 - Visit Damnoen Saduak Floating Market and River Kwai of Kanchanaburi
Check out from your hotel this morning. You will depart for a 2-hour drive to the 100-year-old Damnoen Saduak Floating Market located 100 km (62 mi) from Bangkok, one of Thailand’s most famous attractions. Day-in and day-out from about 8 am to about 11 am, the Floating Market is routinely crowded with hundreds of vendors and purchasers floating in their small rowing boats selling and buying or exchanging their goods. You will have a chance to take a ride on a long tail boat to get the real sense of a floating village. After the long tail boat cruise around the village, you will stop at a transit point where you can choose to further explore the floating market by a 4-seat boat (at your own expense) or stroll around by the river's banks.
Your second stop is Kanchanaburi. On arrival, you will visit the world-famous bridge over the River Kwai. The bridge was part of the Death Railway and was destroyed in Allied bombing raids towards the end of World War II but later rebuilt by the Japanese as war reparations. Lunch at a local restaurant.
Then continue to the Hell Fire Pass and JEATH War Museum. It is dedicated to the Allied prisoners of war (POWs) and Asian laborers who suffered and died at Hellfire Pass and elsewhere in the Asia Pacific region during the Second World War. And then to Don Rak War Cemetery to learn more about the history of the 6,982 Allied POWs who perished during the construction. After the completion of the railway, the POWs were either kept in Thailand or sent back to Singapore. The POWs who died along the railway were reinterred at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemeteries at Thanbyuzayat, Kanchanaburi and Chung Kai. American dead were returned to the United State of America. Finally, check-in at your hotel in Kanchanaburi this late afternoon.
Day 4 - As a Volunteer and Have Close Contact with Thai Elephants!
Today you will visit the Elephants World. Founded in 2008, Elephants World is a non-profit organization that functions as a "retirement home" for elephants that have been working for humans before-either in the logging industry or entertaining tourists at camps and circuses or begging in the street of the big cities. At Elephants World they don't have to work anymore- now WE work for them. The center's aim is to give the elephants a place where they can enjoy themselves in their own natural environment. The conservation camp is located in peaceful natural surroundings. Prepare food for elephants, feed them, wash them- have really close contact with Thai Elephant and you can be a part of it!
We pick you up at your hotel at 9.00 a.m. Your daily program here includes meeting and feeding the elephants, observing the elephants bathing, cleaning fruit/vegetables, preparing and cooking sticky rice for old elephants. Then have a rest and a buffet lunch. In the afternoon, gather and plant food for the elephants. e.g banana trees, sugar cane, banana grass or prepare fruit baskets, etc, feed sticky rice balls to the old elephants and then take the elephants to the river for a bath and swim with them.
1. Please bring a change of clothes for you will get dirty and wet while washing and swimming with elephants. After those activities, you can have a bath in the bathroom there.
2. Please bring sunscreen, a hat, mosquito repellent, of course, your camera!
3. Please note that small deviations in the itinerary are sometimes necessary, depending on road conditions and other factors.
4. Mosquitoes are very common insects in Thailand. It is essential that you seek medical advice prior to travel, and especially if you are pregnant or have an underlying medical condition.
5. We do not recommend pregnant women to participate in this tour, as pregnancy should not stay too close to the big animal especially when bathing the elephant in the stream where there are lots of small stones that may be dangerous.
Day 5 - Ayutthaya Historical Park
This morning you will check out from the hotel and head to Ayuttaya, one of the UNESCO World Heritage lists of Thailand. On the way to Ayutthaya, you will visit the Bang-Pa-In Summer Palace, located 60 kilometers north of Bangkok, an impressive architectural blend of East and West dating back to the 17th century.
Continue to Ayutthaya, which was the capital of the Thai Kingdom for 417 years. The city was founded in 1350 by King U-Thong and in 1767 it was destroyed by the Burmese army. Stroll around the ruins of several ancient temples including Wat Phra Si Sanphet, a former royal temple during Ayutthaya's days of glory; Wat Mahathat, undoubtedly the landmark and most photographed objects of Ayutthaya, where the roots of a tree surround the head of a stone Buddha image; and if time allows, Wat Chai Wattanaram, a perfect example of Khmer architectural influence. These temples record the prosperity and decline of ancient Thailand. During the visit, your guide will take you to sample a notable local snack – Roti Sai Mai which is also referred to as 'Sweet Angel Hair'.
After the tour, check-in at Ayutthaya's hotel and spend the rest of the day at your leisure.
- 2 Nights in Bangkok
- 2 Nights in Un-known
- 1 Night in Ayutthaya
Free shuttle Tuk Tuk service to Asoke BTS Skytrain Station
U choose welcome drink
24 hour rreakfast“Whenever Wherever”
24 hour Use of room
Free bikes rental
Located near River Kwai and just 400 meter from River Kwai Bridge
U Choose Welcome drink and "Whenever Wherever" Breakfast
24 Hour Use of Room
located in heart of Ayutthaya, along banks of the Chao Phraya river and opposite the famous Wat Phutthaisawan
The River Restaurant features both indoor and outdoor dining areas
Good place for you to take a break from your busy days
Offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations
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
It was a great tour. My guide educated me on the history of Bangkok and was able to answer any question I had. We traveled to amazing sites, ate great street food. I tried some food that I have never seen before. It was a trip full of fun and surprise.
I traveled to Thailand for 6 days and I contacted UME Travel which could arrange a tailored trip , yes , made with my preferences and likes and believe me that all the travel went smooth and with wonderful guides and drivers on the ground. The arrangements are details, many thanks!
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Went on the 6-day Thailand tour and it was absolutely amazing! The guides were awesome and so much fun! All of the places they have picked out to go to are beautiful with tons to do and see. Was the best trip I've been on so far.
The Ayutthaya was the most impressive city in my mind in this travel. we took a private tour with our own guide to this amazing historical site. It has so much history. It was about an hour from downtown Bangkok. Well worth the try, especially combined with other sights like the Summer Palace. Really enjoyed walking around, and having the history explained to us.
Tour is very interesting, lots of activities and places to visit. Everything worked as planned. Traveling is a very significant part of the experience, quite tiresome sometimes. I wish we saw more of Bangkok, there are some very well developed areas which I only saw when traveling to the airport. I would have appreciated that the accommodation in general would have been a better quality. All in all it is a rich experience.
It was great operate agency, completed tours with airport transfer if you want it included. We had a great time with our guide on the Ayyutha and river market day tour. Our guide showed us some great insights we would have never seen with him, and we learned so much about temple construction throughout Thailand's history. To be honest, we would really like to recommend this travel agent for everyone holiday. This agent is fast and very organised.
I booked a private half Vietnam-Thailand-Laos tour with ume travel. I received an excellent service throughout. We didn't expect to be so amazing! The float market was the best place to see to live and to buy! Chris was our guide for the Kanchuburi tour. He was equally as knowlewdgeable. I noticed that everywhere we went, he tried to get us to upgrade our choice of tour. Even it was 16 days trip but we still thinking it was still not enough. We still want to go to visit other places.Because southeast Asia is too big to explore at a very short time. I am sure next time i will be back and ask my husband and grandparents to come with.
I was a little hesitant at first because the planning and payment process was done through a series of emails and PayPal, but I'm glad I went through with it. Ume did provided us a well-organised service throughout a trip. Very promptly and useful! We just let them know what we wanted and then just let them organize everything, we did our travel ourselves a little bit and discussed it with the agent and try to get the best schedule together. But mostly we actually trusted the agent’s recommendations. Because we won’t waste too much time thinking about travel plan that we are not sure about it or looking for the right hotels, restaurants, places to visit. So it turned out to be brilliant! We were very happy with this great arrangement and high quality of travel service that ume travel so smoothly organized.
Top bunch of people and had a fantastic experiance thru out. Can't Thank Eva for making my trip a memorable one. A cooking class that we took recommended us this place because we needed to book like bike, elephant and trekking tour. They were extremely knowledgeable and worked very well with children. They never made us feel like we were a burden. Will recommend to my friends!
We arranged our tour a couple of months before we arrived, Eva responded to emails promptly every time and answered any questions we had. We went to the bridge after visiting the Thai-Burma Railway Museum and the War Cemetery in Kanchanaburi. The bridge was interesting to see and walk across and the cemetery is one of the best kept cemeteries I've seen and is well worth a visit. It really gets you thinking about the sacrifices that thousands of men gave for their country's freedom and on how devastating war can be. Worth a visit.
My trip around Bangkok and back to Bangkok is very good. Driver was very nice and polite. The guide Tip also very nice and helpful and always will to take photo of us. We fully recommend Tip for her smile and her historical knowlefge of her countrie. I'm satisfied with this company.
I used this company for my first tour in Thailand for my family of 5, the prices are good, the drivers and cars are very safe and reliable. The bridge is an interesting place to visit, to walk through the railway bridge, children liked it a lot. The tour to Kanchanaburi is a very moving experience. The museum is well laid out with thought provoking exhibits. There is also a reasonably short video presentation. Thank you all ume friends!
If you're looking for essence Thailand tour, you should look no further : ume is the best service we experienced in Thailand ! No issues with communication and did well following up to ensure service was good.
Overall, a much satisfactory experience. Everything was spot on, from the email/phone conversations, pick-up location, drop off location, and extremely great person taking us there. Nichapa is a very enthusiastic and friendly guide. She showed us some wonderful places and told us a lot about Thailand. She kept us fed and watered the whole time. Thank you!
Eva responded promptly to all email communications and was able to arrange airport pickups and a transfer back to Bangkok at the end of our stay in Kanchanaburi. Will use their service when return again.
We had only a short stay in Bangkok, and wanted to see some of the highlights and to experience the "real Bangkok." We found UME Travel, and we were very pleased that we did. The tour comfortableness was superb and the experience with FRIENDLY NICHAPA this time was our memorable experience. I would have no hesitation to recommend umetravel.
Traveled to Bangkok with my husband this November. We had a wonderful time and loved our tours with umetreal. We toured Ayutthaya as well as the floating markets and train market. We took the private city tour and our guide, Mr. Sam, was as sweet as can be and our kids loved him. The train market has everything that you need, street food, bar. icecream, meatball, jean shirt artwork and music etc.
UME TRAVEL is an exceptional company. And this was quite possibly the best tour we have been on. We were collected by Sam from our hotel - and knew it would be a great tour as soon as we met him - very friendly, informative and welcoming. The train maket is our favorite spot in Bangkok. Lots of local young people, cute cafes, vintage shops and amazing food section with hundreds of cool thai snacks to try.
Wonderful experience in Thailand although our stay there is not so long. It's a nice ride in a long tail boat along the river to see the shops along two sides and boasts thrust its way through the narrow canal. Ayutthaya is well worth the visit. Spiritual and historical! It is the highlight of our whole tour in Thailand.
We contacted Eva 6 months in advance and planned the entire trip with her. The tour gives us a unique view into the ancient Buddhist culture in Thailand, these temples demonstrate the devotion to practice in ancient times.
The history behind the temples in Bangkok and Ayutthaya is fascinating. Our tour also contains the best floating markets in Bangkok and train market. It's kinda far too, more than one hour drive from our hotel. But the markets there worth a visit. All in all, it is a pleasant journey in Thailand. If you are looking for a quality tour, don't look anywhere else.
This had been the best tour we've had in Thailand by far! Solid organisation of the tour, knowledgeable staff that goes out of its way to satisfy your curiosity. Amazing history of the ruins and wonderful ruins of temples. Great to wander and consider the history of this place.
Eva arranged to have Sam as our guide via email. He arrived to the airport welcoming us with a letter of welcome kits and clear pickup plate- a great strat! We had an incredible time in and around Bangkok during our 6 days, visiting and sleeping in the four-star hotels, surrounded by ancient-old temples. The hotel in Ayutthaya even offer a balcony situated on the river and just opposite the temples! The view was wonderful! This tour was extremely well-organized, from beginning to end!
Very fantastic trip , only to short....... but we planing to came again next year .
First class travel agency. Excellent advice and service.
Great experience with great people. Thailand is a beautiful country, and wished we could explore more, thanks to Jeremy for sharing his joy and high energy. He was very helpful and made sure everyone was having a good time
I had never done anything like this before so was quite nervous but Diana made me feel very relaxed ad excited about the trip. Everything was arranged for us in advance so we didn't have to worry about anything and we got to visit places we wouldn't have thought of. Temples was beautiful. My favourite experience was the elephant sanctuary - they was so cute and so much fun! It was a absolute pleasure to have UME arrange our tour, we certainly lucked out having such a tour!
Nancy is the best guide! Full of energy and positive vibes. This was my first private trip and will definitely not be my last. Thanks again to my new friends you all made this trip amazing! Send my greeting to all guides and drivers.
I would recommend a trip like this to anyone who wants to try something a little different amazing!!!
So lucky to had chosen UME Travel Tours for our bangkok trip! From choosing and summing up all our 6 days itinerary, big thanks to Carrie with her patience and open communication up from the beginning to the end, all was well organized! Our guides also very nice and professional. He was very knowledgeable, really energetic, and was great to be around. Definitely would love to do another tour with him! 10 out of 10 stars!
Having left Bangkok late in the evening, we traveled to Wat Pho, Damnoen Saduak Floating Market, Elephants world, Hellfire Pass, Kanchanaburi and the Bridge Over the River Kwai, returning at approximately 6pm the last day. Almost everything around Bangkok. Tom is such a bright human. He did such a great job taking us a lot amazing photos. He’s also extremely knowledgeable about Thailand and is always looking to learn more about the people. Give him a raise. Big thumbs up.
For Carrie our travel advisor, your AMAZING! Thanks for your patience and kindness. Ive just been looking for a good agency but Im blessed to had found d BEST ONE. I will surely repeat travelling with you for our next Thailand adventure.
It was hot, it was awe-inspiring and it was, overall, experience is great! The staff were wonderful and very supportive, the tour guide was knowledgeable and happy to cater for all of our needs. We explore very local restaurants and speak a lot with locals. They were very friendly and happy to guide us to be integrated into the local community. This has been and amazing experience and has made me want tot travel more.
Did a 6-day tour with this fantastic company. I was a little nervous coming on this tour because I’m in the upper end of the age range but honestly, it was a great time! Overall experience is great. our guide was very accommodating.
I would recommend the trip and UME Travel to anyone wishing to visit what is, and was then, an important part of our military history. I also like the fact that the tour is very environment conscious and protect local commerce. The inclusion of the Thai culture and cuisine was a real plus. Keep it up.
Our guide Jeremy, was also super high energy and made sure every details clear.
Everyone was lovely and Tom is the best! I would recommend this trip to anyone looking for and awesome trip to Thailand
Loved the whole tour so much! I feel like I got to experience so much more than I would have if I started my time in Thailand alone. Our tour guide David was so so helpful, went out his way and above and beyond to make things easier and as enjoyable as possible for us! pretty certain that we couldn't have been any luckier. I'll sugest arriving a little bit earlier in bangkok since the city as so much to offer. The first days of the tour offer the perfect mix between self exploration and guided tour.
It was so much fun! Couldn’t have asked for a better time on the tour!
Phoebe tried her best to make us all comfortable and well take care of. The schedule was always on time. Every activity ran smoothly. I specifically liked the train because I was able to experience the local life had so much fun talking with locals.
We were very nervous about travelling as a family group of 4 adults and 2 10year-old childrens for the first time but I've had the most amazing time with the best people! Everything was organised so well and I've enjoyed every minute of it. The tour guide was also awesome and helping. Really recommend the tour! I would honestly recommend it to anyone.
Thank you Diana. Fantastic trip! ;)
My Thailand trip was bloody amazing, my first ever Thailand tour and I will not be my last, Carrie was an absolute fantastic tour manager and made my tour an experience I will never forget.
Such and amazing tour, had the time of my life. A perfect guide who was so knowledgable and went beyond expectation for us. Would recommend to anyone!
My experience with UME Travel and Carrie has been one of the best travel experiences to date. I was a little concerned about having a private tour - but the arrangement was reasonable, relaxed and worriless. Every activity’s fun. Thanks so much to Rianna, Marta and Jonny for their enthusiasm throughout the tour, their concern for when I was sick and generally for everything they did to make this an amazing Thailand Experience. Would recomend this trip ALOT.
I loved this trip! Would highly recommend it for anyone who wants to experience a taste of central Thailand and explore the historical and scenic parts while still having plenty of relax time. Our van was clean and comfortable and Kade was an excellent guide who was organised, knowledgeable and always went above and beyond for our group. It's great to be able to see as much as we did in such a short time and have it all planned perfectly for you. Great value for money with so many hidden gems along the way. I was able to explore and do so much more than I expected!!! Guides also introduced a lot local snacks, mango stick rice, Roti Sai Mai and bugs!!!!! I can’t believed I really bit it! Much love for the tour guides!!!I would definitely recommend a trip like this!!
I thought this trip was great. I particularly liked the elephant sanctuary and thought that was a brilliant experience! I liked that there were parts of the tour that challenged me and I will go away with some great experiences. I thought our tour guide was brilliant and was extremely accommodating. I feel we were very busy throughout the week which was good.
Everything ran so smoothly and was organized so well for our family.
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