Tour from Chiang Mai to the town of Sukothai. This tour can be customized if you wish to fly in or out of Sukothai or Phitsanuloke.
Day 1: On the first day make an early start, driving to the young elephant training centre on the route to Lampang. See the elephants going through their early morning routines and displaying some of their skills. Continue on to Lampang, where lunch is taken. Drive further on to Si Satchanalai, an ancient city built to emulate Sukothai, but with its own distinctly impressive temples. Continue on to Sukothai. Spend the night in Sukothai. Includes: (L).
Day 2: The best time of day to see the old city of Sukothai is early in the morning. There is an option of driving or taking a bicycle to tour around the ancient ruins. After touring Sukothai, drive to Phitsanuloke to see the famous Phra Buddha Chinnarat, much revered not only by the people of Phitsanuloke but also the people of Thailand. Lunch is taken in Phitsanuloke. In the afternoon visit the Buddha making foundry and the Dr. Thawi Folklore Museum with its extensive collection of implements used in Thai households and on Thai farms in the past. Drive back to Chiang Mai or take an onward flight. Includes: (B), (L).
Notes: This is a private tour, so price depends on group size. Tour can be customized to start in Sukothai, Phitsanuloke or Chiang Mai according to flights.
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