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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 6 - 7 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 8 people
Destination(s): Thailand  
Specialty Categories: Cultural Journey   Crafts Tours  
Season: January - October
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 900 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1440 US Dollar (USD)

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrive Bangkok. Pick up from Bangkok international airport. Transfer to airport hotel close for your convenient in early flight of the next morning.

Day 2: Bangkok - Chiang Rai. Greet warmly and pick up by our Northern tour guide. Transfer to Chiang rai. On the way make a stop for several places. This morning continue for sightseeing in Chiang rai area. Start with the royal project which the King mother initiated her project to turn opium plantation into high value vegetarian. Phra Tamnak Doi Tung Drive to Phra Tamnak Doi Tung, this is a beautiful royal residence and garden with scenic view at the top of the mountain. This is one of her majesty the queen mother royal successful projects.

Phra That Doi Tung The temple's most important structures are its twin chedis or stupas which were built in Lanna style by the king of Chiang Sean in pre-Thai days. The stupas were erected to enshrine relics of the Lord Buddha's collarbone in 911. When the construction of the stupas was complete, King Achutaraj of Ngon Yang ordered a 2-kilometer long giant flag or Tung in Thai to be flown from the peak, which gave the mountain its name.

Mea Sai boader Head to Mea Sai, a boarder town with Myanmar close encounter with local trading in an open air market. Opium Hall museum: the best museum about opium trade in Golden triangle area. Golden triangle Continue to Golden triangle where its boarder with Laos and Burma. Visit an amazing Golden triangle. Across the border to Laos by long tail boat enjoy the view along Mea Kong river. Includes: (B), (L).

Day 3: Chiang Rai - Chaing Mai. Travel from Chiang rai to Chiang mai. Visit the highlight of Chaing mai. Visit Wat Longkhun. The beautiful temple was built in a unique style by Famous Thai architecture white construction delicate detail. It is Local temple but when you have seen, you will love it. Hill tribe village Visit Hill Tribe community in Mae Jan district where you can see 6 groups of hill tribe that settle down in Thailand. Meo, Yao, Akha, Long neck etc. Visit Doi Suthep Wat Doi Suthep is situated high on the top of the mountain at an elevation, 1,056 meters. The holy place will offer you a panoramic view of Chiang Mai area.

Visit Wat Pra singh Wat Pra Singh is the most impressive temple in the city. It is the example of the northern style construction (Lanna architecture). Most beautiful building was built by golden teak wood decorated with glass mosaic on and stucco. Handicraft Centre at Sun Kamphaeng district. It is the largest and most popular local handicraft factories situated along 13 km stretch of Chiangmai San Kampaeng Road. Both sides of the road are lined with factories and showrooms and observe the handicraft on Lacquerware, Silverware, Hand-woven Silk and Cotton, Teak wood carving, Silver factory, Leather, delicate ceramics and celadon and world famous for cotton umbrellas and paper parasols hand painted in varieties of designs At Bor sang Village. Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 4: Chiang Mai - Chiang Dow - Chaing Mai. In the morning Offerings to Monk Purify your mind and learn how to give like Thai learn a part of Buddhism. Wake up early in the morning and take a ride to Kruba sri Vichai statue give offering to monk with local people. Travel back to the hotel and have breakfast. About 7:30 a.m. Visit Elephant Camp in Chiang Mai. You will see Elephant at work, bathing in river, dragging and pushing logs, responding to command and have a chance to ride on an elephant.

After elephant show, we will go on bamboo rafting floating along Mea Ping river, main river of northern. See beautiful scenery along the river. Butterfly and Orchid Nursery Farm Get a chance to see a ton of Orchid nursery farm and beautiful flower in the north. Learn how to grow orchid in Thai style, see orchid product, enjoy plantation and see many kind of Butterfly in the same area. Travel back to the hotel. Khantok dinner: in the evening enjoy traditional Lanna dinner with cultural show. Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 5: Chiang Mai - Bangkok - Kanchanaburi. Visit hill tribe museum: Learn about hill tribe people which live around Chiang mai area. Leave Chiang Mai for Bangkok around 14:00, arrival 15:10. Continue to Kanchanaburi. Includes: (B), (D).

Day 6: Kanchanaburi. This morning arrive the Hell Fire Pass Memorial Museum, a 500-meter long and 26-meter deep section of rock that was dug out by Prisoners of War intended to allow the "Death Railway" to continue its route from Bangkok to Rangoon. Soldiers were forced to remove the rock using no more than picks, hammers and their bare hands. Of the 1,000 Australian and British soldiers who took 12 weeks to clear the stretch of mountain, 700 died.

The Hellfire Pass Memorial and Memorial Museum were set up to commemorate these fallen. Then, return to Kilen station for short scenic train ride to Tam Kasea, one of the biggest camp of prisoner of war. Then, having lunch and travel to Wat Luang Ta Boua (Tiger temple) or the well known as the tiger temple. Here you can take your time with the real life tiger which live in temple compound. Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 7: Kanchanaburi - Bangkok. Travel back to Bangkok to continue your flight at Bangkok international airport or return to Bangkok hotel. Includes: (B).

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Air ticket by Thai airway, Bangkok airway from Bangkok - Chaing rai and Chiang Mai - Bangkok
- Accommodate in hotel as listed or equivalence based on twin sharing
- Round trip airport transfer by air-conditioned vehicle (with guide)
- Meals as indicated in itinerary
- Sightseeing as the itinerary including admission fee as stated in program
- English speaking local guide during the tours
- Travel insurance.

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