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13 DAY CLASSIC THAILAND

 

OCTOBER 1 - OCTOBER 13, 2019

$1,500 pp Double, Single $1,950 pp

AIR IS NOT INCLUDED IN THIS PRICE

DEPOSIT $400 pp FINAL PAYMENT IS DUE BY AUG 2, 2019

 

DAY 1, Tuesday - Depart for Thailand Depart for Thailand

 

DAY 2, Wednesday - Arrive in Bangkok

Arrive in exotic Bangkok, Thailand's capital city; transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure to rest, relax and acclimate to the new time zone

 

DAY 3, Thursday - Bangkok City Tour  Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Begin your day with a city and temple tour of Bangkok, a fascinating mix of ancient and modern. Drive through Chinatown and then on to the colorful Indian Market. Visit serene Wat Po, the oldest and largest temple in the city, with the astonishing giant Reclining Buddha, over 150 feet long and almost 40 feet high. Drive to Royal Avenue where most of the Government offices are located and the King's Palace. Later in the afternoon, a Welcome Drink and orientation meeting with your Tour Manager on the exciting journey that lies ahead, followed by a Welcome Dinner with your fellow travelers

 

DAY 4, Friday - Full Day in Bangkok Meals: Breakfast

Full day at leisure to explore Bangkok on your own. Or, don't miss the morning tour of Wat Phra Kaew, also known as the Temple of the Emerald Buddha.  In the evening, attend the buffet dinner and stunning performance of the "Journey to the Enchanted Kingdom of Siam". Boasting over 150 performers, this lavish production delves into Siam's history and culture

 

DAY 5, Saturday - Travel to Ayutthaya, Ayutthaya City Tour  Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Depart Bangkok to Ayutthaya. Ayutthaya Historical Park, designated a UNESCO World Heritage. Here, you can see the ruins of the former capital and its remaining palaces, monasteries and towers - one can envision the grandeur and splendor that was once the Kingdom of Ayutthaya. Visit Bang Pa-In Palace, a collection of beautiful buildings in various architectural styles, surrounded by a lake. Originally built by King Prasat Thon. Tonight, gather together for dinner at the hotel.

 

DAY 6, Sunday - Travel to Sukhothai, Sukhothai Historical Park  Meals: Breakfast

Start your morning with visit to a local school. Continue to Sukhothai, birthplace of the Thai nation, founded in the 13th century by King Ramkhamhaeng. Visit the Old Town of Sukhothai with its impressive Historical Park, immaculately restored and set among leafy hills and peaceful lotus ponds, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. At this astonishing site, most of the remains of the original city can be seen. Marvel at the ancient Buddha figures, palaces, temples and historical monuments and feel yourself drift back in time to a bygone era

 

DAY 7, Monday - Travel to Chiang Rai  Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

This morning, depart Sukhothai and drive to scenic Chiang Rai, the northernmost province of Thailand for overnight

DAY 8, Tuesday - Mae Sai Border Town & Golden Triangle  Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Explore this city that remained completely isolated from the world until the 1920s. Travel to the border town of Mae Sai, at the tip of Thailand. At this border crossing, arrangements may be made to enter Myanmar*. Ascend to the hilltop viewpoint to see the famous "Golden Triangle" of Southeast Asia - meeting point of the borders of Thailand, Myanmar and Laos. The locals call it "Sop Ruak", as this is also where the Mekong meets the Ruak River. Savor a locally prepared lunch in a nearby farming village. Later, a short cruise then takes you along the banks of the Mekong to the small island of Don Sao in Laos; leisure time at the lively markets before returning to Thailand. Continue to the dramatic House of Opium at Golden Triangle Park, offering an informative exhibition on the history of opium which dates back almost 5000 years before returning to Chiang Rai for overnight

*Entering Myanmar (Burma) requires a border crossing fee of approx US$40, payable locally. The opportunity to cross the border will depend on local conditions and cannot be guaranteed. If the border crossing is not possible, alternate arrangements will be made.

 

DAY 9, Wednesday - Travel to Chiang Mai  Meals: Breakfast

Morning is at leisure when you have an opportunity to join the excursion to Mae Salong, still inhabited by hill people, namely the Akha, Long Neck and Salong tribes. Visit one of the tribes to see their unique way of life and learn more about their culture before driving to Chiang Mai, ancient capital of the Lanna Kingdom. En route, stop at a local gem gallery before arriving in Chiang Mai, cultural heart of Northern Thailand, located in the rolling foothills of the Himalayas. Spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure

 

DAY 10, Thursday - Full Day in Chiang Mai  Meals: Breakfast

Morning is at leisure to explore Chiang Mai independently or, join the Queen Sirikit Botanic Garden, established in 1993, as the first botanical garden in Thailand. Stroll through the lush grounds covered with exotic types of trees, plants and flowers. After your visit, stop for lunch at a local restaurant before returning to your hotel. In the afternoon, visit Sankampang Street, center of handicrafts, for on-site demonstrations on how the silk, lacquer, silver, wood and bronze wares are made. At the end of the day, pamper yourself with an optional Thai massage

 

DAY 11, Friday - Chiang Mai City & Temples Tour, Dinner at Private Home  Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Morning tour of the most interesting temples in Chiang Mai. Begin at Wat Suan Dok, where the remains of the Chiang Mai Royal family are enshrined. Continue to Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep, Northern Thailand's most sacred temple, containing a holy relic of Lord Buddha. Equally impressive is the mythological Naga (dragon-headed serpent) staircase, with 290 steps leading up to the temple grounds. Visit to a local jade factory, followed by an afternoon at leisure to wander independently in Chiang Mai. Tonight, a unique experience. Join a local Chiang Mai family at an authentic Thai Dinner in their home. Enjoy a tour of the home, conversation about life in Chiang Mai and savor the great flavors of home-cooked food

 

DAY 12, Saturday - Flight to Bangkok  Meals: Breakfast

Depart Chiang Mai this morning on your flight to Bangkok; arrive and transfer to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure to enjoy all of the delights of Bangkok on your own. Shop to your heart's content, visit to the many amazing markets, and try some of the fabulous restaurants in this energetic city

 

DAY 13, Sunday - Depart Thailand  Meals: Breakfast

Transfer to the airport for your departure flight

 

For more information or to make a reservation please contact:

Red Carpet World Travel,

Kristina   303-743-0011