Wonders of Thailand – “Luxury Tour”

  • 11 Days , 2 Cities
  • From $2,550
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Customizable Itinerary This sample itinerary was created by our destination specialist to inspire you. It can be customized to your exact preferences and budget.
Countries Visited Thailand
Places Visited Bangkok
Suggested Duration 11 days
Travel Styles Cultural Tours, Family Vacations, Food Tours

ITINERARY

  • DAY 1

    Welcome to Bangkok!

    Welcome to Bangkok – You will be warmly welcomed at the airport by our guide who will escort you to your transfer vehicle to go to your hotel.

    The quintessential eastern metropolis and Southeast Asia’s most vibrant capital city. It’s known in Thailand as the City of Angels. Bangkok is a city of mind-boggling history and spirituality. Furthermore, you can expect ancient Thai temples that rise magnificently from the riverbanks. Colorful palaces gleam in the sunlight, and a winding river courses through the heart of the city. In addition, you’ll find fabulous shopping, from high-quality artisanal handicrafts to great deals in stylish Asian shopping centers. Moreover, food lovers will savor exceptionally delicious meals throughout the city.

    What's included?

    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Transfer Transfer
  • DAY 2

    Bangkok - trip to Wat Phra Kaew and the Grand Palace

    Meet your guide at the lobby in the morning and you will take a trip to visit two Wonders of Thailand. Wat Phra Kaew and the Grand Palace which are situated in the same compound. While Wat Phra Kaew is the most important temple for Thais, hosting the revered image of the Emerald Buddha. The Grand Palace is an emblematic example of the combination between traditional Thai architectural style and Western style.

    Reclining Buddha – Wat Pho

    Next, you’ll visit Wat Pho, housing over a thousand Buddha images, including the awe-inspiring Reclining Buddha. Wat Pho is also renowned for being the first massage school in Thailand.

    This journey explores Bangkok’s contrasts, from its modern cityscape to tranquil temples for a spiritual escape.

    After that, you will take a long tail boat and cruise along the canal of Thonburi. You get a glimpse of the everyday life of the famous ‘water people’ of Thailand. On your return, you’ll visit the iconic Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun), known for its gleaming spires adorned with glass and pottery fragments.

    Street food of Bangkok

    Tonight, you will experience the real Bangkok lifestyle with “Chinatown tuk tuk food tour and night stroll.” You will hop on a tuk-tuk and start a twilight tasting adventure into bustling Chinatown. Your driver will let you walk down Yaowarat Road to see its countless, colorful Chinese neon signs. Exploring lively street food stalls, old shops, and hidden family-run spots, you can uncover new culinary delights. Among aromatic spices and dishes on makeshift stoves, you’ll be captivated by street food artisans steeped in family tradition.

    This is a great opportunity to discover simple but unique dishes that are popular with locals. Join fellow food enthusiasts in line to explore recipes with their own stories and maybe even master their Thai names.

    The swarming flower market

    Continue your evening on your tuk-tuk towards Pak Klong Talad, the swarming flower market.Here, as the daytime heat wanes, florists, porters, merchants, and sellers of various goods labor to ensure timely deliveries for the following day. You’ll transition from the unique, colorful atmosphere to the tranquility of a temple with illuminated stupas at night.

    A final destination during which you will find some tranquility after the hustle and bustle, before returning to your hotel. You will enjoy the street food dinner which is included.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Cruise/Boat Cruise/Boat
  • DAY 3

    Bangkok - Ayuttuhaya - Bangkok

    Start the day by visiting the Ayutthaya’s glorious Wats. Around 50 miles north of Bangkok, proudly stands Ayutthaya, the former capital of Thailand. On your way from Bangkok, you will visit the Summer Palace, commonly known as Bang Pa-In, an impressive architectural blend of East and West dating back to the 17th century.

    You will then explore the glorious ruins of Ayutthaya, which bring back to life the early splendor of the city destroyed by the Burmese army in 1767. During your visit you will stroll around the most impressive remains of this UNESCO World Heritage Site: Wat Phra Si Sanphet, a royal temple during Ayutthaya’s glory days, and Wat Mahathat, where embedded in the roots of a tree, hides the head of Buddha.

    Now it’s time for Rice Barge Cruise in Ayutthaya. “Step aboard a converted teak rice barge to leisurely cruise the “River of Kings” and its tributaries, exploring Ayutthaya Island City while savoring a selection of Thai cuisine. The old capital’s romantic ambiance and the timeless daily life along the riverbanks make this cruise a serene alternative to typical tours.

    In the afternoon, you will travel back to Bangkok.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Cruise/Boat Cruise/Boat
  • DAY 4

    Bangkok - Flight to Chiang Mai

    A leisurely paddle boat ride along the canal in Tha Kha

    Picture a peaceful paddleboat trip along a canal, where locals selling food on boats greet you with smiles during the day. Stepping off the boat you will be welcomed to enter a garden. Here, you’ll join locals in basketry, witnessing the surprising transformation of coconut leaves into small toys. You will also see how sugar palm from raw coconuts is made. Then, follow the locals to cook some Thai sweets that are colored with natural ingredients and made using traditional utensils. On weekends in Tha Kha, you can visit a vibrant, less crowded floating market with fruit and vegetable vendors along the canal. Explore the local way of life at your own pace.

    After lunch, you will travel to Bangkok airport for your domestic flight to Chiang Mai.

    Welcome to Chiang Mai, an ancient walled city with lush greenery, winding alleys, friendly locals, and exquisite cuisine. It’s often considered Thailand’s most charming city.This Northern Thai cultural hub features a variety of temples, from vibrant and ornate to subtle earthy brick and wood structures. Chiang Mai is a gateway to stunning northern mountains, offering trekking, elephant encounters, and visits to culturally rich minority villages.

    Upon arrival at Chiang Mai airport, you will meet your driver and local guide and travel by car to your hotel.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Lunch Lunch
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Transfer Transfer
    • Cruise/Boat Cruise/Boat
    • Flight Flight
  • DAY 5

    Chiang Mai - Exquisite temples and Warorot market by trishaw

    Today, enjoy a unique trishaw tour in Chiang Mai, where skilled drivers power these non-motorized three-wheelers. You can relax and let them navigate. Visit Wat Prah Singh’s dazzling temple complex with its tall chedi and golden roofs, the beautiful Wat Phan Tao, and the graceful Wat Prasat, before reaching the ancient Chedi Luang.

    Next, take a mini-van to explore the bustling Warorot Market, one of the town’s largest.

    Inspirational retreat at Doi Suthep until sunset

    In the afternoon, journey to Doi Suthep, a centuries-old hill near Chiang Mai, boasting one of Thailand’s most spiritually significant temples. Receive a private blessing and observe monks’ chanting, offering a thought-provoking and exotic experience. Enjoy the sunset, feeling a serene connection between earth and sky.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
  • DAY 6

    Chiang Mai - Visit to farmhouse located in an organic farm

    Head out to a beautiful farmhouse located in an organic farm on the outskirts of Chiang Mai. Meet the friendly couple hosts and join them in farm exploration and getting to know their lives.

    During your visit, you can relax or help out with some of the daily activities on the farm. Together you will cook up a nice local meal to enjoy in these tranquil and green surroundings. A truly genuine encounter that few people get to experience.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Lunch Lunch
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
  • DAY 7

    Chiang Mai

    Day at leisure in Chiang Mai.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Accommodation Accommodation
  • DAY 8

    Chiang Mai - Flight to Phuket

    After checking out you will meet your driver and guide and travel to Bangkok airport for your domestic flight to Phuket.

    and…
    Welcome to Phuket! – Wonders of Thailand

    Phuket is synonymous with exquisite white-sandy beaches, clear emerald seawater, and bright sunlight, drawing beach lovers from around the world. Phuket is the country’s largest island. Today, Phuket has been shaped by its diverse ethnic groups, culture, architectural influences, and traditional fine cuisines. Moreover, the island offers visitors more than its natural heritage of sea, sand, sky, beach, forests, and world-renowned diving sites. The old town of Phuket is definitely another charming place well worthy of a visit.

    Upon arrival at Phuket airport, you will meet your driver and local guide and travel by car to your hotel.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Transfer Transfer
    • Flight Flight
  • "> DAY 9

    Phuket - Enjoy an amazing "Phuket From a Different Perspective" tour

    In the late morning, your guide will pick you up at your hotel and take you on a trip to show you the many different faces of Phuket that most visitors don’t know to exist.

    The day begins with a visit to an interesting local temple. In this place, you will learn about a famous traveling monk who has spent much of his life on the island. Afterward, you will continue to Phuket Town, where you can enjoy Sino-Portuguese heritage as you stroll along the charming streets.

    After lunch in a local restaurant – where you get to taste some regional specialties – you will head to a small island off Phuket called Sirey Island. At a local temple on this island, you can admire a beautiful reclining Buddha with a panoramic backdrop of the Andaman Sea.

    Before returning to the hotel you will have the chance to visit a local settlement of sea nomads. Although they reside on the mainland, their lifestyle differs significantly from most in Phuket, offering an intriguing cultural experience.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Lunch Lunch
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
  • DAY 10

    Phuket

    Enjoy the wonderful Phuket at leisure.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Transfer Transfer
  • DAY 11

    Phuket - Departure

    After checking out you will meet your driver and guide and travel to Phuket airport for your outbound flight.

    The Wonders of Thailand Luxury tour has concluded, and we trust that you have thoroughly enjoyed this exceptional experience.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Transfer Transfer

PRICES

Starting from $2,550 per person

Price per person in double occupancy in 5-star luxury accommodation.
Price excluding international flights
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HIGHLIGHT

What’s Included?

  • 10 nights, BB basis in 5-Star hotels
  • Private transfers throughout the entire tour
  • Lunch and dinners as stated in the itinerary
  • Flight from Bangkok to Phuket one way (we will also arrange Phuket to Bangkok flight if your returning home flight is from Bangkok. Please inform your agency about the city of your return flight)
  • Boat tours, as stated in the itinerary
  • Chinatown tuk-tuk food tour and night stroll
  • Visit Phuket from a Different Perspective tour

Sightseeing Highlights Included

  • Bangkok
    • Full-day Bangkok city tour.
    • Take a trip to Wat Phra Kaew and the Grand Palace
    • See What Pho, which is home to more than one thousand Buddha images
    • Take a long tail boat and cruise along the canal of Thonburi 
    • Explore the Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)
    • Chinatown tuk-tuk food tour and night stroll
    • leisurely paddle boat ride along the canal in Tha Kha
  • Ayutthaya
    • On your way to Ayutthayayou will visit the Summer Palace, commonly known as Bang Pa-In
    • Explore the glorious ruins of Ayutthaya
    • Stroll around the most impressive remains of this UNESCO World Heritage Site: Wat Phra Si Sanphet and Wat Mahathat
    • Rice Barge Cruise in Ayutthaya
  • Chiang Mai
    • Visit Chiang Mai’s exquisite temples and Warorot market by trishaw 
    • Explore the gleaming temple compound of Wat Prah Singh
    • Discover exquisite Wat Phan Tao, the elegant Wat Prasat, and the crumbling Chedi Luang
    • Visit Warorot Market
    • Ride up the centuries-old Doi Suthepone of the highest hills
    • Visit the organic farm on the outskirts of Chiang Mai
  • Phuket
    • Participate in the “Phuket From a Different Perspective” tour