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Northern Thailand Wonders

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Discover the unseen Thailand, a trip through the ancient Lanna Kingdom, Hinduist and Buddhist Temple while tasting Northern Thai exquisite culinary tradition.
Thailand
Cultural
Independent Holiday Packages

Highlights

Experience a traditional Khantoke Dinner

Enjoy a visit of the Elephant Nature Park

Reach Golden Triangle area, where the borders of Thailand-Burma-Laos convene

Private Tours with English speaking local guide

Private Transfers as per itinerary

Visit the White Temple "Wat Rong Khun"

Uncover stunning natural wonders and vibrant cities filled with history and culture on this incredible 7 day adventure through Thailand's Northern Provinces. Proceed to the small village of Pai and plunge yourself in the resort’s mineral hot spring pool. Then, explore its Burmese style temples and by night enjoy a visit to the local markets. Depart to Chiang Mai where you'll visit the Elephant Nature Park, a rescue and rehabilitation center for elephants.

Head to the most sacred temple in Northern Thailand Wat Phrathad Doi Suthep (A.D.1384) offering dramatic views over the city from its strategic location at 3500 feet above sea-level. Drive north towards Chiang Rai through splendid mountain scenery and tropical jungle. Explore its main attractions including the only white temple of the Northern region and the Golden Triangle, a land in which the borders of three countries meet. End of the service is at Chiang Rai Airport.

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Included

2 nights in Pai at Pai Hotspring Spa Resort- 4 *
2 nights in Chiang Mai Movenpick Suriwongse Hotel - 4*
1 night in Chiang Rai at Wiang Inn Hotel- 3*
1 night at The Imperial Golden Triangle- 3*
Private transfers with air-conditioned vehicles and English speaking representative assistant
Daily Breakfast
5 Lunches and 2 Dinners as per Itinerary
Private tours with English speaking local guide as per Itinerary
Admission fee included as per Itinerary

Excluded

  • International airfares and taxes
  • Domestic airfares and taxes, unless otherwise specified in our holiday package
  • Visa expenses, processing and issuance fees
  • Meals other than as specified in our holiday package
  • Travel Insurance or expenses of a personal nature (mini-bar, phone call, laundry, etc.),
  • Tips or gratuities to guides, drivers, porters, hotel, restaurant or boat staff, etc.
  • Or any other travel expense that has not been included in our holiday package
Day 1
Chiang Mai → Pai

Pick you up from your Chiang Mai city hotel or airport and drive to Pai, a small district of Mae Hong son Province, embraced by rolling mountains and enveloped in peaceful and charming natural surroundings. Lunch will be provided at a local restaurant. Arrive at Pai, check-in at your hotel. Relax at the resort, you may plunge yourself in the resort’s mineral hot spring pool or just sit back and enjoy the fresh and beautiful view of the mountains and the Pai River.

Late afternoon, explore the beauty & charms of Pai. Visit to some of the Burmese style temples i.e. Wat Phra That Mae Yen, located on a hill from where you can overlook the whole Pai, Wat Nam Hu, contains a sacred Chiang Saen Buddha image, 24 inches wide at the base and 30 inches high. Before sunset we visit
Kongland (Pai Canyon), the high eroding cliff, the best scenic point where you could witness the breathtaking sunset view of Pai. Afterwards, visit Pai Night Market, the highlight of visiting to Pai. Pai Night Market, different from other night markets in Thailand, is a lovely small market, with various kinds of handmade products form hilltribes, and local Thai people. Dinner will be provided at a local restaurant.

Overnight stay at Pai Hotspring Spa Resort in a Standard Room.

Lunch, Dinner
Chiang Mai → Pai
Hilltribe village | Northern Thailand
Day 2
Pai → Mae Hong Son → Pai

After breakfast, we will drive to Mae Hong Son, with a stop enroute at “Tham Plaa” or Fish Cave. Next to the cave is a pool burbling from a subterranean stream. The pool holds fish up to 1 meter long where you can feed them with bread. Continue on to Mae Hong son, visit Wat Phrathad Doi Kongmoo, the hilltop temple, affords a wonderful view of the city and surrounding mountains and valleys. Lunch will be provided at a local restaurant. After lunch, take a boat trip along the scenic Pai River, follow by a visit to the Padong Longnecked hilltribe village. Afterwards, drive back to Pai, with some stops at viewpoints enroute.

Overnight at Pai Hotspring Spa Resort in a Standard Room.
 

Breakfast, Lunch
Pai → Mae Hong Son → Pai
Pai
Day 3
Pai → Chiang Mai

After breakfast, depart from Pai back to Chiang Mai. Around 0930 a.m. arrive at Elephant Nature Park. Enjoy a half-day morning visit to Elephant Nature Park; a rescue and rehabilitation center for elephants, as well as many other rescued animals. Your visit starts with a picturesque drive through rural countryside to Elephant Nature Park. On the way you will learn about the rescued and orphaned elephants and their individual stories. At the park you will have the opportunity to spend time with the various herds. Many of these elephants have left behind a traumatic past and for the first time are able to form relationships with other elephants and rediscover their elephant nature. Guests will have the chance to observe elephants as well as other rescued animals living free of fear amongst the natural surroundings of the sanctuary. There is no riding or bathing the elephants at ENP. Your visit helps to support our regional projects and allows us to provide ongoing care for our herd as well as make future rescues possible. Vegetarian Buffet Lunch will be provided at Elephant Nature Park. Then transfer to your hotel in Chiang Mai.

Enjoy an evening out by having traditional Khantoke Dinner, see Northern Thai folk dancing and performances of different hilltribes, in their natural, colorful costumes; each tribe differs in costumes, dialects and superstitions.

Overnight at Movenpick Suriwong in a Classic Room.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Pai → Chiang Mai
Asian elephants
Day 4
Chiang Mai

After breakfast, we'll drive up Doi (Mount) Suthep to visit Wat Phrathad Doi Suthep (A.D.1384) 3500 feet above sea-level, the most sacred temple in Northern Thailand, containing a holy relic of Lord Buddha, with a challenging flight of over 300 steps, flanked by enormous mythological Nagas. A panoramic view of the city can be seen from here at 3,500 feet above sea-level. Local lunch will be provided.

Visit Sunkampaeng, with its Thai Silk and cotton looms; Bo Sarng, the paper and umbrella making village; the Celadon kilns, with its exquisite, traditional highfired stoneware; lacquerware, teak-wood carving, jewelry, and silverware factories. This tour shows you how Chiang Mai craftsmen produce their crafts by hand from the first stage until the finish, and gives you an idea of what there is to buy and take home as souvenirs from Chiang Mai.

Overnight at Movenpick Suriwong in a Classic Room.

Breakfast, Lunch
Chiang Mai
Wat Phrathad Doi Suthep
Day 5
Chiang Mai → Chiang Rai

After breakfast, we'll drive north towards Chiang Rai through splendid mountain scenery and tropical jungle. On the way, we short stop at Mae Ka Chan hot spring, and Wat RongKhun (White Temple), different to any of temple you are likely to see in Thailand. A lifetime project of artist Chalermchai Kositpipat, the temple has a fine blend of traditional Buddhist art with contemporary themes. Arriving Chiang Rai around noon, where you'll have lunch. After that, continue to Mae Chan to visit a Yao and an Akha hilltribe village. Then, transfer to your hotel and the evening is yours to relax.

Overnight stay at Wiang Inn Hotel Chiang Rai in a Superior Room.

Breakfast, Lunch
Chiang Mai → Chiang Rai
Wat Rong Khun
Day 6
Chiang Rai → Golden Triangle

After breakfast, tour to Mae Sai, Thai/Burma trading border, which is a bustling marketplace for Burmese & Laos handicrafts and products. Your journey continues to Chiang Saen (A.D.1260) on the steep banks of Mekhong River, opposite to Laos, to visit some ancient temples and ruins. Lunch at a local restaurant.

After lunch, then proceed to the Golden Triangle area, where the borders of Thailand-Burma-Laos convene.

Overnight stay at The Imperial Golden Triangle  in a Superior Room.

Breakfast, Lunch
Chiang Rai → Golden Triangle
Golden triangle
Day 7
Golden Triangle → Chiang Rai

After breakfast, check out of the hotel and transfer to Chiang Rai Airport.
 

Breakfast
Golden Triangle → Chiang Rai
Chiang Rai Countryside

Additional information

Official language
Thai
Local currency
Thai Bhatt
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Northern Thailand Wonders

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Chiang Mai
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Cultural
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01 November 2021 - 31 October 2022

Hotel options

Pai Hotspring Spa Resort
Pai Hotspring Spa Resort

Pai
Pai Hotspring Spa Resortan oriental chalet styled resort, sits on the riverbank of Pai, a boutique town in Mae Hong Son province of Northern Thailand, where noise and city chaos are absolutely in absence behind the green hills of Mae Hong Sorn allowing only fresh and pure air from surrounding mountain forests to pass through. This oriental relaxing resort lies in the cuddle of mountains and green forest and uniquely provides mineral hotspring water . Overwhelmed in the most unwinding moment with pure hotspring pools.

Movenpick Suriwongse Hotel
Movenpick Suriwongse Hotel

Chiang Mai
Discover Thailand’s breath-taking north at Mövenpick Suriwongse Hotel Chiang Mai, where the warmth of local traditions combines with quality service. Situated in the heart of Chiang Mai, a few steps from the famous Night Bazaar and close to the Ping River, the hotel's contemporary interior complements its traditional Thai Lanna architecture. From the rooftop pool there are spectacular city views, and the atmospheric dining scene serves both local Thai dishes and classic international specialities. 

Wiang Inn Hotel Chiang Rai
Wiang Inn Hotel Chiang Rai

Chiang Rai
Wiang Inn Hotel Chiang Rai is a vibrant hotel that brings to fast modernizing Chiang Rai an enhancing beauty and host of upscale facilities. The Hotel offers 260 beautiful and comfortable guest room decorated in a pleasing elegant northern motif. Besides modern facilities for recreation and relaxation, convention rooms are also available for seminars, conferences and banquetes for up to 500 persons. 

The Imperial Golden Triangle Resort
The Imperial Golden Triangle Resort

Golden Triangle 
Standing on ideal spot amongst the majestic Northern Mountains and surrounded by the Mekhong and Ruak Rivers, The Imperial Golden Triangle Resort stands where Thailand shares borders with Laos and Myanmar. Offering spectacular views of this mesmerizing dimension, this 73-rooms property takes in the most of this beautiful mountainous region. The hotel also offers an onsite restaurant and swimming pool.

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