5 Days / 4 Nights - Tour
Siam Discovery Tour
Kingdom of Thailand
Day 1 Bangkok - Ayuthaya - Phitsanuloke
Depart from Bangkok by road to former capital of Ayuthaya. Explore
ancient ruins of pagodas and palaces, see gigantic bronze statue
at Wat Mongkol Borphit and other monuments. Continue, via Saraburi,
to visit Phra Buddha Baht with holy shrine of Lord Buddha's Footprint.
In Lopburi visit Prang Sam Yod, a three spired pagoda, ruins of
Wat Phra Si Rattana Maha That and Monkey Temple. Proceed to Phitsanuloke.
Day 2 Phitsanuloke - Sukhothai - Lampang
Visit Wat Maha That, with its holy Buddha statue, continuing to
Sukhothai, Thailand's first capital, now an ancient monument. Explore
major temples, still majestic in ruins. Proceed to Si Satchanalai,
to see remains of temples and palaces, completing the day in Lampang.
Day 3 Lampang - Phayao - Chiang Rai
Drive to Ko Kah to see temple housing sacred Emerald Buddha image.
Proceed to rural town of Phayao to visit Wat Si Kom Kan. After lunch
visit former capital of Chiang Saen on the Mekong River overlooking
Laos. Climb 383 steps to visit Wat Phra That Jom Kitti, with fine
view. Take boat trip on the Mekong River towards the Golden Triangle
area, then visit Mae Sai, a market town on the Burmese border. Return
to Chiang Rai for overnight.
Day 4 Chiang Rai - Chiang Mai
Drive to Mae Sai on Burmese border, with stop at local market. En
route to Chiang Mai visit several hilltribe villages: Akha, Yao
and Meo, plus hot springs. After Chiang Mai hotel check-in, experience
a typical northern-style Khantoke dinner, with hilltribe show of
song and dance.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5 Chiang Mai - Bangkok
Drive out to visit a working elephant camp in the forest and an
orchid farm. A number of handicraft villages are also visited, making
paper umbrellas, lacquerware, woodcarving and Thai silk. After transfer
to Chiang Mai airport for your return flight to Bangkok.
Sightseeing tours and transfers as detailed in
English-, Spanish-, German speaking tour guide
Accommodation in specified hotels or in hotels of a similar category
Meals as specified in the itinerary
All entrance fees
Transportation by air-conditioned vehicles
Services not mentioned in the itinerary
Meals not mentioned
Domestic flights from Chiang Mai
Expenses of a personal nature