Multi-Day Tour | Independent, Private

Thailand Town & Country (4 days)

Remote Lands, Inc

Bangkok, Thailand To Khao Yai National Park, Thailand

Valid for Departures Now Through: 12 Mar 2019

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Bangkok, Thailand
The Peninsula Bangkok Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Starting at Bangkok’s historical and cultural epicenter, we visit the Grand Palace, located in Old Bangkok. Here, you can see Thailand’s most revered temple - the Temple of the Emerald Buddha. Next, we explore the canals by longtail boat on a thrilling ride through the khlongs of Thonburi, to see how life unfurls within the river communities. Next, it’s off to the truly spellbinding Wat Arun - the Temple of the Dawn - or to Wat Po, which houses the largest indoor Reclining Buddha. For a luxurious first night, we recommend The Peninsula hotel on the Chao Phraya River, one of the city’s landmark properties.

Day 2
Bangkok, Thailand
The Peninsula Bangkok Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Thais are intensely proud of their cuisine, and today you can gain some insight into this passion with a Thai cooking class. Learn how to cook famous Thai dishes at a prestigious culinary school by the river, using fresh produce from the school’s organic gardens. Next on the itinerary we bring you to Pak Klong Talaat - the flower market - is next on the itinerary, where fruit, vegetables and bundles of fresh flowers arrive by the truckload from nearby provinces. In the evening, it’s over to nearby Yaowarat Road, at the center of Chinatown, a treasure trove of fresh seafood and authentic Thai-Chinese cuisine.

Day 3
Khao Yai National Park, Thailand
Kirimaya Resort Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

In the morning we head to the mountains Khao Yai, where the cooler climate creates fertile ground for Thailand’s growing viticulture industry. The lush green environs of the vineyards are the perfect setting for a leisurely bike ride, enjoying cool mountain air and even stopping to sample local wines. At the end of the day, retreat to one of the area’s five-star mountain resorts - we recommend The Kirimaya Resort, unsurpassed for luxury in Khao Yai.

Day 4
Khao Yai National Park, Thailand
Kirimaya Resort Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today we explore Thailand’s third largest national park, home to countless animal species, including Asiatic bears, Asian elephants, gibbons, sambar deer and more than 400 species of birds. On this three- to four-hour jungle trek we take in just a fraction of this UNESCO site’s beautiful landscapes, including waterfalls, lakes, caves and cliffs.

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VIP Arrival

The following VIP services are complimentary for all Virtuoso guests upon arrival at participating airports.

  • Meet and greet as you disembark the aircraft
  • Luggage assistance
  • Escort through immigration and customs formalities
  • Escort to your private guide

Further services may be available, contingent upon individual airport regulations. Please enquire for further details.

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Description

This unique itinerary by Remote Lands combines cultural pursuits with the great outdoors. After visiting key historical sights within Old Bangkok we travel to Thailand’s wine country - Khao Yai - for a bike tour through vineyards and sample some of the region’s wares. The National Parkland of Khao Yai hosts the final day’s activity - a trek deep into evergreen forest, home to hundreds of species of birds and mammals.


Highlights


  • Visit the Grand Palace and see the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, Thailand’s most sacred temple.

  • Marvel and the sights and smells of the Flower Market.

  • Try some local Thai wine during a trip to the vineyard.

  • Spot elephants, monkeys and deer on a jungle trek through Khao Yai’s national parkland.

About Us

Remote Lands creates highly personalized itineraries with extraordinary experiences for discerning travelers, based on their own passions, interests and needs. The world’s most elite travel advisors rely on us for our deep knowledge of Asia and entrust us with their highly discerning clients, from celebrities to CEO’s, Wall Street titans to professional athletes. We are available to travel advisors 24/7 from the initial consultation to the day your clients return from Asia.

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Refund Policy
  • Fully refundable, less a 15% of total trip price cancellation fee, if cancelled 91 days or more before departure, subject to the refund policies of each hotel, airline and other vendor
  • 50% of total trip price refundable if cancelled 30-90 days before departure, subject to the refund policies of each hotel, airline and other vendor
  • No refund less than 30 days before departure

  • Please note that some vendors have onerous cancellation policies with substantial penalties for changes where funds paid are non-refundable


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By: Squash1


Reviewed on: 30 Jan 2013

excellent at making sure everything is taken care of...personal cell phone contact appreciated and very customized orientation...also very nice
Travel Advisor:  Deborah Bush

Excellent package

By: Mike53-Birmingham


Reviewed on: 27 Nov 2013

Shangri La Rasa Ria Resort in Kota Kinabalu was fantastic as was the Kinabatangan River Resort. Raimie our guide was first-rate!
Travel Advisor:  Deborah Barth

Perfect

By: Dustin and Eli


Reviewed on: 20 Mar 2018

Remote Lands coordinated our trip and made the experience worry-free. All of our transfers and guides were on time, professional, kind and even went above and beyond when a couple of unexpected needs arose. Thank you!
Travel Advisor:  Geraldine Hasting

Taiwan 2018 trip

By: Cindi


Reviewed on: 29 Mar 2018

Wonderful experience! This was my daughter’s senior trip prior to going away to college and it was everything I’d hoped it would be. Great guide, driver, travel agent, etc. Overall a very positive experience!!
Travel Advisor:  Deanna Byrd

far east

By: Mike


Reviewed on: 18 May 2018

we had to different tour guides, both were just excellent and well worth the money definitely made the trip more memorable
Travel Advisor:  Jason Swaye

Japan

By: Joel and Kathy


Reviewed on: 17 Jun 2018

The Remote Lands Guides were excellent. The cars used for transportation were roomy and clean. The hotels were 5 star and their attention to detail was over the top. There was only perfection from the people we met and it was also comforting to know that our trip was being carefully monitored by Remote Lands supervisors every step of the way. We would recommend Remote Lands to anyone needing exceptional service in Asia.
Travel Advisor:  Kate Winslow