Multi-Day Tour | Independent, Private

Phantoms of Phrae to Lanes of Lampang, Thailand (3 days)

Remote Lands, Inc

Bangkok, Thailand To Chiang Mai, Thailand

Valid for Departures Now Through: 18 Mar 2019

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Phrae, Thailand
Bangkok, Thailand
Heuan Na Na Boutique Hotel Lunch, Dinner

Upon arrival in Phrae, your guide will greet you and escort you to a local restaurant for lunch, before embarking on the tour. This afternoon, you will visit Phae Muang Phi. The park is full of small-to-medium size geological formations of various shapes and sizes. Estimated to be as old as 30,000 years, the mushroom-shaped rock pillars are the result of subsidence and erosion over the centuries. Muang Phi translated means ‘ghost town’ as the park is the subject of many local fables. Return to Phrae and check in to the Heuan Na Na Boutique Hotel for a good night’s rest.

Day 2
Lampang, Thailand
Phrae, Thailand
Auangkham Resort Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 The day begins with a short tour of the walled city of Phrae, known as the Teak capital of Thailand a century past. Once a logging hub of the British and Danish, foreign business withdrew when resources ran out. Next, visit Khum Chao Luang, residence of Phrae’s former ruler. Built in 1892, the architectural style reflects a fusion of European and Thai influence, a remnant of the teak logging past. Following lunch, visit some of Phrae’s most fascinating temples – Wat Luang and Wat Phra That Cho Hae. Spend the night at Auangkham Resort, a boutique hotel in the center of Lampang.

Day 3
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Lampang, Thailand
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 Prepare for a full day of sightseeing, beginning with stops at the Moungngwezin House and the magnificent Wat Phra Kaeo Don Tao, a stunning 15th-century temple. Sit back in a horse-drawn cart and take in the sights of Lampang. Along the narrow streets, we will see Burmese-style temple, Wat Si Rong Muang. Enjoy lunch along the River Wang at the Riverside Restaurant before visiting Wat Phrathat Lampang Luang, one of the most magnificent temples in Northern Thailand. Heading toward Chiang Mai, stop at the vibrant Thung Kwian Market and Friends of Asian Elephant Foundation. The tour comes to an end as we reach Chiang Mai.

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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 three-day tour of Northern Thailand provides a fascinating window to the past. A trek through the stone formations of Phae Muang Phi or ‘Ghost Canyon’ demonstrates the power and ware of time on even nature's toughest elements. Next visit Phrae, where a phantom teak industry has left behind a bizarre fusion of European and Asian influence. Take in spectacular sights, including 15th-century temples, along the way to your next destination, Lampang. Here, you will tour the city by horse and cart and examine the crumbling walls around it, by foot.


Highlights


  • Gaze in amazement upon the strange rock formations of Phae Muang Phi National Park

  • Travel by horse-drawn cart through the old, narrow streets of Lampang

  • Be amazed by the history and architectural splendor of northern Thailand's most magnificent temples, Wat Phrathat Lampang Luang

About Us

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Payment Notes
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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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