Multi-Day Tour

Northern Thailand Encompassed (17 days)

G Adventures Inc.

Bangkok, Thailand To Bangkok, Thailand

Valid for Departures: 04 Jun 2018 - 19 Dec 2018

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Bangkok, Thailand
None None
Day 1 Bangkok: Arrive at any time. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2
Bangkok, Thailand
None Breakfast, Dinner
Day 2 Bangkok/Kanchanaburi: Enjoy a klong boat tour of Bangkok including a visit to Wat Po. Travel to Kanchanaburi and head to your floating rafthouse accommodation. Enjoy free time to explore. Included Activities: Klong Riverboat Tour Wat Po Visit Overnight Rafthouse Excursion Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 3
Kanchanaburi, Thailand
None Breakfast
Day 3 Kanchanaburi: Enjoy a day of sightseeing at Erawan Falls and the Bridge on the River Kwai. Explore the Allied War Cemetery, the Thai-Burmese Railway Centre and the JEATH War Museum to learn more about the area's history. Included Activities: Erawan Waterfalls Visit Bridge on the River Kwai Visit Thai/Burma Railway Centre and Allied War Cemetery Visit Transport: Enjoy a short drive to view the beautiful Erawan Waterfalls. (1-2 hours per direction) Private Vehicle
Day 4
Kanchanaburi, Thailand
None Breakfast
Day 4 Kanchanaburi/Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya: Travel to Ayutthaya and visit the historical sites of the old capital city. Opt to visit Chan Kasem National Museum and Chao Sam Phraya Museum. Included Activities: Temple Ruins Tour Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 5
Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya/Chiang Mai
None Breakfast
Day 5 Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya/Chiang Mai: Spend a full day exploring Ayutthaya before boarding an overnight train to Chiang Mai. Transport: Basic overnight train (beds)
Day 6
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Chiang Mai, Thailand
None None
Day 6 Chiang Mai: Chiang Mai is a vibrant city with heaps to see and do. Famous for its night market, cooking classes, and Muay Thai, it's a feat to fit it all in. Included Activities: Doi Suthep Temple Visit Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 7
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Chiang Mai, Thailand
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7 Chiang Mai/Ban Pha Mon: Tucked away in the hills of northern Thailand is where the most colourful and unchanged traditional communities can be found. Trek through forests and rural terrains to visit some of these diverse hilltribe villages; often, each will have their own unique language, clothing style, and belief system that differs significantly from those of neighbouring tribes. You are well looked after by your CEO and local guides, who take the responsibility of preparing all meals and carrying food supplies. Additional Notes: The exact itinerary of the walking on this trip may change from time to time, taking into account the weather and local conditions. Also, please note there may be times when the use of video and/or still cameras may be inappropriate -- your CEO and guides will be able to advise you. Be prepared for the accommodation to be basic; remember, it's all about an authentic and unique experience! Included Activities: Hilltribe Trek Day 1 Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 8
Ban Pha Mon/Ban Muang Pam
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 8 Ban Pha Mon/Ban Muang Pam: Trek for about six hours and between villages, over farmlands and grasslands and acend to the ridgeline. Learn about bush medicine, seasonal fruits and plants and seeds. Slip on your wet shoes and descend to the Huew Hin Poon Creek for lunch. Here, go for a swim and help the local guides make a friction fire and prepare lunch. Continue another hour and a half to the jungle Buddhist temple outside the second village. Spend the night in the Karen village learn about wood carving, weaving and cooking. Opt to learn about medicine from a shaman or play football with the locals. Included Activities: Hilltribe Trek Day 2
Day 9
Ban Muang Pam/Chiang Mai
None Breakfast, Lunch
Day 9 Ban Muang Pam/Chiang Mai: After breakfast, leave the village and continue on, stopping at other villages along the way. Arrive at Tham Lod, a 1666m deep cave. Enter by bamboo raft and move to different chambers - a truly unique experience. After lunch, drive back to Chiang Mai for some free time to explore. Included Activities: Hilltribe Trek Day 3 Transport: Pickup truck
Day 10
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Chiang Mai, Thailand
None Breakfast, Dinner
Day 10 Chiang Mai: Enjoy free time to explore Chiang Mai. Opt for a bicycle tour, a visit the Mae Sa waterfall, shopping at the night market, or getting a traditional Thai massage. Enjoy a local cooking class with dinner. Included Activities: Cooking Class
Day 11
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Chiang Mai, Thailand
None Breakfast
Day 11 Chiang Mai/Chiang Rai: Travel to Chiang Rai and start exploring. Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 12
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Chiang Mai, Thailand
None Breakfast
Day 12 Chiang Rai: Visit the town of Mae Sai and the Opium Museum. Included Activities: Mae Sai Visit Opium Museum Visit
Day 13
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Chiang Mai, Thailand
None Breakfast, Dinner
Day 13 Chiang Rai/Lampang: Continue on to Lampang and enjoy a homestay in a traditional Lanna village. Participate in craft demonstrations and opt to help prepare a local meal. Included Activities: Village Homestay Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 14
Lampang, Thailand
None Breakfast, Lunch
Day 14 Lampang/Sukhothai: Take in traditional morning activities, followed by lunch in the village. Travel to Sukhothai and enjoy a free afternoon. Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 15
Sukhothai, Thailand
None Breakfast
Day 15 Sukhothai: Take a half-day guided bike tour of Sukhothai Historical Park and explore the area with some free time. Included Activities: Sukhothai Bicycle Tour
Day 16
Sukhothai, Thailand
None Breakfast
Day 16 Sukhothai/Bangkok: Travel to Bangkok and enjoy some time for last minute shopping. Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 17
Bangkok, Thailand
None Breakfast
Day 17 Bangkok: Depart at any time.

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This is the ultimate, comprehensive Northern Thailand experience. Spend 17 days discovering the best of Thai culture. From big-city life in Bangkok to historic Ayutthaya and a hilltribe trek outside of Chiang Mai to meet the locals, this tour takes you to all the places on your must-see list, and some you didn't know to add. Perfect for first-timers or travellers that have seen it all.

About Us

G Adventures is an adventure travel pioneer offering the widest selection of affordable small group tours, safaris and expeditions all over the world. Founded by entrepreneur owner Bruce Poon Tip in 1995 and powered by an international team of passionate change makers, G Adventures was the first adventure travel company to offer 100% guaranteed departures in 2013. With nearly 700 itineraries and 110,000 travelers each year, G Adventures' award-winning trips put travelers on a first-name basis with the planet’s people, cultures, landscapes and wildlife. For more information, please visit: www.gadventures.com.

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