The allure of Southeast Asia is set within its magnificent shores and marveled history, where gilded temples fill the open air and are draped over by the sprawling jungle. Elephants march through the trees while markets float down the serene river. On this custom tailored tour through Thailand and Cambodia you will witness the diverse beauty of culture and the grandeur of natural landscapes, wonderful history and original modernity, perfect for those that want to visit Asia for the first time...
Bangkok – Terrific Thailand
Welcome to the electric city of Bangkok, capital of Thailand. The rush of the city swirls up and around you, from the riverbanks and into the horizon, within the temple spires and rising into the sky. The diversity of modern and ancient mixes into a beautiful and sometimes overwhelming example of what Thailand is and can be. A private transfer will take you to your luxurious accommodations where that haste starts to make sense; the world slows down beneath the high-rises and swooping traffic. Hidden behind the façade of the city is the grace and charm of its history, where golden temples continue to accept pilgrims and visitors alike, where the quiet streets are brushed with the scent and shade of Banyan trees. Painters sit beside the road and capture the serenity of the leaves draping over the shops and people. The streets calm, the air is filled with the fragrance of fresh noodles and basil. Everything feels possible, beautiful, mystical, and yours.
Bangkok – Along the City Streets
Bangkok – Where Roses Glide
Bangkok – Remarkable Leisure
Chiang Mai – Atop the Clouded Mountains
Chiang Mai – The Delicate Tastes of Thailand
Chiang Mai – Grand Grace
Siem Reap – Where Towers Rise
Siem Reap – Between the Ancient Leaves
Siem Reap – Finding the Roots
Phuket – From Jungle to Shore
Phuket – Island Luxuries
Phuket – Crystal Bays and Shining Waters
Phuket – Pristine Departures
- Witness the divers beauty of Bangkok, Thailand where history meets modernity
- Visit the historical palace and temples of Thailand set along the riverbanks of Bangkok
- See the vibrant life and culture at the famous Floating Markets
- View the jungle around Chiang Mai with a visit to fabulous Doi Suthep Temple
- Delight in a cooking class that will give you the flavors and memories of Thai cuisine to take home with you
- Enjoy a visit with the spectacular elephants of the northern jungle
- Discover the unparalleled wonders of Angkor Wat and its history
- Indulge in the beauty of Phuket Island
- Explore the majesty of Phang Nga Bay, known for its role in the James Bond movie, The Man with the Golden Gun
Discover the unparalleled majesty of Thailand and Cambodia on this 14-day excursion meant for first timers, second timers, want-to-be-explorers, and anyone who has ever had a desire to visit or revisit Southeast Asia. The beauty of Thailand and Cambodia is spread through the landscapes where the trees are as exceptional as the temples they often hide. The panoramas atop the mountains offer a vast expanse of countries filled with endless diversity that is never less than alluring. Whether situated within the bustle of Bangkok or within the calm of islands, your time in Southeast Asia will fill your eyes and heart with splendor.
Your splendid holiday begins with your arrival in Bangkok, the capital city of Thailand. The Grand Palace and opulent temples are positioned near the riverbanks where the ancient waterway has fed the city for millennia. Tour through the palace complex and within the ancient temples where Buddha can be seen shining in various ways, from jade to gold, reclining and blessing. Stand beside the riverbanks where you will be able to visit the famous Floating Markets that bring vibrancy and luster to the waterway, filled with freshness, from the fruit to the flowers, and all those in between. On the return journey to Bangkok you will stop in at the Rose Garden where you can have a sneak peak at Thai celebrations and traditions. A day at your leisure in the metropolis gives you ample opportunity to discover the hidden and not so hidden treasures of the city before venturing north to Chiang Mai.
Within the northern delights of the jungle is the second largest city in Thailand, Chiang Mai, with the size of a city but the feel of a village, you will view its grandeur from the top platform of Doi Suthep where the magnitude of the mountainside, the temple, and the city meet. Enjoy a day at the market where you will have the delightful flavors of a cooking class within the food capital of the country. The next day you will visit with the elegant elephants of the jungle, loyal, lovely, and friendly. Arrive in Siem Reap where the majesty of Angkor Wat is at your fingertips; the ancient city is layered with wonder, from its carvings to its temple mounts, a place where no matter how long you spend, it may never seem like enough. Transfer to the fabulous island of Phuket, Thailand where you can bask along the clear waters of the beach before venturing out to see the remarkable landscapes of Phang Nga Bay, where limestone karsts rise from the crystal waters. Your journey will bring you back to the comforts of home where your first visit to Southeast Asia may end but your next visit is already in the works.
$3,635 per person (excluding international flights)
Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.
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- Some or all activities and tours
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Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.
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