With friendly faces awaiting your arrival and a bounty of joyous moments to be had, it is no wonder that Thailand is famously known as the Land of Smiles. If you have not yet had the opportunity to explore the spectacular country, then this 3-week tour is tailored for you when you will discover all of Thailand’s best highlights. From the immaculate white-sand, palm tree-lined beaches to the bustling sophisticated cityscape, there is a wealth to explore, and you will do it all. Delve into the country’s...
Day 1 - 4
Bangkok – Where Tradition Meets Innovation
The epicenter of Thailand, Bangkok, is a bustling city that is complete with sophisticated skyscrapers and grand temples. Travelers from around the world flock to the destination because of its rich cultural heritage and world-class cuisine. It perfectly blends age-old tradition with modern innovation, thus offering you a riveting experience in the Land of Smiles. You will be met by a sprawling cityscape setting as you arrive in the capital. You will then journey, via the comfort of your own luxurious, private transfer, to a lavish 5-star hotel along the Chao Phraya River. The dreamlike accommodation, fit with first-class amenities, will serve as your peaceful home after exploring this diverse city. From the comfort of your private balcony that overlooks the great city skyline, you may unwind and take stock of the marvelous adventures to be had.
Your stay in Bangkok will leave nothing to be desired. You will begin with an immersive tour of the city’s captivating highlights. Your knowledgeable guide will transfer you to Thailand’s most revered temples, and The incredible Watswill emphasize the country’s deeply profound history. You will learn a great deal about the spiritual practices as you explore each temple’s grand presence, in addition to capturing incredible images of their intricate designs. Wat Arun towers up from the ground, gloriously reflecting the sun from its multi-colored structure. The Reclining Buddha stretches over 100 feet across the temple floor and exudes a golden glow. The Grand Palace is an opulent treasure that showcases the country’s dedication to the architectural craft. Each temple possesses a radiant aura and offers a wealth of insight to uncover. During your tour, you will delight in Bangkok’s mouthwatering flavors at the vibrant markets. Eager vendors will sell delightful dishes and stunning trinkets at these exuberant locations. Let the sights, sounds, and smells captivate you as you soak in the bustling city energy.
Bangkok is the creative hub of Thailand. The locals take pride in their crafts, drawing on years of practice to create outstanding work. Whether it is thought-provoking art or delicate cuisine, no skill is left unmastered. During your stay, you will fully immerse yourself into the culture where you will delight in world-class meals at award-winning Michelin-Starred restaurants with a behind-the-scenes food tour of Bangkok’s best dishes. With a cultured guide to lead you, you will transfer to the city’s premier art galleries and cultural destinations. The Jim Thompson House shares an endearing account of the revival of Thai silk while the Bangkok Art & Cultural Center showcases the city’s contemporary talent. With trips to Bangkok’s leading fashion establishments and high-end stores as well, you will marvelously wrap up your enthralling stay in the capital.
Day 5 - 7
Pattaya – Ocean, Rainforest, and Everything in Between
Day 8 - 11
Chiang Mai – A Journey to the Northern Capital
Day 12 - 14
Chiang Rai – Broaden Your Cultural Horizons
Day 15 - 17
Koh Samui – Treasure this Tropical Paradise
Day 18 - 21
Phuket – Relax in Style before Departing for Home
- Explore Bangkok’s coveted Wats and visit the county’s revered creative hubs
- Zipline through Pattaya’s rainforest canopy and encounter diverse, indigenous plant life at the Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden
- Indulge in the tastes of Thailand’s locally produced wines at the Silverlake Vineyard
- Learn more about the country’s rich cultural heritage with guided tours to ethnic hill tribes in Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai
- Explore the famous Wat Doi Suthep and witness marvelous vistas from the peak of the mountain
- Discover the many wonders of Koh Samui, such as a local fishing village, the Secret Buddha Garden, and the Hin Ta and Hin Yai Rocks
- Snorkel the colorful coral reefs off the Koh Samui coastline on a gorgeous ocean cruise around the island
- Uncover the secrets behind authentic Thai cuisine at a premier culinary school
- Relax in luxurious fashion at the renowned Kata area of Phuket
- Fine dine on award-winning Michelin-Starred meals at each of the key destinations on this trip
Warmth emanates from both the blazing Thai sun and the friendly locals as you touch down at your first destination of Bangkok. Prepare for a culturally captivating tour of the bustling city as you comfortably journey to your 5-star accommodation that is set on the Chao Phraya River banks. You will transfer to coveted grand temples and riveting cultural hotspots as you uncover the many wonders of this country’s capital. Throughout your stay, you will delight in award-winning cuisine that will be prepared by revered chefs. Furthermore, you will be swept away by the vibrant energy of authentic markets that are dotted around the city.
Your next destination, Pattaya, offers the perfect opportunity to unwind in the comfort of your immaculate seaside accommodation. During your stay, you will revel in an array of thrilling activities. Transfer to a canopy zipline tour where you will soar through the jungle. Then, explore the diverse indigenous plant life with a leisurely trip to the Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden. Pattaya is home to one of the few wine estates in the country, and this is where you will taste the meticulously crafted wines as they are set amongst the majestic rolling green landscape. All the while, you will tuck into sophisticated meals at premier restaurants with spectacular sunsets to keep you company.
Your next stop is Chiang Mai. The Northern capital of Thailand boasts a wealth of traditional temples that are steeped in history. As you explore the leading spiritual monuments, you will learn a great deal about the country’s rich, cultural roots. You will delight in a unique Night Safari experience before encountering an ethnic hill tribe the following day. With delectable Thai cuisine and traditional performances to keep you entertained, this trip will be as authentic as it can get. You will then transfer, via luxury coach, to the neighboring city of Chiang Rai. Here, you will experience Thai travel off the beaten track. Soak up the rich culture and witness the whimsical rainforest on this peaceful stay in style.
During the last week of your vacation, you will transfer to Thailand’s coveted tropical paradises. Your first stop is Koh Samui, which is a spectacular island in the Gulf of Thailand. Relax in luxury living at your villa on the ocean and dine at the classiest establishments in the country. You will tour the islands revered cultural points of interest and picturesque sightseeing destinations. You will then enjoy the open waters and colorful snorkeling opportunities during a lavish cruise. Before departing for home, you will make one last but essential stop in Phuket. Here, you will have the last few days to bask in the island-style splendor. Staying at a 5-star accommodation on the beach, you will enjoy sunset vistas every evening. Spend days wandering the pristine Phuket beaches and master Thai cuisine for yourself at a renowned cooking school. The relaxing stay will bring your holiday to a perfect close. Thailand is a region unlike any other; learn more by seeing how our partner travel companies can personalize the experience for you.
$4,615 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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