Thailand’s dramatic heritage and enchanting cultural landmarks are wonderfully explored on this handcrafted tour to the country’s most beloved destinations. Over the course of three captivating weeks, you will discover the magic behind Thailand’s renowned cuisine and capture images of remarkable temples. Furthermore, you will share marvelous moments on the pristine, white-sand shores, which draw millions of travelers to the country every year. What makes this tour entirely unique is that we have...
Day 1 - 4
Chiang Mai – Wonderful Wilderness of Northern Thailand
The breathtaking Northern capital of Thailand, Chiang Mai, boasts a collection of exquisite resorts that are set amid magnificent mountain ranges and cascading green landscapes. You will witness these marvelous sights as you approach Chiang Mai International Airport. Shortly after you have arrived, your private transfer will whisk you away towards your premier accommodation in the heart of the city. A 5-star private suite with panoramic views of the unspoiled wilderness will welcome you to Thailand. Check-in and unwind as you revel in the world-class amenities and award-winning restaurant before soaking up the sunset splendor as you sip on divine cocktails and encounter magical vistas on your first evening in the Land of Smiles.
The following day of your adventure will reveal the concealed beauty of Chiang Mai’s hideaway destinations. You can escape the tourist rush of the city’s main cultural attractions and transfer to awe-inspiring locations that are off the beaten path. A guided tour of a local artist village will highlight intricate Thai designs and masterful pieces of work. You can stroll through the traditional streets and catch wafts of authentic cuisine as it is being prepared before visiting exhibitions by coveted artists to capture unique images of the charming architectural sites. Your tour will culminate at a beloved temple, or Wat, for an immersive experience of Thai spirituality. Immaculate Buddha statues are dotted around the temple complex, and a pristine green garden encompasses the grounds. In the evening, you will witness iconic views from the top of Doi Suthep Mountain, and you will climb the mountain from the comfort of a cable car, where you will be welcomed by a 360-degree vista of Northern Thailand. You can capture these idyllic moments and explore the famous Wat Phra That temple that sits atop the mountain.
Today, you will discover the marvelous creatures that call Chiang Mai home on your final full day in the city. You will set off for an enchanting morning among the luscious forest, where you will tuck into delightful gourmet delicacies amid the evergreen foliage that encircles the classy establishment. The sumptuous setting will be a breath of fresh air and will mark the beginning of your alluring expedition. You will encounter mighty elephants at an ethical sanctuary that is surrounded by the unspoiled environment. The exemplary staff will share insightful information about the animals and their efforts to protect the environment, and you will enjoy the opportunity to connect with these creatures and care for them amidst a postcard-like backdrop. You will conclude your adventurous day with a night safari at Chiang Mai’s leading wildlife attraction. On board an open-sided tram, you will experience up-close encounters with majestic mammals and beautiful birds. This will bring your stay in Chiang Mai to a dazzling close.
Day 5 - 6
Chiang Rai – Discover Native Living in the North
Day 7 - 10
Bangkok – Explore the Heart of Thailand
Day 11 - 12
Kanchanaburi – Peaceful Serenity on the River Kwai
Day 13 - 16
Koh Samui – A Piece of Secluded Paradise
Day 17 - 21
Phuket – Witness the Islands like Never Before
- Discover the ornate beauty of Wat Phra That, which is the famous, gold-adorned temple that sits atop the striking Doi Suthep Mountain
- Encounter marvelous wildlife creatures at an ethical elephant sanctuary and night safari experience in Chiang Mai
- Familiarize yourself with Thai traditions amidst local ethnic hill tribes in Chiang Rai and Kanchanaburi
- Witness Bangkok’s famous, grand temples and visit premier art houses that are sprawled across the city
- Learn more about Thailand’s dramatic heritage as you visit pinnacle war museums in Kanchanaburi
- Luxuriate at hideaway beaches on Koh Samui for secluded relaxation and bask in an authentic Thai spa treatment
- Uncover the magic of Thai cuisine at a prestigious culinary school where you will learn to prepare authentic and beloved dishes
- Soar above Phuket in a VIP helicopter for unique vistas of the region
- Journey to the Similan Islands for an impressive display of Thailand’s tropical beach paradises.
We have handpicked a collection of Thailand’s most captivating cultural destinations for you to enjoy on an immersive three weeks in the country. Your journey will begin in the Northern capital of Chiang Mai. The mountains tower up from the Earth, and green hills roll off into the distance at this idyllic location. You will be swept away by the wondrous wildlife and the visits to renowned cultural sites that are sprawled across the picturesque landscape. Your tour of traditional Thailand will continue in Chiang Rai, where you will enjoy a slice of secluded paradise amidst the immaculate rural landscape of a destination less traveled. Here, you will encounter an ethnic hill for an authentic taste of traditional living before you venture to Bangkok.
Bangkok is an opulent hub of Thailand that boasts world-class resorts. You will enjoy lavish experiences amid the splendor of Bangkok’s finest experiences. You will tuck into gourmet, award-winning cuisine and witness the golden temples around the city. Furthermore, you will immerse yourselves in the cultural heart of Thailand as you transfer to the ancient city of Ayutthaya, where you will learn more about the country’s dramatic history before capturing images of the unspoiled environment. Your journey in the serene wilderness will continue to Kanchanaburi, where you will spend a few nights in an intimate, private suite that floats above the River Kwai. Here, you will encounter a traditional Mon tribe and connect with the fascinating locals. Before departing for Thailand’s tropical islands, you will visit the famous museums of Kanchanaburi and uncover iconic heritage stories and relics of the old-world.
You can unwind in complete style on Thailand’s premier island paradise of Koh Samui. This exceptionally lavish destination will provide a comfortable few days of stunning relaxation. You may find yourselves worlds away at secluded palm tree-lined beaches that lead into crystal clear waters or snorkeling along marvelous coral reefs and capturing images of the majestic sea creatures in their element. You will conclude your stay with an invigorating Thai massage at a first-class wellness spa. Lastly, you will transfer to Phuket, which is an island of rich tropical beauty that is teeming with cultural highlights. Your stay will share remarkable vistas of the white-sand coast and impressive displays of magnificent architecture and temples. Furthermore, you will witness the surroundings through the comfort of a VIP helicopter as you traverse the Andaman Sea to the pristine shores of the Similan Islands. This will bring your enchanting tour of Thailand to an incredibly satisfying close.
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$4,615 per person (excluding international flights)
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