Classic Tour 6 Days
1 : Bangkok
- Ayutthaya - Lopburi - Phitsanulok
: Travel from Bangkok to Bang
Pa In for a scenic boat trip to Ayutthaya,
the former capital of Thailand. Visit
Wat Yai Chaya Monkol and the ancient
ruins of Wat Chai Wattanaram. Then continue
to Lopburi where your will be taken around
the city by a foot-paddled rickshaw. After
lunch at a local restaurant, continue the
journey to Phitsanulok, stay overnight and
relax at hotel.
Phitsanulok - Sukhothai
- Sri Satchanalai - Lampang
Day 3 : Lampang
- Phayao - Chiang Rai
: Breakfast is served at the hotel. Then leave
the hotel to Wat Mahathat
and spot its revered Buddha statue, Phra Buddha
Jinaraj. Depart for Sukhothai, visit to the
famous ruins of this first capital of Thailand
(1257-1379) at Sukhothai
Historical Park. See Wat
Sri Chum and its gigantic Buddha status.
Break for lunch at a local restaurant in Sri
Satchanalai, the northern outpost town
of the Kingdom of Sukhothai, built by King
Ramkamhaeng. Visit Wat Chang Lom, Wat Jedi
Jet Thaew, Wat Nang Phya and Wat Phra Sri
Ratana Mahathat which stands on the site of
the Khmer fort called "Chalieng".
Proceed to Lampang where you will be taken
on a city's tour by an old style horse carriage,
which will take you to visit Ban
Sao Nak, a 100 years old teak mansion
and Wat Chedi Sao,
which derives its name form 20 stupas erected
on the temple grounds. Monks in this temple
prepare medicines from herbs and plants, which
promise to cure a large number of diseases.
After that, check in at hotel.
: After breakfast at the hotel, pay a brief
visit to the morning market and then drive to
Phayao with the biggest natural lake in Thailand,
Kwan Phayao. After
that, proceed to Chiang Rai before a quick stop
for lunch at a local restaurant followed by
a visit to the hill tribe community project
at Ban Lorcha.
Drive via Mae Sai, the northernmost Thai town
to the Golden Triangle, where the borders of
Thailand, Myanmar and Laos converge. After a
boat trip on the Mekong River, drive to Chiang
Rai. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 4 : Chiang
Rai - Chiang Mai
: After breakfast and checkout of the hotel,
depart for Chiang Mai with a visit at Handicraft
Villages to see the manufacturing of lacquer-ware,
spinning and weaving of Thai Silk and how paper
umbrellas are made and painted. Lunch is at
a local restaurant before continuing the trip
with a visit at Wat Phrathat
Doi Suthep that is tucked away in the
mountains at an elevation 1,056 meters. The
temple is reached by a staircase with 290 steps,
flanked by a Naga balustrade on either side.
The monastery was built by King Gue-Na in 1383.
The center is a big Chedi (spire shaped pagoda)
which contains partial relics of Lord Buddha.
Check in at hotel, relax and overnight at hotel.