Day 1 : Bangkok / Ayuthaya / Sukothai (
Departure from your hotel in Bangkok. After a visit of the Summer Palace
Bang Pa-In you proceed to Ayuttahya, the former Capital of Thailand, which
was destroyed by the Burmese in 1776. You will see the most important
temples and have lunch at a local restaurant, before continuing to Sukothai,
the first Capital of Siam.
Overnight at Sukothai.
Day 2 : Sukothai / Chiang Mai ( B, L )
After breakfast you will visit the historical town of Sukothai with it's
ruins dating back to the 13th Century. We visit Wat Mahatat, the former
Royal Temple and Wat Sri Chum with the 14 meter high sitting Buddha Statue,
as well as the ruins at Sri Satchanalai. After lunch at a local restaurant
you continue to Chiang Mai.
Overnight at Chiang Mai.
Day 3 : Chiang Mai / Wat Doi Suthep Temple ( B, L )
After breakfast we drive up the Suthep Mountain of Chiang Mai and visit the
spectacular Wat Doi Suthep Temple with it's golden Chedi.
After lunch at a local restaurant you visit an orchid farm and the famous
handy crafts village of Chiang Mai, where teak wood carvings, silver
articles, Sa-Paper umbrellas and Thai Silk are produced.
Overnight at Chiang Mai.
Day 04 / Chiang Mai – Elephants - Chiang Rai ( B, L )
After breakfast we drive to the Mae Tamann
Elephant Camp, where you experience the "Kings of the jungle" during a work
demonstration. After the work demonstration you have time for an optional 1
hour elephant ride through the jungle as well as an ox-cart trip
and a bamboo rafting tour on the Mae Tamann River. Lunch at a local
After lunch you proceed to Chiang Rai. Overnight at Chiang Rai.
Day 05 / Chiang Rai – Golden Triangle ( B, L )
After breakfast we drive 60 km in northern direction and visit
the Border town Mae Sai. This town is the top northern point of Thailand and
well known for it's border market, selling products from the neighboring
Myanmar (Burma) as well as from China. You will have time to walk over the
bustling market and watch people from Burma as well as the hill tribes,
buying and selling products at Mae Sai. After lunch we proceed to Chiang
Saen, the heart of the Golden Triangle, where you take a long-tail boat ride
across the Mekong River, drive along the Burmese side and visit a village at
the Lao side. In the afternoon return to Chiang Rai.
Overnight at Wing Inn Hotel.
Day 06 / Chiang Rai – Bangkok ( B )
After breakfast transfer to Chiang Rai Airport for your return flight to
Bangkok. ( The air ticket Chiang Rai - Bangkok is NOT
- Accommodation Pailyn Sukhothai Hotel, The Empress Hotel
or similar in Chiang Mai and Wing Inn Hotel inChiang Rai
including daily breakfast.
- 05 x lunch
- Transport in A/C car or minibus with driver
- entrance fees for mentioned program
- English speaking guide
- Personal expenses
- drinks during meals
- optional excursions