Private Tour Program E
An Exploration of Bangkok, The wilderness
Khao Yai National Park, Historical Central Thailand and The Lanna Culture
11Days 10 Nights
Our tour begins in the cosmopolitan capital, where you will experience
the incredibly warm hospitality which Thai’s are famous for, and some
the most spectacular accommodations to be found in the world. Enjoy the
buzz of modern city life while taking in all the magnificent ancient sites.
You will then immerse yourself in the natural surroundings of Khao Yai
National Park, with its profusion of wildlife, waterfalls, hills, valleys
and the stunning views it offers. See, touch and smell Thailand’s exotic
charm along the park’s idyllic nature trails.
Take an adventure into the rich culture, ancient heritage, scenic nature
in central Thailand Pitsanulok and Suknothai and carry on to Chiangmai,
once was a capital of Lanna kingdom
Reference #: SPE
Khao Yai National Park Pitsanulok, Sukhothai
Duration: 11 Days 10 Nights
Day by Day Private Tour Itinerary
Your guide will welcome you at Bangkok
International Airport and will transfer you to your hotel. En route, your
guide will give an initial introduction to Thailand and a program briefing.
(specific interests & aspects of sight-seeing can also be discussed
at this time.)
Start the day by taking a long tail boat cruise down the Chao Phraya River.
See the traditional houses precariously perched along the river. Along
the way, stop to visit the Temple of Dawn, or Wat Arun,
an extraordinary feat of architecture and one of the most revered sights
along the river, and The Royal Barge Museum, after your
boat trip, we will visit the exquisite Grand Palace and Emerald
After a traditional Thai lunch at a local restaurant, we will head for
“Wat Pho” or The Reclining Buddha Temple. This temple
is the oldest and largest in Bangkok.
An early start sees us on the road to the famous Dameon Saduak
Floating Market Along the way we can see numerous agricultural
points of interest, such as the salt and shrimp farms and the coconut
farms. After lunch at a local restaurant, we will hit the road to visit
Jim Thompson’s House, the famous museum of one of the
silk industries pioneers, consisting of a superb collection of antiques
and paintings representing countries from all over Asia.
After checking out of your hotel, we will take a scenic route to
Khao Yai National Park This is your opportunity to take a trail
of discovery in Thailand’s oldest and best-known National Park. Check
in to your hotel. Visit the park headquarters to learn more about the
park. Then we will begin explore the park area. Opportunity to look out
for this park’s more inhabited animals, such as elephants, gibbons, hornbills
and deer enjoy the fascinating sounds of a tropical rain forest. We will
then Evening, spotting the nocturnal animals in the Park area.
Start the day at the park headquarters, where a park ranger can brief
us on our chosen trail. Then, it’s a trek to one of the parks observatories
to get a deeper look at the evergreen rain forest. The views here are
breathtaking. Look more closely at the nature and layers of diverse vegetation.
After a picnic lunch, we will venture further along the nature trail.
This trail is based on a pace to suit the individual. Freshen up at the
resort in the evening.
After checking out from the hotel. We will then drive to Pitsanulok
, We will stop to visit some interesting site on the way such as The Temple
of Buddha foot Print, The ancient Khmer monument “Prang Sam Yod” see the
monkeys spend the life in the center of town of Lopburi. On arrival Pitsanulok
we will visit the distinguished Wat Mahathat, the provinces
most important religious structure. This temple houses the major spectacle
of Sukhothai Art, Phra Buddha Chinaraj – an awe-inspiring
sculpture, Then drive to Sukhothai.Check
in at the hotel
After breakfast to get an insight into the history of Thailand first capital,
we will start out at The Ramkangkeng National Museum. Then,
move on to begin discovering the cities ruins of Royal Palaces,
several Buddhist temples, city gates, walls, moats, canals, ponds
and the water dyke control system which was the spiritual center of the
After breakfast and checking out from your hotel. We drive north, past
rice paddies, villages to The Historical Park of Sri Satchanalai.
The twin city of Sukhothai, visit
the ruins temple such as Wat Chang Lorm, Wat chedi jed teaw etc,
Then wander down to the riverside to explore an archeological site showing
an excavation of over 1,000 pottery kilns. After luch we will drive
to Lampang will stop at Wat Phrathat Lampang Luang
– a monument to fine Lanna art and architecture. We will then drive on
to Chiang Mai Check in at your hotel.
Today, we will discover the wild side of Chiang Mai, starting at Chiang
Dao Elephant camp. After watching the elephants take their daily
bath, we will watch a demonstration of the elephants working, pushing
and heaving logs, as well as catching a glimpse of a few tricks along
the way. Then take a ride through the jungle. Your elephant will drop
you at the Lisu hill tribe village. After look around
the village, continue your elephant ride to the main camp where we will
begin a journey down to the rapids of The River Ping. We will take a bamboo
raft and cruise down river for around an hour. Mid way through
the return journey to your hotel, we will stop at the Orchid Farm
to view an amazing diversity of orchid species.
Early morning special do merit making by offering food to the
monks, see hundreds of monks and novices walk down to the foot hill with
their alms bowls to receive food from people. Then we will drive up the
mountain to visit Chiangmai’s
most important temple, Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, situated
3,000ft above sea level. Once you have reached the temple, you can enjoy
the best views of Chiang Mai city.Learn about the history of this temple
and how it came to be constructed so high up the mountain. After lunch,
we will take a trip to the town of San Kampaeng. This town is the home
of Thailand’s famous Handicrafts. You can discuss specific
handicrafts of your interest such as silk, teak wood, silver, umbrella
and sa paper making etc., with your guide.
Check out and transfer to Chiangmai International Airport
connecting to you next destination.