SENSATIONAL NORTHERN THAILAND
7 NIGHTS / 8 DAYS
Day 01:Bhubaneswar - Bangkok - Chiangrai
On arrival you are greeted and you are driven to the hotel. Post check-in feel free to take a stroll along the verdant pathway with dramatic views of the jungle, river and Burma beyond. You are now located in the heart of the Golden Triangle on elevated grounds along a hillside where the camp commands majestic views of the Thai jungle, Burma across the Ruak River and mountains of Laos in the northeast. From the moment of your arrival at Chiangrai, a magical journey begins. Overnight in Chiangrai.
Day 02: Chiangrai
Following breakfast this morning choose from a range of intriguing activities, either indulging in a Spa treatment, creating flavorsome regional dishes in a Thai cooking class, learning to drive your very own elephant with a mahout training experience (at Anantara). Visit the Hall of Opium which takes visitors on a journey into the mysterious world of opium. With the use of state-of-the-art multimedia innovations, each section in the 5,600-square-metre (60,000-square-foot) exhibition sheds light on the more than 5,000 years of use and abuse of opiates. The exhibition depicts the origins of the opium poppy, medical and ritual use of opium in ancient civilizations, its spread throughout the world, continuous medical use and international efforts to control illegal drug abuse. Case studies help visitors to understand the problems of addiction and choices available to fight the temptation of drugs.
Today an Elephant Adventure, Hill Tribes and Mae Kok River awaits you as you Cruise down the picturesque Mae Kok River on a traditional long tailed boat and embark on an adventure trekking through the woods on an Elephants back and be spoiled for culture when you visit the Karen, Yao and Akha Hilltribe villages. Overnight in Chiangrai.
Day 03 :Chiangrai
Post breakfast enjoy the day at your lovely resort, which is truly like no other. There are loads of other excursions that you could opt for, or else soak into the pool and relax. Taking a car on hire or just exploring the area with a visit to the White Temple (Wat Rong Khun) and the Hill Tribe Village along with stop at Doi Tung royal villa, former residence of the Late Princess mother (mother of the present king) located high up on the hill and the Mae Fah Luang Gardens are a botanical park located on the slopes below the royal villa are great recommendations whilst your stay in Chiang Rai. Overnight in Chiangrai.
Day 04: Chiangrai - Bangkok - Rayong
After breakfast this morning, its time to be escorted to the airport to board your flight to Bangkok. Upon arrival at airport you are transferred approximately 220 kilometers from Bangkok to Rayong. Rayong is another delightful seaside province on Thailands eastern Gulf coast. Most of Rayong Province is marked by mountains interspersed by flat plains and large tracts of fruit plantations and forests. However, the province is most well-known for its pristine beaches stretching along its 100-kilometer coastline and its scenic waterfalls set amidst exotic surroundings. Check in at Rayong and evening is free for you. Visit and make new friends at the Rayong Aquarium a large aquarium with a tunnel that allows visitors to see various beautiful fish and marine life. Activities like boating and biking trail is also available. Overnight at Rayong.
Enjoy a lazy breakfast this morning. You have the day free to yourself where you can visit a sacred place called City Pillar Shrine, center of the provinces Songkran Celebrations and the beating heart of Rayong.
Also you can visit the symbolical pagoda of Rayong set in the middle of the river which is called Phra Chedi Klang Nam or just chill in the swimming pool with waterslides, Kids Club, underwater music in our Island view pool and various dining options makes it perfect for families. Another great option would be a trip to Koh Samet 45-minutes away by speedboat with its white soft sands that offer a variety of water sports. Overnight at Rayong.
Day 06:Rayong - Bangkok
Early morning you are transferred to Bangkok hotel. Check in and relax. Later in the afternoon we suggest you spend time at Chocoholic, in Siam Center, renowned not only for their sweets, but the fusion dishes here infused with chocolate is simply yummy! another recommendation is the Ishq which is 105 yr old colonial house offering some amazing Pan Asian style cuisine that is very famous. Evening you can get ready for a world-class performance of Thailand's arts and cultural heritage. Siam Niramit is set in the heart of Bangkok affording convenient access by MRT subway and major thoroughfares, this must-see spectacular is performed on the gigantic stage now listed in the Guinness Book of World Records, featuring over 150 performers with as many as 500 costumes.
If you are in Bangkok over the weekend, then a visit to the Chatuchak Weekend Market is a must. Overnight in Bangkok. .
Wake up to a relaxed breakfast this morning and spend the day pampering yourself shopping at the luxury Gaysorn or the Central World. Relax a while back at the hotel. No visit to Bangkok is complete without experiencing dinner aboard the age old rice barges and floating along the mighty Chaophraya River the River of the Kings. The cruise commences at 1930 hrs and you are served some great gourmet cuisine on the deck and later around 2200 hrs you are dropped back to the pier and onwards to your hotel. Another dinner option for you could be a dinner at the Sirocco at the Dome on the 52nd floor. Overnight in Bangkok.
Day 08:Bangkok - Bhubaneswar
Today after breakfast tts time to bid farewell to Bangkok as you are escorted to the airport to board your flight back home with sweet memories of holidays.
What We Include:
• Return Airfare Kolkata – Chiangrai – Bangkok – Kolkata by Thai Airlines
• 3 nights stay at Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort 5*+ or similar
• Full board at Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort
• Range of non-alcoholic beverages, house wine, beer and local spirits.
• A richly interactive Thai cooking class
• Golden Triangle Excursion on private basis
• Range of unforgettable elephant adventures.
• Visit the world class Opium Museum.
• In-room mini bar in Anantara.
• 2 nights stay at Amari Watergate 5* or similar
• Daily breakfast at hotel in Bangkok
• Temple and City tour in Bangkok
• Siam Niramit Show with transfers
• 2 nights stay at Rayong Marriott Resort 5* & Spa
• Daily breakfast at Rayong
• All airport & intercity transfers in Bangkok, Chiang Rai & Rayong as applicable (Chiang Rai airport - hotel - Chiang rai airport & Bangkok airport - Rayong - Bangkok hotel - Bangkok airport)
• Thai visa pre stamped
Extra charges apply:
Peak Season Surcharge – If applicable.
Any items of personal nature like telephone, beverages, laundry etc.