Summary

Enjoy this impressive 8-day Thailand Adventure Tour Package (Bath with Elephants, Bamboo Rafting) and discover such cities as Bangkok, where you will visit the Grand Palace, Wat Pho Temple, Wat Suthat Temple, Wat Saket Temple, Phu Khao Thong (“Golden Mountain”) and Chiang Mai, where you will see the Doi Suthep Temple. This Bangkok to Chiang Mai tour will allow you to enjoy marvellous days full of adventures: trekking through the jungle, bathing with elephants at Baan Chang Elephant Park, rafting on the traditional bamboo raft through the Taeng River. Baan Chang Elephant Park is a unique small Thai family-run ecological park that is dedicated to offering the elephants the best possible quality of life without tolerating practices such as elephant dancing, circus tricks and riding activities. This is a private guided tour and can be customized upon request.

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Alfonso

Alfonso

Local travel expert in Vietnam

More than 10 years living and working in tourism in Southeast Asia. Based in Hanoi, but living for work periods in Thailand, Cambodia, Myanmar and Laos. In love with Asian culture and the wonders that I do not stop discovering in these amazing countries. They certainly do not stop surprising me with something daily.

Itinerary


Upon your arrival in Bangkok, your driver will be waiting for you at Bangkok International Airport (Suvarnabhumi) to transfer you to the hotel. At the hotel, you will be given a brief introduction of your trip and any last minute doubts will be clarified.

Accommodation in Bangkok.

You will start the day with a guided tour of Bangkok city by using the local transports (SkyTrain, Chao Praya Express, Tuk-tuks). During the excursion you will discover the Grand Palace (former residence of the kings and home of the Emerald Buddha), Wat Pho (the temple of the largest Reclining Buddha in Thailand at 46 metres in length and 15 metres in height), Wat Suthat (a peaceful heaven inside the chaotic Bangkok), Wat Saket (a Buddhist temple dating back to the Ayutthaya era) and Phu Khao Thong (“Golden Mountain”, which is a steep artificial hill inside the Wat Saket compound from where you can see the old town).

Accommodation in Bangkok.

This day of the itinerary is free. You can discover Bangkok city on your own.

Accommodation in Bangkok.

After breakfast, you will enjoy a free morning.

In the afternoon, you will be transferred to Hua Lamphong train station to take the night train to the next destination, Chiang Mai, a city also known as the “Rose of the North” (second-class night train, 4-berth cabin).

Overnight in the night train.

Upon arrival in Chiang Mai, you will be picked up at the train station and transferred to the hotel. The rest of the morning is free and you can start exploring the city.

At 3:00 p.m., you will enjoy a trip in Songthaew (a passenger vehicle in Thailand adapted from a pick-up or a larger truck) to the Doi Suthep Temple, located in the mountains, from where you will be able to enjoy magnificent views of Chiang Mai city. The temple is 15 kilometres from Chiang Mai city and is situated at an elevation of 1,073 metres.

Upon returning, you will have a small meeting to receive instructions and advice for the next day’s trekking. You are asked to have your passport ready.

Accommodation in Chiang Mai.

After breakfast at the hotel, at 8:00 a.m. you will be picked up to start a new adventure. First, you will visit a local market. You will continue by road to the north, making a stop at Mok Fah Waterfall, where you can take a dip. Mok Fah Waterfall is one of the most beautiful attractions in Doi Suthep - Pui National Park. It is a single level waterfall, which is over 60 metres high and is a great place to swim and cool off. The crystal-clear water at its base is ideal for a refreshing swim on a hot day.

In the afternoon, you will arrive at Karen village where you will have lunch with the villagers. After lunch, you will start trekking through the jungle to Baan Pa Kao Lam village. Afterwards, you will enjoy a bath with elephants.

You will end the day with dinner and entertainment around a bonfire.

Accommodation in Karen village.

In the morning, you will enjoy a morning trekking and rafting on the traditional bamboo raft through the Taeng River to Shan village, where you will meet the Lahu tribe.

In the afternoon, you will enjoy lunch and return to the hotel in Chiang Mai.

Accommodation in Chiang Mai.

This day of the itinerary is free. You can discover Chiang Mai on your own.

Accommodation in Chiang Mai.

On your departure day, you will be transferred to the Chiang Mai Airport to take your departure flight.

Prices

Travel dates
Price per person in €

2 Pers.

4 Pers.

6 Pers.

Standard category hotels (November 1, 2021 - October 31, 2022)

537€

462€

432€

Superior category hotels (November 1, 2021 - October 31, 2022)

603€

524€

496€

Travel dates Accommodation Price per person in €
2 Pers. 4 Pers. 6 Pers.
Standard category hotels (November 1, 2021 - October 31, 2022) 537€ 462€ 432€
Superior category hotels (November 1, 2021 - October 31, 2022) 603€ 524€ 496€

What's Included

  • 6 nights accommodation in a double (DBL) or twin (TWN) room at Standard or Superior category hotels, 1 night in the night train and 1 night basic accommodation in Karen village;
  • Breakfast at the hotels;
  • Lunch on day 2, 6, 7 of the itinerary;
  • Dinner on day 6 of the itinerary;
  • Excursions with English speaking guide according to the itinerary;
  • Entrance fees according to the itinerary;
  • Road transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Second-class night train from Bangkok to Chiang Mai, 4-berth shared cabin;
  • Local SIM card with data package included.

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