Ayutthaya - Wat Panunchoeng, Chaiwattanaram, Wat Prasisanphet, Phra Prang Sam Yod
Sukhothai - Historical Park (15 meter high “Speaking Buddha”), Wat Srichum-Baan Sao Nak, Lake Payao
Doi Tung - Boat at Don Xao (symbolic golden triangle of Myanmar, Laos and Thailand)
Doi Wawee - exquisite tea plantations
Road trip from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai
Doi Suthep Monastery
Chiang Mai - Elephant Camp - Orchid Farm - Local Lunch
Sankampang - shopping @ Handicraft Village
Day 1 : Bangkok - Ayutthaya - Sukhothai
Depart for the UNESCO Heritage site of Ayutthaya. The remains of this former capital, which was destroyed by the invading Burmese, centuries earlier contains a collection of ancient temples, including the former Royal Palace. Continue to Lopburi where ancient Khmer temples await before lunch. Continue northward for overnight in Sukhothai, another ancient ruins site.
Day 2 : Sukhothai - Lampang - Payao - Chiang Rai
In the cooler part of the morning, journey through Sukhothai and the historical park, where Thai legend reverse a 15 meter high â€śSpeaking Buddhaâ€ť. Before lunch continue to Lampang and Baan Sao Nak, a locally famed teak wood house with over a hundred teak posts surrounding its facade.
Day 3 : Chiang Rai
Departure for the royal project â€śDoi Tungâ€ť, before lunch stop at the hills of the Akha and Yao tribes and continue to the borders of the Golden Triangle. A quick embarkation along the Mekong river which straddling the 3 borders before transfer to Suan Thip Vana Resort.
Day 4 : Chiang Rai
Begin the day of discovery through Doi Wawee. This area is famous for its exquisite tea plantations. Discover the tea process from beginning to end including ritualistic practice of tea tasting. Return to hotel and overnight.
Day 5 : Chiang Rai - Chiang Mai
Upon arrival to Chiang Mai, check-into Manathai Village and its charming Thai atmosphere. After lunch, travel up the famous hills of Doi Suthep Monastery. Then return to hotel. Dinner at local restaurant.
Day 6 : Chiang Mai - Departure
Round out the North with an authentic elephant experience. A short visit at local orchid farm. After lunch transfer to Sankamphaeng for shopping at Thai handcraft products. Transfer to airport or rail stations for departure.
- Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Bangkok - Ayutthaya - Sukhothai
Wat Panunchoeng -Wat Chaiwattanaram -
Wat Prasisanphet - Phra Prang Sam Yod -
Sukhothai - Lampang - Payao - Chiang Rai
Sukhothai Historical Park -
Wat Srichum-Baan Sao Nak - Local Lunch -
The Legend Chiang Rai
Doi Tung - Local Lunch - Boat at Don Xao
Suanthip Vana Chiang Rai
Doi Wawee - Lunch picnic
Suanthip Vana Chiang Rai
Chiang Rai - Chiang Mai
Transfer from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai by road - Local Lunch - Doi Suthep
Manathai Chiang Mai
Chiang Mai - Departure
Elephant Camp - Orchid Farm - Local Lunch -
Sankampang & Handicraft Village - Transfer out