11 Days 10 Nights Chiang Mai + Chiang Rai + Mae Hong Son + Lampang + Sukhathai + Phitsanuloke + Ayutthaya + Kanchanaburi + Bangkok.

11 Days 10 Nights Chiang Mai + Chiang Rai + Mae Hong Son + Lampang + Sukhathai + Phitsanuloke + Ayutthaya + Kanchanaburi + Bangkok.

11 Days 10 Nights Chiang Mai + Chiang Rai + Mae Hong Son + Lampang + Sukhathai + Phitsanuloke + Ayutthaya + Kanchanaburi + Bangkok.

Tour Code: BKK CNX 10

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11 Days 10 Nights Chiang Mai to Bangkok Tour Highlight.

Highlights of the trip.
               This is a perfect trip you need to cover your trip from Chiang Mai to Bangkok. The combination of all highlight places and activities starts from Chiang Mai and the near by area such as Chiang Rai, Pai, Mae Hongson, Lampang, Phitsanulok, Kanchanaburi and end the trip in Bangkok. The trip combines of the nature, culture, tradition and local people mix in the whole trip. If you're looking for the trip from Chiang Mai to Bangkok, you shouldn't miss this trip.      

Itinerary.   

Day 1 : Pick up transfer in from Chiang Mai International Airport + Doi Suthep Temple + City temples + Hotel. 
                Pick up and transfer from Chiang Mai International Airport. Then visit to Doi Suthep Temple, the most important temple in Chiang Mai. Exercising time by walking up 306 steps to the temples or taking the funicular to the temple with the attitude at 1,100 ms. above the sea level. See the Northern Thai dented corner golden pagoda which contain the relic of the Lord Buddha. Surrounding with the mural painting hall which telling about the Lord Buddha story. Here you can also get a chance to get a holy blessing and wrist tiding ceremony from the Buddhist monk. From the balcony, enjoy with the panorama view of Chiang Mai City. Birds fly up in the sky and cool breath against your face.
                  Come back to the city to see Suan Dork Royal Temple where the northern royal family tombs are located and the standing Buddha Image, the only one in holding the blessing stick position in Chiang Mai. Visit Wat Chedi Luang or The Grand Pagoda Temple where you can see the biggest pagoda in Chiang Mai which broke down by the earthquake in 1454, but still can see the giantic pagoda stands gracefully in the middle of the temple ground. Before the returning back to the hotel see Wat Chiang Maan, the first temple as the royal resident of King Mengrai of  Mengrai dynasty. See 2 precious Buddha images " Phra Satangkamanee " and " Phra Buddha Sila " which are important for Chiang Mai people. After that visit Pra Singh Temple which dated back from 1345 ADs. Then check in the hotel in Chiang Mai.
Overnight at Chiang Mai :  Imperial Mae Ping, Chiang Mai
Meal : - /  Lunch  / -
 
Day 2 : Mae Sa Elephant Show + Elephant Riding + Orchid and butterfly farm + Lunch at the Tiger Kingdom + Chiang Dao cave + Angkhang.
              Pick up from the hotel in Chiang Mai City and heading to the north of Chiang Mai by the road number 107 to Mae Sa Elephant Camp, the most famous elephant Camp in Chiang Mai. After the arrival at the elephant camp. Meet the new friends, big, but gentle elephants. See the elephant bathing in the stream near by the camp. Then enjoy with the elephant demonstration with number of skills such as dancing, live band music, playing football and the most famous elephant painting which you have to witness yourself.
            After the elephant demonstration, enjoy the elephant riding for an hour around the camp area. See the lovely jungle area near by. After finish the program from the elephant camp, visit the orchids and butterfly farm. See the beautiful orchids which blooming all year round and the colorful butterflies. Then heading for lunch at the Tiger Kingdom.**Remark** If you wish to play with the tigers you can pay the entrance fee tickets by yourself. Due to the prices are varies depending on the sizes of the tigers. The guide and the driver're going to wait for you. **
            After that continue to Chiang Dao Cave, see the temple and the cave where once it was the place where the Burmese soldiers rested before attacked Chiang Mai City in mid 1500 Ad. Then heading to Angkhang Mountain and spend the night there.
Overnight at Angkhang : Angkhang resort. Mountrain View.
Meal  : Breakfast  /  Lunch  /  -

Day 3 : Angkhang Royal Project + Lahu Hill tribe at Khob Dong, the very end of Thai + Burmese Border Thaton + Doi Tung Royal Villa of the King's Mother + Lunch + Long Neck Village  + Mae Sai, Thailand and Myanmar Border + Golden Triangle.
             Check out and leaving from Angkhang hotel to Angkhang Royal Project , where the King spent his personal money to change the hill tribe life from opium cultivation to the winter crops. Enjoy take a walk in the Royal project with the fresh air and the beautiful flowers garden. Then visit Lahu Hill tribe who lives on the top of the mountain at the very end of Thailand and Burmese border. See the way of life of Lahu who also working for the King Royal Project and growing vegetables for their living. Then visit Thaton, the small town near by Kok River and having lunch.
              After lunch , continue the road to Doi Tung Royal Villa of the princess mother of King Rama 9th of Thailand. See the beautiful garden in the Royal villa area. Then visit the Long Neck hill tribe who immigrated from Khaya State, Myanmar. See the incredible length of the ladie's necks. You can also count the rings on her neck , some have more than 25 rings with around 5 kilograms on her shoulders to be the most beautiful lady in her village. Then visit Mae Sai, Thailand and Myanmar Border where you can see Thai, Burmese as well as Chinese people crossing the border for commercial. Here you can buy some Chinese products if you prefer to. After finish from Mae Sai, Thailand – Myanmar Border, heading to the Golden Triangle where once it used to be the opium trade area. See the border between 3 countries : Thailand – Laos - Myanmar and enjoy taking photos and check in the hotel. Overnight at the Golden Triangle.
Overnight at Golden Triangle : Serene Golden Triangle Hotel, Mae Khang River View, Chiang Rai.
Meal  : Breakfast  /  Lunch  /  -

Day 4 : Hall of Opium + Boat along Mae Khong Giantic River to Laos + Black Museum or “ Ban Dum” + Lunch + White Temple or “ RongKhun Temple ” + Mae Khachan hot spring + Chiang Mai.
            Check out from the hotel to Hall of Opium for the history of the opium journey into the Golden Triangle area. Then take the boat ride on Mae Khong Giantic River to Laos. Enjoy the boat ride with the cool fresh air against your face.  After the boat ride, visit “ Ban Dum ” or Black Museum of  Mr.Tawan Datchanee, one of the great artist of Thailand. See the collections and the wood carving and the painting in the idea of  “ Yin and Yang ”, the balancing.
            Then having lunch before heading to Rong Khun Temple or White Temple. The Unique one in Chiang Rai and in Thailand with present in white color for the purity heart. See the mural painting in contemporary art of Mr.Chalermchai Kositpipat who create and devote his life to work on this temple. Enjoy taking photos of the temple before leaving the temple to Mae Khachan Hot Spring and heading back to Chiang Mai.
Overnight at Chiang Mai :  Imperial Mae Ping, Chiang Mai
Meal : Breakfast / lunch / -
 
Day 5 : Chiang Mai + Mork Fah waterfall + Geyser + Pai Memorial Bridge + Pai Canyon + Pai.
            Pick up from the hotel in Chiang Mai and depart from Chiang Mai to Pai. On the way stop at  Mark Fah Waterfall, see the lovely nature on the walk way inside the waterfall and the spray of fresh water against your face. Here you can swim if you wish to. After leaving from the waterfall having lunch in the local restaurant and continue to Pong Dued Hot Spring, unlike the other hot spring that are the hot pool type, Pong Dued is a Geyser that is usually of very high temperature and pressure. The surface temperature of the geyser is between 90 - 99 degree Celsius that of the underground water is between 170 - 203 degree Celsius. Then  Pai Memorial Bridge for your to take a picture. Then visit Pai Canyon, see the columns by nature and you could walk around for photos. Then heading to the hotel in Pai and stop by at Mae Yen Temple in Pai for the beautiful sunset before checking in the hotel and overnight in Pai.
Overnight at Pai The Quather Pai, Pai
Meal  : Breakfast / Lunch /-

Day 6 : Nam Hoo Temple + Santichol Chinese Community + Lod Cave + Lunch + Fish Cave + Su Tong Pae Bridge + Mae Hong Son.
           Check out and leaving Pai to Mae Hong Son province. On the way, Stop at Nam Hoo Temple, the small temple which you can see the principle Buddha Image of the temple with the water from inside his head although the monk has drained the water out form his head. The locals said it ‘s a holy water from the Lord Buddha. The visit “ Santichol ” , the small Chinese community who still keep their own tradition and the way of life.  After that visit Lod Cave with 3 chambers of the pillars cave, Dolls cave and the coffin cave. You can see the stalagmite and stalagtite in different shape and form. To get inside the cave, we are going to take the bamboo rafting through the cave area . While rafting inside the cave, you can see the Soro Brook Carp Fish swim by for you to feed them the food. From Lod Cave and continue to the Fish cave where you can see hundreds of “ Pluang Fish ” or “ Soro Brook Carp ” live in the fresh clear water from the cave, lunch in the local restaurant .After lunch, heading to Mae Hongsorn , then take a long tail boat on Salawin River to  the Long Neck Village at Ban Nam Piang Din near by Thailand -  Myanmar border.  Along the rive , see the lovely scenery view and local people life who live alongside of the river.At the long neck village, see the incredible length of the ladies’ necks just to be the most beautiful lady in her village. You can even try and feel the weights of the rings around the necks. The longest can carry all together about 5 kilograms on her shoulders and 1 kilogram on each legs. Then visit Su Tong Pae Bridge, the bamboo bridge from the monk and the locals to connect the temple with the village to have a short walk instead of walking on the main street in the longer distant.  After that return back to Mae Hong Son for checking in the hotel and overnight in Mae Hong Son.
Overnight at Mae Hongsorn :  Fern Resort ,Mae Hong Son. 
Meal  : Breakfast  /  Lunch   /-

Day 7 : Mae Hong Son + Doi Inthanont National Park + Lampang.
           Check out and leaving the hotel to Mae Hongsorn, see Wat Pra That Doi Kong Moo, the most important temple for the locals in Mae Hong Sorn with the Burmese art influence due to Mae Hongsorn is Thailand and Myanmar Border. After the temple , continue the road called Mae Na Jorn  Mea Cham to Khun Yaum and Doi Inthanont National Park with the highest peak of Thailand. Visit the twin pagodas of the King and the Queen of Thailand on the top of the mountain . See the panoramic view of the beautiful landscape. Then heading to Wachirathan Waterfall, the most waterfall in the national park area which has the water runs all year round before heading  to the hotel in Lampang.
Overnight at Lampang Lampang River lodge.
Meal  :  Breakfast  / Lunch  / -

Day 8 : Lampang + Sri Satchanalai + King Ramkamheang Museum + Biking and site seeing in Sukhothai Historical Park + Srichum temple with the talking Buddha + Phitsanulok.
              Pick up and check out from the hotel in Lampang and heading to Srisatchanalai Historical Park. After that visit King Ramkamheang Museum for some information of Sukhothai Historical park before taking a bike ride in the park area with the beautiful buildings and the chedis which remind us how beautiful city in the old days. See Wat Pramahathat,  Wat Pra Pai LuangWat Chang lom as well as Wat Sri Chum with the talking Buddha as the highlight which challenge you if you could get him all in the picture. Lunch in the local restaurant and then heading to Phitsanulok province.  Stop Phitsanulok city for you to enjoy the horse carriage around Lampang old town seeing some temples and people. After that heading to Phitsanulok and check in the hotel.
Overnight in Phitsanulok : Pattara Resort & Spa.
Meal :  Breakfast /  Lunch  / --

Day 9 : Phra Buddhachinaraj, the most beautiful Buddha image in Thailand + The Buddha Foundry + Folk Museum + Kiriwong Temple, Nakornsawan + Hoob Pa Tard ( The Prehictorical forest) Uthai Thani + Wat Kai, Ayutthaya
             Check out and leaving Phisanuloke to Wat Phra Buddha Chinaraj for you to see the Most beautiful Buddha Image in Thailand where the Thai people believe and always visit to worship for good luck. After the temple, visit to the Buddha image foundry where they produce the Buddha images in many different sizes and forms. See the process how they make til it becaomes the beautiful Buddha images for people to bring home for good luck. Then visit S.MAJ. DR.Thawee Phim Buranakhate Folk Museum where you can see the local kitchen utensils and useful equipment and the old style local toys. Learning from the old tools that telling about the ancient Thai Life style and how cleaver the ancient people to invent the things to be used in their daily life. Lunch in the local restaurant and continue the trip to Kiriwong temple in Nakornsawan province. The beautiful temples located on the top of the hill with a sacred golden pagoda Prajulamanee pagoda. On the fourth floor of pagoda, you will see the awesome scenery of Nakhon Sawan province 10 kilometers around. Next  stop will be made Hup Pa Tat ,an large valley stretching over an area of about 48,000 square meters. Part of the limestone mountain range surrounding the valley is Khao Huai Sok which is connected to Khao Plara mountain, about 1 kilometer away. The way up to the valley’s Tham Hup Pa Tat cave is covered by a margosa forest. The cave mouth is dark, but after a 100 meter walk, you will emerge from the darkness to see the way down into the valley. The surrounding limestone mountain is layered with high cliffs that prevent sunlight from reaching the ground during any time other than midday. The resulting humidity has contributed to a wealth of flora, featuring gigantic shrubs of the genus Excoecaria that are similar to prehistoric trees. Then heading to The Chicken Temple in Ayutthaya for you to see the wild monkeys before checking in the hotel in Ayutthaya .
Overnight in Kanchanaburi : Banthai  House , Ayutthaya
Meal : Breakfast  /  lunch  / --

Day 10 : Wat Yai Chaimonkol Temple + Phanancheong Temple + Ayutthaya Historical side + The Biggest Orchids farm in Thialand + The Iron Bridge of River Kwai, Kanchanaburi
                  Pick up from the hotel Visit Chai Mongkol Temple ( The temple of victory) with the biggest chedi built by King Naresuan the great of Thailand ( who set us free from the Burmese invasion in the old days). You could also climb to the top of the chedi for the nice view. Then heading to Wat Mahathat ( Mahathat Temple), one of the most important temple where there’s the relics of the Lord Buddha house in the center of the old capital. You can also see parts of the ruins of the temple as well as the most famous Lord Buddha face which cover with the roots of the big Bodhi Tree that you can see in the travel magazines about Thailand and postcards. After that visit Phanan Choeng Temple, one of the most important temple in Ayutthaya, located on the east bank of Chao Phraya River. It was built in 1324. In the main building , you can see the glided 19 meter high seated Buddha image called “ Luang Por Tho " which means “ The Big Buddha ”, built in 1334 CE as the highly respect Buddha for the locals not only in Ayutthaya as well as around Thailand. Visit the old historical site in Ayutthaya and having lunch in the local restaurant. On the way to Kanchanaburi, visit to Biggest Orchid farm in Thailand for you to enjoy more varieties of orchids flower plants.The last program before check in the hotel, visit the Iron bridge dated back from the 2nd World war for the sunset and then chck in the hotel.
Overnight in Kanchanaburi : Good times resort, Kanchanaburi Province.
Meal  : Breakfast /  Lunch  / --

Day 11 : Train on the deade railway from the 2nd Wolrd war to Kra Sae Cave + Sai Yoke Waterfall + Arawan waterfall.
            Pick up from the hotel in Kanchanaburi by van. Then continue by train to the Death Railroad  dated back from the World War II. See the beautiful iron bridge which was built from the World War II captive over the Kwae River. The death railroad which was built by 61,700 prisoners during the 2nd World War to get through Myanmar and It took 1 month to finish it. However there are many of the prisoners had died from this due to the difficulties , the starvation as well as the cruelty from the war. Get on the train and go along the rail road which hang with the cliff to Pra Sae Cave where you could stop by and taking pictures of the cave and the Buddha Images inside and imagine who the prisoners spent their time in the cave with difficulties. After the visit of Kra Sae Cave continue by car to “ Srai Yoke waterfall ” , the most beautiful waterfall in Kanchanaburi. Here you can swim in the waterfall if you prefer. Visit also at Erawan Waterfall for you to enjoy the clear waterfall with the nature before heading back to the hotel Overnight : Good Time Resort , Kanchanaburi 
Meal : Breakfast / Lunch / -

Day 12 Kanchanaburi + Damnoensaduak Floatine Market + Bangkok. 

Check out from the hotel in Kanchanaburi and heading to Bangkok. On the way, visit Damnoen Saduak Floating market, the famous floating market in Thailand. The local people in the village still using the canals  as the main route for them to go around.  Enjoy the boat ride though the village . Seeing the fruit orchards along the ride and visit the markets. Lunch in the local restaurant and heading to Bangkok. Drop off in Bangkok
Overnight : Own hotel booking
Meal : Breakfast / Lunch /-

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For the price           :  59,000 THB / person.   (Private tour only. Minimum 2 persons.)

Pick up time            :  8.30 am. from your hotel lobby / from Chiang Mai International Airport.

Time duration from : 12 Days 11 nights.

Type of the trip       :  Private tour only. Minimum 2 persons

Service provided by   : Chiang Mai Tour Center only.

Tour includes.
- English speaking guide.
- Private Transportation with AC Air Conditioner.
- All entrance fee as mentioned in the program.
- Drinking water.
- Refreshing towels.
- Hotel 11 nights.
- 12 Lunch meals.
- Free Accident Insurance. ( Names , Nationality and Passport number are needed.)

Tour does not include.
- Soft drinks and Alcohol drinks.
- Tipping during the tip.
- Your own expenses during the tip.
- Dinner.
- Optional tour ( Tiger Kingdom, Snake farm, Boat trip on Mae Khong River and etc.)

What should you bring on this trip?
- A Camera.
- Sun glasses.
- Sun lotion.
- A cap or a hat.
- Insect spray.

What should you wear on this trip?
- Dress politely is needed.
- Top with sleeves or shirt. No tank top or spaghetti straps.
- Long pants or skirt below the knees.
- Socks or bare feet is allowed.
- A cap or a hat off in the main hall.
 

Weather  tips!

November - February.
                   During the winter in Thailand, the temperature is between 5 - 12 degrees Celsius / 41 - 54 degrees Fahrenheit. You should come prepared with appropriate clothing. This is the best time for traveling in Thailand, due to the nice and cool weather. The landscape is covered with blooming flowers and lush vegetation which makes the bio diversity of birds and wildlife plentiful.

March - May.
                  This is summer time, the temperature is between 28 - 33 degree Celsius / 82 - 91 degrees Fahrenheit. The hottest time of the year is April, when temperatures can reach as high as 43 degree Celsius / 109 degrees Fahrenheit. Bring something light and thin to wear. Hat , sun glasses and sunscreen is recommended.

June - October.
                  This is the rainy season, the temperature is between 18 - 25 degree Celsius / 64 -77 degrees Fahrenheit. An umbrella or rain coat are recommended. Flip flops or thongs are the best shoes to wear during these months.

Why should you select Chiang Mai Tour Center as your service provider?
1. Our staff works with responsibility from their hearts. They are punctual, sincere, friendly and fun.
2. We have been serving tourists for the past twenty years with utmost dedication.
3. We treat you as our family member with love and care.
4. We have child friendly staff members working in our company.
5. Our pricing is reasonable and provides good value for your cost.
6. We are spontaneous and flexible in our programming.
7. We are promt in attending to the needs of our clients.

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