Highlights of the trip.
This is the program which combined all highlight of the famous site from Bangkok to Chiang MaiTour by stoppong on the way travel to Chiang Mai such as Ayutthaya, Uthathani, Sukhothai, Lampang with the beautiful unseen site as well as the famous site in Chiang Mai. The program you could enjoy the culture, nature and the way of life in the same trip. If you looking for the combined program and activities from Bangkok to Chiang Mai, this program is the one we would recommend.
Day 1 Bangkok + Bang Pa Inn Royal Palace + ChaiMongkol Temple + Mahathat Temple + Boat around Ayutthaya + Phitsanuloke.
Pick up from you hotel in Bangkok in the morning and heading to Ayutthaya province for your visit to Bang Pa Inn Royal Palace. This palace known as the summer palace formerly used by the Thai Kings in the old days. The palace wad first built in 1632 and all buildings as seen in the the present were constructed between 1872 and 1889 by King Rama 5th of Thailand. In the palace there are many beautiful site for you to see and taking photos. After the Summer palace Bang Pa Inn, visit ChaiMongkol 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 as well. Visit the famous Buddha image Head in the tree roots which is very famous on the Thai postcard as well as the ancient architect from the building site in Mahathat temple. Lunch in the locla restaurant. After lunch boarding on the boat for you to go around Ayutthaya isalnd ( Duet Ayutthaya is surrounded by the river as the small island) for you to enjoy the lovely view of the local people life style and the local houses along the river bank in the calm and gentle boat ride because the traffic wouldn't be so busy as in Bangkok. Then heading to Phitsanuloke province and check in at the hotel then spend your free leisure time and relax.
Overnight at Phitsanuloke : Yodia Heritage hotel / Equivalent. Meal: -- / Lunch / --
Day 2 Phitsanuloke + Folk Museum of DR.Thawee + Buddha Image Foundry + King Ramkamheang Museum + Biking in Sukhothai World Heritage, Historical Park + Wat Sri Chum + Lampang.
On the second day of the trip from Bangkok to Chiang Mai, check out from hotel in Pitsanuloke and heading to Sukhothai Province where once used to be a great capital of Siam. On the way, the stop will be made at S.MAJ. DR.ThaweePhimBuranakhate 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. Then walk across the street to see The Buddha Image Foundry. See the process to found the Buddha images. After that heading to Sukhothai province, the stop will be made at King Ramkamheang Museum, the Great King of Suhkhothai Kingdom who had invented the Thai Alphabet for all the Thais to use at the present days. Start the biking trip around Sukhothai Historical Park see some of the famous temples such as WatPraMahathat, WatPraPaiLaung, WatSasri and Wat Sri Chum, see PraAjana (The talking Buddha). which the grate King Narasuan used to sit behind and talk to his soldiers before the battles to cheer them up. Enjoy the beautiful view of the sunset before heading to lampang . Overnight in Lampang:Lampang River lodge. Meal : Breakfast / lunch / --
Day 3 Lampang + Wat Phra that Lampang Luang+ Horse carriage + Wat Chlermprakiat + KardBaan Ta local market + Chiang Mai.
Leaving from Lampang heading to Chiang Mai, on the way taking the horse carriage, the unique famous transportation in Lampang to visitWat Phra that Lampang Luang dated back in 1890 AD. by the Burmese guy who worked with the British for logging industry. The building is a mixture between Lanna Thai and Burmese style with the beautiful and elaborate artwork of wood carving on the roof top. Then visit to Wat Chalermprakiat which as built in 204 to commemorate 200 years since the King Rama IV of Thailand. The temple located on the lime stone mountain in Chaehom area in Lampang. We are going to reach the top by the locate transportation and continue the walk to meet the iron stars case for you to climb 800 meters as steep as 35 degree angles. However reaching to the temple is worth climbing with the beautiful scenery and cool breath. After that heading to Chiang Mai.
On the way to Chiang Mai, the stop will be made at " Kard Baan Ta" the local market which selling the very local stuffs which lively in its own style. See the local food which you could see in the supermarket in your country. Enjoy taking photos as well as testing the food if you prefer to. Then continue back to Chiang Mai City. Overnight in Chiang Mai :Rimping Village Chiang Mai. Meal : Breakfast / lunch / --
Day 4 Elephant Care and Sanctuary program + Long Neck Village + Baan Den Temple + Bautong sticky waterfall + Chiang Mai.
Pick up from your hotel at 8.00 am. and heading north of Chiang Mai to Maetang area for you to meet your elephants and learn to gain your understand with this big and gentle animal. After the arrival in the elephant camp, get change into the mahout costume for you to learn and do the activity. Feed you elephants and make friends. Then hand on to look after your big and gentle friends. Take a walk side by side with your elephant to the river for you to bath them in the river. After that having lunch then visit the Long Neck village. See the incredible length of the necks which could be 26 rings in the ladies shoulders. Then visit Baan Den Temple the teak wood temple with the beautiful Thai architecture and the stunning scrupture which related to the elephant guardians. Then heading to Chiang maiBautong sticky waterfall for you to enjoy walking and climbing the Chiangmai Sticky Waterfall from below to the top. Due to the waterfall is from natural lime stone so you could walk and climb easily to the top and enjoy with the clear water of the waterfall to cool down. Then heading back to the hotel in Chiang Mai with safe and sound. Overnight at Chiang Mai: Rimping Village Chiang Mai. Meal : Breakfast / Lunch / --
Day 5DoiSuthep Temple + Phalat Hidden temple + Chiang Mai local life style.
Pick up from your hotel and heading to DoiSuthep 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. After the temple continue to WatPhalat or Phalat Temple for you to visit the hidden temple in the forest. PhaLat which means “ Monastery at the Sloping Rock ” was originally used as a resting place for people walking up to worship at DoiSuthep. But once the road was built in 1935 making DoiSuthep much more accessible, WatPhaLat in turn became a monks’ residence. Walking in the trail is the pleasant and quiet among the forest and nature. Then meet the driver again and continue for lunch.
After lunch, enjoy Chiang Mai local life style by taking the local transportation : The Si-Lor ( Red cab taxi) The boat on the Ping River ( more peaceful than in Bangkok ) The Sam-Lor ( Tricycle or Rikshaw) and the famous Tuk-Tuk as well as market exploring in the biggest day market for Chiang Mai People. Overnight at Chiang Mai : ------------------------- Meal: Breakfast / Lunch / --
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For the price:25,600 THB/ person ( Private tour only.Minimum 2 persons.)
Pick up time :7.00 am. at your hotel lobby
Time duration from : 5 days 4 nights from Bangkok to Chiang Mai tour.
Type of the trip : Private tour only. Minimum 2 persons
Service provided by : Chiang Mai Tour Center only.
- Pick up from your hotel in Bangkok or Air port.
- Private transportation. (Toyota van commuter with a/c or similar )
- An English speaking guide.
- All entrance fee tickets as mentioned in the program.
- 4 nights accommodation during the trip from Bangkok to Chiang Mai.
- Meals as mentioned in the program.
- Transfer and drop off at Chiang Mai International Airport for day 5 after the trip.
- Drinking water and refreshing towel in the vehicle.
- Free Accident insurance during the service. ( Names, nationality and passport numbers are needed.)
Tour does not include.
- Your own expenses during the trip.
- Optional which not mentioned in the program.
- Tipping during the tip.
- Meals which not mentioned in the program.
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.
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.