CHIANGMAI - MAE HONGSON - LAMPOON - LAMPHANG SI SATCHANALAI - SUKHOTHAI - PITSANULOK
DAY 1 : CHIANGMAI - DOI SUTHEP TEMPLE (OVERNIGHT)
Morning, Arrival and free leisure time. Lunch served in hotel
Afternoon, After lunch tour begins 1st stop- Phu-Ping Rajnivej, Royal Winter Palace - an occasion home to the Royal Thai family ( open only weekends and Public Holidays ) Visit the Historic Doi Suthep Temple (3,500 feet above sea level) with its gardens baluster the holy pagoda containing relics of the Lord Buddha. Return from Doi Suthep
Evening, Join our Khantoke Dinner & Hilltribe Show - additional charges or spend the night strolling and enjoying the nightlife of the city - Sorry Dinner not provided. If you have a desire for French Cuisuine and be treated like a V.I.P come wine and dine at Le Coq d'Or restaurant. There is a full range of French Wine and the food is simply "oohh lah lah".
DAY 2: CHIANGMAI - MAE HONG SON - CITY & TEMPLE (OVERNIGHT)*
Full Day, After breakfast served in hotel departs Chiangmai for Mae Hong Son - a west town assessible only since 1991 by bus via Pai - a small pleasant sleepy town owned by the Shan or 'Tai Yai'.
The main center of attraction is Lod Cave National Park - one of Asia's largest cave system streching several kilometers underground, where limestone stalactites and stalagmites can be found.
Inside this cave some wooden coffins can be found, believed to have left by 'Pea-men' - asked our guides if you wish to see the coffins.
Afternoon, After lunch we continue our tour to Fish (Pla) Cave National Park another tourist spot where giant carps are found and the fishes considered to be 'holy'.
Proceeding from here we bring you on a number of Temple tour (Wat Doi Kong Moo - an impressive Shan temple built on a hilltop in the 1860s, Wat Pranon,Wat Jong Kam Wat Jong klang built adjacent to each other on the south of lake with their pagodas mirrored on the surface of the lake water - a very stunning sight indeed.)
Evening, Spends the night in Mae Hong Son - DInner not served Stroll by yourself, and try out the local food which is Cheaper and delicious
DAY 3 : MAE HONG SON - BOAT TRIP LONG NECK - CHIANGMAI (OVERNIGHT)*
Morning, After breakfast in hotel, we continue Eastwards to the Pai river at 07.30 a.m. where we go on a boat trip down the river to the Burmese border and visit the Padong Hill Tribe - women with long necks and strap with coils of Brass at a very tender age and the ladyfolks considered them, the brass coils a pretty sight and a must have for the hilltribes.
Afternoon, After lunch we depart Mae Hong Son and heads for Chiangmai, viewing the beautiful panaromic scenery along the way. Evening, Arriving back, free leisure time and shopping - Dinner not served.
if you have not join our Khantoke Dinner and HillTribe Show ask our guides we will sign you up for it. Spends the night in Chiangmai
DAY 4: CHIANGMAI - ELEPHANT AT WORK - HOME INDUSTRIES (OVERNIGHT)*
Full Day, After breakfast served in hotel our tour continues to the jungle to see the elephants at work. On the return journey, a stop over is made Mae Sa Waterfall and the Beautiful Orchid Farm
Afternoon, After lunch we we take you to the famous Thai Handicraft Village : Sankhampang - Silk & Cotton hand weaing factories you might catch a glimpse of the complete life cycle of the silk moth at the back of the factory.
Borsang, umbrella and primitive paper making village. Wood Carving Silverware & Lacquerware can be found here and if you are looking for some souvenirs to bring back home this is where you can find it all.
Evenings, Arriving back, free leisure time and shopping - Dinner not served. if you have not join our Khantoke Dinner and HillTribe Show ask our guides we will sign you up for it. If you have not tasted French Cuisuine and want the best treatment and ambience, come wine and dine at Le Coq d'Or restaurant. There is a full range of French Wine and licquers and the food is simply "oohh lah lah". Spends the night in Chiangmai
DAY 5: CHIANGMAI -LAMPOON - LAMPANG - SI SATCHANALAI (OVERNIGHT)*
Full Day, After breakfast served in hotel our tour continues to Wat Prathard Hirpoonchai - a large and important temple complex founded in 897 AD located in the South town of Lamphoon. Proceeding eastwards to Lampang - a second largest city in Northern Thailand noted for ceramics. Wat Phra That Lampang Luang rated the most interesting temple in Noorthern Thailand.
Afternoon, After lunch the tour continues to Si Satchanalai Historic Park, with many beautiful and ancient temples to see and praise for the wonderful architecture namely Wat Prasirattanamahatat built in 1286AD, Wat Nang Phaya, Wat Chedi Chet Thaew- an imposing collection of chedi of different shape, size and styles. Wat Chang Lom built in 1290 AD, Wat Khao Sawan Kiri built on top of a small hill with imposing statutes of Buddha.
Evenings, Spend the night in Sukhothai Lodging provided. Sorry No Dinner Try the local roadside stalls they are much cheaper and delicious
DAY 6: SUKHOTHAI HISTORIC PARK - PHITSANULOK (YOUR COUNTRY)
Morning, After breakfast served in hotel, the tour continues on to visit Sukhothai Historic Park, Wat Mahatat built in 1240 AD is the principal shrine of the kindom still drawing thousands of pilgrims to worship. Wat Si Chum 1500 metres away houses massive seated Buddha 15 metres high and 11 metres wide. Wat Phra Phai Luang built in 1200 AD, Wat Trapang, Wat Sa Si- built on an island in a lake and Wat Si Sawai where many metal religious objects excavated.
Afternoon, After lunch the journey continues further South to Phitsanulok - a big, busy much to see town with a proud history. Last stop, Wat Phra Si Mahatat and finally transferring to Phitsanulok airport (FLT by own)
Evening, Departs Phitsanulok for your country.
PACKAGE INCLUDED :
Accommodation Twin or Double Bed
Air Condition Transportation.
Tour programs + Entrance fee as indicated in the itinerary.
English Speaking Guide.
Meal as indicated
Free Travel Accident Insurance.
TERM & CONDITION:
All above rates are nett and quoted in Thai Baht per person.
Rate in Thai Baht inclusive Tax.
Child : Under Age 11 years at 75% of Adult Rate,
6 Days / 5 Nights minimum 2 person
Private Tour Adult price 950 U$(Twin sharing) 1,200U$ (Single) Children with bed 75% ; No bed 50%