Wat Phra Kaew, one of the most sacred Thai temples in Chiang Rai, the birthplace of the Lanna Kingdom
18 January – 1 February 2021
For travelers seeking extraordinary experiences, Thailand can be very rewarding, especially the north. Northern Thailand, formerly the Lanna Kingdom that once covered part of Yunnan, Laos, and what is now Myanmar, offers a great variety—religion, culture, arts, cuisines, flora and fauna. For example, very popular among devoted Buddhists as well as enthusiasts of glorious, historic, sacred architecture, is a spiritual journey throughout northern Thailand.
The principle cities of Chiang Rai and Chiang Mai have many ancient, Lanna-style, Buddhist temples. The legacies of the former Lanna Kingdom founded more than 750 years ago, many are maintained by local Buddhist devotees and function as places of worship today. Visitors are free to pay their respects and worship in any of them. One of the most sacred temples is Wat Phra Kaew in Chiang Rai, the birthplace of the Lanna Kingdom.
Day 01: Bangkok – Arrival – ON in Bangkok (D)
Day 02: Bangkok City discovery – ON in Bangkok (B/D)
Day 03: Bangkok – Floating market & railway market – ON in Kanchanaburi (B/D)
Day 04: Kanchanaburi – Erawan Waterfall – Ayutthaya – ON in Ayutthaya (B/D)
Day 05: Ayutthaya sightseeing – ON in Ayutthaya (B/D)
Day 06: Ayutthaya – Sukhothai Historical Park – ON in Sukhothai (B/D)
Day 07: Sukhothai – Natonchan Village – ON in Sukhothai (B/D)
Day 08: Sukhothai – Si Satchanalai historical park – ON in Chiang Mai (B/D)
Day 09: Chiang Mai sightseeing – Cooking class – ON in Chiang Mai (B/D)
Day 10: Chiang Mai temple tour – Meditation & Monk Chat At Wat Suan Dok – ON in Chiang Mai (B/D)
Day 11: Chiang Mai – Chiang Rai – ON in Chiang Rai(B/D)
Day 12: Chiang Rai – Golden Triangle & mountainous North – ON in Chiang Rai (B/D)
Day 13: Chiang Rai – Chiang Mai – Night train to Bangkok – ON on board (B/L)
Day 14: Bangkok – Departure (B)
Day 13: Chiang Rai – Fly to Phuket – Koh Yao Yai – Beach break – ON in Koh Yao Yai (B)
Day 14: Koh Yao Yai – Beach break – ON in Koh Yao Yai (B)
Day 15: Koh Yao Yai – Beach break – ON in Koh Yao Yai (B)
Day 16: Koh Yao Yai – Beach break – ON in Koh Yao Yai (B)
Day 17: Koh Yao Yai – Phuket – Fly to Bangkok – Departure (B)
FULL DETAILS AND PRICES TO BE ANNOUNCED THIS WEEK!