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During this ten-day long trip through the 'Land of Smiles', you'll discover three of Thailand’s most popular destinations: Bangkok, Chiang Mai and Phuket. Bangkok’s contagious energy will keep you on your feet, ready to explore its countless temples, markets and savour the deliciously spicy food. Whilst in Chiang Mai, stroll the old streets and learn about local life. Your last stop, Phuket, is the ideal way to finish up your holidays relaxing by the beach.
Upon arrival into Bangkok, you will be privately transferred to your accommodation.
After breakfast, you'll be taken on a tour to Bangkok’s three most famous and spectacular temples. First stop is the Grand Palace where you visit the main sites including the magnificent throne halls and the Emerald Buddha. Next, Wat Pho, Bangkok’s oldest temple, home to the magnificent reclining Buddha, as well as the first school of traditional medicine and Thai massage, also regarded as Thailand’s first university. The last stop is at WatTrimitr houses the world’s largest solid gold Buddha.
Today you'll explore Bangkok’s old town on foot and unearth the secret alleys of street food. Stroll through local food stalls and market to enjoy the diversity of local Thai delicacies and Thai culture. Sample various kinds of local food, old-style Thai coffee and Thai sweet desserts.
Bangkok – Chiang Mai
Today you'll be escorted to the airport for your flight to Chiang Mai.
Upon arrival you'll be transferred to your accommodation. The rest of the day is at leisure for you to explore the city or make use of the hotel’s facilities
Today you'll enjoy a trip to the market to buy fresh produce. You will have the opportunity to learn how to cook real Thai food in a traditional Thai setting with friendly teachers who will impart their secrets of Thai cuisine
Today, you'll be privately escorted to Lampang, home of the Thai Elephant Conservation Center. Here you'll follow a mahout course (elephant trainer) and once your ‘mahout’ training is complete, you'll be able to walk with the elephants and admire them in their natural habitats.
Chiang Mai - Phuket
After breakfast you'll depart from Chiang Mai and travel to your next destination, Phuket. Upon arrival, you'll be transferred to your accommodation.
It's time to relax and enjoy the facilities at your hotel. Relax on the beach, indulge in a spa treatment or enjoy some water sports.
Day at leisure
Continue to relax at leisure. Hang out on the beach, indulge in a spa treatment or get energetic with some water sports.
Today you'll be transferred to the airport for your return flight.
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- Explore Bangkok’s beautiful temples and vibrant streets
- Learn how to create local Thai dishes in Chiang Mai with a private cookery class
- Laze on some of Phuket's best white sandy beaches
- Sample various local foods, old-style Thai coffee and Thai sweet desserts
- Visit the Thai Elephant Conservation Centre and watch these wonderful animals in their natural habitat
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Get in touch with our Lightfoot Travel experts and they will create a bespoke itinerary designed to your exact needs and budget.
We won't take you to the usual tourist traps, instead we'll introduce you to people that show you the true side of a country. With our contacts in each destination, we can arrange for you to meet locals away from the crowds and ensure an authentic experience.
You can rely on our extensive first-hand knowledge and years of experience in the country you’re visiting. We use only the best expert guides, and provide insider tips on the local customs, and everything from vibrant festivals to hidden Himalayan monasteries
Your holiday will be as unique as you are. By getting to know you and what makes you tick, we fuse our wealth of expertise and a deep understanding of our destinations to create unique day by day itineraries that are built around you.