- Exploring Bangkok’s temples and streets
- Learning to ride an elephant
- Lazing on white sandy beaches
- Feast on local cuisine
Curated by Kieran
Day 2 Bangkok
After breakfast, you will 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 on the edge of Chinatown, which houses the world’s largest solid gold Buddha.
Day 3 Bangkok
Today, you will explore Bangkok’s old town on foot and unearth the best kept 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.
Day 6 Chiang Mai
Today, you will travel to Lampang, home of the Thai Elephant Conservation Center. There, you will follow a mahout course (elephant trainer). Once your ‘mahout’ training is complete, you will be able to walk with the elephants and admire them in their natural habitats.
Day 10 Departure
Today, you will be transferred to the airport for your return flight.