Day 1: To Bangkok & Chiang Mai
Morning departure from London Heathrow on direct Thai Airways flight to Bangkok and onwards to Chiang Mai
Day 2: Bangkok & Chiang Mai
Met on arrival and transfer to the Tamarind Village Hotel for three nights. The rest of the day is at leisure until early evening, when you can wander
out of your hotel and explore the vibrant night market. Three nights at the Bodhi Serene Hotel.
Day 3: Sightseeing
Set off at first light, arriving in time to witness the saffron-robed monks emerge from their monasteries at Wat Phra Thad Doi Suthep, the
most important temple in Northern Thailand. Continue your spiritual journey at unique Wat Umong. Feeling sufficiently soulful, head to a
popular local restaurant for a hearty bowl of khaosoi, Chiang Mai’s most famous dish. The rest of your day will be at leisure. B
Day 4: Chiang Mai
Spend a day at Doi Inthanon National Park. Venture away from the buzz of Chiang Mai’s city centre, driving into the hills for a day of trekking through
the pristine landscapes of Thailand’s north. B
Day 5: Bangkok & Kanchanaburi
Morning flight to Bangkok and onward road transfer to Kanchanaburi.
Two nights at the float house Kanchanaburi B
Day 6: Hellfire pass and train ride
Today explore Kanchanaburi, home to the River Kwai and it's infamous bridge. Later visit the Hellfire Pass Memorial and board the historic "Death Railway" train to Wang Po, passing over the original wooden viaduct. B
Day 7: Bangkok
Early start to Damern Saduak Floating Market, where Thai style canoes laden with everything under the sun - paddle the waterways selling their
wares. Thereafter continue to Bangkok. Two nights at the Chatrium Hotel Riverside Bangkok. B
Day 8: Grand Palace
After breakfast, visit the Grand Palace, an architectural wonder of golden stupas, walls and pillars encrusted in shining and colourful mosaics. B
Day 9: To Phuket - Elephant Hill
Take a morning flight to Phuket where you will be met by the Elephant hills team, and transferred to their jungle camp in Khao Sok National Park.
During your stay you will spend time with the camp's resident Asian elephants, learning about their welfare and upkeep. overnight at the Elephant Hills Camp in a luxury tent. B, D
Day 10: Rainforest Camp
Board a traditional long-tail boat to Elephant Hills Rainforest Camp, where safari tents are pitched upon floating platforms. Hop in a kayak to spot for
wildlife close to the water, and look for primates high in the canopy. B, L, D
Day 11: Khao Lak
A final morning of exploring Khao Sok National Park by kayak and on foot. After lunch join the shared transfer to Khao Lak. B
Day 12-15: Khao Lak
Days will be at leisure to relax on the beach B
Day 16: To London
Transfer to the airport for Thai Airways flight back to London via Bangkok.
Looking to extend your holiday ? Contact our consultants today for your options. B
- International flights with Thai Airways in economy class
- Accommodation in a double room with extra bed
- Daily breakfast throughout. Full board meals & shared activities at Elephant Hills Camp
- English speaking guide during sightseeing.
- Private transfers in airconditioned vehicle.
- Excursions, sightseeing and entrance fees
- Full ATOL and ABTA bonding
- Visa Fee.
- Any optional Excursions.
- Any expenses of a personal nature.
- Travel Insurance.