Highlighting Thailand’s rich history, fascinating culture, and religious monuments, this Thailand tour includes overnights in Bangkok, Kanchanaburi, Ayutthaya, Phitsanulok, Chiang Rai, Chiang Mai, and Phuket. This tour through Thailand includes visits to some of the cities that have served as the country’s capital: Bangkok, Ayutthaya, and Sukhothai. In Bangkok—Thailand’s current capital—visit the Temple of the Golden Buddha; the Temple of the Reclining Buddha built in 1832; Phra Pathom Chedi, the world’s tallest Buddhist pagoda; and the Grand Palace, the royal residence begun in 1782 where you’ll see the Emerald Buddha, Thailand’s most sacred Buddhist sculpture. In Ayutthaya, Thailand’s ancient capital, your sightseeing includes a visit to Bang Pa-In Palace, which was built as a summer residence for the Kings of Ayutthaya. In Sukhothai, Thailand’s 13th-century capital, visit Sukhothai Historic Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with ruins of palaces, temples, and homes. On this Thailand tour, you’ll also have an opportunity to learn about the Thai culture. In Bangkok, enjoy a Thai dinner accompanied by Thai classical music and dancers. Visit the legendary Damnoen Saduak floating market and see traders sell exotic fruits, vegetables, and more from their boats. In Chiang Mai, enjoy a traditional Kantoke dinner and dance show, as well as a visit to San Kampaeng to see local craftsmen make Thailand’s traditional lacquerware and antique wood furniture.But that’s not all…visit the “Golden Triangle,” where Thailand, Laos, and Myanmar meet, and take a train ride over the famous River Kwai Bridge, part of the infamous Death Railway built by prisoners during World War II. Visit Hellfire Pass Memorial, which houses a museum detailing the life of the Allied prisoners and Asian laborers who helped build the railway. This Thailand vacation designed for value-minded travelers also includes three nights in Phuket, so you can relax and enjoy this popular beach destination. It’s a perfect vacation!
BANGKOKVisit the Temple of the Golden Buddha, Temple of the Reclining Buddha, Grand Palace, and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha; Thai dinner with Thai classical music and dancers; visit Damnoen Saduak Floating MarketKANCHANABURIVisit the Allied Forces Cemetery, Thailand-Burma Railway Center, Hellfire Pass Memorial; train ride to Wang Po StationAYUTTHAYAVisit Bang Pa-In PalaceUTHAI THANICruise on the Sakaekrang RiverSUKHOTHAIVisit Sukhothai Historic Park and Wat Si ChumCHIANG RAIExcursion to the Golden Triangle; visit a tea plantation and Wat Rong KhunCHIANG MAIVisit San Kampaeng, an elephant sanctuary, Wat Phra Singh, and Wat Doi Suthep
14 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 1 dinner
Private, deluxe, air-conditioned motorcoach while touring.