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Discover Thailand on an unforgettable journey through the country’s most iconic destinations. From the traditional temples of Bangkok, with its unique night markets and vibrant culture, to the green oasis of mountainous Chiang Mai. Explore the natural biodiversity on mainland before relaxing on the island paradise of Phuket.
DATE ROUTING
DAY 1 Departure
DAY 2 Bangkok
DAY 3 Bangkok
DAY 4 Bangkok
DAY 5 Bangkok – Chiang Mai
DAY 6 Chiang Mai
DAY 7 Chiang Mai
DAY 8 Chiang Mai – Phuket
DAY 9 Phuket
DAY 10 Phuket
DAY 11 Phuket – Home

Day 1 Departure

Arrival at your departure airport* ready to check-in for an overnight flight to Bangkok. Night on board.

* If either your outbound or inbound flights depart in the early hours (before 4:00 a.m.) you must arrive at the airport the night before the indicated departure day.

Day 2 Bangkok

Touch down in the buzzing capital of Thailand and transfer to the hotel. Bangkok is a vibrant and cosmopolitan city, located in the heart of the country. It offers a variety of unique experiences, from its impressive temples and lively culture, to its exciting night markets and world-renowned cuisine. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure to begin discovering this fascinating city. If your flight arrives before 2pm, you have the possibility to take the optional Dinner and Cruise excursion on the Chao Phraya River*. Overnight stay in Bangkok.

Optional evening Dinner & Cruise Excursion along the Chao Phraya River: Transfer to the Chao Phraya River, or King of Thai rivers, to embark on board a modern river cruise with open-air terrace from where you will enjoy the panoramic night view of the illuminated city, while enjoying an international buffet dinner (drinks not included). The temples on the river banks, the skyscrapers and the live music accompanying the dinner will make you spend an unforgettable night in Bangkok. After the dinner and river tour, return to the pier and transfer to the hotel or head to Patpong night market to enjoy the nightlife and stalls.

* Activity only available if your flight arrives in Bangkok before 2pm.

** If you arrive in the early hours between 00:00 and 11:30, you must add the optional early check-in to have access to your room immediately.

Day 3 Bangkok

Breakfast at the hotel. Today, get ready to discover the city and its temples on an exciting tour! Begin along the main avenues of Bangkok to reach the vibrant Chinatown neighborhood. Our first stop will be at Wat Traimit Temple or better known as the Temple of the Golden Buddha. It houses a 5-ton solid gold Buddha loaded with history as it remained hidden for centuries after being covered in plaster to prevent its destruction during the war. Our next stop will be the Wat Pho Temple or Temple of the Reclining Buddha, one of the largest reclining Buddhas in the world at over 150 feet-long, where you’ll find a spectacular engraving of 108 images representing positive actions of Buddhism. To finish the tour, head to a local precious stone factory where you will see a demonstration of how local craftspeople make their products. We recommend an optional excursion to the Grand Palace* to learn more about the culture of this country. Return to the hotel and overnight stay in Bangkok.

Optional excursion to the Grand Palace: Discover the impressive Grand Palace complex, symbol of the city and former official residence of the King of Thailand between the 18th and mid-20th centuries. Considered one of the most beautiful in the world for its exquisite decoration, it mixes traditional Thai style with Renaissance influences. During the visit to the Grand Palace we will also visit Wat Phra Kaew or Temple of the Emerald Buddha, the most important in Thailand.

NOTE: For the Grand Palace visit you should wear long pants that cover the ankles and a long- sleeved shirt.

Day 4 Bangkok

Breakfast at the hotel. Today, enjoy the day at leisure to continue exploring the capital. Why not discover some of its many markets, where you can sample some of the famous street food dishes. We recommend an exciting and entertaining optional excursion to visit the train market and floating market*. Overnight stay in Bangkok.

*Optional Excursion to the Train Market and Floating Market: Travel by road to the town of Mae Klong where you’ll see a curious market installed on the train tracks. If time and luck permits, we will be able to see how the train crosses through the market and, in record time, the merchants collect all the products they have on display on the train tracks. From there, head to the Klong Damnersaduak floating market in Ratchaburi province, considered the most important in the country. Arrive at a pier in the vicinity of the floating market. Take a motor boat ride through the canal area to reach the market itself, disembark, and enjoy free time to walk around, explore their products and enjoy the lively atmosphere. After the market visit, return to Bangkok and transfer to the hotel.

Day 5 Bangkok – Chiang Mai

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport to board the flight to Chiang Mai. Arrival in the mountainous Chiang Mai, one of the gems of the country. Transfer to the hotel and rest of the day at leisure to start exploring this magical destination. Overnight in Chiang Mai.

Day 6 Chiang Mai

Breakfast at the hotel. Today, visit the incredible temple of Doi Suthep, located at the top of the mountain of the same name, from where you’ll enjoy beautiful views of Chiang Mai in all its splendor. After the visit to the temple, head to the old part of the city through its ancient walls to visit two of its most famous temples. First, the Wat Phra Singh temple, whose construction dates back to 1345 and where you’ll find a Buddha that’s over 1500 years old. Next, Wat Chedi Luang, built at the same time but following a different architectural style, which is believed to be the first temple that housed the famous Emerald Buddha or Wat Phra Kaew, which we find today in the Grand Palace in Bangkok.

After the visit, transfer to the hotel and enjoy free time to continue exploring this incredible city. Overnight stay in Chiang Mai.

Day 7 Chiang Mai

Breakfast at the hotel. Today, enjoy the day at leisure to explore the amazing temples in the area. Chiang Mai’s location, surrounded by mountains, also makes it an ideal corner to enjoy the luscious nature. We recommend an optional trekking excursion to Doi Inthanon*. In the evening enjoy a tasting dinner of traditional northern dishes, accompanied by a traditional Khantoke show with dances typical of the ancient Lanna Kingdom. After dinner, transfer to the hotel or to the city’s famous night market. Overnight stay in Chiang Mai.

*Full-Day Doi Inthanon National Park Excursion (lunch included): Head to Doi Inthanon, the highest peak in Thailand. Explore this fertile natural treasure trove, popular among bird watchers for its huge birdlife diversity. Visit “Vachiratharn” waterfall, climb to the top of the mountain, see the royal pagodas and gardens. Stop at Mhong tribe’s local market, one of the largest ethnic groups in the country. Lunch at a local restaurant. Next, trek for approximately 2 hours by the hand of a local guide through jungle, terraced rice fields and waterfalls, in a completely natural environment. Meet another ethnic group, Karen, and finally stop in the Mae Klang area to visit our guide’s village, Karen, to learn about their way of life and taste fresh local coffee.

NOTE: We recommend bringing a raincoat during the rainy season and appropriate walking shoes, mosquito repellent and sunscreen.

Day 8 Chiang Mai – Phuket

Breakfast at the hotel. At the indicated time, transfer to the airport for a flight to Phuket. Arrive in beautiful Phuket, a paradise island of rainforests and mountains known as the ultimate escape in Thailand. After getting comfortable at your hotel the rest of the day is at your leisure to lounge by the pool or search for the most idyllic paradise coves. Overnight stay in Phuket.

Day 9 Phuket

Breakfast at the hotel. Free day to relax, explore and enjoy Phuket. Take a walk along the beaches, sip a cocktail or have a dip in the ocean, and for the more adventurous, maybe have a go at some water sports. We recommend an optional full-day excursion to iconic Phi Phi Islands.* Overnight stay in Phuket.

Optional excursion to Phi Phi by speedboat (with lunch): The fabulous Phi Phi Islands are a must-see paradise archipelago. First, discover the wonders of Bamboo or Khai Islands. From there we head to the famous Monkey Beach where, if we are lucky, we can spot wild monkeys. Continue to the other island that forms the archipelago, Phi Phi Don, where we see monkey beach and swim in a bay surrounded by cliffs. Stop at a nearby beach where we enjoy local lunch (drinks not included). From there we head to Viking cave and those who wish can go snorkeling (both mask and snorkel are included in the excursion). Free time for swimming at Pileh Lagoon before making the last stop of the day at Rang or Pearl Island, where you can chill until the time to return to Phuket.

Note: We recommend that you bring a swimsuit, towel and sunscreen for this excursion. Itinerary may be altered or varied depending on sea, tide and weather conditions. Drinks and fresh fruit on board included.

** Children under 3 years and adults over 70 are not allowed to join the excursion.

Day 10 Phuket

Breakfast at the hotel. Free day to enjoy the magnificent beaches of the island, either sunbathing, strolling around or cooling off in its crystal clear waters. Why not visit the old part of Phuket Town, the beautiful Buddhist and Chinese temples on the island or the great bazaars of Karon Beach and Patong Beach. We recommend an exciting optional excursion to Phang Nga Bay*. Overnight stay in Phuket.

*Optional Excursion to Phang Nga Bay by speedboat (with lunch): Discover a landscape formed by the curious cliffs, limestone formations and caves. Arrive at Khai Island and do a little snorkeling to kick-off the day. Set off in the direction of Hong to board a small canoe to explore the eroded cliffs and the island’s famous sea caves. Discover the “hongs”, inland lagoons between the rock formations and only accessible through caves at low tide. Lunch at Panyi or Fisherman Village. After the canoe ride we will head to the famous James Bond Island. On the way to Phuket we will make a last stop at Panak Island. Return to the port in Phuket and transfer to the hotel by land.

Note: We recommend bringing a swimsuit, towel and sunscreen for this excursion. Itinerary may be altered or varied depending on sea state, tide and weather conditions. Drinks on board included.

Day 11 Phuket – Home

After breakfast at the hotel, say goodbye to beautiful Thailand as you transfer to the airport for a flight back to the US. * Night on board.

* If either your outbound or inbound flights depart in the early hours (before 4:00 a.m.) you must arrive at the airport the night before the indicated departure day.

If your return flight departs early in the morning, you may not be able to enjoy the included breakfast.

Phuket Novotel Phuket Kamala Beach

118/16 Moo 3, Phuket, 83 83150

+66 76 303 700

Chiang Mai The Empress Hotel, Chiang Mai

199/42 Chang Klan Road,
Chiang Mai Thailand 50100

+66 5325 3199

+66 5327 2467

Bangkok The Quarter Silom by UHG

12 Suriyawong Soi Silom 6 (Soi Tarntawan), Suriyawong Subdistrict, Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500

+66 (0) 2038 1999

+66 (0) 2014 2699

Day 3 Visit to the Bangkok temples (Included)

Walk along the main avenues of Bangkok to reach Chinatown, discover the Temple of the Golden Buddha and the Temple of the Reclining Buddha. Finally, visit the precious stone factory.

What’s included: Transfers, guide, entrance tickets.

Duration 03:00h.

Pick up time: 07:30

Day 6 Visit to Chiang Mai Temples (Included)

Visit Doi Suthep temple, from where we can enjoy panoramic views of Chiang Mai. Next, visit the old part of the city to visit the Wat Chedi Luang temple and Wat Phra Singh where we find a 1500-year-old Buddha.

What’s included: Entrance, guide, transfers.

Duration 03:00h.

Pick up time: 09:00

Day 7 Dinner Show with Khantoke Dancing (Included)

Dinner tasting of traditional northern dishes, accompanied by a traditional Khantoke show with dances typical of the ancient Kingdom of Lanna. After dinner, transfer to the hotel or to the famous night market of the city.

Day 2 Dinner Cruise on the Chao Phraya River (Optional, $71/person)

Enjoy a delicious buffet dinner aboard a cruise on the Chao Phraya River with panoramic views of the illuminated city, its skyscrapers and temples. After dinner visit the Patpong night market.

What’s included: Entrance, guide, transfer and dinner.

Not included: Drinks.

You will only be able to board the cruise in time if your flights lands BEFORE 2PM. Passengers landing after 2PM won’t be able to join this activity.

Duration 03:00h Approx.

Pick up time: 18:00 Approx.

Day 3 Visit to Bangkok’s Royal Palace (Optional, $62/person)

A symbol of the city and former official residence of the King of Thailand, The Grand Palace is considered one of the most beautiful in the world for its exquisite decoration. Includes a visit to the well-known Wat Phra Kaew.

What’s included: Entrance, guide, transfer.

NOTE: For the visit to the Grand Palace you must wear ankle-length pants, a long-sleeved or elbow-length shirt/shirt.

Duration 02:00h Approx.

Pick up time: info at destination.

Day 4 Floating market and Train market visit (Optional, $96/person)

Visit to Mae Klong where we can see a market installed on the train tracks. Finally, a boat ride on the canals to reach the floating market of Klong Damnersaduak.

What’s included: Entrance, guide, transfer.

Duration 07:00h Approx.

Pick up time: 06:30 Approx.

Day 7 Doi Inthanon Trekking with Lunch (Optional, $143/person)

Visit to Doi Inthanon, the highest mountain in Thailand with a 2h30 trek with local guide through rice fields, waterfalls, jungle and visit tribal villages where you can sample their handicrafts.

Duration 09:00h Approx.

Pick up time: 07:00 Approx.

Day 9 Phi Phi by Speedboat with Lunch (Optional, $116/person)

Boat tour to Bamboo or Khai Islands, Monkey Beach, swim at Phi Phi Don beach and stop at another beach for lunch. Visit the Viking Cave where you can snorkel, swim in Pileh Lagoon and last stop at Pearl Island back to Phuket.

What’s included: Entrance, guide, transfer, and lunch.

Duration 09:00h Approx.

Pick up time:  07:00 Approx.

Day 10 Phang Nga Bay Excursion by Speedboat (Optional, $120/person)

Boat to Khai Island with free time for snorkeling. Visit Hong’s cliffs and sea caves in canoes. Lunch. Visit James Bond Island, with time for a swim and a rest. Stop at Panak Island on the way back to Phuket.

What’s included: Entrance, guide, transfer and lunch.

Duration 09:00h Approx.

Pick up time: 07:00 Approx.

Thinking about staying longer after the trip? You definitely can!

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For US passport holders, Tourist visa is not required to enter Thailand for stays less than 90 days.

Please note, your passport need to be valid at least 6 months after your trip.

  • Price are per person based on double occupancy.
  • No child discount.
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  • Rewards Holiday reserves the right to substitute hotels in similar standard if the hotels listed in the flyer/website are not available. Hotel rating base on local standard.  Exhibitions and shopping destinations are included in the basic itinerary.
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Price includes

  • International flights and airport transfer service
  • Domestic transportation (air and coach)
  • All deluxe hotel accommodation (based on double occupancy)
  • Meals and featuring regional delicacies mentioned in the itinerary
  • All visits and admission fees including entertainment shows mentioned in the itinerary
  • English speaking guide
  • Taxes and fuel surcharges

Price does not include

  • Service charge & all gratuities
  • Travel insurance
  • Optional tours
  • Single Supplement Fee (if applicable)
  • Travel Visa (if applicable)

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