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Isan culture and beach stay 13 days

Explore another incredible civilization at Northeastern Thailand connecting with ancient Cambodia and relax your mind at Phuket, the world famous beach holiday

Welcome to Bangkok

Upon arrival at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport. Our airport representative will be waiting to welcome you at the airport meeting point , located at Swing Door 3 in the terminal on arrival floor. A professional driver will drive you to your designed hotel. Check in and relax at your hotel. Own exploration in Bangkok. Meals are on your own arrangement. Overnight in Bangkok Read more

Bangkok, 2 Nights

Bangkok Tour

Breakfast at hotel, meet your guide at go by van to visit Wat Benjamabophit, also known as the marble temple, it is one of Bangkok's most beautiful temples and a major tourist attraction. After that, heading to the home of the Kings of Siam of the Chakri Dynasty, originally built by King Rama I, it served as the royal residence until 1946. Today the palace is still used on certain occasions for visiting royalty or special guests of the Kingdom. Adjoining the Grand Palace you will find the Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Keo), this is probably the best known of the royal temples. Then go for lunch at the restaurant nearby the river. After that, we spend the afternoon with an enjoyable river & canals tour by long-tailed boat to see local life. Back to the hotel by van. Dinner on our own. Overnight in Bangkok. Read more

Bangkok, 2 Nights

Khao Yai, getting closer to the nature

After breakfast at hotel, check out and meet your guide to leave for Khao Yai – Thailand's first National park. On the way you will see a lot of agriculture projects and farms. Your first stop is an incredible temple of huge white Buddha image on the mountain of 1250 steps . Challenging yourself ! After that, it's time to relax. your next stop is at Gran Monte Winery for wine tour at the beautiful landscape, including wine tasting and an exclusive Western Set lunch in the vineyard. Gran Monte Winery is Thailand's most exclusive Winery whose owner studied in France. After lunch, heading to Khao Yai National Park , classified as World Heritage, a true tropical garden: discover its virgin forest, orchids and waterfalls Heo Suwat where you will be observing gibbons, hornbills and macaques. Start a trekking on medium level for about 2 hours 3.3 Km trek and visit a wildlife watching tower. Back to your hotel for relax. Dinner is on your own arrangement. Overnight at your comfortable hotel near Khao Yai. Read more

Khao Yai, 1 Night

Nakhon Ratchasima

After breakfast, check out and leave for Nakhon Ratchasima. Make a first stop at Dan Kwian Pottery Village, situated on the Highway No.24 or 14 kilometers from the city of Nakhon Ratchasima, Dan Kwian Pottery Village is noted for its unique pottery products which are widely used for interior and outdoor decoration. The uniqueness of Dan Kwian clay is its durability, pliability and rusty color, especially when it is combined with attractive designs. Lunch will be made on the way at local restaurant. After that heading to Phimai Historical Park, within the Park is the Phimai Sanctuary, the largest and one of the most important Khmer historical sites in Thailand. The word Phimai appears in an inscription on a stone slab at the front doorway of the building as well as in many other structures. It is believed that the word Phimai referred to a religious figure or site. Drive to your hotel for check in and relax on own leisure. Dinner is on your own arrangement. Overnight at Nakhon Ratchasima. Read more

Nakhon Ratchasima, 1 Night
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Buriram and Surin

After breakfast, check out and meet your guide. Drive for 1.30 hours to Buriram. Visit Phanom Rung Sanctuary, one of Thailand's most amazing Khmer architecture site, aged over a thousand years old. Built on an extinct volcano, it was originally a Hindu religious site and later became a Buddhist one. Several additions were made during the 15th-18th Buddhist century. Lunch will be made on the way at local restaurant. Later, go to visit Mueang Tam Sanctuary. Mueang Tam Stone Sanctuary’s main structure is a square layout with five brick pagodas built on the same foundation, enclosed by two walls. The four doorways are perpendicular to each other and built of sandstone with delicate designs. The inner wall is made of sandstone, a long, narrow continuous corridor called Rabiang Khot while the outer wall is made of lterite. Hindu tales are recounted on lintels that adorn doorways and the main pagoda.             Another highlight between the walls is the four large pools whose edges feature divine serpent designs, resting the heads at the pool corner. The beauty of this Khmer site is second only to that of Phanom Rung. Drive to your hotel in Surin. Freen evening. Dinner is on your own arrangement. Overnight at Surin. Read more

Surin, 1 Night

Ubonratchathani

After breakfast, check out and leave for Ubon Ratchathani. Visit Surin Elephant Village. Many of the locals here at Ban Ta Klang Elephant Village are of the Suay ethnic minority. They are skilled in capturing, training and raising Asian elephants, a national Thai symbol. Unlike in northern Thailand where elephants are kept for labor, locals consider elephants their companions, and often share their homes with them. Visitors to the village can observe the way of life of the Suay people, or speak with veteran elephant specialists. Often, the sluggish local economy drives elephants and their mahouts to work outside the village. Rice paddies and forests, good elephant habitats, surround the village. Further to the weaving village, Chansoma Golden Brocade is located at Tambol Ta Sawang, Amphur Muang Surin, Baan Ta Sawang. It is named “the village with 1,460 heddles” during the time the villagers weave a golden brocade and present to the Queen. This handicraft is initiated the “Chan Soma”, a group of people with the high value weaving skill. The leader of this group gathers the villagers who are normally farmers to make a living on their free time. They combine the local pattern with the technique of the Royal Court and turn it into a unique pattern that becomes popular worldwide. Move on to visit the villages, specialize in fine silverware. Later, go to visit an unseen temple of millions bottle, a remarkable site,made with million of colorful glass bottles donated by residents of the province. The architecture is beautiful, particularly the pavilion called Sala Thansamo Maha Chedi Kaeo (a chapel) located in the heart of a nearby pond. The chapel houses a very beautiful white jade Buddha image. Lunch will be made on the way at local restaurant. After noon, proceed to Ubon Ratchathani city center, visit Wat Thung Srimuang, it was constructed during the reign of King Rama III (1824-1851) to houses a replica of Buddha’s footprint. Aside from that, the most beautiful structure in the temple is perhaps the wooden Tripitaka Library (Ho Trai) that was designed to sit on the stilts in the middle of the pool to prevent the materials from insects (ants and termites). The architecture here is a mixture of Laos and rattankosin styles (Rattanakosin refers to the era after 1782, when Bangkok was the capital of Thailand). Drive to hotel for check in and relax on your own evening time. Dinner is on your own arrangement. Overnight in Ubon Ratchathani. Read more

Ubonratchathani, 1 Night
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Khong Jiam

After breakfast, check out and leave for Khong Jiam. Make the first visit at Kaeng Tana National Park. Here you will visit: Don Tana, an island in the middle of the Mun River , Kaeng Tana, the largest rapids of the Mun River. In the middle of the rapids, there is a huge sandstone boulder splitting the river into two streams, and a concrete block built during the French colonial era to identify a channel for cruising, Tham Phra or Tham Phu Ma Nai, a stone inscription and Lingam base or "Yoni" from the 7th-8th century were found. Now the original stone inscription is kept in the National Museum, Ubon Ratchathani, Namtok Rak Sai Nature Trail, the trail lines the cliff by the Mun River, through various kinds of flora, such as lichens, mosses, and ferns for about 1 km, Namtok Tat Ton, the biggest waterfall in this park. Lunch will be made on the way at local restaurant. Later go to, Phataem National Park. This National Park features the plateaus, hills, forest, sheer cliffs resulted from the earthquakes, irregular shaped of sandstone which scattered around and the beautiful wild flowers growing among the rocky ground. Highlight of the Park are Pha Taem and Pha Kam which located near the National park headquarters. Surface of the cliffs are filled with numerous prehistoric cave paintings dated back 3,000-4,000 years ago that explores the traditional way of life of people who once lived here during the prehistoric days. Scenes in paintings include fishing, rice farming, human figures, animals, hands and geometric designs. As a result, Pha Team becomes one of the world’s oldest agrarian communities and given Ubon Ratchathani be cradle of Northeastern civilization. Also, the site recently discovered more archaeological evidences suggested that human settled in this area between 14,000-6,000 years ago. Drive to hotel located along river, check in and spend your own evening. Dinner is on your own arrangement. Overnight at Khong Jiam. Read more

Khong Jiam, 1 Night
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Depart for Phuket

Breakfast at hotel. Free time until transfer to Ubon Ratchathani airport for flight to Phuket via Bangkok. Upon arrival at Phuket airport, meet you driver at proceed to your hotel. Check in and relax on own leisure. Lunch and dinner are on your own. Overnight at Phuket.

Phuket, 5 Nights

James Bond Island with canoeing

Breakfast at hotel. 8:00 Pick up from your hotel 10:00 Depart from Ao Por Pier 10:45 Explore Panak Island and canoeing at Bat Cave or Diamond Cave 11:30 Enjoy canoeing at Hong Island and have a great lunch 13:00 Visit James Bond Island and Khao Ping Kan. Take your leisure time. 14:30 Swimming and relaxing at Lawa Island 17:00 Leave to Ao Po Pier and back to your hotel Dinner is on your own. Overnight in Phuket Read more

Phuket, 5 Nights

Relax by the beach

Breakfast at hotel. Free time on your own leisure. Lunch and dinner are on your own. Overnight at Phuket.

Phuket, 5 Nights
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Phi Phi Island and Bamboo Island by spee

Breakfast at hotel. 08.00-09.00 hrs. Pick up from your hotel and transfer to our departure lounge at Royal Phuket Marina. 10.00: Depart from our pier to PHI PHI ISLANDS. 11.00 First visit : Phi Phi Lay with the magical landscape of Maya Bay (Where the movie “The Beach” was partially filmed) Enjoy swimming, snorkelling with the colourful fishes and crystal clear water. Sightseeing Viking Cave and Monkey Beach. Discover Lho Sa Mah Bay and Pi Leh Cove, swimming and snorkelling 13.00: International join buffet lunch at local restaurant . 14.30 : Arrive to the beach at Bamboo Island, enjoy swimming, snorkeling and relaxing on the beach. 15.30 Arrive to Kai Nai Island, continue the relaxing on the beach. 16.15 : Depart from Kai Nai Island to Royal Phuket Marina. 17.30: Arrive at Royal Phuket Marina and transfer to your hotel Relax on your own time. Dinner is on your own. Overnight in Phuket. Read more

Phuket, 5 Nights

Relax on the beach

Breakfast at hotel. Free time on your own leisure. Lunch and dinner are on your own. Overnight at Phuket.

Phuket, 5 Nights

Departure

Breakfast at hotel. Free time until transfer to Phuket airport for your departure flight to next destination.

ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
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Hotel
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Location Bangkok
Hotel Trang Hotel
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Location Khao Yai
Day 4
Location Nakhon Ratchasima
Day 5
Location Surin
Day 6
Location Ubon Ratchathani
Day 7
Location Ubon Ratchathani (Khong Jiam)
Day 8
Location Phuket
Day in trip
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Location Bangkok
Day 3
Location Khao Yai
Day 4
Location Nakhon Ratchasima
Day 5
Location Surin
Day 6
Location Ubon Ratchathani
Day 7
Location Ubon Ratchathani (Khong Jiam)
Day 8
Location Phuket
Day in trip
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Hotel
Day 1
Location Bangkok
Day 3
Location Khao Yai
Day 4
Location Nakhon Ratchasima
Day 5
Location Surin
Day 6
Location Ubon Ratchathani
Day 7
Location Ubon Ratchathani (Khong Jiam)
Day 8
Location Phuket

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Transfer from/to the airport
  • Transport during the tour
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast
  • Local English speaking guides
  • Information services
  • Entrance fee
  • Meals as mentioned in program

Package excludes

  • Airfare
  • Personal expenses
  • Visa, or any other formalities.
  • Tips
  • Meals and Beverages which have been noted in program
  • Additional journeys and transfers
  • National Marine Park fee

REVIEWS

4 Reviews

Mr. Erik S. and Helle W., Switzerland

Chanya, everything was so well arranged from your side and we thank you from the bottom of our hearts for giving us such a memorable and wonderful vacation.

Lise H. and family, Denmark

Dear Chanya, we have only positive feedback. Everything went smooth and easy for us, so thank you so much. We hope to be able to contact you in the future. kind regards

Birthe and John Solove’, Denmark

Now we are back, every thing was success Hotel, Transfer, Weather etc. can also highly recommend Hyatt Regency Hua Hin Club rooms. We felt, that we was not just a guest, but “The Guests” service level outstanding. Hope i can come back to you – i can recommend your service.

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