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Northern Highlights

Temples, relics, wilderness and many other good things have been picked up in this tour for an ultimate cultural delight in Thailand. Trust us you are going to relish your next holiday in the Far East. 

Tour Nights

  • Chiang Rai: 2 nights
  • Chiang Mai: 2 nights
  • Tour CodeTour code: AWT05
  • Accommodation GradeAccommodation Grade
  • Private TourPrivate Tour

Tour At a Glance

  • Appreciate the beauty of the town of King Mangrai in Chiang Rai
  • Get amazed at the Wat Phra Doi Suthep, Wat Suan Dok, Wat Chedi Luang, Wat Phra Sing and Hilltribe Museum and Education Centre
  • Enjoy the dazzling beauty of Wat Rong Khun and the panoramic view of the Golden Triangle

Itinerary details

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  • Day 1 Chiang Rai
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    Upon your arrival at the Chiang Rai Airport, you will receive a transfer to a hotel in Chiang Rai itself by a private vehicle. You will also be accompanied by an English Speaking Guide. You will have the remaining time at your leisure. You may choose to explore the center of the old town displaying the remains of the 13th century ruler King Mangrai. Also, you can get a taste of the night life of Chiang Rai by walking around the lanes of its bustling night Bazaar. Return for an overnight stay at the hotel in Chiang Rai. 

  • Day 2 Chiang Rai – Golden Triangle
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    After having breakfast at the hotel you will begin your day with a visit to the iconic monument of King Mangrai located in the heart of the city. From here you will move towards the Hilltribe Museum and Education Centre to know the survival skills secrets of these tribes outdoing globalization. You will move further to the Mae Chan district to experience the lifestyle in the villages of the Yao and Akha tribes located on a distant hill. Pos this, you get on the road again for Mae Sai. You are going to explore this small border known with a busy market be fore moving ahead for Golden Triangle. The meeting point of Thailand, Laos and Myanmar, this natural beauty has once been infamous for opium cultivation in the Sixties. Enjoy your lunch before you proceed to Chaing Saen for Wat Phra That Chom Kitti. Located on the hilltop, you have to climb 350 steps to experience its beauty. Wrap up from here and return to Chiang Rai. You will have the rest of the day at your leisure till you return for an overnight stay at your hotel in Chiang Rai.
    Meals included: Breakfast & Lunch 
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  • Day 3 Chiang Rai - Chiang Mai
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    After having breakfast at the hotel, you will receive a transfer to Chiang Mai. On your way, you will halt at the grand Wat Rong Khun, a sparkling temple dating to 1990s located at the southern outskirts of Chiang Rai. Classified as one of the most beautiful temples on Thailand due to its white exterior embellished with mirror pieces, Wat Rong Khun steals your heart with much ease. Resume your journey to Chiang Mai and head to the riverbank. Here you get on a boat to cruise along the River Ping for picturesque views. You will stop at a farm to taste an e xotic delicacy- khao soi noodle. From here, you enjoy a stroll through the native flower and fresh produce market and move ahead to see the Wat Phra That Doi Suthep. Located in the top of a mountain, this is one of the most revered temples in Thailand that allows you to have panoramic views of the city either by climbing up the 309 steps Naga staircase or using the cable car. You will wrap up from here to return to a hotel for an overnight stay in Chiang Mai.
    Meals included: Breakfast & Lunch  
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  • Day 4 Chiang Mai City and Surroundings
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    You are going to have your lunch at a local restaurant before you proceed to Chiang Mai in the afternoon to explore the ancient parts of this city. The remains of the old defensive walls still surround Chiang Mai’s old town along with a moat. You will explore Wat Suan Dok, a landmark 48 meter high with Sri Lankan style Chedi overlooking the Royal Cemetery. From here you leave for Wat Phra Sing in the old town to explore the architectural aesthetics of 60 buildings in a large complex. The aesthetical exploration does not end here, you will also visi t the Wat Chedi Luang dating 14th century located in the centre of the old city. Wrap up the tour with remaining time at your leisure.  If you want, you can also enjoy centuries old Thai dinner called as Khantoke on your own before you return for an overnight stay at the hotel in Chiang Mai.
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  • Day 5 Departure Chiang Mai
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    After having your breakfast at the hotel, you will have the remaining time at your leisure till your departure. You are going to meet your driver at the hotel lobby who will take you to the Chiang Airport in a private vehicle. Also, you will be accompanied by an English Speaking Guide for your convenience.
    Meals included: Breakfast  

Dates & Guide Prices

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  • SINGLE ROOM SUPP (PP)

Hotels

  • Laluna Hotel & Resort
    Laluna Hotel & Resort
    Star Rating Chiang Rai
  • Cross Vibe Chiang Mai Decem
    Cross Vibe Chiang Mai Decem
    Star Rating Chiang Mai
  • The Legend Chiang Rai Resort
    The Legend Chiang Rai Resort
    Star Rating Chiang Rai
  • Movenpick Suriwongse Hotel
    Movenpick Suriwongse Hotel
    Star Rating Chiang Mai

Laluna Hotel & Resort Star Rating

Chiang Rai
  • Laluna Hotel & Resort

Laluna stands apart from the crowd with a unique feel. Hotel is located only minutes from the famous night bazaar and centre of town, and a 15 minute drive to the airport and bus station and within 1 mi (2 km) of Chiang Rai C

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Cross Vibe Chiang Mai Decem Star Rating

Chiang Mai
  • Cross Vibe Chiang Mai Decem

This hip, modern hotel close to shops and restaurants is 14 km from the mountaintop Wat Phra That Doi Suthep temple and 7 km from Chiang Mai International Airport.

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The Legend Chiang Rai Resort Star Rating

Chiang Rai
  • The Legend Chiang Rai Resort

The Legend Chiang Rai is located directly on the Mae Kok River in the north of Thailand, secluded somewhat from Chiang Rai city, yet only a few minutes by car from the city centre. The property has a panoramic view of the nea

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Movenpick Suriwongse Hotel Star Rating

Chiang Mai
  • Movenpick Suriwongse Hotel

In a building blending modern and Thai architecture, this upscale hotel is a 2-minute walk from the Chiang Mai Night Bazaar, 6 minutes on foot from the Ping River and 6 km from Chiang Mai International Airport.

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What's Included?

  • Private transfers by air-conditioned vehicles with English speaking representative assistant.
  • Private tours as mentioned in the program with English speaking local guide.
  • 4 nights’ accommodation as specified in the itinerary.
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Admission fee as mentioned in the program.
  • Government taxes and services charges.

What's not Included?

  • International flights.
  • Domestic flights if any.
  • Visa fees.
  • Tips and gratuities.
  • Expenditures of a personal nature (drinks, laundry, telephone, tips … etc.).
  • Christmas, New Year and any peak season supplements.
  • Any other services not mentioned in the itinerary and inclusions.

Additional Information

  • Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£) based on twin sharing.
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