Bangkok – Chiang Mai – Phi Phi Island
9 Days & 8 Nights
- A private sunset cruise on the beautiful Chao Praya river.
- A unique walking food tour in the hidden alleys of Chinatown.
- A countryside escape in the beautiful mountains surroundings Chiang Mai.
- 4 days idyllic days a pristine barefoot paradise hidden between greenery and crystal clear waters of Phi Phi Island.
Discover the beauty of Thailand – 9 Days & 8 Nights
You will be warmly welcomed at the airport by your guide and travel by air-conditioned vehicle to your hotel. Welcome to Bangkok – the quintessential eastern metropolis and Southeast Asia’s most vibrant capital city. Enjoy some free time at leisure.
You will then start your discovery of the city with a private sunset cruise aboard a wooden boat, from which you will be able to see the tranquil canals and the historical local communities. Enjoy a romantic dinner with a view over the Chao Praya and Arun temple just for you! After the dinner, your driver will take you back to your hotel.
The morning will be free to rest or for your personal discovery of the city. Meet your guide in early afternoon and depart to explore the hidden alleys where family owned restaurant and street stalls have existed for decades and are usually not found in guidebooks. You will queue with the locals who dine there every day to try their signature dishes, which are difficult to find elsewhere.
You will also learn the difference between Buddhist and Chinese temples and learn about old customs which are still preserved in a local neighborhood of Yaowarat – Bangkok’s Dragon Belly. Then, you will finish your tour in a quite hidden place with a magnificent view on Chao Phraya River.
You will meet your driver in the hotel lobby to travel to Bangkok Airport for your departure flight to Chiang Mai. Meet your guide and driver in the afternoon to visit Chiang Mai’s most spiritually significant sites by tuk tuk, then you will take a ride up the centuries old Doi Suthep, one of the highest hills and within easy reach of Chiang Mai.
Experience a unique private blessing and witness the monks’ chanting: an awe-inspiring and exotic experience that offers plentiful food for thought. In the evening, you will have the opportunity to enjoy a Khantoke dinner, composed of Northern Thai dishes accompanied by traditional dances and music.
Are you an elephant lover looking for an out-of-the-ordinary experience? Then Patara Elephant Farm is definitely the right place to spend the day, interacting with your own peaceful pachyderm. Faithful to the slogan “extinction is forever” they created a healthcare program that breeds happy elephants to grant future generations the right to get in touch with these magnificent creatures.
You will learn how the mahouts take care of them performing daily health checkups of the elephants, observing their mood and interacting with them. You will be entrusted with your own elephant and the mahout will guide you through the whole experience, teaching you how to feed them, wash them in a waterfall and walk around together in the lush jungle.Then you will return to Chiang Mai in the end of the afternoon.
Tonight you will go to the famous Chiang Mai Night Bazaar. Mobile stalls are set up along the main road but if you venture into the adjoining alleys and building there is a lot more to explore!
Transfer to Chiang Mai Airport in the morning for your departure flight to Phuket. Upon arrival, a driver will take you to the pier to take your one-hour boat transfer to Koh Phi Phi and Zeavola Hotel. Idyllic place surrounded by nature and jungle with a direct access to a beautiful and secluded beach in Ko Phi Phi, Zeavola has created a romantic village where the guests can live a simple lifestyle in nature with luxurious comforts and amenities. The design of the 53 villas and suites has been influenced by the charming dwellings in a rural village and feature expensive teakwood.
For the next days, you will be free to indulge in your favorite activities. Just chill out at the white beach and float in the crystal waters or go for a bit more adventurousactivities like a boat trip to one of the many offshore islands.
You will reach Phuket by boat and will meet your driver at the pier to travel to Phuket Airport for your departure.