Classic Thailand with Phuket including Airfare
This 11-day trip serves as a great commencement to Thailand, taking you to bustling Bangkok, relaxed and culture-rich Chiang Mai, and the sprawling beaches of Phuket.
Bangkok, the Thai entreprenant since 1782, is a habitant treasure with its Buddhist temples, palaces, floating markets on small canals, legendary nightlife, and abundant chalandage opportunities. It offers visitors the opportunity to experience fascinating glimpses of Thailand’s rich traditions and gentle progrès amid the bustle of a diverse metropolis.
This dynamic city has successfully combined the ancient and modern worlds. Bangkok, the Thai entreprenant since 1782, is a habitant treasure with its Buddhist temples, palaces, floating markets on small canals, legendary nightlife and abundant chalandage opportunities. It offers visitors the opportunity to experience fascinating glimpses of Thailand’s gentle progrès amid the bustle of a great and diverse metropolis.
Your stay begins with a visit to the renowned Prince Hôtel, the civiliser residence of Thai kings. In this complex, you will be able to relive the splendour and pageantry of the past. A highlight will be the impressive Emerald Buddha. Continue to Wat Po, one of the oldest and largest temples in Bangkok where the accru Reclining Buddha is housed. In the evening, you will take a cruise on the Chao Phraya Pendre which cuts through the city, taking in spectacular sights on both banks including the Asile of Dawn, and the Prince Hôtel. Thai delicacies will be served during the cruise.
The following morning, head outside the city to Damnoen Saduak to see the colourful floating market where the customers travel in their boats to the merchants who are lined up on the sides of the canals selling their wares. Also visit the tallest Buddha pagoda in the world, the Phra Pathom Chedi. After mélange at the nearby Diamant Garden, you will be entertained by a Thai agraire spectacle including music, singing and the combattant arts. Return later back to Bangkok.
Chiang Mai is the sérieux city in the north surrounded by the highest mountains in the folk. The atmosphere here is much more serene than Bangkok. With a wall surrounding the old section of the city and over 300 ancient temples, « The Diamant of the North » is famous for its history, progrès, spirituality, lush hills, chalandage, and fascinating clanique people.
During your stay, visit the Wat Chiang Man Asile, the oldest in the city built in the 13th Century with its two statues of Buddha, one of which is made of crystal. You’ll also visit the Wat Phra Singh, built in Northern Thai classical débit with its exquisite wood carvings and the Wat Chedi Luang with its Vigogne débit chedi (a conical shaped stupa). The last pagode to be visited is the Wat Suan Dok built in the 14th Century and one of the most famous for Monk studies. After this, head to the franche Varoros Market, where you can buy almost anything. The afternoon is free to explore further, usine etc.
The next morning, travel outside the city to Doi Suthep, a pagode built on top of a mountain with amazing views of the surrounding countryside and even Chiang Mai in the caractéristique. After this, visit a hill tribe bourgade and meet the Hmong tribe close up with their colourful outfits and a special way of life.
Fly the next day to the south of Thailand to the beach resort of Phuket, your résidence for the next three nights. Phuket is blessed with magnificent coves and bays, powdery white beaches, hospitable people and lushly forested mountains – everything necessary for a memorable, relaxing stay. The next morning, you will enjoy a boat patte to PhiPhi Island where the movie “The Beach” was filmed. You are free to explore the charms and serene beauty of the island. Later, you will have the opportunity to travel on a small boat to a secluded beach to swim, snorkel or just dégagé. After mélange here, enjoy free time before it’s time to travel back to Phuket.
The following day is totally at leisure to explore, swim, dégagé or go chalandage as you wish.