Thailand Experience With Phuket 2019

Thailand Experience With Phuket 2019


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Itinerary

Tour Itinerary

Highlighting Thailand’s rich history, fascinating culture, and religious monuments, this Thailand tour includes overnights in Bangkok, Kanchanaburi, Ayutthaya, Phitsanulok, Chiang Rai, Chiang Mai, and Phuket. This tour through Thailand includes visits to some of the cities that have served as the country's capital: Bangkok, Ayutthaya, and Sukhothai. In Bangkok—Thailand’s current capital—visit the Temple of the Golden Buddha; the Temple of the Reclining Buddha built in 1832; and the Grand Palace, the royal residence begun in 1782 where you’ll see the Emerald Buddha, Thailand's most sacred Buddhist sculpture. In Ayutthaya, Thailand’s ancient capital, your sightseeing includes a visit to Bang Pa-In Palace, which was built as a summer residence for the Kings of Ayutthaya. In Sukhothai, Thailand's 13th-century capital, visit Sukhothai Historic Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with ruins of palaces, temples, and homes. On this Thailand tour, you'll also have an opportunity to learn about the Thai culture. In Bangkok, enjoy a Thai dinner accompanied by Thai classical music and dancers. Visit the legendary Damnoen Saduak floating market and see traders sell exotic fruits, vegetables, and more from their boats. And in Chiang Mai, enjoy a visit to San Kampaeng to see local craftsmen make Thailand's traditional lacquerware and antique wood furniture.But that’s not all…visit the “Golden Triangle,” where Thailand, Laos, and Myanmar meet, and take a train ride over the famous River Kwai Bridge, part of the infamous Death Railway built by prisoners during World War II. Visit Hellfire Pass Memorial, which houses a museum detailing the life of the Allied prisoners and Asian laborers who helped build the railway. You’ll also spend time at an elephant sanctuary, where over 30 elephant’s room freely in a sustainable environment free from mistreatment.The perfect conclusion to your Thailand experience will be in the perfection and paradise of Phuket. Relax with 3 days of aquamarine water, pristine beaches, and pampering services available if you choose. Your budget-travel to Thailand is rich in experiences, sights, and welcoming people you’ll long remember!

Day 1: BANGKOK, THAILAND.
Welcome to Thailand’s capital city. Hotel rooms are available for mid-afternoon check-in.

Day 2: BANGKOK.
Bangkok is an exhilarating blend of historic and religious monuments, chic modernity, exciting shopping, and friendly culture. An exciting day of sightseeing is ahead. Take in the city’s principal landmarks such as the splendid TEMPLE OF THE GOLDEN BUDDHA and the spectacular TEMPLE OF THE RECLINING BUDDHA, the oldest and largest Buddhist temple in Bangkok. You will also visit the gleaming GRAND PALACE, Thailand’s most sacred monument, and the spectacular TEMPLE OF THE EMERALD BUDDHA. This evening, enjoy a special THAI DINNER, accompanied by Thai classical music and dancers. (B,D)

Day 3: BANGKOK.
Explore Bangkok at leisure, perhaps enjoying the great-value shopping, lively market, and delicious Thai cuisine. (B)

Day 4: BANGKOK–KANCHANABURI.
Visit the legendary DAMNOEN SADUAK FLOATING MARKET, where traders sell all manner of items from their boats, including exotic fruits, vegetables, silks, and toys. Then travel to Kanchanaburi on the banks of the Kwai River, famed for the River Kwai Bridge, built during WWII. Visit the ALLIED FORCES CEMETERY and spend time in the fascinating THAILAND-BURMA RAILWAY CENTRE. Today’s highlight is a TRAIN RIDE across the famous bridge to Wang Po Station. This afternoon, visit HELLFIRE PASS MEMORIAL, part of the Death Railway that cuts through the mountains. Today, it houses a museum detailing life of the Allied prisoners and Asian laborers who helped build the railway, and subsequently suffered or died at Hellfire Pass. (B)

Day 5: KANCHANABURI–AYUTTHAYA.
Today, head to Ayutthaya, ancient capital of Siam. Here, you will visit BANG PA-IN PALACE, which was built in the 18th century as a summer residence for the Kings of Ayutthaya. (B)

Day 6: AYUTTHAYA–UTHAI THANI–PHITSANULOK.
Depart Ayutthaya to Uthai Thani and CRUISE along Sakaekrang River, enjoying the local life. Later, drive to Phitsanulok, one of Thailand’s oldest cities, founded over 600 years ago. This evening, consider an optional rickshaw ride to experience Phitsanulok’s colorful night market. (B,L)

Day 7: PHITSANULOK–SUKHOTHAI–CHIANG RAI.
Journey to Sukhothai, Thailand’s 13th-century former capital, and admire the atmospheric, moated Old Town. Here, you will visit SUKHOTHAI HISTORIC PARK, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and explore ruined temples and monasteries, including WAT SI CHUM with its stunning seated Buddha. Later, travel through rural countryside to Chiang Rai. (B)

Day 8: CHIANG RAI. GOLDEN TRIANGLE EXCURSION.
Enjoy breathtaking vistas as you journey to Doi Mae Salong and visit a TEA PLANTATION. Continue to Mae Sai, Thailand’s northernmost town, and on to the renowned GOLDEN TRIANGLE, where the borders of Thailand, Burma, and Laos meet. You may consider an optional boat tour on the Mekong River. (B,L)

Day 9: CHIANG RAI–CHIANG MAI.
This morning visit WAT RONG KHUN, also known as the White Temple. Then, continue through lush jungle to Chiang Mai, a fragrant mountain retreat known as the “Rose of the North” for its refreshing climate. Upon arrival, visit SAN KAMPAENG to see local craftsmen make Thailand’s traditional lacquerware and teakwood furniture. (B)

Day 10: CHIANG MAI.
Spend the morning at an ELEPHANT SANCTUARY, where over 30 elephants roam freely in a safe and sustainable environment and are not subjected to mistreatment (including rides). Here, you have the chance to touch, feed, photograph, and interact with the elephants at your leisure while you learn about their lifestyle and behaviors. This afternoon, visit WAT PHRA SINGH with its famous Buddha image, and WAT DOI SUTHEP, a temple tucked away in the mountains. For the final ascent to the temple, you can take a tram car or walk up the Naga (dragon-headed serpent) staircase, with more than 300 steps. (B,L)

Day 11: CHIANG MAI.
Today is free for you to enjoy this dynamic city. You may opt to join our optional Thai cooking class and learn the secrets of traditional dishes. (B)

Day 12: CHIANG MAI–PHUKET.
Today, transfer to Chiang Mai airport for your flight to Phuket. On arrival, you will be met by a local representative and transferred to your hotel. (B)

Day 13: PHUKET.
Enjoy your days doing as little or as much as you wish. Visit fabulous beaches, treat yourself to a Thai massage, or simply relax by the pool. (B daily)

Day 14: PHUKET.
Enjoy your days doing as little or as much as you wish. Visit fabulous beaches, treat yourself to a Thai massage, or simply relax by the pool. (B daily)

Day 15: PHUKET.
Your tour ends with breakfast this morning. (B)

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Inclusions

Sightseeing & Activities:

BANGKOK
Visit the Temple of the Golden Buddha, Temple of the Reclining Buddha, Grand Palace, and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha; Thai dinner with Thai classical music and dancers; visit Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

KANCHANABURI
Visit the Allied Forces Cemetery, Thailand-Burma Railway Center, Hellfire Pass Memorial; train ride to Wang Po Station

AYUTTHAYA
Visit Bang Pa-In Palace

UTHAI THANI
Cruise on the Sakaekrang River

SUKHOTHAI
Visit Sukhothai Historic Park and Wat Si Chum

CHIANG RAI
Excursion to the Golden Triangle; visit a tea plantation and Wat Rong Khun

CHIANG MAI
Visit San Kampaeng, an elephant sanctuary, Wat Phra Singh, and Wat Doi SuthepPrivate, deluxe, air-conditioned motorcoach while touring.

Meals:
14 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 1 dinner


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Accommodations

Dates & Prices do not include air travel.
Participation in this vacation requires purchase of the following flights from Cosmos, not included in pricing: (1) roundtrip air from your U.S. gateway and intra-vacation air segments; or (2) intra-vacation air segments only, starting at $263. Required intra-vacation air segment is Chiang Mai/Phuket. Air prices were effective on August 15, 2018, and their availability is limited. At the time you purchase your tour, air prices may be higher.

Gratuities for Tour Director, driver, and Local guides are available for pre-purchase on the base vacation. For vacations that include an extension to the base, pre-paid gratuities only include the base portion. Any additional gratuities would need to be paid on trip.

Prices are per person, based on double room occupancy.

Single Room Supplement:
$455 to $620

Triple rooms are not available.

Extra Nights per person in Bangkok:
January 1–January 2, February 1–February 8, April 12–April 16 & December 24–December 31: in single room $108; in twin room $59
January 3–January 31, February 9–April 11 & April 17–December 23: in single room $89; in twin room $50

Extra Nights per person in Phuket:
January–February: in single room $181; in twin room $96
March–April: in single room $145; in twin room $78
May–October: in single room $102; in twin room $56
November–December 23: in single room $143; in twin room $77
December 24–December 31: in single room $300; in twin room $155

2020 prices and itineraries are subject to change. Details will be available in August 2019.

Bangkok: Travelodge Sukhumvit 11
Kanchanaburi: Felix River Kwai Hotel
Ayutthaya: Kantary Hotel, Ayutthaya
Phitsanulok: Amarin Lagoon Hotel
Chiang Rai: Wiang Inn Hotel
Chiang Mai: Empress Hotel
Phuket: Centara Karon Resort Phuket

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Questions & Answers

Question: How many suitcases can I take with me on my trip?

Each person is allowed one "check-in," and one "carry-on." Remember to take all valuables with you as "carry-on", because electronic equipment, cameras, laptops, jewelry, business documents and money are not covered by the airlines' liability, so always carry them aboard with you.

Question: Is Airfare Included in the Price?

Airfare from your point of origin to and from the trip is not included in the land price.


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