Seaside Jomtien 10 days – 9 nights
Bangkok – Sukhothai – Triangle d’Or – Chiang mai – Jomtien
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Thailand: the name evokes vivid images of a multitude of glittering temples, monks with shaven heads of tender green paddy fields and smiling people.
Country of contrasts, THAILAND today has much to offer.
The past is omnipresent in the colossal statues of stone and gold Chedi.
Day 1: Bangkok
Arrival in Bangkok in late morning or early afternoon (depending on the airline), reception at the airport by your guide. Discount flower garlands.
Transfer to your hotel.
Walk on the klongs, famous canals of Bangkok, is one of the fascinating aspects of Bangkok, to the extent that it takes us back to the past, the days when the Thais were named themselves "Jao Naam" or " lords of water ".
Visit Wat Arun, Temple of Dawn, symbol of the capital, named in honor of the Indian god of dawn: Aruna. The Prang (khmer style tower), 82 meters high was built during the first half of the nineteenth century by Rama II and Rama III.
Free lunch. Check into your hotel ROYAL RIVER HOTEL (or similar), welcome cocktail.
Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 2: Bangkok - Damoen Saduak - Bangkok
Early departure to visit the floating market (Talat Naam) of Damnoen Saduak in Ratchaburi province.
Walk in canoes along the stalls of fruits, vegetables, fish and meat. Stop at a coconut candy flowers.
Back to Bangkok for lunch.
The afternoon will be spent visiting the Royal Palace.
You will discover the Wat Phra Kaew, which covers about 220 acres of downtown Bangkok and give you an overview of Thai architectural art, tiles orange and green roofs to multiple segments, the Chedi covered with gold leaf shimmering pillars inlaid with colorful mosaics contribute to the magic of the place.
Then you can see the Emerald Buddha, one of the most revered statues all over Thailand, and its origin is unknown who carved it appeared in the fifteenth century.
Dinner with traditional dance show and overnight at your hotel.
Day 3: Bangkok / Ayuthaya / Phitsanuloke
Depart for Ayuthaya, the ancient royal capital of Thailand until 1350, the city was a Khmer outpost.
Seeing the sights of the city of Ayuthaya: Wat and Wat Yaïchaimonkol Mongkolphit.
Continuation of Lopburi, called "the city of monkeys".
Visit the Temple of Lopburi Sanctuary: Samyod Prang, is a typical example of Khmer-Lopburi style, it is also one of those Hindu temples became Buddhist.
Continue to Phitsanuloke, which extends from the sides of Nan, near the confluence of Khwae Noi.
Topland transfer to hotel (or similar), welcome cocktail.
Dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Phitsanuloke / Sukhothai / Chiang Rai
Visit the main temple of Phitsanuloke. Wat Prabouddahchinnaraj houses a statue of Buddha dating from the 13th century and considered the finest in the world.
Continue to the site of Sukhothai Historical Park visit, Wat Prasri Ratana Mahatat Wat Sra Sri.
Depart for Chiang Rai, stopping en route in a pineapple field with tasting.
Stop at the lake Phayao.
Installation Rimkok Resort Hotel (or similar), welcome cocktail. Dinner and overnight.
Day 5: Chiang Rai - Golden Triangle - Suan Bua
Departure for the Golden Triangle, a region shared by three countries, Myanmar (Burma), Laos and Thailand, famous for its opium traffickers, lush vegetation, and its various ethnic groups ....
Motorized canoe trip "Hang Yao" on the Kok River, stop in a village and visit a Tibeto-Burmese tribe.
Departure for the region of Chiang Mai, capital of northern Thailand.
Check into your hotel SUAN BUA haven surrounded by mountains and forests.
Welcome drink and settle into your room.
Dinner and overnight.
Day 6: Chiang Mai
The morning will be spent visiting Doi Suthep, the temple on a hill a thousand meters above sea level is one of the most revered temples of Thailand. A naga staircase of 300 steps leads to the Wat.
Visit Chiang Mai and its craft villages: lacquer, silk weaving, manufacture of umbrellas, wood carvings, jewelry and gemstones.
Kantoke dinner, followed by a show of dancing and singing mountain.
Overnight at hotel.
Day 7: Chiang Mai - Bangkok
Morning devoted to visiting a training camp elephants at work. You will witness an amazing spectacle of elephants at work.
Then, visit a greenhouse of orchids.
Afternoon free for you to a personal discovery of the city or continue shopping.
Late afternoon transfer to railway station in Chiang Mai, check into the air-conditioned sleeper trains in second class.
Dinner as a meal tray. Overnight on board.
Day 8: Bangkok - Jomtien
Morning arrival in Bangkok.
Transfer to a nearby hotel for a buffet breakfast and allow you to freshen up.
Road to Jomtien beach resort, located about 140 kilometers south of Bangkok Pattaya City.
Check into your hotel SEA BREEZE (or similar), welcome cocktail.
Afternoon and dinner free.
Day 9: Jomtien
Day, lunch and dinner free at the seaside
Overnight at hotel.
Day 10: Jomtien - Bangkok - Flight back
Morning and lunch free.
As scheduled air transfer to Bangkok international airport, assistance with the formalities and boarding flight to France on scheduled flights.
Dinner and overnight on board.
Single supplement: $ 144
Supplement to Jomtien lunch: $ 13
Supplement dinner in Jomtien: $ 16
Special Supplement: $ 13 per night on the dates below
On 25 Dec 10 to 20 January 11 "Festivals End of Year"
From February 3 to 9, 11 "Festivals Chinese New Year"
From April 13 to 15 11 "Fetes Thai New Year"
Dinner special mandatory
Gala dinner MANDATORY
Dec. 24: $ 57 +
31Dec: + $ 104
Transfers hotel / airport / hotel and conditioning coach tour,
Luggage handling in hotels,
A local guide for the entire circuit,
Hotel accommodation in first class and superior first,
One night in the air conditioned train in second class,
Full board as mentioned in the program,
The buffet breakfasts,
Welcome cocktails at each stage,
Visits and excursions as per itinerary, entrance fee which includes:
A flower lei on arrival
Visiting the floating markets
Baan Thai dinner in Bangkok
Kantoke dinner in Chiang Mai
A tasting of pineapple
Taxes and hotel services
PRICES DO NOT INCLUDE
The extras, personal expenses - Drinks - Tipping guide and driver
For technical reasons, this circuit can be modified.
Supplement for 2 nights hotel TAWANA (cat. Sup.). 52 $ / PP in double room (add $ 26 for a single supplement).
Dinner Cruise on the Chao Praya River aboard an old rice barge on Wan Fah (seafood dinner) $ 33. Departure 19:30, return 21:30 bus transfer included.
Crocodile Farm: $ 15
Lunch at restaurant ROSE GARDEN (reconstruction of a traditional Thai Village): + $ 13
BANGKOK / AYUTHAYA
Cruise GRAND PEARL: Transfer by boat to BANGKOK NONTHABURI aboard the Grand Pearl. Traditional Thai lunch on board, then transfer by road to Ayuthaya.
Please note this service involves the removal of the visit of the temple of Lopburi. Departure 8:00, arrival at 14:00. Extra $ 50.
Ride in ox carts to reach the site of Sukhothai: + $ 8
Motorized canoe trip "Hang Yao" on the Kok River, stop in a village and visit Tibetan-Burmese tribes (2 hours): + $ 8 (only on 10 days).
Bush taxi tour and meet hill tribes or AKKAHS MOE: + $ 13
Transfer to rickshaw for dinner show Kantoke: $ 05.07
Elephant Walk (takes about 1 hour, 2 people max. Per elephant): $ 20
Traditional Thai medical massage (relaxation 1:30): $ 20
Day excursion to Coral Island with lunch of fish and crustaceans: $ 22
Replacing the night train couchette on a night hotel on Jomtien + domestic flight between Chiang Mai / Bangkok: $ + 110