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Northern Thailand & Laos Experience

bangkok & surrounds Tours Northern Thailand & Laos Experience

Northern Thailand & Laos Experience

Uncover northern Thailand and the laidback, rural nation of Laos. Filled with cultural attractions, ethnically diverse and with wonderful food, this peaceful region is ripe for adventure.

  • Style: Guided Small Group Adventure Tour
  • Duration: 15 days/14 nights
  • Starts in: Bangkok
Guide Price £3225
per person
Highlights:
  • Mekong River cruise
  • Visit an elephant rehabilitation centre
  • Cycle tour of Sukhothai’s historical park
  • Overnight stay at Hmong Hilltribe Lodge
  • Chiang Mai street food tour
  • Bangkok city tour n Visit to Hellfire Pass Memorial Museum
  • Admire the landscapes of Erawan National Park
  • Spend time with some Buddhist monks
Itinerary:

Day 1 Bangkok, Thailand
Arrive in Bangkok and transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is free to relax.

Day 2 Bangkok
Discover this lively city today with a day of sightseeing. Visit Wat Pho and the Grand Palace and enjoy a boat tour of the city’s canals.

Day 3 Bangkok to Kanchanaburi
Head north to the provincial town of Kanchanaburi. Visit the Hellfire Pass Memorial which commemorates the prisoners of war who died building the infamous ‘death railway’.

Day 4 Kanchanaburi
Travel the short distance to Erawan National Park and admire the pretty waterfall and the emerald green ponds.

Day 5 Kanchanaburi to Nakhon Sawan
Rural Thailand is idyllic. Travel through beautiful landscapes of limestone mountains before a dinner cruise on a traditional rice barge.

Day 6 Nakhon Sawan to Sukhothai
Continue north to Sukhothai where you have the opportunity to visit a traditional Thai farm.

Day 7 Sukhothai
Sukhothai was one of the first ancient capitals of the Kingdom of Siam. Enjoy a cycling tour around the World Heritage listed historical park before a picnic lunch within the grounds.

Day 8 Sukhothai to Hmong Hilltribe Lodge
Travel from Sukhothai to the Hmong Hilltribe Lodge. This ethnic minority is the second largest hilltribe group in Thailand and after a barbecue dinner, enjoy a cultural performance, including a shamanic ritual.

Day 9 Hmong Hilltribe Lodge to Chiang Mai
Elephants are the national animal of Thailand. Visit a nature park this morning, dedicated to the rehabilitation and protection of these majestic animals. Continue to Chiang Mai for a street food tour this evening.

Day 10 Chiang Mai
Learn the basics of Buddhism this morning and visit a university specifically for monks. The afternoon is free to explore Chiang Mai at leisure.

Day 11 Chiang Mai to Luang Prabang, Laos
Transfer to the airport and take a short flight to the relaxed riverside town of Luang Prabang.

Days 12-13 Luang Prabang
Wake early on day 12 and participate in the giving of alms to local monks. Later, enjoy a boat trip on the Mekong River, flowing through the middle of the city. On day 13, visit Kuang Si Waterfall where there’s time for a refreshing swim.

Day 14 Luang Prabang to Vientiane
Fly to Vientiane, the capital of Laos and explore the city on a sightseeing tour. Stop by COPE, a Peregrine supported charity. In the evening, enjoy a farewell dinner with your fellow travellers.

Day 15 Vientiane
Your tour ends after breakfast this morning.

Departs:
Selected departures, Mar - Jun & Sep - Nov 2021.

Prices
Guide Price £3225
per person
Inclusions
  • Flights in Thailand & Laos
  • Arrival transfer in Bangkok
  • 13 nights hotel accommodation and 1 night hilltribe lodge
  • 14 breakfasts, 4 lunches & 5 dinners
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The tour itinerary, inclusions and departures are based on travel from 01/10/2020 to 31/01/2022. Guide prices are based on twn/dbl share, are subject to availability and may vary by departure date. For travel outside of these dates, the itinerary and inclusions may vary to that shown above - please ask for details.
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