Find travel perfection, with the wisdom of expert

Contact us



Day 01 - Arrive in Bangkok


Upon arrival, you clear the customs formalities yourself. When you leave the airport terminal, please proceed to GATE B or GATE C and look for Door 6 where our English-speaking guide is waiting for you and holding a sign with your names on it. 

Embark the comfortable vehicle for transferring (approx. 45mins) to your hotel for check-in and spend the remainder of the day at leisure.

Richard J.

Day 02 - Bangkok

Wake up early this morning, and visit Wat Po in time to experience the monks’ morning chanting ritualFollowed by a short but exciting ride on Bangkok’s Tuk Tuk to Royal Grand Palace - the most important and impressive royal palace in Thailand and do not miss the mysterious Emerald Buddha, the most revered Buddha image in Thailand. Continue with a long-tailed boat ride along the “klongs” of Thonburi to get a flavor of local life. Stop at Wat Arun, once the grand royal temple to King Rama II.  

After lunch, cross the river to Chinatown and get a first-hand look at old Bangkok. Walk along Yaworat Road where there are many interesting shops selling everything imaginable.  Enjoy a cup of Chinese tea with the locals at a very old tea shop before exploring the bustling Talad Kao market, where a variety of food, fresh and dry fruits, and Chinese herbs are on offer. 

Richard J.

Day 03 - Bangkok / Phitsanulok

This morning, travel north of Bangkok, stopping first at Bang Pa In to visit the former home of the kings of Ayutthaya, Summer Palace, extensive park grounds in an exotic combination of Thai and European architecture. Particularly pleasing is the Thai pavilion, in the middle of a lake and the Chinese-style palace Vihat Chamrun with its bushes trimmed into elephant shapes. Continue to Ayutthaya, the capital of Siam from 1350 A.D. to 1767 A.D. and home to many historic temples. After lunch drive to Lopburi and see the famous three tiered stupa build in Khmer style, the King Narai Palace, the sacred three spire pagoda and the ruins of Wat Phra Sri Ratana Maha Dhat as well as the Monkey Temple

Richard J.

Day 04 - Phitsanulok / Sukhothai

Visit Wat Phra Sri Mahathat and the Buddha Image casting, the famous ruins of this first capital of Thailand, Wat Maha Dhat and Wat Sri Chum before transferring to Sukhothai Historical Park, where you will see classical Thai architecture and religious art.  Visit the Ramkamhaeng Museum, then have lunch served. 

This afternoon, travel north to explore the ruins of the Si Satchanalai, superb setting, lovely ruins and relative isolation make it a memorable place and a great location for photographers. 

Richard J.

Day 05 - Sukhothai / Chiang Mai 

This morning, leave Sukhothai for LampangVisit the Emerald Buddha of Ko Kah, followed by Wat Phra Keo Don Tao with its interesting Burmese-style temple.  From there, continue to Phayao to see Wat Sri Kom Kam, which was constructed recently to house the 16m tall Buddha. Enjoy some refreshments at Kwan Phayao, the biggest lake in this area, then have lunch at a local restaurant. 

After lunch, continue to Chiang Mai and make a stop at the Elephant Hospital, the world’s first elephant hospital to help sick elephants recover from injuries, stress or diseases, learn how elephants are taken care of and what elephants mean to the Thai people. 

Richard J.

Day 06 - Chiang Mai 

Visit an Elephant camp, watch a herd of elephants taking their morning bath in a mountain stream and know how elephants work in the jungle nearby and what kind of tasks they undertake. 

Then, take an elephant ride through the jungle to visit a local ethnic minority village of the Lisu tribe, learn about the fascinating lifestyle and customs of the local people

End your day with a bamboo raft, float down the river and take in the tranquility and beauty of this area. Set foot again on the mainland and transfer back to Chiang Mai.

Richard J.

Day 07 - Chiang Mai 

Visit the historic, laidback town of Lamphun, an important site for arts in Thailand. Continue to Wieng Kum Kam, an ancient city. Explore the royal temple of Wat Kanthom and Wat Hao Nong, a temple which is still home to the remains of the old-style temple entrance.  

Continue to Wat Pu Pia and Wat E-kang, which were also quite recently discovered during archaeological excavations.  Finally, visit Wat Chedee Liam, an important landmark in the architectural heritage of Chiang Mai. 

Richard J.

Day 08 - Chiang Mai / Bangkok via flight

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for flight back to Bangkok and then take your connecting flight from Bangkok to next destination or onto your home. 

Richard J.

Enquire now