16 Days Panorama of Thailand Tour

INT-T-PT16 16 days Panorama of Thailand Tour

This 16-day luxury Thailand Highlight tour is well-tailored for tourists who want to have an enjoyable tour with cultural attractions and beach relaxing around Thailand. You will visit the highlights of Bangkok; explore the ancient ruins of Thailand's former capital, Ayutthaya; have en excursion to the Golden Triangle area to meet those hilltribe people while exploring Chiang Rai; experience the cultural heritages and natural landscapes of Chiang Mai; and in the end, escape to the Phuket, Thailand's premiere island paradise.


PLACES VISITEDBangkok - Chiang Rai - Chiang Mai - Phuket

DEPARTURE DATESDates are flexible and customizable for private departures.


Trip Highlights

  • Experiencing the racing pulse of Thailand's thriving capital city, Bangkok, and visiting its highlights.
  • Meeting colourful Akha and Yao hilltribe people while exploring Chiang Rai, the Mekong River and Golden Triangle.
  • Diving into northern Thai culture in Chiang Mai and seeing its many cultural and natural highlights.
  • Unwinding on the famed beaches of Thailand's premiere island paradise, Phuket.

At a Glance

Bangkok(3 nights)

Chiang Rai(2 nights)

Chiang Mai(2 nights)

Phuket(6 nights)

Itinerary Day by Day

16 days Panorama of Thailand Tour

Day 1 Arrival in Bangkok

Flight: International flight will be on your own arrangement

Welcome to Bangkok, upon arrival you will meet your local guide then escort to hotel. You'll receive a tour briefing and then are at your leisure.

Overnight in Bangkok.

Day 2 Bangkok City Tour

Meals: B

Today you will visit the Grand Palace, a beautiful example of an ancient Siamese court, and Wat Phra Kaew, home to the revered Emerald Buddha statue. Then, ride like a Local by tuk-tuk to Wat Pho temple, to behold the 150-foot-long Reclining Buddha statue. Next, explore the city’s renowned klongs(canals) by boat and cruise the Chao Phraya River. Also visit Wat Arun and the Royal Barge Museum.   

Overnight in Bangkok.

Day 3 Damnoen Saduak Floating Market /Kanchanabury and WWII

Meals: B

This morning visit Damnoen Saduak Floating Market where you will experience the traditional Thai market with numerous vendors selling local foods, fruits and products from their boats. Explore the market before continuing on to Kanchanburi to learn about the region's storied past and present-day culture. Made famous by the book and movie The Bridge on the River Kwai, the infamous bridge and railway is a notable part of the Kanchanaburi landscape. Visit the Thailand-Burma Railway Centre to get an understanding of the deadly, Herculean task many Thais were faced with decades ago. Then continue to Prasat Muang Sing Historical Park. The park is full of examples of the Khmer influenced architecture in this part of Thailand.

Overnight in Bangkok.

Day 4 Ayutthaya Day Trip/Flight to Chiang Rai

Flight: Internal flight include in quotation and will be on INT ‘s arrangement

Meals: B

After breakfast, drive to the ancient capital of Ayutthaya. Your tour begins at one of Ayutthaya’s oldest markets where you'll sample traditional boat noodles from a local vendor, among other authentic bites. Next, visit emblematic temples, such as Wat Yai Chai Mongkol with its 196-foot-tall (60-meter) stupa. See the ancient ruins of Buddha images at Wat Mahathat (Temple of the Great Relics), and stop by Ayutthaya’s most historically important temple, Wat Phra Si Sanphet. Then have lunch at local restaurant. In the afternoon, visit Ayutthaya Historical Park, home to Wat Chai Wattanaram, one of Ayutthaya's most renowned temples. Go behind the scenes of the production of roti sai mai to see how this spun sugar dessert is made and taste some yourself. Then discover another local snack at a temple market. Flight to Chiang Rai for hotel check in.

Overnight in Chiang Rai.

Day 5 Doi Mae Salong - Discover Golden Triangle

Meals: B

The golden triangle is a mysterious region for most of Indochina tour makes, today you will enjoy a full day excursion to the heart of golden triangle region. Your fascinating day will start from morning by firstly visit the Long Neck Karen village to see the long neck hill tribe people who relocated from the Thai and Myanmar border. If it is possible, you will also able to visit a Cock Fighting near the hill tribe village. Keep driving to Mt. Doi Mae Salong and visit the Chinese village on the top of the mountain. Lunch will be at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, continue the trip to the highest peak on the Thai-Myanmar border. Doi Tung, provides an opportunity to view enrooted many different Lahu and Akha village as well as terraced farming areas and see from distance the Princess Mother's frigid flower Garden. Doi Tung temple, built in A.D.1493, is located at the peak. Its scenery reminds one of Switzerland, features many unique images and temple architecture overlooking the entire northern rice field plain.  Return to the hotel and rest of the day free at leisure.  

Overnight in Chiang Rai.

Day 6 Easy City Tour in Chiang Rai

Meals: B

Today, your half-day tour begins with a visit to Wat Phra Kaew, said to have been the original home of the famous Emerald Buddha. From here, continue to the peaceful Wat Phra Singha, a beautiful example of Lanna Thai religious architecture. Then make a stop at Oub Kham Museum and Lanna Heritage Conservation Centre. You will view an incredible collection of artifacts from the Lanna kingdom, including ritual objects and royal treasures. Time permitting, you may take a tour of the remarkable Wat Rong Khun. (also known as the White Temple) is an impressive modern temple. Its construction began in 1998, and its expected to take several generations. Marvel at this amazing and ornate white temple, originally conceived by renowned artist Chalermchai Kositpipat. After Wat Rong Khun, head back into the city to visit Chiang Rai's busiest market before being delivered back to your hotel.

Overnight in Chiang Rai。

Day 7 Chiang Rai /Chiang Saen/Chiang Rai

Meals: B

After breakfast and we will drive to visit Opium House at bent of the mighty Maekhong River and see the scenery view of three countries (Thailand, Myanmar and Laos).  Visit ancient city of Chiang Saen, where ruins of numerous temples, stupas, Buddha images are still to be seen artifacts and archaeological finds exhibited at the National Museum. Lunch at a local restaurant and transfer back to hotel.

Overnight in Chiang Rai.

Day 8 Chiang Rai/Chiang Mai

Meals: B

After breakfast, we will drive toward Chiang Mai to continue your Indochina tour in northern Thailand. After around 2.5 hours’ drive, you will stop to visit a charity school—School For Life which co-founded by Berlin Free University, it is a children’s village offers free education, accommodation and medical care to children with difficult background. It is highly appreciated by UNISCO. After lunch, you will enjoy some free time to discover the beautiful countryside around the School for Life Campus. Keep driving around 30 minutes to Chiang Mai, visit the Meow Hill Tribe Village where locates on the Mountain Doi Pui and it was once famous for opium cultivation. Continue to visit the Temple Wat Doi Suthep where you will enjoy a beautiful panoramic view of the Chiang Mai City. If you like, here is also one of the best places to enjoy sunset.

Overnight in Chiang Mai.

Day 9 Chiang Mai Zipline Tour

Meals: B

Your tour begins with pickup from your Chiang Mai hotel at about 10:30. Set out on the around 1-hour journey to the zip-lining center, set against a backdrop of lush rainforest and coffee plantations. On arrival, meet your instructors and watch the safety briefing and demonstration before getting suited up in your helmet and harness. Then, climb up to the treetops to begin your zip-lining activity and feel a rush of adrenaline as you zoom through the trees. The zip-lining experience includes 28 zip-lines, reaching up to 900 feet (274 meters) long, and 53 treetop platforms. There are also 4 abseils, ranging in height from 66 feet (20 meters) to 164 feet (50 meters); 4 sky-bridges, and the ‘zigzag way’ with its 3 hair-raising spiral stairways. After working up an appetite, re-fuel with a delicious lunch (included), before heading back to the city. Back in Chiang, your tour ends with drop-off at your hotel.

Overnight in Chiang Mai。

Day 10 Elephant Safari

Meals: B

A fun and memorable Indochina tour is not complete without the experience of elephant. Today you will visit the Elephant Camp at Mae Taman Camp. You will see how the elephants works, and you will have chance to ride the elephant across the river and through the forest around 1 hour. Return by Ox Cart to the elephant village for lunch. Rest of day on your own leisure.

Overnight in Chiang Mai.

Day 11 Thai cooking class

Meals: B / L

Guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel for an 8:30am departure, then travel to the first stop of the day, a produce market where locals pick up fresh food from farmers and vendors. Visiting the market with a guide will offer the building blocks of Thai cuisine, and you’ll learn to choose just the right ingredients for each dish you’ll prepare—before continuing to the cooking school, enjoy some time to explore the market on your own. Upon arrival at the cooking school, roll up your sleeves for a full day of cooking. The kitchen setting is a highlight on its own, as the school’s ingredients are grown in the surrounding organic garden, from aromatic herbs to Thai eggplant. You’ll make a five course menu, including an appetizer, stir-fry dish, soup, curry, and dessert, as well as preparing fresh spring rolls and Thai tea. When the meal is ready, sit down with your fellow students to try the dishes you’ve prepared. Transfer to your hotel.

Overnight in Chiang Mai.

Day 12 Flight to Phuket/Relaxing on the beach

Flight: Internal flight include in quotation and will be on INT’s arrangement

Enjoy your breakfast and free morning until transfer you to airport for onward flight to Phuket, upon your arrival in Phuket your private guide and driver will welcome you at the airport then escort you to hotel for check in.

Overnight in Phuket.

Day 13 Lounging in Paradise at Phuket

Meals: B

After an insightful and adventurous trip, the next few days are all about unwinding. While enjoying the famous beaches and unrivalled charms of Phuket, experience world-class ammenities and luxury. Relax, unwind and enjoy the beautiful beaches and unrivalled charms of Phuket. Take guided tours of the island's interior to discover the unique history of Phuket.  Enjoy an elegant dinner cruise to a secluded beach and cruise through tranquil waters under the star-lit sky with a cocktail in hand -the perfect end to an unforgettable holiday in Thailand.

Overnight in Phuket.

Day 14 Relax on the sandy beach

Meals: B

Continue to relaxing on the beach.

Overnight in Phuket.

Day 15 Relax on the sandy beach

Meals: B

Continue to relaxing on the beach.

Overnight in Phuket.

Day 16 Farewell from Phuket

Meals: B

Transfer you to airport for flight home.

End of service.

Service Inclusions:

  • Flight tickets with airport tax as listed in above itinerary.
  • Entrance fee and sightseeing as listed in the itinerary.
  • Private English speaking tour guide service.
  • Private van for land transportation with cold drinking water and soft drink provided in the car.
  • Meals as listed in the itinerary (B for breakfast, L for lunch and D for dinner.

Service Exclusions:

  • International air tickets.
  • Visa Handling fee, visa stamp fee.
  • Meals do not listed in itinerary.
  • Insurance, gratuities and personal expenses.
  • Tipping for guide, driver and hotel bell boys, etc.
  • Surcharge for public holidays (if any).
  • Services not stated in the itinerary.

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