5 Days Golden Triangle Tour

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Bordering Laos and Myanmar, the delights of Thailand's Golden Triangle include beautiful jungle terrain, hill-tribes and ancient temples. On this five-day tour (including flights and transfers to and from Bangkok), highlights include hill-tribe villages, hot springs, the former capital of the Lanna kingdom, Mai Sai border town and a jade cutting factory. Also, enjoy long-tail boat rides through remote jungle, elephant camps, orchid farms, handicraft villages, a wood-carving factory and Chiang Mai's finest temples.


5 Days Golden Triangle Tour
Day 1

Bangkok - Chiang Mai - Chiang Rai - Chiang Saen

TUE / SUN Pick up passengers from various major Bangkok hotels and transfer to Bangkok domestic airport. Depart Bangkok by TG-100 (06:30 - 07:40) to Chiang Mai, where your guide well meet and greet you. Drive to Chiang Rai via Wiang Pa Pao with an en route stop at a Karen village and the Hot Springs. Lunch at a local restaurant in Chiang Rai. Continue to Chiang Saen, the former capital of the first Thai Lanna Kingdom, situated on the Mekong River on the border between Thailand and Laos. Visit Wat Phra Dhat Jom Kitti by climbing 383 steps to the top of the hill. Continue by long-tailed speedboat on the Mekong River towards the Golden Triangle, where the borders of Thailand, Myanmar and Laos converge. Dinner and overnight at Imperial Golden Triangle Resort.

Day 2

Chiang Saen - Doi Mae Salong - Mae Sai - Chiang Rai

WED / MON After Breakfast, depart from Chiang Saen to Mae Sai, the northern-most point of Thailand on the Thai - Burmese border. In the border town of Mae Sai visit a Jade Cutting Factory and the colorful market, where handicrafts and souvenirs are on sale. The next stop will be made at the Fish and Monkey Cave. Proceed to Doi Mae Salong, passing through mountain scenery. The view from the top takes in a large part of Thailand, Burma and the Mekong Valley. Lunch at Doi Mae Salong Villa, then continue to visit Akha, Yao and Lisu Tribes before returning to your hotel in Chiang Rai. Dinner and overnight at Wiang Inn Hotel.

Day 3

Chiang Rai - Thatorn - Hmong Hilltribe Lodge

THU / TUE After Breakfast, transfer to the boat pier. Then board simple long-tailed motorboats for a three-hour journey on the Kok River, passing tiny hill tribe villages, bamboo huts and jungle scenery. Further upriver, visit a Lahu hill tribe village. The last stop before arriving at Thatorn is made at the village of Ban Pha Tai. Lunch at Maekok River Village Resort. Proceed by bus to Mae Rim via Fang and Chiang Dao. Continue by pick-up truck to the Hmong Hilltribe Lodge. BBQ dinner followed by a presentation of Meo dances and songs. Overnight at Hmong Hilltribe Lodge.

Day 4

Hmong Hilltribe Lodge - Chiang Mai

FRI / WED After Breakfast, visit the elephant camp in Mae Saa and watch the elephants at work. Their strength and clever teamwork will amaze you.
Continue to visit an Orchid Farm. After lunch at a local restaurant, you will visit various Handicraft Villages, where you can watch the artisans at work: See, how lacquer-ware is made, the spinning and weaving of Thai Silk and how paper umbrellas are painted. You will also visit a well known Thai wood carving factory and have the change to buy Burmese antiques and see the reputable Gems Gallery.
In the evening enjoy a typical Kantoke dinner with a presentation of traditional dances from Northern Thailand. Overnight at Empress Chiang Mai Hotel.

Day 5

Chiang Mai – Bangkok

SAT / THU After Breakfast, visit the most interesting places in Chiang Mai such as Wat Phra Singh with its famous Buddha image, the Hill tribe museum and Wat Doi Suthep, tucked away in the mountains at 1,056 meters above sea level. The temple is reached by climbing 290 steps, which are flanked by a NAGA balustrade on both sides. After lunch at a local restaurant, transfer to Chiang Mai Airport for the return flight to Bangkok. Depart Chiang Mai by TG-113 (15:15 - 16:25). Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel in Bangkok.

Prices
5 Days Golden Triangle Tour (Join)
Rates per person in Thai Baht
Adult Price Child Price Single Supp
28,250 9,225 3,665
Restriction:
  • Minimum 2 Pax
Remark
  • Rates are valid until 31 October 2014 and beyond unless stated otherwise.
  • Join tour requires a minimum of two people and departure every Tuesday & Sunday.
  • Excluded domestic airfares.
  • Child rates are applicable for 1 child between 2 - 11 year if accompanied by 2 full paying passenger.
Additional Information

Includes

- Transfers and tours by air-conditioned van / coach with bi-lingual English-speaking guide.
- Entrance fees, boat fees.
- Meals as on mentioned program
- Accommodation in air-conditioned room with shower/bath (non-air conditioned room with shower at Hmong Hill tribe Lodge).

Excludes

- Meals other than those stated as included
- All items of a personal nature such as phone calls, tips for personal services, etc.
- Optional tours.
- Domestic air-tickets. Domestic air tickets will be issued by our tour operator and charged for separately.

Remarks

- Departure every Tuesday and Sunday
- Child rates are applicable for 1 child between 2 - 11 year if accompanied by 2 full paying passenger.
- Join tour min.2 persons departure.

 

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