Northern Thailand Explorer

Small Group Holiday



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Lush rice paddies, tropical forests and ancient villages; hazy mountains with cascading waterfalls; craggy limestone cliffs rising from the land; gleaming temples and golden Buddhas; bustling cities and markets packed with people and produce. Welcome to Thailand, the Land of Smiles. This tour of Northern Thailand will show you all the highlights, including the capital Bangkok with tis Grand Palace and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha. Visit the Bridge on the River Kwai and the beautiful Erawan Waterfalls, followed by the ancient capitals of Ayuthaya and Sukhothai. Up north, spend some time at the Hmong Hilltribe Lodge before experiencing the markets and temples of Chiang Mai.

Activity / Theme




Comfort Level

Physical Rating

Moderate / Comfortable

Leisurely / Moderate


Train, Private mini van, Longtail boat, songtheaw, Bicycle


Hotel (3 nights), Lodge (1 night), Resort (5 nights)

Months of Operation

January, February, April, May, July, September, October, November, December


DAY 1 Start Bangkok
DAY 2 Explore Bangkok, to Kanchanaburi
DAY 3 Kanchanaburi - Erawan Waterfalls & Burma Railway
DAY 4 To Ayuthaya, afternoon visit
DAY 5 To Sukhothai
DAY 6 Sukhothai bike tour & cooking class
DAY 7 Hmong Hilltribe Lodge
DAY 8 To Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep temple
DAY 9 ChangChill elephant sanctuary
DAY 10 End Chiang Mai


9 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners
Airport Arrival Transfer
Bangkok - Khlong boat canal tour
Bangkok - Grand Palace
Kanchanaburi - Hellfire Pass Memorial Museum
Kanchanaburi - Historical train ride
Kanchanaburi - Erawan National Park & Falls
Ayutthaya - Historical Park
Sukhothai - Wat Yai Phitsanuloke
Sukhothai - Historical Park bike tour
Sukhothai - Thai cooking class
Sukhothai - Bike Tour Lunch
Hmong Hilltribe Lodge - Traditional meal & cultural performance
Chiang Mai - Doi Suthep temple complex
Chiang Mai - ChangChill elephant sanctuary
Chiang Mai - Coffee at Kaomai Estate 1955
Chiang Mai - ChangChill Elephant Sanctuary Lunch

Sample tour.  Itinerary, accommodation, transportation, inclusions and prices are correct at the time of publication but may change without prior notice.  Please inquire.

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