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Itineraries

Thailand: From Bangkok to Phuket

  • Ideal Length:
    13 Days
  • Best Time To Go:
    November - April
  • Flight Time:
    LAX 19 Hours, CHI 20 Hours, NYC-All Airports 21 Hours
  • AVERAGE COST PER PERSON (Single occupancy; Airfare not included):
    $7,235

Itinerary

Bankok Skyline
Bangkok3 Days
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  • Explore the rich treasures within Bangkok’s riverfront temples and palaces.
  • Go on a boat tour to see popular sights, including a neighborhood monastery.
  • Take an immersive journey to the man-made island community of Koh Kret.
Villa at the Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle
Golden Triangle3 Days
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  • Indulge yourself at the Four Seasons Golden Tented Camp.
  • Take an immersive boat ride along the Mekong River.
  • Get hands-on elephant training from a mahout.
Royal Flora Park in Chiang Mai
Chiang Mai3 Days
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  • Ride a samlor to explore one of the four original city gates.
  • Go shopping in at popular markets, including Chiang Mai Gate Market.
  • Enjoy a cable-car ride to the famous landmark, Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep.
  • Visit a rural suburb for a unique Lan Na cultural and culinary experience.
Phuket, Thailand
Phuket4 Days
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  • Explore the luxurious accommodations and amenities at the COMO Point Yamu.
  • Take a tour of Old Phuket Town with an expert guide.
  • Eat a traditional meal at one of the best restaurants in Phuket.
 
Bangkok Day 1-3
Golden Triangle Day 4-6
Chiang Mai Days 7-9
Phuket Day 10-13
Bangkok Day 1-3
Bankok Skyline
The epitome of a modern Asian city, Bangkok is a great introduction to Thai culture, history, art and religion. Enjoy the opportunity to explore the city’s beautiful temples, palaces, and wander through its active markets and streets. Explore it all and make the luxurious Peninsula Bangkok your home base.

Bangkok

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Grand Palace also known as the Royal Palace in Bangkok, Thailand.
Explore the Grand Palace
Visit the rich treasures within Bangkok’s riverfront temples and palaces, including the royal residence Grand Palace, which includes the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, the most revered shrine in the Kingdom.
Gold Buddha Statue at Wat Pho Temple in Bangkok, Thailand
Visit Wat Pho Temple
Next to the Grand Palace is Wat Pho, one of Bangkok’s oldest and largest temples. The temple houses the gigantic gold-plated Reclining Buddha and is the headquarters for the Traditional Medicine Practitioners of Bangkok.
Man taking a boat tour in Bangkok Thailand
Boat Tour of Bangkok’s Waterways
Explore the city’s maze of waterways by boat, passing towering skyscrapers, markets the elegant Temple of Dawn, and into bucolic canals where life is slower and simpler. Stop at a neighborhood monastery to learn about Thai Buddhism.
Clay lanterns in a Koh Kret market.
Immersive Journey to Koh Kret
Take a privately chartered long-tail motorboat for a journey up the Chao Phraya River to the island community of Koh Kret, home to 7 rural communities and know for its amazing handmade pottery and lanterns.
Golden Triangle Day 4-6
Villa at the Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle
Travel deep into Thailand’s countryside of the Golden Triangle, named because of the location at the confluence of the Thai, Lao and Myanmar borders, forming a geographic triangle. Settle into your private, luxury, safari-style tent at the luxe Four Seasons Tented Camp.

Golden Triangle

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32.79 Thai Baht (THB) = 1.00 USD
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Thailand Floating Market
Boat Tour Along the Mekong River
Spend a day exploring the wonders of the Mekong River with visits to local temples and markets, a jungle trek, and then, end the day with cocktails at the Four Seasons Burma Bar and dinner at the Nong Yao Restaurant.
Woman spreads flower petals into tub at the spa at Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle
Tented Camp Spa Treatment
Indulge in the Four Seasons Tented Camp’s high-end amenities, including a 90-minute spa treatment per person and a nightcap of wine and canapes at the Wine Cellar.
Friendly elephants in Thailand
Unforgettable Elephant Training
Get one time mahout training and hands-on elephant experience, including bathing the elephants in the morning.
Chiang Mai Days 7-9
Royal Flora Park in Chiang Mai
Founded in the 13th century, Chiang Mai has long played a role in Thai history. Currently a flourishing cultural and economic center, this is a city in transition. Historically influenced by Thai, Burmese, Lao and hill tribes, its culture reflects an exotic blend of styles. Enjoy the luxe accommodations at the Dhara Dhevi Chiang Mai while you explore the area.

Chiang Mai

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Tha Pae Gate Temple in Chiang Mai
Samlor Through Tha Pae Gate
Enjoy a samlor or trishaw – which is similar to a tricycle but much larger – to explore Tha Pae Gate, one of the four original city gates. It’s an excellent way to take in the city sights since they travel at about the same speed as a bicycle.
Thai Silk
Go Shopping in Traditional Thai Markets
Embark on a stroll through at Chang Mai Gate Market, a traditional fresh-foods market to sample some typical Thai snacks. Proceed to riverfront Warorot Market with its colorful flowers, spices, and nearby markets filled with textiles, hill tribe clothes, silk, hats and beads.
Wat Chiang Man Temple
Explore Chiang Mai’s Famous Temples
Spend the afternoon visiting Chiang Mai’s important temples, including Wat Chiang Man, Wat Phra Singh and Wat Chedi Luang, with the opportunity to meet and speak with a local monk about Buddhism and his monastery experiences.
Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep
Trek to Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep
Visit Chiang Mai’s most famous landmark – Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep, located on the 5,498-foot high Doi Suthep. Climb the 300-step staircase or take the cable car up.
Thai food
Enjoy an Immersive Culinary Experience
Spend the day with a Raunkawe-Yanon family in a rural suburb of Chiang Mai for a unique Lan Na cultural and culinary experience as they share their heritage and 150-year-old traditions in an ever changing and modernizing world.
Phuket Day 10-13
Phuket, Thailand
The azure blue waters and white sand beaches of Phuket have been attracting visitors for decades, but there is also a unique history to the island which will be enjoyed in an in-depth walking exploration of Old Phuket Town balanced jaw-dropping accommodations overlooking Phang Nga Bay.

Phuket

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32.79 Thai Baht (THB) = 1.00 USD
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Chartered Yacht at COMO point Yamu
Enjoy Free Time at COMO Point Yamu
The beautiful COMO Point Yamu resort is located on Phuket’s east coast overlooking stunning Phang Nga Bay. Enjoy remarkable excursions depending on your interest, including a day of boating or kayaking through the limestone islands or just relaxing on the nearby white sand beach.
Sunday Street Market on Thalang Road in Old Phuket Town
Take a Tour of Old Phuket Town
Wander the streets of Old Phuket Town with an expert guide to observe the local daily live and visit local attractions that include old Indian cloth shops, Chinese apothecaries and traditional religious shrines.
Hokkien Mee
Eat at a Traditional Restaurant in Old Phuket Town
Enjoy lunch (or dinner) of Muslim style roti, Chinese street-noodles, a cuisine brought here by Hokkien immigrants in the 19th century or maybe enjoy dinner in one of the area’s best restaurants such as Raya.
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