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Bangkok to Chiang Mai Express Adventure Tour

Asia

  • Thailand

If you're short on time but want to see the sights north of Bangkok (and really, who doesn't?), this is the express trip for you. Take seven days, pack them full of wonderment and reflection in Northern Thailand ' Kanchanaburi, Ayutthaya, and Chiang Mai, and plenty of temples, palaces, and small villages to explore ' and you've got a recipe for one of the most memorable weeks you'll ever have. Toss in the ease of travel by trains and buses and there's no way you'll feel like you're missing out on anything in this dynamic region.


Highlights

Explore magnificent temples and palaces, sleep in a floating rafthouse, see the multi
tiered Erawan Falls, visit the old capital city of Ayutthaya, learn about the sombre history of Kanchanaburi.


What's Included

Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your Local Living Moment: Overnight Rafthouse Excursion, Kanchanaburi. Wat Pho visit. Klong riverboat tour. Erawan Falls and Bridge on the River Kwai visit (Kanchanaburi). Thai
Burma Railway Centre and Allied War Cemetery visit. Temple ruins tour (Ayutthaya). Doi Suthep temple visit (Chiang Mai). All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.


Accommodation

Hotels/guesthouses (4 nts), rafthouse (1 nt), sleeper train (1 nt).


Meals Included

5 breakfasts, 1 dinner


Transport

Train, private van, walking.


About our Transportation

As the popularity of train travel in Thailand continues to grow domestically, some of the routes used on this tour do not have sufficient space during local public holidays, including New Year's, Songkran, etc. During these times of the year, alternative transport may be arranged for one or more of the train journeys on this tour.


Group Leader Description

All G Adventures group trips are accompanied by one of our Chief Experience Officers (CEO). The aim of the CEO is to take the hassle out of your travels and to help you have the best trip possible. They will provide information on the places you are traveling through, offer suggestions for things to do and see, recommend great local eating venues and introduce you to our local friends. While not being guides in the traditional sense you can expect them to have a broad general knowledge of the countries visited on the trip, including historical, cultural, religious and social aspects. We also use local guides where we think more specific knowledge will add to the enjoyment of the places we are visiting
we think it's the best of both worlds.


Emergency Fund

Please also make sure you have access to at least an additional USD $200 (or equivalent) as an 'emergency' fund, to be used when circumstances outside our control (ex. a natural disaster) require a change to our planned route. This is a rare occurrence!


Solo Travellers

We believe solo travellers should not have to pay more to travel so our group trips are designed for shared accommodation and do not involve a single supplement. Single travellers joining group trips are paired in twin or multi
share accommodation with someone of the same sex for the duration of the trip. Some of our Independent trips are designed differently and solo travellers on these itineraries must pay the single trip price.


Spending Money

Every traveller is different and therefore spending money requirements will vary. Some travellers may drink more than others while other travellers like to purchase more souvenirs than most. Please consider your own spending habits when it comes to allowing for drinks, shopping and tipping. Please also remember the following specific recommendations when planning your trip.


What to Take

What you need to bring depends on the trip you have chosen and the countries or regions you are planning to visit. We suggest that you pack as lightly as possible as your are expected to carry your own luggage. As a rule we try not to have to walk more than 15
20 minutes with your bags which is why we recommend keeping the weight of your bags between 10
15kg/22
30lb. Suitcases are not recommended for G Adventures trips! Most travelers carry a backpack or rolling bag of small to medium size (no XXL ones please!) as they need to fit under the beds when traveling on sleeper trains. You will also need a day pack/bag to carry water, cameras and other electronics like ipods and mobile phones. If your trip involves overnights in home
stays, villages or camping then you usually have the opportunity to rent sleeping bags if need be instead of bringing them with you.

Day 1 Bangkok

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Day 2 Bangkok/Kanchanaburi

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Day 3 Kanchanaburi

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Day 4 Kanchanaburi to Ayutthaya

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Day 5 Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai

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Day 6 Chiang Mai

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Day 7 Chiang Mai

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Details

Prices from: €559.00

Duration: 7 Days

Trip Style: Classic

Service Level: Standard

Physical Demands Rating: 1 - Easy

Group Size Notes: Max: 15

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My Own Room Exceptions

Night 5
Sleeper train

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