SPAIN – BANGKOK
Arrival at the airport two hours before departure. Boarding and departure according to flight plan to Bangkok. Meals and night on board.
Arrival at Bangkok International Airport. Assistance and transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day free.
Breakfast. Half day tour of the city and temples.
Stroll along the main avenues of Bangkok, the Chinatown district, and along the Chao Praya River to reach the Temple of Wat Pho, known for having one of the world’s largest buddhas (reclining buddha), and the Marble Temple . Back to the hotel, visit the state gemstone factory.
Rest of free time to make optional visits such as the Grand Palace, the Temple of Emerald Buddha, Wat Phra Keo, etc. Accommodation.
Breakfast. Departure from the hotel to head for the road to the town of Mae Klong where we can see a curious market installed on the same train tracks. If time and luck allow, we can see how the train crosses the market and, in record time, the merchants collect all the products they have on the railroad tracks (it is not guaranteed that the train will pass during the visit to the market since this one has very irregular schedules).
From there we will go to the floating market of Klong Damnersaduak, in the province of Ratchaburi, considered the most important in the country. We will arrive at a jetty in the vicinity of the floating market in Damnersaduak and from there we will take a motorboat trip through the canal area until we reach the market where we will disembark and have free time to stroll, explore their products and enjoy the lively atmosphere. After finishing the visit to the market, return to Bangkok and transfer to the hotel.
BANGKOK – AYUTTHAYA – LOPBURI – PHITSANULOK
Breakfast. Departure from Bangkok by coach. We will make the first stop in the city of Ayutthaya, ancient capital of the kingdom of Siam and archaeological center par excellence of the country. We will visit its archaeological site of great historical interest and declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Ayutthaya is a remnant sample of the importance and rich heritage of this country. Then we will head to Wat Phra Prang Sam Yot, a famous sanctuary nearby, known for the large number of monkeys that live in this temple and where we can enjoy a fun visit with these peculiar animals.
Later we will leave for Phitsanulok, a town located in the heart of Thailand and considered one of the most important Buddhist pilgrimage centers in the country. During the journey we will witness the change in the landscape, becoming more and more green and leafy and advancing to the jungles of the north of the country. We will have lunch during the route. We will arrive to Phitsanulok in the afternoon. Accommodation.
PHITSANULOK – SUKHOTAI -CHIANG RAI
Breakfast. Early in the morning, and for those who wish, we will head to the Wat Phra Putthachinarat Temple to offer an offering to the monks and to live close up one of the most important rituals of Buddhist culture.
Breakfast buffet and departure to the city of Sukhotai. The star visit of this day is the Archaeological Park that houses this town, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO for its incredible beauty and sample of the several centuries of prosperity of the Thai civilization, erecting monumental cities and sophisticated temples.
Once this visit is over, we will head to Chiang Rai via Lampang, and enjoy the wonderful views of the road and Lake Prayao. We will have lunch on the way. Arrive Chiang Rai in the afternoon and overnight.
CHIANG RAI – CHIANG MAI
Breakfast buffet. Visit to the “Golden Triangle” of the Mekong River, which covers areas of Thailand, Laos and Burma formerly dedicated to the opium trade. For this reason, we will take the opportunity to visit the “Opium Museum” located in the village of Chiang Rai before heading to Chiang Mai. During the journey, approximately 3 hours, we will make a stop, now obligatory, to the spectacular and contemporary White Temple (Wat Rong Kun in Thai). The white color means purity and the crystal means the wisdom of Buddha as the “light that shines in the world and the universe.” Villagers think that Buddha crossed the temple bridge to preach the dogma for the first time. We will have lunch on the way. In the afternoon, arrival in Chiang Mai and accommodation.
Breakfast buffet and transfer to the elephant camp, located in the jungle, where we will see a demonstration of strength and ability of these great creatures. After this small exhibition we will begin our safari with elephant backs, following the river bed and crossing the thick vegetation of the jungle until arriving at an enclave where tribes of different ethnicities of the country coexist, among which the striking Mujeres Jirafa (Long Neck) by Mae Hong Son.
We will have lunch and visit an orchid plantation where we will witness the incomparable beauty of this beautiful floral species. In the afternoon we will ascend the mountain to the well-known Temple of the Doi Suthep from where we can appreciate a view of Chiang Mai in all its splendor. Transfer to hotel and free time. Accommodation.
CHIANG MAI / BANGKOK / SPAIN
Breakfast. Shuttle to the airport at the set time. Boarding and departure according to flight plan to Bangkok. Arrival, change of terminal and boarding in flight to Spain.
ARRIVAL TO SPAIN
End of trip and our services.