Thailand 2007 by Intrepid Travel

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thailand ancient kingdoms of thailand independent 7 days bangkok to chiang mai departs daily subject to availability itinerary day 1 bangkok visit the grand palace and temple of the emerald buddha day 2 ayuthaya visit the extravagant summer palace of bang pa-in and explore the grand temples of ayuthaya day 3 kamphang phet stroll physical culture shock through the world heritage-listed kamphang phet en route to sukhothai day 4 sukhothai whether explored by bicycle or on foot sukhothai will charm.this former thai centre of trade culture and religion is now a visual feast of ruins and tranquil lotus ponds day 5 lampang tour lampang s historic sites by horse-drawn carriage and end the day with a dip in natural hot springs day 6 elephant conservation centre watch the elephants being bathed and enjoy an optional ride through the jungle day 7 chiang mai age-old temples markets and even cooking are some of the experiences on offer here accommodation first class hotels 6 nts transport air-conditioned minibus boat bicycle optional elephant optional horse-drawn carriage meals 6 breakfasts 1 lunch budget allow us$140 for meals not included departs daily subject to availability notes round trip airport to hotel transfers are included please advise flight arrival details at least 14 days prior to departure traveller rating not applicable as this is a new itinerary trip code photography competition 2006 bangkok statue damien balfour tah river kwai adventure independent 5 days ex bangkok departs daily subject to availability itinerary day 1 bangkok this thriving metropolis offers a wealth of attractions to explore including the impressive wat pho day 2 kanchanaburi head to kanchanaburi where you will visit the world war ii museum allied war cemetery physical culture shock and historic hellfire pass home for the next two nights is a little slice of floating paradise deep in the heart of the jungle a delicious dinner is followed by a presentation of traditional mon dance day 3 river kwai enjoy a jungle elephant ride and take a relaxing bamboo raft trip down the river kwai back at the rafthouses the afternoon is free to read in the hammock enjoy a herbal massage or visit the nearby lawa cave days 4-5 bangkok take a train ride through magnificent scenery or explore on foot before returning to bangkok in time to check out some local nightlife photography competition 2006 cruising the river kwai jen mackenzie accommodation superior tourist class hotel 2 nts simple bamboo jungle rafts without electricity or hot water 2 nts transport air-conditioned coach minibus longtail boat elephant bamboo raft please note this is a join-in-group tour that may vary from minibus to large coach meals 4 breakfasts 3 lunches 2 dinners budget allow us$30 for meals not included departs daily subject to availability notes round trip airport to hotel transfers are included please advise flight arrival details at least 14 days prior to departure traveller rating 5 out of 5 trip code · raft down the river kwai tar river barge cruise independent 5 days ex bangkok departs every fri subject to availability itinerary day 1 bangkok visit the grand palace home to the sacred emerald buddha take a longtail boat through the city s floating markets or try out your bargaining skills along khao san road days 2-3 rice barge cruise board the thanphysical culture shock atharee and spend two days cruising the chao phraya river this award-winning teak rice barge has ample room on the upper deck to relax and watch the world drift by stop off at temples and markets along the way and explore local villages by bicycle days 4-5 ayuthaya/bangkok in the morning there is the opportunity to give food to the buddhist monks on their morning alms round after arriving in illustrious ayuthaya you might like to visit the local pamok school and a drum-making family before a tour of the city return to the lively capital in the evening accommodation tourist class hotels 2 nts air-conditioned multishare accommodation on converted rice barge with share facilities 2 nts transport minibus rice barge walking bicycle meals 3 breakfasts 3 lunches 2 dinners budget allow us$30 for meals not included departs every fri subject to availability notes round trip airport to hotel transfers are included please advise flight arrival details at least 14 days prior to departure traveller rating 4 out of 5 trip code rice barge thailand angela zuniga · cruise the chao phraya river on a rice barge · cycle through villages taa 39