World Heritage of Thailand

10 DAYS 9 NIGHTS

Thailand has the long history before becoming Kingdome of Thailand. You will visit many integrities of the properties as the ruins of the former Siamese capital is found in the preservation of the ruined or reconstructed state of those physical elements which characterized this once great cities.

DAY 1: BANGKOK

Welcome to Thailand. One of our transfer representatives will collect you from the airport and take you to your hotel. After settling into your room, your journey begins with an important meeting at 6 pm. Please meet with our tour guide at the reception area of the hotel. Start to explore the City of Angel by car/van and tuk-tuks stop at China Town, one of the night street food in Bangkok and traditional Chinese architecture. Drive along the road around Rattanakosin Island (Ratchadamnoen Road). Tonight, you will enjoy a welcome dinner at a great restaurant.

Overnight at Century Park Hotel or similar

DAY 2: BANGKOK – KANCHANABURI

Breakfast will be served at the hotel. Enjoy a day of sightseeing and activities in lively Bangkok. Visit Wat Po, a larger-than-life temple complex in the city. This is the home of the Temple of the Reclining Buddha. Wat Pho is among the six officially recognized highest caliber temples in Thailand, and it’s certainly one of the most impressive.

Also visit the majestic Grand Palace, which has been the official residence of the kings since the 1700s, Lunch will be served at local restaurant. Then, continue to Kanchanaburi stop en-route at Wat Tham Sua, the temple features an impressive Buddha statue and chedi on the top of a hill. The Buddha statue, seated in the posture of giving blessings, is covered with gold mosaic and protected by an unusual shell-like structure.

The huge chedi, 69 meters high and 29 meters wide, is hollow. A staircase inside the building leads up to the top. Each level has rows of Buddha statues and multiple windows from which photos can be taken of the statue below set against a backdrop of rice paddies and mountains. There are also footprints of the Buddha and an ancient pond on the hill. Behind the chedi is the Chinese pagoda of the adjacent Wat Tham Khao Noi. Check in at the hotel.

Overnight at Felix River Kwai Resort or similar

DAY 3: KANCHANABURI

After breakfast at the hotel, pick up from your hotel to visit JEATH Museum and the famous bridge “River Kwai Bridge” and the beginning of the “Death Railway”. Take a train on the death railway along with the scenic view of Kwai River. Lunch will be served at local restaurant.

Transfer to visit the Hellfire Pass walking trail and its memorial museum. The construction of the Hellfire Pass during the Second World War was a tragedy. Thousands of allied prisoners of war were forced to work long hours and under the most hellish conditions. The excavation of cutting was 75- meter-long and 25 meters deep. Back at the hotel.

Overnight at Felix River Kwai Resort or similar

DAY 4: KANCHANABURI – AYUTTHAYA

After breakfast and check out, we will be on road to Ayutthaya. In 1991, part of Ayutthaya Historical Park has declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site under criteria III as an excellent witness to the period of development of a true national Thai art. The inscribed area covered only 289 ha of the central and southwestern parts of Ayutthaya Island; as a result, only certain groups of historical sites are under UNESCO protection.

We will visit Mahathat temple, Phra Sri Sanphet temple, and Wiharn Phra Mongkhon Bopit. Lunch will be served at local restaurant. Then check in at the hotel. Late afternoon, drive to visit Ayutthaya night market. There are a variety of goods and foods on street. You will learn how’s the Thai way of life and enjoy food on your own.

Overnight at Kantary Hotel Ayutthaya or similar

DAY 5: AYUTTHAYA – SUKHOTHAI

Breakfast is at the hotel. Depart from Ayutthaya stop en-route at Phra Prang Sam Yot. The ‘Temple of Three Prangs’ is regarded as Lopburi’s chief landmark. Built as a Hindu monument, the prangs of the laterite-sandstone structure are said to represent the trinity of Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva.

During the reign of King Narai, it was converted to a Buddhist temple and some ruined Lopburi period Buddhas remain as evidence of this. Visit King Narai’s Palace, officially named Phra Narai Ratchaniwet is the former Palace of Ayutthaya King Narai. The ruins of the Palace, locally known as Wang Narai are located in the old center of Lopburi town. Lunch will be served at local restaurant.

Continue to Sukhothai via, visit Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat, known among the locals as “Wat Yai”, was founded in 1357. The temple is very famous because of its golden Buddha image called Phra Phuttha Chinnarat, which is considered by some Thais to be the most beautiful Buddha image in the country. Arrive Sukhothai and check in at the hotel.

Overnight at Sukhothai Heritage or similar

DAY 6: SUKHOTHAI

After breakfast, visit Sukhothai Historical Park, the city walls form a rectangle about 2 km east-west by 1.6 km north-south. There are 193 ruins on 70 square kilometers of land. There is a gate in the center of each wall. Inside are the remains of the royal palace and twenty-six temples, the largest being Wat Mahathat. The park is maintained by the Fine Arts Department of Thailand with help from UNESCO, which has declared it a World Heritage Site.

Each year, the park welcomes thousands of visitors who marvel at the ancient Buddha figures, palace buildings and ruined temples. The park is easily toured by bicycle (option by own expenses) or even on foot. Lunch will be served at local restaurant.

Overnight at Sukhothai Heritage or similar

DAY 7: SUKHOTHAI – CHIANG MAI

After breakfast and check out from the hotel. Continue to drive up north to visit the ancient city of Si Satchanalai. Located in the village of Phra Prang. Si Satchanalai, formerly known as “the town”, changed its name.”Si Satchanalai” during the reign of the royal throne to the throne of Sukhothai. And a new city was built as the center of the city. Within the park Amazing with all the ancient sites and artifacts, 215 of them and 204 discoveries. Each of them has the value of the ancient past. Drive to Chiang Mai for checking in at hotel.

Lunch at en-route. On the way, we stop to visit Wat Phra That Lampang Luang, a paradigm of temple building of Lanna. The temple itself is prominently sited on a hillock surrounded by walls. The temple also has a large collection of ancient wooden utensils.

Then take a horse carriage. A memorable and romantic experience, typical of Lampang, which is the only Thai city where horse-drawn carriages are still in use. Continue to Chiang Mai and check in at the hotel.

Overnight at Empress Hotel or similar

DAY 8: CHIANG MAI

After breakfast at the hotel, travel to the Elephant Nature Park. Spend time at this important institution, learning about the various projects dedicated to rehabilitating and protecting elephants and other animals. There are many viewing platforms around the park that will get you up close with these wonderful creatures and you can even help out with feeding them. Speaking of food, a banquet-style lunch will also be included with the visit.

Spend most of the day at the park then travel to Chiang Mai, freshen up at the hotel then head out for a street food tour in the evening. Hidden down the back alleys of the city’s old town district you will sample dishes like Khao Man Gai and Khao Kha moo from many local shops unknown to the tourist’s eye.

Chat with street food vendors who have been serving the same dishes for more than 20 years and understand the influences that Isan and Shan’s cultures have had on the Northern Thailand’s culinary scene. Your local guide will also suggest many other places you can eat during your time in Chiang Mai.

Overnight at Empress Hotel or similar

DAY 9: CHIANG MAI

Breakfast will be served at hotel. Today we will visit Wat Phra That Doi Suthep the landmark of Chiang Mai. From the temple, impressive views of downtown Chiang Mai can be seen. Continue to visit Wat Chedi Luang. The construction of the temple started in the 14th century. In the early 1990s, the chedi was reconstructed, financed by UNESCO and the Japanese government.

However, the result is somewhat controversial, as some claim the new elements are in Central Thai style, not Lanna style. For the 600th anniversary of the chedi in 1995, a copy of the Emerald Buddha made from black jade was placed in the reconstructed eastern niche. The icon is named official Phra Phut Chaloem Sirirat but is commonly known as Phra Yok. Then, drive to visit Wat Phra Singh.

Wat Phra Singh is located in the western part of the old city centre of Chiang Mai, which is contained within the city walls and moat. The main entrance is guarded by Singhs (lions). Lunch will be served at local restaurant. Drive back to the hotel. Time will be at leisure until late afternoon, pick you up to Khum Kan Tok for dinner.

Experience Lanna dining with “Khantoke” or “Toke”, around rattan tray, serving various kinds of authentic northern Thai dishes and national Thai food. As you enjoy the tasty food, you will be entertained by spectacular and fabulous classical dances from northern Thailand and from around the nation.

Overnight at Empress Hotel or similar

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This destination experience is offered with your choice of either quality 4-star or carefully selected 5-star hotels for the majority of the itinerary. In some locations best available may be used, but this will be highlighted in your personal proposal.

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