ChiangMai 4 & Chiang Rai 2
Day 1: Arrive ChiangMai
Upon arrival at Chiang Mai airport you will be transferred to the hotel. Check in and relax. The ‘culture capital’
of Thailand is a charming and laidback 700-year-old town famous for sightseeing, trekking, soft adventure,
shopping, spas and mountain resorts. It’s no wonder Chiang Mai was runner-up favorite city in the 2010 Travel
and leisure readers’ poll. Overnight stay at your hotel in ChiangMai.
“If you haven’t seen the view from Doi Suthep, you haven't been to Chiang Mai." This regal mountain overlooks
the city from the northwest, providing commanding views from its summit. Aside from its dominating presence
on the horizon, Doi Suthep is the home of some of the most deeply loved symbols in the Kingdom.
Day 2: Chiang Mai: City Tour & Khantoke Dinner
Today after breakfast, start with a tour of the city. Chiang Mai has become an increasingly modern city and is
attracting visitors from all across the globe. In the city tour visit is made to Wat Suan Dok temple built by King
Kuna, Chiang Man temple, the oldest temple in Chiang Mai, built by King Meng. Drive around the old City to see
the City Moat and Ruined City Gate. Continue to visit the largest central market,Worora Market. In the evening,
enjoy the Khantoke Dinner, which is the traditional northern Thai (Lanna) formof dining. The food is served on
a wooden pedestal tray, called Khantoke. The diners sit on the floor around the Khantoke, supported by
triangular cushions. The dishes are all northern Thai delicacies. While guest enjoy the meal there are usually
performances of traditional northern Thai (Lanna dances and music). Additionally there are also hill tribe
shows. Overnight stay at your hotel in ChiangMai.
Day 3: Chiang Mai: Elephant Riding and Bamboo Rafting
Post breakfast; proceed for the tour of this beautiful place. This trip is good for the one who does not have
enough time to touch the really vast and dense jungle atmosphere which is 56 Km North of Chiang Mai. See
elephant shows, take time for riding on the elephant for 1 hour through the jungle. Continue by Oxcart for 15
mins. Return back to the camp for Lunch, before continuing the trip by Bamboo Rafting along Mae Taeng River.
For 1 hour visit is made to the Orchid Nursery and Butterfly Farm before returning back to Chiang Mai.
Overnight stay at your hotel in Chiang Mai.
Day 4: Chiang Mai: Doi Inthanon
Start the day with breakfast at the hotel, after which you visit the Doi Inthanon, which is Thailand’s highest
mountain (2565 meters above sea level), offers beautiful scenery, evergreen mountain forests, and impressive
waterfalls. On this tour stops are made at the summit, containing the shrine of Chao Inthawitchayanon, the
former prince of Chiang Mai. A short trek along Michael’s Trail offers a beautiful and unforgettable experience.
The next visit is the great twin royal pagodas, which were built for the highness Majesties of the King and the
Queen. The place provides a marvellous view of surrounding. Overnight stay at your hotel in ChiangMai.
Day 5: Chiang Mai - Chiang Rai: Golden Triangle
After breakfast, check out of the hotel. The Golden Triangle is where the borders of three countries Thailand,
Laos, and Myanmar are met; here you get to see the Thailand-Myanmar border and the northernmost point of
Thailand. Drive through scenery from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai [200 kms. away] by road along picturesque
scenic routes pass the several beautiful northern mountains and valleys via the Hot Spring at Mae Ka Chan
district and Chiang Rai to visit Wat Rong Khun, the unique northern Art temple. Drive on to visit archeological
remains at Chiang Sean city, the first capital city of the northern Thailand. In the afternoon visit the most
famous Golden Triangle, see the panoramic view of Mekong River, Opium Museum and experiences with Boat
trip along the Mae Khong River, make a stop at Don Sao Village, Laos. The trip continues to Mae Sai, the
Thailand-Myanmar border and the northernmost point of Thailand. Enjoy shopping the Myanmar products at
the localmarket before transfer back to Chiang Rai. Overnight stay at your hotel in Chiang Rai.
Day 6: Chiang Rai: City Tour
The quieter neighbor of Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai is a land of outstanding natural beauty, where visitors looking
to avoid the hordes can visit remote hill tribes, spot exotic wildlife, and check out the golden triangle, the
former center of the world’s opium trade. After breakfast, proceed to visit the city tour. Visit the Yao and Akha
Hill tribe villages, Mai Sa. Visit archeological remains at “Chiang Saen” the first capital of Northern Thailand
before returning back to Chiang Rai. Overnight stay at your hotel in Chiang Rai.
Day 7: Depart Chiang Rai
Breakfast and transfer to the airport for your flight to onwards destination or back to India with memories
which will last for a life time.
* The above itinerary is tentative and subjected to change without prior notice
04 Night’s Accommodation in Chiang Mai
02 Night’s Accommodation in Chiang Rai
Daily Breakfast except on Day 01
Chiang Mai City Tour
Elephant Riding and Bamboo Rafting
Doi Inthanon Peak Tour
Golden Triangle Tour
Chiang Rai City Tour
Transfers from Chiang Mai Airport – Chiang Mai Hotel – Chiang Rai Hotel – Chiang Rai Airport
All Tours & Transfers on Seat in Coach basis
Porterage and Gratuities
Airfare, Visa and Travel Insurance