One Week in Northern Thailand

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This deal expires on the 29th Jul 2019

    Availability

    From 01/09/2019 to 03/01/2021

    Departure dates & prices

    Dates Availability Price
    • Sep Sun 01 2019 to Sep Sun 08 2019
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      $649*
    • Sep Sun 15 2019 to Sep Sun 22 2019
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      $865*
    • Nov Sun 03 2019 to Nov Sun 10 2019
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      $905*
    • Nov Sun 17 2019 to Nov Sun 24 2019
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      $935*
    • Nov Sun 24 2019 to Dec Sun 01 2019
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      $940*
    • Dec Sun 22 2019 to Dec Sun 29 2019
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      $940*
    • Dec Sun 29 2019 to Jan Sun 05 2020
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      $955*
    • Jan Fri 03 2020 to Jan Fri 10 2020
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      $940*
    • Jan Sun 05 2020 to Jan Sun 12 2020
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      $940*
    • Jan Sun 19 2020 to Jan Sun 26 2020
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      $940*
    • Feb Sun 02 2020 to Feb Sun 09 2020
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      $940*
    • Feb Sun 16 2020 to Feb Sun 23 2020
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      $905*
    • Mar Sun 01 2020 to Mar Sun 08 2020
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      $905*
    • Mar Sun 15 2020 to Mar Sun 22 2020
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      $905*
    • Apr Sun 05 2020 to Apr Sun 12 2020
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      $905*
    • Apr Sun 26 2020 to May Sun 03 2020
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      $870*
    • May Sun 10 2020 to May Sun 17 2020
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      $870*
    • May Sun 24 2020 to May Sun 31 2020
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      $870*
    • Jun Sun 07 2020 to Jun Sun 14 2020
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      $870*
    • Jun Sun 28 2020 to Jul Sun 05 2020
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      $870*
    • Jul Sun 12 2020 to Jul Sun 19 2020
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      $783*

    What's included

    Dumbo isn't the only elephant that needs saving.
    Travel by private mini van (not in the trunk) to the Friends of the Asian Elephant Hospital and witness the awesome work these guys do on a daily basis.
    Bike? Check.
    Shades? Check.
    Wind in your hair? Check.
    Sukhothai's Historical Park is the kind of dreamscape you don't have to wake up from.
    Unless the park closes that is.
    Swing 'til your winning and zip through the canopies at Flight of the Gibbon, an optional activity that will get your heart racing.
    This is just another brilliant excuse to act like a cheeky little monkey.
    Feel like one of the locals on an overnight train from Chiang Mai to Bangkok.
    Grab some snacks from the on-board vendors, utilise your phrase book and embrace this unique journey.
    Breakfasts Included: 2.
    Guesthouse (3 nights),Hotel (3 nights),Overnight sleeper train (1 night).
    Public bus,Bicycle,Private vehicle,Overnight sleeper train,Songthaew,Tuk-tuk.
    Age: min 18, max 29.
    Group Size: 1 - 16.
    Sukhothai - Historical Park bike tour.
    Lampang - Friends of the Asian Elephant.
    Chiang Rai - Wat Rong Kun (White Temple).
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    Itinerary

    • Day 1 - Bangkok Welcome to Bangkok, Thailand. Once you’ve hit Khao San Road, you’re officially on holiday. There’s a welcome meeting at around 6 pm tonight. Please look for a note in the hotel lobby or ask the hotel reception where it will take place. If you're going to be late, please inform the hotel reception. We'll be collecting your insurance details and next of kin information at this meeting, so please ensure you have all these details to provide to your leader. If you can't arrange a flight that will arrive in time, you may wish to arrive a day early so you're able to attend. We'll be happy to book additional accommodation for you (subject to availability). If you arrive early perhaps take a riverboat to Chinatown and explore the crowded streets, or head to the magnificent Grand Palace. Our pick for cocktails is Bed Supper Club or Vertigo. Ask your guide for directions or grab your new travel mates and attempt to navigate the Skytrain.
    • Day 2 - Sukhothai Take a six-hour local bus to Sukhothai, AKA the ‘dawn of happiness’. That sounds like a pretty swell place to spend a day, right? Pick yourself up a pushy, and head out on a guided cycle tour of Sukhothai’s Historical Park and World Heritage-listed ancient city. Roll your bike around the temples and other archaeological relics within the area. Apparently riding a bike helps build new brain cells in the hippocampus – the bit of your brain responsible for memory. This is great, cos now you won’t forget all the gorgeous temples you cycle past today.
    • Day 3 - Chiang Mai Rise and shine for a five-hour private minivan drive to hillside Chiang Mai. Stop in at the Friends of the Asian Elephant Hospital in Lampang to meet some big-footed friends being nursed back to good health. Arrive in Chiang Mai in the late afternoon. With over 120 temples in the city centre alone, you can easily while away a few hours doing a temple run. On the other hand, if you’re all templed out, perhaps indulge in a Thai massage or hit up the Night Bazaar and get haggling.
    • Day 4 - Chiang Mai Today you're free as a bird, maybe get flying on the Flight of the Gibbon and negotiate the zipline and canopy course within the treetops. Or take an optional excursion to the temple at the top of Doi Suthep, which offers fantastic views over the city. Perhaps spoil yourself with a traditional Thai massage or try your hand at a local cooking class. It's totally up to you.
    • Day 5 - Doi Mae Salong Doi Mae Salong is a seriously good-looking tea plantation way up in the hills of the Golden Triangle. Not only are the views incredible, you’ll also get to meet some seriously lovely hill-tribe villagers as you wander. Today travel by public bus and minivan to Doi Mae Salong via Mae Chan (approximately five hours in total). It's the perfect place to relax and kick back for the day. Make sure you enjoy a cup of tea in a traditional Chinese teahouse overlooking the mountains. Check out the interesting market, which is full of produce and crafts made by hill tribe people. For something a little more adventurous, why not climb up the 719 steps to see the town’s Buddhist temple?
    • Day 6 - Chiang Rai While the Golden Triangle may have gained a little unwanted notoriety in the 1920s for its opium trade, today it remains a lush, mountainous, traditional intersection of Northern Thailand, Laos and Burma. In the morning take a three-hour ride in a minivan to this famous border. Pay a visit to the House of Opium Museum for a deeper insight into this area's problematic past. Continue your travels for around two hours to Chiang Rai, where you’ll stay the night. Perhaps head to Chiang Rai's night market, which is a great place to pick up some hill tribe handicrafts. 
    • Day 7 - Chiang Mai/Overnight sleeper train Like your temples creepy and kooky and quirky and weird? Good thing we’re stopping in at the White Temple this morning. Although it can be crowded with tourists, this temple is a modern wonder. In the afternoon, take a three-and-a-half-hour public bus back to Chiang Mai and board an overnight train for Bangkok (approximately 13 hours). Soft sleeper class trains are used for the overnight journey. The compartments are multi-share with air-conditioning and bunk beds that come with sheets and a pillow. Baggage travels in the carriage with you, and there's a food and drink service available on-board.
    • Day 8 - Bangkok Sorry. We’re back in Bangkok and that’s a wrap, folksYour train is scheduled to arrive into Bangkok early this morning. Transfer back to the hotel where the trip started. As there are no more activities planned for today, you’re free to depart at any time. If you’re booking flights or any other form of transport out of Bangkok today, please keep in mind that train delays are frequent. We suggest not booking a flight earlier than 2 pm. No accommodation is included in Bangkok at the end of our tour, but there are shared day rooms available for use until midday. If you require any additional accommodation (subject to availability), please let us know at least 15 days before the trip.
    • The following product terms and conditions apply in addition to our Booking Terms and Conditions (available on our website) and terms and conditions of the relevant travel service provider.
    • Prices quoted valid for sale until 29 July 2019 for travel during the period specified (if applicable) unless otherwise stated or sold out prior.
    • All prices are per person (unless otherwise stated), subject to availability and may be withdrawn or varied without notice. Accommodation (if included) is based on twin share unless otherwise stated.
    • Advertised price includes bonus nights and/or stated saving (if applicable).
    • Additional supplier conditions and travel restrictions may apply. Please enquire for further details.
    • Airfare (including internal flights) is not included unless otherwise stated and, if included, is economy class unless otherwise stated.
    • Components of the total price including local payments, "resort fees", "national park fees", "trip kitties" and food funds (if applicable) may be payable direct to the supplier on arrival or to your travel consultant prior to your departure. Where applicable, these payments are included in the total price quoted.
    • Gratuities are not included unless otherwise stated.
    • Prices shown are fully inclusive of taxes, levies and government charges current at the time of publication.
    • Additional levies, government charges & other applicable fees, including additional taxes, surcharges and visa fees specific to your departure date or flight routing, may apply and are beyond our control.
    • Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply depending on date of travel.
    • Prices shown are for payments made by cash in store or by BPAY.
    • Payments made in store by credit card will incur a surcharge (see Booking Terms and Conditions for further details).
    • These prices are a guide to the best price and are subject to change without notice, due to matters outside our control, such as adverse currency fluctuations, fuel surcharges, taxes and airfare increases. Please enquire for further details..

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