Explore Northern Thailand

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Schedule Details

Departs from
Homestay, Hotel, Overnight sleeper train, Resort
Group Size
Maximum of 12 travellers per group
Overnight sleeper train, Taxi
Important Notes
1. This trip finishes on Day 8 in Bangkok at 12pm midday. 2. A single supplement is available on this trip. See under the Single Traveller section of your Trip Notes for more information.


Soak up the dynamic vibe of Bangkok city, Try fried bugs at the Sukhothai night market, Get up close to the elephants at the Friends of the Asian Elephant Hospital in Lampang., Enjoy a traditional khantohk dinner , Discover adventure and relaxation in Chiang Mai, Travel from Chiang Mai to Bangkok on an overnight train

Tour description provided by Intrepid

Northern Thailand is a treasure-trove filled with glittering temples, ancient ruins, exotic markets and sumptuous foods. Explore the capital of Siam's golden age at Sukhothai, visit the bustling markets of Chiang Mai, stay at a special homestay with local friends and enjoy a traditional khantohk dinner - there's so much to discover on this tour through Thailand's northern kingdom.


Day 1 Bangkok
Loud, bright, chaotic and delightful, Bangkok is a city of modern excesses intermingled with simple traditions, all wrapped up in the famous smiles of the locals.
Days 2-3 Sukhothai
With some of the most impressive ruins in Thailand, Sukhothai is a friendly town with a wealth of fabulous sights to see.
Day 4 Homestay
Awash with stunning temples, fabulous markets and a lively city centre, charming Chiang Mai is rich in culture and the gateway to the northern hilltribes.
Days 5-7 Chiang Mai
Rise early to offer alms to the monks before travelling to Chiang Mai, via relaxing thermal hot springs. Situated at the crossroads of one of South East Asia's most important trade routes, Thailand's northern capital is a legendary centre of ancient culture, adventure, relaxation and shopping. Bike between gold-gilded temples, enjoy a cooking class, take a river tour aboard a bamboo raft or hone haggling skills at the markets.
Day 8 Bangkok
Bangkok is more than just colourful city streets, khlongs (canals) weave their way through suburbs, forest parks green up the city and Buddhist temples help bring serenity.