Real Food Adventure - Thailand

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Real Food Adventure - Thailand information and booking

from
$670
  • Duration
    5
    days
  • Physical rating
    4
  • Culture Shock
    6
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Schedule Details

Departs from
Bangkok
Accommodation
Homestay, Hotel, Overnight sleeper train
Group Size
Maximum of 12 travellers per group
Transportation
Private minibus, Songthaew, Tuk-Tuk
Important Notes
1. A single supplement is available on this trip. See under the Single Traveller section of your Trip Notes for more information. 2. For 2015 this trip will increase to 8 days and include stops in Ayutthaya and Kanchanaburi. The trip will commence on a Saturday.

Highlights

Restaurant-hop on the delicious streets of Bangkok, Drift among the stalls at the Tha Kha Floating Markets, Jump out of the way when the train passes through the unique Mae Glong Railway Market, Cook up a Khantohk feast during a remarkable Chiang Mai homestay, Enjoy a mini masterclass on Chiang Mai’s most famous dish, the mouth-watering khao soi , Perhaps climb up Doi Suthep to enjoy the views over Chiang Mai, Offer alms to the monks at Ton Payom Market

Tour description provided by Intrepid

An adventure in flavour, experience the fresh aromas and heavenly spices that make Thai food a worldwide phenomenon. Explore bustling markets spread out over land and water, and taste exotic fruits and aromatic dishes whipped up in front of your eyes. Learn the trick behind making palm sugar, experience the thrill of a passing train in the Mae Glong railway market, slurp noodles alongside the locals in Bangkok, enjoy home cooking while staying with a family in Chiang Mai, cook up a Khantohk feast and tour all the must-see sights of Thailand in one incredible culinary journey through one of South-East Asia’s most seductive food cultures.

Itinerary

Days 1-2 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.
Day 3 Chiang Mai
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.
Day 4 Homestay
Our fascinating homestay is hosted by some long-time Intrepid friends in a small Thai village. Enjoy a delicious Khantohk dinner while being entertained by traditional Thai music and dance.
Day 5 Chiang Mai
Chow down on delicious sticky rice before saying farewell to Aoi and returning to Chiang Mai where the journey ends.