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6-Day Discover-Along Journey to Northern Thailand

Thailand has long been the known for its superb destinations that fulfills wide ranges of special interests. Yet there are gorgeous destinations that remains unbeaten and serve only to real explorers. This 6-day tour bring forth both shining and hidden gems of religious, nature, and historical landmarks that Thailand has to offer. Your exploration begins on water, where you will board a rice barge and discover the local life along Nakhon Chaisri River before arriving at Ayutthaya, the ancient city once prospered as the capital city of the Siam Kingdom. Visiting the Glass Temple in Uthai Thani will leave you in awe with its bright and shining hall of crystal. More than just beautiful temples, the province centered in the small town with river-side market offering local products and delicacies. Finishing your day with delicious dinner at Country Lake Nature Lodge where we overnight.(-/-/D, Country Lake Nature Lodge) After a nice walk around the resort admiring nature and learning about organic plantation, we commence another day full of great impression. Still in Uthai Thani, we travel back through time at the valley filled with the reminiscent of Jurassic period. We journey further northwards to the famous ancient city of Sukhothai where we overnight. Numerous historical sites and temple ruins tell tales and truth of Thailand old civilization. (B/L/-, Le Charme Hotel) Full of energy after a good night's sleep, we head to Phrae which locate the Temple that boast the beautiful northern style building, a teakwood museum before taking off on your long journey to Chiang Rai via Phayao where we make a short stop at a serene lake. A great day ends with the magnificent White Temple visit, Wat Rong Khun, designed to imitate the heaven on human ground. (B/L/-, Phuwadol Resort) Golden Triangle is said to be the bucket list of most travelers. Without delay, we make our way towards the significant intersection of the three borders with a visit to the ancient city of Chiang Saen and not leaving out the Opium museum. Our journey ends at the top of mountain in Chiang Mai. A visit to Doi Suthep, the temple atop the mountain with the panoramic view of the Rose of the North. Rest after a long day or choose to go for traditional Khantoke dinner with additional fees. (B/L/-, Lotus Pang Suan Kaew or Park Hotel) Elephant Experience has to be in the bucket list of Chiang Mai travelers. Meet this wild creatures seeing them working at Mae Sa Elephant Camp before a stop at the Orchid Farm. Visiting the center of handicraft masters and watching them craft amazing handwork in the form of umbrellas mark the end of our tour.(B/L/-, Lotus Pang Suan Kaew or Park Hotel) The morning after a full rest at the hotel, transfer to the airport for your flight or stay and explore more of the north!(B/-/-)

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3-Day Nan Loop Motorcycle Tour from Chiang Mai

Ride the famous highway No. 1148, ranked as one of the top 10 best riding roads all over the world. This amazing motorcycle road takes us through fabulous mountain scenery to Nan. Ride along the unique panorama of the border between Laos and Thailand. Cross the Sirikit dam reservoir on a wooden ferry and visit the World´s first Elephant hospital in Lamphang. A Real Motorcycle Tour for Real Riders! Early morning meet and greet at your accommodation in Chiang Mai. We will provide the tour briefing, and then your riding gear and bike. We will inform you briefly of local history, geography and acknowledge any personal requirements. Lastly we have a general Q&A opportunity for any concerns you might have related to the tour.Day 1. Chiang Mai – Nan (232miles or 373 kms.)Familiarize yourself with the bike while heading north of Chiang Mai. You will ride on the windy mountain road to Than Tong waterfall and Mae Kachan hot spring. Continue on true bikers paradise roads until you reach Phayao. Overview from top of the hill Phayao lake (Kwan Phayao) one of the largest lakes in Northern Thailand. Lunch is served at a local restaurant. Ride the exhilarating, mountainous highway No. 1148 to Nan, ranked in the Top 10 as one of the most fun biking roads to be found anywhere in the world. 120 kms. of up and down curves through the impressive mountains providing you with pure riding pleasure. Visit Wat Phra That Khao Noi (Nan hilltop scenic temple) before relaxing in your lovely accommodation and jump in the swimming pool.Day 2. Nan – Phrae (175miles or 281 kms.)After breakfast, we leave Nan riding through winding mountainous roads. We then take the motorbikes on a wooden ferry across the Sirikit Dam reservoir. Sirikit Dam is the largest earth dam in Thailand. It´s used for irrigation, fisheries, flood control and as well as hydro-electric power generation. Lunch is served at Sirikit Dam. Then we continue on the highway passing through rice fields until we reach charming Phrae. It is a small city near Lampang and a few kilometers away from Denchai. Very few tourists come here to visit the area, but Phrae city and its surroundings worth to come. If you want to see authentic Thailand, the one not many tourists see, you definitely have to come here. Later you enjoy the beautiful accommodation with swimming pool.Day 3. Phrae – Chiang Mai (130miles or 208 kms.)After breakfast, we leave Phrae cruising along rice fields to Den Chai. Then riding through winding mountainous roads to Lampang. Lunch is served at a local restaurant. Visit the Thai elephant conservation center and world´s first elephant hospital. Continue riding, passing through national parks and farming areas. Visit local market, stopping for refreshment, before heading back to Chiang Mai.