Bangkok to Chiang Mai Express

Classic, Bangkok to Chiang Mai

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Tour description provided by G Adventures

If you’re short on time but want to see the sights north of Bangkok (and really, who doesn’t?), this is the express trip for you. Take seven days, pack them full of wonderment and reflection in Northern Thailand — Kanchanaburi, Ayutthaya, and Chiang Mai, and plenty of temples, palaces, and small villages to explore — and you’ve got a recipe for one of the most memorable weeks you’ll ever have. Toss in the ease of travel by trains and buses and there’s no way you’ll feel like you’re missing out on anything in this dynamic region.

What’s included

  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your Local Living Moment: Overnight Rafthouse Excursion, Kanchanaburi
  • Wat Pho visit
  • Klong riverboat tour
  • Erawan Falls and Bridge on the River Kwai visit (Kanchanaburi)
  • Thai-Burma Railway Centre and Allied War Cemetery visit
  • Temple ruins tour (Ayutthaya)
  • Doi Suthep temple visit (Chiang Mai)
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Explore magnificent temples and palaces
  • Sleep in a floating rafthouse
  • See the multi-tiered erawan falls
  • Visit the old capital city of ayutthaya
  • Learn about the sombre history of kanchanaburi.

Itinerary

Bangkok Arrive at any time.
Bangkok/Kanchanaburi Enjoy a klong boat tour of Bangkok including a visit to Wat Pho. Travel to Kanchanaburi and head to your floating rafthouse accommodation. Enjoy free time to explore.
Kanchanaburi Enjoy a day of sightseeing at Erawan Falls and the Bridge on the River Kwai.
Kanchanaburi to Ayutthaya Explore the Allied War Cemetery and the Thai-Burmese Railway Centre to learn more about the area's history. Travel to Ayutthaya and visit the historical sites of the old capital city. Opt to visit Chan Kasem National Museum and Chao Sam Phraya Museum.
Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai Spend a full day exploring Ayutthaya before boarding an overnight train to Chiang Mai.
Chiang Mai Arrive in Chiang Mai and explore the city. Visit Doi Suthep in the afternoon.
Chiang Mai Depart at any time.
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