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Visit Bangkok's hightlights the Grand Palace, Wat Pho and Wat Ben. Discover the Bang Pa-In summer palace, the ruins of Ayutthaya and Phra Nakorn Khiri (the hilltop summer palace)Explore the River Kwai, the wooden bridge, hellfire pass and ride a train along the death railway. glaze . Stay overnight on a traditional floating hut, shop at the Maeklong train market and Damnoen Saduak floating market and relax on Hua hin beach
ItineraryDay 1: Arrival day in BangkokStop At: Suvarnabhumi Airport Taxi, Bang Phli, Samut Prakan ProvinceArrive in Bangkok and transfer to your hotel. After check in free time to relax or explore the area on your own.Duration: 30 minutesNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight at a 3-star hotelDay 2: Bangkok landmark and City tourStop At: The Grand Palace, BangkokVisit the holiest sites and Bangko's landmark, some of Thailand’s finest architecture and decorations..Grand palaceGrand Palace and temple of the Emerald Buddha, considered to be the holiest Buddha image and the buildings to showcase Thailand’s best architectural design.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho), BangkokWat PhoWat Pho, temple of the reclining Buddha found by King Rama I in 1788. This is the biggest temple in Bangkok with also the largest reclining Buddha in Bangkok, measuring 15 meters high and 46 meters long.Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Wat Benchamabophit (The Marble Temple), BangkokWat BenWat Benchamabophit Dusitvanaram, a temple rebuilt by King Chulalongkorn (Rama V) in 1899 with Italian marble ‘carrara’. The name indicates ‘the monastery of the 5th King’.Duration: 30 minutesMeals included: • Lunch • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight at a 3-star hotelDay 3: Bang Pa-In summer palace and Ayutthaya ancient ruinStop At: Bang Pa In Palace, Bang Pa-in, Ayutthaya ProvinceBang Pa-In Summer palaceThe Bang Pa-In Royal palace was originally a village, only later converted into a palace. It is known for its beautiful gardens and scenery and was constructed by King Prasat Thong in 1632. King Mongkut (Rama IV) and King Chulalongkorn (Rama V) extended the site between 1872 and 1889. Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Historic City of Ayutthaya, Ayutthaya, Ayutthaya ProvinceAyutthaya, founded in 1350 and located a little north of Bangkok, was the ancient Thai capital. In 1767, after ruling for 417 years, the city fell to Burmese invasion. It has been enlisted as world heritage since 1991. Wat Pra Sri Sanphet used to be the king’s palace and state temple. It once had a golden Buddha but when the Burmese invaded and burned down the city, it was melted into nuggets to take back to Burma. Wat Yai Chaimongkol has a 67 meter high pagoda which is the tallest in Ayutthaya. It was built to announce Ayutthaya’s regained independence after the Burmese were defeated by prince Naresuan’s army. Wat Mahathat has the biggest pagoda foundation in Ayutthaya and used to house Buddha relics which are now kept in Bangkok. You can find a Buddha head embedded in the Bodhi tree in this temple.Wat Chaiwatthanaram, built in early 17th century and burial site for Thai ‘Romeo and Juliet’ Wat Lokaya Sutha is a massive temple ruin stemming from the late Ayutthaya period with a prang build in Khmer-style. The reclining Buddha image is 37 meters long and 8 meters high and lays on the temple ground. The vertical arm is a characteristic of reclining Buddha images made in the Middle Ayutthaya period.Duration: 3 hoursMeals included: • Lunch • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight at a 3-star hotelDay 4: Kanchanaburi Province (River Kwai)Stop At: Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Kanchanaburi, Kanchanaburi ProvinceDiscover the Allied war cemetery, the WWII museum, the Bridge over the River Kwai and the wooden bridge. Go easy hiking at hellfire pass memorial and for a train ride along the death railway. Stay overnight on a raft house on the river Kwai. Kanchanaburi, The River KwaiThe River Kwai flows through Kanchanaburi and relates to the ‘death railway’, built by Japanese captivated prisoners of war during the second world war. After conquering in Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia the Japanese brought in 140 000 Prisoners of War and over 200 000 forced laborers to complete a 415 km railroad. Many prisoners died building this railroad before the end of the war. Allied war cemeteryThe Allied War Cemetery serves as a memorial to 6982 allied prisoners of war (POWs). These prisoners lost their lives while constructing the death railway and their remains were moved post-war to what is now the allied war cemetery.Duration: 1 hourStop At: The Thailand-Burma Railway Centre, Kanchanaburi, Kanchanaburi ProvinceThailand Burma railway centerThe Thailand–Burma Railway Center is a museum where information and research is dedicated to the history of the Thailand– Burma Railway. It was built during WWII by prisoners of war captured by the JapaneseDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Bridge Over the River Kwai, Kanchanaburi, Kanchanaburi ProvinceThe Bridge over the river kwaithe Bridge over the River Kwai is part of the death railway, built by prisoners of war in WWII, and famous from the 1957 movie ‘Bridge on the River Kwai’.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: River Kwai, Kanchanaburi, Kanchanaburi ProvinceTrain along the death railwayTrain ride along the historical Thai- Burmese railway. Due to the high number of fatalities while constructing it during WWII, it later became known as the ‘death railway’.Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • Lunch • BreakfastAccommodation included: Tonight sleep in a raft-house, a traditional floating hut located on the River Kwai Day 5: Train market, Floating market, Phra Nakorn Khiri and Hua HinStop At: Maeklong Railway Market (Talad Rom Hub), Samut Songkhram, Samut Songkhram ProvinceDiscover the unique Mae klong train market by walking on the tracks and the colorful Damnoen Saduak floating market by long tail boat. Enjoy a local lunch and visit the Phra Nakorn Kiri palace complex situated on a hilltop before continuing to Hua Hin to spend the night there. After our arrival in Hua hin we still have plenty of time to relax on the beach, go for a massage, explore the town or visit the night market. Train marketStarted in 1984 as a local market the Mae Klong train market, or Talat Rom Hoop as it is known among locals, sells seafood, poultry, spices, vegetables and more. The vendors pull their tables to the sides to let the train pass and then returns to business as usual.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Damnoen Saduak Floating Market, Damnoen Saduak, Ratchaburi ProvinceDamnoen saduak floating marketThe Damnoen Saduak floating market is a colorful canal market where boats are filled with fresh, tropical fruits and vegetables that come straight from the farmlands on a daily basis.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Khao Wang (Phra Nakhon Khiri Historical Park), Phetchaburi, Phetchaburi ProvincePhra Nakorn Kiri palace, locally known as Khao Wang and located at Muang Phetchaburi District in Phetchaburi Province. The complex is spread out over three 95-meter high neighboring peaks. The western peak contains the Throne hall, where the king had his personal living quarters, bedroom and dressing room as well as an observatory tower.Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • Lunch • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight at a 3-star hotelDay 6: Hua HinStop At: Hua Hin Beach, Hua Hin, Prachuap Khiri Khan ProvinceOur day to relax and be at leisure or explore Hua Hin.Hua Hin, located on the western side of the Gulf of Thailand and around 200km south of Bangkok, is a favorite beach town among locals as well as tourists. Originally the town was named ‘Samore Riang’ which translates to ‘row of rocks’, referring to the big rocks found in some locations at the water’s edge. Generally speaking the currents are mild and the beaches are wide and long, making it a favorite family destination. At times jellyfish can be a problem but warning signs are placed along the water when they come close to shore. Along the beach are plenty of restaurants to enjoy some food and drinks, deck chairs for rent and options for watersports such as jetskiing, waterskiing, banana boats and kiteboarding. Duration: 2 daysMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight at a 3-star hotelDay 7: Departure dayStop At: Hua Hin Beach, Hua Hin, Prachuap Khiri Khan ProvinceDeparture day and transfer to the airportDuration: 6 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

What’s included

  • 6x Breakfast
  • 4x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 6 nights
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Local guide
  • Bottled water
  • On-tour insurance
  • 6x accommodation
  • Entry/Admission - The Grand Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho)
  • Entry/Admission - Bang Pa In Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Historic City of Ayutthaya
  • Entry/Admission - The Thailand-Burma Railway Centre
  • Entry/Admission - River Kwai
  • Entry/Admission - Maeklong Railway Market (Talad Rom Hub)
  • Entry/Admission - Damnoen Saduak Floating Market
  • Entry/Admission - Khao Wang (Phra Nakhon Khiri Historical Park)

What’s not included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Any other personal expenses
  • Any other costs which are not mentioned in the inclusion list
  • Extra cost due to dietary requirements are for the travelers own expense
  • Entry/Admission - Wat Benchamabophit (The Marble Temple)

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival day in Bangkok Stop At: Suvarnabhumi Airport Taxi, Bang Phli, Samut Prakan Province Arrive in Bangkok and transfer to your hotel. After check in free time to relax or explore the area on your own. Duration: 30 minutes No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: Overnight at a 3-star hotel
Day 2: Bangkok landmark and City tour Stop At: The Grand Palace, Bangkok Visit the holiest sites and Bangko's landmark, some of Thailand’s finest architecture and decorations.. Grand palace Grand Palace and temple of the Emerald Buddha, considered to be the holiest Buddha image and the buildings to showcase Thailand’s best architectural design. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho), Bangkok Wat Pho Wat Pho, temple of the reclining Buddha found by King Rama I in 1788. This is the biggest temple in Bangkok with also the largest reclining Buddha in Bangkok, measuring 15 meters high and 46 meters long. Duration: 45 minutes Stop At: Wat Benchamabophit (The Marble Temple), Bangkok Wat Ben Wat Benchamabophit Dusitvanaram, a temple rebuilt by King Chulalongkorn (Rama V) in 1899 with Italian marble ‘carrara’. The name indicates ‘the monastery of the 5th King’. Duration: 30 minutes Meals included: • Lunch • Breakfast Accommodation included: Overnight at a 3-star hotel
Day 3: Bang Pa-In summer palace and Ayutthaya ancient ruin Stop At: Bang Pa In Palace, Bang Pa-in, Ayutthaya Province Bang Pa-In Summer palace The Bang Pa-In Royal palace was originally a village, only later converted into a palace. It is known for its beautiful gardens and scenery and was constructed by King Prasat Thong in 1632. King Mongkut (Rama IV) and King Chulalongkorn (Rama V) extended the site between 1872 and 1889. Duration: 45 minutes Stop At: Historic City of Ayutthaya, Ayutthaya, Ayutthaya Province Ayutthaya, founded in 1350 and located a little north of Bangkok, was the ancient Thai capital. In 1767, after ruling for 417 years, the city fell to Burmese invasion. It has been enlisted as world heritage since 1991. Wat Pra Sri Sanphet used to be the king’s palace and state temple. It once had a golden Buddha but when the Burmese invaded and burned down the city, it was melted into nuggets to take back to Burma. Wat Yai Chaimongkol has a 67 meter high pagoda which is the tallest in Ayutthaya. It was built to announce Ayutthaya’s regained independence after the Burmese were defeated by prince Naresuan’s army. Wat Mahathat has the biggest pagoda foundation in Ayutthaya and used to house Buddha relics which are now kept in Bangkok. You can find a Buddha head embedded in the Bodhi tree in this temple. Wat Chaiwatthanaram, built in early 17th century and burial site for Thai ‘Romeo and Juliet’ Wat Lokaya Sutha is a massive temple ruin stemming from the late Ayutthaya period with a prang build in Khmer-style. The reclining Buddha image is 37 meters long and 8 meters high and lays on the temple ground. The vertical arm is a characteristic of reclining Buddha images made in the Middle Ayutthaya period. Duration: 3 hours Meals included: • Lunch • Breakfast Accommodation included: Overnight at a 3-star hotel
Day 4: Kanchanaburi Province (River Kwai) Stop At: Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Kanchanaburi, Kanchanaburi Province Discover the Allied war cemetery, the WWII museum, the Bridge over the River Kwai and the wooden bridge. Go easy hiking at hellfire pass memorial and for a train ride along the death railway. Stay overnight on a raft house on the river Kwai. Kanchanaburi, The River Kwai The River Kwai flows through Kanchanaburi and relates to the ‘death railway’, built by Japanese captivated prisoners of war during the second world war. After conquering in Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia the Japanese brought in 140 000 Prisoners of War and over 200 000 forced laborers to complete a 415 km railroad. Many prisoners died building this railroad before the end of the war. Allied war cemetery The Allied War Cemetery serves as a memorial to 6982 allied prisoners of war (POWs). These prisoners lost their lives while constructing the death railway and their remains were moved post-war to what is now the allied war cemetery. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: The Thailand-Burma Railway Centre, Kanchanaburi, Kanchanaburi Province Thailand Burma railway center The Thailand–Burma Railway Center is a museum where information and research is dedicated to the history of the Thailand– Burma Railway. It was built during WWII by prisoners of war captured by the Japanese Duration: 30 minutes Stop At: Bridge Over the River Kwai, Kanchanaburi, Kanchanaburi Province The Bridge over the river kwai the Bridge over the River Kwai is part of the death railway, built by prisoners of war in WWII, and famous from the 1957 movie ‘Bridge on the River Kwai’. Duration: 30 minutes Stop At: River Kwai, Kanchanaburi, Kanchanaburi Province Train along the death railway Train ride along the historical Thai- Burmese railway. Due to the high number of fatalities while constructing it during WWII, it later became known as the ‘death railway’. Duration: 1 hour Meals included: • Lunch • Breakfast Accommodation included: Tonight sleep in a raft-house, a traditional floating hut located on the River Kwai
Day 5: Train market, Floating market, Phra Nakorn Khiri and Hua Hin Stop At: Maeklong Railway Market (Talad Rom Hub), Samut Songkhram, Samut Songkhram Province Discover the unique Mae klong train market by walking on the tracks and the colorful Damnoen Saduak floating market by long tail boat. Enjoy a local lunch and visit the Phra Nakorn Kiri palace complex situated on a hilltop before continuing to Hua Hin to spend the night there. After our arrival in Hua hin we still have plenty of time to relax on the beach, go for a massage, explore the town or visit the night market. Train market Started in 1984 as a local market the Mae Klong train market, or Talat Rom Hoop as it is known among locals, sells seafood, poultry, spices, vegetables and more. The vendors pull their tables to the sides to let the train pass and then returns to business as usual. Duration: 30 minutes Stop At: Damnoen Saduak Floating Market, Damnoen Saduak, Ratchaburi Province Damnoen saduak floating market The Damnoen Saduak floating market is a colorful canal market where boats are filled with fresh, tropical fruits and vegetables that come straight from the farmlands on a daily basis. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Khao Wang (Phra Nakhon Khiri Historical Park), Phetchaburi, Phetchaburi Province Phra Nakorn Kiri palace, locally known as Khao Wang and located at Muang Phetchaburi District in Phetchaburi Province. The complex is spread out over three 95-meter high neighboring peaks. The western peak contains the Throne hall, where the king had his personal living quarters, bedroom and dressing room as well as an observatory tower. Duration: 1 hour Meals included: • Lunch • Breakfast Accommodation included: Overnight at a 3-star hotel
Day 6: Hua Hin Stop At: Hua Hin Beach, Hua Hin, Prachuap Khiri Khan Province Our day to relax and be at leisure or explore Hua Hin. Hua Hin, located on the western side of the Gulf of Thailand and around 200km south of Bangkok, is a favorite beach town among locals as well as tourists. Originally the town was named ‘Samore Riang’ which translates to ‘row of rocks’, referring to the big rocks found in some locations at the water’s edge. Generally speaking the currents are mild and the beaches are wide and long, making it a favorite family destination. At times jellyfish can be a problem but warning signs are placed along the water when they come close to shore. Along the beach are plenty of restaurants to enjoy some food and drinks, deck chairs for rent and options for watersports such as jetskiing, waterskiing, banana boats and kiteboarding. Duration: 2 days Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: Overnight at a 3-star hotel
Day 7: Departure day Stop At: Hua Hin Beach, Hua Hin, Prachuap Khiri Khan Province Departure day and transfer to the airport Duration: 6 hours Meals included: • Breakfast No accommodation included on this day.
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