MTHCC5
Golden Triangle 5 days
Overview:
  • Thailand
  • CHIANG RAI - CHIANG MAI
  • USD $1,130
  • DAILY DEPARTURE
  • 5 Days
  • 8
Tour Code: MTHCC5
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Tour Highlights:
Itinerary in Brief:
City Nights Accomodation
Chiang Rai 2 Wiang Inn Hotel 4* or similar
Chiang Mai 2 Monn Phu Phrai Resort Villa or similar
Prices & Dates
TOUR CODE: MTHCC5
Daily Departure
Price USD$ Per Person *
Apr.1, 2018 - Oct. 31,2018 Hotel Twin Share Single Supplement
Superior Wiang Inn Hotel 4* ,Chiang Rai
Monn Phu Phrai Resort Villa ,Chiang Mai
$1130 $ 135
*Prices are based on minimum 2 persons
Prices Include:
  • - Program is based on English speaking guide. - accommodation as mentioned above or equivalent. - meals according to itinerary / Breakfast box in lieu of ABF when early morning flight
Prices Exclude:
  • - visa fees, drinks, personal expenses, travel insurance, international and domestic air ticket.
Remark:
*All prices are per person in USD, based on twin-sharing in double rooms in the default hotel for the listed category. Single supplement will be charged starting from 2 pax up for each pax occupying a single room. *Price are indicated in US dollars per person based on twin room sharing occupancy *All regulations are refer to Tai Pan Tours Terms and Conditions on Tai Pan Tours website. *Join-in transfers and tours (unless specified as private tour) *CAD$ is acceptable base on current exchange rate at (1 USD$ = 1.4 CAD$). *Currency exchange rate are subject to change without prior notice due to fluctuation.
Itinerary
Legend: B=Breakfast / L=Lunch / D=Dinner
D1 Arrival Chiang Rai
Arrive Chiang Rai by morning flight time. Meet with our guide and drive uphill to visit Yao & Akha Hilltribe Villages. Continue driving up Doi Mae Salong to Santi Kiri KMT Yunan Chinese Refugee settlement, with its tea plantations and see also co‐op store where home‐made wines, medical herbs and other locally grown products are sold. Doi Mae Salong enjoys a cool and refreshing climate all year round. Then visit to the Black House Museum, their art gallery contains of the Thai National Visual Art Artist Mr. Thawan Duchanee's works from. On the area of more than 100 rai, there are 25 northern-style building where installs of the local arts from the past to present. Most of the buildings are in black and decorated by woodcut, antler, elephant bones, etc.

Transfer to hotel for check-in.

Overnight in Chiang Rai.

L
D2 Chiang Rai
This morning visit the Golden Triangle (its sights and scenes present images of a traditional way of life unknown in the western world) followed by boat ride on the Mekong River to see activities along the border of Laos. Stop at Don Sao Island on to visit the local market selling local handicrafts.

After lunch at a local restaurant in Golden Triangle area, we drive to Mae Sai which is geographically the most northern town of Thailand on the border to Burma. The two countries are connected by a bridge over the Mae Sai River, which allows lively cross border traffic between the Thais and Burmese.

Return your hotel.

Overnight in Chiang Rai.

B / L
D3 Chiang Rai car Chiang Mai
Visit Wat Rong Khun, also called "The white temple"; inside it contains murals and paintings of the Buddha image and painted enamel ceramic floor. The outside is being created with lime sculpture Thai designs decorated with small pieces of mirror that make the building sparkle and shine under the sunlight.

Drive to Mae Ka Chan, which is famous for its hot springs. Then we continue our trip through scenic hillsides and jungles to Chiang Mai, the "Rose of the North".

Overnight in Chiang Mai.

B / L
D4 Chiang Mai
Visit Thai Elephant Care Centre and interact with elderly elephants. Learn to make grinded grass. Feed elephants with grinded grass. Visit elephant cemetery and area of resting in the night time. Learn to make herb balls. Prepare to bath with elephants. Bath with an elephant, Feed elderly elephants with a basket of banana, and continue to visit large Orchid Nursery. Then, drive up to Doi Suthep to visit Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep (built in A.D. 1384). It is 3,500 feet above sea-level, the most sacred temple in Northern Thailand, containing a holy relic of Lord Buddha, with a challenging flight of over 300 walking steps, flanked by enormous mythological Nagas. A panoramic view of the city can be seen from here. Return to your hotel for farewell dinner.

Overnight in Chiang Mai.

B / L / D
D5 Chiang Mai Departure
Early Morning (06.00AM) Observe Alms Giving to the Monks at temple nearby hotel area, Each morning at dawn the faithful wait and place rice curries or fruit in the monk's black alms bowls (bahts). This rite provides the monks their only source of food and the lay people gain merit to ensure a better incarnation in the next life. Alms giving is a Thai tradition which has been handed down through Buddhist tradition for thousands of years. Alms giving is as act of generosity which is easily performed and which frees the mind of stinginess greed and selfishness. The giver receives happiness and joy from being the one who gives. Shortly after observing alms giving at a local temple then return back to the hotel for breakfast.

Check out and transfer to Chiang Mai airport for departure.

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