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Thailand - A country of smiles
Departure by nocturnal plane to Bangkok, arrive on the second date. Upon our arrivals in Bangkok this mornings, we will be brought to our hotels for three nights. We have enough lazy hours this afternoons before getting to know each other better over supper at the hotels tonight.
We are travelling with tuk-tuk, an open-air aircraft discovered in Thailand more than 50 years ago. Located on the Chao Phraya River, Bangkok is Thailand's thrilling city and we will see many of its attractions on today's sight-seeing itinerary. The old capitol of Bangkok is Thonburi and on our trip along the Klong or canal we see old town houses and locals shaping their live.
Tonight we meet and dine in an original Thai cafe. We will be able to taste a wide range of Thai food and afterwards we will be able to taste a show of classic Thai music. Formerly a rich and sparkling town, it was the capitol of Siam between 1350 and 1767. In 1767 it became part of the Myanmar military and was almost given up when the capitol was moved to what is now Bangkok.
We take a walk through the imposing remnants of Ayutthaya, including a Buddha heads nestled in a log encircled by intricate root systems. We leave Bangkok after breakfasts and travel to Phitsanulok, one of Thailand's most historical city. In the mornings we see the daily routine in a Thai city when we take a trip through Phrae on board of three wheel bike taxis - once an important trade station for hardwood.
We' ll have a little rest in our hotels before supper. Once we arrive at Doi Suthep, we have enough free space to discover this fascinating place and get an impression of the importance of religious life in Thai culture during a personal benediction service. We have a great today ahead of us as we go to the elephant park, just an hour's car ride from Chiang Mai.
We have a luncheon and drive to the stream, where we can watch these soft animals bathing and playing in the waters. We will drive to Chiang Mai International and fly back to Bangkok. You will find your motel on a long sandstrand, and the remainder of the afternoon is at your disposal for relaxation and enjoyment.
Enjoy the day at your own resort, take a bath in the open air swimming pools or whirlpool or take a walk on the shore. There is also a marvellous spas in your hotels, so you might want to reserve yourself for a spoiling meeting. Tonight we meet for a goodbye cocktail before supper.
We will be taken to the Bangkok International Airports on the 13th and fly back to England, where we will arrive on the 14th of May. The Phitsanulok based Phitsanulok Spas is a 10 minute stroll from Wat Phra Sri Rattana Mahatat, Wat Nang Phaya and Wat Ratburana. The Folklore Museum and Phitsanulok Night Bazaar are also only 2 km away.
Phoom Thai also has massages rooms where our clients can relax and unwind with a Thai tan. The Amora is only a brief stroll from the old Tapae Gate and the Chiang Mai Nocturne. Further facilities on offer here are a Thai and Thai cuisine internationally renowned restaurants, a private lounges, an outside swimming pools, a fitness studio and a daily spas.
There is a fully-equipped kitchen, lounge, bar, gym and swimming pools. Each bedroom has its own bathroom. You have made every endeavor to verify the correctness of the pictures provided on this website, and the pictures of the room type shown may differ from those on your trip.