Day 1 Spain / Bangkok
Breakfast. Stay in Bangkok. We include a panoramic tour of the city and its temples: tour of Bangkok’s main avenues, the Chinatown neighborhood, and along the Chao Praya River to the Wat Pho Temple, known for having one of the largest Buddhas in the world (the reclining Buddha), and the Temple of Marble. Accommodation.
Breakfast. Early morning departure by coach to the province of Kanchanaburi, known among other places for the famous bridge over the river Kwai and for being this, scene of some events during the period of the Second World War.
We will visit the Museum and war cemetery, where the prisoners who lost their lives during the construction of the bridge are located. We will take a boat trip along the Kwai River and upon reaching the bridge we will take the famous train of Death to the Tamkrase station. During the railway journey we will cross beautiful landscapes testimony of an important part of the history of the country. Lunch at the peculiar Tamkrase station. We will also know the unusual railway section known as “Hellfire Pass”. This step was built by allied prisoners of war (mainly English and Australians) during World War II. Transfer to the hotel in the Kwai river and free time. OPTIONAL ACTIVITY: The most adventurous will have the possibility of going up the river with boats and letting themselves be carried by the current, down river equipped with life jackets to the resort. Accommodation
Day 5: Kwai River / Ayutthaya / Lopburi / Phitsanulok
Breakfast. Our first visit of the day will be in Ayutthaya, ancient capital of the kingdom of Siam and archaeological center par excellence of the country. We will visit its archaeological site of great historical interest and declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Ayutthaya is a remnant of the importance and wealth of this country. Then we will go to Wat Phra Prang Sam Yot, a famous sanctuary nearby, known for the large number of monkeys that live this temple and where we can enjoy a fun visit with these peculiar animals. Later we will leave towards Phitsanulok, population located in the heart of Thailand and considered one of the most important centers of Buddhist pilgrimage in the country. During the journey we will witness the change in the landscape, becoming more and more leafy and green and advancing the jungle landscapes of the north of the country. Lunch during the route. We will arrive in Phitsanulok in the afternoon. Accommodation.
Day 6: Phitsanulok / Sukhotai / Chiang Rai
Early in the morning, and for those who wish, we will go to the Wat Phra Putthachinarat Temple to make an offering to the monks and to experience one of the most important rituals of the Buddhist culture. Breakfast. Departure to the city of Sukhotai. The star visit of this day is the Archaeological Park that houses this population, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO for its incredible beauty and sample of the several centuries of prosperity of the Thai civilization, raising monumental cities and sophisticated temples. After this visit, we will go to Chiang Rai via Lampang, and enjoy the wonderful views of the road and Lake Prayao. Lunch en route. Arrival in Chiang Rai in the afternoon and accommodation.
Day 7: Chiang Rai / Chiang Mai
Breakfast. Visit to the “Golden Triangle” of the Mekong River, which covers areas of Thailand, Laos and Burma formerly dedicated to opium trafficking. Therefore, we will take advantage of a visit to the “Opium Museum” located in the town of Chiang Rai before leaving for Chiang Mai. During the trip, about 3 hours, we will make a stop to the spectacular and contemporary White Temple (Wat Rong Kun in Thai). The color white means purity and the crystal means the Buddha’s wisdom as the “light that shines in the world and the universe”. The villagers think that Buddha crossed the bridge of the temple to preach the dogma for the first time. Lunch en route. In the afternoon, arrival in Chiang Mai and accommodation.
Day 8: Chiang Mai, including Women Giraffe
Breakfast. Transfer to the elephant camp, located in the middle of the jungle, to see how agile these great creatures are to carry out the work of the field. After this small exhibition we will begin our safari on the back of an elephant, following the riverbed and crossing the dense vegetation of the jungle until we reach an enclave where tribes of different ethnic groups of the country coexist, among which the striking Giraffe Women (Long Neck) original by Mae Hong Son. lunch
Day 9: Chiang Mai / Spain
Breakfast. Free time until the time of transfer to the airport to leave in flight back to Spain. Night on board
Day 10: Spain
Arrival in the morning and end of our services.
VARIANTE KOH SAMUI
Day 9: Chiang Mai / Koh Samui
Breakfast. Free days on Koh Samui, Thailand’s third largest island, tropical oasis covered in coconut trees, coral reefs and white sand beaches: Chaweng, Lamai, Maenam, Bo Phut, Big Buddha and Choeng Mon. Relax and enjoy the fresh air, the sea breeze and the benevolent tropical climate that caresses the island throughout the year. Accommodation.
Day 12: Koh Samui / Spain
Arrival in the morning and end of our services.
October 1 to December 11
Other departure days, please consult. The circuit operates from Bangkok on Fridays.
Air ticket, Turkish Airlines base, class V, departure from Barcelona and Madrid. Other cities, consult.
7 nights (10 with Koh Samui) of stay at the planned or similar hotels.
Visits, tours and tickets, as indicated in the program.
Daily breakfast and five lunches.
Spanish-speaking local guides. In English on Koh Samui.
24-hour / 365-day assistance service in Spanish.
Air rates. Expected amount: € 415
Optional insurance and cancellation. Amount: € 65
Services not specified in the “Include” section
Rio Kwai: Resotel (3 ★ sup)
Phitsanulok: Topland (4 ★)
Bangkok: Furama / Narai (3 ★ sup)
Chiang Rai: Wiang Inn (3 ★ sup)
Chiang Mai: The Empress (4 ★)
Koh Samui: Chaba Cabana (3 ★ sup)
Bangkok: Novotel Fenix Silom (4 ★)
Chiang Rai: Grand Vista (4 ★)
Chiang Mai: Holiday Inn (4 ★)
Koh Samui: Nora Beach (4 ★)
REFLECTIONS OF THAILAND
Double Standard Option € 1,116 Indiv. € 1,345
Superior Double Option € 1,210 Indiv. € 1,530
REFLECTIONS OF TAILANDIAY KOH SAMUI
Double Standard Option € 1,517 Indiv. € 1,904
Double Superior Option 1.631 € Indiv. € 2,131
KOH SAMUI SUPPLEMENT (per person per night)
CHABA CABANA 1 from Nov to 23 Dec. 4 € 8 €
Air rates (to add to the base price) € 415