Explore Northern Thailand on this 5-day sightseeing tour. See Bang Pa-In, residence of the 18th century kings of Thailand. Explore Sukhothai, the first capital of the Thai kingdom. Visit Chiang Mai, ride an elephant, and shop in traditional villages.
What to Expect
Explore the highlights of Northern Thailand on this 5-day tour from Bangkok. Visit Bang Pa-In, the summer residence of the 18th century kings of Ayutthaya. Then Explore Lopburi, Phra Prang Sam Yod Temple, and Sarn Prakarn Temple.
See one of Asia’s most important historical sites, Sukhothai, the first capital of the Thai Kingdom. See Wat Sra Sri and Wat Sri Chum temples. You’ll also have a chance to visit Wat Haripoonchai Temple, a Burmese style temple, and the holy mountain temple of Wat Phra Dhat Doi Suthep.
Visit an elephant camp and see how the elephants work. There will also be a visit to the Orchid and Butterfly Farm, and a visit the handicraft villages at San Kampaeng to see traditional handicrafts being made.
Day 1: Bangkok – Ayutthaya – Lopburi – Phitsanuloke (Lunch)
Leave Bangkok in the morning and head to northern Thailand. The first stop is Bang Pa-In. Visit the Royal Palace, the Thai Pavilion, and the Chinese-style Vihat Chamrun Palace. Continue to Ayutthaya, former capital of Siam from 1350 to 1767, where you’ll visit the most interesting temples. Travel to Lopburi, visiting Phra Prang Sam Yod, a temple with three towers and impressive ornaments as well as the shrine of the Hindu Goddess Kali at the Sarn Prakarn Temple. Lunch at a local restaurant then continue on to Phitsanuloke. Accommodation is at a Topland Hotel or similar.
Day 2: Phitsanuloke – Sukhothai – Sri Satchanalai – Lampang (Breakfast / Lunch)
Travel to Sukhothai, the 18th century capital of the Thai Kingdom and now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. After a visit to the Wat Sra Sri and Wat Sri Chum Temples you’ll continue to Sri Satchanalai for lunch and visit some of its most interesting temples and ruins. Then drive further north to Lampang. Accommodation is at Lampang River Lodge or similar.
Day 3: Lampang – Lamphun – Chiang Mai (Breakfast / Lunch)
Visit to Wat Phra Dhat Lampang Luang and Wat Phra Keo Don Tao Temples in Lampang. Travel to Lamphun and visit Wat Haripoonchai Temple. Finally arrive in Chiang Mai for lunch. Drive to the holy mountain temple of Wat Phra Dhat Doi Suthep. Continue to your hotel. Accommodation is at The Park Hotel or similar.
Day 4: Chiang Mai (Breakfast / Lunch)
Morning visit to an elephant camp, with an optional elephant ride. Visit the Orchid and Butterfly Farm before taking a local lunch. Visit the handicraft villages at San Kampaeng, then lunch at The Park Hotel or similar.
Day 5: Departure Chiang Mai (Breakfast)
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer from hotel to Chiang Mai Airport for your departure flight.
- Transfers and tours as mentioned by private air-conditioned car, minivan, or coach
- English-speaking local guide
- Baggage handling
- Entrance fees at the mentioned sites
- Accommodation at the hotels mentioned or a similar site
- Meals as mentioned
What's Not Included
- Meals other than mentioned in the program
- Optional tours
- Domestic air tickets and domestic airport tax
- Personal expenses
This activity is non-refundable
Know Before You Go
• Program could be subject to change due to local conditions