Beginning your new year in a place where time is always different, Thailand is an ancient country with a modernized culture. A long time ago, talking to other people was not the norm in this land of warmth and light. It has now become quite common, so much so that international tourists are coming to visit this wondrous destination. Bangkok is the capital city, but many other beautiful places in Thailand deserve attention, such as Chiang Mai and Phuket!
Thailand Travel experiences are often some of the most memorable experiences that people have in their life. In this article, we share a personal story on how one woman planned an 8-day trip to Thailand during Christmas and New Year.
Day 1: Your Origin Country/Bangkok
Departure on the flight to Bangkok, according to the itinerary that was selected.
Day 2: Bangkok
Arrival in Bangkok. Both transfer and lodging are included. Afternoon at your disposal to take in this thriving metropolis, with all of its shops, restaurants, and bars.
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Day 3: Bangkok
Breakfast. During our tour of the city, we will see the Wat Trimit Temple, also known as the Golden Buddha, which weighs 5.5 tonnes, the Wat Pho Temple, also known as the Temple of the Reclining Buddha, which has a Buddha image that is 46 metres long, and the Royal Palace, which is the symbol of the city and where the Emerald Buddha resides, which is the most revered Buddha in all of Thailand.
Day 4: Bangkok
Breakfast. The day is at your disposal to stroll through this vibrant city, which is packed with points of interest, unique shops, restaurants, hip taverns, and marketplaces. A metropolis that gives the impression that it is always awake.
Day 5: Bangkok/Chiang Rai (Golden Triangle)
Breakfast. Chiang Mai is the destination of the flight. Visit to one of the most significant temples in Chiang Saen upon arrival and departure from the city. We will proceed with our tour to the Golden Triangle, which is located at the point where Thailand, Myanmar, and Laos share a border. Pay a visit to the Museum of Opium. Travel back to Chiang Rai via the road.
Day 6: Chiang Rai/Chiang Mai
Pension cut in half We will set sail on the Mekok river on a traditional Thai longtail boat and journey till we reach the village of a native people, where we will explore the village’s streets and homes. After that, we will start our journey to Chiang Mai by first stopping at the temple of Wat Rongkhun, also known as the “white temple.” Lunch en route. Arrival in Chiang Mai will take place in the afternoon. We will go to Samkampaeng, a neighbourhood filled with craftsmen and known for producing rare stones, wood, and silk…
Day 7: Chiang Mai
Pension cut in half The trip to see the elephant camp will now begin. There, guests will be treated to a spectacle that will leave a lasting impression, in which the extraordinary abilities of animals will be put to use in a variety of activities, such as painting, playing soccer, playing the harmonica, and moving heavy goods. After that, travel for an additional hour atop an elephant as you make your way through the jungle (approx). After that, we are going to float down the river on a raft made of bamboo. Attend a guided tour of an orchid plantation. A meal out for lunch at a restaurant. Visit the temple atop Doi Suthep in the afternoon, from which you will have a panoramic view of Chiang Mai and its surrounding area.
Day 8: Chiang Mai/Bangkok/Your origin country
Breakfast. Departure by the outbound flight, following the itinerary that was selected.
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