WONDERFUL THAILAND & ANGKOR
WONDERFUL THAILAND & ANGKOR'S SECRET
Visit everything to go home without regret
WONDERFUL THAILAND & ANGKORS SECRET
A long tour to discover the different facets of Thailand. Less touristic sites classified as UNESCO World Heritage, as well as small villages "off the beaten tracks" to meet different ethnic groups. Gastronomy, crafts, as well as traditional dances and songs will also be highlighted to give you the best possible overview of Thailand! Discovery of the fabulous treasures of Angkor. A long boat stroll will make you discover its inhabitants.
STEPS IN YOUR JOURNEY
Bangkok – Khorat – Burinam - Surin - Ubon Rachathani - Sakon Nakhorn – Udon Thani - Sukhothai – Lampang - Lampang – Phayao – Chiang Rai - Chiang Mai – Cascade de Mok Fah – Siem Reap
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DESCRIPTION OF THE PROGRAM
DEVELOP EVERY DAYS
  • Day 1
    Arrival in Bangkok
    Arrival in Bangkok. Welcome at the airport and transfer to Bangkok. Free quarter to have some rest and the personal discoveries.

    Included meals : welcome dinner
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  • Day 2
    Bangkok / Khorat / Burinam / Surin
    Visit of the Prasat Phimai as well as the archaeological museum of Phimai. Go on towards Nagrong’s district and visit of the majestic Prasat Khao Phanom Rung (also a Khmer temple built in the 12th century) located at the top of a volcano. Then you will go to Surin, high-place of the same name’s province, famous for its Khmer ruins.

    Included meals : breakfast, lunch, dinner

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  • Day 3
    Surin / Rachathani / Khong Jiam
    Departure to Sikhoraphum and visit of the Khmer temple built in bricks and sandstone. Go on to Si Saket and visit of the Sra Kamphaeng Yai temple. Discovery of the majestic Preah Vihear located at the edge of a cliff on the Cambodian side (no visa required). Continue of the road towards Khong Jiam, a city situated at the Mekong edge.

    Included meals : breakfast, lunch, dinner
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  • Day 4
    Khong Jiam
    After breakfast, you will visit the historical park of Pha Taem which has a view on the Mekong river. The ancient paintings located here have between 5 000 and 7 000 years old, and represent giant fishs, elephants and others.

    Then, you will go down to the tribal village of Bru, and make a cruise on the Mekong. Back to Khong Jiam to enjoy a delicious lunch. The Mekong is narrow here, which allows views on both banks. Relax and at around 3.00pm, you will visit the market of Chong Mek, at the boundary with Laos, selling everything, free of charge of alcohol, traditional roots and herbs medicine, textiles, and antiques.

    Return to Khong Jiam to enjoy a free time to relax and discover by your own.

    Included meals : breakfast, lunch, dinner
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  • Day 5
    Khong Jiam / Mukdahan/ Nakhon Phanom
    Road to Mukdahan. Free time at the Indochina’s market. Discovery of the Wat Phra That Phanom.

    Arrival at the end of the afternoon at Nakhon Phanom.

    Included meals : breakfast, lunch, dinner

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  • Day 6
    Nakhon Phanom
    In the morning, start your day with a stroll in the center of the city near the former clock’s tower. The local population says that it was a gift from Ho Chi Minh president back in the 1950s. Continue to visit the the old house of Ho Chi Minh. There is a large population of Vietnamese origin in Nakhon Phanom. You will be making a stroll by feet to the city center of Nakorn Phanom with your guide and visit the Wat Yai Pra before making a boat stroll on the Mekong to see beautiful landscapes of Laos and Thailand.

    Return to your hotel and enjoy a free time to relax and explore by your own.

    Included meals : breakfast, lunch, dinner

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  • Day 7
    Nakhon Phanom / Sakon Nakhorn / Udon Thani
    Road towards Sakon Nakhorn, located at the edge of the Nong Harn lake. Visit of the Wat Phra That Choeng Chum, followed by the Phra That Narai Cheng Weng, site of Khmer inspiration. Go on to Baan Chiang, archaeological site of an ancient civilization of more than 3000 years old (classified at the UNESCO).

    Arrival in Udon Thani in the end of the afternoon.
     
    Included meals : breakfast, lunch, dinner
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  • Day 8
    Udon Thani / Loei / Phitsannulok
    Departure to Phu Phra Bat, a historic park which has been the site of settlement of former prehistoric civilizations. Small hiking in the park which is located in a forest. Continue to Loei.
    Arrival at the end of the afternoon in Phitsanulok.
     
    Included meals : breakfast, lunch, dinner

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  • Day 9
    Phitsanulok – Sukhothai – Lampang
    Visit of the Wat Phra Sri Rattana Mahathat and the Chinaraj Buddha. Discovery of the manufacture center of the larges statues of Buddha according to the traditional way of the lost wax. Road towards the historic park of Sukhotai. Visit of the Wat Mahathat and the Wat Sri Chum.

    Departure to Lampang to visit the Wat Phra Lampang Luang.
     
    Included meals : breakfast, lunch, dinner

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  • Day 10
    Lambang / Phayao / Chiang Rai
    Visit of the Baan Saonak, old house in traditional wood built in 1895. Go on with breaks along the way to discover a pineapple field, then the Phayao lake which is the largest fishing center in northern Thailand. Arrival in Chiang Rai. Visit of a reconstitued village looking like different ethniticies of the north : Akkhas, Yao, Lahu. Go on with the road towards the famous Golden Triangle. Arrival in Chaing Saen. Discovery of the opium museum. Return to Chiang Rai.

    Included meals : breakfast, lunch, dinner

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  • Day 11
    Chiang Rai / Chiang Mai
    Discovery of the Wat Phra Keo. Stroll on the market and then excursion in canoe on the Kok river in order to join tribe of Tibeto-Burman origin. Go on to Chiang Mai with a break along the way to discover a hot water source.

    Included meals : breakfast, lunch, dinner

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  • Day 12
    Chiang Mai / Mok Fah’s waterfall / Karen village
    Departure at 7.00am from your hotel to Chiang Mai for a first step at the local market of Mae Malai. Meeting with the flowers, fruits and vegetables mercants.. Go on to the Mok Fha waterfalls where you will be able to enjoy a moment of relaxation and bathing. Lunch at Baan Pang Lun. Road towards the Shan village of Baan Mae Sae. Then you will make a hiking for 2 hours and 30 minutes towards the Karen village of Baan Mae Jok. 

    Dinner and night at the homestay (basic comfort).
     
    Included meals : breakfast, lunch, dinner
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  • Day 13
    Karen village / Elephants camp
    After breakfast at the village, departure to a 3 hour hiking towards the elephant’s camp. Lunch served at the camp. Departure to a 1 hour and 30 minutes stroll on an elephant’s back through the paths and streams of the white Karen’s village. Arrival at the village of Baan Pang Khao Lam.

    Dinner and night at the village (basic comfort).
     
    Included meals : breakfast, lunch, dinner
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  • Day 14
    Karen village / Lahu Akha village
    In the morning, you will make a 3 hour bamboo rafting on the Mae Tang river. Lunch in a lodge. Go on with the trek (2 hours) to a village of the Akha tribe.

    Dinner and night in the village.
     
    Included meals : breakfast, lunch, dinner
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  • Day 15
    Lahu Akha village / Shan village / Chiang Mai
    After breakfast, 1 hour hiking towards a Shan village. Lunch at the village and then transfer in a local truck to Chiang Mai until your hotel.

    Dinner and night at your hotel.

    Included meals : breakfast, lunch, dinner

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  • Day 16
    Chiang Mai / Bangkok
    Discovery of an elephants camp to attend elephants’ work in the forest. Then visit of an orchids farm. Back to Chiang Mai to visit the old town with its temples. Visit of the Wat chiang Man, the Wat Phra Singh, and the Wat Chedi Luang. In the afternoon, transfer at the train station and departure in a night train, 1st class, to Bangkok (dinner meal basket).

    Included meals : breakfast, lunch, dinner
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  • Day 17
    Bangkok / Siem Riep. Angkor
    Breakfast and transfer at Bangkok’s airport, flight to Siem Riep.

    Assistance at the embarkation.

    Arrival in Siem Reap. Welcome at the airport or at the jetty by our guide. Transfer at the hotel. Then discovery of the sites of Angkor Thom : the Bayon temple-mountain, the Baphuon, the Elephants terrace and the Leper King. Lunch in town. Afternoon devoted to the visit of the famous temple of Angkor Wat “the city which became a pagoda”. Ascent of the Phnom Ba Kheng and attend the sunset on all the site.

    Dinner at a local restaurant and night at the hotel.

    Included meals : breakfast, lunch, dinner

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  • Day 18
    Siem Riep. Visit of the Roluos
    In the morning, visit of the pre-Angkor temples (9th century) of the Roluos : the Bakong, the Bakong, the Prah Ko, and Lolei followed by the visit of the temples the most surprising in the whole Angkor site, the Ta Prohm, the Ta Keo, lost in a lush vegetation. In addition, you will also visit the small temples of Neak Pean, Preah Khan, Thommanon, and the large bassins (the Baray).

    Lunch and dinner at the restaurants in town. Night at the hotel.

    Included meals : breakfast, lunch, dinner

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  • Day 19
    Siem Riep / Cruise on the Tonle Sap lake. Return flight
    Excursion on the Tonle Sap lake to discover the floating markets. Go on to visits the temples of Angkor if you wish to, or an excursion at the silk center where we raise the silkworms and weaving silk in the old fashion way, with superb Khmer drawings. Lunch in a local restaurant. Transfer to Siem Reap’s airport 2 hours before taking-off.

    Included meals : breakfast, lunch, dinner.
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TRAVEL PRICE (Prix par personne en EUR)
ESTIMATED PRICE
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PRICE OF THE TRIP
(price per person in EURO)
These prices are valid until 09/30/2020
  • The estimated budget for this trip is from 1 932 € / person.
  • Talking about fixed prices when discussing about a personalized trip makes little sense. Indeed, it varies depending on many factors (quality of services, period, turnaround time and many more).
  • The only exact price will be the one of your personalized quote. 
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NOTES
Name of the city / Hotels list Superior
BANGKOK IBIS RIVERSIDE 3*
SURIN THONG TARIN 3*
THONG TARIN 3* TOHSANG KHONG GRAND VIEW 3*
NAKHON PHANOM FORTUNE RIVER VIEW 3*
UDON THANI BROWN HOUSE UDORNTHANI 3*
PHITSANULOK TOPLAND  3*
LAMPANG LAMPANG RIVER LODGE 3* 
CHIANG RAI PHOWADOL RESORT & SPA 3*
CHIANG MAI PRESTIGE HOTEL 3*
KAREN VILLAGE HOMESTAY
AKHA VILLAGE HOMESTAY
SIEM REAP LOTUS BLANC ANGKOR 5*
BANGKOK IBIS RIVERSIDE 3*
SURIN THONG TARIN 3*

These prices include
  • Transport by road with a private and air-conditioned vehicle
  • Accomodation in hotels mentioned in the program or similar, breakfast included
  • Every domestic flights
  • Lunch and dinner in the local restaurants mentioned in the program
  • French speaking guide's assistance
  • Entrance tickets for the visits mentioned at the program
  • Boat tours on the Tonle Sap lake
These prices do not include
  • International flights, airport’s taxes
  • Visa fees
  • Beverages, tips, personal expenses
  • Insurance and assistance
  • Every other service not mentionned above

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