Discover Thailand's Cultural Highlights plus Samui

14 nights from £2,599 per person
Best time to travel Jan - Mar & Jul - Aug

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Itinerary Highlights

  • Bangkok’s intricate temples, vibrant flower market and impressive Grand Palace
  • Thailand-Burma Railway Museum & the Bridge over the River Kwai
  • Tuk tuk tour to explore the majestic ruins of former capital of the Kingdom of Siam, Ayutthaya
  • Chiang Mai’s colourful markets and sample Thai delicacies at one of its street food stalls

What's Included

  • Inspiring Travel Company - Accommodation Throughout Accommodation Throughout
  • Inspiring Travel Company - Private Transfers Private Transfers
  • Inspiring Travel Company - Breakfast Breakfast
  • Inspiring Travel Company - Domestic Flights Domestic Flights
  • Inspiring Travel Company - International Flights International Flights
14 nights from £2,599 per person
Best time to travel Jan - Mar & Jul - Aug
All of our holidays are tailor-made to your requirements by an expert Travel Specialist
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Discover Thailand’s cultural highlights on this tailor-made holiday to Bangkok, Kanchanaburi, Ayutthaya and Chiang Mai. You will visit Bangkok’s intricate temples and the majestic Grand Palace. Enjoy free time to explore Chinatown and the colourful flower market. Travel back to 1943 with a visit to the Thailand-Burma Railway Museum in Kanchanaburi where you will learn of its dark history during WWII and the cruel time in which the POW’s had to endure. Pay your respects at the Allied War Cemetery. Visit the Kingdom of Siam’s former capital city and wander through the impressive ruins of Ayutthaya’s Historical Park. Venture to the northern highlands and discover the colourful markets and temples of Chiang Mai. Kick off your shoes and put your feet in the sand for a few days of relaxation in Koh Samui at the end of your cultural adventure.

Itinerary

Day 1  Arrive Bangkok
On arrival at Bangkok Airport you will be met by one of our destination representatives and transferred by private escorted vehicle to your hotel. Your guide will take time to discuss your travel plans and how best to experience your stay in Bangkok. The remainder of the day is at your leisure. Overnight: Sala Rattanakosin Bangkok
Day 2  Bangkok Highlights
This morning enjoy breakfast at your hotel before meeting your guide for a private tour of Bangkok’s Highlights. This is a great introduction to this sprawling and vibrant city, visiting some of the city’s most important temples and, of course, the majestic Grand Palace. Overnight: Sala Rattanakosin Bangkok
Day 3  River Kwai
Kanchanaburi
Travel west towards the Burmese border on this moving tour to Kanchanaburi and the Bridge over the River Kwai. Overnight at Sala Rattanakosin Bangkok
Day 4  Bangkok to Ayatthaya
Today leave the bustling streets of Bangkok for your private transfer northbound to the city of Ayutthaya, the former capital of the Kingdom of Siam. This fascinating city is home to Ayutthaya Historical Park, an archaeological site of fascinating ruins, palaces, Buddhist temples and statues. On arrival check-in to your hotel where you can enjoy the facilities, river views or explore the city by foot.
Day 5  Ayutthaya Historical Park by Tuk Tuk
Today is a real cultural adventure, traveling around Ayutthaya by vintage Tuk Tuk and visiting the city’s incredible ancient ruins and temples at the Ayutthaya Historical Park. After your tour you are free to explore Ayutthaya at your leisure, enjoy the hotel facilities or take a riverboat ride.
Staying at  Sala Ayutthaya
Day 6  Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai
Today you leave the ancient city of Ayutthaya behind and travel by private transfer to Bangkok Airport for your short flight north to Chiang Mai. The city is home to hundreds of elaborate Buddhist temples, colourful markets, street food stalls and craft shops.
Day 7  Chiang Mai City, Temples and Doi Suthep
Discover an abundance of beautiful and historic Buddhist temples on this private half day tour of Chiang Mai, including a visit to Wat Pra That Doi Suthep.
Day 8  Chiang Mai to Koh Samui
Now is time for a change of pace, after transferring to Chiang Airport you will fly to Thailand’s second largest island, Koh Samui, which sits in the Gulf of Thailand. Think coconut groves, palm-fringed beaches, dense rainforest clad mountains and lazy days in the sunshine. On arrival at Koh Samui, you will be transferred by private vehicle.
Day 9 - 14  Koh Samui
The next few days are free for you to kick back, relax and unwind in beautiful Koh Samui. This is one of the world’s most renowned island locations, so is perfect for chilling out after all your cultural adventures. . Perhaps you’ll opt to relax by the hotel’s pool, soaking up the rays with a drink in hand. We can arrange a selection of island experiences to fill your days including Thai cookery classes and jungle safaris.
Day 15  Koh Samui departure
Enjoy the last early morning stroll along the beach or soak up the final rays of Thai sunshine before checking out for your private transfer to Koh Samui airport in time for your departure flight.
Discover Thailand's Cultural Highlights plus Samui
14 nights from £2,599 per person
All of our holidays are tailor-made to your requirements by an expert Travel Specialist
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