Thailand plus Hong Kong
based on double share, tax included
Product Category Air Inclusive
Destinations 1302, Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Phuket
Start off your trip to the cosmopolitan city of Hong Kong then revitalize your senses in Thailand. The 17 days trip surely will bring you the diverse cultures of Asia.
Terms and Conditions
Price is based on per person twin share or double share. Prices and itinerary are subject to change without prior notice. Deviation / amendment fee and restrictions will be applied. Please contact Silk Holidays for details. For responsibility, booking terms & conditions, please ask your booking agent for a copy of “Silk Holidays – General Booking Terms & Conditions”
- Economy class air ticket Canada to Bangkok and return from Phuket via Hong Kong with Cathay Pacific Airways (V)
- Domestic economy air ticket from Chiang Mai – Phuket
- Accommodation based on twin share at select hotels
- Daily breakfast at hotel and meals as indicated
- Airport – hotel – airport transfer on coach service
- Sightseeing tours with English speaking guide
- Taxes and fuel surcharge $500-$600 (subject to change)
- Insurance and all other personal expenses; gratuities for local guides,
drivers, and porters. Suggested at USD10 per activity day per tour
member; hotel seasonal surcharges & compulsory meals
Canada - Hong Kong
Depart from Canada and fly across the Pacific with Cathay Pacific Airways.
Upon arrival, trasfered into Royal Pacific Hotel
Meet in the lobby in the morning and enjoy the breakfast in the hotel. Half day Hong Kong Island tour, Freetime in the afternoon.
Free for leisure
Hong Kong - Bangkok
Have breakfast in the Royal Pacific Hotel, transfer to the airport and take flight to Bangkok, then transfer into Majestic Grande Hotel
Morning Bangkok City and Temple tour. Afternoon free for leisure.
Bangkok - Ayutthaya - Uthani Thani
Pick up from the hotel and drive to Nakorn Chaisri River to board on a converted rice barge at Lampaya Temple. Enjoy an approx. one hour’s river cruise. See water vegetable plantations, water birds and the way of life of Thai people along the riverside. Then continue to Ayutthaya to visit the UNESCO’S World Heritage ancient city. Ayutthaya was a former and by far longest time active capital of Siamese Kingdom that existed from 1350 to 1767. Ayutthaya was friendly towards foreign traders, including Chinese, Vietnamese, Indians, Japanese and Persians, and later the Portuguese, Spanish, Dutch and French, permitting them to set up villages outside the walls of the capital, also called Ayutthaya. In the sixteenth century, it was described by foreign traders as one of the biggest and wealthiest cities in the East.
Then proceed to Uthai Thani, where the Temple of Wat Tasung Temple, famous for its big and magical crystal hall made of pieces of mirror is located. The big temple complex serves as the Buddhist meditation center.
Before the check in at the Country Lake Nature Lodge, you will have an opportunity to visit the local evening market with all local products and delicacies. Further to the Country Lake Nature Lodge. Dinner and overnight at the Country Lake Nature Lodge.
Uthai Thani - Sukhothai
After breakfast, visit a typical Thai village to experience the finest Thai hand skills, and beautiful intricate hand weaving. In the village, almost every house is a small weaving manufacturer, which makes a little enhancement to the income of the farmer’s family.
Proceed to Hub Patad Valley. Surrounded by old limestone mountains, the hidden forest of rare big palm trees, which seem to be from the time of the “Jurassic Park”, is waiting for the outside world to be explored. Then continue to Kamphaengphet to visit Wat Pra Kaew, a large royal temple where was used on important city events and had no monks in the residence. Continue to Sukhothai, founded in the 13th century, literally means “Dawn of Happiness”. It was the first truly independent Thai Kingdom, which enjoyed a golden age under King Ramkamhaeng, credited with the creating of Thai alphabets. The superb temples and monuments of this great city have been restored in Sukhothai Historical Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a must-see for all travelers. Overnight at the Le Charme Hotel in Sukhothai.
Sukhothai – Phrae – Phayao – Chiang Rai
Breakfast at the hotel . Visit the Historical Park of Sukhothai, the first capital of Thailand. Continue to Phrae, then visit Prathat Suthon Temple which boasts the beautiful Northern Thai style building. Teak wooden museum displaying rare antiques in the temple compound is a must-visit. Continue to Chiang Rai via Phayao with a short break at the Lake of Kwan Phayao, the largest fresh water fish habitat in the upper North which provides the livelihood of many of the local people. The surrounding scenery, particularly at dusk, is stunning. Evening, arrive at Chiang Rai. The city was built by King Meng Rai in 1262 and was long period a centre of Thai – Laotian Lanna Kingdom before it was defeated by Burmese army. Overnight at the Phowadol Resort in Chiang Rai.
Chiang Mai – Golden Triangle – Mae Sai – Chiang Mai
Early morning, breakfast at the hotel , afterward, drive to Chiang Saen, an ancient capital located on the bank of the Mekong River. It was built by the ancestors from South China, which moved towards the South and founded the first capital of Lanna Kingdom (about years 900-1000 A.D). Proceed to the Golden Triangle, where Thailand, Laos and Myanmar meet on the Mekong River, which was once supposed to be the center of the poppy cultivation in Thailand. View the upstream scenery of the Golden Triangle and pay a visit to the Opium Museum. Then continue to Mae Sai, Thailand’s northern- most district to visit Mae Sai Market. Guests enjoy observing cross-border trading and shopping at the market at the Thai-Burmese border. Lunch at a local restaurant.
Proceed to Wat Rong Kun Temple, very unconventional from the Buddhist Temple projected by a temporary artist which still builds different parts of very spectacular statues and buildings inside a complex, kind of fairy – tale style. Proceed to Chiang Mai.
Chiang Mai – Mae Sa Elephant Camp – Doi Suthep
After breakfast at the hotel, ride to Mae Sa Valley (about 30 km from Chiang Mai) to see elephants at work at MAE SA Elephant Camp. Lunch at local restaurant. Visit Sankampaeng handicraft village to see silk weaving, wood carving and umbrella making.
Continue to drive uphill to visit Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, the most famous and respected temple in Chiang Mai. After ascending its 306 steps up to the golden Chedi (you can also take a lift there), you will be rewarded by the stunning view over Chiang Mai and magical atmosphere of the temple and its shrines. Many Thai people visit this temple on the hill to pay respect and to make merit.
Overnight at the hotel in Chiang Mai.
Chiang Mai – Phuket
Breakfast at the hotel then transfer to the airport for your next flight to Phuket. Upon arrival, meet and transfer to the hotel.
Days 13 - 15
Free days at leisure or join optional tours.
Phuket - Hong Kong
Day at leisure and preparation before transfer to airport to take flight to Hong Kong then connect with midnight flight back to Canada.
Hong Kong - Canada
end of tour
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