Sawasdee Chiang Mai
Chiang Mai Tour package
This tour package highlights the best of Chiang Mai - the rose of the north. Start your memorable journey in old city of Chiang Mai to visits of ancient temples included Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep and enjoy the Khantoke dinner with traditional northern Thai performances. Explore Chiang Mai’s natural wonders and be with nature is by elephants. This is an ideal trip for first time visitors to Chiang Mai.
Sawasdee Chiang MaiItinerary
DAY 1 : CHIANG MAI CITY & TEMPLE + DOI SUTHEP / KHANTOKE DINNER
Arrive to Chiang Mai airport, meet and greet with local guide.
Then transfer by private transportation to the hotel for check in and give some more information about your trip in Chiang Mai.
Visit Chiang Mai most sacred temples, drive around the Old City to see city’s moats and ruined city’s walls.
Start the temples tours with Chedi Luang Temple, where the great chedi which was built at the end of 14th century is located. Even though it was destroyed in an earthquake in 1545, it was to remain the tallest structure in Chiang Mai till today.
Visit Wat Phra Singh, which was built in the year 1345. This temple contains marvelous examples of Lanna art including a Lanna style viharn and the finest scripture repository of its type in the north.
Drive to Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep, which was built in 1383. It is located 15 kms from the city and 3,500 feet above sea level. See the marvelous golden pagoda, which contains the holy relics of Lord Buddha.
Enjoy the panoramic view of Chiang Mai City and Ping valley from the summit of Doi Suthep. Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep can be approached on foot by climbing 306 steep stairs, flanked by tremendous mythical Nagas, which symbolizes humanity’s progress from earth to nirvana.
Enjoy an evening of Welcome Khantoke Dinner, which is the traditional northern Thai (Lanna) form of dining. The food is served on a wooden pedestal tray, called Khantoke. The diners sit on the floor around the Khantoke, supported by triangular cushions.
The dishes are all northern Thai delicacies. While guest enjoy the meal there are usually performances of traditional northern Thai Lanna dances and music such as Fingernail dance, Sword dance, Candle dance, Ramwong dance and Firework displays.
Additionally, there are also hill tribe shows, which are performed by Akha, Lahu, Lisu, Yao, Meo and Karen hill tribes and music.
Then transfer back to hotel.
Overnight : Chiang Mai
Meal : Dinner
DAY 2 : MAE TAMAN ELEPHANT SAFARI
Breakfast at the hotel.
Travel to north of Chiang Mai route to Mae Taman Elephant Camp; explore the spectacular mountainous scenery along the way. Enjoy Demonstrations of how trained elephants are used as working animals in teak forests. The show includes elephant bathing in the river, working in the jungle, elephant painting, dragging and pushing logs, and responding to commands.
Experience a special adventure with Elephant Ride for one hour through the beautiful mountain scenery and over hilly trails. Then take a local farmer transportation Ox-cart Ride, through rice fields and tropical fruit plantations to return back to the elephant camp.
Take a leisurely cruise along the rural Mae Taeng River by Bamboo River Rafting for 45 minutes. Softly moving along the river while relaxing as the rafts men pole you down through farm houses and stunning green scenery.
Lunch served at the restaurant in the camp.
Visit the Orchid Nursery to see a large collection of more than 50 different types of colorful exotic year-round-bloom orchids.
Overnight : Chiang Mai
Meal : Breakfast (Hotel) / Lunch
DAY 3 : HANDICRAFTS VILLAGE / NEXT DESTINATIONS
Breakfast at the hotel.
Visit The Handicraft Center at Sankampaeng District. The highlight is to see the local people making handicrafts including Lacquer ware, Silverware, Hand-woven Textiles by silk and hand-painted cotton, fine Teak Wood Carving, and Umbrellas or paper parasols which are hand-painted in a variety designs.
Free time until your private transfer to the Chiang Mai Airport.
Overnight : -
Meal : Breakfast (Hotel)
Rates [Valid 01-MAY-2017 - 30-APR-2018]
Standard Class :Inclusions:
- The Imperial Mae Ping Hotel, Chiang Mai (Superior Room)
Executive Class :
- Aruntara Riverside Hotel, Chiang Mai (Elephant Suite)
Luxury Class :
- Anantara Chiang Mai Resort, Chiang Mai (Deluxe River View)
Hotel Terms & Conditions
>> Rates quote in Thai Baht are net per person per package sharing occupancy inclusive of all taxes and applicable service charges.
>> Hotel surcharge may apply during peak tourist-season in some hotel.
>> Reservations are based on availability, and cannot be combined with any other hotel discounts or promotional offers.
>> Reservations are on prepayment basis.
>> All special requests are subject to availability and cannot be guaranteed.
Accommodation with daily breakfast
All transfers air-conditioned vehicles within the journey, including pick-up at airport
A local English-speaking guide (other languages available upon request)
All admission fees as mentioned in the program
All meal as mentioned in the program
Items of a personal nature
Any Air ticket & Airport Tax
Meals not specified in the itinerary
Soft drinks or other refreshments during local tours
Tips or Gratuities to guide & driver
Any services non-mentioned in the itinerary
For children under 3 years old will be Free of charge.
For children 4-12 years old we charge 70% of the price that calculate from a total number of adult pax.
For children over 13 years old we charge normal price.