5 Days 4 Nights Bangkok to Chiang Mai

BKCN-P02

 

Type of the trip: Private tour

Type of tour: minimum of two people to start the trip

This price does not include VAT

This is a program that combines all highlights of the famous sites from Bangkok to Chiang Mai by stopping on the way to Chiang Mai, such as Ayutthaya, Phitsanuloke, Sukhothai, and Lampang with the beautiful unseen sites as well as the famous sites in Chiang Mai. In the program, you could enjoy the culture, nature, and way of life on the same trip. If you are looking for a joint program and activities from Bangkok to Chiang Mai, this program is the one we recommend.

 

The Highlights of the trip

This is the program that combines all highlights of the famous sites from Bangkok to Chiang Mai Tour by stopping on the way to Chiang Mai such as Ayutthaya, Uthathani, Sukhothai, and Lampang, with the beautiful unseen sites as well as the famous sites in Chiang Mai. In the program, you could enjoy the culture, nature, and way of life on the same trip. If you are looking for a joint program and activities from Bangkok to Chiang Mai, this program is the one we recommend.

 

Day 1 Bangkok + Bang Pa Inn Royal Palace + Chai Mongkol Temple + Mahathat Temple + Boat around Ayutthaya + Phitsanuloke.

Pick-up time: 7.00 am. at your hotel lobby

Pick up from your hotel in Bangkok in the morning and head to Ayutthaya province for your visit to Bang Pa Inn Royal Palace. This palace is known as the Summer Palace, formerly used by the Thai Kings in the old days. The palace was first built in 1632, and all buildings, as seen in the present, were constructed between 1872 and 1889 by King Rama 5th of Thailand. The palace has many beautiful sites to see and take photos of. After the Summer Palace Bang Pa Inn, visit Chai Mongkol Temple ( The temple of victory) with the biggest chedi built by King Naresuan the Great of Thailand ( who set us free from the Burmese invasion in the old days). You could also climb to the top of the chedi for the lovely view. Visit the Buddha image Head in the tree roots, which is very famous on Thai postcards and the ancient architect from the building site in Mahathat temple. Lunch in the local restaurant. After lunch, board the boat to go around Ayutthaya island (the river surrounds Duet Ayutthaya, a small island) for you to enjoy the lovely view of the local people’s lifestyle and the local houses along the river bank in the calm and gentle boat ride because the traffic wouldn’t be so heavy as in Bangkok. Then head to Phitsanuloke province and check in at the hotel, then spend your free leisure time and relax.

Overnight at Phitsanuloke: Yodia Heritage Hotel / Equivalent.

Meal: Lunch

 

Day 2 Phitsanuloke, Folk Museum of DR.Thawee, Buddha Image Foundry, King Ramkamheang Museum, Biking in Sukhothai World Heritage, Historical Park, Wat Sri Chum and Lampang.

On the second day of the trip from Bangkok to Chiang Mai, check out from the hotel in Pitsanuloke and head to Sukhothai Province, which once was a significant capital of Siam. On the way, the stop will be at S.MAJ. DR.Thawee Phim Buranakhate Folk Museum, where you can see the local kitchen utensils, valuable equipment, and old-style local toys. Learning from the old tools that tell about the ancient Thai Lifestyle and how clever the ancient people were to invent the things to be used in their daily lives.

Then, walk across the street to see The Buddha Image Foundry. See the process to find the Buddha images. After that, heading to Sukhothai province, the stop will be made at King Ramkamheang Museum, the Great King of the Sukhothai Kingdom who invented the Thai Alphabet for all the Thais to use in the present days. Start the biking trip around Sukhothai Historical Park and see some of the famous temples such as Wat Pra Mahathat, Wat Pra Pai Laung, Wat Sasri, and Wat Sri Chum; see Pra Ajana (The talking Buddha). which the great King Narasuan used to sit behind and speak to his soldiers before the battles to cheer them up. Enjoy the beautiful view of the sunset before heading to Lampang.

Overnight in Lampang: Lampang River Lodge.

Meal: Breakfast/lunch

 

Day 3 Visit Lampang, Wat Phra That Lampang Luang, Horse carriage, Wat Chlermprakiat, Kard Baan Ta local market, and Chiang Mai.

Leaving Lampang, heading to Chiang Mai; on the way, take the horse carriage, the famous unique transportation in Lampang, to visit Wat Phra. That Lampang Luang dates back to 1890 AD by the Burmese guy who worked with the British in the logging industry. The building combines Lanna Thai and Burmese styles with beautiful, elaborate wood carving artwork on the rooftop. Then, visit Wat Chalermprakiat, built in 204, to commemorate 200 years since King Rama IV of Thailand. The temple is on the limestone mountain in the Chaehom area in Lampang. We will reach the top by the locate transportation and continue the walk to meet the Iron Stars case for you to climb 800 meters as steep as 35-degree angles. However, reaching the temple is worth climbing with the beautiful scenery and calm breath. After that, head to Chiang Mai.

On the way to Chiang Mai, the stop will be at “Kard Baan Ta”, the local Market which sells very local stuff that is lively in its style. See the local food you could see in the supermarket in your country. Enjoy taking photos as well as testing the food if you prefer. Then, continue back to Chiang Mai City.

Overnight in Chiang Mai: De Lanna

Meal: Breakfast/lunch

 

Day 4 Elephant Care and Sanctuary program, Long Neck Village, Baan Den Temple, Bautong sticky Waterfall, and Chiang Mai.

Pick up from your hotel at 8.00 am. Head north of Chiang Mai to the Mae Tang area to meet your elephants and learn to gain your understanding with this big and gentle animal. After arrival at the elephant camp, get changed into the mahout costume for you to learn and do the activity. Feed your elephants and make friends. Then hand on to look after your big and gentle friends. Walk with your elephant to the river for you to bathe them in the river. After that, have lunch, then visit the Long Neck village. See the incredible length of the necks, which could be 26 rings on the lady’s shoulders. Then, visit Baan Den Temple, the teak wood temple with beautiful Thai architecture and stunning sculptures related to the elephant guardians. Then head to Chiang Mai Bautong Sticky Waterfall to enjoy walking and climbing the Chiangmai Sticky Waterfall from below to the top. The Waterfall is made from natural limestone, so you can walk and climb easily to the top and enjoy the clear water of the Waterfall to cool down. Then, head back to the hotel in Chiang Mai with safe and sound.

Overnight at Chiang Mai: De Lanna

Meal: Breakfast / Lunch

 

Day 5  Visit Doi Suthep Temple, Phalat Hidden Temple, and Chiang Mai’s local lifestyle.

Pick up from your hotel and head to Doi Suthep Temple, the most important temple in Chiang Mai. Exercising time by walking up 306 steps to the temples or taking the funicular to the temple with the attitude at 1,100 ms above sea level. See the Northern Thai dented corner golden pagoda, which contains the relic of the Lord Buddha—surrounded by the mural painting hall, which tells about the Lord Buddha’s story. Here, you can also get a chance to get a holy blessing and wrist-tiding ceremony from the Buddhist monk.

From the balcony, enjoy the panorama view of Chiang Mai City. Birds fly up in the sky and cool breath against your face. After the temple, continue to Wat Pha Lat or Pha Lat Temple for you to visit the hidden temple in the forest. Pha Lat, which means “Monastery at the Sloping Rock”, was initially used as a resting place for people walking up to worship at Doi Suthep. But once the road was built in 1935, making Doi Suthep much more accessible, Wat Pha Lat, in turn, became a monks’ residence. Walking on the trail is the pleasant and quiet among the forest and nature. Then, meet the driver again and continue for lunch.

After lunch, enjoy Chiang Mai’s local lifestyle by taking the local transportation: The Si-Lor ( Red cab taxi), The boat on the Ping River ( more peaceful than in Bangkok ), The Sam-Lor ( Tricycle or Rikshaw), and the famous Tuk-Tuk as well as Market exploring in the most significant day market for Chiang Mai People.

Overnight at Chiang Mai

Meal: Breakfast / Lunch

 

Program Includes

  •  Pick up from your hotel at Bangkok Airport
  • Private transportation (Toyota van commuter with a/c or similar )
  • An English-speaking guide
  • All entrance fee tickets, as mentioned in the program
  • 4 nights of accommodation during the trip from Bangkok to Chiang Mai
  • Meals as mentioned in the program
  • Transfer and drop off at Chiang Mai International Airport for day five after the trip
  • Drinking water and refreshing the towel in the vehicle.
  • Free Accident insurance during the service. ( Names, nationality, and passport numbers are needed.)

 

Program Excludes

  • Your expenses during the trip.
  • Optional, which is not mentioned in the program.
  • Tipping during the tip.
  • Meals that are not mentioned in the program.

 What should you bring on the trip?

  • A camera, cap or a hat, insect spray, sunscreen lotion, your medication, some jacket or long sleeves for the night in the Tree House in case the night time, walking shoes or trainers for the trek.
  • Swimming suit or trunk for swimming in the Waterfall, raingear, and a passport picture.

What should you wear on this trip?

  • Dress politely
  • Top with sleeves or shirt. No tank tops or spaghetti straps.
  • Long pants or skirt below the knees.
  • Socks or bare feet are allowed.
  • Take off a cap or a hat in the main hall.

 

Weather tips

November – February

During the winter in Thailand, from November to February, the temperature ranges from 5-12 degrees Celsius / 41-54 degrees Fahrenheit. It is essential to come prepared with appropriate clothing to stay warm. This period is considered the best time for travelling in Thailand due to the lovely and cool weather. The landscape is covered with blooming flowers and lush vegetation, which makes the biodiversity of birds and wildlife plentiful.

March-May

From March to May, it is summertime, with temperatures ranging from 28 to 33 degrees Celsius (82 to 91 degrees Fahrenheit). The hottest time of the year is in April, when temperatures reach as high as 43 degrees Celsius (109 degrees Fahrenheit). It is recommended to bring light and thin clothing, as well as a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen.

June – October

This is the rainy season, with temperatures ranging between 18 – 25 degrees Celsius / 64 -77 degrees Fahrenheit. An umbrella or raincoat is recommended, and sandals or waterproof shoes are the best footwear options during these months.

 

Notice

  • To ensure seat availability, bookings must be made at least Two days before the tour date, before 8:30 pm during office hours. Only fully paid bookings will receive a confirmation with an attached voucher.
  • Please do not bring any unnecessary belongings or high-value items on the trip, as the company cannot take responsibility for any loss or damage.

Cancellation Policy

Please note that cancellations made less than two days before the trip will not be refunded, including no-shows and last-minute cancellations. This policy helps us maintain our competitive prices, as seats cannot be resold. Thank you for understanding.

 

 

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