DAY 1: BANGKOK – CHIANGMAI (L, D)
Departure transfer from various Bangkok hotels to Bangkok Domestic Airport for flight TG 102 (08:15 – 09:25 hrs) bound for Chiangmai. Arrival at Chiangmai International Airport, where you will be welcomed by our staff, transfer to Lotus Pang Suan Kaew hotel to check in. We start this tour with a visit to the holiest temple in the Chiangmai region: Wat Prathat Doi Suthep (a.d.1384) a temple containing a much-revered Buddhist relic. A spectacular panoramic view of Chiangmai can be seen from here, approx. 3,500 feet above sea level. Lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, we bring a visit the Thai Home Industry villages at Boasrang and Sankampaeng; a visit the renowned umbrella-making and parasol village of Boa Srang village at Sankampheng, the traditional way of making lacquer-ware, teakwooden carvings and furniture making, celadon pottery, silverware and jewelry-making complete this day. In the evening we offer a typical Kantoke dinner with various shows and performances of the hill tribes, living in Northern Thailand. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 2: CHIANGMAI – MAE HONG SON (B, D)
American Breakfast at hotel Departure transfer from Chiangmai hotel to Chiangmai International Airport for flight TG 190 (10:00 – 10:35 hrs). Arrival Mae Hong Son airport, welcome by our Turismo Thai staff, transfer to your hotel. No lunch included. The afternoon, is at leisure, stroll around this small city in North-western part of Thailand and simply enjoy the scenery around here or do some shopping. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
DAY 3: MAE HONG SON (B, L, D) American breakfast at hotel. After breakfast, we leave the hotel of your choice for a full day soft adventure and culture. This tour includes an exiting long tailed boat tour along the Pai River, elephant ride (approx. 1 hour) through the jungle and the highlight of this day, a visit to the world-renowned the Long Necked Karen Hill Tribe. These women are known wearing numerous brass rings around their elongated neck, which gives them also the nickname “Giraffe Women”. Lunch en route at a local restaurant. In the afternoon back to your hotel for dinner and overnight at hotel.
DAY 4: MAE HONG SON – CHIANG MAI – BANGKOK (B)
American Breakfast at hotel. After breakfast visit the fresh morning market of Mae Hong Son, and we make a short temple tour at Mae Hong Son; visit the impressive Phra Thad Doi Kong Moo Temple; here you have a beautiful view over the whole valley of this secluded situated city. No lunch included. Transfer from hotel to Mae Hong Son Airport for departure by flight TG to Chiangmai International Airport, connecting flight TG…, bound for Bangkok. Connect to International Airport or transfer to hotel.