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Slow Boat to Luang Prabang

Bangkok - Northern Thailand - Luang Prabang Fun Trip

Special tour package offer for the new Thailand to Laos Tour

8 nights 9 days -- 28,895 THB/person *

Min. 2 people booking

Highlight of Our Tour Program

Use Boat Transfer to the Bangkok Landmarks from the Hotel Pier

In-Depth Canal Tour

Choice of Floating Market (Railway Market included) or Ayutthaya Tour

Overnight Train Experience

Visit an Elephant Conservation Camp (upon request) and Chiang Mai City Tour

Slow Boat to Luang Prabang and Luang Prabang City Tour

Flight back to Bangkok

 

3 Destination Cities are:

Bangkok, the vibrant capitol of Thailand, a fun city that will delight your senses.  A fusion of the new and old, modern and tradition mix into a blended ever lively metropolis.

Chiang Mai, the rose of the north, this distinctive old Lanna culture influence still can be felt to this day, from the language to the ancient city brick walls that are still visible around the old city.  The distinctive northern style food await you to savored the spices.

Luang Prabang UNESCO World Heritage Site.  Enjoy It’s tranquility and tropical charm, with lush nature near by.  You can wander this charming city to see many ancient temples and museums.

Itinerary:

Day 1:  Arrive in Bangkok. Transfer to City Center

Arrive in Bangkok, Pick up from the airport and transfer to the riverside area.  Check-in at the guest house/hotel. Visit Asiatique Night Market at night.

(Overnight at Bangkok hostel or guesthosue)

 

Day 2:  Bangkok City Tour

Breakfast at hotel. Pick up at the hotel pier by our boat.  Go visit the Grand Palace and Emerald Buddha, What Pho(Reclining Buddha), and Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn) then go on to the Bangkok Canal Tour.  We will visit an orchid farm, the artist house.

In the evening, Optional transfer to Siam Niramit (buffet dinner included) or Muay Thai show.

(Overnight at Bangkok hostel or guesthouse)

Wat Arun 

Day 3:  Floating Market (Option A) or Ayutthaya Tour (OptionB)

Breakfast at hotel.

Tour itinerary can be seen on: http://thaicanaltours.com/weekday-floating-market/

Or see attached for Ayutthaya Tour itinerary .

In the evening, transfer to the Hua Lampong Station and head out to the North, get on the night train.

(Overnight on the train)

Option A, Domunoen Saduak Floating Market or Option B, Mahathat Temple, Ayutthaya  

 

Day 4: Lampang to Chiang Mai

Breakfast on the train.  Transport from station to visit the elephant conservation, 1/2 day visit.  Public Transport to Chiang Mai.  When arrived, transfer to hostel or guesthouse.  Cooking class or traditional  Lanna Khantok dinner.

(Overnight at Chiang Mai hostel or guesthouse)

  Doi Suthep, Chaing Mai  

  Doi Suthep, Chaing Mai  

Day 5 : Chiang Mai

Tour of Doi Suthep Temple and Phu Ping Palace.  Choose to do city tour or an optional visit to a Wood Handicrafts Village for shopping, another option available is to try a waterpark at a former stone quarry

(Overnight at Chiang Mai hostel or guesthouse)

Day 6 : Chiang Mai to Chiang Khong to Huay Xai - Pak Beng + 1 night stay at Pak Beng

Breakfast at Hostel guesthouse.  Get on a Public bus in the morning, drive 1 1/2 hours through valleys and mountains to Wat Rong Khun, marvel at this wonderful temple:  Then continue driving northeast to Chiang Khong for 2 1/2hours, arrive at Chiang Khong and check-in to a guesthouse for overnight stay

White Temple, Chiang Rai

White Temple, Chiang Rai

 

Have breakfast in the guesthouse.

We will assist you with your visa on arrival paper work then transfer to the Thai-Laos border, and take a ferry to Huay Xai, Laos.

boarding a slow boat and sail dowstream to Pak Beng(lunch box is prepared).  Arrive in Pak Beng.

(Stay overnight in this small village)

 

Day 7:  Pak Beng to Luang Prabang

Grab something to eat and packed for the long ride to Luang Prabang from the village.(Food on board maybe limited)  Get on board and enjoy your scenic journey to Luang Prabang (approx. 7hrs). 

Arrive in Luang Prabang City by evening.   Check-in to your Hostel or guesthouse.

Slow Boat Pier, Pak Beng

Slow Boat Pier, Pak Beng

 

Day 8:  Luang Prabang

We will visit a Morning Market, lively street scene with many exotic fruits vendor with the more exotic things such as live frogs

Then we visit the city’s most elaborate monasteries, Wat Mai, the former King's Palace, and the ancient Wat Xieng Thong temple, which features beautiful Laos’ architecture.

After lunch, a choice of Tad Sae or Kuang Si Waterfalls visit, or UXO Visitor's Centre* which documents the secret war, or shop for local handycrafts at Ock Pop Tok, and other famous temples, known for its enormous stupa and its collection of old gilded Buddhas.

We end the day visiting the Traditional Art and Ethnology Centre (TAEC)**, the only independent resource center in Laos dedicated to the country's many and diverse ethnic groups.

*The Unexploded Ordnance Museum (UXO Museum) is closed on Saturday & Sunday.

**The Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre is closed on Monday

 

Day 9 : Luang Prabang to Bangkok

Optional Tour of Tad Sae or Kuang Si Waterfalls in the Morning

Fisherman on the Mekong River

Fisherman on the Mekong River

 

Fly back to Bangkok, tour conclude at the airport in Bangkok

  

Cost of the trip cover:

  • Double occupancy per room for 3 to 3.5 Star Hotel and Guesthouse
  • Professional Guide
  • City tours
  • Breakfast
  • Entrance fees
  • Domestic flight
  • Domestic Land & Water Transport

Cost does not cover

  • Tips
  • Single Supplement for your Own Hotel Room
  • lunch and Dinner
  • Water and Drinks
  • Optional Day Tours and Activities

*Single supplement or to get your own hotel room at 4 Stars Hotels, there is additional fee of 18,895 THB

 

 

 

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