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This part of Thailand encompasses all of your wildest Asian dreams, from bustling beaches, perfect beaches, islands and highlands. Venturing into this part of the world sees you explore bustling cities, picturesque highlands, all in an epic 9 days. Stay overnight in a floating jungle raft, learn to cook like a pro, bask in the Grand Palace, take bike tours and eat your way around the Pai night markets.
Day 1 – Bangkok
Day 2 – Bangkok
With so much to see there’s no time to waste, so we’ll jump right into it this morning. After a quick breakfast, we set out on a locally guided visit to Wat Arun, also known as the Temple of Dawn, before catching a local ferry to make our journey to visit the Grand Palace. Finally we’ll finish up our morning with a tour of the Klongs (canals), watching locals go about their day living life along the river. This afternoon you’re free to head to a local rooftop bar to toast the beginning of your trip with your new Contiki fam. Have one for us!
Day 3 – Bangkok to Kanchanaburi
Here it’s about living local. We’ll start with visiting iconic historic sites including the WWII Cemetery, for a glimpse at darker past times, and the famed Bridge on the River Kwai. Since we all know there’s nothing quite like local transport to make you feel really alive, this afternoon we’ll pop into a boat along the River Kwai where we’ll reach our home for the night: The Floating Jungle Raft Hotel. This place is every bit the dream Thailand location you’ve imagined, so you may have to pinch yourself as you’re greeted with rooms lit by candlelight, followed by a delicious local dinner at dusk. If you’re game, which of course you are, you can even jump into the river directly from your room. #Travelgoals, check!
Day 4 – Kanchanaburi to Chiang Mai via Ayuttaya
We’ll make a stop in the UNESCO listed city of Ayutthaya, once the capital of the Kingdom of Siam before being destroyed by the Burmese in the 18th Century. Here we’ll grab bikes & cycle past ornate temples, towering spires, and quaint villages. Tonight, we forgo a hotel to board our overnight sleeper train to Chiang Mai.
Day 5 – Chiang Mai to Pai
Prepare to fall in love with this picturesque mountain town. The rest of the day is yours to explore this traveller’s paradise your way. Head out on foot or by bike, and adventure down Pai’s little streets that pack some punch. Be sure to head out to experience Pai by night – an experience to rival that of its big sister Khao San Road in Bangkok.
Day 6 – Pai
Tonight, there’s a chance for you to spend the evening zipping around on a Vespa as we explore the small streets and alleyways of Chiang Mai. We’ll see some iconic street art and monuments in between food stops at family restaurants and street vendors. Taste the amazing flavours of Tom Kha Gai and BBQ skewers before topping it all off with some live music in the market district. Just ask your Trip Manager for the best tips on where to head and what to do.
Day 8 – Discover Chiang Mai
Day 9 – Depart Chiang Mai
This morning we say fond farewells before going our separate ways. Dry those tears, because no doubt we’ll make big plans to reunite somewhere special soon.
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