Highlight Middle Thailand Tour from Luang Prabang

Highlights:

This 9-day tour starts from Luang Prabang, as it is one of Southeast Asia’s most beautiful and traditional towns , that visitors to Indochina can not miss. After highlight tours of Luang Prabang, we will flight to Bangkok to start to travel middle Thailand, where you will find markets, Palace &temples, national parks...

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This tour is ready to be booked or tailored to fit your personal requirements,please contact us for quotation and custom details.
Travel Seasons:

Most countries in Asia can be visited throughout the year. Taking all factors into account, such as weather, traffic, cost..., there are always good places worthy visiting whenever you travel Asia. According to your personal schedule, we will arrange the proper and suitable itinerary of your targeted countries.

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Route:

Luang Prabang - Pak Ou Cave - Khouangsi Waterfall - Bangkok - Samut Songkhram - Ampawa - Sai Yok - Kanchanaburi - Bang Pa-in - Pak Chong - Khao Yai National Park

Itinerary

Day1:

Luang Prabang

Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to hotel. Luang Prabang has been claimed by the UNESCO to be ‘the best preserved city in South East Asia’. During our time here, we visit the impressive stupa of Wat Visoun and the shrine of Wat Aham, Wat Mai; we then climb up to the top of mount Phousi for an enjoyable exploration of the sacred, gilded stupa as well as a panoramic view of the city at sunset and the Mekong River. From there, we explore the Night Market, where you can find a lovely selection of handmade textile made by local and hill tribe people surrounding Luang Prabang. Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Day2:

Luang Prabang - Pak Ou Cave - Luang Prabang

Today, we enjoy a short-guided tour seeing the city’s oldest temple of Wat Sene and the magnificent Wat Xiengthong with its roofs sweeping low to the ground, which represents classical Laotian architecture. We then embark on a cruise upstream on the Mekong River, which also gives us a breathtaking view of the tranquil countryside as well as explore the mysterious Pak Ou Caves, two linked caves crammed with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes left by pilgrims. Along the way, we stop at the village of Ban Xanghai, where they make the local rice wine. On return, we take a short drive to Ban Xangkhong, a village well known for its silk weavings and for its Saa (jute) Paper making and Ban Phanom, a small village known for its hand weaving. Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Day3:

Luang Prabang - Khouangsi Waterfall - Luang Prabang

An optional early start gives you the fantastic opportunity to participate in the daily morning rituals of saffron-clad monks collecting offerings of Alms (ubiquitous sticky rice) from the faithful residents. This tradition is very unique in Laos, being the only Buddhist nation still preserving the procession. From there you will visit the morning Phosi Market, where you will see such diverse offerings as dried buffalo skin, local tea and saltpeter among the chickens, vegetables and hill-tribe weavings. Laos is also known for its traditional crafts, and today you will visit local villages of Lao ethnic minority groups at Ban Ouay, Hmong Village, Ban Ou, Laoloum Village and Ban Thapene, Khmu Village, then drive to the beautiful Khouangsi Waterfall where you can cool off with a refreshing swim in the turquoise pools or walk along the forest trails. We return to the city by late afternoon to observe the sunset at Wat Phabath. Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Day4:

Luang Prabang - Bangkok

After breakfast, we visit The National Museum at the former Royal Palace, which displays a lovely collection of the artifacts reflecting the richness of Lao culture dating from the days of the early kings right through to the last sovereign. The tour ends after your transfer to the airport for a late afternoon flight to Bangkok. Upon arrival at Bangkok International Airport in Thailand, be met and drive to your hotel for check-in. We leave rest of the day for you to relax. Overnight in Bangkok.

Day5:

Bangkok - Samut Songkhram - Bangkok

Pick up at your hotel to Mae Klong market,Samut Songkram province.Arrive at Mae Klong train station and walk around Mae Klong Market till train coming.Then, drive to Wat Bang Kung. Continue our tour to KlongKone at Home Krateng Chao-le. Upon arrival take a long tail boat to the mangrove plantation for Feed monkeys and look around to see people feeding Seashell, oyster or fishing. Enjoy lunch seafood at Home Krateng on sea.Finally, back to car park by long tail boat, and then drive to Wat Satthatam to see beautiful decoration wall by mother of pearls inlay.Back to Bangkok for overnight.

Day6:

Bangkok - Ampawa - Sai Yok

After breakfast, drive to the "floating market of Damnan Saduak." In a rowboat we will you through the Floating-market.After the rowing boat ride, you do have time to walk around.Next we drive towards Kanchanaburi.The two adjacent temples, Wat Khao Noi (a Chinese Temple) and Wat Tham Sua (a Thai Temple), are only separated by a barbed wire fence, on top of a small hill. We continue towards Kanchanaburi, to visit Wat Khao Poon.From this temple you can look at the River Kwai and its surrounding area.Prasat Muang Singh is another place of interest. We will have lunch near this old Khmer-temple site and after lunch will have a visit of this most western khmer-temple in today’s Thailand.The last attraction for today is the so-called “Death Railway”. You enter the train at Takilen station and will have a ride for about 30 minutes, at first through the flat area and later on through a deep valley with scenic views all over. Overnight near Saiyoke.

Day7:

Sai Yok - Kanchanaburi - Bang Pa-in

Back to the bridge on the River Kwai in Kanchanaburi,then continue in an eastern direction to the former gems-mine area of Bo Ploi . The open zoo of Bo Pli is really nice located and we stay in this park for about 2 hours. Continue to Suphanburi. In the city, visit the Wat Phra Non, a very ancient temple, which houses a venerated reclining Buddha statue. The afternoon makes a visit to the Talad Samchuk, an approximately 100-year-old market, where most houses over 100 years old. In this market you can buy interesting stuff and make good photos.Late afternoon drive to Ayuthaya. Overnight in Ayuthaya.

Day8:

Bang Pa-in - Pak Chong

After breakfast, visit some of the former important and beautiful temples of Ayutthaya, the former capital of Siam, destroyed in 1767 by the burmese army. You will have a visit to Wat Mahatat, Wat Phanan Choen, Wat Yai Chai Mongkol and Wat Si Sanphet. Today, lunch will be held at a restaurant in a shrimp-market, where most of the stalls sell the sweet water shrimps to local people. We will continue eastwards to Saraburi. In Saraburi Wat Phrabuddhabath is visited, this temple is a popular destination for Thais from across the country. In this Temple there is a rare footprint of the Buddha to find as well as a tooth and other relics. In the late afternoon you will reach your quarters at Pakchong. Around 17.30 o’clock you will witness a fascinating spectacle, when millions of bats fly out from caves to go on a night raid. Overnight near Pakchong.

Day9:

Pak Chong - Khao Yai National Park - Bangkok

The Khao Yai National Park lies east of Bangkok.The park is a paradise for plant lovers, but also for bird watchers and butterfly friends.In contrast, the chance to see big game, apart from deer evening, is very low.After the breakfast we drive to the Khao Yai National Park.You will now visit , among others, the Waterfall Heio Suwat, visit the Park Museum, take a short walk through the jungle and in the afternoon see the Heio Nayok waterfall, in the east of the park.Drive back to Bangkok, where you will arrive late afternoon at your hotel Overnight in Bangkok.

Ends

Dear Clients

This tour is ready to be booked or tailored to fit your personal requirements,please contact us for quotation and custom details.
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