If you're short on time but want to see the sights north of Bangkok (and really, who doesn't?), this is the express trip for you. Take seven days, pack them full of wonderment and reflection in Northern Thailand Kanchanaburi, Ayutthaya, and Chiang Mai, and plenty of temples, palaces, and small villages to explore and you've got a recipe for one of the most memorable weeks you'll ever have. Toss in the ease of travel by trains and buses and there's no way you'll feel like you're missing out on anything in this dynamic region.
Price per person539 EUR
Flight tickets are not included. Our travel advisors will gladly help you find the cheapest flights. The price above is based on 2 adults traveling together. What's included?
Enjoy a klong boat tour of Bangkok including a visit to Wat Pho. Travel to Kanchanaburi and head to your floating rafthouse accommodation. Enjoy free time to explore.
Day 3 - Kanchanaburi
Enjoy a day of sightseeing at Erawan Falls and the Bridge on the River Kwai. Explore the Allied War Cemetery, the Thai-Burmese Railway Centre and the JEATH War Museum to learn more about the area's history.
Day 4 - Kanchanaburi to Ayutthaya
Travel to Ayutthaya and visit the historical sites of the old capital city. Opt to visit Chan Kasem National Museum and Chao Sam Phraya Museum.
Day 5 - Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai
Spend a full day exploring Ayutthaya before boarding an overnight train to Chiang Mai.
Day 6 - Chiang Mai
Arrive in Chiang Mai and explore the city. Visit Doi Suthep in the afternoon. Chiang Mai is a vibrant city with heaps to see and do. Famous for its night market, cooking classes, and Muay Thai, it's a feat to fit it all in.
Day 7 - Chiang Mai
Depart at any time. With a little extra time in the area, hilltribe treks are easily accessible, as is the Golden Triangle.
Allow USD80-105 for meals not included.
5 breakfasts, 1 dinner
Please be aware
Grand palace (Bangkok) - USD15
Jim Thompson’s House (Bangkok) - USD$4 ($2 child)
National Museum (Bangkok) - USD2
Royal Barge Museum (Bangkok) USD1.5
Thai massage - USD10-30 per hour
Doi Suithep (Chiang Mai) - USD2 (plus transport)
Bicycle tour (Chiang Mai) - USD15-30 for Half Day
Thai Cookery Course (Chiang Mai) - USD30 for Half Day
Kan Toke Traditional Dinner (Chiang Mai) - USD30
All prices are per person (unless stated otherwise), and are subject to change as services are provided by third party operators.