Highlights of Thailand

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Highlights of Thailand - Intrepid Travel
Highlights of Thailand - Intrepid Travel
5 reviews


  • Cruise down the Chao Phraya River
  • Join a Thai cookery course
  • Visit the first elephant hospital
  • Explore Kanchanaburi & its history
Age range
15 to 99 year olds
Hotel, Lodge, Sleeper Train, Resort
Max Group Size
Train & Rail, Boat
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Adventure, Christmas & New Year
Start and end in Bangkok! With the in-depth cultural tour Highlights of Thailand, you have a 11 day tour package taking you through Bangkok, Thailand and 3 other destinations in Thailand. Highlights of Thailand is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

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  • PP
    Written on November 23, 2018
    2.0 - Rather poor

    I found myself wondering what we had actually paid for, since all the tour visits amounted to very little compared to what could have been seen in Thailand. For example, a river tour in Bangkok consisted of travelling along the river to a spot where we fed... Read more

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  • BS
    Written on November 21, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Our tour guide Kanarat (Naa) was fantastic. She was very helpful and friendly and invited our tour group for lunch with her family at her home. She still took us out in the free time of the tour when we didn't really know what to do. She was enthusiastic... Read more

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  • HT
    Written on December 13, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    This was a brilliant tour of northern Thailand. The country side is stunning, the accomodation and included activities excellent. However the tour was made all the better for us by our guide, Nok. Nok worked extremely hard to ensure we all enjoyed our... Read more

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  • AP
    Written on May 1, 2014
    5.0 - Excellent

    Ae was phenomenal. She was so friendly and knowledgeable and very patient with some of the more high maintenance tourists. The trip was an enlightening and magical experience that is will not soon forget. Every activity was enjoyable but I think more time... Read more

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  • Highlights of Thailand reviewer 5
    Written on September 19, 2013
    4.5 - Excellent

    My second Intrepid holiday, this one was as good as the last (which was already amazing!) Great country, great food, great people, great group, great activities. Tiring though, so not the type of holiday for people who want to relax, but well worth it!

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Bangkok
  2. Day 2: Bangkok / overnight train
  3. Day 3: Chiang Mai
  4. Day 4: Chiang Mai
  5. Day 5: H'mong Lodge
  6. Day 6: Sukhothai
  7. Day 7: Sukhothai
  8. Day 8: Kanchanaburi
  9. Day 9: Kanchanaburi
  10. Day 10: Bangkok
  11. Day 11: Bangkok

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  • Accommodation

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  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
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    Covering a total distance of approx 1,239 km.
    • Bangkok (Thailand)
    • 582 km
    • Chiang Mai (Thailand)
    • 217 km
    • Sukhothai (Thailand)
    • 334 km
    • Kanchanaburi (Thailand)
    • 106 km
    • Bangkok (Thailand)

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