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Highlights of Thailand

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Highlights of Thailand - Intrepid Travel
Highlights of Thailand - Intrepid Travel
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3 reviews
Starts
Bangkok
Destinations
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Ends
Bangkok
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Highlights

  • 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
Accommodation
Hotel, Lodge, Sleeper Train, Resort
Max Group Size
12
Transportation
Train & Rail, Boat
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Adventure
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.

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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 holiday. She was at all times friendly, welcoming, patient, knowledgable, informative and good fun. We could not have wished for a better tour guide to introduce us to Thailand. An excellent tour, thoroughly recommended.
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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 in Chiang Mai would have been good.
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  • Highlights of Thailand reviewer 3
    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
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  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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  • Guide

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  • Meals

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  • Transport

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    Typhoid
    Recommended for Thailand. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
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    Recommended for Thailand. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Cholera
    Recommended for Thailand. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
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    Recommended for Thailand. Ideally 3 months before travel.
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    Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Thailand. Ideally 10 days before travel.
    Japanese B encephalitis
    Recommended for Thailand. Ideally 1 month before travel.

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    Location
    Start and end in Bangkok.
    Hold my space
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    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $400 to confirm this Intrepid Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 14 October 2018 the full payment of $1,367 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1367 for Highlights of Thailand, but the deposit of $400 is non-refundable.
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    Destinations

    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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