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Explore Northern Thailand

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Explore Northern Thailand - Intrepid Travel
Explore Northern Thailand - Intrepid Travel
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6 reviews
Starts
Bangkok
+3 Destinations
Northern Thailand
Ends
Bangkok
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Highlights

  • Visit a fascinating night market
  • Explore Sukhothai's historical ruins
  • Enjoy a homestay in a small village
  • Discover the 'Rose of the North'
Age range
15 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Home-stay, Sleeper Train, Resort
Max Group Size
12
Transportation
Train & Rail, Coach / Bus, Local Transport, Mini-coach
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Local Living, Christmas & New Year
Start and end in Bangkok! With the in-depth cultural tour Explore Northern Thailand, you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Bangkok, Thailand and 3 other destinations in Thailand. Explore Northern Thailand is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.

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  • CM
    Written on August 16, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    One of the best travel experiences that I have had. I travelled with my 21 year old granddaughter and we both enjoyed the whole trip. The hotel in Chiang Mai was barely average and based on the clientele that Intrepid must generate for them, the... Read more

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  • Explore Northern Thailand reviewer 2
    Written on July 28, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    I had a great time on the Explore Northern Thailand tour. I liked experiencing all the different kinds of local transportation. The food was amazing, especially at the home stay. The hotels unfortunately got less comfortable as the trip went on, which was... Read more

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  • A
    Written on July 17, 2018
    3.5 - Good

    It was a good tour. Chang Mai was the area I’d improve. I didn’t love the hotel and I would have done a bit more to get first acclimated to the city early on.

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  • KR
    Written on February 19, 2017
    3.5 - Good

    Overall, I really loved this tour. I loved Sukhothai and the temples that we visited. We stayed at this super cute resort that was absolutely amazing! From there we went to the homestay - that was so much fun, even the part about sleeping on the floor. The... Read more

    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    Hi Kimberly, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments with us. We were disappointed to read that you didn’t have a good experience with your guide. Kimberly, we would love an opportunity to more fully understand your experience as feedback from our passengers is essential towards improving all that we do. Please feel free to contact our Customer Relations team who will be happy to further address your concerns: customerrelations@intrepidtravel.com Thanks again and we look forward to hearing from you. Kind regards, Intrepid Travel
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  • A
    Written on December 31, 2010
    5.0 - Excellent

    A great trip to sum up north Thailand. Well organized lived up to the itinerary

  • A
    Written on November 27, 2010
    5.0 - Excellent

    This was a fantastic taste of Northern Thailand with new experiences every day. Our guide was so committed to our enjoyment of the trip and keen to educate us on the culture, history and people, she really made a huge difference to the whole experience.

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Bangkok
  2. Day 2: Sukhothai
  3. Day 3: Sukhothai
  4. Day 4: Homestay
  5. Day 5: Chiang Mai
  6. Day 6: Chiang Mai
  7. Day 7: Chiang Mai
  8. Day 8: Bangkok

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  • Accommodation

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  • Guide

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Meals

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  • Transport

    Rated Good by past passengers

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Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • What is the group size?

      The minimum size is 1 and maximum is 12.

    • What time is the departure?

      The tour starts at 6pm with a welcome meeting. The first travel day is on day 2.

    • Is it possible to get a discount on this trip? There are no activities on the first and last day.

      Intrepid cannot unfortunately reduce the price of unused parts of this trip, since this is a package tour.

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    • William14th November 2018
      This is my first trip using a tour company and I must say that the professionalism and customer service provided was exemplary. Too many individuals to name, but the whole team deserves hearty congratulations. Very pleased with the pricing, hotels and itinerary.

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    Recommended for Thailand. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
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    Yellow fever
    Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Thailand. Ideally 10 days before travel.
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    Location
    Start and end in Bangkok.
    Hold my space
    TourRadar can request Intrepid Travel to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    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 February 2019 the full payment of $969 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 $969 for Explore Northern Thailand, but the deposit of $400 is non-refundable.
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    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 1,176 km.
    • Bangkok (Thailand)
    • 369 km
    • Sukhothai (Thailand)
    • 147 km
    • Lampang (Thailand)
    • 78 km
    • Chiang Mai (Thailand)
    • 582 km
    • Bangkok (Thailand)

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