Essential Thailand

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US $ 1,104
Cost/day $158
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Chiang Mai


  • Explore Bangkok and its amazing flower market
  • Visit Kanchanaburi, home of the famous bridge on the river Kwai
  • Discover the ancient capital of Ayuthaya
  • Enjoy Chiang Mai and its temples
Age range
18 to 39 year olds
Hotel, Sleeper Train, Houseboat
Train & Rail, Coach / Bus, Boat
Travel style
Start in Bangkok and end in Chiang Mai! With the sightseeing tour Essential Thailand, you have a 7 day tour package taking you from Bangkok to Chiang Mai and through Bangkok, Thailand and 3 other destinations in Thailand. Essential Thailand includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.
  • Adika Dogbe's review about another Travel Talk tour
    4.0 - Good

    Great tour, and awesome guide for the Egypt par of the trip. Packed with a variety of memorable activities, a very condensed schedule that made the most of the time we had, I will definitely recommend ot to friends looking forward the visiting the region.

  • Aadil Nanji's review about another Travel Talk tour
    4.0 - Good

    Cannot speak highly enough of Sam. He's an awesome guide. He understood the group perfectly and gave us the right amount of information. He made a lot of effort to make sure we understood the key points of the huge amounts of history that Egypt has to... Read more

  • NicolaMcCarthy's review about another Travel Talk tour
    4.5 - Excellent

    Had an absolute blast, Sam was a great tour guide and the best I've had on a trip before. He was friendly and relaxed yet still managed to convey the history and facts of a place. Egypt and Jordan are amazing places to go, would recommend this trip to... Read more

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Bangkok
  2. Day 2: Bangkok City Tour
  3. Day 3: Bangkok, Kanchanaburi
  4. Day 4: Kanchanaburi
  5. Day 5: Kanchanaburi, Ayutthaya, Chiang Mai
  6. Day 6: Chiang Mai
  7. Day 7: Chiang Mai

Travel guide

Prepare for an adventure in this stunning destination with our travel guide.

What's included

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

Questions & Answers

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

  • Do you offer customized tours?

    We do not offer customised tour packages. All our tours are fixed itinerary group tours with fixed departures.

  • What would be the accommodation set up?

    The prices are based on twin-share accommodation. If you don’t mind being roomed with another single traveller of the same gender, you will not need to pay a single supplement. However, a single supplement is available if you would like to stay in a single room for the duration of the tour.

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  • Gregory6th September 2018
    Response within hours which was great considering our time difference. Tour choice was incredible, obviously an experienced team

About the countries

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Plugs & Adapters



Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.


These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Recommended for Thailand. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Thailand. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Recommended for Thailand. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Recommended for Thailand. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Thailand. Ideally 2 months before travel.
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.
Japanese B encephalitis
Recommended for Thailand. Ideally 1 month before travel.


Bangkok is the starting point and Chiang Mai is the endpoint.
Your money is safe with TourRadar, as we only pay the tour operator after your tour has departed.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $120 to confirm this Travel Talk booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 15 January 2019 the full payment of $1,104 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 $1104 for Essential Thailand, but the deposit of $120 is non-refundable. If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
Some departure dates and prices may vary and Travel Talk will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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Covering a total distance of approx 745 km.
  • Bangkok (Thailand)
  • 106 km
  • Kanchanaburi (Thailand)
  • 119 km
  • Ayutthaya (Thailand)
  • 520 km
  • Chiang Mai (Thailand)

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