Chiang Mai, Majestic Cultural Heritage
2 Days 1 Night
TOUR CODE : ST021


Chiang Mai, 700 km, by road north of Bangkok is Thailand’s second largest city and capital of the northern region.  An old city with a proud history was founded by King Mengrai who united several small tribes and called the new land Anachak Lanna Thai and was the capital of Lanna Thai for a long time.  It was attacked frequently and finally came under the control of Ayutthaya then Burma. In 1774 King Taksin of Thailand recovered it from the Burmese since then Chiang Mai has been a province of Thailand.

The most important asset Chiang Mai can claim is its people. Their beauty, hospitality and good manners are legendary throughout Thailand.  In the past, Chiang Mai has been a city of economic, religious and political importance.  Present day culture has very deep roots.  Chiang Mai has its own dialect and its own cuisine.  These have given it a sense of cultural security. 

Elephant Camp, a close up encounter with the lifestyle of elephant handlers or mahouts.  See how they care for the animals, put them to work and train them to perform.

Phra That Doi Suthep Temple, This temple is Chiang Mai’s most important and visible landmark, and overlooks the city from its forested mountain backdrop.  It is 3,520 feet above sea level, and dates from 1383.  The temple is approached on foot by climbing a steep staircase comprising 290 steps. The less energetic may ascend by funicular railcars.  The temple’s golden pagoda contains holy Buddha’s relic, and attracts Buddhist pilgrims from all over the world throughout the year.


 
 Tour Schedule

Day 1: Bangkok – Chiang Mai
Your tour guide in purple and navy blue uniform will meet and greet at the hotel lobby.  Depart hotel for smooth morning flight by Thai Airway to Chiang Mai in Business Class.   Arrive, Chiang Mai then transfer to hotel.

Visit Meo Hill Tribe at Doi Pui and Phra That Doi Suthep Temple, This temple is Chiang Mai’s most important and visible landmark, and overlooks the city from its forested mountain backdrop.  It is 3,520 feet above sea level, and dates from 1383.  The temple is approached on foot by climbing a steep staircase comprising 290 steps. The less energetic may ascend by funicular railcars.  The temple’s golden pagoda contains holy Buddha’s relic, and attracts Buddhist pilgrims from all over the world throughout the year then transfer to hotel.

At night, visit the famous Nigh Bazaar and transfer to hotel.

Nice and Sound Sleep in Chiang Mai

Day 2: Chiang Mai - Bangkok
After breakfast, depart hotel to visit Chiang Dow Elephant Camp, 65 km from Chiang Mai or 1 hours drives to see how the well trained elephants work in the forest.  Enjoy elephant riding into the dense jungle (1 hour round trip).  After the Elephant Riding, take a Bamboo Rafting along Mae Ping River for one hour.  Continued drive to Handicraft Villages where you can see how the local people making Silk, Wood craving, Silverware, Umbrella making etc.  Late afternoon transfer to airport for smooth flight to Bangkok in Business Class.   Arrive Bangkok and transfer to hotel.

Thank you very much and see your smiles again soon

Tour Includes:
- Welcome Garland
- Natural Mineral Water and Cold Towel
- Private Car
- Transportation
- Travel Insurance Certificate
- Reliable First Class Services.
- Exclusive Professional Tour Guide
- Admission Fee
- Domestic Air Tickets
- Accommodation with Breakfast

Tour Excludes:
- Alcoholic Drinks and Meals (Lunch and Dinner)
- Extra Transportation

Accommodation:
Chiang Mai: Veranda Resort and Spa
A King Size Bed in Valley Deluxe Room including Breakfast