A Unique 8-Day Tour Of Thailand For Adventurous Couples
Northern Thailand blends culture, environment, and unique experiences into a magical carpet. This North Thailand experience insinuates romantic luxury to complement the charm. This itinerary includes a jungle spa, experiences of intimate temple ceremonies, exquisite river cruises, hiking in postcard-perfect terrain, and much more.
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Land in Chiang Rai. Find your private guide waiting at the arrivals for a short transfer to your hotel. Spend the evening at your leisure, soaking up the elegant views from your and indulge in sumptuous gastronomic feasts as you explore the local markets, weave into the mountains for stunning vistas, and experience the resplendent brilliance of Wat Rong Khun. Admire the unique kanok architecture of Wat Rong Khun and learn about the region's history at the Hill Tribe Museum. Return to your hotel.
Day 2: The Golden Triangle and an Exclusive Luxury Camp on the Riverside
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast and then journey into the green valleys towards the Golden Triangle with your private guide. Decorous scents guide you through the Doi Tung Royal Flower Garden and then the road winds towards the Mekong River. Visit Chiang Saen, the last remains of an ancient kingdom along the irrefutable river. Board a long-tail boat that will lead you into the wilderness, the charms of local life ever-present along the riverside. Reside in Tented Camp, an exclusive retreat in the heart of untamed nature. Settle into your secluded luxury tent, then enjoy an open-air jungle spa. An indulgent 90 minute treatment is included for both of you. With the renowned therapists working on your body and elephants dotting the horizon, this is unrestrained Thailand luxury at its most unique.
Day 3: Thrilling Elephant Mahout Experience and Sailing along the Mekong
Head into the deep jungle and go elephant trekking, followed by an experience of lifetime, bathing the elephant. Return to the camp and enjoy a leisurely lunch, the calming charms of the riverside providing the scenic visuals. This afternoon you take another traditional form of transport, a private long-tail boat cruising along the Mekong River. Admire the local life by the riverside; men fish from tiny wooden canoes. Cruise along to the exact point where three countries meet and then explore a local market, the baritone shouts of traders floating between stalls of fresh produce. In the evening, visit the temple before you return to Camp.
Day 4: An Intimate Journey to Chiang Mai
Wake up to the sounds of nature and savor the last moments in this tranquil tented camp. After a short long-tail boat journey you rejoin your guide for the spectacular journey to Chiang Mai. Meander through the mountains, each corner bringing fresh vistas and ongoing beauty. There's half a dozen stops en route, each concealed from the road and lost amongst the trees. Wander through a forest clearing to the Mae Kong hot spring, visit local factories specializing in Thai silk, and admire the soothing elegance of temples hidden in the greenery. There's always picturesque brilliance along the riverside, so stop to relish the vistas and enjoy lunch.
Just on the other side of Chiang Mai is the Padong Long Neck Hill Tribe village. Explore this small village and wander past the quaint wooden houses, ubiquitous children's smiles accompanying almost every turn. Then keep wandering to the nearby Mae Tang River where a cute bamboo raft floats you downstream to the waiting vehicle. You'll arrive in Chiang Mai by mid afternoon and the first stop is the luxuriant hotel, a romantic deluxe room the perfect place to relax for the evening.
Day 5: Serene Enchantment in Chiang Mai
Set out on an early morning adventure to roam around the city, watching red-robed monks wander barefoot in the dawn light, a procession of spirituality moving through the streets. Participate in this daily alms giving ceremony by placing food into the monks' bowls, then continue the spiritual slant by climbing the 309 steps of the Golden Naga staircase. You're now standing above Chiang Mai at Wat Doi Suthep, one of Thailand's most famous temples.
Admire the fabulous murals and pagodas. The tour continues at Wat Umong, participating in a private blessing ceremony. Return to the Chedi Chiang Mai for lunch and a leisurely afternoon. Then an evening discovery tour unveils further enchantment; join the monks in their nightly chanting, stroll through the vivid stalls of the Warorot Market, and then dine at the gourmet restaurant before returning to your hotel.
Day 6: Fabulous Thai Organic Cooking Course
Start in a local market where fresh ingredients and fragrant spices are bought. Continue to the chef's own herb garden and snip the most fragrant leaves to add panache to your culinary masterpiece. After you've had fun in the kitchen, settle down to your own creations and allow them to melt in your mouth. The rest of the day is at your leisure, relaxing at the stunning surroundings of the Chedi Chiang Mai and exploring the cultural relics in this fascinating city.
Day 7: A Day of Natural Wonder in Doi Inthanon
Your private guide will drive you to Doi Inthanon for a short hike to the nation's highest peak, at every corner to bring more astonishing vistas and jungle clad valleys. Continue your journey to the King Kunavichayanont Stupa, a captivatingly unique monument. Then, wander to the Vachiratharn Waterfall, an idyllic spot for a enjoying lunch in the wilderness. As you descend from the mountains and wind back to Chiang Mai, stop at the Doi Suthep, a hilltop temple and one of Northern Thailand's most famous. The evening is free so soak up the enchantment of Northern Thailand for one final night.
Day 8: Farewell to the Land of Smiles
This morning you will get a private transfer to Chiang Mai airport for your onward flight.