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Day 1: Arrival at Bangkok airport where your tour guide is waiting for you and transfer to the hotel. Free time until check-in at the hotel according to availability. Accommodation.
Day 2: After breakfast, visit three of the most unusual Buddhist temples starting with Wat Traimit. Located at the end of Chinatown, on Yaowarat Road, near Hualampong Train Station, Wat Traimit is home to the world's largest solid gold Buddha, measuring almost five meters tall with a weight of five and a half tons. Then the tour will continue to Wat Pho, the largest temple in Bangkok, the temple of the huge reclining Buddha and the Chedis of the Kings. This is located behind the Temple of the Buddha. It is one of the largest temples in the city and famous for its gigantic reclining Buddha that is 46 meters long and covered in gold. Next, you will visit the Royal Palace, which is undoubtedly the most famous monument in the city. Built in 1782, and for 150 years the home of the King of Thailand, the royal court and the administrative seat of government, the Grand Palace in Bangkok is an ancient building that continues to impress visitors with its beautiful architecture and details. Within the complex, is WatPhraKaew or the Temple of the Emerald Buddha (officially known as WatPhra Sri RattanaSatsadaram), considered the most important Buddhist temple in Thailand, enshrines the image of a highly revered Buddha meticulously carved from a single block of jade. Free afternoon. Accommodation.
Day 3: After breakfast transfer to the airport to take the flight to Chiang Rai. Arrival in Chiang Rai with the flight no later than 09.00am (supplement). Welcome by our tour guide. Proceed to visit the Golden Triangle, where the borders between Myanmar (formerly Burma), Laos and Thailand meet on the Mekong River. 30 minute traditional boat ride enjoying the daily life of the Lao people. Lunch at a local restaurant.
Visit the Casa Del Opio before visiting the villages of the Akha and Yao ethnic minorities. Visit to the town of the famous giraffe women. Dinner and hotel accommodation.
Day 4: Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning we will transfer to the pier and take a pleasant traditional boat ride on the Kok River visiting the Karen tribes who live in bamboo huts in the middle of the jungle. We will continue with the visit to the Wat Rong Suea Tean Temple, also known as the Blue Temple, another unusual modern Buddhist temple distinguished by its intense blue color and its elaborate statues. Then we will visit the famous white temple of Wat Rong Khun. After the visit we will go from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai by road (3 Hrs). Arrival in Chiang Mai and lunch at a local restaurant. Visit the Wat Doi Suthep temple complex, the best known in Chiang Mai, located on the top of a small hill 15 km northwest of the city. Dinner and hotel accommodation.
Day 5: Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning we will visit some local handicraft factories such as lacquer ware, silk fabrics and traditional paper umbrellas. You will also visit a wood sculpture factory where you can buy Burmese antiques. Departure to the Mae Sa valley visiting the orchid farm. Lunch at a local restaurant. Then we will move to the elephant sanctuary to learn about these animals, and perform various activities including giving them food and taking a bath, an unforgettable experience. Back to the hotel. Kantok dinner with traditional dances. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 6: Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Chiang Mai airport to connect with the flight to your next destination.