Bangkok and Chiang Mai – 7 days / 6 nights [classic]

 

From R15’762.00 per person sharing
[Valid until 31 March 2018]
Product Code: AT017

Bangkok welcomes more visitors than any other city in the world and it doesn’t take long to realise why.  Bangkok is a city of contrasts with action at every turn; marvel at the gleaming temples, catch a tuk tuk along the bustling streets or take a longtail boat through floating markets. Food is another Bangkok highlight, from local dishes served at humble street stalls to haute cuisine at romantic rooftop restaurants.

Thailand’s northern capital is an escape from the whirlwind pace of life of its southern rival. Despite the constant arrival of planes and trains full of sightseers, the former seat of the Lanna kingdom is still blissfully calm and laid-back. This is a place to relax after the chaos of Bangkok and recharge your batteries with fabulous food and leisurely wandering. If you don’t want to participate in the vast array of activities on offer, just stroll around the backstreets, and discover a city that is still firmly Thai in its aspect, atmosphere, and attitude.

Experience Thainess. Discover Stories.

INCLUDES:

o    Private airport/hotel transfers throughout with English speaking guide
o    3 nights’ accommodation at the Mercure Bangkok Makkasan in a superior room including breakfast
o    3 nights’ accommodation at the Empress Hotel in a superior room including breakfast
o    Accommodation service charges, room tax and VAT
o    Return international flights
o    Return internal flights (Bangkok Airways, economy)
o    Bangkok Airways benefits:

  • Complimentary passenger lounge access (including free snacks, drinks, internet access and kid’s area) where available.
  • Complimentary snacks, drinks and meals on-board
  • FlyerBonus members additional 10kg luggage allowance
  • Free family pre-seating

o    Complimentary private half day ‘Unknown Bangkok & Thonburi Klongs’ tour with English speaking guide
o    Complimentary City Temples including Doi Suthep Tour

COMPLIMENTARY TOUR DETAILS – BANGOK

Walk through the morning flower market to explore authentic Thai life before boarding the long-tail boat to Thonburi, the western part of Bangkok, situated on the right side of the Chao Phraya River. It’s many canals is why Bangkok was known as the ‘Venice of the East’. Passing by boats on the canals will give you a first-hand impression of the scenic life along Bangkok’s waterways. You will also visit the Royal Barges and Wat Arun (also known as the Temple of Dawn)

COMPLIMENTARY TOUR DETAILS – CHIANG MAI

Drive up the serpentine road to the magnificently situated Wat Doi Suthep. Perched on a forested mountain, this most sacred Chiang Mai temple (3,280 ft) provides a superb view over the city, as well as a wealth of images and frescos. You then pass the city’s biggest market, Talat Wararod, before going to two important temples – Wat Chedi Luang and Wat Phra Sing.

EXCLUDES

o    Expenses of a personal nature such as drinks, laundry, souvenirs, tips or meals not included in itinerary
o    Meals and tours not mentioned in itinerary
o    Early check-in or late check-out at hotels

HOTEL INFORMATION

Mercure Bangkok Makkasan: Conveniently located in the city centre of Bangkok, Mercure Bangkok Makkasan is a 4-star hotel with easy access to the Bangkok Airport Link Makkasan Station, Subway Petchaburi, and important shopping malls. Mercure Bangkok Makkasan offers 180 comfortable rooms & suites designed with a sophisticated modern style. The hotel facilities include an all-day-dining restaurant, wine bar, swimming pool, gym, meeting rooms and free car park. It is the perfect place for both leisure & business travellers. Suvarnabhumi Airport is located 25km East of Mercure Bangkok Makkasan by taxi or 15 minutes away from Suvarnabhumi Airport via the Bangkok Airport Link Station.

Empress Hotel Chiang Mai: The Empress Hotel enjoys a quiet location in Chiang Mai, yet is a convenient 10-minute walk from the Night Bazaar. It has an outdoor pool and 2 restaurants. Free WiFi is available. Furnished in a modern Asian style, rooms feature a seating area by a floor-to-ceiling window. Each air-conditioned room has a TV with international channels and a minibar. En-suite marble bathrooms have shower facilities. Guests can relax in the sauna, or exercise in the fitness room. Other facilities include a business centre and a shopping arcade. The hotel also provides car or bicycle rental, concierge assistance, and 24-hour room service.

 

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Bangkok Black out date: 29 December – 2 January (inclusive) and 15-20 February 2018 (inclusive)