Thailand and Laos Uncovered

Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai/Golden Triangle, Luang Say Cruise, Luang Prabang, Champasak

From SGD $4500 per person in low season
From SGD $5100 per person in high season

based on 14 nights & selected experiences

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* Pricing is a guideline only and excludes special offers. Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.

Price includes:

  • International economy flights and taxes from the UK

  • Internal flights

  • Accommodation

  • Private transfers

  • Selected experiences

  • Daily Breakfast

per person based on 2 people sharing, including accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis and private transfers.

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At a Glance

  • Combine the world-renowned highlights of Bangkok and Northern Thailand with some of the country’s most beautiful landscapes

  • Dive into the bustling energy of Bangkok before immersing yourself in the Buddhist culture of Chiang Mai

  • Experience the enchanting Lahu community and Hmong Tribe of the Mekong River

  • Two-day cruise into Laos stopping at Luang Prabang, exploring Pakbeng and the Pak Ou Caves

  • Submerge in the laid back yet vibrant culture you will find in Laos

  • Round up your trip in Champasak and explore the 4,000 islands

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Thailand’s tropical climate means that the country generally experiences high temperatures and humidity throughout the year, which can split into the hot, cool and rainy seasons. The average temperature ranges from the lowest at round 30°C in December, to the highest at around 36°C between January and April. The best time to visit is between November and February, when the weather is at its best throughout the country. In Central Thailand, rain mostly falls between December and September, whereas in Northern Thailand, the dry seasons is between November and May and the wet season is from June to October. Thailand’s southern parts are split into east and west – the west coast’s wet season is between April and October, whereas on the east coast it is from September to October.

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Itinerary

Plunge in to this extensive and action-packed itinerary that really takes you on an awe-inspiring journey through these enthralling countries. Prepare to be left speechless at the rich culture of Thailand and drift in style on the majestic cruise along the Mekong River into Laos. You will encounter floodlit palaces and the glittering skyline of Bangkok, temples nestled in the forest, hill tribes and rice fields, sunset river cruises, limestone cliffs and cascading waterfalls of Laos.

  1. Days 1-4: Bangkok

    This action-packed itinerary begins in Bangkok, once settled into your hotel you can enjoy an evening tour of the city, strolling past the Grand Palace and Wat Pho, spectacularly floodlit at night. Re-visit these iconic monuments the next morning followed by a delicious lunch at the Chao Phraya River. Take some respite from the busy streets of Bangkok and head out to explore the city’s eclectic canals on a longtail boat, stopping to visit famous sites along the way and even feeding the sacred catfish who live in the water. On your last day in Bangkok, drive out to Ayutthaya, Thailand’s ancient 14th century capital, which today is an UNESCO World Heritage City, making sure you stop in the Muslim Quarter to sample some delicious delicacies.

    Accommodation: Ariyasom Villa (3 nights)

  2. Days 4-6: Chiang Mai

    In Chiang Mai you can immerse yourself in Buddhist culture, experiencing a tranquil and mesmerising Buddhist procession on Doi Suthep mountain. Climb the Golden Naga staircase to visit the gleaming pagodas on the top of the hill and take in the beautiful views of the city below. There is plenty more to see in Chiang Mai, including the moss-covered 14th century Wat Umong, with its mysterious underground tunnels. You can also visit the Chiang Mai City Arts Culture Centre and the Three Kings Monument.

    Accommodation: Tamarind Village (2 nights)

  3. Days 6-8: Chiang Rai

    Once in the heart of Northern Thailand, it is time to experience local culture. Visit the Lahu community, wandering around watching families cooking dinner and children playing outside. The countryside here is beautiful, authentic and great to explore, with corn fields, bamboo huts and plantations. Learn about the giant catfish that live in the Mekong river, which are the world’s biggest fresh water fish. Local culture continues when you visit the Hmong Tribe, learning how to make handkerchiefs and animal traps.

    Accommodation: The Legend Chiang Rai (2 nights)

  4. Days 8-9: On the Mekong

    There is plenty to see and do on this two-day cruise to Luang Prabang, including stopping at authentic hill tribe settlements and exploring Pakbeng, a tiny charming town with wooden houses set along a steep road. In the village of Ban Baw, you will learn how to make rice alcohol and at the Pak Ou Caves, you can see thousands of golden Buddha statues nestled within enormous limestone cliffs.

    Accommodation: Luang Say Cruise (1 night)

  5. Days 9-12: Luang Prabang, Laos

    Once you reach the fascinating UNESCO World Heritage Site of Luang Prabang, you will meet your guide who will teach you about Laos’ lively culture, visiting the former Royal Palace, the golden Wat Mai, and the stunning Kuang Si Waterfalls, where you can have a picnic and swim in the refreshing turquoise pools. Children will love the Free the Bears sanctuary, which looks after bears that have been rescued from poachers, as well as the Kuang Si Butterfly Park, where thousands of species of butterflies’ flutter around the splendid gardens.

    Accommodation: Le Sen Boutique (3 nights)

  6. Days 12-15: Champasak, Southern Laos, Laos

    The last stop on this itinerary is Champasak, where you can visit the spectacular 4000 Islands, also known as Siphandon. This is a 14-kilometer wide section of the Mekong River, which contains thousands of tiny moss-covered, limestone islands. Spot the rare Irrawaddy Dolphin, visit the cascading Lippi falls, and try out local cuisine at friendly restaurants.

    Accommodation: The River Resort (3 nights)

Location

Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai/Golden Triangle, Luang Say Cruise, Luang Prabang, Champasak

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