Reception at the airport by our local team. Transfer and accomodation to your hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel. Visit of the Royal Palace, founded in 1782 by King Rama 1st. The wall of the palace protects an enclosure of 259 hectares. You will discover in this enclosure the Wat Phra Keo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha), which is actually the royal chapel of the grand palace. The Emerald Buddha, which measures only 60 cm, is the most famous and most revered statue in Thailand. Then visit the largest monastery in Thailand, Wat Pho which houses the Reclining Buddha. Lunch at a restaurant by the river. Then walk in the heart of Chinatown which is full of shops of all kinds. Walking around Chinatown is both exhilarating and exhausting. It is the realm of pedestrians, especially in the tiny ones (narrow lanes) near the river. This colorful and flavorful district is the oldest in Bangkok. You will also visit Wat Traimitr (Temple of the Golden Buddha), home to the largest solid gold Buddha in the world: five and a half tons. This Pagoda is at the entrance to Chinatown. Return to your hotel at the end of the day.
Breakfast at the hotel. You then go to the Klongs (canals) of Thonburi where a boat trip will be organized. Thonburi is considered a simple district of Bangkok, but it is actually an ancient city. You then discover the Thai people living in an essentially lacustrine way. Stop at Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn). The chedi of this temple is entirely covered with pieces of multicolored porcelain encrusted in the shape of flowers. Breakfast in a local restaurant. Then in the afternoon, take a bike ride through the old neighborhoods of Bangkok. Back to the hotel at the end of the day and dinner.
After breakfast, depart for the Maeklong Market on the railroad tracks near the train terminus. Walk on the rails to visit the colorful market and see the speed with which the merchants fold their stalls for the passage of the train. Then continue to Kanchanaburi, arrive at the natural hot springs of HINDAD or you can swim (The Hindad hot spring is born in the middle of the forest and runs parallel to a natural river of fresh water. During the Second World War, in order to provide a natural and permanent supply of hot water for medical purposes, the Hindad hot spring now consists of 3 large pools that allow you to swim and relax among the trees and water. vegetation in the heart of the surrounding jungle An extraordinary sensation is to soak for a few minutes in the hot water of the spring, then in the adjacent fresh river, and so on alternately.An excellent easy way and completely natural to relax all the muscles in your body A traditional Thai massage service is also available on site at the end bath).
Transfer by vehicle to the pier on the Kwai Noi River, near Saiyok. Embarkation by canoe to reach the hotel upstream of the Kwai Noi River.
Breakfast at the hotel. Then departure for the famous waterfalls of Erawan.
In the heart of Khao Salob National Park are the famous Erawan Waterfalls. They consist of 7 levels. The turquoise waters finish their race in the very famous river Kwae Yai.
To see the first landing, it is necessary to climb up to 1500 meters of altitude. No fear, there is no effort to provide since the entrance to the park is a few hundred meters away, just next to the bus stop. A landscaped and concrete path leads visitors to the first landing. After the 5th, the climb is steeper and more difficult. Whether you go up to the last level at 2500 meters or that we stop before, we will inevitably fall on the charm of the place. The waterfalls are not big in themselves, but they are outlined in a slope that hosts all the lush vegetation and makes the landscape unique. The color of the water is then magnified by the surrounding green and calcareous soil. The water becomes turquoise in places, emerald in others. We marvel and above all we can swim in these slightly cool waters … the bather can then discover that the fish are there in number and like to eat the dead skin. Better than a fish pedicure, the bath turns into fish body. Return to Kanchanaburi, for the visit of the famous bridge and free time on site to immortalize this historic place. Installation at the hotel at the end of the day.
Early riser, breakfast at the hotel, departure for the reserve of Klong Saeng in the footsteps of the wild animals, small trek through the jungle until the bench of rangers or you will embark on a raft of bamboo join in a few minutes the cave of diamonds with impressive stalactites and stalagmites with amazing shapes. Return by jungle and boat to the starting point through the famous “3 Rocks”, become the emblem of Lake Cheow Lan. Then transfer private to Donsak port and ferry to Koh Samui. Arrive Koh Samui, transfer to your hotel and dinner.
Arrival in Chiang Mai, welcome by your guide then departure for an excursion to one of the most finely worked temples among those of province: the Doi Suthep. His chedi is completely covered with gold leaves. This temple is located at 1053 meters above sea level and dominates the plain of Chiang Mai Basin. Accomodation at your hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure for a wonderful cycling adventure (4 to 5 hours) passing through the quiet streets of the ancient capital of the Lanna Kingdom. Stop at Wiang Khum Kam, temples and ruins dating back several centuries. Also visit a Chinese temple, a former leper colony, a school (except holidays), a small pottery workshop. Stroll along the Ping River to a candy factory, a local pastry shop, and a market. Return to your hotel and have lunch. Then you will go to the Wat Mok Moli temple to attend the prayer of monks. Also visit Wat Chedi Luan temple, which housed the Emerald Buddha (now in Bangkok) in the 15th century. You will end the day with a trip to the Warorot Market, one of the most popular markets in Chiang Mai where you will find everything. Back to your hotel. Dinner free. Accommodations in Chiang Mai.
Breakfast at the hotel. Day excursion to the Park of Doi Inthanon. The park is about 50 kilometers from Chiang Mai. The highest point in Thailand, the Doï Inthanon is around 2,590 meters. Waterfalls, minority villages, hiking with a forest guide … Lunch in the park. Return to Chiang Mai at the end of the afternoon. Free dinner to enjoy the famous night walk. Accommodations in Chiang Mai.
Breakfast at the hotel. Then departure to the airport for your flight to Surathani (included). Arrival at Surathani, then transfer to the port for your ferry to Koh Samui and transfer to your hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel. Free day.
Explore the inner beauty of Koh Samui in small groups with French guide. Far from the tourist sites, we will take you to discover the wild and authentic part, a ride in 4 × 4 inside the island, by the mountain, to discover the different fruit cultures which still live most of the Samui families , beautiful views and a wild waterfall in the heart of the jungle where we take the time to swim. We will discover a local market: stalls of fruits, fish, meat and vegetables that make the richness of Thai cuisine. In the afternoon we will head south of the island, a preserved part of tourism that is not visited and yet is one of the most beautiful part of Samui. At noon a meal is planned at the seaside, on a wild beach, in the shade of a tree, we offer a tasting of several traditional Thai dishes to discover different flavors. We adapt the choice of dishes to your diet: vegetarian, religious restrictions and not too spicy of course. After the meal you will have time for swimming in a beautiful setting with the islands in front. After eating we will take the coastal paths to reach a little known temple on the top of a hill with a 360 ° panorama of the sea and the mountains, a magical place full of serenity. During the day, the visit of 2 authentic temples is planned with all the explanations to understand Buddhism in broad outline. We will then cross the rubber forest for the cultivation of rubber and we will make a stop in a coconut farm for the manufacture of oil with a tasting of coconut and the harvest by the monkeys. A stroll through the secret little paths of the island, close to nature and its inhabitants.
We will pick you up at your hotel between 09H and 09H30 to join the boat south of Samui, in the wild part.
You will be greeted by our French speaking guide who will explain the day before boarding a long tail boat, a small de-covered wooden fisherman boat with an engine. We will head for Koh Tan, a small island south of Samui where live thirty people without electricity or running water. After a 20-minute crossing, we will make a first mask and snorkel stop on the coral reef, swim with the fish, discover the seabed with sometimes beautiful encounters. Then we will introduce you to the traditional fishing (with the handline) the goal being to catch some fish to grill them with the bbq on a small deserted beach for the aperitif on Koh Tan or Koh Matsum, according to the winds and currents of the moment . Stop swimming and relax in this small lagoon, a nice corner of paradise with the tasting of rum Samui ti punch, shrimp fritters and bbq fishing morning. We will then join Koh Tan where a fisherman will welcome us and you will cross his island aboard his small tractor arranged to take you home for lunch: a magical place. On the menu, fresh fish and local Thai dishes by the sea. After eating, we will visit the cave with bats, we will then discover the vegetable garden and the various plants of the garden with which live the inhabitants. We will then go on the small trails of Koh Tan for a walk through the mangrove with plenty of explanations about fauna and flora. At the end of the day, a last swim before returning to Samui.
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport for your return flight.
01 Nov – 22 Dec / 01 Apr – 15 July / 01 Sept – 31 Oct
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