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Day 1 – Arrival at Chiang Rai – On arrival at Chiang Rai Airport, you are warmly welcomed by our local guide who will provide the private vehicle transfer to your hotel. Enroute you will enjoy a brief sightseeing opportunity to visit Wat Rong Khun, also known as the White Temple. Soak up the amazing beauty of the unique Kanok architecture. Enjoy a few hours wandering the complex before you continue to your hotel. Enjoy the evening at your leisure.
Day 2- Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai – After breakfast at your hotel meet your guide in the hotel foyer and transfer to Sop Ruak to see the Golden Triangle where the Mekong River joins Laos, Myanmar, and Thailand. Visit the Hall of Opium (closed on Monday), an impressive and informative museum that documents the history of the area and details its links to the opium trade.After lunch, your guide will continue the transfer to Chiang Mai. Upon arrival check in to the hotel and then enjoy the evening at your leisure. (B)
Day 3 – Chiang Mai – Enjoy an early breakfast at the hotel before you meet your guide and transfer in a private vehicle approximately 1.5 hours South of Chiang Mai through rolling hills, forest, and local farming areas until you reach the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary.Wander through and learn about the elephants, change into traditional Karen clothing, and make medicine for the elephants. Now it’s time to meet them, feed and administer the medicine. You can interact, and play with them in a natural environment as you learn about their behaviour and history. Enjoy a mud spa with the Elephants and walk with them to a river so they can bathe. Enjoy a traditional meal for lunch before saying goodbye to the elephants and return to Chiang Mai. In the afternoon, explore the old and modern city of Chiang Mai, including its old crumbling city walls, gates, moat, eclectic markets, residential areas, majestic foreign consulates, government buildings, and Thapae Road, one of Chiang Mai’s main streets. Continue with a drive to Doi Suthep mountain for a visit to Wat Phra That Doi Suthep. Built-in 1384 AD, this is the most sacred temple in Northern Thailand. Inside the temple, you will see one of the most sacred stupas in all of Thailand. A fantastic panoramic view of the city can be seen from here. Breathe deeply and enjoy the serenity of ancient Wat Jed Yod with its seven spires stupa and Wat Suan Dok where the ashes of Chiang Mai’s royal family are interred. In the late afternoon, you will be returned to your hotel to enjoy the evening at leisure. (B & L)
Day 4 – Chiang Mai departure – Enjoy your last few hours at leisure in Chiang Mai before you meet your driver in the hotel foyer at a pre-arranged time who will provide the private vehicle transfer to Chiang Mai International Airport for your onward flight. (B)
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