Thailand & Cambodia

10 Day Tour to Thailand and Cambodia
(Bangkok, Chiang Mai, & Siem Reap) 
December 13th – 22nd 2017

Tour Cost: $1899
Early Bird Special$1499 !!
* Book before November 1st

What’s included? 
– Airfare from NYC to Bangkok (BKK)
– Round trip airfare from Thailand to Cambodia
– Overnight train to Northern Thailand
– All accommodations (in shared dorms)
       *Private rooms can be arranged for an additional price
– Daily breakfast
– Daily lunch OR dinner
– One drink at meal (water, juice, soda, or beer) 
– Entrance fees to sights (The Grand Palace, Wat Pho, the Temples of Angkor, National Parks, etc) 
– Cooking class in Chiang Mai
– Phare Circus in Siem Reap
– Daily transportation costs (water taxi, tuk-tuks, taxis, metro) 
– Plus fun free surprises along the way!! 

What’s not included? 
– Visa for Cambodia ($35)
– Tiger Kingdom in Chiang Mai ($30 *optional)
– Baan Chang Elephant Farm in Chiang Mai ($85 *optional)
– Nightlife (drinks and admission prices) 
– Shopping at the markets 

What to expect?
It is important that I highlight that this will not be a luxury trip. We will be staying in shared dorms at hostels rather than at resorts and we will be dining at basic, local restaurants rather than at tourist-filled pricey locales. Not only will these choices allow for your trip to be more affordable, but it will also give you a better taste of the countries’ cultures. 

Group meal food will be ordered buffet style, taking into consideration any dietary restrictions and food preferences. This will allow for you to sample a wider range of food options. For each family meal one drink will be included. This includes water, juice, soda, or beer. 

Itinerary

Day 1 – Travel Day (NY – Thailand)
* meals will be provided onboard

Day 2 – Welcome to Thailand!
As we settle into the city we will start by adventuring (climbing) up one of Bangkok’s famous temples. Next we will head over to backpacker “paradise,” Koh San Road, for some food and massages! 
all meals will be provided

Day 3 – A Ride on the BTS (Weekend Markets and the City Center) 
We are fortunate enough to be traveling in Bangkok over the weekend, which means a visit to Chatuchak Market. After some shopping (and eating) at the market we will head into the city centre for some more shopping and adventuring. We will be traveling but the clean, efficient BTS system.
* breakfast and dinner will be provided

Day 4 – Temple Time (The Grand Palace, Wat Pho, and Wat Arun) 
Our fourth day will be dedicated to Bangkok’s best Temples! This will be our last day in Bangkok so I will some free time in the afternoon for any last minute exploring or shopping that you’d like to get done. In the evening we will be boarding our overnight train to Chiang Mai! 
* breakfast and lunch will be provided

Day 5 – Waterfalls, Temples, and Cooking
Our fifth day is going to be jam packed with adventures so make sure to rest up on the train! We will head to Doi Suthep National Park to visit a local temple with awesome views of the city. On the way back to town we’ll head over to the park’s Waterfalls to cool down! Make sure to bring your appetite because we’ll be participating in a group cooking class tonight at a local family’s home! 

If you still have energy we’ll be heading out in the evening to experience some of Chiang Mai’s best nightlife! 
* breakfast and dinner will be provided

Day 6 – Animal Adventures
On this day you have the choice of visiting either Baan Chang Elephant Farm or the Tiger Kingdom. Both options will allow you to get up close and personal with these amazing animals. Please note: these activities are NOT included in the price of the tour (see prices below). If you do not wish to participate in either activity you can take the day to yourself to further explore all that Chiang Mai has to offer. We will be reconvening as a group for dinner! 
-> Baan Chang Elephant Farm ($85)
-> Tiger Kingdom ($30)
* breakfast and dinner will be provided

Day 7 – Welcome to Cambodia
We will be flying to Siem Reap, Cambodia today! We will buy our tickets to the Temples and get a sneak peek at sunset! After the Temples we will spend time exploring the Night Market. 
* breakfast and dinner will be provided

Day 8 – Sunrise at the Temples
We have an early morning today as our driver will be picking us up at 4:30am to visit the Temples of Angkor. We will have some free time in the afternoon for you to browse the shops, visit museums, or indulge in a massage. After dinner we will be attending a show at the Phare Circus! For those who still have energy, we will be doing a pub crawl down Siem Reap’s famous Pub Street. 
*breakfast and dinner will be provided

Day 9 – Back to Bangkok
After a free morning in Siem Reap we will take an afternoon flight back to Bangkok. We will have a final goodbye dinner together before heading up to the Sky Bar for cocktails. 
*breakfast and dinner will be provided

Day 10 – Time to Go Home
Early flight to NYC

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