You will be met by your guide who will be waiting in arrivals. During the drive to the hotel your guide will give you a brief orientation and introduction to the city and assist with check in at your chosen hotel on arrival.
Today, embark on a fascinating half-day guided tour of Bangkok’s Chinatown and the Khlongs. You’ll start in the bustling Yaowarat district, Bangkok’s Chinatown, where you’ll make your way through an endless maze of backstreets and alleyways to discover shops and stalls selling an amazing array of items. After a well-deserved break at an old teashop to enjoy a refreshing cup of traditional Chinese tea, we’ll delve deeper into small backstreets, or ‘sois’, to discover Talad Kao, a local market packed with fresh food, tropical fruit and Chinese herbs. The walk ends with a visit to Wat Leng Nei Yi, a traditional Chinese Taoist temple. Next, we board a boat and set sail on a mesmerising journey down Bangkok’s network of canals for a new perspective on local Thai life in the capital. Passing local riverside communities perched on the water’s edge, the tour ends at the spectacular riverside temple, Wat Arun.
Explore the best tucked away alleys, sampling Bangkok’s famous street food and experiencing the Old Town on foot. Stroll through local food stalls and market to enjoy the diversity of local Thai delicacies and Thai culture. Sample various kinds of local food, old-style Thai coffee and Thai sweet desserts, and learn from the shop owners about their secret recipes. Visit Wat Suthat, as well as the tall standing two pillars Giant Swing.
You will be met from your chosen hotel and taken to Bangkok airport. Your English speaking guide will assist with check in on arrival.
Bangkok (BKK) to Chiang Mai (CNX)
Head to Patara Elephant Farm for a hands on experience taking care and interaction with an elephant. The ‘Elephant Owner for a Day’ is a special programme created for everyone to learn about, interact with and take care of an elephant as a traditional Thai owner would do on a daily basis. You will be trained to approach the elephant correctly, get to know about elephants’ temperament, feed and check an elephant’s health. You will also get to bath and brush the elephant as well as riding on the elephant’s neck.
Famed as the ‘capital of the north’, Chiang Mai has a lot on offer. On this private tour you will see the city in full swing, at night when the true magic comes alive. Starting the evening at a local temple, you will experience the regions rich culture by joining the monks evening prayers. Up next is some impressive dining at a traditional Thai wooden house, where you will be spoilt for choice by the vast selection of fresh local food. To walk off your meal, you will visit one of the Chiang Mai’s main evening attraction, the Warros market. From food to clothes to gold, you can buy everything here, wander through the market and entwine yourself in its charm. This bustling market is the hub of local life and you will be able to finish off the evening with one more treat, indulging in the heavenly Thai sweets and desserts.
In the morning, you will be picked up by a classic vehicle and transferred to “A lot of Thai” home cooking school. Ms. Yui, an international TV chef, began teaching Thai cooking in 1999. She is highly skilled and very accomplished and her unique blend of art and science truly makes cooking exciting, fun and easy to follow.
Transfer by private vehicle from your hotel to Chiang Mai Airport.
Chiang Mai (CNX) to Phuket (HKT)
You will be met by guide who will be waiting in arrivals at Phuket airport. During the drive to the hotel your guide will give you a brief introduction to the island and assist with check in.
Check in to your chic guestroom at the modern Point Yamu, a wonderful retreat set overlooking the sparkling waters of Phang Nga Bay.
Spend today at your leisure relaxing and enjoying the amenities on offer at your luxurious resort. Alternatively, explore the island with our recommendations for the best things to do in Phuket.
You will be met at your hotel and transferred to Phuket airport. Your English speaking guide will assist with check in on arrival.
Phuket (HKT) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL)
Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Denpasar (DPS)
You will be met by your guide for your private transfer to the cultural heart of Bali, Ubud. During the drive to the hotel your guide will give you a brief orientation and introduction to the island and assist with check in at your chosen hotel on arrival.
Check in to your spacious guestroom at the tropical and tranquil Uma Ubud.
Aboard a classic VW, begin your tour at the rarely visited stone relief of Yeh Pulu. Over 900 years old, this relief is carved with scenes of everyday life during that period. Continue your drive through one of the most beautiful valleys in Bali, Gunung Kawi. Take the descending stairs among terraced rice fields and arrive at the 11th century tomb of Anak Wungsu and his wives. Continue on to the slopes of Gunung Batur, reaching the edge of a 12 km wide caldera. You will have an incredible view of Bali’s most active volcano Mount Batur which soars over 1800 meters high and has a turquoise green lake, the largest lake of the island. Take a short walk along the black lava as your guide explains more about volcanos and tectonic activity. Return to the rim for lunch at a restaurant that overlooks the Batur area. This afternoon, drive through small villages to the Holy springs of Sebatu. This little sanctuary is used by the locals who bathe in the holy waters for purification and collect the water to use for ceremonies.
Venture to the traditional Balinese village of Carang Sari for tea and a briefing before setting off on a 10 mile cycle through an idyllic rural landscape of rice terraces and temples. Stop to meet friendly locals, learn about the local culture and ride through a forest filled with monkeys.
Check in to your luxurious Villa at the impressive Samaya Villa & Spa Resort.
Visit Purah Tanah Lot, a 16th century temple that sits on a large offshore rock that is one of the most famous temples in Bali and at its most spectacular at sunset. Afterwards, continue to to Canggu Beach for a royal dining experience Tugudom, enjoying a lavish selection of traditional imperial dishes from the Majapahit Palace era, as well as cuisine the coastal and hinterland village of the region.
Denpasar (DPS) to Singapore (SIN) Garuda Airlines
Transfer by private vehicle from Changi airport to your hotel in the city.
Check in to your highly contemporary room at the Fullerton Bay.
Transfer by private vehicle from your hotel in Singapore to Changi Airport.