ITINERARY BY DAY
Day 1: Bangkok
After arriving in Bangkok, be transferred to your hotel and spend the rest of the day relaxing in the ambiance of your hotel or head out for an inaugeral bout of city exploration.
Day 2: Bangkok
Meet with your guide in the morning and spend the day visiting some of Bangkok's most iconic attractions on a guided tour of the city's highlights.
Explore the majestic and elaborately decorated grounds of the Grand Palace, experience the serene beauty of the Golden and Emerald Buddhas, and cruise down the "Khlongs" of Bangkok's Chao Praya River on a longtail boat to discover why this area is called the "Venice of the East".
Afterwards, enjoy a relaxing couple's massage and romantic dinner before tucking in for the night or having a night cap at a high-flying rooftop bar overlooking the city.
Day 3: Bangkok
Spend the day at your leisure, exploring the city and what it has to offer, from the floating markets, to huge shopping centres and quaint market stalls and quirky restaurants. In the evening enjoy a superb dinner and sample some of Bangkok’s world-famous nightlife.
Day 4: Bangkok – Phuket
Today fly to the island paradise of Phuket, where you will be transferred to your hotel for the next three days.
After freshening up, sink your toes into the white sands of your own private beach, taking in the incredible tropical scenery that will surround you for the next three days.
The afternoon is also at your leisure. Sip coconuts in the shade of a palm tree, go snorkelling or cuddle in a hammock while swaying in the wind.
In the evening explore the colourful bars and restaurants that Phuket has to offer and get a taste of its infamous nightlife scene.
Day 5: Phuket
Spend today doing anything and everything you want to. Lounge around on the beach, head to Phuket's Old Town for a look at its historic past and charming cafe culture, receive a rejuvenating spa and massage therapy session or do nothing at all! The choice is yours.
Day 6: Phuket – Phang Nga Bay Cruise
Cruise through the enchanting Phang Nga Bay in this day-long sailing adventure in one of Thailand’s most beautiful and romantic locales.
In the early morning, transfer from your hotel to the deck of June Bahtra Traditional Junk, a traditional Chinese Junk boat. The base for your day-long adventure, this carefully restored heritage boat has luxurious furnishings that will make you feel right at home while sailing through the amazing scenery of Phang Nga Bay.
Spend the day exploring a unique paradise famous for its dramatic limestone cliffs and rocky islands. Visit James Bond Island for an up-close look at the ultimate Bond-villain-style hideaway. Then, explore the area's rich mangrove forests and, in a tandem canoe, explore towering karsts and hidden caves.
Lastly, visit a traditional Sea Gypsy village. This charming community perched over the water on stilts continues a cultural traditions that have existed in the area for generations. Here, stretch your legs and enjoy a delicious Thai buffet lunch on the June Bahtra before relaxing, sunbathing and swimming at your leisure. In the late afternoon, cruise back to Phuket Island and transfer to your hotel.
Day 7: Phang Nga Bay - Chiang Rai
Take a flight in the morning to Chiang Rai, in the north of Thailand. This little-visited northern city has much of the cultural intrique of its bigger and more famous neighbor, Chiang Mai, but without the crowds.
where here you will take a visit to Mae Fah Luang Art and Cultural Park and experience the infamous Golden Triangle -home to the once-thriving opium industry in Asia.
In the morning, explore the city's rich cultural heritage and learn about its history. Visit Mae Fah Luang Art and Cultural Park, in the heart of the city. View one of the largest collections of artefacts dating back to the time of Lanna Kingdom, an empire that flourshed in northern Thailand during the time of antiquities. This will be the perfect introduction the unique heritage of the area, which will give you valuable insight into some of the cultural practices you see.
In the evening, relax and enjoy the quaint atmosphere that this charming city exudes.
Day 8: Chiang Rai – Village Tour & Elephant safari
Wake up in the morning and head for the jungle. Here you'll meet with a mahout, or elephant trainer, whose bond with their elephants often lasts for life. Learn about the conservation and care of this charming and iconic Asian species before setting off on an excursion through the lush jungles surrounding Chiang Rai on an elephant. Afterwards, wander around a charming village for an up-close look at the unique local life of the area.
Spend the rest of the day at your leisure or enjoy your final night in Chiang Rai with a visit to the colourful night market.
Day 9: Chiang Mai
Take a drive to the north's capital city, Chiang Mai, and experience the unique atmosphere and culture of northern Thailand at its finest. Head out for a look at the city's ancient and storied temples, visit a bustling street market in Old City, and walk along the famous moat that once protected the city from invasion.
In the evening, head out to enjoy the city's quaint but vibrant nightlife or relax at your hotel.
Day 10: Chiang Mai
After an incredible and romantic journey, head to the airport in Chiang Mai for your onward journey.