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Fly through the jungle treetops on one of the world's longest zip lines and photograph colorful floating markets and golden-roofed temples. Then take on the 14 rapids of the fabled Mae Tang River. Hike through the astonishing forests and ancient ruins of Doi Inthanon National Park and meet the tribal Hmong people, proudly preserving their cultural traditions. Learn how to train a majestic elephant at the Elephant Camp.
Discover three distinct sides of this truly magical land on our newest family adventure. Designed to showcase Thailand’s wealth of cultural and natural wonders, our unique itinerary offers a sensory feast of daily activities sure to create a lifetime of memories for adults and children alike.
You’ll see the 150-foot, gold-gilded statue at the Temple of the Reclining Buddha, then learn about Thailand’s ancient Buddhist tradition by offering alms to barefoot monks. As you ride a bicycle through ancient Thonburi, sample delicious Thai cuisine in fragrant and bustling markets, stroll among the countless treasures of the Grand Palace, and walk into the humble interior of a proud hill tribe villager’s home. Whether you’re riding high atop an elephant or hiking through pristine rain forest in Chiang Mai’s national park, swimming in Phuket’s crystal clear tropical waters or joining the daily commute on Bangkok’s busy waterways, Thailand offers an ultimately exciting, horizon-expanding family vacation.
And if you'd like, extend your trip to the paradisiacal island of Phuket, where you can paddle your canoe inside secret limestone caves off of palm-fanned shores.
10 or more
2 to 9
|12/19 - 12/28||$4,190||$4,690||$400|
|12/25 - 01/03||$4,390||$4,890||$400|
10 or more
6 to 9
2 to 5
|03/21 - 03/30||$4,590||$4,890||$5,190||$400||
|06/27 - 07/06||$4,390||$4,690||$4,990||$400|
|07/25 - 08/03||$4,390||$4,690||$4,990||$400|
|12/19 - 12/28||$4,890||$5,190||$5,490||$400|
|12/26 - 01/04||$5,090||$5,390||$5,690||$400|
* EBD (Early Booking Discount): Book this adventure before September 30th, 2014, receive a $300 discount per party for groups of 2 -5, $700 per party for 6-9; $1500 per party for 10 or more.
Child Discount:$200 per child under 12 in 2014; $500 in 2015
Triple Discount: $400 for child under 12 sharing with 2 adults in 2014; $300 in 2015
Alumni Discount: if you are a returning Thomson guest, please subtract $500 per family from these prices
*Minimum of one family of 3 required to run this adventure.
Price includes: All entrance fees, accommodations based on two to a room; land transportation; private bi-lingual guide throughout, area specialists, all meals except 3 dinners, bottled water & snacks in the vehicle, Comprehensive Travel Insurance.
Prices are based on the number of people in your party.
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Welcome to colorful, exotic and endlessly fascinating Thailand! Our family adventure offers the chance to explore three distinct Thai regions and experience the lifestyle and traditions unique to each. From the cultural delights of Bangkok to the natural wonders of Chiang Mai, Thailand promises to engage everyone’s imagination. After clearing customs you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Your Thailand adventure begins the next morning.
Sprawled along the banks of the Chao Phraya River, Bangkok—“City of Angels”—is one of Asia’s most compelling metropolises. Along with visiting golden temples and colorful markets, kids will love exploring its network of canals (klongs) on longtail boats. We’ll also take to the treetops in the nearby rain forest for a thrilling zip line adventure and explore ancient Thonburi, across the river from Bangkok, on a delightful bicycle ride.
- Visit the Grand Palace
- Temple of the Emerald Buddha
- Travel Bangkok’s canals by longtail boat
- Discover the true flavors of Thailand
- Wat Pho (Temple of the Reclining Buddha)
- Temple of Dawn
- Zip line through the rainforest canopy
- Khao Kheow Open Zoo Option
- Bicycle ride through Bangkok
Surrounded by Thailand’s northern mountains, Chiang Mai was founded more than 700 years ago as the capital of the ancient Lanna Kingdom. Witness the incredible cultural diversity that flourishes here in the traditional hill tribe villages, while the wild and beautiful landscape offers your family the chance to hike in a national park and whitewater raft down one of Asia’s premier rivers. An unforgettable highlight is a full day at the Elephant Camp—where your family will learn about 5,000 years of Thai elephant culture through highly personal interactions with these much-revered and graceful animals.
- Friends Across Borders Meeting (pen pals)
- Thai cooking class
- Night Bazaar, Chiang Mai
- Hike Doi Inthanon National Park
- Learn traditional ways in a Hmong tribal village
- Visit the Baan Chang Elephant Camp
- Raft the famous Mae Tang River
- Alternate Chiang Mai temple touring
- Participate in a paper lantern ceremony
- Offer alms to Buddhist monks
- Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep
- Bangkok return
After breakfast a complimentary hotel shuttle will take you to the airport for your flight home. Cross the International Date Line and arrive home the same day.
- Airport transfer
Thailand’s largest island, a tropical paradise bathed by the ultramarine Andaman Sea, presents yet another side to this multi-faceted land. Phuket’s geographical location, along with its wealth of natural resources, once drew explorers and traders from lands near and far who came in search of its legendary timber, ivory, gems and, eventually tin. Just offshore and tucked among a dramatic cluster of islands lies incredibly photogenic Phang Nga Bay—a secret world of caves and tunnels.
- Leisurely family time
Located on the Chao Phraya River, the Royal Orchid Sheraton offers traditional Thai hospitality and service in a modern setting. The hotel is convenient to major touring sites of Bangkok by boats on the river. The Deluxe rooms are spacious with numerous amenities and offer panoramic views of the scenic Chao Phraya River. Adjacent to the hotel is the River City Shopping Centre, with many other shops and night markets nearby.
Siripanna Villa Resort & Spa, Chiang Mai, newly built in the traditional Lanna style, where historic symbolism blends effortlessly with innovative design. The beautiful luxury boutique hotel in Chiang Mai is cradled in the surrounds of lush manicured gardens, where the fragrant scent of flowering Frangipani rub shoulders with bursts of pink Bougainvillea. Its 74 luxurious and spacious villas and rooms are inspired by the architecture of Chiang Mai's ancient kingdom of "Wiang Kum Kam" and include all the luxury amenities expected by the discerning modern traveler. Our Chiang Mai boutique hotel is an oasis of calm designed as an urban getaway. The hotel provides amenities like Children's facilities (Kids Club), Pool, Poolside bar, Dry cleaning, Library, Lobby, Reception and gift shop.
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