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Thailand: Thai Golden Triangle and River Kwai (11/14/17-11/22/201­6)

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    Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Chiang Saen, Bangkok (map)

    13.756330 100.501762

  • Price: $2,399.00 /per person

    Refund policy


  • Hi ladies,

    I've been looking forward to this trip forever! Thailand is a magically land that is on almost everyone's bucket list and here is your chance to visit it. I put together this private trip for us and included is round trip air, tours, 17 meals, private transfers, 4 star or better accommodations and so much more. I hope that you are able to attend. Please note that space is limited (14 spots only) so please get your deposits in asap.

    *The actual date we are travelling is 11/14/17 not 11/10/2017 but meetup will not let us post anything over a year. I will correct the date on the calendar next week*

    Tour Includes

    •  Round trip from JFK to Bangkok

    • Domestic roundtrip Bangkok – Chiang Mai - Bangkok

    • Arrival & departure transfer, Meet & Greet at the airport 

    • Services of a driver and air-conditioned vehicles during all transfers and tours 

    •  8 Nights at 4* stars hotels 

    • 17 Meals: 8 Breakfasts, 7 Lunches, 2 Dinners

    • Tours, transfers and all services as mentioned in the itinerary. 

    • English Speaking Tour Leader during all tour 

    • Service charge and Government tax

    Not Included: 

    •  Water and drinks during meals 
    •  Tips 
    •  Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
    •  Personal expenses


    The cost of the trip is $2399 (for a double) and I have arranged a payment plan for us. (Please note that all payment are nonrefundable unless trip is cancelled. If it is, you will receive a full refund). 

    December 15th: $350 Deposit (nonrefundable)

    Jan. 15th: $227

    Feb. 15th: $227

    March 15th: $227

    April 15th: $227

    May 15th: $227

    June 15th: $227

    July 15th: $227

    August 15th: $227

    September 15th: $233 (Final Payment)

    *a single is $2999

    *Optional Travel insurance $100

    *Payments can be made several different ways. To see how: http://jusadventures.com/tour-payment-page/


    Here is the full itinerary:

    Day 1 : Arrival in Bangkok

    Arrive at Suvarnabhumi Bangkok airport where we will be transferred to our hotel (private transfer), check in and spend the rest of the day at leisure.

    Overnight in Bangkok at Rembrandt Hotel or similar

    Day 2 : Bangkok—Chiang Mai— Chiang Rai— Chiang Saen

    After breakfast, transfer to Bangkok domestic airport. We will fly from here to Chiang Mai. Upon arrival at Chiang Mai airport by morning flight, we will be met & greeted by our local representative at the airport and drive through Splendid Mountain scenery and tropical jungle approx. 4 hours to Chiang Saen, former capital of the first Thai Kingdom, situated directly on Mekong River at border between Thailand and Laos. We will visit Wat Phra Dhat Jom Kitti by climbing 383 steps to top of hill. Also visit Wat Chedi Luang and small museum nearby. Lunch at local restaurantContinue by longtail speedboat upriver on the Mekong toward Golden Triangle where borders of Thailand, Myanmar and Laos meet. Check in at the Imperial Golden Triangle Hotel, Superior room

    Meals : Breakfast, Lunch

    Day 3 : Chiang Saen — Doi Mae Salong — Mae Sai —Chiang Rai

    Breakfast

    We will depart from Chiang Saen to visit Lisu Village at Ban Mae Kaotom and continue uphill via Mae Chan to visit Yao and Akha hilltribe village. Proceed to Doi Mae Salong, passing through beautiful mountain scenery. We will take in a stunning view of Thailand, Myanmar and the Mekong Valley. Lunch at Mae Salong Villa in Doi Mae Salong. Depart Doi Mae Salong to Mae Sai, the northernmost Thai town on the Myanmar border. Walk around local market with opportunity for shopping before returning to Chiang Rai, short stop at fish cave. Check in at the Legend Chiang Rai Boutique Resort, Superior Studio

    Meals : Breakfast, Lunch

    Day 4 : Chiang Rai—Thatorn—Hmong Hill Tribe Lodge

    Breakfast at hotel

    Leave hotel for boat landing. Board simple long tail motorboats for three-hour journey up Kok River, passing tiny hilltribe villages, bamboo huts and jungle scenery.  Disembark at Ban Pha Tai and continue by bus to visit Ban Lorcha, a Phami Akha hilltribe community center.  This community-based tourism development project promotes sustainable, self-reliant development to improve the quality of life of villagers of this Akha Community, and is a model for tourism in Hilltribe villages.  Lunch at local restaurant

    Proceed to Mae Rim via Fang and Chiang Dao. Continue drive to hmong hilltribe lodge.

    Dinner followed by presentation of Meo dances.

    Accommodation at the Hmong Hilltribe Lodge, Standard room

    Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Day 5 : Hmong Hill Tribe Lodge—Chiang Mai

    Breakfast at hotel

    Drive to elephant camp and watch elephants taking timber in forest. Their strength and strategic teamwork will amaze you. Recommended Option:Take elephant ride into the jungle surroundings at a surcharge. Continue Later drive to  orchid plantation and buffet lunch is served, here we will appreciate the unique beauty of this floral species. Afternoon visit to Handicraft Villages to see manufacture of lacquerware, spinning and weaving of Thai Silk and to watch how paper umbrellas are made. Also visit a well-known Thai wood-carving factory, with possibility of buying Burmese antiques.

    Accommodation at Furama Chiang Mai Hotel, Superior room

    Meals : Breakfast, Lunch

    Day 6 : Chiang Mai—Bangkok

    Breakfast at hotel

    After breakfast, today visit the oldest temple in Chiang Mai drive through many different parts of the northern capital, passing residential areas, notable foreign establishments, stylish government building, Thapae street; the main street and shopping center and three temples : Wat Chiang Man, oldest oldest temple in Chiang Mai and built by King Mangrai; Phrasingh temple with a 1,500 year-old Buddha image, and Suandok temple wheter the ashes of Chiang Mai’s Royal family are interred before drive up to Doi Suthep mountain to visit Prathat Doi Suthep temple and to enjoy panoramic view of the city from the mountain top. 

    Lunch at local restaurant

    Drop off at Chang Mai Airport for flight back to Bangkok. Arrive at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport, and transfer by private vehicle to the Rembrandt Hotel, Superior room

    Meals : Breakfast, Lunch

    Day 7 : Bangkok—Kanchanaburi—River Kwai Resotel

    Breakfast at hotel

    Pick up from hotel and depart to Kanchanaburi province (128 km. to the west of Bangkok) After arriving at Kanchanaburi province, visit Thailand–Burma Railway Centre an interactive museum, information and research facility dedicated to presenting the history of the Thailand– Burma Railway. The fully air–conditioned center offers the visitor an educational and moving experience.

     Then visit Allied War Cemetery which is memorial to some 6000 allied prisoners of war (POWs) who perished along the death railway line and were moved post-war to this eternal resting place.

     Next we visit the world famous Bridge over the River Kwai, a part of Death Railway constructed by Allied POWs.

    Afterwards we will take a long–tailed boat on River Kwai to River Kwai Resotel.  Check–in and have Lunch upon arrival.

    After lunch we will take an exciting boat ride upstream to visit nearby ethnic Mon Tribal Village then return to the hotel.

    Finally we will have dinner, followed by a 45-minute presentation of Mon Dance and overnight

     Accommodation at the River Kwai Resotel, Standard Chalet

    Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Day 8 : River Kwai Resotel - Bangkok

    Breakfast at hotel

    We will take an exciting boat ride downstream to Resotel Pier and continue to visit to the Hellfire PassMemorial then have lunch at a local restaurant.

    After lunch, take a historic ride on Death Railway Train passing over original wooden viaduct constructed by Allied POWs

    We will then Journey back to Bangkok and transfer to our hotel.

     Accommodation at the Rembrandt Hotel, Superior room

    Meals : Breakfast, Lunch

    Day 9 : Bangkok

    Breakfast
    Transfer to Bangkok International airport for departure flight home.

    Meals : Breakfast

    Please visit http://jusadventures.com/frequently-asked-questions/ for answers to frequently asked questions regarding our trips.

    xoxo

    Sam

    https://www.facebook.com/groups/justusgirlfriendsny/

    www.jusadventures.com

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  • lisa

    Will you be able to provide a roomate

    5 days ago

    • Samantha M.

      Yes we guarantee roommates on all of our trips :)

      1 · 5 days ago

  • Germita-G

    Trying to see if I can make it...

    6 days ago

  • Zee

    I'd also like to go on this one. If noone else rsvp will it be cancelled?!?

    1 · November 22

    • Samantha M.

      Hi hun sorry just seeing this..nope I'm going so it won't be cancelled but honestly I think this trip will sell out

      6 days ago

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