China & Thailand (15 Days)
Beijing, Guilin, Yangshuo, Kunming, Dali, Lijiang, Bangkok, Chiang Mai
Introduction to Thailand
(8 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis) Bangkok, Chiang Mai
This luxurious, leisurely private tour is the perfect introduction to Thailand. Stay at beautiful luxury hotels, tour with your own expert guides and drivers, and experience Thailand's incredible culture.
Begin with comprehensive touring in Bangkok. Enjoy a fascinating, private long-tail boat tour through Bangkok's canals. Visit the most important temples. Learn about Buddhist practices and influences on daily life. Hear monks chanting at a morning ceremony. Explore colorful markets selling textiles, flowers, Buddhist items, food and crafts. Visit palaces and noted museums. There will also be time to enjoy the world’s leading spa, swim, shop for exquisite Asian art, and dine on some of Southeast Asia’s best cuisine.
Continue to rural Chiang Mai in northern Thailand. Stay at one of Asia’s most luxurious and atmospheric resorts, surrounded by mountains and lush fields of terraced rice paddies. Browse craft districts specializing in celadon ceramics, silver, teak furniture, paper umbrellas, and beautiful silk weavings. Visit a revered mountaintop temple and see monks collecting their morning alms. One day, take an excursion to an elephant camp. Another day, enjoy a morning market visit and Thai cooking class. Other optional activities can be arranged, upon request, such as golfing, hiking, shopping excursions, family activities, in-depth Buddhist experiences, and more.
VIP airport assistance. Private arrival transfer to hotel for 3 nights
Full-day private city tour, including private longtail boat ride
Half-day private tour. Options include culinary touring, cultural touring, shopping, or excursion to train and lunar floating markets
Bangkok - Chiang Mai
Private transfer to airport for flight to Chiang Mai. Private afternoon tour on arrival, followed by transfer to resort for 4 nights
Option for sunrise alms-giving. Half-day private tour of town and craft districts
Half-day excursion to elephant camp or hiking excursion. Private round-trip transfer to night market
Morning market visit and Thai cooking lesson
Private transfer to airport for flight to Bangkok. Arrival airport assistance to connecting departure flight
Mandarin Oriental Bangkok
Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai
Per person (double occupancy)
The Artisans of Leisure Style of Travel:
Private touring with your own personal guides and drivers
Preferred rooms in the very best luxury hotels
Firsthand, sophisticated destination knowledge and recommendations from our travel specialists
Itineraries that are customized according to your interests and schedule
Artisans of Leisure upgrades and amenities
A seamless travel experience, including all logistics, skipping lines during touring whenever possible, restaurant and spa reservations, performance tickets, private airport transfers, internal transportation, VIP and fast-track airport assistance in many destinations
Around-the-clock support in each destination during your trip
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All Artisans of Leisure tours are private and depart daily.
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