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An amazing journey through some of the less traversed tracks and trails in the northeast of the Kingdom of Siam – Thailand. Your voyage begins from the hustle and bustle of the busy streets of metropolitan Bangkok, filled with a mix of modern architecture, and ancient temples. The road then takes a quiet turn away from the skyscrapers and towards the remote mountains in the northeast, nearby Chiang Mai. Along the way, we introduce you to the history of ancient Ayutthaya, an infamous railway line by the River Kwai, ascend and descend a few breathtaking hills and mountains for the views. You will also have the chance to live a day in the life of a Thai Elephant Whisperer, also known as a mahout.
Upon arrival at the airport, you will be met near the air-bridge and be escorted to the immigration counter without a queue. Our staff will carry your luggage at the luggage belt and take you directly to meet your driver for a transfer with a guide to your hotel check-in. Free time to stretch your body after the long flight.
Bang Rak, a small, yet busy “little” hub, popular for shopping, art galleries, rooftop bars and most importantly a vast range of both street food and fine-dining experiences! You have been brought here to experience the very tastes that have brought Thai food to the forefront of international Cuisine. From vibrant fried prawns that maintain their glowing orange color to grilled pineapple and forceful bird’s eye chili: a single taste of any given dish and you will surely not want this tour to come to an end
Our guide will pick you up at your hotel to take you to experience the mesmerizing chanting of the Buddhist monks at Wat Pho, one of the oldest temples in Bangkok. Continue to the Grand Palace that is known for being the most visually impressive, thus most important royal palace in Thailand. After lunch, board a private longtail boak onto the peaceful canal. You will pass several shop house, local temples, landmarks, and vendors on the waterway which was once a major trading route.
En-route back to your hotel, you will stop at one of Thailand’s more important religious sites; the Temple of Dawn - Wat Arun.
Visit the local Maeklong Railway Market about an hour outside of Bangkok, known as the “life-risking” market where stalls and canvas are attached to the railway. After that, head to the Damnoen Saduak Floating Markets, board a rowing boat and make your way through the small canals to buy fresh produce from boat stalls that are operated primarily by local women.
Continue to drive toward Kanchanaburi, enjoy lunch at a local restaurant on the way. Stop in Nam Tok, known as “Hellfire Pass” in English, a railway line constructed by POWs during WWII. A leisurely boat ride then leads us on to the fabulous Float House River Kwai Resort.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Heading into the Erawan National Park area, home to vast emerald green jungles and thundering waterfalls, hike to the famed Erawan Falls and admire the crystal clear waters and smoothened bedrocks amidst the scattered azure colored pools. Do not hesitate to take a refreshing dip, as the hike to this location may warrant it.
Lunch shall be served at a local restaurant, then dinner is served at your resort, where you will be spending the night.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Departing for the former capital of Thailand; Ayutthaya, now a World Heritage Site, the city started off as a 16th Century shipping route to and from neighboring countries, then it became an essential port city with trade routes extending throughout the globe. From the Summer Palace of the late King Rama V, and to various ruins depicting Ayutthaya’ former glory, there’s plenty to see.
Enjoy a succulent Thai meal at a local restaurant.
Once having enjoyed a nourishing breakfast, you will be free at your own leisure before traveling towards Sukhothai, residing approximately 4,5 hour’s drive away. Lunch will be served en-route to your next destination at a local restaurant. Once you’ve checked-in to your hotel, you are free to do as you please for the remainder of the day.
A local historian will share his knowledge with you during the morning. Sample a delicious dish of Sukhothai noodles, then you will have the opportunity to create your own Buddhist amulet. Next up take a winding bicycle ride through the ancient city of Sukhothai, one of Thailand’s most important feudal kingdoms. This UNESCO Heritage Site boasts a variety of incredible wall paintings, intricately carved elephants, images of Buddha and a towering stupa.
Explore the historical center of Phrae, as well as its surroundings. Once a busy trading post for teak wood, today it remains a quiet city with small local communities scattered around its outskirts. Perfect for cycling, catching glimpses into the lives of local people, visiting local homes and workshops where they make a variety of handcrafted products. The ornate Vongburi House is an amazing pink colored almost all-teak mansion which serves as a teak museum nowadays.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Once having enjoyed breakfast, you will be transported towards Chiang Mai. At mid-afternoon, once picked up by a guide you shall travel to Doi Suthep, one of Chiang Mai’s most noteworthy temples, on top of a large hill. Experience a private blessing and witness the monks chant. Soak in the spectacular views before returning to your hotel.
Early in the morning, you will be taken to Patara Elephant Farm, where you are to be briefed on the history of the Asiatic Elephant. Embark on an informative training course that includes trekking to find the elephants in the bush, learning about farm management and breeding practices, training to approach the elephant, observing temperament, feeding practice and much, much more!
Spend time in Doi Inthanon National Park, famous for its cool climate, lush nature, countless waterfalls, and various resident hill tribes. The highest peak in Thailand is also located here, at an altitude of 2,565 meters. Highlighted sights are the many peaceful temples and numerous gushing waterfalls. The resident communities of this National Park are of the Karen people, renowned for their unique fashion in wearing many hoops around their necks.
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We decided to book our honeymoon in Thailand with Exotic Voyages, because we were so overwhelmed with wedding planning that we couldn't even think about planning a two week honeymoon across the world. From beginning to end, our travel designer Thuy (Judy) Tran, exceeded all expectations. She was ...
We decided to book our honeymoon in Thailand with Exotic Voyages, because we were so overwhelmed with wedding planning that we couldn't even think about planning a two week honeymoon across the world. From beginning to end, our travel designer Thuy (Judy) Tran, exceeded all expectations. She was very responsive to any questions or concerns we had, punctual with paperwork and reservations, and mindful of our interests and budget. She could not have made this trip any easier for us. From the moment we exited the plane in Bangkok, we were escorted by a private guide through the fast track immigration line and introduced to our private driver. The guide then accompanied us for the ride to our hotel and then assisted with check-in. The entire itinerary was clear and well put together. Everything worked like clock work. Every hour of every day we knew exactly what to expect. Thuy packed our itinerary with wonderful excursions and also gave us some down time to relax and explore on our own account. We traveled to four different cities during our two week stay and all the guides, drivers, hotel staff, and excursion companies were well informed about us and our schedule. We found ourselves feeling very comfortable and relaxed when accompanied by them. They were extremely punctual and attentive to our needs. We felt like celebrities for two weeks of our lives. The hotels Thuy chose for us were magnificent. These were the best hotel/resorts, in every aspect, we have ever experienced in our lives. We are so thankful that we chose Exotic Voyages to plan our honeymoon in Thailand. We would never have been able to create an itinerary and arrange all accommodations the way Thuy did. Not. Even. Close. I one hundred percent recommend this company to anyone and everyone. Do yourself a favor and give the hardest part of a vacation/honeymoon to Exotic Voyages to handle. We will definitely be using Exotic Voyages for all our future trips! Thank you for such a memorable trip <3READ MORE
I initially planned on organizing & planning my honeymoon to Thailand on my own, which is doable, but I am SO happy I decided to go with Exotic Voyages. I was hesitant initially to work with an oversea's travel agency, I was unsure if I was going to be taken advantage of. After reading reviews of ...
I initially planned on organizing & planning my honeymoon to Thailand on my own, which is doable, but I am SO happy I decided to go with Exotic Voyages. I was hesitant initially to work with an oversea's travel agency, I was unsure if I was going to be taken advantage of. After reading reviews of the company I decided to at the very least reach out and see what they had to offer. I got in contact with them in June of 2018, over 6 months prior to our honeymoon and was surprised to get such a detailed response from Phuong Anh. After several revisions of the proposed itinerary (revisions based on my time frame shifts and interest shifts) we settled on our final itinerary. My favorite thing about using EV is that I had complete freedom to book as much or as little through them as I wanted. Our itinerary ended up being heavy on tours while in Bangkok, Kanchanaburi & Chaing Mai and very light once we got to Phuket & Koh Yao Yai. Phuong Anh (PA for short :) ) was incredible the entire process, she was very quick to respond to all of my questions in great detail and took care of all of the booking of hotels, domestic flights, tour guides, drivers, etc. The only thing I booked myself was our international flights, but PA would have done that as well if I needed. From the minute we arrived in Thailand we had 1st class service, we had a personal attendant take us from our arrival gate to a no wait customs officer (that saved a ton of time as there was a HUGE line) our baggage was taken from the baggage carousel straight to our private driver and we made it right to our hotel :) My husband unfortunately got very sick on the flight over to Bangkok (not in relation to any of the travel, just bad luck) and was down and out with a 103 fever. Our tour guide happened to call just to say hi and introduce herself when we got in and was very accommodating when I asked to move our scheduled tour for the next day. We ended up combining the rescheduled tour with another tour so that we didn't miss out on anything which was great! Every guide we had was so friendly and super knowledgeable. I will 100% use them again in the future if we end up traveling to another area that they work.READ MORE
My husband and I had the best experience in Thailand with Thuy the travel designer with exotic voyages and with all the contracted tour guides and attractions we experienced. I would not have changed a thing about our planned trip, from hotel to spas to food to in-Thailand flights- everything was ...
My husband and I had the best experience in Thailand with Thuy the travel designer with exotic voyages and with all the contracted tour guides and attractions we experienced. I would not have changed a thing about our planned trip, from hotel to spas to food to in-Thailand flights- everything was planned perfectly. Thank you Exotic Voyages, we will be back and highly recommend this travel agency!READ MORE
We took a trip through Vietnam (Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hue/Hoi An), Cambodia (Siem Reap/Angkor Wat), and Thailand (Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Phuket) with Exotic Voyages and we are so impressed with the promptness and organization of this company! Our E.V. travel agent was Mai Phuong. She was quick with the ...
We took a trip through Vietnam (Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hue/Hoi An), Cambodia (Siem Reap/Angkor Wat), and Thailand (Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Phuket) with Exotic Voyages and we are so impressed with the promptness and organization of this company! Our E.V. travel agent was Mai Phuong. She was quick with the email responses and thorough with her suggested itinerary. We like to pack our days full of activities and she was able to line up all of those in the short time we had available. Since we started the process over the summer, we had lots of time to do more of our own research and add things, change days/times for activities, and really fine-tune the trip. Mai Phuong never hesitated to jump right in and give suggestions or help us make everything fit. We took 5 internal flights on this trip and all of the transfers were perfectly coordinated without a glitch! We always had someone waiting to bring us to the hotel and and take us back to the airport, plus all the arranged guides were right on time each morning. They give you a choice of tiers for hotel quality/price, and whichever tier you select, you can be sure they have given you the best choice of hotels in that class. The communication was impeccable and we had packages waiting for us at reception on arrival for pick up times, local info, etc. This is our first time traveling with Exotic Voyages and we are thrilled with the excellent customer service and precision of our itinerary. We highly recommend this company and we would definitely use their services again! Thank you for a wonderful trip! Visited Januaray 2019 This review was originally posted on TripAdvisorREAD MORE
Evaneos connected as to a local travel expert to plan a customized trip to Thailand, and Exotic Voyages created a spectacular experience. Our hotel accommodations were incredible, our guides were friendly & knowledgeable, and having a private driver and car made the day-to-day more convenient. We ...
Evaneos connected as to a local travel expert to plan a customized trip to Thailand, and Exotic Voyages created a spectacular experience. Our hotel accommodations were incredible, our guides were friendly & knowledgeable, and having a private driver and car made the day-to-day more convenient. We had the perfect balance of free time and planned activities, and the activities (i.e., food tours, elephant farm, floating markets, etc) were all amazing! Our travel expert was very responsive while planning the trip and during the trip. I would recommend Exotic Voyages without reservation, and I will absolutely be using them again for a future trip. Visited Januaray 2019 This review was originally posted on TripAdvisorREAD MORE
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