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Luxury Thailand Family Tour by Explorient

A Private Thailand Family Tour – Bangkok, Kanchanaburi, River Kwai, Chiang Mai, Phuket

12 Days / 10 Nights – Tour Code (TFA)

Private Tour – Departs Daily

River Kwai, Thailand Family Tour Package


Designed with comfort, education and great family fun in mind, this fantastic tour offers families an uncommon adventure to the magical kingdom of Thailand that will leave you memories of a lifetime!

This fascinating journey begins with Thailand’s vibrant capital of Bangkok, where you will get a chance to visit the Kingdom’s revered landmarks, followed by an invigorating river journey along River Kwai and spend a delightful evening along the banks of the river. Your next stop continues on to Chiang Mai, a city with a charming cultural personality blessed with majestic natural beauty. Here, enjoy a once in a lifetime opportunity spending a day caring, playing and riding your very own elephant at the acclaimed Patara Elephant Farm; and fly through the tropical rainforest atop Asia’s highest and longest zipline on a Flight-of-Gibbon Adventure.

No family holiday is complete without some sun and surf. To top off your perfect holiday experience, we touchdown on the tropical island paradise of Phuket, a place so serene, so filled with magnificent coves, powdery, palm-fringed white beaches, and lively entertainment that you will find love at first sight. Our tour includes a spectacular sea cave exploration on sea kayaks in Phang Nga Bay, long reputed for its “007” blockbuster hit “Man with the Golden Gun”.

From exotic culture to wildlife adventures, virgin rain forests to alluring white sandy beaches. Your most unforgettable family holiday awaits.


TOUR OVERVIEW

TOUR INCLUDES:

  • Economy Class Air via Cathay Pacific from USA
  • Economy Class Bangkok / Chiang Mai / Phuket Airfares
  • 10 Nights Hotel Accommodations per itinerary
  • Hotel American Breakfasts Daily
  • Other Meals per itinerary (food only)
  • Private Airport Transfers upon arrival and departure in each city
  • Private Tour: Sightseeing & Transfers by private car, driver and Professional English-speaking guides (except where otherwise noted)

BANGKOK / RIVER KWAI (4 nights)

  • 3 nights at The Landmark Hotel (Superior) OR Shangri-la Bangkok (Deluxe)
  • 1 night at The Jungle Rafts
  • Morning Excursion to Floating Market
  • Action-packed activities including elephant trekking and river rafting

CHIANG MAI (3 nights)

  • 3 nights at Siripanna Villa Resort (Superior) OR Na Nirand Boutique Resort/Puripunn Baby Grand Hotel (Deluxe)
  • Full day Elephant Experience at Patara Elephant Farm (join tour)
  • Full day Flight-of-Gibbon Treetop Zip-lining Adventure (join tour)
  • Khantoke Dinner & Cultural Performance

PHUKET (3 nights)

  • 3 nights at DoubleTree Surin | Amari Phuket Resort (Superior) OR Amatara Resort & Spa | Katathani Phuket Beach Resort (Deluxe)
  • Full-day Sea Kayaking tour in Phang Nga Bay with lunch (join tour)

Kanchanaburi, Thailand Vacation for families

Erawan Waterfall, Kanchanaburi

 

Elephant Camp, Chiang Mai Family tour

Elephant at Play, Chiang Mai


TOUR ITINERARY

Day 1 Depart North America
Depart USA via Cathay Pacific Airways for Bangkok, connecting in Hong Kong.

Day 2 Bangkok
Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Bangkok

Day 3 Bangkok
This morning, enjoy a visit to the infamous Damnoem Saduak Floating Market, where villagers transport their agricultural products by canals to the center of trading. It is a labyrinth of almost two hundreds branched canals. Both sides of the canals are ancient Thai wooden houses and shops of variable products and life-styles. Return to Bangkok in the afternoon and enjoy the balance of the day at leisure. (B)

Day 4 Bangkok / Death Railway / Lava Caves / River Kwai
Morning pick up from your hotel and depart for Kanchanaburi. Visit the WW II Museum and Kanchanaburi War Cemetery. Board an an original ‘Death Railway Train’ to Nam-Tok Station, the last terminal station of the Thai-Burma railway. After lunch, embark on a boat trip to the Kaeng Lawa Cave to admire the fantastic stone formations. Overnight in Kanchanaburi. (B,L,D)

Day 5 Hell Fire Pass / River Rafting / Elephant Trekking
After breakfast, visit Hellfire Pass Memorial. Enjoy a picnic lunch before proceeding to the elephant camp by bamboo rafting along a rushing stream of Kwai Noi River. Upon arrival to the elephant camp, take a ride on elephant back through the jungle. Return to Bangkok and transfer to your hotel. (B,L)

Day 6 Bangkok / Chiang Mai
Transfer to the airport for a short flight to Chiang Mai. Transfer to your hotel in Chiang Mai upon arrival. This evening enjoy a Khantoke dinner and hill-tribe cultural show. Overnight in Chiang Mai (B,D)

Day 7 Chiang Mai (Elephant Experience at Patara Elephant Farm)
Embark on a once-in-a-lifetime “Elephant Experience” at Patara Elephant Farm. Located in the hills outside Chiang Mai, Patara Elephant Farm offers an uncommon, fun-filled and educational experience to learn just about everything there is to care for an elephant. Here, you’ll will be assigned your very own elephant for the day with a host of fascinating activities such as riding (bareback), training, bathing and feeding these gentle giants. This is a day you will never forget! ****Note: transfers and tours on join basis (non-private) with other participants***

Day 8 Chiang Mai (Flight-of-Gibbon Adventure)
Experience the beauty and adventure of Thailand’s rainforest like never before. High in the tree tops of a pristine national park, located in a 1500 year old rainforest next to a quaint Thai village of Mae Kampong, you’ll glide through the jungle canopy consisting of zip-lines, scenic sky bridges and adrenaline-inducing abseils across 33 platforms spanning 5 kms. In addition, enjoy a trek to Mae Kampong Falls with a chance to catch a glimpse of gibbons in the wild. Includes lunch. (B,L) ****Note: transfers and tours on join basis (non-private) with other participants***

Day 9 Chiang Mai / Phuket
This morning, transfer to Chiang Mai airport for your flight to Phuket. Upon arrival, transfer to your resort for three days of sun, sand and great family fun. (B)

Day 10 Phuket
Today, embark on a boat trip to spectacular Phang Nga Bay made famous by the 1974 blockbuster hit movie “Man with Golden Gun”. Here, we explore the “Hongs” (sea caves) by kayak to experience nature at its finest. Many of these hongs (collapsed cave systems in the interior of a limestone island) open to the sky filled with rare specifies of flora, birds and other exotic wildlife. (B,L) ****Tour operates on join basis (non private)****

Day 11 Phuket
Enjoy a day of leisure on the tropical paradise of Phuket by exploring the island on your own or engage in a variety of water-sport options. (B)

Day 12 Depart Phuket
Transfer to the airport for your departure home. Arrive the same day. (B)

****END OF PROGRAM****

PRICE CHART

2017 Price Chart (Prices valid through December 19, 2017)
Daily Departure Land Only SFO/LAX NYC/CHI/BOS Single Supplement
January ’17 S 3,295 4,615 4,515 1,125
D 3,795 4,945 5,045 1,495
February – March S 3,295 4,415 4,515 1,125
D 3,795 4,945 5,045 1,495
April – May* S 3,045 4,175 4,275    875
D 3,535 4,675 4,775 1,375
June – August S 3,045 4,575 4,775    875
D 3,535 5,045 5,145 1,325
September- October S 3,045 4,175 4,275   875
D 3,535 4,645 4,745 1,345
November – December** S 3,275 4,425 4,525 1,095
D 3,825 4,945 5,045 1,525
Tour Requires minimum of 2 passengers to operate
S = Superior | D = Deluxe


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Prices are per person, based on double occupancy
  • Price includes all entrance fees, domestic air taxes, hotel taxes & service charges
  • Price excludes personal expenses, beverages, gratuities to guides, drivers & bell persons
  • Land only cost includes domestic airfares within Thailand
  • Blackout dates, holiday Surcharges and/or compulsory Gala dinners at hotels apply Dec. 20-Jan. 10
  • For Air & Land Option:
    • When Trans-Pacific travel takes place on Fri. -Sun., add $50 per person each direction.
    • *Jun-Aug rates apply for departures between May 24-31 due to peak season airfares
    • **For air & land option, a supplement of $400 (LAX/SFO) / $500 (JFK) applies for departures between Dec. 10 – 31
    • For add-on fares from eligible connecting U.S. domestic cities, please refer to Connecting Cities chart.
    • Departure taxes, fees and fuel surcharges are not included (Approx. $180 – subject to change).
  • All flights, hotels and land services are subject to availability at time of reservation

 



ACCOMMODATIONS

Landmark Hotel Thailand

Bangkok – The Landmark Hotel

Shangri-La, Bangkok family travel

Bangkok – Shangri-La Hotel

River Kwai Jungle Rafts, Thailand Adventure Tour

Kanchanaburi- River Kwai Jungle Rafts

Siripanna Villa Resort, Chiang Mai Vacation Package

Chiang Mai – Siripanna Villa Resort & Spa

Puripunn Hotel, Chiang Mai Vacation

Chiang Mai Puripunn Baby Grand Boutique Hotel

Na Nirand Boutique Resort

Chiang Mai – Na Nirand Boutique Resort

Doubletree Surin, Phuket Beach Vacation for families

Phuket Doubletree Surin Beach Resort

Amari Phuket, Private Thailand Tour

Amari Phuket Resort

Amatara Phuket, Luxury Thailand Tour

Phuket – Amatara Resort & Spa at Cape Panwa

Katathani Resort, Phuket Beach Vacation

Phuket – Katathani Beach Resort

HIGHLIGHTS

  • River Kwai Adventure with elephant trekking and river rafting
  • Private excursion to the Floating Market at Damnoen Saduak & Train Market
  • One-of-a-kind Elephant Experience at Patara Elephant Farm
  • Flight-of-Gibbon Treetop Zip-lining Adventure
  • Khantoke Dinner & Cultural Performance
  • Full-day Sea Kayaking tour in Phang Nga Bay with lunch

Price Starting From: $4,245


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TESTIMONIALS

“Just wanted to let you know how much I enjoyed the trip….Thailand really is a very special place and I feel fortunate to have visited there. The Peninsula is pretty amazing too. “

Robyn Beyer - Pennsylvania

March 2012 (Thailand & Hong Kong)