Around Thailand (14 days 13 nights tour)

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Background

Thailand adventure provides an adventurous and stimulating insight into the forests and wildlife of Khao Yai Thailand’s oldest national park and also Kanchanaburi, Kaeng Krachan, Chiangmai the well known place for trekking and nature watch. In this trip you will have a chance to get closer to beautiful forests, some 2,000-2,500 plant species, over 350 bird species, and large mammals including elephants, white handed gibbon, gaur, Asiatic black bear ,wild dogs. Other interesting part of this trip is you will have a chance to have snaps with tigers, ride elephants, river rafting, canoeing swimming at the waterfalls and a lot more.

With porters to carry all your gear, explore this dramatic wilderness area with your naturalist guide. Spend the night deep in the forest in our deluxe tented camp, consisting of large comfortable sleeping tents, a large dining tent with mosquito net, hot showers, and freshly prepared Thai dishes and cold drinks.

Itinerary

Arrive Bangkok ( we will book the hotel according to your choice)

Day 1

Depart your Bangkok hotel at 0800 for the 3-hours transfer to Kaeng Krachan National park. The country’s largest national park, and regarded as one of Thailand’s most important remaining wildlife habitats, Kaeng Krachan is truly a bird watching must. Located only 2 hours drive from Kanchanaburi, Kaeng Krachan boasts some of the best birding and wildlife viewing opportunities in the country. Reach Kaeng Krachan and head out on a nature trail across a small stream through the lush evergreen forest behind the camping area for the ecosystem studying, wildlife, bird, plant and insect observing. After Lunch start trekking to Pagarang Mountain focusing on the langurs, serows and other wildlife shelters. Visit the view point and explore the beautiful cave “Hanuman” .After trekking visit large salt lick basin where appears many species the wildlife footprints and then return back to the camp for relaxing and dinner prepared by the field staff.Around 2030 head on a night drive for spotlighting wildlife of all sizes.

Overnight: Deluxe tent in the forest Meals: [L,D]

Day 2

Depart Ban Karang Camp after breakfast, 2hours drive along dusty road with dramatic mountains scenery up ahead to the highest point of the National Park, Pha Nen Thung camp, where the “Sea of Mist” is. Drive a bit more to the end of the road to start trekking down for 4 Kilometers to the largest and most beautiful waterfall of the National park ”Thor Tip” . After lunch start driving back to camping ground area and spend the time to observe the surrounding atmosphere, birding, visit Thai king’s residential building. Go on a 4wd once more looking out for wildlife before driving to your Kaeng krachan resort around 1900pm. Reach your resort and you are free to have dinner and relax.

Overnight: Kaeng Krachan country club ( 3 star resort) Meals: [B,L,D]

Day 3

After breakfast drive to Kui Buri national park, the park well known for wild elephants and Gaurs. You can see the wild elephants activity from a close range. Exit the forest sharp at 1700pm for the 2 hours transfer to Kanchanaburi. Kanchanaburi is steeped in history and is home to a range of culturally diverse groups. While the province’s famous Bridge over the River Kwae is visited by thousands of tourists each year, much of Kanchanaburi is untouched by the hand of tourism and offers some great experiences for the inquisitive traveller. Drive to Sai Yoke district to check in the Thai style house between mountains. Have dinner and you are free to read books or get to bed.

Overnight: Tabsila Nature house ( 3 star) Meals: [B,L,D]

Day 4

Have breakfast and drive to Erawan Waterfall. Visiting the Seven tiered Erawan Waterfall, you will have a chance to swim and know the history of the place nearby. After lunch drive to tiger temple to feel the tigers, there are 18 tigers looked after by the monks. Around 3.00 pm transfer to elephant camp for elephant riding also have a chance to baht with elephant. Around 4.30 start rafting through the river watching the beauty of the nature, the rafts are made of Bamboos and are very strong and safe. Back to your nature house. Have dinner in a restaurant close to Sai Yoke noi waterfall before getting back to the resort.

Overnight: Tabsila Nature house ( 3 star) Meals: [B,L,D]

Day 5

Drive to the famous River kwai bridge for a short visit before driving to Ayutthaya the ancient city. Explore the Bang Pa in summer palace which was built by the king RAMA IV. Visit the religious temple which was burnt by the Burmese during the Second World War. Reach Khao Yai around 1600pm.Visit grand monte winery to taste some thai wines before driving to the resort. Drive straight t the bats cave to watch millions of bats coming out during sunset. Reach the resort and spend your time relaxing at the hotel or go out for nature walk. You are free to have dinner on your own.

Overnight: Kirimaya Resort ( 5 star) Meals: [B,L]

Day 6

Around 0800am head into the lush ever green forest with your naturalist for full day trekking. As you trek through the forest be on the lookout for gibbons and the myriad of birds that inhabit this area.Walk into the deeper part of the forest and relax in the dinning tent before setting off for the final leg to the overnight camp. Spend the rest of the evening relaxing , bird watching or swimming at the waterfall around the camp. After a hot shower, settle down to dinner freshly prepared by our staff under the stars. Around 8pm, head out on a night walk with your guide to look out for nocturnal wildlife in the grasslands. Possible wildlife sightings include sambar, porcupine, palm civet, Asiatic black bears, Wild elephant, small Indian civet and barking deer. Etc. Back to your tent around 2100pm.

Overnight: Deluxe Tent deep in the forest. Meals: [B,L,D]

Day 7

Your wake up call is a hot fresh cup of coffee or tea delivered to your tent by our camp staff. Spend the first hour of daylight bird watching and looking out for wildlife around the camp before settling in to a hearty breakfast. Today you head out on a different route, which takes you through forest inhabited by a number of gibbon families and sometimes visited by large mammals such as elephant and gaur.. Porters are on-hand to carry food and other essentials, and a cook prepares a traditional Thai lunch for you in the forest. Exit the forest around 1700pm Fruits and snacks will be served during the rest. Around 1900pm go on a night safari through the forest on the look out for elephants, deer, civets, porcupine and other wildlife. Have dinner en route to the hotel. Reach your

Overnight: Kirimaya Resort ( 5 star) Meals: [B,L]

Day 8

After your breakfast at the hotel once again enter the forest for the full day trekking. You will set off early in an attempt to view amazing forest acrobats at close range. After lunch in a traditional Thai restaurant near Haew suwat waterfall drive to Khao Kheaw view point where often marbelled cats are encountered. Exit the forest around 1700pm for the transfer to elephant mountain to watch millions of bats flying out of the cave during sunset. Reach your hotel around 1900pm.Free to have dinner on your own at the resort.

Overnight: Kirimaya Resort ( 5 star) Meals: [B,L]

Day 9

Depart you’re your resort around 0800am to the airport to catch 1200pm flight to Chiangmai. Our guide will drop you at the airport. Reach Chiangmai and transfer straight to Doi Intanon. Reach Doi Inthanon and check in the resort. In the evening head out for a night walk with your guide.

Overnight: Inthanon Highland resort ( 3 star) Meals: [B, D)

Day 10

Wake up early for the transfer into Doi inthanon national park , home of unique birds. Spend rest of your day hiking into the national park finding wildlife and birds. Evening exit the forest and transfer to the resort.

Overnight: Inthanon Highland resort ( 3 star) Meals: [B,L,D)

Day 11

Enter the national park early morning for half day trekking and then drive to the hill tribe village where you can feel the lifestyle of the villagers. See the long necked villagers and drive to the Chiangmai town. Check in the resort and you are free to relax or spend your time. Visiting the night market which is famous for silk items and handicrafts.

Overnight: Amari Rincome hotel ( 4 star) Meals: [B,L)

Day 12

Drive to Phra that Doi Suthep temple for visiting the oldest temple in the northern part. Spend half day sight seeing and drive to Chiangrai. Reach Chiangrai around 1800pm.En route stop at few locations for some nice views which are majr attractions. Check in the resort between the nature.

Overnight: Phu ChaiSai Mountain resort ( 4 star) Meals: [B,L)

Day 13

After breakfast drive to the famous Golden triangle which is close to the Laos border for half day sight seeing. Back to your resort for relaxation.

Overnight: Phu ChaiSai Mountain resort ( 4 star) Meals: [B)

Day 14

Take late afternoon flight to Bangkok. Our driver will pick you up from airport and take you to the hotel close to the airport.

Overnight: Novotel Bangna ( 4 star) Meals: [B)

Day 15

Back to your country or go on beach extension.

Price Includes

  • English-speaking expert naturalist guide
  • Accommodation as listed (Twin share basis)
  • All transfers by private vehicle including fuel and toll way fees
  • Meals as indicated including bottled water, fruits, juices etc.
  • Park entrance & attraction fees
  • Field equipments
  • Porters & chef
  • Travel insurance
  • Price Excludes

Personal Expenses

  • Internet access
  • telephone calls
  • Tips

Things to bring

  • Light walking boots or sports shoes
  • Camera and binoculars (very useful)
  • Long trousers and long-sleeved shirt for walking in the forest
  • Mosquito repellent, sun hat and sun cream
  • Jumpers during December till March

Notes

  • The tour is on private basis ( No other participants will join you)
  • Standard of accommodation can be readjusted upon request
  • Flexible departures ( Any day or date)
  • This tour is not allowed for children below 13 years
  • This tour is for people who are serious hikers and keen to nature
  • This is a sample itinerary, and the routes and timing may change according to local conditions, but the general content of the trip will remain the same.

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