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Travel and explore the exotic region of Thailand together with the cosmopolitan city of Hong Kong on our muti-country Asia tours. From cultural to trekking to adventure to shopping, or just relax at the beach and soak up the sun, the choice is yours. Enjoy the highest level of service with round trip airfare, luxury hotel accommodations, ground transfers, friendly English-speaking tour guides and sightseeing. From temples and Grand Palace of Bangkok to the exotic River Kwai and Ayutthaya, then island hopping and snorkeling at Pattaya, lastly, explore the modern city of Hong Kong, marvel at the skyline while having a taste of the finest Chinese cuisine. Book your next Asia tour with Affordable Asia and you will enjoy the vacation of a lifetime.

 


Thailand Delight 10 Days 8 Nights

Thailand presents visitors with a unique array of discoveries and delights, all infused with the friendly warmth of its people and ancient Buddhist heritage. On this 8-night tour, explore the ornate temples, river markets and bustling streets of Bangkok before visiting the River Kwai at Kanchanaburi and Ayutthaya, home to the UNESCO-listed ruins of Siam’s medieval capital. Your adventure concludes in modern Pattaya, a vibrant beach resort on the picturesque east coast of the Gulf of Thailand.

Visit :   Bangkok,  River Kwai,  Ayutthaya,  Pattaya,
Departure Date:
05/13 , 05/17 , 05/31 , 06/07 , 06/21 , 07/05 , 07/19 , 08/02 , 08/09 , 08/16 , 08/19 , 08/23 , 08/26 , 08/30 , 09/06 , 09/13 , 09/20 , 09/27 , 10/11 , 10/18 , 10/21 , 10/25 , 10/28 , 11/01 , 11/08 , 11/15 , 11/22 , 11/29 , 12/02 , 12/09 , 12/20 , 12/27 , 12/30
   
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Tour Code : ATA
from $1399

Day 1  USA - Bangkok

Board our transpacific flight to Bangkok, the starting point of our Thailand Delight journey. *Thailand entry visa is not required for USA passport holders. For passports other than US passport, please get the entry visa on your own. Please click http://www.affordableasia.com/infocenter/passport-visa/thailand for more information.

Day 2  Arrival Bangkok Accommodation: Centara Grand At Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok or Similar

Touch down in Beijing and catch a connecting flight to Bangkok, Thailand's capital city.  Guests flying with Eva Air will catch a connecting flight in Taipei, while guests traveling by Cathay Pacific, will board a connecting flight in Hong Kong.  Upon arrival at Bangkok International Airport, enjoy a transfer to your hotel and the remainder of the evening to rest and relax. *Airport transfers not included for land only travelers*

Optional Tour : Upgrade to Deluxe Suite Room With One King size bed (Bangkok 4 nights )  ( $169 )

Day 3  Bangkok (ABF,L) Accommodation: Centara Grand At Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok or Similar

Home to nearly 9 million people, Bangkok fuses über-modernity with age-old Buddhist traditions. After breakfast, discover the city’s royal history and rich culture on a sightseeing tour. Visit the Temple of Golden Buddha (Wat Trimitr), home to the world’s biggest solid-gold Buddha statue, measuring 10 feet high, weighing over 5 tons, and valued at $14m. Drink in the scents and colors of orchids, marigolds and roses as we pass by the Paklong Talat flower market, and visit the Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho) to admire its gargantuan statue. After a Thai buffet lunch at a local restaurant, continue to a gem workshop and silk factory to see how these precious items are produced for sale. This evening, don’t miss our optional tour of one of Bangkok’s most popular night markets followed by a classical Thai dinner show.

Optional Tour : Asiatique Riverfront Night Market + Thai Dinner & Dance Show  ( $40 )

Day 4  Bangkok (ABF) Accommodation: Centara Grand At Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok or Similar

Today, enjoy Bangkok independently, perhaps visiting more Buddhist temples, sampling the incredible restaurants or street markets, or shopping at the modern malls. Alternatively, experience Bangkok’s main attractions on our optional Landmarks of Bangkok tour. Walk through the Grand Palace, a stunning complex of gold-coated halls and shrines that housed Thailand’s royals for 150 years, and which includes the sacred Temple of the Emerald Buddha. After a boat ride along the Chao Phraya River, enjoy lunch at a local Thai restaurant, and visit the Dusit Palace to explore the Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall, a Renaissance-influenced mansion commissioned by King Rama V in 1906. View the ‘Arts of the Kingdom’ exhibition of precious Thai arts in this magnificent marble hall before returning to your hotel. **Visitors must have shoulders, arms and legs fully covered to visit the Ananta Samakhom**

 

Optional Tour : The Landmark of Bangkok Tour with Boat Ride  ( $60 )

Day 5  Bangkok - River Kwai (ABF,L) Accommodation: Felix River Kwai Resort

Start out after breakfast this morning, traveling southwest from Bangkok to the colorful Damnoen Saduak floating market. Chug along the waterways by long-tailed speedboat, passing canoes piled with fruits, spices, flowers and souvenirs, and gaining fascinating insight into the Thai people’s daily life. Next, head to Kanchanaburi to visit the War Cemetery and Bridge over River Kwai, where in 1943, thousands of Allied prisoners of war and Asian laborers worked on the ‘Death Railway.’ After lunch and hotel check-in, enjoy the rest of the day free or enjoy our optional Elephant trekking and Bamboo rafting tour.

For those departing in June and later - you will have the opportunity to join our optional tour to Elephant World Sanctuary.

 

 

Optional Tour : Elephant Trekking & Bamboo rafting with dinner (Min.8 participants)  ( $50 ) Elephant World Sanctuary with Dinner  ( $75 )

Day 6  River Kwai-Ayutthaya (ABF) Accommodation: Krungsri River Hotel

After breakfast, journey to Ayutthaya, home to the UNESCO-listed ruins of the medieval capital of Siam. Founded in 1350, this royal city was a major power for over 400 years, until Burmese forces destroyed it in the 1700s. Stroll around the remains of this once-thriving city, seeing the restored chedi of the crumbled Wat Phra Si Sanphet, the blackened remnants of monasteries, the carved Buddha face entangled in tree roots, and the working Wat Yai Chaimongkol temple. Your tour also includes time at the Bang Pa In palace, a beautiful lakeside retreat of Thailand’s kings during the 19th century. Tonight, make the most of Ayutthaya’s setting by joining us for an optional dinner cruise on a traditional wooden rice barge.

Optional Tour : Ayutthaya Dinner Cruise (Min.8 participants)  ( $40 )

Day 7  Ayutthaya - Pattaya (ABF,L) Accommodation: Long Beach Garden Hotel & Spa

Relax over breakfast before a scenic drive to Pattaya, a popular vacation spot on the east coast of the Gulf of Thailand whose beaches and entertainments draw thousands of visitors annually. On arrival, experience the virtual ‘Theme Park - Dark Ride’ at a gems gallery, learning about Thailand’s most prized gemstones. Then, check in to your hotel and enjoy the rest of the day as you please, perhaps relaxing on the sands or by the pool. Later, you may wish to take our optional Pattaya by Night tour, savoring a sumptuous seafood dinner and cabaret show.

Optional Tour : Pattaya by Night/ Cabaret Show/ Seafood dinner  ( $50 )

Day 8  Pattaya (ABF,D) Accommodation: Long Beach Garden Hotel & Spa

Today, choose to relax at your hotel, or enjoy our optional day trip to Coral Island, an idyllic islet 45 minutes by boat from Pattaya. Speed over the seas to the island and laze on the white sands or swim, snorkel or dive in the translucent waters, with a break for a seafood lunch. Join your fellow travellers this evening for a delicious farewell dinner at your hotel.

Optional Tour : Coral Island Tour with Seafood Lunch  ( $35 )

Day 9  Pattaya - Bangkok (ABF) Accommodation: Centara Grand At Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok or Similar

Enjoy the best part of the day free before a return transfer to Bangkok for an overnight stay. This evening, why not mark your last night in Thailand’s exciting capital with our optional Chao Phraya dinner cruise by Grand Pearl.  Admire views of the floodlit Grand Palace, and Bangkok’s golden temples and river bridges as you enjoy a scrumptious buffet dinner on board your comfortable ship.

Optional Tour : Amazing Dinner Cruise by Grand Pearl  ( $50 )

Day 10  Bangkok - USA (ABF)

If you are flying with Air China, enjoy a full day of leisure in Bangkok, perhaps using your time for some last-minute sightseeing or shopping. Afterward, take an evening bus to Bangkok airport in time for your flight back to the US, which leaves early in the morning of the next day. If you are flying with Cathay Pacific or Eva Air, travel to Bangkok airport after breakfast for your homebound flight.

     ABF-American Breakfast        B-Breakfast        L-Lunch        D-Dinner
*We reserve the right to substitute hotels, alter the itinerary,withdraw any tour and make any desirable alteration for the convenience of the tour's operation.
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