Your Tour Itinerary - Wonders of Thailand

Day 1 Bangkok, Thailand

Your journey begins in Bangkok, where you’ll meet with your fellow travellers at our welcome dinner. (D)

Day 2 Bangkok

After a morning at leisure, we’ll climb board a longtailed boat for a trip down the khlongs (canals), stopping off along the way at an Artist Village to watch a Thai puppet show. After visiting Wat Arun, a tuk tuk street eats tour awaits us. Round off the day by exploring Wat Pho, which will be beautifully illuminated after dark. (B,L,D)

Day 3 Bangkok - Ban Nong Khao village - Kanchanaburi

Our journey continues to Kanchanaburi via Ban Nong Khao Village. Discover the area by bicycle or take a local truck before sharing a traditional lunch with a local family. Tonight we rest our heads in boutique safari lodgings by the river. (B,L,D)

Day 4 Kanchanaburi - Bridge on the River Kwai - Kanchanaburi

Today we start at the Kanchanaburi War Cemetery and the JEATH War Museum before continuing on to the Bridge on the River Kwai. This evening, we’ll board a boat to the picturesque River Kwai Jungle Raft for dinner, before watching an authentic Mon dance and music show at sunset. (B,L,D)

Day 5 Kanchanaburi - Suphan Buri - Uthai Thani

Today we drive to Uthani Thai, stopping at the BanharnJamsai Tower – Thailand's highest viewpoint. Later, we set off on a private dinner cruise and enjoy some traditional Thai cuisine. (B,D)

Day 6 Uthai Thani - Sukhothai - Tak

This morning we pay a visit to the beautiful Sukhothai National Park. After lunch we continue to Tak for tonight’s traditional meal, which will be prepared by a local family. (B,L,D)

Day 7 Tak - Mae Sot - Tak

Mae Sot is up next, where we can explore the marketplaces and temples by foot. After lunch we head to Wat Phra That Doi Din Kiu – where you can take 400 winding steps up to a fantastic vista over Myanmar and the surrounding jungles. (B,L,D)

Day 8 Tak - Doi Inthanon National Park

Today we drive past jungles on our way to Doi Inthanon National Park. Charming villages which have changed little over the years break up our journey. (B)

Day 9 Doi Inthanon National Park - Mae Hong Son

Visit the nearby Prijinda Cave and take in the impressive limestone formations before we stop at a bird conservation centre. This evening, we’ll visit the night market at Mae Hong Son. (B)

Day 10 Mae Hong Son

Trading the land for the water, we cruise along the tranquil River Pai to visit and learn about the Long Neck Hill tribe at Ban Nam Phiang Din Village. (B)

Day 11 Mae Hong Son - Chiang Mai

When we arrive at Chiang Mai, we’ll set off to explore the city by foot and learn about the Lanna culture. (B,D)

Day 12 Chiang Mai - Elehant Sanctuary - Chiang Mai

A half-day trip to the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary awaits. Feed the elephants, learn about their habits and accompany them to a mud spa. You can even join them in the river for a refreshing bath! Tonight we’ll tuck into a sumptuous Khantoke dinner. (B,L,D)

Day 13 Chiang Mai - Bangkok

Take the morning at leisure before flying back to Bangkok where the tour ends. (B)

Departure dates a prices 2019/2020 Wonders of Thailand - Tour code BAWTBB

Back-Roads Brochure Price in Black

Travel 55 Discount Price in Red

Tel Back-Roads Reservations on 0208 9870 990 and quote Travel 55 code T55BR 

October 8 2019

£2249
£2137

 January 7 2020

£2649
£2517

October 29 2019

£2649
£2517

January 28 2020

£2649
£2517

November 12 2019

£2649
£2517

February 11 2020

£2649
£2517

December 3 2019

£2649
£2517

March 3 2020

£2649
£2517

Decenber 24

£2649
£2517

March 24

£2249
£2137

Prices are per person based on two sharing a twin room.

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Back-Roads Touring
Wonders of Thailand

13 days / 12 nights - 5% discount

2019/20 prices from only £2137

Delve into the wondrous world of exotic and tropical Thailand on this memorable journey. Explore the glittering temples, heavenly beaches and vibrant street food culture of this fascinating land. Discover a taste for traditional rural Thailand, meet locals and experience country life, sample delicious homestyle Thai cooking and visit the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary.

To book this wonderful 13 day Wonders of Thailand  tour with Back-Roads Touring call them direct on 0208 9870 990 and quote the Travel code T55BR to receive your 5% discount. 

You can claim a 5% discount on all Back-Roads tours. To book, call them direct on 0208 9870 990 and quote ref: T55BR to receive the Travel 55 discount price.

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Tour Inclusions

  • 12 nights in boutique accommodation
  • Experienced Back-Roads Driver and Tour Leader
  • Tours by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Internal flights
  • Breakfasts daily (B), 6 lunches (L), 9 dinners (D)
  • Boat cruises as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entrance included to all attractions in the itinerary, including: Golden Buddha at Wat Traimit, JEATH War Museum, Elephant Jungle Sanctuary

The Back-Roads Difference

  • Discover a taste for traditional rural Thailand, meet locals and experience country life
  • Sample delicious homestyle Thai cooking prepared by a local family
  • Visit the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary and spend time with these majestic creatures in their natural habitat

Why Back-Roads Touring?

Travelling style

A Back-Roads tour promises a more leisurely style that gives you the freedom of travelling in your own vehicle and as a small group – but without the hassle.

In Asia, we travel by premium mini-coach – offering comfortable seats, air conditioning and large windows for enjoying the view. Along the way, your tour leader can offer intriguing insights about the places we see as we travel through each country. And, with long drives kept to a minimum, you’ll have plenty of time to stretch your legs and explore the sites for yourself.

When we’re not travelling by mini-coach through beautiful scenery and charming villages, we’re getting around like the locals in tuk-tuks, cyclos, oxcarts and paddle steamers.

Leisurely paced itineraries

Forget sunrise starts and long days hopping on and off a bus. We give each stop the attention it deserves and keep long drives to a minimum, giving you plenty of time to explore at your own pace.

Scenic back road avoiding motorways

Picturesque winding streets. Coastal beauty spots. Breathtaking mountain passes. With comfortable transport that takes us along scenic roads beyond the reach of large vehicles, the journey is as much a part of the adventure as the destination.

Culinary Discoveries

One of the most enjoyable ways to experience a different culture is to sample the cuisine. From visits to local producers to food and wine tastings and even cooking lessons, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to discover new flavours.

Hand-picked boutique accommodation

Whether it’s an eco resort or charming hotel, each day’s journey ends in a boutique property with plenty of character. We opt for accommodation that reflects the personality of the local area, and fits right in with its surroundings.

Authentic local experiences

Truly getting to know a destination means stepping off the typical tourist trail. From hidden-gem attractions to local favourites, we take time to seek out authentic experiences that take you to the heart of each spectacular region.

Small groups up to 14

With tour sizes of up to 14 guests, our tour leaders can ensure a more personalised experience. Smaller group sizes also mean we can guarantee our tours will run once we have just four guests booked


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