Luxury multi-centre Thailand holiday,Bangkok, Chiang Mai & Koh Samui - save 24%
If you cant decide between a city journey or a beach escape, this thirteen-night Thai adventure will cover all the bases. During this Southeast Asia...... more
If you cant decide between a city journey or a beach escape, this thirteen-night Thai adventure will cover all the bases. During this Southeast Asia triple-centre break, you will be taken from the ancient temples of Bangkok to the natural lush vegetation of Koh Samui.Starting with three nights at Centara Watergate Pavillion, you'll stay in Thailand's exhilaratingly mad capital with views over the ever-changing cityscape. Youll have access to all of the citys vibrant street life and cultural landmarks such as the historic Grand Palace and the soaring Wat Arun and Wat Pho Buddhist temples.Once youve had your fill of Bangkok, youll jump on a plane to the breathtakingly beautiful Chiang Mai for three nights. With its soaring mountains, sprawling river and ancient Buddhist temples, this city has plenty to discover. At Kantary Hills, you can dine at the steakhouse or enjoy a refreshing coffee along the hotels café terrace. After a long day of sightseeing, immerse yourself in the sublime swimming pool or relaxing Jacuzzi to unwind.Next, its time to slow it down a bit. In Koh Samui, you can relax with picturesque views of white coastline and lush hills. Youll spend seven glorious nights at the Bandara Resort. Youll have plenty of fantastic amenities at the hotel so you can shamelessly spoil yourself. Test the water at each of the four pool areas, pamper yourself with a massage in the spa, sample the cuisine at the two restaurants and sip tropical cocktails at the two bars. To top it off, try local activities such as elephant trekking, surfing or snorkelling.For more information on our offer inclusions, please take a look below. Here's how your 13 nights will be split:Days one-four: BangkokDays four-seven: Chiang MaiDays seven-fourteen: Koh SamuiGood to knowDepending on which option you choose, your inbound and outbound flights may be overnight so whole this is a 13-night holiday, you will be away for 14 or 15 nights. Check the Travel details tab for more information. In addition, youll need a passport with six months validity left on your date of return to the UK.
Advantages: Clear direction signs, unique sight of a golf course in the middle of the runways Disadvantages: Long walks, uncomfortable seats
...The first sight people sometimes get when landing at Don Muang airport – code BKK - is the strange sight of people playing golf in between the runways. This is just the first of many quirks you will either love or hate about Thailand and Bangkok.
The golf course is actually owned by the Air Force which shares the airport. Depending on your taxi route to / from the runway you wi...
Advantages: Has it all. Disadvantages: Be aware of scams.
...Thailand for me has everything you could possible wish for. One day you could be partying until 7.30 in the morning then the next you could be wandering around a temple only hearing the occasional gong or wind chimes. With just a one and a half hours flight from BKK you can be on the Paradise Islands of Samui, Phuket etc.
I would recommend leaving the usual tourist places for a while...
Advantages: lets you have a decent sleep Disadvantages: takes a long time, can be noisy,
...travelled from Bangkok to Chiang Mai on the express sleeper train June 2000.
I have just taken that journey again November 2002 and have added additional information to the review.
The train system in Thailand is simple. There is the Regular train which stops at everywhere, the Rapid which stops at most stops and the Express which stops only at major stations. The Regular train carries...
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