(+) variety of everything, lots to do, cheap, locals very friendly, beautiful place (-) nothing major - humidity a little annoying/ thai toilets if you're at thai boxing are pretty nasty (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2000)
Luxury Thailand triple-centre holiday, Dusit hotels in Bangkok, ChiangMai & Phuket - save 24%
Thailand, a place where east perfectly blends with west, is adventurous yet accessible, chaotic yet calming and lively yet luxurious. With diverse pockets of...... more
Thailand, a place where east perfectly blends with west, is adventurous yet accessible, chaotic yet calming and lively yet luxurious. With diverse pockets of terrain, culture and lifestyle, this tour takes in three sublimely different destinations; you'll experience the bustling markets of Bangkok, the soaring temples of ChiangMai and the powdery sands of dreamy Phuket. With this offer, life really is beach.Your holiday will begin in Thailand's exhilaratingly mad capital at the luxurious Dusit Thani hotel. From your chic base, youll have easy 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. To help you make the most of your stay here, weve also included a tour of the wonderful Damnoen Saduak Floating Market.Once youve had your fill of Bangkok, youll jump on a plane to the breathtakingly beautiful cultural capital of ChiangMai. With its soaring mountains, sprawling river and ancient Buddhist temples (which youll be able to take in on your half-day city and temples tour), this city has plenty to offer. Youll be staying at dusitD2, a hotel which secured a coveted place on Condé Nasts Hot List. Located just off Chiang Mais renowned Chang Klan Road, youll be just steps away from the citys bustling night bazaar, restaurants and shops.Next, it's on to Phuket for a stint of uninterrupted rest and relaxation at Dusit Thani Laguna Resort. This spot is a tropical haven of breath taking stretches of golden sands, crystal clear waters, concealed Buddhist temples and delicious cuisine. Here you'll swap the noisy silk markets with a verdant location and feng-shui inspired interiors just steps from the warm Andaman Sea. For more information about our offer inclusions, please see below. Here's a brief look at your itinerary:Days one-four: BangkokDays four-seven: ChiangMaiDays seven-fifteen: PhuketGood to knowYour outbound (and possibly your inbound) flight will be overnight, so while this is a 14-night holiday, you will be away from home for a total of 15 or 16 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: variety of everything, lots to do, cheap, locals very friendly, beautiful place Disadvantages: nothing major - humidity a little annoying/ thai toilets if you're at thai boxing are pretty nasty
...Earlier this year I decided that I wanted to spend some time abroad in the summer to do some voluntary work and after looking around at different countries and places I settled upon Chiang Mai. I spent the whole of the month of June living and volunteering in Chiang Mai so think I have a reasonable amount to say about this lovely city. I have written about the various aspects that I feel are...
Advantages: Lovely rooms, great location, nice breakfast Disadvantages: Not believing we had booked a suite, expensive spa
...My husband and I visited this hotel on our honeymoon, earlier this year. We spent 3 nights in Bangkok, and then flew direct with Bangkok Airways to Chiang Mai. We were met at the airport and transported to the Chedi, arriving late afternoon.
We arrived at the hotel to a lovely warm welcome; we received arrival drinks and a cold towel and were sat on comfy sofas in reception to check in. We...
...Chiang Mai is one of the biggest cities in the North of Thailand and I?m lucky enough to have recently returned from there. I visited Thailand for a fortnight as a break from a trip to Singapore visiting relatives, and although I?ve been to Thailand before, this was my first trip to the North and to Chiang Mai.
I had spent 2 days in Pattaya before we set off on the journey up to Chiang Mai...