Thailand

Renowned for the glistening temples, ancient ruins, amazing jungles, delectable cuisine, myriad of market stalls, inexpensive spas and intriguing minority cultures – welcome to Northern Thailand.

The north is where rugged hills, pristine rivers and remote hill tribe villages produce a spectacular landscape and a diversity of culture.

One of the most endearing features is the warmth of the people and combined with the beauty of the region, Northern Thailand never fails to impress.

Offering a fascinating history Chiang Mai is Northern Thailand’s most populous city, however still retains its provincial charisma.

The use of the plural temples here is far from loose, there are over 300 elaborate temples and monasteries, a reminder of the city’s history as a cultural and religious centre – a day spent walking around here, is a day spent well.

Journey from Chiang Mai and the laid-back city of Chiang Rai can be discovered, along with the famous Golden Triangle, the point Thailand converges with Laos and Thailand where the Ruak and mighty Mekong River join.

Chiang Mai, and on a smaller scale Chiang Rai, are notoriously renowned for their handicrafts, the colourful ethnic communities of Northern Thailand are a drawcard and add charm to this region, offering a true glimpse into rural life.

Most visitors to Thailand enter via Bangkok, the capital gateway. This sprawling metropolis hits you like a tonne of bricks and is filled with chaos yet in a captivating way thrives with energy.

The humming riverside is a great way to explore Bangkok and reflects changes day and night. Amidst the modern urban attitude, there survive some historical sites that excite, visit the array of radiant Buddhist temples (Wats), a recognition of Thailand’s grand and illustrious past and a great introduction to what is on offer for any visit to Northern Thailand.

CapitalBangkok
Official LanguageThai
CurrencyBaht
TimeGMT +5
Population66.5 M
Power (Voltage)220
Area (km2)510,890
Amari Watergate Hotel

Amari Watergate Hotel

Bangkok, Thailand
Feel the excitement of Bangkok at the very doorstep with a stay at this hotel. Located in the heart of the vibrant Pratunam neighbourhood, you are wit ...
Arnoma Grand Bangkok

Arnoma Grand Bangkok

Bangkok, Thailand
Providing the perfect base for your Bangkok stay, this hotel is conveniently located across the road from the popular CentralWorld Plaza with over 400 ...
dusitD2 Chiang Mai

dusitD2 Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai, Thailand
Located just off the famous Chang Klan Road in the heart of Chiang Mai’s city centre is the dusitD2 Chiang Mai Hotel This hotel is surrounded by the c ...
Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok

Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok

Bangkok, Thailand
Experience the vibrant city of Bangkok with a stay at this hotel. Located in the heart of the city, the hotel is surrounded by prime lifestyle shoppin ...
Le Meridien Chiang Mai

Le Meridien Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai, Thailand
With a stay at this hotel, the city’s renowned night market, restaurants, bars, and stylish boutiques are just a few steps away. Guest rooms offer a c ...
Le Meridien Chiang Rai Resort

Le Meridien Chiang Rai Resort

Chiang Rai, Thailand
Gain a new perspective with a stay at this resort where the rich history, culture and beautiful landscape of Chiang Rai blend effortlessly together. T ...
Pathumwan Princess Hotel

Pathumwan Princess Hotel

Bangkok, Thailand
Offering a fantastic location in the heart of Bangkok’s famed shopping epicentre, this modern hotel towers above the iconic MBK Centre. Guest rooms ar ...
Rembrandt Hotel

Rembrandt Hotel

Bangkok, Thailand
Found in the trendy area of Sukhumvit this stylish hotel is within a short walking distance to shops, parks and to the Asoke SkyTrain Station. Offerin ...
Tamarind Village

Tamarind Village

Chiang Mai, Thailand
Surrounded by ancient temples and quaint shopping streets, this is a truly unique and charming boutique hotel. It takes its name from the wonderful 20 ...
The Imperial Mae Ping Hotel

The Imperial Mae Ping Hotel

Chiang Mai, Thailand
Experience Northern Thai Lanna hospitality with a stay at this three star hotel. Located a few minutes’ walk from the night markets, the Imperial Mae ...
The Legend Chiang Rai

The Legend Chiang Rai

Chiang Rai, Thailand
Resting on the banks of the Mae Kok River, this hotel delivers an authentic Lanna atmosphere. Areas are a tasteful blend of northern Thai architectura ...
U Chiang Mai

U Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai, Thailand
Providing the ideal base for guests, this hotel is found right in the middle of the old town within walking distance to Wat Chedi Luang and Wat Phra S ...
Wiang Inn

Wiang Inn

Chiang Rai, Thailand
Situated downtown, this hotel has modern facilities for recreation and relaxation. During any stay, enjoy the personalised warmth of northern Thai hos ...
Ayutthaya, Thailand’s Ancient Capital

Ayutthaya, Thailand’s Ancient Capital

Bangkok, Thailand
Revealing historic treasures of Thailand, walk through the towering chedis amidst crumbling ruins that create the ancient city of Ayutthaya. Featured ...
Bangkok by Night

Bangkok by Night

Bangkok, Thailand
Bangkok is a city that never seems to sleep, so what better way is there to explore it other than by night giving you a different perspective. Enjoy a ...
Bangkok Jungle by Bicycle

Bangkok Jungle by Bicycle

Bangkok, Thailand
Take an adventure into the wilderness of Bangkok on a visit to the inner-city oasis of Bang Kra Jao. Best reached by boat, this island is often referr ...
Bangkok Tuk-Tuk Tour

Bangkok Tuk-Tuk Tour

Bangkok, Thailand
Tuk-tuks (a three-wheeled vehicle) are renowned in Bangkok and offer a fun way to travel. Begin at Hua Lamphong Railway Station – board your tuk ...
Bangkok Waterways

Bangkok Waterways

Bangkok, Thailand
Cruise along the Chao Phraya River and observe authentic Thai lifestyles along the klongs (canals). Considered the lifeblood of Bangkok, the river is ...
Chiang Mai Cooking Class

Chiang Mai Cooking Class

Chiang Mai, Thailand
Ancient Thailand cuisine secrets are shared on this cooking class. Ancient secrets dating back to Thailand’s 16th century Ayutthaya period and modern- ...
Chiang Mai Lifestyle

Chiang Mai Lifestyle

Chiang Mai, Thailand
This easy-going experience offers a gentle way to see Chiang Mai local life. Board a long-tail boat and begin cruising along the rural parts of the Ma ...
Chiang Mai Night Ride

Chiang Mai Night Ride

Chiang Mai, Thailand
After the sun goes down, discover the charm of Chiang Mai from a different perspective – jump on a bicycle. This old city never sleeps. Ride through s ...
Chiang Mai On A Plate

Chiang Mai On A Plate

Chiang Mai, Thailand
Revel in the food culture, roll up your sleeves and try your hands at cooking the most famous food and desserts of the country on this short tour. Beg ...
Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai

Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai

Chiang Rai, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Overflowing with historic monuments, dream-like landscapes, gastronomic delights and wonderful wildlife, explore the north of Thailand and discover it ...
Chiang Rai & The Golden Triangle

Chiang Rai & The Golden Triangle

Chiang Rai, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Escape Chiang Mai for the day and travel to Chiang Rai and the Golden Triangle. Take an early morning three hour drive through beautiful scenery, with ...
City & Temples Tour

City & Temples Tour

Bangkok, Thailand
This popular tour gives a rich insight into Buddhism, architecture and the bustle of Bangkok. Visit three of the capital’s stunning temples including ...
City & Temples Tour

City & Temples Tour

Chiang Mai, Thailand
Visit the most fascinating temples in Chiang Mai, home to a wealth of stunning and historic sights. Drive to the summit of Doi Suthep, where the impre ...
City & Temples Tour

City & Temples Tour

Chiang Rai, Thailand
Explore the culture and heritage of Chiang Rai on this tour. Visit the main Chiang Rai market area for exotic trinkets before moving on to Wat Phra K ...
Cycle Northern Thailand

Cycle Northern Thailand

Chiang Rai, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Cycle on Northern Thailand’s trails and back roads that have little traffic through the spectacular limestone mountains of Chiang Dao and to the sceni ...
Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

Bangkok, Thailand
Enjoy a morning visit to the rural and authentic floating market of Damnoen Saduak. Situated southwest of Bangkok, this is one of the most popular flo ...
Doi Mae Salong & Akha Hill Tribe Village

Doi Mae Salong & Akha Hill Tribe Village

Chiang Rai, Thailand
Journey to Doi Mae Salong Mountain, home to the native Yao and Akha hill tribe villagers. Explore the idyllic Santikhiri village and greet the friend ...
Doi Suthep & White Meo

Doi Suthep & White Meo

Chiang Mai, Thailand
Head to the mountain area of Doi Suthep and the village of the White Meo hill tribe. A relaxing drive takes you up the slopes of Doi Suthep Peak to vi ...
Experience Thailand

Experience Thailand

Chiang Rai, Chiang Mai, Bangkok, Thailand
Journey back in time to the ancient kingdoms of Thailand with this enchanting five night tour. Start your adventure in bustling Bangkok, before contin ...
Explore the River Kwai

Explore the River Kwai

Bangkok, Thailand
Head to the infamous bridge on the River Kwai, built by allied prisoners of war during World War II. Visit the provincial town, the war cemetery conta ...
Flight of the Gibbon

Flight of the Gibbon

Chiang Mai, Thailand
Glide among the treetops on this exhilarating zipline ride in Mae Takhrai National Park. With the chanting gibbons to the innumerable species of bird ...
Hmong Experience

Hmong Experience

Chiang Mai, Thailand
Learn about Hmong and Lahu hill tribe culture on this three day tour, departing from Chiang Mai and ending in Chiang Khong, allowing the perfect oppor ...
Journey Through Laos

Journey Through Laos

Mekong River, Chiang Rai, Luang Prabang, Vientiane, Laos
Travel by boat along the Mekong River visiting villages and sights along the way before exploring Luang Prabang and the capital Vientiane. Destina ...
Khum Lanna Culinary & Wellness

Khum Lanna Culinary & Wellness

Chiang Rai, Thailand
Discover the rural charms of traditional northern Thai life and bathe your senses in this enchanting Lanna experience. Rejuvenate your body and mind ...
Khum Lanna Thai Country Living

Khum Lanna Thai Country Living

Chiang Rai, Thailand
Set in a small valley amidst emerald-green rice fields and lush orchards, Khum Lanna Lodge gives you a luxurious home-stay experience combined with a ...
Lisu Lodge Trekking

Lisu Lodge Trekking

Chiang Mai, Thailand
Trek through evergreen mountains, visit hill tribe communities with overnight stays in hill tribe villages… Then go rafting down a river, learn ...
Mae Ping River Dinner Cruise

Mae Ping River Dinner Cruise

Chiang Mai, Thailand
By day, the Mae Ping River offers an ever-changing river scene, however by night it showcases a different setting. Offering an idyllic relaxing way to ...
Southern Laos by Bicycle

Southern Laos by Bicycle

Mekong River, Chiang Rai, Luang Prabang, Vientiane, Thailand, Laos
This tour explores the quiet back roads of South Laos from the amazing waterfalls to the rare Irrawaddy dolphins and to the cultural Khmer temples. ...
Thai Cooking Class

Thai Cooking Class

Bangkok, Thailand
Thai food is renowned around the world – rich in colour, unique in flavour and in smell. Enjoy the delights of a Thai cooking class in beautiful surro ...
The Golden Triangle & Surrounds

The Golden Triangle & Surrounds

Chiang Rai, Thailand
Set out for the Golden Triangle area where the mighty Mekong and Ruak Rivers create a border separating Thailand, Myanmar, and Laos. Enjoy a boat tri ...
Traditional Khantoke Dinner

Traditional Khantoke Dinner

Chiang Mai, Thailand
Experience a night of culture and fun on this traditional Khantoke dinner. Sample Thai cuisine in a customary northern Thai style of eating with food ...
Trails & Gems of Siam

Trails & Gems of Siam

Chiang Rai, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Modern Thailand merges into historic Siam over five unforgettable days – discover the ancient monuments and dazzling temples that help make Thai ...
Treasures of Thailand

Treasures of Thailand

Chiang Rai, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Gain an insight into the unique historic sights and culture on this three night tour. Departing from Chiang Mai, travel to Sukhothai via Lamphun, home ...

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