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A selection of itineraries taking you from Chiang Mai to Sukothai and around this historical area.

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Sukothai & the Ancient City  (ref. SKPT1)

Day 1  On the first day make an early start, driving to the young elephant training centre on the route to Lampang. See the elephants going through their early morning routines and displaying some of their skills. Continue on to Lampang, where lunch is taken. Drive further on to Si Satchanalai, an ancient city built to emulate Sukothai, but with its own distinctly impressive temples. Continue on to Sukothai. Accommodation for the night is at one of the hotels in Sukothai. (L)

Day 2  The best time of day to see the old city of Sukothai is early in the morning. There is an option of driving or taking a bicycle to tour around the ancient ruins. We try to cover as many sites as possible but you will still have enough time to appreciate and photograph each site. The most famous and impressive are Wat Mahathat, Wat Trapang Ngoen, Wat Sri Sawai and Wat Si Chum. After touring Sukothai, drive to Phitsanuloke to see the famous Phra Buddha Chinnarat, much revered not only by the people of Phitsanuloke but also the people of Thailand. Lunch is taken in Phitsanuloke. In the afternoon visit the Buddha making foundry and the Dr. Thawi Folklore Museum with its extensive collection of implements used in Thai households and on Thai farms in the past. Drive back to Chiang Mai or take a flight if schedules permit. (B,L)

 

 

This trip includes: Private airconditioned transport + driver
                              English speaking guide
                              Two lunches & one breakfast
                              Accommodation for one night in the Pailyn Hotel or equivalent.
                              All entrance fees and activities as mentioned.

This trip costs: The price for a group of 2 people (sharing twin or double room) is:US$270/person               Total=US$540

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Sukothai Explorer   (ref. SKPT2)

Day 1  Drive from Chiang Mai to the young elephant training centre on the route to Lampang. See the elephants going through their early morning routines and displaying some of their skills. Continue on to Lampang, where lunch is taken. After lunch explore some of the many temples in Lampang, which show a significant Burmese influence. Also tour one of the oldest and largest teak houses in Lampang; a reminder of how Lampang was the the base for teak trade in the early twentieth century. Overnight in Lampang. (L)

Day 2  In the morning, drive further on to Si Satchanalai, an ancient city built to emulate Sukothai, but with its own distinctly impressive temples. Continue on to Phitsanuloke. Visit the famous temple of Phra Buddha Chinarat, which is said to be the most beautiful Buddha image in Thailand. Then tour the agricultural museum and the Buddha making foundry, where you can see how the Buddhas are made using the "lost wax" method. Drive approx. one more hour to Sukothai. Overnight in Sukothai. (B,L) 

Day 3   The morning is the best time to visit the Old City of Sukothai. We take an extensive tour of the park area with the many old temples spread throughout. There is an option of taking bicycles or our tour vehicle for the trip. We try to cover as many sites as possible but you will still have enough time to appreciate and photograph each site. The most famous and impressive are Wat Mahathat, Wat Trapang Ngoen, Wat Sri Sawai and Wat Si Chum. The tour will then finish in the afternoon. There is a choice of driving back to Chiang Mai or taking an onward flight from either Phitsanuloke or Sukothai. The tour can be adapted according to your departure point and time. (B,L) 

 

This trip includes: Private airconditioned transport + driver
                              English speaking guide
                              Three lunches& two breakfasts
                              Accommodation for two nights in a 3-4 star hotel
                              All entrance fees and activities as mentioned.

This trip costs: The price for a group of 2 people (sharing twin or double room) is: US$365/person               Total=US$730

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Please note this is the price for a group of 2 people. If your group is more than 2 people please contact us at: info@wayfarersthailand.com


Sukothai & Chiang Mai Sights  (ref. SKPT3)

Day 1  This tour starts at 9am. You are picked up from your hotel by your guide.
First drive from your hotel up to Doi Suthep Temple, which is approx. 12kms from downtown Chiang Mai. The majority of the route is a winding uphill journey passing through Doi Suthep National Park. At the base of the hill you will pass Chiang Mai Zoo and the Kruba Srivichai Monument.
At the end of the journey, we leave the car at the base of the temple steps. You can reach the temple by climbing the 190 steps or by taking the small "cable car" to the top.
Once at the temple you can admire the magnificent views over the temple valley as well as the temple atmosphere and architecture. The highlight is the inner sanctum which houses the enormous golden stupa.
Drive down from Doi Suthep and have lunch. Afterwards visit some of the many handicraft villages in the Sankamphaeng area. As well as seeing products you will be able to see how they are made. Products include - celadon, silver, furniture, jewellery, lacquerware, silk, saa paper, handmade umbrellas and more. Plenty of opportunities for buying bargains and beautiful handmade products.
The tour ends when you are taken back to your hotel at approx. 5pm (L)

Day 2  On the second day make an early start, driving to the young elephant training centre on the route to Lampang. See the elephants going through their early morning routines and displaying some of their skills. Continue on to Lampang, where lunch is taken. Drive further on to Si Satchanalai, an ancient city built to emulate Sukothai, but with its own distinctly impressive temples. Continue on to Sukothai. Accommodation for the night is at one of the hotels in Sukothai. (B,L)

Day 3  The best time of day to see the old city of Sukothai is early in the morning. There is an option of driving or taking a bicycle to tour around the ancient ruins. We try to cover as many sites as possible but you will still have enough time to appreciate and photograph each site. The most famous and impressive are Wat Mahathat, Wat Trapang Ngoen, Wat Sri Sawai and Wat Si Chum. After touring Sukothai, drive to Phitsanuloke to see the famous Phra Buddha Chinnarat, much revered not only by the people of Phitsanuloke but also the people of Thailand. Lunch is taken in Phitsanuloke. In the afternoon visit the Buddha making foundry and the Dr. Thawi Folklore Museum with its extensive collection of implements used in Thai households and on Thai farms in the past. Drive back to Chiang Mai or take a flight if schedules permit. (B,L)

This trip includes: Private airconditioned transport + driver
                              English speaking guide
                              Three lunches& two breakfasts
                              Accommodation for two nights in a 3-4 star hotel (1 night in Chiang Mai & 1 night in Sukothai)
                              All entrance fees and activities as mentioned.

This trip costs: The price for a group of 2 people (sharing twin or double room) is: US$365/person               Total=US$730

BOOK THIS TOUR
Please note this is the price for a group of 2 people. If your group is more than 2 people please contact us at: info@wayfarersthailand.com

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