Orchids & More in Northern Thailand
- Ancient ruins of Sukhothai, first kingdom of Thailand
- Cloud forest of Doi Inthanon
- Visiting Kayan Village (long necks)
- Shopping for rare Thai species
- Thai species in full bloom along the trails
26 March 2017
22 October 2017
Tour Price: $2865
Single Supplement: $750
Day 1 - Fly to Sukhothai, explore the 700 years old ruins of ancient Sukhothai.
Day 2 - Explore the trails of Ramkamphaeng National Park in search of native species.
Day 3 - Travel to Hang Dong, exploring Wat Lampang and the Mae Tha market.
Day 4 - Van to the top of Doi Inthanon, Thailand's tallest peak and hike the trails of the cloud rainforest on top to see cooler growing species.
Day 5 - Explore Chiang Mai's historic temples, free time in the afternoon and a traditional Khantoke Dinner.
Day 6 - Hike the trails of Doi Suthep, in search of orchids, hill tribes and beautiful vistas.
Day 7 - Visit Phrao Orchids, a chance to buy species for your collection back home, continue in the afternoon to Chiang Dao.
Day 8 - Drive north through the mountains, visiting a Kayan (long neck) village, Mae Salong tea growing area and relax in a mountain top resort.
Day 9 - Drive back to Chiang Mai via Chiang Rai to visit the incredible Wat Rong Khun (white temple). Visit Chiang Mai's Kamtien plant market where your orchid purchases will be ready for your flight home.
Day 10 - Say your fond farewells, as you board your flights back to Bangkok.
• hotel accommodation (double occupancy)
• most meals (two dinners on your own)
• van transport
• local orchid guides
• park and admission fees.
The tour meets at Sukhothai Airport (THS) and finishes at Chiang Mai Airport (CNX). Both airports are served by Bangkok Air from Bangkok (BKK), with numerous flight options from around the world to Bangkok.
Ask us about Bangkok Stopovers.
Where Do We Stay
Our Thailand tour uses small boutique inns, lodges and resorts, that reflect the regional architecture and friendly outgoing lifestyle of Thailand. Most are 3 star plus on a 4 star scale and feature all modern conveniences and comforts.