The best of Thailand: a week in the heart of the Land of Smiles

Want something different for your family vacation this summer? KiboTours suggests his The best from Thailand that suits everyone, and which can be especially appreciated by children – from 8 years and up – curious and with a desire for adventure. The itinerary is designed for small groups and is structured over 6 nights: it starts from the capital Bangkok, where it stops for two nights, and winds towards the northern part of the country and touches Sukhothai – one night – and Chiang Rai – one night – to reach Chiang Mai, where it ends with two nights. The key to reading is the discovery of another culture, with habits far from ours, experienced daily in the first person.
According to it style KiboTours the experience is immersive and engaging: from hiking into the woods to meeting elephants, from navigating the Mae Kok River to sharing meals with local patrons. The details are studied precisely in this sense: thanks to the close collaboration with local realities, the trip differs from the more conventional tourist suggestions. So the meals – for example – are organized in local restaurants, of course with the help of the guide to translate the day’s dishes, and available to tell stories, legends and curiosities from the areas visited.
Upstream navigation on the river – exclusive KiboTours – allows you to discover its primary function as an artery of communication and trade between the villages, emerging on its banks, in addition to the beauty of photography. To the suggestive capital Bangkok the first two days are reserved to be dedicated to the discovery of the legendary city. You stay at the luxurious The Sukosol Bangkok and breathe an atmosphere suspended between the dimension of the metropolis and the widespread sense of spirituality. Floating markets and modern shopping malls alternate, such as skyscrapers and ancient Buddha statues. The food? Simply sublime, both the street food and the star restaurant. TO Sukhothai you stay in boutique hotel built with buildings in typical Thai style and overlooking organic rice fields: Sukhothai Heritage Resort.
The ancient city of Sukhothai, now restored after its abandonment, is considered one of the most important sacred centers and examples of ancient Siamese religious art and architecture. The World Heritage Site features a number of impressive decorative Buddha statues, towers and temples. Chiang Rai, surrounded by hills covered with rainforests, it stands out for its slow pace and for the presence of cultural and historical jewels. Like Wat Rong Khun, the White Temple, a modern architectural highlight with an exquisitely decorated snow-colored facade, or the historic Wat Phra Sin with its traditional Lanna-style interior. Here you can stay at The Legend Chiang Rai, which consists of studios and villas and is equipped with a wellness center.
Last stop is Chiang Mai, nicknamed The Rose of the North, the northern capital of Thailand. The city is much smaller and on a human scale than Bangkok, and the city has experienced tremendous development over the last decade, which transformed it from an old-fashioned city to a modern outpost. Brilliant temples and aromatic food markets along the walls and nightlife and shopping districts within easy reach. A trip to Mount Suthep gives you an overview of the eclectic city below, where you stay at the elegant U Chiang Mai, which combines contemporary luxury with a structure inspired by tradition.
The price of the Best of Thailand itinerary starts from 1175 euros per person for six nights, all transfers by bus from Bangkok to Chiang Mai and meals. Departures are scheduled every Tuesday until September 27, 2022. and there is a 25% discount for children up to 14 years.

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