Tour Code: WTL13

13 Day Thailand Tour & Phuket Beach Break

Day by Day Itinerary

Bangkok, Phitsanulok, Chiang Mai, Sukhothai, Phuket Island

Highlights

  • Return flight from Australia* to Bangkok, return from Phuket
  • 8 nights’ 4-star hotel accommodation on tour with daily breakfast and 4 lunches
  • Incredible sightseeing and entry fees as per the itinerary:
    – Visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites like the former ancient capital of Ayutthaya and the Sukhothai Historical Park, where the ruins of the ancient capital of the Sukhothai Kingdom is located
    – Observe the city’s ruins from a traditional long-tail boat
    – Contemplate the ruins of Wat Yai Chaimongkhon, Wat Phanan Choeng and Wat Mahathat
    – See the magnificent Phra Buddha Chinnarat in Phitsanulok
    – Enjoy a Chiang Mai city tour
    – Take a cable car to the peak of Doi Suthep mountain to see Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, one of northern Thailand’s most sacred temples
    – See the ruins of Phra Pang Sam Yot, an ancient Khmer temple
  • Dedicated transportation in comfortable, air-conditioned vehicles
  • Fully escorted by English-speaking local guides
  • One-way flight from Bangkok to Phuket
  • 3 nights’ accommodation at 4-star Novotel Phuket Vintage Park Resort or similar
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From pp twin/double share
AU$2,899
Typically AU$4,450 -35%
Single traveller
AU$915
Land tour only
AU$1,999

Welcome to Bangkok, Thailand!
On arrival, you will be greeted by tour guide at Exit 6, Suvarnabhumi Airport and taken to your hotel for check in.
Meals: In-flight meals
Accommodation: Royal Princess Larn Luang Hotel 4* or similar

Today you are free at leisure or buy an optional tour with us to Royal Grand Palace.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Royal Princess Larn Luang Hotel 4* or similar

Optional tour: Half Day Royal Grand Palace Tour

Explore the dazzling Grand Palace consisted of several great architectures, well-preserved over many dynasties in the past. Also, visit Wat Phra Kaew, Bangkok’s most sacred temple, where the world’s most precious Emerald Buddha located.

Today, visit the former capital Ayutthaya, a historic city awarded UNESCO World Heritage status for the splendor of its archaeological ruins and temples. Contemplate the ruins of this once vast island city including Wat Yai Chaimongkhon, Wat Phanan Choeng and Wat Mahathat. Hop on a traditional long tail boat and observe the city’s ruins from a different perspective. After lunch, check-in to your hotel in Phitsanulok.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Accommodation: Imperial Hotel and Convention Centre 4* or similar

After breakfast, leave from hotel, made a quick break at Wat Mahathat in Phitsanulok and visit the magnificent Phra Buddha Chinnarat. Then head to Lampang by minivan or bus to visit Wat Phra That Lampang Luang. Climb the staircase to admire the bronze Buddha statue. Have lunch before travelling to Chiang Mai for check-in to your hotel.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Accommodation: Amora Hotel Chiang Mai 4* or similar

After breakfast, you visit Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, one of northern Thailand’s most sacred temples located at the top of a mountain. To reach the temple, you’ll have to climb up a 309-step staircase (or simply use cable car – included). Later on, there’s some fun shopping at San Kamphaeng Road, a 10km-long road selling lots of local goods such as pottery, silverware, lacquer ware, handmade paper, sculptures, jewellery, wood carvings and silk products. You can also watch the artisans at work. After lunch in a local restaurant, we return to your hotel and you may spend the remainder of the day at your leisure.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Accommodation: Amora Hotel Chiang Mai 4* or similar

Depart Chiang Mai for Lamphun. On arrival, you’ll visit the magnificent, one-thousand-year-old Wat Phra That Hariphunchai Temple to see the Buddha statues and impressive stupas, which include 46-metretall Lanna-style golden chedi and the 21-metre-tall Haripunchai-style chedi. We continue our trip to the south and visit Sukhothai Historical Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site which contains the ruins of the ancient capital of the Sukhothai Kingdom founded in the 13th century.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Legendha Sukhothai Resort 3* or similar

Depart for Lopburi after breakfast for a visit to Phra Pang Sam Yot, the ruins of the ancient Khmer temple, and the adjacent Brahman shrine San Phra Kan, which is known as the ‘Monkey Temple’. Have lunch in a local restaurant before continuing to Bangkok for check-in at your hotel.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Accommodation: Royal Princess Larn Luang Hotel 4* or similar

Today, spend a day at your leisure.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Royal Princess Larn Luang Hotel 4* or similar

Optional tour: Kanchanaburi & the River Kwai

The province of Kanchanaburi in Thailand is best known for its horrors of World War II’s Death Railway. Start off the trip with a long tail boat down the River Kwai in Kanchanaburi Province and learn more about the turbulent history of the eminent 300m-long Death Railway, which cost thousands of labourers’ lives in the past. Afterwards, proceed to the war cemetery and a reconstructed POW camp where over thousands of war prisoners lived and worked to build the Death Railway until their last breath. Finally, enjoy the train ride across the River Kwai Bridge, a part of the original Death Railway.

Today, take a flight to Phuket beach city. On arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel for checking in.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Novotel Phuket Vintage Park Resort 4* or similar

Enjoy a day at your leisure. Relax in your hotel, sunbathe on the beach, join in some water sports or explore vibrant Phuket beach streets.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Novotel Phuket Vintage Park Resort 4* or similar

Optional tour: James Bond & Naka Island by Speed Boat (lunch included)

08.00 hrs. : Pick up customers from hotel and transfer to Marina

09.30 hrs. : Departure from The Marina Phuket direct to James Bond island (Phang Nga Bay)

10.15 hrs. : Visit James Bond island where “James Bond 007,

The man with the Golden Gun” was filmed.

11.00 hrs. : Start to paddle a sea canoe in the beautiful cave for 45 minutes.

12.30 hrs.: Great lunch at Panyee Musalim fishing village and free time as leisure for shopping.

14.00 hrs. : Leave from Panyee village direct to Naka island for swimming and relaxing.

16.00 hrs. : Departure from Naka island back to Phuket.

16.20 hrs. : Arrive to Marina and transfer back to hotel by pleasant trip.

Enjoy a day at your leisure. Relax in your hotel, sunbathe on the beach, join in some water sports or explore vibrant Phuket beach streets.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Novotel Phuket Vintage Park Resort 4* or similar

Optional tour: Phi Phi Island & Bamboo Island Tour by Speed Boat

07.30AM. Pick you up from your hotel lobby.

08.30AM. Meet & greet you at marina. Serve you with snacks and variety of drinks. Check in and pick up your snorkeling gear, life jacket.

09.00AM. Depart from pier to Phi Phi Island by speed boat

10.00AM. Arrive at Bamboo Island. One of the most beautiful spot in Andaman Sea.White sands and turquoise waters blend seamlessly for a marvelous view. Enjoy your time for swimming, snorkeling, sun bath or walking around a beautiful area.

12.30PM. Enjoy a great lunch at a beachside restaurant on Phi Phi Don Island and free time on the beach.

02.00PM. Relaxing and swimming in emerald lagoon at Pileh Lagoon.

03.00PM. Go to Monkey Beach then sightseeing outside at Viking cave.

03.30PM. Back to Phuket with the impression.

04.30PM. Arrive at pier and transfer back to your hotel with a pleasant trip

**This program is subject to change without prior notice according to the weather and tide conditions.

You are free today and get ready for a flight back home.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: On Plane

Arrive at your home today and we hope you enjoy your amazed trip with Asia Vacation Group.

Included

  • Returned flights from Australia
  • Domestic flight from Bangkok to Phuket
  • 4-star hotel accommodation and breakfast in the category chosen or similar (subject to availability)
  • Daily breakfasts and 4 lunches
  • All local boat rentals as mentioned in the program
  • Water bottles during tours
  • Air-conditioned transportation
  • All entrance and sightseeing fees as mentioned in the program
  • Local English speaking guides in Thailand

Excluded

  • Meals and drinks are not mentioned in the program and Personal expenses
  • Visa fees in Thailand
  • Tipping for driver and tour guide (suggestion: 10AUD/pp/day)
  • Travel insurance (we strongly recommend you hold a valid travel insurance policy for all domestic and overseas travel)
  • Trip delay or interruption by airline schedule change
  • Extra cost or missing tour caused by flight delay or cancel
  • Any service not clearly mentioned in the program

Fine Print

Asia Vacation Group offers you a “3 Instalment Payment Plan”, you will be required to settle a small deposit followed by a series of installments when you select to book your departure tour.

  • First payment: You will be required to settle $200pp deposit online through our website link.
  • Second payment: You will be required to settle the second payment $1,300pp after 7 days when you receive our company invoice.
  • Final payment: Final payment will be collected 120 days before your departure.

However, you will have 7-day cooling off period. Please refer to “Flexible Cancellation” section.

Flexible Cancellation
If you change your mind within 7 days of making your booking online, you can request a refund of your initial deposit payment. Once your purchase date falls outside of the 7-day period, our standard terms and conditions will apply.

Please ensure that any request to cancel your booking is received via email to [email protected], including the reason for cancellation.

Airfare Information

  • Airline: Malaysia Airlines, Thai Airways, Vietnam Airlines (23kg for checked baggage per passenger and 7kg hand luggage per passenger, 01-piece check-in baggage.
  • Some flights will require a minimum of 1 transit (maximum 2).
  • All tickets will include 23 kilos checked baggage per person, along with 7 kilos of hand luggage.
  • Despite the airlines baggage allowance, we recommend travelling with 20 kilos per person due to restrictions with internal flights (where applicable), as well as coach and train transportation. Also, you will be responsible for handling your luggage at all times as the services of porters is not included. If travelling over this amount, you will be liable for any excess baggage fees enforced by the airline, payable direct.
  • Once ticketed, flights are non-refundable. Any changes will be subject to the airline rules and change fees.
  • Full names as per passport (including all middle names) are required.
  • Any airline schedule changes or cancellations are beyond our control.
  • Any airline ‘extras’ such as pre-allocated seating is at your own arrangement (additional charges apply)

Interstate Surcharge
Surcharge of $400 for departures from Adelaide, Brisbane and Perth.

FINE PRINTS – IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Physical Requirements
A reasonable level of fitness is required but it’s more about spending time on your feet rather than covering large distances. You’ll be getting on and off coaches and boats, walking around the sights and climbing some steps.

Important Information
Tipping
A friendly reminder that tipping is not included in your package. Tipping is AU$10/person per day. Tipping is collected by agent before travelling or the day of your arrival.

Accommodation
The accommodation listed is subject to change. Any changes will be of an equal or higher standard. Bedding configurations (double or twin) are requests only. All efforts will be made to meet your preferences however any changes are beyond our control.

Single Supplement
Single supplement is $915 per person in addition to the twin share price.

Paired Solo Traveler
Not available.

Triple Share
Upon your request except for cruises

Group Size
Maximum 16 persons

Travel Insurance
Travel insurance is recommended to protect yourself against the unexpected. In addition to the support that a policy may provide, you may be asked to present a copy of your travel insurance documentation while traveling.
We have partnered with nibTravel Insurance to offer our customers competitive rates for their travel insurance. You can book Comprehensive or Essentials cover for your domestic, international or multi-trip journeys simply with us.

Visa & Passport information
It is the traveler’s responsibility to ensure they have a valid passport. The passport must be valid for a minimum of six months from the intended date of return and must have more than 2 blank pages.
A visa is required for travel to Vietnam. The visa is easiest to complete with Asia Vacation Group and just need to pay $180 for single entry (30-day-stay-limited)

Children
Children must be 5 years old or above and share a room with parents at all times. Children are charged the same price as adults.

Tour Documentation
Final documentation, including e-tickets and hotel details, will be provided approximately 30 days prior to travel.

Tour Length
The total length of the tour in days includes time spent in flight and is subject to change depending on the flight schedule, please refer to the day by day itinerary for the time spent on land.

You can enhance your holiday by arriving or departing before or after the tour. On this tour you can choose from the following options:

Pre Tour Accommodation
$135 per room, per night

Post Tour Accommodation
$135 per room, per night

Please select the number of extra nights required in the ‘Additional Nights Accommodation’ field when making your purchase. The additional cost for these arrangements will be added to your final payment invoice and are subject to availability.

Dates & Prices

Choose your departure month
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Depart Date
Return Date
Price
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Friday
23 Aug 2024
Wednesday
04 Sep 2024
AU$2,899
Friday
06 Sep 2024
Wednesday
18 Sep 2024
AU$2,899
Friday
20 Sep 2024
Wednesday
02 Oct 2024
AU$3,299
Friday
04 Oct 2024
Wednesday
16 Oct 2024
AU$3,299
Friday
18 Oct 2024
Wednesday
30 Oct 2024
AU$3,099
Friday
08 Nov 2024
Wednesday
20 Nov 2024
AU$2,999
Friday
22 Nov 2024
Wednesday
04 Dec 2024
AU$3,199
Friday
20 Dec 2024
Wednesday
01 Jan 2025
AU$4,399
Friday
03 Jan 2025
Wednesday
15 Jan 2025
AU$3,699
Friday
14 Feb 2025
Wednesday
26 Feb 2025
AU$2,999
Friday
07 Mar 2025
Wednesday
19 Mar 2025
AU$3,099
Friday
21 Mar 2025
Wednesday
02 Apr 2025
AU$3,199
Friday
11 Apr 2025
Wednesday
23 Apr 2025
AU$3,199
Friday
25 Apr 2025
Wednesday
07 May 2025
AU$3,299
Friday
09 May 2025
Wednesday
21 May 2025
AU$2,899
Friday
23 May 2025
Wednesday
04 Jun 2025
AU$2,899
Friday
20 Jun 2025
Wednesday
02 Jul 2025
AU$3,199
Friday
18 Jul 2025
Wednesday
30 Jul 2025
AU$3,299
Friday
08 Aug 2025
Wednesday
20 Aug 2025
AU$2,899
Friday
22 Aug 2025
Wednesday
03 Sep 2025
AU$2,899
Sold Out
Friday
12 Sep 2025
Wednesday
24 Sep 2025
AU$3,199
Friday
26 Sep 2025
Wednesday
08 Oct 2025
AU$3,299
Friday
10 Oct 2025
Wednesday
22 Oct 2025
AU$3,099
Friday
24 Oct 2025
Wednesday
05 Nov 2025
AU$3,099
Sold Out
Friday
14 Nov 2025
Wednesday
26 Nov 2025
AU$3,199

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