visiting Koh Lanta / Krabi / Bangkok / Chiang Mai

A little bit of culture and a lot of indulgence: this Thailand honeymoon strikes the perfect balance. Enjoy special activities designed for two, connecting with Thai culture and with each other while exploring Bangkok and Chiang Mai. Then indulge with a week on Koh Lanta, a romantic tropical island.
 
Included just for you,
  • Private luxury car for all transfers and sightseeing tours
  • VIP fast track service on arrival at Bangkok Airport and Chiang Mai Airport
  • Exclusive welcome gift
  • Romantic honeymoon experience in honeymoon style accommodations with special benefits for honeymooners
  • Private traditional Lanna style wedding arrangement
  • Memorable Khantoke Dinner accompanied by Thai music and classical dance
  • Elephant Discovery Camp experience for a day

DAY 1 - BANGKOK

On arrival in Bangkok, a representative who will fast-track the immigration procedure. They will assist with the luggage and introduce the EXO travel guide. You will be transferred to the hotel by private limousine car. Upon arrival, take some time to relax and enjoy the settings of the beautiful hotel and spa.

There’s a wide choice of hotels in Bangkok but the Peninsula Hotel (Grand Deluxe Room) is the perfect place for a romantic honeymoon experience. The riverside location, stylish décor and scenic views make for a perfect setting for newlywed couples.

After relaxing at the hotel, head out for a drive through Bangkok’s old quarters to see the Grand Palace, the Royal Grounds and Ratchadamnoen Avenue all lit up in a dramatic fashion. After sightseeing, go have dinner at Supanniga Restaurant. Enjoy a lavish Thai dinner and some cocktails against the stunning backdrop of the Rattanakosin skyline. It’s the perfect finish to an enchanting but laid-back first night in Thailand.

Overnight in Bangkok.

DAY 2 - BANGKOK

An early start will get you to Wat Pho in time to experience the monks early morning chanting ritual (chanting starts at 09.00 Hrs). After this uplifting and often private experience visit the temple grounds and the famous 45-metre reclining Buddha. Continue to The Grand Palace, Thailand’s most important landmark, where you will be awed by the grandeur and majesty of the building and its throne halls. Then, of course, marvel at the mysterious Emerald Buddha, the most revered Buddha image in Thailand.

A sumptuous Thai lunch awaits you at Supatra River House.

In the afternoon, board a private retro boat cruising down the River of Kings, the Chao Phraya and the quiet klongs (canals) for 2 hours,  you will be taken back in time to a more traditional way of life far removed from Bangkok’s modern skyscrapers. Stops are made to visit the Temple of Dawn or Wat Arun – one of the most prominent landmarks of Bangkok in whose spire is an ineffable symbol of the “City of Angels”. We then drive you to Chinatown square where you start an interesting walk through one of the oldest parts of Bangkok. Walk along Yaowarat Road where you visit interesting shops selling bird’s nests and shark fins, continue to a very old teashop to enjoy a cup of Chinese tea with the locals before heading down Trok Leng Moi Eia  (a small alley) to Talad Kao for an interesting local market with variety of fresh foods, fresh & dry fruits, Chinese herbs, groceries. End the walk at Wat Leng Nei Yee and visit the Taoist temple. Return to your hotel late afternoon.

Overnight in Bangkok.

DAY 3 - BANGKOK

Your day starts at Wat Saket where you can acquire some spiritual insights into Buddhism as the monks chant their morning prayers. Partake in the offering of alms to the monks to gain some blessing for a healthy and safe trip. Then make a short climb up to the temple’s golden mount to enjoy the panoramic view of Rattanakosin Island while listening to the chimes of hundreds of temple bells. Continue with a drive through the historical part of Bangkok, passing some of the city’s most beautiful landmarks and temples. Along the way, we will make a stop to buy a bucket filled with food and utility items for “Sangkatarn” – a special kind of offering for monks at Wat Ratchabophit. Visitors to Wat Ratchabophit will be amazed by the perfect blend of Thai architectural exterior with exquisite European influenced interior. The tour will cap off at the Tiger God Shrine, one of the oldest Taoist temples in Bangkok and renowned for being the most popular worshipping place amongst the Chinese community in the country.

A lavish Thai lunch is exclusively served at the elegant Jim Thompson Restaurant.  You may wish to visit Jim Thompson museum and their shops afterwards.

In the afternoon, free to relax and enjoy the hotel facilities or pamper yourself with a spa treatment at the hotel. 

Overnight in Bangkok.

DAY 4 - BANGKOK - CHIANG MAI

After breakfast, meet with the guide and transfer to the airport by limousine car for the flight to Chiang Mai. On arrival at Chiang Mai Airport, be welcomed at the doorstep of the aircraft and pampered with an assisted, hassle-free immigration and baggage clearance. Next, be introduced to the guide and driver and transferred via a private luxury vehicle to the hotel.

In the afternoon, explore the ancient city of Chiang Mai, including its old city walls, gates, moat and markets. First, visit Wat Suan Dok where the ashes of Chiang Mai’s royal family are interred. Then go to the historic Wat Jed Yod and continue to Wat Phra That Doi Suthep which is a sacred temple in northern Thailand set high on a mountain on the outskirts of Chiang Mai. The local guide will explain the story of the temple and show its impressive chedi and beautiful murals.

In the late afternoon, get a chance to experience the magical view of Chiang Mai as the city lights begin to light up below. Receive an unforgettable private blessing ceremony and watch the evening chanting ceremony of the temple’s monks.

Afterwards, take part in a memorable Khantoke dinner which is a northern Thailand dinner accompanied by music and dance. The meal is served on a low, circular table called toke. Enjoy dining on delicious local specialties while watching a spectacular performance of northern Thai folk dancing.  

Overnight in Chiang Mai.

DAY 5 - CHIANG MAI

Early depart from the hotel around 06:00 am (note: take away a breakfast box from the hotel), you will be transferred by a deluxe car to a beautiful northern Thai style teak wooden house and restaurant, surrounded by a nice, relaxing garden with old trees. The house is beautifully decorated in traditional Lanna style, adorned with scented flowers at every corner of the house, keeping the authentic touch and feel of Northern Lanna wedding ceremony.

Upon arrival, we will make the arrangement of the “Lanna” Thai traditional wedding. You will be dressed in “Lanna” wedding costumes, followed by the morning wedding ceremony with the parade from the groom with trays of gifts and flowers. Then you will get your soul (aka ‘Kwan’ in Thai) enlightened in order to establish your happy marriage life. Continue the private blessing ceremony by the head monk. While the sweet scent of incense fills the air, the monk will bless you with water and tie a symbolically ‘binding’ string around your wrists. End the ceremony by planting a love tree before returning to your hotel.

After the ceremony, enjoy your “Khao Soy” lunch at the house. Khao Soy is curry noodles from its street food status to its rightful place as the signature dish of northern Thai cuisine. Each meal is served in specially designed ‘Khao Soy’ sets, consisting of 8 small ceramic condiment dishes, laid around a large ‘Khao Soy’ bowl and set on an artist’s palette.

In the afternoon, free to relax at the hotel and enjoy the hotel facilities.

Overnight in Chiang Mai.

DAY 6 - CHIANG MAI

After breakfast at the hotel, you will be picked up and transfer by 4WD to the Elephant Discovery Camp, located in a private natural area up on a hill which is not open to the public. Upon arrival at the camp, meet an elephant mahout, be introduced to the elephants, and learn about their story and daily lifestyle. Interact and play with the elephants under mahouts’ supervision and form a bond with them. Enjoy an option of riding or just walk alongside hem and enjoy watching them play in the mud pond. Learn to communicate with them and how to prepare nutritional food and desserts for them using various natural ingredients. Also, have fun bathing and soaking the elephants in a big pond. Lunch is served at the camp.

Overnight in Chiang Mai.

DAY 7 - CHIANG MAI - BANGKOK - KRABI - LANTA

A limousine car will take you to the airport for your flight to the beautiful southern Thai island of Koh Lanta. It is just over an hour to Krabi airport, where our guide and car will be waiting to meet you and transfer you a little further south by car and speedboat to Pimalai Resort & Spa on Lanta Island.

We have chosen Pimalai as the island retreat for our perfect Thai honeymoon as it has everything a newlywed couple would want. Peace, tranquility, sunshine, a flawless white sand beach far enough away from the rest of the island’s hotels to make it blissfully peaceful. The resort covers 100 acres of lush tropical gardens and you can choose between contemporary Thai-style rooms and new pool villas. The hotel is really well-managed and has excellent facilities, as well as a truly delightful spa is designed to blend into the jungle.

Overnight on Lanta Island.

DAY 8 - 12 - LANTA ISLAND

Free at leisure and relax on the beach.

Overnight on Lanta Island.

DAY 13 - LANTA ISLAND - KRABI - BANGKOK

After breakfast, depart from Koh Lanta for returning flight to Bangkok. On arrival in Bangkok, our guide will meet you and take you to your hotel by a limousine car.

The rest of the day is free for you to enjoy Bangkok or choose to take one of our interesting half day tours.

Overnight in Bangkok.

DAY 14 - BANGKOK - DEPARTURE

You will be at leisure until our guide arrives for your limousine transfer to the airport for your return flight including assistance with your check in and baggage handling.

Accommodation

Bangkok: The Peninsula
Chiang Mai: Anantara Resort & Spa
Koh Lanta: Pimalai Resort & Spa

Surcharges

SPECIAL BENEFITS FOR HONEYMOONERS

HOTEL BENEFITS

The Peninsula Bangkok

  • Welcome honeymoon amenities
  • Welcome fruits in the room
  • 15% discount on published rates of any 80-minute (minimum) treatment at The Peninsula Spa (spa discount benefits may not be used in conjunction with other spa promotions)

Anantara Chiang Mai Resort & Spa

  • Honeymoon set up in the room
  • A bottle of sparkling wine

Pimalai Resort & Spa Koh Lanta

  • Flowers Bed Decoration
  • Honeymoon Cake
  • A bottle of sparkling wine

Peak season surcharges apply between the 24th Dec and 10th Jan

  • The Peninsula Bangkok
  • Anantara Chiang Mai
  • Pimalai Lanta Island

Airfares

London – Bangkok To be advised Included
Bangkok – Chiang Mai Thai Airways (TG) Included
Bangkok – Krabi Thai Airways (TG) | Bangkok Airways (PG) Included
Chiang Mai – Krabi Bangkok Airways (PG) Included
Bangkok – London To be advised Included

Note:  All airfares, taxes and conditions are subject to change until final payment is made and tickets are issued.

Includes / Excludes

Our services include:

  • Accommodation in a double bedded room at selected luxury hotels
  • Meals as mentioned (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
  • Tours and transfers as mentioned by private luxury vehicles (Bens S Class in BKK / H1 Hyundai in Chiang Mai)
  • Fast Track service upon arrival at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport (Day 1) and Chiang Mai Airport (Day 4)
  • Luxury service of English speaking local guide
  • Lanna style wedding arrangement on Day 5
  • Transfer between Krabi Airport and Pimalai Resort (Speedboat / Land transfer) with English speaking guide only in Krabi
  • Entrance fees for mentioned visits and activities clearly specified
  • Welcome honeymoon gift and flower on the arrival day
  • Tips for driver and hotel porter
  • International and Domestic Flights

Our services do not include:

  • Other meals than mentioned
  • Other services than mentioned
  • Laundry, telephone calls and expenditure of a personal nature
  • Tips for guide, Travel insurance

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Price from ?333,500 per person*
Price based on party of 2 persons. Rate is for travel until 31 October 2019

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