The Best Thailand Tour for the First-time Travelers

This 10-day tour takes you to popular destinations in Thailand, including Bangkok, Kanchanaburi, northern Chiang Mai, and Phuket. From the stunning palaces and temples of Bangkok to the famous Bridge over the River Kwai, and then to the dreamy beaches of Phuket, you will not only have the opportunity to discover the fascination of Thai culture and history, but also enjoy the beautiful natural scenery of this fabulous country.
Travel Route: Bangkok - Kanchanaburi - Bangkok - Chiang Mai - Phuket
Day: 10
Best for: First-timers
Tour Type: Escorted private tour with personal tour guide and vehicle
Why Travel with Us
We Live in this Country:
The specialist who designs this trip have lived in this country for several years, in some cases, born here. Our first-hand knowledge will help you have an authentic experience, making the most of your vaction.
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We guarantee 100% deposite refund during the pandemic, and provide 24/7 emergency service during the trip.


Explore the charming capital of Bangkok, the “city of angels”.

Visit top highlight destinations in Bangkok, including temple of Wat Pho, Wat Arun, the magnificent Grand Palace, and Klongs of Thonburi.

Have a historical sightseeing in Kanchanaburi

Visit the Bridge Over the Kwai River and the famous Hellfire Pass of "Death Railway”.

Meet adorable elephant in Chiang Mai.

Explore the Elephant EcoValley and make friends with the elephants there.

Enjoy leisure time in beautiful Phuket island.

Enjoy your free days to relax on the beach of Phuket, the biggest island of Thailand.

Wat Arun
Bridge Over the Kwai River

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Bangkok Arrival
Welcome to Bangkok!
Upon arrival, our guide will meet you at the airport and take you to your hotel. The rest of the day is for you to take a good rest or have a leisure walk around to have a glimpse of the city.
Stay overnight in Bangkok.
Day 2: Bangkok Tour
After breakfast, you will have a sightseeing tour of Bangkok city, the capital and one of the most popular destinations of Thailand.
First, you will go to visit the Wat Pho, one of the most visited temples in Thailand. Believed to be found in the 16th century, the temple has a sacred 46-meters-long reclining Buddha inside its main ordination hall. The temple also houses the richest collections of Buddhist art in Thailand.
Then visit the Grand Palace nearby, to see the magnificent architecture of the ancient Siamese court. As the former royal residence built in 1782, the palace now is served to host royal ceremonies and welcome the king’s guests. You may get a chance to visit the Temple of Emerald Buddha here. Besides, you need to dress properly when visiting the palace, making sure to wear long loose pants and shirts to cover your shoulders and knees.
After that, you will continue to travel on the Chao Phraya River and on through the Klongs (canals) of Thonburi. You will feel the ramshackle charm of the houses and temples along the waterway, which gave the city the name “Venice of the East”.
In the late afternoon, you will pay a visit to the Wat Arun, a missile-shaped temple named after the Indian god of dawn. It is one of the most photographed sights in Bangkok. You will see and photograph the imposing view of the temple at sunset.
Stay overnight in Bangkok.
The stunning night view of the Grand Palace.
Day 3: Day tour to Kanchanaburi
After breakfast, you will leave Bangkok and head to Kanchanaburi, a town municipality that lies 123 km west of Bangkok. Kanchanaburi is known for the Bridge Over the Kwai River and the “ Death Railway”.
The Bridge on the River Kwai served as a major transportation route during World War II and is now the site for local markets and annual festivals. You will take a boat ride on the Kwai River to the famous bridge, where you can walk across it and walk around the site.
You will also visit the Kanchanaburi War Cemetery and War Museum, dedicated to the prisoners who lost their lives during the construction of the bridge.
Then move on to the Hellfire Pass, an unusual section of the “Death Railway”. It is in part built by allied prisoners during the war. And nowadays, there is no train running on this section of the railway.
After the tour, you will be transfered back to Bangkok.
Stay overnight in Bangkok.
The War Museum holds a collection of paintings and photographs from those days.
Day 4: Bangkok to Chiang Mai
After breakfast, you will take a morning flight to Chiang Mai from Bangkok, to discover the northern parts of Thailand.
After arriving in Chiang Mai, our guide will meet you at the airport and take you to your hotel to check in.
The rest of the day is for you to take a good rest or have a leisure walk around to have a glimpse of the city.
Stay overnight in Chiang Mai.
Day 5: Chiang Mai Tour
After breakfast, you will first go to the San Kamphaeng district, which is Thailand’s main center for Thai silk. You will witness the process of weaving silk and making fine fabrics.
Then go to the umbrella village of Bor Sang, which has a long tradition of producing hand-made bamboo umbrellas and parasols. You can see how local people make and paint an umbrella.
After that, continue to visit Thai Celadon, where exquisite ceramics are produced. These ceramics, in a very distinctive style, are made in imitation of the Sawankhalok pottery of Sukhothai centuries ago and are exported throughout the region. Then in the afternoon, visit the famous temple of Wat Doi Suthep. Sitting on the mountain after which it is named, the temple offers the best site to appreciate the impressive view of Chiang Mai city.
Stay overnight in Chiang Mai.
Travelers can see how local people make and paint an umbrella.
Day 6: Chiang Mai Tour
Today, you will first enjoy a wonderful half-day excursion to the Elephant EcoValley. Besides getting to know Thailand’s favorite creatures, you will take part in some exciting animal-friendly activities, such as harvest grass for the elephants’ snacks; plant a banana tree or herbs; make herbs into vitamin balls and feed the balls to the elephants; hike with elephants to the upper EcoValley; etc.
In the afternoon, enjoy a bamboo rafting along the Mae Taeng River. You can enjoy leisure time while sitting on the raft and floating down the calm river.
After that, you will return to Chiang Mai to visit the Tiger Kingdom. Here you can get up close to tigers, taking photos and interacting with them.
Stay overnight in Chiang Mai.
To experience elephants up close and personal.
Day 7: Chiang Mai to Phuket
Today, you will be transferred to the Chiang Mai Airport for the flight to Phuket. Get ready to enjoy your wonder beach tour in Thailand!
Stay overnight in Phuket.
Day 8-9: Phuket Free and Leisure
Enjoy your free days to relax on the beach and explore Phuket, the biggest island in Thailand. Here you are sure to be delighted by the crystal clear waters, white sandy beaches, mountain views, delicious cuisine, and warm smiles of local people.
Stay overnight in Phuket.
Enjoy a wonder beach tour in Thailand.
Day 10: Phuket Departure
Say goodbye to Thailand!
You are free to arrange your time before taking the scheduled transfer to the airport.
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Service Included

Private English-speaking tour guide
All entrance ticket fees for sightseeing listed in the itinerary
Private van for land transportation
Meals as specified in the itinerary
Hotel accommodation
Governmental taxes

Service Excluded

International air tickets
Visa Handling fee, visa stamp fee
Meals as not listed in the itinerary
Tips and gratitude to the guide and driver
Surcharge for public holidays (if any)
Personal expenses, like laundry, phone call, snacks, soft drinks, etc.

Thailand Travel Restriction 2022

From July 1, Thailand has been fully open for overseas tourists. Travelers can simply show proof of a complete vaccination certificate name or a negative COVID-19 test result within 72 hours before arrival. Documentation of the test result must indicate the traveler's name, the date of the test, and the type of test.

You will need to apply for a Thai visa before departure. For more information on visa-free countries and visas, please feel free to contact us.

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