DAY 1 Chiang Rai | Boutique Lodging
Arrive in Nepal, flight to Chiang Rai. Welcome dinner and orientation.
DAY 2 Chiang Rai | Three Temple Tour
Private transport to the exotic White Temple, Blue Temple, and Black House. Either long tail boat ride up the Kok River to a village, or wander with elephants at an ethical elephant sanctuary. Dinner at a favorite restaurant.
DAY 3 Chiang Rai | Doi Chang Coffee Plantations
Start the day at a favorite coffee shop. After breakfast we’ll take a scenic drive high up Doi Chang Mountain to a friend’s coffee plantation. We’ll learn all about the process of growing, harvesting, roasting, and cupping great coffee. Then we’ll drink it!
DAY 4 Chiang Rai Countryside | Hill-Top Resort – Golden Triangle
Today we’ll explore the so-called Golden Triangle: the very north point of Thailand where the country intersects with Myanmar and Laos. Once famous for it’s opium trade, we’ll visit the opium museum and visit the border crossing point to Myanmar.
This evening we’ll return to a 4* resort hidden away in the hills outside Chiang Rai.
DAY 5 Koh Lanta | Island Time!
Morning flight south to Krabi. From here we’ll take a ferry to the large island of Koh Lanta. Dinner and sunset on the beach. Beachfront resort.
DAY 6 Koh Lanta | Koh Lanta Old Town
Spend a lazy morning on the beach or by the pool. In the afternoon we’ll wander across the island to the Old Town. Chinese settlers landed here in the early 1900s and the architecture of the place reflects their heritage. Cozy wooden waterfront buildings have been renovated into coffee shops and restaurants.
DAY 7 Koh Lanta | Island Tour
After breakfast we’ll climb aboard a boat and head out island hopping and snorkeling for the day.
DAY 8 Kathmandu | At leisure day
Free day on the beach or to explore the island. Rent a scooty and have your own wheels.
DAY 9 Departure | Fly to Bangkok
Our last day in Thailand. Fly to Bangkok in time for your international flight home.