11 or 14 days
Bangkok, Kanchanaburi, Phitsanulok, ChiangMai, Bangkok
From the bustling metropolis of Bangkok to the serenity of Saiyoke National Park, you will gain a broad understanding of this spectacular kingdom. Navigate the Chao Phraya River canals and battle for bargains at busy markets. Experience the warmth of the Thai people and test your spice threshold with their flavorful cuisine.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Thailand

  • Day 2: Bangkok

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport
  • Day 3: Bangkok

    Take a guided tour of Bangkok

    • Boat tour of Chao Phraya River and Thonburi klongs
    • Grand Palace
    • Temple of the Emerald Buddha

     

    Guided Boat Tour on the Chao Phraya River 

    • Visit Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn)

    Visit the enormous Reclining Buddha at Wat Pho

    Learn about Thai culture and history at the Museum of Siam

    View sunset from Golden Mountain (Wat Saket)

  • Day 4: Bangkok

    Travel to Ayutthaya

    Enjoy a thrilling tuk tuk tour of Ayutthaya's old-town

  • Day 5: Bangkok • Ratchaburi • Kanchanaburi

    Transfer via Ratchaburi to Kanchanaburi 

    Explore Damnoen Saduak floating market

    Visit the Death Railway Museum

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Thai Cooking Class

    Thai Cooking Class

    Enjoy an in-depth evening with a professional Thai chef. Gain insight into Thai culinary culture as your host provides instructions on how to prepare your own meal. Enjoy your meal riverside -- the best part!

  • Day 6: Kanchanaburi

    Take a swim at Saiyoke Yai Waterfall

    Stop at the Hell Fire Pass Memorial in Burma

    Experience a train ride on the "Death Railway"

  • Day 7: Kanchanaburi • Phitsanulok

    Travel through Suphanburi to Nakorn Sawan 

    Bargain with vendors at 100 year old Sam Chuk Market

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Night Market Rickshaw Tour

    Night Market Rickshaw Tour

    Every traveler to Asia should enjoy a spin in a man-powered rickshaw. Get your camera ready. This evening your rickshaw peddler will take you on an exhilarating tour of the local market. See vendors tossing Pak Boong Loy Fah or "Flying Morning Glory" the odd, but wildly popular, signature dish of Phitsanulok province

  • Day 8: Phitsanulok • Chiang Mai

    Visit the Sukhothai Historical Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site 

    Active guests can tour by bike with a local guide

    Stop at a workshop to observe a silk weaving demonstration

    Travel through Lampang to Chiang Mai

    Enjoy an afternoon excursion to San Kamphaeng and Bor Sang

  • Day 9: Chiang Mai

    Visit Mae Taeng Valley and Elephant Nature Park

    Enjoy an authentic Thai dinner classical dance show

  • Day 10: Chiang Mai • Bangkok

    Visit a monastery for a local exchange with one of the head monks

    Visit Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

    Fly to Bangkok

  • Day 11: Depart for home

Add 3 more days

  • Day 11: Cha-Am

    Travel to Cha-Am

    Enjoy free time on Cha-Am Beach

  • Day 12: Cha-Am

    Enjoy free time on Cha-Am Beach

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Day Tour Kaeng Krachan Nature Reserve

    Day Tour Kaeng Krachan Nature Reserve

    Drive northwest of Hua Hin to Kaeng Krachan Nature Reserve, Thailand's largest national park. Learn from a local naturalist and gain insight and information on the park, visit Kaeng Krachan reservoir which dams the Petchaburi River, creating a huge lake covering 45 Sq kms. Take a boat-trip that around the lake to observe the beautiful scenery of wooded islands. Lunch is included at a Thai restaurant that overlooks the reservoir.

  • Day 13: Cha-Am

    Enjoy free time on Cha-Am Beach

    Return to Bangkok

  • Day 14: Depart for home

Interested in learning more about this tour?
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Thailand

  • Day 2: Bangkok

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport
  • Day 3: Bangkok

    Take a guided tour of Bangkok

    • Boat tour of Chao Phraya River and Thonburi klongs
    • Grand Palace
    • Temple of the Emerald Buddha

     

    Guided Boat Tour on the Chao Phraya River 

    • Visit Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn)

    Visit the enormous Reclining Buddha at Wat Pho

    Learn about Thai culture and history at the Museum of Siam

    View sunset from Golden Mountain (Wat Saket)

  • Day 4: Bangkok

    Travel to Ayutthaya

    Enjoy a thrilling tuk tuk tour of Ayutthaya's old-town

  • Day 5: Bangkok • Ratchaburi • Kanchanaburi

    Transfer via Ratchaburi to Kanchanaburi 

    Explore Damnoen Saduak floating market

    Visit the Death Railway Museum

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Thai Cooking Class

    Thai Cooking Class

    Enjoy an in-depth evening with a professional Thai chef. Gain insight into Thai culinary culture as your host provides instructions on how to prepare your own meal. Enjoy your meal riverside -- the best part!

  • Day 6: Kanchanaburi

    Take a swim at Saiyoke Yai Waterfall

    Stop at the Hell Fire Pass Memorial in Burma

    Experience a train ride on the "Death Railway"

  • Day 7: Kanchanaburi • Phitsanulok

    Travel through Suphanburi to Nakorn Sawan 

    Bargain with vendors at 100 year old Sam Chuk Market

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Night Market Rickshaw Tour

    Night Market Rickshaw Tour

    Every traveler to Asia should enjoy a spin in a man-powered rickshaw. Get your camera ready. This evening your rickshaw peddler will take you on an exhilarating tour of the local market. See vendors tossing Pak Boong Loy Fah or "Flying Morning Glory" the odd, but wildly popular, signature dish of Phitsanulok province

  • Day 8: Phitsanulok • Chiang Mai

    Visit the Sukhothai Historical Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site 

    Active guests can tour by bike with a local guide

    Stop at a workshop to observe a silk weaving demonstration

    Travel through Lampang to Chiang Mai

    Enjoy an afternoon excursion to San Kamphaeng and Bor Sang

  • Day 9: Chiang Mai

    Visit Mae Taeng Valley and Elephant Nature Park

    Enjoy an authentic Thai dinner classical dance show

  • Day 10: Chiang Mai • Bangkok

    Visit a monastery for a local exchange with one of the head monks

    Visit Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

    Fly to Bangkok

  • Day 11: Depart for home

Add 3 more days

  • Day 11: Cha-Am

    Travel to Cha-Am

    Enjoy free time on Cha-Am Beach

  • Day 12: Cha-Am

    Enjoy free time on Cha-Am Beach

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Day Tour Kaeng Krachan Nature Reserve

    Day Tour Kaeng Krachan Nature Reserve

    Drive northwest of Hua Hin to Kaeng Krachan Nature Reserve, Thailand's largest national park. Learn from a local naturalist and gain insight and information on the park, visit Kaeng Krachan reservoir which dams the Petchaburi River, creating a huge lake covering 45 Sq kms. Take a boat-trip that around the lake to observe the beautiful scenery of wooded islands. Lunch is included at a Thai restaurant that overlooks the reservoir.

  • Day 13: Cha-Am

    Enjoy free time on Cha-Am Beach

    Return to Bangkok

  • Day 14: Depart for home

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Your experience includes

  • Airfare & transportation

    Round-trip flights on major carriers; Comfortable motorcoach

  • Hotels

    9 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms (12 with extension)

  • Regional-style meals

    Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily

  • Guided sightseeing

    1 sightseeing tour led by licensed local guide; 1 sightseeing tour led by your Tour Director

  • Entrances

    Boat tour of Chao Phraya River and Klongs; Museum of Siam; Wat Saket; Mae Taeng Valley and Elephant Nature Park; Khan Toke dinner; Wat Phra That Doi Suthep; Sukhothai Historical Park; Saiyoke Yai Waterfall and National Park; Death Railway Museum; “Death Railway” train ride; Damnoen Saduak floating market

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your culturally connected Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all on-tour logistics.

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert local guides are natural historians, adding cultural insight and global perspective on your sightseeing tours.

  • weShare—Personalized Learning

    Our personalized learning experience engages students before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final, reflective project for academic credit.

  • Continuous Support

    Your dedicated EF team helps you every step of the way—from recruiting and enrolling travelers to planning and managing your tour.

  • Worldwide Presence

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide so wherever you go, we're there too.

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travelers and their families can count on EF's dedicated emergency service team.

  • Peace of Mind Program

    Feel secure knowing your group can change their destination or travel dates due to unforeseen circumstances. Learn more about your flexible options at eftours.com/peaceofmind.

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