Highlights: Bangkok - Pattaya
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Bangkok - Montien Riverside
Pattaya - Imperial Pattaya
Day 1: Arrive Bangkok
Arrive Bangkok international airport, meet and greet and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Perhaps you could indulge yourself with a traditional Thai Massage, surprise your taste buds with the amazing local flavours and cap off the day by enjoying sunset in any of the stylish rooftop bars which have blossomed in the city’s skyscrapers in recent years… the options are limitless. Overnight in Bangkok.
Day 2: Bangkok
Full day at leisure to discover Bangkok on your own or to take one of the many optional excursions available on the spot. For those who have never been to Bangkok we suggest a half day tour of the most popular Buddhist temple and Landmark in the city of angels (optional, not included). The Royal Grand Palace, a great architectural masterpiece of several buildings from the outside and a magical inside was used as a royal residence from the 18th century to the mid-20th century. It is without any doubt a national reference and possibly the most visited royal monument of Thailand, and it shouldn’t be missed. The building houses the "Wat Phra Kaew", Bangkok's most sacred temple, in which is located the famous Emerald Buddha.
In the evening, enjoy a Thai and International Buffet Dinner whilst cruising along the Chao Phraya River or River of the Kings. Pass by famous sites such as Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn) and the Grand Palace. Entertainment is also provided on board with live music and a ‘show’. Breakfast and dinner included.
Day 3: Bangkok
Full day at leisure to discover Bangkok on your own or to take one of the many optional excursions available on the spot. For those who want to go shopping this day would naturally include Bangkok’s main shopping districts of Siam Square and Pratunam where bargains are available everywhere. Alternatively, you can join us for an optional full day tour to the unique floating markets at Damnoen Saduak and Samphran Riverside for an insight into Thai culture and traditions. In the morning you’ll have an exciting long tail boat ride along the nearby canals to the site of the market, where you will find the locals selling everything possibly imaginable from their boats. Plenty of shopping bargains to be found. Then it’s onto Samphran Riverside, a beautiful resort area, where lunch is taken. After lunch you will have time to wander around the gardens & the recreated Thai village with lots of interesting & varied handicrafts on display. However, there are random show for the excellent cultural show. The show gives you an idea of many aspects of the Thai way of life: Thai dancing, wedding and monk ordination ceremonies, kick boxing, sword & long pole fighting, fingernail dancing (full Day Tour Floating Market and Samphran Riverside is optional and not included). Breakfast included.
Day 4: Bangkok - Pattaya
Full day at leisure until your seat in coach transfer to your hotel in Pattaya. Free at leisure. In the evening we suggest to explore Pattayas famous walking street, taste delicious Thai food or explore one of the night entertainment venues (not included). Overnight in hotel in Pattaya. Breakfast included.
Day 5 - 7: Pattaya
Breakfast at the hotel and full day at leisure to relax by the pool or at beach or to take one of the many optional activities available on the spot. Alternatively you can join a half day tour to the charming gardens of Nong Nooch village, which is the venue of some fascinating Thai cultural shows including boxing, sword fighting and traditional dance, just to name a few (half day tour is optional and not included). Breakfast included.
Day 8: Departure Pattaya
Feast on a reinvigorating breakfast and time at leisure until your Private transfer to Bangkok Airport for onward travel to your selected destination. Breakfast included.
- Flights from London with Malaysia Airlines
- Airport taxes
- Private car return transfers
- 3 nights accommodation in Superior room at Montien Riverside resort, Bangkok
- 4 nights accommodation in Superior room at Imperial resort, Pattaya
- Dinner Cruise with seat in coach transfers in Bangkok
- As per Itinerary