ThaiCamLao Discovery

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  • Group Tour
  • Starting Price: $4,295
  • Length: 13 days
  • Operator: Travcoa
  • 866-591-0260
    Destinations: South and Southeast Asia, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand
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Tour Description

Thailand, Cambodia and Laos showcase a stunning array of art, culture and history. You will appreciate the gentle charm of these people who cherish traditions and spirituality. Observe the dramatic contrasts between the modern world and the timeless splendor of the temples of Thailand. Discover the spectacular ancient ruins of Angkor Wat in Cambodia. And Laos, off limits to travelers for many years, presents a fantastic adventure for anyone who loves exotic and far-flung destinations. The sights and sounds on this journey of discovery will catch you by surprise and take your breath away.

  • Discover Bangkok’s vibrant sites along the bustling Chao Phraya River via “long-tail” speedboat
  • Explore the French colonial town of Luang Prabang, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Enjoy an exhilarating full-day excursion to a northern Thai elephant camp
  • Explore the vast temple complex of Angkor Wat

Itinerary

DAYS 1 - 3

Bangkok, Thailand

You will be met upon arrival and taken to your luxury hotel in Bangkok, a vibrant commercial city of treasures and temples. Travel by long-tail speedboat on the picturesque Chao Phraya River and along the klongs (canals). Visit the Grand Palace and its holy Temple of The Emerald Buddha, built for the King of Siam in 1782 in a traditional, exotic Thai style. See its fabulous solid jade Buddha, the Royal Funeral Hall and the Royal Coronation Hall.(2B, L)

The Peninsula, Bangkok

DAYS 4 - 6

Chiang Mai

Fly from busy Bangkok to the northern city of Chiang Mai, a modern regional center that has preserved its rich history and traditions. Drive to Doi Suthep to enjoy a panoramic view of the city and visit Wat Prathad Doi Suthep, the most sacred temple in Northern Thailand. Visit Wat Suan Dok and Wat Jed Yod with its seven spires. Enjoy an exhilarating full-day excursion to the Chiang Dao Elephant Training Center. Take an elephant ride through the jungle to a Lisu village and a bamboo float down the Ping River.(3B, L)

The Chedi, Chiang Mai

DAYS 7 - 9

Siem Reap, Cambodia

Fly south to Cambodia and Siem Reap, home to the most incredible temples in Southeast Asia. Visit Angkor Wat, an incredible temple dedicated to the Hindu god Vishnu. Explore the fortified city of Angkor Thom, a four-mile site surrounded by a wall and wide moats. Travel to Ta Prohm, where the jungle still covers much of the monuments.(3B)

Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor, Siem Reap

DAYS 10 - 13

Luang Prabang, Laos Depart for Home

Fly from Cambodia to Luang Prabang in northern Laos. Tour the National Museum (Royal Palace), the turn-of-the- century royal residence and Wat Mai, one of the largest and most photographed wats in Luang Prabang.

The morning of Day 12, take a boat excursion up the Mekong River, passing steep limestone cliffs, to the Tham Pak Ou Caves. This evening enjoy dinner and attend a Baci ceremony with traditional Lao dancing. On Day 13 you will be taken to the airport for your flight home or on to your next destination. (4B, D)

La Résidence Phou Vao, Luang Prabang

DAY 13

Luang Prabang

Today you will be taken to the airport for your flight home or on to your next destination.(B)

Departures

Pricing Information

October 31, 2011

From $4,295.00 per person double occupancy.

From $2,498.00 single room supplement.

January 10, 2012

From $4,295.00 per person double occupancy.

From $2,498.00 single room supplement.

March 31, 2012

From $3,895.00 per person double occupancy.

From $2,275.00 single room supplement.

Journey Includes

  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • All transfers and fully guided daily sightseeing provided by a private deluxe A/C vehicle
  • Local English-speaking guide for sightseeing in each city
  • Entrance fees per final scheduled itinerary
  • Airport porterage, where available (2 bags per person)
  • Local taxes
  • TravcoAssist (Medical Travel Assistance Plan)

All prices are in US dollars and do not include international airfare, unless otherwise noted.

Prices displayed are based on the lowest season base price and assume double occupancy. Prices are shown in U.S. dollars and may or may not include administrative fees, taxes, meals, airfare (where applicable) and Single Supplements. Cancellation penalties, blackout dates and other restrictions may apply.

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