THAILAND

6 Days in Thailand

Thailand’s alluring mix of paradise beaches 🏖️ , delectable cuisine and laid-back culture 🕌 has charmed visitors for decades. It offers unique experiences from stunning islands to floating markets 🚣! Not to mention the locals smiling from ear-to-ear while selling goods, no wonder it is known as “The Land of Smiles”. 😊 🇹🇭

Day 1 Highlights

Bangkok


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The Grand Palace

The dazzling, spectacular palace is undoubtedly the most famous landmark in Bangkok. It’s one must-see sight that no visit to the city would be complete without. It was built in 1782 and for 150 years was the home of the Thai King, the Royal court and the administrative seat of government.

The Grand Palace of Bangkok is a grand old dame indeed, that continues to have visitors in awe with its beautiful architecture and intricate detail, all of which is a proud salute to the creativity and craftsmanship of the Thai people. Within its walls were also the Thai war ministry, state departments, and even the mint. Today, the complex remains the spiritual heart of the Thai Kingdom.

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Millenium Hilton Bangkok

Breathtaking sights on the city’s skyline - and it is just as extraordinary on the inside. Enjoy the 32-storey riverfront landmark views of the Chao Phraya River from every room. The hotel is truly an exclusive sanctuary in the heart of the city, where Guests can relax in the innovative spa retreat and enjoy fine Thai and international cuisine in one of the eight refined restaurants and bars

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Blue Elephant

Royal Thai Cuisine in a priceless historical setting. Indulge yourself with Thai flavours and succulent cuisine.

Blue Elephant’s Bangkok outpost is brought to life in a traditional colonialstyle home on bustling Sathon Road with an elegant dining room that fills nightly with out-of-towners and locals here for a special occasion. Our century-old Bangkok mansion is listed by Thailand’s Fine Arts Department.

Under the helm of chef Nooror Somany Steppe, this long-running restaurant is a stalwart of the Bangkok culinary scene. Superb Royal Thai cuisine sets the standard of dining excellence requiring expertly trained chefs endowed with great patience, The result is a deliciously diverse, colorful and delicate menu.

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Sathorn Unique Tower

An unfinished skyscraper in the Thai capital city Bangkok. Planned as a high-rise condominium complex, construction of the building was halted during the 1997 Asian financial crisis, when it was already about 80 percent complete. Off-the-beaten-path attraction featuring a towering abandoned skyscraper with sweeping city views.

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Thai Massage

Go on a mini-retreat and enjoy authentic and traditional Thai treatments in the famous Asia Herb Association. Treat your skin with herbal products made by ingredients gathered in Asia Herb’s organic farm. Give yourself a treat and indulge in any of Asia Herb Association’s treatments in Thailand. Choose to either enjoy a herbal steam sauna, a traditional Thai massage, or body scrub to revive your tired muscles after days of traveling. But other than their relaxing and rejuvenating treatments, their herbal oils are also not to be missed! Asia Herb Association sources their oils and other products from their own farm certified by Organic Thailand and various international institutions. They also use herbal balls composed of 18 herbs compressed in a cotton cloth, believed to boost up metabolism and the natural healing power of the body. Whatever treatment you choose, you’ll surely have an amazing and relaxing time.

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Red Sky Bar

One of Bangkok’s most acclaimed rooftop bars, Red Sky Bar is perched dramatically above the heart of the city, boasting breathtaking 360-degree views of the cityscape. Sit back and relax at dusk, indulge in light bites and drinks such as the signature Imperial Mojito and Martini-infused cocktails.

Day 2 Highlights

Ayuthhaya


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Ayutthaya Historical Park

A UNESCO World Heritage Site under criteria III as an excellent witness to the period of development of a true national Thai art.

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Wat Mahathat

A royal Temple of the Ayutthaya Kingdom. It is one of the oldest and most significant temples in the history of Ayutthaya as it housed the Buddha's holy relic. Many important royal ceremonies of the Ayutthaya era had been hosted here.

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Ayuthhaya Floating Market

A cultural and shopping destination in Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province, central Thailand.

This market is different from other floating markets, where it is an artificial floating market. It is not an authentic floating market like Damnoen Saduak or Amphawa Floating Markets. But it has an interesting identity are traditional Thai wooden houses lined along waterways and female vendors who dress in traditional Thai clothes with a perform about the history of the Ayutthaya War four rounds per day, only on weekends and public holidays.

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Ayuthhaya Night Market

Take a stroll through the vibrant market place and you will feel like walking back to golden period of Ayutthaya period centuries ago. Ayutthaya Night Market greets you with decoration from yesteryear like bamboo façade of ancient army camp, canon replicas, old-fashioned shops and kiosks. The ancient-style market place is lined with thatch roof kiosks, bamboo tables, vendor in old-fashioned attires, while and merchandises of the last period spring back to life here. What makes it really unique is the vendor in old-fashioned attires. You will find female vendors wearing tubeskirt and traditional shawls over their shoulder, kids in Chang Kben playing around, or ancient warriors patrolling on the road.

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Gaggan Anand

A colourful, emoji-led feast from Asia’s unstoppable chef.

For four years in a row (2014-2018), Gaggan was voted No.1 in Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants, a testament to the constant innovation and improvement at this ever-evolving hub of creativity. El Bulli-influenced chef Gaggan Anand serves up a menu of 25 or more courses of rapid-fire small bites, many of which are eaten with the hands.

Day 3 Highlights

Krabi


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The Tubkaak Krabi Boutique Resort

An award-winning hotel (Outstanding Environment, Design and Best Romance) nestled in a secluded and remote area along the magnificent Krabi coast, at Tub Kaak Beach (pronounced Tap Kaek).Set right on the beach and facing several of the 154 islands and islets belonging to the province, the resort features five room/villa types set in a splendidly landscaped and maintained garden: Superior Room (40sqm), Deluxe Room (45sqm), Seaview Room (60sqm), Laurel Suite (120sqm), and Tubkaak Suite (198sqm).

All rooms are stylishly furnished and decorated, with a great deal of amenities!

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Klong Thom Hot Springs

Therapeutic and soothing, the Krabi Hot Springs are ‘hot tubs’ crafted into smooth rock channelling water from deep rooted thermal springs located in volcanic chambers. The waters average 35-40 degree Celsius and are brimming with natural mineral salts which are claimed to cure all manner of health complaints including rheumatism and sciatica. The sensation is utterly relaxing and the environment is certainly unique, imagine sitting in a bath tub hollowed out from nature’s stone and surrounded by rainforest. These jungle baths feed into a cool stream which is perfect for dipping and diving into.

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Emerald Pool

Natural turquoise blue pond with fresh water supplied from natural streams coming down from the hills. Located in the province of Krabi in Thailand it is one of the TOP excursions in the region. In the middle of a mystical jungle you can discover two crystal-clear lakes, the picturesque Emerald Pool and the Blue Pool. During a short hike through the forest you have the opportunity to explore an intact ecosystem. Sure you will be impressed by the unique ambience of the rainforest. If you fancy a bath, you can take your bathing suit with you! Its possible to take a refreshing bath in this beautiful setting.

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Chao Fah Night Market

Outdoor food stands and stalls along the roadside. It’s a chance to enjoy a great range of local dishes such as barbecued seafood and meat, curries, and more - in a lively Thai market atmosphere.

It is the best way to get a glimpse of southern Thai daily life as Krabi Night Market is authentically local. The market gets started at about five o’clock in the afternoon when the sun is not too warm, making it a perfect dining option for all walks of life.

Set on a 1,400sqm parking lot, Krabi Night Market is the gathering of something like 30 food stalls with hundreds of plastic tables and chairs dispatched hazardously between them. It may look chaotic at first sight with its frantic, noisy and smoky atmosphere but the place is worth a visit if you want to discover the savours of genuine Thailand. Please note that mosquito repellent is mandatory at dusk along the river if you do not want to be eaten alive.

Day 4 Highlights


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Koh Phi Phi Island

Azure waters and white sand beaches, the Phi Phi Islands are a major hotspot for visitors to Thailand. Discover the coastal delights of Koh Phi Phi and surrounds on this speedboat adventure from Phuket. Zoom over the rolling waves at high speeds, and reach Koh Phi Phi with round-trip transport from your Phuket hotel included. With your guide at the helm, hit top natural attractions including Bamboo Island, Maya Bay, and Rang Yai Island. Soak up the sunshine on remote beaches—with time to swim at your leisure.

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Bamboo Island

Measuring roughly 600m wide by 700m long, the island is almost shaped like a heart and is entirely surrounded by a strip of white sand. Its central part is covered with lush vegetation including Casuarinas trees and the Bamboo trees that gave its name to the island.

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Rang Yai Island

A small slice of paradise found 5 kilometres off the east coast of Phuket. This island has a 1 kilometre stretch of sandy beach with a great view of the mainland.

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Gecko Cabane

Mix of sumptuous European bites with Asian fusion plates, all served in a relaxed atmosphere and cool settings.

Gecko Cabane is famous for its bright dining area which features lush green décor and wood panelling. You even find green foliage in hanging baskets and on the tables. Just some of the dishes on offer, the usual burgers and steaks, are international, Thai favourites prepared with local ingredients like fish sauce and sour tamarind are the most sought-after. You can expect a range of Thai style curries that pay homage to delicious local catches like juicy prawns and flaky fish.

One of the signatures of this restaurant is that you get to customise your dishes according to how much spice you can take. You can order a spice level of one to ten depending on how fiery you like your food, and this is a good spot for those who want to try Thai dishes but are wary of the sometimes strong flavours.

Day 5 Highlights


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The Athenee Hotel

Situated in the heart of central Bangkok Sukhumvit and just steps from Phloenchit BTS skytrain station and a few minutes away from Asoke BTS, The Athenee Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Bangkok is built on the former site of Kandhavas Palace and is one of Bangkok’s most fashionable places to stay and play host. Each of the 374 guestrooms and suites provides impressive views of Bangkok skyline and showcases a Thai-colonial design blending historic Thai culture with the most modern convenience. Guests looking to relax have an array of facilities to enjoy, including a choice of eight award-winning food and beverage venues, rooftop lagoon-style swimming pool, and spa treatments curated for every blood type, to name a few. Family-friendly options include a choice of Family Room or Family Suite, child-friendly swimming pool, and amenities tailor-made to make your child’s stay more memorable.

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Chinatown Food Tour

Explore this exciting and fascinating area, all without having to worry about transportation and navigation, with this fun three-hour guided tour! Meet up with your tour guide and group outside Hua Lamphong MRT station, in front of Bangkok Center Hotel, then proceed to do some sightseeing by checking out the tourist landmarks in the area, including a Chinese temple the Chinatown Gate. Make a stop at a seafood restaurant and try some seafood and Thai dishes, including the iconic Yen-Ta-Four, a Thai-style Noodle Soup with Fishballs, Crispy Wonton Skin, and Special Homemade Red Sauce. See the Statue of King Rama I and learn about the area's history and culture from your English-speaking guide as you walk around one of Bangkok's oldest neighborhoods. Drop by Auan Pochana, known for its signature peppery soup, and try noodle rolls covered with your choice of toppings. Wander to a Dim Sum restaurant and try a selection of authentic Chinese dishes such as Shu Mei, Fried Turnips, before you hunt for some sweet desserts like ice cream that are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. The tour concludes back at Hua Lamphong MRT Station, where you can choose to either retire to your accommodation early or to further explore Bangkok's famed nightlife!

Day 6 Highlights


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Floating Market (Damnoen Saduak Floating Market)

Hop aboard a long-tail boat and glide through water vendors peddling tropical fruits to handcrafted souvenir. Drop in on a coconut farm to observe the process of making coconut sugar. Experience local lives along the canals in the area of Damnoen Saduak district.