Travel to Thailand
Thailand Culinary Adventure 2017
October 28 – November 10, 2017
14 Days / 13 Nights
Tour Starts in Chiang Mai October 28 (Saturday) / Ends in Bangkok November 10 (Friday)
13 Breakfasts, 9 lunches, 3 Dinners and 4 Cooking Classes
Itinerary and activities subject to adjustments
Codes for meals included in tour price
B=Breakfast L=Lunch D=Dinner DS=Dinner and Show
Flights based on Korean Air (KE)
schedules subject to change
October 27 (Friday): Seattle to Seoul
Flight KE20 (De[art 2:15P; Arrive 5:55P+1)
October 28 (Saturday): Arrive Chiang Mai / Flight: KE667 (ETA 10:50P)
Transfer to hotel.
October 28-29: at Tamarind Village, Chiang Mai
October 29 (Sunday), Chiang Mai (B/L/D)
Breakfast at hotel. Join Full Day Elephant Nature Park visit.
Welcome Dinner with Northern Thai Cuisine
Enjoy Sunday Market right outside your hotel; the market activities
start around 4:00P and end around midnight.
October 30(Monday), Chiang Rai (B/L)
Full Day Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai Sightseeing Transfer
Breakfast at hotel. Depart from Chiang Mai for Thaton with a stop at Chiang Dao Cave. After lunch, board a simple long-tail boat and cruise for 3 hours from Ban Phatai to Chiang Rai, passing bamboo huts and jungle scenery. Stopping at hill tribe villages along the way.
Upon arrival in Chiang Rai, transfer to hotel.
October 30-November 1 (Monday – Tuesday): 2 Nights at The Legend Chiang Rai
October 31 (Tuesday), Golden Triangle & Cooking Class (B/L/D)
Breakfast at hotel.
Morning Golden Triangle and Chiang Saen Excursion: Boat trip from Golden Triangle (where the borders of Thailand, Myanmar & Laos meet) to Chiang Saen. Visit Chiang Saen Museum (ancient Buddha images & antiques), Wat Chedi Luang Wat Pasak, and Wat Phra Dhat Jom Kitti by climbing up 383 sets to the hilltop pagoda for panoramic view).
Return to hotel for Chiang Rai Evening Food Tour & Dinner.
November 1 (Wednesday), Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai (B/L/DS)
Breakfast at hotel. Depart Chiang Rai for Chiang Mai.
Half Day Chiang Mai Sightseeing – Doi Suthep, Talat Warorod & Wat Chedi Luang.
Kantoke Dinner Show at Old Chiangmai Cultural Center.
Nov 01-03 (Wednesday – Friday): 2 Nights inclusive of Breakfast daily
at Tamarind Village, Chiang Mai.
November 2 (Thursday), Chiang Mai – Cooking Class (B/L)
Breakfast at hotel. Morning Private Cooking Class at Pantawan Cooking School
Afternoon at leisure to enjoy Loi Kratong festival.
November 3 (Friday), Chiang Mai to Lampang to Sukhothai (B/L)
Breakfast at hotel. Travel to Sukhothai with sightseeing stop in Lampang.
Lampang: Visit Wat Phra That Lampnang Luang (Emerald Buddha) and stop at Tung Kwan Market, where handicrafts, fruits, vegetables and famous ceramics are on sale. Lunch at local restaurant.
Upon arrival in Sukhothai, transfer to hotel.
November 03-06 (Friday – Monday): 3 Nights at Treasure Resort & Spa, Sukhothai
November 4 (Saturday), Sukhothai (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Complete day at leisure to enjoy Loi Krathong festival.
Optional: Morning Sukhothai Historical Park Walking Tour by Hotel Shuttle
Tickets to Light & Sound show at Wat Mahathat – subject to availability;
no advance purchase.
Optional: Sukhothai Cuisine Dinner with Pranee.
November 5 (Sunday), Sukhothai (B/L)
Breakfast at hotel. Full Day Si Satchanalai Historical Park Tour.
Visti Sri Satchanalai Historical Park, the northern out post of the Kingdom of Sukhothai, built by King Ramkamhaeng.
Lunch at Local restaurant. After lunch visit Wat Phra Sri Ratana Maha Dhat on the site of the Khmer fort”Challenge”.
November 6 (Monday), Sukhothai to Ayuthaya / Ayuthaya Sightseeing (B/L)
Breakfast at hotel.Transfer to Ayuthaya. Lunch at a local restaurant. In Ayuthaya visit Wat Yai Chai Mongkol and Wat Mahathat
November 06-07 (Monday – Tuesday): 1 Night in Ayuthaya
November 7 (Tuesday), Morning Ayuthaya Sightseeing / Transfer to Bangkok
Transfer to Bangkok / Cooking Class (B/D)
Breakfast at hotel.After breakfast, a boat trip to Bang-P-In,
the former Royal Summer Residence, which represents a fine example of Thai architecture. Drop off at Chatrium Bangkok Riverside Hotel by 12:00 noon. Transfers to & from Blue Elephant Cooking School.
November 07-10 (Tuesday-Friday): 3 Nights at Chatrium Riverside Bangkok.
November 8 (Wednesday), Bangkok (B/L)
Breakfast at hotel. Damnoen Saduak Floating Market with stops at salt field, fish sauce factory & coconut farm for palm sugar making demo.
Afternoon Bangkok City Tour – Grand Palace, Wat Po & Golden Buddha,
drive through China Town.
November 9 (Thursday), Bangkok – Cooking Class (B/L)
Breakfast at hotel. Morning Cooking Class
Afternoon at leisure for shopping.
November 10 (Friday), Depart Bangkok (B) / Flight: KE660 (ETD 9:50A)
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to airport.
Optional: Extension to Phuket
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16524 7th PL W, Lynnwood, WA 98037-8107
Chef Instructor and Tour Leader
Pranee Khruasanit Halvorsen
I Love Thai Cooking
533 Lake Washington Blvd. E Seattle, WA 98112
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Release of Liability-Thailand Culinary Trip 2017
Visiting all the best places to visit in Thailand
Phad Thai Mobile Kitchen at the floating market
4 cooking classes in 3 different regions in Thailand Bangkok, Chaiang Mai and Phuket
Each person has one own station to learn and cook independently.
A day-trip to remote village
Experience a local life style at the fresh market
Cooking classes with an ultimate hand-on experience with local known Thai Cooking instructors with a sit down dinner afterward
Learn about local fresh herb, vegetables and fruit from the local fresh market
Dine at famous restaurant
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