Thailand Delight with Taipei

13 Days 11 Nights
TOUR CODE: ATAP FROM: $1799

Thailand Delight with Taipei

  • 13 Days 11 Nights
  • TOUR CODE: ATAP
  • FROM: $1799

Combine the sights and spirituality of Thailand with a visit to Taiwan on this 11-night tour. After time in Bangkok experiencing its floating markets, gilded temples and buzzing streets, see other Thailand highlights including the Bridge of the River Kwai, Ayutthaya and Pattaya, with its palm-fringed sandy beaches. Then, cap your adventure in Taiwan, staying in its neon-lit capital of Taipei and discovering a land of age-old temples, dramatic landscapes and hi-tech shopping. Be sure to customize your vacation by choosing from our optional tours and activities in both Thailand and Taiwan — adding the perfect personalizing touches.

  • Bangkok (3 nights)
  • River Kwai (1 night)
  • Ayutthaya (1 night)
  • Pattaya (2 nights)
  • Bangkok (1 night)
  • Taipei (3 nights)

TRIP TIMELINE

Explore the exotic region of Thailand and the cosmopolitan city of Taipei, Taiwan on our multi-country tours.   Taiwan and Thailand tempt travelers with an elixir of sights and experiences, from pulsating cities to ancient treasures and lands hardly touched by time.  Explore Thailand and discover colorful Bangkok, exotic River Kwai and Ayutthaya, and relax on the beaches of Pattaya.   Venture to the bustling capital of Taiwan, Taipei - a vibrant metropolis where stylish shops and skyscrapers go hand-in-hand with colorful markets and ancient temples.  Customize your trip with a full day excursion to explore Taiwan's scenic jewel - Taroko Gorge. This tour covers Bangkok, River Kwai, Ayutthaya, Pattaya, and Taipei.

DAYS 1 & 2

USA - Bangkok

Board our transpacific flight to Bangkok, the starting point of our journey. *Thailand entry visa is not required for USA passport holders. For passports other than US passport, please get the entry visa on your own. See our passport page for more information Touch down in Taipei and catch a connecting flight to Bangkok, Thailand's capital city. Upon arrival, we will be greeted and transfered to the hotel for rest.

Accommodation:

★★★★★ Centara Grand At Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok or Similar

DAY 3

Bangkok

Bangkok is a city of gleaming modernity firmly rooted in ancient Buddhist tradition and beliefs. Depart on a half-day tour after breakfast to witness some of Bangkok’s most interesting sights. Visit the Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Trimitr) to see its solid-gold Buddha, and peek inside the Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho), known for its monumental horizontal Buddha. Stroll through the Paklong Talat flower market, a whirlwind of stalls selling masses of perfumed orchids, marigolds and roses.  After a buffet lunch at a local restaurant, enjoy the afternoon independently, or explore Bangkok’s must-sees on our optional Landmark of Bangkok tour. Tour the splendid Grand Palace and Temple of the Emerald Buddha, see the riverside Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun), and ride a motorboat along the Chao Phraya River.

*Men and women must have their shoulders, arms and legs covered when visiting the Grand Palace and Emerald Buddha Temple*

Included: American Breakfast , Lunch

Accommodation:

★★★★★ Centara Grand At Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok or Similar

Optional Tours:

DAY 4

Bangkok

Following breakfast, depart Bangkok for Damnoen Saduak, one of Thailand’s most famous floating markets. Ride a long-tail speedboat around the lively canals, passing boats and stalls laden with fresh produce, spices, and handicrafts. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant before returning back to the hotel.  Spend the evening as you wish or join our optional tour to Asiatique Riverfront Night Market and enjoy a classic Thai dinner and dance show.

Included: American Breakfast , Lunch

Accommodation:

★★★★★ Centara Grand At Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok or Similar

Optional Tours:

DAY 5

Bangkok - River Kwai

After an early start, travel into scenic Kanchanaburi province and visit the Bridge over the River Kwai, famously connected to the 'Death Railway' of World War II, and the poignant Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, home to 9,000 Allied war graves. Check in to the hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure.  Alternatively, make the most of your time with our optional tour to the Elephant World Sanctuary for rescued elephants.  Admire, feed and help bathe these incredible animals in the river before enjoying lunch at the camp.

Included: American Breakfast

Accommodation:

★★★★★ Felix River Kwai Resort or Similar

Optional Tours:

DAY 6

River Kwai-Ayutthaya

After breakfast, journey to Ayutthaya, home to the UNESCO-listed ruins of the medieval capital of Siam. Founded in 1350, this royal city was a major power for over 400 years, until Burmese forces destroyed it in the 1700s. Stroll around the remains of this once-thriving city, seeing the restored chedi of the crumbled Wat Phra Si Sanphet, the blackened remnants of monasteries, the carved Buddha face entangled in tree roots, and the working Wat Yai Chaimongkol temple. Your tour also includes time at the Bang Pa In palace, a beautiful lakeside retreat of Thailand’s kings during the 19th century. Tonight, make the most of Ayutthaya’s setting by joining us for an optional dinner cruise on a traditional wooden rice barge.

Included: American Breakfast

Accommodation:

★★★★ Krungsri River Hotel or Similar

Optional Tours:

DAY 7

Ayutthaya - Pattaya

Relax over breakfast before a scenic drive to Pattaya, a popular vacation spot on the east coast of the Gulf of Thailand whose beaches and entertainments draw thousands of visitors annually. On arrival, experience the virtual ‘Theme Park - Dark Ride’ at a gems gallery, learning about Thailand’s most prized gemstones. Then, check in to your hotel and enjoy the rest of the day as you please, perhaps relaxing on the sands or by the pool. Later, you may wish to take our optional Pattaya by Night tour, savoring a sumptuous seafood dinner and cabaret show.

Included: American Breakfast , Lunch

Accommodation:

★★★★★ Long Beach Garden Hotel & Spa or Similar

Optional Tours:

DAY 8

Pattaya

Today, choose to relax at your hotel, or enjoy our optional day trip to Coral Island, an idyllic islet 45 minutes by boat from Pattaya. Speed over the seas to the island and laze on the white sands or swim, snorkel or dive in the translucent waters, with a break for a seafood lunch. Join your fellow travellers this evening for a delicious farewell dinner at your hotel.

Included: American Breakfast , Dinner

Accommodation:

★★★★★ Long Beach Garden Hotel & Spa or Similar

Optional Tours:

DAY 9

Pattaya - Bangkok

Enjoy the best part of the day free before a return transfer to Bangkok for an overnight stay. This evening, why not mark your last night in Thailand’s exciting capital with our optional Chao Phraya dinner cruise by Grand Pearl.  Admire views of the floodlit Grand Palace, and Bangkok’s golden temples and river bridges as you enjoy a scrumptious buffet dinner on board your luxurious cruise.

Included: American Breakfast

Accommodation:

★★★★★ Centara Grand At Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok or Similar

Optional Tours:

DAY 10

Bangkok - Taipei

After breakfast, check out of your Bangkok hotel and transfer to Bangkok International Airport  to catch your flight to Taipei, Taiwan’s buzzing capital. This subtropical gem lies off China’s coast in the Pacific Ocean, and is renowned for its mountain scenery, highly developed cities and elaborate temples. On arrival, relax with a transfer to your hotel in the city, and spend the remainder of your day as you wish. Perhaps make the most of the comforts and amenities at your hotel, or head out for your first taste of this fast-paced metropolis.

Included: American Breakfast

Accommodation:

★★★★★ Howard Plaza or Similar

DAY 11

Taipei

After breakfast, set off on a fascinating half-day sightseeing tour of Taipei: a pulsating metropolis where stylish shops and glass skyscrpaers go hand-in-hand with colorful markets and ancient temples.  Stroll around the National Palace Museum to view its acclaimed collection of Chinese antiquities, and visit the grandiose Chiang Kai-shek Memorial and Martyr’s Shrine.  Soak in the electrifying pace as you tour, and then enjoy the afternoon at leisure, relaxing or sightseeing as you wish. This evening, join our optional Taipei by Night tour, visiting the Hwahsi night market and Taipei 101, the world’s second highest building, before enjoying the ever famous Din Tai Fung dumplings.

Included: American Breakfast

Accommodation:

★★★★★ Howard Plaza or Similar

Optional Tours:

DAY 12

Taipei

Explore and enjoy Taipei in your own way today, or seize the chance to see more of Taiwan on our day trip to Taroko Gorge. Ride a train and venture deep into Taiwan's picturesque East Coast National Scenic Area, passing lush paddy fields, sheer cliffs and fishing villages. Marvel at the incredible Taroko Gorge, a narrow canyon that threads through marble cliffs , and take a drive along the spectacular road carved into the gorge side above the Liwu River. Afterward, visit the Eternal Spring Shrine, Swallow Caves, Tunnel of Nine Turns, Tienhsiang Lodge, Chi Hsing Beach, Hualien Stone Sculptural Park and other must-sees before enjoying your scenic train ride back to Taipei.

Included: American Breakfast

Accommodation:

★★★★★ Howard Plaza or Similar

Optional Tours:

DAY 13

Taipei-USA

Relax over breakfast at your hotel this morning and after checking out, enjoy a convenient transfer to Taipei International Airport for your homebound journey. Bid goodbye to Taipei as your board your international flight, bringing your Thailand and Taiwan adventure to an end.

Included: American Breakfast

Your tour includes

  • Transpacific air tickets from Los Angeles (LAX) or San Francisco (SFO)
  • Fuel surcharges on airlines tickets
  • Round trip airport transfers
  • Luxury hotel accommodations
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Daily hotel breakfast
  • Sightseeing places as indicated in the itinerary
  • Land only package includes coach bus in Thailand only,does not include international airfare and airport transfers in or out.

Eva Air:

    • IAH, JFK
    • LAX, SEA
    • SFO, ORD
    • IAD
    FROM $0 -$100 PP

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