Boutique Tour of Isaan (6 days) 6 Days / 5 Nights
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Isaan is a huge plateau in the northeast of the country bordering Laos and Cambodia. Travelling to Isaan can be adventurous at times because Isaan is so off the beaten track and if you are someone interested in archaeology and anthropology and want to travel around remote areas of Thailand, this is an ideal tour. Isaan is full of architectural riches and natural beauty and it may be one of the best things to see and also visit Isaan to discover other interesting cultural and historical sites. You may not find many visitors here but Isaan provides authentic travel experiences filled with culture, wildlife and history. Isaan also has lifestyles, customs, dialect and cuisine that are markedly different from the rest of the country. Visit the ancient ruins of Phimai, Sukhothai and Ayutthaya, along with green oasis of the Khao Yai National Park, and enjoy the evenings in boutique hotels. You will also, explore lively markets and learn about the history of human settlement in the region and also enjoy a wine tasting while in Isaan. Also experience the warm hospitality and openness of the people here. Issan is surely the most celebrated and vibrant regions of Thailand.
This is the 6 days Boutique Tour of Isaan is one trip that will take you to places and we make sure you experience the best time of your life throughout the journey.
Day 1: Bangkok – Khao Yai.
Day 2: Khao Yai – Korat – Khon Kaen.
Day 3: Khon Kaen – Nong Khai.
Day 4: Nong Khai – Loei.
Day 5: Loei – Sukhothai – Phitsanuloke.
Day 6: Phitsanuloke – Bangkok.
Day 1: Bangkok – Khao Yai
Drive to Khao Yai National Park, home to over 2.500 groups of plants, more than 350 groups of birds and several animals such as elephants and gibbons. Hike to a beautiful waterfall and sample fine wines at a local winery.Overnight in Khao Yai.
Day 2: Khao Yai – Korat – Khon Kaen
Depart Khao Yai and head to Korat, halting to see Wat Phra Narai Maharat. This temple is situated on an island and pays respect to the Hindu god Vishnu. Carry on to the temple remains of Phimai which pre-date the famous Angkor Wat and Wat Phra Narai Maharat temple situated on an island. Also visit to Suay Ngam, a group of banyan trees, extremely valued by the locals, prior to enduring on to Khon Kaen.Overnight in Khon Kaen.
Day 3: Khon Kaen – Nong Khai
Visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ban Chiang and then carry on to Udon Thani where you will have an opportunity to see stunning flowers in an orchid farm. Continue to Nong Khai to visit one of the most fascinating parks in Thailand, Sala Kaew Ku with massive sculptures portraying a blend of religion and fantasy.Overnight in Nong Khai.
Day 4: Nong Khai – Loei
Traveling towards Loei, visit Phu Prabat Historical Park and see its photogenic rock-formations. The park`s rock paintings are assumed to date back to 6000 years and can best be viewed from where rocks have created a natural shelter.Overnight in Loei.
Day 5: Loei – Sukhothai – Phitsanuloke
Head off for Sukhothai, certainly one of tourist attractions of the expedition with its many temple remains from the 13th century. Sukhothai is known as the “cradle of Thai culture” and Wat Mahatat was known as the mystic and religious center of the kingdom.Overnight in Phitsanuloke.
Day 6: Phitsanuloke – Bangkok
Visit Phitsanuloke’s Wat Mahatat, home to one of the most striking and extremely valued Buddha-statues of Thailand. The head south to Lopburi is also famous as “Monkey Town” due to the hundreds of monkeys wandering about the streets and buildings in the city. Continue to Ayutthaya and explore the temples remains of the primeval Siamese capital, also a UNESCO World Heritage site. Return to Bangkok.
- 3 meals a day.
- English speaking licensed guide.
- Drinks, tip and expenses of personal nature.
- Extra expenses due to nature and unforeseen events.
- Travel Insurance.