Travel Itinerary

A temple in the North of Thailand

Day 1 Wednesday

  • Arrive in Chiang Mai YAY! greeted by our wonderful tour guide Ghan. Escorted to Royal Peninsula Hotel to shower and refresh

  • Hit the town for:

    • Walking tour

      • Margie will help you familiarize yourself with the area and lesser known hidden gems plus teach you how to exchange money

      • Lunch

    • Experience an authentic Medical Thai Massage at the highly acclaimed Thai Traditional and Complementary Medicine Center!

  • Back to hotel to crash😴

Day 2 Thursday

  • Visit Doi Suthep Temple for

    • Receiving a blessing from a monk

    • Have your fortune told

    • Have your cameras ready for many photo opps: the scenice drive up, the panoramic views, the amazing architeture, and so much more!

  • Visit Jade Factory

    • From Doi Suthep, walk through the Hand Craft Village on the way to the Jade Factory

      • If you love corn - you WILL LOVE this walk!! - They have amazing Thai street corn on the cob! OR be a little more adventurous by eating one of the many bugs to choose from. Grasshopper anyone?!

    • Learn how they mine for Jade

    • Check out the rainbow of different colors of the Jade stone

    • This is the best place to pick out a unique piece of jewelry

  • Visit Royal Flora Ratchaphruek Park

    • Explore the various gardens and attractions on a bike or a trolley

  • Visit Doi Kham: Temple of the Golden Mountain…believed to bring good luck

    • A short drive from Royal Flora Park​

Day 3 Friday

  • Visit Doi Inthanon National Park

    • Thailand’s highest point

    • Walk through the mystical Cloud Forest on the boardwalk

    • Enjoy the soothing sounds and gentle mist of the park's majestic Waterfalls

  • After strolling through the forest we take a short drive to go and enjoy a relaxing ride down the river on a bamboo raft to go visit the highly revered gentle giants...

  • Have fun playing with Thailand’s highly revered elephants at a well respected sanctuary

Day 4 Saturday

  • Free Day: options

    • Pamper yourself at a day spa; squeeze in another Thai Massage

    • Take your taste buds on a culinary adventure at a Thai cooking class

    • Visit the must see: White, Black, and Blue Temples

    • Travel back through time and explore the old city of Chiang Mai

Day 5 Sunday

  • Stroll down the Sunday Walking Street with numberous vendors and food as far as the eye can see...YUM!!

  • Enjoy the many festivities of the Flower Festival and then sit back, relax, and enjoy the kaleidoscope of colors at the Festival's Parade

Day 6 - 10 Monday - Friday

  • Thai Massage Training

    • Opened to anyone, not just massage therapists - IF interested

  • For non-students:

    • Enjoy five more free days to explore more of Chiang Mai, also known as the Rose of the North!

Day 10 Friday night

  • Farewell dinner and graduation celebration at The Old Cultural Center

    • A party for all your senses!​

 

Day 11 Saturday

  • Last chance for any last minute shopping or maybe another Thai Massage before heading out to the airport