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Culinary tour of Thailand
16 days from £4,560pp
Experience Bangkok's street food with your guide and its high end cuisine with a chef's table dining experience.
Try your hand at preparing traditional Thai cuisine during a cooking class.
Visit local markets and shop as local people do.
Indulge in fresh seafood on Thailand's beaches.
- Chiang Mai
- Chiang Rai
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With international flights from a choice of airports including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.
Day 1 International outbound flight
International outbound flight
Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Bangkok.
Day 2 Bangkok
Day 3 Bangkok
Embark on a private guided tour of Bangkok visiting the key attractions such as the Grand Palace and Wat Po (home to the reclining Buddha). Try out Bangkok's different forms of public transport — the Skytrain which winds its way through the skyscrapers and shopping malls, the public taxi boat, a long-tail boat, and of course the ubiquitous Thai tuk-tuk. Finish up around lunch, be sure to ask your guide for a local recommendation.
Day 4 Bangkok
Today you'll have the opportunity to explore Bangkok's delicious street food with the aid of a local guide. As you try the different dishes you'll be taught key phrases for ordering on your own as you continue your journey through Thailand.
Day 5 Bangkok
Explore Bangkok on your own this morning. Perhaps stop at another of Bangkok's Michelin starred restaurants for lunch. This evening enjoy an exclusive 'Chef's Table' dining experience. Your guide will transfer you to a luxury hotel in Bangkok where your multi-course tasting menu will be prepared in front of you by the hotel's chef.
Day 6 Amphawa
Journey to Amphawa today to see Tha Kha floating market and get a sense of how local people purchase their food. You'll also have the chance to see the railroad market, where the stalls retreat daily at the approach of the train before expanding again to cover the tracks.
Day 7 Chiang Mai
Your guide will drive you back to Bangkok today for the flight to Chiang Mai. On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel to relax for the afternoon. This evening with your guide visit a local temple to witness the rituals of the monks. You will then be able to enjoy a delicious Thai meal at a local boutique hotel before visiting a local market. Sample a Thai dessert as a sweet ending to your evening.
Day 8 Chiang Mai
Day 9 Chiang Mai
This morning you will be picked up in a classic vehicle and transferred to your cooking class outside the city. Your teacher, Yui, is a well known chef within Thailand who will teach you traditional Thai dishes for you to prepare at home after your adventure.
Day 10 Chiang Rai
Day 11 Chiang Rai
This morning transfer by 4x4 to one of the hill tribe villages that the area is known for. You'll be able to learn a bit about, and try your hand at, coffee farming as well as visit a local Akha village. This tour gives insight into coffee and produce cultivation in Thailand.
Day 12 Phuket
Private transfer to Chiang Rai Airport for your flight to Phuket, via Bangkok. On arrival your guide will meet you for the transfer to your beach hotel. We've recommended a hotel boasting a wide variety of dining options.
Day 13 Phuket
Day 14 Phuket
Day 15 Phuket
Day 16 International return flight
Phuket , International return flight
Private transfer to the airport for your international flights home. Your return flight will arrive the same day.
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