Preconvetion Tour to Thailand

Travelling to Thailand is a captivating journey into a land where tradition seamlessly merges with modernity, and vibrant landscapes range from bustling urban centers to serene tropical paradises. The Kingdom of Thailand, renowned for its warm hospitality, rich cultural heritage, and mouthwatering cuisine, offers a diverse tapestry of experiences for every traveler. From the bustling markets and ornate temples of Bangkok to the lush jungles of Chiang Mai, and the pristine beaches of Phuket, Thailand caters to a wide array of interests.

Tour Outline

  • 14 May: Arrival Bangkok
  • 15 May: Bangkok
  • 16 May: Bangkok
  • 17 May: Bangkok – Fly to Chiang Rai
  • 18 May: Chiang Rai
  • 19 May: Chiang Rai – Chiang Mai
  • 20 May: Chiang Mai
  • 21 May: Chiang Mai
  • 22 May: Chiang Mai – Fly to Phuket
  • 23 May: Phuket
  • 24 May: Phuket
  • 25 May: Phuket City Tour – Departure

What’s Included

  • All activities mentioned on the itinerary
  • 11 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 2 dinners
  • 3 domestic flights
  • Hand-picked 4-star and 5-star hotels
  • Private transportation
  • Arrival airport transfer
  • Accommodation in double rooms. Single occupancy option is available
  • Experienced English and French guides with you throughout the trip

Group Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Bangkok

Your Thai adventure has officially commenced. Renowned for its extravagance, Bangkok is a city where towering skyscrapers cast shadows over ancient temples, and ultra-modern shopping malls neighbour centuries-old markets. In the evening, you’ll board a river taxi waiting just outside the hotel. The night concludes with drinks at one of Bangkok’s finest sky bars.

Meals: none / Overnight in Bangkok

Day 2: Bangkok City Tour

Our sightseeing agenda encompasses iconic landmarks such as the Royal Palace, Wat Traimit, Wat Pho, the Grand Palace complex, the Emerald Buddha Temple, and more. The afternoon is yours to explore independently and indulge in some shopping. In the evening, we embark on a boat journey across the Chao Phraya River for a delightful dinner show at the renowned Sala Rim Naam restaurant.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner / Overnight in Bangkok

Day 3: Bangkok

Escape the bustling city of Bangkok on this half-day tour to the Maeklong and floating markets. Canoe through the floating markets and see vendors selling everything from fresh produce to everyday items. Get your heart pumping as you continue to the Maeklong Railway Market where vendors sell their goods, and quickly pack them up, along this active railway line. Enjoy your time at the fresh food in the local market. Continue to visit the incredible temples in Bangkok town. The afternoon is free at leisure.

Meals: Breakfast / Overnight in Bangkok

Day 4: Bangkok – Fly to Chiang Rai

This morning, we will take a flight to Chiang Rai. Upon reaching our destination, we will indulge in a delicious lunch before settling into our accommodations. The rest of the afternoon is yours to enjoy at your leisure.

Meals: Breakfast / Overnight in Chiang Rai

Day 5: Chiang Rai

Today we tour the Golden Triangle of Thailand, exploring destinations such as the Akha and Yao hill tribes, the Chiang Saen ruins, and the vibrant Mae Sai Market. Lunch is included as part of the tour service.

Meals: Breakfast / Overnight in Chiang Rai

Day 6: Chiang Rai – Chiang Mai

Our morning begins with a sightseeing journey by motorcoach on our way to Chiang Mai. Along the way, we’ll explore Wat Rong Khun, famously known as the “White Temple,” and Wat Rong Seua Ten, also known as the “Blue Temple.” A provided lunch will be part of our travels. After lunch continue to Chiang Mai on the way stop for a short relax at Mae Kajan hot spring.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch / Overnight in Chiang Mai

Day 7: Chiang Mai

Today you visit to the Elephant Nature Park, a sanctuary and rescue centre. Lunch will be provided before proceeding to a stunning orchid and butterfly farm. In the evening, enjoy a special Khan Toke dinner, a traditional Northern Thai experience – a generous serving of homemade family style dishes on large platters eaten sitting down on floor mats at low tables under the Lanna-style wooden house.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner / Overnight in Chiang Mai

Day 8: Chiang Mai

We explore the mountain temple of Wat Prathat Doi Suthep and the vibrant Meo hill tribe village. Enjoy a provided lunch before we visit the handicraft village of Stankhampaeng. The day concludes back at the hotel, allowing you a free evening to unwind.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch / Overnight in Chiang Mai

Day 9: Chiang Mai – Fly to Phuket

Enjoy a leisurely morning before we embark on an afternoon flight to Phuket. Upon reaching Phuket, we will be transported to our lodging.

Meals: Breakfast / Overnight in Phuket

Day 10: Phuket City Tour

Embark on a day trip exploring Phuket City and its temples, including visits to Wat Chaithararam (Wat Chalong), Cape Promthep, The Big Buddha, Old Phuket Town, Freedom Beach, Karon Beach, Central Phuket Floresta, and Wat Ko Sire.

Meals: Breakfast / Overnight in Phuket

Day 11: Phang Nga Bay

Today we take an island-hopping adventure with a full-day tour to explore the nearby islands. Explore James Bond Island and the famous rock (Koh Tapu) in the early morning without the crowd. Stop at the Siam Adventure World private canoe station at Lod Nai Cave away from the other tours and enjoy being paddled through the mangroves and the cave. Discover the beauty of Phang Nga Bay, renowned for their breathtaking landscapes and pristine, crystal-clear waters.

Meals: Breakfast Box, Lunch, Dinner / Overnight in Phuket

Day 12: Phuket – Fly to Singapore

Embark on a half-day city tour of Phuket, including visits to the Phuket Aquarium and Wat Charoen Samanakij temple. Following the tour, you will depart for Singapore.

Meals: Breakfast

May 26 to May 29 – RI Convention Singapore

Attend the Rotary International Convention. No events organized by Soca Islands are planned to allow for full engagement with the Rotary Convention activities.


Thursday May 30: Depart for Los Angeles /Home

Accommodations We LOVE!

Here’s a glimpse of the hotels we occasionally select for this adventure. The specific accommodations for your departure will be disclosed to you one month prior to your departure date.

Riva Surya, Bangkok

Elegantly adorned with modern furnishings, the accommodations at Riva Surya showcase a flat-screen TV, an iPod docking station, and a secure safety deposit box. Guests can enjoy the convenience of a minibar and an electric kettle. Complimentary toiletries and a plush bathrobe are thoughtfully included in the private en suite bathroom.

The Riverie by Katathani, Chiang Rai

Situated on an island amidst the Kok River, The Riverie by Katathani presents opulent accommodations enveloped by verdant gardens, diverse flora, and seasonal blooms. Ideally positioned in the heart of Chiang Rai’s city center, visitors enjoy convenient access to the city’s myriad attractions, encompassing natural landscapes, ancient temples, and the rich cultures of hill tribes. The resort boasts amenities such as a swimming pool, fitness center, and an array of dining choices.

Cross Chiang Mai Riverside, Chiang Mai

Located on the serene shores of the majestic Ping River, you’ll find the opulent X2 Chiangmai Riverside Resort. Blending distinctive designs with a mix of modern and traditional Lanna influences, this five-story retreat boasts 30 beautifully crafted suites.

The Pavillions, Phuket

Nestled majestically atop one of Phuket’s elevated peaks, our exclusive villas and suites provide a sanctuary of serenity. Whether commemorating a momentous occasion or seeking a retreat to unwind and rekindle connections, we ensure every essential is at your disposal for a complete immersion in the enchanting island lifestyle.