Discover amazing Bangkok including the Royal Grand Palace & Temples of Bangkok. Marvel at Damnoensaduak Floating Market & explore the area around the Bridge over the River Kwai. Visit the Golden triangle and the largest border market in the region. Get up close and personal with local hill tribe residents and relax on an elephant ride through the jungle.
Meals: B, L
Royal Grand Palace & Temples of Bangkok
After breakfast at your hotel, you will commence your day tour of Bangkok. First you will visit Wat Pho (Reclining Buddha Temple) which is the biggest and oldest temple in the city. See the 200 year old, five and a half ton Golden Buddha at Wat Trimit before enjoying a Thai lunch. After lunch make your way to the Royal Grand Palace. Take a walk around the palace grounds and drop into the grand Coronation Hall. See the holiest temple in Thailand known as The Emerald Buddha Temple (Wat Phra Kaew ). After the tour, head back to your overnight accommodation in Bangkok. Tonight you are free to explore Bangkok. Dinner is on the guest’s account.
Damnoensaduak Floating Market & Kanchanaburi
Following your breakfast at your hotel, you will depart for your air conditioned drive to Damnoensaduak Floating Market. Along the way you pass by the largest salt source in Thailand. Visit a farmer’s house that produces sugar from coconut trees before boarding a speed boat to the floating markets. They markets have been thriving for centuries and you can buy things such as fresh fruit and Thai Handicrafts. Enjoy lunch at a local Thai restaurant using only the freshest ingredients. After lunch we continue on to Kanchanaburi to visit the renowned Bridge over the River Kwai and the nearby World War 2 Museum. You will be taken to your hotel for check in before having the rest of the day to yourself. Dinner is your choice this evening and you will stay overnight at your hotel in Kanchaburi
Meals: B, L
Kanchanaburi, Ayuttaya & Bangkok
Enjoy your breakfast at your hotel before your transfer to the previous Capital of Thailand, Ayutthaya. Visit the stunning summer palace known as Bang Pa-In Summer Palace and marvel at all the history it has to offer. Next you will be transferred to Krung Sri River for a delightful buffet lunch. After lunch you will go to see the ruins of Wat Phra Sri Sanpetch which was previously the Royal Temple. Also explore Wat Yai Chai Mongkol (the Temple of the Reclining Buddha), Wat Mahathat and Wat Ratchabura. Return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free. Dinner is on your account. Spent the night in Bangkok.
Meals: B, L
Bangkok, Chiang Rai Flight & Chiang Saen
You will have your breakfast at the hotel today before being transferred to the airport for your flight to Chiang Rai. You will be transported from the airport to your hotel for check in and have a chance to refresh yourself. Next you will head to the notorious Golden Triangle long connected with the production of Opium. Visit a nearby lookout to view the actual triangle which is made up by where the Mekong and Ruak Rivers connect at the borders of Thailand, Myanmar and Laos. Visit the very interesting Opium Museum before being transferred to your overnight accommodation in Chiang Saen. Dinner is at your expense this evening.
Mae Sai, Doi Tung & Chiang Mai
Breakfast will be served at your hotel this morning and when you are ready we will make our way to one of the biggest border markets, Mae Sai Border Market. You will find practically everything you could imagine at this bustling market with goods imported from China and Myanmar including electronics, jewelry, clothing and fresh food products. Have a superb local lunch of tasty treats before making your way to Doi Tung, also known as the Switzerland of Asia. At an altitude of almost 1000 meters, the Mae Fah Luang Gardens are a delightful sight with plants and shrubs from around the world. The views are stunning from there. Finally you will be transferred to your hotel in Chiang Mai for your overnight stay. You are free for the remainder of the day and dinner is at your expense.
Doi Suthep Temple, Meo Doi Pui & Handicraft Village
Breakfast is served at your hotel before we make our way to a Meo Hill Tribe Village. They are descended from Southern China and generally have large family communities. Agriculture is their main means of income with crops such as corn, soya beans and rice being their staple diet. Doi Pui was once well known for its opium crops which thrived at 1,500 meters above sea level. Try the local cuisine for lunch and be amazed at the awesome flavors of the cuisine of this region. Continue on to Wat Doi Suthep and experience an incredible view over Chiang Mai. Next we will visit San Kamphaeng which is the centre of the cotton and silk industries. Learn how they make and weave these stunning fabrics into wonderful products. Visit Bor Sang, where paper umbrellas are manufactured and painted by hand. Next is Thai Celadon where superb ceramics are manufactured. For hundreds of years these wares have been distributed all around the region. See craftsmen produce incredible silverware and lacquer ware products. Head to your hotel in Chiang Mai for check in and enjoy the evening free to dine and do anything you like.
Meals: B, L, D
Chiang Mai & Trekking to Hill Tribe Villages
Following breakfast at your hotel, you will depart by pick-up truck to visit local hill tribe villages. The lifestyle here is very interesting and the local people are friendly and enjoy meeting outsiders. Visit a beautiful waterfall and enjoy the hot springs before departing on a 1.5 hour trek to Karen Village where you will dine on Traditional Local Thai Cuisine and spend the night.
Meals: B, L, D
Trekking to Lisu, Karen & Lahu Villages
When you have finished breakfast, stroll around the village to see the everyday lives of the local people. Take a 45 minute trek to an Elephant camp and then a 1.5 hour elephant ride through the jungle. Arrive at Lahu Village where you will enjoy a traditional dinner and spend the night.
Lahu Village, Shan Village & Chiang Mai
Finish breakfast at the village before embarking on a 2 hour bamboo raft ride to Shan village. Spend some time to get to know the locals and their traditions and culture. Enjoy a fantastic lunch at the village before your journey to Chiang Mai. Check into your hotel and spend the rest of the day relaxing. Dinner is at your expense and you will stay the evening at your hotel in Chiang Mai
Free day in Chiang Mai
After breakfast you will have the whole day free to relax or roam around Chiang Mai. Lunch and dinner are your responsibility today. Overnight at your hotel in Chiang Mai
- How can I trust the quality of the tours that I buy from TNK Travel ?
- How do I book and pay for a tour ?
- What if I need to cancel or change my itinerary ?
- Do you offer longer or more customized tours ?
- What if I have special needs for the tour ?
- How can I book a hotel/ resort room ?
- When do I need to pay for hotel/resort booking ?
- Can I make a reservation for someone else ?
- How do I know my reservation is confirmed ?
- I am not ready to book right now, what should I do ?
- Can I make payment for someone else using a credit card ?
- What currency your prices are in ?
- Do you accept credit card ?
- How many payment methods do you offer and what are they ?
- Do you have electronic air tickets ?
- I just received my flight ticket and there is a problem with it. What should I do ?
- What happens if I make an airline booking and then do not confirm or pay ?
How can I trust the quality of the tours that I buy from TNK Travel ?
TNK Travel is a local travel company which is lead by young, professional and enthusiastic tour operators. We just want to give you the best services in Vietnam, so that you can enjoin the best your traveling time here.
Our organization has selected a team of experienced tour operators, tour leaders, tour guides, drivers … who are all qualified, responsible, smiley and have more than 7 years working in the travel business to keep our service as best as we can.
You can trust you when ask any tourists has joined with TNK Travel. Or simply, travel with us, we ensure that you will come back next time.
How do I book and pay for a tour ?
Once you have found a tour that you would like to book, please click on “Select” and fill in your booking details (the departure date that you would like to go, the package, the number of people, your full name, nationality, email address and any special requests). Once we confirm the availability, we will send you an email to confirm and our payment policy infomation. With this, you can choose your preffered payment method and pay us.
– With tour bookings, you DO NOT need to pay total in advance, we just need 30% for Deposit, to ensure that you use our services.
– With flight or train ticket bookings, we require 100% total payment in advance.
If you would like to pay by others methods, please inquire with us directly.
Cancellations of the tours usually involve a cancellation fee, which depends on how far in advance that you cancel.
For each tour, the cancellation and change policies depend on the status of services providing. Please inquire directly for the change or cancellation policy for any particular tour.
Do you offer longer or more customized tours ?
You can ask for longer tours or customize your favourite travels with any our tours. Tours on our site http://www.tnktravelvietnam.com are popular tours which can be changed or customized for your needs.
If you have questions about a particular tour or would like a longer or more customized tour, please contact us at [email protected], and our travel experts will help you find your best travel itinerary.
What if I have special needs for the tour ?
If you have special requirements – for example, if you have a large group or young children, or you have infants or the olds in your group, or if you are handicapped or have physical limitations, if you have special transportation needs, or if you are vegetarian or have other food allergies – please let us know, and we can work with both you and the service provider ( restaurant, hotels, transportation …) to ensure that we can meet your needs.
How can I book a hotel / resort room ?
Simply select the hotel in which you would like to stay (or email or call us with your requests and we will make recommendations). Once you have selected a hotel, proceed with “Select” and please fill out all customer and payment information, as well as any special requests.
We will confirm the availability of the hotel, and send you payment details as with tour booking.
When do I need to pay for hotel / resort booking ?
All hotel/ resort reservations must be paid in advance and immediately after booking the hotel/resort. We cannot hold hotel/resort bookings without payment.
Note that we accept payment through PayPal, then it’s easy for you to send us the Deposit, to hold your hotel/resort bookings.
If you are paying by credit card online, your credit card will not be billed until after we confirm the availability of the hotel.
You can pay us 30% Deposit in advance, then pay the rest 07 days before check-in date.
Can I make a reservation for someone else ?
Yes, you can make a reservation for someone else. Simply fill in the name of the guest for the booking and your contact details. You can also pay by cash, paypal or bank transfer for someone else. However, you cannot make a payment for someone else using credit card. The name on the credit card must match the name of the guest.
How do I know my reservation is confirmed ?
After you make an online booking, we will follow up with you to confirm availability and confirm the booking. Your reservation is not confirmed until you receive this follow-up email or fax.
I am not ready to book right now, what should I do ?
For flights, you can make a booking and then we can hold the booking for a limited period of time until you are ready to purchase and issue the ticket. When you make a booking, we will inform you of the amount of time until the ticket must be issued since this timeframe varies by airline.
For hotels, in order to make a booking and hold a room, you must confirm and pay immediately. Unfortunately, we cannot hold a hotel booking for you without payment.
For tours, as tours are related to hotels booking. We will need you 30% for Deposit. This amount is to cover our costs if you cancel the tour. Almost is for cancelation charges of hotels/resorts.
Can I make payment for someone else using a credit card ?
No, you cannot make a payment for someone else using credit card. The name on the credit card must match the name of the guest.
However, you can pay for someone else using bank transfer or through PayPal.
Do you have electronic air tickets ?
Very few of the airlines in Vietnam offer electronic ticket. If an electronic ticket is available, we will issue an electronic ticket instead of a paper ticket, unless a paper ticket is specifically requested by the customer. Electronic tickets will be emailed or faxed to the customer.
I just received my flight ticket and there is a problem with it. What should I do ?
Please contact the customer service team immediately. If your flight is less than 48 hours from the time that you receive the ticket, please contact a customer service representative directly by phone at (08) 9204767 outside of Vietnam. If the flight is more than 48 hours from the time that you receive the ticket, please contact us by phone or email at [email protected].
What happens if I make an airline booking and then do not confirm or pay ?
When you make an airline booking, we can hold the booking for a limited period of time, which depends on the availability of the flight and the airline. If we have not received confirmation from you after two emails or faxes, we will automatically cancel the booking.
If you confirm the booking but arrange to issue and pay the ticket later, we will inform you of the deadline for payment. If you do not make payment before this deadline, the booking will be automatically cancelled.
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