See the tour highlights of Bangkok including the best temples, the Grand Royal Palace and the Emerald Buddha. Enjoy authentic Thai Cuisine and a traditional Khantok Dinner and show. Explore rivers by boat, take an Elephant ride and an Ox-Cart ride. Visit the infamous Golden Triangle and get to know amazing hill tribe people. Relax on a beach or do water activities at Phuket.
When you arrive at Bangkok Airport you be met by your driver and guide who will escort you to your hotel of choice in Bangkok. You will check in and have the rest of the day to do what you like. Meals are on the guests account today. Overnight in Bangkok.
Meals: B, L
Bangkok City Temples Tour, Royal Grand Palace & Emerald Buddha Temple
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.
Meals: B, L
Bangkok & Ayutthaya (Return Cruise)
Following breakfast at your hotel, you will be collected by your tour guide and driver in your chosen air-conditioned mode of transport and make your way to visit Bang-Pa-In. Here you will visit a selection of the best temples in the area and have a chance to browse through or buy some superb art works. Enjoy a tasty lunch made from local and fresh ingredients which is sure to delight you. After lunch you will board a local cruise and make your way back to Bangkok. Along the way see the daily activities of the people whose lives revolve around the river as well as magnificent scenery. Upon arrival in Bangkok you will be transferred from the pier to your overnight accommodation. Dinner is on the guest’s account tonight and you are free to wander around the city, shop or take in a show.
Meals: B, D
Bangkok & Chiang Mai (Khantok Dinner)
When you have had your breakfast at the hotel, you will be transported to the airport for your flight to Chiang Mai. You will be transferred to your hotel for check in and then have the rest of the day free until dinner. Lunch is on your account. Your dinner tonight will be an amazing traditional Khantok Style meal which also includes a show by hill tribe locals displaying their traditions and culture. Transfer back to your hotel for a free evening to relax. Overnight in Chiang Mai
Meals: B, L
Elephant Ride, Bamboo Rafting & Ox-Cart Ride
Have your breakfast at the hotel before making our way to Mae Tarnan Elephant Camp. Watch a presentation by the elephants and their handlers displaying the daily lives of these incredible creatures. Next take a 1 hour elephant ride across the river and through the forest and return by Ox-cart to the elephant village. Have a delicious Thai lunch with an assortment of dishes and take some time to relax. Climb aboard a local bamboo boat for a rafting ride along the picturesque banks of the river to see an orchid farm with numerous different varieties on display. Return back to your hotel in Chiang Mai for a free evening. Dinner is on your account.
Chiang Mai & Chiang Rai
Breakfast will be served at your hotel this morning. Afterwards transfer to the pier and board a boat for a cruise along the Mae Kok River. Make your way to a traditional Karen Hill Tribe Village to witness the ways of life of these tranquil people. These people originated from Myanmar and make up half of the hill tribes of Thailand’s population. Arrive in Chiang Rai and check into your chosen hotel. You are now free for the remainder of the day. Dinner is at your expense.
Meals: B, L
Mae Sai Border & Golden Triangle
After finishing your breakfast at the hotel, we will head to the Mae Sai Border Market on the Myanmar border. Here you will find almost anything you are looking for with a lot of the merchandise imported from nearby countries including China and Myanmar. It’s a great place to get electrical goods and jewelry. A range of local dishes will be served for lunch at a nearby restaurant. After lunch we make our way to the world renowned area of the Golden Triangle which for centuries was the location of mass opium production. From our vantage point you will see where the Mekong and Ruak Rivers connect to form the triangle which consists of Thailand, Laos and Myanmar. Afterwards make our way to Chiang Rai for check in at your hotel and a free evening to see the sights of the area. Dinner at your expense.
Meals: B, L
Chiang Rai & Pai (Via Chiang Mai)
Today enjoy an early breakfast before the five hour journey to Pai. Along the way you will be treated to beautiful scenery including forests and mountains. On the way to Pai we will stop at some local hot springs for you to relax and refresh in followed by a picnic lunch. Have some free time before beginning the final leg of the trip to Pai. When we arrive you will be taken to your hotel for check in and then have the rest of the night to amuse yourself. Dinner is at your expense.
Meals: B, L
Pai & Mae Hong Son
Arise for an early breakfast and coffee before we head out to Lisu, Lahu and Karen. Hill Tribe Villages. Learn the traditions and ways of their amazing culture and ways of life. Continue on to Tam Lod and Tam Pla fish cave with their crystal clear waters. Enjoy your lunch at a local Thai restaurant with a choice of delicious treats to choose from. Arrive at your hotel and do check in procedures before enjoying the evening to yourself. Dinner tonight is on your bill. Overnight in your hotel in Mae Hong Son
Meals: B, L
Mae Hong Son Temple Tour and Chiang Mai Flight
An early morning breakfast will be served at your hotel this morning before an early tour of the morning market, serving everything imaginable and specializing in insect snacks such as ant eggs, worms and crickets. Visit the Burmese inspired temples of Wat Jong Kham and Wat Jong Klang on the outskirts of town. These temples were built around 200 years ago by the Shan people who are 50% of Mae Hong Son’s population. Head uphill to Wat Phra Dhat Doi Kong Moo which has stunning views over the city below. Make your way back to town for your transfer to the airport for your flight to Chiang Mai. When you arrive you will be taken to your hotel for check in and have the remainder of the day free. Dinner is on the guests account. Stay overnight in Chiang Mai.
Chiang Mai & Phuket Flight
Finish your breakfast at the hotel before your transfer to Chiang Mai Airport for your flight to Phuket. You will be met upon arrival by our local tour guide and transported to your chosen hotel for check in. The rest of the day you are free to do your own things. Lunch and dinner are at your expense today. Overnight at your hotel in Phuket.
and Day 13: Phuket Relaxation Day
Enjoy breakfast at you hotel before 2 free days to relax or enjoy some water activities. Lunch and dinner are on your account and both nights are spent at your hotel in Phuket
- 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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