Day 1 / Origin - Chiang Mai
It already starts now, fasten your seatbelts and have a good trip. When we come back, we want lots of photos.
Departure by scheduled flight to Chiang Mai with overnight stay on board.
Day 2 / Chiang Mai
Upon arrival in Chiang Mai our multilingual speaking guide will pick you up and transfer you to the hotel.
Chiang Mai is the main city of northern Thailand and is known by the locals as “the rose of the north” because of its beauty. You will have free time to enjoy this peaceful and welcoming city.
Day 3 / Chiang Mai
Breakfast to recharge your batteries and excursion to visit the famous Doi Suthep Temple or temple of the mountain. Located in the beautiful enclave of the same name, from where you can also see the city of Chiang Mai in all its splendour. After this visit, lunch at a local restaurant and transfer back to the hotel. In the afternoon/evening, transfer to a traditional restaurant where the welcome dinner will take place, a Khantoke dinner consisting of a tasting of the most traditional dishes of the north, followed by a performance of dances from the ancient Lanna Kingdom. On the way back, you will have the possibility to visit the famous night bazaar of the city and some gay-friendly bars such as the Ram Bar, the Jacky Bar or the Secrets Bar, some of them with drag shows and dancers.
Day 4 / Chiang Mai - Chiang Rai
Breakfast and transfer to an elephant sanctuary and recovery centre, located in the middle of the jungle, where elephants who have suffered captivity and forced labour and those who are no longer able to fend for themselves are returned to freedom and care for. After lunch, visit an orchid plantation where we will witness the unparalleled beauty of this beautiful floral species.
Departure to Chiang Rai through the unforgettable scenery that separates these two northern cities. Upon arrival, you will be dropped off at your hotel and enjoy the rest of the time at leisure.
Day 5 / Chiang Rai
Departure to the famous “Golden Triangle”, visiting on the way the Akha village with its colourful costumes and the picturesque tea plantations in the surroundings. Continue to Mae Sai, a border village with Burma, where we will find a curious market of Burmese products and witness the continuous bustle of goods and people at this border post. Lunch at a local restaurant. From there we will head to Chiang Saen where the “Golden Triangle” is located, so called because the border between Thailand, Burma and Laos is at the same point, bordered by the Mekong River, of great scenic beauty and famous for the opium trade. Visit the Opium Museum, free time and return to the hotel.
Day 6 / Chiang Rai - Sukhothai - Phitsanulok
Departure in the morning, making the first stop at the spectacular and contemporary White Temple or Wat Rong Kun on the outskirts of Chiang Rai, where white represents purity and Buddhist wisdom. We will continue our journey to the heart of the country passing the Phayao Lake and entering the evocative landscape of the central Thai plain, where we will discover the ancient capitals of the kingdom of Siam. Arrival in Sukhothai, whose archaeological centre has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, for its incredible beauty and evidence of the several centuries of prosperity of the Thai civilisation, building monumental cities and sophisticated temples. After this visit, lunch in a local restaurant and continuation to Phitsanulok, a city that is surprising for being one of the most important centres of Buddhist pilgrimage and where we will see one of the most famous images of Buddha in the country.
Day 7 / Phitsanulok - Lopburi - Ayutthaya - Bangkok
Early in the morning, optionally, we will go to Wat Phra Putthachinarat Temple to make an offering to the monks and experience one of the most emblematic aspects of Thai culture. Afterwards, we will have breakfast and start our journey to Lopburi, known for the number of monkeys found there, and its famous monkey temple sanctuary, Wat Phra Prang Sam Yot. Lunch en route. After this fun visit we will continue our journey to the archaeological centre par excellence of the country, Ayutthaya, the ancient capital of the kingdom of Siam. We will visit its archaeological site of great historical interest and declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, where the ruins of the temples erected when the city held the title of capital of the kingdom stand out. Ayutthaya is a remnant of the importance and rich heritage of this country. After the visit, it’s time to head back to Bangkok and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.
Days 8 and 9 / Bangkok
On our first day in the capital, visit of the city and its temples. Departure from the hotel for a tour of the main avenues of Bangkok, crossing the bustling Chinatown district and following the course of the Chao Praya River to the historic centre of the city, where we will visit the Wat Pho Temple, known for housing one of the largest reclining Buddhas in the world, and then the Wat Benjamabophit or commonly called the Marble Temple. On the way back to the hotel, visit the state gemstone factory.
The rest of the time in Bangkok will be at leisure and you have plenty of options for excursions and activities. On the other hand, Bangkok’s nightlife is famous all over the world, but if you want to get to know its gay side, the epicentre is in the Silom district, full of clubs, restaurants and bars where you can have a great time.
Days 10 to 13 / Maldives
Have you enjoyed Thailand, maybe now your body is asking for a break? Don’t worry, you’ve come to the perfect place. After landing at Malé airport, a seaplane or speed boat will take you to your hotel, where you will spend the next few days without worrying about anything at all.
The Maldives is a small country in the middle of the Indian Ocean made up of more than a thousand islands in 26 atolls. It is famous for its cabin hotels in the middle of a sea of blue waters and white sandy beaches. It will delight your honeymooners.
Days 14 and 15 / Maldives - Origin
Your honeymoon is coming to an end. We hope it has been as intense and special as you expected. Today it’s time to pack your bags and go back home.
Have a safe trip back and we hope to see you again soon!