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12 DAYS TOUR TO EXCITING THAILAND AND SINGAPORE
- Nov, 8
VISIT: BANGKOK, CHIANG RAI, CHIANG MAI, PHUKET, SINGAPORE.
(Day, 1) Fly from U.S.A to Bustling city Bangkok.
Board our transpacific flight to Bangkok, the starting point of our Thailand Delight journey. Thailand entry visa is not required for USA passport holders. Since 1782, Bangkok has become the capital city of the Kingdom of Thailand and one of the most cosmopolitan cities in Asia. Another thing the city is famous for is its shopping paradise, where tourist can shop at a wide range- from the cheapest pair of shoes to the most luxurious gems in the market.
(Day, 2) Arrive To capital city Bangkok.
Upon arrival in Bangkok, meet with Yona Tours travel guide and transfer to your hotel.
(Day, 3) Grand Palace, Flower Market, Canal Boat, Shopping.
After breakfast, we will meet in the lobby and we will start our tour with a panoramic City-sightseeing of Bangkok with a bus that you can see many magnificent architectural buildings and temples, including the City Pillar Shrine, National Museum, Golden Mountain and others. Then enjoy a guided tour of the spectacular Grand Palace. It’s undoubtedly the city's most famous landmark. We’ll also visit the delightful flower market where millions of flowers are woven into strands. Afterward, board a longtail speedboat and pass through narrow canals (known as khlongs) alongside which locals live, work, and play, creating a thriving waterside culture. Learn about Bangkok's history and the pivotal role of the Chao Phraya River and canals of Thonburi. check out the cozy wood houses lining the intricate network of canals and watch Thai locals as they ferry a cornucopia of goods like rice along the waterway. Then have some shopping time at “MBK Mall”. This 8-story mall has 2,000 stores selling everything you could possibly want. MBK is extremely popular and has been since it first opened its doors in 1986. By evening after dinner have some free time to get a relaxing Thai massage. Enjoy a wander through the streets of Khao San to experience the unmistakable energy of this area.
(Day, 4) Floating Market, Elephant and Crocodiles show, spectacular “Siam Niramit” show by night.
This morning we’ll set out to visit “Damnern Sadauk”, the largest floating market in Thailand. Here you will be fascinated by boats of various shapes and sizes used by local merchants to ferry their goods. Afterward, visit “Samphran” Elephant and Crocodile Wrestling Show. The elephants are the stars of the show where they dance, race, play football and games. After dinner as complimentary to you, enjoy the evening at the Siam Niramit spectacular Show. This world-class performance showcases Thailand's arts and cultural heritage with more than 100 performers in decorative costumes and amazing set designs enhanced by special effects. After dinner and some free time, transfer to your hotel.
(Day, 5) Chiang Rai-Ching Mai
Fly to the North of Thailand “Chiang Rai”. After pick up drive to city and take some photos by the amazing clock tower of Chiang Rai. Afterward visit the stunning “Wat Rong Khun” also called The White Temple. One of the most recognizable structures in Thailand, is the White Temple. This dazzling structure is the ongoing work of a local artist that reflects principles of Buddhism and enlightenment. The ornate structure is lime sculpted with Thai designs and small mirrors on the outer wall, making the building sparkle under the sunlight. The next stop will be the “Maekhajan Hot Springs”, where you can soak your feet in the naturally warm water and relax amid the gardens. Then visit Umbrella village – “Bor Sang.” Making umbrellas using paper, bamboo & colors is a source of livelihood in the north of Thailand. The starch available from washing rice is used as glue to stick different layers of paper. One section of this handicrafts center has craftsmen making umbrellas while the other section is for shopping.
(Day, 6) Chiang Mai (Elephant Jungle Sanctuary, Long Neck Village, Tiger Kingdom, Bamboo Rafting).
Visit the magnificent Maesa Elephant Camp 30 minutes to the northwest of Chiang Mai city. Located on the banks of a small river, you will see demonstrations of how trained elephants are used as working animals in teak forests. The demonstration includes elephants performing various tasks such as dragging and pushing logs, playing musical instruments, playing soccer, painting portraits, playing darts, and more. This is your chance to enjoy an elephant ride around the camp. continue to the Mae Tang River, where you board a bamboo raft for a refreshing float down the river. Enjoy the relaxing ride and river scenery, then disembark and meet your driver. The tour will continue with a visit to two incredibly but strikingly different Northern Thai hill tribe villages: The Long Neck Karen and Akha. Both tribes wear unique outfits and produce handmade crafts and which visitors can buy as keepsake items. Every tribe has its own culture, distinct colorful dress and language, which only exists in the spoken form. Next travel to the “Mae Rim Tiger Kingdom” a safe haven for tigers.
(Day, 7) Chiang Mai (Praying, Relaxation, Night Bazar)
After services and Shabbat lunch, set out on foot to explore the vicinity of the hotel and have some relaxing time. In the evening, we’ll wander through the stalls of the largest street market in Southeast Asia (Night market and Bazar). This evening, you can explore the night bazaar and find all special handicrafts and souvenirs you need along the street. (Optional Night Safari): Enjoy convenient transportation from your Chiang Mai hotel to the park. Jump aboard the open-sided Safari tram and explore the vast grounds. See majestic elephants and giraffes drink from the lake at the Safari Savannah zone, then head to Predator Prowl and meet fierce Bengal tigers, lions, bears, vultures, and hyenas. Pluck up enough courage to pet adorable tiger cubs. Complete your trip with an entertaining live show.
(Day, 8) Chiang Mai-Phuket
Transfer to airport and fly to the island paradise of Phuket. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel. Enjoy the hotel leisure facilities with a superb beachside setting. After dinner, by evening, you can explore some shopping time and explore city center attractions by late night.
(Day, 9) Phuket
Explore the wonderful gems of the island. Clear ocean, towering limestone cliffs, beautiful colored corals, make this one of the most beautiful places in Asia. Have optional James Bind Island Tour and Cruise the “Phang Nga Bay” one of the most spectacular scenic regions of Thailand. The area is located 25kms North East of Phuket. It consists of numerous dramatic limestone cliffs rising sheer out of the sea, the most famous one being the “James Bond Island” which was featured in the James Bond Movie Man with the Golden Gun in 1974. Another popular attraction is the Muslim fishing village of “Koh Panyee”, include canoeing through the caves and into the mangrove forests on this Tour.
(Day, 10) Singapore
Transfer to the airport and fly to the next country, Singapore. After arrival, pick up from the airport. Our introduction panoramic Singapore city tour starts in the Civic District, where you’ll see government buildings and other landmarks such as the Parliament House, the Cricket Club, Padang sports field and the National Gallery Singapore, where the former Supreme Court Building and City Hall sit. During the drive, admire an illuminated view of the Fountain of Wealth, the world’s biggest fountain, and cross the Benjamin Sheares Bridge for a glimpse of the downtown skyline. Then stop for a view of Marina Bay and photo of the famous “Merlion statue,” Singapore’s mythological figure that’s half-fish, half-lion. After dinner have a bus night sightseeing and drive pass Merlion Park, Padang, and National Gallery Singapore, and Southeast Asia. Transfer to your hotel after watching a spectacular Singapore firework show of year 2020.
(Day, 11) Singapore
Today, our first stop is at “Little India,” it will enthrall you with the scent of joss sticks, jasmine and spices. Then visit the National Orchid Garden, part of the “Singapore Botanic Gardens”, which is home to 60,000 orchids of various colors and more than 2000 hybrids. for first time in our tour visit “Sands SkyPark Observation Deck” that is Located 57 storeys up from the heart of the Marina Bay area. The Sands SkyPark Observation Deck boasts scenic views of the panoramic vistas of Marina Bay and Singapore’s world-class cityscape. Take in a bird’s-eye view of Gardens by the Bay and the impressive Supertree Grove, or admire the sea view that stretches from Marina South Pier to the Singapore Strait. Afterward try your luck at Marina Bay Sands Casino, this plush casino at the famous Marina Bay Sands. Next stop is “Gardens by the Bay”, Singapore's impressive latest attraction of greenery spread over 101 hectares right in the heart of the City. Enjoy the synchronized light and music show conducted under the Super Trees at 7:45pm. (Show is weather permitting.) After dinner, once we complete your tour, we take you back to your hotel.
(Day, 12) Singapore-USA
Transfer to Changi International Airport for your Return flight and arrive at USA. Plan your next trip with Yona Tours.
Our Tour Includes:
Round-trip airline tickets including 3 local flights.
10 nights’ hotels 5/4* in H/B basis
9 Days of sightseeing in an air-condition bus.
9 kosher dinners and continental hotel breakfast.
- TOUR GUIDE:
Services of Professional Tour Guide on touring days.
Arrival and departure transfer to airport at destination.
Entrance fees to sites been mentioned.