TOURS


REF: TOUR SUGGESTIONS FOR DERMATOLOGY SOCIETY CONGRESS
PERIOD: FEBRUARY 25-28, 2020
VENUE: CENTRAL GRAND @CENTRAL WORLD
TOUR SUGGESTIONS

Depart your hotel and experience James Bond Boat (long-tailed speed boat) cruising along the Chao Phraya River and quiet canals, observing picturesque scenes of Thai river life.Visit Wat Pho (The Temple of the Reclining Buddha), and the grand and most beautiful reclining Buddha image,over 40 metres long and 15 metres high, covered with precious gold. The massive feet of the Buddha are inlaid with intricate mother-of-pearl.

End your journey in Thai history and culture at the Royal Grand Palace and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, the most beautiful and spectacular royal complex in Thailand. Be awed by the serene Emerald Buddha, the palladium of Thailand, a seated Buddha image carved from green jasper or nephrite.

Remark

  • Certain buildings in the palace grounds are closed on Saturday and Sunday.
  • For Thailand's temples, please do not wear sleeveless shirts, shorts, divided skirts, tights or ripped jeans. All pants/trousers should have full length.
Tour price THB (per person)
Joining basis (with minimum 6 persons)THB 3,600
Private basis (with minimum 2 persons)THB 6,900

Depart your hotel to visit the Royal Grand Palace and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, the most beautiful and spectacular royal complex in Thailand. Be awed by the serene Emerald Buddha, the palladium of Thailand, a seated Buddha image carved from green jasper or nephrite.

After that, enjoy a short ride on Tuk Tuk – Thailand’s 3-wheeled open air taxi – passing Bangkok’s old quarters and visit Wat Pho (The Temple of the Reclining Buddha), and the grand and most beautiful reclining Buddha image, over 40 metres long and 15 metres high, coved with precious gold. The massive feet of the Buddha are inlaid with intricate mother-of-pearl.

We will then return to the hotel.

Remark

  • Certain buildings in the palace grounds are closed on Saturday and Sunday.
  • For Thailand's temples, please do not wear sleeveless shirts, shorts, divided skirts, tights or ripped jeans. All pants/trousers should have full length.
Tour price THB (per person)
Joining basis (with minimum 6 persons)THB 3,300
Private basis (with minimum 2 persons)THB 5,200

This morning we depart from your hotel to visit Wat Kalayanamitr, you will enjoy a quintessentially Thai experience as you witness the Buddhist ceremony of almsgiving, a moment that offers a fascinating insight into local culture.If you wish to participate in the ritual, your guide will instruct you on the process of offering alms to the monks of the temple. In return, the monk will bless you with a sacred chant that is said to protect one from harm. If you’d prefer, you may also enjoy the ritual as an observer.

Then stroll to Kian Un Keng Shrine. Enjoy a walk along the river, passing the beautiful Renaissance Revival style Santa Cruz Church.

Enter the Kudichin community, visiting a traditional cake bakery and the Baan Kudichin Museum.

Enjoy traditional Portuguese-inspired snacks before return to the hotel.

Tour price THB (per person)
Joining basis (with minimum 6 persons)THB 2,800
Private basis (with minimum 2 persons)THB 4,200

Depart in the morning for Ayutthaya, Thailand’s magni¬ficent former capital. We will explore several ancient ruins, beginning with the Khmer-inspired Wat Chaiwattanaram, including a photo stop at the reclining Buddha image at Wat Lokayasutharam. We will then continue to Wat Na Phra Men. This temple is perfect for those who are interested in history and archaeology. Remarkably, this temple survived Ayutthaya’s sacking by invading troops during the 18th century.

We then change to ride on elephant back around Ayutthaya Historical Park to see Ayutthaya old capital from a different point of view.

Lunch break will be at Krungsri River Hotel (international buffet). In the afternoon, we will visit Next stop is Wat Mahathat (the Monastery of the Great Relic).

Highlights include the octagonal stupas, solemn Buddha images, and other smaller Viharas. The most prominent landmark at the temple is the head of a sandstone Buddha entwined within the roots of Bodhi tree.

Then we return to your hotel in Bangkok.

Tour price THB (per person)
Joining basis (with minimum 6 persons)THB 2,800
Private basis (with minimum 2 persons)THB 4,800

Setting off at 7am, today you’ll travel outside Bangkok to Samut Songkhram province by private car. Make a stop at an amazing local market set up over fully operational railway tracks where vendors quickly remove their wares from the tracks to let the train pass through. Once the train has passed, the market resumes.

We then drive to Damnoen Saduak Floating Market, There you’ll board a boat to explore the old-style marketplace set in a small klong (canal) network where floating vendors sell their wares from canoe-style boats.

Once you’ve explored the market you will return to Bangkok

Tour price THB (per person)
Joining basis (with minimum 6 persons)THB 2,000
Private basis (with minimum 2 persons)THB 4,000

Make an early start today (be sure to allow time for breakfast at the hotel) as your guide meets you at your hotel 7am to begin the 2-hr journey to the famous “Bridge on the River Kwai” in Kanchanaburi Province.

Kanchanaburi’s railway line is famous around the world as the "Death Railway" due to the sombre fact that 100,000 labourers and Allied POWs died while the line was under construction during World War II. Today you’ll have the opportunity to discover the famous line’s solemn past.

On arrival in Kanchanaburi, Tour East guide will take you to see the historic steel Bridge on the River Kwai before taking a scenic train ride along the “Death Railways” crossing the Bridge over the River Kwai. Enjoy lunch on the way to the Hellfire Pass Memorial Museum. After that will explore a short walking trail along the Hellfire Pass before return to Bangkok

Tour price THB (per person)
Joining basis (with minimum 6 persons)THB 3,600
Private basis (with minimum 2 persons)THB 4,500

For tour reservations, please contact us.
Mr. Suwat, Email; suwat.j@toureast.net ; mobile: +66.81.832.4108
Ms. Songporn, Email: songporn.@toureast.net ;mobile: +66.97.041.8235
Office phone number: Tel. +66.2.267.1400 ext.332
Payment can be made by credit card (3.5 % bank fee applies).
Payment is non-refundable.
Drinks during lunch (when meal is included in the tour program) are not included.