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Whether you’re traveling solo or with friends, enjoy a thrilling ride to Thailand unlike any other with Expats Holidays this festive season. Best known for its tasty eats, exotic beaches, and many astonishing temples, Thailand does a fabulous job to recreate the magic of Christmas, especially in Bangkok & Chiang Mei! So lucky you, if you’ve made a decision to spend some fantastic 9 days during Christmas with other like-minded friends in Thailand.


About This Trip

Price: From 1,199 USD  / per person
Best time to visit: Spring and Autumn
Experience: Culture, Temple, Elephant


Tour Highlights
  • Explore two cities in Thailand
  • Get close to the Elephant
  • View various temples in Thailand



Private car: All transfers mention in the itinerary.
Entrance fees: All admission fees and activity expenses as noted in the itinerary.
English Speaking guide: Professional guide will accompany you along your trip.
Hotel with breakfast: All accommodations are based on double-occupancy and including breakfast.



Gratuities: Tips for guides and drivers are not included.
Personal expenses: Meals, travel insurance or activities not mention in the itinerary.
Airplane Transport: International or domestic flights and excess baggage charge.


The private tour could be fully customizable based on your preference. Please feel free to chat with our travel constants, they are here to support you!


Day 1: Welcome to Thailand!

  • Pickup from the Bangkok airport, on arrival.
  • Transfer to the hotel in Bangkok city.

DAy 2: Damnoen Saduak Floating Market & River Kawi

  • Visit Damnoen Saduak floating market by boat.
  • Have lunch at a local restaurant.
  • Explore the infamous Bridge over the River Kwai, War Museum & War Cemetery.
  • Enjoy a Train ride on the death railway.

Day 3: Angkok City Temples - Grand Palace & Thonburi

  • Visit Golden Buddha Temple, Reclining Buddha Temple, Royal Grand Palace, and Temple of the Emerald Buddha.
  • Have lunch at a local restaurant.
  • Discover Thonburi Canals (Klongs) by a long-tail boat and Temple of Dawn.

Day 4: Bangkok to Chiang Mai

  • Transfer to Bangkok airport.
  • Take the flight to Chiang Mai.
  • Pick up from the Chiang Mai airport, on arrival.
  • Proceed to the hotel in Chiang Mai city.

Day 5: Doi Inthanon National Park SIC Tour

  • Pick up early (08:00-08:30 AM) from the hotel.
  • Drive to Doi Inthanon National Park (approx. 2 and a half hour ride).
  • Visit the highest mountain in Thailand.
  • Discover the famous Twin Royal Pagodas.
  • Enjoy Wachirathan & Sirithan waterfalls.
  • Explore White Karen Hill Tribe village.
  • Drop by the colorful Hmong tribal market.
  • Transfer back to the hotel.

Day 6: Jungle Trekking SIC Tour

  • Pick up early (07:30 - 08:00 AM) from the hotel.
  • Drive to South of Chiang Mai (approx. 1 hour ride).
  • Arrive in Mae Wang National Park.
  • Start the 3 hour trekking in the jungle.
  • Enjoy a traditional Thai lunch prepared by our guide.
  • Swim in a beautiful waterfall and relax for about 30 minutes.
  • Explore the nearby caves and caverns.
  • Head to the Elephant Sanctuary.
  • Change into traditional Karen clothes.
  • Spend time feeding, washing, and playing with the elephants.
  • Transfer back to the hotel.

Day 7: Chiang Mai Elephant Park SIC Tour

  • Pick up (08:30-09:00 AM) from the hotel.
  • Drive to Happy Elephant Home (approx. 1 and a half hour ride).
  • Change to traditional Karen clothing.
  • Learn as the guide explains (in English) about Asian elephants and Happy Elephant Home.
  • Meet the elephants and start feeding them to become friends.
  • Enjoy a mud spa with the elephants.
  • Lunch and short break by the swimming pool.
  • Go to the local farm to find sugarcane, corn and other food.
  • Take a leisurely walk with the elephants to the river and bathe them.
  • Transfer back to the hotel.

Day 8: Chiang Mai - Golden Triangle SIC Tour

  • Pick up early (07:00-07:30 AM) from the hotel.
  • Discover beautiful hot springs.
  • Visit White Temple (Wat Rong Khun).
  • Take a trip to the Golden Triangle.
  • Take a boat down the Mekong River to Laos (Done Sao Island).
  • Wander around the Maesai Border market (Thai - Myanmar border).
  • Explore Akha hill tribe village & Longneck tribe village.
  • Transfer back to the hotel.

Day 9: Bye Thai!

  • Pick up from the hotel.
  • Transfer to the Chiang Mai airport.
  • Take the flight back home.

Tour Location

LiT BANGKOK Residence

Located within a few minutes' walk of Bangkok's premier shopping destinations, LiT BANGKOK Residence is a stylish hotel with spacious studios and suites. With free WiFi in public areas, this hotel is 150 m from National Stadium BTS Skytrain Station.
  • 4-star
  • Fitness centre and swimming pool
  Traffic Instructions
  • Don Mueang International Airport 20.8 km
  • Suvarnabhumi Airport 24.7 km

Viangluang Resort

Featuring an outdoor swimming pool, bar and views of pool, Viangluang Resort is located in Chiang Mai, 300 m from Chedi Luang Temple. The property is non-smoking and is situated 600 m from Three Kings Monument.Si Phum is a great choice for travellers interested in old town exploring, temples and street food.
  • 4-star
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Outdoor swimming pool
Traffic Instructions
  • Chiang Mai International Airport 3.3 km
  • Lampang Airport 79 km

Terms & Conditions

  • Should you cancel at outside 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, the cost of tour package is refundable.
  • Should you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
  • Should you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
  • Should you cancel after the trip has started, we are unable to refund any amount for cancelled services due to late arrival, early departure, missed days during the tours and non-participation.

Please Note

  1. Should you wish to book this tour, please send your holiday request to us in the website or contact info@expatsholidays.com for reservations. We also customize itineraries according to your schedule and liking.
  2. The above tour package includes the listed itinerary and excludes flight tickets, train tickets and hotel booking.
  3. We can also book your flights and hotel accommodation.
  4. We can definitely help you find great deals for International and Local Flights and Hotels within and outside China.
  5. Please note that the cancellation and booking policy of flight tickets and hotel bookings are to be sent to you separately.
  6. We offer Visa Services and Assistance according to you needs.
  7. For other travel requirements such as Ski Package, Diving, Weddings - please contact our Hotline:(+86)187-2197-8867.
  8. To take advantage of the best rates and the best travel options, we highly recommend to secure the booking at least 60 days from the first date of travel.