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11 Days Japan Kanto, Kansai, Thailand Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Golden Triangle Deluxe Tour

Tour Code: DBQ11E

Dates & Rates

Highlights

  • Tokyo: Sensoji Temple, Tokyo Tower, Imperial Palace, Ginza
  • Kyoto: Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine, Nara Park and Todaiji Temple
  • Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Golden Triangle

Daily Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Tokyo
Free pick-up service is available for all flights, which arrive from 10:30 am to 9:30 pm at Tokyo Narita Airport Terminal 1 & 2. Please provide your flight number before the tour. We will have a guide onsite to assist you to take the free hotel shuttle to the hotel. Travelers who arrive at the other times can take the free shuttle bus on own to the hotel. The location of Hilton Free Shuttle Bus Stop: Waiting area 16 at Terminal 1 and Waiting area 26 at Terminal 2. The last shuttle bus departing at 10:30pm. If the guests arrive after 10:30, please take taxi on own expense (approximately 20 USD) to the hotel. The hotel check-in is available after 3pm with your passport.
Hotel: Hilton Narita Hotel or similar

Day 2: Tokyo 
Visit Meiji Jingu Shrine, a shrine dedicated to Emperor Meiji and the Emperor Shozo Empress of Japan. This temple has the largest archway in front of Shrine Bridge in Japan. View the tallest standing tower in the world – Tokyo Skytree from afar. Later, visit Senso-ji to admire the ancient Buddhist temple, which is the oldest temple in Tokyo. Later, enjoy barbecue for lunch and visit Imperial Palace Nijubashi Bridge, the home of the Emperor of Japan in the afternoon. Then, proceed to Tokyo Tower (Photo-stop) in the afternoon. In the evening, go to Ginza for shopping and touring. We will stay in Ginza no less than 90 minutes. Return to the hotel around 8 pm afterwards. (B/L)
Hotel: Tokyo Prince Hotel or Shinjuku Granbell Hotel or Tokyo Dome Hotel or similar

Day 3: Tokyo – Hakone – Hamamatsu
After breakfast, coach to Hakone. Upon arrival, take a boat to see the beauty of Lake Ashi. Lake Ashi is a great place to see the views of Mount Fuji. Afterwards, take the bus to Oshino Hakkai, another great place to see the beauty of Mt.Fuji. Then go to Bussharito Heiwa Park to appreciate the gardening featured with Japanese characteristics. The most famous spot is the peace statue, which is a treasure given by Indian government. Later, proceed to the hot spring resort hotel in Hamamatsu. Enjoy a Japanese-style banquet or buffet dinner and a hot spring bath. (B/L/D)
Hotel: Hamanako Hotel or similar

Day 4: Hamamatsu – Kyoto
After breakfast, stop by the Jewelry store. Then proceed to Kyoto to visit the World Cultural Heritage site,Golden Pavilion and Kiyomizu-dera Temple, and stroll along the Ninenzaka and Sannezaka Streets.In the afternoon, visit Gion, where the streets and buildings are mostly maintained in the old style. It is a good place to experience the ancient charm and culture of Kyoto. Afterward, visit Hanamachi, the most stylish geisha district in Japan from the Edo period. In the evening, you may see many geishas passing by on the street. Tonight, return to the hotel within the designated time by the tour guide. Dinner on your own arrangement. (B/L)
Hotel: Hotel New Hankyu Kyoto or Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto or Westin Kyoto Hotel or similar

Day 5: Kyoto – Osaka
In the morning, visit Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine. Fushimi Inari Shrine is a shrine on the south side of Kyoto. It serves the god of agriculture. Afterward, head to Osaka. En route, visit Nara Park and Todai-ji Temple to see the deer and traditional temple. Later, shop at Tax Free shop. This evening, visit Shinsaibashi, the largest shopping district in Osaka and taste local cuisine at Dotonbori Food Street. Dinner on your own arrangement. (B/L)
Hotel: : Sheraton Miyako Hotel Osaka or Hotel Hanshin or Star Gate Hotel Kansai Airport or similar

Day 6: Osaka ✈️ Chiang Mai
After breakfast, the tour guide will assist guests to take the express airport line on own expense to Kansai International Airport. Upon arrival in Chiang Mai, Thailand, (Transfer in Bangkok) a guide will meet you at the arrival lobby and transfer you to the hotel. Free pick-up service is available for flights arrive from 09:00am to 22:00pm. The rest of the day is free at leisure. No meals are arranged today. (B)
Hotel: Lotus Pang Suan Kaew Hotel or The Empress Hotel or similar

Day 7: Chiang Mai
After breakfast, proceed to the Maetaeng Elephant Camp, where you can have an up-close experience with the elephant. Ride an elephant with a tropical view and enjoy activities such as painting show from the elephant, bamboo rafting, ox cart rides, get to learn Thailand’s rural way of life, and more. Enjoy the buffet lunch at the elephant camp. Afterward, visit the Kayan tribe. People who live here are known for wearing neck rings for years to lengthen their necks until they get married. Later on, visit Wat Ban Den. It is so called – Blue Temple, which is named due to the color of the main structure. Last stop, head to Elephant Poopoo Paper Park. This park creates a paper by the poo from elephants, in order to maintain and keep a good eco-friendly environment. After,  DIY a bookmark at the park. Today’s dinner is arranged on own.  (B/L)
Hotel: Lotus Pang Suan Kaew Hotel or The Empress Hotel or similar

Day 8: Chiang Mai
This morning, head out for a tour of Chiang Mai. Drive up the serpentine road to the magnificently situated Wat Doi Suthep. Perched on a forested mountain, this most sacred Chiang Mai Temple provides a superb view over the city, as well as a wealth of images and frescos. Then visit the summer palace of the royal family of Thailand- Pu Ping Palace. A royal winter palace where the Thai royal comes to enjoy the nice weather that Chiang Mai got to offer during the winter. As it located in the mountain and is in the north region, the weather is incredibly nice compared to Bangkok or in a town. You will be surrounded by beautiful flowers and gardens that will make your day better from the smell. However, it is important to remember no shorts or any reveal clothes at the palace. Enjoy the Empress/Dongtan buffet for lunch. Afterward, take a ride on Tuk Tuk, the traditional public transportation in Thailand. While on the ride, you can enjoy the beautiful view of the city. Tour the night market in Chiang Mai. Along the road, there are many vendors selling fruits, snacks and art crafts. Return to the hotel afterward. Today’s dinner is arranged on own. (B/L)
Hotel: Lotus Pang Suan Kaew Hotel or The Empress Hotel or similar

Day 9: Chiang Mai – Chiang Rai
After breakfast, head to Baan Tawai Village located 25 kilometers from the outskirts of Chiang Mai. There are several family craft workshops. The whole village is engaged in wood carving, where you can know more about the wood carving process and buy the art crafts. After lunch, head to Chiang Rai and visit Wat Rong Khun, which is known to foreigners as the White Temple, is a contemporary, unconventional, privately-owned art exhibit in the style of a Buddhist temple in Chiang Rai Province, Enjoy The Imp Golden Triangle Thai cuisine for dinner. After dinner, experience the tradition of flying sky lantern (2 people share 1 lantern) to pray for the good fortune. (B/L/D)
Hotel: The Imperial Golden Triangle Resort or similar

Day 10: Chiang Rai – Chiang Mai
After breakfast, take a boat ride on the Mekong River. Visit the Golden Triangle area, which is the junction of Myanmar, Laos, and Thailand. It is the preferred tourist area for many tourists to come to Chiang Rai. Later, proceed to Laos Island. Feel the exotic atmosphere. After lunch, watch the Golden Triangle Archway and the Golden Triangle Buddha. The Buddha faces east and seems peaceful and full of happiness and well-being. Here you can feel the different style of Northern Thailand. After, visit the Golden Triangle Opium History Museum, which shows the origin of opium. This place serves a mission of warning future generations to be alert to the impact of drugs on the harmful effects of drugs on illegal drugs and provide scholars with research and discussion materials. The museum carries on a huge educational significance. Then, return to Chiang Mai. Today’s dinner is on your own arrangement. (B/L)
Hotel: Lotus Pang Suan Kaew Hotel or The Empress Hotel or similar

Day 11: Leave Chiang Mai
After breakfast, transfer to the airport to fly back to the home city. End of the journey. (Depart at 09:00am) (B)


***Suggested optional tours, join on your own will***
Morning Dana (Alms Giving): $5 USD/pp for the transportation (The offerings are prepared on own
Thai Hands-on Activities (Including afternoon tea, DIY Thai Salad, Thai clothes try-on, Biking, Making &  Floating Water lantern, Thai Dinner): $70 USD/pp

Images

Remarks

  • The above tour fares are based on US Dollar.
  • Adult rate is based on a minimum of 2 people group.
  • The rates exclude all the airfare, train fare, Visa fee, personal insurance, and expense.
  • The designated optional tours and gratuity will be charged mandatorily.
  • The cancellation and change dates policies, please refer to the general terms and conditions.
  • An extra transfer to and from the hotel/airport is $30/per person
  • All the guests have to stay with the group at all time. If absent, a person will be charged $60/per day.

We reserve the right to change itinerary and prices without prior notice.

Click here to see all the Terms and Conditions.

  • Tokyo: Sensoji Temple, Tokyo Tower, Imperial Palace, Ginza
  • Kyoto: Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine, Nara Park and Todaiji Temple
  • Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Golden Triangle

Daily Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Tokyo
Free pick-up service is available for all flights, which arrive from 10:30 am to 9:30 pm at Tokyo Narita Airport Terminal 1 & 2. Please provide your flight number before the tour. We will have a guide onsite to assist you to take the free hotel shuttle to the hotel. Travelers who arrive at the other times can take the free shuttle bus on own to the hotel. The location of Hilton Free Shuttle Bus Stop: Waiting area 16 at Terminal 1 and Waiting area 26 at Terminal 2. The last shuttle bus departing at 10:30pm. If the guests arrive after 10:30, please take taxi on own expense (approximately 20 USD) to the hotel. The hotel check-in is available after 3pm with your passport.
Hotel: Hilton Narita Hotel or similar

Day 2: Tokyo 
Visit Meiji Jingu Shrine, a shrine dedicated to Emperor Meiji and the Emperor Shozo Empress of Japan. This temple has the largest archway in front of Shrine Bridge in Japan. View the tallest standing tower in the world – Tokyo Skytree from afar. Later, visit Senso-ji to admire the ancient Buddhist temple, which is the oldest temple in Tokyo. Later, enjoy barbecue for lunch and visit Imperial Palace Nijubashi Bridge, the home of the Emperor of Japan in the afternoon. Then, proceed to Tokyo Tower (Photo-stop) in the afternoon. In the evening, go to Ginza for shopping and touring. We will stay in Ginza no less than 90 minutes. Return to the hotel around 8 pm afterwards. (B/L)
Hotel: Tokyo Prince Hotel or Shinjuku Granbell Hotel or Tokyo Dome Hotel or similar

Day 3: Tokyo – Hakone – Hamamatsu
After breakfast, coach to Hakone. Upon arrival, take a boat to see the beauty of Lake Ashi. Lake Ashi is a great place to see the views of Mount Fuji. Afterwards, take the bus to Oshino Hakkai, another great place to see the beauty of Mt.Fuji. Then go to Bussharito Heiwa Park to appreciate the gardening featured with Japanese characteristics. The most famous spot is the peace statue, which is a treasure given by Indian government. Later, proceed to the hot spring resort hotel in Hamamatsu. Enjoy a Japanese-style banquet or buffet dinner and a hot spring bath. (B/L/D)
Hotel: Hamanako Hotel or similar

Day 4: Hamamatsu – Kyoto
After breakfast, stop by the Jewelry store. Then proceed to Kyoto to visit the World Cultural Heritage site,Golden Pavilion and Kiyomizu-dera Temple, and stroll along the Ninenzaka and Sannezaka Streets.In the afternoon, visit Gion, where the streets and buildings are mostly maintained in the old style. It is a good place to experience the ancient charm and culture of Kyoto. Afterward, visit Hanamachi, the most stylish geisha district in Japan from the Edo period. In the evening, you may see many geishas passing by on the street. Tonight, return to the hotel within the designated time by the tour guide. Dinner on your own arrangement. (B/L)
Hotel: Hotel New Hankyu Kyoto or Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto or Westin Kyoto Hotel or similar

Day 5: Kyoto – Osaka
In the morning, visit Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine. Fushimi Inari Shrine is a shrine on the south side of Kyoto. It serves the god of agriculture. Afterward, head to Osaka. En route, visit Nara Park and Todai-ji Temple to see the deer and traditional temple. Later, shop at Tax Free shop. This evening, visit Shinsaibashi, the largest shopping district in Osaka and taste local cuisine at Dotonbori Food Street. Dinner on your own arrangement. (B/L)
Hotel: : Sheraton Miyako Hotel Osaka or Hotel Hanshin or Star Gate Hotel Kansai Airport or similar

Day 6: Osaka ✈️ Chiang Mai
After breakfast, the tour guide will assist guests to take the express airport line on own expense to Kansai International Airport. Upon arrival in Chiang Mai, Thailand, (Transfer in Bangkok) a guide will meet you at the arrival lobby and transfer you to the hotel. Free pick-up service is available for flights arrive from 09:00am to 22:00pm. The rest of the day is free at leisure. No meals are arranged today. (B)
Hotel: Lotus Pang Suan Kaew Hotel or The Empress Hotel or similar

Day 7: Chiang Mai
After breakfast, proceed to the Maetaeng Elephant Camp, where you can have an up-close experience with the elephant. Ride an elephant with a tropical view and enjoy activities such as painting show from the elephant, bamboo rafting, ox cart rides, get to learn Thailand’s rural way of life, and more. Enjoy the buffet lunch at the elephant camp. Afterward, visit the Kayan tribe. People who live here are known for wearing neck rings for years to lengthen their necks until they get married. Later on, visit Wat Ban Den. It is so called – Blue Temple, which is named due to the color of the main structure. Last stop, head to Elephant Poopoo Paper Park. This park creates a paper by the poo from elephants, in order to maintain and keep a good eco-friendly environment. After,  DIY a bookmark at the park. Today’s dinner is arranged on own.  (B/L)
Hotel: Lotus Pang Suan Kaew Hotel or The Empress Hotel or similar

Day 8: Chiang Mai
This morning, head out for a tour of Chiang Mai. Drive up the serpentine road to the magnificently situated Wat Doi Suthep. Perched on a forested mountain, this most sacred Chiang Mai Temple provides a superb view over the city, as well as a wealth of images and frescos. Then visit the summer palace of the royal family of Thailand- Pu Ping Palace. A royal winter palace where the Thai royal comes to enjoy the nice weather that Chiang Mai got to offer during the winter. As it located in the mountain and is in the north region, the weather is incredibly nice compared to Bangkok or in a town. You will be surrounded by beautiful flowers and gardens that will make your day better from the smell. However, it is important to remember no shorts or any reveal clothes at the palace. Enjoy the Empress/Dongtan buffet for lunch. Afterward, take a ride on Tuk Tuk, the traditional public transportation in Thailand. While on the ride, you can enjoy the beautiful view of the city. Tour the night market in Chiang Mai. Along the road, there are many vendors selling fruits, snacks and art crafts. Return to the hotel afterward. Today’s dinner is arranged on own. (B/L)
Hotel: Lotus Pang Suan Kaew Hotel or The Empress Hotel or similar

Day 9: Chiang Mai – Chiang Rai
After breakfast, head to Baan Tawai Village located 25 kilometers from the outskirts of Chiang Mai. There are several family craft workshops. The whole village is engaged in wood carving, where you can know more about the wood carving process and buy the art crafts. After lunch, head to Chiang Rai and visit Wat Rong Khun, which is known to foreigners as the White Temple, is a contemporary, unconventional, privately-owned art exhibit in the style of a Buddhist temple in Chiang Rai Province, Enjoy The Imp Golden Triangle Thai cuisine for dinner. After dinner, experience the tradition of flying sky lantern (2 people share 1 lantern) to pray for the good fortune. (B/L/D)
Hotel: The Imperial Golden Triangle Resort or similar

Day 10: Chiang Rai – Chiang Mai
After breakfast, take a boat ride on the Mekong River. Visit the Golden Triangle area, which is the junction of Myanmar, Laos, and Thailand. It is the preferred tourist area for many tourists to come to Chiang Rai. Later, proceed to Laos Island. Feel the exotic atmosphere. After lunch, watch the Golden Triangle Archway and the Golden Triangle Buddha. The Buddha faces east and seems peaceful and full of happiness and well-being. Here you can feel the different style of Northern Thailand. After, visit the Golden Triangle Opium History Museum, which shows the origin of opium. This place serves a mission of warning future generations to be alert to the impact of drugs on the harmful effects of drugs on illegal drugs and provide scholars with research and discussion materials. The museum carries on a huge educational significance. Then, return to Chiang Mai. Today’s dinner is on your own arrangement. (B/L)
Hotel: Lotus Pang Suan Kaew Hotel or The Empress Hotel or similar

Day 11: Leave Chiang Mai
After breakfast, transfer to the airport to fly back to the home city. End of the journey. (Depart at 09:00am) (B)


***Suggested optional tours, join on your own will***
Morning Dana (Alms Giving): $5 USD/pp for the transportation (The offerings are prepared on own
Thai Hands-on Activities (Including afternoon tea, DIY Thai Salad, Thai clothes try-on, Biking, Making &  Floating Water lantern, Thai Dinner): $70 USD/pp

Images

Remarks

  • The above tour fares are based on US Dollar.
  • Adult rate is based on a minimum of 2 people group.
  • The rates exclude all the airfare, train fare, Visa fee, personal insurance, and expense.
  • The designated optional tours and gratuity will be charged mandatorily.
  • The cancellation and change dates policies, please refer to the general terms and conditions.
  • An extra transfer to and from the hotel/airport is $30/per person
  • All the guests have to stay with the group at all time. If absent, a person will be charged $60/per day.

We reserve the right to change itinerary and prices without prior notice.

Click here to see all the Terms and Conditions.

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