Food costs are low in Thailand $2-6/meal and each person has
their own priorities and desires for souvenirs - here are representative costs
for some of our fun activities:
|Hotel in Bangkok/night, 2-people,
|Hotel in Chiang Mai/night, 2-people,
|Train between Bangkok and Chiang Mai
|1/2-Day Elephant show, raft and
ox-cart ride and lunch
|1/2-Day Thai cooking class
|2-Day trip from Chiang Mai to Mae
Hong Son including elephant ride, visits to 2 villages, driving 6 hours
one-way and 30 minute plane flight return, lodging and all meals
|Flight Phuket-Bangkok 1-way,
|1-Day Sea Canoe trip, including
|2-Day trip from Phuket to Phi Phi,
2-hour ferry trip snorkeling stop, lunch, 1-night lodging
|Evening at FantaSea (add 500 Baht
for buffet meal)
- Bangkok - Elegance
Court Suites - 88 Charatweing Rd., Silom, Bangkok.
Ph: (02) 630 7000-20 Fax:
(02) 238-1419 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
This small hotel has 2-room suites (bedroom and living room with
refrigerator and tea/coffee service) for about 1450 baht/night.
5 minute walk to both the Skytrain and River Ferry landing.
- Chiang Mai - Royal
Lanna Hotel - 119 Loikroh Rd. T.Changklan A.Muang
Ph. (053) 818773 email: email@example.com
This was right next to the Night Bazaar and a 15 minutes walk to the
historic city. Lots of restaurants within walking distance.
- Phuket - Emotion
Travel, 104 Ratsada Rd. Muang, Phuket
Town PH: (076) 222320 Fax: (076) 222420
- Chiang Mai - Chiang Mai Suparerk Group
(in the lobby of the Royal Lanna Hotel). Yupin was an
excellent guide and spoke very good English
- Bangkok - Skytrain
This is the way to get around in this traffic-choked
city. If you are going to be there more than 2 days, we
recommend you purchase the 4-day tourist fare card for 280 baht.
It allows unlimited rides for 4 days.
- Chao Phraya River Ferry
- This is another great way to get around. You can ride
the ferry all the way to the end (stop no. 30) for 10 baht.
Get off at stop no. 9 to go to the Grand Palace.
|Thai Cooking Class:
- Chiang Mai - The
Master Thai Chef Cookery Course, Permpoon & Suriyan
Nabnian (owners) Ph: (053) 27782 This course is run by 2
brothers who both speak excellent English. Their facility is
in a lovely country location just outside of Chiang Mai that has
individual cooking stations for all participants.
|Sea Canoe Trip:
- Phuket - John Gray's Sea Canoe - 124 Soi 1
Yaowarad Rd. Taladyai, Muang. Ph: (076) 254 505 6.
This is the trip for nature-lovers as they emphasize quality over
quantity. They take their time in each hong and move to a
different one if there are too many other canoe companies already
This was our proposed
itinerary that we used as a guideline for a 3-week visit and, as you will see, we did almost every activity.
- Meet at Phuket airport and bring back to our hotel
room at marina
- Show around marina and introduce to friends.
- Sightseeing around Phuket – See Wats, Chinese
Temples, beaches, waterfalls and Gibbon sanctuary
- Visit Wats and huge Night Bazaar
- Travel to Mae Hong Son by mini-van on specially
- Phi Phi Island sightseeing
- Travel to Bangkok by Train
- Travel to Bangkok by Plane
- Travel to Chiang Mai – by Train