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Epic 14 Day Northern Thailand Adventure Tour From $1990pp (Online Only)

From discovering the ancient ruins of Ayutthaya to meeting the elephants of Chiang Mai and partying the night away in Pai, join this trip to see the best of Northern Thailand in 14 days.

From the bustling streets of Bangkok to the breathtaking jungle in Chiang Mai, this Northern Thailand Adventure Tour is sure to tick off your bucket list. Begin the adventure of a lifetime in the bustling streets of Thailand’s capital, Bangkok. Hit the town and marvel at the busy streets and delicious food stalls before heading North to Chiang Mai. Visit iconic waterfalls, cycle through ancient ruins in Ayutthaya and check out the most beautiful temples in Chiang Mai. Spend the night with a hill tribe in the jungle before making friends with the local elephants as you cruise down the river. Visit the cool retro bars in Pai, try local foods and hit the town. Get your adrenaline fix with a zipline and treetop adventure in the jungles of Chaing Mai before relaxing in the hot springs in Pai and, of course, partying the night away. Experience a Thai cooking class and visit the ultimate adult playground at Chiang Mai Canyon. This tour provides the perfect combination of adventure, party, nature and good times! What are you waiting for?

  • Money Icon Now Only $1990
  • Clock Icon 14 Days / 13 Nights

Northern Thailand Adventure Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to Bangkok!

Arrive in Bangkok where your adventure begins! Take the first day to settle in and explore this bustling city. Meet the group you’re about to take on Thailand with and head out to a restaurant fave on the one and only Khao San Road!

Day 2: Kanchanaburi & River Kwai

Have you have seen the movie ‘The Bridge On The River Kwai?’ Well that’s your destination for today, River Kwai! First, head to the floating market to do some shopping and then, after browsing the stores, hop on the long-tail boat and head to Kanchanaburi. Jump on another boat and cruise down the River Kwai, taking in the view of the bridge— an ultimate insta-worthy shot. There’s no better place to watch the sunset than the River Kwai Bridge so get those cameras out and take some beautiful shots.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 3: Erawan Waterfalls

Today, head to the beautiful Erawan Waterfalls, a picture of paradise. This 7 tier, crystal clear waterfall is only an hour away from Kanchanaburi and will take your breath away. Make sure you pack your swimmers to take a dip and snap some iconic shots amongst the lush greenery. Enjoy lunch at the waterfalls before heading back to Kanchanaburi to chill by the pool. Later, explore the town before heading out for dinner and drinks with the team.

Meals Included: Lunch

Day 4: Ancient Ruins

Enjoy a free morning and choose to chill by the pool or explore the town before hitting the road to Ayutthaya. Visit this world heritage site and indulge in its rich culture and history. Hop on a bike to truly explore this ancient capital city and learn about the Kingdom of Siam (what Thailand used to be called!). Grab a bite to eat and then it’s all aboard for the night train to Chiang Mai. With your own bed, pillows, and covers, getting a decent nights sleep shouldn’t be too difficult. Wake up feeling refreshed and ready to discover Chiang Mai.

Day 5: Temples & Culture

Check into your guesthouse located in between old and new Chiang Mai. Choose to relax by the pool or check out the oldest temple in Chiang Mai (right opposite the accommodation!) Later, visit the most famous and magnificent temple in Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep. Situated high up on the mountain, admire the jaw-dropping panoramic views of the city – you’ll feel like you truly are on top of the world! Spend the afternoon as you please before meeting up for dinner in the evening.

Day 6: Village Home Stay, Trek & Waterfall

Today is an exclusive tour that you wont find anywhere else, so buckle up for a day to remember. Head into the jungle of Northern Thailand for an epic trek that doesn’t require a high level of fitness but will certainly earn you a few beers when you arrive back to Chiang Mai. Admire the stunning nature, spot some native wildlife and even discover a waterfall or two. After this jungle adventure, head to your home for the night, a unique village homestay where you can experience what life is like for many traditional tribes living in Northern Thailand – what an experience!

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: Elephant Sanctuary & Bamboo Rafting

Wake up in the jungle before heading back to Chiang Mai. Today’s form of transport will be a bamboo raft where you’ll float down the river and even see some elephants, a once-in-a-lifetime experience! After arriving back in Chiang Mai, rest up and get ready to continue the Northern adventure tomorrow.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 8: Jungle Zipline

It’s time to explore the adventurous side of Chiang Mai and there’s no better way to see it than from a birds-eye view. Get geared up and head for the trees. Tackle a few rope bridges and abseils before ziplining through the jungle, the ultimate heart-racing and adrenaline-pumping activity that’s sure to be one of your core travel memories!

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 9: Head to Pai

After a busy and exciting few days, you can spend the morning reading a book, relaxing at the pool, or grabbing a cocktail. In the afternoon, pack up your bags and hop on the bus to Pai. This hippie town, only 3 hours outside of Chiang Mai, is a popular backpacker destination. With great food markets and cool retro bars, Pai will certainly be an exciting couple of days.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 10: Caves, Canyons & Hot Springs

Its time to explore Pai! Start the day with a visit to Thailand’s biggest cave, the Nam Lod cave. Hike through the main chambers before taking a bamboo raft along the river that runs through the cave – you’ll feel like you’re in a movie! After, head into the jungle and use a clay mask and relax at a hot springs heated by geothermal activity. Finish this awesome day at Pai Canyon to enjoy the most insane views of the surrounding mountains and jungle. Watch the sunset from this vantage point before heading back to Pai town. Grab dinner and a couple of beers and mingle with some of the backpackers also exploring this region.

Please be aware that the bamboo raft is dependent on season and accessibility.

Meals Included: Lunch

Day 11: Chilled Day in Pai

Enjoy a chilled day in Pai. Choose to sleep away your hangover, lounge by the pool, play games, mingle with the other hostel guests or read a good book; the decision is yours! After a day recharging, head out for dinner and drinks and see where the night goes.

Day 12: Cooking Class in Chiang Mai

Head back to Chiang Mai this morning where it’s time to test your culinary capabilities. Become the new Thai Masterchef as you learn about Thailand’s traditional dishes and experiment in making them yourself. You’ll begin the class by heading to the markets where guides will show you how to pick the freshest ingredients. You’ll then be shown how to transform these ingredients into tasty meals and the best part is that you’ll be able to taste your wonderful creations at the end! Finish this experience with new recipes and skills to wow your friends and family at home.

Meals Included: Dinner

Day 13: Chiang Mai Canyon

It’s time to head to Chiang Mai’s very own Grand Canyon – an old excavation site that’s now been transformed into a man-made lagoon (aka you’re very own adult playground for the day.) Hit the slides, floating chairs, and overwater zipline for a day of action-packed adventure. Even have a go at deep water soloing or wall climbing. Grab lunch at the on-site restaurant and in the evening, head out to Chiang Mai for a final hurrah.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 14: Chilled Checkout

Today is the final day of your epic Northern Thailand Adventure. Wave goodbye to your travel buddies with memories to last a lifetime. Fancy exploring more of this region? Check out the Thailand Experience or maybe even hop over to Cambodia.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Inclusions & Extras

Included

  • 14x Meals
  • 13x Nights Accommodation 
  • All Transport Included
  • Overnight Train
  • Private Van
  • Travel Guide
  • Erawan waterfalls
  • Zip lining
  • Elephant sanctuary
  • Taling Chan Floating Markets
  • River Kwai boat cruise
  • Bike ride around Ayutthaya ruins
  • Chiang Mai temples
  • Jungle trek and hill tribe homestay
  • Hot springs in Pai
  • Lod cave & Bamboo rafting
  • Thai cooking class

Excluded

  • Visas
  • Any meals not indicated in the itinerary
  • Flights to and from Bangkok/Chiang Mai
  • Travel Insurance

Tour Type & Availability

Tour Inclusions Price

14 Day Northern Thailand Adventure

Informative Guides, All Accommodation, Some Meals & Activities

$1,990.00

What to bring

  • Passport & Flight Tickets
  • Arrival Information
  • Travel Insurance Documents
  • Light Rain Jacket
  • Insect Repellant

Pick Ups & Departures

The trip begins in Bangkok and finishes in Chiang Mai.

Supplier Terms & Conditions

TruTravel Terms & Conditions

Cancellation & Refund Policy:

Refunds will be processed according to the following time frames:

Cancellations more than 60 days: Loss of deposit.

Cancellations 60 days of less: 100% of trip cost.

Free airport pickup is provided if arriving less than 48 hours before the start of the tour and booked the pre-nights directly with TruTravels at the start hotel.

If you’re arriving the day of the tour you will also be eligible for airport pick up.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to reconfirm my bookings?

All bookings must be reconfirmed 48 hours in advance by contacting your tour provider directly using the contact information listed on your tour voucher.

What should I do if my trip is cancelled due to bad weather?

You may either re-schedule directly with the supplier or you can email our support team on [email protected] and include your voucher number, name of product you booked, planned departure date and your contact details. Once you’ve emailed us, you can drop us a line at +61 2 5633 1149.

Do you book tours with flexible dates? If so, how long are they valid for?

Yes, we do have open dated/flexible tickets available. Most tour vouchers are valid for 12 months from date of purchase, however please be aware that you may be subject to supplier price fluctuations. All ticket validity is specified on the tour voucher. If you are unsure of the validity of your voucher, just ask one of our wonderful staff.

What do I do if I need help with an existing booking?

Some tours have extra costs and you should be aware that there may be added expenses. These expenses will differ for each service provider, but some of the more usual extras are: EMC tax, stinger suit hire, luggage storage, sleeping bag hire, linen hire, national park fee, food, insurance, accommodation, equipment hire, petrol levy, etc. We will alert you to extra costs to the extent reasonably practicable. However, you must also check with each individual service provider when you re-confirm your booking.

Do I need travel insurance?

We endorse the recommendation of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade that all travellers take out travel insurance. If you already have travel insurance, please understand that it is your responsibility to ensure that your travel insurance covers you for all of the adventure style travel you have booked with us.

Do you offer payment plans?

Absolutely, we understand that paying off a big trip in one go isn’t always that easy. We offer flexible payment plans to suit all types of travellers with zero interest or fee’s (minimum $100AUD deposit required).

How do I know if my trip is BYO?

Most tour vouchers will specify if your trip is BYO however we recommend asking your tour provider if your trip is BYO when you reconfirm your booking 48 hours prior to departure.

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