Welcome at the airport with garlands of flowers. Transfer to the hotel. Walk on the klongs of Thon Buri in long-tailed boat.
Then visit the temple of Wat Arun and the Museum of Royal Barges. Then visit the Grand Palace, the Emerald Buddha Temple and the Reclining Buddha Temple. Dinner show of traditional Thai dances. Night at the hotel.
Departure after breakfast for Nakhon Ratchasima, Khorat, gateway to I-San country. Visit of the Pak Thong Chai Silk Factory. It is here that we produce Mut Mee silk, a variety hand-woven, whose patterns are created by first tinting the threads. The silk of I-San is very famous and the biggest producers of Thailand (Jim Thompson) have their production workshops in this region. Visit Prasat Hin Phanom Wan.
Lunch at Phimai and then continue to visit the Khmer-inspired Phimai Temple, the most famous and best-restored site in the region, which would have served as a model for the Angkor Wat temple. Continuation to the Phanom Rung Temple. Beautiful Khmer temple located on the top of an ancient volcano. Continue to Muang Tham Temple and Surin City. Arrive at your hotel. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Departure in the morning for an exciting visit to the elephant village of Taklang. The villagers would come from the Suays, a tribe from the Cambodia region, whose skills in elephant capture and training have been known for a long time. You will be able to meet the pachyderms and their mahouts, and observe their living conditions.
Morning discovery with spectacle of elephants, then lunch and continuation for KONG CHIAM, city located on the great Mekong River, the eighth largest river in the world and the third in Asia. Taking its source in Tibet, it travels 4500 km, crossing China, Burma, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia before throwing itself into the sea in Vietnam. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Departure in the morning for Ubon Ratchatani, a very important religious city in Thailand. City tour and lunch. Stop at King And to see the largest representation of Buddha's world standing. Continuation to the city of Kalasin, visit the Temple of Amulets and its Reclining Buddha having the distinction of being in the usual diaper. Continuation to the Dinosaur Garden and the archaeological site where a CNRS team works in collaboration with the Thais. >> The Phu Hin Rong deposit is found in the red sandstones of the Khok Kruat Formation, dating back to about 115 million years ago (Lower Cretaceous Aptian). It was discovered through the guidance of Buddhist monks and farmers from around. This site is interesting because of the diversity of the dinosaurs it contains.
After excavating the boulders from the fossil excavation site, the bones and teeth were cleared at the laboratory, the Sirindhorn Museum in Sahat Sakhan. Late afternoon arrival at Nakhon Phanom town. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Departure in the morning for the visit of Wat Tha Phanom then stop at Sakhon Nakhon where you will participate in the ceremony of sacred thread that a monk attaches to your wrist, a sign of merits and omens, the opportunity to make a wish.
Continuation to visit the village of potters and traditional weaving of Ban Chiang, famous throughout the country. It is in this region that the first Bronze Age civilization was discovered more than 5,000 years ago when it was thought to have found the origin of this period of prehistory in Mesopotamia. The site, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, shows skeletons of 52 skeletons and jars containing remains. Regarded as the most important prehistoric habitat discovered to date in Southeast Asia, Ban Chiang marked a milestone in the cultural, social and technological evolution of man. The site shows the existence of agricultural activities as well as the production and use of metals. Continue to visit bamboo weaving work in Dong Yen Village and painting on Pottery at Baan Pulu.
Lunch en route then continue to Udhon Thani. Dinner in town and overnight at the hotel
Departure in the morning to visit the Orchids farm. The only Orchid variety with a delicate aroma, Udorn Sunshine is a hybrid variety developed by the owner of the farm in 1977. Udon Thani city tour and its local market by tuk tuk, local three-wheeled taxi. Continue to Nong Khai, a border town with Laos. Lunch on the banks of the Mekong and visit the picturesque Tha Sadet market where there are products and crafts of Indochina, trading with Laos.
Free time for shopping then visit the mysterious temple of Wat Khaek (Hindu Temple), whose strange stone statues symbolize the Hindu Buddhist pantheon. A place of fullness, inspiring tranquility. Free time in the afternoon to stroll along the Mekong and walk around the city. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Departure in the morning to visit the turtle village of Moo Ban Tao. A unique village where the inhabitants have the particularity of living with turtles "Tao Phek". Some hide underground and others roam the streets while most (several thousand) live in a park that the villagers have built. Continue to the Cobras village of Ban Khok Sa Nga, a village for the least original where the inhabitants raise and protect Royal Cobras. Lunch en route and arrive at Khon Khaen. Visit the Khon Khaen Museum. Located in Lang Suan Ratchakan Road, it presents beautiful exhibitions on ancient civilizations and objects found in the north-east, including from the prehistoric civilization of Ban Chiang, as well as bas-reliefs from the Dvaravati period from Fa Daet Song Yang in Kalasin and art objects from the Khmer period. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Departure in the morning to visit the village of Chonnabod.Located 60 km south-west of Khon Kaen, this district has a Sala Pha Mai (silk exhibition center); it is renowned for the excellence of its silk, especially the tinted silk known as Mut Mee. Arrival at the artisanal village of Dan Kwaen, famous for its beautiful pottery. Continuation for the visit of the templefrom Lompotho. Lunch en route, visit a fruit market. Continuation to Bangkok. Upon arrival in Bangkok, transfer to the international airport for your return flight
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