China & Thailand (15 Days)
Beijing, Guilin, Yangshuo, Kunming, Dali, Lijiang, Bangkok, Chiang Mai
Luxury Spas of Thailand
(10 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis) Bangkok, Hua Hin, Chiang Mai
Thailand is the ultimate spa getaway, home to several of the world’s best spas, centuries-old massage techniques, and delicious, healthy cuisine. This tour includes leisurely stays at the best spa resorts—providing ample time for you to focus on the treatments and activities of most interest to you. This is an ideal spa vacation for anyone seeking an exotic location, the flexibility to choose your own spa program, and daily private chauffeur and expert guide to introduce you to the local culture at your own pace.
Begin in Bangkok, with a stay at The Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok, a legendary hotel and spa situated on the Chao Praya River (River of Kings). With your own private guide, enjoy a fascinating, private long-tail boat tour through Bangkok's canals. Visit the most important temples. Learn about Buddhist practices and influences on daily life. Hear monks chanting at a morning ceremony. Explore colorful markets selling textiles, flowers, food and crafts. Visit small museums and interesting local neighborhoods. When not sightseeing, enjoy time at The Oriental Spa—consistently voted the number one spa in the world. Also enjoy opportunities to swim, play tennis, shop for exquisite Thai silks and art work, and dine on some of Southeast Asia’s best cuisine.
Continue to Hua Hin for three nights on the gorgeous west coast of the Gulf of Thailand. Stay at the Chiva-Som Health Resort, a tranquil haven overlooking the clear blue sea. Spend time at their aclaimed Health and Wellness Center where their highly skilled professionals will pamper your mind, body and spirit for the ultimate in relaxation and invigoration. Opt to join a morning yoga class or learn tai chi, ride bicycles along the beach or venture to beautiful nearby waterfall , sign up for a water therapy treatment or holistic facial treatment, or simply just relax on the beach and enjoy the resort’s healthy spa cuisine.
Next, fly to northern Thailand to the luxurious Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai, surrounded by mountains and lush fields of terraced rice paddies. The resort features one of Thailand’s most acclaimed spas and an excellent cooking school. Browse Chiang Mai's craft districts selling Thai lacquer, celadon ceramics, paper umbrellas, silver, teak furniture, and beautiful silk weavings, visit revered mountaintop temples, the royal family’s Winter Palace and local hill tribe villages. A day will be at leisure to enjoy the resort's spa or book classes such as private meditation or yoga lessons. Golf, river rafting and additional cultural excursions are also available.
Return to Bangkok for some last minute shopping or touring before departing Thailand.
VIP airport assistance on arrival. Private arrival transfer to hotel for 2 nights
Half-day private city tour, including private longtail boat ride
Bangkok - Hua Hin
Private transfer to spa resort for 3 nights
Days 4 & 5
Chiva Som & Hua Hin
Spa program including spa cuisine meals, daily massage, fitness and leisure activity program, wellness and health consultation, and other spa treatments
Hua Hin - Bangkok - Chiang Mai
Private transfer to Bangkok airport for flight to Chiang Mai. Private arrival transfer to resort for 3 nights
Option for sunrise alms-giving. Half-day private tour of temples and craft districts. Private round-trip transfer to night market
Chiang Mai - Bangkok
Private transfer to airport for flight to Bangkok. Private arrival transfer to hotel (hotel booked directly) for 1 night
Private airport transfer
Mandarin Oriental Bangkok
Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai
Per person (double occupancy)
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