Luxury Thailand Tours

Introduction to Thailand
(8 Days)
Bangkok, Chiang Mai

Classic Thailand
(9 Days)
Bangkok, Phuket or Koh Samui, Chiang Mai

Highlights of Thailand
(12 Days)
Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Golden Triangle, Phuket or Koh Samui

Thailand for Families
(10 Days)
Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Koh Samui

Essence of Northern Thailand
(10 Days)
Bangkok, Golden Triangle, Chiang Mai

Thailand for Foodies
(7 Days)
Bangkok, Chiang Mai

Romantic Thailand
(12 Days)
Bangkok, Phuket or Koh Samui, Golden Triangle, Chiang Mai

Wellness Tour of Thailand
(11 Days)
Chiang Mai, Bangkok, Phuket or Koh Samui

Multi-country Tours

Introduction to Vietnam & Thailand
(14 Days)
Saigon, Hoi An, Hanoi, Bangkok, Chiang Mai

Best of Thailand & Cambodia
(13 days)
Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Phuket or Koh Samui, Siem Reap

Angkor Wat, Bangkok & Chiang Mai
(10 Days)
Siem Reap (Angkor), Bangkok & Chiang Mai

Highlights of Thailand & Laos
(10 days)
Bangkok, Luang Prabang, Chiang Mai

Highlights of Thailand & Myanmar
(14 Days)
Bangkok, Yangon, Bagan, Mandalay, Inle Lake, Chiang Mai

Luxuries of Japan & Thailand
(12 Days)
Tokyo, Hakone, Kyoto, Bangkok, Chiang Mai

Perfect Days in Bali & Thailand
(13 Days)
Jimbaran Bay or Nusa Dua, Ubud, Bangkok, Chiang Mai

Discover Thailand & Bhutan
(12 Days)
Bangkok, Thimphu, Punakha, Paro, Chiang Mai

Best of Singapore & Thailand
(13 Days)
Singapore, Bangkok, Phuket or Koh Samui, Chiang Mai

Southeast Asia in Style
(20 days)
Hong Kong, Hanoi, Hoi An, Saigon, Siem Reap, Chiang Mai, Bangkok

Flavors of Southeast Asia
(16 Days)
Singapore, Saigon, Hoi An, Hanoi, Chiang Mai, Bangkok

Family Tour of Southeast Asia
(13 Days)
Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Siem Reap, Hong Kong

Journey Through Southeast Asia
(26 days)
Saigon, Hoi An, Hanoi, Siem Reap, Bangkok, Yangon, Bagan, Inle Lake, Luang Prabang, Chiang Mai

Introduction to Vietnam & Thailand

(14 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis)
Saigon, Hoi An, Hanoi, Bangkok, Chiang Mai

This luxurious, leisurely private tour is the perfect introduction to Vietnam and Thailand. Visit the highlights of both countries, including the most interesting cities, and experience the incredible culture.

Begin in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), Vietnam's most dynamic city. With an expert private guide and driver, learn about the city's history while touring French colonial-era landmarks, as well as the mid-century Reunification Palace and the War Remnants Museum. Visit interesting neighborhoods like Cholon (Saigon's Chinatown) and explore busy markets and temples. Perhaps stop for a refreshing Vietnamese iced coffee, or snack on a typical Vietnamese banh mi (baguette sandwich). If desired, browse the boutiques of Vietnamese designers and renowned art galleries and museums.

One day, take an excursion into the countryside to tour the Cu Chi Tunnels and observe a colorful religious ceremony at the Cao Dai Temple. Upon request, Artisans of Leisure can also arrange additional activities such as river boat rides, meeting with historians, visits to private homes, private musical performances, philanthropic activities, art and design touring, an excursion to the Mekong Delta, private cooking classes and tasting tours, and more.

Continue to Hoi An, an atmospheric port town and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Stay at a luxury beachfront resort, and experience the best of this centuries-old town during private touring. Visit the vibrant morning market, where stalls are piled high with fresh fish and produce. Explore the colorful backstreets, and tour well-preserved historic homes, temples, the Japanese Covered Bridge and other interesting attractions. Perhaps visit a local tailor for custom-made silk clothing, a Hoi An specialty, and enjoy a boat ride on the river. Also visit the nearby Museum of Cham Sculpture, as well as the Marble Mountains, which contain Buddhist cave temples. Upon request, we can arrange additional activities in and near Hoi An, such as visits to local villages, cooking lessons and farm visits, an excursion to the Cham ruins in My Son, biking through the countryside, or a silk lantern-making lesson at a Confucian temple. There will also be time to relax and enjoy your resort's beautiful architecture, spa and beach.

Next, travel to Hanoi, Vietnam's fascinating capital and intellectual center. During private touring, visit the city's most important historical attractions, such as the Temple of Literature, One Pillar Pagoda, the House on Stilts and Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum. Take an in-depth tour of Hanoi's incredible Old Quarter, where each street was historically dedicated to a specific trade or material, such as bamboo, silk and lacquer. While touring the narrow streets, learn about the history of the Old Quarter and its traditional architecture, and see how it has transformed into a fashionable district with cafes, art galleries and boutiques featuring the finest Vietnamese design and style. Explore Hoan Kiem Lake and leafy backstreets lined with beautiful French colonial-era buildings, many of which are now upscale restaurants. If desired, also visit Hanoi's top museums, such as the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology and the Vietnam Fine Arts Museum. One day, meet a culinary expert to tour one of Hanoi's excellent markets and sample local street food specialties like bun cha (barbecued pork with noodles) and pho cuon (fresh herb and beef rolls). Also attend a performance of Hanoi's renowned water puppet show, or attend a performance at the landmark Hanoi Opera House.

Fly to Bangkok. Enjoy a fascinating, private long-tail boat tour through Bangkok's canals. Visit Bangkok's most important attractions, including the Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaew, Wat Pho and Wat Arun. Learn about Buddhist practices and influences on daily life. Explore colorful markets selling textiles, flowers, Buddhist items, food and crafts. There will also be time to enjoy the world's leading spa, swim, shop for exquisite Asian art, and dine on some of Southeast Asia's best cuisine.

Continue to rural Chiang Mai in northern Thailand. Stay at one of Asia's most luxurious and atmospheric resorts, surrounded by mountains and lush fields of terraced rice paddies. During private touring, visit a revered mountaintop temple and see monks collecting their morning alms. One day, take an excursion to an elephant sanctuary and learn about these fascinating animals. Also explore Chiang Mai's historic temples and wonderful markets. Other optional activities can be arranged, upon request, such as golfing, hiking, biking, shopping excursions, family activities, in-depth Buddhist experiences, cooking classes, rice planting and more.

Itinerary Overview
Day 1 Arrive Saigon, Vietnam
Fast-track airport assistance through immigration. Private arrival transfer to hotel for 2 nights
Day 2 Saigon
Full-day private city tour, with option to visit Cu Chi Tunnels
Day 3 Saigon – Hoi An
Private transfer to airport for flight to Danang. Private arrival transfer to Hoi An resort for 2 nights, with touring en route
Day 4 Hoi An
Half-day private tour
Day 5 Hoi An – Hanoi
Private transfer to airport for flight to Hanoi. Private arrival transfer to hotel for 2 nights. Afternoon private city tour. Evening water puppet or opera house performance
Day 6 Hanoi
Morning private market and culinary tour. Afternoon flexible private touring and shopping
Day 7 Hanoi – Bangkok, Thailand
Private airport transfer for flight to Bangkok. VIP airport assistance. Private arrival transfer to hotel for 3 nights
Day 8 Bangkok
Full-day private city tour
Day 9 Bangkok
Half-day private city tour
Day 10 Bangkok – Chiang Mai
Private transfer to airport for flight to Chiang Mai. Private arrival transfer to resort for 4 nights
Day 11 Chiang Mai
Half-day private tour, including option for sunrise alms-giving
Day 12 Chiang Mai
Private excursion to elephant sanctuary or cultural touring. Private roundtrip transfer to night market
Day 13 Chiang Mai
Morning market visit and Thai cooking lesson or private cultural touring this morning
Day 14 Depart Chiang Mai
Private airport transfer

Hotels
Saigon:

Park Hyatt Saigon or The Reverie Saigon

Hoi An: Four Seasons Nam Hai
Hanoi: Sofitel Metropole Hotel
Bangkok: Mandarin Oriental Bangkok or Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok
Chiang Mai: Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai

Cost
$16,235 Per person (double occupancy)

Luxury Thailand Tours

Introduction to Thailand
(8 Days)
Bangkok, Chiang Mai

Classic Thailand
(9 Days)
Bangkok, Phuket or Koh Samui, Chiang Mai

Highlights of Thailand
(12 Days)
Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Golden Triangle, Phuket or Koh Samui

Thailand for Families
(10 Days)
Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Koh Samui

Essence of Northern Thailand
(10 Days)
Bangkok, Golden Triangle, Chiang Mai

Thailand for Foodies
(7 Days)
Bangkok, Chiang Mai

Romantic Thailand
(12 Days)
Bangkok, Phuket or Koh Samui, Golden Triangle, Chiang Mai

Wellness Tour of Thailand
(11 Days)
Chiang Mai, Bangkok, Phuket or Koh Samui

Multi-country Tours

Introduction to Vietnam & Thailand
(14 Days)
Saigon, Hoi An, Hanoi, Bangkok, Chiang Mai

Best of Thailand & Cambodia
(13 days)
Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Phuket or Koh Samui, Siem Reap

Angkor Wat, Bangkok & Chiang Mai
(10 Days)
Siem Reap (Angkor), Bangkok & Chiang Mai

Highlights of Thailand & Laos
(10 days)
Bangkok, Luang Prabang, Chiang Mai

Highlights of Thailand & Myanmar
(14 Days)
Bangkok, Yangon, Bagan, Mandalay, Inle Lake, Chiang Mai

Luxuries of Japan & Thailand
(12 Days)
Tokyo, Hakone, Kyoto, Bangkok, Chiang Mai

Perfect Days in Bali & Thailand
(13 Days)
Jimbaran Bay or Nusa Dua, Ubud, Bangkok, Chiang Mai

Discover Thailand & Bhutan
(12 Days)
Bangkok, Thimphu, Punakha, Paro, Chiang Mai

Best of Singapore & Thailand
(13 Days)
Singapore, Bangkok, Phuket or Koh Samui, Chiang Mai

Southeast Asia in Style
(20 days)
Hong Kong, Hanoi, Hoi An, Saigon, Siem Reap, Chiang Mai, Bangkok

Flavors of Southeast Asia
(16 Days)
Singapore, Saigon, Hoi An, Hanoi, Chiang Mai, Bangkok

Family Tour of Southeast Asia
(13 Days)
Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Siem Reap, Hong Kong

Journey Through Southeast Asia
(26 days)
Saigon, Hoi An, Hanoi, Siem Reap, Bangkok, Yangon, Bagan, Inle Lake, Luang Prabang, Chiang Mai

Testimonials

You are fabulous, the trip to Thailand went without a hitch! The travel guidance Artisans gave was more than trip knowledge but also the intelligence that only an experienced traveler would know.
~ A.F., Chicago, IL

Our family’s China and Thailand trip was incredible. Each place offered new experiences, amazing guides and spectacular hotels. We enjoyed all of the activities and Artisans of Leisure touches along the way.
~ R.S., New York, NY

Our trip to Thailand and Bhutan was terrific. We really appreciate that Artisans of Leisure’s staff is so knowledgeable about the destinations, and that your trips are so thorough.
~ A.R., New York, NY

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