The Thailand Discovery guides you to vibrant cities and gorgeous white sand beaches on an exciting cultural adventure. Purchase exotic fruit and unique gifts while relaxing on a Thai Long Tail Boat through the Floating Market in Bangkok. Absorb the Long Neck Karen Tribe culture in Thaton and sit atop enormous elephants on a thrilling jungle ride. Cool off after a spicy Thai dish with a tasty Thai iced tea, swim in crystal clear water along Phuket Island, and venture through caves and islands in Phangna Bay via canoe. Complete your Thailand Discovery with an inexpensive, wonderful Thai massage.
Thailand Tour 2013
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Thailand's floating markets are one of the most photographed places in the country. They give an idea of how life was in the earlier days. Come and experience a very unique atmosphere you don't see in your hometown.
Without doubt the Grand Palace is Bangkok's most famous land mark. It was built in 1782 and was the home of the Thai King for 150 years. Not only is there incredible history behind it but its beauty is spectacular. The architecture in this Palace is fascinating and gives a remarkable insight on the creativity and work of the Thai people.
Wat Phra Keo is seen as the most important Buddhist temple in Thailand. In it is enshrined the Emerald Buddha carved from a single block of jade. No one is allowed near it except the King. Being very important to Thai people, Wat Phra Keo is very well decorated by holy buildings, statues and pagodas.
Reclining Buddha is located in the largest temple in Bangkok. Measuring 46metres long and covered in gold leaf, it is known all over the world. The Buddha's feet are 3 meters long and very well decorated in mother-of-pearl.
Chiangsaen is a town located right next to the Mekong River. The town itself is quite ordinary however it contains some ruins that provide archaeological evidence of its former glory as a 14th century kingdom. There is lots of rich history seen through these ruins such as temples, fortresses, Buddha images, moat and remnants of city walls.
See how people lived in ancient times. The Karen Tribe lives a simple life growing crops, taking care of their families, weaving and selling their handcrafts to tourists. They live in small bamboo huts on stilts just like ancient times. The neck ring's tradition now allows the children to decide whether they want to start wearing the rings or not.
is an excellent place to discover some of the real Thai culture. It is also best known for sea gypsies, a nomadic fishing minority believed to be of Melanesian descent. You will find incredible shells from Thai waters which are most sought after by collectors.