Taste of Thai Food Tour 4 days
This 4-day tour will help you explore every corner of the heart of Thailand, the bustling city of Bangkok, at the same time offer you the chance to join in some Thai Cooking Class…
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Activity Level Fairly Easy
Group Size Small Group
Taste of Thai Food Tour 4 days
• Explore the bustling city of Bangkok with its highlights as the Grand Palace, Temple of Emerald Buddha, Wat Pho, etc
• Exciting experience to take a Thai fruit carving lesson & Thai Cooking Class and learn how to choose ingredients & cook traditional dishes
• Have chance to enjoy various kinds of exquisite Thai cuisine
• Discover local lifestyle through the visit to hill tribes and shop local handicraft products
This 4-day tour will help you explore every corner of the heart of Thailand, the bustling city of Bangkok, at the same time offer you the chance to join in some Thai Cooking Class to help you learn about the ingredients used in local Thai cuisines. Taking this tour, you will also understand more about Thai’s lifestyles through memorial trip to local hill tribes as well as local markets with numerous handicraft products
Accommodation in a selected hotel
Meals as mentioned in itinerary (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
Private transport in air-conditioned vehicles
Water & tissues on coach
Local English-speaking guide
Entrance fees for mentioned visits
Cooking classes as in itinerary
International flights to/from Bangkok
Early check-in & late check-out surcharge
Meals not mentioned
Drinks not mentioned
Tips & gratuities for guide and driver
Others not mention
Bangkok - Thai Cooking Class
Activities:Learn the recipe of Thai food, visit Grand Palace & Temple of Emerald Buddha and enjoy Royal Thai Cuisine Dinner
Included:Dinner, guide, entrance fees, ground transportation, cooking class, hotel in Bangkok
Learn the secret recipe of Thai food. You will also learn the wonders of Thai herbs and spices, which not only make Thai cuisine popular the world over but also is healthy to have. Afternoon: Visit Grand Palace & Temple of Emerald Buddha. The Grand Palace has an area of 218,400 sq. metres and is surrounded by walls built in 1782. The length of the four walls is 1,900 metres. Within these walls, situated government offices and the Chapel Royal of the Emerald Buddha besides the royal residences. When Siam restored law and order after the fall of Ayutthaya (the previous capital of Siam), the monarch lived in Thonburi which is on the west side of the Chaophraya river. King Rama I, on ascending the throne, moved the centre of administration to this side of the Chao Phraya river and, after erecting public monuments such as fortifications and monasteries, built a palace to serve not only as his residence but also as his offices–the various ministries, only one of which remains in the palace. This palace came to be known as the Grand Palace, in which the earliest edifices contemporary with the foundation of Bangkok were the two groups of residences named the Dusit Maha Prasat and the Phra Maha Monthian. Evening: Royal Thai Cuisine Dinner. Taste sumptuous Royal Thai recipe e.g. Chicken Massaman, the world’s most delicious food, voted by CNN Go Readers
Activities:Learn Thai fruit carving lesson and Thai Cooking Class
Meal:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included:Breakfast, lunch, dinner, guide, fruit carving and cooking classes, hotel in Bangkok
Morning: Challenge yourself with Thai fruit carving lesson Lunch: Noodle lunch. Lunch with variety of Thai Noodles. The legacy of Chinese influence has been well adapted to be various types of exquisite Thai cuisine e.g. Phad Thai Afternoon: Another Thai Cooking Class & Dinner Evening: Khon (Thai classical masked play, initially enjoyed only by the Royal family)
Activities:Visit Koh Kred hill tribe, shop the local handicraft products
Meal:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included:Breakfast, lunch, dinner, guide, hotel in Bangkok
Morning: Koh Kred. The refuge of the Mon tribe. This piece of land became island because the canal was constructed to shortcut a bend of Chao Phraya River about a hundred years ago. Enjoy shopping the traditional Mon pottery, Taste the original recipe of the Mon food and especially variety of dessert. (Please note that as Koh Kred would be busy during the weekend and holiday, we might arrange the visit to be on weekday, by switching with other visits) Lunch: Thai – Mon delicacy Afternoon: Shop the local handicraft products selected as ‘One Tambon (Village), One Product’ or OTOP and learn how to cook the Thai delicacies, some of which is influenced by the trade with Portuguese a few hundred years back. Evening: Northeastern recipe dinner e.g. famous Som Tam (spicy papaya salad)
Activities:Join in Thai dessert cooking class and enjoy fresh market
Meal:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included:Breakfast, lunch, dinner, guide, cooking class, hotel in Bangkok
Morning: Thai dessert cooking class Lunch: Southern recipe Lunch. You will taste the southern spicy food. Afternoon: Fresh Market Enjoy slow pacing through the local fresh market, shop various types of spices, Thai curry paste, Thai curry powder. You may want to cook your favorite dish for your loved ones back in your homeland. Dinner: Northern recipe Dinner. The recipe is famous for its various local chili dipping sauce made from local, natural ingredients. Transfer to airport (end of tour with smile and happiness)
Recommended Accommodation for Your Journey
It is no doubt your journey enjoyment will be increased by a good choice of accommodation. Our well-established network with key hotel chains around Indochina area will bring you more benefits of competitive rates and guaranteed hotel quality with availability.
We pick hotels for you based on:
Location: most of properties we selected are either located in downtown area with main city attractions or close by main transportations. These conveniences will certainly improve your holiday experience.
Facility & Service Quality: all hotels are inspected strictly and regularly, must be with great performance on accommodating English speaking customers, and excellent feedbacks from our pervious clients as well.
Variety in Choice: many styles and grades of hotels are available for different budgets, tastes and culture backgrounds.
3-Star Class It will meet the basic requirements for a comfortable stay, good size and clean guest rooms with AC, TV, hot water, shower and private bathrooms. On-site restaurants with breakfast included and lunch or dinner at your own pick up. A small fitness center or spa can be expected.
4-Star Class Across Indochina, a wide range of comfortable boutique hotels are available with shopping, dining and entertainment facilities nearby. Featuring quality service, fully furnished rooms, restaurants, fitness center with spa (and swimming pool in most cases), the hotels are expected to offer an above-average accommodation experience.
5-Star Class Top-notch services and an extensive range of facilities for an excellent accommodation experience. Multiple restaurants on site and a wide range of choice for buffet breakfast, good size of swimming pool, fitness center and concierge service round out the experience
The Prices showed on our system is in USD (United State Dollar), INCLUDED Tax and Service Charge but EXCLUDED Bank Fee. Please check carefully the inclusion and exclusion of services before booking. Included and excluded services will also be listed in our confirmation email.
– Price is in United State Dollar (USD)
– Price is based on Double/Twin Occupancy accommodations.
– Price does NOT include surcharges for Bank Fee and other surcharges if any.
Before making a reservation, please check the price of the tour by filling the number of pax, choosing the departure date, and clicking “Check Rates” button in “Check Rates” tab. Click “Book It” button to reserve the accommodation type you prefer for the tour and process to the next step. Please select the optional transfer services or extra services of your choice from the list then click ‘Add To Cart’ button to navigate to the next step.
Re-check the services you would like to book then click “Submit Booking” (“Send My Inquiry” for Land Tours) to navigate to the final step. At the final step, fill your necessary information in the detail information form.
Please fill correct information, especially the email address and phone number so that we can contact with you to process the booking. Once finish filling the information, click “Submit” button to send the request to us.
Note: An automatic email will be sent to your email address and our salespeople will soon contact you regarding the reservation. In the meantime, you have successfully sent your request to us. Please remember to utilize our “Book Together” feature in reservation process to have more savings.
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Step 1: Check Rates
Fill in the numbers of adults, children and infants of your group, enter your departure date and click ‘Check Rates’ button, you will see the accommodation prices.
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If the services are fully booked and are not available, we will inform you and suggest other options. In case you no longer want to book these services, we will refund all of the deposit amount.
Notice: Your booking will NOT be confirmed until we send you the Confirmation email. The remaining balance can be paid later – before departure date. For some urgent bookings or special types of promotion, 100% of the total cost will be required.
Step 5: Final Payment
The full payment must be made before your departure date. The exact deadline will be confirmed by our travel consultant depending on each service you booked.
The remaining balance can be paid by Cash (VND, USD, AUD, EUR) or by credit card. For the customers who’re going to stay in Hanoi, we are able to setup a direct meeting to collect the final payment.
Notice: Payment by cash on arrival is only applied for trips starting from Hanoi and the arrival date is before the payment deadline (confirmed by our travel consultant). All currencies are exchanged by local rate.
At the end of booking process, on the “Make a booking” page, you can enter any special requests into the “Special Request” box before submitting your booking. Another easy way is sending us your special request directly by email.
The deposit is required to guarantee your reservation (tours, hotels, transfer, etc.). After receiving your deposit, we’re going to reserve the services for you. So the deposit is required to secure your booking. Normally, 30% of total cost will be required for deposit at the booking time. For some urgent cases or special types of promotion, we will require full payment at the booking time. Learn more: how to pay deposit
Normally Journey Expedition Travel includes two meals each day during tour: Breakfast and Lunch. You will have the freedom to make your own dinner choice.
It is normally served at the hotel where you stay. Depending on the hotel, the breakfast would be in western style, local style, or a combination.
Lunches are usually set menu at handpicked local restaurant with comfortable dining environment where you can rest assure to taste the local flavor. All restaurants arranged by Indochina Odyssey Tours selected carefully and evaluated constantly based on customer feedback and our on-site inspection.
Dinners will not be included in your meal plan unless you have that requirement. Enjoying the local food could be one of your best experiences in “tasty” Indochina area. This is why we provide you this flexibility of food choice. Your private guide will always give you good suggestions based on your preferences.
If you have certain food allergies or special requirements such as vegetarian food, let us know. We will do our best to accommodate your needs
You will have a private tour guide, private driver, and an air-conditioned vehicle escorting you at every destination you travel across Southeast Asia. This will provide you with maximized personal care, security, and flexibility
All tour guides of Journey Expedition Travel are qualified professionals and registered English Speaking Tourist Guides who are reassessed annually. All of our tour vehicles are clean and in excellent condition, manned with licensed & experienced drivers.
Private Tour Guide
You will always be greeted punctually on arrival at each destination airport. At every departure, you’ll be escorted & assisted until you have checked in and passed through the security checkpoint.
All of our tour guides in every destination are locals. Knowing the area well, they are good at guiding you around and telling background stories of the tour sites, as well as showing you the secret spots for best photos.
If any change of itinerary is needed for unexpected reasons, your private tour guides will be more than accommodating in suggesting alternatives to ensure that you always have a wonderful experience.
Private Vehicle & Licensed Driver
With our comfortable and safe private transportation, your tour will be more relaxing and less tiresome, keeping you in the best spirits to make the most out of your journey across Southeast Asia.
Your vehicle in each destination is air conditioned, insured, clean, and regularly maintained. Your private driver is licensed and always put your safety first.