SIC Tour : Limited departure , tour prices are based on a minimum of 4 participants. If less than 4 persons are booked, we will inform you 28 days before departure. You will be given the option of proceeding with the booking by paying the applicable surcharge or cancel free of charge.
Private Tour: Guarantee departure daily from Bangkok
Opentour Asia is pleased to welcome to Esan, the hidden in northeast of Thailand. Enjoy 5 days 4 nights at the land of treasure where nature, culture, local life, and memorable experience are waiting you to explore. We will depart from Bangkok , Nakhon Ratchasima, Khon Kean , Loei and end of the trip at Nongkhai where you can extend your journey to our neighbor country “ Laos”
DAY 1 BANGKOK – KHAO YAI ( Approximately 250 Kms.) (-/L/D)
Depart from bangkok to Pakchong, Nakhon Ratchasimawhere “Khao Yai” , the second largest national park in Thailand is located . It covers an area of 2,168 square kilometers, including evergreen forests and grasslands. We will take jungle trekking in the real jungle . where you can see 3,000 species of plants, 320 species of birds like red jungle fowl and green peafowl and 66 species of mammals, including Asiatic black bear, Asian elephant, gaur, gibbon, Indian sambar deer, pig-tailed macaque, Indian muntjac, dhole, and wild pig. After picnic lunch, visit Heo Narok, and Heo Suwat made famous from the film The Beach. Late afternoon transfer you to overnight at hotel.
DAY 2 KHAO YAI – KHONKAEN (Approx 300 Kms.) (B/L/D)
We drive to the heart of the north east where the culture and historical attractions are waiting. Here it looks if time stood still. In the small towns of Dan Kwian and Pak Tong Chai, We will visit a few factories where people still use their skills to make handmade pottery, continue Phimai Historical Park where we visit the beautiful Khmer ruins that were built in the same style as Angkor Wat in Cambodia, this area once belonged to the same country. We will have a traditional lunch at a 500 year old holy tree which is as big as a whole forest. In the afternoon drive to Khon Kean, the capital of central northeast of Thailand. After dinner, enjoy shopping at the walking street.
DAY 3 KHONKAEN – CHIANG KHAN (Approx 280 Kms.) (B/L/-)
In the morning visit Prathat Kham Kaen where located in wat Chetiyaphum. It dates back to the 20th century A.D. Today, the temple is beautifully renovated and landscaped. After that a stunning route along the Mekong river to Chiang Khan where we sleep in a teakwood guesthouse right at the banks of the Mekong river. Simple but very colorful accomodation with shared bathroom. There is a possibility to do a boat trip on the Mekong river or attend a dinner with traditional dance and music from the north east ( Price is not included on the package)
DAY 4 CHIANG KHAN – NONGKHAI (Approx 200 Kms) (B/L/D)
In the morning, we will have a chance to make merit with the monks. After late breakfast, we will drive along Maekong river where the beautiful scenery along with you. Visit some waterfalls and small village nearby. After Lunch, proceed to Wat Hin Mak Peng, where a meditation center in the forest tradition or Kammatthana (‘place of work’) tradition. The term refers to the place in the mind where the meditator initiates his exercise. In the afternoon check in at Nongkhai, enjoy shopping in Ta Sadech Market where located on the river. Dinner & Overnight in Nong Khai
DAY 5 NONGKHAI – Departure (B/-/-)
After breakfast, we will transfer you out across the border to continue trip in Laos or transfer you to Udonthani where catch the flight back to Bangkok.
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|Day||Standard Class||Deluxe Class|
|1. Khao Yai||Greenery Resort||Kirimaya Mountain Resort|
|2. Khon Kaen||Charoen Thani Princess Hotel||Centara Khon Kaen|
|3. Chiangkan||Baan Supichaya (RIVER VIEW)||Baan Supichaya (RIVER VIEW)|
|4. Nong Khai||Bussabong Fine Resort||Bussabong Fine Resort|
Our package prices are inclusive of transfers and tours by air-conditioned car/minibus/coach with English speaking guide, baggage handling, entrance fees, meals as specified in the program (full-board), accommodation in air-conditioned room with shower/bath), service charges and VAT.
Not included are other meals than mentioned in the program, surcharges for compulsory gala dinners, optional tours, expenditures of personal nature and domestic air ticket. Domestic air ticket Chiang Rai-Bangkok
Note: Small deviations in the tour program are sometimes necessary, depending on road conditions and availability of rooms.