Start your adventure by experiencing the excitement of Bangkok with a stay at the luxury Anantara Riverside Bangkok. Set on the banks of the sacred Chao Phraya River, the hotels puts a range of attractions close at hand with the help of the hotels shuttle boat, whilst within the hotel you can indulge in the luxury service with a range of tempting dining choices and other facilities. From Bangkok, it’s time to delve deeper and explore the multiple facets of Thailand with the ‘Journey to Sukhothai’ tour.
Taking you through charming towns off the beaten track and onto the area considered the birthplace of Thai culture, Sukhothai, you can embrace the vibrant culture of the country. Before ending your time in Thailand, experience another side of the exotic country with a beachfront stay in the stunning area of Krabi. Set on the white sands of Tub Kaek Beach, the Amari Vogue resort provides an intimate getaway, ideal for pure rest and relaxation in beautiful tropical surroundings. Spend your days lazing by the outdoor pool and indulging in the Breeze Spa or head out and explore with the shuttle bus down to Ao Nang.
- Dine on fresh seafood with spectacular sunset views in Krabi
- Explore Bangkok with the complimentary shuttle boat
- Admire the ancient temples and Buddha statues in Sukhothai Historical Park
- Departs: london
- Arrives: bangkok, Thailand
- Departs: bangkok, Thailand
- Arrives: krabi, Thailand
- Departs: krabi, Thailand
- Arrives: london
Anantara Bangkok Riverside Resort and Spa
- Deluxe Premier
- Bed and Breakfast
- River cruise fine dining experience
- Superb riverfront location
- Tranquillity in the city
Located in a desirable location on the banks of the Chao Praya River, Bangkok's main waterway, Anantara Bangkok Riverside Resort and Spa is within easy reach of The Mall Shopping Centre of Tha Phra as well as the Grand Palace complex and the temple of Wat Arun, home to an impressive golden reclining Buddha. With 407 elegantly designed rooms decorated in relaxing neutral colour shades with Thai silks and wooden floors, the hotel offers all modern amenities. Facilities include a full service signature spa offering a range of pampering experiences, an outdoor tennis court, a health club and an outdoor pool. Dining options include several restaurants and even the option to dine whilst cruising the river or enjoy a romantic private dining experience. There is even a Thai cookery school!
The breakfast was fabulous. The ferry shuttle was excellent which was very much needed as the hotel is quite a distance from Bagkok centre. Pleasant room with comfortable bed.
Gaynor Oconnor reviewing Anantara Bangkok Riverside Resort and Spa (14-Dec-2016)
Journey to Sukhothai
- As Per Itinerary
- As Per Itinerary
- Wander off the beaten track
- Experience a tranquil Rice Barge cruise
- Wander amongst ancient ruins in Sukhothai
Delve in and discover Thailand’s rich and vibrant heritage by stepping off the beaten track and travelling to the intriguing province of Sukhothai via the idyllic rural town of Uthai Thani. Translates to the ‘Dawn of happiness’,Sukhothai is considered to be the birthplace of modern Thai culture with its UNESCO World Heritage Sites and unique history. Enjoy an adventure discovering the first capital of Siam where you’ll find ancient temples, ornate architecture and impressive Buddha statues alongside warm local welcomes and a relaxed ambience that runs through the rustic town.
Day 1: Head to Sukhothai via Uthai Thani
Begin your adventure with an early start! At approximately 06:30, you’ll leave the bustling streets of Bangkok behind for a scenic drive to the north of the capital, to the charming town of Uthai Thani where you can truly explore local life in Thailand.
A small and rural town on the edge of the Sakaekrang River, Uthai Thani is off the beaten track for foreign tourists, but offers an insight into day to day life in the countryside with an opportunity to visit the local morning market along the banks of the river. You will also have the chance to explore the impressive Wat Chataram ( Wat Thasung) with its stunning Crystal Hall and Golden Grand Shine before taking an idyllic river cruise on a traditional Rice Barge where you can sit and watch local life unfold.
After lunch on board the boat, it is time to head onwards to the spiritual region of Sukhothai, a truly important province in Thai heritage. Translated to ‘Dawn of Happiness’, Sukhothai is considered the birthplace of Thai culture with a UNESCO World Heritage City steeped in history and a rich culture just waiting to be explored! Enjoy exploring the mystical city for the rest of the afternoon before enjoying dinner and a classical Sukhothai show.
Lunch and Dinner included
Overnight in Sukhothai
Day 2: Exploring the sights of Sukhothai
After breakfast you have the chance to learn and experience for yourself the traditional agriculture methods of the local farmers including rice planting at ‘The Organic Agriculture Project’ as well as enjoying a delicious organic lunch.
Following on from lunch, it’s time to explore the intriguing Sukhothai Historical Park, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Wander amongst mystical Buddha statues and stunning temples scattered amongst tranquil waterways and lush gardens that were once the centre of the ancient capital of the Sukhothai kingdom.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner included
Overnight in Sukhothai
Day 3: Depart Sukhothai for Bangkok
After an early breakfast it is time to leave the intriguing city behind for a mid-morning flight back to Bangkok to carry on the adventure
Amari Vogue Resort
- Bed and Breakfast
- Sublime Thai sunsets
- Fantastic dining options
- Spacious rooms with balconies
£1629 per person
Your holidays include:
- Representation Services
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