Departure Date: 20/01/2020
Combine a little bit of culture and a lot of indulgence on this luxurious couple's getaway to Thailand. Enjoy special activities designed for two, connecting with Thai culture and with each other while exploring Bangkok and Chiang Mai. Then indulge with a week on Koh Lanta, a romantic tropical island. Flying with Etihad, this Thailand honeymoon will strike the perfect balance for you and your loved one.
Start your escape in Bangkok, soak up the romantic vibes at the Peninsula Hotel. With a riverside location, stylish décor and scenic views this is the perfect settings for couples. After relaxing at the hotel, head out for a drive through Bangkok’s old quarters to see the Grand Palace, the Royal Grounds and Ratchadamnoen Avenue all lit up in a dramatic fashion. After sightseeing, enjoy a lavish Thai dinner and some cocktails against the stunning backdrop of the Rattanakosin skyline. The perfect finish to an enchanting but laid-back first night in Thailand.
After exploring Bangkok and all it has to offer fly north to explore the ancient city of Chiang Mai. With old city walls, gates, moat and markets Chiang Mai is steeped in Thai history and culture. Get a chance to experience the magical view of Chiang Mai in the afternoon as the city lights begin to light up below. Receive an unforgettable private blessing ceremony and watch the evening chanting ceremony of the temple’s monks.
Leaving the hotel early the next morning you’ll have the opportunity to experience your own “Lanna” Thai traditional wedding. Once dressed in “Lanna” wedding costumes, your wedding ceremony will take. Your soul will be enlightened in order to establish your happy marriage life. While the sweet scent of incense fills the air, the monk will bless you with water and tie a symbolically 'binding' string around your wrists.
After immersing yourself in Thai traditional and ceremony it’s time to take in another highlight of Chiang Mai – The Elephants. Visit the Elephant Discovery Camp and meet an elephant mahout. Be introduced to the elephants and learn their story and daily lifestyle. Interact and play with the elephants under mahouts’ supervision and form a bond with them. Have fun bathing and soaking the elephants in a big pond.
After a week packed full of activities, it’s time to take a step back in the form of an island retreat. Fly to the beautiful southern Thai Koh Lanta island and stay at the Pimalai Resort and Spa. This island retreat is a perfect Thai honeymoon destination and has everything a newlywed couple would want. Peace, tranquillity, sunshine, a flawless white sand beach far enough away from the rest of the island’s hotels to make it blissfully peaceful. The resort covers 100 acres of lush tropical gardens and you can choose between contemporary Thai-style rooms and new pool villas.
Price is based on two adults sharing throughout this 14 day luxe tour taking in Bangkok, Chang Mai, and Koh Lanta Price includes return flights with Etihad Airways including one 23 KG bag each, Private Luxury car for all transfers and sightseeing tours, VIP Fast Track service on arrival at Bangkok and Chiang Mai Airport, Romantic honeymoon experience in honeymoon style accommodations with special benefits for honeymooners, Private traditional Lanna style wedding arrangement and Elephant Discovery Camp experience for a day. Depart from Dublin on 3rd February 2020.
From €6760 per person
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