Tour 60A Thailand: Solo Travellers at 60 - 15 Days

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This 15 day, 14 nights, Thailand tour is designed especially for those who travel solo and are over 60. No single supplement and you will still get your own room and a guaranteed departure even for one only.

*While designed for solos at 60 or + it is most certainly not restricted to them. All ages and/or circumstances are just as welcome. One price per person fits all.

It is for those that want slow, comfortable & relaxed travel with most of this done on day trains.  Sit back and watch the world pass by.

We will stay in three-star accommodation for 10 nights plus 2 nights 4 -star & 2 nights two-star where the location is what counts.

Perfect for those who want to see the sights and experience the local culture also.  All in holiday relaxation mode. You will have an over 60s Tour Coordinator who has lived in the region for many years.

Only 4  first Sunday of the month departures in February, May, June & October 2020.

Start in Chiang Mai with a cooking course and the Sunday walking street market plus the every night, night bazaar and you will see why Chiang Mai is a fav with all travellers.

Then a short van ride through the mountain scenery to the magical town of Pai.  In a valley surrounded by blue mountains sits Pai. A half-day tour of the attractions is included.

You will also stay in central Phitsanulok and visit the old city of Sukhothai from there.  Then on to the historical but now monkey ruled town of Lopburi for its historical ruins and a real Thai night time street food market experience with the locals.

Back on the train to the always amazing capital of Bangkok where you will see why it is the most visited city in the world.   From Bangkok, there will be a fulls days tour to the Bridge on the River Kwai as well as an evening buffet dinner boat cruise on the Chao Praya River.

Plenty of free time to relax by the pool, explore on your own or shop in some of the best places for this in all S.E. Asia.

Expect to see real Thailand plus many of the more famous attractions.  Expect less time travelling and more time relaxing/exploring/shopping.    Expect to be surprised and delighted at every step along the way. Expect real as good as it gets local Thai food you will never see back home.

Do not expect to find a better value tour anywhere else.

Day 1
DAY 1

Tonight our Thailand for Solo at 60 travelers small group tour will stay in; CHIANG MAI – Our Thailand small group tour officially starts when we check into our Chiang Mai accommodation.

A welcoming dinner will be had in the evening.

As it’s a Sunday you will be able to explore the Sunday walking street market which will amaze and delight you. D.

Day 2
DAY 2

CHIANG MAI – A free day to relax by the pool if jet lag wishes it or explore the Northern Thai capital. Just a few of the easy to visit sights by foot, Tuk Tuk or Sawngthaew, (share taxi), include Wat Phra Singh, Wat Chedi Luang, Wat Jet Yot and Wat Phan Tao among dozens of others.

If you don’t temple out there is still the mountain top temple of Phra That Doi Suthep, approx fifteen kilometres away in a national park.

For shoppers, it doesn’t get much better than Chiang Mai. After a day at Central Festival, (do you really need a modern Mall?), Worowat Market, and/or dozens of other speciality shops all over the place you can barter hard at the famous Night Bazaar. Arts and crafts, textiles, silver and clothing are but a few of the great bargains to be had in Chiang Mai. B.

Day 3
DAY 3

CHIANG MAI – Now even more relaxed you can continue exploring more of the above. In the late afternoon we will do a Thai cooking course before making a party out of all you have created plus some extra dishes just in case. B.D.

Day 4
DAY 4

Tonight our Thailand group tour will stay in; PAI – Today by mini bus takes our small group tour to a very special town in Thailand. Situated in a valley surrounded by beautiful mountain scenery, Pai has an aura all of its own.

Pai is possibly the chill out capital of Thailand, especially in low season. A vibrant night life of music, restaurants and bars is just the beginning. B.

Day 5
DAY 5

PAI – Today a local operator will take you on a tour of all the local highlights while always surrounded by the magical mountain scenery. B.

Day 6
DAY 6

CHIANG MAI – At leisure we will return for another night in Chiang Mai.

Another stroll down the night bazaar perhaps for some more bargain souvenirs. B

Day 7
DAY 7

Tonight our Thailand small group tour package will stay in; PHITSANULOK – Heading south today by train after breakfast we will arrive mid afternoon at the Central plains town of Phitsanulok. (P-Lok to the locals). After some time to relax you may wish to dine in a nearby riverside night market where some flying vegetables may also entertain us. B.

Day 8
DAY 8

PHITSANULOK – Today a local operator will take you on a tour of the old city of Sukhothai which is now a UNESCO heritage listed Historical Park,

Sukhothai was the first capital of then Siam or present-day Thailand dating from 1238.

It is considered the golden age of Siam. A charming experience for all. B.

Day 9
DAY 9

Tonight our60s+ solos small group Thailand tour will stay in; LOPBURI – Another shorter train experience will see our small group tour in the once important historical, but now monkey ruled town of Lopburi.

Lopburi is one of the oldest cities in Thailand dating back to before the 11th century which accounts for some of the Khmer style architecture of the old temples. B.

Day 10
DAY 10

LOPBURI – A free day in the historical section of old Lopburi to explore the many ruins right beside or close to our accommodation.

These include The former royal palace of Phra Narai Ratchaniwet, Wat Phra Si Ratana Mahathat, Prang Khaek and Prang Sam Yot with the latter usually covered in the local monkey population.

We may also see a monkey or two roaming freely around town.

Lopburi also has a great night food vendors market which sets up daily in the nearby streets for dinner with the locals. Another chance to taste some great Thai food that very few tourists get to try.

Hoi Tawt, (mussels in batter), is just one of the local favourites that can be had for a few baht only. Bring a beer or other cold drink to your roadside table and enjoy.

A truly local experience. B.

Day 11
DAY 11

Tonight our Thailand small group travel tour will stay in; BANGKOK – Our final, shorter train ride will see us in the worlds most visited city of Bangkok.

It won’t take you long to understand why so many love the Big Mango. A truly amazing city.

We will transfer to our hotel with the quintessential Thai experience of a Tuk Tuk ride through the chaotic Bangkok traffic. B.

Day 12
DAY 12.

BANGKOK – Today is put aside to do exactly as you please. From a day by the pool and a Thai massage or for the more energetic there is so many choices on what to do and see. You Tour Coordinator always on hand to give advice and point you in the right direction.

Maybe Wat Phra Kaew & the Grand Palace, Wat Pho, Wat Arun, MBK or Siam shopping centres.

Or take a public transport boat with the locals on the Chao Phraya express for some local culture & markets in Nonthaburi.

Just a few of the dozens of other options include Vimanmek Teak Mansion, Chinatown, Wat Traimit, Jim Thompsons House, Silom or Sukhumvit road shops.

Only the dullest of the dull would be bored in Bangkok. In the evening we will take a buffet dinner boat cruise on the Chao Praya river to see the city lights. D.

Day 13
DAY 13.

BANGKOK – Today an early start with a local operator will take you on a full days tour to the Bridge on the River Kwai in Kanchanaburi with other sights along the way also including a floating market and the tallest Buddha Stupor in the world. A light lunch is included. B. L.

Day 14
DAY 14

BANGKOK – A final day in Bangkok for more exploration and/or shopping. As its a Sunday the gigantic Chatuchak week end market will be a good choice for the latter. In the evening a farewell dinner will be had. B. D.

Day 15
DAY 15

Our Thailand Solo at 60 small group tour tour is officially over after we check out of our Bangkok accommodation. An airport transfer is included also. B.

You can now return home relaxed after having your own comfortable solo accommodation and we traveled in a more relaxed way than anybody else at better value for money also. But best of all was that you experienced real Thailand as well as ticking off a number of the more famous must see attractions.

AUD$5,350.

  • Per Person - OWN ROOM.

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Tour 60A Thailand: Solo Travellers at 60

Trip Facts

  • Solo traveller; AU$5,350

  • Chiang Mai – Pai – Phitsanulok – Sukhothai old city – Lopburi -Bangkok – River Kwai –

  • Four-star hotel, (2 nights). Three-star hotels, (10 nights). Two-star hotel, (2 nights).

  • Train – Bus – Taxi

  • Chiang Mai cooking course – Half day tour of the Pai valley – Half day tour of Sukhothai historical park – A full days tour to the Bridge on the River Kwai from Bangkok – A dinner boat cruise in Bangkok.

  • 19 meals included as per itinerary. B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner