Saturday 27 Jan 2018
Chiang Mai - Udon Thani
Picked up from hotels.
Depart for Udon Thani.
Arrive at Udon Thani Airport.
Explore Ban Chiang archeological site of which history can be dated back to 3,400-4,400 BC. The site was
declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1992 with its unique pottery.
Check-in at Brown House Hotel.
Hotel inspection at Brown House Hotel.
Dinner at Samuay & Sons Restaurant. The contemporary cuisine restaurant has one of the best of Thai cooking
secrets. It serves creative Thai food focusing on local ingredients and make new twists by combining Thai
traditional recipe with fresh ingredients.
Get back to the hotel and stay at your leisure.
Sunday 28 Jan 2018
Udon Thani - Kumpawapi - Nong Khai
Depart for Ban Diam pier, Kumpawapi District (35 kms. from Udon Thani town).
Light breakfast at Ma Der Bua Restaurant at Ban Diam pier.
Cruise Nong Han Lake and watch millions of water lilies gradually bloom in the morning. Red water lilies
covers the area of 600 acres of the lake, creating impressive view.
Depart for Ramasun Military Camp. Its 7th Radio Research Field Station houses a well-kept secret tunnel
built during the Cold War period (1969-1976). The tunnel remains in good shape until now.
Lunch at Krua Khun Nid (I-San food) in Udon Thani town.
Proceed to Nisachol Shop which produces exquisite hand woven fabrics, naturally dyed silk & cotton.
Enjoy with local fabric workshop.
Check-in and inspect VANA Wellness Resort.
Dinner at Le Kong restaurant.
Return to the hotel.
Monday 29 Jan 2018
Nong Khai - Vientiane - Udon Thani - Bangkok
Check-out and transferred to Nong Khai Railway Station.
Depart for Vientiane by train which crosses the Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge which spans over Mekong River.
Arrive at Tha Na Laeng Station and explore attractions in Laotian capital city.
Visit Royal Temple of Haw Phra Kaew, the ancient temple derives its name from the Emerald Buddha.
Thailand’s most highly revered Buddha image.
Visit Pha That Luang or the Great Stupa, the most sacred monument in the country which is believed to
contain a relic of the Lord Buddha.
Visit Patuxai Monument, which is well known as Vientiane’s own Arc de Triomphe. Completed in 1968, the war
monument is dedicated to those who fought in the struggle for independence from France.
Visit Traditional Laos lifestyle and the historical civilizations building.
Lunch at Pho Zaab Restaurant.
Get back to Thailand by crossing the Thai – Lao Friendship Bridge by van.
Head to Nong Khai. (22 kms.)
Proceed to Udon Thani town.
Ride the Sky Lab, local motorized tricycle, to UD Town Outdoor Shopping Mall.
Arrive at Udon Thani Airport and check in.
Depart for Bangkok.
Arrive at Suvarnabhumi International Airport.
Remark: the itinerary is flexible and subject to change without prior notice.