Thailand Self Drive – 8 Days Itinerary Summary from Bangkok to Chiang Mai

8 days Thailand Getaway – Itinerary summary and hotel details. Before my departure, there are some preparation work to be done.  These are the few action item: Action item/Checklist before departure: Plan your travel route and daily Itinerary Book air ticket in advance, preferably 3 to 6 months in order to secure a cheaper ticket …

Thailand Self Drive – Day 8 – Chiang Mai city tour of all temples

Thailand Self Drive – Day 8 – Chiang Mai – 31 Dec 2016 Breakfast at Mae Ping Imperial hotel The Mae Ping Imperial hotel is well located, clean, comfortable and offers a marvelous breakfast with so many options. The pool is great as well. I had a short rest beside the pool after the morning …

Thailand Self Drive – Day 7 – Chiang Mai – River Ride on Elephant in Mae Wang Camp

Thailand Self drive Chiang Mai – Elephant Camp – Day 7 – 30 Dec 2016 Tweechol Botanical Garden – tram ride, bicycle riding, petting zoo Today is the day 7 of our Self drive in Thailand and our highlight of the day is Elephant camp but before we checked out of the Horizon Hotel, we …

Thailand Self Drive – Day 5 – Chiang Rai – Golden Triangle and Long Neck Karen

Thailand self drive – Day 5 – Chiang Rai – 28 Dec 2016 Golden Triangle We stayed 2 nights in Chiang Rai with 2 different hotels.  We checked out around 9am and moved to our first destination, the Golden Triangle. From our hotel, Phufa Waree Chiangrai Resort to Golden triangle took us about 1 hour …

Thailand Self Drive – Day 4 – Chiang Rai – White Temple & Mae Fah Luang University

8 days Self Drive in Thai ~ Day 4 ~ Lampang to Chiang Rai ~ 27 Dec 2016 Jungle Breakfast at Lampang River Lodge  The weather in the morning was very chilling, we had to walk pass a suspension bridge to the restaurant for our breakfast.  I find the suspension bridge was pretty cool and I …

Thailand Getaway Self Drive – Day 2 – Ancient Ruins & Giant Buddha in Sukhothai Historical Park – Unesco Site

Thailand Getaway  Self Drive ~ Day 2 ~ Sukhothai – 25 Dec 2016. We checked out from 42C The Chic Hotel at Nakhon Sawan in the morning and moved toward Sukhothai, about 185km drive. Amazon Cafe, Gas station, 7 Eleven on Highway to Sukhothai We started our journey at about 9am plus and we were …

Thailand Self Drive – Day 1 – Ayutthaya Historical Park and Wat Mahathat

Bangkok Airport to Ayutthaya Day 1 : 24 Dec 2016 Arriving in Bangkok Airport – collecting rental Car We arrived in Bangkok Airport at around local time 9 + am and immediately we went to the Hertz car rental counter to collect our car.  There were few other car rental beside Hertz, there was also …