Thursday 8th of November 2018 until Monday 30th of September 2019
Mekhala Overnight Cruise - 2 Days / 1 Night - from $905* per person (with Exotic Holidays).
Relax and enjoy this luxurious cruise along the Chao Phraya River. Your journey on the Mekhala allows you to catch a glimpse of the real Thailand - traditional wooden riverside houses, glittering temples, lush green jungle foliage, laughing children playing in the water and all at a peaceful gentle pace.
Day 1: Bangkok – Mekhala on the River (D) Pick up at hotel in Bangkok and transfer to the embarkation pier to board the Mekhala. Cruise up the Chao Phraya River with spectacular views of the Grand Palace and the Temple of Dawn. Visit fresh market at Pathum Thani, where local people shop for food, fresh produce and a variety of Thai sweets. At sunset, dock at Wat Kai Tia, a temple set in a tranquil rural village. An exquisite candlelight dinner of mouth-watering Thai cuisine is served on the deck. Overnight on board.
Day 2: Mekhala on the River – Bangkok (B/L) Cruise to the small village of Baan Saladang, an old Mon community who migrated from Burma to this area in the early 19th century. The villagers here have successfully maintained their traditional life style, customs and natural surroundings. See a collection of wellpreserved typical Thai houses in this charming village. Later disembark and travel to Bang-Pa-In, where you will visit Summer Palace, which represents a fine example of Thai architecture. Continue by long-tail boat to the ancient capital of Ayuthaya. Visit the idyllic ruins of the once glorious capital destroyed by the Burmese. Late afternoon transfer back to your hotel in Bangkok.
Includes: Accommodation for 1 night, meals as per itinerary, transfers and sightseeing as indicated, water, tea & coffee, local English speaking guides, boat transfers and entrance fees.
Conditions: * It is our policy to present the cost of our flights & holidays inclusive of all airport and government charges. Please accept however that these charges are not within our control, therefore we reserve the right to pass on any increase. Travel agent professional service fees where charged, will be additional to the advertised prices.