This enriching behind-the-scenes journey includes visits to Bangkok, including a tour of the Royal Grand Palace; Chiang Rai, home of the Karen Long Neck Hilltribe; and Chiang Mai, with more than 300 temples. The tour is open to men and women. Guiding the tour is Spirit Journeys owner Howie Holben, who has traveled extensively in Southeast Asia and welcomes the chance to share this part of the world with others. The price is $3,195, based on double occupancy. The price includes tour guide, two business class flights (Bangkok to Chiang Rai, Chiang Mai to Bangkok), all bus and boat transportation, accommodations, entry fees, breakfast daily, six lunches and six dinners. Not included are airfare to and from Thailand, visa fees, airport taxes, gratuities, some meals and alcoholic beverages. Complete details are available here.
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