A culinary destination that remains undiscovered, explore Thailand through the country’s authentic flavors from local dishes in off the beaten path regions to Bangkok’s Michelin Star chefs.

Bangkok (Days 1–3)

Bangkok welcomes more visitors than any other city in the world and it doesn’t take long to realize why. Bangkok is a city of contrasts with action at every turn. Marvel at the gleaming temples, catch a tuk tuk along the bustling Chinatown or take a longtail boat through floating markets. Food is another Bangkok highlight, from local dishes served at humble street stalls to haute cuisine at romantic rooftop restaurants.

Day 1

Welcome to Thailand – The Kingdom of Siam

Arrive in Bangkok. Transfer to hotel (40 min. drive). Check in at leisure.

Day 2

Discover the Michelin Restaurants in Bangkok & Central Thai Cuisine

8.0 Hrs.

Breakfast at leisure

9.0 Hrs.

Start your journey with a private guided Bangkok city tour to the “Wat Saket” or Golden Mount (15 min drive) for a wonderful Buddhist blessing and a fantastic view across the city.

12.0 Hrs.

Lunch at the One Michelin Star-Awarded Raan Jay Fai (5 min. drive / 10 min. walk) Jay Fai, or Auntie Fai, is known for her scorching portions of noodles with prawns and crab, cooked over charcoal fires. The eccentric chef wears ski goggles to protect her eyes from the hot oil sloshing around giant woks in her tiny shophouse.

14.0 Hrs.

Visit the Jim Thompson House (20 min. drive), the former home of James H.W. Thompson, a selfmade American entrepreneur who was the founder of the world-renowned Jim Thompson Thai
Silk Company. Return to hotel (10 min. drive).

16.0 Hrs.

Recover from jet lag with hosted in-suite Lebua Signature Oil Massage – a unique and specialized aromatherapy oil massage combined with selective Thai massage techniques. By applying force on pre-determined pressure points that function as our energy gateways, circulation is improved and stimulated and muscle tension is relieved.

18.0 Hrs.

Hosted sunset toast at the Flûte, A Perrier-JouëtBar, world's highest champagne bar. Hosted dinner by Chef Ryuki kawasaki at the Two Michelin Stars-Awarded Mezzaluna – Bangkok’s finest and highest restaurant on the 65th floor at Tower Club at lebua. At this top restaurant in Bangkok, breathtaking 180-degree city and river views are combined with fine European cuisine innovatively presented.

Day 3

Gastronomy Day Trip at “Baan Bang Plub” & Maeklong Railway Market

7.0 Hrs.

Breakfast at leisure

8.0 Hrs.

Depart to “Baan Bang Plub” community in Samutsongkram for a day trip (1 hr. drive) filled with fun activities, such as coconut plantation tour, learn how to make coconut palm sugar (a staple in Thai cooking!), and an opportunity to check out the famous “Talad Rom Hub” or Maeklong Railway Market which has a train running through the middle of the active market! (15 min. drive)

15.0 Hrs.

Return to Bangkok to explore “Siam Square” (1 hr. drive), the popular open-air shopping complex, shop and check out the Amazing Thai Taste Festival 2018 in Siam Square (venue located in Soi. 7, Hard Rock Cafe Bangkok, and See Fah Restaurant). The Amazing Thai Taste Festival is a fantastic stop for foodies if you happen to be in Bangkok around this time! The festival has booths from all sorts of vendors: street food, restaurants, even a cooking school! And it has a stage with live cooking demo and various performances.

18.0 Hrs.

Private “Best Eats Midnight Food Tour by Tuk Tuk” (6PM – 10PM) by Bangkok Food Tour.

Chiang Mai (Days 4–6)

Chiang Mai is a land of misty mountains and colourful hill tribes, a playground for seasoned travellers, a paradise for shoppers and a delight for adventurers. On a trip to Chiang Mai, the curious traveller can expand their horizons with Thai massage and cooking courses. Others will be bowled over by the variety of handicrafts and antiques. The wild child will find plenty of lively nightlife, and the epicure can indulge in wonderful cuisine. Despite its relatively small size, Chiang Mai truly has it all.

Day 4

Welcome to Chiang Mai – Home of the Best “Khao Soi”

8.0 Hrs.

Breakfast at leisure and hotel checkout.

9.0 Hrs.

Depart to airport for Chiang Mai bound (40 min. drive).

13.0 Hrs.

Start your journey with one of Chiang Mai’s signature dishes at “Khao Soi Khun Yai” (10 min. drive)

14.0 Hrs.

Head to “Wat Phra That Doi Suthep” or Doi Suthep Temple (50 min. drive), one of the most holy Buddhist sites in Thailand, an impressive embodiment of the Lanna (northern Thai) culture, and a symbol deeply cherished by the people of Chiang Mai.

17.0 Hrs.

Transfer to hotel (40 - 50 min. drive). Check in at leisure.

18.0 Hrs.

Hosted dinner by Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai

Day 5

Morning Market & Chiang Mai Night Food Tour

7.0 Hrs.

Depart to local morning market (a true gem among all markets) at “Mae Rim” to watch locals haggling, preparing delicious Thai treats, and monks collecting alms. Visiting the morning market gets you a unique glimpse of the typical Thai life.

9.0 Hrs.

Breakfast at hotel (hotel to/from market 10 min. drive).

10.0 Hrs.

Hosted Thai cooking class at Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai followed by lunch.

14.0 Hrs.

Enjoy hotel facilities at leisure.

18.0 Hrs.

Private “Chiang Mai Night Food Tour by Local Truck” (6PM – 10PM) with Chiang Mai Food Tour. Explore the “Tha Pae Walking Street” (Sunday Walking Street) and/or “Nimmanhemin” (Nimman Road). Treat your taste buds to the experience of a lifetime with Chiang Mai street food at night. After the moon comes up, cruise along Chiang Mai streets via the city’s iconic local truck, Rod
Daeng, to visit most favourite places to eat at night. Taste a variety of savory street food menus, including the local Pad Thai, Thai style sausage, E-sann food or bugs (if you dare). Between bites, visit old-town landmarks amd temples for a different perspective from the busy day time scene.

Day 6

Elephant Daycare Experience & “Lanna” or Northern Thai Food – The Sleeping Beauty of World Cuisine

7.0 Hrs.

Breakfast at leisure.

7.30 Hrs.

Depart to “Patara” elephant farm (1 hr. drive) to get hands on experience on participating, sharing responsibilities, and taking care of an elephant. “Elephant day care” (morning session 7:30AM – 1PM). Return to hotel (1 hr. drive).

16.0 Hrs.

Enjoy facilities at Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai.

18.0 Hrs.

Experience an authentic “Lanna” or Northern Thai food at “Baan Rai Yam Yen” (10 min. drive)

Phuket (Days 7–9)

Phuket is among the world’s finest beach destinations, with fine white sands, nodding palm trees, glittering seas and lively towns. It has something for any taste and budget, with hundreds of hotels to choose from, a wide choice of dining and partying options. Aside from visiting the fantastic attractions of Thailand’s biggest island, you can take an exhilarating speedboat trip to the many nearby tropical paradises, including the famous Phi Phi Islands, or enjoy a serene cruise around the mystical Phang Nga Bay. Phuket is blessed with more than 30 amazing beaches to choose from.

Day 7

Welcome to Phuket & Southern Thai Cuisine – The “City of Gastronomy” by UNESCO

7.0 Hrs.

Breakfast at leisure and hotel checkout.

8.0 Hrs.

Depart to airport for Phuket bound (15 - 40 min. drive).

13.0 Hrs.

Start your journey at “Pae Kruvit” Seafood Raft, Phuket's “Krachang” Floating Restaurants in “Laem Hin” area, (40 min. drive & long-tail boat). A fun brief long-tail boat ride from Laem Hin Pier. The restaurants usually buy fresh seafood from other fishermen and rear the produce until the right time, keeping fish, crabs, prawns and other seafood in floating wood-and-net enclosures. Return to hotel at leisure.

15.0 Hrs.

Transfer to hotel (45 min. drive). Check in at leisure.

19.0 Hrs.

Hosted dinner at “NHAMYAA”, Thai restaurant in COMO Point Yamu inspired by Thai street food cooking.

Day 8

Phuket Night Food Tour & Old Town's Magical Lights

7.0 Hrs.

For a true taste of local breakfast, head over to “Boonrat” Dim Sum (40 min. drive). The venue opens bright and early at 6am, and the place is packed each morning with diners eagerly seeking out the restaurant’s famous dim sum. The menu is extensive, with a variety of dumplings and stuffed buns to choose from. Travelers wishing to sample the best dim sum dishes will want to arrive early, as the tastiest options go fast.

11.0 Hrs.

Depart to COMO Beach Club hosted by COMO Point Yamu Phuket. Enjoy a true beach vacation experience on an intimate secluded beach followed by seafood BBQ lunch by the beach, swimming, and watersports activities such as kayaking, paddle boarding, and windsurfing (40 mins journey from COMO Point Yamu via hotel shuttle transfer to pier & private boat). Depart to hotel at 3PM.

16.0 Hrs.

Private “Phuket Night Food Tour & Old Town's Magical Lights” (4PM – 9PM) with Phuket Food Tour. Explore beyond Phuket's beaches and discover an authentic foodie experience at night in Phuket Old Town, a UNESCO's City of Gastronomy since 2015. Dive into the vibrant food scenes of the quarter, a cluster of multi-culture cuisines, offering Southern Thai, Chinese, Muslim, and even a mix of every culture known as Baba or Peranakan. As we hop restaurants and street vendors famous for local diners, we can see the area's heritage buildings lit up, a truly romantic and impressive atmosphere to enjoy. The tour finishes at the night market where you can pick up cute hand-made souvenirs for your homies.

Day 9

Sea Cave Exploration

8.0 Hrs.

Breakfast at leisure.

11.0 Hrs.

Depart hotel and join the “Hong by Starlight” with “John Gray’s” Sea Canoe. Enjoy an afternoon sea cave exploring literally inside Phang Nga Bay’s marine geology including the caves and hidden lagoons (trip starts mid-day to avoid the crowds). After a detailed briefing, your professional guide paddles you and your partner through “Tidal Nape” Sea Caves literally inside Phang Nga Bay’s marine limestone karstic islands into “Hongs“(Thai for “Room”) The hidden cliff-lined lagoons are populated with macaques, water monitors, kingfishers, mudskippers, egrets, Sea Eagles and Brahminy Kites. We finish after dark by floating your own self-made flower “Kratong” in a spiritual and spectacular Natural light show. Eating our delicious seafood-vegan buffet on the trip back, you return to the pier two hours after sunset. Drop off hotel at 9/10PM.

Bangkok (Days 10–11)

Day 10

Back to Bangkok for More Thailicious

8.0 Hrs.

Breakfast at leisure and hotel checkout.

9.0 Hrs.

Depart to airport for Bangkok bound (40 min. drive).

14.0 Hrs.

Lunch at Michelin Plate “Sri Trat” Rustic Eastern Thai Cuisine (30 min. drive). Trat is a province on the eastern seaboard of Thailand known for fiery seafood and curries, and
the owners of Sri Trat brought this famed regional food to the capital to much fanfare. The star in
the kitchen is the owner's mother - you'll find a funky mural of her in the dining room. The menu is
a roll-call of her favourite recipes, including Thai-style chilli dips, homemade fish sauce, and stirfried
noodles with soft shell crab. Don't miss the massaman curry with young durian or the
anchovy and minced pork chilli dip.

15.0 Hrs.

Transfer to hotel (20 min. drive). Check in at leisure.

19.0 Hrs.

Hosted dinner by Siam Kempinski at One Michelin Star-Awarded “Sra Bua By Kiin Kiin”.

Day 11

Depart Bangkok