The Kingdom of Thailand is full of wondrous things to experience! Incredible THAILAND PALACES, unbelievable SCUBA DIVING, THAI ELEPHANT trekking, TIGER parks, GREAT GOLF, some of the best DINING in the world, Formula 1 go carts, some of the best shopping deals in the world, custom tailored clothing, the list goes on and on.
No matter when you go you will have good weather and a fun time. Thailand is equatorial. The warmest month is May. The coolest is November. There is only about 12 degrees F difference between the two. The month with the most rain is July and the least rain is March.
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Thailand is a feast for the senses — Noted by tourists from all over the world as one of the most EXOTIC and EROTIC destinations on earth. From Bangkok's eye-catching neon streets to mouthwatering dishes spiked with chilies and basil to the scent of incense permeating a Buddhist monastery in the countryside, this Southeast Asian country has something for every traveler.
Thailand is affectionately called, by all the travel writers, "Land of Smiles". This is because the people there are so friendly and smile all the time and that always brings a smile to the face of visitors. Its natural beauty can only be matched by its people's easygoing nature and deeply rooted spirituality, all qualities that have made the country the most popular destination in Asia.
Thailand's beaches are mythical: tall palms angle over pearlescent sand, coral gardens flourish in the shallow seas and beach parties are liberally lubricated with alcohol and fun. With a long coastline and jungle-topped islands anchored in azure waters, Thailand is a tropical getaway for the hedonist and the hermit, the prince and the pauper. The nightlife in Thailand is second to none; with the local ladies always looking to "Hook-up" with the tourists.
No matter what draws you to the country first, a Thai meal will keep you hooked. Adored around the world, Thai cuisine expresses fundamental aspects of Thai culture: it is generous and warm, outgoing and nuanced, refreshing and relaxed. And it is much more delicious in its native setting. Each Thai dish relies on fresh and local ingredients – from pungent lemongrass and searing chillies to plump seafood and crispy fried chicken. With a tropical abundance, a varied national menu is built around the four fundamental flavors: spicy, sweet, salty and sour.
Bangkok is a city much like New York in that it is cosmopolitan, sultry, cultural, exotic, erotic, and typically captivates every person who travels there. There are golden palaces and temples that will astound you. There are fascinating cultural differences that actually draw you into their lifestyle. It is one of the safest cities in the world and one of the few countries left on earth where the people there actually LOVE Americans. An interesting fact is that more than half a million Americans visit Thailand per year and of them about 60,000 go to there for medical services since some of the best hospitals in the world are in Bangkok and health care costs are about 1/5 of that in the states.
Pattaya beach is very similar in sight, smell, and raunchiness to that of New Orleans French quarter but many times bigger. It is just a 2 hour drive outside the capitol with over a million residents and it is dedicated exclusively to the sultry, sexy nightlife with more than 800 night clubs, go-go bars, discos, and hip-hop clubs; and everything is dirt cheap there! It is a place that everyone should experience and you can easily get addicted to their style of living. You can shop till you drop for just about any commodity in both the gleaming new malls and the seeding street vendors. We indulge ourselves into it every aspect of this sexy sultry town.
It is a guarantee that once you visit this exotic land you will find it hard to leave!
Bangkok: Much like New York City, space is a real commodity, and hotels rooms and even the 4 and 5 star high rise hotels in downtown in the business district of Bangkok are often quite small. We however have contracts with several hotels that have very spacious rooms. Although our package provides for superior class rooms, these hotels also have deluxe accommodations as well as large multi room suites for those clients who prefer more spacious and luxurious accommodations.
Pattaya: The hotels we use in Pattaya Beach are classified as 3+ star accommodations. We choose them largely based on their proximity to where the "action" is and also based on our past good experiences with them.
Cambodia: The hotels we use for the United Nations world heritage tour of Ankor Wat are all 4 star boutique hotels in the city of Siam Reap.
Daytime activities during our stay are typical of all tourists that visit Thailand are. We'll do a city tour using the various methods of transportation that include the Skytrain, tour buses, and riverboat. We will visit many of the great golden temples and the Royal Grand Palace of the King as well as both the ancient old capitol city and the new gleaming modern shopping districts of this vast metropolis. We will go Elephant Trekking, visit a sanctuary where you can pet Bengal Tiger cubs, fee wild crocodiles, and shake hands with orangutans. Of course no visit to Bangkok would be complete without visiting the red light district it is so famous for, and we will get traditional Thai massages for only $5 per hour as well as many other spa services for pennies on the dollar.
The nightlife in Thailand is wonderfully bizarre, classically outrageous and by far unrivaled by any place on earth. We will take you to all the best night clubs, beer bars, Discos, Go-Go clubs, and strip clubs which have shows that will either offend you or they will astound you. In either case you won’t believe what you see. We will also take to some of the best theater shows in the country.
Thailand is a country where your dollar goes extremely far. There are two reasons for this. First is that every US dollar is equivalent to approximately 28-35 (depending on market) Thai dollars or unit of currency called the Thai "Baht". Second is that certain items in Thailand are produced there by hand and the wages are very, very low. For example, Thailand is known for the finest silk in the world. The silk worms are farmed and the material is loomed by hand. Hence you can buy HAND TAILORED CUSTOM MADE SUITS, SHIRTS AND TIES, (for both ladies and men) in the latest fashions for NEXT TO NOTHING. We have relationships with the best tailors in Thailand and will connect you with them.
Thailand is also known for the highest quality GEMSTONES in the world (except for emeralds-Columbia holds that distinction) and labor being cheap there, they are cut and ground at a very low cost and therefore can be purchased at ridiculously low prices. For example; you can purchase a 40 carat amethyst of exceptional color, for about 1/10 of what it would cost you on Jewelers Row in NYC or Philadelphia. We have ongoing relationships with the largest jewelry and gemstone manufacturer IN THE WORLD.
There are many other commodities that are available in Thailand that can be purchased at huge discounts over import stores in the states. Things like GOLD INLAID LACQUER items from nick-knacks to furnishings for your home. All kinds of 14, 18 and 24 carat gold Jewelry at huge discounts over the states. Silks in every imaginable form, like tapestries, scarves, and wall hangings. We are in excellent standing with many vendors mainly because we have resident staff that live there, speak the language, and know the culture of the vendors. This insures your purchases are not rip offs and are the best deal that can be made.
After our dinner, we organized group nightlife outings. We go to Casinos, Dance Clubs, Jazz & Blues Clubs, Strip Clubs & Outdoor Tiki Bars.
The beaches we go to and the parties we have there are "FOR ADULTS ONLY"! If nudity offends you this is not for you!
We have access to some of the best golf courser in the world. Designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jack Nicklaus, Greg Norman, Etc. One of the courses we are affiliated with hosted the 2007 LPGA Honda Classic featuring superstar Annika Sorenstam!
Start the day with a hearty American breakfast (included in package) and leisurely morning.
In the afternoon, we will get a flavor of how the locals get around on the Modern SkyTrain that circles the city by taking it to the river dock. At the river dock, our half day tour down the Chao Praya River, which is the city's main waterway, will begin. We will make stops to visit the King's Royal Burges and Wat Arun. We'll finish the afternoon with a walking tour through the red light districts of Soi Cowboy and Nana Plaza. Take note of which clubs you would like to explore more when we return in the evening on Day 5.
In the evening, we will dine at Cabbage and Condoms (included in package). This is a famous tourist restaurant in Bangkok that was recognized by the Bill & Linda Gates Foundation for responsible tourism. Afterwards, the night will be engergized with a stop at a local night club.
Fill up on an American breakfast (included in package) because today is a full day. Join us on a tour of the Ayutthaya ('ai-u-tay-ya') Historic Park. Ayutthaya, founded by King Ramathibodi I, was the ancient capital of Thailand from 1350 to 1767. Known as the Golden Age of Siam, it was the period when Thailand was at its richest and most powerful. It fell from the Burmese invasion in 1767 but remnants of its past glory are found in the architectural ruins all over the city. The Historic Park was declared an UNESCO World Heritage site in 1991. This exsursion package includes air-conditioned transportation, entrance fees to the templates, lunch and local guide service.
For dinner we will visit Gulliver's Traveler's Tavern. The menu offers a variety of American fare along with traditional Thai and Asian cuisine. After dinner, we'll experience the movie Hangover II by visiting the Tilac and Cactus bars featured in the film. The tour moves on to other nightlife areas of Bangkok where you will experience the best Bangkok has to offer in erotic live shows, go go bars and entertainment. As part of the Hangover II Tour you will experience the famous 'Lady Boy' bars of Bangkok.
Recover from your hangover experience with an American breakfast (included in package) and have the morning to yourself. Today you will have the opportunity to find those shopping bargains that we have all heard about. We'll take you to the Siam Paragon shops and Pan Tip Electronics plaza for a half day shopping spree. For you tech lovers out there, you won't know which to turn first to take advantage of all the deals this plaza has to offer.
Now pack away all of your new purchases and experience the wild side of Soi Cowboy that comes out at night. The show bars of this entertainment center will definitely give you something to talk about. The first bar in Soi Cowboy was opened in the early 1970s by a cowboy African-American who used to wear a hat. The area is named after him and since then it enjoys a great popularity among the visitors. It is one of Bangkok's favorite late night entertainment centres in the heart of the city. Drinks are not included.
Day 6 will include a tour of the more famous landmarks in Bangkok. You will start your day off right with breakfast at the hotel. Next, our tour of the city begins with a visit to the Royal Grand Palace. The palace, begun in 1782, consists of several building which features some of the most spectacular architecture in South East Asia. The magnificient royal chapel, Wat Phra Kaew, which we'll visit in the same compound, houses the Emerald Buddha, the most sacred Buddha image in Thailand. We will also visit the spectacular King's Throne Room. The throne has been used by the king during important state occasions, such as the welcoming or accrediting of foreign diplomats and missions. The room itself has also been used by King Rama IX to welcome foreign dignitaries and heads of state. After the palace, we will walk to Wat Po, just a couple of blocks from the palace, to see the Reclining Buddha which is the largest golden Buddha in the world.
In the afternoon, we will transfer to Pattaya Beach which will take approximatley 1.5 hours in our air-conditioned coach. Pattaya City is located on the eastern shores of the Gulf of Thailand with a stretch of beach of about 15 kilometers in length, covering a total area of approximately 208.10 square kilometers. We will check into our hotel and regroup for a late afternoon holistic Thai massage. Dinner will be at the Diana Inn Restaurant where there is an excellent range of Thai and European dishes. You can enjoy the very best in steaks and barbeque food from the charcoal grill.
After dinner, we'll stroll down Walking Street where you will find all kinds of entertainment, from bars, discos, gogo-bars, cabaret shows and much much more. Walking Street is probably the most exciting street in the world for a group of open-minded people that like to have fun. We will tour some of the raunchy sex shows, as well as, watch the extreme sport of Thai boxing.
After breakfast, our day tour starts with a trek through the jungle on top of elephants. Next up is a stop at the world renowned SriRacha Tiger Sanctuary where you will be able to pet a Bengal tiger, bottle feed a tiger cub and feed dead chickens to wild crocodiles from a suspension bridge.
In the evening, we will have dinner at Montien, a 5-star restaurant. Our entertainment for the night will be a show at Tiffany's Cabaret (optional). Tiffany's Show is the original transvestite cabaret show in Pattaya. The incredible talents of the transvestite & transgender community, all drawn from the provinces of Thailand, are showcased in a show full of exotic spectacular scenes that has been visited by audiences from all corners of the world. It is truly a MUST to see on any tourist itinerary.
Our half day tour will start in the morning and includes stops at the Sanctuary of Truth and a government operated gemstone factory.
The Sanctuary of Truth is the largest wooden carved building in the world (300ft tall). This intricately detailed sculpture has taken almost 100 years to build and is still being built. Human figures weighing in at 5,000 lbs.
Thailand produces the finest gems in the world. We will visit the largest cutting/polishing factory where you can purchase some beautiful gems to add to your jewelry collections. This is a government run factory, therefore, the quality and authentincity of the gems are guaranteed.
Tonight we will enjoy a Thai Dinner Theater with traditional Thai dancers and sword fights. Afterwards, we'll clean you up at a Thai Bath House.
Today will be a free day to do as you wish. We would suggest doing something from the following options: shopping at local Flea Market or high end fashion mall, Go Kart Racing, Water Park, Golf on a Robert Trent Jones Course (the finest in Thaialnd), visit Ripley’s Believe It or Not or get Thai Massage.
We will all gather in the evening for dinner at the Lex Hotel. Our nightlife hot spot will be Pattaya's Moulin Rouge on Soi 6.
Board a speed boat to Koh Larn Island for a day at the beach. After everyone has washed the beach sand off of themselves, we will have dinner at the Marriott Hotel. The rest of the night is up to you. Revisit your favorite night life attraction of the week or discover something new.
We will transfer you from Pattaya back to Bangkok to catch your flight.
For those of you only doing the Thailand package, bid farwell to your exotic journey. As you cross the International Dateline, you will gain back the day you lost when you arrived in Thailand. Chances are you will probably return home before you left.
For those that added the Cambodia Package, you will catch your flight to Siem Reap. To see the itinerary for this package, click the Cambodia Itinerary tab for details.
Our standard tour package is $1795 for singles and $1595 per person for couples (air not included). The package includes 4 star hotel accommodations for the entire trip, menu choice American breakfast each day, all bag handling, round trip transfers from Bangkok airport to Bangkok hotels, round trip transportation to Pattaya Beach resort, access to our full time concierge and inclusion in our nightly group partying activities with our expert tour leaders for your comfort, ease and convenience. We tell you how to avoid the pitfalls in getting all your fantasies fulfilled in the most economical and expeditious fashion. That's part of why you go with us. We are experts in the field and keep you from getting scammed or blowing your money unwisely. With us all you have to do is show up ready to party...we do the rest.
We suggest that you allocate at least $500 total for dinners, drinking and other entertainment. If you want to go hog wild, drink like a fish and have everything you can have there then $100 per day will buy you ALL THE PARTYING YOU CAN HANDLE. Always remember to bring a credit card in case of an emergency or in case you see things you want to buy beyond your partying. Like custom made silk suits or jewelry! Make sure you inform your credit card company of the destination and the dates of your travel so that they do not prevent your credit card transactions from going through.
Basic Package Includes:
Additional days in Thailand can be arranged at $95.00 per day at initial booking. For other destinations in Thailand, apply above plus destination airfare. Call us!
4-Day Cambodia Excursion:
Add an additional $545.00 for singles and $445.00 per person for couples for 4 day extension in Cambodia at the end of our main Thailand schedule. Air is NOT included. The package does includes clean modern 3 star hotel accommodations with breakfast, guided tour of the Ankor Wat Complex; one of the ancient wonders of the world now sanctioned by the United Nations as a world hertiage site and the pink sandstone temple known as the "Citadel of the Woman" with carvings and architectural details that are some of the finest of Khmer art.
Please call our office to include an extended stay or add-on package to your Thailand vacation.