Koh Samui - is located in the Gulf of Thailand, approximately 84 kilometers east of Surat Thani Province, or approximately 700 kilometers south of Bangkok. Known as the Coconut Island. Koh Samui is one of the most famous, popular attractions and most beautiful islands in Thailand
vMeals as mentioned (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
vDrinking water: 2 bottle per person per day.
vEnglish Speaking guide
vService charge & Government
ûAir ticket Personal expense
ûGratuities: tips to guides, drivers, our representatives, bellboys, etc.
§We recommend USD 5 – 8 per traveler per day as tips for the guide and
§We recommend USD 3 – 6 per traveler per day as tips for the driver.
However you might pay more or less depending on their services.
ûTravel insurance. Please kindly note that the full coverage travel insurance from your country of origin should be purchased in advance on your own.
ûVisa for Thailand
ûOption, additional, person activates during free time.
ûMeal or drink not mention
ûExcess luggage charges
BKK – CNX by PG or TG: 80 USD /pax
CNX – KBV by PG or TG: 160 USD /pax
HKT – BKK by PG or TG : 80 USD /pax
DAY 1: Bangkok Arrival
Upon arrival in Bangkok, you will meet Guide and transfer to hotel.
Overnight in Bangkok
DAY 2: Grand Palace – Temples grand royal palace - Esmeralda buhhda - 3 temples
Today we will make Bangkok city tour including the Royal Grand Palace, the Emerald Buddha, Wat Pho - the largest Buddhist temple with its colossal reclining Buddha. Lunch at local restaurant. then visit take ferry to Wat Arun, locally known as Wat Chaeng, is situated on the west (Thonburi) bank of the Chao Phraya River. It is easily one of the most stunning temples in Bangkok, not only because of its riverside location, but also because the design is very different to the other temples you can visit in Bangkok. Wat Arun (or temple of the dawn) is partly made up of colourfully decorated spires and stands majestically over the water, next visit Wat Traimit, the Temple of the Golden Buddha, the temple is famous for its 900-years old five-and-a-half-ton solid gold image, and then transfer back to hotel.
Overnight in Bangkok (B/L)
DAY 3: Floating Market – Cultural Show
Pick up from the hotels. Transfer to Ratchaburi Province.
Arrive the pier, and then enjoy the scenery of rural life by long tail speed boat to the floating market. At Damnernsaduak Floating Market almost untouched by the modern world you will enjoy watching the farmers selling food, fruits, flowers and many kind of local products in their boats. Then visit handicraft home industry, next you will transfer to Enjoy “The Thai Village” at Rose Garden where you can see the ceremonies of monk’s ordination, Thai wedding ceremony the displays of sword fighting, kick boxing and flock dancing. Then back to Bangkok, en-route visit 'PhraPathomChedi " – Big Buda in NakornPathom. (B/L)
DAY 4: Bangkok –Chiang Mai
Today, you will transfer to Bangkok airport for your flight to Chiang Mai.
Upon arrival in Chiang Mai, meet guide and transfer to hotel for check in.
Late afternoon, you will enjoy the super northern Thai dinner with charming Fon-lep (Finger dance), Fon-tein (Candle dance) , Ramwong (Candle dance) . After Khantoke dinner enjoy yourself again by watching shows which are performed by the hill tribes Akha, Yao, Meo, Lisu and Karen.
Overnight in Chiang Mai. (B)
DAY 5: Full day Elephant Safari Tour
Visit the Mae Tang elephant Camp . See elephant at work. Take a memorable elephant riding 45 minutes through the jungle, visit the Lisu village. Then take the ox-cart riding back to the camp. Lunch is provided. In the afternoon do adventurous bamboo rafting for 1 hour along Maetang River. The rest of the day is to visit the Orchid & Butterfly farm on the way back to Chiang Mai.
Overnight in Chiang Mai. (B/L)
DAY 6: Full day Chiang Rai Golden Triangle – Boat – Long Neck Tribes Tour
Drive to visit the hot spring on the way to Chiang Rai .Continue driving for 1.5 hours to White temple (Wat Rongkhun) . Then carry on to the three country borders meet which called ' Golden Triangle" take long tail boat on Khong River . After lunch, drive to Maesai , the Thailand & Myanmar border city . Finally, visit the Akha, Yao and Long Neck hill tribe villages on the way back to Chiang Mai.
Overnight in Chiang Mai (B/L)
DAY 7: Chiang Mai Half day tour – departure
After check out , visit Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep, the most sacred temple containing a holy relic of the Lord Buddha . The temple compound offers an ethylating view of Chiang Mai city and surrounding countryside. A visit to Meo village will be made, then transfer to Airport for your flight to Krabi.
Upon arrival in Krabi, meet driver and transfer to hotel in Krabi
Overnight in Krabi (B)
DAY 8: Krabi 4 island by speedboat (Join-in trips)
08:30 Pick up from the hotel.
09:00 Depart from the pier to Tub Island by speed boat
09:30 Arrive at Tub Island, relaxing and swimming
10:15 Go to Chicken Island; snorkeling & sight seeing
11:00 Arrive at Poda. Free time for swimming, snorkeling
12:00 Lunch at restaurant
13.00 Go to Pranang Bay, visit Pranang Cave
14:00 back to the pier and transfer to hotel
Overnight in Krabi (B/L)
DAY 9: Krabi Free day
Overnight in in Krabi (B)
DAY 10: departure
Meet driver and transfer to Krabi airport (B)
³All rates are quoted in US Dollars per person.
³Packages tour rates are Nett, non-commissionable,
³Other period of packages tour price, please contact us anytime.
³Confirmation of room & price are subject to space availability at the time of booking only.
³All rates are subject to change without prior notices.
³All above itinerary is flexible, depending on arrival or departure flights of passengers
TChild (2-11 yrs) - 100% sharing room with 1 adult in Twin Room
TChild (2-11 yrs) - 80% sharing room with 2 adults with extra bed
TChild (2-11 yrs) - 50% sharing room with 2 adults without bed
Vietnampathfinder commitment is the delivery of bespoke, safe and best services
With a focus on experience, guest safety, quality control and service delivery, we will check every details to make sure that our travel sevices or your booking travel with us a most enjoyable. Each request is dutifully responded to within 24 hours unless negotiations and special requests are required on your behalf; our team of Vietnampathfinder will ultimately inform and follow up or you also can call us any time at 084. 913323 977 (Mr Pham).
20% of the total tour cost to be deposited upon commitment of the tour, this deposit is non-refundable. The remaining 80% of the total tour cost to be paid 45 days (for FIT Booking ) and 60 Days (for GIT Booking) prior to arrival date. If booked less than 45 days from arrival, full payment is required immediately.
Where deposits and advance payments are required from contractors/third parties, these will also be invoiced to the client for payment (in addition to the 20% deposit). This will be required for Vietnampathfinder to secure services contractors/third parties. Pre-payment procedures during high/peak seasons may also vary, depending on the accommodation policy to guarantee the booking. Vietnampathfinder will inform you accordingly about this for each individual case.
We do accept payment methods:
+ Bank transfer = 25$/ 1 time bank fees/ whole amount (takes 3 days to complete and easy, this is low bank fees for big amount)
+ Credit card = 2.7% bank fees is levied in addition to the invoiced amount. Kindly make sure you include the invoice number or contact our Accounting Department for an invoice number so that your payment can be identified. Please also check with the bank who issued your credit card to ensure that no other bank fee is applied.
+ Paypayl online = 4.7%, fast but high fees
+Cash on arrival: 50% deposit for booking services (after confirmation) and the balance by cash on arrival Vietnam ( collect by tour guides, drivers directly from tour leader or your clients).
Cancellations & Refunds
Any cancellations should be made in writing to VietnamPathfinder Travel (email at: email@example.com ). Cancellations beyond your control subject to Force Majeure can be covered under travel insurance. We recommend you buy Travel insurance before you complete payment of your travel and review its relevant product disclosure statement.
For FIT booking (group of less than 14 People travel together)
Cancellation fees of loss of deposit will be applied if a confirmed booking is cancelled 22 days or more prior to arrival date
For bookings that are cancelled by the passenger or agent 21 - 15 days prior to arrival date, loss of 50% of the total tour cost will be applied.
For bookings that are cancelled by the passenger or agent 14 - 8 days prior to arrival date, loss of 75% of the total tour cost will be applied.
Vietnampathfinder reserves the right to claim 100% of the total tour cost should the cancellation happen within 7 days before departure.
For GIT booking (group from 14 People up travel together)
Cancellation fees of loss of deposit will be applied if a confirmed booking is cancelled 60 days or more prior to arrival date
For bookings that are cancelled by the passenger or agent 60 - 31 days prior to arrival date, loss of 50% of the total tour cost will be applied.
For bookings that are cancelled by the passenger or agent 30 - 15 days prior to arrival date, loss of 75% of the total tour cost will be applied.
Vietnampathfinder reserves the right to claim 100% of the total tour cost should the cancellation happen within 14 days before departure.
Depending on airlines, hotels, cruises and third party cancellation policies, the above conditions may be modified on application. Vietnampathfinder will aim to negotiate with suppliers to waive or minimize these charges to you at best.
Refund & Non-Refundable
+ Any refund may takes from 15 days to 3 Months and We reserve the right to modify these refund policy without prior notice.
+ A Non-refundable of 100 USD for booking tours when complete the booking confirmation
Hotel Ratings & Accommodation
Although hotels/guest houses/accommodation in the region may provide you with information about their qualification, the properties used and offered by Vietnampathfinder in this part of the world may not all have official star qualification issued by an official government-accredited hotel association in the country of operation. Vietnampathfinder provide you with its own internal star qualification which is based on its own experience and certain criteria to ensure you have an interpretation of the qualification. Vietnampathfinder cannot be held liable in any way for this star qualification.
There are limited hotels/resorts, with standard triple rooms in their inventory. These are commonly double/twin rooms with an extra (rollaway) bed, limiting space within the room. Please inform all concerned accordingly to correctly manage expectations. Extra bed rates / triple sharing room rates are available in the confidential tariff.
Single room supplements are indicated in the confidential tariff. It is common that the provided rooms are twin/double rooms for single use only.
Preferences such as smoking/non-smoking, interconnecting rooms, king-size beds, and location of the room cannot be guaranteed or confirmed in advance and are subject to hotel policy and availability at time of check-in.
Hotels or Similar Standards, this mean, we will book your accommodation in a similar hotel standards that based on room, service quality and star category, we will email to inform and will only confirm when get final decision from you before block the services.
( Must be under 12 years old upon travelling date)
We will apply the tour rates as following when you process booking online our packages
* Child in half twin shared with 01 adult 100% of adult fare
* Child in extra bed, shared room with 02 adults 75% of adult fare
* Child without bed, shared room with 02 adults 50% of adult fare
* Complementary for kid under 5years old shared bed with parents
As you can see when booking online, we only charge the child with 50% of adult fare and accept this term, mean, the hotel room will arrange with a twin or double bed (or without an extra bed) and your Child will share room with 02 adults (Parents).
So, if you will request an extra bed after completed our online booking, we will add surcharge further of 25% of adult fare and this payment will be collected on arrival
Last Minutes Booking Policies
Last minutes bookings if the bookings are made in 72 hours, 48 hours or 24 hours before departure
Less than 24 hours before your trip departure, please email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org or Call at 084 913323977, we shall inform with our available services that with the same quality, standard as the package tours or any our travel services you wish to book on our website: www.vietnampathfinder.com, before process the final booking.
Refund and amendment will not be applied for last minute bookings.
Compulsory at Peak Season & Surcharge
Hotels or Boats (Halong bay, Mekong delta) will request during Christmas, New Year, Vietnamese Lunar New Year period, we will inform you via email this special surcharge and your own account