18 days

From £5,995

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Ancient Buddhist kingdoms

The only country in Southeast Asia never to have been colonised by the West, Thailand (“Land of the Free”) has a long, independent history and a rich Buddhist heritage. Our tour takes us through spectacular scenery to magnificent temples and peaceful stupas. Leaving the forested northern highlands, we board a boat for our leisurely Laotian cruise down the Mekong River, visiting wonderful historical sites and riverside villages.

Tour highlights:

  • Spend a day exploring the great Khmer temples of Phimai, Prasat Hin Phanom Rung and Muang Tham, all built at the height of the Angkor Empire
  • Explore Sukhothai, the capital of the first kingdom of Siam in the 13th and 14th centuries containing over 190 ruins
  • Discover the World Heritage Site of Luang Prabang with its intricately carved monasteries, unique and well-preserved
  • Reach the remote and mysterious Plain of Jars, a megalithic archaeological landscape in Laos

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Benefit from this limited time offer:

  • Pay a low deposit of £99, was £500.

Single supplement: £1,455

Includes flights

Keeping you safe on your next tour

  • FREE 'Travel Safe' kits for every traveller
  • COVID-19 insurance
  • Enhanced Health and Safety audits
  • Distanced seating on coaches
  • 'Get me home' service and private airport transfers
  • COVID protocols at our hotels, and aboard our cruise ships
  • Flexible balance payment date and COVID-friendly refund conditions
  • COVID-testing and medical training for tour staff
  • Constant monitoring and post-tour tracing
Meet your Experts

Miranda Bruce-Mitford

Guide Lecturer

Miranda specialises in social anthropology, Burmese language and literature, Buddhist Art & Architecture of South and Southeast Asia, and Oriental religious studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London University.

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Tour dates & prices

Included in your cost:

  • Expert Guide Lecturer
  • Professional Tour Manager
  • Local travel aboard a private air-conditioned coach
  • Meals as per the itinerary, tea or coffee with dinner
  • Accommodation
  • Entries to all sites as per the itinerary
  • All taxes & gratuities
  • Field notes
Tour Departure Tour ID Departure date Return Date Guided by Price Deposit Single Supp. Availability
8 November 2021 ATHL211108 8 November 2021 (Monday) 25 November 2021 (Thursday) Miranda Bruce-Mitford £5,995
(inc. flights)
£1,455 Book Now
7 February 2022 ATHL220207 7 February 2022 (Monday) 24 February 2022 (Thursday) Miranda Bruce-Mitford £6,125
(inc. flights)
£500 £1,455 Book Now
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