13 Days Thailand & Bali Experience

Thailand: Bangkok-Kanchanaburi-Ayutthaya l Indonesia (Bali): Denpasar-Ubud-Sanur

Tour Code: TAT-Indonesia-06

Tour Type: Private Tour

Price from: US$1856 Free Inquiry

Tour Feature

  • Be deeply impressed by the magnificent temples in Bangkok
  • Inside explore Thailand's history in Kanchanaburi
  • Be amazed by the world heritage in Ayutthaya
  • Walk into the authentic culture and beautiful views of Bali Island, Indonesia

 

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Day 1 Arrival Bangkok

Airport pick-up to hotel

Meals: No meal
Accommodation: In Bangkok Maitria Hotel Sukhumvit 18, Studio Superior

 

On arrival in vibrant Bangkok, you will be welcomed by your private guide and escorted to the hotel. The rest of the day is free at your leisure.

Bangkok Night View
Bangkok Night View

 

Day 2 Bangkok

Grand Palace, Wat Phra Kaew, Long-tail boat ride , Wat Arun, Wat Po

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Bangkok Maitria Hotel Sukhumvit 18, Studio Superior

 

After breakfast at the hotel, meet your private tour guide and driver. This Bangkok city tour will start from a colorful flower and vegetable market to experience real local life. 

 

To avoid the crowded big groups and the heat, your next visit in the morning is the highlight of today's tour - the renowned Grand Palace, one of the must-sees that adjoin Wat Phra Kaew, the most important Buddhist temple in Thailand. 


Have lunch at a local restaurant nearby Grand Palace. After lunch, your trip continues with a long-tail boat ride along the canal to see Thai houses and typical rural life. This long-tailed boat tour takes you through its canals, locally known as Khlongs to explore a greener and more peaceful part of Bangkok. Leave the hassle of the city behind as you travel to the area where people live in houses on stilts and still travel by boat along the canals.

 

Wat Arun is best seen from the river or opposite bank of the river; it glistens in the sunlight during the day and stands dark and noble at dawn or dusk. Before ending the boat ride, appreciate the unique beauty of Wat Arun from the boat on the river.

 

 After the boat trip, we will visit our last stop today - Wat Po (Temple of the Reclining Buddha), founded in the 16th century, the oldest and biggest temple with the largest number of pagodas (95 in all) in the city.

Grand Palace
Grand Palace

 

Day 3 Bangkok - Kanchanaburi

Drive to Kanchanaburi, the Hellfire Pass Museum, Krasae cave, boat ride on the Kwai River, Don Rak War Cemetery

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: U Inchantree Kanchanaburi, Deluxe Garden View Room


Today, we will visit Kanchanaburi's famous attractions on this private tour from Bangkok. Learn about the history of World War II at the Hellfire Pass Museum, a walk through the pass is a moving experience. After a delicious Thai lunch, we visit Krasae cave with its wooden railway bridge where you have a nice view over the Kwai River.  Then, we go to Kanchanaburi town where you can walk across the Bridge over the River Kwai and enjoy a boat ride on the Kwai River. The last stop is a visit to Don Rak War Cemetery to remember those who lost their lives during World War II during the construction of the "Death railway".

Raiway Bridge over Kwai River
Raiway Bridge over Kwai River

 

 

Day 4 Kanchanaburi

Elephant Haven Join-in day tour

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: U Inchantree Kanchanaburi, Deluxe Garden View Room

 

Elephant Haven Single Day  - Join-in tour

At around 8:00 am, your tour guide and driver will escort you to the Elephant Haven for a join-in tour.

After a safety briefing on arrival at the project, you will prepare food for the elephants and then be given the opportunity of meeting and get to know the elephants whilst feeding them. Walk to the forest with the elephant to learn about elephant information.

After lunch, watch them enjoy playing in a mud pit. With no riding, walk with the elephants to the river and bathe the elephants.

Walk with the elephants through the forest back to the main project area, feed the elephants, and take the final photos of the day.

3:00 pm - Depart Elephant Haven project and return to Kanchanaburi arriving at about 4:00 pm.

Elephant Haven Kanchanaburi
Elephant Haven Kanchanaburi

 

Day 5 Kanchanaburi - Ayutthaya

Drive to Ayutthaya, Wat Phra Sri Sanphet, Wat Mongkhon Bophit, Wat Maha That

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Ayutthaya India on the River, Riverview Room


Breakfast at the hotel, then meet our guide and check out. Depart for Ayutthaya, the former Capital of Thailand by van. Today we will see Wat Phra Sri Sanphet, the largest temple in Ayutthaya, Wat Mongkhon Bophit, the former Royal Temple built in 1610 and restored in 1956, and Wat Maha That, one of the 10 royal temples of the highest class in Bangkok.

Wat Mongkhon Bophit
Wat Mongkhon Bophit

 

Day 6 Ayatthaya - Bangkok

Bang Pa-In Summer Palace, Back to Bangkok

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Bangkok Maitria Hotel Sukhumvit 18, Studio Superior

 

After breakfast, you will drive back to Bangkok from Ayutthaya. On the way, pay a visit to Bang Pa-In Summer Palace. Bang Pa-In Summer Palace, also known as Bang Pa-In Royal Palace, is one of the most beautiful Summer Palace in Thailand. It is originally built by an Ayutthaya King in the 17th Century and has been restored and maintained by Thai Kings. The palace is beautifully decorated in many different types of architectural style


Check-in your hotel in Bangkok and do some shopping on your own for the rest of today.

Bang Pa-in Summer Palace
Bang Pa-in Summer Palace

 

Day 7 Bangkok - Bali

Fly to Bali, Airport pick-up to hotel in Ubud

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Plataran Ubud Hotel & Spa, Superior Room


You will have free time till your guide escorts you to the airport for your flight to Bali. On arrival at Bali Denpasar Ngurah Rai International Airport, your guide meets you and transfers you to your hotel in Ubud for some rest.

Bali View
Bali Island

 

Day 8 Ubud

Batubulan village, the Besakih temple, Mother Temple of Bali, Danau Batur, Tirta Empul temple or Holly Spring Water Temple,

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Plataran Ubud Hotel & Spa, Superior Room

 

After breakfast, your tour guide meets you at the hotel and starts with a visit to Batubulan village, which is famous for stone carving. But the visit now is to have the opportunity to watch Barong and Kris Dance show that describes the eternal struggle between good (Barong) and evil (Rangda) and ends with a scene where the kris dancers fall into a trance and kill Rangda.

Continue through spectacular views of terraced rice fields to the Besakih temple located on the slope of Mount Agung, Bali's highest volcano. It is called the Mother Temple of Bali as it houses ancestral shrines for all Hindu Balinese and is a complex of nearly 24 temples.

Our next stop is Kintamani which presents breathtaking views over the caldera lake, Danau Batur.

After lunch, we visit Tirta Empul temple or Holly Spring Water Temple. In Bedulu, you stop at Goa Gajah Temple or Elephant Cave Temple. After the tour, you are escorted to your hotel for some leisure time on your own.

Danau Batur
Danau Batur

 

Day 9 Ubud - Sanur

Marga Village life experience, farming activity at Cau Village

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Prama Sanur Beach Bali Hotel, Superior Room

 

8:00 am in the early morning, your guide takes you to Marga Village to experience village life, and traditional farming activity at Cau Village.

 

On your arrival, you start exploring a typical Balinese compound, seeing children learning Balinese dance during school off and you could also learn how the Balinese lady makes Canang or Gebogan in their house for their daily offering.

 

The trip then continues to walk down through Cacao Plantation for about 15 minutes, then head to communal farmland to learn various stages of rice cultivation and join the people in rice planting or other farming activities. Enjoy a thirst quencher of young coconut freshly picked from the trees. Coconut tree climbing is by a local.

 

Then continue with Cacao fermentation learning the process of how cacao is picked up from the tree until it's ready to drink in a hot chocolate in the traditional way. Your day on the farm concluded with traditional lunch and chocolate sorbet. Afterward, you are back to the hotel and enjoy the rest of the day free at your own leisure.

Bali Village Life Experience
Bali Village Life Experience

 

Day 10 Sanur

Leisure time on the beach of Bali

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Prama Sanur Beach Bali Hotel, Superior Room


Today is a free day at leisure on your own to enjoy the sunshine, the beach, and ocean views.

Leisure time on beach of Bali
Leisure time on beach of Bali

 

 

Day 11 Sanur

Leisure time on the beach of Bali

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Prama Sanur Beach Bali Hotel, Superior Room


Enjoy another free day at leisure on your own to enjoy the sunshine, the beach, and ocean views.

Leisure time on the beach of Bali
Leisure time on the beach of Bali

 

Day 12 Sanur

Leisure time on the beach of Bali

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Prama Sanur Beach Bali Hotel, Superior Room


Enjoy another free day at leisure on your own to enjoy the sunshine, the beach, and ocean views.

Leisure time on the beach of Bali
Leisure time on the beach of Bali

 

Day 13 Departure Bali

Transfer to airport

Meals: Breakfast

 

Be free till your guide meets you at the hotel and escorts you to the airport for your flight back home or to your next destination.

 

Service ends

 

Price Includes

  • Transportation between&within countries as specified (on economy class)
  • Private transfer between the airport or railway station, attractions, and hotels
  • Private licensed English speaking guide and driver service
  • Hotel accommodation with daily breakfast on sharing basis
  • All attraction entrance fees as specified
  • Meals mentioned in the itinerary

 

Price Excludes

  • International transportation to the first country and off the last one
  • Gratuities to your tour guide and driver on your own discretion
  • Visa Fees
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional tours, meals, activities and services
  • Comprehensive travel insurance

 

Remarks:

-The reference prices are based on a group of 6 persons, with local 4- start superior accommodation

-The prices are not valid during the national holidays. Please feel free to contact us to ask the detailed prices based on your traveling dates and group size.

What our clients say

4.9/5.0 | Excellent

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Kellie Stack

5.0

Jun 11 ,2022

We had an exceptional 11-day trip to Vietnam and Thailand that surpassed all expectations. We traveled with our entire family of 5 including our son who was adopted from Vietnam, going back for the first time. Top Asia Tour, with the help of Lily, fashioned a perfectly balanced trip of tours, an excursion to his birth town and orphanage, down time, and excursions. My teenage boys loved the experience from beginning to end

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Lois Gibson

5.0

May 19 ,2022

An Excellent Short Tour
Firstly, our tour guide David has provided support and comfort beyond his expectations and his role. He has bought everyone under his arm looking after each and every one. Has always been there even in odd times to finding out or arranging best of what's needed. 
The experience and transports and accomodation has been great, different and memorable, doubt we would have done this as an individual trip.

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Debellis

5.0

Apr 29 ,2022

The amazing experience of a lifetime!
My 23-yo daughter and I had the experience of a lifetime on this trip. I am an experienced traveler but for our first time in Thailand I decided to book an organized tour and it was fabulous.

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Madeline

5.0

Apr 07 ,2022

A trip of a lifetime! every detail & top attention from staff. So fortunate to have TopAsiaTour for our adventure in Thailand. Tony & Big were so attentive & fun!! Riding in Tuktuks allowed for open-air excitement on the curvy mountain roads & accommodations were wonderful thanks B team for everything!

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Patricia Stewart

5.0

Apr 06 ,2022

What a trip!
Thank you for arranging such a fantastic trip to Thailand. This was my first holiday since the pandemic. Our guide Linda was amazing from the minute we met to saying our goodbyes. What a great way to discover a country with someone so knowledgeable and passionate about what they do. She made sure we were all ok, healthy and happy with any suggestions she made. It was so nice to be with someone so full of energy - all week, with 9 of us! And so caring. Linda also gave us flexibility in what we wanted to do so it really felt like we were friends on a trip with someone who knew what she doing. I would highly recommend a trip like this and I will be looking to book my next tour next year. It’s nice to not have to think about every step of the trip as I usually work out my own itinerary and try to see as much as possible when I visit a country, but this was all taken care of and I definitely experienced things I wouldn’t have been able to were I alone. The quality of accommodation and transport was fantastic as well. See you next year!

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Matthew Power

5.0

Dec 25 ,2021

honestly the best!
The Thai Experience trip with the tour operator was honestly the best! There was so much included in the trip and the accommodation was top notch. The guide was really well organised and lovely! We've already booked to go to Sri Lanka next year.

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Daniel

5.0

Dec 14 ,2021

Excellent
Both Jose and Nancy are very friendly, funny, responsible, trustworthy, and well-organized people, who love their job. I'm feeling lucky that exactly they were my tour guides. I strongly recommend them. Also thanks to TopAsiaTour, you really make me a lifetime trip to Asia. Definitely will travel with TopAsiaTour again. 

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Monica H

5.0

Sep 15 ,2021

So glad I booked to travel to Thailand through TopAsiaTour . Amazing activities, an awesome tour guide and everything was stress-free, didn’t have to worry about a thing. There was a good mix of culture, fun and chilled time. I’ve made friends for life during the tour and cannot wait for my next tour with Top Asia Tour!

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Josephine Kepich

5.0

Feb 10 ,2020

We had the best time!
I went on the Thai Experience Tour arranged by Top Asia Tour and I can't recommend it more! I had the best time traveling with an amazing bunch of people. Before this trip I was a first-time solo traveller. The accommodation, the food and all the activities were so well planned and special. My highlights were the floating bungalows, the visit to the Elephant Sanctuary and the Sarana Bungalows. My tour guide Ben was awesome and always around whenever we needed him and he made sure we had the best time!

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Pavlina

5.0

Feb 01 ,2020

My experience with Top Asia Tour Best of Thailand 9 Day tour was phenomenal. We got to do so many activities while still having some free time to explore on our own. Every activity was perfectly timed, incredibly well done and organized, and all the guides were enthusiastic and knowledgeable and made sure every person had an amazing time. I would definitely love to travel with TopAsiaTour again.

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Charlotte Nicod

5.0

Jan 30 ,2020

Grace came and picked us up from the airport in Bangkok she was really friendly messaging us to make sure we knew she would be there and she got the taxi to the hotel with us and told us what there was in the area for us to see. She was always contactable for any questions or problems even before our tour started. We then met Ming and Oat the following day on the first night of the tour who were so friendly and took the time to get to know us and spend the time with us. We also met our tour guide Gun who is so friendly, outgoing and knowledgeable. Grace, Ming, Oat and Gun have made this whole experience amazing with their support, fun and knowledge of the places. They were all constantly taking pictures of our group having fun and making memories that will last a lifetime. The first 8 days with Ming, Grace and Oat were so lovely as they are doing such a great job, they are all going to be such great tour guides! Nothing was ever too much to ask any of them and they always checked to make sure you are okay! Thank you to all of them for making the experience amazing!

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Kyle Schreiber

5.0

Jan 09 ,2020

First time using Top Asia Tour and have to say we were very impressed, we can’t wait to book our next trip, Brendan is an absolutely legend of a tour guide and really helpful. He even organised a fantastic surprise for our honeymoon!

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Leyla Marrs

5.0

Dec 12 ,2019

I am really happy with the organisation,both tour guide were really helpful un every moment needed. The activities prepared.. everything was great.

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DANIEL IBANEZ

4.5

Dec 11 ,2019

A great overall trip, we were able to see the countries and learn a lot of the history in the areas. The highlights for me were the personal encounters with the local people and being able to see how they live.

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Kate Numa

4.0

Dec 02 ,2019

The guides were polite, courteous, knowledgeable, and had good fun. They were happy to fit in a few extra stops/sights that customers were keen to visit. Great accommodation and a wide range of activities, sights and experiences provided. Excellent experience all around.

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Cecilia LIM

5.0

Sep 27 ,2019

Excellent organisation. Great hotels, well chosen restaurants. Knowledgeable tour guides, especially Laki in Vietnam who went out of his way to make sure we were informed and entertained

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Paul W Cook

5.0

Sep 21 ,2019

Wow!
Wow! Every single second of this trip was incredible! Our local guide was down to earth, helpful and really easy to talk to. She went above and beyond for us and made everything just a little bit more special.

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Victoria Alexander

5.0

Aug 13 ,2019

A well-planned tour took in some excellent places and sights. Hotels were to the standard expected, and some exceeded. Our tour guide, York, was superb - very knowledgeable, informative with a great sense of humour. Would certainly recommend Top Asia Tour

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John McLean

5.0

Aug 06 ,2019

We really loved Thailand and Laos, the accommodation was great and the trips excellent as were both our guides the only reason for not giving 5 stars is because when we arrived in Bangkok early morning after a sleepless flight we were told our room would not be ready till 2pm. We were exhausted but had to wait in the reception for 4-5 hrs even though the hotel was half empty due to coronavirus. We did understand that is hotel's regulation. I would just like to say that our guide Ken was exceptional. He helped us to communicate with the hotel and let us check in around 10 a.m. He also would not leave us until we were at the airport with tickets in hand. I really do hope that you recognise his dedication and professionalism.

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Diana

5.0

May 20 ,2019

This was my third tour. As a single traveller I always feel safe and welcomed. Amazing to see three countries in two weeks. The guides were exceptional.

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MichelleCarmen

4.0

Apr 18 ,2019

Yes, I would recommend TopAsiaTour and use again. Lily who helped me with my booking was friendly and efficient and took her time to sort out any queries I had. She also kept contact with us during trip to ensure we had a good time. All the guide and drivers are patient and kind. TopAsiaTour offer great holidays and we would certainly use them again.

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Helena Marcal

5.0

Apr 07 ,2019

I Just have to share an amazing adventure I experienced not so long ago in Phi Phi islands. I wanted to do something different so I decided to do the Antrek jungle trek !! wow, that was probably one of the best things I did! We trekked in the jungle, side by side with monkeys and beautiful nature!! We walked to the highest top of the island, down to an paradise lonely beach where we could swim and watch the most beautiful sunset I saw!!

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Rod Henney

5.0

Mar 08 ,2019

We started our tour in Phuket city where we met up with Gun at our hotel, had a few hours to settle in and have a look around, dinner was lovely on Patong beach, had a wander around the town and filled in with culture about the surroundings from Gun

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Grace Moroziuk

5.0

Feb 22 ,2019

Jeremy was great! He had lots of energy and kept the group upbeat even in bouts of long travel. Great experiences of the nightlife throughout this trip, and a good organized way to see different areas. We definitely could not have seen Thailand without Jeremy! He was intuitive to everyone's needs and very welcoming. Definitely made lifelong friends on this trip! The accommodation was comfy beds with subpar bathrooms but that's Thailand! Traveling was hard but not much Top Asia Tour could do about that, they kept it organized! Thanks for the great memories!

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Melissa Bech Madsen

5.0

Feb 13 ,2019

We have been planning a trip with Top Asia Tour for the past few weeks. 3 girlfriends and I are traveling to Thailand in January. We started looking at big bus trips, since we don’t know the country or language but didn’t like the restrictions of doing only what they had on their itinerary. I research trips thoroughly and discovered Top Asia Tour. Again, I researched them as much as possible but didn’t find any red flags so started working with Joyce. What a wonderful experience! She is very professional and pleasant. She adjusted our itinerary, answered all questions, and organized an amazing trip. She answered promptly. I was a little hesitant about working with a company in China, but the deposit was made through PayPal which made me feel better. I will post again when we return, but I anticipate a fabulous trip. Thank you, Joyce, for all your help! I hope I can work with you again in the future.

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Juan Pablo COVO

5.0

Dec 05 ,2018

Our guide was so helpful and knowledgeable. She helped us with our ongoing travel as well. She gave us advice with any other activities the whole way through. Busy itinerary with time for chilling as well.

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John Rae

5.0

Nov 30 ,2018

We thought the tour was well-planned and organised. We enjoyed eating most meals in local restaurants. Yes, we would consider TopAsiaTour tours again.
We found all three guides very good, they were informative and genuinely interested in telling us about their respective countries.

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Jessa s. Albao

4.0

Nov 06 ,2018

From when our guide picked us up at Bangkok until we left Laos the holiday was well organized and with a good range of activities. The guides were very knowledgeable. The only drawback to the holiday was that being vegetarian we seem to have well-cooked but rather bland tasting dishes. Eating at different restaurants meant that we quite often had similar dishes throughout the holiday.

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Emily Arkells

5.0

Oct 25 ,2018

We loved the full itinerary with York throwing in a few little extras like stopping in a field to watch the farmers harvesting rice and thenbeing offered a chance to have a go. Good vallue for money with so much packed into the itinerary and good flights

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Robin Bliss

4.0

Feb 14 ,2018

Amazing! I really enjoyed every part of it. Thailand, the accommodations, the tour itinerary, arrangement & our guide were all incredible.

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Monique Woon

5.0

Dec 03 ,2017

We had 22 wonderful days in Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand. Every time we arrived in a new place, there was always someone waiting for us. This really comforted us a lot. Reduce our nervous feeling in a totally strange place with no language understanding. We were picked up from the airport with our luggage stored in a van every time then assisted on hotel check-in and toured with our private chauffeur and tour guide. Our tour guides are very professional and knowledgeable about their country and history and made us feel very welcome and relaxed like touring with old friends.

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Sophie Deltour

5.0

Nov 15 ,2017

Culturally Rich, Busy Programme - Loved it!
The tour is short but with a busy programme and lots to see so you feel you get the most out of this 7 days itinerary. Enjoyed the tour. Thanks

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Mary Ordonez

5.0

Mar 06 ,2017

For anyone that wants adventure and a fabulous experience, I would suggest the 11 day Thailand Experience tour with Top Asia Tour. So much fun. Words cannot express how wonderful the guides were, and how they took care to keep us safe and teach us about the beautiful country of Thailand. Lots of walking, but at 75 years old, I did fine. So many places that most tourists don’t even know exist. . So very happy I did this trip.

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