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Chiang Mai Elephants Cup Social Croquet (Thailand) February 2018 ex AUST

Chiang Mai Elephants Cup Social Croquet (Thailand) February 2018 ex AUST

2-9 February 2018

$2999 Per Person Twin Share, $260 Single Supplement

A Go See Touring Special Event


Day 1 – Friday 02 February 2018 Depart Australia

Check in time at Sydney Airport is two hours prior to departure.

Depart                 AUSTRALIA on Thai Airways

Arrive                   BANGKOK

You are in transit

Depart                  BANGKOK on Thai Airways

Arrive                    CHIANG MAI

On arrival in Chiang Mai you’ll be met by our ground operator and local guide and transfer to your hotel for the next 7 nights.  The Chiang Mai Plaza is located in the heart of the city and just a few minutes' walk from the famous Night Bazaar, yet with views of cool green mountains, the legendary Doi Suthep temple, and the lazy Mae Ping River.  

Accommodation:  Chiang Mai Plaza Hotel or similar (7 Nights) 

Day 2 – Saturday 03 February 2018 (B, D) Chiang Mai Flower Festival /Welcome Dinner

Breakfast is at the hotel.

Depart early this morning to get to your viewing platform for the Flower Festival parade.  Our group has reserved seating on a prominent bridge to give an optimum view of the parade. See an array of flower floats, performers and marching bands as they make their way past.   After the parade make your way back to the hotel at leisure.   Lunch today is own arrangements.  This afternoon those that wish to have the afternoon at leisure may do so however transfers are available for anyone who would like to visit Suan Buak Haad City Park.  This is a lovely park at the best of times however during the flower festival it is transformed with special displays of flowers and miniature trees  and vendors selling plants and flowers.  You will also be able to take the opportunity to closely view the floats that have been on parade in the morning.

Welcome Dinner tonight we’ll walk to a restaurant not far from our hotel for a welcome dinner and you can meet your playing partner for the week.   After dinner why not take a stroll through the Night Bazaar?  Just a short walk from the hotel this market is a great place to shop for Thai souvenirs and offers hill-tribe fabrics, silver, beads and needlework.   Handicrafts go at bargain prices.  There is also a food court offering a variety of traditional Northern dishes and a beer garden.

Day 3 Sunday 04 February 2018 (B) Croquet Tournament Round 1

Breakfast is at the hotel.

Today is round 1 of the croquet tournament.   Morning tea is provided today and the coach will transfer us back to the hotel at the end of play.  Lunch is own arrangements and the afternoon is at leisure.

Day 4 – Monday 05 February 2018 (B, D) Croquet Tournament Round 2

Breakfast is at the hotel.

Today is round 2 of the croquet tournament.   Morning tea is provided today and the coach will transfer us back to the hotel at the end of play.  Lunch is own arrangements and the afternoon is at leisure.  Dinner tonight is own arrangements and a chance for you to try one of the great eating places at the Night Bazaar or fabulous restaurants within walking distance of the hotel.   Dinner tonight will be at a local restaurant.

Day 5 – Tuesday 06 February 2018 (B, L) Maesa Elephant Camp/Orchid Farm

Breakfast is at the hotel.

This morning depart from the hotel to the Maesa Elephant Camp. This is one of Chiang Mai’s most famous attractions where visitors interact with the elephants – first watching them have their morning bath and then on to the Elephant Show.  Ride on an elephant through the jungle to visit the Baan Tong Luang Hill Tribe Village (longneck tribe). The Baan Tong Luang Eco-Agricultural Village is a cultural preservation project and a tourism village, opened in 2005 to preserve the old traditional ways of Hill Tribe agriculture, and to provide an income for the Hill Tribe people. The hill tribes live in the village and welcome visitors.

After a short transfer, lunch will be at the plantation style Orchid Garden.  The garden has countless varieties of exotic orchids on display. Following lunch return to the hotel and the rest of the afternoon is at leisure.  Dinner tonight is own arrangements.

Day 6 – Wednesday 07 February 2018 (B, D) Croquet Tournament Round 3 

Breakfast is at the hotel.

Today is round 3 of the croquet tournament.   Morning tea is provided today and the coach will transfer us back to the hotel at the end of play.

Tonight we’ll transfer to dinner at a local restaurant with a wonderful indoor garden setting.

Day 7 – Thursday 08 February 2018 (B, D) Croquet Tournament Finals/Farewell Dinner

Breakfast is at the hotel.

Today is the finals of the croquet tournament.   Morning tea is provided today and the coach will transfer us back to the hotel at the end of play.  Lunch is own arrangements and the afternoon is at leisure. 

Tonight will be our farewell dinner and presentation of the week’s winners.

Day 8 – Friday 9 February 2018 (B) Depart Chiang Mai

Breakfast at the hotel.

Today is at leisure.  For those who would like to take the opportunity to check out modern Chiang Mai shopping at its best, a transfer will be provided to Central Airport Plaza Shopping Centre.   This is one of the busiest and biggest shopping areas in Chiang Mai and is not only popular amongst the locals but it is also very well- known amongst the tourists. The mall is centrally air-conditioned and there are a variety of shops that sell western brands.

The coach will transfer us to the airport in time to check in for the flight.

Depart                  CHIANG MAI on Thai Airways

Arrive                   BANGKOK

You are in transit

Depart              BANGKOK

Day 9 – Saturday 10 February 2018 Arrive Australia

Arrive                    AUSTRALIA


We'd love to have you join us in Chiang Mai to play croquet in 2018.

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