Thailand, a jewel in Southeast Asia, is known for tropical beaches, opulent royal palaces, ancient ruins and ornate temples displaying figures of Buddha. Thai culture is deeply influenced by religion. With around 95% of the country being Theraveda Buddhist, the belief system and values of Buddhism play a huge role in day-to-day life. Thai cuisine expresses fundamental aspects of Thai culture: it is generous, warm, refreshing and relaxed. Thai dishes rely on fresh, local ingredients: pungent lemongrass, searing chillies and plump seafood. With a luxuriously long coastline and over 1400 jungle-topped islands anchored in azure waters, Thailand is a tropical getaway for beach lovers. Our journey to this amazing land begins with an early morning arrival at Phuket, a rainforested, mountainous island in the Andaman Sea, has some of Thailand’s most popular beaches.
On arrival in Phuket, transfer to your hotel. In the afternoon undertake the city tour. Phuket Island city tour is wonderful trip for learning Phuket island culture: with Big Buddha, Chalong temple, Phuket Old town. Learn stories of important Phuket Landmarks with guide driver (English speaking). Visit Karon view point, Promthep cape, windmill view point etc. Enjoy traditional local Thai food and indulge in shopping for Phuket souvenirs for friends or family. Overnight at Phuket.
Post breakfast, get transferred to Phi Phi Island by a ferry. These group of six exotic islands of fine white sand and turquoise waters are famous for their natural beauty. Upon your arrival at the Island, enjoy the same amazing view of the Maya Bay landscapes, which were featured in the blockbuster movie "The Beach". Have lunch at the beach and get taken away to the spot where you can indulge in various water sporting activities like snorkeling, surfing, swimming, etc. besides other adventure sports like windsurfing, parasailing and kite surfing etc. Return to your hotel in Phuket for the overnight stay.
After breakfast we take the flight to Bangkok, the vibrant Capital of Thailand, famous for its temples & floating markets. The half day City & Temple Tour is specially designed as an introduction of Bangkok. Drive across the city into the Rattanakosin Island to see the contrast between old and new of Bangkok. Visit to the outstanding temples (Wat) such as - Wat Pho famous for its Reclining Buddha, Wat Trimitr, the world's largest Golden Buddha believed to be about 700 years old. Continue to Wat Benchamabophit, famous as the Marble Temple, which is built with white Carara Italian marble in a graceful architecture and house one of Thailand's most beautiful Buddha replica of Phra Phuttachinarat. Overnight in Bangkok.
After breakfast we undertake a full day tour of exotic Safari World and Marine Park. Enjoy exploring this wonderful wildlife park. Observe the flora and fauna and the other exotic variety of animal species from close by. After this, continue your adventure by proceeding to the Marine Park to revel in incredibly exciting shows like the Ski Dhow, Sea Lion Show, Dolphin Show as well as Elephant, Bird and Orangutan Show featuring the respective animals in a number of amazing activities and Hollywood cowboy stunt show etc. At sundown, return to you hotel for the overnight stay.
After breakfast, step out of the bustling city of Bangkok and visit the nearby neighboring Pattaya City in this exciting day tour out. Your first stop is to Koh Larn, known in English as Coral Island, where you will have the entire afternoon to spend on the beach. A huge array of activities are available for your enjoyment at your own expense, from swimming to snorkeling and even jetskiing. Soak up the sun and the sea in the tropical waters to your heart's content. You’ll head back to Pattaya pier after many hours of enjoyable beachside adventures, and finally return to Bangkok after this great change of scenery. Overnight at Bangkok.
Post breakfast, depart from your hotel in Bangkok to board your flight back to India.
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1. Content of tour packages
Being the planner and manager of your travel program, WETO assures the execution of the plan as described in the planner. The contents mentioned therein shall be realized in full, except in exceptional circumstances like war, riots, strikes, terrorist attacks, sanitary problems, natural disasters and the like. WETO arranges all kinds travel, both at domestic and international levels.
2. Registration and payments
While registering, the client has to pay 30% of the travel charges. The remaining 70% of the amount has to be paid no later than 45 days prior the departure. WETO reserves the right to decide the amount to be paid as advance payment on the basis of the nature of the service and the time left for the commencement of the same. Also, in certain cases (journey by trains), bookings of hotels/resorts in the peak season or during festivals, may require full payment so as to hold space on ‘confirmed basis’. [Such payments are non-refundable.]
3. Modes of payment
The payments can be made through channels like wire transfer to our Bank or through mail authorization through credit cards or online payment through payment gateway using Master/Visa debit/credit cards. A bank processing fee would be applicable on the amount being paid by credit cards.
4. Travel package content and prices
The prices of the travel packages are determined by their content. In other words, the prices include everything WETO has stated in the travel program. No other services in addition to those mentioned in the program are included in the price. These additional services should be requested at the time of registration and this will be added to the package price. Any additional or special service requested during the travel must be directly paid to the representative of WETO during the tour and in the local currency of the country where the service is provided.
5. Service description and categorization
Facilities offered like accommodation, means of transport, restaurants and the like are explained by the officials at the time of the issue of the program. Standard of the facilities offered by WETO may vary with respect to places/countries.
6. Policy regarding cancellation/ early departure/ no show
In case of any cancellation of travel schedules by clients, WETO must be notified regarding the same in writing. Cancellation charges shall be effective from the date/time WETO receives the intimation in writing from the client. Cancellation fees as below apply to the land packages and/or services:
120 days prior to arrival
10% of the Tour
120 - 61 days prior to arrival
25% of the Tour
60 - 31 days prior to arrival
40% of the Tour
30 - 07 days prior to arrival
75% of the Tour
06 days - 72 hours prior to arrival
90% of the Tour
Less than 72 hours or No Show
In case any train or flights tickets are involved, the refund shall be applicable according to the advised cancellation policy at the time of booking.
The deposits on the tour packages with special offers are not refundable.
7. Change of program
The tour operator shall have the right to change the contents of the program in case of Acts of God (exceptional circumstances which are beyond human control/ prediction, hence cannot be avoided/ removed). Any arranged accommodation can only be replaced by accommodation in a facility of the same or higher category, at the expense of the service provider.
8. Travel documents
Any traveler who applies for a trip abroad must possess valid identity documents. In case the travel requires a visa for entry into a specific country, WETO shall inform the travelers about the same. Travelers then can acquire the documents necessary to obtain a visa and submit them to a competent embassy. WETO shall then issue a certificate regarding the reservation made by the traveler. WETO does not guarantee the obtaining/ validity of the visa.
With respect to the refund of unexploited services which have been paid for and cancelled in advance, the refund amount shall be calculated on the basis of the policy mentioned above (See pt. 6).
The refund process might take 2-4 weeks as a result of time consumed in bank dealings. In the case of refund made to credit card/ bank account, the bank charges would be debited from the refund amount.
10. Travel insurance
The traveler must assure that he is satisfactorily insured for the entire extent of the tour with regards to injury, illness, death, loss of baggage/ personal items, cancellation and curtailment. The choice of insurer is the solitary discretion of the client.
11. Age requirements
Any person below the age of 18 years shall be regarded as a minor. It is imperative that a minor at all times is accompanied by an adult. The adult/ (parent) attending the minor shall be responsible for securing all the necessary documents to ensure that the said minor has met all the legal requirements to travel. WETO shall not be responsible for any damages, fees, or losses incurred as a result of any failure to secure necessary approvals, permits and consents.
Prices of the tour packages don’t include international or other airfare unless explicitly declared in the package description. WETO shall quote the best available prices for the travel dates requested at the time of preparation of the quote. Quotes only provide an estimate and shall not be taken as any price commitment by WETO. Also, WETO shall also not be responsible for any changes in air itineraries or flight timings and does not provide advice or alerts about tickets, flight status or delays.
13. Passports and Visas
Travelers shall be liable for guaranteeing that they possess proper travel documents required for documentation and identification at the time of entry, exit and travel to other country.
Travelers must check with their respective consulate/(s) or visa agency in order to determine if any visas/passports are required. It is essential that passports are valid for at least 6 months beyond the dates of travel. WETO shall not be responsible for any cancellation due to visa/passport.
Travelers must accept full responsibility for acquiring all essential documents like visas and permits before the start of the tour and they shall be fully responsible for the entire amount incurred due to defective/missing documents.
14. Our liabilities and limitations
All efforts shall be sincerely made by WETO to maintain the contract made with the customers. However, there are always possibilities that some matters relating to airfares, entrance fee at the monuments or extreme rise in fuel costs etc., become more expensive without any notice from the respective authorities of the Government. In such cases, the difference in the cost shall have to be borne by the clients. WETO shall only act in the capacity of an agent of the hotels, transporters, railways, airlines and contractors providing other services & all exchange orders, receipts, contracts & tickets issued by us subject to the terms & conditions under which these services are provided by actual suppliers.
15. Risks involved
The client shall recognize the fact that the products and services offered by WETO may comprise of some risks to his health and safety. While traveling with the WETO, the traveler must acknowledge that he has measured the potential risks his to health and safety. He has assumed the responsibility for all such risks and release WETO from all claims and causes of action arising from any loss, damage, injury or death resulting from the risks that are integral part of travel, including visits to foreign destinations, and participating in adventurous activities such as those included in Tour itineraries or otherwise offered by WETO.
16. Passenger agreement
All the travelers shall be required to complete a ‘Passenger Agreement’ before the commencement of the journey to give consent to WETO’s Terms & Conditions, Release from Liability, Assumption of Risk and Binding Arbitration Agreement. Passengers booking online shall be required to complete the ‘Passenger Agreement’ at the time of booking. Passengers booking via telephone shall be provided with a verbal review of the ‘Passenger Agreement’ which will be delivered via email shortly after the time of booking. Clients who are unable to receive and complete their ‘Passenger Agreement’ via email may request for the same to be provided via fax or mail. Travel documents shall not be released without a completed Passenger Agreement. WETO reserves the right to cancel bookings and return deposits without a completed ‘Passenger Agreement’.