Explore Bangkok, Chiang Mai, and Chiang Rai through food and market tours, cooking classes, and exclusive dining experiences. End with relaxation and fresh seafood on Thailand's beaches.

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 Moscow Khao Soi, curried noodle soup.   Credit: Tourism Authority of Thailand.  Small temple near Doi Suthep, Chiang Mai  Coral Island, off the coast of Phuket  Young monks at a temple in Bangkok  Chillis and kaffir lime leaves, essential ingredients in Thai cuisine  Grinding chillis for Thai curry  Food stalls as found on most streets in Bangkok   Freshly cooked food at a street stall in Bangkok  Freshly cooked food at a street stall in Bangkok   Home-made Pad Thai at a cooking class in Chiang Mai  Rural floating market, reflecting traditional river life, Amphawa  Market stalls on the railway track in Amphawa   Sunset over the river in Amphawa  Twin Palms resort property in Phuket

Tailor-Made Foodie Tour of Thailand

Enjoy an overview of Thailand's highlights from a culinary perspective.

12 days from $4,700

Explore Bangkok, Chiang Mai, and Chiang Rai through food and market tours, cooking classes, and exclusive dining experiences. End with relaxation and fresh seafood on Thailand's beaches.

Request a Tailor-Made Itinerary

or call 855-215-8690
Accommodations

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Siam Kempinski

Bangkok, Thailand

Located in a prime location of downtown Bangkok with direct access to the Siam Paragon Shopping Mall, the Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok is an ideal destination for both business and leisure travelers to indulge in its unique resort-like atmosphere in the heart of the city’s premier shopping and entertainment district. Each of the hotel’s 401 luxurious rooms and suites, features a contemporary interior design sparkling with unique Thai elements - many of which offer private balconies overlooking the lush garden and hotel’s swimming pools. Daily refillable drinks and snacks, as well as Internet access, are provided as complimentary.

Number of nights: 4

Asita Eco Resort

Samut Songkhram , Thailand

Asita Eco Resort resides amidst peaceful nature. Escape the congested city and relax in this eco-friendly lifestyle resort, surrounded by countless pine trees, adjacent a large tranquil canal, designed to preserve the simple, yet elegant, lifestyle of rural Thai people. Choose between a traditional Thai house and Villa, designed for comfort with eco-friendly amenities. Enjoy a private swimming pool, inspired by nature, in front of your room’s porch for the ultimate in relaxation.   You are assured of a memorable stay, as Asita’s management team are experienced in managing international hotels, with in-room facilities equivalent to International hotel.

Number of nights: 1

Anantara Chiang Mai Resort

Chiang Mai, Thailand

Edging the Mae Ping River in Thailand’s beautiful northern city, Anantara Chiang Mai Resort is a luxurious sanctuary of contemporary, Thai and colonial style. 

Find tranquil seclusion at our Chiang Mai hotel. Relax on your balcony daybed, admiring courtyard gardens or the peaceful flow of Thai river life. Lounge at the riverside pool. Indulge in exclusive spa rituals. Let our experts immerse you in local culture with Thai boxing, cooking and massage lessons. 

Ideally situated in the heart of Chiang Mai, our central city location makes it easy to explore. Discover the old city’s countless temples, bustling markets, and ancient Lanna ruins.  Soak up a cosmopolitan vibe at quirky cafés, boutiques, and art galleries. Venture further afield for elephant and river rafting experiences. Visit spectacular national parks and floral gardens, hill tribes, and handicraft villages. 

Enchanting afternoons can be spent enjoying our famous Afternoon Tea. Toasting sunset is quietly romantic aboard a river cruise. Savor international grill cuisine and authentic Indian specialties on a waterfront deck, or the mysterious Asian culinary experiences of our splendid colonial house.

Number of nights: 3

Twin Palms Phuket

Phuket, Thailand

Phuket’s Most Exciting and Stylish Contemporary Resort, located in a tranquil and exclusive environment, 175 meters from Surin Beach, 25 minutes away from Phuket International Airport, in an area with one of the most beautiful stretches of golden tropical sand in Phuket often referred to as “millionaires’ row”. Twinpalms offers the comfort of a luxury resort, combined with the relaxing tranquility of a secluded getaway.
There are only 97 luxurious and spacious Residences, Suites and Rooms, each surrounded by palms, and featuring a private terrace facing the pool with a garden view. Among which, 21 unique apartments are designed to lift to your spirits with a generous space and private pool. With a brief to produce a property that has an integrated landscape, the “Contemporary Tropical” design and landscaping incorporate a stunning, world-class water garden.

Number of nights: 3

Tailor-Made Benefits

Smithsonian Archivist Circle membership. Benefits include:

  • Recognition in the Friends of the Smithsonian Honor Roll displayed electronically on the National Mall in the Membership Reception Center
  • Invitation to a special welcome tour for new members at a Smithsonian venue
  • A Smithsonian Institution annual engagement calendar with full color images of exceptional art and artifacts
  • A complimentary Smithsonian museum guidebook
  • Subscription to the award-winning magazine Smithsonian
  • 20% discount at Smithsonian Museum Stores, 10% discount at selected dining facilities, at SmithsonianStore.com, and Folkways Recordings
  • Special member rate for tickets to the Smithsonian's IMAX® theaters and Einstein Planetarium
  • Admission to Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in New York City
  • Weekday access to the Friends of the Smithsonian Reception Center

If you are already a member of the Archivist Circle or above, you will receive The Smithsonian's History of America in 101 Objects by Richard Kurin.

Travel Insurance

For the convenience of our travelers, Travel Guard provides an on-tour Insurance Plan. On-tour emergency evacuation insurance (up to $100,000), medical expense coverage (up to $25,000), dental expense coverage (up to $500), travel medical assistance and worldwide travel assistance (U.S. Residents only). It also includes up to $25,000 medical and up to $500 dental expense coverage, and 24-hour worldwide travel and medical assistance. Please click here to view complete coverage details.

Please visit www.TravelGuard.com/SmithsonianJourneys or call Travel Guard at 1-800-208-6142 to learn about additional (optional) coverage.