Visit some beautiful gardens in Thailand, the land of smiles, including Queen Sirikit Botanical Garden, and also enjoy meeting the people who make this country special, on this tour taking place January 28 – February 9. You will be in Chiang Mai during the Flower Festival (pictured below) where sculptures of temples, animals and even scenes from the Ramayana are made from flowers and paraded through the streets of this beautiful city, often called the “Rose of the North”. Apart from the parades, there are endless floral displays, local handicrafts and entertainment.
While in Thailand you will visit Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, the Golden Triangle and Bangkok. In Cambodia you will visit Siem Reap. Log on to www.gardeningtours.com/Thailand2011.htm and click on the “See Details” button to explore the 15 page day by day itinerary of this extraordinary opportunity. You will visit hill tribe villages where farmers are encouraged to use sustainable agricultural practices. You will eat some of your meals in restaurants where staff come from different ethnic minority villages surrounding them and where tourism helps provide income for them as well as their families. Land only $3,575 per person, sharing, with a single supplement of $958. For information, call toll free 1-866-642-7120, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.