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IMPORTANT DATES

Registration

Deadline for early bird rate
    - June 15, 2017

Deadline for regular rate
    - July 15, 2017

Abstract

Online submission open
    - November 15, 2016

Abstract submission deadline
    - May 1, 2017











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Tours

Half Day Tours


B1B: Grand Palace Emerald Buddha, Reclining Buddha & Canal

Seat-in-coach tour Daily 08.00-12.00 hrs. Except on National Holiday
Price per person Baht 2,000.- Minimum 2 persons


Pick up from hotel’s lobby transfer to WTS. Head Office or the center.
Depart your hotel and experience James Bond Boat (long tailed speed boat) cruising along the Chao Phraya River and quiet canals, observing picturesque scenes of Thai river life. Visit Wat Pho (the Temple of the Reclining Buddha), and the grand and most beautiful reclining Buddha Image, over 40 metre long and 15 metres high, covered with precious gold.

The massive feet of Buddha are inlaid with intricate mother-of-pearl. End your journey in Thai history and culture at the Royal Grand Palace and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, the most beautiful and spectacular royal complex in Thailand. Be awed by the serene Emerald Buddha, the palladium of Thailand, a seated Buddha image carved from green nephrite. (Sapphire)
 
Please note:
- Certain buildings in he palace grounds are closed on Saturday and Sunday
- For Thailand’s temples, please do not wear sleeveless shirts, shorts, divided skirts, tights or Jeans. All pants/ trousers should have full length.
- Tour will end at Gems factory to provide transportation for returning to hotel.


Half Day Tours

B2: City & Temples Tour

Seat-in-coach tour : Daily 13.00-17.00 hrs. Price per person Baht 1,200.- Minimum 2 persons

Pick up from hotel’s lobby transfer to WTS. Head Office or the center. Visit Wat Trimit with its solid golden Buddha. Then go through Chinatown to the flower market at Pak Klong Talad. Visit Wat Po, the temple of the Reclining Buddha. Drive past the Royal Grand Palace along Ratchadamnern Avenue, passing the Democracy Monument, various ministries and government offices, the Royal Plaza and the Marble Throne Hall before visiting the Marble Temple and its galleries where the most beautiful Buddha images in various positions are kept.

Remark : - Tour will end at the Gem factory to provide the transportation for returning to hotel.

Half Day Tours

B24 : Arts of The Kingdom

Seat-in-coach tour : Daily 08.00-12.00 hrs.  Except Monday. Price per person Baht 1,700.- Minimum 4 persons

Pick up from hotel’s lobby transfer to WTS. Head Office or the center. Those who have an eye for beauty should not miss the opportunity to see one of the finest displays of Thai arts and crafts ever assembled. Clad in white Italian Carrara marble and decorated with impressive fresco paintings dating from the reign of King Rama VI to welcome visiting royalty and dignitaries, the magnificent Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall is worth a visit in its own right. The museum within is the pride of the Thai nation and promised to be a new landmark of the country. In this opulent setting you will discover an exquisite display of hundreds objects meticulously created by artisans trained by Queen Sirikit's SUPPORT Training Center, a foundation where underprivileged villagers are taught  traditional arts and crafts skills.  The exhibits here represent the highest standard of beauty and creativity, the result of many years of work by hundreds of dedicated artisans.  The ten stunning masterpieces alone are testimonies of the efforts, attention to detail and artistry paid by all the artisans.  Prior to visiting the museum, you will visit Wat Rajbopit where the curving walls of the buildings are covered with beautiful glazed tiles and the doors are inlaid with mother of pearl, the work of master craftsmen.  

Note: 

Sleeveless clothing and shorts are not allowed. Ladies are required to wear appropriate length dresses or skirts.Men are required to wear long trousers and sleeved shirts.  


Full Day Tours

B10B : Damnernsaduak Floating Market & Elephant Theme Show

Seat-in-coach : Every day from 0700-1800 hrs. Price per person Baht 2,790.- Minimum 2 pax

Pick up from hotel’s lobby transfer to WTS. Head Office or the center. Visit the bustling floating market at Damnersaduak. Then travel on to Samphran elephant Ground and Zoo. Watch a crocodile wrestling show and elephant show such as elephant round-up and a historical re-enactment during the war of ancient Siam. Lunch is included. A short stop will also be made at a Thai factory after visiting the floating market. A short stop will also be made at a Thai handicraft factory after visiting the floating market.


Full Day Tours

B11 : River Cruise to Ayutthaya

Seat-in-coach tour :Daily from 07.00-17.00 hrs. Price: Baht 1,900.- net per person

Pick up from hotel’s lobby transfer to the center. Travel by air-conditioned motorcoach to the picturesque ruins of the ancient capital city of Ayutthaya, then visit the nearby beautiful Bang Pa-In Summer Palace. Return to Bangkok in a leisurely cruise along the Chao Phya River in the luxurious air-conditioned Cruise and enjoy a (buffet lunch) sumptuous lunch aboard.

Alternatively, the outward journey may be on Cruise (with lunch), returning by motor coach.

Full Day Tours

B21: Elephant Ride & The Bridge Over The River Kwai With Train Ride

Seat-in-coach tour : Every Monday/ Wednesday// Friday from 0700-1800 hrs. Price per person Baht 2,850.- Minimum 2 pax

Pick up from hotel’s lobby transfer to WTS. Head Office or the center. Travel to Kanchanaburi, a picturesque province with rainforests and bamboo jungles west of Bangkok. Visit the Bridge over the River Kwai which was built by prisoners of war during The World War II. Then stop at Elephant Camp for elephant-back riding through a beautiful forest. After lunch proceed to Tham Kra Sae Railway Station to take a short train ride on the original Death Railway passing over very long wooden viaduct amongst sheer cliffs, before traveling back to Bangkok.


POST TOURS

3 DAYS/ 2 NIGHTS CHIANG MAI

Chiang Mai, “Rose of the North”, is among the most delightful and charming cities of Thailand. It has a number of other marginal assets, including the folk art for which the North of Thailand has long been famous.
Day1 :
: Transfer to Bangkok Airport, depart for Chiang Mai.
: Arrive Chiang Mai Airport, meet and transfer to the hotel.
: Check-in and free time.

EV : Joining Khantoke Dinner a typical northern Thai meal with local variety shows.
: Return to hotel.
: Overnight.
Day 2 :
American Breakfast.
08.30 : Visit an elephant camp at Maetang and see how elephants are trained for use in lumber
work and other skills. Then take a ride on elephant-back to a Lisu hilltribe village through
the rainforest for approximately one hour. Take a short ride on an oxcart formerly used to
transport garden produce. Thai lunch will be provided at a restaurant near the camp. After
lunch, take an easy bamboo raft ride for an hour before returning to the hotel
: Return to hotel.
: Over night.
Day 3 :
American Breakfast.
08.30 : Visit the sacred mountaintop temple of Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep and a picturesque
Meo hilltribe village.
12.30 : Return to hotel.
: Check-out and transfer to Chiang Mai airport for flight to Bangkok.
: Arrive Suvarnabhumi Airport, connect flight onward back home.
Price per person/ Minimum 2 pax Validity of May 2016

Hotel Type of room Sharing twin Single sup.
Duangtawan Superior Baht 9,300.- Baht 9,300.-
Imperial Mae Ping Superior Baht 9,500.- Baht 2,000.-
Tour includes :
- Airport transfer in Bangkok and Chiang Mai
- 2 nights’ accommodation with ABF.
- Joining Khantok Dinner
- Full day elephants ride & bamboo rafting with lunch.
- Half day Meo Hilltribe & Doi Suthep , no lunch.
Excludes :
- Domestic economy air ticket by TG
The current air fare BKK-CNX costs approx.. Baht 7,980.- per person.

POST TOURS

3 DAYS / 2 NIGHTS SAMUI

Samui Island is an ideal place to relax in peace and quiet. Besides its many wonderful beaches, of which the three best known are Chaweng, Lamai and Menam, the island offers other scenic attractions, including wonderful hilltop views of the sea dotted with myriads of islands, and picturesque waterfalls. Fortunately, commercial development has been limited so that Samui has kept its natural charm and unique island attractions.
Day 1 :
: Transfer to Bangkok Airport, fly to Samui Island, via Bangkok Airways.
: Arrive Samui airport, meet and transfer to hotel. PM
: Drive around the island and visit various white sandy beaches such as Chaweng and
Lamai. Visit the strange rock formations aptly called "Grandma Rock” and “ Grandpa
Rock". See also how a trained monkey is used to pick coconuts from a tree, and visit
the lovely cascading waterfalls of Hin Lad or Na Muang. Lunch included.
: Return to hotel and overnight.
Day 2 :
American Breakfast.
07.30 : Full-day excursion by boat to Ang Thong National Marine Park which consists of 40 islands
with beautiful natural caves, blue lagoons, stunning rock formations, an inland salt lake
surrounded by ochre-coloured vertical walls, unspoilt beaches for sunbathing and swimming,
coral reefs snorkeling and good fishing as well. Lunch and soft drinks will be provided.
17.00 : Return to hotel.
: Overnight.
Day 3 :
American Breakfast.
: At leisure and check-out time at 1200 hrs.
: Transfer to Samui airport for flight …….. to Bangkok.
: Arrive Bangkok, connect flight back home.
Price per person/ Minimum 2 pax

Validity of May 2017

Hotel Type of room Sharing twin Single sup.
Amari Koh Samui Superior Garden View Baht 12,000.- Baht 4,700.-
Baan Talay Resort Deluxe Bungalow Baht 10,100.- Baht 3,600.-

Validity of August 2017

Hotel Type of room Sharing twin Single sup.
Amari Koh Samui Superior Garden View Baht 14,600.- Baht 6,700.-
Baan Talay Resort Deluxe Bungalow Baht 10,600.- Baht 4,100.-

Validity of November 2017

Hotel Type of room Sharing twin Single sup.
Amari Koh Samui Superior Garden View Baht 14,600.- Baht 6,700.-
Baan Talay Resort Deluxe Bungalow Baht 10,600.- Baht 4,100.-
Tour includes :

- Airport transfer in Bangkok & Samui.
- 2 nights’ accommodation with ABF.
- Full-day Ang Thong National Marine Park with lunch.
- Half-day tour with lunch.
Excludes : Domestic economy air ticket.by TG. The current round-trip air fare costs approx. Baht 10,520.- per person.

POST TOURS

3 DAYS / 2 NIGHTS SAMUI

Samui Island is an ideal place to relax in peace and quiet. Besides its many wonderful beaches, of which the three best known are Chaweng, Lamai and Menam, the island offers other scenic attractions, including wonderful hilltop views of the sea dotted with myriads of islands, and picturesque waterfalls. Fortunately, commercial development has been limited so that Samui has kept its natural charm and unique island attractions.
Day 1 :
: Transfer to Bangkok Airport, fly to Samui Island, via Bangkok Airways.
: Arrive Samui airport, meet and transfer to hotel. PM
: Drive around the island and visit various white sandy beaches such as Chaweng and
Lamai. Visit the strange rock formations aptly called "Grandma Rock” and “ Grandpa
Rock". See also how a trained monkey is used to pick coconuts from a tree, and visit
the lovely cascading waterfalls of Hin Lad or Na Muang. Lunch included.
: Return to hotel and overnight.
Day 2 :
American Breakfast.
07.30 : Full-day excursion by boat to Ang Thong National Marine Park which consists of 40 islands
with beautiful natural caves, blue lagoons, stunning rock formations, an inland salt lake
surrounded by ochre-coloured vertical walls, unspoilt beaches for sunbathing and swimming,
coral reefs snorkeling and good fishing as well. Lunch and soft drinks will be provided.
17.00 : Return to hotel.
: Overnight.
Day 3 :
American Breakfast.
: At leisure and check-out time at 1200 hrs.
: Transfer to Samui airport for flight …….. to Bangkok.
: Arrive Bangkok, connect flight back home.
Price per person/ Minimum 2 pax

Validity of May 2017

Hotel Type of room Sharing twin Single sup.
Amari Koh Samui Superior Garden View Baht 12,000.- Baht 4,700.-
Baan Talay Resort Deluxe Bungalow Baht 10,100.- Baht 3,600.-

Validity of August 2017

Hotel Type of room Sharing twin Single sup.
Amari Koh Samui Superior Garden View Baht 14,600.- Baht 6,700.-
Baan Talay Resort Deluxe Bungalow Baht 10,600.- Baht 4,100.-

Validity of November 2017

Hotel Type of room Sharing twin Single sup.
Amari Koh Samui Superior Garden View Baht 14,600.- Baht 6,700.-
Baan Talay Resort Deluxe Bungalow Baht 10,600.- Baht 4,100.-
Tour includes :

- Airport transfer in Bangkok & Samui.
- 2 nights’ accommodation with ABF.
- Full-day Ang Thong National Marine Park with lunch.
- Half-day tour with lunch.
Excludes : Domestic economy air ticket.by TG. The current round-trip air fare costs approx. Baht 10,520.- per person.
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