Visit Bangkok’s spectacular Grand Palace, one of Thailand’s most significant Buddhist temples, and view the elegant Emerald Buddha, carved from a single block of jade. Explore Wat Pho, one of Bangkok’s largest temple complexes, famous for its giant reclining Buddha. Take a leisurely boat ride along the Thonburi klongs (canals) and observe life along the riverbanks. See Chiang Mai from the lofty mountain throne of Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, one of northern Thailand’s most sacred temples. Meet a herd of elephants at a rescue and rehabilitation center. Explore Chiang Rai by rickshaw and visit the Hall of Opium to learn about the narcotic’s fascinating history and the effects of abuse on individuals and society.