Inspired by the hotel’s riverside location and reflecting the spirit of Bangkok and the hotel’s iconic history, designer Jeffrey Wilkes transformed all of the River Wing’s rooms and suites, the hotel’s restaurants and swimming pools, making them more luxurious and comfortable than ever before. You can enjoy 11 outstanding restaurants and bars, from traditional Thai cuisine to two-Michelin starred French fine dining. Private teakwood shuttle boats provide access to the award-winning The Oriental Spa, the hotel’s Fitness & Wellness Centre, The Oriental Thai Cooking School and Sala Rim Naam and Terrace Rim Naam – the hotel’s Thai restaurants located across the river.
Your class reservations at the Mandarin Oriental are Deluxe Premier Single Rooms for seven (7) nights with daily breakfast for 1 person. Deluxe Premier Room is 43 sqm and has elegant décor with city and river views. If you wish to:
To request additional night(s) & room upgrade or add guest(s) to your reservation, please proceed to the Registration Page.
Crown International Travel Inc. have access to all the airline reservation systems. We don’t offer a discounted fare for individual tickets but we always do our best to find the best available airfare. If you have at least 10 people interested in traveling to and from Bangkok together, please contact our office and we can check the price for a group rate.
The USC EMBA program officially starts on Monday morning, May 29th until Friday evening, June 2nd, 2023. Your accommodation is from May 27th, check out June 3rd. Please visit the HOTEL INFO page for details.
Here you can check the most current Travel requirements and restrictions
Here are suggested flights and fares on the following airlines on economy class. There are no non-stop flights to Bangkok:
If you wish to join the optional tours in Bangkok before the program starts, please plan to arrive earlier. You have a free day on Sunday, May 28th. You can check available tours on the TOUR INFO page.
Above fares are subject to change unless ticketed. If you’d like to check for a Premium Economy class, Business Class ticket and for other flight and airline options, please send an email to: [email protected] We would be happy to assist finding the most economical fare and routing for you.
To make your airline reservation, please proceed to the Registration Page.
Thailand is a country known for its beautiful nature, stunning beaches and spectacular islands. It is also known for its delectable local food, unique culture & history making it one of the Southeast Asia’s most popular destinations for tourists.
Bangkok is the capital city of Thailand with modern skyscrapers, temples, famous street food and massive malls and outdoor markets. You can explore the city on your own and our local guides can suggest sites you can visit during your free time. If you prefer a guided tour of the city, we are happy to set this up for you.
On this page, we have listed available Pre-Program Optional Day Tours, Evening Tours, Post Program Extension Tours outside of the city and outside of Thailand. We can make adjustments if you prefer to add more sites, combine itineraries or extend these visits. If you wish to extend to other exciting or exotic destinations, we would be pleased to assist you in planning post program visits to Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam and other countries in Asia. Please contact our office for assistance. These tours are exclusive for your group only. You will be accompanied by an English-speaking guide and private transportation.
Your accommodation starts on Saturday, May 27th. You have a free day on Sunday, May 28th. If you plan to arrive before the 27th, then you’ll have more time to explore Bangkok.
Meet with your guide at the hotel lobby for a half day tour of Bangkok City. Before entering the main gate to the temple of the Emerald Buddha, stop by the Royal Regalia Museum to see the beauty of decorative jewelry, which used to be ornament of the royal officers and consorts. Walk in to enjoy the beauty of the temple of The Emerald Buddha. Visit the most sacred Buddha statue of the nation there, and enjoy the stunning buildings which you cannot miss taking photos of, every time you turn around. Get into the second court where the major throne halls are located. Visit inside the Amarin Tharawinitchai throne and the Dusit Mahaprasart throne.
Price includes: English speaking guide, A/C private transportation, Admission fee
After breakfast, meet with your guide at the hotel lobby and drive to the ancient city of Ayutthaya (111th World Heritage by UNESCO), located 71km north of Bangkok (about 2hours drive). Ayuthaya offers a fascinating glimpse on ancient Siam’s splendor. Both ruins and reconstructed sites abound in the area. You will visit and learn the history of famous temples such as Wat Prasrisanphet, Viharn Phra Mongkolborphit, Wat Mahathat, Wat Ratchaburana, Wat Lokayasutharam, Wat Chai Wattanaram and a wonderful Ayutthaya historical park. Lunch will be at a local restaurant.
Price includes: English-speaking guide, private A/C transportation, lunch at local restaurant, admission/parking fees.
Meet your guide at the hotel lobby and take a trip to Kanchanaburito and visit interesting places such as the Allied War Cemetery, Thailand-Burmese Railway Center and the Bridge over River Kwai. Also, take a ride on a scenic train across the Kwai River. After lunch at local restaurant, enjoy elephant bathing activity. Make sure to bring your own towels, swimsuit and change of clothes.
Price includes: English-speaking guide, private A/C transportation, lunch at local restaurant, admission/parking fees, elephant bathing (30 – 45 minutes)
You’ll start your adventure with an early pickup from your hotel. Meet your driver at the hotel lobby. ElephantsWorld is a conservation organization dedicated to helping these intelligent and proud creatures. Once there, you’ll listen to an introduction and safety briefing before preparing food for the elephants. You will assist in giving the elephants a mud bath before heading to the river to rinse them off. There will be some time to shower before a delicious buffet lunch. After helping yourself to delicious Thai dishes, feed the elephants the food you prepared earlier.
Price includes: Driver and private A/C transportation (no guide), lunch, admission fee
Rooftop Bar & Temple from 4:00 – 8:00pm (4 hours)
Discover the beauty of old Bangkok in the evening with a professional tour guide. Visit the flower market and historical temples like Wat Knlaya and Wat Arun. Cool off with a beer at a rooftop bar while enjoying the sunset. You can have dinner at a riverside hotel on your expense.
Price: $90.00 per person
Tuk Tuk & Street Food from 5:00 – 9:00pm (4 hours)
Visit the three most famous sites of Bangkok by tuk tuk. Explore Bangkok Chinatown and experience street food. Continue trip to flower market and buy a bouquet of local orchids for your room. Last stop is a giant swing and try the noodles at pratupee area. Maximum 6 pax per tuk tuk.
Price: $100.00 per person
Evening Canal Tour from 4:30 – 6:00pm (1.5 hours)
One of the best ways to explore Bangkok is by boat. A cruise along the Chao Phraya River and the canals of Thonburi on the west side of the river reveal scenes at odds with the bustling, modern inner city. Boat capacity is 8 – 10 people.
Price: $60.00 per person
Note: Evening tours are available when you return to the hotel after your meetings/site visits. Please contact our office for more information.
Please contact Crown for more information and pricing for the following extension tour:
Day 1: 03 June, 2023 Flight Bangkok/Chiang Mai
Day 2: 04 June, 2023 Chiang Mai
Day 3: 05 June, 2023 Chiang Mai
Day 4: 06 June, 2023 Chiang Mai Departure
Please contact Crown for more information and pricing for the following extension tours:
Day 1: 04 June, 2022 Flight Bangkok/Siem Reap
Day 2: 05 June, 2022 Siem Reap
Day 3: 06 June, 2022 Siem Reap
Day 4: 07 June, 2022 Siem Reap Departure
Day 1: 04 June, 2022 Flight Bangkok/Luang Prabang
Day 2: 05 June, 2022 Luang Prabang
Day 3: 06 June, 2022 Luang Prabang
Day 4: 07 June, 2022 Luang Prabang Departure
Day 1: 04 June, 2022 Flight Bangkok/Saigon
Day 2: 05 June, 2022 Saigon
Day 3: 06 June, 2022 Saigon
Day 4: 07 June, 2022 Saigon Departure
Day 1: 04 June, 2022 Flight Saigon/Danang – Hoi An
Day 2: 05 June, 2022 Hoi An
Day 3: 06 June, 2022 Hoi An
Day 4: 07 June, 2022 Hoi an – Danang and Danang Departure
Day 1: 04 June, 2022 Flight Saigon/Hanoi
Day 2: 05 June, 2022 Hanoi
Day 3: 06 June, 2022 Hanoi
Day 4: 07 June, 2022 Hanoi – Ha Long Bay, Overnight Cruise
Day 5: 08 June, 2022 Halong – Hanoi and Hanoi Departure
To join us on these tours, please proceed to the Registration Page.