Classic Thailand West Coast (nov - apr) Overview

Rice paddies, coral reefs, elephants, temples and tuk-tuks, Thailand doesn’t get much more spectacular than on this journey down its western flank.

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      USD $1,875
      CAD $1,930
      AUD $1,895
      EUR €1,295
      GBP £1,095
      NZD $2,110
      ZAR R18,970
      CHF FR1,580
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Trip Validity

  • 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31

A definitive tour through South East Asia's gem

Combining the best of the north and south, this is the definitive Thailand tour. Travel from the clamour of the capital to the serenity of steamy rainforests; from atmospheric ruins to relaxed sun-drenched islands. Tour temples in Bangkok, bargain-hunt in lively Chiang Mai and then swim, snorkel or simply kick back on the divine beaches of the southern coast. This adventure is the perfect chance to visit the many attractions and treasures of Thailand.

  • Visit Bangkok’s impressive temples
  • Be a guest at a village homestay
  • Set off on a longtail around Phang-Nga
  • Spy cheeky monkeys at the Gibbon Rehabilitation Centre in Phuket

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Bangkok, Thailand
  • Finish:

    Phuket, Thailand
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 12
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    7 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 1 dinner
  • Accommodation:

    Guesthouse (2 nts), Homestay (1 nt), Hotel (6 nts), Overnight sleeper train (2 nts), Resort (4 nts)
  • Transport:

    Ferry, Longtail boat, Minibus, Overnight sleeper train, Public bus, Songthaew, Speed boat, Van
  • Included activities:

    Bangkok - Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn), Chiang Mai - Baan Thai Cookery School half-day course OR Half-day cycling, Ko Yao Noi - Phang Nga Bay tour & snorkelling, Krabi - Phi Phi Island day trip, Lampang - Friends of the Asian Elephant, Phuket - Gibbon Rehabilitation Centre & waterfalls, Sukhothai - Historical park guided cycle tour & home-cooked picnic lunch

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    492kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    A single supplement is available on this trip, please see trip notes for further information.

  • Total price from

    USD $1,875
    CAD $1,930
    AUD $1,895
    EUR €1,295
    GBP £1,095
    NZD $2,110
    ZAR R18,970
    CHF FR1,580
    *
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  • Per day from:

    USD $117
    CAD $120
    AUD $118
    EUR €80
    GBP £68
    NZD $131
    ZAR R1,185
    CHF FR98
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Day 1 Bangkok

Loud, bright, chaotic and delightful, Bangkok is a city of modern excesses intermingled with simple traditions, all wrapped up in the famous smiles of the locals.

Days 2-3 Sukhothai

With some of the most impressive ruins in Thailand, Sukhothai is a friendly town with a wealth of fabulous sights to see.

Day 4 Homestay

Awash with stunning temples, fabulous markets and a lively city centre, charming Chiang Mai is rich in culture and the gateway to the northern hilltribes.

Days 5-7 Chiang Mai

With various markets open through the day and night, grab some baht and get bargaining.

Days 8-9 Bangkok

Loud, bright, chaotic and delightful, Bangkok is a city of modern excesses intermingled with simple traditions, all wrapped up in the famous smiles of the locals.

Days 10-11 Ao Nang/Krabi

A lively beachside town in Krabi Province, Ao Nang has a main street with restaurants, shops and bars, and is close to many idyllic islands.

Days 12-13 Ko Yao Noi

With few tourists and simple infrastructure, Ko Yao Noi is a beautiful, relatively untouched island with gorgeous beaches, great local food and a peaceful atmosphere.

Days 14-16 Phuket

Thailand's largest and most well-known island, Phuket has some excellent beaches and a huge array of restaurants, hotels, bars and shopping to choose from.
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    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,875
      CAD $1,930
      AUD $1,895
      EUR €1,295
      GBP £1,095
      NZD $2,110
      ZAR R18,970
      CHF FR1,580
      *
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