Classic Thailand East Coast (May - Oct) Overview

Visit long-time friends of Intrepid and some of the most amazing sights in Thailand on this classic adventure tour from Bangkok to the southern beaches.

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    • 4.72 out of 5
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,588
      CAD $1,611
      AUD $1,674
      EUR €1,161
      GBP £985
      NZD $1,975
      ZAR R15,210
      CHF FR1,435
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Trip Validity

  • 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31

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.

  • Cruise to idyllic Thai islands
  • Discover Buddhist relics in Bangkok city
  • Experience culture in chilled out Chiang Mai
  • Experience the amazing Thai hospitality
  • Explore the heaving streets of Bangkok
  • Feast upon scrumptious Thai cuisine
  • See the stunning ruins of Sukhothai
  • Stay with Intrepid's village friends in rural Thailand

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Bangkok, Thailand
  • Finish:

    Ko Samui, Thailand
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 16
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    7 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 1 dinner
  • Accommodation:

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

    Bus, Ferry, Overnight sleeper train, Songthaew, Taxi
  • Included activities:

    Bangkok - Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn), Chiang Mai - Baan Thai Cookery School half-day course OR Half-day cycling, Ko Samui - Ang Thong Marine Park tour, Ko Tao - Day tour & snorkelling, Lampang - Friends of the Asian Elephant, 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 $1,588
    CAD $1,611
    AUD $1,674
    EUR €1,161
    GBP £985
    NZD $1,975
    ZAR R15,210
    CHF FR1,435
    *
    Price information
  • Per day from:

    USD $99
    CAD $100
    AUD $104
    EUR €72
    GBP £61
    NZD $123
    ZAR R950
    CHF FR89
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Classic Thailand East Coast (May - Oct) Summary

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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

Rise early to offer alms to the monks before travelling to Chiang Mai, via relaxing thermal hot springs. Situated at the crossroads of one of South East Asia's most important trade routes, Thailand's northern capital is a legendary centre of ancient culture, adventure, relaxation and shopping. Bike between gold-gilded temples, enjoy a cooking class, take a river tour aboard a bamboo raft or hone haggling skills at the markets.

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 Ko Pha-Ngan

Known for having infamous full moon parties, Ko Pha-Ngan is a mountainous island with gorgeous beaches, great diving and secluded places to relax, or nightlife to enjoy.

Days 12-13 Ko Tao

Ko Tao is a small island perfect to escape the crowds and don a snorkel or go diving - the underwater world here is spectacular.

Days 14-16 Ko Samui

Famous for its gorgeous white-sand beaches, aquamarine waters, myriad of things to do and spoils of paradise, the island of Ko Samui is a firm favourite among travellers.
    • 16
    • TTSBC
    • 4.72 out of 5
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,588
      CAD $1,611
      AUD $1,674
      EUR €1,161
      GBP £985
      NZD $1,975
      ZAR R15,210
      CHF FR1,435
      *
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