Classic Thailand East Coast (May - Oct) Itinerary

The delights of the north combine with the spoils of the south on this unforgettable trip. Sample the best of Thailand’s hill country before soaking up its island ambience.

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    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,840
      CAD $1,905
      AUD $1,870
      EUR €1,265
      GBP £1,085
      NZD $2,080
      ZAR R18,695
      CHF FR1,530
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Cooking class in Chiang Mai

Dried red chillies

Beautiful smile

Tuk tuk driver

Local working in the green rice fields

Fresh thai food

Day 1 Bangkok

Check out the city from the back of a tuk-tuk or wander through the peaceful environs of Lumpini Park.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Days 2-3 Sukhothai

Discover the ancient ruins of Old Sukhothai.
ACCOM: Resort - 2

Day 4 Homestay

Stay overnight in a rural home and enjoy a feast with a Thai family.
ACCOM: Homestay - 1

Days 5-7 Chiang Mai

Visit the Friends of the Asian Elephant hospital, then choose to ride a bike to ancient temples or enjoy a delicious Thai cooking class.
ACCOM: Hotel - 2, Overnight sleeper train - 1

Days 8-9 Bangkok

Loathe them or love them, jump in a tuk-tuk to discover Bangkok’s secret hidden corners. Choose to head to a bustling market or send tastebuds tingling with a tom yum kung soup.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1, Overnight sleeper train - 1

Days 10-11 Ko Pha-Ngan

Bliss out by day and party all night on Thailand’s most famous beach.
ACCOM: Guesthouse - 2

Days 12-13 Ko Tao

Soak up the best of beach life and dive into the azure waters of Ko Tao.
ACCOM: Bungalow - 2

Days 14-16 Ko Samui

Indulge in a Thai massage, hit up Hin Ta Yai Market to buy some locally made souvenirs or dine on traditional, spicy southern food. Otherwise, get active in the water and go snorkelling, kayaking or fishing.
ACCOM: Hotel - 2