Classic Thailand West Coast (nov - apr) 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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      USD $1,725
      CAD $1,750
      AUD $1,815
      EUR €1,250
      GBP £1,090
      NZD $2,150
      ZAR R16,525
      CHF FR1,545
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There is a later version of this trip also available for travel from Jan 1, 2015 to Dec 31, 2015. View later Classic Thailand West Coast (nov - apr).

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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.

  • Chill out on perfect beaches
  • 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
  • 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:

    Phuket, Thailand
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 12
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    3 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 1 dinner
  • Accommodation:

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

    Bus, Ferry, Longtail boat, Minibus, Overnight sleeper train, Songthaew, Speed boat, Tuk-Tuk
  • 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 $1,725
    CAD $1,750
    AUD $1,815
    EUR €1,250
    GBP £1,090
    NZD $2,150
    ZAR R16,525
    CHF FR1,545
    *
    Price information
  • Per day from:

    USD $107
    CAD $109
    AUD $113
    EUR €78
    GBP £68
    NZD $134
    ZAR R1,032
    CHF FR96
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Classic Thailand West Coast (nov - apr) 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 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 $1,725
      CAD $1,750
      AUD $1,815
      EUR €1,250
      GBP £1,090
      NZD $2,150
      ZAR R16,525
      CHF FR1,545
      *
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