Classic Thailand West Coast (nov - apr) Itinerary

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      USD $1,695
      CAD $1,730
      AUD $1,795
      EUR €1,250
      GBP £1,075
      NZD $2,135
      ZAR R16,380
      CHF FR1,545
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Day 1 Bangkok

Make the most of a day in bewitching Bangkok city, a place full of skyscrapers, temples, chaos and calm. Nestled on the banks of the Chao Phraya River, Bangkok is a frenetic fusion of tradition and modern. Perhaps visit the towering Turquoise Buddha at Bangkok's Grand Palace or cruise around the city in a tuk-tuk.
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Days 2-3 Sukhothai

Enjoy the tranquillity of Thailand's first capital, Sukhothai, set amid leafy forests, perfumed gardens and fertile rice paddies. A trip to the night market is a real eye-opener - the culinary smorgasbord ranges from fried rice to fried bugs.
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Day 4 Homestay

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. Perhaps wake early to give alms to the monks at the Kad Ton Payom flea market and then sample the best local specialties in town.
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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.
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Days 8-9 Bangkok

Fast-paced and fascinating, Bangkok's chaotic streets are a traveller's delight. Head out to Wat Arun to visit the 'Temple of the Dawn' and see its ornate Khmer-style tower. Then climb aboard a southbound overnight train.
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Days 10-11 Ao Nang/Krabi

Soak up the sun on the beautiful beaches of Krabi before taking a snorkelling day trip to Phi Phi Island.
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Days 12-13 Ko Yao Noi

Sail around admiring Phang-Nga Bay's spectacular jagged cliffs and islands before pulling on a mask for more fantastic snorkelling. A tour of Ko Yao Noi provides a fascinating glimpse of daily life on a tropical island.
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Days 14-16 Phuket

Take a refreshing dip in a waterfall en route to Phuket's Gibbon Rehabilitation Centre. There is so much to see and do on Thailand's largest island. Bungee jump, go deep-sea fishing, take in a cabaret show or kick back with a cocktail for a seaside sunset.
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