Thailand Experience East Coast (May - Oct)

There is a later version of this trip also available for travel from Jan 1, 2014 to Dec 31, 2014. View later Thailand Experience East Coast (May - Oct).

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  • 2013-01-01 - 2013-12-31

Travel to Thailand and experience the tropical paradise of the southern islands.

Visit Thailand's tropical south on a tantalising journey from Bangkok to the idyllic beaches of Ko Samui. Take Thailand's sun-drenched beaches and warm turquoise seas and add village visits, temple excursions and myriad cultural delights. If you like the sound of tranquil mountains, hidden coves, a kaleidoscope of colourful marine life and the opportunity to experience the diversity of Thai culture, then this is the Thailand travel adventure for you!

  • Meander through markets in Bangkok
  • Spend a day at the Three Pagodas Pass
  • Cross the historic Death Railway Bridge
  • Stay in a traditional Thai teak house
  • Snorkel in Thailand's tropical southern seas
  • Bask on sublime sandy shores

Thailand Experience 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 Sangkhlaburi

Set in amongst remote jungle scenery, Sangkhlaburi is blessed with traditional villages, wildlife reserves, friendly locals and a relaxed feel away from the tourist crowds.

Day 4 Thong Pha Phum

Thong Pha Phum is a small, unaffected town set within a gorgeous landscape, and has lovely hot springs and waterfalls where you can while away the day.

Day 5 Kanchanaburi

Famed as the location of the Bridge on the River Kwai, Kanchanaburi is a beautiful town surrounded by verdant jungle, waterfalls and rivers.

Day 6 Thai House

Learn more about the local culture and spend the night with a family in their traditional teak house, located just outside of Bangkok.

Days 7-8 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 9-10 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 11-12 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 13-15 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.