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 Phuket. 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!

Start
Bangkok, Thailand
Finish
Phuket, Thailand
Countries
Thailand
Themes
Explorer
Code
TTZXC
Physical rating
Cultural rating
Ages
Min 12
Group size
Min 1, Max 12
Carbon offset
495kg pp per trip


Highlights

  • 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

Itinerary

Mingle with locals in chaotic markets, stopping to sample the street snacks available on every corner, or make the most of the world class shopping in Bangkok.
Set off from the capital towards Sangkhlaburi. Stop for a relaxing lunch with local villagers, take a boat ride on Khao Laem Lake and visit the historical Three Pagodas Pass.
Learn some lingo from the village kids and perhaps visit the produce market or a nearby temple.
Visit the Hellfire Pass Museum and take the Thai-Burma railway over the infamous Death Railway Bridge.
In the morning, opt to visit Erawan Falls, take a cooking course or kayak down the river. Then, stay with a local family in a traditional teak house on the outskirts of Bangkok.
Learn the secrets of Thai cuisine then return to Bangkok by longtail boat.
Soak up the sun on the beautiful beaches of Krabi before taking a snorkelling day trip to Phi Phi Island.
Wander through fishing villages and rubber plantations before taking a snorkelling trip around the spectacular limestone cliffs of Phang-Nga Bay.
Pay a visit to the Gibbon Rehabilitation Centre and enjoy the final few days basking in the sunshine on Phuket, Thailand's largest island.
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Inclusions

Meals
1 breakfast, 4 lunches, 1 dinner
Transport
Bus, Ferry, Longtail boat, Minibus, Overnight sleeper train, Private minibus, Sammlaw (cycle rickshaw), Songthaew, Speed boat, Tuk-Tuk, Van
Accommodation
Guesthouse (10 nights), Homestay (1 night), Hotel (2 nights), Overnight sleeper train (1 night)
Included activities
  • Bangkok - Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn)
  • Boat trip on Khao Laem lake
  • Ethnic Karen village tour
  • Hellfire Pass Memorial
  • Ko Yao Noi - Phang Nga Bay tour & snorkelling
  • Krabi - Phi Phi Island day trip
  • Phuket - Gibbon Rehabilitation Centre & waterfalls
  • Three Pagodas Pass

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