Best of Thailand & Malaysia Overview

Travel from Bangkok to Sukhothai and Chiang Mai before visiting Penang and Kuala Lumpur. Discover Thai beaches and Malaysian Islands

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      USD $2,755
      CAD $2,845
      AUD $2,790
      EUR €1,880
      GBP £1,610
      NZD $3,095
      ZAR R27,925
      CHF FR2,280
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  • 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31

Travel to Thailand and Malaysia and visit Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur

Visit South-East Asia’s buzzing cities and pristine islands on a highlight packed journey through Thailand and Malaysia. Explore these distinct cultures, from the laidback beachside bliss of Krabi to modern Kuala Lumpur. Travel to Northern Thailand and experience the incredible hospitality of the Thai people on a rural homestay. Discover Chiang Mai, a treasure trove of glittering temples and mouth-watering cuisine, before heading south to the beach haven of Penang. Contrast the sights and sounds of South-East Asia by ending the trip in ultra-modern Singapore, a glimpse of the future and a great place to explore.

  • Soak up the frenetic vibe of Bangkok city
  • Try fried bugs at Sukhothai's night market
  • Experience Thai culture and adventure in Chiang Mai
  • Spot wildlife in Khao Sok National Park
  • Walk through Penang’s colonial Georgetown

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Bangkok, Thailand
  • Finish:

    Singapore, Singapore
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 12
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    11 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 2 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Guesthouse (2 nts), Homestay (2 nts), Hotel (11 nts), Overnight sleeper train (2 nts), Resort (4 nts)
  • Transport:

    Bus, Minibus, Overnight sleeper train, Private minibus, Public bus, Songthaew, Taxi, Underground/Subway, Van
  • Included activities:

    Bangkok - Khlong boat (canal) tour, Bangkok - Wat Pho temple, Chiang Mai - Baan Thai Cookery School half-day course OR Half-day cycling, Homestay - Thai cooking demonstration, Homestay - Village walk, Khao Sok - Cheow Lan Lake tour, Kuala Lumpur - City tour, Kuala Lumpur - KL Tower, Lampang - Friends of the Asian Elephant, Melaka - Guided Orientation Walk, Melaka - Trishaw Tour, Penang - Fort Cornwallis, Penang - Half Day Sightseeing, Penang - Kek Lok Si, Penang Orientation Walk, Sukhothai - Historical park guided cycle tour & home-cooked picnic lunch

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    184kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    1 A single supplement is available at time of booking. Please refer to the trip notes for further information.

  • Total price from

    USD $2,755
    CAD $2,845
    AUD $2,790
    EUR €1,880
    GBP £1,610
    NZD $3,095
    ZAR R27,925
    CHF FR2,280
    *
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  • Per day from:

    USD $125
    CAD $129
    AUD $126
    EUR €85
    GBP £73
    NZD $140
    ZAR R1,269
    CHF FR103
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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 Khao Sok National Park

Khao Sok National Park is simply breathtaking. Dense rainforests hide a myriad of exotic animals and plants, whilst some of the many walking trails lead to awesome waterfalls and alongside the expansive lake.

Day 12 Homestay

Get under the skin of the culture and experience the life of a local on a village homestay in Thailand.

Days 13-14 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 15-16 Penang

Penang - Malaysia's prized island - has a beautiful coastline, wonderful cuisine and its colonial heritage is still present in amongst the modern skyscrapers that tower over Georgetown.

Days 17-18 Kuala Lumpur

Malaysian food has been heavily influenced by centuries of migration and trade. Chinese, India, Portuguese, Dutch and the native Malay - Peranakan. No where is that more evident than in Kuala Lumpur.

Days 19-20 Melaka

An intriguing blend of Malay, Indian, Chinese and Portuguese cultures, Melaka has a wealth of interesting architecture, distinctive food and cultural heritage.

Days 21-22 Singapore

Made up of 63 islands, Singapore is a thriving country with amazing food, wonderful shopping, lush parks, excellent nightlife and a fascinating blend of cultures.
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    • Total price tool tip
      USD $2,755
      CAD $2,845
      AUD $2,790
      EUR €1,880
      GBP £1,610
      NZD $3,095
      ZAR R27,925
      CHF FR2,280
      *
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