Classic Thailand East Coast (May - Oct) Overview

The delights of the north combine with the spoils of the south on this unforgettable trip. Sample the best of Thailand’s hill country before soaking up its island ambience.

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      USD $1,970
      CAD $2,035
      AUD $1,995
      EUR €1,370
      GBP £1,155
      NZD $2,220
      ZAR R19,970
      CHF FR1,660
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There is an earlier version of this trip also available for travel from Jan 1, 2014 to Dec 31, 2014. View earlier Classic Thailand East Coast (May - Oct).

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Trip Validity

  • 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31

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
  • Feast upon scrumptious Thai cuisine
  • 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:

    Ko Samui, Thailand
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 12
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    9 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 1 dinner
  • Accommodation:

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

    Bus, Ferry, Minibus, Overnight sleeper train, Public bus, Songthaew, Taxi
  • Included activities:

    Bangkok - Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn), Chiang Mai - Baan Thai Cookery School half-day course OR Half-day cycling, Ko Samui - Ang Thong Marine Park tour, Ko Tao - Day tour & snorkelling, Lampang - Friends of the Asian Elephant, 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 $1,970
    CAD $2,035
    AUD $1,995
    EUR €1,370
    GBP £1,155
    NZD $2,220
    ZAR R19,970
    CHF FR1,660
    *
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  • Per day from:

    USD $123
    CAD $127
    AUD $124
    EUR €85
    GBP £72
    NZD $138
    ZAR R1,248
    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

Visit the Friends of the Asian Elephant hospital, then choose to ride a bike to ancient temples or enjoy a delicious Thai cooking class.

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 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 12-13 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 14-16 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.
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    • TTSBC
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,970
      CAD $2,035
      AUD $1,995
      EUR €1,370
      GBP £1,155
      NZD $2,220
      ZAR R19,970
      CHF FR1,660
      *
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    • Explorer
    • Original
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