|Thailand Beach Experiences 14 Days / 13 Nights
Day 1 Bangkok (L/D)
Met on arrival at Bangkok international Airport, you will be transferred to your hotel where you can settle in and relax. Take an evening cruise on the Chao Phraya River with a Thai Style Buffet and a Cultural show.
Day 2 Bangkok - Surat Thani (B/L/D)
The following day we visit the Royal Palace, the Wats, enjoy the many markets and visit Jim Thompson's house, who revived the Thai silk industry in Thailand. The Thai-Style house is also architecturally stunning, displaying traditional teak structures, extensive art of Asian orgin including a host of sculptures, paintings and porcelain. Head back to your hotel for a late check out and try something different with an overnight 1st Class sleeper train to Surat ThaniDay 3 - Surat Thani - Khao Sok National Park (B/L/D)
Southern Thailand is covered by the oldest evergreen rainforest in the world; there are huge limestone mountains, deep valleys, breathtaking lakes, caves and a variety of wild animals. Travel to Khao Sok National park and transfer to Takuapa where you will explore the mangroves by speedboat to see local fishermen, birds and even walking fish. Board our classical Burmese junk for lunch and cruise slowly along the coast. Arrive to a deserted island for swimming kayaking and relax on the empty beach and spend the night in the park.
Day 4 – Discovering Khao Sok National Park (B/L/D)
After breakfast, we head to our Elephant camp to discover the wonders of these creatures which are revered in Thai culture. Here you have two choices, either to stay at the camp, either to help the handlers with feeding and bathing the elephants,this will be a hands on activity, or take a fantastic Elephant Trek with a professional mahout through the jungle (Please specify at the time of booking) . Lunch will be taken at the camp followed by canoeing along the Sok river, before return to our hotel.
Day 5 - Khao Sok National Park - Ko Samui (B/L)
Wake up to the sounds of the birds and the smells of nature, enjoy your morning breakfast before taking a trek through the jungle to discover nature at first hand with our experienced guides. They will inform you of all the flora and fauna and creatures which live and thrive here in abundance, weather permitting, our lunch will be served in the traditional cooked way of using bamboo, before heading back to our hotel to check out to leave for Samui.
Days 6 - 8 Koh Samui (B)
There is something for everyone in Koh Samui either choose to laze away on a quiet beach or enjoy the many bars, restaurants and activities on offer. You hotel will be able to advise you further. (Daily breakfast included at your hotel).
Day 9 – 10 Koh Phangan (B)
Depart from Samui and take a short ferry ride across the sea to Koh Phangan, the island famous for its full monn parties, is now a popular tourist destination in its own right, spend the next two days exploring the beaches and coves of the island, snorkeling and scuba diving is highly recommended here.
Head from Koh Phangan by ferry to Koh Tao, an unspoiled tropical island paradise, here you can really enjoy the crystal waters off the remote island of Koh Tao, within the Angthong National Park. Try the world class snorkeling or diving, certainly an opportunity not to be missed. Other activities include renting a kayak and exploring the many hidden bays, hike up to Two View Mountain for stunning views or grab a hammock and laze around.
From Koh Tao, depart by ferry across the Gulf back to the mainland and take an overnight sleeper train (1st Class Air Conditioned), arriving into Bangkok, the following morning. Options are available to either fly back to Bangkok, or travel across the south to the Andaman sea resorts. (Details on request)