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Thailand Explorer

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Thailand Explorer

Explore some of Thailand's cultural highlights

An ever popular destination, Thailand has so much to offer the visitor, from historic palaces and temples, ancient ruins, tropical islands with white sand beaches, jungle, Hill Tribe villages, interesting culture, stunning scenery and delicious cuisine. See some of the highlights of this fascinating country on this sample itinerary. Start in the vibrant and bustling capital city of Bangkok before continuing to Kanchanaburi and seeing the famous Bridge over the River Kwai. Admire the beauty of the Erawan Waterfalls and see the Hellfire Pass before arriving at Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai, visiting the local Karen Hill Tribe people and taking a boat ride at the Golden Triangle. Your tour ends with some time to relax on the white sand beaches of Koh Samui.

Loy Krathong Festival in Phuket Thailand
Thai Food Som Tam With Khao Niaw and Gai Yang
Ayutthaya Thailand

Locations you will be visiting

  • bangkok temple dawn thailand

    Bangkok, Thailand

    The capital city of Thailand, Bangkok, is an exciting, vibrant city, with plenty to see and do.

    2 Days

  • Kanchanaburi, Thailand

    Kanchanaburi is a scenic town located in the western part of Thailand

    2 Days

  • Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep Chiang Mai Thailand

    Chiang Mai, Thailand

    Chiang Mai is located in a mountainous area of northern Thailand.

    3 Days

  • koh samui thailand

    Koh Samui, Thailand

    Koh Samui is one of Thailand’s most popular beach destinations

    4 Days


Thailand Explorer

16 day Tour Itinerary

An overview of your trip

DAY 1 UK to Bangkok

Catch a flight from London to Bangkok. Regional flights are available on request.

  • Transport: Flight
DAY 2 Arrive Bangkok

Upon arrival in Bangkok, you will be met and transferred to your hotel and check in.

DAY 3 Bangkok Tour

Enjoy a tour of Bangkok including a boat along the Chao Praya River to Wat Arun. Move on to the Grand Palace and Emerald Buddha. Experience an evening street food tour by tuk tuk.

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 4 Bangkok to Kanchanaburi

Drive to Kanchanaburi, stop at the Bridge over the River Kwai, and discover the fascinating historic facts about this famous bridge.

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Transport: Drive
DAY 5 Erawan Waterfall

Visit the beautiful Erawan Waterfalls with the opportunity for swimming. Walk through the National Park to these stunning falls, with their pools of crystal turquoise waters and perhaps enjoy a dip in the cool waters.

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 6 Kanchanaburi to Ayutthaya

Journey to Ayutthaya to see the Bang Pa In Palace, formerly used by the Thai royal family as their summer residence.

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Transport: Drive
DAY 7 Overnight Train to Chiang Mai

Visit the Buddhist sites of Wat Prananchoeng and Wat Chai Mongkol, and take the overnight train to Chiang Mai.

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Transport: Train
DAY 8 Warorot Market

Visit Warorot Market, a sprawling market spread over three levels, and Wat Prathat Doi Suthep, an ornate temple considered a sacred site to many.

  • Meals included: Breakfast
DAY 9 Chiang Dao

Enjoy rafting and a visit to a Karen Hill tribe village to see some of the indigenous peoples, including the ‘long-neck’, who wear several ornate rings around their necks.

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 10 Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai

Travel to Chiang Rai and visit the White and Blue Temples.

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Transport: Drive
DAY 11 Golden Triangle

Visit the Golden Triangle area and take a long-tailed boat ride. Visit the old city of Chiang Saen.

  • Meals included: Breakfast,  Lunch
DAY 12 Fly to Koh Samui

Fly to Koh Samui and transfer to your hotel to enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.

  • Meals included: Breakfast
  • Transport: Flight
DAY 13 Koh Samui

Day at leisure in Koh Samui.

  • Meals included: Breakfast
DAY 14 Koh Samui

Day at leisure in Koh Samui.

  • Meals included: Breakfast
DAY 15 Koh Samui

Day at leisure in Koh Samui.

  • Meals included: Breakfast
DAY 16 Flight to UK

Transfer to the airport for your flight back to the UK.

  • Meals included: Breakfast
  • Transport: Flight
Optional Extras - Cultural Experiences

There is some free time in your itinerary for you to explore on your own, or treat yourself to an excursion. Use the links below to create a to-do list, or, if you’d prefer us to book you onto one of these or any other excursions, please let us know when booking your tour.

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    Indochina: Explore Off the Beaten Track

    Discover off the beaten track in whatever country you are visiting. Go on your very own adventurous journey and meet the local tribes living deep within the mountains.

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  • Yoga experience Indochina

    Indochina: Relax at a Yoga Retreat

    Join Yoga Retreat that emphasis on natural living, wellness and to truly release stress from your daily life.

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Sample Accommodation

Ramada Plaza Menam Bangkok Riverside

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U Inchantree Hotel Kanchanaburi

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Krungsri River Hotel Ayutthaya

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Ban Thai Village Chiang Mai

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The Legend Hotel Chiang Rai

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Malibu Resort and Beach Club Koh Samui

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What's included:
  • International flights in economy class
  • Domestic flights in economy class
  • 3★ & 4★ accommodation on twin share basis
  • Transfers
  • Transportation
  • Tours as stated
  • Meals as specified
  • Airport taxes
  • Local tips
  • Personal spending
  • Travel insurance

Price from £3,699
Single room supplement £795

(Prices are for minimum 2 passengers, sole passenger prices on request)
Land only from £2,999
(excluding international flights)

Prices and products are subject to availability at the time of booking.

The deposit for these arrangements is £300 per person. Balance is due 12 weeks before departure.

When making an enquiry or reservation we will request your contact details, however no payment will be required at this stage. We will contact you for payment details and to confirm your booking, your details and the details of those travelling with you along with any extras you’d like to add.


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