Bangkok, Thailand

Temples and the Sea

10 days | From £2,095 per person including flights

This Thailand Family Holiday will fit neatly into a short school holiday like half-term. If you have more time, it can be extended to form longer trip. Explore Bangkok, Chiang Mai and end on some lovely beaches at Phuket.


10 days | From £2,095 per person including flights

Tailor-made family holidays to Thailand

Holiday Highlights

  • Take a boat trip through Bangkok's canals
  • Visit some of the city's temples and giant Buddhas
  • Explore Chiang Mai
  • Meet traditional Hill Tribes
  • Play James Bond for the day near Phuket
  • Enjoy Phuket's beaches

This holiday is simply a suggestion, and you may well wish to add extra nights or extra destinations depending on the time your family have available.

Day 1. Fly to Thailand
Fly overnight from the UK to Bangkok
Day 2. Arrive Bangkok
You'll be met and taken to your hotel where you spend the next two nights.
Day 3. Explore Bangkok
Visit two of the city's most famous temples - Wat Trimitr, which houses a huge five-ton solid gold Buddha, and Wat Po, which houses the enormous reclining Buddha and the Chedis of the Kings. Continue to the Chao Phraya River. By boat, you?ll make your way through the maze of canals that zigzag through Bangkok. Make a stop at Wat Arun, also known as the Temple of Dawn and one of the city's earliest temples and an icon of Thai culture.
Day 4. To Chiang Mai
You'll be met at your hotel and driven to the airport for your flight to Chiang Mai. Spend three nights in Chiang Mai.
Day 5. Free time in Chiang Mai
Chiang Mai is a great place to relax after the chaos of Bangkok. Spend time exploring the temples and monasteries of the city.
Day 6. Hill Tribes
Visit some of the local Meo hill tribe villages. The Meo still wear traditional costume and live a lifestyle unchanged in centuries. Your guide can function as a translator if you wish to talk to the local people. The drive offers a spectacular view of Northern Thailand as you head through mountains and forests, ending with a visit to Wat Phrathat on Doi Suthep Mountain.
Day 7. To the beach
You'll be driven to Chiang Mai airport for your flight to Phuket. You?ll be met on arrival in Phuket and taken to your hotel where you spend the next three nights.
Day 8. Bond for the day
Enjoy a journey by speed boat to Phang Nga Bay National Marine Park. Cruise through hundreds of islands rising above the sea. You will discover the underwater cave when tide is low by paddling an inflatable canoe with your expert paddle-guide. Explore the Dark Cave, Hong Island, Mangrove Cave and Diamond Cave. Later, get back in the boat for a cruise to visit James Bond Island, the famous island where 007 The Man with the Golden Gun was filmed.
Day 9. Beach
At day at leisure in Phuket
Day 10. Fly home
You'll be taken to the airport for your flights home (either day time or overnight, arriving the next day).
  • Ages: This holiday can be tailored to suit children of any age
  • Price: Price varies depending on dates, flight availability and ages of children. Please contact us for an exact quote. As a guide, for a family of four, this trip costs in the region of £2,095 per person including flights from the UK.

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