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This tailor-made trip idea is designed to show you some of Thailand’s hidden gems while staying in comfortable hotels. Spend time in the jungle, explore the lesser-visited parts of Bangkok and stay on the beautiful island of Phuket.

  • Stay on a floating villa
  • Explore the backstreets of Bangkok by bicycle
  • Spend the night at a wildlife sanctuary
  • Canoe around the limestone rocks of Phang Nga Bay

Begin your family holiday with a refreshing walk and swim in the waterfalls of Erawan National Park, before taking a longboat deep into the jungle and visiting the Bridge on the River Kwai. Your itinerary also includes a stay at a wildlife sanctuary, learning about the rescued animals and observe the evening feeding time.

Explore the real Bangkok on a bicycle and longboat tour, passing by the various communities that make their home in the city, before spending a few days on the beautiful island of Phuket where you will take a private longboat tour of Phang Nga Bay and the famous James Bond Island.

Typical Itinerary

  1. Day 1: Depart UK

    Depart the UK on an overnight flight to Bangkok.

  2. Day 2: Arrive Bangkok

     A representative will meet you on arrival in Bangkok and transfer you to your accommodation. The rest of the day is at leisure. This evening there will be a dinner and cultural show at the hotel. 

  3. Day 3: Lao Tak Lak waterside market, Erawan waterfalls & floating hotel

    Leaving Bangkok early this morning, transfer to Lao Tak Lak waterside market - an ideal location to see the traditional side of the Thai way of life. Next, enjoy a hike in Erawan National Park, home to a series of spectacular waterfalls and turquoise rock pools, before taking a longtail boat into the jungle to your floating hotel in the surroundings of the Kwai river and jungle. Spend the rest of the day swimming or relaxing in your hammock, in the surroundings of the Kwai River and jungle.

  4. Day 4: Bridge on the River Kwai

    Visit the Hellfire museum and learn about the Hellfire Pass and Death Railway. Later visit Prasat Muang Singh Historical Park where you can find the remains of several 13th and 14th century temples, before visiting the famous Bridge on the River Kwai.

  5. Day 5: Visit a wildlife sanctuary

    Visit a Care for the Wild animal sanctuary where you will be introduced to the rescued animals, meet the staff who work there and help bathe an elephant. Spend the night in an eco-lodge overlooking the forest where the rescued elephants are free to roam.

  6. Day 6: Sam Roi Yot National Park

    Today you will visit Sam Roi Yot National Park, where you can take a short boat ride to beach, followed by a hike (around 30 minutes) up to the Phranakhorn cave. After lunch near the beach, transfer to Bangkok.

  7. Day 7: Explore Bangkok by longtail boat

    This morning is at leisure to relax or explore Bankgok independently. This afternoon, travel by longtail boat along the canals of Bangkok, visit a local artist community and then continue to Wat Arun, the Temple of Dawn.  

  8. Day 8: Explore Bangkok by bike

    This morning, explore the back lanes of Bangkok by bicycle. Away from the tourists and main roads, you will see ancient temples and urban life - today is all about seeing how Bangkok people live and work.

  9. Day 9: Fly to Phuket

    This morning is at leisure and this afternoon you will fly to the island of Phuket, renowned for its beautiful beaches, snorkelling and delicious food.

  10. Day 10: At leisure in Phuket

    Today is kept free for you to relax on the beach or by the pool.

  11. Day 11: Explore Phuket old town

    Meet your guide early this morning and transfer to Phuket town for a discovery walk around the old town.

  12. Day 12: Phang Nga Bay

    Take a longtail boat to Phan Nga Bay and then paddle in a canoe around the clear waters and limestone rocks. Enjoy lunch on a nearby beach for spectacular views across the bay and visit the famous James Bond Island.

  13. Day 13: Fly back to the UK

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

  14. Day 14: Arrive UK

You should note: This itinerary operates between November and April to coincide with what should be the most suitable weather conditions. If you wish to travel outside these months, an alternative itinerary will be offered.

Guide prices

  • Prices from (exc. international flights): £2,799 per adult, £2,699 per child
  • Prices from (inc. flights from/to UK): £3,939 per adult, £3,610 per child

Child prices apply for ages 11 and under at the time of travel.

Other information

  • Duration: 14 days
  • Ideal for ages: 5+
  • Itinerary type: Trip idea
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