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A tropical adventure for beach loving families, Thailand is a pleasure that all the family will enjoy. Renowned for exotic beaches, friendly people, delicious food and vibrant culture, it's no wonder so many visitors return.

  • Ride in a tuk-tuk
  • Discover colourful temples
  • Experience an overnight train
  • Explore a tropical rainforest
  • Play on fantastic beaches
  • Snorkel with thousands of fish

This itinerary will suit first-time adventurers and experienced explorers alike. You'll explore buzzing Bangkok before an exciting journey on an overnight train to the south. Stay among the chirping wildlife of the rainforest in a traditional lodge. Venture to tropical islands where just beyond the pure white sand beaches you can snorkel in clear, warm waters to see thousands of iridescent fish and brightly coloured coral.

We offer two versions of this itinerary, depending on the season. Our east coast itinerary outlined below operates from May to October. From November to April, the itinerary switches to Thailand's Andaman west coast, taking in the delights of Krabi, with it's limestone karst scenery and beautiful beaches, and the world-famous Phi Phi Island.

Why not extend  your trip with a few days in Cambodia at the start or end of your tour? Spend three nights in Siem Reap where you will explore the temples lakes and villages of Cambodia. See the sunset over the phenomenal Angkor Wat, explore the Ta Phrom temple from Tomb Raider, visit a nearby village and take a boat ride on Tonle Sap Lake.

Typical Itinerary

  1. Day 1: Depart UK

    Fly to Bangkok on an overnight flight.

  2. Day 2: Arrive Bangkok

    Arrive at Bangkok’s International Airport and transfer to the group hotel in central Bangkok. The rest of the day is at leisure for you to explore or relax.

  3. Day 3: Tuk-tuk city tour; sleeper train to Surat Thani

    You will be collected from the hotel by tuk tuk for a walking tour around the city. Later, board an overnight train to Surat Thani.

  4. Days 4-5 : Khao Sok National Park; rainforest, boating & hiking

    After arriving in Surat Thani you’ll drive inland among cliffs, forest and mountains into the rainforest to your jungle lodge in Khao Sok National Park. Spend time watching for wildlife in the National Park, take a longtail boat on Cheow Lan Lake to visit raft houses and enjoy some swimming and kayaking (optional.)

  5. Day 6: Boat to Koh Samui

    Travel by road and ferry to the island of Koh Samui. The afternoon is free to relax by the pool or wander down to the beach.

  6. Day 7: Free day at the beach

    Relax on the white sandy beaches under swaying palms or try some of the many watersports on offer in the surrounding area.

  7. Day 8: Full day excursion to Ang Thong Marine Park

    Ang Thong Marine Park is an archipelago of jungle islands, hidden lagoons and caves. Visit a viewpoint, explore caves and go snorkelling.

  8. Day 9: Fly to Bangkok & onward to the UK

    You will be transferred to Koh Samui airport for your flight to the UK via Bangkok. 

  9. Day 10: Arrive UK

You should note: The above itinerary operates from May to October. From November to April, we follow an itinerary on the west coast: Day 1: Depart UK. Day 2: Arrive Bangkok. Day 3: Tuk-tuk city tour, sleeper train to Surat Thani. Days 4-5: Khao Sok National Park; rainforest, boating and hiking. Day 6: Transfer to Krabi. Day 7: Free beach day. Day 8: Phi Phi Islands boat tour. Day 9: Depart. Day 10: Arrive UK

Guide prices

  • Prices from (exc. international flights): £949 per adult, £899 per child
  • Prices from (inc. flights from/to UK): £1,869 per adult, £1,559 per child

Flight prices are subject to change, and prices tend to be higher during peak periods.

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

Other information

  • Duration: 10 days
  • Ideal for ages: 8+
  • Itinerary type: Small group

Departure Guide

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What’s Included

All prices are per person and include:

  • Accommodation

    Hotel x 4 nights, lodge x 2 nights, sleeper train x 1 night
  • Meals

    6 breakfasts, 3 lunches & 2 dinners
  • Activities

    • Boat trip

    • Canoeing

    • City tour

    • Kayaking

    • Snorkelling

    • Swimming

    • Wildlife watching

Tailored for You

A private departure can also be arranged and tailored to suit your requirements. Contact our experts today.

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Our small group holidays require a minimum of just four participants to operate. Most of our holidays are also available on a private basis or can be tailored to meet your requirements.

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2019 7 Apr 14 Apr £949 £899 Guaranteed** Book or Enquire
2019 11 Aug 18 Aug £999 £949 Guaranteed** Book or Enquire
2019 25 Aug 1 Sep £999 £949 Guaranteed** Book or Enquire
2019 29 Dec 5 Jan £1,049 £999 Available* Book or Enquire
2020 5 Apr 12 Apr £949 £899 Available* Book or Enquire