Multi-Day Tour

Best of Thailand – West Coast Islands (20 days)

G Adventures Inc.

Bangkok, Thailand To Ao Nang

Valid for Departures: 01 Nov 2018 - 01 Jan 2019

Best of Thailand – West Coast Islands (20 days)


Day 1
Bangkok, Thailand
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Day 1 Bangkok: Arrive at any time. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2
Bangkok, Thailand
None Breakfast, Dinner
Day 2 Bangkok/Kanchanaburi: Enjoy a klong boat tour of Bangkok including a visit to Wat Po. Travel to Kanchanaburi and head to your floating rafthouse accommodation. Enjoy free time to explore. Included Activities: Klong Riverboat Tour Wat Po Visit Overnight Rafthouse Excursion Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 3
Kanchanaburi, Thailand
None Breakfast
Day 3 Kanchanaburi: Enjoy a day of sightseeing at Erawan Falls and the Bridge on the River Kwai. Explore the Allied War Cemetery, the Thai-Burmese Railway Centre and the JEATH War Museum to learn more about the area's history. Included Activities: Erawan Waterfalls Visit Bridge on the River Kwai Visit Thai/Burma Railway Centre and Allied War Cemetery Visit Transport: Enjoy a short drive to view the beautiful Erawan Waterfalls. (1-2 hours per direction) Private Vehicle
Day 4
Kanchanaburi, Thailand
None Breakfast
Day 4 Kanchanaburi/Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya: Travel to Ayutthaya and visit the historical sites of the old capital city. Opt to visit Chan Kasem National Museum and Chao Sam Phraya Museum. Included Activities: Temple Ruins Tour Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 5
Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya/Chiang Mai
None Breakfast
Day 5 Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya/Chiang Mai: Spend a full day exploring Ayutthaya before boarding an overnight train to Chiang Mai. Transport: Basic overnight train (beds)
Day 6
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Chiang Mai, Thailand
None None
Day 6 Chiang Mai: Chiang Mai is a vibrant city with heaps to see and do. Famous for its night market, cooking classes, and Muay Thai, it's a feat to fit it all in. Included Activities: Doi Suthep Temple Visit Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 7
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Chiang Mai, Thailand
None Breakfast, Dinner
Day 7 Chiang Mai: Enjoy free time to explore Chiang Mai. Opt for a bicycle tour, a visit the Mae Sa waterfall, shopping at the night market, or getting a traditional Thai massage. Enjoy a local cooking class with dinner. Included Activities: Cooking Class
Day 8
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Chiang Mai, Thailand
None Breakfast
Day 8 Chiang Mai/Chiang Rai: Travel to Chiang Rai and start exploring. Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 9
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Chiang Mai, Thailand
None Breakfast
Day 9 Chiang Rai: Visit the town of Mae Sai and the Opium Museum. Included Activities: Mae Sai Visit Opium Museum Visit
Day 10
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Chiang Mai, Thailand
None Breakfast, Dinner
Day 10 Chiang Rai/Lampang: Continue on to Lampang and enjoy a homestay in a traditional Lanna village. Participate in craft demonstrations and opt to help prepare a local meal. Included Activities: Village Homestay Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 11
Lampang, Thailand
None Breakfast, Lunch
Day 11 Lampang/Sukhothai: Take in traditional morning activities, followed by lunch in the village. Travel to Sukhothai and enjoy a free afternoon. Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 12
Sukhothai, Thailand
None Breakfast
Day 12 Sukhothai: Take a half-day guided bike tour of Sukhothai Historical Park and explore the area with some free time. Included Activities: Sukhothai Bicycle Tour
Day 13
Sukhothai, Thailand
None Breakfast
Day 13 Sukhothai/Bangkok: Travel to Bangkok and enjoy some time for last minute shopping. Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 14
Bangkok, Thailand
None Breakfast
Day 14 Bangkok/Koh Ngai: Fly to Trang and board a ferry to tiny Koh Ngai, a pristine paradise. Opt to relax, snorkel or trek rainforest trails to deserted beaches. Transport: Plane Private Vehicle Ferry
Day 15
Koh Ngai
None Breakfast
Day 15 Koh Ngai: Enjoy an included snorkelling trip to nearby Koh Chuek and experience the amazing Emerald Cave of Koh Mook. Included Activities: Island Snorkelling Tour
Day 16
Koh Ngai/Koh Lanta
None Breakfast, Dinner
Day 16 Koh Ngai/Koh Lanta: Take a ferry to the secluded island of Koh Lanta. Enjoy some free time before a beach barbecue this evening. Transport: Ferry
Day 17
Koh Lanta
None Breakfast
Day 17 Koh Lanta: Opt for a day trip to nearby Koh Rok where you can snorkel at Koh Rok's national park, trek to a view point and enjoy a picnic lunch.
Day 18
Koh Lanta/Ao Nang
None Breakfast
Day 18 Koh Lanta/Ao Nang: Take a ferry to Ao Nang in Krabi. Enjoy free time exploring the small town or relaxing on its beautiful beaches. Transport: Ferry
Day 19
Ao Nang
None Breakfast
Day 19 Ao Nang: Spend a free day in the area. Opt for a day trip to idyllic Railay Beach, to head out on a snorkelling trip or go rock climbing on the limestone karsts. This area boasts plenty of activities such as kayaking, diving, snorkelling, jungle trekking, whitewater rafting and quad biking.
Day 20
Ao Nang
None Breakfast
Day 20 Ao Nang: Depart at any time. Want to take the hassle out of getting back to Bangkok? Book the Bangkok Express, a two-day post-tour Extra. Speak to your Global Connection Officer or travel agent to book. Additional Notes: Add the “Bangkok Express: Ao Nang to Bangkok” to your adventure and make your way back to bustling Bangkok with the guidance of a CEO. This nifty post-tour Extra includes a transfer to Surat Thani where you’ll board an overnight train to Bangkok arriving in the city early the next morning. Speak to your Global Connection Officer or travel agent to book. Included Activities: Departure Day

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This 20-day whirlwind experience of Thailand brings together all the cultural beauty of the north with the stunning nature of the south. Discover the gorgeous temples of ancient Ayutthaya, roam the bustling streets of Bangkok, and swim in the idyllic waters of the south's coastal paradise. See Thailand the right way on this journey of a lifetime.

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