North & South Thailand Highlights

Resort: North & South Thailand Highlights
Operator: G Adventures
Destination: Thailand
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The perfect mix of culture and beach, activities and relaxation, this 15-day adventure hits all the highlights. In the north, ponder the River Kwai, attend a cooking class for the secret to great curry, and marvel at the ruins of Ayutthaya. Then hit the beach and unwindKoh Samui and Krabi await with tropical weather, beach barbecues and thrilling nightlife. Through a combination of flights, boats and overnight trains, you can see a lot and still come away feeling rejuvenated.

Itineraries

Day 1
Bangkok

Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.

Day 2
BangkokKanchanaburi

Travel to Kanchanaburi, home to the ‘Bridge on the River Kwai’. Take a train journey over the bridge.

Day 3
KanchanaburiPhra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya

Morning visit to Erawan National Park and waterfall then visit the ThaiBurma War Museum and War Cemetery. This afternoon, travel to Ayutthaya and enjoy dinner on a rice barge.

Day 4
Phra Nakhon Si AyutthayaChiang Mai

Explore the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Ayutthaya Historical Park, then return to Bangkok to catch a flight to Chiang Mai.

Day 5
Chiang Mai

Visit the market with a local chef to learn about traditional ingredients. Participate in a Thai cooking class and enjoy your creations for lunch. Visit the Doi Suthep Buddhist temple and listen to monks chanting at sunset. Opt to visit the bustling Chiang Mai night market.

Day 6
Chiang Mai

Today, explore Chiang Mai with some free time. Savour authentic khantoke cuisine this evening.

Day 7
Chiang MaiBangkok

Flight to bustling Bangkok for a klong riverboat tour and visit to Wat Po.

Day 8
Bangkok

Enjoy a free day in bustling Bangkok. Opt to visit the dazzling Grand Palace, formerly the official residence of the Thai royal family, and gaze upon the sacred statue of the Emerald Buddha at Wat Phra Kaew. Browse the stunning collections of Thai art and artifacts at the Bangkok National Museum, including weaponry, ceramics, textiles, and musical instruments; or hop on a bike to explore the quieter side of the city, pedalling past hidden temples and lush parks.

Day 9
BangkokKo Samui

Catch a flight to the tropical island of Koh Samui. Settle in at the resort hotel and opt to relax on the beach or visit the town.

Day 10
Ko Samui

Embark on a boat tour to Ang Thong Marine Park, including a kayak trip along Koh Mae Ko. Enjoy an easy jungle trek to the green lagoon.

Day 11
Ko Samui

Option to snorkel, enjoy a Thai massage, visit a spa, or take a jeep tour.

Day 12
Ko SamuiKrabi

Take a flight to a tropical paradise, Krabi. Settle in this evening, then enjoy dinner at a local restaurant.

Day 13
Krabi

Enjoy a boat trip to Maya Bay and the surrounding islands, taking in some of the most stunning tropical vistas in Thailand. Visit Monkey Island, Koh Phi Phi, go snorkelling, and see the Viking Cave.

Day 14
Krabi

Opt to visit spas and relax, rent kayaks, or snorkel.

Day 15
KrabiBangkok

Return to bustling Bangkok. The tour ends at the airport, please book onward travel after 3pm.

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