Experiencing the sights and smells of Bangkok by boat, exploring Buddhist temples and palaces new and ancient, riding on the back of an elephant, relaxing on a stunning beach, snorkelling through crystal-clear blue waters
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Get the best of Thailand's culture, sacred sites and beaches on this 17-day adventure. You'll take an unforgettable ride aboard an elephant, explore the north’s Golden Triangle and cycle the streets of ancient Sukhothai before heading south for peaceful island beaches. You'll explore the perfect islands and swim in the incredible waters of the Andaman Sea and its remote islands. This trip offers the classic Thai experience—a great combination of must-see highlights and free time to do you own thing.
Please note that this tour has been extended by one more day in 2014 to allow for extra time in Chiang Mai. Please see trip code ATDT.
Arrive in Bangkok at any time.
Guided longboat tour of Bangkok's klongs and a visit to the reclining Buddha at Wat Po. Explore the ancient city of Sukhothai Historical Park on a guided bike tour.
Option to take a traditional horse and cart ride through old Lampang.
Visit Lampang Elephant Conservation Centre for an elephant ride.
Visit Mae Sai and the Opium Museum.
Guided tour of Doi Suthep temple. Time for last-minute shopping or a cooking class before boarding the overnight train to Bangkok (flight and extra night in Chiang Mai during monsoon season, depending on conditions).
Options to visit the Grand Palace, Jim Thompson's House or Thailand's tallest building, Baiyok Tower.
After a short morning flight from Bangkok to Krabi, head to the homestay on Koh Klang. Visit a local government supported project to help build local communities then relax and soak in the southern Thai culture.
Travel by private boat to Ao Nang Beach. From here, opt to sunbathe, kayak, rock climb, snorkel or dive. In the evening, enjoy the bars and restaurants in the area.
Take a private longtail boat to Koh Phai (Bamboo Island). Enjoy camping here for two nights with the beautiful beaches and stunning coral reefs around the island. Enjoy an included snorkelling trip to four surrounding islands.
Enjoy one night in a guesthouse on Railay Beach. This area boasts plenty of activities such as sea kayaking, diving, rock climbing, snorkelling, jungle trekking, cooking, elephant trekking, whitewater rafting and quad biking. Feel free to lounge on the beach, too. Enjoy the morning on Day 16 before catching the overnight train to Bangkok.
Trip ends on arrival at Bangkok train station. Onward travel can be booked for 3pm or later.