Thailand Island Hopping

9 days,Bangkok to Bangkok

Explore picturesque islands, relax as you sail the waters of southern Thailand, snorkel amongst the colourful marine life, wander quiet beaches and enjoy the scenery

Relax under swaying palm trees then jump into crystal-clear waters—spend time island-hopping through the best of Southern Thailand's islands. The itinerary changes seasonally but you'll get a memorable experience no matter what time of year you visit. Snorkel the warm waters and meet the friendly locals while enjoying this tropical paradise. Get geared up for adventure or unwind on the islands’ beaches—it’s your choice.

What's Included

  • West Coast: Koh Klang village tour
  • Local island homestay
  • Free time on spectacular beaches
  • East Coast: Snorkel trip
  • Free time on spectacular beaches
  • Internal flight
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • West Coast: 7 breakfasts, 1 dinner. East Coast: 7 breakfasts. (Allow USD150-200 for meals not included.)
  • Train, local bus, air-con bus/minivan, longtail boat, ferry, plane.
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.
  • Small group experience; Max 15, avg 12
  • West Coast: Hotels (5 nt), sleeper train (1 nt), simple guesthouse (1 nt), homestay (1 nt). East Coast: Hotels/guesthouses (7 nts, with air-con), sleeper train (1 nt).
Itinerary Notes

Please Note: Due to monsoon season on the west coast, we will run an alternate itinerary to islands on the east coast from May through October. See itinerary details below and take note of time of year you're travelling.


May 1 - Oct 31

Day 1Bangkok

Arrive at any time.

Day 2Bangkok/Ko Samui(1B)

Catch a flight to the tropical island of Koh Samui. Relax on the beach or visit the bustling little town.

Day 3Ko Samui(1B)

Relax on the beach or visit the bustling little town. Opt for a snorkelling trip in Ang Thong Marine Park.

Day 4Ko Samui/Ko Pha Ngan(1B)

Take a ferry to nearby Koh Pha Ngan, with time to explore the island's waterfalls, swim in lagoons, hike, or relax. If it's the right time, opt to take part in the island's famous Full Moon Party.

Day 5Ko Pha Ngan(1B)

Enjoy free time to make the most of Koh Phangan.

Day 6Ko Pha Ngan/Ko Tao(1B)

Travel by ferry to Koh Tao, a haven for scuba diving and snorkelling. Enjoy an included snorkelling trip from Koh Tao through Koh Nang Yuan. Relax at one of the many beach bars in the evening.

Day 7Ko Tao(1B, 1L)

Enjoy a free day on the island.

Day 8Ko Tao/Bangkok(1B)

Head back to the mainland by ferry before an overnight train back to Bangkok.

Day 9Bangkok

Arrive at Bangkok station in the morning. Trip ends on arrival. Onward travel can be booked after 16:00.

Nov 1 - Apr 30

Day 1Bangkok

Arrive at any time.

Day 2Bangkok/Ko Klang(1B, 1D)

After a short flight to Krabi, head to a homestay on Koh Klang. Visit a local government-supported project to help build local communities, then relax and soak in the southern Thai culture.

Day 3Ko Klang/Krabi(1B)

Travel by private boat to Ao Nang beach. From here, opt to sunbathe, kayak, snorkel, or dive. In the evening, enjoy the bars and restaurants in the area.

Day 4Krabi(1B, 1L)

Spend the day in Krabi, exploring all the area has to offer.

Day 5Krabi/Railay Beach(1B)

Stay one night in a guesthouse on Railay Beach. This area boasts plenty of activities such as sea kayaking, diving, snorkelling, jungle trekking, cooking, whitewater rafting and quad biking. Feel free to lounge on the beach, too.

Day 6Railay Beach/Koh Lanta(1B)

Travel to Koh Lanta. Enjoy two days on one of the more tranquil beaches in the area. Opt to relax, snorkel or explore.

Day 7Koh Lanta(1B)

Spend the day on Koh Lanta. Opt for a day trip to nearby to Koh Rok.

Day 8Koh Lanta/Krabi(1B)

After a lazy beach morning, transfer to the train station for an overnight train to Bangkok.

Day 9Bangkok

Arrive at Bangkok station in the morning. Trip ends on arrival. Onward travel can be booked after 15:00.

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