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Tour Overview

A family vacation to Phuket, Thailand should be an unforgettable experience for kids, full of educational and fun activities. Different from the general tour, this 9-day tour can expand children's cognitive horizons on elephants, allowing them to interact with giant elephants up close. The itinerary starts from Bangkok, visiting the city's landmarks including Wat Pho, Grand Palace, Wat Arun & Chinatown, exploring the interesting floating market, and finally flying to Phuket for a pleasant 4 days.

Highlights of this tour:

  • Embark on an urban adventure and floating market exploration in Bangkok.
  • Take a short train ride to Maeklong Railway Market to view an amazing scene - stalls are moved and re-set up as trains come and go.
  • Interact with beautiful elephants up close in Elephant Jungle Sanctuary, and enjoy a traditional Thai lunch.
  • Sunbathe, swim, snorkel, and explore Viking Cave on the charming Phi Phi Islands.
  • Spend your happy family time on the sunny beaches of Phuket.

Day-by-day Itinerary

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  1. Your driver and guide will meet you at the airport and escort you to your hotel for rest. You are free to wander around Bangkok the rest of the time.

    Meal: N/A

    Accommodation: Bangkok

  2. Wat Pho is usually the first stop on a city tour of Bangkok. Buddhist monks perform sacred chanting rituals here every morning. You will also admire the world's largest reclining Buddha, 46 meters long and 15 meters high, with each foot measuring 5 meters long.

    Bangkok Wat Pho
    Wat Pho

    Continue your visit by taking a Thai tuk-tuk past the Pak Khlong Talat flower market to the Grand Palace. This is a large-scale ancient building complex (28 in total), and it is the most perfectly preserved, largest, and most ethnic palace in all dynasties. Board a long-tail boat at the Chao Phraya River pier to Wat Arun. You can photograph the iconic Mahayana stupa, known as the "Eiffel Tower of Thailand".

    Finally, end the day with a visit to Chinatown.

    Meal: Breakfast & Lunch

    Accommodation: Bangkok

  3. Today, we are going to participate in a market exploration to gain a deeper understanding of Thailand's rural culture. Take a short train ride to Maeklong Railway Market, where you'll be amazed - stalls are moved and re-set up as trains come and go.

    Maeklong Railway Market
    Maeklong Railway Market

    Take a long-tailed boat ride to another famous market - Damnoen Saduak Floating Market. The market starts to get busy at 7:00 am. Dozens of boats shuttle back and forth on the river, enthusiastically selling flowers, fruits, handicrafts, traditional snacks, etc. to tourists, which looks quite spectacular.

    Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

    Accommodation: Bangkok

  4. After breakfast, your driver will meet you at your hotel at the appointed time and transfer you to the airport for your flight to Phuket.

    Upon landing, a local guide will pick you up and escort you to your beach resort hotel for check-in.

    Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

    Accommodation: Phuket

  5. Enjoying the morning sunshine, drive through rolling hills and beaches to the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary, where you can interact with beautiful elephants up close in a safe and secure natural home. Take a stroll with these free-standing elephants, and feed and bathe them under the guidance of professional nursing staff.

    Phuket Elephant Jungle Sanctuary
    Elephant Jungle Sanctuary

    Enjoy a traditional Thai lunch at the sanctuary, including seasonal fruits and freshly prepared Phat Thai (fried noodles). The reserve itself boasts breathtaking beaches and jungle vistas that you can enjoy at your own pace.

    After the tour, escort you back to the hotel.

    Meal: Breakfast & Lunch

    Accommodation: Phuket

  6. Situated about 20 km southeast of Phuket Island, the Phi Phi Islands are a sun-drenched resort with glittering white sand beaches, dancing tropical coconut groves, and breathtaking turquoise waters.

    Take a speedboat ride from Boat Lagoon Marina to visit Bamboo Island, the perfect spot for sunbathing and swimming. Continue sailing to Koh Young Island, a snorkeling paradise where you can enjoy colorful corals and various marine life accompanied by schools of tropical fish.

    Phuket - Phi Phi Islands
    Phi Phi Islands

    Arrive at Koh Phi Phi Don and enjoy a local buffet lunch. After a short rest, visit Viking Cave. It's a huge limestone cave, home to many petrels. You can swim here and watch the murals of prehistoric humans, elephants, boats, and more on the walls of the cave.

    At the end of the tour, take the cruise back to Phuket, then drive to the hotel.

    Meals: Breakfast

    Accommodation: Phuket

  7. You are free at leisure. Enjoy your happy family time on sunny beaches.

    Meals: Breakfast

    Accommodation: Phuket

  8. Today is also free for you.

    Meals: Breakfast

    Accommodation: Phuket

  9. Enjoy some free time after breakfast. After checking out, take a flight from Phuket to Bangkok. And then your private driver will escort you to the airport for your flight home!

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: N/A

Price Includes

  • Private vehicles with good air conditions;
  • Excellent English-speaking guides & experienced drivers;
  • 8 nights' accommodation & meals mentioned in the itinerary;
  • Entrance tickets to the scenic spots as mentioned;
  • Excursions and activities as listed;
  • Bottled water on the coach;

Price Excludes

  • International & domestic flights;
  • Meals not mentioned throughout the itinerary;
  • Any optional activities & any items not mentioned in the itinerary;
  • Travel insurance;
  • Personal expenses (such as telephone, drinks);
  • All kinds of gratuities for guides, drivers & others.

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