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Tour Overview

The island tour starts in Bangkok and ends in Phuket! Along the way, you'll visit 7 island destinations, sampling the best of Thailand's east and west coast islands. From Bangkok, take a boat south to Koh Phangan via Khao Sok National Park. After exploring several surrounding islands, head to Phi Phi Islands, where you can soak in endless tropical scenery. Finally, head to Phuket to discover all the country's highlights and hidden wonders.

Highlights of this tour:

  • Embark on an urban adventure and floating market exploration in Bangkok.
  • Relax with an authentic Thai massage.
  • Enjoy a night on a floating raft house surrounded by rainforest in Khao Sok National Park.
  • Be treated to a wonderful bonfire show on the beach, with a glass of cocktail in hand.
  • Snorkel in the clear waters of Koh Phangan Island and swim under waterfalls.
  • Hike to a viewpoint to enjoy the stunning natural beauty of the Phi Phi Island
  • Take part in optional activities, including sipping coconut water, a cooking class, and kayaking.

Day-by-day Itinerary

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  1. Welcome to Bangkok, the second-largest metropolis in Southeast Asia! Upon arrival, meet your guide and driver at the airport and then drive to the well-selected hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is free for you to explore the bustling city.

    Khao San Road is a highly recommended spot to blend in with the local nightlife scene. It is colorful and vibrant, featuring a wide variety of bars and clubs.

    Meal: N/A

    Accommodation: Bangkok

  2. In the morning, take a tuk-tuk tour of Wat Pho, Bangkok's most famous temple, where you can see the world's largest reclining Buddha, 46 meters long and 15 meters high. Then take a long tail boat along the Chao Phraya River to Wat Arun, where you can photograph the iconic Mahayana stupa, known as the "Eiffel Tower of Thailand".

    Bangkok Wat Pho
    Wat Pho

    In the afternoon, feel free to explore the city at your own pace. It's quite fun to taste street specialty food, admire the gorgeous architecture of the streets, and even find some barter places in the city.

    In the evening, you can choose to enjoy dinner with the rest of your group on Khao San Road.

    Meal: N/A

    Accommodation: Bangkok

  3. In the morning, you'll be guided to a taken for relaxing authentic Thai massage. The rest of the time is yours at leisure. You can pay extra to visit the Grand Palace or take a long-tailed boat ride to a famous market - Damnoen Saduak Floating Market.

    Bangkok Damnoen Saduak Floating Market
    Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

    At 9:00 PM, you will board the train for Surat Thani Province. Along the way, you can capture rural landscapes dotted with limestone mountains. The journey takes about 14 hours and you will spend the night on the train.

    Meals: N/A

    Accommodation: Overnight Train

  4. Located in southern Thailand, Khao Sok National Park is a great place to go on holiday. It's home to the world's oldest evergreen rainforest, breathtaking lakes, exciting caves, limestone mountains that soar into the sky, and plenty of wildlife.

    Thailand Khao Sok National Park
    Khao Sok National Park

    After taking a long-tailed boat into Khao Sok National Park, make a stop for a quick swim before visiting the floating raft houses, and then join a kayak safari on the Sok River to enjoy the beauty of the national park as you go. You can also savor a glass of cold beer if you want. Have a wonderful time at Khao Sok!

    Meals: Lunch & Dinner

    Accommodation: Khao Sok National Park

  5. Get out of the raft house in the morning and enjoy the fresh air of the forest park. Enjoy a leisurely breakfast and rest. After that, we're off to Koh Phangan, a charming, almost unexplored island surrounded by turquoise waters.

    Thailand Koh Phangan
    Koh Phangan

    Our final destination today is Bottle Beach, which is famous for its tranquility, with pure white sand and clear water. Here you can almost occupy the whole place to fully relax. Walk along the beach, relax at the bar or take part in optional snorkeling activities. After dinner (at your own expense), you will be treated to a wonderful bonfire show on the beach.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: Bottle Beach

  6. After being woken up by the sound of waves lapping on the beach, a chill hits, making you more awake. You will be free to arrange your activities for the whole morning. You can play beach volleyball, sunbathe, go kayaking, or just enjoy relaxing in your "ocean view room."

    In the early afternoon, you will be directed to a local gym where you can take a simple Muay Thai class. Muay Thai is a legendary fighting skill in Thailand, known for its strength and agility.

    After that, move forward to our accommodation for the night. You can enjoy a pleasant bar atmosphere there.

    Meals: N/A

    Accommodation: Koh Phangan

  7. Today, we will cruise around the island. Stop and go snorkeling in small coves with crystal clear waters, visit waterfalls (seasonal), and take pictures of beautiful tropical islands.

    Complimentary lunch and snacks will be provided on board. Drinks at the boat's bar cost extra. Enjoy a comfortable and slow day.

    After the cruise, return to the hotel and take a dip in the pool. Relax, enjoy a delicious dinner and experience the island's rich nightlife.

    Meals: Lunch & Dinner

    Accommodation: Koh Phangan

  8. Koh Tao, aka Turtle Island, boasts stunning coral reefs, warm waters, and abundant marine life. Koh Tao has developed tremendously in many ways. With a booming diving industry, this island is now one of the world's leading centers for diving education.

    Thailand - Koh Tao
    Koh Tao

    After arriving at Koh Tao by ferry, drop off your luggage at the hotel. You can choose to rest in the hotel or explore this tropical island freely.

    Meal: N/A

    Accommodation: Koh Tao

  9. Take a boat trip to Koh Nang Yuan, a nearby islet with lush vegetation and sandy beaches perfect for snorkeling and diving. Here you can find a Japanese Garden and lots of tropical fish. Hike to the top of the island's viewing point for a stunning panorama of blue water, white sand, and green stone islands.

    After lunch, return to Koh Tao. You are free for the rest of the time.

    Meal: Lunch

    Accommodation: Koh Tao

  10. You will have plenty of free time to explore during the day today. We will arrange a taxi for you to Tanote Bay, a very popular beach surrounded by rolling hills and boulders. Get some sun on the beach or do some exercise. The beach has a rock formation, which is considered the best rock jump on Koh Tao Island.

    Tanote Bay Koh Tao Thailand
    Tanote Bay

    In the evening, hop on a night ferry with your guide to the mainland. After landing, take a private minibus to the Phi Phi Islands on the west coast.

    Meal: N/A

    Accommodation: Night Ferry

  11. Once at Phi Phi, your guide will assist you in checking into your hotel. After a short break, we will hike to a viewpoint to enjoy the stunning natural beauty of the island. In the evening, enjoy a delightful night out on the beach.

    Meal: N/A

    Accommodation: Phi Phi Islands

  12. Today we will cruise around the islands, stopping at Maya Bay (where The Beach was filmed), Monkey Beach, and Viking Cave for sightseeing and snorkeling.

    Phi Phi Islands Viking Cave Thailand
    Viking Cave

    Lunch will be served on board. At sunset, you'll see the golden sun slowly sinking below the surface of the sea. At night, swim with glowing plankton.

    Meal: Lunch

    Accommodation: Phi Phi Islands

  13. Hop on a ferry to Phuket, the largest island in Thailand and the best-known holiday resort with sun-drenched beaches, dancing tropical coconut groves, and breathtaking azure blue waters.

    Azure blue waters of Phuket

    You will spend an unforgettable day on this charming island. Walk along the beach, feel the gentle sea breeze, and take part in optional activities, including sipping coconut water, a cooking class, and kayaking.

    In the evening, explore Phuket's nightlife with a guided tour and celebrate the last night of this wonderful 14-day Thailand journey!

    Meal: N/A

    Accommodation: Phuket

  14. It is time to say goodbye to Phuket. Your chauffeur will escort you to the airport for your flight home. Bon voyage!

    Meal: N/A

    Accommodation: N/A

Price Includes

  • Private vehicles with good air conditions;
  • Excellent English-speaking guides & experienced drivers;
  • 13 nights' accommodation & meals mentioned in the itinerary;
  • Entrance tickets to the scenic spots as mentioned;
  • Excursions and activities as listed;
  • Boat rides & overnight train;
  • A Thai massage & Muay Thai lesson;
  • Bottled water on the coach;

Price Excludes

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

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