Classic Thailand - East Coast

Classic, Bangkok to Ko Tao

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Tour description provided by G Adventures

With a fascinating culture, beautiful natural landscapes, and some of the tastiest street food on the globe, Thailand is a adventurers' haven. Embark on this 14-day tour along the country's east coast to get a unique glimpse into this Southeast Asian country with some additional northern Thailand highlights. Explore the smaller "klong" canals of the Chao Phraya river, stay overnight in a traditional floating rafthouse in Kanchanaburi, and tour the majestic Bridge on the River Kwai. There's plenty of time to relax on Thailand's tropical sands and bond with your travel mates at beach bars in between.

What’s included

  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your Local Living Moment: Overnight Rafthouse Excursion, Kanchanaburi
  • Wat Pho visit
  • Klong riverboat tour
  • Erawan Falls and Bridge on the River Kwai visit (Kanchanaburi)
  • Thai-Burma Railway Centre and Allied War Cemetery visit
  • Temple ruins tour (Ayutthaya)
  • Doi Suthep temple visit (Chiang Mai)
  • Internal Flights
  • Snorkelling excursion (Ko Tao)
  • Free time on spectacular beaches
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Stay overnight on a traditional floating rafthouse
  • See the pagodas and ruins of ayutthaya
  • Hear monks chanting in golden buddhist temples
  • Explore idyllic lagoons and waterfalls on ko phangan
  • Kick back at beach bars in ko tao

Itinerary

Bangkok Arrive at any time.
Bangkok/Kanchanaburi Enjoy a klong boat tour of Bangkok including a visit to Wat Pho. Travel to Kanchanaburi and head to your floating rafthouse accommodation. Enjoy free time to explore.
Kanchanaburi Enjoy a day of sightseeing at Erawan Falls and the Bridge on the River Kwai.
Kanchanaburi to Ayutthaya Explore the Allied War Cemetery and the Thai-Burmese Railway Centre to learn more about the area's history. Travel to Ayutthaya and visit the historical sites of the old capital city. Opt to visit Chan Kasem National Museum and Chao Sam Phraya Museum.
Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai Spend a full day exploring Ayutthaya before boarding an overnight train to Chiang Mai.
Chiang Mai Arrive in Chiang Mai and explore the city. Visit Doi Suthep in the afternoon.
Chiang Mai/Bangkok Enjoy a free morning in Chiang Mai, then fly to Bangkok to enjoy a night out in the city.
Bangkok/Ko Samui Catch a flight to Surat Thani and board a ferry to the tropical island of Ko Samui. Relax on the beach or visit the bustling little town.
Ko Samui Relax on the beach or visit the bustling little town. Opt for a snorkelling trip in Ang Thong Marine Park.
Ko Samui/Ko Pha Ngan Take a ferry to nearby Ko 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.
Ko Pha Ngan Enjoy free time to make the most of Ko Pha-Ngan.
Ko Pha Ngan/Ko Tao Travel by ferry to Ko Tao, in English known as ‘turtle island’. While most of the visitors spend their days in the water, in the evening the beach bars and hotels spill over with people looking to share their tales of the days activities and a cold beer or two.
Ko Tao Enjoy an included snorkelling trip from Ko Tao through Ko Nang Yuan.
Ko Tao Depart at any time. If booking a flight out of Ko Samui airport, the earliest departure time should be 11:00 am Want to take the hassle out of getting back to Bangkok? Book the Bangkok Express, a two-day post-tour Extra. Speak to your Global Connection Officer or travel agent to book.
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