Day 1 Bangkok Arrive at any time.
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2 Bangkok/Sukhothai (1B) Take a guided longboat tour of Bangkok's klongs and Wat Po before travelling to Sukhothai.
Klong Riverboat Tour
Wat Po Guided Tour
Local bus (6.00-7.00 hours, 422km)
Day 3 Sukhothai (1B) Take a half-day guided bike tour of Sukhothai Historical Park and explore the area with some free time.
Sukhothai Bicycle Tour
Day 4 Sukhothai/Lampang (1B) Arrive at Lampang in the afternoon, in time for an optional traditional horse cart ride through town.
Local bus (4.00 hour(s), 213km)
Day 5 Lampang/Chiang Rai (1B) Visit the Elephant Conservation Centre before continuing on to the Golden Triangle.
Private Vehicle (5.00 hour(s), 315km)
Day 6 Chiang Rai (1B) Visit the town of Mai Sai and the Opium Museum.
Mae Sai Visit
Opium Museum Visit
Day 7 Chiang Rai/Chiang Mai (1B) Travel to Chiang Mai and take a guided tour of Doi Suthep temple.
Doi Suthep Guided Tour
Private Vehicle (6.00 hour(s))
Day 8 Chiang Mai (1B, 1D) Enjoy free time to explore Chiang Mai. Opt for a bicycle tour, a visit the Mae Sa waterfall, shopping at the night market, or getting a traditional Thai massage. Learn about Thai cuisine with an included local market tour and cooking class, feasting on the results.
Day 9 Chiang Mai/Bangkok (1B) Explore more of Chiang Mai before taking an overnight train to Bangkok.
Basic overnight train (beds) (12.00-13.00 hours)
Day 10 Bangkok Head out and explore all you can in this sprawling city.
Day 11 Bangkok/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.
Koh Klang Homestay
Koh Klang Village Tour
Koh Klang Boat Trip
Transfer about 1hr to the airport in Bangkok for the short flight to the south. On arrival, drive about 45 mins to Koh Klang.
Plane (1.50 hour(s))
Day 12 Ko Klang/Krabi (1B) After breakfast, take a private boat to Jao Fah Pier and drive to Ao Nang beach in Krabi. En route to catch the boat, stop at the local Department of Fisheries.
Ao Nang in Krabi is a virtual paradise for anyone looking for relaxation or adventure. White sandy beaches with swaying coconut palms, incredible cliffs, and heaps of exciting excursions provide entertainment in all forms.
Try kayaking, snorkelling, or diving, or choose to lounge on the beach. The small village of Ao Nang still retains its tranquil pace of life, while offering a host of shops, bars, and charming restaurants.
Department of Fisheries Visit
Travel to Ao Nang Beach, stopping along the way.
Day 13 Krabi (1B, 1L) Spend the day in Krabi, exploring all the area has to offer.
Island Hopping Snorkelling Tour
Day 14 Krabi/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 15 Railay 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.
Transfer to the ferry and on the other end in Koh Lanta.
Ferry (2.00 hour(s))
Day 16 Koh Lanta (1B) Opt for a day trip to nearby Koh Rok where you can snorkel at Koh Rok's national park, trek to a view point and enjoy a picnic lunch.
Day 17 Koh Lanta/Krabi (1B) After a lazy beach morning, transfer to the train station for an overnight train to Bangkok.
Private Vehicle (3.00 hour(s))
Basic overnight train (beds) (9.00-10.00 hours)
Day 18 Bangkok Arrive at Bangkok station in the morning. Trip ends on arrival.