Thailand Hike, Bike & Kayak

Active, Bangkok to Bangkok

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Tour description provided by G Adventures

Perfect for those who believe the best way to appreciate paradise is by jumping right into it. This adventure will have you hiking through forests and rice paddies, cycling through provincial villages, and experiencing Thailand's intriguing combination of culture and the great outdoors. Kayak the turquoise waters of the Andaman and discover coral coves and white-sand beaches. With the services of a Chief Experience Officer (CEO) and your accommodation and transport taken care of, this trip offers great value as it introduces the main sights of Thailand while offering up plenty of flexibility so you can experience an adventure you'll never forget.

What’s included

  • G Adventures for Good: Laem Sak Community Tourism, Ban Laem Sak Hands-on: Batik Making Class, Laem Sak
  • Bike riding around Bangkok
  • Cycling in and around Kanchanaburi and Ayutthaya
  • Overnight stay in a rafthouse (Kanchanaburi)
  • Hilltribe village trek (3 days)
  • Sea kayaking on the Andaman Sea (Krabi)
  • Internal flight
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Cycle through busy bangkok
  • Experience colourful chiang mai
  • Trek into remote hilltribe villages
  • Discover ancient ayutthaya by bike
  • Learn the sombre history of kanchanaburi
  • Kayak the andaman sea from krabi

Itinerary

Day 1 Bangkok Relax, explore the city, and adjust to the frenetic pace and humid heat of bustling Bangkok. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2 Bangkok/Kanchanaburi (1B) Enjoy a guided bike ride around Bangkok before travelling by private van to Kanchanaburi. Included Activities: Bangkok Cycling Tour Transport: Private Vehicle (2.00-3.00 hours, 129km)
Day 3 Kanchanaburi (1B, 1D) Tonight, sleep on a floating River Kwai rafthouse! Spend the evening on board the two storey rafthouse with time for swimming and relaxing. The lower level features a common area for socializing, complete with karaoke. Accommodation is basic with twin-share fan rooms on the second level and shared toilet and shower facilities. Included Activities: Kanchanaburi Cycling Tour Erawan Waterfalls Visit
Day 4 Kanchanaburi to Ayutthaya (1B) Afternoon transfer to Ayutthaya. Transport: Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s))
Day 5 Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai Enjoy an included cycling tour of Ayutthaya, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Overnight train to Chiang Mai. Included Activities: Ayutthaya Cycling Tour Transport: Basic overnight train (beds) (12.00 hour(s))
Day 6 Chiang Mai/Pha Lho (1L, 1D) On arrival in Chiang Mai transfer to a guesthouse before meeting our local trekking guide. Freshen up and prepare for the adventure ahead. Tonight enjoy a homestay with a local family. Accommodation is basic and multi-share (2-3 per home). Pillows, mattresses, duvets, and mosquito nets provided. Included Activities: Hilltribe Trek Day 1 Transport: Private Vehicle (1.75 hour(s))
Day 7 Pha Lho/Ban Mae Ma (1B, 1L, 1D) Tonight's accommodation is multi-share in simple, single-sex bungalows. Pillows, mattresses, duvets, and mosquito nets provided. Enjoy access to western toilets and hot showers. Included Activities: Hilltribe Trek Day 2
Day 8 Ban Mae Ma/Chiang Mai (1B, 1L) After breakfast in the village, trek until reaching the end of the trail, passing rice fields and fruit plantations along the way. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant before transferring back to Chiang Mai. Opt to take a dip in a local hot spring. Included Activities: Hilltribe Trek Day 3 Transport: Private Vehicle (1.50-2.00 hours)
Day 9 Chiang Mai/Ao Nang Explore Chiang Mai in the morning before flying south to Krabi then transfer to Ao Nang. Transport: Plane (2.00 hour(s)) Private Vehicle (0.50 hour(s))
Day 10 Ao Nang (1B, 1L) Board a traditional long tail boat and set off for the islands of Koh Hong and Koh La Ding. Snorkel and relax in paradise, stopping only to enjoy a picnic lunch on the beach. Included Activities: Snorkelling
Day 11 Ao Nang/Ban Laem Sak (1B, 1L, 1D) Travel to scenic Bo Tor, hop in a kayak and get out on the river for a half day paddle. Devour lunch then transfer to the Laem Sak Community Resort. Enjoy a guided walk around the community and join locals for a hands on Batik Making Class before an included dinner. Included Activities: Sea Kayak Bo Tor Laem Sak Community Tourism Batik Making Class
Day 12 Ban Laem Sak (1B, 1L, 1D) Enjoy a full day kayaking protected waters, visiting ancient caves and local farmers . After a picnic lunch on their floating platforms, head into the mangrove channels for bird watching before returning for a BBQ dinner. Included Activities: Sea Kayak Koh Laem and Koh Chong Lat
Day 13 Ban Laem Sak/Bangkok (1B) After a leisurely morning at the resort we travel by private van to the station to board an overnight train to Bangkok. Transport: Private Vehicle (2.00-2.50 hours) Basic overnight train (beds) (9.00-10.00 hours)
Day 14 Bangkok Trip ends on arrival at Bangkok train station. Included Activities: Departure Day
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