Thailand Island Hopping – East Coast

Classic, Bangkok to Ko Tao

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Tour description provided by G Adventures

Relax under swaying palm trees, jump into crystal-clear waters, and spend time island-hopping through the best of the Gulf of Thailand. Snorkel the warm waters and meet friendly locals while enjoying this tropical paradise. Get geared up for adventure or unwind on the islands’ beaches — it’s your choice.

What’s included

  • Snorkelling excursion (Ko Tao)
  • Free time on spectacular beaches
  • Internal flight
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities


  • Explore picturesque islands
  • Relax as you sail the waters of southern thailand
  • Snorkel amongst the colourful marine life
  • Wander quiet beaches and enjoy the scenery


Day 1 Bangkok Arrive at any time. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2 Bangkok/Ko Samui (1B) With tons to do in the area, spend the next couple of days enjoying this tropical paradise. Transport: Private Vehicle (0.75 hour(s)) Plane (1.00 hour(s)) Private Vehicle (1.00 hour(s)) Ferry (2.00 hour(s)) Private Vehicle (0.50 hour(s))
Day 3 Ko Samui (1B) Relax on the beach or visit the bustling little town. Opt for a snorkelling trip in Ang Thong Marine Park.
Day 4 Ko Samui/Ko Pha Ngan (1B) 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. Transport: Transfer to the ferry terminal and board for the short ride to Ko Pha-Ngan. Ferry (0.75 hour(s))
Day 5 Ko Pha Ngan (1B) With everything from yoga and meditation courses, natural beauty, and its famous full moon parties, Ko Pha-Ngan has something for everyone.
Day 6 Ko Pha Ngan/Ko Tao (1B) 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. Additional Notes: Want to discover the fascinating coral and marine life inhabiting the area? Pre-book the Open Water Half Day Dive Experience extra to take two dives, guided by the experts. Transport: Transfer to the ferry in Ko Pha-Ngan and on the other end in Ko Tao. Ferry (2.50 hour(s))
Day 7 Ko Tao (1B, 1L) Enjoy an included snorkelling trip from Ko Tao through Ko Nang Yuan. Included Activities: Snorkelling Excursion
Day 8 Ko Tao (1B) 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. Additional Notes: Add the “Bangkok Express: Ko Tao to Bangkok” to your adventure and make your way back to bustling Bangkok with the guidance of a CEO. This nifty post-tour Extra includes a ferry to the mainland where you’ll board an overnight train to Bangkok arriving in the city early the next morning. Speak to your Global Connection Officer or travel agent to book. Included Activities: Departure Day