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Thailand Discovery Adventure Tour

Asia

  • Thailand

Get the best of Thailand's culture, sacred sites and beaches on this 18-day adventure. Explore the north's Golden Triangle and cycle the streets of ancient Sukhothai before heading south for peaceful island beaches. You'll explore the perfect islands and swim in the incredible waters. This trip offers the classic Thai experience'a great combination of must-see highlights and free time to do your own thing.


Highlights

Explore Buddhist temples and palaces, relax on a stunning beach, snorkel through crystal
clear waters, savour a home
cooked khantoke
style meal at a local home in Chiang Mai


What's Included

Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your Discover Moment: Chiang Mai Your Foodie Moment: Cooking Class, Chiang Mai Your Discover Moment: Bangkok Your Local Living Moment: Koh Klang Homestay, Ko Klang. Both itineraries: Klong boat tour (Bangkok). Wat Po entrance and guide. Bicycle trip around historical Sukhothai (half
day). Opium Museum entrance (Chiang Rai). Elephant Conservation Centre visit. Doi Suthep temple entrance (Chiang Mai). Local khantoke
style meal in Chiang Mai. Internal flights. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities. West Coast: Koh Klang village tour. Local island homestay. Free time on spectacular beaches. East Coast: Snorkel trip. Free time on spectacular beaches.


Accommodation

West Coast: Hotels/guesthouses (14 nts), sleeper trains (2 nts), homestay (1 nt). East Coast: Hotels/guesthouses (15 nts), sleeper trains (2 nts)


Meals Included

15 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners


Transport

Train, public bus, walking, songthaew, bicycle, longtail boat, plane.


Group Leader Description

All G Adventures group trips are accompanied by one of our Chief Experience Officers (CEO). The aim of the CEO is to take the hassle out of your travels and to help you have the best trip possible. They will provide information on the places you are travelling through, offer suggestions for things to do and see, recommend great local eating venues and introduce you to our local friends. While not being guides in the traditional sense you can expect them to have a broad general knowledge of the countries visited on the trip, including historical, cultural, religious and social aspects. We also use local guides where we think more specific knowledge will add to the enjoyment of the places we are visiting
we think it's the best of both worlds.


Emergency Fund

Please also make sure you have access to at least an additional USD $250 (or equivalent) as an 'emergency' fund, to be used when circumstances outside our control (ex. a natural disaster) require a change to our planned route. This is a rare occurrence!


Solo Travellers

We believe single travellers should not have to pay more to travel so our group trips are designed for shared accommodation and do not involve a single supplement. Single travellers joining group trips are paired in twin or multi
share accommodation with someone of the same sex for the duration of the trip. Some of our Independent trips are designed differently and single travellers on these itineraries must pay the single trip price.


Spending Money

Every traveller is different and therefore spending money requirements will vary. Some travellers may drink more than others while other travellers like to purchase more souvenirs than most. Please consider your own spending habits when it comes to allowing for drinks, shopping and tipping. Please also remember the following specific recommendations when planning your trip.


What to Take

What you need to bring depends on the trip you have chosen and the countries or regions you are planning to visit. We suggest that you pack as lightly as possible as your are expected to carry your own luggage. As a rule we try not to have to walk more than 15
20 mintues with your bags which is why we recommend keeping the weight of your bags between 10
15kg/22
30lb. Suitcases are not recommended for G Adventures trips! Most travellers carry a backpack or rolling bag of small to medium size (no XXL ones please!) as they need to fit under the beds when travelling on sleeper trains. You will also need a day pack/bag to carry water, cameras and other electronics like ipods and mobile phones. If your trip involves overnights in homestays, villages or camping then you usually have the opportunity to rent sleeping bags if need be instead of bringing them with you.

Day 1 Bangkok

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Day 2 Bangkok/Sukhothai

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Day 3 Sukhothai

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Day 4 Sukhothai/Lampang

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Day 5 Lampang/Chiang Rai

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Day 6 Chiang Rai

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Day 7 Chiang Rai/Chiang Mai

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Day 8 Chiang Mai

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Day 9 Chiang Mai/Bangkok

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Day 10 Bangkok

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Day 11 Bangkok/Ko Klang

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Day 12 Ko Samui

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Day 13 Krabi

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Day 14 Ko Pha Ngan

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Day 15 Railay Beach/Koh Lanta

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Day 16 Ko Tao

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Day 17 Koh Lanta/Krabi

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Day 18 Bangkok

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Details

Duration: 18 Days

Trip Style: Classic

Service Level: Standard

Physical Demands Rating: 3 - Average

Group Size Notes: Max: 15

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My Own Room Exceptions

; Nights 8 & 16, Sleeper Train

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