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Thailand on a Shoestring

Thailand on a Shoestring Adventure Tour


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Perfect for those looking to experience northern Thailand’s cultural treasures and the natural beauty of its southern islands. This 16-day trip will help you get off the beaten path with a trek to the region’s hilltribes but remains flexible enough to suit all tastes. From the lush hills of the north, stitched through with the diverse colours of its hilltribes, to the soft sands of the south and the glorious chaos of Bangkok, Thailand will leave you captivated.


Experience the bustling streets of Bangkok, explore colourful Chiang Mai, trek on foot and by elephant through the jungle, overnight in remote hilltribe villages, float down a river on a bamboo raft, enjoy the island beaches of Koh Samui and Koh Tao.

What's Included

Visit to Chiang Mai night market. Hilltribe trek. Bamboo rafting. Street food crawl. Full-day snorkelling trip (Koh Tao). All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.

Meals Included
9 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 2 dinners.


Local bus, train, walking and boat


Simple hotels (twin-share) or hostels (multi-share) (9 nts), basic hilltribe huts (2 nts, multi-share), sleeper trains (3 nts).


Prices from: €1579

Duration: 16 days

Trip Countries: Thailand

Trip Style: Includes flights &

Service Level: Basic

Physical Demands Rating: 3

Style 18 to Thirtysomethings 

Trip Overview 
Day 1 Bangkok

Arrive in Bangkok at any time.
Day 2 Bangkok/Chiang Mai(Breakfast)
Opt to visit Wat Po and the Grand Palace, or check out the city's klongs by boat. Board an overnight train to Chiang Mai.
Day 3 Chiang Mai
Enjoy one of two street food crawls with the group and CEO. Opt to visit Doi Suthep temple, comb the night markets for souvenirs, or participate in a Thai cooking class.
Day 4 Chiang Mai/Ban Mae Jok(Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner)
Trek through rugged forests and experience the wonderful diversity of this region: each village has its own language, belief system, style of dress, and traditions. Drive from Chiang Mai to Mae Malai village, where the trek will begin. After a few hours of hiking, reach the first village.
Day 5 Ban Mae Jok/Pa Khao Lam(Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner)
Trek 2-3 hrs and, after lunch, head to a Karen village to learn about traditional basket weaving and scarf-making. Continue trekking another few hours to the next village for the night.
Day 6 Pa Khao Lam/Chiang Mai(Breakfast | Lunch)
After breakfast, leave the village by bamboo raft, stopping at other villages along the way. Meet the van after lunch and head back to Chiang Mai for some free time to explore.
Day 7 Chiang Mai/Bangkok(Breakfast)
Opt to go shopping, enjoy a Thai massage, or explore Chiang Mai's many temples. Board an overnight train to Bangkok.
Day 8 Bangkok
Get out and explore this fantastic city where there is endless sightseeing to be done.
Day 9 Bangkok/Surat Thani(Breakfast)
Get to know Thailand's capital. Check out Wat Pho and the Grand Palace, get a Thai massage, or explore the klongs on a boat tour before an overnight train. Enjoy a street food crawl with the group and CEO either today or another day on tour.
Day 10 Surat Thani/Khao Sok(Lunch)
Discover the natural beauty of the area with an excursion to Lake Cheow Lan. Opt to go hiking or swimming in Khao Sok National Park.
Day 11 Khao Sok/Koh Pha Ngan(Breakfast)
Travel across southern Thailand to Koh Phangan in the Gulf of Thailand. Enjoy a free afternoon on the island.
Day 12 Koh Pha Ngan
Enjoy a free day to explore the island's waterfalls, swim in lagoons, hike, or relax on the beach.
Day 13 Koh Pha Ngan/Koh Tao
Hop on a ferry to laid-back Koh Tao.
Day 14 Koh Tao(Breakfast | Lunch)
Enjoy an included full-day snorkelling trip.
Day 15 Koh Tao(Breakfast)
Depart at any time.

Group Size Notes: Max 18, avg 12.

Resort: Bangkok

Region: Asia

Meal Budget: Allow USD325-425 for meals not included.

Group Leader: Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, trekking staff.

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Prices from €1579pp

16 day Includes flights & tour

tour code: TO3ATRTA tour code: TO3ATRTA

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