This introduction to Thailand tour is perfect for anyone ages 18 to 35. The tour is available over 9, 12, or 18 days, allowing you to choose the plan that best meets your needs. All tours start in Bangkok but end locations vary depending on the duration of your tour. 9-day tours end in Koh Phangan, 12-day tours end in Phi Phi and 18-day tours end in Chiang Mai.
This diverse tour offers something to satisfy your every desire. Your spiritual side will be enlightened with visits to the ancient temples; the adventurous you will discover Bangkok by boat and tuk-tuk, the curious foodie in you will learn how to cook a delicious Thai meal, the nature lover will enjoy sleeping on floating bungalows in the middle of the oldest evergreen rainforest in the world, exploring tropical islands, swimming under waterfalls and watching elephants in the jungle. The party animal inside you gets to experience Bangkok night-life and party at the world-famous full moon beach. Also, you definitely cannot leave Thailand without experiencing the famous Thai massage. After all, a vacation is not really a break if you cannot lay back and just relieve all the stress.
If you are looking for a much-needed break from your busy life and a rewarding vacation, this is the place to be. You couldn't gift yourself anything better than an experience that is an escape from routine. If you haven't had enough on this tour, your group leader will help you with all your onward travel throughout Thailand and south-east Asia, including giving you information on our awesome add on trips or simply organize your transport back to Bangkok.
Day 1: Arrive and meet the group in Bangkok
We'll pick you up from the airport and take you to the guesthouse in Bangkok. You'll then have plenty of time to recover from your long flight, chill out and meet everyone in your group.
Day 2: River cruise and temples
Discover Bangkok from a different perspective as we take a relaxing cruise through the heart of the city. We'll then visit Bangkok's most sacred and ancient temples and travel by tuk-tuk through the crazy streets. At night we'll head out and experience some of the best nightlife in the world.
Day 3: Thai cooking class and overnight train
Learn the secrets to preparing delicious Thai cuisine first hand with a traditional Thai cooking class and then eat what you cook. You can sit back, relax and enjoy the sights of Thailand when we board the overnight train and travel down south.
Day 4: Khao Sok National Park
Our first destination in the south of Thailand is the magical Khao Sok National Park. It's an untouched paradise that a few people know about. We'll wind through amazing limestone cliffs in a long-tail boat to a pristine freshwater lake and will stay overnight in floating bungalows. You’ll also go kayaking as well.
Day 5: Arrive in Koh Phangan & Beach party
We'll then travel by boat to the beautiful tropical island of Koh Phangan home of the world-famous full-moon parties. After checking in to our own amazing beachside bungalows you can spend the afternoon exploring the island or just relax by the pool and work on your tan.
Day 6: Beach time and Traditional Thai massage
A day to unwind, relax and get some well-deserved beach time before being pampered with a traditional Thai massage.
Day 7: Island boat trip and snorkelling
You'll discover the beauty of the island as we travel by long-tail boat to some of the most amazing beaches in the world. Chill out, soak up some sun and snorkel in the crystal clear waters.
Day 8: Muay Thai or Yoga experience
Today you have the choice of learning the art of Muay Thai boxing or bringing some peace and harmony into your action-packed trip with a private yoga class
Day 9: Transport and arrival to Phi Phi Islands
If participating in the 9-day tour, your trip will end today in Koh Phangan. Otherwise, you'll now make your way to the beautiful Phi Phi Islands. You'll arrive late in the afternoon, check into your guesthouse before trekking to a spectacular mountain views to soak up the stunning scenery.
Day 10: Maya Bay Experience
Take off on an amazing boat trip around the stunning Phi Phi Leh. Snorkel, kayak, see an incredible underwater light show at night and enjoy a few drinks and dinner under the stars. It's a truly unforgettable experience.
Day 11: Phi Phi Islands Boat Trip
Hike to Phi Phi's iconic viewpoint in the morning and explore Phi Phi's amazing Paradise Islands on an awesome private and exclusive boat trip. Visit hidden lagoons, snorkel in crystal clear water and discover some little known and stunning white sandy beaches. Then head out for dinner and experience more of Phi Phi's awesome nightlife.
Day 12: Chill out in Phi Phi
Today is your day to relax, work on your tan or experience more of Phi Phi. If participating in the 12-day tour, your trip will end here.
Day 13: Fly to Chiang Mai
Today we will make our way by ferry and minivan to Phuket airport for our one hour flight to the amazing capital of the North-Chiang Mai. Check-in and relax or head out and explore the city.
Day 14: Jungle Ziplining
Fly high amongst the rainforest canopy and experience the spectacular views of the mountains of Chiang Mai in this adrenaline-charged afternoon of fun. Enjoy a delicious mountain top lunch before heading home. Head out that night and see the amazing night markets, or maybe a Muay Thai boxing match.
Day 15: Hill Tribe trek
We'll trek through the amazing jungles of Chiang Mai, wander through beautiful rice paddy fields and see stunning waterfalls before reaching our hill tribe village for the night. We'll stay overnight with the locals and experience first hand how these hill tribesmen live.
Day 16: Hill Tribe trek
We continue our trek before bamboo river rafting our way back home. You'll arrive back to the guesthouse that afternoon and relax or head out and see more of Chiang Mai's fascinating nightlife.
Day 17: Elephant Sanctuary Experience
A very special way to experience Thailand's most sacred animal in its natural environment. You'll learn to feed and care for your elephant and even share a swim in what is a truly unforgettable experience.
Day 18: Check out and onward travel
Your epic adventure comes to an end today. You can check out that morning and continue your travels, extend your stay in Chiang Mai or simply return to Bangkok. It's up to you. Your group leader can help you with any of these options.