Nature and beaches: East & West Coast

  19 Days / 18 Nights
  Bangkok - Kanchanaburi - Hua Hin - Chumphon - Surat Thani - Khao Sok Nationalpark - Phuket - Phi Phi Islands - Koh Lanta - Krabi
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Visit to the fascinating city of Bangkok. Then explore the diverse highlights on the way south. Enjoy a beach holiday on the islands of the Andaman Sea.

Location Information:
Day 1 - 3: Bangkok

Pick up from Bangkok airport and transfer to the Hotel. Spend the next days at your leisure.

Day 3: Bangkok – Kanchanaburi

Drive from the hotel in Bangkok towards the west. First stop at the salt fields. Then visit of the floating market. Lunch at a local restaurant. Explore of the seven-tier waterfall in the Erawan National Park. Visit the historical railway line at the Hellfire Pass. Boat ride through the jungle to the floating hotel with check-in. Dinner and entertainment with Mon-dances.

Day 4: Kanchanaburi – Hua Hin

Visit a Mon village. Elephant trekking through the picturesque mountain landscape. Boat ride to the car and drive to Sai Yok Noi Waterfall. Lunch at a local restaurant. Train ride on the Death Railway route to Kanchanaburi. Visit the historic railway bridge over the River Kwai. Explore the former summer residence of King Rama 4 atop the Khao Wang Mountain. In Hua Hin visit the oldest railway station. Check-in at the city hotel. Explore to the night market.

Day 5: Hua Hin – Chumphon

Drive to Sam Roi Yot National Park with a stop at a shrimp farm. Boat ride and hike to Phraya Nakhon cave with the beautiful small pavilion. Return by boat and lunch at a local restaurant. Visit the Khao Chong Krajok, known as the Mirror Mountain. Stop at the Ban Krut temple. Drive to the beach in Chumphon and check-in at the hotel.

Day 6: Chumphon – Surat Thani

Drive to the white sandy beach Hat Sai Ri. Visit the shrine of the Prince of Chumphon. Explore the great fruit market in Lang Suan. Drive to the ancient city of Chaiya with the Phra Borom That Chaiya temple. In Surat Thani boat tour on the side arms of the Tapi River. Drive along traditional wooden stilt houses and mangrove forests. Transfer to the hotel with dinner at the riverside.

Day 7: Surat Thani – Khao Sok

Visit a monkey school, where the monkeys learn to pick coconuts from the tall palm trees. Drive to Ratchaprabha Dam (Cheow Lan). Boat ride on the big lake with its impressive karst formations. Lunch at a local restaurant. Transfer to the National Park and check-in at the resort. Opportunity to relax by the Sok River. Dinner at the resort.

Day 8: Khao Sok – Phuket

Canoe trip on the Sok River through dense jungle. Drive to Phang Nga Bay. Boat ride through fast mangrove forests. Lunch in the fishing village on Koh Phanee. Visit the James Bond Island with the Mushroom Rock. Return by boat to the mainland. Transfer to Phuket with check in at the hotel.

Day 9 - 11: Phuket

The following days are at your leisure.

Day 11 - 13: Phi Phi Islands

In the morning pick up at the hotel. Transfer by car/ferry to Phi Phi Island. Check in at the resort. The following days are at your leisure.

Day 13 - 16: Koh Lanta

In the morning pick up at the hotel. Transfer by car/ferry to Koh Lanta. Check in at the resort. The following days are at your leisure.

Day 16 - 19: Krabi
Optional Destination: Phuket

In the morning pick up at the resort. Transfer to your hotel in Krabi.

On the second day after arrival boat excursion to uninhabited islands, including snorkeling and lunch.

The following day is at your leisure.  

On the last day pick up at the resort and transfer to Krabi Airport. 

End of service.

Note: day 3 - 8 are with guide.


Price
Season 2 - 3 Persons 4 - 6 Persons SGL Surcharge

Accommodation
Destination Hotel Rating Category Nights
Bangkok Narai Hotel Superior Room 2
Kanchanaburi River Kwai Jungle Rafts
River Kwai Resotel

Raft Room (Half Board)
Standard Chalet
1
Hua Hin Thipurai City Hotel Standard Room 1
Chumphon Chumphon Cabana Resort Superior Bungalow 1
Surat Thani Diamond Plaza Hotel Suratthani Deluxe Room 1
Khao Sok Khao Sok Riverside Cottages Cottage Room 1
Phuket All Seasons Naiharn Phuket Hotel Standard Room 3
Phi Phi Islands Phi Phi The Beach Resort Garden Superior 2
Koh Lanta Lanta Casuarina Beach Resort Standard Room 3
Krabi Aonang Paradise Resort Superior Room 3

We reserve the right to exchange hotels/categories according to availability.

Note: We offer a wide range of hotels in all categories. If you would like to upgrade the hotel or room category please inform us accordingly and we will try to accommodate your request.

Questions / Inquiries
Services Included

Air-conditioned car /van and driver

Domestic flights as per itinerary

All transfers, ferries, day tours as per itinerary 

English speaking guide (French and German speaking guides available upon request)

Accommodation as listed on twin sharing basis

Daily breakfast in the hotel (B)

Other meals as per itinerary (L/D)

Services Excluded

Personal expenses

Visa fee by tours to Cambodia/Laos

Tips

Remarks

Children under 12 years sharing room with 2 adults with extra bed 70% of adult rate.

Children under 12 years sharing room with 2 adults without extra bed 50% of adult rate.

Valid only if child travels with two paying adults.