Thai Intro is the most incredible way to experience Thailand. On this 9-day adventure tour you depart from Bangkok and end in Koh Phangan. You'll discover Bangkok's crazy nightlife, visit ancient temples, become a booking 'pro' at a Thai cooking class, stay overnight in floating bungalows at the incredible Khao Sok National Park, experience local culture, snorkel in pristine oceans, get up close and personal with elephants, explore tropical beaches, enjoy a traditional Thai massage, party on the beach, and much more!
All about the 13 Day Thai Experience Tour
On this 13 day Thailand Experience tour you will stay in premium accommodation and have plenty of other extras and upgrades, whilst visiting all the highlights of Thailand,
Arrive in Thailand on day one at Bangkok airport and be taken to the hotel to meet the rest of the group over dinner. On your second day in Thailand, you will then visit temples in Bangkok, marvelling at the ancient culture this bustling city has to offer. As you are with your experienced guide you will be safely guided around one of the busiest cities on the planet, and even taught where to eat and how to barter a the markets. Take a Tuk Tuk and experience the Bangkok nightlife, all with a new group of friends. You have the opportunity to try your hand at Thai cooking with a class the next day before hopping on an overnight train to the South of Thailand. Once out of Bangkok you will visit Khao Sok National Park, a peaceful paradise of limestone rock formations and lakes. Stay on the floating bungalows and in the jungle tree house in this untouched rainforest. Finish this tour in Phuket, having had the time of your life in Thailand!
13 Day Thai Experience Tour
Tour itinerary - 13 Days
Arrive in Bangkok
Arrive and meet the Group. We'll pick you up from the airport and take you to the hotel in Bangkok. You'll then have plenty of time to recover from your long flight, chill out and meet everyone in your group.
River Cruise and Temples
Discover Bangkok from a different perspective as we take a relaxing cruise through the heart of the city. We'll 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 the best of Bangkok nightlife. (B, L, D)
Thai Cooking Class and Overnight Train
Learn the secrets to preparing delicious Thai cuisine first hand with a traditional Thai cooking class. Then sit back, relax and enjoy the sights of Thailand when we board the overnight train and travel down south. (B, L)
Khao Sok Floating Bungalows
Today we'll enter the magical Khao Sok National Park, a hidden paradise of pristine lakes & limestone mountains. Go kayaking, monkey spotting and sleep overnight in floating bungalows! (L, D)
Khao Sok Tree Houses
We’ll continue further into the beautiful untouched rainforest and experience some authentic Thai local culture, go jungle trekking, tubing down a beautiful turquoise river and stay overnight in a tree house. A truly amazing experience!
(B, L, D)
Arrive in Koh Phangan
We'll 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. We’ll then head out for dinner and a beach party! (B)
Island Boat Trip & Snorkelling
Today we’ll head by boat to some stunning islands and beaches around Koh Phangan. We’ll kayak and snorkel in crystal clear water, chill out on the beach and soak up the best of island life! (B, L, D)
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 adventure with a private Yoga class. We’ll then head out for our last night on Koh Phangan. (B)
Transport and arrival to Phi Phi Islands
Today we’ll make our way to the beautiful Phi Phi Islands by boat and bus. We’ll arrive in the afternoon, check into our hotel, relax befrore heading out for some island nightlife! (B)
Exclusive Maya Bay boat trip
We’ll take off on our exclusive and private speedboat to the stunning Phi Phi Leh. Visit hidden lagoons, snorkel in crystal clear water and discover some little known and stunning white sandy beaches. It’s a truly unforgettable experience! (B, L)
Phi Phi Viewpoint and Travel to Phuket
Enjoy a morning hike to the iconic Phi Phi viewpoint, relax on some beautiful Phi Phi beaches before we jump on the ferry to Phuket. We’ll check in to our boutique hotel and have a sunset dinner and drinks. (B)
A truly unforgettable day as we spend the morning getting up close and personal with Elephants at an amazing Elephant sanctuary. We’ll then head out for a delicious farewell dinner and drinks. (B, L, D)
Check out and Onward travel
Your epic adventure comes to an end today. You can choose to stay on longer in Phuket or continue your travels in Thailand. Your Group Leader will organise whatever you need. A transfer to Phuket airport is included if required. (B)
Nov 4, 13, 20, 27,
Jan 5, 15, 27
Feb 3, 13, 21
Mar 5, 15, 23
Apr 2, 15, 22
May 3, 13, 21, 27
Jun 4, 11, 17, 27
Jul 1, 12, 19, 25
Aug 1, 9, 17, 23
Sep 2, 7, 17, 27
Oct 8, 17, 25
Nov 5, 11, 19, 25
Dec 5, 9
Important NotesThings you need to know about this tour
It’s best to arrive on the actual start date. There are no activities on the first day, so you can arrive at any time. If you do arrive early we’ll still pick you up from the airport and will book you into our Bangkok hotel from the day you arrive. Extra nights will be approx. £40 / $60AUD per night for a double/twin room and can be paid on arrival.
Thai Experience finishes in Phuket. You can choose to stay on longer in Phuket or if you need to get back to Bangkok the quickest option is to get a flight back. The can be organized with the help of your Group Leader if needed. The earliest a flight out of Phuket should be booked is approx. 12 pm on day 13. Your Group Leader will help with any other local transport and ensure you’re comfortable with all parts of your onward travel.
Most nationalities including the UK, Europe, Australia, NZ, Canada, USD, Scandinavia, and Brazil will usually receive a 30-day visa exemption on arrival for free. If you would like a longer tourist visa or are not eligible for the visa exemption you can apply for a visa at your nearest Thai consulate prior to entering Thailand. If you’re unsure of your visa requirements or need any help just contact us.
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