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Classic Thailand - West Coast

If you're one part beach bum and one part culture fiend, we've got a trip to Thailand with your name on it. This 14-day tour takes you from the bustling streets of Bangkok and the vibrant city of Chiang Mai to the country's idyllic islands in the south. There's plenty of time to explore marine life with snorkelling sessions, snap photos of stunning limestone karsts, or simply kick back on white-sand beaches.

  • Duration: 14 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
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  • Physical rating: Easy
  • Accommodation standard:   Budget%
  • Traveller Tour Rating: 0%  
  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Supplier Tour ID: ATNW/238148
  • Starts: Bangkok, Thailand
  • Finishes: Ao Nang, Thailand
  • Age requirement: 12 +
You will Visit
  • Bangkok
  • Kanchanaburi
  • Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya
  • Chiang Mai
  • Koh Ngai
  • Koh Lanta
  • Ao Nang

Itinerary

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Day 1: Bangkok

Arrive at any time.

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Day 2: Bangkok/Kanchanaburi

Enjoy a klong boat tour of Bangkok including a visit to Wat Pho. Travel to Kanchanaburi and head to your floating rafthouse accommodation. Enjoy free time to explore.

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Day 3: Kanchanaburi

Enjoy a day of sightseeing at Erawan Falls and the Bridge on the River Kwai. Explore the Allied War Cemetery, the Thai-Burmese Railway Centre and the JEATH War Museum to learn more about the area's history.

04

Day 4: Kanchanaburi to Ayutthaya

Travel to Ayutthaya and visit the historical sites of the old capital city. Opt to visit Chan Kasem National Museum and Chao Sam Phraya Museum.

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Day 5: Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai

Spend a full day exploring Ayutthaya before boarding an overnight train to Chiang Mai.

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Day 6: Chiang Mai

Arrive in Chiang Mai and explore the city. Visit Doi Suthep in the afternoon.
Chiang Mai is a vibrant city with heaps to see and do. Famous for its night market, cooking classes, and Muay Thai, it's a feat to fit it all in.

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Day 7: Chiang Mai/Bangkok

Enjoy a free morning in Chiang Mai, then fly to Bangkok to enjoy a night out in the city.

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Day 8: Bangkok/Koh Ngai

Fly to Trang and board a ferry to tiny Koh Ngai, a pristine paradise. Opt to relax, snorkel or trek rainforest trails to deserted beaches.

09

Day 9: Koh Ngai

Enjoy an included snorkelling trip to nearby Koh Chuek and experience the amazing Emerald Cave of Koh Mook.

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Day 10: Koh Ngai/Koh Lanta

Take a ferry to the secluded island of Koh Lanta. Enjoy some free time before a beach barbecue this evening.

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Day 11: Koh Lanta

Spend the day on Koh Lanta. Opt for a day trip to nearby Koh Rok.
Opt for a day trip to nearby Koh Rok where you can snorkel at Koh Rok's national park, trek to a view point and enjoy a picnic lunch.

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Day 12: Koh Lanta/Ao Nang

Take a ferry to Ao Nang in Krabi. Enjoy free time exploring the small town or relaxing on its beautiful beaches.

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Day 13: Ao Nang

Spend a free day in the area. Opt for a day trip to idyllic Railay Beach, to head out on a snorkelling trip or go rock climbing on the limestone karsts. This area boasts plenty of activities such as kayaking, diving, snorkelling, jungle trekking, whitewater rafting and quad biking.

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Day 14: Ao Nang

Depart at any time.

Want to take the hassle out of getting back to Bangkok? Book the Bangkok Express, a two-day post-tour Extra. Speak to your Global Connection Officer or travel agent to book.

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • Local Living: Overnight Rafthouse Excursion, Kanchanaburi
    • Wat Pho visit
    • Klong riverboat tour
    • Erawan Falls and Bridge on the River Kwai visit (Kanchanaburi)
    • Thai-Burma Railway Centre and Allied War Cemetery visit
    • Temple ruins tour (Ayutthaya)
    • Doi Suthep temple visit (Chiang Mai)
    • Internal Flights
    • Beach barbecue (Koh Lanta)
    • Half-day snorkelling boat trip through the Trang Islands (Koh Ngai)
    • Free time on spectacular beaches
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodation
    • Hotels/guesthouses (11 nts), rafthouse (1 nt), sleeper train (1 nt)
    • 12 breakfasts, 2 dinners
    Transport
    • Train, air-con bus/minivan, walking, plane, long tail boat, ferry
    Group Leader
    • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides
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Tour Highlights:
  • Climb up the seven-tiered Erawan Waterfalls
  • Explore ancient ruins in the old capital city of Ayutthaya
  • Trek through rainforest trails in Koh Ngai
  • Relax on deserted beaches
  • See stunning limestone karsts in Ao Nang