This 20-day whirlwind experience of Thailand brings together all the cultural beauty of the North with the stunning nature of the east coast islands. Discover the gorgeous temples of ancient Ayutthaya, roam the bustling streets of Bangkok, and swim in the idyllic waters off Koh Samui. See Thailand the right way on this journey of a lifetime.
Day 1 Bangkok
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Bangkok/Kanchanaburi (1B, 1D)
Enjoy a klong boat tour of Bangkok including a visit to Wat Pho. Travel to Kanchanaburi and head to your floating rafthouse€commodation. Enjoy free time to explore.
Day 3 Kanchanaburi (1B)
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.
Day 4 Kanchanaburi to Ayutthaya (1B)
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.
Day 5 Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai (1B)
Spend a full day exploring Ayutthaya before boarding an overnight train to Chiang Mai.
Day 6 Chiang Mai
Arrive in Chiang Mai and explore the city. Visit Doi Suthep in the afternoon.
Day 7 Chiang Mai (1B, 1D)
Enjoy free time to explore Chiang Mai. Opt for a bicycle tour, a visit the Mae Sai waterfall, shopping at the night market, or getting a traditional Thai massage. Enjoy a local cooking class with dinner.
Day 8 Chiang Mai/Chiang Rai (1B)
Travel to Chiang Rai and start exploring.
Day 9 Chiang Rai (1B)
Visit the town of Mae Sai and the Opium Museum.
Day 10 Chiang Rai/Lampang (1B, 1D)
Continue on to Lampang and enjoy a homestay in a traditional Lanna village. Participate in craft demonstrations and opt to help prepare a local meal.
Day 11 Lampang/Sukhothai (1B, 1L)
Take in traditional morning€tivities, followed by lunch in the village. Travel to Sukhothai and enjoy a free afternoon.
Day 12 Sukhothai (1B)
Take a half-day guided bike tour of Sukhothai Historical Park and explore the area with some free time.
Day 13 Sukhothai/Bangkok (1B)
Travel to Bangkok and enjoy some time for last minute shopping.
Day 14 Bangkok/Ko Samui (1B)
Catch a flight to Surat Thani and board a ferry to the tropical island of Koh Samui. Relax on the beach or visit the bustling little town.
Day 15 Ko Samui (1B)
Relax on the beach or visit the bustling little town. Opt for a snorkelling trip in Ang Thong Marine Park.
Day 16 Ko Samui/Koh Pha Ngan (1B)
Take a ferry to nearby Koh Pha Ngan, with time to explore the island’s waterfalls, swim in lagoons, hike, or relax. If it’s the right time, opt to take part in the island’s famous Full Moon Party.
Day 17 Koh Pha Ngan (1B)
Enjoy free time to make the most of Koh Phangan.
Day 18 Koh Pha Ngan/Ko Tao (1B)
Travel by ferry to Koh Tao, a haven for scuba diving and snorkelling. Relax at one of the many beach bars in the evening.
Day 19 Ko Tao (1B, 1L)
Enjoy an included snorkelling trip from Koh Tao through Koh Nang Yuan.
Day 20 Ko Tao (1B)
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.
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