Classic Thailand West Coast (Nov - Apr)

Classic Thailand West Coast (Nov - Apr)

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Classic Thailand West Coast (Nov - Apr)

16 Days Starting in Bangkok and ending in Phuket

Visiting: Bangkok, Sukhothai, Village Homestay, Village Homestay - Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai, Ao Nang/Krabi, Khao Lak, Phuket

Tour operator:

Intrepid Travel

Tour code:

TTZBC

Guide Type:

Fully Guided

Group size:

1 - 12

Physical rating:

Medium, Medium

Age range:

15-99 years

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians

Tour operated in:

English
From: $2520 $2451 Mid-Year Mayhem Discount: -$69

NB: Prices correct on 18-Jun-2024 but subject to change.

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Tour Overview

Combining the best of the north and south, this is the definitive Thailand tour. Travel from the clamour of the capital to the serenity of steamy rainforests; from atmospheric ruins to relaxed sun-drenched islands. Tour temples in Bangkok, bargain-hunt in lively Chiang Mai and then swim, snorkel or simply kick back on the divine beaches of the southern coast. This adventure is the perfect chance to visit the many attractions and treasures of Thailand.

Highlights

  • Work up an appetite with a leisurely cycle through the ancient Buddhas and ruined temples of Heritage-listed Sukothai Park, then feast on a home-cooked picnic lunch

  • Experience daily rural life firsthand when staying with long-time Intrepid friends in a small Thai village

  • Support an important animal welfare initiative and get close to incredible creatures at the Chang Chill Elephant Park and the Gibbon Rehabilitation Centre

  • Pick up some impressive new culinary skills and taste delicious local dishes in a Thai cooking class

  • Travel like the locals do on an overnight sleeper train, the best way to travel long distances, meet locals and maximise time at destinations

  • Discover a true slice of paradise on an included sea kayaking trip through the stunning inlets, caves and hidden lagoons of the Ao Thalane mangrove forests

  • Get into the indulgent beach-loving life on the still untouched, chilled out island of Ko Yao Yai and, armed with a snorkel, explore the surrounding islands and waters on an included boat trip

  • Support an important animal welfare initiative and get close to incredible creatures at the Chang Chill Elephant Park

  • Ease into the beach-loving lifestyle and enjoy various sea activities of snorkeling and kayaking to explore the amazing limestone cliff and caves, colorful coral reefs and mangrove forests.

  • Get deep in the community vibes of Baan Nai Nang village by spending time with the locals, enjoying a hearty home-cooked lunch and learn about their organic fruit orchids.

Itinerary

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Day 1: Bangkok

Location: Bangkok

Accommodation: Hotel

Sa-wat dee! Welcome to Bangkok, Thailand's bustling capital. Bangkok is famous for its tuk tuks, khlong boats and street vendors serving up delicious Thai food. With no planned activities until your important welcome meeting at 6 pm, why not head out and explore. You could take a riverboat to Chinatown and explore the crowded streets, uncover the magnificent Grand Palace and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, wander down the tourist mecca of Khao San Road, or indulge in a Thai massage. After the meeting tonight, perhaps gather your fellow travellers together and tuck into some into world famous street food.

Optional Activities:
-Bangkok - Grand Palace
-Bangkok - Thai Massage
-Bangkok - Tuk Tuk Experience Urban Adventure

Day 2: Sukhothai

Location: Sukhothai

Accommodation: Resort

This morning, leave the current capital of Thailand and head north by train (approx 6 hours) and private mini van (approx 1 hour) to one of the first ancient capitals of Siam, Sukhothai. Located on a fertile plain, Sukhothai was established in the 13th century, and the name means the 'Dawn of Happiness'. It’s now famous for its World Heritage-listed historic park that celebrates the Golden Age of Thai civilisation. Tonight, be sure to head to the fascinating local night market and try the local dishes, like Sukhothai noodles.

Included Activities:
-Sukhothai - Night Market

Day 3: Sukhothai

Location: Sukhothai

Accommodation: Resort

Meals Included: breaksfast, lunch

Head out to the historical ruins of Old Sukhothai, set amid beautiful lakes and gardens. The religious art and architecture of the Sukhothai era are considered to be the most classic of Thai styles, and the Sukhothai Historical Park contains the remains of 21 historic sites, with awe-inspiring Buddha images and four large ponds often filled with stunning lotus flowers in full bloom. Upon arrival at the park, hire bicycles and enjoy a few leisurely hours feeling the breeze in your hair and learning about the history of this fascinating place. Enjoy a home-cooked picnic lunch somewhere along the way, and if you have enough free time, visit a local ceramics factory.

Included Activities:
-Sukhothai - Historical Park bike tour
-Sukhothai - Home-cooked picnic lunch

Day 4: Village Homestay

Location: Village Homestay

Accommodation: Homestay (Multishare)

Meals Included: breaksfast, dinner

Travel by private minivan from Sukothai (approx 4 hours) to the warm and welcoming home of Intrepid's long-time friends in a small Thai village where you’ll spend the night. Accommodation at the homestay is multishare and basic (there will be fold-out mattresses on the floor and shared bathrooms), but there is no better way to better understand a country and its people. In the evening, you’ll be treated to a traditional northern Thai khantok dinner, accompanied by live music and dancing.

Included Activities:
-Village Homestay - Cultural performance
-Village Homestay - Khantok dinner

Day 5: Village Homestay - Chiang Mai

Location: Village Homestay - Chiang Mai

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals Included: breaksfast, lunch

In the morning, jump on some bikes and cruise around the homestay village. This is a great opportunity to see how the locals live, and you’ll make a few stops along the way to see small country industries in the area. Cycling past the rice fields and breathing in the fresh country air, with beautiful mountains in the distance, makes this morning a picture-postcard experience. Say goodbye to your new friends and travel on to Chiang Mai (approximately 45 minutes). The most vibrant city in northern Thailand, Chiang Mai has many famous temples and an interesting old city area. Renowned for dazzling beauty and extremely welcoming locals, the ‘Rose of the North’ will leave you spellbound. Chances are, you won’t want to leave. Follow your leader on an orientation walk to get your bearings and enjoy a free evening tonight.

Included Activities:
-Village Homestay - Home-Cooked Lunch
-Village Homestay - Cycling tour

Optional Activities:
-Chiang Mai - Night Market - Free

Day 6: Chiang Mai

Location: Chiang Mai

Accommodation: Hotel

This morning, follow your leader to the largest fresh produce market in Chiang Mai for a visit. You'll be able to learn about these fresh ingredients and where the beautiful flavors of Thai cooking comes from. Then the rest of the day is free.Perhaps explore the famous temple complex of Doi Suthep. Drive along a scenic, winding mountain road that ends at an impressive 300-step naga-guarded stairway (approximately 45 mins). The rewards justify the climb with one of the most beautiful temples in Thailand on display, not to mention fantastic panoramic views of the city and the opportunity to listen to hypnotic evening chanting by resident Buddhist monks. Or maybe wander markets, meet monks, cruise the river, and slurp noodles on a Mae Ping River Experience. Don't miss out on trying lunch at the Chuan Chom vocational training center where you'll learn about the work that they do to train the women from the correctional institution with skills to go back to society. Or maybe join a Thai cooking class to discover some of the secrets of Thai cuisine. Your tour leader will be able to help you make the best of your day with plenty suggestions.

Included Activities:
-Chiang Mai - Fresh Produce Market Visit

Optional Activities:
-Chiang Mai - Doi Suthep Temple Complex (Entrance)

Day 7: Chiang Mai

Location: Chiang Mai

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals Included: lunch

Today, you’ll have a pretty special time visiting the ChangChill elephant experience. Take a 1.5-hour drive out of Chiang Mai to ChangChill, where you’ll begin to learn how this organisation supports the protection, conservation and lifestyle of free roaming elephants in the region. You’ll observe the daily patterns of these jungle giants from a safe distance, seeing how they graze and socialise with their other friends. The expert local guides will be able to give you a ‘live lecture’ on the elephants themselves, its sustainable tourism practices and conservation efforts in the area. Enjoy some refreshments nearby the elephant’s mud pit but be careful not to get a spray! Be treated to some lunch in a riverside sala (pavilion) alongside your giant friends, who will be enjoying a meal too. Return to Chiang Mai where the rest of the time is at leisure.

Included Activities:
-Chiang Mai - ChangChill Elephant Sanctuary

Day 8: Bangkok

Location: Bangkok

Accommodation: Hotel

Today, take a flight back to Bangkok. You will be unaccompanied on the flight. Enjoy some free time before your group briefing at 6pm to meet your new tour leader and fellow travellers. Bangkok is a vibrant mix of ancient traditions and slick modernity, where markets (obviously bustling) and world-class cuisine are only the beginning. How about acquainting yourself with this frenetic city of tuk tuks, street food and traditional khlong boats winding down the Chao Phraya River and just having a walk around. After your important meeting, you might want to experience the unique tourist mecca of Khao San Road with some of your new travel crew.

Optional Activities:
-Bangkok - Temple & River of Kings Urban Adventure
-Bangkok - Chinatown Sights and Bites Urban Adventure
-Bangkok - Tuk Tuk Experience Urban Adventure

Day 9: Bangkok

Location: Bangkok

Accommodation: Overnight sleeper train

You’ll start today with a visit to Wat Arun – Temple of the Dawn. Named after the Indian God of Dawn – Aruna, this impressive landmark of Bangkok sits on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River. The rest of the afternoon is free for optional activities, and this city has so much to offer – perhaps head next door to the magnificent Grand Palace and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha or Wat Pho, home to the country's largest reclining Buddha and keeper of the magic behind Thai massage. You may want to take a riverboat to Chinatown and explore the crowded streets, or travel by longtail boat down the Chao Phraya River to explore the famous 'khlongs' (canals) of Bangkok. Life along these canals seems a world away from the chaotic streets of the capital. Tonight, board an overnight train southbound for Surat Thani (approximately 13 hours).

Included Activities:
-Bangkok - Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn)

Optional Activities:
-Bangkok - National Museum
-Bangkok - Thai Massage
-Bangkok - Wat Pho
-Bangkok - Grand Palace
-Bangkok - Jim Thompson's House

Day 10: Ao Nang/Krabi

Location: Ao Nang/Krabi

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals Included: dinner

Arrive into Surat Thani this morning and continue by bus (approximately 2.5 hours) to the resort town of Ao Nang in Krabi Province. Ao Nang has a main street with open-air restaurants, shops that light up the sidewalk and bars perfect for kicking back with a beer. It’s also in a great position to hop on longtail boats to places like Railay Beach and the idyllic islands surrounding the bay. There's plenty of free time to relax on the beautiful beaches and get into the spirit of southern Thailand. You also might want to take advantage of some of the optional activities on offer, like a cycling trip that takes you on back country tracks, gets you close to local culture, and rewards you with a lovely afternoon dip in a beautiful waterfall. Otherwise, consider a relaxing massage on the beach (no kidding), or just sit back with a good book and a cool cocktail to watch the sun slip beneath the horizon. This is living. In the late afternoon, visit Baan Na Teen village and take part in Batik Making to learn about this ancient technique of dyeing and then join in a local family for some home-cooked feast. Here is also an opportunity to assist with the preparation of tonight's meal – learn some of the delicious secrets of southern Thai cooking and enjoy a dinner that tastes all the better thanks to your handiwork! This is a wonderful opportunity to absorb some of the daily rituals of Thai culture.

Included Activities:
-Ao Nang – Baan Na Teen village community experience and home-cooked dinner

Optional Activities:
-Ao Nang - Longtail Boat Taxi to Railay Beach
-Ao Nang - Thai Massage

Day 11: Ao Nang/Krabi

Location: Ao Nang/Krabi

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals Included: breaksfast, lunch

This morning, head out to Ao Nang beach and on board a speed boat to start today’s exploration. Immerse in the beauty of the coast line with stops at Phra Nang Cave, Railey Beach, Koh Tup, Koh Gai and discover the amazing coral and tropical fish through snorkelling in the crystal clear water. Enjoy a day of swimming and snorkelling and return back to Ao Nang beach in mid-afternoon. Tonight, why not grab some travel pals and stroll down the main drag to find a seafood restaurant.

Included Activities:
-Ao Nang - Four Islands Snorkelling Tour

Optional Activities:
-Ao Nang - Thai Cooking Class

Day 12: Khao Lak

Location: Khao Lak

Accommodation: Resort

Meals Included: breaksfast, lunch

Say goodbye to Ao Nang this morning and continue your journey to Khao Lak. On the way, stop at a great Community-based tourism initiative at Baan Nai Nang village (supported by Mangrove Action Project) and you’ll spend a better half of the day here, experiencing the amazing nature and learning about local culture. Get active and venture out in a kayak to explore the amazing water, limestone cliffs and mangrove forests at Khao Ka Rot. Return back to the village and enjoy a hearty home-cooked lunch after a good workout, then learn to prepare and taste the organic local mulberry leaf tea. Head out for a walk in the village and its organic fruit orchards after lunch before hopping back on your bus and continue to Khao Lak (approx. 3 hours).

Included Activities:
-Baan Nai Nang CBT village - village walk
-Khao Ka Rot - sea kayaking
-Ao Makham Beach - home cooked lunch & Mulberry leaf tea tasting

Day 13: Khao Lak

Location: Khao Lak

Accommodation: Resort

Meals Included: breaksfast

Enjoy a free day at Khao Lak. There are plenty to do in Khao Lak. Why not visit Lam Ru National Park andTon Chong Fa Water Fall, or make it a day trip to Similan Islands or Surin Islands? Your tour leader will be on hand to help you make the best of the day.

Optional Activities:
-Khao Lak - Lam Ru National Park & Ton Chong Fa WaterFall
-Khao Lak - Pa-Kin-Na-Ka Thai Cooking Class

Day 14: Phuket

Location: Phuket

Accommodation: Resort

Meals Included: breaksfast

This morning leave for the tourist haven of Phuket, Thailand’s largest and most visited island. This island is certainly a brasher, more vibrant extrovert to the mellower sibling of the last few days. If a little modern pizazz is what you’re after with your dose of sunshine exotica, look no further – this island offers a little something for everyone. It’ll take about 3 hours to get to Phuket.Once you've arrived on the island, there's a chance to stop at the Tsunami Memorial if you would like to visit. Then continue to Mai Khao Marine Turtle Foundation which support the protection of turtles and research of the Marine Biodiversity. You'll be able to learn about the important work that they do here and see the different type of turtles at the foundation. Then it's another hour to Kata beach. You’ll stay in the heart of Kata beach, where everything from shops to restaurants to nightclubs awaits.

Included Activities:
-Phuket - Mai Khao Marine Turtle Foundation
-Khao Lak – Lampi Waterfalls
-Khao Lak – Tsunami Memorial Park

Day 15: Phuket

Location: Phuket

Accommodation: Resort

Meals Included: breaksfast

Phuket is ringed with beaches, each with their own distinct personalities, from a party vibe to perhaps something quieter and more romantic. If you can pull yourself away from the beautiful beaches and curving coasts, Phuket also has a range of activities to fill your day, from Thai boxing exhibitions to cabaret shows. If you love getting out on the water and exploring the islands, then perhaps use your last day to take a day trip out to the stunning Phi Phi and Khai Nok, a tiny island surrounded by white sandy beach perfect suitable for swimming and snorkelling. If you want to spend some time with Thailand’s magnificent elephants, take a visit to the Phuket Elephant Sanctuary. You will get to see the elephants in the safety and security of their natural home and get an insight into the behaviour and personal history of each elephant. Perhaps gather together your fellow travellers tonight and enjoy a celebratory dinner.

Optional Activities:
-Phuket - Phi Phi & Khai Nok Island Day Trip
-Phuket - Elephant Sanctuary

Day 16: Phuket

Location: Phuket

Meals Included: breaksfast

There are no activities planned for the final day and you are able to depart the accommodation at any time. That doesn’t mean your adventure has to end! If you’d like to continue to soak up the very best of Phuket, we’ll be happy to organise additional accommodation (subject to availability).

What's Included

  • Phuket - Khao Phra Thaeo Wildlife Sanctuary

  • Sukhothai - Night Market

  • Sukhothai - Historical Park bike tour

  • Sukhothai - Home-cooked picnic lunch

  • Village Homestay - Cultural performance

  • Village Homestay - Cycling tour

  • Village Homestay - Khantok dinner

  • Village Homestay - Home-Cooked Lunch

  • Chiang Mai - Thai Cooking Class

  • Chiang Mai - ChangChill elephant sanctuary

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What's Not Included

  • International Travel

  • Tipping and Gratuities

Accommodation

  • Homestay (1 night), Overnight sleeper train (1 nights), Resort (6 nights), Hotel (7 nights)

Included Activities

  • Sukhothai - Night Market
  • Sukhothai - Historical Park bike tour
  • Sukhothai - Home-cooked picnic lunch
  • Village Homestay - Cultural performance
  • Village Homestay - Khantok dinner
  • Village Homestay - Cycling tour
  • Chiang Mai - Thai Cooking Class
  • Chiang Mai - ChangChill elephant sanctuary
  • Chiang Mai - ChangChill Elephant Sanctuary Lunch
  • Bangkok - Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn)
  • Ao Nang - Ao Thalane Sea Kayaking
  • Ao Nang - Ao Thalane Lunch
  • Ko Yao Yai - Home-cooked dinner
  • Ko Yao Yai - Traditional dessert making
  • Ko Yao Yai - Village visit & guided walk
  • Koh Yao Yai - Phang Nga National Marine Park
  • Koh Yao Yai - Boat trip & snorkelling
  • Ko Yao Yai - Picnic lunch on the beach
  • Phuket - Gibbon Rehabilitation Centre
  • Phuket - Bang Pae waterfall
  • Phuket - Khao Phra Thaeo Wildlife Sanctuary

Transport

  • OVERNIGHT TRAINS
  • Overnight sleeper trains in Thailand are air-conditioned and have sleeping berths down both sides of the carriage. The carriage is multishare, with are curtains that close over the beds. A sleeping sheet and a pillow are provided, and our luggage travels in the carriage with us. There is a western and Asian-style toilet located at the end of the carriage, but no showers. Carriage lights staying on during the night, so an eye mask is a good thing to bring with you, as is warm clothes as the air conditioning can be cold. For more on overnight trains in Thailand and around the world: https://www.intrepidtravel.com/adventures/overnight-train-travel-around-the-world/

Important Information

  • 1. A single supplement is bookable for this trip, excluding Day 4&9. Please speak to your agent for further information. Please note that some room configurations have two single beds, although a double bed will always be requested.

Check out our Q&As

  • Is this trip right for you

    This trip includes a night on an overnight train from Bangkok to Surat Thani. Accommodation is simple but comfortable – soft sleeper class multishare compartments with air-conditioning and bunk beds, with sheets and a pillow provided. Overnight trains are a real Intrepid experience and one of the best ways to come face-to-face with the country and its people.

    There is a night at a homestay on this trip, a wonderful opportunity to witness everyday Thai life. Facilities are basic and multishare, with fold-out mattresses on the floor and shared bathrooms. The rewards of such an authentic local experience are immeasurable.

    This trip includes free time for flexibility and space for making your own discoveries. There are lots of recommended optional activities if you wish, or just time to soak up the sun and kick back on the countless beautiful beaches.

  • Are internal flights included in this tour?

    Yes, Chiang Mai to Bangkok

  • What policies are in place for Covid-19?

    Please contact us for latest COVID-19 policies

  • How long has the tour company been trading?

    Intrepid Travel has been taking travellers around the world for over 30 years

  • Will the accommodation included meet local health and safety regulations?

    Yes

  • What Ethical Travel credentials does the tour company have?

    Since 2002, The Intrepid Foundation has supported over 130 organisations across the world. We’re creating positive impact through the joy of travel, community and connection.

  • Do you operate a “single share” option and how does it work?

    Over 50% of traveller travel solo with Intrepid. You can choose to share a room with another solo travelle of the same sex for no additional charge, or choose to pay a single supplement if you’d like your own room. Please request this when booking, and we will secure you a single supplement wherever possible. Please note, if you are booking a last-minute trip, it may be harder for us to secure a single room

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$3530 $3433

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$2755 $2679

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  • Free Date Changes

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  • Transfer as credit to Future Tours

    Intrepid Travel allows you to transfer existing payments to a future tour to avoid cancellation fees if you can't travel and inform intrepid travel, 56 days before departure.

  • Low Deposit

    Intrepid Travel requires a minimum deposit of 400 USD per person or the full booking value, whichever is less, with the final balance not due until 56 days before departure.

  • Cancellation Policy

    We don't charge a cancellation fee, here is a summary of intrepid travel charges.

    Up to 56 days before tour starts: Forfeit 100% of deposit.

    At 55 days before tour starts: Forfeit 30% of booking price.

    At 30 days before tour starts: Forfeit 60% of booking price.

    At 14 days before tour starts: Forfeit 100% of booking price.

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