Thailand Island Hopping

8 nights in Thailand


Highlights

Relax under swaying palm trees then jump into crystal-clear waters – spend time island-hopping through the best of southern Thailand's islands. The itinerary changes seasonally, but you'll get a memorable experience no matter what time of year you visit. Snorkel the warm waters and meet the friendly locals while enjoying this tropical paradise. Get geared up for adventure or unwind on the islands’ beaches – it’s your choice.

What's Included

Accommodations

West Coast: Hotels/guesthouses (7 nt), sleeper train (1 nt). East Coast: Hotels (7 nts, with air-con), sleeper train (1 nt).

Meals

7 breakfasts, 1 lunch

Flights

Flights not included

Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is mandatory and not included

For assistance with travel insurance, contact our partner World Nomads.

Optional Activities

We suggest you bring along USD150-200 for additional sightseeing. All prices below are in USD. Bangkok: Grand Palace: $15 Wat Po (Bangkok) - USD3 Klong (canal) tour: $10-30, dependent on numbers Thai massage: $10-30/hr East Coast Options- May 1 through October 31: Koh Samui: Ang Thong Marine National Park - kayaking, and snorkelling: $67 Island day tour: $15 Cooking Class: $70 Thai massage: $10-30/hr Koh Phangnan: Fishing trip: $15 Thai massage: $10-30/hr Koh Tao: Diving: Thai massage: $10-30/hr West Coast Options- November 1 through April 30: Krabi: Hot Stream and Rainforest tour (Full-day): $40 Cooking class: $40-50 Kayaking: $30 Phang Nga Bay tour: $30-40 Boat tour around Koh Klang and mangroves: $15 pp, min 2 people All prices are per person (unless stated otherwise), and are subject to change as services are provided by third party operators.

Good to Know

As the popularity of train travel in Thailand continues to grow domestically, some of the routes used on this tour do not have sufficient space during local public holidays, including New Year’s, Songkran, etc. During these times of the year, alternative transport may be arranged for one or more of the train journeys on this tour.

Itinerary


Arrive at any time. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting

With tons to do in the area, spend the next couple of days enjoying this tropical paradise. Transport: Private Vehicle (0.75 hour(s)) Plane (1.00 hour(s)) Private Vehicle (0.75 hour(s))

Relax on the beach or visit the bustling little town. Opt for a snorkelling trip in Ang Thong Marine Park.

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. Transport: Transfer to the ferry terminal and board for the short ride to Koh Phangan. Ferry (0.75 hour(s))

With everything from yoga and meditation courses, natural beauty, and its famous full moon parties, Koh Phangan has something for everyone.

Travel to Koh Tao, in English known as ‘turtle island’. While most of the visitors spend their days in the water, in the evening the beach bars and hotels spill over with people looking to share their tales of the days activities and a cold beer or two. Enjoy an included snorkelling excursion from Koh Tao through Koh Nang Yuan. Included Activities: Snorkelling Excursion Transport: Transfer to the ferry in Koh Phangan and on the other end in Koh Tao. Ferry (2.50 hour(s))

Enjoy a free day on the island.

Head back to the mainland by ferry before an overnight train back to Bangkok. Transport: Transfer to the port before a ferry back to the mainland. Ferry (1.50 hour(s)) Basic overnight train (beds) (9.00-10.00 hours)

Arrive at Bangkok station in the morning. Trip ends on arrival. Included Activities: Departure Day (Activities)

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