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14 days Bangkok, Kanchanaburi, Chiang Mai, Khao Sok, Phuket
14 days Bangkok, Kanchanaburi, Chiang Mai, Khao Sok, Phuket
Thailand is often called the ‘Land of Smiles’, but it could also be known as the ‘Land of the Family’ given the importance of family, and children in particular, in Thai culture. This devotion to family, coupled with the warmth of the people and fantastic food, makes Thailand the perfect destination for a tailor made family holiday. This is a fantastic experience for adventurous, action packed families who are also looking for an authentic Thai travel experience. This adventure holiday itinerary is full of exciting activities with visits to spectacular natural surroundings, national parks, authentic cultural experiences with ethnic hill tribes and tranquil family time in tropical beaches. Contact our Thailand holiday specialists to begin designing your luxury tailor made holiday now.
We will meet you on arrival at the airport in Bangkok, where you will be greeted with a Wayfairer welcome sign, and then transferred to your chosen hotel for check-in. Your guide will meet you at your hotel during the evening to brief you about your tour and to recommend some great dining options.
Today, you will have a locally guided tour of Bangkok and travel like a local using a number of varied transport options to include klong (canal) boat, the Chao Phraya River public ferry and the elevated BTS or Skytrain. Bangkok is gaining recognition for its art, culture, food, shopping, hospitality and affordability. The city combines some of Asia’s oldest and most elaborately adorned temples with modern shopping malls and skyscrapers – a city that packs in so many sights and attractions you won’t know where to begin. However, your friendly and knowledgeable local guide will give you a helping hand and introduce you to some of Bangkok’s most famous sights - including the impressive Grand Palace, Wat Phra Kaew and Wat Po.
This morning, we drive to Kanchanaburi where you visit the famous bridge on the River Kwai, Kanchanaburi War Cemetery before we board the train along the Death Railway. There is an excellent museum, the Thai Burma Railway Museum, to explore as part of our stop where you will learn more about the POW’s experience as well as viewing a section of the infamous Burma Death Railway. We then board a longtail boat to the incredible tented boutique River Camp. This extraordinary boutique River Kwai accommodation is the perfect place to relax in the abundant nature of the region.
This morning we head to the beautiful Erawan National Park, where you’ll have the whole morning to explore the trails, swim in the clear water and relax. Erawan has some of the most beautful waterfalls in the whole of Thailand and we’ll be sure to arrive before the crowds coming from Bangkok. This afternoon we return back to your accommodation where you are free to relax, take some kayaks out on the lake or take part in many of the other activities available.
This morning you will have a relaxing start before checking out of the hotel and travelling back to Bangkok airport. We will board the short flight to Chiang Mai where your Wayfairer guide will be waiting to accompany you to the hotel. After a short break we will be then head out for a traditional Kantoke dinner, a local gem where you’ll be served the best Thai cuisine has to offer.
This morning we wake up before 6am and head to the base of Chiang Mai Hill to watch the monks descending into the city as the sun rises to collect their alms for the day. Your guide will explain the alms-giving tradition, and help you make offerings to the young monks as they filed down the hill. During lunch we will head to a local farm outside Chiang Mai. We start by collecting the ingredients before diving into our Thai cookery lesson, finishing with your own cooked lunch. After lunch your guide will collect you as we transfer back to the city to explore the old town by trishaw.
This morning we visit the Elephant Nature Camp for their full day adventure. A fantastic experience and a great chance to get hands on with these majestic animals at a park which matches with the values of Wayfairer and our clients.
Spend the evening free at leisure, whether you choose to visit Chiang Mai's megamalls or its trendy and vibrant Nimman area with its collection of specialty cafes and artisan eateries.
This morning we head into the hill-tribe region outside of Chiang Mai, taking in incredible views before arriving at Hmong Lodge. We take a full interactive tour around the local hill-tribes, seeing where the elephants are used by locals for work and not for tourism, small family owned shops and communities going about their daily lives. After our tour we end the day back at the Hmong Hilltribe Lodge for a wonderful buffet dinner and a show of Hmong sing and dance performed by local villagers.
This morning we check out of your hotel as your guide transfers you back to Chiang Mai. En route we will stop at the famous Doi Suthep temple where you can take some fantastic photos with the impressive view over Chiang Mai, and learn more about the site itself. Then we head to the airport for your flight to Surat Thani where you are met on arrival and are driven to Khao Sok and your tree-house accommodation. The evening you are free to explore and relax at the restaurant.
Today you have a range of full day tours to choose from to really get the most out of your Khao Sok experience. The Sok canoe tour, full day rafting, trek and cave adventure and also the elephant treks and river tubing all work fantastically well and are our top recommendations
This morning we check out of our accommodation at Khao Sok and take a private vehicle to your hotel in the tropical paradise of Phuket. Here we settle in for our final nights on the beach.
Free day in Phuket to explore the local area.
This morning we get picked up for an incredible day of island hopping, kyaking and exploring hidden caves. The day finishes with an amazing kayak under the starlight where we set free your Loi Kratong (lantern). A fantastic experience you’ll never forget. We return to the hotel at around 9.30PM.
Today you have most of the day to enjoy Phuket and then you will be transferred to the airport for your flight home.