Tailored from £2,450 per person excl. flights
12 days Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Kao Sok, Phuket
12 days Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Kao Sok, Phuket
Your Thailand Highlights Holiday begins in Bangkok with a locally guided tour. Once you settle into your chosen accommodation, your guide will introduce you to some of Bangkok’s most famous sights including. We then fly to Chiang Mai where you will discover the distinctive culture of northern Thailand as well as enjoying a range of activities and the local hospitality. We will also take a visit to a remote hill tribe lodge and explore the surrounding villages. Also included is a fantastic day at the Elephant Nature Park which is the most respected and responsible centre for elephants. Our penultimate stop is Kao Sok, where you can enjoy Thailand’s green jungle from your tree top accommodation. Your holiday finishes with a flourish at the excellent Novotel Resort where you can enjoy the sun, sea and sand and simply relax at your leisure.
We will meet you on arrival at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi (BKK) airport, where you will be greeted with a Wayfairer welcome sign, and then transfered together to your hotel for check-in. Your guide will meet you at your hotel this 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, public bus, the Chao Phraya River public ferry and the elevated BTS or Skytrain. 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 have a relaxing start before checking out of the hotel. We then head to Bangkok airport for your flight to Chiang mai Upon arrival we travel further into the hills, taking in incredible views before arriving at Hmong Lodge. This is the perfect place to spend the day and night to relax and experience real rural communities. You will arrive at the Hmong Hilltribe Lodge by 6 p.m. for a wonderful buffet dinner and a show of Hmong sing and dance performed by local villagers.
Today 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.
More adventurous treks are available, speak with our Fair Travel Specialists who will be able to match the right activities with your interests.
This morning we relax at the hill-tribe lodge before being picked up by your guide and travel back to Chiang Mai. We drive via the imposing temple of Doi Suthep, standing like a sentinel over the city with beautiful views of the countryside around, making for great photographic opportunities. We then head to the hotel to check in before heading out this afternoon on our trishaws to explore the old city. This evening we take you out for a traditional Kantoke dinner, a local gem where you’ll be served the best Thai cuisine has to offer.
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 truely cares for the animals. This evening your guide will show you around the famous Chiang Mai night market.
This morning we have a relaxing start before flying to Surat Thani and checking in at your wonderful accommodation at Khao Sok. This evening you’re free to explore the jungle and relax at the restaurant surrounded by beautiful scenery.
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 are all fantasticly fun and our top recommendations.
This morning we check out of our accommodation at Khao Sok and take a private vehicle to your hotel on Phuket. Here we settle in for our final nights on the beach.
Free day in Phuket
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 we will drive you to the airport for the flight home.
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