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Classic Thailand East Coast (May - Oct)

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Classic Thailand East Coast (May - Oct)

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.

Activities
  • Sukhothai - Night Market
  • Sukhothai - Historical Park bike tour
  • Sukhothai - Home-cooked picnic lunch
  • Village Homestay - Cultural performance
  • Village Homestay - Khantok dinner
  • Village Homestay - Home-Cooked Lunch
  • Village Homestay - Cycling tour
  • Chiang Mai - Thai Cooking Class
  • Chiang Mai - ChangChill Elephant Sanctuary
  • Bangkok - Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn)
  • Chumphon - Snorkelling tour
  • Ko Tao - Day tour & snorkelling
Highlights
  • Work up an appetite with a leisurely cycle through the ancient Buddhas and ruined temples of Heritage-listed Sukhothai Park, then feast on a home-cooked picnic lunch
  • Experience daily rural life first hand 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 Hospital of the Friends of the Asian Elephant
  • Pick up some impressive new culinary skills and taste delicious local dishes in a Thai cooking class
  • Discover the best beaches and islands of Thailand’s east coast – from popular Ko Samui to laid-back Ko Tao – for a true slice of paradise
  • Cruise to Ko Pitak for a taste of real island life. Enjoy an overnight homestay, feast on fresh seafood and interact with local fishermen
  • Two in-depth snorkelling trips, one in Chumphon and one in Ko Tao, give you plenty of time to explore underwater worlds brimming with coral and colourful tropical fish
  • Travel as the locals do on overnight sleeper trains – the best way to travel long distances, meet locals and maximise time at destinations
  • Experience a variety of local accommodation, from small guesthouses to beach resorts
Interests
  • Adventure and Active
About Intrepid Travel
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We get it – travel’s a big decision. It’s not every day you fly across the world to wander the souks of Marrakech or enjoy a dreamy Angkor sunrise. But for us, it’s been our everyday for the past three decades (whew, we’re old). Let’s just say we know what travellers really want: a balance of inclusions and free time, a mix of classic highlights and local secrets you won’t find on Google. And of course, an authentic real life experience.

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Jul 02, 2023 through
Sep 17, 2023
16 Nights from
$2,316.00 (USD)
Per Person
Various departures
7912253
Jun 30, 2024 through
Sep 15, 2024
16 Nights from
$2,775.00 (USD)
Per Person
Various departures
7931571
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Itinerary

Day Destination
1 Bangkok
2 Sukhothai
3 Sukhothai
4 Village Homestay
5 Village Homestay - Chiang Mai
6 Chiang Mai
7 Chiang Mai
8 Bangkok
9 Bangkok / Overnight train
10 Koh Pitak
11 Chumphon
12 Chumphon
13 Ko Tao
14 Ko Tao
15 Ko Samui
16 Ko Samui
17 Ko Samui
Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.