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Southern Thailand Sojourn

From Bangkok nightclubs that never close to laid-back beachside drinks on Koh Tao, experience the energy of southern Thailand. Hike through the magnificent lowland rainforest of Khao Sok National Park, where tigers still roam, or laze in a riverside hammock. This is your tripso tread your own path. With an expert CEO leading the way, you're free to snorkel beautiful coral reefs or work on your tan. Enjoy the best of the beachside sun and backpacker nightlife in nine amazing days.


Duration: 9 Days Guaranteed Departure: Yes
For lovers of: Physical rating: Light
Accommodation standard:   Not Rated% Traveller Tour Rating: 0%  
Your Guide: English speaking Tour code: 126565
Starts: Bangkok, Thailand Finishes: Bangkok, Thailand
You will Visit
  • Bangkok

Itinerary

01

Day 1: Bangkok

Arrive in Bangkok at any time.

Included Activities:
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting

02

Day 2: Bangkok/Surat Thani (1B)

Get to know Thailand's capital. Check out Wat Pho and the Grand Palace, get a Thai massage, or explore the klongs on a boat tour before an overnight train. Enjoy a street food crawl with the group and CEO either today or another day on tour.

Included Activities:
Street Food Crawl

Transport:
Basic overnight train (beds) (12.00-13.00 hours)

03

Day 3: Surat Thani/Khao Sok

Khao Sok is a diverse area of natural beauty, a perfect place for people who want to hike and get out there in nature or those that just want to chill out in a hammock by the riverside watching monkeys take their afternoon bath.


Additional Notes:
The entrance fee to the national park is not included.

Transport:
Local bus (3.50 hour(s))

04

Day 4: Khao Sok/Ko Samui (1B)

Lying off of Thailand's east coast in the Gulf of Thailand, Koh Samui offers everything one could possibly want in a beach retreat: white sandy beaches, coconut palms, fresh seafood, and warm clear waters.

Take a public bus and ferry from Surat Thani and arrive at Koh Samui in the afternoon. The island is known for its magnificent beaches and party nightlife. Tour the island and its main sights or simply relax and enjoy the beautiful beaches.

Transport:
Local bus (3.50 hour(s))
Local bus (1.00 hour(s))
Ferry (2.00 hour(s))

05

Day 5: Ko Samui (1B)

Water activities abound on this island. Opt to go on an island hopping tour through a national marine park, go swimming, or take a Thai cooking class.

06

Day 6: Ko Samui/Koh Tao (1B)

During the past 10 years, the reputation of Koh Tao's natural beauty, especially its marine life and coral reefs, has spread the world over and the number of paradise seekers and divers increased rapidly. It's become one of the major dive sites in Thailand, attracting beginners and professionals alike. The island today, though still remaining a unique paradise, caters to all tastes and budgets.

Transport:
Ferry (2.00 hour(s))

07

Day 7: Koh Tao (1B, 1L)

Enjoy an included full-day snorkelling trip.

Included Activities:
Koh Tao Snorkelling

08

Day 8: Koh Tao/Bangkok (1B)

Return to the mainland in the afternoon to board an overnight train back to Bangkok.

Transport:
Ferry (1.50 hour(s))
Basic overnight train (beds) (9.00-10.00 hours)

09

Day 9: Bangkok

Arrive in the early morning at the train station and bid farewell to everyone.


Included Activities:
Departure Day (Activities)

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • Street food crawl
    • Full-day snorkelling trip (Koh Tao)
    • Beach time on Thai islands
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodation
    • Simple hotels (3 nts), sleeper trains (2 nts), simple bungalows (3 nts)
    • 6 breakfasts, 1 lunch
    Transport
    • Train, local bus, air-con bus, boat, tuk tuk, songthaew, taxi, ferry
    Group Leader
    • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout
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Tour Highlights:
  • Explore bustling Bangkok
  • Enjoy nature at Khao Sok NP
  • Relax on the white-sand beaches of Koh Samui and Koh Tao
  • Spot coral and marine life while snorkelling.