Temple tours, lake days and total beach relaxation! The ultimate Thailand experience! This trip will take you on an unbelievable journey through a huge variety of different landscapes, diverse cultures, and some of Thailand’s most famous beaches! We’ll start this adventure in Bangkok and travel west to explore ancient capitals, gorgeous cities, and riverside towns before heading south to stay in serene floating bungalows deep within the jungle. Wake up to the sounds of the monkeys in the trees and spend your days kayaking through the mountains and rainforest of this jungle bliss. After this, we’ll take to the beach and spend our days in the sand under Thailand’s famous limestone cliffs! Snorkel in crystal clear water, roll in the white sand, and enjoy boat trips to some of the most famous islands in The Land of Smiles. This trip will make you feel like you’ve REALLY travelled Thailand and have you falling in love with a new aspect of this incredible country every single day.
you want to take in absolutely all the Thailand you possibly can! You want to experience the culture, eat the food, swim in lakes, rivers, and seas, laze on the beach, and sleep next to waterfalls... This trip really has it all! Experience different landscapes, regions, dialects, and dishes while still walking away from this trip feeling thoroughly refreshed, relaxed, and in love with your new favourite country! This trip is the true and fully rounded Thailand Experience!
We’ll meet in the morning for a group/Thailand introduction followed by a tour of Bangkok’s most famous temples! Indulge in the Thai cuisine and explore the city and later enjoy one night in wild Bangkok!
Check out in the morning and take 1.5 hour minibus ride to Ayutthaya. Check into hotel and then explore the ancient and historical city that was once the capital of Siam! Spend the evening adventuring around the town.
Check out in the morning and travel by minibus 1.5 hours to Suphanburi, check into hotel. Relax and explore this scenic city and make a stop to a local store to pick up supplies for tomorrow’s visit to a local school.
Travel to local elementary/primary school where we’ll spend 2-3 hours playing sports and teaching the students a little bit of English! Spend the remainder of the day relaxing and taking in the local sights!
Check out and travel by minibus to Erawan National Park for a night of camping by the river! We’ll have a BBQ dinner and a comfy night camping in the jungle right next to one of Thailand’s most famous waterfalls.
Wake up and hike/swim Erawan Waterfall (7 layers)! Followed by lunch and a 1.5 hour drive to the city of Kanchanaburi, check into Kanchanaburi hotel. Spend the afternoon by the pool and head to the local night market for dinner!
Free day for optional activities! Relax by the pool, take a ride down the River Kwai, hit the waterpark, indulge in amazing local food, explore the city!
Short ride from town to Elephant Sanctuary for full day ethical Elephant care program! Spend the day learning about and giving back to these incredible creatures before heading back to the hotel in the late afternoon.
Check out of Kanchanaburi hotel and travel 3 hours by minibus to our homestay where we’ll indulge in a Thai cooking class and take a mangrove tour through the river!
Check out of homestay and visit Thailand’s famous train and floating markets before saying goodbye to Central Thailand and hopping on the overnight train to the beautiful South!
Arrive in Surat Thani early in the morning and take private transfer to Cheow Larn Lake. Boat to floating bungalows and get ready for a couple of days of total jungle magic.
In the morning take a trek through the jungle and spend the afternoon floating around at these beautiful bungalows.
Longtail boat and minibus transfer (approx 3 hours) to Railay Beach, the land of rocks and reggae! Arrive and check into hotel and get settled before heading to the beach for our first dip in the Andaman Sea. Spend the evening taking in Railay’s nightlife.
Free day, beach day! Spend your time rock climbing some of Asia’s most famous walls or laying very still on the beach. The choice is yours!
Have a lazy morning and spend the afternoon on a boat cruise and snorkel trip through the limestone mountains and islands of the Andaman Sea!
Check out in the morning and take 1.5 hour ferry directly to Koh Phi Phi! Check into Phi Phi hotel and explore the island’s daytime and notorious nightlife!
Depart to the famous Maya Bay (‘THE Beach’) and other surrounding islands of Koh Phi Phi on a private speedboat tour! Snorkel, explore the beaches, and take in another amazing Andaman sunset from the sea.
Take a longtail to another beach, go scuba diving, or shop till you drop on your last day on this beautiful island!
Check out in the morning and take ferry to Ao Nang followed by a quick truck transfer to the hotel. Take a hike to a mountaintop temple or spend another day relaxing by the sea.
This is our last beach day! Breathe it all in! Maybe roll around in the sand a little bit.
Check out in the morning and drive 40 mins to Krabi airport (1.5 hour flight to BKK). Arrive and check into Bangkok hotel. Final group dinner and celebrations!
All accommodations are included on your Stray Away trip, from the first to the last day of this adventure and vary from guest houses to floating bungalows
All transportation between destinations and activities is included in your adventure, including one overnight train and one domestic flight.
This trip will be led by licensed local and western leaders with over 15 combined years of experience (with people from all over the world) in Thailand. Excellent English, crazy knowledgeable, fun level 10, and amazing friends!
You will be sent a comprehensive packing list and detailed destination information as well as an introduction to Thailand one month prior to your arrival in the Land of Smiles
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Here are a few of the amazing experiences you’ll be able to check off your bucket list after this trip.