Thailand is world known for its tropical islands - and this trip will show you exactly why! Spend your days lounging on the beach below limestone cliffs, cruising through the islands of the Andaman Sea, snorkeling under the sun, and truly taking in all of the island magic that the Land of Smiles has to offer! Escape to some of Thailand’s most beautiful beaches and immerse yourself completely in tropical bliss. Your adventure will start in Railay where you'll bask on the gorgeous beaches, explore the nearby islands, and practice your rock climbing skills in one of the world's most renowned climbing spots! Then make your way to Koh Phi Phi, Thailand's most famous collection of islands to get your toes sandy on more beaches, snorkel in the clearest of water, and enjoy an incredible boat trip to Koh Phi Phi Lei. Lastly you'll travel to Ao Nang, a gorgeous beach town to enjoy a fantastic nightlife and your last few beach days on the Andaman coast before taking off on your next adventure, whether it be home bound or to a new destination!
You crave the beach... and lots of it! You're looking for the perfect balance of relaxation and exploration of Thailand's gorgeous Andaman coast. You'd like to swim in crystal clear waters, take boat trips to new and exciting islands, and truly find yourself in a tropical paradise. If you're up for exhilarating adventures and lots of beautiful sunsets, this trip is for you!
Pick up from airport or bus station and transfer to Ao Nam Mao pier (approx 30 mins), where you’ll hop a longtail boat bound for Railay (approx 15 mins)! Check into your hotel and spend the remainder of the day exploring this gorgeous peninsula and its beautiful beaches or relaxing by the hotel pool! Grab a delicious local dinner and check out Railay’s fantastic laid back nightlife, complete with a fire show!
Grab breakfast and meet at the hotel lobby to depart for an amazing boat trip to some of Railay’s surrounding islands! Spend your morning snorkeling and swimming in the Andaman Sea as well as getting your toes sandy on some stunning beaches alongside fellow travellers. You’ll be dropped back off in Railay and enjoy another evening out or relax and take it easy at one of the local restaurants.
Railay is famous for rock climbing, and today you get to see why! You’ll have the morning to yourself before meeting your climbing instructor in the early afternoon for a quick introduction and lesson! Then you’ll head out to try some beginner routes before tackling some of the more expert level routes (if you’re up for it), and rappelling in one of the greatest rock climbing spots on Earth. You’ll finish up right on time to enjoy another Railay sunset and final evening on this beautiful peninsula!
Check out of the hotel in the morning and head to the designated spot by 9:00 in order to catch your direct ferry to Koh Phi Phi (approx 1.5 hours)! You’ll arrive at a much bigger pier and walk to the centre of the island to check in to your next hotel. Once you’ve checked in the rest of the day is yours to explore this bustling island! Go shopping, check out the beach, and get to know Phi Phi!
An exciting day awaits! The morning is yours to enjoy and then you’ll meet at the pier to take off on your afternoon speedboat trip to the famous Phi Phi Lei! You’ll see Maya Bay, Monkey Beach, and the incomparably stunning Phi Lei Lagoon! Snorkel in the gorgeous Thai tropics and see what Phi Phi looks like from under the Sea! You’ll be dropped back off on the main island and have the evening to yourself to enjoy Phi Phi’s nightlife or take it easy after a long day on the water.
Check out of your hotel in the morning and head back to the pier in order to catch your ferry to Ao Nang (approx 1.5 hours). You’ll taxi a short Tuk Tuk ride to your hotel and get checked in and settled there. Spend the afternoon by the pool or take to the town and see what Ao Nang is all about!
You’ll have the morning to yourself to enjoy this beachside town before being picked up at your hotel and driven to the Thai cooking school! Here you’ll learn about traditional Thai ingredients and how to cook several dishes, complete with an directions to take home! Afterwards you’ll get to dine on your creations before being dropped off (with a full belly) back to your hotel! The rest of the day is yours to prepare for tomorrow’s travels to your next destination!
7 nights – 3 nights in Railay (hotel with pool), 2 nights in Koh Phi Phi (near the centre of the island), and 2 nights in Ao Nang (hotel with pool, 10 minute walk from the beach).
All transportation between destinations and activities is included in your adventure, including airport pickup and ferries between the islands.
You will be sent a comprehensive packing list and detailed destination information as well as an introduction to Thailand at the time of your booking.
Here are a few of the amazing experiences you’ll be able to check off your bucket list after this trip.