All about the 13 Day Thai Experience Tour

On this 13 day Thailand Experience tour you will stay in premium accommodation and have plenty of other extras and upgrades, whilst visiting all the highlights of Thailand,

Arrive in Thailand on day one at Bangkok airport and be taken to the hotel to meet the rest of the group over dinner. On your second day in Thailand, you will then visit temples in Bangkok, marveling at the ancient culture this bustling city has to offer. As you are with your experienced guide you will be safely guided around one of the busiest cities on the planet, and even taught where to eat and how to barter a the markets. Take a Tuk Tuk and experience the Bangkok nightlife, all with a new group of friends. You have the opportunity to try your hand at Thai cooking with a class the next day before hopping on an overnight train to the South of Thailand. Once out of Bangkok you will visit Khao Sok National Park, a peaceful paradise of limestone rock formations and lakes. Stay on the floating bungalows and in the jungle tree house in this untouched rainforest. You will then be whisked off to the island of Koh Phangan to take a snorkeling day trip to the Anthong Marine Park and some beach bar fun. The highlight of this 13-day adventure is the Maya Bay sleep aboard experience, where you head to the famous Maya Bay to see the underwater light show. Finish this tour in Phuket,  having had the time of your life in Thailand!

13 Day Thai Experience Tour Itinerary - 13 days

  • Day 1 Arrive in Bangkok
    Arrive and meet the Group. We'll pick you up from the airport and take you to the hotel in Bangkok. You'll then have plenty of time to recover from your long flight, chill out and meet everyone in your group.
  • Day 2 River Cruise and Temples
    Discover Bangkok from a different perspective as we take a relaxing cruise through the heart of the city. We'll visit Bangkok's most sacred and ancient temples and travel by Tuk Tuk through the crazy streets! At night we'll head out and experience the best of Bangkok nightlife. (B, L, D)
  • Day 3 Thai Cooking Class and Overnight Train
    Learn the secrets to preparing delicious Thai cuisine first hand with a traditional Thai cooking class. Then sit back, relax and enjoy the sights of Thailand when we board the overnight train and travel down south. (B, L)
  • Day 4 Khao Sok Floating Bungalows
    Today we'll enter the magical Khao Sok National Park, a hidden paradise of pristine lakes & limestone mountains. Go kayaking, monkey spotting and sleep overnight in floating bungalows! (L, D)
  • Day 5 Khao Sok Tree Houses
    We’ll continue further into the beautiful untouched rainforest and experience some authentic Thai local culture, go jungle trekking, tubing down a beautiful turquoise river and stay overnight in a tree house. A truly amazing experience!
    (B, L, D)
  • Day 6 Arrive in Koh Phangan
    We'll travel by boat to the beautiful tropical island of Koh Phangan – home of the world famous full-moon parties. After checking in to our own amazing beachside bungalows you can spend the afternoon exploring the island or just relax by the pool and work on your tan. We’ll then head out for dinner and a beach party! (B)
  • Day 7 Anthong Marine Park
    Today we’ll head by boat to the stunning Anthong Marine Park, a protected and stunning collection of 42 islands off Koh Phangan. We’ll kayak and snorkel in crystal clear water and hike to an amazing emerald green lagoon. (B, L, D)
  • Day 8 Muay Thai or Yoga Experience
    Today you have the choice of learning the art of Muay Thai boxing or bringing some peace and harmony into your action-packed adventure with a private Yoga class. We’ll then head out for our last night on Koh Phangan. (B)
  • Day 9 Transport and arrival to Phi Phi Islands
    Today we’ll make our way to the beautiful Phi Phi Islands by boat and bus. We’ll arrive in the afternoon, check into our hotel and do a short trek to a spectacular mountain viewpoint to soak up the stunning scenery. (B)
  • Day 10 Maya Bay sleep-aboard Experience
    We’ll take off on our exclusive overnight boat to the stunning Maya Bay - made famous by the movie “The Beach”. Snorkel, see an incredible underwater lightshow, have a BBQ on the beach and more. It’s a truly unforgettable experience! (B, D)
  • Day 11 Chill out on Phi Phi
    You’ll arrive back from your sleep-aboard experience mid-morning and have the rest of the day to relax, explore the island and get some more beach time. We’ll then head out for our last night on Phi Phi. (B)
  • Day 12 Travel to Phuket and Elephant Sanctuary
    Today we’ll get the morning ferry to Phuket, check into our hotel and spend the afternoon at an amazing Elephant Sanctuary. You’ll learn to feed and care for your elephant and even share a bath in what is a truly unforgettable experience! (B)
  • Day 13 Check out and Onward travel
    Your epic adventure comes to an end today. You can choose to stay on longer in Phuket or continue your travels in Thailand. Your Group Leader will organize whatever you need. A transfer to Phuket airport is included if required. (B)
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Real Aussie Says:
Thai Experience includes awesome upgrades and extras, including an amazing night in rainforest tree houses! It’s perfect for ages 18 to 40 plus with a group size of up to 16 people. You’ll get premium upgraded accommodation throughout with twin or double rooms as standard and a private upgrade option.

13 Day Thai Experience Tour Price information
AUD per person

Price

Description

Tour code: Thai
$1599
Standard Twin
$2099
Private Room

Departure information

Starts

2017

Nov 14, Dec 4

 2018

Jan 5, 25, Feb 6, 19, Mar 5, 15, 25, Apr 2, 9, 18, 23

May 4, 9, 18, 24, Jun 2, 10, 21, 26, Jul 3, 11, 18, 23, Aug 2, 11, 20, 27

Sep 4, 11, 18, 26, Oct 4, 19, 27, Nov 4, 13, 20, 27, Dec 5

Ends
Phuket


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Important Notes

Things you need to know about this tour

It’s best to arrive on the actual start date. There are no activities on the first day, so you can arrive at any time. If you do arrive early we’ll still pick you up from the airport and will book you into our Bangkok hotel from the day you arrive. Extra nights will be approx. £40 / $60AUD per night for a double/twin room and can be paid on arrival.

Thai Experience finishes in Phuket. You can choose to stay on longer in Phuket or if you need to get back to Bangkok the quickest option is to get a flight back. The can be organized with the help of your Group Leader if needed. The earliest a flight out of Phuket should be booked is approx. 12 pm on day 13. Your Group Leader will help with any other local transport and ensure you’re comfortable with all parts of your onward travel.

Most nationalities including the UK, Europe, Australia, NZ, Canada, USD, Scandinavia, and Brazil will usually receive a 30-day visa exemption on arrival for free. If you would like a longer tourist visa or are not eligible for the visa exemption you can apply for a visa at your nearest Thai consulate prior to entering Thailand. If you’re unsure of your visa requirements or need any help just contact us.

Travel Insurance for Thailand is compulsory to join Thai Experience.  Get a quote here.

 

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