Arrive at any time. Relax, explore the city, and adjust to the frenetic pace and humid heat of bustling Bangkok.
Enjoy a guided bike ride around Bangkok before travelling by private van to Kanchanaburi.
Explore Kanchanaburi on a cycling tour and enjoy the unique experience of spending the night in a floating room at a resort along the banks of the River Kwai. Visit Erawan National Park and hike the many tiers of the famous waterfall and swim in the crystal-blue pools. Tonight, sleep in a resort with floating rooms on the banks of the River Kwai! Enjoy time for swimming and relaxing. The lower level features a common area for socializing, complete with karaoke. Accommodation is basic with twin-share fan rooms on the second level and shared toilet and shower facilities.
Afternoon transfer to Ayutthaya.
Enjoy an included cycling tour of Ayutthaya, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Overnight train to Chiang Mai.
Arrive in Chiang Mai in the morning before beginning the hilltribe trek. Experience the culture of northern Thailand with a homestay. On arrival in Chiang Mai transfer to a guesthouse before meeting our local trekking guide. Freshen up and prepare for the adventure ahead.
Tonight enjoy a homestay with a local family. Accommodation is basic and multi-share (2-3 per home). Pillows, mattresses, duvets, and mosquito nets provided.
Pack up and set off for the next village. The trek is longer today, the trail winds up and down on the way to a picnic lunch in the jungle. Afterwards, transfer to the Lahu village of Ban Mae Ma for an overnight stay. Opt to experience a traditional herbal sauna. Tonight's accommodation is multi-share in simple, single-sex bungalows. Pillows, mattresses, duvets, and mosquito nets provided. Enjoy access to western toilets and hot showers.
After breakfast in the village, trek until reaching the end of the trail, passing rice fields and fruit plantations along the way. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant before transferring back to Chiang Mai. Opt to take a dip in a local hot spring.
Explore Chiang Mai in the morning before flying south to Krabi then transfer to Ao Nang.
Board a traditional long tail boat and set off for the islands of Ko Hong and Ko La Ding. Snorkel and relax in paradise, stopping only to enjoy a picnic lunch on the beach.
Travel to scenic Bo Tor, hop in a kayak and get out on the river for a half day paddle. Devour lunch then transfer to the Laem Sak Community Resort. Enjoy a guided walk around the community and join locals for a hands on Batik Making Class before an included dinner.
Enjoy a full day kayaking protected waters, visiting ancient caves and local farmers . After a picnic lunch on their floating platforms, head into the mangrove channels for bird watching before returning for a BBQ dinner.
Transfer from the resort to the train station for an overnight train to Bangkok. After a leisurely morning at the resort we travel by private van to the station to board an overnight train to Bangkok.
Trip ends on arrival at Bangkok train station.