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Untamed Thailand with Bangkok and Phuket

15 Days
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US$ 4,327

FIRST-CLASS | PRIVATE-GUIDED: Enjoy popular favourites and lesser-known highlights on this Thailand vacation. Start in Bangkok before venturing through many of Thailand’s incredible national parks, including Sam Roi Yot, Chumphon Islands, Sri Phang Nga, and Khao Sok. Cap off your tour in Phuket.

This 15-day Thai vacation takes you to some of the nation’s less-visited natural highlights, including Hua Hin, Kui Buri, and Khao Sok, in-between visits to Bangkok and Phuket. It features first-class accommodations and private tours.

Your Thai vacation begins in the capital, Bangkok, where you’ll discover the urban charm and bustle of the world’s most-visited city. A Bangkok Explorer tour will take you to local landmarks by rail, road, and river. Ride the Skytrain to the National Stadium and the Jim Thompson House, hop on a bus boat to cruise along the canals, and catch a tuk-tuk for visits to Soi Ban Batra, Wat Pho, and the Grand Palace. The next day, discover some of the highlights of the city’s famous street food scene on a tuk-tuk tour. You’ll visit celebrated local eateries, see Wat Pho at night, visit the 24-hour flower market, and cap off the night at a bar along the Chao Phraya River, with views of Wat Arun.

Continue your trip to Thailand by transferred to the famous beach town, Hua Hin, known for its beautiful shoreline and surrounding natural landscapes. Based in Hua Hin, you’ll head on a tour into Sam Roi Yot National Park to visit a pineapple plantation, swing by the fishing village of Bang Pu, and delve into Phraya Nakhon Cave, all before spending the afternoon on a pristine beach for swimming and relaxation. The next day, turn towards Kui Buri and visit the community village and explore the national park to spot exotic wildlife, including tapirs and elephants.

Head south to Chumphon Islands National Park, where you’ll venture through a mangrove forest, hike up to Khao Matsri Viewpoint for gorgeous views over the city, and relax on Hat Sai Ri Beach. Continue onwards and learn about coffee growing and roasting in the Gong Valley before reaching the town of Ranong, along the shores of the Andaman Sea. A city tour will introduce you to the Chinese culture of the region as well as key landmarks. Another day, disembark from Klong Lad Nod Pier for a boat cruise through a mangrove forest and plant some mangroves for yourself. After lunch, float down the river on a bamboo raft and visit local villages and see endemic animals at the coastal aquaculture centre.

Continue your Thailand vacation into Sri Phang Nga National Park to explore the famous landscape of evergreens, waterfalls, and limestone cliffs and have a good chance to spot some exotic birds, including a variety of kingfishers. Reach Khao Sok and ride along Chiew-Larn Lake to reach your floating resort. In Khao Sok, you’ll enjoy a morning safari out onto the waters of the mist-draped lake, venture into Prakarang Coral Cave, and explore the surrounding forest. Connect onwards to Phuket to spend 2 nights at a beachside resort. Your time in Phuket is at leisure to relax on the sandy beaches, snorkel through the tropical waters, and take full advantage of the spa and other amenities at your resort.

At the end of your trip to Thailand, you’ll head to the airport for onward travels. 


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15 Days
Prices From:
US$ 4,327

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Day 1

Arrive to Bangkok

Welcome to Bangkok! Upon arrival to the airport, find your driver and enjoy a private transfer to your Bangkok hotel. Once checked in, the rest of the day is spent at your leisure.


Accommodation: U Sathorn Bangkok

Duration3 Nights
Day 2

Full Day Bangkok Explorer by Rail, Road and River

Today, look beyond the crowded streets of the capital and discover a more local side of Bangkok. Take advantage of the city's network of public transportation, seeing the main sites but also getting a closer look at the traditions and lifestyles of the Thai people.

The first leg of today's adventure is on the Skytrain (BTS) and/or Underground (MRT) system, depending on your hotel location. The Skytrain is an elevated train line, which is busy in the morning with business people and school kids who avoid the traffic of the streets for a faster, air-conditioned commute. On arrival at BTS National Stadium Station, take a short walk to Jim Thompson House. Enjoy an insightful tour of the compound's tranquil gardens and traditional buildings, which showcases the history of the famous and mysterious American silk merchant.

Then board a 'bus boat' through the city's canals. Rarely used by tourists, this ride provides an up-close look at the ways of life of the local people who live alongside the canals. Sailing to the terminal station, you can basically see the transformation from rich to poor as you cruise along to another neighborhood. On arrival at the terminal station, hop aboard a tuk-tuk (Thailand's famous three-wheeled vehicles) used by locals throughout the country. Zip through quieter city streets to Soi Ban Batra. Visit a family-run workshop that produces monks' alms bowls. Witness the artisans at work and learn about the daily lives of the Buddhist monks who wake early to collect alms offerings from the city's residents.

Next board your second tuk-tuk of the day to visit Wat Pho and the Grand Palace. Spend some time exploring these two remarkable sites at a time of day which should be less crowded than the morning. Learn about the country's regal history and the deep-rooted spiritual traditions of its people. After this use Bangkok's extensive public transport network to work your way back to the hotel with the help of our local friendly guide.

Meal Plan Breakfast
Duration9 Hours
Day 3

Evening Street Food Delights by Tuk Tuk

This evening, you will be met at your hotel by your guide who will travel with you on public transport to the meeting point near Hua Lumphong Station for 5:30pm. Here, you'll bet met and greeted by your local food guide who will offer a short briefing before this fun evening excursion commences.

From here, hop on Bangkok's iconic 3-wheel tuk tuk to begin your night adventure to visit the best local eateries in town. Bangkok is claimed to be the city that never stops eating and locals usually find themselves eating out at night, especially street food, which the city is so well-known for.

Enjoy the ride and make various stops at local places in which the smells will ignite ones taste buds. From the local favourite Northern Thai-Isan Food, the best kept-secret Guay Tiew Gai guaranteed with a Michelin star for 2 consecutive years, and one of the best Pad Thais in town; popular with both locals and foreigners alike.

In between your tasty samplings, visit Wat Pho, an iconic sight of Bangkok for a night time perspective and be wowed by its illuminated chedis while learning all about the history of the temple. Walk through the city's largest flower market, Pak Klong Talad, which is busy 24-hours a day with wholesale vendors and local shoppers. Explore the stalls where orchids, other flowers, vegetables and other items spill over the crowded stalls. Here, there is a chance to taste some local snacks or fruits.

The night ends with a final stop outside a secret, hidden bar located by the river. Sip on a chilled Thai beer or a non-alcoholic drink while enjoying amazing night views of the Chao Phraya River along with the glittering Temple of Dawn.

After the tour finishes, you'll be transferred back to your hotel by tuk tuk.

Meal Plan Breakfast
Duration4 Hours
Day 4

Bangkok to Hua Hin

Enjoy a leisurely morning breakfast before packing up and moving on to your next stop! Transfer from Bangkok Hotel to Hua Hin, one of the famous summer beach towns in Thailand. Explore the town with the rest of your day!


Accommodation: Wora Bura Hua Hin Resort and Spa

Meal Plan Breakfast
Duration1 Night
Day 5

Hua Hin

Breakfast at the hotel. Today's tour will begin at 08:30am. Spend a day exploring the south's wild landscapes on this Sam Roi Yot National Park tour. Meaning 'Mountain of Three Hundred Peaks', Sam Roi Yot was Thailand's first coastal national park and covers an expansive stretch of wetlands, limestone mountains and beaches. Today's visit covers a mix of sites, giving a taste of the wonderful diversity of this part of the country.

Set off from Hua Hin on a scenic drive to the south. After passing through the park's entrance visit a pineapple plantation, learning how these tasty fruits are grown and harvested. Continue onwards to Bang-Pu, a thriving fishing village for a glimpse into the lives of the fishermen. Then board a motorboat and cast out to sea. Cruise away from the shoreline and enjoy fabulous views of the ocean and coast. (Note: the boat trip may be cancelled if sea conditions are unfavourable)

After twenty minutes, the boat will dock at a beautiful stretch of beach. Walk to the nearby entrance of Phraya Nakhon Cave where a longer, 430-metre walk awaits. Although called a 'cave' Phraya Nakhon is actually a sunlit cavern formed by two sinkholes. Travel deeper into the earth, enjoying the surreal landscapes before reaching the centre of the cavern. Be amazed at the site of a royal pavilion, surrounded by dripping stalactites and illuminated by the sun filtering through.

Return to the beach where a delicious lunch awaits. The afternoon is free to relax on the pristine sands and swim in the warm sea before returning to Hua Hin.


Accommodation: Aleenta Hua Hin - Pranburi Resort and Spa

Meal Plan Breakfast and Lunch
Duration1 Night
Day 6

Hua Hin - Kui Buri

After breakfast at the hotel, check out and drive about 1.30 hours down to Kui Buri district. Head towards the Kui Buri community village where you will experience some local sustainable activities and produces such as making paper from elephants' poo and pineapple, rubber tapping demonstration, and silk-making process from silkworms.

Lunch at the village.

Following lunch, set off to the Kui Buri National Park to observe the wildlife, no setup... all real experience. You will see how they live together in nature.

Dinner at a local restaurant.


Accommodation: Tolani Resort Kui Buri

Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Duration1 Night
Day 7

Kui Buri - Chumphon

After breakfast at the hotel, check out and drive down south to Chumphon, approximately 3 hours drive. Upon arrival in Chumphon, the first visit is Chumphon Islands National Park where you can enjoy strolling along an amazing 1km long wooden walkway winding through the mangrove forest. Following this, drive up the hill of Khao Matsri Viewpoint to enjoy the stunning 360-degree view of the city spread out below.

The day continues to Hat Sai Ri beach and the shrine of Prince Chumphon, the founder of the modern Royal Thai navy.


Accommodation: Novotel Chumphon Beach Resort

Meal Plan Breakfast
Duration1 Night
Day 8

Chumphon - Ranong

After breakfast at the hotel, check out and continue down to Ranong province. Drive to Gong Valley, a community enterprise of Kraburi District in Ranong, which focuses on chemical-free coffee growing and hand-roasting techniques to give their coffee its distinctive, unique aroma. This is where the sweet aroma and bitter taste of Robusta coffee from. Observe the process of good Robusta coffee making here.


Accommodation: The Hidden Resort

Meal Plan Breakfast
Duration3 Nights
Day 9


Breakfast at the hotel. The morning tour begins with the city tour in Ranong guided by two local experts. As the owner of Baan Taen Sue, a Chinese-style house and museum, formerly financial division in King Rama 5's period, Mr. Sup will show you around the house and explain the history of the Chinese settlement in Southern Thailand. Following this, continue to visit Ranong Governor's House, meet with Mr. Kosol, one of the house residents who is an expert about the history of the house and explain the collection and artifacts. Also, visit the King's Palace.

Lunch at a local restaurant for Ranong food specialties.

In the afternoon, visit the lighthouse at the Andaman Pier, go up to the 9th floor to get a good view of Ranong Bay.

Dinner at the hotel.

Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 10


After breakfast, drive out from your hotel to the Klong Lad Nod Pier where you will enjoy a day exploring the local community and embark on a local boat to survey the mangrove forest, and a nice view of Ka Per bay can be seen along the way. Enjoy the mangrove planting activity. Lunch served with fresh seafood. After lunch, prepare your cloth and get ready to be wet, and then hop on a bamboo rafting floating along the Klong. Have a chance to take a dip in the water. Visit the local fisherman village, see aquatic animals at the coastal aquaculture center and visit a floating community. Back to the land, change your cloth and say goodbye to local people.

If time permits in the late afternoon, enjoy the natural hot spring and mineral water spa in town.

In the evening, stroll along the walking street browsing through various cool products.

Meal Plan Breakfast and Lunch
Day 11

Ranong - Khao Sok

After an early breakfast at the hotel, check out and drive to Khao Sok with an en-route stop at Sri Phang Nga National Park, located in the district of Kuraburi and Takua Pa. Enjoy the natural scene of evergreen forest, hills, streams, waterfalls, and limestone cliffs. This national park is also famous for bird watching.

Proceed to Khao Sok and head toward Ratchaprapa Dam, as part of Khao Sok National Park. Embark on a scenic boat ride along Chiew-Larn Lake to the Greenery Panvaree.

Arrive at the Greenery Panvaree Floating Resort just in time for delicious lunch. Then spend the afternoon enjoying the heart of nature, swim, explore the surroundings by kayaking, or simply relax and bask in the atmosphere.

Enjoy the boat trip along the Little Halong Bay.

Dinner at the resort.


Accommodation: The Greenery Panvaree Floating Resort

Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Duration2 Nights
Day 12

Khao Sok

Morning safari in the early morning with the most beautiful view of the lake along with the sunrise over the mountains as the mist floats across the water.

Breakfast and free morning at leisure.

Lunch at the resort.

The afternoon begins with an adventure trip to Prakarang coral cave, jungle trek to the emerald lagoon, then ride the bamboo boat to the cave, the stalagmites have a similar shape to coral. See the wildlife and rare plants in the rainforest.

Dinner at the resort.

Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 13

Khao Sok

Wake up in the morning under the beautiful mist across the sky, enjoy breakfast.

Check out, and board a long-tail boat back to the pier with a panoramic view of Guilin Thailand.

Arrive at the pier and transfer towards your next beach destinations - Phuket (Ferry ticket not included).

Once you've reached your beautiful beach destination, check into the hotela and spend the rest of the day at your leisure!


Accommodation: Dewa Phuket

Meal Plan Breakfast
Duration2 Nights
Day 14

Day at Leisure

Today is totally free and at leisure. You can take advantage of any optional activities available or simply relax.

Meal Plan Breakfast
Day 15

Depart Phuket

Wave goodbye to Phuket as you pack up and enjoy one last private transfer to the airport to board for your departure home!

Meal Plan Breakfast

Other Information




  • Private airport arrival transfer in Bangkok
  • Private transfer from Bangkok to Hua Hin
  • Private transfer from Khao Sok National Park to Phuket
  • Private airport departure transfer in Phuket
  • 3 nights first-class accommodations in Bangkok
  • 2 nights first class accommodations in Hua Hin
  • 1 night deluxe accommodations in Kui Buri
  • 1 night first class accommodations in Chumphon
  • 3 nights first class accommodations in Ranong
  • 2 nights moderate accommodations in Khao Sok National Park
  • 2 nights first-class accommodations in Phuket
  • Private-guided Full Day Bangkok Explorer by Rail, Road and River Tour in Bangkok
  • Private-guided Evening Street Food Delights by Tuk Tuk tour in Bangkok
  • Tours and transfers in National Parks as mentioned
  • Daily Breakfast (excluding day 1), 6 Lunches, 4 Dinners


  • Travel insurance
  • International and domestic airfare & airfare taxes
  • Visa fees if applicable
  • Meals and beverages not specifically indicated
  • Optional excursions
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Gratuities


Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please inquire.

17 Oct 2024
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