Family Holiday in Thailand - Tropical Adventures
Thailand, Family, 14 days - from £1,095 (land only) - from €1,315 (land only) - from $1,795 (land only)
Day 1: Rendezvous at the group hotel in Bangkok. KE group package services begin with a 'Welcome' dinner at the hotel. The guide will brief the group on the coming week.
Day 2: In the morning we take a tour by foot, ferry and tuk tuk (richshaw) with a local guide. The tour will include all the major sites of Bangkok. The afternoon is free for relaxing, shopping or further sightseeing. In the evening we transfer to the railway station and board an overnight sleeper train to Chiang Mai in the northern hill country.
Day 3: Arriving in Chiang Mai in the morning we transfer to our hotel, then take a walking tour of the city and drive to Doi Suthep Temple. In the evening we take a Thai cookery course, making our own dinner Thai-style!
Day 4: Today, we visit an elephant camp and have the chance to ride one and later enjoy a walk to nearby traditional villages. Return to our hotel, with time for a swim. In the evening we visit Chiang Mai's bustling night market.
Day 5: A day for independent exploration of Chiang Mai or simply to rest and relax by the hotel pool. Today we have the option to spend with a Mahout and elephant training. This will be our last evening in Chiang Mai.
Day 6: Today we drive to Nan province. After checking into our hotel in Nan, there may be some time to visit the local museum and explore some temples.
Day 7: A morning walk to villages of the Karen and Hmong people, before taking a vehicle transfer to our homestay accommodation in Had Pha Khon village. Overnight in the house of a local Thai family.
Day 8: A day with the villagers, learning about their way of life, helping in the fields, fishing and taking nature walks in the jungle. Free time for swimming. Overnight in the house of a local Thai family.
Day 9: After breakfast with the villagers, we will drive to Sukhothai and have a sightseeing tour. Continue the drive to Phitsanulok and check in to a hotel. Time to enjoy the hotel pool before dinner.
Day 10: An early morning flight to Bangkok and transfer by bus and ferry to the island of Ko Samet where we check into our beach accommodation. The afternoon is free to enjoy the beach.
Day 11: A full day at the beach. There is the option to do some sea kayaking or to take an island hopping tour. Overnight in our beach accommodation.
Day 12: A second free day at the beach is the perfect way to relax at the end of our Thailand tour. Overnight in our beach accommodation.
Day 13: We have the morning to enjoy the last of the golden sand beaches before we head back in the afternoon by ferry and transfer to Bangkok. Overnight Bangkok.
Day 14: KE land only services end after breakfast. A single timed airport transfer is provided.