The Hideaway DiscoveryReference WW39622
Experience the bits of Thailand that are often overlooked with our brilliant independent touring itinerary. Start off with the capital, Bangkok – exploring local markets and neighbourhoods. Visit the stunning temple set deep within Phraya Nakhon Cave, then set off for your jungle adventure in Khao Sok National Park, encountering Elephants and other wildlife. End your exciting adventure on the beautiful beaches in Phuket.
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Overnight flight to Bangkok from your local airport.
Arrive Bangkok airport, you will welcome by our airport representative. Then, transfer you to your hotel for check-in. Time will be at leisure. In the evening, you will enjoy a welcome dinner cruise on the Chao Phraya River. (D)
Breakfast will be served at the hotel. You will enjoy a tour to see the local way of life. Make your first stop of the day at a local neighbourhood temple. Take a taxi boat across over the Chao Phraya River, you’ll head into what appears to be a virtual jungle of fruit trees bearing tasty-looking coconut, mango, and papaya by bicycle. Continue your Bangkok excursion aboard a ‘samlor’ (Thai rickshaw), stopping by a historic temple before dropping you off at a local restaurant for lunch. (B, L)
Breakfast will be served at the hotel. Check out from the hotel and then you will be transferred to Hua Hin with stop en-route at the local market. Experience the unique train market, The roof of the market will simply open for the train to pass through while all goods have to be moved away to give way to the train. Lunch will be served at local restaurant. (B, L)
Breakfast will be served at the hotel. Check out and drive to visit Sam Loi Yod National Park. Take a long tail boat to proceed to Phraya Nakhon Cave inside the park, where you'll get to see the hidden temple inside and check out its royal pavilion and huge chambers. Next stop is Khlong Khao Daeng. Enjoy a scenic boat ride along the stream and take in the picturesque view of the peaceful mountains. (B,L)
After breakfast, time to relax on a beautiful unspoilt white sand beach. Drive to Khao Sok with a stop en-route to visit the 17th-century temple. On arrival, enjoy dinner at your camp. (B,L,D)
After breakfast, join the Elephant bathing experience. You will have the chance to scrub, play and feed the Elephants. After lunch, enjoy canoeing on Khao Sok river. In the evening, enjoy dinner and relax with the sound of nature. (B,L,D)
After breakfast, board a long tail boat for a scenic boat ride. You will see enchanting plants, flowers, butterflies and various special of birds. Lunch will be served at a floating restaurant. The remainder of the day at leisure. (B,L,D)
After breakfast, trek into the oldest rainforest in Southern Thailand. Along the trek is a chance to spot some animal and wildflowers. The trek is surrounded by dense jungle, animals, and cooling jungle air. Lunch will be served at Khao Sok mountain view restaurant, with magnificent views over the national park. After lunch, transfer to Phuket for your six-night stay. (B, L)
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast, before being picked up for your tour to Khai Nai and Koh Yao islands. Relax on the beaches and enjoy swimming and snorkelling. (B)
At leisure (B)
Enjoy your final breakfast at the hotel, take a walk or get some last-minute souvenirs before your check out. Your driver will meet you to assist with luggage and take you to the airport for your departure flight. Overnight flight back to the UK, arriving the following day. (B)