Jungles and Beaches tour

Jungles and Beaches tour

Tour Experience

Adventure tour of Bangkok, Khao Sok NP and Koh Samui

Available

All year round

Location

Bangkok Khao Sok NP & Koh Samui

The perfect introduction to tropical Thailand, this 11-day tour begins in the bustling capital Bangkok, heads south to explore the rainforests of Khao Sok National Park staying in treehouses and rafthouses, before ending with time relaxing on the beautiful island of Ko Samui.

We start this tour in bustling Bangkok and a comprehensive tour of some of the city's many attractions, including the Grand Palace, mazy waterways and colourful markets. Next we head south to the jungle retreat of Khao Sok National Park, whose rich flora and fauna is famous throughout Thailand. We get to stay in treetop houses and floating raft houses while we explore the beautiful jungle scenery. Finally we head out to the island of Ko Samui for time to relax and unwind and enjoy the sun, sea and sand, before flying back to Bangkok where the tour ends.

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INCLUDED

  • All accommodation as stated in the itinerary
  • All transport and transfers
  • 24-hour airport arrival & departure transfer service
  • Services of a local tour guide during sightseeing and activities
  • Admission fees, with instruction where necessary
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary

EXCLUDED

  • International Flights
  • Visa fees
  • Travel Insurance (compulsory)
  • Single room supplements (chargeable if a same-sex room share is not available)
  • Meals not indicated in the itinerary
  • Drinks, snacks and other personal expenses (e.g. laundry)
  • Tips for tour leader, rafting guide and park guide
  • Any other items not mentioned above

PACKAGE DETAILS

Itinerary

DAY 1: Arrive into Bangkok, transfer to hotel

Upon arrival our staff will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel in Bangkok for the start of your trip.
OVERNIGHT:
Bangkok hotel
EXTRAS:
Single room supplement (THSGJB), Extra day in Bangkok – pre-tour

DAY 2: Bangkok canal & city tour, overnight train to Surat Thani

Today we discover historical Bangkok as we enjoy a traditional long-tail boat tour of the city’s old canals, stopping off at lively river markets to view the rituals of daily life that have hardly changed in hundreds of years. We finish with a visit to the iconic Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) before transferring to the station with time for a snack before boarding the overnight train to Surat Thani.
OVERNIGHT:
On board sleeper train
MEALS:
Breakfast

DAY 3: Arrive in Surat Thani, transfer to Khao Sok

Arriving into Surat Thani this morning we then make the short journey into Khao Sok National Park. This verdant and tropical rainforest will be our home for the next 3 nights as we discover the flora and fauna unique to this part of the world. In the afternoon we take to the river for 2 hours of canoeing (or tubing!) and also visit a local temple famous for the monkeys that are kept here. Later you’ll experience the night-time jungle up close by sleeping in tree houses.
OVERNIGHT:
Khao Sok tree-house
MEALS:
Lunch, Dinner

DAY 4: Khao Sok National Park

We start today with a 4-hour guided trek through the beautiful Khao Sok national park whose rich flora and fauna is famous throughout Thailand. After lunch we back to your tree house via Mai Yai waterfall and spend the evening relaxing after a long day and enjoying eating some local specialities.
OVERNIGHT:
Khao Sok tree-house
MEALS:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 5: Khao Sok National Park

Leaving our tree house accommodation this morning we travel to Cheow Lan Lake and our raft houses, surrounded by the spectacular limestone cliffs and forested scenery. After lunch we trek through the nearby jungle to a beautiful local lagoon where you have the chance to explore a stunning cave, famous for its stalactite and stalagmite formations. Then, return to the Raft house for dinner and to relax under the stars.
OVERNIGHT:
Khao Sok raft-house
MEALS:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 6: Khao Sok, travel to Ko Samui

Today we swap the rainforest for the beautiful tropical island of Ko Samui on the South China Sea. Departing Khao Sok we travel back to Surat Thani from where we catch the ferry to the island and transfer to the hotel.
OVERNIGHT:
Koh Samui hotel
MEALS:
Breakfast

DAY 7: Ko Samui, free time

The next 3 days are yours to explore the sun-drenched island of Ko Samui at your own leisure. With many incredible dive sites dotted around the island this is a great place to arrange any diving or snorkelling options or just relax on one of the islands many golden and idyllic beaches.
OVERNIGHT:
Ko Samui hotel
MEALS:
Breakfast

DAY 8: Ko Samui, free time

Today and tomorrow are both free days on Ko Samui. The island offers so many options to fill these days – you may want to relax on the beautiful beaches or head out to one of the incredible dive sites. We would be happy to suggest some options for you to fill these days.
OVERNIGHT:
Ko Samui hotel
MEALS:
Breakfast

DAY 9: Ko Samui, free time

Today is your last day in beautiful Ko Samui. Don’t miss the opportunity to catch your last rays of sunshine before heading but to Bangkok.
OVERNIGHT:
Ko Samui hotel
MEALS:
Breakfast

DAY 10: Ko Samui, fly to Bangkok

Saying farewell to our tropical island paradise we transfer to the airport for the short flight back to Bangkok. Upon arrival we transfer to the hotel.
OVERNIGHT:
Bangkok hotel
MEALS:
Breakfast

DAY 11: Bangkok, departure transfer to the airport

Free day, transfer to the airport for departure flight.
OVERNIGHT:
N/A
MEALS:
Breakfast
EXTRAS:
Extra day in Bangkok – post-tour

DURATION

11 days

Price

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