South-East Asia on a Shoestring Tour

Company : G Adventures
Activity: Tours
Countries: Malaysia / Singapore / Thailand
Duration: 3 weeks to 3 weeks
Approx Costs: 1000 to 1250 £ Pound (UK)

Experience South-East Asia on this exciting 21 day overland adventure tour. Countries visited include Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore.

This tour starts in Bangkok, Thailand and stops off at some of the best locations in South-East Asia including going trekking in Chiang Mai, visiting Koh Phangan, Koh Samui, Penang (Malaysia), Cameron Highlands, Kuala Lumpur, Melaka and Singapore.

 

Itinerary

Day 1 Bangkok
Arrive in Bangkok at any time.

Day 2 Bangkok
Optional Wat Po and Grand Palace visit. Overnight train to Chiang Mai (flight and extra night in Bangkok during monsoon season, depending on conditions).

Day 3 Chiang Mai
Optional tour of Doi Suthep temple, cooking schools, hiking, bamboo rafting, bike city tour.

Day 4-6 Hilltribe Trek
Guided hilltribe trek and village stay. Traditional meals included.

Day 7 Chiang Mai
Optional city tours and last-minute shopping. Overnight train to Bangkok (flight and extra night in Chiang Mai during monsoon season, depending on conditions).

Day 8-9 Bangkok
Optional city tours and shopping. Overnight train on Day 9 to Surat Thani.

Day 10-11 Koh Phangan
A short boat ride takes us to the small island of Koh Phangan where we have the next few days to explore the islands waterfalls, swim in its lagoons or just relax.

Day 12-13 Koh Samui/Nakhon Si Thammarat
Take a tour of the island and its main sights or simply relax. After a ferry ride back to the mainland, transfer to the Southern Thailand city of Nakhon Si Thammarat.

Day 14 Penang
Optional city tour, visit Kek Lok Si Temple, Little India, Chinatown.

Day 15-16 Cameron Highlands
Optional Highlands tours, hiking or walk around town.

Day 17-18 Kuala Lumpur
Optional city tour, visit Petronas Towers, Chinatown, KL Tower, Islamic Arts Museum and the National Mosque.

Day 19 Melaka
Optional museum visits, boat tour of Melaka's canals, visit the town's highlights.

Day 20 Singapore
Option to visit Night Safari, Raffles Hotel, Chinatown or Little India. Border crossing Malaysia into Singapore.

Day 21 Singapore
Depart at any time.

 

What's Included

  • Hilltribe trek, Remote ethnic minorities, River rafting, Koh Phangan and Koh Samui beaches, Cameron Highlands walking trails, Chinatown in Penang
  • 6 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners. (Allow USD425-550 for meals not included.)
  • Hotels/guesthouses (11 nts), simple fan-cooled guesthouses (5 nts), basic hilltribe villages (2 nts, multishare), sleeper trains (3 nts)
  • Local bus, train, walking, river raft, ferry.
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.
  • Small group experience; Max 16, avg 10.

 

Prices for this trip start from £1049 which includes accommodation, selected meals, transport and more (contact us for a price in a different currency). You can join this tour throughout the year and booking in advance is essential.

 

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