Thailand on a Shoestring Tour

Company : G Adventures
Activity: Tours
Country: Thailand
Duration: 2 weeks to 3 weeks
Approx Costs: 750 to 1000 £ Pound (UK)

See the North and South of Thailand on this 15 day tour.

This tour starts and finishes in Bangkok, inbetween you will get to explore the best locations in Thailand include trekking to remote regions in the North and relaxing on beautiful beaches in the Southern islands.



Day 1 Bangkok
Arrive in Bangkok at any time.

Day 2 Bangkok/Chiang Mai
Opt to visit Wat Po and the Grand Palace, or check out the city's klongs by boat. Board an overnight train to Chiang Mai.

Day 3 Chiang Mai
Enjoy one of two street food crawls with the group and CEO. Opt to visit Doi Suthep temple, comb the night markets for souvenirs, or participate in a Thai cooking class.

Day 4 Chiang Mai/Ban Mae Jok
Trek through rugged forests and experience the wonderful diversity of this region: each village has its own language, belief system, style of dress, and traditions. Drive from Chiang Mai to Mae Malai village, where the trek will begin. After a few hours of hiking, reach the first village.

Day 5 Ban Mae Jok/Pa Khao Lam
Trek 2-3 hrs and, after lunch, head to a Karen village to learn about traditional basket weaving and scarf-making. Continue trekking another few hours to the next village for the night.

Day 6 Pa Khao Lam/Chiang Mai
After breakfast, leave the village by bamboo raft, stopping at other villages along the way. Meet the van after lunch and head back to Chiang Mai for some free time to explore.

Day 7 Chiang Mai/Bangkok
Opt to go shopping, enjoy a Thai massage, or explore Chiang Mai's many temples. Board an overnight train to Bangkok.

Day 8 Bangkok
Get out and explore this fantastic city where there is endless sightseeing to be done.

Day 9 Bangkok/Surat Thani
Get to know Thailand's capital. Check out Wat Pho and the Grand Palace, get a Thai massage, or explore the klongs on a boat tour before an overnight train. Enjoy a street food crawl with the group and CEO either today or another day on tour.

Day 10 Surat Thani/Khao Sok
Discover the natural beauty of the area with an excursion to Lake Cheow Lan. Opt to go hiking or swimming in Khao Sok National Park.

Day 11 Khao Sok/Koh Pha Ngan
Travel across southern Thailand to Koh Phangan in the Gulf of Thailand. Enjoy a free afternoon on the island.

Day 12-13 Koh Pha Ngan/Koh Tao
Hop on a ferry to laid-back Koh Tao.

Day 14 Koh Tao
Enjoy an included full-day snorkelling trip.

Day 15 Koh Tao
Depart at any time.


Trip Specifics

  • Departures: All year round
  • Price: From £859
  • Trip Code: ATRT


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