Trip Style: Family - Before you decided to start a family, you backpacked and slept in hammocks by the sea. Now you want to share that spirit of adventure with the family. Keep it alive with authentic and educational trips that reflect what's important to parents-short travel times and the safety of group travel.
Service Level: Standard
Physical Demands Rating: 2 - There'll be some light walking and hiking. Suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
Group Size: Max 20, Avg 12
Meals Included: 11 breakfasts, 1 lunch
Accommodations: Hotels (9 nts), sleeper train (2 nt)
Get caught up in the bustle of Bangkok, take in the scenery at ancient Ayutthaya, wander through colourful Chiang Mai, relax on the beach in Koh Chang.
Why do some families go all the way to Thailand just to lie on the beachs We don't know either. Our family adventure mixes a whole lot of bona fide Thai experiences - everything from a longboat tour of Bangkok, a meeting with a hill tribe community, a cooking class in Chiang Mai and a sombre visit to the infamous bridge over the River Kwai - with a little bit of sand and surf, too. Hey, even the Buddha reclined and relaxed once in a while, rights
- Tour Operator
- G Adventures
- Offer valid through 6/30/2018
- 12 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||Bangkok||Day 1 Bangkok|
Arrive in Bangkok. Arrival transfer included. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
|Day 2||Bangkok||Day 2 Bangkok (1B)|
You have free time this afternoon to enjoy this bustling city. Shoppers could spend weeks sifting through Bangkok's malls and open-air markets. Included Activities: Wat Po Guided Tour Klong Riverboat Tour
|Day 3||Kanchanaburi||Day 3 Bangkok/Kanchanaburi (1B)|
Transfer to Kanchanaburi. Visit the Bridge over the River Kwai and explore Erawan National Park. Included Activities: Erawan Waterfalls Visit Bridge on the River Kwai Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (3.50 hour(s)) Private Vehicle (1.00 hour(s))
|Day 4||Chiang Mai||Day 4 Kanchanaburi/Chiang Mai (1B)|
Visit the temple complex of Ayutthaya before catching an overnight train to Chiang Mai. Included Activities: Ayutthaya Historical Park Guided Tour Transport: Private Vehicle (3.00-4.00 hours) Basic overnight train (beds) (12.00 hour(s))
|Day 5||Chiang Mai||Day 5 Chiang Mai (1B)|
Enjoy a city tour of Chiang Mai and visit Wat Phra That Doi Suthep temple, spectacularly situated on a mountaintop at an altitude of 3,520 feet. Included Activities: Chiang Mai City Tour Doi Suthep Temple Visit
|Day 6||Chiang Mai||Day 6 Chiang Mai (1B, 1L)|
Take part in a Thai cooking class and enjoy some free time to explore the city. Included Activities: Cooking Class
|Day 7||Ko Chang||Day 7 Chiang Mai/Ko Chang (1B)|
Spend 3 nights in this tropical paradise isle taking boat rides, exploring its many beaches, and participating in all the water sports it has to offer. Rightfully famous for its delicious fresh seafood, indulge in fresh fish, crab, and squid. Transport: Plane (1.00-1.25 hours) Private Vehicle (3.75-4.25 hours) Ferry (0.75 hour(s)) Private Vehicle (0.25-0.50 hours)
|Days 8-10||Ko Chang||Days 8-10 Ko Chang|
Free day to relax on the beach and explore Ko Chang.
|Day 11||Bangkok||Day 11 Ko Chang/Bangkok (1B)|
You have time to finish up any last minute shopping. There will be time for one last optional meal with all of our new found friends. Transport: Private Vehicle (0.25-0.50 hours) Ferry (0.75 hour(s)) Private Vehicle (3.75-4.25 hours)
|Day 12||Bangkok||Day 12 Bangkok (1B)|
Depart at any time. Included Activities: Departure Day
Local Flights: All local flights are included in the cost of your tour unless otherwise noted. It is important that we have your passport information at the time of booking in order to process these tickets. Internal flight tickets are issued locally and will be given to you prior to the flight departure.
Dossier Disclaimer:The information in this trip details document has been compiled with care and is provided in good faith. However it is subject to change, and does not form part of the contract between the client and the operator. The itinerary featured is correct at time of printing. It may differ slightly to the one in the brochure. Occasionally our itineraries change as we make improvements that stem from past travellers, comments and our own research. Sometimes it can be a small change like adding an extra meal along the itinerary. Sometimes the change may result in us altering the tour for the coming year. Ultimately, our goal is to provide you with the most rewarding experience. Please note that our brochure is usually released in November each year. If you have booked from the previous brochure you may find there have been some changes to the itinerary.
VERY IMPORTANT: Please ensure that you print a final copy of your Trip Details to review a couple of days prior to travel, in case there have been changes that affect your plans.
Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.
Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.