13 days / Thailand Island Hopper
Start in Bangkok and end in Phuket! With the adventure tour Thailand Island Hopper, you have a 14 day tour package taking you from Bangkok to Phuket and through Bangkok, Thailand and 6 other destinations in Thailand. Thailand Island Hopper includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
A box-ticking trip! See the best of the east and west coast islands as we take you on an epic 14-Day island hopping adventure. You will discover all the highlights and hidden gems this country has to offer as we start off in Bangkok and head south via Khao Sok National Park to Koh Phangan. You will have the choice to tailor make your adventure on Koh Tao before switching to the west coast islands. A great way to spend two weeks in this awesome country and an awesome extension of our 8 Day Thailand Experience.
- Day 1: Bangkok
- Day 2: Bangkok
- Day 3: Bangkok → Surat Thani
- Day 4: Surat Thani → Khao Sok
- Day 5: Khao Sok → Koh Pha Ngan
- ADD-ON: Koh Pha Ngan / Cooking class
- Day 6: Koh Pha Ngan / Island boat trip
- Day 7: Koh Tao / The Best Island
- Day 8: Koh Nang Yuan
- Day 9: Koh Nang Yuan
- Day 10: Koh Phi Phi
- Day 11: Koh Phi Phi / Island Boat trip
- Day 12: Phuket
- Day 13: Phuket / Departure
Day 1: Bangkok
After an airport pick up from either of Bangkok’s airports, we’ll bring you directly to our hotel, where you’ll be able to settle in, and prepare yourself for the awesome adventure ahead.
Today is a free day to get to know your group & get settled into your new surrounding.
Overnight in Bangkok. (B)
Day 2: Bangkok
At 6.30, leave Bangkok for Ayuthaya. Stop to visit the Bang Pa-In Summer Palace. Continue to Ayutthaya, visit Wat Maha That. We continue our visit at Wat Phra Si Sanphet, the largest and most important temple.
At 12.30, Embark a cruise, enjoy delicious buffet lunch on board and cruise back to Bangkok. Sightseeing from the boat on the way back to Bangkok city.
Overnight in Bangkok. (B)
Day 3: Bangkok → Surat Thani
Enjoy a Thai massage in the morning, before boarding a sleep train for the night, a truly authentic Thai experience. You’ll get your very own berth on the train.
We travel south, out of Bangkok, towards Khao Sok National Park – situated in the Surat Thani province of Thailand. Watching the scenery change from a sprawling cityscape to countryside dotted throughout by limestone mountains is definitely something you won’t forget in a hurry.
Overnight on train. (B)
Day 4: Surat Thani → Khao Sok
Morning, arrival in Surat Thani, we transfer you to Khao Sok National Park. Make your first stop at Rajja Prabha Dam’s viewpoint for a unique photo opportunity. We’ll jump on the traditional long tail boat and visit Khao Sam Kler limestone mountain, this is a Chiew Larn Lake’s highlight. Next, jungle trek to Nam Ta Lu cave to see the impressive limestone formations. Lunch at a floating raft house.
After lunch, spend time in the heart of nature and do some birdwatching. Alternatively, kayak or swim in Chiew Larn Lake or simply bask in the sun surrounded by greenery. Back to hotel.
Overnight in Khao Sok. (B,L)
Day 5: Khao Sok → Koh Pha Ngan
Wake up in your floating bungalow and why not take a quick dip in the freshwater lake before breakfast. After a relaxed morning, we make our way over to Koh Phangan; an island to the east. Once we get there, we go straight to a place called Bottle Beach, another one of our favourite locations! It’s beautiful, quiet, accessible only by boat, and to make it even better, we get the whole place pretty much to ourselves, staying in beach bungalows pretty much right on the water. Relax here for the rest of the day on the beach or in the bar. After dinner, we’ll all enjoy a bonfire on the beach, complete with a fire show.
Overnight in Khao Sok. (B)
ADD-ON: Koh Pha Ngan / Cooking class
A nice chilled wake up to the sound of waves rolling in on the beach. You will have a free morning to make the most of your surroundings. You can go kayaking, play volleyball, top up the tan, trek to view points or enjoy a lay in. We are picked up early afternoon and taken to a local gym, where you can try your hand at a bit of Muay Thai boxing, Thailand’s national sport. Afterwards, we head to our awesome accommodation where we will spend the final nights of the trip. It’s got a great bar, and atmosphere; ideal location to spend the evening.
Day 6: Koh Pha Ngan
Today we set sail on a cruise around the island. Stop at some of the best snorkelling spots the island has to offer, visit waterfalls (seasonal) and take in the amazing tropical island scenery. Does it get any better? Yes it does! We’ll also throw in free food and a free bucket (+ paid bar onboard) for the day. After a fun-filled day in the sun, we head back to our accommodation for a dip in the pool, before heading out in the evening for a night out to enjoy the island’s lively nightlife.
Day 7: Koh Tao
It’s now time to catch the ferry over to Koh Tao or ‘Turtle Island’ where we will spend the next 2 nights. (Recently voted ‘Best Island in S.E. Asia’ in a Trip Advisor survey). Drop your bags off at our hotel, which is just a short stroll to Sairee beach. We’ll enjoy the sunset over a couple of drinks, & relax in this island paradise
Day 8: Koh Nang Yuan
Enjoy a boat ride from Koh Tao to the adjoining and amazingly beautiful island of Koh Nang Yuan. Here we can snorkel in the Japanese Gardens and trek up to the viewpoint to get some seriously Instagram-worthy photos. Afterwards, we head back to Koh Tao we will have some free time before meeting for dinner & a night out.
Day 9: Koh Nang Yuan
Today you have a free day to either soak up some rays or get active. you can catch a taxi round to Tanote Bay, one of our favourite spots on the island for those who want to have a nice chilled beach day.
Overnight in Koh Nang Yuan. (B)
Day 10: Koh Nang Yuan
Morning, enjoy breakfast and take a relaxation before boarding a ferry to go back to the mainland where our car are waiting to take you over to the West coast and our next stop, the famous Phi Phi Islands.
Overnight in Phi Phi Islands. (B)
Day 11: Koh Phi Phi
Today we take you on a sunset boat trip round the islands, we stop outside of Maya Bay (where they actually filmed ‘The Beach’), Monkey Island and the Viking caves as well, as for some snorkelling in Phi Phi’s emerald waters. Lunch is included on the boat and after sunset we go swimming with the phosphorescence (really cool glow in the dark plankton – seasonal)
Overnight in Phi Phi islands. (B,L)
Day 10: Koh Phi Phi
A leisure day on Phi Phi islands.
Overnight in Phi Phi islands. (B,L)
Day 12: Phuket
We hop on the island boat over to Phuket, the largest of the Thai islands where we spend our last night.
Overnight in Phuket.
Day 13: Phuket / Departure
Breakfast at hotel. Your leisure in Phuket until we transfer you to airport for your departure flight.
TOUR PRICE INCLUDES:
- Flights in the tour.
- Hotels & accommodations.
- Meals mentioned (B,L,D = Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).
- Transfer and transport.
- English speaking guide.
- Entrance and sightseeing fees.
- Personal expenses.
Note: The tour price based on two persons onwards.