Relaxed Thailand tour
14 days from £1,454* per person Saving you £291 per person*
This itinerary isn’t set in stone. Pick, mix, swap however you like – your trip will be totally tailor made for you.
Day 1 Arrive in Bangkok
Arrive at Bangkok’s International Airport and be met by your local guide who will take you to your hotel in Thailand’s buzzing capital city for a three-night stay.
Day 2 Bangkok sightseeing tour
Go on a guided tour of Bangkok’s main sights starting with a visit to Wat Pho temple, home of a giant gold reclining Buddha, to witness the monks’ morning chanting ritual and enjoy a traditional massage at the original Thai massage school. Visit the Grand Palace and the revered Emerald Buddha, before boarding a water taxi to Wat Arun. Stay overnight at your Bangkok hotel.
Day 3 Free time in Bangkok
Spend the day exploring the exciting and colourful city of Bangkok at your leisure.
Day 4 Fly to Chiang Mai and street food tour
Be transferred to the airport for your flight to the northern city of Chiang Mai, renowned for its delicious local cuisine. Your guide will meet you at the airport and escort you to your hotel for a four-night stay. Later, explore Chiang Mai’s street food stalls and shops with a local expert before retiring back to your hotel.
Day 5 Thai elephant experience
Head out of Chiang Mai for a day at an elephant sanctuary. You’ll change into local northern Thai clothes to pay respect to the elephant Buddha Ganesha before meeting the elephants and going for a ride through the forest. Visit a natural black mud spa to play with the elephants and bathe in the local river. Enjoy a Thai herbal spa treatment and then depart back to your hotel in Chiang Mai.
Day 6 Chiang Mai tour
You’ll take a guided tour of Chiang Mai’s food and flower market and visit the heritage temples of Wat Suan Dok and Wat Phrathat on a beautiful mountainside. Finish the day with a rickshaw ride through the quiet streets of the old town before retiring back to your hotel.
Day 7 Chiang Mai
The day is free to explore the colourful and culturally-rich city of Chiang Mai at your leisure.
Day 8 Fly to Phuket
You’ll be driven to Chiang Mai airport for a flight south to the island of Phuket. A local guide will meet you at the airport to take you to a beach-side hotel for a six-night stay.
Day 9 Phuket spa experience
Visit the renowned Baray Spa in Phuket to indulge in an ancient Ayurvedic relaxation ritual. The signature head and upper body massage is a traditional way to release all tension and pave the way for a relaxing stay on the island.
Day 10 – 12 Relax in Phuket
Chill out on Phuket’s white palm-tufted beaches and discover the island at your own pace.
Day 13 Phuket royal dinner
Spend the day unwinding at the beach or in your resort before being picked up for dinner at Mom Tri‘s Villa Royale overlooking the Andaman Sea. Architect and artist Mom Tri, descendant of King Mongkut Rama IV, opened this private summer home eight years ago to provide guests with a truly Thai royal experience.
Day 14 Fly home
Your guide will take you to Phuket airport for your flight home.
*Prices are based on private arrangements (not lower priced escorted tours with set dates). Quality three star accommodation is quoted here (unless mentioned otherwise), with breakfast included and other meals where mentioned. Mostly private transfers with an English speaking driver/guide and all activities mentioned, with top guides, are included. Domestic flights and transport all included from Day 1 to end point. Can be tailored to your needs, so prices could be lower for budget arrangements or higher for luxury.
International flight is not included