TailorMade Thailand: East Coast Explorer

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Overview

Make it truly your own. Start with this TailorMade sample itinerary, then work with our Private Travel team to customize the tour. Thailand's east coast boasts riches of history, culture, and, of course, beaches that rank among the world's best. Marvel at the beautiful Erawan Waterfalls, indulge in traditional northern Thai cuisine with a cooking class in Chiang Mai, and snorkel among Ang Thong National Park's 42 islands. With so much to discover, a TailorMade trip ensures you can experience Thailand exactly how you wish.

Itinerary

Day 1: Bangkok

Arrive at any time. Your arrival transfer is included.

Day 2: Bangkok

Enjoy a klong boat tour of Bangkok, gaining an insight into how the locals live, and tour around the famous Wat Po temple. Spend the rest of the afternoon at your own leisure.

Includes: Breakfast

Day 3: Bangkok/Kanchanaburi

Travel to Kanchanaburi and enjoy a day of sightseeing in Kanchanaburi. Visit the Bridge on the River Kwai and explore the Hell Fire Pass Museum to learn more about the area's dark history.

Includes: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4: Kanchanaburi

With so much to do in Kanchanaburi, today is free to explore at your own pace. Opt to see caves, local villages or enjoy a day relaxing by the pool.

Includes: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5: Kanchanaburi/Ayutthaya

Travel to Ayutthaya, with time to settle into your hotel for the day on arrival. This afternoon, enjoy a guided tour of the temple ruins of Ayutthaya. Later, you will be transferred to the station to board an overnight train to Chiang Mai.

Includes: Breakfast

Day 6: Chiang Mai

Arrive in the vibrant city of Chiang Mai and start exploring. This afternoon, admire the beautiful landscapes or rural Chiang Mai and enjoy delicious Thai meal at a local restaurant.

Includes: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7: Chiang Mai

Take a cooking class and sample your creations for lunch. Visit the sacred site of Doi Suthep in the evening.

Day 8: Chiang Mai/Ko Samui

Fly to Ko Samui, with the rest of the day free to explore this beautiful island.

Includes: Breakfast

Day 9: Ko Samui

Swim and snorkel in the pristine Ang Thong Marine National Park. This evening, relax on the beach or visit the bustling little town.

Day 10: Ko Samui/Ko Pha Ngan

Take a ferry to nearby Ko Pha-Ngan, a literal island paradise. Take time to explore the island's waterfalls, swim in lagoons and hike the lush forests. You could relax on the island's idyllic beaches or head to Mae Haad Beach to snorkel the turquoise waters. If it's the right time, opt to take part in the island's famous Full Moon Party on Hat Rin Beach.

Includes: Breakfast

Day 11: Ko Pha Ngan

Enjoy a free day in Ko Pha-Ngan. With everything from yoga and meditation courses, natural beauty, and its famous full moon parties, Ko Pha-Ngan has something for everyone.

Includes: Breakfast

Day 12: Ko Pha Ngan/Ko Tao

Travel by ferry to Ko Tao, a haven for scuba diving and snorkelling. Relax at one of the many beach bars in the evening.

Travel to Ko Tao, in English known as ‘turtle island’. While most of the visitors spend their days in the water, in the evening the beach bars and hotels spill over with people looking to share their tales of the days activities and a cold beer or two.

Includes: Breakfast

Day 13: Ko Tao

Enjoy a snorkelling trip from Ko Tao through Ko Nang Yuan.

Includes: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 14: Ko Tao/Bangkok

Take a morning ferry from Ko Tao to Samui Airport. Fly to Bangkok where your tour ends on arrival.

Includes: Breakfast

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