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ATRT - Thailand on a Shoestring

Perfect for those looking to experience northern Thailand’s cultural treasures and the natural beauty of its southern islands. This 15-day trip will help you get off the beaten path with a trek to the region’s hilltribes but remains flexible enough to suit all tastes. From the lush hills of the north, stitched through with the diverse colours of its hilltribes, to the soft sands of the south and the glorious chaos of Bangkok, Thailand will leave you captivated.

Inclusions

Your G for Good Moment: Khao Thep Pitak Community-Owned Farm & Restaurant, Ban Ta Khun Your Discover Moment: Bangkok Your Discover Moment: Chiang Mai
Visit to Chiang Mai night market
Hilltribe trek
Bamboo rafting
Street food crawl
Snorkelling trip (Ko Tao)
All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Tour Provider G Adventures
Number of Days
15
Price From
AUD $1,087
Start Location
Bangkok, Thailand
End Location
Ko Tao, Thailand
Age Range
18 to 39
Group Size
1 to 16
Tour Style
Basic
Tour Themes
Fast and Fun
Physical Rating
Moderate
Tour departure dates
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22 Apr 201906 May 2019Fully BookedAUD $1,087 
23 Apr 201907 May 20199AUD $1,087
25 Apr 201909 May 2019Fully BookedAUD $1,087 
26 Apr 201910 May 20196AUD $1,232
27 Apr 201911 May 2019Fully BookedAUD $1,087 
28 Apr 201912 May 20196AUD $1,159
29 Apr 201913 May 2019Fully BookedAUD $1,087 
30 Apr 201914 May 2019Fully BookedAUD $1,087 
05 May 201919 May 2019Fully BookedAUD $1,087 
16 May 201930 May 20191AUD $1,449
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26 May 201909 Jun 20191AUD $1,087
27 May 201910 Jun 2019Fully BookedAUD $1,087 
28 May 201911 Jun 20193AUD $1,449
30 May 201913 Jun 2019Fully BookedAUD $1,087 
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13 Jun 201927 Jun 2019Fully BookedAUD $1,087 
15 Jun 201929 Jun 2019Fully BookedAUD $1,087 
17 Jun 201901 Jul 20198AUD $1,274
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24 Jun 201908 Jul 201914AUD $1,199
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ItineraryExpand
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. Explore rural lanes of Chiang Mai in a tuk-tuk by pre-booking the Full Day Tuk-Tuk Adventure.
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 see how to make traditional baskets and scarves. 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
Enjoy an included breakfast at G Adventures supported Khao Thep Pitak Community-Owned Farm & Restaurant. Continue on and 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/Ko Pha Ngan
Travel across southern Thailand to Ko Pha-Ngan in the Gulf of Thailand. Enjoy a free afternoon on the island.
Day 12 - Ko Pha Ngan
Enjoy a free day to explore the island's waterfalls, swim in lagoons, hike, or relax on the beach.
Day 13 - Ko Pha Ngan/Ko Tao
Hop on a ferry to laid-back Ko Tao and enjoy an afternoon of snorkelling.
Day 14 - Ko Tao
Enjoy free time in Ko Tao today, relaxing on the beach or hanging out at one of the many beach bars. Want to discover the fascinating coral and marine life inhabiting the area? Pre-book the Open Water Half Day Dive Experience extra to take two dives, guided by the experts.
Day 15 - Ko Tao
Depart at any time. If booking a flight out of Ko Samui airport, the earliest departure time should be 11:00 am Want to take the hassle out of getting back to Bangkok? Book the Bangkok Express, a two-day post-tour Extra. Speak to your Global Connection Officer or travel agent to book.