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Having lived in Singapore, Nepal, South Korea and Hong Kong, I am captivated by Asia. Having traveled to every country in Asia, and worked in luxury travel for many years, curating once-in-a-lifetime trips comes naturally to me.

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Overview

  • from $2,729 PP
  • 11 Nights
  • Private
  • Nov - Apr
  • Easy
  • 11 hrs from London / 19 hrs from NYC

Highlights

Look forward to a romantic 11 nights in Thailand, the perfect honeymoon that brings an exciting mix of cultural, historical, gastronomical, and natural delights. Explore the golden-domed temples and bustling markets in Bangkok, meet elephants in Chiang Mai and then look forward to six nights on one of the world’s most spectacular destinations, Phuket. The rest of your trip offers the perfect island fantasy, with everything from boat tour of Phang Nga Bay with its sea caves, stunning lagoons, and towering limestone rock formations to a jungle hike where you might spot elephants, macaques, gibbons, elephants, Malayan tapirs and more.

Our Flexi - Promise

  • 10% Deposit to Book

    Book your trip with us and pay a reduced deposit with the rest 90 days before your departure

  • Full Flexibility

    If you are not comfortable travelling, you have the right to cancel and get a refund up to 45 days before your departure

  • ATOL & ABTOT Protected

    Your trip with us is fully financially protected by our travel insurers. Peace of mind guaranteed.

  • No Change Fees

    We will not charge you any admin fees if you would like to change your travel dates or destination with us

What's Included

Phuket beach
  • 11 nights 4 or 5 star hotel accommodation, staying on a bed and breakfast basis.
  • Private airport departure and arrival transfers
  • Private transfers throughout as per the itinerary
  • Bangkok city tour
  • Chiang Mai temple tour
  • Chiang Mai Elephant Sanctuary visit
  • Chiang Mai cooking class
  • Khaosok National Park hike/tour
  • Pakarang Cave and Longtail boat tour
  • Phang Nga Bay Tour
  • 24/7 support from our dedicated staff
  • Expert trip planning advice
  • This is a fully customized trip with a flexible itinerary

Day by Day Itinerary

Day 1 Bangkok: Arrival into Thailand

Bangkok, Thailand

Your trip begins with a seamless process from the moment you arrive into Bangkok’s airport. You’ll be welcomed at the air-bridge and escorted through immigration without having to wait in a queue. From there, private transfer will bring you to your hotel in the capital city where you can enjoy the rest of the day to yourself, getting settled in, relaxing and enjoying the facilities at your accommodation. If you’d like to explore, you can discover everything from bustling traditional markets and luxurious shopping malls to golden temples, casual street stalls selling cheap eats and 5-star rooftop dining venues.

Day 2 Bangkok: City Tour

Bangkok

This morning your guide will pick you up for a full-day tour that begins at the Grand Palace, the most important and most impressive in the country. Explore the various buildings within the complex like the Throne Hall and Funeral Palace as well as the most revered image of Buddha in Thailand, the Emerald Buddha. Continue to one of the oldest temples in Bangkok, Wat Po, to see the giant reclining Buddha before returning to your hotel to enjoy the afternoon at your leisure. This evening, you’ll head out on a midnight food tour, cruising through the streets on a tuk-tuk, sampling various menus.

Day 3 Chiang Mai: Transfer from Bangkok; Temple Tour

Chaing Mai

An early morning private transfer brings you back to the airport to catch your flight to Chiang Mail. Once there, your driver will meet you for the transfer to your accommodation. You’ll have a few hours to refresh and unwind before heading to the most sacred temple in North Thailand, Wat Prathat Doi Suthep, with your private guide. You’ll get a tour of the temple and the grounds, including its impressive chedi and detailed murals. Enjoy the tranquillity of the temple after most of the tourists have gone, including a private blessing ceremony, and witnessing the chanting of the monks.

Day 4 Chiang Mai: Elephant Sanctuary

Chaing Mai Elephant

Rise early this morning to enjoy breakfast followed by an exciting day trip. You’ll be transferred from your hotel to an Elephant Sanctuary where you’ll learn about the history of Thailand’s domestic elephants as well as the current status quo regarding elephant conservation and tourism forest degradation and restoration in Thailand. Meet and Learn about elephant’s behaviour. An experience of a lifetime!

Day 5 Chiang Mai: Cooking Class

Chaing Mai

Today is your opportunity to learn all about delicious Thai cuisine firsthand with a morning half-day cooking class at the Chiang Mai Culinary School. It all begins with a visit to the local market to pick up ingredients and then head into the organic garden before diving into the cooking portion. Experienced chefs will instruct you on cooking authentic Thai fare, you’ll help to prepare it and enjoy the results afterwards. You’ll be delivered to your hotel mid-afternoon, with the rest of the day free to do as you like, perhaps picking up souvenirs before leaving the city for your next destination.

Day 6 Phuket: Flight from Chiang Mai

Phuket

You’ll have the morning free, perhaps resting up or exploring a little more of Chiang Mai before saying farewell and transferring to the airport to board your flight to Phuket, Thailand’s largest island and one of the world’s top beach destinations. It offers fine white sands, sparkling turquoise seas, gently swaying palms, and lively towns. You’ll be met by your driver for private transfer to your accommodation. After checking in, enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure. You’re sure to find the perfect stretch of beach to relax on soft sands and soak up the breathtaking scenery.

Day 7 Khaosok: Head Into the Jungle

Khaosok

A full day of adventures await, starting early this morning with a 7 a.m. Your first stops are the Sarasin Bridge and Tsunami Memorial Site. Afterwards, continue on to the Monkey Cave Temple with its big reclining Buddha and monkeys that come down from the limestone mountain, looking for tourists to feed them. Stop at the Khaosok Discovering Elephant Camp to meet the animals there before breaking for lunch and enjoying an hour-long canoe ride among gorgeous scenery while watching for wildlife. In the late afternoon you’ll reach your accommodation in the rainforest. You’ll have dinner among the sounds of the jungle.

Day 8 Phuket: Khaosok National Park

Khaosok

Enjoy an early breakfast this morning before heading out on a jungle hike through Khaosok National Park to see a wide range of flowers, plants, butterflies and watch for animals like elephants, Malayan tapir, macaques, gibbons and more. You’ll have lunch in the park center before checking out of camp to travel to Cheow Lan Lake. A traditional longtail boat will be waiting and the pier to take you on a cruise to a floating cottage. Take the rest of the afternoon to relax among nature, swim or paddle in a canoe around the floating huts, spending the night and enjoying dinner here.

Day 9 Phuket: Pakarang Cave & Longtail Boat Tour

Phuket

You’ll hop on a longtail boat again this morning, riding across the 500 Rai Lake jungle to embark on a bamboo raft adventure. Another great opportunity to spot the park’s impressive wildlife, afterwards you’ll board the longtail boat again to cruise over to Pakarang Cave, also known as the Coral Cave due to its stalagmites that are shaped like coral. Enjoy time to explore it before returning to the floating hut for lunch. Another adventure awaits this morning, journeying by longtail boat to Chaew-Lan Lake for a scenic tour. You’ll return to the mainland this evening, taking transfer to your accommodation.

Day 10 Phuket: Phang Nga Bay Tour

Phang Nga

Your morning is free so you might want to sleep in, linger at breakfast or just relax while gazing out at the scenery before joining a group kayaking tour to go island hopping. Paddle around world-famous James Bond and Panak islands, explore the sea caves and stunning lagoons, marvel at towering limestone rock formations, and hop into the enticing aquamarine waters for a swim. With your appetite worked up by now, a delicious Thai seafood buffet will be served, allowing you to dine while watching the sunset over Phang Nga Bay before returning to your hotel for the evening.

Day 11 Phuket: Day of Leisure

Phuket

Enjoy a day of leisure, taking advantage of the sun and the miles and miles of pristine white sands. With over 30 to choose from, there is a lot of variety, ranging from tiny secluded coves to long, lively shores, with some of the best along the west. Coast. You’ll find especially soft sands, clear azure seas and legendary sunsets. This evening browse one of the impressive night markets. Each offer their own unique charms, but all offer a variety of souvenirs at cheap prices along with delicious local street foods. Some have music and street performers too.

Day 12 Departure Day

Phuket

While your tour comes to an end later today, after breakfast you have more time to enjoy the island, soaking up the striking beauty one last time before you’re met by your driver for private transfer to the airport and your flight home.

What's not Included

  • As we have clients from all over the world. Our itineraries do not include flights. If you would like us to include flights in your trip, we are happy to do so. Please speak to your travel specialist at the planning stage to include them.
  • Gratuities for local guides
  • We strongly advise that all guests purchase comprehensive travel insurance
  • Visas if required

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