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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 $5,529 PP
  • 15 Nights
  • Private
  • Nov - Apr
  • Easy
  • 12 hrs from London / 18 hours from NYC

Highlights

This 15-nights trip covers many of the highlights in Southeast Asia, from the cosmopolitan global hub of Singapore and its sci-fi cityscape to one of the world’s top island destinations, Phuket, with its unspoiled white powdery sands and turquoise waters. In between, explore the UNESCO-listed Angkor Wat temple complex on a full-day tour and receive a monk’s blessing, learn how to cook Thai food with a private lesson in Bangkok and take a street food tour in Chiang Mai. Your final four nights will be spent on the paradise island of Phuket, with a day trip to Koh Khai Nok island included.

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

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    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

Phi Phi Island
  • 14 nights hotel 4 and 5 star hotel accommodation, on a bed and breakfast basis.
  • Arrival and departure private airport transfers
  • All private transfers as per itinerary
  • Flights between Singapore, Cambodia and Thailand
  • Meals as stated on itinerary
  • Marina Bay Sands’ Spectra show
  • Singapore city tour
  • Siem Reap historic tour
  • Siem Reap Roluos Temples tour
  • Private cooking lesson in Bangkok
  • Chiang Mai street food tour
  • Chiang Mai cultural tour
  • Koh Khai Nok day trip
  • Personalised itinerary
  • Expert trip planning advice
  • 24/7 support from our dedicated staff

Day by Day Itinerary

Day 1 Singapore: Arrival

Singapore

The ultimate 15-night trip covering three Southeast Asian countries begins with your arrival into Singapore Changi Airport. To ensure a seamless transition to your hotel, you’ll be welcomed by a guide just outside the customs are who will accompany you during the private transfer. After checking into your accommodation, relax or stretch your legs with a walk to the Singapore Flyer, Asia’s Largest Giant Observation Wheel which offers a breathtaking panoramic view of Marina Bay and beyond from nearly 550 feet above ground. Nearby you’ll find a wide range of shops and restaurants to take advantage of as well.

Day 2 Singapore: Chinatown Tour and Marina Bay Sands’ Spectra Show

Singapore

Singapore has a young but interesting history, under British rule until 1965, along with a diverse population of Malays, Chinese and Indians among other cultures that can be experienced throughout. Today you’ll get to explore much of it, from the Sultan’s mosque with its gold dome to teahouses in the heart of Chinatown and Little India’s bustling streets. This evening, head to the top of Marina Bay Sand’s Skypark for a view of the city, dine at a riverside Chinese restaurant and embark on a cruise along Clarke Quay. The Marina Bay Sands’ Spectra light and water show is the grand finale.

Day 3 Singapore: City Tour

Singapore

While Singapore’s history may be short, it endured a struggle to survive and prosper as an independent nation. Learn more about it on a guided tour, including how the city-state overcame numerous challenges to transform itself from a fishing port to a global financial hub and cosmopolitan destination, with a visit to the Singapore City Gallery. An immersive experience here also brings an exclusive bird’s-eye view of the central district via one of the world’s largest architectural models. Enjoy coffee or tea and a snack before getting a glimpse of the local housing estates, concluding with a ride to Orchard Road, Singapore’s retail heart.

Day 4 Siem Reap: Flight from Singapore

Angkor, Cambodia

It’s time to say farewell to Singapore and head to your next destination, Cambodia. Return to the airport via private transfer to catch your flight to Siem Reap. Upon your arrival you’ll escorted by a guide through immigration and assisted with your luggage before taking private transfer to your hotel. You’ll have time to settle in and relax, with a tuk tuk picking you up this evening to enjoy the Cambodian Circus show at Phare Circus Tent. A non-profit art organisation founded by young Cambodians who returned from refugee camps, aims to improve development of local communities through professional artistic training and education.

Day 5 Siem Reap: Historic Tour

Angkor, Cambodia

An exciting full day tour brings you to the Angkor complex with its magnificent architecture considered one of Southeast Asia’s most important archaeological sites. Covering some 250 square miles, the ruins date between the 9th and 15th centuries. The South Gate of Angkor Thom is your first glimpse before viewing the incredible Bayon and Baphoun temple areas along with the Leper King and Terrace of Elephants. After lunch, journey to the temple of Ta Phrom which has been reclaimed by the jungle, with the roots of the trees growing right through. Finish the tour with an iconic sunset at famous Angkor Wat.

Day 6 Siem Reap: Roluos Temples Tour

Rolous Temples

After breakfast, your private guide will bring you on a tour of the Roluos Group of temples, including Bakong, Preah Ko and Lolei, the remains of the Angkorian-era Empire’s first major capital. Bakong, the largest temple, was built and dedicated to Shiva and still has a working Buddhist monastery. After exploring you’ll receive a monk’s blessing for good health and good luck. The rest of the day is yours, perhaps travel to the countryside to walk among the rice paddies or catch a dance performance at the Cambodian Cultural Village. Don’t miss sampling the bars and eateries along Pub Street this evening.

Day 7 Bangkok: Flight from Siem Reap

Bangkok

This morning private transfer will bring you back to the airport for your flight to Bangkok, where you’ll be greeted upon arrival and escorted via fast track service. Your private driver/guide will then transfer you to your hotel in the capital city. After settling in you might want to check out some of the top landmarks. Wat Pho is famous for its 141-foot-long reclining Buddha. Other highlights here include the Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaew, the Kingdom’s most revered shrine. You can also visit the Temple of Dawn, Wat Arun, by crossing the Cha Phraya River via water taxi.

Day 8 Bangkok: Private Cooking Lesson

Thailand Food

Thai food is one of the world’s favourite cuisines, and a private cooking lesson is one of the most useful souvenirs you can bring back home. Your private guide will bring you to the world-renowned Blue Elephant Restaurant and Cooking School, set within a beautiful historic mansion, for a one-on-one cooking class this morning. It begins by visiting the Bang Rak morning market where your instructor will help you select ingredients. After preparing the meal, you’ll get to sample the results along with other Thai dishes. The rest of the day is yours to unwind or perhaps shop and dine along bustling Khaosan Road.

Day 9 Chiang Mai: Flight from Bangkok; Street Food Tour

Chaing mai

Check out of your Bangkok hotel this morning and take private transfer back to the airport for your flight to Chiang Mai. Upon your arrival, you’ll be met by your driver/guide for private transfer to your accommodation. Relax and refresh before embarking on a tour this evening. Your private guide will pick you up for an authentic Thai Street Food tour. Explore on foot and by songtaew, you’ll discover multiple food markets, sampling a wide range of northern Thai dishes, including coconut dumplings, stewed pork leg and Khanom Chin (Chinese noodles), while learning how to order food in Thai.

Day 10 Chiang Mai: Cultural Tour

Chaing Mai

A full day sightseeing tour brings you to Wat Phra Singh, one of the most important temples in Chiang Mai, followed by a visit to the Cultural Center, a fok art museum focused on Northern Thai Lanna culture. Next you’ll travel to Pa Saeing Da Textile Museum, owned by an elderly Thai woman who started a number of weaving projects in villages nearby. Explore the Forest Temple of Doi Kham and marvel at the most famous landmark in the region, Wat Doi Suthep, which provides a jaw-dropping view of downtown Chiang Mai. On the return to your hotel, visit Studio Naenna too.

Day 11 Chiang Mai: Market visit and monk chat

Chaing Mai Monks

Rise early this morning to visit Chiang Mai Gate Market with your guide, enjoy some light Thai breakfast foods alongside locals who often enjoy steaming bowls of noodles. Return to your hotel for a full breakfast before heading into the city center via songtaew. See one of the four original city gates and stop to chat with a monk at a temple nearby to get an insight into monastic life. After returning to your hotel, you’ll have the rest of the day to yourself, perhaps visiting the Chiang Mail National Museum or the Chiang Mai City Arts and Cultural Center.

Day 12 Phuket: Flight from Chiang Mai

Phuket

The island portion of your trip begins today, with private transfer returning you to Bangkok’s airport to board your flight to Phuket. You’ll touch down after about two hours, with a guide meeting you upon arrival for private transfer to your Phuket hotel. One of the world’s most desirable beach holiday destinations, Phuket is the largest island in Thailand, and offers a paradise-like retreat complete with soft white sands, crystal-clear aquamarine water and swaying palm trees. After checking into your hotel, the rest of the day can be enjoyed at your leisure, perhaps relaxing on the beach, soaking up the sun and the scenery.

Day 13 Phuket: Day of Leisure

Phuket

You’ll have a full day to do nothing but relax, spend the day at the beach – there are more than 30 here, or take advantage of the facilities at your hotel. There are a wide range of activities that can be enjoyed on Phuket too, including hiking tours through the tropical forests that are teeming with wildlife, including elephants, monitor lizards, black and sun bears, Malayan tapirs, pangolins, deer and much more. Other options include indulging in a famous Thai massage, mingling with the locals in one of the fishing villages and sampling fresh-caught seafood. The options are practically endless here.

Day 14 Phuket: Koh Khai Nok Day Trip

Koh Khai Nok

Enjoy a relaxing excursion to idyllic Koh Khai Nok island today. Meet your driver/guide early this morning to transfer to the pier at Leam Hin Village where you’ll board a private longtail boat. You’ll reach the island in about 25 minutes – it offers outstanding snorkelling as it’s entirely surrounded by coral reef with abundant marine life inhabiting the crystal-clear turquoise waters, including all sorts of colourful fish. There will be plenty of time to sunbathe on the postcard-perfect beaches in between. The boat will bring you back to the pier and you’ll enjoy a seafood lunch before returning to your hotel.

Day 15 Phuket: Day of Leisure

Phuket

A full day of leisure is the perfect way to relax and recharge before your journey home tomorrow. The spa is a great place to be, with enough luxurious Thai treatments to enjoy an entire day or more there. Other options include visiting the famous Upside Down House, Baan Teelanka, on the outskirts of Phuket town, for some Instagrammable photos or taking a tour of the Chalong Bay Rum Distillery, including rum tasting. The facility even offers cocktail classes in a gorgeous setting. Come back by dusk to enjoy dinner with a sunset view, celebrating your unforgettable trip through Southeast Asia.

Day 16 Departure

Bangkok

Your 15-nights journey comes to an end this morning. Get your bags packed and ready for private transfer back to the airport to begin your return home. If you aren’t ready to go just yet, our travel experts will be happy to help you extend your holiday.

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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