Asia 2017 by Intrepid Travel

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phuket thailand marie o’connor homestay dinner preparation northern thailand tammie waite classic thailand east coast homestay chiang mai 17 days bangkok to ko samui sukhothai th a ilan d support an important animal welfare initiative and get close to incredible creatures at the hospital of the friends of the asian elephant cruise to ko pitak for a taste of real island life enjoy an overnight homestay feast on fresh seafood and interact with local fishermen bangkok chumphon ko tao ko phitak ko samui day 1 bangkok set on the banks of the chao phraya river bangkok is a vibrant fusion of old and new days 2-3 sukhothai enjoy the tranquillity of the first capital of the kingdom of siam set amid leafy forests perfumed gardens and rice paddies day 4 homestay visit the first elephant hospital in the world then relax in a homestay days 5-7 chiang mai bike between gold-gilded temples enjoy a cooking class and hone haggling skills at the markets days 8-9 bangkok see the sights of bangkok perhaps exploring the city’s khlongs and temples or hitting up khao san road day 10 ko phitak enjoy a welcoming homestay on this wonderful island days 11-12 chumphon swim with tropical fish on a full-day snorkelling adventure days 13-14 ko tao swim snorkel sunbathe and taste delicious local cuisine while in ko tao days 15-17 ko samui leave one paradise and land in the lap of another choose to laze the day away in ko samui or get active in a kayak or with a forest walk original ttsbc maximum group size 12 resort 8 nts homestay 2 nts hotel 4 nts overnight sleeper train 2 nts 10 breakfasts 6 lunches 2 dinners view dates and prices classic thailand west coast public bus songthaew minibus overnight sleeper train ferry bike boat taxi homestay chiang mai sukhothai 16 days bangkok to phuket th ailan d bangkok experience daily rural life firsthand on a stay with long-time intrepid friends in a small thai village in the country’s north meet some furry friends and learn about the great work done at the gibbon rehabilitation centre in phuket day 1 bangkok make the most of a day in bewitching bangkok a city of skyscrapers temples chaos and calm days 2-3 sukhothai hire bicycles and enjoy a few leisurely hours absorbing the history of this fascinating place by bike stopping for a home-cooked picnic lunch along the way day 4 homestay spend the night at a traditional homestay in the evening be treated to a traditional thai khantohk dinner and live music performances days 5-7 chiang mai discover the secrets of thai cuisine during a cooking class days 8-9 bangkok head out to wat pho to look at the famed reclining buddha then climb aboard a overnight train bound south days 10-11 ao nang/krabi hop into a sea kayak and explore the mangrove forest at ao thalane days 12-13 ko yao noi sail around phang-nga bay enjoying jagged cliffs and idyllic islands days 14-16 phuket visit the gibbon rehabilitation centre before winding down on phuket’s beaches ao nang phuket original surat thani ko yao noi ttzbc maximum group size 12 resort 6 nts homestay 1 nt hotel 4 nts overnight sleeper train 2 nts guesthouse 2 nts 7 breakfasts 5 lunches 1 dinner view dates and prices 52 discover more trips and detailed information about this destination at intrepidtravel.com/thailand public bus songthaew minivan overnight sleeper train speed boat taxi bike boat