Thailand 2007 by Intrepid Travel

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thailand siam sunset basix 24 days ex bangkok departs every sun thu itinerary day 1 bangkok dive straight into bangkok s frenetic but fascinating city life days 2-3 river kwai take a boat trip down the river kwai for a different view of that infamous plus local payment 17000 thb physical culture shock bridge or swim in the magical erawan falls day 4 ayuthaya hire a bike and cycle through the ruins of this ancient capital day 5 chiang mai warm up those legs with a bike ride through the countryside or climb up to the hillside temple doi suthep days 6-8 hilltribe trek discover the simple life on a trek through the hills of the north day 9 chiang mai reward your trekking efforts with a traditional massage and check out chiang mai s night bazaar day 10 tha ton climb the hill to wat tha ton for great views over the countryside and watch the river slide by from the guesthouse days 11-12 chiang rai go temple mad or head out to the infamous golden triangle which was awash with opium crops not so long ago days 1315 bangkok wander among the 9,000 stalls at the chatuchak market or have a spiritual moment at wat pho days 16-17 khao sok national park retreat for a bit of jungle life amid clear streams lush rainforest and exotic wildlife days 18-19 ko samui head to the white sand beaches coconut groves and sensational nightlife of ko samui days 20-23 ko tao simple tranquil and picturesque ko tao is a great place to recharge those batteries day 24 bangkok our siam experience ends at bangkok train station in the early morning accommodation simple fan-cooled hotels/guesthouses 15 nts basic hilltribe villages 2 nts bungalow 2 nts overnight trains 4 nts transport local bus fan-cooled train elephant walking boat ferry group size max 16 meals 2 breakfasts 2 lunches 2 dinners water is not included on trek budget allow us$360 for meals not included departs every sun thu notes due to weather conditions this trip does not visit ko tao nov-dec normally this will mean extra nights on ko samui traveller rating 4.64 out of 5 trip code photography competition 2006 royal thailand danai wongsa · explore bangkok · see the bridge over the river kwai · wander through ancient ayuthaya trz thailand getaway original 15 days bangkok to ko samui/phuket seasonal departs every mon itinerary day 1 bangkok tantalise your senses on a stroll through the chinatown markets days 2-3 sangkhlaburi enjoy lunch with the villagers visit the three pagoda pass and hop on plus local payment 8500 thb physical culture shock an elephant day 4 thong pha phum learn a bit of thai from the village kids and get an insight into the customs religion and everyday life of the karen people day 5 kanchanaburi visit the hellfire pass museum and take the thai-burma railway across the bridge over the river kwai days 6-7 thai house enjoy a homestay in a traditional teak house on the outskirts of bangkok and spend the morning buying spices in the local market day 8 bangkok visit the extravagant grand palace or see the giant reclining buddha at wat pho for trips that run from may to oct days 9-10 ko pha-ngan soak up the serenity of cave temples relax on the beach and explore the island s fishing villages and waterfalls days 11-12 ko tao this island is famous for its spectacular coral so strap on a snorkel and jump in days 13-15 ko samui visit the sparkling emerald lake and jump feet first into the island s great nightlife for trips that run from nov to apr days 9-10 krabi kick back on beautiful beaches or watch the sunset with a cocktail in hand days 11-12 ko yao noi cycle through fishing villages or explore the spectacular limestone cliffs of phang nga bay days 13-15 phuket shop eat swim or enjoy adventure activities on thailand s largest island accommodation hotels/guesthouses east coast 11 nts west coast 12 nts bungalows 2 nts overnight train 1 nt east coast transport longtail boat speedboat local bus minibus cycle rickshaw walking songthaew elephant overnight train east coast plane west coast ferry group size max 12 meals 1 breakfast 5 lunches 1 dinner east coast 3 breakfasts 4 lunches 1 dinner west coast budget allow us$225 for meals not included departs every mon traveller rating 4.76 out of 5 trip code photography competition 2006 temple spire reflection danai wongsa · enjoy a day trip to three pagodas pass · see the bridge over the river kwai · experience traditional life in a homestay tsx 41