Overview

Bangkok is renowned the world over for its amazing nightlife, architecture, lifestyle and food. Thailand’s capital is one of Asia's most cosmopolitan cities, with magnificent temples and palaces, authentic canals.

Enjoy a beach break at one of the most beautiful provinces in Thailand, home to post-card perfect beaches, pass by iconic beaches, lunch beside picturesque bays. It’s the ultimate beach getaway to Phuket!


Bangkok encompassing a wide range of sights and experiences, whilst also optimizing several different methods of traditional travel, the tour takes you to beautiful temples, visit the landmarks of Bangkok.

Enjoy a beach break at one of the most beautiful provinces in Thailand, home to post-card perfect beaches, pass by iconic beaches, lunch beside picturesque bays. It’s the ultimate beach getaway to Phuket!

5 Nights 6 Days 18 Dec, 19 Dec, 20 Dec, and more
Inclusions/Exclusions
What we'll give. What we won't

What is included in the tour

  • 5-nights’ accommodation based on twin-sharing (2 persons per room)
  • Meals mentioned in the itinerary as specified (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, and D=Dinner)
  • Private transportation in a chauffeur-driven, air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bottled drinking water during excursions
  • Tours and activities as indicated in the itinerary
  • Professional and licensed English-speaking guide (additional charge applies for other language speaking guide)
  • All entrance fees, donations and parking fees as per itinerary
  • 7% local government tax 

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Visa fee / arrangements if applicable
  • Any Domestic and International flights
  • Any alcoholic beverages
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone call, room service, mini bar, etc
  • Personal health and travel insurance
  • Gratuities/ tipping for driver and/or guide and porterage
  • Any applicable High Season and Peak /festive Season surcharge
  • Any additional excursion/optional tours/​activites that are not mentioned in the itinerary
Highlights
What makes this tour special
  • Visit the landmarks of Bangkok, Grand Palace and Thailand’s most revered Buddha image residing in Wat Phra Kaew.
  • Enjoy a beach break at one of the most beautiful provinces in Thailand.
Itinerary

Day 1: Bangkok Arrival

  • Upon arrival at Bangkok International Airport, your private guide and driver will assist with transfer to your hotel.
  • Overnight at your hotel  in Bangkok

Day 2: Bangkok – HD City and Temples tour

  • Breakfast at hotel. Meet your guide at the hotel and private transfer to visit the majestic Grand Palace and Emerald Buddha temple, Wat Pho and canal tour.
  • The splendid Grand Palace enclosure is home to many ornate temples and buildings in a variety of architectural styles. Gold leaf, reflective tilling and Buddha Images are to be seen everywhere. The magnificent Wat Phra Kaeo - a treasure trove of Thai arts and home to the Emerald Buddha, Thailand’s most revered Buddha image - is at the heart of the complex.
  • Walk to one of the oldest temples in Bangkok: Wat Pho - or the temple of the Reclining Buddha. The famous reclining Buddha, constructed in 1932, is enshrined in this temple. The 46-metre long and 15-metre high gold-plated Reclining Buddha, with eyes and feet inlaid with mother-of-pearl brings to mind the Lord Buddha’s entry into Nirvana. What Pho was also the first centre of public education in the Kingdom. Nowadays, it is an important centre for the teaching and administering of traditional Thai massage.
  • Overnight at your hotel  in Bangkok

Day 3: Bangkok – Phuket

  • After breakfast, our guide will meet you at hotel lobby and then take you to the airport for your flight to Phuket. Upon arrival at Phuket Airport, the local representative will assist with the private transfer by air-conditioned vehicle to the hotel.
  • Overnight at your hotel in Phuket

Day 4: Phuket - Phi Phi Island & Khai island by Speed boat

  • Breakfast at the resort and then departure for Phi Phi and Khai Island. These islands offer untouched solitude you will find in only a few locations on the whole of Thailand. There are certainly very few locations in the world which are this beautiful. Maya Bay on Phi Phi Leh was the setting for the film The Beach, featuring Leonardo DiCaprio, and offers some of the most sensational natural scenery
  • Transfer from your hotel to Boat Lagoon Marina Pier and enjoy some sightseeing at Nui Bay (Camel Rock). Visit monkey beach, relax or swim and snorkel. Visit Viking Cave, where you will see traces from a very distant past, when the vikings were the masters of the seas. Take some relaxing time at Pi Leh Cove, where you can enjoy sightseeing and swimming around this unique natural spot. Continue to Loh Samah Bay, where you can snorkel and discover what the original color of the emerald is. Continue to Tonsai Bay for lunch. Enjoy your snorkel spot and flirt with one of the greatest unspoiled coral reefs in Asia. After that take a break and relax at Khai Island before heading back to Boat Lagoon.
  • Overnight at your hotel in Phuket

Day 5: Phuket

  • Breakfast at the hotel.  After breakfast at the resort, spend the rest of the day exploring the island’s remarkable tropical scenery, or simply sit back and relax.
  • Overnight at your hotel in Phuket

Day 6: Phuket Departure

  • Breakfast at the hotel, Breakfast at the resort. Meet with representative for the transfer back to Phuket Airport for the flight.

Good to know

  • Suitable for FITs and Family with minimum of 2 persons or group of maximum 35 persons
  • Not suitable for those to travel with wheelchairs or walking gear
  • Private basis only (no seat in coach available)
  • Operated daily, with 48 hours advanced reservation required (subject to availability of the hotels/resorts)
  • Compulsory Christmas’ s Eve dinner on December 24th and New Year’s Eve dinner on December 31st  (price varies depending on hotel policy – to be advised)

Other Useful Information

Passport & Visa

You will need a passport valid for six months after arrival date and appropriate visas to enter Thailand. We cannot accept responsibility if you are refused entry to a country because you lack the correct visa documentation.

Insurance

The tour price does not include personal insurance, so we highly recommend you arrange your own insurance prior to departure, including the cost of medical evacuation by air.

Local Currency

The local currency in Thailand is the Thai Baht (THB).  The current exchange rate is approximately USD 1 = THB 32-33. Major  credit  cards are widely  accepted and  foreign currency  is accepted  at most  of the  large hotels  and authorized moneychangers. There are local banks as well as ATM machines in all main towns.

What do bring

Casual and comfortable lightweight clothing is suitable for travelling in Thailand. Clothing in layers is recommended if travelling to higher altitudes. Dress modestly and don’t wear shorts or sleeveless tops when visiting religious  buildings. Comfortable  walking  shoes are  recommended and should be removed before entering a private home. Wear a  sarong  and  waist  sashes  when  visiting  temples (both are provided at  additional costs). Prepare a change of dry clothes for a day including water activities such as snorkelling or canoeing.

Electricity
220 V / 50hz is used in Thailand. We recommend you bring along a travel adapter.

Weather
Thailand enjoys a warm, tropical  climate  year-round with  the most  pleasant  weather  from  October until February when the trade winds blow. The rainy season normally starts in June and usually lasts until September.

Language
The national language, Thai, is taught  in all  schools and spoken at home or in the  markets, although the local people speak their local dialects in rural areas. English is increasingly spoken in the main tourist centres.

Tipping and Gratuities

It is generally accepted to tip local restaurant staff, luggage porters, drivers and guides. It is however not mandatory. Recommended tipping for guides is between THB300-500 (USD 10-15) per day and for drivers it is THB150-200 (USD 5-7) per day.

Notes
This itinerary has been carefully designed by our team to showcase unique and recommended experiences. Should you have any question in regards to this tailormade programme, please contact us.