If you are looking for a journey combining city exploration and a peaceful island getaway, we highly recommend this itinerary for you.
Begin the tour in the capital city of Bangkok, which has magnificent palaces, temples, and bustling streets. Venture to the relatively remote island of Koh Chang, which is famous for steep, jungle-covered peaks and its picturesque landscape. End the journey at the stunning island of Koh Kood. It is incredibly untouched by tourism and is an ideal spot to visit for a Robinson Crusoe feel.
This customizable itinerary will allow for plenty of relaxation and exploration.
- Explore Thailand's most charming islands — Koh Samui, Koh Tao, and Koh Phangan.
- Take time to relax under winding coconut palm trees on a white sand beach.
- Dive and snorkel to discover the amazing underwater world.
Itinerary in Detail
Welcome to Bangkok! Your guide and driver will greet you at the airport and drive you to your hotel.
The rest of the day is free for you to adjust to the jet lag or wander around your hotel.
You will have two free days to explore the island Koh Samui.
Start your day by visiting the magnificent Wat Pho, which is home to the most famous reclining Buddha. Buddhist monks in orange robes gather there for their daily ritual — find a seat on the ground and immerse yourself in the pious chanting.
Head to the iconic Grand Palace, then hop on a long-tail boat and cruise to photogenic Wat Arun to see the fascinating structure.
Savor your lunch and then spend the rest of the day wandering around the bustling Chinatown to enjoy a glimpse of old Bangkok.
Take our private transfer to the airport and fly to Trat. Upon your arrival, your private guide and driver will transfer you to the pier to take the ferry boat to the island of Koh Chang. The hotel staff will pick you up from the pier and transfer you to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day exploring on your own.
You will have two free days to explore the second largest island in Thailand.
Koh Chang is less touristy compared to the famous islands of Phuket and Koh Smaui. You may consider relaxing by the wonderful beaches or joining in outdoor activities, such as snorkeling, diving, playing with elephants in the sea, exploring the Than Mayon and Klong Plu Waterfalls, visiting Baan Salak Kok and Bang Bao Fishing Village, riding an off-road ATV around the island, or appreciating the stunning sunset view at Kal Bae Beach. All these activities can be easily booked with a local agency and local hotels, or speak with our travel consultant.
Leave Koh Chang for Koh Kood. The transfer between hotels and piers on each side and the ferry boats are all included.
Koh Kood is the fourth largest island in Thailand. There are no shops, night market, or bustling crowds. All you will see here are pristine white beaches, crystal clear water, coconut palm forests, and relaxing beach bungalows.
Immerse yourself on a peaceful island where you and your loved ones can unplug for a while and forget about the rest of the world.
We have selected hotels with different styles and for different budgets. Let us know your preferences and we will help you find the right one.
Why Travel with Asia Highlights
- Tailor-made experience: All of your ideas/needs will be carefully considered to create your ideal trip.
- Worry-free planning: Every step of your trip, you will be looked after by your 1:1 travel consultant based in Asia.
- No-risk booking: We refund as much as we can and adapt flexibly to unexpected changes.
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