-Royal Grand Palace Bangkok
-Exploring Sticky Waterfalls in Chiang Mai
-Learning about conservation at an elephant sanctuary
-Island hopping through the Andaman Sea
-Feasting on Thai cuisine
Travel to three popular destinations of Thailand: Bangkok, Chiang Mai, and Krabi. Discover the capital city of Bangkok--visiting the Grand Palace and touring the alleyways that weave through the city.
Explore the mountainous region of Chiang Mai--swimming in a waterfall and visiting an elephant sanctuary. Relax on the white sand beaches of Krabi, and kayak around limestone karsts of the Andaman Sea.
Start: Please be ready to go at Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK) in Bangkok at 3:00 pm.
Arrival time is not mandatory, but guarantees included group transportation.
Finish: The trip ends on Railay Beach. We suggest booking your flight out of Krabi for after 10:00 am to ensure included transportation. Any flight before this time may lead to challenges in securing a boat transfer off of Railay Beach.
Departure time is not mandatory, but guarantees included group transportation.
This trip is relaxing and includes light activities with optional moderate activities. Participants can decide how much time they spend being active. No physical preparation is required to make the most of the experience.
This trip is a good mix of activity and relaxation and includes moderate physical activities. Participants should expect to be active 3-4 hours most days. An active lifestyle is helpful though not required to enjoy the trip.
This trip is for those who enjoy being physically challenged and reaping the rewards. It includes moderate to intense physical activities and participants should expect to be active 6-8 hours most days. Participants should have an active lifestyle.
This trip has a 30-day cancellation policy. Give us at least 30 days notice and you can switch your trip for free, or we'll hold your Experience Credits for future use.
Because this trip has non-refundable tickets we have a 60-day cancellation policy. Give us at least 60 days notice and you can switch your trip for free, or we'll hold your Experience Credits for future use.
Welcome to Thailand! Take included transportation with your new group of friends to our first stop – the bustling city of Bangkok.
Find yourself in the capital of Thailand, a modern metropolis with roots going back to the 15th century.
Relax and recover after a long flight and enjoy our opening dinner with your new friends as you begin to acclimate to Southeast Asia.
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and then get ready for a bicycling tour in Bang Krajao, a hidden paradise in the heart of the city.
You will quickly notice the difference between Baan Krajao and downtown. Everything is very tranquil here; a wilderness of lush green jungle, mangroves, gardens, and nature. It's a wonderful place to ride a bicycle and breathe the fresh air.
In the evening, gather together with your friends and enjoy a guided food tour through Chinatown, one of Bangkok's oldest neighborhoods.
Spend your morning in Thailand exploring the Grand Palace – a former residence of the Kings of Siam until 1925.
Head over to Bangkok's largest and oldest temple complex, Wat Pho, and walk alongside the 150-foot-long Reclining Buddha.
In the afternoon, make your way to the airport for your included domestic flight up to Chiang Mai, a captivating city nestled in the scenic mountains of Northern Thailand.
Wake up in Chiang Mai. This blissfully calm and laid-back capital of the North never fails to charm visitors with its mountainous landscape and lush farmlands.
Enjoy a relaxing morning with a traditional Thai massage, or get a workout by joining a Muay Thai class. This morning is free for you to choose your own adventure.
In the afternoon, head up the mountain to Doi Suthep Temple. Watch the sunset over the city while listening to the monks chant evening prayers. Upon return, enjoy local Thai dishes for dinner and head out to explore the nightlife.
After breakfast, enjoy a short hike to the Bua Tong Sticky Waterfalls, where you'll spend the morning climbing and swimming in the falls before enjoying a Thai picnic lunch.
Once back in the city, take an optional cooking class where you will learn how to make local Thai delicacies or explore some temples in the city.
Explore the night market of Chiang Mai. Eat pad thai and listen to live music at Chill Out Market Night BarZaar.
Get ready for a day you'll remember forever at one of the top elephant sanctuaries in Thailand.
Here you will learn about Asian elephants, conservation efforts, and why there is a movement in Thailand to end elephant riding. Spend time feeding these gentle giants while observing them enjoy the natural surroundings of the sanctuary.
As with all Over30Experiences community projects, we have rigorous standards for all the non-profit organizations we work with to ensure the safety of the animals and that our money supports an ethical approach to elephant rehabilitation. Read more about how we support elephant conservation in Thailand.
After this incredible experience, return to Chiang Mai for a delicious Lanna-style dinner.
Say goodbye to Chiang Mai and fly to Krabi on your included flight. Enjoy the change of scenery as you make your way to the beach!
Once we land, we'll head to the pier and take a long-tail boat to Railay Beach. This small peninsula is only accessible by boat because of the large limestone cliffs that cut it off from the mainland.
Rent a kayak for an hour or cool off with a swim. Enjoy the sunset on the beach and settle into the slow pace of beach life with a delicious meal of Thai cuisine.
After breakfast, it’s time to island hop!
Enjoy a traditional boat ride out to the islands of the Andaman Sea. Cruise past limestone karsts jutting out of the emerald green waters and spot birds nesting in the cliffs.
Continue the adventure to beautiful protected marine parks and white sand beaches. After lunch, spend time exploring the shoreline.
Enjoy a beautiful sunset and conversations with friends before dinner.
After breakfast, gear up to enjoy some of the best rock climbing in the world. You may even get to rappel out of a limestone cave onto the sand below for one of the top views of the trip.
Afterward, walk past the towering limestone cliffs and stop for a photo of the monkeys as you make your way to Phra Nang beach.
Depending on the tide, walk across the ocean floor to an isolated island in the Andaman Sea or explore some of the caves that dot the shoreline.
Say goodbye to Thailand with one last swim in the Andaman Sea.
Reflect on your Thai experience over breakfast and make plans to keep in touch with your new community of travel friends.
Afterward, take your included transportation to the Krabi International Airport (KBV) or continue the adventure on your own.
Travelers are responsible for international airfare to Bangkok and from Krabi.
Airfare booking details will be sent after registration - please wait to book your flight until you receive further instruction.
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