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Tailor-Made Thailand: Bangkok to the Beach

11 days from $9,395

Experience the beauty of Thailand by visiting some of the most beautiful destinations in the country – the gold-plated Reclining Buddha, the temple-rich Chiang Mai, and the pristine beaches of Koh Samui. From bustling cities to ancient towns, peaceful waterfront locations and luxurious resorts where you can forget all daily troubles, Thailand promises to be a treat for the senses and to soothe your body and soul.

Thailand at a Glance

Thailand is one of the most alluring countries in Southeast Asia with a fascinating history, beautiful architecture, and even more stunning nature. Notably, it’s also a very gay-friendly destination. Gay pride in Thailand is always a highly celebrated event, and in the bigger cities, you’ll find ample LGBT-friendly nightlife and establishments. While Thailand has the highest percentage of transsexuals in the world, you should always practice caution since petty crime and tourist robbing are not uncommon. The country is bursting with lavish landscapes ranging from some of the world’s most pristine beaches and epic limestone formations to thriving jungles with unbelievable wildlife. The best time to visit is during the dry season, which ranges from November to early April. The temperatures will still be relatively high, but with less humidity, it will be just perfect.

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Currency

Baht (THB)

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Language

Thai

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Visas

Not needed for travellers from the US, Canada and Europe

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Best Time To Visit

November – April

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Timezone

Indochina Time (GMT+7)

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Homosexual Activity

Legal

Photo: Sasin Tipchai

Photo: Pascal Debrunner

11-day travel itinerary

DAY 1

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Arrive in Bangkok, Thailand

Upon arrival in Bangkok, a driver will take you to your luxurious hotel for check-in.

DAY 2

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Bangkok | Bangkok of Old

Enjoy a private boat ride that will introduce you to the spiritual and regal nuances of Thai culture. Beat the crowds at the Grand Palace by arriving at opening hours and visiting the famous Emerald Buddha before visiting the Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles. Then a tuk-tuk will take you to see the giant reclining Buddha at Wat Pho. Finish the day with an hour-long massage, delectable Thai food at a local restaurant, and an evening of leisure at your hotel.

DAY 3

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Bangkok | Canal & Communities of Bangkok

Discover the oldest parts of the city on a private boat ride taking you across rivers and quiet canals. Step on dry land at a local Buddhist temple and wander through quiet streets and alleyways to discover the centuries-old past of a local residential district with a Thai-Portuguese past and heritage. Once you’re back on the boat, it will take you to see a unique wooden house on stilts hosting a vintage gallery.

DAY 4

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Chiang Rai | Relax & Recharge

This morning you’re flying to Chiang Rai, where you will check in to your comfortable accommodations overlooking the green hills of Myanmar and Laos. Spend the rest of the day at your own pace, exploring the beautiful surroundings.

DAY 5

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Chiang Rai | A Range of Exciting Activities

Today you have the opportunity to discover the Golden Triangle comprising three countries – Thailand, Myanmar, and Laos. Alternatively, you can partake in a wonderful culinary masterclass gaining insights into Northern Thai cooking. Finish the day with a relaxing 90-minute spa treatment at your hotel.

DAY 6

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Chiang Mai | In The Mae Rim Valley

Enjoy a relaxing morning and lunch at your hotel before heading overland to Chiang Mai. On the way, stop at the mesmerising Blue and White Temples that seem out of this world. Upon arrival in Chiang Mai, check in to your hotel located in the beautiful Mae Rim Valley.

DAY 7

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Chiang Mai | Amid Temples

Explore Chiang Mai on a tour that will reveal fascinating secrets of both past and present. Witness the old town and the 13th-century gate before visiting the Three Kings Monument, the Chiang Mai City Arts & Cultural Centre, and the Lanna Architecture Centre. Next, discover Northern Thai flavours and specialities at Warorot Market before enjoying the signature khao soi noodle dish.

DAY 8

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Koh Samui | Waterfront Beauty

Fly to Koh Samui this morning and transfer to your luxurious resort with a private beach and villas with infinity pools. Enjoy the day at leisure in this beautiful waterfront property.

Luxury Holiday Koh Samui Thailand

DAY 9

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Koh Samui | A Day at The Beach

Fully immerse yourself in the amenities of Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui – book a luxurious spa treatment or simply spend the day by the water, surrounded by lush foliage and a completely peaceful atmosphere.

Luxury Holiday Koh Samui Thailand Lamai Beach

DAY 10

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Koh Samui | A Parting Glimpse

Enjoy one more day of complete relaxation at the resort, taking in the spectacular views and amenities.

Luxury Holiday Koh Samui Thailand Lamai Beach South

DAY 11

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Depart Koh Samui

After breakfast, fly to Bangkok, where you’ll board your international flight home.

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Additional recommended experiences

Enhance your journey with a variety of optional add-ons. Immerse yourself in Bangkok's vibrant street art scene by taking a tour of the Creative District. Led by the district's co-founder, you'll explore colonial landmarks, meet local designers and artisans, and discover fascinating street art and murals in the city's backstreets. You can also sign up to learn the basics of Thai kickboxing from a professional Muay Thai champion and rejuvenate with a steam and Thai massage at a hotel spa. Or, hop on a bicycle and explore Bangkok's riverfront, markets, and temples, including Wat Arun and Wat Pho. Or take a culinary adventure through Bangkok's markets, including Silom, Nang Loeng, Or Tor Kor and the Chatuchak Weekend Market. You could also combine this journey with Tailor Made Cambodia: Angkor Wat or Tailor Made Laos: Luang Prabang for an extended adventure in Southeast Asia.

Let Us Book Your Luxury Thailand Vacation

Get in touch if you would like us to arrange your Thailand trip. Did you have a different Thailand itinerary in mind? No problem. We tailor every trip to your individual travel style and passions so just let us know what you’re looking for.

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A private itinerary designed for you

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Hand-selected luxury accommodation

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Exclusive insider-access opportunities and inspiring sightseeing

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English-speaking local guides

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Airport meet and greet with private transfers

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