Exciting Southern Thailand tour from Phuket along the Andaman Sea to the Gulf Coast, with final destination Surat Thani. The journey leads through the unknown provinces of southern Thailand with diverse cultural and natural highlights. There are fascinating national parks, important temples and bustling cities with colorful markets and unique attractions. Afterwards you can easily transfer to the islands of Koh Samui, Koh Phangan and Koh Tao.
After breakfast visit Wat Tham Suea, also known as Tiger Cave Temple. Opportunity to climb 1.200 stairs to the summit. The next stop is by the Emerald Pool, surrounded by dense jungle. Opportunity to relax and swim. In Trang province lunch at a local restaurant and then visit a rubber plantation. Afterwards explore the Tham Le Khao Kop Cave by boat. The tour leads to Nakhon Si Thammarat on the southern Gulf coast. Attend a shadow play at the Suchat Sapsin house, performed by the old masters. Transfer to the hotel and check-in.
After breakfast at the hotel visit Wat Phra Mahathat, one of the oldest temples in southern Thailand. Drive to Phrom Lok waterfall with the natural pool. The journey continues through orchards and small villages to the Khao Luang National Park. Lunch at a local restaurant. Afterwards enjoy rafting on a mountain stream through the untouched nature, with views of the surrounding mountain ranges. Drive towards Surat Thani with a stop at an oyster farm in Kanchanadit. Transfer to the hotel for check in, followed by a dinner on the banks of the River Tapi.
After breakfast visit a monkey school. A local farmer teaches monkeys to pick the coconuts from the tall palm trees. Next is a boat trip on small side arms of the Tapi River. Drive along mangrove forests, traditional wooden stilt houses and local fishermen.
Transfer to the ferry pier, airport or railway station in Surat Thani or to your hotel.
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|Nakhon Si Thammarat||Twin Lotus Hotel||Deluxe Room||1|
|Surat Thani||Diamond Plaza Hotel Suratthani||Deluxe Room||1|
|Krabi||The White Pearl Hotel||Superior Room||1|
Air-conditioned car /van and driver
English speaking guide (French and German speaking guides available upon request)
Rates include all entrance fees as per program.
Accommodation as listed on twin sharing basis
Daily breakfast in the hotel (B)
Other meals as per itinerary (L/D)
Children under 12 years sharing room with 2 adults with extra bed 70% of adult rate.
Children under 12 years sharing room with 2 adults without extra bed 50% of adult rate.
Valid only if child travels with two paying adults.