Overview

The Thailand Night Market and Blue Waters trip begins from Bangkok and ends in Ko Tao. This tour takes 15 days to complete. You will travel through Ko Pha Ngan, Chiang Mai, Koh Tao, and six other destinations in Thailand. Explore Thailand on a affordable tour, even for young travelers. Trek to region's hill tribes and experience the local Thai life, walk on the sparkling southern beachside sands, snorkel in the vast sea, go swimming. Taste the local Thai street foods, roam in some of the popular streets, enjoy remote Thai life, and many more.

Trip highlights

What's included?

  • Accommodation
  • Basic hotels (twin-share) or hostels (multi-share) for nine nights, hill-tribe huts (basic multi-share) for two nights, overnight train for three nights
  • Meals (Breakfast, lunch, dinner)
  • Local bus, train, boat

What's excluded?

  • International flights. We advise you to arrive one day before the tour starting date
  • Travel insurance

Itinerary Show all

Day One:

Bangkok

Arrive at the bustling capital of Thailand. After arriving, the airport representative will take you to the hotel. There will be a trip meeting in the late afternoon, make sure to check the location and time.

This evening, explore the renowned Khao San Road and enjoy drinks on several bars, clubs, or pubs while enjoying music. Enjoy dancing and drinking in the middle of the street. Grab a beer and enjoy time with fellow travelers. Try various local delicacies, and don't forget to try deep-fried insects and frogs. The unique one would be a deep-fried scorpion.

Day Two:

Bangkok to Chiang Mai

After breakfast, head out to visit the renowned Wat Po and the Grand Palace. Check out the world-famous Thai street foods. You will tasks overnight train to Chiang Mai tonight. We will be on a train for around 12 hours. Relax and enjoy travel while enjoying beautiful views on the way.

Optional Activities

Grand Palace visit

Grand Palace is King's official residence on the bank of the Chao Phraya river. The palace consists of many buildings, halls, la2ns, gardens, and courtyards. Also, visit the Temple of the Emerald Buddha.

Klong Riverboat Tour

We travel on a longtail boat through a chaotic Chao Phraya River. Pass through small Klongs and see skyscrapers, temples, and shops in the distance. See the chaotic lakeshore with the huge crowd up close.

Wat Po Visit

Wat Po temple is famous for its reclining Buddha. It is one of the largest reclining Buddha in the world, with its feet adorned with mother-of-pearl engravings of Buddhist symbols. Also, see other Buddha statues, paintings, and the chedis that contain the ashes of Buddha. Wat Po is also a source of traditional Thai massage.

Royal Barge museum

Royal Barge Museum lies along the Chao Phraya River and houses many ceremonial barges used only for special occasions. So, most of the time, you can get a glimpse of its rare ornate decorations and features.

Day Three:

Chiang Mai

Go for the tour of Chiang Mai's night market and enjoy a variety of street foods. You can also visit Doi Suthep Temple, take a relaxing bath at Sankampang Hot Springs or see a Thai boxing match.

Included Activity

Street Food Crawl

Check out the night market with your fellow travelers. Don't forget to make space for more food today as you will see lots of mouthwatering delicacies on the night market. Enjoy the delicious Thai foods without breaking your wallet.

Optional Activities

Massage

Relax and let masseuse pamper you with affordable massages.

Yoga classes

Try some of the exclusive Thai yoga at Chiang Mai.

Doi Suthep Temple visit

Khantoke Dinner and Show

Enjoy northern Khantok style dinner with local entertainment. Usually, Khantok's main dish includes sticky rice, Hang-le curry, and chili pasted with crispy pork.

Tour Chiang Mai on a bicycle

Hire a cycle and go around Chiang Mai city to get an alternative view of this beautiful city.

Full-Day tuk-tuk adventure

Take a full day to travel on a tuk-tuk, one of Asia's famous mode of transport. Enjoy the full-day Northern Thailand unique adventure. Accompanied by the guide, move around the rural lanes of Chiang Mai while passing rice fields and temples while enjoying the remote Thai experience. Adventure through the countryside and experience Thai hospitality at its finest over lunch and interact with the locals. THE package includes drinking water throughout the trip and pick-up and drop-off at your hotel. Note: you need a tuk-tuk license to drive.

Northern Thai Cooking Class

Join Thai cooking class and enhance your cooking ability. Tour the market with your instructor and learn about regional flavors and their alternatives. Then, head back to the kitchen and get a lesson on cooking local delicacies like hot/sour soup, green curry, and sticky rice.

Day Four:

Chiang Mai to Ban Mae Jok

Today, we drive from Chiang Mai to Mae Malai village. From here, we go on a trek through rugged forest and see the wide diversity of hill tribe communities of the region. You will notice different languages, belief systems, dress, and traditions on every village. We have to walk for a few hours to reach the first village of hill tribe thatch bungalows. But, you will enjoy every step with a fresh breeze and lush green land.

Included Activity

Hilltribe Trek

Take only a small backpack and set off on an exciting trek to explore hill tribes' culture, traditions, and lifestyle. The porters will be carrying our food and water supplies, and you should carry your bags. So, make sure to make the backpack as light as possible. Along the route, accommodation is multi-share, and the facilities are basic. We will sleep on the floor and have simple local meals. This is a best way to experience the rural lifestyle of Thailand.

Day Five:

Ban Mae Jok to Pa Khao Lam

We will walk for a couple of hours before stopping for lunch. Then, we walk towards a Karen Village to see the methods of manufacturing traditional blankets and scarves. We have to walk for a few more hours to reach today's destination. You might also get to learn to fish at Mae Tang River or build a raft using bamboo.

Included Activities

Hilltribe Trek

We will be walking for about 6 hours to reach the Karen village of Ban Pa Khao Lam, our final destination.

Day Six:

Pa Khao Lam to Chiang Mai

We leave the village after breakfast via bamboo raft. On the way, we get a closer look at other villages. After lunch, we meet the van and return to Chiang Mai. You can try Chiang Mai's famous dishes like Khao soinajs sai usa. In the evening, go to some of the finest bars and grab a drink to enjoy the trip.

Included Activities

Bamboo rafting to Lahu Village

Ride down the Mae Tang River on a traditional bamboo raft and reach the Lahu hill tribe village near Ban Pong Ngan. Interact with the locals and learn more about their culture, tradition, and lifestyle.

Lahu Village Visit

The trip to Lahu village takes about an hour on a bamboo raft. Here, you can witness the lifestyle that dates back to centuries.

Bamboo Rafting to Shan Village

Enjoy a ride on a bamboo raft towards Shan village.

Day Seven:

Chiang Mai to Bangkok

You will have free time till afternoon to enjoy shopping, get a Thai massage, or explore many temples and many other attractions of this beautiful city. You can also go for a final taste of Chiang Mai's street delicacies. In the evening, we take the overnight train back to Bangkok.

Included Activities

Overnight train to Bangkok

Experience the overnight local train to Bangkok. Relax in your compartment; you can also order food on board.

Optional Activities

Massage

Relax and pamper yourself with some Thai massage that will soothe all your body aches.

Chiang Mai city tour

Sightsee around Splendid Chiang Mai on your own. Hop around cafes, shops, and try street foods. Explore the city with more than 300 temples and join a meditation or yoga class.

Chiang Mai cycling tour

Roam around Chiang Mai on a cycle and get a new perspective of this lovely city.

Doi Suthep Temple Visit

Cooking Class

Join the cooking class and improve your cooking skills with new techniques.

Day Eight :

Bangkok

Explore this bustling city. You won't get tired of the city, no matter how many times you roam around. The city has an endless attraction to keep its visitors busy.

Optional Activities

Grand Palace visit

Grand Palace is King's official residence on the bank of the Chao Phraya river. The palace consists of many buildings, halls, la2ns, gardens, and courtyards. Also, visit the Temple of the Emerald Buddha

Massage

Relax and pamper yourself with some Thai massage that will soothe all your body aches.

Jim Thompson's House Visit

Tour the Jim Thompson House, formerly the home of American businessman Jim Thompson, the "Legendary  American of Thailand."  Now, this is a museum with a beautiful collection of Buddhist and secular art.

Visit the National Museum

On the museum, witness Thai artifacts from the Dvaravati, Srivijaya, Sukhothai and Ayutthaya periods. And also see many other Southeast Asian collections.

Klong Riverboat Tour

We travel on a longtail boat through a chaotic Chao Phraya River. Pass through small klongs and see skyscrapers, temples, and shops in the distance. See the chaotic lakeshore with the huge crowd up close.

Day Nine:

Bangkok to Surat Thani

Roam around Thailand's capital on a bike. A whole day is free for your leisure activities. Today, you will board an overnight train to Surat Thami.

Day Ten:

Surat Thani to Khao Sok

Experience the southern Thai hospitality at Surat Thani. Later, head towards Lake Cheow to enjoy the stunning views or go hiking or swimming in the park. Spend the nights in the jungle and experience the wilderness. The park bewitches visitors with its natural beauty.

Included Activities

Lake Cheow Lan Excursion

Take a tour of Cheow Lan Lake on a longtail boat and enjoy views of cliffs and lush forests. We stop at a floating raft house for a delicious lunch. You can also go for a swim or paddle in a kayak.

Optional Activities

Khao Sok National Park Visit

Roam around the valleys, caves, lakes, and mountains of the national park nestled within the exotic green forest.

Hiking

Hike on one of the oldest rainforests in the world. With a guide, choose among a variety of treks throughout the national park.

Day Eleven:

Khao Sok to Ko Pha Ngan

From Khao Sok, head across southern Thailand to Pha Ngan. The afternoon is free, so relax on the beach while smelling the salty air. The place is famous for its Full Moon Party and enchanting sunset view.

Day Twelve:

Ko Pha Ngan

The day is free for you to explore Ko Pha Ngan. Catch up on anything you missed yesterday. Explore the island's waterfall, swim in the lagoons, go hiking, or just chill ok the beachside.

Day Thirteen:

Ko Pha Ngan to Ko Tao

From Ko Pha Ngan, take a ferry to Ko Tao. Ko Tao, a chill island famous for snorkeling. Strap the mask and explore the underwater world. Or, climb up to the Kho Nang Yuan viewpoint and get the view of the whole island.

Included Activity

Ko Tao Snorkelling

The top spots to snorkel around this island are Hin Wong Bay, Mango Bay, Nang Yuan Island, South Mae Haad, and Janson Bay.

Day Fourteen:

Ko Tao

Enjoy your last day to fullest on this heavenly world of Ko tao. Soak up the sun while relaxing on the beachside, enjoy fresh, mouthwatering seafood. For the final night of the trip, enjoy the nightlife of Ko Tao and grab a drink with your fellow travelers to relish the Thailand experience.

Optional Activities

Open Water Half Day Dive Experience

This dive is excellent for beginner divers or even for those wanting to experience one of the world's prominent diving spots. Follow the professional instructor as they instruct you on having a safe dive and making an unforgettable experience and also learn about the equipment used. Once you are all set, jump into the water and explore the underwater world with a wide variety of coral and marine life. The program includes one dive, but you can take more if you like.

Day Fifteen:

Ko Tao

It's the day to bid farewell to your group of recent friends as the tour ends today. Don't forget to capture some last minute picture and cheers before you make your way out. For those moving to another destination, we will give you a ride to the airport/station. However, if you want to go for an additional tour, join us for a further exciting trip on an affordable price.

Reviews


Leave Your Review


captcha