6 days / 5 nights
Andaman to Gulf
Magical Southern Thailand boasts all types of impressive scenery, from awe-inspiring beaches to tropical forests packed with flora and fauna. Southern Thailand’s mix of cultures is wildly different from the northern regions, from their traditional cuisine to landscapes, and even language. Join this memorable seven-day tour to admire gorgeous waterfalls in Khao Phanom Bencha National Park, feel the rush as you canoe through the adventurous Tham Le Khao Kob cave, meditate in the oldest Thai Buddhist temple of Wat Phra Mahathat, smell the scents of the wild orchids and lotus flowers, and explore some of the most stunning islands and turquoise beaches of the Andaman coast. Prepare yourself for a complete experience of southern Thailand! Trang: Explore the lush rainforest full of stunning waterfalls, then visit a hilltop Buddhist temple built into the side of a cave as you say hello to the resident monkeys Far Southern Islands: Hop on a boat to see some of the most beautiful islands in the world. Phatthalung: Raise your adrenaline level as you boat through tight spaces through Tham Le Khao Kob cave. Nakhon Si Thammarat: Visit the ancient Wat Phra Mahathat temple and breathe in the fresh air of Khao Luang National Park in Southern Thailand’s largest province. Khanom: Trek through the Tham Khao Wang Tong cave and admire nature’s rare stalagmite and stalactite creations.
Assistance on Arrival Daily Full Breakfast Hotel Accommodation on twin / double sharing basis. All tours / activities / shows as per the itinerary All entrance tickets as per itinerary All Pick up drops / transfers mentioned in the itinerary Transport in A/C car / Bus as mentioned Meals as per the itinerary / included in the itinerary
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ARRIVAL PHUKET OR KRABI AIRPORT – TRANG (290km – 6 hrs)
Arrive at Phuket or Krabi Airport and transfer to Trang. On the way, visit Khao Phanom Bencha National Park. The 50km2 national park protects an area of virgin rainforest, found just 20km north of Krabi. The park is full of scenic waterfalls, including the eleven-tiered Huay Toh waterfall, only 500 metres from the park headquarters. Continue on to visit Wat Tham Sua, a sprawling cave temple set on a hilltop that provides views for miles. The main hall of the temple is built into a long, shallow limestone cave at the temple’s entrance. There are also several smaller caves hiding Buddha images, statues, and altars. Salute the troops of monkeys who call out from the trees overhead. A delicious lunch is provided at a local restaurant.
TRANG – ISLAND HOPPING (40km – 6 hrs)
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel. Then make your way for a morning transfer to Pak Meng Pier for the day-trip visit to Koh Kradan and Koh Mook islands, along with Emerald Cave. This relaxing boat trip takes you around the islands, giving you the chance to bask in the sun in this earthly paradise and take in the beautiful scenery of the white sand beaches and crystal-clear water. Relax, enjoy the natural beauty of Thailand and indulge in a tasty lunch. Return to Pak Meng Pier and transfer back to the hotel in Trang
TRANG – PHATTHALUNG (130km – 3 hrs)
After breakfast, drive to Tham Le Khao Kob cave in the Huai Yot district, a wonderful an eco-tourism adventure spot. A stream runs through the cave and another two flow around the mountain creating a landscape like no other. Inside, observe the impressive stalagmite and stalactite formations as your guide leads you through some of the cave’s nooks and crannies. This visit is not for the faint-hearted, since, at times, you must lie down in the boat just to pass! After this memorable experience, continue your journey to Phatthalung, with a mouthwatering lunch provided at a local restaurant en route. We’ll drive along the valley lake where you can enjoy peaceful panoramic views.
THALE NOI LAKE – NAKHON SI THAMMARAT (150km – 3 hrs)
Wake up early to start today’s adventure with a visit Thale Noi Lake, one of the most important wetland ecosystems in the country. Enjoy the scenic views of the area and observe the interesting species of birds in their natural habitat. If you come during the season, you may be lucky enough to see the lake full of dreamlike water lilies with blooming lotus flowers. Return to the resort to enjoy breakfast and replenish your energy before heading off on the next part of today’s journey. Drive north to Nakhon Si Thammarat and make a stop along the way to breathe in the fresh air of Baan Kiri Wong, which translates to ‘village surrounded by the mountains’. Enjoy a delightful lunch, provided en route, at a local restaurant, and finish the day arriving at Nakhon Si Thammarat, one of Thailand´s most ancient cities.
NAKHON SI THAMMARAT – KHANOM (160km – 3.5 hrs)
Wake up and have breakfast at your hotel before your morning visit to Wat Phra Mahathat, considered the oldest temple in Thailand. Although uncertain, some say it could date back to the 11th century. Afterwards, continue to the shadow puppet museum and the old home of shadow puppet master Suchart Subsin to learn about the region’s shadow theatre culture. Then, travel towards Khao Luang National Park, known for its impactful mountain and forest trails, streams, waterfalls, and majestic scenery. The park surrounds the 1,835m peak of Khao Luang mountain, covered in lush, untouched forest, and home to a variety of bird species and a number of wild orchid varieties. Next, we go to the Khanom region and climb up the 300 stairs to the entrance of the Tham Khao Wang Tong cave, a limestone-iron ore cave with chambers full of beautiful and oddly shaped stalagmites and stalactites. A tasty lunch is provided en route at a local restaurant.
KHANOM – DEPART SURAT THANI (110km – 2 hrs)
Begin your last day with a delectable breakfast at the hotel followed by a relaxing drive to Surat Thani. There, hop on a long-tail boat for a trip along the River Tapi to observe the life of the locals. Lunch is provided en route at a local restaurant. Afterwards, get ready for drop-off at Surat Thani hotel or at the airport to end your tantalizing Thai adventure. Recommended departure flight from Surat Thani 4pm. Breakfast included.
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