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Essential Southern Thailand - Intrepid Travel
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9 days

Essential Southern Thailand

From Bangkok to Ao Nang
Tour Operator:
Intrepid Travel
Max group size:
16
Age range:
18 to 29
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
16554
Hygiene Measures:
Included
Private available:
From
US $950
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Highlights

  • Visit the Grand Palace to see the unique Emerald Buddha
  • Savor delicious Thai food and go for a dip at Na Muang
  • Hike in Khao Sok National Park and observe the wildlife
  • Join a relaxing kayaking trip to Krabi's famous Ao Thalane
  • Soak up the sun on the beach or unwind with a massage

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Itinerary

Start in Bangkok and end in Ao Nang! With the Discovery tour Essential Southern Thailand, you have a 9 days tour package taking you through Bangkok, Thailand and 3 other destinations in Thailand. Essential Southern Thailand includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Bangkok
  2. Day 2: Bangkok - Overnight Train
  3. Day 3: Ko Samui
  4. Day 4: Ko Samui
  5. Day 5: Khao Sok National Park
  6. Day 6: Khao Sok National Park - Ao Nang Beach
  7. Day 7: Ao Nang Beach
  8. Day 8: Ao Nang Beach
  9. Day 9: Ao Nang Beach
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Hygiene Measures
  • Meals
  • Additional Services
  • Transport
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
1 night
Guesthouse
3 nights
Sleeper Train
1 night
Houseboat
Resort

Customer Reviews

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  • A
    · September 18th, 2019
    People in the same age Nice places for the price
    Trip date: January 2019
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  • A
    · September 18th, 2019
    Very well planned out. Great guide and had lots of fun
    Trip date: January 2019
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  • A
    · September 18th, 2019
    Amazing tour guide taking us through a jam packed itinerary, featuring both interesting inclusions and easy to access optional extras. James (our guide) made this trip the unforgettable memory it was!
    Trip date: January 2019
    Review collected by Intrepid Travel
  • A
    · September 18th, 2019
    It was great!
    Trip date: January 2019
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  • A
    · September 18th, 2019
    Such a fun trip with a great guide! We went to all the best places!
    Trip date: January 2019
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  • A
    · September 18th, 2019
    Great tour, fantastic tour guide. Really enjoyed it all.
    Trip date: January 2019
    Review collected by Intrepid Travel
  • A
    · September 18th, 2019
    Found it to be a good mixture of cultural experiences and activities. Particularly liked the smaller group sizes. I wouldn't recommend it to everyone though as I can see some not liking the long days of travel, not that it bothered me any.
    Trip date: December 2018
    Review collected by Intrepid Travel
  • UN
    · January 4th, 2018
    Super South was an amazing adventure! Loved every single second of it. I went alone as a first-time solo traveler and I think it was the best possible way to ease into travelling alone. Our group was small, about 4 people plus our guide, but I felt we... Show more
    Trip date: December 2017
  • TZ
    · January 4th, 2017
    Had a fantastic time with Geckos! Our tour guide Pui was amazing and organized a lot of fun activities for us. Really enjoyed meeting people from all over the world and had an amazing holiday!
    Trip date: December 2016
  • A
    · October 7th, 2016
    Had a fantastic tour of Thailand with some great people. The tour guide was exceptional and the sites we visited provided great adventure experiences. The knowledge of our tour guide really helped us make the most out of every day we had, and we created... Show more
    Trip date: July 2016

Dates & Availability

9 days
Essential Southern Thailand
From Bangkok to Ao Nang
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • I am 56 single and in good shape. Can I join this tour?

    Unfortunately, most of the tours operated by Geckos are only suitable for 18-39 years old travellers and they are very strict with their age policy.

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Good to Know

  • Currency
    ฿
    Baht
    Thailand
  • Plugs & Adapters

    As a traveller from USA, Canada you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F. As a traveller from England, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa you will need an adaptor for types A, B, C, E, F.

    Type A
    Thailand
    Type B
    Thailand
    Type C
    Thailand
    Type E
    Thailand
    Type F
    Thailand
  • Vaccines
    • These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    • Typhoid - Recommended for Thailand. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Thailand. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Cholera - Recommended for Thailand. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Thailand. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Thailand. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    • Yellow fever - Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Thailand. Ideally 10 days before travel.
    • Japanese B encephalitis - Recommended for Thailand. Ideally 1 month before travel.
  • Visa
    • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
    • Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.
  • Payment information
    • For any tour departing before September 3rd, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after September 3rd, 2021, a minimum payment of $400 is required to confirm your booking with Intrepid Travel. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 30 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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