Bangkok and the Road South

From Bangkok to Koh Samui, Koh Lanta and Krabi, travel down to the magical south of Thailand, and along the way experience a mix of history, nature and activity. This tour takes you from Bangkok to Kanchanaburi and the famous Death Railway and then on to the beautiful beach at Hua Hin. Continue south, with rolling hills and lush scenery, to see wild elephants, giant limestone karsts and tropical rain forests.


Day 1: Bangkok – Kanchanaburi 

After breakfast pick up from your hotel and drive to the floating market at Damnoen Saduak. Floating markets have long been a tradition in Thailand but are fast disappearing. Take a small sampan and weave your way through the bustle of the market, picking up a few snacks as you go. Afterwards the journey continues to Kanchanaburi Town. Forty kilometers beyond the city is Tham Krasae station, and here you will board the so-called "Death Railway" for a short train journey over spectacular wooden viaduct and then across the famous Bridge Over the River Kwai. In the late afternoon check in to you to your accommodation at the nearby Good Times Resort. 

Day 2: Kanchanaburi - Hua Hin (B)

After breakfast set off for Phetchaburi province. Visit the Phra Nakhon Khiri Historical Park, the former royal palace built by King Rama IV which offers panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. You can also visit the nearby Khao Luang cave, which is home to numerous monkeys. Keep an eye on your wallet as these monkeys will steal anything. Then it will be time to head to the coast and check in to your accommodation at Chomview Hotel. 

Day 3: Hua Hin – Bang Saphan (B)
After breakfast, set off again, heading south towards Bangsaphan. Stop at Rajabhakti Park where you can admire the larger-than-life statues of former Kings of Thailand. Continue to the Kui Buri National Park where you have the rare opportunity to see wild elephants in their natural habitat. You will spend the afternoon in the park on a jeep safari with experienced park rangers who will take you to see these magnificent animals roaming through the park. 

 

This excursion is part of our dedication to Responsible Tourism. Nutty's Adventures is totally committed to sustainable tourism as well at Community-Based Tourism and promotes projects that benefits local communities, wildlife and the environment.

 

Afterwards set off towards Bang Saphan and check in to your accommodation at Baan Grood Aracadia Resort 

Day 4: Bang Saphan - Khao Sok National Park (B)

After breakfast leave the beach behind and head inland to Khao Sok National Park. Stop at the famous Cheow Lan Lake and take a two-hour boat trip on the lake with its magnificent limestone karsts rising above it. Afterwards check in to the Khao Sok Nature Resort, where you will stay in a genuine tree house in the lush green jungle of southern Thailand. A unique experience.

Day 5: Paddle tour in the National Park (B)

After breakfast you will paddle by canoe along a jungle river to explore the rainforest in all its stunning beauty. Khao Sok National Park is home to a fantastic variety of flora and fauna and your guide will describe what you are seeing along the way. In the afternoon you can either take a short hike through the jungle or go swimming in the nearby river. Dinner at the resort and then spend the night in your tree house.

Day 6: Departure to the Beach Location (B)

After breakfast we will either take you to Surat Thani for the ferry to the island Koh Samui or west to your hotel on Phuket, Khao Lak or Krabi.

We wish you a few relaxing days on the beach.


 

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Services and Additional Notes

Services included:

•             Private air-conditioned transport and transfers

•             Hotels as mentioned in the programme with Breakfast

•             Local English-speaking guide

•             Meals as mentioned in the programme

•             Local community and cultural activities, cave tours and more

•             All entrance fees for visits mentioned in the programme

 

Services not included:

•             Additional soft drinks/alcohol

•             Personal expenses

•             Tips for guide and driver

•             Domestic and international flights

 

 

Please be advised:

In some villages you may not be allowed take pictures of people and some places may be out of bounds to visitors. If you wish to take photographs or are unsure whether an action is appropriate, please ask your local guide for advice.

 

Responsible mind:

The villagers’ income from tourists is to help support the community and preserve its way of life. We have designed our tours to provide them with job opportunities and a sustainable way of maintaining their cultural heritage and to offer an alternative to illegal activities like mineral exploration, deforestation and hunting wildlife.


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