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Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore Escapade

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The ones that gives you both the north & south of Thailand, plus the best of Malaysia

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  • Duration

    21 days

  • Places

    16 places

  • Meals

    18 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 2 Dinners, 1 Regional Dinner

  • Transport Style

    Private Coach + Flights + Overnight Train

  • Group Size

    Maximum 34 people

  • Team

    Expert Trip Manager and Local Guides

Bangkok, Kanchanaburi, Overnight Train to Chiang Mai, Pai, Chiang Mai, Overnight Train to Surat Thani, Khao Sok, Krabi, Langkawi, Penang, Cameron Highlands, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Ayutthaya, Surat Thani, Satun

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About this trip

Want to experience the best of South East Asia in one incredible 21-day trip? Starting in Bangkok, you'll journey through Thailand's chill northern hotspots and iconic island beaches, experience the colourful cultural fusion of Malaysia and finish up in Singapore – with a visit to an Elephant Nature Park and an unforgettable stay in floating raft huts for the vibes.

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Map & Itinerary

  • Start location
  • End location
  • Trip day
  • Via location
  • River route
  • Plane route

Nights spent per location

  1. 1 1 night

    Bangkok

  2. 1 1 night

    Kanchanaburi

  3. via via

    Ayutthaya

  4. 1 1 night

    Overnight Train to Chiang Mai

  5. via via

    Chiang Mai

  6. 2 2 nights

    Pai

  7. 2 2 nights

    Chiang Mai

  8. 1 1 night

    Bangkok

  9. 1 1 night

    Overnight Train to Surat Thani

  10. via via

    Surat Thani

  11. 2 2 nights

    Khao Sok

  12. 2 2 nights

    Krabi

  13. via via

    Satun

  14. 2 2 nights

    Langkawi

  15. 1 1 night

    Penang

  16. 1 1 night

    Cameron Highlands

  17. 2 2 nights

    Kuala Lumpur

  18. 1 1 night

    Singapore

+8 more

DAY 1 - Bangkok

Bangkok

The heat and hustle of Thailand's capital will hit you the moment you land, with 9 glorious days of adventure stretched out ahead of us. After checking into our hotel you're free to do some DIY exploring, treat your muscles to a soothing massage or just lie by the pool soaking up the first rays of that sweet Thai sunshine. Later we'll rendezvous as a group so you can hear what's in store for the trip, then the night is yours to take to the streets for some authentic pad Thai and nightlife on Khao San road.

Stay

Nouvo City Hotel (or similar)

DAY 2 - Bangkok to Kanchanaburi

Bangkok

This morning we'll enjoy a locally guided visit to Bangkok's glittering Grand Palace.  After a tour of the klongs (canals), we're swapping the big city for the sleepy town of Kanchanaburi.

Kanchanaburi

Here it's about living local. We'll start with visiting iconic historic sites including the WWII Cemetery, for a glimpse at darker past times, and the famed Bridge on the River Kwai. Since we all know there's nothing quite like local transport to make you feel really alive, this afternoon we'll pop into a boat along the River Kwai where we'll reach our home for the night: The Floating Jungle Raft Hotel. This place is every bit the dream Thailand location you've imagined, so you may have to pinch yourself as you're greeted with rooms lit by candlelight, followed by a delicious local dinner at dusk. If you're game, which of course you are, you can even jump into the river directly from your room. #Travelgoals, check!

Stay

Jungle Raft Hotel Special Stay (or similar)

INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

  • Locally guided tour of the Grand Palace with tour of the Klongs (canals)

  • Visit infamous Death Railway & the Bridge on the beautiful River Kwai, Kanchanaburi

DAY 3 - Kanchanaburi to Chiang Mai via Ayutthaya - Overnight Train

Kanchanaburi

We’ll start our day with a visit to the breathtaking Erawan Falls, one of the most famous National Parks of Thailand, made up from seven levels of incredible waterfalls. Take a quick dip in the emerald-hued ponds, dive into the clear waters & get an unreal FOMO Insta shot before we head off to our next stop Ayutthaya.

Ayutthaya

We’ll make a stop in the UNESCO listed city of Ayutthaya, once the capital of the Kingdom of Siam before being destroyed by the Burmese in the 18th Century. Here we’ll grab bikes & cycle past ornate temples, towering spires, and quaint villages. Tonight, we forgo a hotel to board our overnight sleeper train to Chiang Mai.

Overnight Train to Chiang Mai

Stay

Overnight Train

INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

  • Swim in the breathtaking Erawan waterfalls in Thailand

  • Take a scenic bike ride across Ayutthaya

DAY 4 - Chiang Mai to Pai

Overnight Train to Chiang Mai

We'll pull into Thailand's northern capital of Chiang Mai bright and early, but we're going to keep this adventure going as we roll on into Pai this morning.

Chiang Mai

Pai

Prepare to fall in love with this picturesque mountain town. The rest of the day is yours to explore this traveller's paradise your way. Head out on foot or by bike, and adventure down Pai's little streets that pack some punch.  Be sure to head out to experience Pai by night - an experience to rival that of its big sister Khao San Road in Bangkok.

Stay

Baan Krating Pai Resort (or similar)

DAY 5 - Pai

Pai

With another full day in this charming town, be sure to have a strong shot of Thai espresso from one of the local cafes to get up and get going again. Just try to save some juice in the tank for an optional afternoon Muay Thai skills class with an expert, before we head out for our final night in Pai.

Stay

Baan Krating Pai Resort (or similar)

FREE TIME ADD-ONS

  • Muay Thai boxing experience

    THB 980.00

DAY 6 - Pai to Chiang Mai

Pai

This morning we're Chiang Mai bound, but we're treating ourselves on the way with a visit to the Elephant Nature Park. This Park is an elephant rescue and rehabilitation centre that not only provides a sanctuary for the elephants, but gives us the once in a lifetime chance to get up close to these gentle giants. You'll have a chance to feed the elephants and watch them splash around on the river bank.

Chiang Mai

Tonight, there's a chance for you to spend the evening zipping around on a Vespa as we explore the small streets and alleyways of Chiang Mai. We’ll see some iconic street art and monuments in between food stops at family restaurants and street vendors. Taste the amazing flavours of Tom Kha Gai and BBQ skewers before topping it all off with some live music in the market district. Just ask your Trip Manager for the best tips on where to head and what to do.

Stay

Empress Hotel (or similar)

INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

  • Elephant Nature Park

  • Visit Doi Suthep Temple

FREE TIME ADD-ONS

  • Zip around Chiang Mai's street food scene in an evening Vespa food tour

    THB 2750

DAY 7 - Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai

Today is yours to make the most of the laid-back city of Chiang Mai. Maybe head out into the city's heart on foot and explore the old town, or treat yourself to a traditional Thai massage. Later this evening, you have the chance to dabble in the art of authentic Thai cooking so you can wow everyone back home with a mean Pad Thai.

Stay

Empress Hotel (or similar)

FREE TIME ADD-ONS

  • Learn how to make Pad Thai & more at a cooking school in the rolling hills of Chiang Mai

    800 THB

DAY 8 - Chiang Mai to Bangkok

Chiang Mai

Satisfied with our exploration of the north, we're now heading down south to see what this part of the country holds for us – which, if we're lucky, will be even more beautiful destinations and mouthwatering local food. From Chiang Mai we'll board a flight to Bangkok, back where it all began!

Bangkok

Landing in familiar territory, we'll check in to our central accommodation here in Bangkok. This evening you're free to relax with a massage or indulge in some local street eats.

Stay

Nouvo City Hotel (or similar)

DAY 9 - Bangkok to Overnight Train to Surat Thani

Bangkok

If you're looking for ways to fill your free time today, the Royal Palace with it's 61 acres of incredible buildings is one to add to the list. The Palace is one of the symbols of Thailand, with its golden temples gleaming in the sunshine and giving you a peep into Thailand's Royal past. You can take it all in with a local guide leading the charge. Or if local history ain't your thing, you're free to gear up for some shopping, grab a massage, or indulge in some local street eats this afternoon.

Overnight Train to Surat Thani

The word's 'one night in Bangkok' ring true, and what a night it was. We make tracks south today to Surat Thani via our comfy overnight train - where you'll wake up in our next destination and ready to explore it all.

Stay

Overnight Train

FREE TIME ADD-ONS

  • Take a guided tour of Bangkok's Royal Palace and feed the fish in the local klongs (canals)

    THB 850

DAY 10 - Overnight Train to Khao Sok via Surat Thani

Overnight Train to Surat Thani

Surat Thani

Good morning train goers! While you were catching up on your beauty sleep, we were transporting you to Surat Thani, less than 2-hours from the paradise that is Khao Sok. Grab some breakfast before we hit the road – you’re going to need the fuel for the fun and frolics that lay ahead.

Khao Sok

Tree top accommodation amidst the jungle of Khao Sok - don't mind if we do! After you’ve settled into this new treehouse life the day is yours to explore the lush Khao Sok National Park. Swim, take a canoe tour or just max relax under a canopy of swaying trees. It’s a tough life.

Stay

Jungle Bungalow Special Stay (or similar)

DAY 11 - Khao Sok

Khao Sok

Hopefully the birds wake you nice and early this morning - we've got a solid day of exploring coming up. First on the agenda is a long tail boat ride across Cheow Larn Lake where we'll lose ourselves in the beauty of the limestone cliffs and surrounding wilderness. After lunch we'll stay on the watercraft theme, hopping on a bamboo raft that will take us to the incredible views of Pakarang Caves. Later you can choose to go kayaking, hiking or swimming, then we’ll seal off the day with a squad dinner, sleeping away the night’s hours on our floating raft accommodation.”

Stay

Floating Raft Special Stay

INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

  • Canoe Experience

  • Cheow Larn Lake Cruise

DAY 12 - Khao Sok to Krabi

Khao Sok

Today we transit from one paradise found to another. Waving goodbye to our jungle setting, we head off in search of the ocean-side village of Krabi.

Krabi

By early afternoon we'll be slipping into the island lifestyle of Krabi. For some of us, cocktails and coconuts poolside will be high priority; for others, a poke around the markets and a swim in the ocean overlooking Thailand's iconic vista of islands will be the call of the day. No matter how you choose to kick it, the good times are guaranteed.

Stay

Avani Ao Nang Cliff Krabi Resort (or similar)

DAY 13 - Krabi

Krabi

Smiles will be broad over breakfast this morning as we settle in for another day in Krabi. A half day cruise of the islands and Rai Lei beach is up for grabs, if you can drag yourself away from pool hangs at our hotel. Either way, a bit of swimsuit action and water submersion is pretty much a given.

Stay

Avani Ao Nang Cliff Krabi Resort (or similar)

FREE TIME ADD-ONS

  • Enjoy a day out on a boat in Krabi with swimming and snorkelling

    THB 2400

DAY 14 - Krabi to Langkawi via Satun

Krabi

In any usual situation, saying goodbye to Krabi would be quite a tear jerker. But not today. Not when we have Malaysia on the agenda. Country hopping - squeal!!

Satun

Making our way to Satun, we board a ferry to the idyllic archipelago of Langkawi. 

Langkawi

Hello gorgeous, this is a place of postcards and dreams, an untapped paradise for us lucky wanderlust folk to uncover.

Stay

Fave Hotel (or similar)

DAY 15 - Langkawi

Langkawi

We've found the Earth's prettiest spot. Perfect turquoise ocean, slanted palm trees swaying in the breeze, mountain backdrops - Langkawi may fast become your favourite travel destination. The day is yours to soak up the sunshine and saltwater as you see fit, with an optional sunset dinner cruise topping off the day like an umbrella on a strawberry cocktail.

Stay

Fave Hotel (or similar)

FREE TIME ADD-ONS

  • Sail the islands of Langkawi on a luxury catamaran with BBQ buffet dinner

    MYR 280

DAY 16 - Langkawi to Penang

Langkawi

Laters Langkawi! Us hungry travellers must kick on and see what the rest of Malaysia has to offer - next stop, Penang. 
 

Penang

Check in and throw down the bags, but no time to stop, because today we're heading to the vibrant suburb and UNESCO-listed Georgetown where we'll be whisked into a world of temples and street art. When we're done with Georgetown, we'll head back to Penang for some spicy street eats and exploring this evening.

Stay

Neo+ Hotel (or similar)

DAY 17 - Penang to Cameron Highlands

Penang

This morning you can hit the streets of Penang for some free time. Penang is a haven for the senses, with street food and bright lights seasoning our evening to perfection. This town is known for it's plethora of delicious street eats, blending Malaysian and Indian influences. Be sure to ask your Trip Manager where to head, and make sure you're hungry and have a wallet bursting with ringgits.

Cameron Highlands

This afternoon we head to the hills to see a different side of Malaysia: the lush and fragrant Cameron Highlands where we'll be bunkering down for a night of mountain bound bliss. Malaysia’s most extensive hillside areas, spanning 712 square kilometres, this place is LUSH. Settle into our hotel for the night, we'll be sure to be resting easy knowing a full day of exploring lies ahead. Tonight we'll get together for a typical Steamboat dinner like the locals do. A steaming pot of broth and any ingredients you like are on offer to create your own tastebud adventure.

Stay

Nova Highlands Resort Hotel (or similar)

INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

  • Taste a selection of traditionally steamed dishes at a 'Steamboat' dinner in the Cameron Highlands, Malaysia

DAY 18 - Cameron Island to Kuala Lumpur

Cameron Highlands

This morning we’ll be frolicking about with a tea plantation tour and sightseeing of the local area. Breathing in our final gulps of fresh highland air, it's then onto the city vibes of Kuala Lumpur, where we'll spend our afternoon exploring the city.

Kuala Lumpur

We arrive to a complete change of scene as we head to the Malaysian capital city for some big city vibes and epic sights.

Stay

Swiss Inn Hotel (or similar)

INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

  • Take a tour of Malaysia's lush tea plantations in the Cameron Highlands

  • See Kuala Lumpur's hotspots including the Petronas Towers on a guided city tour

DAY 19 - Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur

Today is a full free day in KL. Here you can decide to check out the Batu Caves, a series of colourful gilded cave temples just out from the city.

Stay

Swiss Inn Hotel (or similar)

FREE TIME ADD-ONS

  • Guided Tour of Batu Caves

    $ 27.00

DAY 20 - Kuala Lumpur to Singapore

Kuala Lumpur

We came, we saw, we did it all. KL you've been a dream but we've got one last big city in our sights, this time, Singapore! We'll hop on a quick flight and before we know it, we have arrived.

Singapore

After landing in our final destination, spirits will be at an all time high over the last few days of seeing and doing it all. Team, let's go out with a bang.

Stay

Aqueen Hotel (or similar)

INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

  • Included flight from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore

DAY 21 - Depart Singapore

Singapore

That's a wrap on our two weeks on tour. Asia is under our belts and the squad is next level tight. We'll say our sad goodbyes before going our seperate ways - big plans to reunite somewhere special.

Top Experiences

12 included & 7 free time add-ons available to add later

  • Enjoy a day out on a boat in Krabi with swimming and snorkelling

    THB 2400

    Krabi

  • Cheow Larn Lake Cruise

    Included

    Khao Sok

  • See Kuala Lumpur's hotspots including the Petronas Towers on a guided city tour

    Included

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Learn how to make Pad Thai & more at a cooking school in the rolling hills of Chiang Mai

    800 THB

    Chiang Mai

  • Muay Thai boxing experience

    THB 980.00

    Pai

  • Swim in the breathtaking Erawan waterfalls in Thailand

    Included

    Kanchanaburi

Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore Escapade

12 Inclusions

Experiences that are included with your trip

  • Locally guided tour of the Grand Palace with tour of the Klongs (canals)
  • Visit infamous Death Railway & the Bridge on the beautiful River Kwai, Kanchanaburi
  • Swim in the breathtaking Erawan waterfalls in Thailand
  • Take a scenic bike ride across Ayutthaya
  • Elephant Nature Park
  • Visit Doi Suthep Temple
  • Canoe Experience
  • Cheow Larn Lake Cruise
  • Taste a selection of traditionally steamed dishes at a 'Steamboat' dinner in the Cameron Highlands, Malaysia
  • Take a tour of Malaysia's lush tea plantations in the Cameron Highlands
  • See Kuala Lumpur's hotspots including the Petronas Towers on a guided city tour
  • Included flight from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore

7 Free Time Add-Ons

Optional experiences that you can choose from and pay for on your trip

  • Muay Thai boxing experience THB 980.00
  • Zip around Chiang Mai's street food scene in an evening Vespa food tour THB 2750
  • Learn how to make Pad Thai & more at a cooking school in the rolling hills of Chiang Mai 800 THB
  • Take a guided tour of Bangkok's Royal Palace and feed the fish in the local klongs (canals) THB 850
  • Enjoy a day out on a boat in Krabi with swimming and snorkelling THB 2400
  • Sail the islands of Langkawi on a luxury catamaran with BBQ buffet dinner MYR 280
  • Guided Tour of Batu Caves $ 27.00

Where You'll Stay

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    Floating Jungle Raft Hotel

    Kanchanaburi, Thailand

    One of the most unique hotel experiences in the world, Kanchanaburi’s floating rooms are weaved from local bamboo, resting gently on the famous river Kwai. Fancy a dip to cool down? Simply leap from your balcony straight into the river below

    1 night

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    Ao Nang Cliff Beach Resort

    Krabi, Thailand

    Located on the pure white sands of Krabi’s ‘Long Beach’, this dreamy resort includes a beach bar, infinity pool, and a delicious Thai restaurant overlooking the sea

    2 nights

  • neo-hotel-penang-malaysia

    Hotel Neo+

    Penang, Malaysia

    With its stunning panoramas of the UNESCO World Heritage city of Georgetown, which is just a stone's throw away, Neo+ also features a swimming pool, 24-hour front desk and modern, chic design throughout

    1 night

  • 20 nights

    All accommodation is included on this trip

    15 nights in Hotel, 1 night in Special Stay - Floating Raft Hotel, 2 nights in Overnight Train, 1 night in Special Stay - Tree House, 1 night in Special Stay - Floating Cabin

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