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(N)Day 2: Bangkok
Arrive into Bangkok in the early morning and transfer to the Chatrium Hotel Riverside Bangkok (two-bedroom River View Grand Suite) for 3 nights. Optional dining experiences tonight include a street food tour by tuk tuk or a cooking lesson and meal at Nang Gin Kui house. (N)Day 3-4: Bangkok
Enjoy a city tour of Bangkok including a private long-tail boat excursion on the peaceful canal of Khlong Bang Luang, a tour of an art workshop and a visit to Wat Arun, or the ‘Temple of Dawn’. This evening, dinner is included on a cruise along the Chao Phraya river. (B, D)Day 5-6: Fly to Surat Thani • Khanom
Fly to Surat Thani in southern Thailand, then transfer to Khanom on the coast of the Gulf of Thailand. Take a long-tail boat ride to Ao Taled Bay to spot pink dolphins. (B, L)Day 7-8: Khao Sok National Park
Drive to Khao Sok National Park, a protected area of rainforest and dramatic limestone karst formations. Stay 2 nights at the Anurak Community Lodge, a sustainability-focused ecolodge, from where you can hike through the surrounding bamboo forest searching for dusky langurs, long-tailed macaques, hornbills and small lizards. (B, D)Day 9-10: Cheow Lan lake
Take a boat journey to the 500 Rai Floating Resort on Cheow Lan lake for a 2-night stay (two-bedroom bungalow). Relax in your floating bungalow, swim or kayak on the lake, or hike in the jungle to spot monkeys, birds and, if you are lucky, wild elephants. (B, L, D)Days 11-12: Khao Lak
Transfer to the beach resort of Khao Lak and stay at The Sands Khao Lak for 2 nights (two-bedroom suite), a beachfront property with a range of facilities. (B)Days 13-14: Fly to London via Bangkok
Morning at leisure. Transfer to Phuket airport and fly to Bangkok. Connect with a late flight back to London, arriving the following day. (B)Meal basis:
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.Important information Superior tour
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.Tailor-made travel
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.
The J W Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa is set amongst 11 hectares of landscaped gardens, with lily ponds and areas of natural preserved coastal wetlands, adjacent to the Sirinath Marine National Park and protected sea turtle nesting area. Elegant guestrooms are furnished with polished dark wood floors, rich silks and traditional Thai 'sala' spaces in which to relax and enjoy views of the gardens and the sea. The spacious bathrooms have oversized soaking tub and separate shower. Modern amenities such as DVD player and high-speed internet access are also available in the rooms. Diners can choose from six restaurants and five bars, serving international, Italian, Japanese and Thai cuisine, pastries, steak and seafood.
The Chatrium Hotel Riverside Bangkok is located in central Bangkok, overlooking the Chao Phraya river. All suites and accommodations, ranging in size from 65 to 200 sq m, have floor-to-ceiling windows and private balconies, a luxurious bathroom with separate shower and bath, a small kitchenette and dining area, a flat screen television and complimentary wireless internet access. Facilities include five restaurants, a fitness centre, swimming pool, spa and a complimentary shuttle boat services to and from Sathon Pier/Saphan Taksin BTS station.
The Anurak Community Lodge is a peaceful retreat set on the edge of Khao Sok National Park, approximately an hour's drive from Surat Thani International airport. Accommodation is available in detached bungalows, raised on wooden stilts and surrounded by tropical vegetation. The lodge works closely with local communities to limit its impact on the environment and preserve natural habitats. It also has its own organic vegetable garden. Features: 18 rooms, restaurant, bar, games room, Wi-Fi (communal areas only), tour desk. Room amenities: Air conditioning, ceiling fan, balcony, safe.
Set on a peaceful stretch of beach on the Khanom coast, the Aava Resort & Spa is a Scandinavian owned spa resort that combines traditional Thai friendliness with Scandinavian quality and elegance. Accommodation is in either bungalows or pool villas, all decorated to blend harmoniously with the natural surroundings, that feature LCD television, terrace, air-conditioning, mini-bar, safe and wi-fi internet access. The beachside Aalto restaurant offers a fine dining experience with a variety of Asian and European cuisine. Alternatively, the more casual Aava Pizzeria & Bakery serves traditional wood fire oven pizzas, freshly baked breads and delicious pastries.
500 Rai Resort has a stunning location on Cheow Lan lake in the heart of the Khao Sok National Park. The resort offers accommodation in floating bungalows, with de luxe rooms, villas and 2-bedroom family rooms available. Each bungalow is equipped with an en suite bathroom and private balcony with direct access to the lake. The resort is committed to sustainable tourism and environmental practices, using sustainable waste management, water treatment systems, and through support of the local fishermen. Features: 14 rooms, restaurant, outdoor floating swimming pool, spa, kayaks & life jackets. Room amenities: Balcony, air conditioning, fan.
Low season from £2425 per person
High season from £2595 per person
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Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.
*Itinerary: Note that for the 06 Feb 2014* departure date only the itinerary is different to the regular 2014 tour, with a visit to the countryside in Mai Chai and an extra night in Hanoi, and one less night in Hoi An.
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