When arranging your transportation, such as flights, please take into consideration the below time restrictions for joining and departing from your group. With these times, we have taken into account travel time to/from the airport in the given destination and required time for check-in or baggage collection/immigration.

Your flight must arrive by or before: 11:59 p.m. on Day 1
Your flight must depart no earlier than: 12:00 a.m. on Day 8

Itinerary

Day 1Bangkok

Arrive in Bangkok at any time.

 

 
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
1h18:00

The adventure begins tonight. Feel free to explore before your welcome meeting, but make sure you’re back in time to meet the group. After introductions, your CEO will review the details of your tour. Please note that normal check-in times apply at our start hotels, but you can usually store your luggage for the day if you arrive early.

Accommodation

 
Bangkok Centre Hotel (or similar)
Hotel

Day 2Bangkok/Surat Thani

Get to know Thailand's capital. Check out Wat Pho and the Grand Palace, get a Thai massage, or explore the klongs on a boat tour before an overnight train. Enjoy a street food crawl with the group and CEO either today or another day on tour.

 

 
Street Food Crawl
 

Bring your appetite and your wallet. The CEO will bring the group to the best spots to eat and teach everyone about the local street food. Yum!

 
Basic overnight train (beds)
Bangkok – Surat Thani12h-13h

Experience overnight travel like a local. Sit back and get some well-earned (and likely much-needed) rest en route to your next stop.

 
Carte Blanche
BangkokFull Day

There's plenty to see and do in Bangkok, and we wanted to make sure that you had some time to take it all in. Feel free to relax or try optional activities like visiting the Grand Palace, hopping on a cycle tour of the city, and visiting the National Museum. Your CEO has more ideas if you need them. Just ask!

Optional Activities - Day 2

Wat Po Visit
Bangkok

This temple is known for its reclining Buddha, its feet covered with mother-of-pearl engravings of Buddhist symbols. Explore the large grounds and other compounds to see other Buddha figures, murals and the chedis that contain the ashes of Buddha. This is also the birthplace of traditional Thai massage. 

 
Klong Riverboat Tour
Bangkok

Travel by longtail boat on the busy Chao Phraya River. Go through the smaller klongs (canals) to see skyscrapers, temples, and shops in the distance, and the densely populated waterfront settlements up close. 

 
Grand Palace Visit
Bangkok

Visit the King’s official residence (made up of many buildings, halls, lawns, gardens, and courtyards) on the banks of the Chao Phraya River. See the Temple of the Emerald Buddha and the Phra Maha Monthien Buildings.

Meals included:

 Breakfast

Day 3Surat Thani/Khao Sok

Discover the natural beauty of the area with an excursion to Lake Cheow Lan. Opt to go hiking or swimming in Khao Sok National Park.

Khao Sok is a diverse area of natural beauty, a perfect place for people who want to hike and get out there in nature or those that just want to chill out in a hammock by the riverside watching monkeys take their afternoon bath.

As entry to Khao Sok NP is included for the day, you can opt for a trek in the park after checking in this afternoon. The park entrance is a short walk from the hotel, as is the main stretch of restaurants and bars in town.

 
Private Vehicle
Surat Thani – Khao Sok1h30mMorning

Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.

 
Lake Cheow Lan Excursion
Khao Sok6h-8h15m

Board a longtail boat for a tour of Cheow Lan Lake, taking in views of the limestone cliffs and lush jungle along the way. Stop in at a floating rafthouse for a delicious local lunch and opt to go for a swim, go tubing, or paddle out in a kayak.

 
Private Vehicle
Khao Sok1h

Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.

 
Free Time
Khao SokEvening

Opt for a trek, a dip in the river, or kick back and chill by the pool.

Optional Activities - Day 3

Khao Sok National Park Visit
Khao Sok

Explore the valleys, lakes, caves, and mountains of this national park, all nestled within the lush rainforest. Spot wildlife like monkeys, elephants and hornbills on a jungle trek or paddle through Lake Cheow Larn to marvel at limestone cliffs and see the floating bungalows. 

 
Hiking
Khao Sok

Discover one of the oldest rainforests in the world on foot. Join a tour or hire a private guide and choose from a variety of treks throughout the national park. Keep an eye out for the area's diverse flora and fauna. 

 
Swimming
Khao Sok

Take a dip in Cheow Larn Lake and the Kao Sok River.

Accommodation

 
Khao Sok Rainforest Resort (or similar)
Resort

Meals included:

 Lunch

Day 4Khao Sok/Ko Pha Ngan

Travel across southern Thailand to Koh Phangan in the Gulf of Thailand. Settle in and get ready to celebrate the full moon at one of the world's most famous parties.

Travel to Koh Phangan, known for its epic parties. Explore the island and its beaches by day and dive into the nightlife when the sun goes down.

 
Private Vehicle
Khao Sok – Don Sak2h30m

Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.

 
Ferry
Don Sak – Ko Pha Ngan2h30m

Get to the next spot on your route aboard a convenient and efficient ferry boat.

Note: During seasonal monsoon rains from Nov-Jan, we sometimes have to alter our itinerary as ferries between the islands do not operate during heavy rain and strong waves.

 
Songthaew
Ko Pha Ngan15m

Grab a seat on the bench aboard this uniquely Southeast Asian commuter bus.

 
Free Time
Ko Pha NganAfternoon

Explore this island paradise and the surrounding sea.

Accommodation

 
Goodtime Beach Backpackers - Multi share (or similar)
Beach Resort

Meals included:

 Breakfast

Day 5Ko Pha Ngan

Enjoy an included snorkelling day trip. This evening, head out for a party you won't soon forget.

 

Depending on departure date the Full Moon Party will fall on Day 5 or 6 of your tour.

 
Snorkelling Excursion
Ko Pha Ngan8h

Get up close and personal with the local marine life during this snorkelling excursion from Koh Phangan.

 
Full Moon Party
Ko Pha Ngan

This is what you’ve been waiting for – an all-out, all-night dance party that takes place each month on this picturesque beach in Thailand. The Full Moon Party draws thousands of people each year to celebrate while exploring one of the most beautiful places on Earth. Get your party face on and join in the fun!

Accommodation

 
Goodtime Beach Backpackers - Multi share (or similar)
Beach Resort

Meals included:

 Lunch

Day 6Ko Pha Ngan

Spend the day exploring the island.

 

Depending on departure date the Full Moon Party will fall on Day 5 or 6 of your tour.

 
Free Time
Ko Pha NganFull Day

Explore this island paradise and the surrounding sea.

Accommodation

 
Goodtime Beach Backpackers - Multi share (or similar)
Beach Resort

Day 7Ko Pha Ngan

Spend the day exploring the island.

 

 
Free Time
Ko Pha NganFull Day

Explore this island paradise and the surrounding sea.

Accommodation

 
Goodtime Beach Backpackers - Multi share (or similar)
Beach Resort

Day 8Ko Pha Ngan

Depart at any time.

Want to take the hassle out of getting back to Bangkok? Book the Bangkok Express, a two-day post-tour Extra. Speak to your Global Connection Officer or travel agent to book.

 

Add the “Bangkok Express: Koh Phangan to Bangkok” to your adventure and make your way back to bustling Bangkok with the guidance of a CEO. This nifty post-tour Extra includes a ferry to the mainland where you’ll board an overnight train to Bangkok arriving in the city early the next morning. Speak to your Global Connection Officer or travel agent to book.

 
Departure Day
 

Not ready to leave? Your CEO can help with travel arrangements to extend your adventure.

Optional Activities - Day 8Bangkok Express: Koh Phangan to Bangkok

Ko Pha Ngan – Bangkok

Want to take the hassle out of getting back to Bangkok? Book the “Bangkok Express: Koh Phangan to Bangkok” post-tour Extra and make your way back to bustling Bangkok with the guidance of a CEO. On the final day of the tour, hop on a ferry back to the mainland and board an overnight train to Bangkok, arriving the next morning.

 

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