11 daysActivity Level
ModerateOur moderate adventures are similar to our easy adventures, but you’ll spend more time on your feet.
9 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 6 dinners
Thailand is a country of many personalities and is perfect for a family vacation with millennial kids. Experience three distinct regions of the country with sophistication, excitement, and culture. Spend your days exploring Bangkok, Chiang Mai, and the beaches of Phuket and your evenings out at sky bars and night markets.
Recommended Age: 18+
Experience Bangkok’s Nightlife
Join in with the locals at one of Bangkok’s many sky bars. This rooftop bar not only crafts delicious cocktails but offers an incredible view of the city.
Taste Local Cuisines
Every region of Thailand has a different culinary style, from the street carts of Bangkok to the Lanna, Burmese, and Shan influences in the north and the tropical flavors of the south.
Charter a Private Catamaran
Take a catamaran out for an entire day, feeling the breeze off the sea, stopping at a secluded island to relax, and enjoying a cocktail on the boat as the sun sets.
Spend a Day with an Elephant
Become a “mahout,” elephant caretaker, for a day and learn to care for, feed, and play with an elephant you’ll be paired up with for the entire day.
Meet Locals from Every Walk of Life
From mingling with Thai locals at popular night markets to joining Buddhist monks for morning prayer sessions and hiking to meet traditional Hmong Village tribes in the mountains.
Fly to Thailand
Wat Phra Kaew (Temple of the Emerald Buddha)
Prepare to be moved during this visit to the country’s most important Buddhist temple, Wat Phra Kaew, home to the exquisite Emerald Buddha figurine carved out of a block of jade and clothed in gold.
Temple of the Reclining Buddha
Drop by a must-see stop when in Bangkok: Wat Pho, a 16th century temple compound famed for its 150-foot-long Reclining Buddha.
See Bangkok’s Grand Palace
We’ll take a trip to the Royal Grand Palace of Bangkok, where the King of Thailand has resided since the 1700s. The complex is sprawling with intricate and ornate design and decoration, and home to the Temple of the Emerald Buddha. Both are incredible works of architecture where the true beauty is in the details.
Night Out in Bangkok
Nothing says Bangkok like a visit to one of its popular rooftop bars at sunset! After a cocktail we’ll do some shopping and find local entertainment at the city’s latest night market, Asiatique.
Muay Thai Class
Get some exercise during a Muay Thai class, where we’ll learn from a professional instructor about Thailand’s version of kickboxing. A tough and fun workout where we’ll pick up some new skills!
Hike in Doi Inthanon National Park
Hike through the forests, waterfalls and ancient temple ruins of Doi Inthanon National Park, searching for flora and fauna— we may even spot the elusive green-tailed sunbird that can’t be found anywhere else in the world.
Thai Cooking Class
Learn from professional instructors how to shop for the perfect ingredients and cook a perfect and delicious Thai meal. Impress friends and family back home with some new culinary skills!
Explore a Chiang Mai Night Market
Soak up the sounds, sights, and smells of one of Chiang Mai’s most colorful and fun night markets. We’ll hear some live music, shop at quirky stalls, and have some delicious snacks and drinks.
Elephant Nature Park
Spend the day as a “mahout” or elephant caretaker, learning about guiding, feeding, and the best way to play with these giant, sage beasts!
Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep
Travel up to the top of the tallest mountain in Thailand, Doi Suthep, and visit one of the most sacred sites in the entire country. It is held in high regard by Buddhists all over the world and offers stunning views of the Chiang Mai region below.
Strap into some zip-lining gear and fly down cable tracks from tree to tree in a thrilling adventure to get your blood pumping.
Sri Lanna National Park
Take a full day to explore Sri Lanna National Park by hiking and biking to spots like the Bua Tong limestone waterfall and Mae Ngat Lake. We’ll have free time to swim, kayak, or relax on the shore of the lake to soak up the sun!
Private Cruise of Phang Nga Bay
Take an unforgettable sight-seeing trip, cruising around the emerald-green waters and between the giant limestone karsts of Phang Nga Bay in a traditional longtail boat, getting some of the best Instagram opportunities you’ll ever have!
Kayak in Hidden Lagoons
Full of scenic twists and turns, Phang Nga Bay is perfect to explore by kayak. We’ll also look for hidden lagoons on our quest to experience the full extent and beauty of these fabled waters.
Catamaran to Maithon Island
Spend the day in paradise, taking a catamaran cruise to the private, exotic Maithon Island, where we’ll snorkel, swim, and relax. The best part of having a private catamaran is sailing across the water as the sun sets with cocktails in hand, toasting to a great day.
Depart / Arrive home
Dates & Prices
10/18-10/28Adult $4490PPInternal Air $500
11/14-11/24Adult $4790PPInternal Air $500
01/12-01/22Adult $5190PPInternal Air $500
05/31-06/10Adult $4790PPInternal Air $500
11/14-11/24Adult $5190PPInternal Air $500
Smart Traveler Advantages
Book a trip 9 months ahead of the day that you want to leave and get free flight insurance, free cancellation insurance, and a GoPro Hero Session!
Traveling in a party of six or more friends or family members? Call us about our large group discounts.
If you are a returning Thomson guest, please subtract $500 per family from these prices.
All entrance fees, accommodations based on two to a room, land transportation, private bilingual guide throughout, area specialists, most meals, bottled water & snacks in the vehicle, Comprehensive Travel Insurance.
Depending on your flight schedule you may return home the following day.
Thomson Family Adventures will attempt to adhere to this itinerary and its hotels as much as possible. However, certain conditions (political, climatic, environmental, cultural, or availability) may necessitate changes in the accommodations.
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Small GroupsWith a small group you’ll have plenty of time for spontaneity and to develop a connection with your fellow travelers and guide.
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