Thailand

Thailand Multi-Sport Adventure

  • Overview
    Starts at

    $4990

    Duration

    11 days

    Activity Level

    Active

    Active trips revolve around multi-sport activities that keep your family outside and having fun! Your family will spend more time interacting with the elements and exploring than sitting on a beach or inside of a museum. These activities are not always physically demanding but they can be and do require a basic level of fitness.
    Minimum Age

    8

    Ideal Age

    10+

    Meals

    9 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 6 dinners

    Discover three distinct sides of a truly magical country on this family vacation to Thailand designed to showcase its wealth of cultural and natural wonders! Explore golden-roofed temples, indulge in a Thai cooking lesson and relax on unbelievably beautiful beaches.

    Discover the Royal Grand Palace

    Explore the Royal Grand Palace, a sprawling complex of over 100 buildings each hand crafted and decorated in beautiful colored gems, stones, and gold leaf.

    Blend Into the Daily Culture of Bangkok

    From visiting Wat Pho, the Temple of the Reclining Buddha, to shopping at floating markets we’ll become part of the daily bustle in this fascinating city.

    Spend a Day With an Elephant

    Become a “mahout,” elephant caretaker, for a day and learn to care for, feed, and play with elephants. You’ll make a friend that you’ll never forget!

    Explore Chiang Mai

    Experience the culture capital of the country, shopping and eating at its famous night markets.

    Relax in Idyllic Phuket

    Sleep on the soft sand white beaches of Phuket’s Phang Nga Bay and snorkel in its famous turquoise blue and teal green waters around limestone karsts with colorful tropical fish.


    Extension: Turn Your Trip Into A Multi-Country Adventure

    Venture into Singapore and discover the diversity of the food, activities and culture.

    SINGAPORE EXTENSION

  • Itinerary

    Day 1

    Fly to Thailand


    Days 2-3

    Bangkok

    Longtail Boat Trip Down Bangkok’s Klongs (Canals)

    Take a journey of the “Venice of the East” along Bangkok’s canals, “klongs,” traveling via longtail boats to witness daily Thai life along the river. Get those cameras ready!

    Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaew

    The Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaew (the Temple of the Emerald Buddha) form what many consider the greatest spectacle for visitors to Bangkok. Dating back to 1782, when Bangkok was founded, the entire compound consists of more than 100 brightly colored buildings, golden spires, and glittering mosaics. The temple’s centerpiece, the 2-foot-tall Emerald Buddha is situated on a high, gold altar to signify its important status in the Thai kingdom. It’s so important, in fact, that only the King is allowed to change his costumes, one for each of the three seasons (hot, cool, and wet).

    Wat Pho (Temple of the Reclining Buddha)

    We’ll visit the Temple of the Reclining Buddha and see a statue of Buddha that is 150 feet long with feet that measure 9 feet high. We’ll make sure that the kids observe the ornate details included on its massive extremities.


    Days 4-8

    Chiang Mai

    Doi Inthanon National Park Hike

    Hike through the wonderland of forests, waterfalls, and ancient temple ruins of Doi Inthanon National Park.

    Friends Across Borders: Play a Game of Takraw

    One of the most exciting parts of visiting Thailand is getting to meet your kid’s Thai pen pals and playing Takraw, a South East Asian game described as “kick volleyball.” It’s fun for everyone!

    Authentic Thai Cooking Class

    Head to a local restaurant to learn how to cook authentic Thai food in a traditional Thai setting. With the help of friendly, skilled instructors, we’ll shop for the meal’s ingredients at the local market before we begin cooking our masterpieces.

    Elephant Rescue 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!

    Alms for the Buddhist Monks

    Take part in a very special Thai custom, offering alms to Buddhist monks, draped in their distinctive saffron colored robes, in exchange for their blessing. If we’re lucky, we may even get to watch them performing early-morning prayers.

    Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep

    Journey to one of the most sacred Buddhist sites in the world, Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep, built atop a mountain and offering stunning views of nearby Chiang Mai and the surrounding countryside.

    Zip-line Rainforest Canopy Ride

    Experience an extreme thrill ride, zip-lining along 22 cables high in the sky, incuding the longest adventure of its kind. A picture-perfect moment and a great adventure!

    Kayaking at Sri Lanna National Park

    Have an adventure in Sri Lanna National Park exploring its jungles and Mae Ngat Lake, playing in the water and kayaking to our unique lunch spot: a bamboo-raft, floating house!

    Join Monks at Temple

    Get a slice of Thai tradition, heading to a local temple to join monks for their nightly prayers, an enlightening experience giving us a unique look into a revered cultural practice.


    Days 9-10

    Koh Yao Noi

    Private Phang Nga Bay Cruise

    Take an unforgettable sight-seeing trip, cruising around the emerald-green waters of Phang Nga Bay in a traditional long-tail boat.

    Kayak in Phang Nga Bay

    Have some family fun kayaking through the hidden lagoons and pristine mangrove forests of Phang Nga Bay.

    Snorkeling at Hong Marine National Park

    Snorkel the clear waters of this marine park, rich with exotic wildlife and sea creatures.

    Farewell Dinner

    Celebrate Loi Krathong, a ritual typically celebrated in late November that involves lit candles that venerate the Buddha, set in decorated baskets called “krathongs” that float in the water, representing letting go of negativity.

    Take a Longtail Boat Ride

    Take a longtail boat ride through beautiful waters and around exotic islands until you reach the island of Koh Hong!

    Enjoy a Krathong Ceremony

    Celebrate Loi Krathong, a ritual typically celebrated in late November that involves lit candles that venerate the Buddha, set in decorated baskets called “krathongs” that float in the water, representing letting go of negativity.


    Day 11

    Depart / Arrive home


  • Dates & Prices

    2019 Dates


    07/18-07/28

    Sold Out
    Adult $4990
    Teen $4990
    Child $4690
    Internal Air $500

    12/21-12/31

    Adult $4990
    Teen $4990
    Child $4790
    Internal Air $500

    12/26-01/05

    Adult $4990
    Teen $4990
    Child $4790
    Internal Air $500


    2020 Dates


    03/12-03/22

    Adult $5190
    Teen $5190
    Child $4990
    Internal Air $525

    06/25-07/05

    Adult $4990
    Teen $4990
    Child $4790
    Internal Air $525

    07/30-08/09

    Adult $4990
    Teen $4990
    Child $4790
    Internal Air $525

    12/19-12/29

    Adult $5290
    Teen $5290
    Child $5090
    Internal Air $525

    12/23-01/02

    Adult $5490
    Teen $5490
    Child $5290
    Internal Air $525

    Additional Info

    Smart Traveler Advantages

    Book a trip 9 months ahead of the day that you want to leave and get a free GoPro and Travel Protection!

    Triple Discount

    $300 discount for children under 12 sharing with 2 adults

    Single Supplement

    Additional $990 (Apr-Oct) / $1,190 (Nov-Mar) for single accommodations

    Large Group Discount

    Traveling in a party of six or more friends or family members? Call us about our large group discounts.

    Alumni Discount 

    If you are a returning Thomson guest, please subtract $500 per family from these prices.

    Travel Insurance

    We strongly recommend purchasing travel insurance. We’ve received great feedback about Travel Insured – you can learn more about the benefits of travel insurance there.

    Price Includes

    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.

    Depending on your flight schedule you may return home the following day. 

    Guaranteed departure. Surcharge applied to groups smaller than 4 guests.

  • Hotels

    Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort

    Although located in the middle of bustling Bangkok, the Anantara Riverside hotel feels like a secluded oasis. Once inside the grounds of the hotel you’ll be transported from busy streets to tropical palm trees, tranquil pools, and lush gardens. After exploring Bangkok, this hotel is a great place to relax. The rooms are comfortable, modern, and spacious. The staff is very friendly and the hotel has free Wi-Fi. Your family will have everything they need to enjoy their time in the city!

    Rati Lanna Riverside Resort

    Newly built in the traditional Lanna style, historic symbolism blends effortlessly with innovative design at the Siripanna Villa Resort and Spa Chiang Mai. The beautiful luxury boutique hotel in Chiang Mai is cradled in the surrounds of lush, manicured gardens of Frangipani mingled with the pink Bougainvillea.

    Paradise Koh Yao

    Paradise Koh Yao is a resort on the north end of Koh Yao Noi. It has an infinity salt water pool that sits between palm trees, 1,300 feet of private white sand beach with a private bay, large rooms that lead outside, activities for your kids, and on-site entertainment. The resort is great for privacy, luxury, and relaxation.

    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.

  • Extend Your Trip

What Travelers are Saying

The Thomson Thailand trip was by far my favorite trip I have been on. Our guides were informative but also had great senses of humor. The itinerary was both flexible and appropriate for all ages. Every meal was unique and catered to everyone's needs. The only upsetting part of the trip was having to leave the lifelong friends I had made. I can't wait to go back!

The Hogan Family


Starts at

$7690

Duration

11 days

Activity Level

Moderate

Our moderate adventures are similar to our easy adventures, but you’ll spend more time on your feet.
Starts at

$4890

Duration

12 days

Activity Level

Easy

Your family will spend most of your time relaxing and not expending too much energy. These adventures are easy! Every member of your family will be comfortable and able to take part in this adventure no matter their fitness level.
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