Thailand: Multi-Sport Adventure

  • Overview
    Starts at



    11 days

    Activity Level


    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.

    9 breakfasts, 7 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 you’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.

  • Itinerary

    Days 2-4


    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

    Visit the Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaew to view the temple’s centerpiece, the 2-foot-tall Emerald Buddha, situated on a high, golden altar to signify its important status in the Thai kingdom.

    Wat Pho (Temple of the Reclining Buddha)

    You’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. You guide will make sure the kids observe the ornate details included on its massive extremities.

    Bangkok Street Food Tour

    Food awaits! Wander quiet side streets to sample a diverse array of authentic Thai food: have a cup of “kafae boran,” or old-style Thai coffee; a unique rice crepe mixed with mung bean called “khanom thua paep” and a dumpling stuffed with vegetables like bean sprouts and spinach called “gui chaii.” Venture among the market stalls selling fresh seasfood, fruits, spices and more. Learn about local market culture and discover its uses for some of the more exotic ingredients on sale.

    Chinese Chao Phor Suea Shrine

    Visit the vibrant and anceint Chao Phor Suea Shrine, sacred to the Chinese Tiger God. It’s one of the most well-respected Chinese shrines in all of Thailand, where people visit to pray for prosperity, good fortune and protection from evil. It’s usually filled with clouds of incense and worshippers casting blocks and bringing offerings of flowers, cookies, fruit and more.

    Wat Suthat Buddhist Temple

    Wat Suthat, one of Bangkok’s oldest and largest Buddhist temples, was recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2005. The outer walls are lined with more than 150 Buddha statues, and the site is filled with exquisite floor-to-ceiling murals. Some depict moments from the Ramkien, Thailand’s national epic, while another depicts early westerneres arriving in Siam. After exploring, make a quick photo stop at the historic Giant Swing in front of the temple.

    Days 5-8

    Chiang Mai

    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 Southeast Asian game described as “kick volleyball.” It’s fun for everyone!

    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!

    Doi Inthanon National Park Hike

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

    Hill Tribe Village

    Get a snapshot of ancient history, visiting a traditional hill tribe village striving to maintain their centuries-old culture and family traditions.

    Lunch at Wachiratharn Waterfall

    Today for lunch, you’ll stop at Wachiratharn Waterfall, more than 200 feet tall and a great place to stop for a meal!

    Alms for the Buddhist Monks

    Take part in the Thai custom of offering alms to Buddhist monks, draped in saffron-red robes, in exchange for their blessing. If you’re lucky, you may even get to watch them performing early-morning prayers.

    Elephant Rescue Park

    Spend a full day learning to be a “mahout,” the Thai word for “elephant caretaker.”

    Kayak and Swim

    Have an adventure in Sri Lanna National Park exploring its jungles and Mae Ngat Lake, playing in the water and kayaking to your 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 you a unique look into a revered cultural practice.

    Explore Warorot Market

    Rub shoulders with the locals at the vibrant Warorot Market, taking time to shop, sip coffee or tea and people-watch.

    Bicycle Ride to Mae Ngat Dam

    You’ll have the chance to cycle between the Bua Tong Limestone Waterfall and Mae Ngat Dam. Not only is the ride easy, but a support vehicle will follow in case anyone prefers to take a break from cycling!

    Days 9-10

    Phang Nga Bay

    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.

    Canoe in Phang Nga Bay

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

    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.

    Explore Thalen Bay

    Go sea kayaking in Thalen Bay, a coastal playground of canals that wind through mangrove forests and limestone canyons. Gliding through the lush scenery and impressive rock towers, you’ll spot hidden wildlife and enjoy the serenity of still nature.

    Swim at Lading Island

    Lading Island is well known for its stunning small bay surrounded by intricate limestone, soft white beaches and an emerald sea. Not too far from the beach lie towering rock hills, each covered in greenery and shaped like gumdrops. This idyllic inlet has earned it the name Paradise Island – you’ll understand why when you spend your afternoon swimming here.

    Day 11


  • Dates & Prices

    2024 Dates


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    Adult $5100
    Teen $5100
    Child $4800
    Internal Air $590


    Adult $5100
    Teen $5100
    Child $4800
    Internal Air $590


    Adult $5700
    Teen $5700
    Child $5400
    Internal Air $590

    2025 Dates


    Adult $5100
    Teen $5100
    Child $4800
    Internal Air $590


    Adult $5100
    Teen $5100
    Child $4800
    Internal Air $590


    Adult $5400
    Teen $5400
    Child $5200
    Internal Air $590


    Adult $5700
    Teen $5700
    Child $5500
    Internal Air $590

    Additional Info

    Small Group Supplement

    A supplement may apply to smaller groups. Please contact a Travel Consultant for more information.

    Single Supplement

    Single supplement starts at $1,000.

    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 Guard – 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 and snacks in the vehicle.

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

    Guaranteed departure. Small group surcharge may apply. Call us to discuss age recommendations for each destination. Prices are subject to change.

  • Hotels

    Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort

    The Anatara Riverside Bangkok Resort is located in downtown Bangkok on the Chao Phraya River. The hotel features a swimming pool, jacuzzi, fitness center and spa. All rooms include air conditioning and Wi-Fi. The resort is located near many restaurants, including Italian, barbecue and international buffets.

    Rati Lanna Riverside Resort

    The Rati Lanna Riverside Resort sits on the Mae Ping River in the center of Chiang Mai. The hotel features a swimming pool, fitness center and library. Each room has a private balcony, widescreen TV, Wi-Fi and bathrooms with built-in LCD TVs. It is located near the airport and the famous Night Bazaar.

    Koh Yao Yai Village

    Located on the island of Koh Yao Yai, Koh Yao Yai Village is a lovely spot on 32 acres bordering white sand beaches surrounded by the emerald and teal waters of Phang Nga Bay. All rooms have air conditioning, outdoor terrace, refrigerator, ensuite bathroom with outdoor rain shower, satellite TV, hair dryer, and Wi-Fi. There is a infinity pool with jacuzzi and two restaurants serving fresh and local Thai and Western cuisine.

    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.

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



9 days

Activity Level


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.
Starts at



9 days

Activity Level


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.