Explore Southern Thailand National Geographic Journeys

Trip Code


Departure Date



8 days



Maximum Seats


What's Included?

All Transport
All Meals
All Entrance fees
Tour guide
Airline tickets on tour


Bangkok, Koh Samui, Khao Sok National Park, Krabi, Ko Phi Phi

Start and end in Bangkok! With the Explorer tour Explore Southern Thailand National Geographic Journeys, you have a 8 days tour package taking you through Bangkok, Thailand and 4 other destinations in Thailand. Explore Southern Thailand National Geographic Journeys includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

Tour Overview

Day 1

Day 1: Bangkok

You will be met on arrival at Bangkok Airport and transferred to your hotel. You are welcome to arrive at any time on day 1, but please note that hotel check-in time is 14:00. Accommodation: - Hyatt Place Bangkok Sukhumvit (or similar). Transport: - Private Vehicle 00:45 - 01:30 Hr(s) Included Activities: - Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting Additional Notes: This is a very laid back trip with lots of free time to enjoy Thailand's beautiful south beaches and jungles or choose to take some optional activities.
Day 2

Day 2: Bangkok/Ko Samui (1B)

Off of Thailand’s east coast in the Gulf of Thailand, Ko Samui offers everything you could possibly want in a seaside retreat: white sandy beaches, coconut palms, fresh seafood, and warm, clear waters. Our hotel is located in the vibrant and exciting "Chaweng" district, walking distance to restaurants, entertainment spots, and shopping. Catch a tuk-tuk to the various beaches close to our hotel. Accommodation: - Mercure Samui Chaweng Tana Hotel (or similar). Meals Included: - Breakfast Transport: - Plane: Suvarnabhumi Airport to Koh Samui Airport 01:00 Hr(s)
Day 3

Day 3: Ko Samui (1B, 1L)

After breakfast, board a traditional longtail boat and travel off the tourist trail to the pristine islands of Ko Mat Sum and Ko Taen. Savour a local lunch on the beach, then choose to explore by kayak or snorkel. Glide past green-shrouded cliffs and tranquil lagoons, or don a mask and fins to delve into vibrant underwater worlds. Accommodation: - Mercure Samui Chaweng Tana Hotel (or similar). Meals Included: - Breakfast - Lunch Included Activities: - Ko Mat Sum and Ko Taen Excursion
Day 4

Day 4: Ko Samui/Khao Sok (1B, 1L, 1D)

Khao Sok is a stunning location with one of the oldest evergreen rainforests in the world, surrounded by limestone karst cliffs. Accommodation: - Anurak Community Lodge (or similar). Meals Included: - Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner Transport: - Ferry: Ko Samui to Don Sak 01:30 - 02:00 Hr(s) - Private Vehicle: Don Sak to Khao Sok 01:30 - 02:00 Hr(s) Included Activities: - Kao Thep Pitak Farm and Culinary Experience - Kao Thep Pitak Community-Owned Farm & Meal - Rainforest Eco-Walk & Dinner
Day 5

Day 5: Khao Sok (1B)

Khao Sok National Park is southern Thailand’s largest area of virgin rainforest, encompassing a breathtaking wilderness of karst peaks, turquoise lakes, and tropical rainforest that stretch along the southwest coast. Explore the park on your own today, choosing between a variety of optional jungle activities. Head out for a hike in search of monkeys and tropical birds inhabiting the dense canopy. Soak in steaming hot springs, glide down the sparkling Sok River aboard a canoe, or set out on a cycling tour of the park’s winding trails. Accommodation: - Anurak Community Lodge (or similar). Meals Included: - Breakfast
Day 6

Day 6: Khao Sok/Krabi (1B)

This morning, drive south to Krabi, situated on Thailand’s tropical southwest coast. Cross the Krabi River by private longtail boat, gliding past mangrove forests and limestone peaks. Venture into the Khao Khanap Nam cave to view prehistoric paintings and fascinating rock formations. Later, head to Ko Klang island and board motorized tricycle tuk-tuks to explore local communities and traditional industries, including a rubber plantation, rice fields, and a batik workshop. Chat with villagers and learn about timeless agricultural and artisanal techniques passed down over generations. Accommodation: - Deevana Plaza Krabi Aonang (or similar). Meals Included: - Breakfast Transport: - Private Vehicle: Khao Sok to Krabi 02:00 - 03:00 Hr(s) Included Activities: - Krabi Village Excursion
Day 7

Day 7: Krabi (1B)

Stay close to the beach and enjoy some of the beautiful scenic views that have made southern Thailand so famous. In the evening, grab a cocktail and relax at the pool. Your CEO will fill you in on all the other interesting options that are available in the area. This is the perfect place to get active or simply chill out and relax. Our resort is located a short distance by tuk tuk to Aonang Beach and Noppharat Thara Beach. Enjoy the resort’s excellent facilities including restaurant and bars, three large outdoor swimming pools, and rejuvenating spa (additional cost). Accommodation: - Deevana Plaza Krabi Aonang (or similar). Meals Included: - Breakfast Optional Extras to chose from: - Phi Phi Island Tour By Speed Boat
Day 8

Day 8: Krabi/Bangkok (1B)

The tour ends at Suvarnabhumi Airport (Bangkok Airport). Please note: your flight must not depart earlier than 15:00 on this day. Meals Included: - Breakfast Transport: - Plane 01:30 Hr(s) Included Activities: - Departure Day

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Option Private Tour Small Group Hotel
 Standard 2349 USD 1949 USD 3 & 4star
Deluxe/Superior 2549 USD 2149 USD 4 & 5star

* From prices subject to availability and subject to change. Prices may fluctuate if surcharges, fees, taxes or currency change. Amounts payable to third parties not included. We include all flights as detailed within the trip summary for each tour. From the moment you land in the starting city to the moment you are transferred to the airport in the end city, all transport arrangements are taken care of by us. Agents may charge service fees and/or fees for credit card payments which vary. Please check all prices, availability and other information with your travel consultant before booking. If you book with TUI an additional 3% fee applies to credit card or charge card payments .


· All nights accommodation (including 1 night in a sleeper train)
· Breakfast daily, 4 dinners, and lunch daily
· Sightseeing as specified (entrance fees are included)
· Expert Thai local guide throughout

  • Hotel EARLY check in & LATE check out
  • Peak season surcharge & compulsory dinner at the hotel (if any)
  • International flights with taxes
  • Visa or Passport Fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips, laundry and gratuities
  • Meals not marked on itinerary, and water during meals

Children Policy

  • The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults
  • For infant (<04 years old): FOC except domestic ticket cost
  • 04 – 11 years old without bed: 50% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old with extra bed: 75% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old in twin share: 90% adult rate

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