Chiang Mai, Bangkok, Pattaya, Hua Hin, Phuket, Koh Phi Phi
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From seclusion amid the mountainous region of Northern Thailand to the tropical beauty that runs along the palm-tree-bordered, white-sand shores of Phuket, you and your family will revel in fun-filled adventures on this handcrafted tour to Thailand. You will encounter ornate temples, unspoiled natural wilderness, and vibrant coral reefs as you visit beloved destinations that are both sought-after and less traveled. You and your family will be thoroughly enthused throughout your expedition as you...
Chiang Mai – Surreal Sweeping Vistas of Northern Thailand
Very rarely does one return home from a lavish family vacation in Thailand without exploring the famous city of Chiang Mai. It is a wonderfully rugged city that continues to retain an element of old-world charm. The destination’s appeal mainly stems from its sweeping landscape settings and striking mountains that tower over green forests. Moreover, the cultural heritage is masterfully reflected in the shimmering temples and significant landmarks that are sprawled across the city. Shortly after you and your family have landed in Thailand, you will meet your private transfer and head to your luxurious, boutique accommodation that will be nestled at the foot of Doi Suthep Mountain. You and your family will delight in the first-class and family-friendly amenities at this home away from home. A lavish poolside setting will look out over the stretching, green landscape below while expert chefs prepare gourmet cuisines that send tantalizing wafts of savory flavors through your resort.
You will have a few hours to acclimatize to the area upon arrival. The locals’ friendly smiles and welcoming faces will have you at ease in no time. In the comfort of a luxurious private transfer, you will journey to significant cultural landmarks where your guide will share intriguing insight into Thailand’s heritage regarding the pivotal sites that are dotted around the city. Your tour will culminate at the top of Doi Suthep Mountain where the renowned Wat Phra That temple complex stands tall. A brisk hike to the top will reveal the most remarkable sunset vistas, and you will feel on top of the world as you witness the tangerine sky atop this striking mountain. Shortly following, you can encounter the majesty of the golden temple and explore the enticing cave complex in which the temple has been built. Your family will be thoroughly enthused, and you will conclude your day with fantastic Thai food at the resort’s premier restaurant.
Chiang Mai – Educational Encounters with Wildlife
The warm Thai sun will peek through your blinds, and the blissful sounds of untamed nature will greet you in the morning. Today, you will explore the wondrous wildlife that inhabits this fantastic location. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, you will venture to the surrounding countryside. The rural setting will exude a calming atmosphere, while enthralling activities provide a wealth of entertainment. Today, you will become more familiar with the creatures of Thailand as you visit an ethical elephant sanctuary. You and your family will be in complete awe as you experience up-close encounters with the magnificent mammals. All the while, you will capture stunning pictures of your family as they care for the creatures in their natural environment. You will return to your resort, feeling genuinely inspired by the educational expedition. In the afternoon, you will transfer to the local airport where you will board a plane and travel to Bangkok.
Bangkok – A Spectacular City Skyline
Bangkok shifts the tropical aura of Thailand to one of complete opulence. You will witness this drastic contrast as you land in the capital. From your private transfer, you will see towering skyscrapers and illuminating billboards that encompass the city limits. It will be an impressive display of first-world development in a country that is still firmly rooted in tradition. Here, luxury will be at the forefront of experiences, and your stay is tailored to exploring the grandest family-friendly adventures of the city. As a result, there is no shortage of authenticity in Bangkok, and there are uniquely captivating activities that pay homage to Thai culture, such as discovering the coveted temples, which are some of the most distinguished in the country. You will experience it all during your stay before resting your heads at a luxury hotel in the heart of the city. This exceptional accommodation will be fitted with world-class amenities, and your incredible private suite will share uninterrupted views of the bustling city. Professional staff will ensure you all feel most welcome throughout your stay.
Bangkok – Sacred Ornate Spiritual Complexes
The following day, you will venture on a riveting excursion to the revered temples of Bangkok where you can marvel at the sheer magnificence of these meticulously constructed buildings. Though adorned in gold and glimmering under the sun, a humble atmosphere will resonate from their sacred walls. Years of tradition and exceptional work resulted in the formation of these beloved buildings, and you will encounter the most significant temples, or Wats, during your tour. Each one is home to distinct monuments and statues that may take your breath away. Furthermore, your experienced guide will share valuable information about the country’s passionate devotion to spirituality. The insightfully educational tour will inspire you and your partner and entertain your children. Afterward, you will discover the secrets behind the world-renowned cuisines of Thailand. Your guide will usher you to prestigious restaurants along the vibrant streets where you can stop to sample delectable Thai delicacies and meet the incredible chefs behind the award-winning dishes. You and your family will revel in the flavors of Thai haute cuisine.
Bangkok – Discover a Mouthwatering Culinary Culture
You will begin your second day like you ended the last: by exploring the mouthwatering tastes of Thailand. You and your family will transfer to a leading culinary school where you will uncover the secrets behind famous Thai meals. With professional chefs to guide you and world-class equipment on hand, you and your family will find yourselves thoroughly immersed into the culinary scene as you prepare your expert dishes. The experience will be set inside a state-of-the-art kitchen within an immaculately-restored building. This will give you an immersive taste of what it is like to be a chef at a Michelin-style restaurant in Bangkok. You will continue your impressive adventure as you transfer to engaging museums throughout the city. You and your family will share in educational entertainment as you reveal the history of Thailand through captivating digital displays. Finally, you will round off your evening with a sunset dinner cruise along the Chao Phraya River. You will indulge in the gourmet meal as you witness unforgettable, panoramic views.
Pattaya – Unspoiled Natural Beauty in Thailand
While Pattaya is well-known for its fabulous nightlife, the renowned city is home to a wealth of family-friendly activities that you cannot afford to miss. Just a short drive from Bangkok, you will swiftly make your way to the city in the comfort of a luxurious coach. Along the way, you will witness the natural beauty of the countryside, and as you approach the city, the stretching green hills will give way to views of deep blue ocean and white, sandy beaches. Shortly afterward, you will find yourselves in a tropical, palm tree-lined destination that is part of the mainland, which will be your sign that you have arrived at your premier resort that overlooks the ocean. It will be a picture-perfect contrast to the bustling cityscape of Bangkok.
Pattaya offers endless fun, and you will immerse yourselves in enthralling activities from the moment that you step foot in the amazing city. You will meet your private transfer and journey to the paradise of Nong Nooch Tropical Garden. Once a vast collection of fields, the garden has since been transformed into a vibrant flower haven. You and your family will weave your way through the park and encounter immaculately-kept plant life and monuments. With traditional architecture that blends seamlessly with the natural life, the destination is a horticulturalist’s dreams. There will be wonderful photo opportunities to delight in as you explore the orchid and succulent gardens as well as the various creative plant displays. Finally, you will culminate your nature experience with some of Pattaya’s finest vegetarian food at an award-winning restaurant.
Pattaya – Soar across the Rainforest Canopy
The following day, you will explore the incredibly engaging museums and art halls that are dotted around the city. The captivating displays will engage all of your senses and will spark a feeling of joyous fun for your whole family. Then, you will transfer to a truly unique jungle experience, which is where you will make your way to a thrilling zipline park in the Chonburi jungle. Harnessed into the zipline, you will soar across the rainforest canopy and witness nature from a completely different perspective. As the wind rips through your hair, you will witness the gorgeous forest and all of the indigenous flora and fauna that call this forest home. This expedition will bring your stay in Pattaya to an enthralling close, and you will top it all off with delectable dishes at a prestigious, seaside restaurant before resting in preparation for your day ahead.
Hua Hin – Emerald Beauty atop a Magnificent Mountain
Hua Hin is another immensely popular seaside town that is located across the Gulf of Thailand from Pattaya. You will comfortably make your way across the open waters on a regal cruise liner, where you can enjoy the fantastic ocean views as you approach Hua Hin’s thriving shores. The former fishing village has become one of the most sought-after destinations in Thailand. This is as a result of an influx of fashionable development for the purpose of creating an enchanting escape from the bustle of the mainland. Here, you will settle into your exceptionally prestigious resort with remarkable views and world-class amenities. You can spend your first afternoon exploring the town’s grand palaces and beautiful buildings. Then, in the evening, you will transfer to the famous Khao Takiab Mountain for unforgettable sunset views. The hilltop temple is home to a troop of monkeys, an old-world-styled bell, and a magnificent shrine, and your journey to the top will be as leisurely as it is beautiful.
Hua Hin – Discover a Hidden Cave worth Sharing
The following day, you will explore the beloved Phraya Nakhon Cave. Shrouded in myth and mystery, this rarely seen location is a must-visit treat for a once-in-a-lifetime experience. With the help of your dedicated tour guide, you will brave a thrilling adventure in search of the marvelous green and gold pavilion that is hidden away in the cave. The journey will be well worth it as this is one of the few sights that others will not have the luxury of exploring. Later this evening, you will transfer to Hua Hin’s exclusive shopping district in search of exquisite keepsakes to take back home with you. The luxurious retail destination will be the perfect place to spoil your family before heading to your final destination of Phuket. You will conclude your impressive stay with a luxury spa treatment at a prestigious wellness center the following morning where you can completely unwind as you revel in a traditional Thai massage. This will perfectly culminate your stay in marvelous fashion.
Phuket – Secluded Slice of Heaven
Last but certainly not least is your adventure in Phuket, which is a tropical island paradise on the Andaman Sea. Renowned for its postcard beaches and sophisticated resorts, the island shares uninterrupted leisure at every corner. You will settle into your ultra-chic resort that overlooks the crystal-clear waters of the Andaman Sea. At the foot of your door, your private penthouse will offer charming vistas of the sprawling white sand beach. It will be a secluded slice of heaven, which will be perfect for the remainder of your opulent family holiday in Thailand. With a gourmet dining establishment within your resort, you will end your day in style as you tuck into delicious dishes and lounge around the pristine pool.
Phuket – Explore the Magic under the Sea
On your first full day in Phuket, you will meet your private ocean guide and board a luxurious speed boat. You and your family will venture to world-class hideaway beaches that hug the expansive coastline. Your children will have a blast as they play in the white sand and wade in the cool waters. Equipped with snorkels, you can dip into the sea and search for the unique creatures that inhabit the vast ocean. Against the rugged cliff edges of the bay, you may encounter picturesque coral reefs that are teeming with sea life. If you are lucky, you can swim with schools of fish and capture images of octopuses as they traverse the depths of the sea. The wondrous experience will be supplemented by an incredible seaside lunch that awaits you after your swim. You will delight in the lavish lunch spread with seaside views before returning to your luxurious accommodation later this afternoon. For sunset, you will jump on horseback and trek across the soft, sandy beach, where you will feel at one with nature as you trot across the unspoiled landscape and soak in the endearing sights.
Phuket – Visit the Colorful Island of Koh Phi Phi
Your final day in Thailand will leave nothing to be desired, and you will meet your private speed boat transfer and venture to Phuket’s famous neighboring island of Koh Phi Phi. The dreamlike destination boasts some of the finest beaches in the country, and as you traverse the open waters, you will feel the breeze flow through your hair and brush briskly upon your face. Soon, you will enter Phi Phi bay where magnificent limestone cliffs and palm tree-lined beaches welcome you. You will venture past the tourist hotspots in search of secluded paradises that are off the beaten track. Your knowledgeable guide will know just where to travel for a private and thrilling snorkeling expedition. You will find yourselves comfortably settled on secret beaches with picture-perfect coral reefs as you create lifelong memories and play games in the sand. You will return home later today for an elaborate and fun-filled Thai performance before setting off for a local performance at a cultural theme park. The experience will be one-of-a-kind, perfectly capturing Thai tradition in flamboyant and colorful fashion. This show will bring your Thai adventure to an end, and tonight you will rest your heads feeling completely content. The following day, you will enjoy one last Thai breakfast before transferring to the airport and making your way back home.
- Indulge in a visit to the famous Wat Phra That temple cave complex atop the striking Doi Suthep Mountain for a thrilling, cultural discovery
- Immerse yourselves in Northern Thailand’s wonderful wildlife destinations with impressive trips to the Chiang Mai Zoo and an ethical elephant sanctuary
- Discover the cultural heritage of Bangkok as you visit beloved temples and coveted museums across the city
- Test your culinary skills at a prestigious cooking school after experiencing a riveting food tour of Bangkok’s premier restaurants
- Escape to the Nong Nooch Tropical Garden and Chonburi jungle zipline for truly unique encounters with nature
- Experience a once-in-a-lifetime adventure to the mysterious Phraya Nakhon Cave for unparalleled sights that are rarely seen by others
- Enjoy an exclusive retail experience and purchase spoils for the family at Hua Hin’s world-class shopping district
- Venture to Phuket’s pristine coastal beaches for an impeccable snorkeling experience
- Journey to the famous island of Koh Phi Phi by luxurious speed boat and uncover the beautiful landscapes and picturesque beaches around the island
Home to some of the most enthralling family activities and memorable experiences, Thailand is a treat for all. You will arrive in the Northern capital of Chiang Mai where you will be surrounded by impressive landscape settings and rugged mountain ranges. Its natural charm provides perfect seclusion. From the exquisite boutique resort to endearing wildlife experiences, your stay in this diverse location will be filled with luxurious entertainment. You and your family will trek up Doi Suthep Mountain for unbelievable vistas of Northern Thailand, and search the captivating cave complex before rounding your day off with delectable Thai delicacies. The following day, you will discover wondrous wildlife at an engaging zoo before caring for majestic elephants at an ethical sanctuary. All the while, you will capture lifelong memories of your family fun in the wild.
You will then transfer to the lively city of Bangkok. During your stay, you will fully delve into Thailand’s exquisite cuisine as you tour the most prestigious restaurants and learn how to craft a few significant dishes at a leading culinary school. Before departing Bangkok, you will explore the immaculately designed temples that are held dear to the locals’ hearts. Learn more about the country’s deep heritage as your knowledgeable guide transfers you to these significant destinations. You will then retreat from the bustle of the relaxing city to Pattaya. Situated on the Gulf of Thailand, the tropical destination boasts a stretching white-sand beach and splendid ocean vistas. Immerse yourselves in nature as you find yourselves strolling through the immaculate Nong Nooch Tropical Garden. Then, swing from the trees across the rainforest canopy during a thrilling zipline adventure.
The next stop on your fun-filled family adventure is the beautiful, seaside town of Hua Hin. Designed as an escape for wealthy locals, the town has since become the pulse of luxury travel in Thailand. Here, you will delight in your 5-star resort and enjoy time to completely unwind. The following day, delight in a once-in-a-lifetime cave expedition as you journey to the Phraya Nakhon Cave. Secluded and shrouded in mystery, this rarely visited destination is a marvel that will inspire your whole family. Capture incredible images that very few will be able to rival. Finally, you will transfer to Phuket for a few days of tropical island living where you will uncover the majesty of Phuket’s hideaway beaches and snorkel the vibrant coral reefs that are teeming with colorful creatures. The following day, you will transfer via luxury speed boat to the famous Koh Phi Phi Island and discover what makes this paradise so special. Traverse the crystal-clear waters and marvel at the surreal snorkeling experiences. You will culminate your picture-perfect stay by witnessing a unique Thai performance. This family-friendly experience highlights the country’s cultural beauty and provides a captivating close to your holiday. By the time your 12-day trip has concluded, you will be wishing that you could extend your trip by another 12 days. Read more here about the other exceptional experiences our travelers have appreciated in their travel reviews of Thailand.
$2,635 per person (excluding international flights)
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