Thailand on a Shoestring & Full Moon Party

15 Day Small Group Tour from Bangkok to Ko Pha Ngan with G Adventures

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on G Adventures 15 Day Thailand on a Shoestring & Full Moon Party. Who says you can't become a world traveller without having a little fun? This tour combines Thailand's cultural highlights with one of the world's most famous celebrations ā€“ the Full Moon Party in Ko Pha-Ngan. more

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Ko Pha Ngan
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18 - 30's
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18 - 30's
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1 Bangkok
Today is arrival day, so there are no activities planned. Enjoy free time to relax, explore the city, and adjust to the frantic pace and humid heat of Bangkok. After your meeting, head out for an optional dinner to get to know your CEO and fellow group members better. Stay: Bangkok Centre Hotel
2 Bangkok - Chiang Mai
Opt to visit Wat Po and the Grand Palace, or check out the city's klongs by boat. Board an overnight train to Chiang Mai. (B)
3 Chiang Mai
Enjoy one of two street food crawls with the group and CEO. Opt to visit Doi Suthep temple, comb the night markets for souvenirs, or participate in a Thai cooking class. Stay: Chiang Mai Gate Hotel
4 Chiang Mai - Ban Mae Jok
We might have time to visit a local market before stopping for lunch and starting our trek. Tucked away in the hills of northern Thailand is where the most colourful and unchanged traditional communities can be found. Trek through forests and rural terrains to visit some of these diverse hilltribe villages; often, each will have their own unique language, clothing style, and belief system that differs significantly from those of neighbouring tribes. You are well looked after by your local guides, who take the responsibility of preparing all meals and carrying food supplies. (B/L/D)
5 Ban Mae Jok - Pa Khao Lam
You will also have the chance to fish at Mae Tang River using local tools; learn how to construct a bamboo raft. (B/L/D)
6 Pa Khao Lam - Chiang Mai
After breakfast, leave the village by bamboo raft, stopping at other villages along the way. Meet the van after lunch and head back to Chiang Mai for some free time to explore. Stay: Chiang Mai Gate Hotel (B/L)
7 Chiang Mai - Bangkok
Opt to go shopping, enjoy a Thai massage, or explore Chiang Mai's many temples. Board an overnight train to Bangkok. (B)
8 Bangkok
Get out and explore this fantastic city where there is endless sightseeing to be done. Stay: Bangkok Centre Hotel
9 Bangkok - Surat Thani
Get to know Thailand's capital. Check out Wat Pho and the Grand Palace, get a Thai massage, or explore the klongs on a boat tour before an overnight train. Enjoy a street food crawl with the group and CEO either today or another day on tour. (B)
10 Surat Thani - Khao Sok
Khao Sok is a diverse area of natural beauty, a perfect place for people who want to hike and get out there in nature or those that just want to chill out in a hammock by the riverside watching monkeys take their afternoon bath. As entry to Khao Sok NP is included for the day, you can opt for a trek in the park after checking in this afternoon. The park entrance is a short walk from the hotel, as is the main stretch of restaurants and bars in town. Stay: Khao Sok Rainforest Resort (B/L)
11 Khao Sok - Ko Pha Ngan
Travel to Ko Pha-Ngan, known for its epic parties. Explore the island and its beaches by day and dive into the nightlife when the sun goes down. (B)
12 Ko Pha Ngan
Experience some of the best Ko Pha-Ngan has to offer on a full day excursion to idyllic Bottle Beach. After a guided trek through the jungle, savour a Thai lunch on the beach and soak up the sun and laid back vibes. This evening, head out for a party you won't soon forget. (L)
13 Ko Pha Ngan
Spend the day exploring the island.
14 Ko Pha Ngan
Spend the day exploring the island.
15 Ko Pha Ngan
Depart at any time. If booking a flight out of Ko Samui airport, the earliest departure time should be 11:00 am Want to take the hassle out of getting back to Bangkok? Book the Bangkok Express, a two-day post-tour Extra. Speak to your Global Connection Officer or travel agent to book.

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Journey Highlights
  • Experience the bustling streets of Bangkok.
  • Explore colourful Chiang Mai.
  • Trek to remote hilltribe villages.
  • Float down a river on a bamboo raft.
  • Enjoy the island beaches of Koh Samui and Koh Tao.
Trip Inclusions
  • Your G for Good Moment: Kao Thep Pitak Community-Owned Farm & Meal, Ban Ta Khun
  • Your Discover Moment: Bangkok
  • Your Discover Moment: Chiang Mai
  • Visit to Chiang Mai night market
  • Hilltribe trek
  • Bamboo rafting
  • Street food crawl
  • Lake Cheow Larn excursion
  • Full Moon Party
  • Bottle Beach full-day excursion
  • Beach time on Ko Pha-Ngan
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • Simple hotels (twin-share) or hostels (multi-share) (9 nights), basic hilltribe huts (2 nights, multi-share), sleeper trains (3 nights)
  • A variety of styles of hotels/guesthouses are used on this tour. In many instances they might not be like what you are used to back home, as service and efficiency can vary. In some areas we stay in simple local guesthouses in stunning locations ā€“ rooms are small and basic, may be multi-share, and there may be shared toilet facilities and showers.
  • Multi-share Accommodation: Multi-share same-sex accommodation is used on this tour, as such, if you are travelling with someone of a different gender you will not be in the same room. For private accommodation please see tours in our Classic Travel Style.
Your Tour Guides
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, trekking staff
Meals Included
  • 8 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 2 dinners included throughout this tour
  • Local bus, train, private vehicle, walking, boat, ferry
Read Trip Notes
  • Trip Notes outline what's included, visa information, important notes, how to get to your accommodation, packing checklist, optional activities, travel insurance requirements - pretty much everything you need to know about this adventure and more. Please take time to have a read through, and contact us if you have any questions. View Trip Notes

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Tuesday 28 Jan 2020 Tuesday 11 Feb 2020 340per person 1,659per person Enquire
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Thursday 26 Mar 2020 Thursday 09 Apr 2020 340per person 1,659per person Enquire
Saturday 25 Apr 2020 Saturday 09 May 2020 296per person 1,443per person Enquire
Sunday 24 May 2020 Sunday 07 Jun 2020 296per person 1,443per person Enquire
Wednesday 24 Jun 2020 Wednesday 08 Jul 2020 296per person 1,443per person Enquire
Wednesday 22 Jul 2020 Wednesday 05 Aug 2020 309per person 1,510per person Enquire
Thursday 20 Aug 2020 Thursday 03 Sep 2020 73per person 1,746per person Enquire
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Saturday 17 Oct 2020 Saturday 31 Oct 2020 70per person 1,669per person Not Avail
Sunday 18 Oct 2020 Sunday 01 Nov 2020 70per person 1,669per person Enquire
Tuesday 17 Nov 2020 Tuesday 01 Dec 2020 70per person 1,669per person Enquire
Wednesday 16 Dec 2020 Wednesday 30 Dec 2020 80per person 1,919per person Enquire
Saturday 19 Dec 2020 Saturday 02 Jan 2021 85per person 2,034per person Enquire
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