Drifting Through the Blue

14 days from £2,195pp

Want to explore Thailand and Malaysia in your own time? Our Drifting Through the Blue trip is the perfect way to do just that. You’ll kick-start your holiday by learning to meditate with monks in the capital city of Bangkok. After that you’ll explore three different idyllic islands where you can snorkel, trek or kick back until your heart’s content. You’ll finish your trip in George Town where you’ll enjoy authentic dim sum and a street art tour of the city.

Highlights

  • Eat dim sum and learn about Malaysian culinary traditions

  • Partake in a street art tour of George Town

  • Enjoy a wildlife spotting cruise on Langkawi

  • Stay on Ko Lipe and dive some of Thailand’s most impressive nearby reefs

  • Chill out off the beaten track in Koh Mook

  • Learn to meditate with monks in Bangkok

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Drifting Through the Blue

14 days from 2195pp
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Itinerary

This exciting trip to Malaysia and Thailand includes international flights, transfers, accommodation, some meals, learning to meditate with monks and other selected excursions. 

From the first conversation until you arrive home from your holiday, you’ll be looked after by one of our Travel Designers who has travelled extensively in the region and will give advice from their personal experience on how to make the most out of your trip.
All of our trips are entirely bespoke and we will continually refine your itinerary until it’s perfect.

Day

Resort

Type

1-3

Bangkok

Capital City

It’s time to pack your bags and fly into the capital city of ThailandBangkok! You’ll be met by a guide and transferred to your hotel where you’ll have plenty of time to settle in and explore the city at your own pace. On your last full day in the capital you’ll make your way to Wat Mahathat, one of the most important meditation centres in Bangkok. Here you’ll spend time with monks, learn the techniques of meditation and practice alongside locals. In the evening you’ll enjoy a private tuk tuk tour through the historic streets of Old Bangkok where you’ll swing by delicious eateries and historic landmarks.  

Places to Stay

Things to do

4-5

Koh Mook

Beach

Swap the bright city lights for beach island sights on Koh Mook. Off the beaten tourist track, you can spend your time here relaxing on idyllic island beaches, exploring the stunning emerald cave and indulging in some seriously good seafood.  

 

Places to Stay

6-8

Ko Lipe

Beach

Another day, another island paradise! Today you’re off to the Thai island of Ko Lipe, near Malaysia’s border. The snorkelling and diving opportunities are exceptional here, with some of Thailand’s best reefs within easy reach. While you’re here you can also explore the rest of the Ko Tarutao National Park which encompasses 51 islands. On your travels you might spot wild pigs, sea eagles and even sea otters! If that sounds like too much hard work, relax on the beaches stopping only to sip ice cool beer or dine at one of the island’s many island eateries.

Places to Stay

9-12

Langkawi

Beach + Wildlife

Say ta-ra to Thailand and meet Malaysia! You’re heading to one of Malaysia’s ultimate island escapes, Langkawi, known for its sandy shores, ancient rainforests and warm seas. Why not fly through the rainforest canopy in a cable car or try wandering across the 125m long Sky Bridge? On your last full day on the island you’ll enjoy a gentle cruise through lush mangrove forests for some wildlife spotting. You’ll finish up with a visit to a bat cave and nearby fish farm before enjoying a relaxing lunch at a local restaurant.

Places to Stay

13-14

Penang

Tour

Today you’re off to George Town, the colourful capital of the Malaysian island of Penang. Here you’ll enjoy a fabulous dim sum breakfast while you listen to a guide talk about the city’s culinary traditions. Next it’s on to Chow Rasta, a wet market which has been going since the early 1800s. You’ll finish up with a fascinating street art tour of George Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

On Day 14 it’s time to go home, relaxed and with plenty of new wonderful travelling memories of Thailand and Malaysia.

Places to Stay

Things to do

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Thing to do on this trip

Here are some of the fun and exciting things you'll do on your trip to Thailand and Malaysia. Call us now to learn more: 01483 319 333