Gentle Giants & Waterslides

13 days from £1,995pp

The Gentle Giants and Wacky Waterslides trip is perfect for families of all sizes. You’ll start your trip in Bangkok where you’ll see the top attractions, touring the city by public transport so you get a real feel for the capital. You'll continue your adventure by train to Chiang Mai in the north, where you'll tour the region's iconic temples by trishaw, before visiting the silver making district and watching silversmiths at work. The highlight of your time in Chiang Mai - for all the family! - will be your visit to the Elephant Sanctuary where you'll meet gentle giants who have been rescued and are now cared for by the rehabilitation centre. Then it's time to head south to the island paradise of Koh Samui for beach fun, amazing snorkelling and plenty of family time.

All hotels in this trip offer family rooms or suites, so you can really make the most of your time together. 

Highlights

  • See the top attractions in Bangkok

  • A chance to get up close and personal with elephants at an animal sanctuary

  • Spend quality time with the family on palm fringed beaches on Thailand’s second largest island

  • Zip around Bangkok on a tuk tuk, Thailand’s famous three wheeled vehicle

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Gentle Giants & Waterslides

13 days from £1,995pp

Itinerary

This exciting trip to Thailand includes international flights, transfers, accommodation and 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

Location

Type

1-4

Bangkok

Capital city

On day one, you’ll be giddy with excitement, ready for your big adventure, rushing around, saying goodbye to everyone and telling Facebook you’re at the airport. You’ll be flying to Bangkok. Your guide will meet you at the airport and take you to your hotel to get settled. You’ll spend the next few days touring the city by public transport so you get to see Bangkok from all angles, whether that's cruising down the canals, whizzing above the streets on the skytrain or getting the full experience by tuk-tuk. You'll also learn about how the bowls monks use to collect alms are made.

Once you've had your fill of the sights, there'll be plenty of time to chill out by the hotel pool.

Places to Stay

Things to do

5-7

Chiang Mai

Wildlife

You’ll say goodbye to Bangkok and head to the north to Chiang Mai, travelling by train so you can soak up the scenery on the way, and will be welcomed by your friendly guide at the station. You’ll spend your time here exploring Chiang Mai’s heritage and visiting the Elephant Nature Park in the scenic Mae Taeng Valley. You’ll learn all about elephants and how the sanctuary cares for these majestic animals, plus you’ll have a chance to feed and bathe the elephants.

Places to Stay

Things to do

8-13

Koh Samui

Beach

It’s time to head to the beach! You’ll head to Koh Samui, a beautiful island in the Gulf of Thailand where you’ll spend some time together just you and the family. Maybe checking out the pool at your hotel (and the slides!). We’ve got a few guided island activities we can arrange for you if you want, like a cooking class, snorkelling, and bike tour of the island.

On Day 13, you’ll depart for home, dreaming of the spellbinding memories you’ve made as a family.

Places to Stay

Things to do

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