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Thailand Eco Lodges from Mountains to Beaches

  • Off the beaten track
From the streets of Bangkok to the mountains of the North and the pristine beaches of the South, enjoy the best of Thailand while staying at some of the most unique Ecolodges in the world! This itinerary is stuffed full of sunrise bicycle rides, bamboo raft river crossings, bat caves, temples, Thai cooking classes, floating villages, hikes, elephants and waterfalls! We might as...

From the streets of Bangkok to the mountains of the North and the pristine beaches of the South, enjoy the best of Thailand while staying at some of the most unique Ecolodges in the world! This itinerary is stuffed full of sunrise bicycle rides, bamboo raft river crossings, bat caves, temples, Thai cooking classes, floating villages, hikes, elephants and waterfalls! We might as well highlight it all in bold because this is one epic adventure! Ideal for active, environmentally conscious individuals, couples and small groups, hungry for culture and delicious Thai cooking! 

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Tour itinerary includes
  • Food and drink
    Food and drink
  • Beach
    Beach
  • Nature escape
    Nature escape
  • Cycling
    Cycling
  • City
    City

Customizable tour itinerary

This tour idea is fully customizable

This itinerary has been crafted by our Local Agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and your interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Day 1: Welcome to Thailand!

Arrival in Bangkok...

• Upon arrival at the airport, meet your English speaking guide
• Private transfer to the hotel
• Evening free to settle in or being exploring!

Visited:
Bangkok
Accommodation
GLOW PRATUNAM HOTEL, Bangkok (Bangkok)

Day 2: Highlights of Bangkok

•Being by visiting must see sites: Grand Palace, Wat Phra Keaw and Wat Pho
• Lunch at your own at leisure and then check out Wat Traimit and the solid gold, 5.5 ton Buddha!
• Wrap up the day with a visit to Jim Thompson Museum

Visited:
Bangkok
Accommodation
GLOW PRATUNAM HOTEL, Bangkok (Bangkok)

Day 3: Bicycle Tour, Bats and Views

• Rise early and explore the narrow lanes, markets and alleyways of Chinatown by bicycle
• Cross the Chao Phraya River with majestic views of the city skyline behind you and visit Thonburi, Thailand's third historic capital
• Discover a troglodyte Buddhist temple and bat cave before taking in panoramic views of the Khao Yai National Park
• Return to your hotel in the evening and relax

Visited:
Bangkok Khao Yai
Accommodation
GLOW PRATUNAM HOTEL, Bangkok (Bangkok)

Day 4: Elephants and Waterfalls

• Visit the Khao Yai National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site
• Walk in the heart of the park on the path leading to the Haew Suwat Waterfalls
• Observe elephants feeding at the salt blocks
• Return to the accommodation and enjoy the rest of your evening as you wish

Visited:
Khao Yai National Park
Accommodation
Night at Lala Mukha tented resort (Khao Yai)

Day 5: Explore Ayutthaya

• Depart for Ayutthaya, capital of the Kingdom of Siam
• Tour the city and visit Wat Mahathat, Wat Ratburana, Wat Sri Samphet or Mongkol Bophit 
• End your visit to this ancient capital of Thailand at the majestic Wat Chai Wattanaram
• Transfer to Bangkok airport and fly to Chiang Mai, where you will be met by your driver and transfer to your tented resort

Accommodation
Night at Lala Mukha tented resort (Khao Yai)

Day 6: Chiang Mai Discovery

• Begin your tour of Chiang Mai early. Wander down its charming narrow streets and discover numerous temples and markets along the way
• Arrive at the Khum Lanna lodge and take part in a variety of immersive activities 
• Participate in a 4-course Thai dinner with your host

Visited:
Chiang Mai
Accommodation
Night im Baan Thai Village (Chiang Mai)

Day 7: Immerse Yourself in Chiang Mai

• Wake up early for a sunrise bicycle ride through the village of San Kwang to visit a local market
• Take part in a Buddhist temple offering ceremony before returning to Khum Lanna to refresh and enjoy a local Lanna-style breakfast by the river
• Learn how to cook a traditional sticky rice and stroll through the lodge’s organic farm
• Lunch will include a country style barbecue

In the afternoon, choose one of the following activities (approximately one hour):

• A guided bicycle tour around the Khum Lanna countryside
• Creative sculpture of fruits (or vegetables)
• A local herbal steam bath to relax and rejuvenate your body
• A therapeutic herbal massage

Visited:
Chiang Mai Mae Rim
Accommodation
Khum Lanna (Mae Rim)

Day 8: Quest of the Monks

• Join your host for a morning walk towards the temple for the quest of the monks
• Enjoy a quiet breakfast by the river followed by a bike ride to a rural village turned to beekeeping
• Continue cycling to the ancient city of Wiang Phrao Wung Hin
• Picnic lunch on the hill of an orchard with scenic views. Refresh before departure for Chiang Mai

Visited:
Mae Rim
Accommodation
Khum Lanna (Mae Rim)

Day 9: Explore Khao Sok National Park

• Transfer to Chiang Mai airport for your flight to Surat Thani / Krabi / Phuket. Private transfer from airport to Khao Sok
• Enjoy a delicious riverside lunch
• Hop in a canoe and experience the breath-taking surroundings and wildlife of the Sok river (1h30)
• Enjoy dinner at the renowned Rock and Tree restaurant

Visited:
Mae Rim Chiang Mai Surat Thani Phuket Krabi Khao Sok
Accommodation
Night im Baan Thai Village (Chiang Mai)

Day 10: Swim beneath a Waterfall 

• Embark on a guided morning trek in the Khao Sok National Park
• Enjoy a refreshing dip beneath a waterfall before enjoying a ‘jungle style’ lunch
• Transfer to Cheow Lan Lake
• Take a long-tail boat to Keeretara Raft House floating accommodation on the lake. Check-in and dinner

Visited:
Khao Sok
Accommodation
Night at Tree House Resort (Khao Sok)

Day 11: Departure Day

• Cross a lagoon by bamboo raft to visit the Coral Cave
• Back to Bamboo Raft House for lunch and an opportunity to kayak or swim nearby
• Take a long tail boat to Racha râpa Dam for amazing panoramas
• Private transfer to Phuket / Krabi / Surat Thani airport

Visited:
Surat Thani Phuket Krabi

Bangkok Khao Yai Khao Yai National Park Ayutthaya Chiang Mai Mae Rim Surat Thani Phuket Krabi Khao Sok

Price details

This tour idea is fully customizable

The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Approx. $1,790 / 11 days
Excluding international flights
2 pax 4 pax 6 pax 8 pax
Price per person $2,130 $1,770 $1,650 $1,690

Included in price:

  • All transfers specified, in private car or air-conditioned minibus
  • The service of an English Speaking guide from day 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
  • Accommodation based on two people sharing. For each person not sharing a room, the single supplement will be added
  • All excursions and entry fees specified in the program
  • All meals specified in the program (B = breakfast, L = lunch, D = dinner)
  • Tips for hotels porters upon check in and check out (paid by your guide)

Not included in price:

  • All bank charges & exchange rate changes at time of payment
  • All insurances including cancellation insurance/ travel insurance/ repatriation for lost luggage insurances
  • All drinks and meals not specified in this program
  • Domestic and international flights
  • Tips for driver, guide and waiters in the restaurants

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