5 Days / 4 Nights - Tour
Kingdom of Thailand
Day 1 Bangkok - Hua Hin
Departure from Bangkok by car for Kanchanaburi to visit Allied prisoner
of war cemetery and the world-famous Bridge over the River Kwai.
Continue to Petchburi. Lunch at local restaurant. Sightseeing in
Petchburi and visit to Khao Luang cave with its much-worshipped
Buddha statues, lined up at the foot of the rock wall. Then climb
to see King Mongkut's Summer Palace, with short visits to Wat Maha
Dhat and Wat Ko. Transfer to Petchburi train station. Depart Petchburi
by third-class train. Arrive Hua Hin and check in at hotel for overnight
Note: Train schedule is subject to change without
prior notice. Evening in Hua Hin is free, with opportunity to explore
local night market either on foot or by local foot-pedaled trishaw.
Day 2 Hua Hin - Ranong
Breakfast. Visit Marukatayawan, the renovated Summer Palace, made
of Golden teakwood. Continue to Prachuap Kiri Khan. Lunch at local
restaurant. Then visit Khao Chong Krajok on an idyllic bay surrounded
by impressive peaks. Walk to hillside small pagoda, 415 steps up
from the beach, to admire beautiful panorama of this quiet fishing
town. Proceed to Ranong. Short stop at Punyaban Waterfalls before
checking in at your hotel.
Note: Drive from Prachuap Kiri Khan to Ranong
is approximately 280 kilometers, with few attractions other than
palm and rubber trees.
Day 3 Ranong - Krabi
Breakfast. Drive to Phang-Nga. Take a three-hour boat trip through
a fantastic and beautiful part of Thailand, with hundreds of big
and small odd-shaped limestone formations jutting out of the water,
and many serene, stunning islands, mangroves and caves. This is
the area where the James Bond film "Man with the Golden Gun"
was shot. Stop at Muslim village of Koh Panyi, built on stilts in
open sea. Lunch at the Phang Nga Bay Resort Hotel. Drive further
to Krabi. En route visit to Tham Bokkorani National Park with its
beautiful jungle setting. An underground river rises at foot of
the mountain. Accommodation in Krabi.
Note: Drive from Ranong to Krabi is approximately
360 kilometers, passing partly through beautiful mountain scenery.
Day 4 Krabi
Breakfast. Boat trip to the idyllic island of Koh Poda and Pranang
Cave with opportunity for swimming and snorkeling. Return to Krabi
Maritime Hotel for lunch. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight accommodation
Note: During rainy season (May to mid-November)
a visit to Poda Island may not be possible due to weather and tides.
Tour is subject to cancellation or may be changed to another island.
Day 5 Krabi - Phuket
Breakfast. Visit to Susarn Hoi - Shell Cemetery, and Hat Noparat
Thara, a beautiful fine-sand beach protected by rocky islands. Lunch
at the hotel. Continue to Phuket. En route visit to Suwan Ku Ha
Cave with its numerous standing, sleeping and sitting Buddha statues.
Also visit the rubber plantation and rubber-processing factory.
Upon arrival in Phuket transfer to your hotel (or Phuket airport).
Sightseeing tours and transfers as detailed in
English-, Spanish-, German speaking tour guide
Accommodation in specified hotels or in hotels of a similar category
Meals as specified in the itinerary
All entrance fees
Transportation by air-conditioned vehicles
Services not mentioned in the itinerary
Meals not mentioned
Domestic flights from Phuket
Expenses of a personal nature