While soaring skyscrapers and neon lights greet travellers in Bangkok, outside of the capital city traditional scenes of rural life can still be found in abundance, from the farming communities of central Thailand to the hill tribes of Chiang Rai. With a rich cultural heritage heavily influenced by the wide-spread practise of Theravada Buddhism, saffron-clad monks and gleaming temples are a familiar sight throughout the country and impressive to behold. In the southern reaches of Thailand are the palm-fringed beaches and crystal clear waters of Hua Hin and Krabi, for travellers who want some of the countryâ€™s famed sun, sea and sand thrown in with their travels.
Cruise the khlongs, sample Thailand's famed street food in the night markets of Chiang Mai, browse through the Asiatic market of Bangkok, spend a night at a homestay in the village of Mae Kampong and meet the hill tribes and stay in the Hmong community lodge. There's these and plenty more interesting local experiences on our group tours to Thailand.
Thailandâ€™s Yi Peng Festival celebrates of the end of the rainy season, and sees locals floating Krathongs on the river for luck in love and life, or launching â€˜Kom Loiâ€™ or paper lanterns to send their troubles away. Join us for the celebrations in Chiang Mai on our 10 day Yi Peng Lantern Festival tour.
Our group tours to Thailand tours take in the highlights of the country, offering a real insight into Thailandâ€™s historical and cultural heritage with plenty of local interaction along the way. All of our Thailand tours start in Bangkok, where you'll visit the cityâ€™s crowning glory, the striking Grand Palace with its famous Emerald Buddha. Cruise the city's canals lined with stilted houses, shimmering temples and fascinating scenes of everyday life before venturing out to explore Bangkok's many bars, restaurants and teeming street stalls.
With an intriguing historical and cultural heritage, Thailand is a fascinating place to explore and has something for everyone. From the capital city of Bangkok to the colourful hill tribes of Chiang Rai in the north and the blissful beaches of Krabi and Hua Hin in the south, there's plenty to see & do. After discussing your holiday requirements with you, weâ€™ll handpick unique things to do in the places you want to visit and suggest interesting destinations off the beaten track to ensure your tailormade holiday to Thailand has everything you are looking for, and perhaps a bit more.
If the idea of group travel does not appeal, our private tours to Thailand might fit the bill. Beyond Thailand's beautiful beaches plenty more adventure awaits - explore the bustling capital city of Bangkok and marvel at its striking Grand Palace, meet the residents at the Elephant Conservation Centre near Chiang Mai, take a train ride over the infamous Bridge over the River Kwai, visit the fascinating hill tribes of Chiang Rai, and unwind on the beach in Hua Hin.
If you would like to spend a bit more time in Thailand or Southeast Asia after your group tour, we have a couple of interesting extensions on offer. Our 5-day All About Angkor bolt-on visits Siem Reap, Ta Prohm & Angkor Thom, Pnom Kulen and Kompong Phluk in neighbouring Cambodia. Or consider our 3-day City Stay in the the bustling metropolis of Bangkok. Explore the sights, do a bit of shopping, wander through local markets and experience the famous night life of this captivating city that never sleeps.