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East Coast Island Hopping in Thailand

The beautiful islands in the Gulf of Thailand are an ideal location for the summer months in Thailand. We discover hidden coves on Koh Phangan Island, enjoy fantastic snorkelling on the coral reefs of Koh Tao and relax on the white sands of Koh Samui. We also travel inland to Khao Sok National Park where we can explore the unspoilt rainforest.

Tour Highlights

  • Bangkok - Explore the glittering Grand Palace and temple of the Reclining Buddha
  • Khao Sok National Park - Elephant rides and jungle treks through lush rainforest
  • Koh Phangan - Stunning bays, beautiful beaches, waterfalls and forests
  • Koh Tao - Excellent snorkelling off Turtle Island
  • Koh Samui - Coconut plantations and perfect palm fringed beaches


Itineraries on some departure dates may differ, please select.

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  • 1
    Join tour in Bangkok

  • 2
    In Bangkok, explore Grand Palace; overnight train to Surat Thani

  • 3
    Arrive in Surat Thani; drive to Khao Sok National Park

  • 4
    In Khao Sok; elephant experience; free afternoon

  • 5
    Ferry to Koh Phangan; free afternoon

  • 6
    Boat trip around Koh Phangan

  • 7
    Ferry to Koh Tao; free afternoon

  • 8
    Snorkelling trip around Koh Tao

  • 9
    Ferry to Koh Samui; optional cooking class

  • 10
    On Koh Samui; free day

  • 11
    On Koh Samui, free morning; sleeper train to Bangkok

  • 12
    Arrive in Bangkok; free day

  • 13
    Tour ends in Bangkok

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We have the following different versions of the Golden Beaches and Jungle tour available at present.

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Golden Beaches and Jungle
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Why Book this tour
This holiday to Thailand is a great escape during our summer months and a great adventure of first-timers to the country as you sample the culture and bright lights of Bangkok before heading south to the beaches and islands of the Gulf of Thailand, famous for their excellent reefs. Not only that but you will also have the chance to experience the jungle of stunning Khao Sok National Park. You will be travelling using a mixture of overnight trains, public ferries and private buses really giving you a flavour of being in the destination.
Included meals 10 2 0
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Bus, Train, Boat, Ferry
2 nights Comfortable Hotel
2 nights Basic Overnight Train
2 nights Standard Lodge
6 nights Standard Hotel
Tour Staff
Driver(s), Explore Tour Leader, Boat Crew
Group Size
Generally 10 - 16