Thailand with Ahle Exploration

Bangkok - Phuket - Phi Phi Islands

2019: Dec 13 - Dec 19

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Visit the giant reclining Buddha in Bangkok, escape to beautiful Phuket, eat tasty Thai food every step of the way, explore some of the world's finest beaches, and make lasting memories with your host, Ahlexandria. Join her on a Thailand adventure exploring caves, kayaking grottos, playing with rescued elephants and creating incredible content along the way.

  • 7 days

  • 8 - 20 spots (only female spots remaining)

  • Double occupancy in 3-star hotels (single rooms available)

  • Fly into Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK)

  • Fly out of Phuket International Airport (HKT)

Activities Included

  • Bangkok City Tour
  • Phi Phi Island Hopping Tour
  • Elephant Sanctuary Visit

Other Inclusions

  • Double Occupancy in 3-star Hotels
  • Local Guide throughout Trip
  • All City Transfers
  • Domestic Flight from Bangkok to Phuket
  • Arrival Airport Transfer (until 6pm on first day)
  • Departure Airport Transfer (morning of last day)
  • All Breakfasts, 3 Lunches & 3 Dinners

Exclusions

  • International Flights
  • Food & Alcohol (except as noted)
  • Visas & Travel Insurance
  • Airport Transfers Outside of Designated Times

Your Host

Ahlexandria

@hoboahle

Ahlexandria (Hobo Ahle) has been traveling the USA for 5 years living in a van. She loves travel, people, and genuine experiences, but has yet to leave her home country. Join her first awesome trip overseas that is sure to be filled with adventure, laughter, and good times!

Itinerary

Day 1

Welcome to Thailand! We’ll pick you up from the airport and take you to your first hotel in Bangkok where you’ll meet the crew. Dinner starts at 8pm.

Overnight in Bangkok.

Arrival: Fly into Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) by 6pm to make the Welcome Dinner at 8pm.

Included: Airport Transfer (between 8am - 6pm), Welcome Dinner


Day 2

Today, take on Bangkok’s finest temples on a city tour including its fascinating canals. We’ll start at Wat Traimit - home to the world’s largest solid golden Buddha followed by visit to Wat Pho - home to noteworthy reclining Buddha. We’ll then hop across the road to the magnificent Grand Palace, a sprawling temple complex. Explore the vast grounds and numerous dazzling buildings, including the highly-revered Wat Phra Kaew, home to the prized Emerald Buddha statue dating back to the 14th Century. After grabbing lunch, spend the better part of the afternoon on the water meandering through the quaint canals and taking in the quieter side of life from the seat of a traditional ‘long tail’ boat. A tour of Bangkok’s Thonburi side isn’t complete without the spectacular Wat Arun - take time to explore the iconic temple towering 260 feet over the Chao Phraya River.

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Bangkok City Tour


Day 3

We’re off to Phuket! Enjoy breakfast at the hotel, pack up your bags, and get ready to continue the adventure south. Your afternoon is free.

Hang by the pool or discover the town by foot. Phuket has a unique Chinese and Portuguese influence, and Phuket Town serves as a melting pot of culture and stories. Enjoy the downtime, we have a full day of island hopping tomorrow!

Included: Breakfast, Flight from Bangkok - Phuket


Day 4

Spend your day basking in the sun with this day-long speedboat excursion to Phi Phi island.

Depart from your Phuket hotel in the morning and board a boat to Koh Phi Phi, the very definition of paradise. Jet between Koh Phi Phi’s two main islands, Phi Phi Don and Phi Phi Lay, and spend the day exploring the breathtaking scenery on land and underwater, from fine sandy beaches to soaring limestone cliffs.

Opt to visit the smaller, uninhabited island of Phi Phi Leh, where limestone walls, caves, blue-green lagoons and coral gardens are a snorkeler's dream come true. Arrive at Rang Yai Island, beautiful and long sandy beach. After a full day of relaxing, trekking, swimming and sunbathing, return by speedboat to Phuket for a free evening.

For the Island Hopping Tour: The pick-up time will be between 8:30 - 8:45 and it will run until 17:00.

Overnight in Phuket.

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Phi Phi Island Hopping Tour


Day 5

Spend your day up-close and personal with rescued elephants! Your morning starts with light refreshments and a short presentation on the history and plight of Asian elephants. Today, you’ll learn about these incredible creatures and their intricate behavioral and communication patterns. Watch them as they roam, play and bathe freely across the 30-acre sanctuary. Break for lunch.

In the afternoon, you’ll explore the natural habitat of Asian elephants and learn more about the important role water plays in treating old and injured elephants as you meet some of the gentlest giants. Finally, you’ll help to prepare supplementary elephant food and feed the elephants for dinner before enjoying a meal yourself.

Overnight in Phuket.

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Elephant Sanctuary Visit


Day 6

Participate in the optional James Bond Island Tour or enjoy a free day before your last meal together.

Experience an exciting sea kayak adventure around the famous James Bond Island. Explore the mysterious Suwankuha Temple, also known as the Monkey Cave, where you’ll see an incredible Buddhist shrine nestled deep in the natural grotto. Journey by traditional longtail boat to the picturesque Phang Nga bay. Visit the charming fishing village of Koh Panyee and enjoy a delicious Thai meal before continuing on to the awe-inspiring sea caves of Talu Island. Discover the amazing natural scenery of James Bond Island made famous by the 1974 movie “The Man with the Golden Gun”. After taking in the breath-taking beauty of Phang Nga National Park, set sail from Kasom Pier and return to your hotel in time for dinner.

Note: The tour starts approximately from 10:00-10:30 and ends 17:30-18:00. Tour itinerary may be changed depending on tide and weather conditions.

Overnight in Phuket.

Included: Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

Optional: James Bond Island Tour


Day 7

Thank you for traveling all the way to Thailand and experiencing this incredible journey with us. Until next time!

Included: Breakfast, Airport Transfer (until 2pm)

Departure: Fly out of Phuket International Airport (HKT).

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