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Bangkok to Phuket with Singapore (ATKS) 2023
- 13 Days 11 Nights
DAYS 1 & 2 USA - Bangkok
Our Thailand vacation begins as we board an international flight bound for Bangkok. Enjoy inflight meals, beverages, and entertainment.
Touch down in Bangkok, Thailand's vibrant capital city. Meet your guide at the Bangkok airport and enjoy a convenient transfer to your hotel. Enjoy the rest of the evening free at leisure, perhaps relaxing at the hotel or exploring this exhilirating city's mix of East and West.
*Airport transfers are not included for land only travelers*
Centara Grand At Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok or Similar (Club Premium Deluxe Suite - King Bed)4 nights
DAY 3 Bangkok
Bangkok is a city of gleaming modernity firmly rooted in ancient Buddhist tradition and beliefs. Depart on a half-day tour after breakfast to witness some of Bangkok’s most interesting sights. Visit the Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Trimitr) to see its solid-gold Buddha, and peek inside the Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho), known for its monumental horizontal Buddha. Pass by the Paklong Talat flower market, a whirlwind of stalls selling masses of perfumed orchids, marigolds and roses. After a buffet lunch at a local restaurant, enjoy the afternoon independently, or explore Bangkok’s must-sees on our optional Landmark of Bangkok tour. Tour the splendid Grand Palace and Temple of the Emerald Buddha, see the riverside Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun), and ride a motorboat along the Chao Phraya River.
*Men and women must have their shoulders, arms and legs covered when visiting the Grand Palace and Emerald Buddha Temple*
Included: Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 4 Bangkok
Following breakfast, depart Bangkok for Damnoen Saduak, one of Thailand’s most famous floating markets. Ride a long-tail speedboat around the lively canals, passing boats and stalls laden with fresh produce, spices, and handicrafts. Continue to a local gem workshop and silk factory to see how these precious items are produced for sale, and perhaps purchase some as souvenirs. After returning to Bangkok, spend the evening as you wish or enjoy our optional dinner cruise on the Grand Pearl ship along the Chao Phraya River.
DAY 5 Bangkok
A free day beckons, giving you the opportunity to explore and enjoy Bangkok on your own. Alternatively, make the most of your time with our optional full-day Elephant World Sanctuary and River Kwai excursion. After an early start, travel into scenic Kanchanaburi province and visit the Elephant World Sanctuary for rescued elephants. Admire, feed and help bathe these incredible animals in the river before enjoying lunch at the camp. Later, visit the Bridge over the River Kwai, famously connected to the ‘Death Railway’ of World War II, and the poignant Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, home to 9,000 Allied war graves.
DAY 6 Bangkok - Phuket
This morning, transfer to Bangkok airport for your short flight to Phuket, the biggest of Thailand’s islands. Measuring 30 miles long and 13 wide, this island in the Andaman Sea is famed for its white sands, crystal-clear seas and lush rainforests. Check in to your hotel, relax and soak in the gorgeous tropical setting. Enhance your Phuket stay further by upgrading your hotel to the Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket's and stay in one of their timeless rooms facing the breathtaking Andaman Sea. Enjoy the rest of your evening free at leisure or join our optional excursion to the Patong Night Market.
Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket or similar (Deluxe Lagoon View)4 nights,
Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket or similar (Dusit Club Room)4 nights
DAY 7 Phuket
Enjoy the day at leisure today, perhaps luxuriating in your hotel’s beaches, pool or other amenities. Alternatively, you may fancy our full-day trip to Phang Nga Bay, an idyllic area of limestone islands, caves and mangroves. The tour starts with a visit to Phang Nga province where we will visit the Buddha Cave Temple (Suwannakuha), also known as Monkey Temple. Our jouney continues with a visit to Ao Phang Nga National Park This scenic area covers over 40 limestone islands, caves, rock formations and evergreen mangroves. Ride a long-tail boat around the bays, admire the famous James Bond Island, where parts of the movie ‘The Man with a Golden Gun’ was filmed. Enjoy lunch at the stilted Sea Gypsy Village before returning to Phuket
DAY 8 Phuket
Spend today as you wish or delight in the stunning scenery of the Andaman Sea by taking our optional tour to Phi Phi Island. Catch a speedboat to this exquisite island and enjoy its sandy white beaches, turquoise seas and endless scenic gems. Sightseeing includes stops at Pileh Lagoon or Rantee Bay*, Loh Samah Bay, Pi Leh Cave, Viking Cave, Camel Rock, Monkey Beach and Khai Island.
*Please note as of October 2nd, Maya Bay will be closed indefinitely. A vist to either Pileh Lagoon or Rantee Bay will replace Maya Bay until further notice.
DAY 9 Phuket
Start today with a morning sightseeing tour of Phuket. Admire the island’s porcelain-white beaches and take a drive to the Old Town to view its historic Sino-Portuguese architecture. Stop to take in the spectacular views of the local coastline and nearby islands from Promthrep Cape, and explore other scenic and cultural highlights.
DAY 10 Phuket - Singapore
Today, fly to the island city state of Singapore, on the Malay Peninsula’s southern tip. A mix of different Asian influences, this unique city blends modern skyscrapers with Chinese shophouses, British colonial architecture, Hindu shrines and the incredible three-towered Marina Bay Sands - a hotel topped by a 57-story high infinity pool. On arrival in this exciting island city-state, meet with our representative for a convenient transfer or taxi to your deluxe downtown hotel, your base for the next three nights. Depending on the time of your flight arrival, either retire to your comfortable room or enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. Spend any free time enjoying your hotel’s facilities or head out for your first taste of this vibrant metropolis: perhaps experiencing one of its top-notch restaurants or bustling markets.
DAY 11 Singapore
Following breakfast, check out Singapore’s highlights on a half-day tour. Start with a panoramic drive around theCivic District to see historic landmarks such as the Padang, Singapore Cricket Club, Parliament House, and the National Gallery Singapore before continuing to Merlion Park to view the iconic half-fish, half-lion Merlion statue. Admire the fountain—representative of Singapore’s fishing roots and original “lion city” name—and absorb the waterfront views over Marina Bay’s skyscrapers, including the infinity-pool-topped Marina Bay Sands hotel. Lastly, delve into the city’s traditional Kampong Glam and Chinatown neighborhoods to witness daily life in the city, before strolling in Little India, where fruit, spice, and flower shophouses line “five-footway” covered sidewalks. Afterward, return to your hotel and enjoy the afternoon at leisure.
DAY 12 Singapore
Today is free for you to do as you wish. Perhaps set off to explore Singapore’s futuristic Gardens by the Bay - a stunning trio of waterfront gardens boasting plant life from around the world and sci-fi like colored Conservatories and Supertree structures. Activities could include anything from checking out the triple-towered Marina Bay Sands hotel or immersing yourself in the city’s glittering shops and markets. Or opt to spend the day going wherever the mood takes you.
DAY 13 Singapore - USA
Bid farewell to cosmopolitan Singapore today. After checking out of your hotel, enjoy a comfortable transfer to Changi Airport to catch your homeward flight to the US.
DATE & PRICES
Prices listed are per person based on double occupancy and departure from New York (JFK) on Singapore Airlines.
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|START - END||LAND ONLY||LAND & AIR|
|Jul 11, 2023 - Jul 23, 2023||---||$2499||Book Now|
|Jul 18, 2023 - Jul 30, 2023||---||$2399||Book Now|
|Jul 25, 2023 - Aug 6, 2023||---||$2399||Book Now|
|Aug 1, 2023 - Aug 13, 2023||---||$2399||Book Now|
|Aug 8, 2023 - Aug 20, 2023||---||$2399||Book Now|
|Aug 15, 2023 - Aug 27, 2023||---||$2399||Book Now|
|Aug 22, 2023 - Sep 3, 2023||---||$2399||Book Now|
*Prices listed are per person based on double occupancy and departure from LAX.
* Singapore Airlines
* Single supplement fee: $725
*Extending your trip: Passengers extending their stay in Singapore after the tour - a supplemental deviation fee of $100 per person will apply. Extensions are subject to airline availability and additional airline surcharges may apply. (Note: An airport transfer out is not included when you extend your stay.)
As of Jun 8, 2023