Book your Abercrombie & Kent Tailor-Made Thailand journey between May 23, 2022, and July 31, 2022, for $250 Savings per person. Travel with your private party on this Luxury Tailor Made Journey, departing when you choose, and with expert local guides leading the way; you can even customize the itinerary to your interests.
Tailor-Made Thailand: Bangkok to the Beach | 11 days from Bangkok to Koh Samui
Discover the breadth of Thailand and its essential sites during visits to the shimmering, gold-plated Reclining Buddha in Bangkok, temple-rich Chiang Mai, and the sun-soaked beaches of Koh Samui.
- Experience the full scope of Thailand, including bustling Bangkok, the rice paddies of the north, and the southern beaches
- Uncover the history and intricacies of Northern Thai design at the Lanna Architecture Center in Chiang Mai
- Relax on a three-night stay at your beachfront luxury resort in Koh Samui
- Enjoy a two-night stay in Chiang Rai, Thailand’s Golden Triangle region, where you may opt for a range of activities, including a Northern Thai cooking class; a spa service; or the opportunity to pad your passport stamp collection on our Three Countries Tour, visiting islands in Thailand, Myanmar and Laos all within a single day
INCLUDED WITH EVERY LUXURY TAILOR-MADE JOURNEY
- One-of-a-Kind Itinerary Designed for You
- Hand-Selected Luxury Accommodations
- Exclusive Insider-Access Opportunities and Inspiring Sightseeing
- English-Speaking Local Guides
- Airport Meet and Greet with Private Transfers
- Full Breakfast Daily
- Entrance Fees and Taxes
- 24/7 A&K On-Call Support
Day by Day Itinerary
Luxury Tailor Made Journeys depart on the dates that work for you and feature expert local guides throughout your journey. The itinerary below can be customized to your interests.
DAY 1: BANGKOK, THAILANDTour Begins
Hotel: The Peninsula Bangkok
Arrive in Bangkok, where you are met, and enjoy VIP arrival assistance before being transferred to your luxury hotel.
DAY 2: BANGKOK | BANGKOK OF OLDHotel: The Peninsula Bangkok | Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Head off on your private boat to discover the spiritual and regal aspects of Thai culture. Arrive at the glittering Grand Palace when it opens to beat the crowds. See a highly revered Emerald Buddha statue known locally as Wat Phra Kaew and then continue to visit an intimate museum, the Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles, where you can admire the Queen Mother’s elegant collection of ball gowns and fashionable clothing. Then, zip over on a tuk-tuk to see the impressive 150-foot-long reclining Buddha at Wat Pho before taking a break to enjoy an hour-long massage. Enjoy home-style Thai cuisine for lunch at a hip local restaurant, and then return to your hotel.
DAY 3: BANGKOK | CANAL & COMMUNITIES OF BANGKOKHotel: The Peninsula Bangkok | Meals: Breakfast
Explore the life of Bangkok’s meandering rivers and sleepy canals in some of the oldest parts of the city. Travelling on your private boat, cross the river into a quieter, lesser-seen part of town and alight at a local Buddhist temple for a stroll through an old residential district. Wander down a series of backstreets and alleyways to explore a 200-year-old Thai-Portuguese community that still holds onto the cultural heritage of their European trader ancestors. Then, hop back on your riverboat to visit a centuries-old wooden house on stilts, which has a vintage gallery and plenty of Old World charm.
DAY 4: CHIANG RAI | RELAX & RECHARGEHotel: Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort | Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Fly to tranquil Chiang Rai. Check in to your camp, which is set on a ridge overlooking the hills of Myanmar and Laos. Relax at leisure, spending your time here as you choose.
DAY 5: CHIANG RAI | A RANGE OF EXCITING ACTIVITIESHotel: Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort | Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
You may opt to explore the Golden Triangle during an aptly named “Three Countries Tour,” which offers insight into the cultures of Thailand, Myanmar and Laos. With your passport in hand, pay visits to Tha Khi Lek, Chiang Saen and Don Sao Island. Or, partake in a hands-on culinary experience at Spice Spoons, where you learn the art of Northern Thai cooking. Alternately, opt to book a 90-minute spa treatment or a 90-minute private yoga or Pilates class at your hotel.
DAY 6: CHIANG MAI | IN THE MAE RIM VALLEYHotel: Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai | Meals: Breakfast
After a morning at leisure, enjoy lunch at your hotel before driving overland to Chiang Mai, stopping at the Blue and White Temples en route. Check in to your elegant hotel, tucked amid a working rice farm in the lovely Mae Rim Valley.
DAY 7: CHIANG MAI | AMID TEMPLESHotel: Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai | Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Head out for an excursion to uncover the hidden life of the city, both past and present. Pass through the 13th-century city gate, and explore the old part of town. See the Three Kings Monument, and visit the Chiang Mai City Arts & Cultural Center. Later, learn about Northern Thai design at the Lanna Architecture Center. Next, discover Northern Thai specialties at Warorot Market. Afterward, taste Northern Thailand’s signature noodle dish, khao soi, for lunch.
DAY 8: KOH SAMUI | WATERFRONT BEAUTYHotels: Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui | Meals: Breakfast
Transfer to the airport and fly to Koh Samui. Upon arrival, you are met and transferred to your resort property for a day at leisure. Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui sits on its own private beach and has villas with private infinity pools.
DAY 9: KOH SAMUI | A DAY AT THE BEACHHotel: Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui | Meals: Breakfast
Enjoy the amenities of Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui, lounging on the private beach and taking a dip in your villa’s infinity pool.
DAY 10: KOH SAMUI | A PARTING GLIMPSEHotel: Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui | Meals: Breakfast
Take in one last day of relaxation at the resort, enjoying the views and amenities.
DAY 11: DEPART KOH SAMUIMeals: Breakfast
Transfer to the airport and fly to Bangkok, where you connect with your international departure flight.