This romantic getaway is ideal for those looking for the perfect blend of relaxation and adventure. Fly into Phuket and head north to the quiet coastal town of Khao Lak where you'll spend the night at one of the area's most luxurious boutique properties, positioning you for an easy transfer for your journey into the jungle the following day. Discover the incredible natural scenery of Khao Sok National Park where you'll enjoy an up close and personal experience with Asian elephants and ample opportunity for hiking and exploration. End your amazing trip with four nights of rest and relaxation along Phuket's unspoilt northern beaches.
Upon arrival in Phuket, clear Immigration, collect your luggage and exit Customs. Process to the Arrivals Hall and towards the Meeting Point, your guide will be waiting for you. You will then be transferred to your stunning hotel in Phuket. The rest of the day is free at your leisure. (This service is on a private basis.)
Located just one hour north of Phuket, Khao Lak offers a quiet escape and outstanding beauty. Pure white beaches, cascading waterfalls, spectacular primary forest, idyllic lagoons, mangroves, and wildlife await. As one of the most serene coastal towns, it's the ideal getaway from crowded streets and loud bars. Plunge into the clear waters and submerge yourself among some of the best scuba diving in the world. Ideal for nature lovers or families, any traveler can find what they're looking for here between the mountains and the waters.
In the morning, you will be picked up at your hotel in Phuket and transferred to your accommodations in Khao Sok. (This service is on a group basis.)
Upon arrival to Khao Sok, you'll make your way to Ban Ta Khun to drop off luggage you don't wish to bring to the lake, and ask any questions you may have about the area. Continue on to Rajjapraba Dam where you'll board your longtail boat into the National Park. Enjoy a scenic tour of Guilin rock formation on the way to your floating bungalow.
Check into your raft house, and enjoy a traditional Thai lunch prepared with rich southern curries, and delicious vegetables with mangoes, pineapple, and watermelon for dessert. Depart for a guided jungle hike through Khao Sok National Park. Along the way, your guide will point out wildlife in the jungle canopy, show you edible plants, and teach you how to extract drinking water from bamboo. In the late afternoon, return to the raft house for a swim, or just relax and enjoy the scenery. At 5:30 PM, it's time to get back on the longtail boat to spot wildlife at their most active hour!
After a full day of exploration, enjoy a delectable Thai dinner of fish fresh from the Andaman sea, dark green Asian kale, spicy Thai soup, and a delicious omelet topped with baked garlic.
Start your day with a delicious breakfast while enjoying stunning views of the lake. Relax in your floating bungalow this morning, swim, or kayak before embarking on a guided hike to Khao Sok's highest viewpoint. Upon return, feast on a traditional Thai lunch at the raft house. Enjoy the rest of your afternoon free at leisure. Another mouth-watering dinner awaits you later this evening!
Rise early this morning for a wildlife safari. This is the best time to see gibbons, macaques, and dusky langur monkeys. Return to the resort for breakfast and explore the area with provided kayaks. Later this morning, you'll be driven to a local village and for a typical Thai lunch in a temple, cooked and served by the community. Afterwards, you'll have the chance to visit some organic orchards and visit a hanging bridge overlooking the Saeng River. At 12:30 PM, we'll head back to pick up your luggage.
After you've gathered your luggage, you'll continue on to your accommodations in Phuket. (Duration: 3 hours.) (This service is on a group basis.)
Enjoy this free day at your leisure in Phuket.
Phuket is Thailand's largest and arguably most well known island. The island's size contributes to its diverse offerings in accommodations and experiences, from luxurious secluded pool villa properties to boutique resorts close to all the action - restaurants, shopping and nightlife. Phuket also serves as excellent base for those looking to explore the surrounding marine parks, jungles, and nearby islands.
Today's group adventure entails a ride on a traditional junk rigged schooner, traveling the lush tropical archipelago from Phuket to Phang Nga Bay! You will be picked up from your hotel around 7:30 AM this morning and transferred by air conditioned shuttle bus to the embarkation pier at the Yacht Haven Marina. At 9:00 AM, your traditional boat, the June Bahtra, will kick off its cruise through the enchanting landscapes of Phang Nga Bay.
Once you have arrived at James Bond Island, your island exploration continues by long tail boat through the mystical Mangrove Delta and the Grotto Cave, en route to the Sea Gypsy Village. A delicious Thai buffet lunch will be served back on board the boat this afternoon before you are given free time to relax, sunbathe, and swim. Later on, you will sail back to the pier in Phuket from where you will be driven back to your hotel around 6:00 PM. (This service is on a group basis.)
On this final full day in Thailand, wish to relax beachside, enjoy the amenities at your accommodation, or whatever you see fit!
In the morning, you will be picked up at your hotel in Phuket and transferred to the airport for your departing flight. We hope you had an amazing time exploring Thailand and have a safe journey home. (This service is on a private basis.)
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