Incredible Isaan: The Forgotten East
Day 1 - Overnight Flight
Your adventure begins as you board your overnight flight to Bangkok!
Day 2 - Bangkok
Touch down at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi International Airport and meet our representative who will take you to your hotel.
Day 3 - Bangkok
See the highlights of the magical city of Bangkok. Head off with your guide to see Wat Pho, take a tuk-tuk ride via Pak Klong Taland Flower Market towards the spectacular Grand Palace, home to the Emerald Buddha. Take a long-tailed boat and cruise along the canals on Thonburi, stop off Wat Arun and then go on to have a look around Chinatown.
Day 4 - Ayutthaya
After breakfast, take a drive through Bangkok’s rural outskirts to the Ayutthaya Historic Park and visit the Bang Pa-In Summer Palace. Continue to Ayutthaya and explore the ruins of all of the historical buildings in the area.
Day 5 - Khao Yai
Head to Khao Yai National Park today. Stop at the view point for a chance to see gibbons and pig-tailed macaque monkeys. Continue the tour to the Khao Yai National Park museum and after lunch visit the Fortune D Plus Khao Yai and finish the tour off at the bat cave.
Day 6 - Korat
After breakfast, drive through the historical Siam and then continue to Phimai. After lunch, head to Phimai northeast of Korat, and see the magnificent Khmer sanctuary of Prasat Hin. Visit the museum and Historical Park and head back to Korat with a short stop at one of the biggest Banyan Trees in Thailand.
Day 7 - Korat - Buriram
After breakfast, visit the pottery village of Dan Kwian - famous for its beautifully crafted pottery. Grab some lunch before continuing to Phanom Rung, which is the finest Khmer Temple in Thailand. Continue your drive to your hotel in Buriram.
Day 8 - Buriram - Surin
Absorb yourself in more culture today en route to Surin. Visit the Buriram United Stadium and the silk-weaving village of Ban Tha Sawang before checking into your hotel in Surin.
Day 9 - Srisaket – Ubon Ratchathani
After breakfast, depart Surin with a short stop at a basket and silk weaving village, before arriving at Prasat Sikhoraphum. Continue to Ubon Ratchathani, visit Wat Thungsrimuang, then carry on to Khongjiam situated on the confluence of the Mun and Mekong Rivers where you can enjoy a boat trip to take in the sights.
Day 10 - Mukdahan – Nakhon Phanom
Depart for the Pha Taem National Park to see the pre-historic cliff paintings. Witness the massive rock formations while enjoying the superb views of the Mekong River and neighboring Laos.
Proceed to Mukdahan for a spot of lunch and visit the famous Indochina market before heading to Nakhorn Phanon stopping off to see the famous temple - Wat Phra That Phanom.
Day 11 - Sakhon Nakhon – Udon Thani – Bangkok
Today you will pass through Sakhon Nakhon and Udon Thani on your way back to Bangkok where you will visit more fascinating landmarks and sites. Visit, the former house of Ho Chi Minh, Wat Phra Thad Choeng Chum, Phra Thad Narai Cheng Weng sanctuary, Ban Chiang National Museum near Udon Thani and more!
Get some much needed sleep while travelling back to Bangkok on the sleeper train - an experience in itself!
Day 12 - Koh Samet
After all the sightseeing, you deserve a rest and there are few better spots to relax than on Koh Samet. Transfer to Ao Prao Pier from Bangkok Railway Station.
Day 13 - Koh Samet
Enjoy the day on the beautiful island of Koh Samet.
Day 14 - Koh Samet
Enjoy another free day on the island.
Day 15 - Overnight Flight
Enjoy your last morning in Koh Samet before heading back to the pier and transferring to the airport for your onward flight.