Bangkok Like a Local & Island Hopping the Gulf of Thailand
Day 1 - Overnight Flight
The adventure begins as you board your overnight flight to Bangkok!
Day 2 - Bangkok
Touch down at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi International Airport and meet your expert local guide who will transfer you to your hotel.
Tonight is at leisure to explore this fascinating city.
Day 3 - Bangkok
Head out with your expert guide to see Bangkok the way the locals do: ride through the city on a Tuk Tuk and explore lesser known corners of the Grand Palace, the Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaco) and Wat Pho.
Wind your way back through the back streets to get a taste for real life in Bangkok.
Day 4 - Bangkok
Hop on a private longtail boat to travel along the Damneon Saduak Klong (canal) to visit the famed Floating Market at Damneon Saduak.
Sample local food and immerse yourself in the hustle and bustle of the traditional Thai market.
Day 5 - Pechaburi - Prachuabkirikhan
Take in the glorious scenery on a drive to Pranburi, stopping off at the Phra Nakorn Khiri. where you'll visit a magnificent palace that's way off the usual tourist trail, set high across three mountain peaks.
After a stroll around Phra Nakorn Khiri you will transfer to little-known Pranburi, where you'll spend the night
Day 6 - Koh Tao
After checking-out of your hotel you'll meet your local guide who will transfer you to Chumphon for your ferry crossing to stunning Koh Tao Island.
Let the island hopping begin!
Day 7 - Koh Tao
Enjoy a free day at leisure of the beautiful Koh Tao Island.
Tao is the smallest of the major islands, but it doesn't pack any less of a punch! Head to Sairee bay for Thai food with a view.
Here there's a stretch of local bars and eateries that operate until the early hours.
Day 8 - Koh Tao
Enjoy another free day on the island.
Koh Tao is famous the world over for its marine life. This is a fantastic place to go diving, and if you don't know how, there's PADI instructors everywhere here. Let us know in advance and we can arrange the very best!
Day 9 - Koh Phangan
Leave Koh Tao behind as you board a ferry for your short ride over to Mae Haad Pier on Koh Phangan Island.
As ever, a local expert guide will be waiting to transfer you to your beautiful beachfront boutique.
Day 10 - Koh Phangan
Enjoy a free day at leisure on Phangan Island.
Koh Phangan is larger than Tao and has a totally different atmosphere. For party animals, head south to Haad Rin, famous for its full and half moon parties.
But don't let the island's reputation deceive you, it's beautiful, and we know all the top spots to relax.
Day 11 - Koh Phangan
Enjoy another free day on the island.
For a taste of local culture you could go and spend an evening ringside watching Thailand's national sport - Muay Thai boxing.
Day 12 - Koh Samui
Next stop is Thong Sala pier on Koh Samui, your final island and by far the largest.
Your evening as at leisure to relax and take in the beautiful ocean views from your room.
Top tip: be sure to avoid places advertising Elephant riding, despite protestations to the contrary, this activity is harmful to these beautiful creatures.
Day 13 - Koh Samui
A special day in store as you head off out for full-day speedboat tour, hopping off at various beautiful snorkelling spots and uninhabited islands, where you'll have a picnic on the beach.
Day 14 - Koh Samui
Your last day in Thailand. Kick back, relax and enjoy the beach, or head off and explore. Samui has a tonne of attractions, including temples, traditional villages and colourful markets.
If you'd like a recommendation for a special meal on your last night, check your Blank Canvas travel app - it'll be loaded with all sorts of fantastic places which we've tailored to your tastes!
Day 15 - Flight Home
After checking-out of your hotel you will be met by local tour guide and transferred to Samui airport for your onward flight.