Thailand Island Hopper

See the best of Thailand's East and West coast islands as we take you on an epic 14-Day island-hopping adventure. You will discover all the highlights and hidden gems this country has to offer as we start off in Bangkok and head south via Khao Sok National Park to Koh Phangan and Koh Tao where you will take part in loads of amazing island activities before switching to the West coast islands Phi Phi and Phuket. A great way to spend two weeks in this awesome country and a great extension of our 8 Day Thailand Experience.

What's Included

Airport Pickup
(Up to two days before tour)

Travel Ninja
Your Guide! Like travelling with your best mates & one of them happens to know where they're going!

Transport
All Transport Included Private Van Overnight Train 2x Ferry Boat

Accommodation
13 Nights Accommodation Hotels Floating Bungalows Beach Bungalows

Activities
Bangkok river cruise & temples Khao Sok National Park Floating bungalows Phi Phi Islands boat trip
TruFlexibility
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Low Deposit
Stupidly low deposits so you won't have to raid the piggy bank to lock in your trip.
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Free date changes
In case shit happens and you can't make it.
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Payment Plans
Have something to look forward to & pay us when you can.
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Unrivalled Support
The best 1 on 1 support before, during and after your trip.
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Lifetime Deposits
Never lose out. Your deposit is good for life, even if plans change.
Bucket List
Floating Bungalows
girls taking selfie at Koh Nang Yuan Viewpoint in Thailand
Koh Nang Yuan
Maya Bay

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7 Day 8 Day 9 Day 10 Day 11 Day 12 Day 13 Day 14
Day 1

Airport Pick Up

After an airport pick up from either of Bangkok’s airports, we’ll bring you directly to our hotel, where you’ll be able to settle in, and prepare yourself for the awesome adventure ahead. Today is a free day to get to know your group & get settled into your new surrounding. In the evening we’ll hit the infamous Khao San Road for dinner & drinks.

Bangkok
Airport Pick Up
1x Lunch, 1x Dinner
Day 2

Temples & River Cruise

See Thailand’s capital city by tuk tuk, visiting two prestigious temples – Wat Arun and Wat Pho, to see the very impressive giant & gold reclining Buddha statue. We’ll also see the city from the water as we travel by longtail boat along the Chao Phraya River. Enjoy the afternoon at your own pace. Explore, eat, or even try some bartering at one of the many street vendors that can be found throughout the city. You can sometimes get as much as 50% off the original price if you’re willing to haggle! Meet with the rest of the group in the evening for dinner and no doubt, drinks on Khao San Rd. Buckets anyone?

Bangkok
Bangkok river cruise, Wat Arun & Wat Pho temple visits, Tuk Tuk ride
1x Breakfast
Day 3

Massage & Overnight Train

Enjoy a Thai massage in the morning, before boarding a sleep train for the night, a truly authentic Thai experience. You’ll get your very own berth on the train, and it’s a great place to get to know the rest of your group a little better. We travel south, out of Bangkok, towards Khao Sok National Park – situated in the Surat Thani province of Thailand. Watching the scenery change from a sprawling cityscape to countryside dotted throughout by limestone mountains is definitely something you won’t forget in a hurry

Overnight train
Train to Surat Thani
1x Lunch & Drink
Day 4

Khao Sok National Park

Head via longtail boat, into Khao Sok National Park to our floating bungalows, stopping for a quick dip along the way at a couple of instagram-worthy locations. Try your hand at some kayaking or chill with a cold beer in a tube in front of the absolutely stunning backdrop of the surrounding limestone mountain range. You’ll soon see why this place is, and always will be, a TruTravels favourite destination.

Khao Sok National Park
Kayaks, floating bungalows, tubing
1x Lunch
Day 5

Travel to Koh Phangan

Wake up in your floating bungalow and why not take a quick dip in the freshwater lake before breakfast. After a relaxed morning, we make our way over to Koh Phangan; an island to the east. Once we get there, we go straight to a place called Bottle Beach, another one of our favourite locations! It’s beautiful, quiet, accessible only by boat, and to make it even better, we get the whole place pretty much to ourselves, staying in beach bungalows pretty much right on the water. Relax here for the rest of the day on the beach or in the bar. After dinner, we’ll all enjoy a bonfire on the beach, complete with a fire show.

Bottle Beach, Koh Phangan
fire show
Day 6

Morning chill & Muay Thai Lesson

A nice chilled wake up to the sound of waves rolling in on the beach. You will have a free morning to make the most of your surroundings. You can go kayaking, play volleyball, top up the tan, trek to view points or enjoy a lay in. We are picked up early afternoon and taken to a local gym, where you can try your hand at a bit of Muay Thai boxing, Thailand’s national sport. Afterwards, we head to our awesome accommodation where we will spend the final nights of the trip. It’s got a great bar, and atmosphere; ideal location to spend the evening.

Koh Phangan
Viewpoint trek, volleyball, muay thai lesson
Day 7

Island boat trip

Today we set off on an island boat trip around Koh Phangan. We spend the day stopping off at some of the best snorkelling spots, taking in the amazing exotic scenery and stopping off at some of the best beaches on Koh Phangan to play a game of volleyball and cool off in the sea. You might think it couldn’t get any better but it does, you'll have a free drink (+ paid bar onboard) when arriving onto the boat & a spot of lunch on us accompanied by some music throughout the day.

After a fun-filled day in the sun, we head back to our accommodation for a dip in the pool, before heading out in the evening for a night out to enjoy the island’s lively nightlife.

Koh Phangan
Island boat trip, snorkelling
Day 8

Travel to Koh Tao

It’s now time to catch the ferry over to Koh Tao or ‘Turtle Island’ where we will spend the next 2 nights. (Recently voted ‘Best Island in S.E. Asia’ in a Trip Advisor survey). Drop your bags off at our hotel, which is just a short stroll to Sairee beach. We’ll enjoy the sunset over a couple of drinks, & relax in this island paradise

Koh Tao
Ferry to Koh Tao
Day 9

Koh Nang Yuan

Enjoy a boat ride from Koh Tao to the adjoining and amazingly beautiful island of Koh Nang Yuan. Here we can snorkel in the Japanese Gardens and trek up to the viewpoint to get some seriously Instagram-worthy photos. Afterwards, we head back to Koh Tao we will have some free time before meeting for dinner & a night out.

koh tao
Day trip to Koh Nang Yuan, snorkelling
Day 10

Action/Relaxation

Today we have a free day to either soak up some rays or get active. We will arrange a taxi round to Tanote Bay, one of our favourite spots on the island for those who want to have a nice chilled beach day. In the evening, we will jump on the night ferry over to the mainland where we are picked up by our private minibus (with tunes & DVD player) and taken over to the West coast and our next stop, the famous Phi Phi Islands.

Overnight boat
Free Day
Day 11

PHI PHI ISLANDS

Once arriving in to Phi Phi we will check in to our accommodation and take a trek up to the stunning viewpoint of the island below, before enjoying the epic beach nightlife.

Phi Phi
Viewpoint Trek
Day 12

PHI PHI BOAT TRIP

Today we take you on a sunset boat trip around the islands, we stop outside of Maya Bay (where they actually filmed ‘The Beach’), Monkey Beach and the Viking caves as well, as for some snorkelling in Phi Phi’s emerald waters. Lunch is included on the boat and after our fun-filled day we'll take in the stunning the sunset and catch up on today's activities with the group.

Phi Phi
Monkey Beach, Maya Bay & snorkelling
Day 13

Phuket

We hop on the island boat over to Phuket, the largest of the Thai islands where we spend our last night. In the evening we will explore the wonders of Phuket & Patong before we celebrate the final night of an awesome trip!

Phuket
PHUKET NIGHTLIFE
Day 14

Chilled Check out

Today we say goodbye, but we can help you sort out all of your onward travel from Phuket, whether it’s back to Bangkok for a flight home or the next leg of your Thailand/Asian adventure!

Help with onward travel

Trips Departure Dates

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FAQS

Where does the trip start & Finish?

The trip begins in Bangkok and finishes in Phuket.

Which airport do I need to fly into?

You will need to fly into Suvarnabhumi (BKK) which is the main international airport or alternatively we can also collect you from Don Muang (DMK).

What is the closest airport to the end destination?

The closest airport is Phuket International airport(HKT).

How do I get back to the start destination and is this included in the price? If not, how much is it?

No it is not included but we can assist you with booking it all. You will need to get a joint ticket which consists of a ferry from Phuket to the mainland and then a bus to Bangkok. The cost is around £30.USD $40. Please be aware this can be quite a long journey of around 12 hours door to door. Alternatively, you can fly from Phuket however this option is more expensive and would cost in the region of £65/USD $80 but saves time.

What kind of accommodation is included on this trip?

The accommodation for this trip is all twin share private rooms.

How much is a pre night’s accommodation?

A pre night’s accommodation is 35GBP, 42EUR, 47USD, 61CAD, 67AUD. If you would like to arrange a pre-night please email info@trutravels.com

What is the currency?

The currency in Thailand is Thai Baht (THB)

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