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Thailand tours

One of Southeast Asia’s most visited countries, Thailand offers far more than the standard Bangkok and beach package combination. At Audley we prefer to match an individual's interests with the areas in Thailand that would suit them most, whether that’s exploring national parks, meeting hill tribes or relaxing on quieter beaches where you can observe local fishermen bringing in their day’s catch. 

Our specialists know Thailand inside out and have designed a series of tour ideas to inspire you as you plan your route. We can then tailor your itinerary to include your own travel suggestions to create your very own bespoke tour. 

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Our recommended tours in Thailand

These itineraries are designed to give you some suggestions for what is possible when you travel in Thailand, and they showcase some of the routes that we’ve found work particularly well. Treat them simply as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely for you by one of our specialists based on your particular tastes and interests.

  • Beautiful white sand at Koh Samet

    Bangkok & beaches

    Thailand
    • Explore Bangkok on a unique city safari.

    • Visit Amphawa for an insight into traditional rural life.

    • Sample delicacies at floating and railway markets.

    • Hop between three sleepy Thai islands.

    15 days from €3,600pp

  • Ayuthaya, Thailand

    Heart of Thailand tour

    Thailand
    • Experience Wat Pho and the Grand Palace before the crowds.

    • Visit the traditional markets of Amphawa and stay in the Mae Klong delta.

    • Visit the Bridge on the River Kwai and explore the beautiful scenery of Kanchanaburi.

    • Take a Kermit tuk tuk around the ancient temples of old Siam.

    • Relax on the island of Koh Samet.

    12 days from €3,910pp

  • Kui Buri National Park

    Fascinating Thailand

    Thailand
    • Get an introduction into Thai food.

    • Visit the unusual railway and floating markets.

    • Look for wild elephants in Kui Buri.

    • Feed and bathe elephants at a sanctuary.

    • Relax on a tropical island.

    13 days from €3,975pp

  • Monk at Khao Yai National Park, Thailand

    Northern Thailand adventure

    Thailand
    • Get off the beaten track and see the real Thailand.

    • Seek out abandoned ruins in Sukhothai by bicycle.

    • Spend time with a Hmong community close to the Laos border.

    • Enjoy the scenery of Doi Angkhang and visit Black Lahu and Palaung tribes on a day trip.

    • Soak up the atmosphere of Chiang Mai and barter at the night market.

    13 days from €4,775pp

  • Your station at A Lot of Thai

    Culinary tour of Thailand

    Thailand
    • Experience Bangkok's street food with your guide and its high end cuisine with a chef's table dining experience.

    • Try your hand at preparing traditional Thai cuisine during a cooking class.

    • Visit local markets and shop as local people do.

    • Indulge in fresh seafood on Thailand's beaches.

    16 days from €5,120pp

  • Elephants adorning Wat Chedi Luang

    Thailand's highlights and Siem Reap

    Cambodia and Thailand
    • Explore the many temples around Siem Reap including the iconic Angkor Wat.

    • Cruise out on to Southeast Asia's largest freshwater lake, the Tonle Sap.

    • Venture into the hills surrounding Chiang Mai for a rural Thailand adventure.

    • Navigate the huge bustling city of Bangkok where local street vendors and markets are contrasted by ultra modern shopping malls and spectacular sky bars.

    • Enjoy a three day experience in the beautiful Khao Sok National Park.

    12 days from €5,130pp

  • Si Satchanalai National Park

    Thailand cultural discovery

    Thailand
    • Kayak along the bustling Chao Praya river.

    • Immerse yourself in the hill tribe culture of northern Thailand.

    • Explore the communities living around the beautiful Khao Sok National Park.

    • Experience the many forms of local transport that Thailand has to offer.

    16 days from €5,175pp

  • Sukhothai Temples

    Thailand and remote Myanmar

    Thailand and Burma (Myanmar)
    • Navigate through the huge metropolis of Bangkok.

    • Enjoy an immersive Thai cooking experience in Chiang Mai.

    • Explore Sukhothai Historical Park.

    • Take in the colonial remnants of Mawlamyine (Moulmein).

    • Trek through beautiful Hpa An.

    • End your trip with a highlight tour of Yangon.

    17 days from €5,255pp

  • Ayuthaya, Thailand

    Thailand Uncovered

    Thailand
    • Visit some of Thailand's greatest attractions within easy reach of Bangkok.

    • Relax on a converted rice barge whilst cruising the Chao Phraya River to the historic city of Ayuthaya.

    • Take in the beauty of the Kanchanaburi region made infamous by the events of the WWII.

    • Trek through Khao Yai, the country's oldest national park.

    13 days from €5,315pp

  • Star Clipper

    Thailand's highlands & islands

    Thailand
    • Discover the sprawling city of Bangkok where grand palaces, tuk tuks and street vendors dot the streets.

    • Enjoy Thailand's northern city of Chiang Mai which boasts beautiful temples, one of the best night markets in Asia and stunning mountain scenery.

    • Explore Khao Sok National Park.

    • Spend time cruising through Thailand's southern islands on board the wonderful Star Clipper.

    18 days from €5,440pp

  • Koh Samui, Thailand

    Thailand Explored

    Thailand
    • Visit Hmong and Lahu villages and learn about the culture and traditions of these communities.

    • Try your hand at Thai cooking with a local family.

    • Relax on the beaches of Koh Yao and explore unspoilt islands.

    • Immerse yourself in Bangkok's history and visit a little known neighbourhood on a street food walking tour.

    18 days from €5,660pp

  • Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, Chiang Mai

    Essential Laos explorer

    Thailand and Laos
    • Discover the secrets behind some of Thailand's best loved cuisine in Bangkok.

    • Visit the elephants of Chiang Rai.

    • Spend a day cruising down the upper Mekong.

    • Explore Muang La and learn about Laos' ethnic minority groups.

    • Explore Luang Prabang's old UNESCO Heritage town.

    15 days from €6,790pp

  • Mekong River views, Laos

    Following the Mekong: Laos, Cambodia & Vietnam

    Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam
    • Experience the full flavour of life surrounding the Mekong in Indochina.

    • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Luang Prabang, Vat Phou and Angkor Wat.

    • Enjoy river cruising in Laos and Vietnam.

    • Explore the vibrant cities of Phnom Penh and Saigon.

    22 days from €6,815pp

  • Hidden Bhudda image - Ta Prohm

    Eastern Thailand and the forgotten temples of Cambodia

    Thailand and Cambodia
    • Discover the charming temples in and around the Phimai National Historical Park.

    • Visit the stunning mountain top temple of Preah Vihear.

    • Explore the wonders of Angkor and perhaps catch the sunset over this iconic temple.

    • Witness the magic of the Phare Ponleu Selpak Circus in Siem Reap.

    11 days from €6,915pp

  • Inle Lake, Burma (Myanmar)

    Discovering Myanmar (Burma) & Northern Thailand

    Burma (Myanmar) and Thailand
    • Experience the spectacular temples of Bagan.

    • Visit Monwya and explore villages on the Chindwin River.

    • Head further south from Inle Lake to the little-visited Tha Khauk pagoda complex.

    • Cross the border at Tachilek and explore the far north of Thailand.

    17 days from €6,960pp

  • Monk in temple grounds, Luang Prabang

    Intrepid Laos

    Laos and Thailand
    • Trek in a remote National Park.

    • Stay in Laos' very first eco-lodge.

    • Enjoy a relaxing boat ride through northern Laos.

    • Soak up the atmosphere of spiritual Luang Prabang.

    • Explore the enigmatic and remote Plain of Jars.

    23 days from €8,190pp

  • Moken Sea Gypsies, Mergui Archipelago, Burma (Myanmar)

    Myanmar (Burma) highlights & island cruise

    Thailand and Burma (Myanmar)
    • Sail the beautiful clear waters of the Mergui archipelago by yacht.

    • Immerse yourself in the serene atmosphere of Yangon's shimmering Shwedagon Pagoda.

    • Explore the many beautiful and impressive temples of Bagan.

    • Enjoy an early morning balloon flight over Inle Lake for a unique vantage point of the stilted villages and floating gardens.

    • Imagine the former splendour of Inwa, a lost royal city.

    • Witness a little seen side of Mandalay.

    17 days from €8,955pp

  • Eastern and Oriental Express

    Thailand & Singapore in style

    Thailand
    • Experience the iconic Eastern & Oriental Express train from Singapore to Bangkok.

    • Enjoy an atmospheric cruise on Bangkok's Chao Phraya River while enjoying a delicious Thai dinner.

    • Visit Chiang Mai, Thailand's northern capital with its intricate temples, bustling markets and encounters with the Asian elephant.

    • Relax on the beautiful beaches of Phuket.

    16 days from €9,465pp

  • Monk, Angkor Wat

    Grand tour of Indochina: Laos, Vietnam & Cambodia

    Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia
    • Discover buddhist culture in Luang Prabang.

    • Spend a night on a traditional junk cruising among the limestone scenery of Halong Bay.

    • Explore the fascinating towns of Hoi An and Hue.

    • Barter at the bustling markets in the Mekong Delta.

    • Explore the incredible Temples of Angkor.

    24 days from €16,530pp

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