Thailand's Best-Kept Secrets: An Exotic Safari Experience

Author: Nidhi Sood on Feb 13,2023

Discover the beauty and culture of Thailand on this exciting 10-day safari tour. Explore bustling cities, idyllic rural villages, and magnificent national parks, all while immersing yourself in the local culture. With a mix of guided tours and free time, this itinerary is designed to offer a well-rounded and authentic experience of Thailand.

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Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Bangkok

Upon arrival, meet your private guide, who will whisk you to your luxury hotel for check-in. Later, explore the city at leisure, shop at the floating markets, taste the delicious street food of Bangkok and take in the sights and sounds of the city's nightlife. Return to your hotel for dinner.  

Day 2: Bangkok City Tour

Start the day with a guided tour of Bangkok, visiting the Grand Palace, Wat Phra Kaew, and Wat Arun. In the evening, experience the city's vibrant nightlife by taking a scenic riverboat tour along the Chao Phraya River. Enjoy a delicious dinner at a local restaurant and watch a traditional Thai cultural show before heading to your hotel. 

Day 3: Travel to Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park

After breakfast, you will depart Bangkok and travel to Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park in Prachuap Khiri Khan. The park is known for its stunning landscapes, unique flora and fauna, and diverse bird life. The drive will take you approximately 4 hours to reach. On arrival, check in at the park lodge and spend the rest of the day leisurely.

Day 4: Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park Safari

Spend the day on a guided safari in Khao Sam Roi Yot, with its stunning 300 peaks and breathtaking landscapes. Home to various wild animals and bird species, this unique park is a nature lover's paradise. Watch out for exotic species such as elephants, monkeys, and birds. Take a boat ride to explore the mangroves and visit the lighthouse for panoramic views of the park. You'll also have the opportunity to take a scenic 30-minute hike over the mountains to reach Laem Sala beach, where you will enjoy lunch. After a full day of Safari Adventure, return to your lodge for rest and enjoy a delicious dinner. 

Day 5: Fly to Phuket and Travel Mu Ko Surin National Park

Fly to Phuket and get a private to Mu Ko Surin National Park, located in the Andaman Sea. The park is known for its pristine beaches, coral reefs, and diverse marine life. The drive will take you five hours. On arrival, check into your lodge and spend the remaining leisure day. 

Day 6: Mu Ko Surin National Park -Island Hopping and Diving Safari

Spend the day island hopping and snorkeling in Mu Ko Surin National Park. Visit some of the most beautiful islands in Thailand, including Koh Surin Nua, Koh Surin Tai, and Koh Ri, exploring the vibrant coral reefs and diverse marine life, including colorful tropical fish, sea turtles, and manta rays. Enjoy swimming, sunbathing, and observing the diverse marine life. Enjoy delicious seafood for lunch and dinner in a luxury seaside hotel. Return to your lodge for rest.

Day 7: Fly To Chiang Mai and Transfer to Doi Inthanon National Park Lodge

Take a flight from Phuket and fly to Chiang Mai. On arrival, check in to your hotel for rest. After lunch, head out on a scenic two-and-a-half-hour drive to the Doi Inthanon National Park. Check in to your lodge for dinner and have a restful night's sleep to be ready for tomorrow's adventure. 

Day 8: Doi Inthanon National Park Trekking and Waterfall

Get ready for an unforgettable day of trekking in the lush and verdant Doi Inthanon National Park. This magnificent park is a nature lover's paradise with towering peaks and pristine landscapes. Explore the multi-leveled Pha Dok Siew Waterfall, the powerful Wachirathan Waterfall, and the tranquil Siriphum Waterfall, surrounded by stunning peach blossom trees that bloom in spring. Along the way, visit the King and Queen Pagodas for breathtaking views of the park and the surrounding region. Located on the park's fringes are charming villages of the ethnic Karen and Hmong communities, offering a unique opportunity to experience this unspoiled mountainous region's indigenous cultures and cuisines. Have a traditional dinner with the locals before returning to your lodge for rest.

Day 9: Return to Chiang Mai

Return to Chiang Mai on a two-hour private drive. Then, visit the iconic Wat Phra Singh, one of Chiang Mai's most famous temples, and admire its intricate architecture and stunning gold-plated roof. Stop by Wat Chedi Luang, once the tallest temple in the city and home to a revered Emerald Buddha statue.

In the evening, head to the bustling Night Bazaar to sample the local street food and pick up souvenirs. Watch traditional Thai dance performances and explore the countless stalls selling everything from textiles to jewelry. Check in to your hotel for dinner and much-needed rest. 

Day 10: Departure from Chiang Mai International Airport

After breakfast, your private guide will drive you to the airport for your flight back home. Take one final look at the stunning scenery of northern Thailand, and you'll be filled with memories of the breathtaking natural beauty, rich culture, and warm hospitality you've experienced over the past ten days. 

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