Thailand Tour with Family: Gain An Insight Into The History and Culture of Thailand

Author: Priyanka Saxena on Feb 21,2019

Are you looking for ever-elusive calm? Visit Thailand and see the authentic side of the country with our Thailand tour with family. Home to some of the most splendid beaches, stunning looking sites and massage parlors, Thailand is a magnificent country situated in the coastal region of the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand.

A Brief Look at the Thailand Tour

(Day 1): Arrival in Bangkok

(Day 2): Introductory Tour of Bangkok

(Day 3): Venturing to Kanchanaburi  

(Day 4): Exploring Kanchanaburi

(Day 5): Back to Bangkok

(Day 6): Heading to Chiang Mai

(Day 7): Experience Thai Life in Chiang Mai

(Day 8): A Day of Adventures in Chiang Mai

(Day 9): Traveling to Koh Samui

(Day 10): A Day of Relaxation in Koh Samui

(Day 11): Amazing Activities in Koh Samui

(Day 12): Speedboat Ride Tour in Koh Samui

(Day 13): Beach Time in Koh Samui

(Day 14): Departure Back Home

Places To Visit

Bangkok, Kanchanaburi, Chiang Mai, Koh Samui

Tour Price

Our private tours typically range from $500 - $1000 per person/per night depending on chosen hotels and room categories, vehicles used, types of tours, flight cost, time of year and other factors. Make an inquiry for a customized trip quote.

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Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Bangkok

Today you begin your Thailand journey by boarding your international flight to Bangkok.

After being welcomed by your private guide at Bangkok Airport, you’ll be transferred to your hotel. The chosen hotel for you is an amazing one to begin your trip with great facilities and a delightful setting on the banks of the Chao Phrya River.

Day 2: Introductory Tour of Bangkok

A guided tour of Bangkok today is going to be an amazing introduction to Thailand. Visit the capital's major highlights such as Wat Po (home to the reclining Buddha), the Grand Palace, and Jim Thompson's house. Try out Bangkok's various forms of public transport - the public taxi boat, a long-tail boat, the Skytrain which makes its way through the skyscrapers and shopping malls, and of course the world-famous Thai tuk-tuk. This is going to be a fun excursion that offers you tremendous insight into the capital city as well as the people that call Bangkok home. The guide will be able to go at a pace that suits your family.

Day 3: Venturing to Kanchanaburi

This morning, your guide takes you from your hotel for your private transfer to Kanchanaburi. The journey will take about two and a half hours. This area is known for its time during the 2nd World War when the Japanese used Allied POWs to form the Burma-Thailand Railway. Gain insight into the history of Japan with a private guided tour of the major highlights such as the infamous Bridge On The River Kwai, the Thailand-Burma Railway Centre, and Hell Fire Pass. The tour also includes a boat ride up the River Kwai and a train journey on the famous Death Railway. Later in the evening, you can relax in your river camp's charming setting. The Hintok River Camp is an amazing place for families with comfortable, safari-style tents.

Day 4: Exploring Kanchanaburi

Today, you’ll experience one of the most splendid creatures of Thailand with a shared tour at Elephant's World, which is an elephant sanctuary that looks after rescued, old, sick, and handicapped elephants. The motto of the sanctuary is 'we humans work for the elephants, they will not work for us'! Spend your entire day today looking after them - feeding, bathing and preparing their food and experience their motto for yourself!

Day 5: Back to Bangkok

This morning, you may like to relax in the camp's rock pool by the River Kwai, take out your camp's complimentary mountain-bikes or visit the spectacular falls at the Erawan National Park. Your guide takes you for your private transfer to Bangkok, helping you to catch the overnight train to Chiang Mai, situated in the north of Thailand. The train journey is going to take 12 hours however trains in Thailand are known for being late so this could even extend by two to four hours.

Day 6: Heading to Chiang Mai

Your guide will meet you at the train station in Chiang Mai and will transfer you and your family to your hotel. After check-in into your hotel, spend the rest of your day at leisure. In the late afternoon, visit Chiang Mai's most well-known landmark - the temple of Wat Phra That Doi Suthep. This is one of the most significant temples of Thailand and has remarkable views of the city. Later in the evening, visit the city's world-famous night bazaar.

Day 7: Experience Thai Life in Chiang Mai

Today experience an incredible experience into Thai life as you with your family are collected by a local to visit him and his family at their home. During your stay at his home, learn how to prepare authentic Northern Thai flavors and relish a home-cooked lunch with the family.

Day 8: A Day of Adventures in Chiang Mai

This morning, get ready for a private cycling and kayaking adventure accompanied by your guide. The tour begins about one hour's drive from Chiang Mai in the beautiful Sri Lanna National Park. The bike ride is a picturesque 15-20 km ride and the kayaking takes place on a lake, passing jungle-clad hills to a tiny village of floating houses. Relish a traditional Thai lunch at the village and later, relax in the village, go for a swim or explore further in your kayaks before getting back to your hotel by boat and road.

Day 9: Traveling to Koh Samui

The beach part of your tour begins today. Your guide will transfer you to the airport for your flight to Koh Samui. The flight takes about 1 hour 45 minutes. Upon arrival, you’ll be transferred to your delightful tiny boutique resort located in tropical gardens and overlooking emerald waters and the white glistening sands of Maenam Beach.

Day 10: A Day of Relaxation in Koh Samui

Today is entirely free for you to relax, or explore the island on your own. The Belmond Napasi has amazing facilities for you and your family to enjoy including an infinity pool, children's pool, tennis courts, a spa, and a range of water sports.

Day 11: Amazing Activities in Koh Samui

Enjoy the daily complimentary activities offered by the Belmond Napasi to its guests. These include paddle-boarding, wind-surfing, Hobie Cats, bicycle tours, and a variety of classes such as in massages, fruit and vegetable carving, and tennis.

Day 12: Speedboat Ride Tour in Koh Samui

Today is another free day for you to explore. A famous tour that you might like to consider is a speedboat ride tour to the nearby Angthong National Marine Park. This wonderful park which consists of 42 islands provided the inspiration for Alex Garland's book "The Beach".

Day 13: Beach Time in Koh Samui

Today is your last day by the beach before you return back home. With calm waters, the beach is ideal for children to try for the first time. If you wish for more advanced trips, then guided snorkeling tours are also available for you to try.

Day 14: Departure Back Home

This morning, leave from the hotel for your private transfer to the international airport for your onward flight back home.

If you have any queries regarding traveling in Thailand or planning a visit to the country, you can fill out the inquiry form or contact us at and we’ll try to answer them for you as soon as possible. For more travel inspiration, read all our articles for some amazing trips around the world. 

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