Day 1 Depart from Cape Town
Depart from Cape Town at the start of this exciting FAR EAST holiday. We fly out on a direct flight to Thailand, connecting in Dubai with the flight to Bangkok.
Day 2 Arrive in Bangkok
Arrive in Bangkok for a 4 night stay B & B. You will be titillated by the exotic sights sounds as you settle into the city.
Day 3 City and Temples Tour
Today a half-day “City and Temples Tour” has been arranged for you to experience Bangkok and its ornate temples. Included in your tour are the Marble Temple, on a full-day excursion we have arranged a visit to the most authentic Floating Market. The Reclining Buddha and the Golden Buddha temple. Tonight if you wish, a feast of night-market exploration and shopping awaits you.
Day 4 Damnoen Saduak and the Rose Garden
On a full day excursion, we have arranged a visit to floating market Damnoen Saduak 100 km southwest of Bangkok. The market is a labyrinth of narrow canals and comprises three separate markets and we will paddle in rowing boats around the markets. Lunch to be enjoyed at the Rose Garden.
Day 5 Erawan Shrine, Chatuchak market and night market
Today we enjoy visiting the Erawan Shrine where traditional Thai dancers perform. Afterwards we visit the huge chaotic Chatuchak market and in the evening last shopping at the night markets.
Day 6 Fly to Phuket
After breakfast we fly to Phuket as a “holiday within a holiday”. Enjoy this magical an beautiful destination that will be your home for the next 6 nights B & B
Day 7 Phuket orientation tour and down time at the resort
This morning we do a half-day Phuket orientation tour and in the afternoon time to enjoy the beach or pool at our resort. You might also like to explore the streets of the charming Phuket old town
Day 8 Ferry trip to James Bond island
Today we a full day ferry trip to James Bond island – inclusive of lunch. Time at leisure.
Day 9 Phi Phi island
After breakfast we enjoy a speedboat ride to the Phi Phi island – inclusive of lunch
Day 10 Snorkeling, Phuket Butterfly Garden and Phuket Orchid Garden
Enjoy snorkeling or other water-sports or browse the many interesting little shops . Optional we visit the Phuket Butterfly Garden and Insect World. The Phuket Orchid Garden is also a great place to visit – here they sell more than 40,000 Orchids per year.
Day 11 Shopping day
Today is yours to do that specialised shopping for cameras, clothes, watches or electronic items – or just hunt for bargains with the last remains of your pocket money. You might like to do a last day tour around the area – The choice is yours!
Day 12 Return flight to South Africa
Today we bid farewell to Phuket and via Dubai back to Cape Town, South Africa