Snorkel amongst beautiful limestone karsts, hike up to temples and sublime sunset spots, and dance all night.
You know that the travel clichés are the best. Sipping cocktails on a beach feels awesome and somersaulting off boats into clear water never gets old. Nowhere in the world does classic tropical island moments better than the Thai Islands. Go on epic snorkelling adventures amongst beautiful limestone karsts, hike up to temples and sublime sunset spots, and dance amongst the fire throwers at epic parties. Get ready to indulge in the stereotypical dreams of every traveller on this trip.
We spend 10 days exploring Thailand. We visit Phuket, Koh Phi Phi, Koh Lanta, Ao Nang (Krabi).
What Is Included...
Your fantastic Busabout crew
9 nights’ accommodation
9 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 1 dinner
Private transfers from accommodation to ports
All ferries between islands
Boat trip to Railay Beach
Entrance to Koh Phi Phi sunset view point
BBQ dinner on Koh Lanta
- Dance all night on the beach on Koh Phi Phi
- Enjoy the fantastic 4 Islands Boat Trip
- Lap up the limestone karst scenery at Railay Beach in Krabi
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10 Day Itinerary
Thai Island Hopper (Accommodation Included) 10 day full itinerary breakdown and route map
Your adventure begins on the largest island in Thailand, Phuket! Your legendary Busabout Guide will be on hand to offer suggestions on activities to fill the gap before we meet up again this evening. Get to know your Busabout crew and fellow passengers, and tonight we head out into the nightlife epicentre of Phuket, Bangla Road, for an unmissable night in this infamous hotspot. The party’s about to kick off!
Explore your tropical surroundings and take in the epic scenery of this island location from the many towering cliffs. Visit the numerous temples and see the monolithic 45m Buddha statue overlooking the coast. Make sure you get some pics for the ‘gram! We have an optional excursion with an included traditional lunch to explore Phang Nga Bay by canoe. Pass alongside the imposing karst islets that dot the seascape and take in the sights of this picture-perfect location. You’ll get the chance to explore numerous caves and tranquil inlets along the way! This evening we hope you’ll join us for another foray into the madness that is Bangla Road. - Breakfast included
Phuket to Ko Phi Phi
Today you get to experience a real slice of paradise. We have an early rise as we board the ferry to the stunning Phi Phi Islands! Soak up the sun on the idyllic beaches or rent a kayak and snorkel gear for an aquatic adventure. If that’s not your style, why not head into town and treat yourself to a massage and some retail therapy? This evening we meet for a short hike to Phi Phi’s most famous viewpoint to enjoy the sunset over this incredible island. Afterwards we have an early dinner followed by our first taste of the notorious nightlife in Koh Phi Phi. Get ready! - Breakfast included
Ko Phi Phi
Take an optional trip to Koh Phi Phi Leh and see the world-famous setting of “The Beach”, Maya Bay. Alternatively, hike the lush surrounding wilderness, pamper yourself in town with a massage and some shopping, or just relax on the beach. If snorkelling is more your thing, there are plenty of options for experiencing the exciting underwater nirvana of Koh Phi Phi. Tonight, enjoy the mesmerising skill of fire dancers on the beach before heading back to the beach to revel in your last night in this epic island paradise. - Breakfast included
Ko Phi Phi to Ko Lanta
Get those last-minute souvenirs before our transfer to Koh Lanta! We arrive in the early afternoon and it’s time to enjoy an afternoon of relaxation on this laid-back island. Forget the hustle and bustle of the mainland as you sip cocktails on white sandy beaches, explore the coast’s rock formations, take a dip in the pool or enjoy a relaxing massage… yep, this is the life! This evening we’ll explore the quirky Old Town brimming with quirky boutiques and traditional sea gypsy houses overlooking the crystal-clear waters. - Breakfast included
This day is bound to be a highlight! Today we recommend an awesome expedition on our optional 4 Islands Boat Trip. Spend the day swimming and snorkelling this amazing location as a speedboat ferries us from island to island. Enjoy lunch on the sands of gorgeous Koh Kradan beach before heading off to the spectacular Emerald Cave and its hidden beach within. Sounds like something out of a movie, right? Tonight, we’ll chow down on an included BBQ dinner before heading into the night to seek out one last adventure on this incredible island. - Breakfast, lunch and dinner included
Koh Lanta to Krabi (Ao Nang)
Grab some breakfast and prepare for our ferry ride to Krabi. We’ll arrive in Ao Nang just in time to head out for lunch and an included visit to breathtaking Railay Beach. Spend the afternoon soaking in the spectacular scenery and lounging beside the warm Andaman Sea, and take a trip to nearby Phra Nang beach to see its risqué shrine. If you’ve still got energy tonight, join us to party the night away as we experience the nightlife of Krabi, filled to the brim with fun. - Breakfast included
Krabi (Ao Nang)
Today explore the surrounding area of Krabi, head to the beach, check out one of the many activities on offer from rock climbing to island boat trips, or join us for a fantastic optional excursion! We’ll head out on an adventure tour inland to see the picturesque Emerald Pool, the cascading hot springs, the Tiger Cave Temple with its 1,237 steps (the unbelievable view is worth it) and finish off in the Krabi food markets to sample some fresh foods. - Breakfast included
Krabi (Ao Nang) to Phuket
Chow down on some breakfast and head out to tick off those last-minute sights before our departure to Phuket. We board our air-conditioned transport and make our way over the bridge to Phuket in comfort. We get to Phuket shortly after, just in time to rediscover its majesty and excitement. Tonight, is your last chance to head into the vibrant Thai night to blow the roof off this adventure and create more unforgettable memories! - Breakfast included
Check-out is after breakfast. - Breakfast included
Frequently Asked Questions about the Thai Island Hopper (Accommodation Included)
Tour starts from:
Phuket, Phuket at 5:00pm
Tour ends in:
Phuket, Phuket at 10:00am
Accommodation is included for this trip. You will stay in Hotel twin-share (6 nights), hostel twin-share (3 nights) .
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Here is the list of available optional activities, excursions and freetime avaiable on this trip:
- Explore the beaches of Thailand's largest island, Phuket
- Explore the islands of Koh Cheok, Koh Mook, Koh Kradan and Koh Ma on a 4 Island Boat Trip
- Experience Bangla Road's crazy nightlife in Phuket
- Kayak through Jurassic Park like scenery and hidden caves in the beautiful Phang Nga Bay in Phuket
- Hike to the sunset viewpoint in Koh Phi Phi
- Enjoy the fire-twirlers and bucket cocktails of Koh Phi Phi
- See the famous Maya Bay, where the movie “The Beach” was filmed
- See monkeys at the imaginatively named Monkey Beach
- Visit local street markets to experience Thai food at its best
- Dive into crystal clear waters and relax on white sandy beaches
- Swim through a cave to the Emerald Secret Lagoon
- Spend time relaxing with Thai massages and beach hangs
- Haggle for Thai treats at night markets
- Lap up the limestone karst scenery at Railay Beach in Krabi
- Climb the 1,237 steps of Tiger Cave Temple to enjoy stunning panoramic views
- Visit the Emerald pool and the cascading hot springs in Krabi
All optional extras and excursions will be available to book through your Busabout Guide on the trip.
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