Trunk to the South (Road Trip) in Thailand

Trunk to the South, Thailand

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15 people
7 days
Code: 241
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Come and explore the beautiful South of Thailand! Whilst travelling through the provinces of Prachuap Khiri Khan, Chumphon and Surat Thani by bus, you will witness and experience the thorough beauty of the Southern Thai culture, people and natural beauty. These locations include Angthong National Park and Thailand’s finest island: Koh Samui! While helping out at the beach and snorkelling in the clear blue sea, you will be warmly greeted by the very friendly and ever smiling people of the South.

During the various excursions to Thailand’s nature sights, you will have the chance to let yourself be overwhelmed by the beauty of these places. During the visits to the national parks and beaches you will learn about these ‘treasures of nature’ while enjoying yourself with snorkeling, trekking and swimming. This exploration of the South program has a wide range of activities which will satisfy your wishes and needs for cultural knowledge, local experiences and fun!!

Please note this trip may require you to purchase a cultural experience week with it. Click Here to find the relevant cultural experience week based on the country where this trip operates in.

During 2017

This program starts every week.

During 2018

This program starts every week.

Aims & Objectives

The aim is for you to enjoy this journey whilst helping out on the beach, learning about the lives of the Southern community and experiencing the natural beauty of the forest and magnificent mountains in the National park. Another aim is to support local development and to take care of Thailand’s impressive coastline by cleaning and collecting garbage in order to help conserve the beach.

Schedule
Monday
  • Breakfast at the Hua Hin center
  • Visit to Huay Monkot Temple
  • Visit to Pleanwan market
  • Lunch
  • Minivan ride from Hua Hin to Bang Saphan Yai
  • Dinner
  • Overnight stay at the hotel in Bang Saphan Yai
Tuesday
  • Breakfast
  • Sightseeing and snorkeling on a three hour boat trip
  • Lunch on the boat
  • Back to the hotel
  • Free time at the beach
  • Dinner 
  • Overnight stay at the hotel in Bang Saphan Yai
Wednesday
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Minivan to  Surat Thani
  • Lunch at a local restaurant in Chumphon. Stop off rest area
  • Boat to Koh Samui (2 hours) from Surat Thani
  • Check in hotel at Chaweng Beach (best beach in Koh Samui!).
  • Dinner at the guesthouse
  • Night market
Thursday
  • Breakfast at the guesthouse
  • Visit Grandmother and Grandfather stones at Koh Samui
  • Lunch
  • Trekking through the forest
  • A visit to a beautiful waterfall where swimming is possible
  • Helping out on the beach: cleaning and leisure activities
  • Dinner at Thai restaurant
  • Overnight stay at the hotel/guesthouse (hot water, air-con & Wi-fi)
Friday
  • Travel to Angthong National Park by boat
  • Breakfast on the boat
  • Snorkelling and hiking, visiting the park and two islands
  • Lunch on the boat
  • Continue with the above program
  • Boat transfer from Angthong National Park to Koh Samui (2 hours)
  • Back to the hotel/guesthouse in Koh Samui
  • Dinner at a local restaurant in Koh Samui.
  • Overnight stay at the hotel/guesthouse (hot water, air-con & Wi-fi)
Saturday
  • Breakfast at the hotel in Koh Samui
  • Free time on the beach
  • Lunch at a local restaurant
  • Check out from the hotel and head to the bus station
  • Overnight bus/boat from Koh Samui to Bangkok
Sunday
  • Arrive at Mo chit bus station in Bangkok early in the morning. Transfer to Singburi for further programs.

This schedule can be changed and/or amended depending on weather conditions, local conditions and unforeseen circumstances.

Participant Criteria & Requirements
Standard Requirements

Minimum age:                -

Maximum age:                -

Minimum English level:        Basic

CRB required:                No

Passport copy required:        No

Resume copy required:        No

Required qualification:        None

Additional Requirements

There are no further requirements.

There are no further requirements.

Additional Equipment
  • Good walking shoes
  • Towels

Accommodation, food, airport pick-up (if required), full support in-country, pre-departure advice and project transport.

Flights, Travel Insurance, Visa, Vaccinations or Personal Spending Money

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