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Delivering Sunshine

Thai Island Hopper West

8 nights from only
R18 936
per person including taxes
ID # 308
Valid: 21 Feb 17 to 02 Mar 17
Duration: 8 Nights

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • Return flights from Johannesburg
  • Approximate airport taxes
  • 8 nights in 3 star resort accommodation
  • 10 meals: 8 breakfasts & 2 dinners
  • Tipping for local staff included
  • 3 local ferries
  • Transport & included sightseeing
  • An experienced & professional Trip Manager
  • Orientations in all destinations
  • Local taxes, payments & service charges

Terms and Conditions

Prices are per person twin share, include discounts, and are subject to availability and rate of exchange changes. Offers above are a guide only and will vary depending on departure date, our guide price is based on the cheapest departure within the stipulated season and availability is correct at time of loading. Visas may be necessary and insurance is essential. Pentravel and Tour Operator terms and conditions apply, and may be found on our website. Offer can be removed at any time and already includes the saving. Pricing varies pending departure date. Offer already includes the discount.  These packages are based on CASH price. E&OE.

COACH ITINERARY

DAY 1: Arrive Phuket

• Arrive in Phuket, Thailand’s largest island and home to buzzing Patong, quiter Kata and Karon beaches and just a short hop to the Phi Phi Islands, famed for being the site where The Beach was filmed. • Meet your Tour Manager and fellow travellers before heading out into the bright lights and buzzing atmosphere of Patong, one Asia’s party capitals with world-famous nightlife.

DAY 2: Phuket

• Spend two days at leisure on Phuket island. Chill on the beach, hist the shops or sip sundowner cocktails. • More active travellers may enjoy some of the watersports on offer in the area, or perhaps take an optional day trip to popular Ao Phang Nga National Park’s James Bond Island named so after being featured in a James Bond movie. • Enjoy an optional sea canoe trip where a local guide will take you through caves and along dramatic coastlines. • Visit the Gibbon Rehabilitation Project, an enterprise working to protect gibbons (small apes) and return them to the wild. • Indulge in a bowl of Pad Thai or mouthwatering yellow, green or red curry. There’s plenty to tempt your taste buds.

DAY 3: Phuket

DAY 4: Phuket to Koh Phi Phi

• Travel by ferry to Koh Phi Phi, located between the island of Phuket and the western Andaman Sea coast of mainland Thailand. The islands became popular when they were used as a location for The Beach. • Join your Tour Manager on a quick orientation to see the local sights and get your bearings. • Spend some time chilling in the sun before heading up to the island’s highest viewpoint for amazing views and to watch the sunset over the Andaman Sea. • Enjoy a beer at a beachside bar or chill out with some locals and soak up the island atmosphere.

DAY 5: Koh Phi Phi

• Two free days to enjoy the beaches, delicious food and watersport activities. Relax on Phi Phi beach, take a boat to Maya Island, relax at one of the many beachside bars or lie in a hammock and watch the amazing fire dancing right on the beach. • Enjoy such optional activities as a cruise around Phi Phi Island, a cruise to Maya Bay, where The Beach was filmed, a trip to Monket Beach and snorkelling off Bamboo Islands. • Head to the local market to try some local specialties like Pad See Ew (long noodles fried in soy sauce with vegetables).

DAY 6: Koh Phi Phi

DAY 7: Koh Phi Phi to Krabi (Ao Nang)

• Spend some fre time in the morning soaking up the beach vibe on Koh Phi Phi. • Catch an afternoon ferry to Krabi for Afternoon ferry to Krabi, with its incredible limestone outcrops and crystal blue sea. • Head to Ao Nang Beach, the departure point for boats visiting such locations as Chicken Island and Poda Island

DAY 8: Krabi (Ao Nang)

• Visit the Tiger Cave Buddhist temple for some great photo opportunities – especially from the viewpoint at the top of 1237 steps. • Catch a long-tail boat and journey to Rai Leh beach (small Island) surrounded by dramatic rocky cliffs. • Head to West Rai Lay Beach. Take a walk along the short promenade lined with restaurants and shops, and stop for a tasty lunch or a beer along the way. • Enjoy an optional exploration of Krabi’s jungle on the back of an elephant at a nearby elephant camp.

DAY 9: Krabi (Ao Nang) to Phuket

Return to Phuket where the island tour ends. Choose to take a free transfer to Phuket airport or the Sawaddi Patong Resort where the tour began.