Thai Island Hopper East with Contiki

9 days
14 Sep 24 to 22 Sep 24
Book by 31 Jul 24
It's time to witness the paradise of the East Thai islands as you take a trip from Koh Samui to Koh Tao and onto Koh Phangan, immersing yourself in iconic nightlife and Thai island adventures that have no comparison on earth, while still having time to max relax.


  • 9 Days Contiki Guided Holiday:
  • 8 nights accommodation: 5 nights hotels, 3 nights in bungalows
  • 8 breakfasts & 2 dinners
  • Transport by mini-coach and ferry / coach
  • Expert Trip Manager, Driver and Local Guides
  • Optional free time add on experiences (additional costs apply)
  • Included experiences
  • Unwind with a Sunset Dinner #islandvibes
  • Gorge on an Island Buffet and spice up your life with some thai food
  • Sunsets and Cocktails and much more!


  • Flights
  • Arrival/ departure transfers
  • Visas
  • Travel Insurance
  • Spending money and items of a personal nature


  • You have to be between the age of 18 and 35 years old to travel with Contiki
  • Additional costs apply for optional free time add on experience
  • Secure your spot today with a deposit from as low as R1000* and pay the rest 60 days before departure


  • 8 nights accommodation
  • 10 Meals
  • Included experiences and sightseeing


Day 1: Start Koh Samui

Koh Samui If anything gets a pack of travellers feeling hyped it's the prospect of 9 days exploring the fabled Thai islands. If you can drag yourselves away from the luxe hotel we've all checked-in to, our first night in Koh Samui as a squad will see us taking in the buzzy nightlife of Chaweng Beach. Nora Chaweng Hotel (or similar)

Day 2: Koh Samui

Really, can snorkelling, swimming, soaking up the rays and sipping on fresh coconuts ever get boring? But if you've got a taste for adventure, this glorious island offers plenty to keep hungry explorers enthralled. Visit the mighty Wat Phra Yai temple with its 15-metre golden Buddha statue, see the super on-trend mummified monk at Wat Khunaram, or marvel at the natural beauty of the Grandmother & Grandfather rocks on our highlights of Samui island trip. Stay: Nora Chaweng Hotel (or similar) Included Meals : Breakfast INCLUDED EXPERIENCES Highlights of Samui Tour ADDITIONAL COST APPLIES

Day 3: Koh Samui

Three days in Samui means plenty of time to get a taste of the place - and we don't just say that figuratively. Mangosteen & rambutan fresh off the tree, coconut & lime Panang curries & mango sticky rice are just some of the flavours on offer to pleasure your palate, in amongst ocean swims and island explorations of course. Stay: Nora Chaweng Hotel (or similar) Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 4: Koh Samui to Koh Tao

Koh Samui Today we swap one ocean paradise for another, departing Koh Samui and cruising the Gulf of Thailand to Koh Tao. Koh Tao Ah, life on the Kohs - that's Thai for islands, if you hadn't already noticed. Today we have an orientation walk and an all included beach-side dinner to settle us into the vibes of Tao, starting life on this island right. Stay: Sairee Hut Resort Koh Tao (or similar) Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner INCLUDED EXPERIENCES Unwind with a Sunset Dinner

Day 5: Koh Tao

Getting under water should be high priority today. Abounding in coral beauty and (wait for it) sea turtles, Koh Tao's diving reputation is well documented. Grab a snorkel and ask your Trip Manager for the islands hidden spots. Above land, the islands hilly landscapes offer many pretty hiking trails and bubbling waterfalls, depending on the season. Above or below water level, the island is yours & will fill you with happy feels. Stay: Sairee Hut Resort Koh Tao (or similar) Included Meals: Breakfast INCLUDED EXPERIENCES Half-Day Island Cruise & Snorkelling Adventure Koh Tao Diving - Intro or Certified ADDITIONAL COST APPLIES

Day 6: Koh Tao to Koh Pha Ngan

Koh Tao Will we be sad to leave Koh Tao today? Maybe slightly. But with another swaying palm trees destination calling our names, we're hardly sobbing into our backpacks. This afternoon we make our way to Koh Pha Ngan. Koh Pha Ngan Koh Pha Ngan is fringed by flawless beaches that offer endless days of island enjoyment. Grab a snorkel and hit the seas for an island adventure, or head to Haad Yao, one of our absolute favourites, for some sea and sun. Stay: Shiralea Backpackers Resort (or similar) Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 7: Koh Pha Ngan

Enjoying a traditional Thai massage whilst listening to the sound of the waves, the sea breeze tickling your body - now that should be up there as a top 10 life goal. Once ticked, more Koh Pha Ngan beach hangs and some time exploring the island, fresh coconut in hand, can complete your day. *Happy sigh* Shiralea Backpackers Resort (or similar) Included Meals: Breakfast INCLUDED EXPERIENCES Day Cruise to Ang Thong Marine Park ADDITIONAL COST APPLIES

Day 8: Koh Pha Ngan

It's the second last day of our island adventure and 'mai pen rai - don't worry, be happy' is now the group mentality. Enjoy a lazy breakfast and dose up on Vitamin D. It's our last full one together, so make it count. Stay: Shiralea Backpackers Resort (or similar) Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner INCLUDED EXPERIENCES Gorge on an Island Buffet Sunsets and Cocktails

Day 9: Koh Pha Ngan to Koh Samui

Koh Pha Ngan Breathe in those last waves of Koh Pha Ngan air before we hit the seas for our ferry ride back to where it all began, Koh Samui. Koh Samui We'll arrive back in Samui armed with a totally zen outlook and a backpack full of incredible new memories. Say your teary goodbyes to your new wolf-pack, making plans for a reunion tour to ease the pain - not forgetting there are another collection of Thai islands just waiting to be explored. Included Meals: Breakfast

Terms & conditions

Prices are per person twin share/multi share as per itinerary, 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. Pricing varies pending departure date. Trips valid for travellers aged 18-35 years. Excludes flights. Only R1000 deposit per person is required to confirm your trip booking. Deposit is due within 3 days of booking; airlines may impose different penalties and cancellation fees. Payment due in full 120 days before departure. All savings / discounts mentioned has already been included in advertised price. Pentravel and Tour Operator reserves the right to withdraw or amend promotional offers at any time. Book by 31 July 2024. Advertised price is based on 14 September departure. At time of loading this may not be a definite departure. These packages are based on CASH price. E&OE;.

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