Overton Travel
Overton Travel

Thailand


Eastern Treasure + exotic paradise 

 

Price: 
Full Package
(including flight from NYC)
$2,999*

Land Only
$2,099

Dates:
November 13 - 23, 2019

Duration: 
10 days

Locations Visited: 
Bangkok
Phuket

Accommodations:  
4 Star +

Deposit: 
$500 due by
December 15, 2018

Next Payment:
$1,000 due by
April 15, 2019

Final Payment:
Due by August 15, 2019

Travel Protection: 
$172 per person (double)
$242 per person (single)


*Prices per person based on double room occupancy, single rooms are an additional $650.

 

INCLUDES

  • Round trip airfare from New York

  • Intra-Thailand flight Bangkok - Phuket

  • 8 nights deluxe hotel accommodations

    • 4 nights Bangkok at AETAS Bangkok

    • 4 nights Phuket at Grand Mercure Phuket Patong

  • English speaking guides throughout tour

  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach

  • 12 Meals: 8 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Bangkok City Tour

  • Visit Wat Po, the oldest and largest temple in Bangkok, housing the giant Reclining Buddha

  • Full day Floating Market tour at Damnoen Saduak

  • Tours of the Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaew (Temple of the Emerald Buddha)

  • Stay in the heart of the Patong Beach area on Thailand’s famous Phuket Island

 

Thailand FAQs

Time Zone:
Indochina

Money:
Thai Baht

Weather:
November Average Temp
83 Degrees

Language:
Thai

 

itinerary

DAY 1 - Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - Depart for Thailand

Depart on your overnight flight from the US to Bangkok.

Thailand

Thailand

DAY 2 - Thursday, November 14 - Arrive in Thailand

Welcome to Bangkok. Upon arrival, you will be met at the airport by your guide for a private transfer to your hotel for check-in.

Rest of your day is at leisure to enjoy your hotel and new surroundings.

DAY 3 - Friday, November 15 - Exploring Bangkok

This morning enjoy a city and temple tour of Bangkok, a fascinating mix of ancient and modern. Drive through Chinatown and then on to the colorful Indian Market. Visit serene Wat Po, the oldest and largest temple in the city, with the astonishing giant Reclining Buddha, over 150 feet long and almost 40 feet high. Drive to Royal Avenue where most of the Government offices are located and the King's Palace.

Later in the afternoon, enjoy a Welcome Drink followed by a Welcome Dinner at the hotel with your fellow travelers.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner 

Bangkok

Bangkok

DAY 4 - Saturday, November 16 - Bangkok

Phuket

Phuket

Enjoy a full day tour of the Floating Market at Damnoen Saduak and the Woodland Museum, including lunch. Begin the tour at Damnoen Saduak, where you'll witness boat-to-boat bartering unlike any you've seen. Here, hundreds of agricultural vendors float side-by-side, buying, selling, or exchanging a variety of goods. After this take a 1 ½ drive to Woodland. Have lunch with a Thai set menu. Woodland is a private wooden collection located on the Nakorn Chaisri river bank. There are varieties of wooden arts from Cambodia, Myanmar, Bali and Thailand. The wood carving is also inspired from Thai beliefs of Buddhism, Hinduism, and Christianity.   

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 5 - Sunday, November 17 - Bangkok

Morning tour of Wat Phra Kaew, also known as the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, and the elaborate 18th century Grand Palace, symbol and ceremonial heart of the kingdom - together they form the most impressive sights in Bangkok. Despite the proximity of the two, there's a distinct contrast in style between the Thai-inspired Wat Phra Kaew and the European design of the Grand Palace.

Temple of Buddha

Temple of Buddha

Rest of the day at leisure

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 6 - Monday, November 18 - Fly to Phuket

Today you will be transferred to the Bangkok airport for your flight to Phuket 

Upon arrival in Phuket, you will be met at the airport by your guide for a private transfer to your hotel for check-in.

Ancient Temple

Ancient Temple

Rest of your day is at leisure to enjoy your hotel and new surroundings.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 7 - Tuesday, November 19 - Phuket

Today is yours to just relax, rejuvenate and enjoy the beautiful surrounding.

Optional Tour:  June Bahtra Cruise: The Spirit of Phang Nga Bay

With a capacity of less than 30 guests per cruise, this boat tour offers a relaxing way to admire the spectacular scenery and visit popular tourist attractions in Phang Nga Bay and around Phuket with enough time to enjoy swimming in the ocean.

You will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to the June Bahtra, moored at the Yacht Haven Marina pier. During the cruise, you will enjoy breathtaking views of Phang Nga Bay. On a long-tail boat, you'll visit fabled James Bond Island and mangrove forests.  Your final stop will be at a floating village called Panyee village, after which you will be served a delicious Thai buffet lunch on the boat.

Boat Tour

Boat Tour

In the afternoon, enjoy relaxing, sunbathing and swimming at your leisure. In the late afternoon you will cruise back to Phuket Island and transfer to the hotel. 

Cost:  $130 per person (additional cost, not included in tour price)

Meals: Breakfast

DAY 8 - Wednesday, November 20 - Phuket

Today is yours to just relax, rejuvenate and enjoy the beautiful surrounding.

Optional Tour: Phi Phi Island by Speedboat

The Phi Phi Islands are a 'Hot Spot' of Southern Thailand. They were made famous by the movie “The Beach”. The Maya Bay crystal clear waters are stunning. This is a great site for snorkeling fans.

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You will be picked up in the morning from your hotel then transferred to Phi Phi Island by speedboat. You can relax on the beach, swim and explore the surroundings, or marvel at the beautiful scenery and spectacular hills and mountains. Then you will enjoy Pileh Cove which is akin to swimming in a lagoon-like private pool. 

You will have time to enjoy international buffet lunch “Phi Phi Don Island”. After lunch go snorkeling in crystal clear waters around Phi Phi Island. A professional tour guide will find the best snorkeling point to avoid crowds of people. Cool down on the white sandy beach of Bamboo Island or Khai Island and return to the pier having had a day you will never forget.  

Cost:  $110 per person (additional cost, not included in tour price)

Meals: Breakfast

DAY 9 - Thursday, November 21 - Phuket

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Day to at leisure to explore Phuket independently.

This evening you will enjoy a Farewell Dinner at a local restaurant with your travel companions.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner 

DAY 10 - Friday, November 22 - Farewell

Enjoy your final breakfast at the hotel before you check out. Your driver will meet you and take you to the Phuket airport for your departure flight to the US.

Meals: Breakfast

DAY 11 - Saturday, November 23

Arrive in the US