Family Mountain and Beach Adventure
Bespoke Holiday Itinerary / Experience Tour

Info : Family Mountain and Beach Adventure

This tour includes a fun and interesting light adventure through the remote countryside of Northern Thailand including cycling, kayaking and culture suitable for all ages. We include an overnight “homestay” experience in Northern Thailand, a great way to learn a little about the hill tribe way of life.

Combined with city exploration in Bangkok and 5 days beach fun in the south this is a terrific way for families to immerse themselves in Thailand’s culture and natural beauty.


  • Spend the night with a local family at a homestay in the mountainous north.
  • Bicycle adventure around the colourful floating markets close to Bangkok.
  • Discover the markets, malls and sights of Bangkok on a fun day with your personal guide.
  • Learn to cook Thai style at a family friendly cooking school in Chiang Mai
  • Get off the beaten track in the Mae Hong Son area with rafting, cycling and elephants
  • Beach fun in Southern Thailand
  • Stay in some great quality hotels (with interconnecting rooms or suites where possible)

Pricing & Inclusions

Please call us on 020 7924 7133 for detailed costings or click here for a guide on our pricing policy. At Experience Travel Group we always have a range of fantastic special offers for holidays in Thailand. 

As every holiday is unique - Call our experts on 1-888-577-8452 for an inclusive, personalised quotation for your preferred dates or use the quote request form below...


Your personalised quotation with Experience Travel Group will include:

  • International Flights (which can be omitted from your quotation if you prefer)
  • Accommodation as described
  • Privately guided tours and transfers
  • Original Experience Travel Group "Signature" experiences
  • Full financial protection (full ABTA and ATOL bonding)
  • Meals as described
  • 24 hour in-country backup whilst away
  • Your own dedicated travel expert in the UK

For more on our pricing policy read here.

Day-to-Day Itinerary : Family Mountain and Beach Adventure

Day 1 Depart the UK

Depart the UK for Bangkok

Day 2 Bangkok

Arrive in Bangkok and check into Chatrium Hotel. This high quality hotel has great value 2 bedroom suites making it a fantastic place for families to stay during their time in Bangkok’s capital.Day 3 B

Day 3 Bangkok

Your personal guide will meet you today for a tour of the city tailored to your own interests. Whether you want to haggle in the markets, learn about ancient Thai history or taste some local street food, your guide will be on hand to get you to the heart of the city. We recommend ditching your driver today and using river taxi and the skytrain to get around as it's good fun and the best way to beat the traffic; your guide will show you the ropes!

If different members of the family are interested in different things then we will happily provide 2 guides today so you can go your separate ways.  ay 4 Bangkok

Day 4 Bangkok

Today you head out of town to the Mae Klong River where the locals sell their colourful wares at the famous floating markets. You’ll explore this area by long tail boat followed by a fairly easy 30km bike ride through the stunning local scenery. The bike ride is deemed suitable for children but please ask for details on the level of fitness required.

Day 5 Chiang Mai

Today you leave Bangkok behind and take a short flight up to Chiang Mai. For the more adventurous it's possible to take an overnight 4 berth sleeper train to Chiang Mai instead of flying there.

On arrival in Chiang Mai you’ll spend the afternoon with your guide exploring the laid back city.

Day 6 Chiang Mai

Today it's time to learn how to cook some Thai specialities at a fun and friendly local cooking school. Before cooking you’ll be likely to visit the local markets to select produce.

Day 7  Chiang Mai

Today provides a great opportunity to visit a rescue centre for elephants in a beautiful, forested valley.

Day 8 Mae Hong Son

Today you take a 30 minute flight up to Mae Hong Son in the Northern jungle-clad mountains close to the border with Burma.  On arrival your guide and driver will take you for an introduction to the town, visiting its important hilltop temple with a wonderful view across the valley. In the afternoon you’ll transfer to Fern Resort where the rest of the day is free at leisure.

Day 9 Mae Hong Son/Homestay

After breakfast you’ll depart by 4 wheel drive for Ban Huai Kaew Bon; an authentic Karen Hill Tribe village about an hour from town. Here you’ll enjoy a nature trek through a beautiful forest area and learn how the villagers live.  Your guide will accompany you to your overnight accommodation which is with a local family in a homestay. A stay here is a great way to learn a little more about the Karen way of life.  

Day 10 Mae Sariang

Today you depart your homestay for a kayaking adventure along the Yuam River, passing jungle scenery and  local villages. The kaying ends in Mae Sariang town where you transfer to River-House Resort with free time at leisure.

Day 11 Chiang Mai

After breakfast at the River House you’ll take a cycling tour to visit Mae Sariang morning market and the local  temples. This will be followed by a Thai lunch and the afternoon will be spent heading back to Chiang Mai (about 3 hours away). Upon arrival in Chiang Mai you’ll check in at Lanna Mantra for a final night in the North.

Days 12  Koh Yao Island

Your guide and driver will take you to Chiang Mai airport where you’ll catch a direct flight to Phuket. On arrival you’ll transfer to the pier for a short boat journey across to beautiful Koh Yao Island. Accommodation on Koh Yao is in a family beach villa at Koyao Island Resort .This is a great place to enjoy pristine beaches, swimming and nature in comfortable surroundings. Koh Yao is a great place for quality family time; if you’d prefer somewhere busier then please let us know and we can suggest an appropriate beach resort for your family.

Day 13-16 Koh Yao Island

You have 5 days to enjoy beach life on Koh Yao.

Day 17 Fly Home

Customer Feedback
Really enjoyed the food tour. It took us to a part of Bangkok that we would never have visited. We visited 5 restaurants, some of which you would probably dismiss out of hand and carry on walking past from their appearance. They were also very clued up on local knowledge so it was a much a cultural tour as food tour.

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