Classic Thailand with a Culinary Twist
Bespoke Holiday Itinerary / Experience Tour

Info : Classic Thailand with a Culinary Twist

This holiday follows a similar route to our “Deluxe Classic Thailand” itinerary and is ideal for first time visitors or those who have been to Thailand before and want to scratch a little bit further beyond the surface. You don't have to be any kind of food expert to enjoy this, you just need to enjoy Thai food and the idea of exploring Thailand!

Cumulatively Thai food is one of the most popular cuisines in the world but the flavours of Bangkok, Chiang Mai and The South have a lot of variation given the diverse climates, natural resources and influences of different neighbouring countries. On this holiday you'll get a sense of the character of each of these areas as you explore both the local the highlights and the delicious regional food.

Highlights include

  • Being led around the street food stalls of Bangkok’s Chinatown to find the best sizzling satay, freshest Som Tam salad and coolest Thai iced tea.
  • Eating sublime food as Na Aroon restaurant in Ariyasom Villa. A hidden gem with a surprising twist.
  • Selecting fresh ingredients at the market and learning to make a traditional northern meal at a cookery school in Chiang Mai.
  • Getting a different take on Phuket as you taste the local coffee, explore a pineapple orchard, visit a shrimp farm and sample the traditional noodle soup!
  • No holiday to Thailand would be complete without a few days relaxing on a glorious hidden beach resort!

As with all of our suggested itineraries, we can tailor-make your holiday to suit your budget, style and expectations. Find out about our exclusive ‘Journey Planner’ here.

Pricing & Inclusions

An indicative price for this holiday is £2,500 per person inclusive of flights from the UK. Prices may be less in low season and higher in peak season.

Call our Thailand experts on 020 7924 7133 for an inclusive, personalised quotation for your preferred dates.   



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.


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We include a cookery school in Koh Lanta but we are able to include additional half or full day cookery courses in both Bangkok and Chiang Mai if you would like to learn more.

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