Thailand Travel and Tourism

Further education

Experience Thailand’s impressive temples and tropical beaches

Highlights

  • Explore Wat Poh; the most extensive temple in Bangkok
  • Visit the magnificent holy temple of Wat Phra; located near the top of Doi Suthep
  • Undertake a volunteering programme at the Elephant Nature Park
Typically £957 per student.
Based on a 13 day, 10 night tour for 40 students

What's included: 

  • Flight from a London airport
  • 3 star accommodation (including meals specified in the programme)
  • 1 week at the Elephant Nature Park
  • Private transportation, including return train Bangkok-Chiang Mai
  • Professional, English-speaking tour guide
  • Transfers, local visits and excursions as per the itinerary
  • 1 leader free for 10 paying passengers

Sample itinerary for University and College groups (not included in the guide price)

Day 1

Fly from London to Bangkok

Day 2

Airport transfers to your accommodation
Arrive at your accommodation and check in
Day at leisure
Evening meal included

Day 3

Check out after breakfast
Bangkok City Tour, including Wat Pho, Wat Saket and Wat Ratchanadda
Lunch at a local restaurant before a boat ride down the canals of Bangkok’s surprisingly rural suburbs
Overnight sleeper train to Chiang Mai (dinner included)

Day 4

Breakfast included on the train
Arrive in Chiang Mai and transfer to the hotel
Visit Doi Suthep Temple
Evening meal included

Day 5 - 10

1 Week program at the Elephant Nature Park, including hands-on conservation work (breakfast lunch and dinner is provided)

Day 11

Breakfast included
Free time up to lunch
Transfer to Chiang Mai Train Station
Overnight sleeper train to Bangkok (dinner included)

Day 12

Breakfast included on the train
Arrive in Bangkok and transfer the airport
Fly from Bangkok to London

Day13

Arrive back in the UK
Typically £957 per student.
Based on a 13 day, 10 night tour for 40 students

Tour Operator's Top Tips

  • Make sure you have a fixed price before you get in a tuk tuk.

  • Never pay full price for anything in the markets, make sure you barter!

  • Eat the local street food; it’s cheap and tastes awesome!

Tips for travelling around Thailand with students

 
Photo opportunity
Please be considerate when taking photos. Always ask permission before photographing local people and remember it is prohibited to photograph within some temples.
 
Temples
Please dress modestly and respectfully. Shoulders to knees should be covered, especially when entering temples or places of worship.  
 
Stay safe
Thailand’s cities can be extremely chaotic and busy so be patient. Stick close to your group and try to avoid wandering off alone. 
 
Religion  
Buddhism is practiced by most Thais and plays a significant part of everyday life. Please do not touch images or climb on statues associated with Buddha, it’s a sign of disrespect.

For the latest travel advice please visit https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice

Typically £957 per student.
Based on a 13 day, 10 night tour for 40 students