Southeast Asia on a Shoestring

G Adventures

21 Days, Bangkok to Singapore


Day 1 Bangkok

Arrive in Bangkok at any time.

Day 2 Bangkok/Chiang Mai

Opt to visit Wat Po and the Grand Palace, or check out the city's klongs by boat. Board an overnight train to Chiang Mai.

Exclusive Inclusions:  Carte Blanche

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 3 Chiang Mai

Enjoy one of two street food crawls with the group and CEO. Opt to visit Doi Suthep temple, comb the night markets for souvenirs, or participate in a Thai cooking class.

Exclusive Inclusions:  Carte Blanche

Day 4 Chiang Mai/Ban Mae Jok

Trek through rugged forests and experience the wonderful diversity of this region: each village has its own language, belief system, style of dress, and traditions. Drive from Chiang Mai to Mae Malai village, where the trek will begin. After a few hours of hiking, reach the first village.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 5 Ban Mae Jok/Pa Khao Lam

Trek 2-3 hrs and, after lunch, head to a Karen village to learn about traditional basket weaving and scarf-making. Continue trekking another few hours to the next village for the night.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 6 Pa Khao Lam/Chiang Mai

After breakfast, leave the village by bamboo raft, stopping at other villages along the way. Meet the van after lunch and head back to Chiang Mai for some free time to explore.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch

Day 7 Chiang Mai/Bangkok

Opt to go shopping, enjoy a Thai massage, or explore Chiang Mai's many temples. Board an overnight train to Bangkok.

Exclusive Inclusions:  Carte Blanche

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 8 Bangkok

Get out and explore this fantastic city where there is endless sightseeing to be done.

Exclusive Inclusions:  Carte Blanche

Day 9 Bangkok/Surat Thani

Enjoy a street food crawl with the group and CEO either today or another day on tour. Option to visit Wat Po, the Grand Palace and Bangkok's many markets. Overnight train to Surat Thani.

Exclusive Inclusions:  Carte Blanche

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 10 Surat Thani/Khao Sok

Travel to lush Khao Sok. Opt to go hiking or swimming in Khao Sok National Park.

Day 11 Khao Sok/Koh Samui

Take a ferry to Koh Samui and explore the island's beautiful beaches and vibrant nightlife.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 12 Koh Samui

Take a day trip to scenic Ang Thong Marine Park. Take in the views and opt to snorkel if the tide is right.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch

Day 13 Koh Samui/George Town

Gear up for a long day of travel. Ferry back to the mainland and continue by private vehicle to cross the border into Malaysia and on to George Town, Penang, the "Pearl of the Orient".

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 14 George Town

Full day in Penang.

Day 15 George Town/Chenderoh Lake

Travel to a local island homestay in the middle of a scenic lake. Spend the evening connecting with the locals and taking in the scenery.

Exclusive Inclusions:  Local Living Chenderoh Lake Homestay

Meals included: Dinner

Day 16 Chenderoh Lake/Cameron Highlands

Continue to the Cameron Highlands. Take a walk along one of the many well marked trails, visit the tea plantations or just relax and enjoy the cooler temperatures!

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 17 Cameron Highlands/Kuala Lumpur

Opt to take a city tour, visit the famous Petronas Towers or check out the Islamic Arts Museum.

Day 18 Kuala Lumpur

Full day in Kuala Lumpur. Explore the city, head out of town to visit the famous Batu Caves or the Orang Asli Museum. Opt to visit the Petronas Towers.

Day 19 Kuala Lumpur/Melaka

Opt to tour the canals of Melaka by boat.

Day 20 Melaka/Singapore

Border crossing from Malaysia into Singapore. Free time to take a harbour cruise or try mouth-watering street food.

Day 21 Singapore

Depart at any time.

Meals included: Breakfast

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