10 Day Group Tour of Southern Thailand

Embarking on an unforgettable
backpacking journey in Thailand

Thailand, a nation renowned for its breathtaking landscapes and warm-hearted people, offers an ideal destination for travellers on a budget, particularly during their gap year. During this remarkable U.Thailand tour, you will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the unique aspects that make Thailand truly special, including its diverse spice culture and picturesque settings that seem straight out of a movie. Prepare to trek through lush jungles, gain insights into elephant conservation at a certified sanctuary, revel in sunset beach dances, navigate thrilling white-water rapids, savour delectable exotic dishes crafted with love and care by local hosts, and explore the vibrant city of Bangkok.

The U.Thailand trip is designed to provide you with an array of extraordinary Impact! Experiences. In a country where nightly celebrations can be found in every town and daytime beach lounging is the norm, we wholeheartedly embrace this spirit and promise to join you in savouring spicy cuisine and indulging in Chiang beer. However, amidst this thrilling roller coaster ride, we also offer exclusive U.Impact! Experiences that surpass those found in any of our other trips. These incredible moments include engaging in community yoga on Koh Samui, participating in beach clean-ups with Eco-Thailand on Koh Phangan, benefiting from the guidance of caring local Thai guides, and staying in sustainable riverside cottages in Khao Sok.

Thailand’s popularity as one of the most sought-after destinations for backpacking adventures and gap year travel stems from a multitude of reasons. Its awe-inspiring landscapes, cultural richness, and the limitless opportunities for exploration and personal growth it presents make it an unrivalled choice for intrepid travellers seeking a transformative experience.

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Charms of Bangkok

Our epic journey commences in the vibrant city of Bangkok, where we will immerse ourselves in the bustling atmosphere both during the day and night. We’ll navigate the city’s enchanting streets by foot, embark on scenic boat rides along its waterways, and experience the exhilaration of traveling by tuk-tuk. Prepare to visit awe-inspiring historical temples, where the serenity and grandeur of these sacred sites will leave you in awe. We’ll also have the chance to explore vibrant street markets, sampling local delicacies and discovering unique treasures. As the sun sets, we’ll venture into the local bars, soaking in the lively ambiance and mingling with fellow adventurers. Walking through the bustling streets, we’ll absorb the diverse and eclectic culture that epitomizes the essence of Thailand.

MOVIES TO BEACHES AND MOUNTAINS

Embark on the second half of your cultural journey as you venture to the renowned Phi Phi Islands. Transition from the captivating combination of sun, sand, and warm waters, where you can enjoy picturesque seascapes and sip on delightful coconut cocktails along the beach. However, your experience doesn’t end there. Prepare to immerse yourself in the lush jungle canopy, engage in overnight stays in local villages, and discover the wonders of sustainable living.

Indulge in Beach BBQ’s and Beach Parties, where you can relish delectable grilled cuisine while soaking up the lively ambiance of the island’s vibrant beach scene. Join in the festivities, dance to the rhythm of the music, and make memories that will last a lifetime.

Delve deeper into the local culture with immersive cooking lessons led by talented local chefs. Uncover the secrets of Thai cuisine, learn traditional cooking techniques, and explore the vibrant flavors of the region’s culinary heritage. Gain hands-on experience and take home valuable culinary skills to impress your loved ones with authentic Thai dishes.

Moreover, embrace sustainable living as you retreat to the tranquility of jungle riverside cottages. Experience the harmony between nature and comfort, appreciating the serenity of your surroundings while minimizing your impact on the environment. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the jungle, rejuvenate your spirit, and forge a deeper connection with the natural world.

Prepare for an extraordinary adventure that combines the best of both worlds: the captivating allure of the Phi Phi Islands and the enchanting embrace of sustainable living in jungle riverside cottages.

Day 1 of your Thai Adventure: Bangkok

Step into the bustling and vibrant capital of Thailand, where the city of Bangkok welcomes you with its vibrant atmosphere and multicultural charm. Known for its iconic tuk-tuks, traditional khlong boats, and mouthwatering street food, Bangkok offers a plethora of experiences for those willing to delve into its treasures. Consider arriving a day or two early to fully immerse yourself in this captivating city. Hop on a riverboat and explore the enchanting labyrinth of Chinatown, meander through its bustling streets, and uncover the splendor of the Grand Palace and the revered Temple of the Emerald Buddha.

Today, we gather in the hostel lobby at 5 PM for a warm welcome meeting with your knowledgeable U.Guide and fellow enthusiastic travelers. Come prepared with your questions and curiosity, ready to forge connections and embrace this journey with an open heart and an open mind. We embark on a captivating evening adventure, strolling through the vibrant streets of Bangkok. Our destination is the renowned Khao San Road, a hub of activity and a haven for street food enthusiasts. Indulge in the delectable varieties of local delicacies for dinner, guided by your knowledgeable U.Guide and accompanied by your newfound travel companions. As you embark on this incredible 10-day experience, you have the opportunity to showcase your adventurous spirit by trying a deep-fried scorpion from a local street vendor, or simply savor the refreshing taste of an ice-cold Chang beer from a nearby bar. Tonight, the choice is yours – whether to immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere of the nearby riverside bars or to revel in the vibrant nightlife of one of the legendary clubs along Khao San Road.

Allow the energy and excitement of Bangkok to set the stage for an unforgettable journey, as you embrace the diverse experiences and embark on a path of discovery in the captivating landscapes of Thailand.

Arrive Bangkok

Bangkok: Markets, Temples, and Overnight Train Adventures

Today marks the beginning of your extraordinary Thailand adventure as we delve into the vibrant city of Bangkok. Serving as Thailand’s cosmopolitan hub, Bangkok, also known as Thai Krung Thep, encompasses both its commercial and cultural essence. Here, the juxtaposition of tradition and modernity, historical monuments and contemporary architecture, create a dynamic atmosphere that we’ll dive into like enthusiastic locals.

Our exploration kicks off with an exhilarating long-tail boat ride along the Chao Phraya River, often referred to as the River of Kings. As we navigate its waters, we’ll witness the charm and liveliness of the floating markets, immersing ourselves in the vibrant atmosphere and discovering unique treasures.

Next, we will venture as a group to Wat Paknam Bhasicharoen, home to the awe-inspiring Big Buddha. This remarkable temple complex boasts a massive white pagoda adjacent to a seated Buddha image. The Phra Maha Chedi Maha Ratchamongkol, an 80-meter-tall multi-tiered stupa, stands as a testament to the temple’s grandeur. This architectural marvel, completed after nine years of dedication and an investment of approximately 300 million baht, opened its doors to the public in 2012.

In the evening, we’ll embark on our first encounter with rural Thailand as we board the overnight train to Surat Thani. This unique experience allows us to witness the countryside’s charm and embrace the adventure of traveling by train, immersing ourselves in the rhythm of the rails as we journey to our next destination.

Prepare to savor a delightful breakfast included in your journey, as we fuel ourselves for the exciting experiences that lie ahead. Stay tuned for more exhilarating discoveries and unforgettable moments in the days to come.

 

 

Explore Bangkok and transfer to Surat Thani

Enchanting Island of Koh Samui

As the morning sun illuminates the Surat Thani train station, you step off the train and prepare for a seamless transfer to Don Sak pier. From there, we embark on a scenic joint ferry ride that will transport us to the stunning island of Koh Samui. Allow the captivating allure of the Thai Islands to cast their spell upon you as we arrive at this tropical paradise. Koh Samui is renowned for its vibrant coral reefs teeming with tropical fish, graceful whale sharks, and elegant rays, offering the perfect setting for snorkeling and scuba diving enthusiasts. The towering rock formations that emerge from the warm and inviting waters provide an ideal backdrop for hiking, rock climbing, and bouldering adventures.

During your leisure time on the island, indulge in the blissful surroundings of the beach, allowing the soothing waves and soft sand to wash away any remnants of stress. In the afternoon, we have a special treat in store as we come together to participate in a free yoga class hosted by The Free Yoga Community. This remarkable group of locals is dedicated to making yoga accessible to all, including those within the local community who may not have the means to attend regular classes. As a gesture of gratitude, we contribute a donation to support their admirable work while enjoying the benefits of a rejuvenating yoga session.

As the sun sets, prepare to embark on an evening exploration of Koh Samui alongside your knowledgeable U.Guide, who holds insider knowledge of the best places to find fantastic, authentic, and affordable Thai cuisine. Indulge your taste buds and experience the rich flavors and aromas that epitomize the essence of Thai cuisine.

With each passing moment, Koh Samui reveals its captivating beauty and offers an array of unforgettable experiences. Get ready to immerse yourself in the wonders of this paradise, creating cherished memories along the way.

 

Surat Thani - Koh Samui

Spectacular Underwater World

Get ready for a day that combines adventure and relaxation as we delve into the breathtaking island and coral reefs that have made Koh Samui famous. Koh Samui offers a slower, more respectful way of life, fostering a closer connection to nature and creating the perfect environment for a stress-free day of sublime experiences.

Our journey begins with a boat tour to Angthong National Marine Park, where we will embark on an exploration of this remarkable underwater world. In the morning, you will be picked up and join the boat tour, setting the stage for a day filled with adventure and natural beauty.

We kick off our trip with a thrilling kayaking experience along the southern end of Koh Mae Island. Towering rocks majestically overhang the sea, providing the iconic scenery that the Gulf of Thailand is known for. Glide through the crystal-clear waters, immersing yourself in the stunning surroundings and marveling at the wonders of the underwater world.

While on the boat, we’ll be treated to a scrumptious buffet lunch, allowing us to indulge in a variety of delectable dishes as we continue cruising towards Koh Mae Koh. Upon arrival, we disembark and head ashore to explore the astonishing “Green Lagoon” or Emerald Lake, a hidden saltwater lake nestled within the heart of Koh Mae Koh. The tranquil beauty of the emerald-colored water surrounded by lush greenery is a sight to behold.

Our adventure continues as we cruise towards Koh Wua Ta Lap, where you’ll have the option to engage in more kayaking, further immersing yourself in the natural wonders of the area. Alternatively, you can choose to climb up to a viewpoint, offering breathtaking panoramic vistas, or visit the awe-inspiring Bua Bok Cave. Of course, you can also simply relax on the pristine beach, taking in the soothing sounds of the waves and basking in the serenity of the surroundings.

In the evening, we’ll explore the vibrant island of Koh Samui with your U.Guide, who possesses insider knowledge of the best places to savor a fantastic, affordable, and authentic Thai meal. Prepare your taste buds for an unforgettable culinary adventure as you experience the flavors and aromas that make Thai cuisine so renowned.

Start the day with a delightful breakfast, followed by a sumptuous lunch included in your itinerary. Allow the wonders of the underwater world and the tranquility of Koh Samui to rejuvenate your body and mind as you embrace this extraordinary day of active recovery.

(Breakfast and lunch included)

Koh Samui

Classic Thailand – Embracing Island Paradise, Nature, Beach BBQ’s, and Beach Parties

Today marks the start of an unforgettable adventure as you board a ferry, venturing further into the Gulf, to reach the mesmerizing Koh Pha Ngan. As Thailand’s 5th largest island, Koh Phangan captivates with its untamed beauty. While it may be renowned for its legendary full moon parties, the island offers a wealth of experiences beyond the vibrant nightlife. Prepare to immerse yourself in a paradise where crystal-clear waters caress long, idyllic white-sand beaches, all embraced by the lush tropical jungle backdrop.

Your two-night stay will be at the captivating beachside bungalows of Sarana, nestled on the serene island of Koh Phangan. Here, you’ll seamlessly slip into the rhythm of island life. The accommodation presents an array of enticing amenities, including a gym to keep active, a yoga room to find inner peace, and an in-house masseuse to soothe your senses. The infinity pool invites you to unwind while gazing at the horizon, and the beachside bar promises delightful moments of relaxation.

Tonight, we loosen up and indulge in the laid-back atmosphere with a delightful beach BBQ under the starlit sky. As the waves gently lap the shore, we relish a delectable feast, savoring the fresh catch of the day and an array of tantalizing dishes. A few drinks add to the camaraderie and set the stage for an unforgettable evening.

In the coming days, you’ll have ample opportunities to explore the wonders of Koh Phangan. From swimming and snorkeling in the pristine waters to kayaking through hidden coves, you’ll feel at one with the captivating surroundings. For those seeking solace and inner reflection, yoga and meditation offer a serene escape. Adventurers can embark on thrilling treks, while sailing enthusiasts can navigate the azure waters, embracing the sense of freedom and tranquility.

Koh Phangan’s allure lies not only in its vibrant nightlife but in its ability to cater to every traveler’s desires, offering a blend of excitement, serenity, and natural beauty. So, prepare to make unforgettable memories on this remarkable island, where moments of wonder await at every turn.

(Dinner included)

Koh Samui - Koh Phangan

Exploring the Wonders of Koh Phangan

Embracing island life doesn’t mean slowing down; it means immersing ourselves in unforgettable experiences. Today, we embark on an epic nature trek through the magnificent National Park of Koh Phangan. As we venture into the lush tropical jungle, our knowledgeable guides will share insights about the diverse plants and herbs that thrive in this vibrant ecosystem. The trail leads us to a hidden gem – the breathtaking Hidden Waterfall. Here, in the heart of the jungle, we pause to indulge in a delicious lunch, surrounded by the sights and sounds of nature.

In the afternoon, we channel our collective efforts towards a beach clean-up, demonstrating why we have the best travelers in the world. A little of our time can make a tremendous difference in the environments we interact with. Let’s join forces, be responsible travelers, and reduce our footprint as we contribute to the preservation of these stunning shores. Working alongside the Eco Thailand foundation, a notable non-profit organization, we support their strong environmental and community-focused initiatives. Together, we can make a positive impact not only on Koh Phangan but also on neighboring regions such as Koh Samui, Surat Thani, Nakhon si Thammarat, and Phuket.

By engaging in this meaningful activity, we enhance our connection to the island and its natural wonders, leaving a lasting legacy of care and respect. The Eco Thailand foundation strives to protect and preserve the beauty that surrounds us, and we are honored to join forces with them in this noble cause.

As we explore Koh Phangan, let’s seize every opportunity to celebrate its remarkable landscapes, immerse ourselves in its vibrant culture, and create a lasting positive impact on the environment and communities we encounter along the way. Together, we can make a difference and leave a trail of inspiration for future travelers to follow.

(Breakfast and lunch included)

Koh Phangan

Embrace Sustainable Living in Jungle Riverside Cottages

After a scenic ferry ride back to the mainland at Surat Thani, we embark on an approximately two-hour transfer to the remarkable Khao Sok National Park. Today, we have a truly unique U. experience in store for you. Prepare to venture deep into the heart of the lush and untamed jungle, where nature’s wonders await. The Khao Sok National Park boasts a rich biodiversity, with an abundance of mammal species thriving within its dense foliage. In fact, this ancient rainforest is even older and more diverse than the renowned Amazon rainforest basin itself.

Upon arrival, you’ll have the afternoon free to explore the captivating Khao Sok National Park. Immerse yourself in its breathtaking landscapes, embracing the serenity and raw beauty that surrounds you. As you navigate this natural paradise, consider participating in one or more of the three amazing local experiences available (pre-booking required through the U.Team). Engage in a thrilling Night Safari, embark on a Khai Sok Canoe Trip to immerse yourself in the tranquil river, or delve into the secrets of Jungle Style Thai Cooking to uncover the flavors of this remarkable region.

Tonight, we have the privilege of staying in incredible riverside cottages, purposefully designed with sustainability and environmental impact in mind. Nestled in the heart of nature, these cottages offer a serene and immersive experience, allowing you to connect with the surrounding environment and appreciate its wonders. Let the sounds of the jungle lull you to sleep, knowing that you are treading lightly on the Earth, supporting sustainable practices that preserve this pristine ecosystem.

As the sun sets on this memorable day, we reflect on the significance of living harmoniously with nature. Tomorrow, more adventures await as we continue our exploration of Khao Sok National Park, appreciating its boundless beauty and the unique experiences it offers.

(Breakfast included)

Optional activities: Night Safari, Khai Sok Canoe Trip, Jungle Style Thai Cooking.

Koh Phangan - Khao Sok

Discover the Pristine Waters of Cheow Lan Lake

After enjoying a delicious breakfast, we embark on an exciting adventure deep within Khao Sok National Park. Today, we will immerse ourselves in the breathtaking beauty of Cheow Lan Lake, an experience that will leave you in awe. Accompanied by a knowledgeable local guide, we embark on a boat ride through the awe-inspiring scenery, surrounded by towering limestone cliffs and lush greenery. The journey itself is a feast for the eyes, offering glimpses of the natural wonders that await.

As we arrive at our destination, a floating bungalow, we are greeted with a sumptuous lunch (included). Take a moment to soak in the tranquil atmosphere and appreciate the serenity of this remarkable place. The crystal-clear waters of Cheow Lan Lake beckon, inviting us to dive in and swim in their refreshing embrace. For the adventurous souls, a jungle hike awaits, offering an opportunity to explore the verdant surroundings and discover hidden treasures. Alternatively, you can simply unwind and relax at the raſt, basking in the beauty of your surroundings.

As the day draws to a close, we make our way back to our incredible sustainable cottages, ensuring we arrive in time to witness the magic of a Thailand sunset. Take a moment to reflect on the wonders we have experienced, and embrace the sense of gratitude for being able to witness the pristine beauty of Khao Sok National Park.

(Breakfast and lunch included)

Khao Sok

Welcome to the Enchanting Phi Phi Islands

Aſter two exhilarating and adventure-filled days in Khao Sok, today we take a more relaxed approach, allowing you to enjoy a leisurely morning and indulge in a delicious breakfast at your own pace. Take your time, soak up the tranquil surroundings, and savor the moments of pure bliss.

In the afternoon, we embark on an overland journey along the picturesque coastline before boarding a ferry that will transport us to the captivating Phi Phi Island archipelago. This group of islands is perhaps one of the most iconic and recognizable destinations in all of Thailand. Get ready to be enchanted by the sheer beauty that awaits you.

The Phi Phi Islands are renowned for their pristine beaches, breathtaking rock formations, and mesmerizing turquoise waters that are teeming with vibrant marine life. Whether you choose to relax on the soft, chalk-white sands, explore the stunning rock formations, or immerse yourself in the vibrant underwater world, there is no shortage of activities to captivate your senses.

As the day transitions into evening, embrace the lively atmosphere of Phi Phi Island. Join in the festivities as the sun sets and the party begins on the idyllic white sandy beaches. Grab a refreshing drink, mingle with your fellow travelers, and create unforgettable memories against the backdrop of these stunning islands.

Prepare to be mesmerized by the phenomenal beauty that surrounds you – the breathtaking beaches, the striking rock formations, and the vibrant atmosphere that makes Phi Phi Islands a true tropical paradise.

(Breakfast included)

Khao Sok - Koh Phi Phi

Unforgettable Adventures in the Phi Phi Islands

We hope you had an enjoyable evening without indulging too much in the festivities, as today promises a day of endless exploration and remarkable vistas. Get ready for an adventure you won’t soon forget in the incredible Phi Phi Islands.

In the morning, we embark on a journey aboard a private longtail boat, taking us to the captivating Phi Phi Leh island. Phi Phi Leh is an uninhabited island located 1.5 km off the southernmost tip of Phi Phi Don. As we approach the island, you’ll be mesmerized by the sight of towering vertical cliffs adorned with lush greenery, cascading down to small sandy beaches and crystal-clear tropical waters.

Our itinerary includes visits to several breathtaking locations, including Losama Bay, Maya Bay (famous for being the filming location of the movie “The Beach”), Pileh Lagoon, Viking Cave, and Monkey Bay. Feel free to grab snorkeling gear from the boat and dive into the vibrant fringing reefs, teeming with a kaleidoscope of tropical fish. Immerse yourself in the underwater wonderland and witness the beauty of the marine ecosystem.

In the afternoon, we return to Koh Phi Phi, where you’ll have time to relax and rejuvenate on the island. Take advantage of this leisurely time to unwind, perhaps by lounging on the beach, exploring the local shops and cafes, or simply soaking up the sun’s rays. Prepare yourself for a magical evening as you sip cocktails against the backdrop of the stunning setting sun, creating lasting memories of this enchanting paradise.

(Breakfast included)

Koh Phi Phi

Farewell and New Adventures Await

As our time in Koh Phi Phi comes to an end, it’s time to bid farewell to this captivating island paradise. For those who are departing, the U.Team is available to assist you with organizing airport transfers. Whether you’re continuing your journey to Vietnam, Cambodia, or embarking on a full Asia trip, heading to U.Bali, or venturing further to Australia and New Zealand, we’re here to ensure your smooth transition.

If you’re not quite ready to say goodbye to the beauty and excitement of Thailand, we can also arrange extra nights for you to extend your stay and explore more of what this remarkable destination has to offer. Take this opportunity to immerse yourself further in the vibrant culture, indulge in delicious cuisine, and discover hidden gems that await your discovery.

Wherever your travels may take you next, we hope that your time in Thailand has left an indelible mark on your heart and created memories that will last a lifetime. Thank you for choosing U.Travel as your guide through this extraordinary journey. Safe travels, and may your future adventures be filled with even more incredible experiences.

Departure

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This itinerary is a guide only. Given the spontaneous nature of our trips, our lack of control over the weather,
and many other factors that can effect a group, where we go and what we do each day may vary.

I am allergic to nuts - is it true that all Thai cooking is cooked in Peanut oil

Actually we can tell you first hand that our experiences with the wonderful Thai people is that they are extremely aware of this potential problem and even more accommodating than anywhere else in the world. Of course, we can make no promises and you must carry any medicines and take all precautions but we are saying that it is our experiences that the Thai people can nearly always provide equally incredible food nut free.

Always included:

  • Covered by the Travel Guarantee Fund in Denmark
  • 100% climate-neutral travel
  • Professional travel experts and local guides
  • We do all the planning for you
  • Personalized meetings before departure
  • 24/7 emergency telephone
  • Your own personal travel profile with program, add-ons, flight tickets etc.
  • Packing list and advice
  • Certification of participation
  • Advice and assistance with booking flights
  • Possibility of purchasing cancellation and travel insurance
  • All entrances and fees for experiences
  • All tour accommodation

 

Transport:

  • Taxi
  • Minibus
  • Tuk Tuk
  • Ferry
  • Domestic flight

 

Experiences:

  • Welcome dinner in Chinatown Bangkok
  • Explore the beautiful, colourful and eclectic streets of Bangkok
  • Authentic guesthouse experiences
  • Get crazy in a Tuk Tuk on the streets of Bangkok
  • Explore Bangkok by canal and visit traditional temples
  • Learn to master Thai food in a locally hosted cooking class
  • Experience the wonderful, lush Khao Sok National Park with amazing wildlife staying in a tree house
  • Kayak, Tube and hike on the rivers in Khao Sok!
  • Sail in a traditional longboat amongst captivating seascapes
  • Snorkel, swim and party in the island paradise of Koh Phangan
  • Sunset drinks at one of the many beach bars
  • Enjoy the unique underwater light show in Phi Phi
  • Private boat trips to explore the islands around Phi Phi
  • Give back to the communities we travel through with a community yoga session and beach cleanup
  • Immerse yourself with a tribal hill village family for an authentic experience of local village life
  • Create wild memories bamboo river rafting
  • Onward travel help and planning, 24/7 support before and after your trip finishes.

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U.Impact! Experiences

In the picturesque island of Koh Samui, you have the opportunity to participate in a local yoga class that is open to everyone, free of charge, in support of those within the community who cannot afford such sessions. Not only will you enjoy an invigorating and amusing workout, but you will also have the chance to contribute to this ongoing initiative by leaving a small gold coin donation, aiding in the continuation of this valuable community work.

Moving on to the stunning island of Koh Phangan, renowned for its famous full moon and beach parties, we acknowledge the challenges posed by excessive tourism on this remarkable environment. To address this concern, we have partnered with the local not-for-profit organization, Eco Thailand, to organize a rewarding beach clean-up activity. By actively participating in this initiative, you will play a vital role in preserving the island’s natural beauty while making a positive impact on its ecological sustainability.

While floating bungalows in Khao Sok National Park are a popular choice among travelers, we have something extraordinary in store for you. Prepare to embark on a truly exceptional experience as we journey further into the heart of the National Park, where you will find yourself staying at sustainable riverside cottages. This remarkable project showcases a commitment to eco-friendly practices, allowing you to immerse yourself in the pristine natural surroundings while treading lightly on the environment.

Embrace these meaningful encounters and experiences that not only enrich your Thai adventure but also contribute to the well-being of local communities and the preservation of the breathtaking landscapes you’ll encounter along the way.

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Your expected footprint on this trip: 0.95 tons of CO2

(not including flights). Find out more about our commitment to net-zero travel and how you can lower your footprint.

Accommodation: 518kgs Approx. 9 nights at 37kgs per night Transport: 295.20kgs Approx. 1200km at 25kgs per 100km Optional activities: 30kgs Approx. average (2 activities) Food & drinks: 7kgs Approx. 700g per day Boats: 7kgs Approx. 385km at 19g per km

Your local investment on this trip: ฿51,202.50

The average expected amount our U.Traveller’s spend that goes directly into the local economy.

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Why Choose a U. Trip

  • The only tour company carbon calculating and offsetting every part of your U.Trip, as part of your cost! From the flights, to all carbon costs associated with your accommodation, activities, meals and transport.  This means you are choosing to travel responsibly with a company dedicated to putting People + Planet first!  U. have simplified the decision making so you can focus on just choosing the best trip for your adventures!
  • More inclusions, head to head, than other trips meaning you get more value for your spend, you see more and you experience more!
  • Invest in yourself and your future with a U.Trip that seamlessly combines the fun, excitement and adventure of gap year and backpacker travel with Impact Experiences that add value to your ‘self’ and your CV.
  • U. creates the opportunity for you to challenge your own understanding of the world with first hand experiences of local communities and the challenges facing them.
  • A team with over 100 years collective travel experience

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