Thailand is renowned for its islands and beaches, but the land of smiles is also celebrated for its hospitable people, wonderful culture, and world famous cuisine. Experience Thailand on our exclusive Discover Recover™ holiday and see why each discovery is unique. Choose from a city tour of bustling Bangkok and its Buddhist temples, journey to the old capital of Ayutthaya or explore the famous Bridge on the River Kwai. Visit rescued wildlife, learn how to cook Thai cuisine or watch a traditional Muay Thai boxing match. Then recover on one of our wellness holidays in Thailand with seven options to choose from. Rejuvenate and recharge with daily spa treatments from traditional Thai massages and healing therapies to numerous health and fitness classes including circuit training, Muay Thai kickboxing, Tai Chi and yoga.
We will tailor-make your Discover Recover™ holiday to suit your exact requirements to make this a memorable trip for you.
|3+ nights accommodation at your hotel of choice in Bangkok with breakfast. We recommend Anantara Riverside Resort & Spa|
|7+ nights accommodation on breakfast, half or full-board basis depending on your destination|
|Return transfers (included, but optional)|
|Flights available on request|
Choose from a variety of our different excursions and tours to Discover Thailand
► Grand Palace & The Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Keow)
Visit the most holy and revered Buddhist temple in the whole of Thailand, centred around a remarkable image of Buddha carved from a single piece of Jade. You will also have the chance to explore the Grand Palace itself, the traditional home of the Kings of Siam, and a beautiful example of ornate Thai architecture.
► Ancient Capital of Ayutthaya
Up until the Burmese invasion of 1767, Ayutthaya was the country's thriving capital city. Now you can visit the ruins and experience its past-glories. Explore vast temples before heading to the summer palace of Bang Pa, and learn about the golden age of this magnificent ancient city.
► Chao Phraya River Dinner Cruise
Flowing gently down the River of Kings (Chao Phya River), enjoy a delicious and memorable dinner on a luxury dining boat. Pass famous landmarks including the Temple of Dawn and the majestic Grand Palace and relax to the gentle sounds of a traditional Thai band.
► Bridge on the River Kwai & Jeath War Museum
This sensitive and informative trip will take you through Kanchanaburi province where you will explore the region's most infamous landmarks including the 'Death Railway' where thousands of prisoners of war lost their lives during WWII. Visit the Allied War Grave cemeteries as well as the JEATH war museum, before finishing with a leisurely boat ride down the river.
► Damnern Saduak Floating Market
Travel by long-tailed speedboat through boggy marshes to the Damnern Saduak Floating Market. Here, traders sell their fresh local produce from canoes to local villagers whilst drifting up and down the canal. Take this once in a lifetime opportunity and experience Thailand away from the tourist traps and busy city life.
► Thai Cooking Class
Return home from your Discover Recover holiday with traditional Thai culinary skills and secrets. Based at a Thai Cooking School, you will learn how to prepare and serve 4 authentic Asian dishes and sample a taste of the real Thailand.
► Half day City & Temples
Travel to three of the most celebrated temples in Bangkok. Wat Trimitr (the temple of the Golden Buddha) is famed for its namesake solid gold statue. Also visit Wat Po (the temple of the reclining Buddha) and Wat Benchamabopit, a breath-taking monastery built of magnificent white Italian marble.
► Muay Thai (Thai Boxing) Match
Experience an atmospheric evening in Bangkok at a local Muay Thai kick-boxing stadium where you can watch a professional match. Muay Thai originated in Thailand, so there is no better place to watch an authentic fight than in the capital city of Bangkok.
► Wildlife Rescue Centre
Travel by car with your personal guide to the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre. Here, you will meet over 400 rescued animals, and learn more about their stories. Experience the work that the trust does for the country's majestic endangered creatures and even help give the elephants a shower.
►A Healthy Holiday in Thailand
Recover and rejuvenate after your adventures in Bangkok with a healthy holiday at one of seven destinations to choose from with various options from detox and yoga to fitness and sport. Balance your mind and body with yoga, holistic treatments and detoxify your body. Take part in fitness classes like kickboxing or circuit training along with beach activities or enhance your well-being with yoga and meditation. Any one of our wellness holidays are sure to leave you feeling healthy and happy so you leave Thailand feeling re-energised and full of memories after your Discover Recover holiday.
For more information, view our wellness holidays in Thailand
(This is our suggestion but nights and tours are flexible, prices based on a 10 night stay)
|01 Jan - 31 Dec 2020||£1,855|
|01 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020|
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Explore the heart of Southeast Asia, known as The Land of Smiles because of its friendly and welcoming population. From its lush jungles to the sandy white coastline of its islands, Thailand is an ideal tropical destination.
A holiday in this exceptionally spiritual country will help you reach inner peace with relaxing therapeutic treatments in award-winning spas; yoga sessions that help balance the mind and body and a tasty nutritious diet.
Flights from London to Bangkok from London take just over 11 hours. On arrival in Bangkok you will take a private ground transfer to the hotel you choose to discover at, this will take around an hour depending on traffic.
Depending on your ‘Recover’ location, the following are your transport options:
Escape the hustle and bustle of Bangkok and travel to an internationally renowned luxury retreat situated on the east coast of Thailand, where the royal family are known to holiday. A 3 hour private road transfer to Hua Hin will see you pass a number of wats (Buddhist temples) and small towns, before you arrive at the beach front health resort.
The beautiful island of Koh Kood is home to Soneva Kiri, which sits amid palm-fringed hills and upon a secluded bay. Your journey to the resort involves an 80 minute private plane journey from Bangkok on the resorts seven-seat private plane over to the island, followed by a five-minute speedboat journey to Soneva’s shores.
Your journey to Koh Samui involves a plane journey from Bangkok that lasts just over an hour. Absolute Sanctuary is located in the north of the island near the small town of Bo Phut, just a short 10 minute transfer from the airport. On the south of the island you can find Samahita and Kamalaya, approximately a 45 minute private transfer away, allowing you to enjoy the beautiful palmed-fringed beaches and small villages along the way.
After an 80 minute flight from Bangkok, you will land on the island of Phuket, known as the Pearl of the Andaman, and Thailand’s largest island. To travel to Phuket Cleanse, you will take a scenic hour long private transfer along the curvaceous coastline to Naiharn Beach, home of the retreat, arguably one of the most beautiful and tranquil beaches. If Thanyapura is your destination, your 25 minute private transfer will take you to the Thanyapura Megaplex, nestled in a 23-hectare plot framed by mountains and nature.
Once you have discovered Bangkok, now it’s time to recover on our healthy holidays in either Hua Hin, Koh Samui, Phuket or Koh Kood. Choose from various options from detox cleanse and yoga retreats to leading destination spa holidays or fitness and sport resorts, so you leave Thailand in optimal well-being.
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