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Location: Bankok

Day 1 - 2 Dec 2019

Suvarnabhumi Airport, Bankok

Bankok, Suvarnabhumi Airport, Bankok
Bankok, Suvarnabhumi Airport, Bankok
Bankok, Suvarnabhumi Airport, Bankok

Content: Starting our trip from Chicago to Bankok we took a 24hrs 35min flight, the flight was absolutely comfortable, the airport was Clean and had well connected transport services.

Ecotel Hotel, Bankok

Bankok, Ecotel Hotel, Bankok
Bankok, Ecotel Hotel, Bankok
Bankok, Ecotel Hotel, Bankok

Content: After security check and other formalities we headed towards our hotel through wide highway which was 30min drive from airport, the hotel was located at prime location nearer to shopping centre.

Pratunam Morning Market

Bankok, Pratunam Morning Market
Bankok, Pratunam Morning Market
Bankok, Pratunam Morning Market

Content: After a refreshinng shower and breakfast we walked for 15min towards Pratunam Market which is street shopping, In the street we saw lots of clothing and footwear, good for street shopping but bargain skills are required here.

Indra Market

Bankok, Indra Market
Bankok, Indra Market
Bankok, Indra Market

Content: After visiting Pratunam Market we took a skywalk for crossing road where we reached Indra market. Indra Market is a wellknown shopping centre, It had several options to buy such as electronic, and clothing the place where needs a lot of bargaining

Khao San Road

Bankok, Khao San Road
Bankok, Khao San Road
Bankok, Khao San Road

Content: Later on we headed towards the place known for center of dancing, partying and street food which is Khao San Road, It is a small street to enjoy evening with dinne. It is safe but walking with someone is recommended for safety

Ecotel Hotel, Bankok

Bankok, Ecotel Hotel, Bankok
Bankok, Ecotel Hotel, Bankok

Content: As the food is costly in the hotel we had our Dinner at the Khao San Road. where we ordered sea food and chicken stick which was good in taste and less in price. later on we returned back to out hotel

Location: Bankok

Day 2 - 3 Dec 2019

Wat Arun

Bankok, Wat Arun
Bankok, Wat Arun
Bankok, Wat Arun

Content: Starting Morning with a buffet Breakfast we took a 40min drive to Wat Arun which is a Buddhist Temple known as the Temple of Dawn, the temple can be reached with a boat ride also and the place is crowded during peak hours

Wat Pho

Bankok, Wat Pho
Bankok, Wat Pho
Bankok, Wat Pho
Bankok, Wat Pho

Content: Heading towards Wat pho temple which is known for reclining buddha. we took a ferry which passes through chao Praya River to reach there it is an famous attraction for tourist

Street Shopping

Bankok, Street Shopping
Bankok, Street Shopping
Bankok, Street Shopping

Content: Leaving the Wat behind we started walking around the street. where they were selling souvenir's the price demanded there is too much we bought it for half the price after barganing

River City Pier

Bankok, River City Pier
Bankok, River City Pier
Bankok, River City Pier

Content: In the evening with a 30min drive we will reach to River city pier which is boarding point for Chao Phraya Cruize, where the staff welcomed us with flower and photo, impressed by the welcome ceremony

Chao Phraya Cruize

Bankok, Chao Phraya Cruize
Bankok, Chao Phraya Cruize
Bankok, Chao Phraya Cruize

Content: After welcome cermony at the marina we boarded our dinner cruize and had our Dinner in Chao Phraya River ride with Dance and Music show a evening with full of fun

Location: Bankok

Day 3 - 4 Dec 2019

Thai Massage parlour

Bankok, Thai Massage parlour
Bankok, Thai Massage parlour
Bankok, Thai Massage parlour

Content: Starting our morning with a relaxing authentic Thai massage the place Thailand is known for it took 2hrs for full body massage must try once

Khao Sok National Park, Surat Thani

Bankok, Khao Sok National Park, Surat Thani

Content: After massage we left for Khao Sok National Park, located in Phanom District known for lake and wildlife with a 9hrs drive the drive was too long

Location: Surat Thani

Day 3 - 4 Dec 2019

Khao Sok Riverfront Resort

Surat Thani, Khao Sok Riverfront Resort
Surat Thani, Khao Sok Riverfront Resort
Surat Thani, Khao Sok Riverfront Resort

Content: we had a long drive to hotel where we checked-in, the hotel was located near to Khao Sok National Park walking distance from entrance, they served us with a welcome drink with okra water and cold towel

Khao Sok Riverfront Resort

Surat Thani, Khao Sok Riverfront Resort
Surat Thani, Khao Sok Riverfront Resort

Content: After check-in we had dinner the food was not very good but it was worth eating

Location: Surat Thani

Day 4 - 5 Dec 2019

Khao Sok National Park

Surat Thani, Khao Sok National Park
Surat Thani, Khao Sok National Park
Surat Thani, Khao Sok National Park

Content: After having our Breakfast we Started our journey towards Khao Sok National Park in a long tail boat where we saw plenty of wildlife such as monkey and snakes thick socks are recommended as there are lot of leeches

Ton Kiol waterfall

Surat Thani, Ton Kiol waterfall
Surat Thani, Ton Kiol waterfall
Surat Thani, Ton Kiol waterfall

Content: Passing through Khao Sok National Park we headed towards Ton Kiol Waterfall which is must go place to visit

Khao Sok National Park Floating Bungalows

Surat Thani, Khao Sok National Park Floating Bungalows
Surat Thani, Khao Sok National Park Floating Bungalows

Content: Later on after a mesmerizing view of waterfall we headed towards Khao Sok National Park Floating Bungalows where we checked-in for a night stay on the water

Khao Sok National Park Floating Bungalows

Surat Thani, Khao Sok National Park Floating Bungalows

Content: we had our dinner in our rooms, they provided us with prawns and fried fish which was very delicious we loved the experience we had here

Location: Surat Thani

Day 5 - 6 Dec 2019

Khao Sok National Park Floating Bungalows

Surat Thani, Khao Sok National Park Floating Bungalows
Surat Thani, Khao Sok National Park Floating Bungalows

Content: We woke up in our floating bungalows, where we took a quick dip in fresh water and had our breakfast and left for Koh Phangan

Koh Phangan

Surat Thani, Koh Phangan
Surat Thani, Koh Phangan

Content: Taking a 60min boat ride we reached Koh Phangan which is an island, boat is the best option to transit with less time road can take hrs to reach here

Location: Koh Phangan

Day 5 - 6 Dec 2019

Bottle Beach

Koh Phangan, Bottle Beach
Koh Phangan, Bottle Beach
Koh Phangan, Bottle Beach

Content: Reaching at Koh Phangan we went straight to pplace called Bottle Beach, it was beautiful and quiet which is accessible only by boat where we enjoyed our whole day at the beach side bar

Haad Khuad Resort

Koh Phangan, Haad Khuad Resort
Koh Phangan, Haad Khuad Resort
Koh Phangan, Haad Khuad Resort

Content: we checked-in to a beach side bunglow named Haad Khuad Resort which was located on Bottle Beach itself with amazing views and secluded feel

Haad Khuad Resort

Koh Phangan, Haad Khuad Resort
Koh Phangan, Haad Khuad Resort
Koh Phangan, Haad Khuad Resort

Content: Had early dinner at the resort as we had to go for bonfire, we were served fish on fire on the beach which was very fresh and with a good smoky flavour

Haad Khuad Resort

Koh Phangan, Haad Khuad Resort
Koh Phangan, Haad Khuad Resort
Koh Phangan, Haad Khuad Resort

Content: After a delicious dinner we went for a Bon-fire on the beach with a fire show

Location: Koh Phangan

Day 6 - 7 Dec 2019

Haad Khuad Resort

Koh Phangan, Haad Khuad Resort
Koh Phangan, Haad Khuad Resort
Koh Phangan, Haad Khuad Resort

Content: Waking up with sound of waves was a very pleasant feel in morning, we had a free mourning so we went for Kayaking and for trek view points and spent our time till early afternoon

Local Gym

Koh Phangan, Local Gym

Content: we were picked up from hotel towards local gym to try Thailand's National Sport whick is Kick Boxing known as Muay Thai Boxing

Haad Khuad Resort

Koh Phangan, Haad Khuad Resort
Koh Phangan, Haad Khuad Resort
Koh Phangan, Haad Khuad Resort

Content: After trying Kick boxing we headed towards our last night at resort where we had our dinner with vine

Location: Koh Phangan

Day 7 - 8 Dec 2019

Island Boat Trip

Koh Phangan, Island Boat Trip
Koh Phangan, Island Boat Trip
Koh Phangan, Island Boat Trip

Content: We set-off on an island boat trip around Koh Phangan, where we spent our day stopping at different beaches and playing games and had some scenic views all around

Island Boat Trip

Koh Phangan, Island Boat Trip
Koh Phangan, Island Boat Trip

Content: Arriving back to boat we got a free drink and a lunch accomplished by music on boat

Haad Khuad Resort

Koh Phangan, Haad Khuad Resort
Koh Phangan, Haad Khuad Resort

Content: After a fun-filled day in sun we headed back to our accommodation and had a dip in the pool

island Night out

Koh Phangan, island Night out
Koh Phangan, island Night out
Koh Phangan, island Night out

Content: In evening we went to enjoy Island lively night life

Location: Koh Phangan

Day 8 - 9 Dec 2019

Koh Tao

Koh Phangan, Koh Tao
Koh Phangan, Koh Tao
Koh Phangan, Koh Tao

Content: We left Koh Phangan and headed towards Koh Tao island known as Turtle Island in a ferry,the Island is voted as best island in south east Asia

Location: Koh Tao

Day 8 - 9 Dec 2019

View Point Resort, Koh Tao

Koh Tao, View Point Resort, Koh Tao
Koh Tao, View Point Resort, Koh Tao
Koh Tao, View Point Resort, Koh Tao

Content: After a short boat ride we reached Koh Tao and checked-in to a beach resort, Snorkeling directly in front of the resort is amazing with a diverse underwater world

Sairee Beach

Koh Tao, Sairee Beach
Koh Tao, Sairee Beach
Koh Tao, Sairee Beach

Content: Dropping our bags at hotel we took a short stroll to sairee beach which offers a wide range and variety of accommodation, dive centres, restaurants, bars, cafes, shops and lots of nightlife

View Point Resort, Koh Tao

Koh Tao, View Point Resort, Koh Tao
Koh Tao, View Point Resort, Koh Tao
Koh Tao, View Point Resort, Koh Tao

Content: We enjoyed in the island paradise and returned back to our accommodation

View Point Resort, Koh Tao

Koh Tao, View Point Resort, Koh Tao

Content: We had Dinner, Lovely restaurant with large selection of Asian and Western dishes

Location: Koh Tao

Day 9 - 10 Dec 2019

View Point Resort, Koh Tao

Koh Tao , View Point Resort, Koh Tao

Content: We had a free day to soak rays or get active from which we went to Tanote bay

Location: Koh Tao

Day 9 - 10 Dec 2019

Koh Nang Yuan

Koh Tao, Koh Nang Yuan
Koh Tao, Koh Nang Yuan
Koh Tao, Koh Nang Yuan

Content: Started our morning with going to a new island which was Koh Tao Yuan known for Scuba Diving sites where we spent our half day exploring under water creatures

Location: Koh Tao

Day 9 - 10 Dec 2019

Tanote Bay

Koh Tao , Tanote Bay
Koh Tao , Tanote Bay
Koh Tao , Tanote Bay

Content: Took a Taxi and went to Tanote Bay for chilled beach day, where we spent our rest of the day

Location: Koh Nang Yuan

Day 9 - 10 Dec 2019

Japanese Garden

Koh Nang Yuan, Japanese Garden
Koh Nang Yuan, Japanese Garden
Koh Nang Yuan, Japanese Garden

Content: we reached Japanese Garden which is shallow and easy diving site in Koh Tao

Location: Koh Tao

Day 9 - 10 Dec 2019

Tanote Bay

Koh Tao , Tanote Bay
Koh Tao , Tanote Bay

Content: Had some dinner and left towards mainland through a ferry

Location: Koh Tao

Day 9 - 10 Dec 2019

View Point Resort, Koh Tao

Koh Tao, View Point Resort, Koh Tao
Koh Tao, View Point Resort, Koh Tao

Content: We reached back to our accommodation where we had our dinner and we shared our trip details with other tourist

Location: Koh Tao

Day 10 - 11 Dec 2019

View Point Resort, Koh Tao

Koh Tao , View Point Resort, Koh Tao
Koh Tao , View Point Resort, Koh Tao

Content: We had a free day to soak rays or get active from which we went to Tanote bay

Mainland

Koh Tao , Mainland
Koh Tao , Mainland

Content: Had some dinner and left towards mainland through a ferry

Phi Phi Island

Koh Tao , Phi Phi Island

Content: Taking a Bus we Headed towards Phi Phi Island which was 10hrs drive, We slept in bus as it was overnight journey

Location: Phi Phi Island

Day 11 - 12 Dec 2019

Phi Phi CoCo Beach Resort

Phi Phi Island, Phi Phi CoCo Beach Resort
Phi Phi Island, Phi Phi CoCo Beach Resort
Phi Phi Island, Phi Phi CoCo Beach Resort

Content: Arrived at Phi Phi Island after a overnight journey where we checked- in to hotel, The location was stunning, on the beach, lush tropical gardens with a mountain cliff backdrop

Island trek

Phi Phi Island, Island trek
Phi Phi Island, Island trek
Phi Phi Island, Island trek

Content: After taking shower and some rest we started our trek to peak point of island for stunning viewpoint the trek was amazing passing through lush bushes

Night Party

Phi Phi Island, Night Party
Phi Phi Island, Night Party
Phi Phi Island, Night Party

Content: Heading down in evening we had our Dinner at a cafe at the Beach side and had Burger and fries, and went for a night party for what this island is known as party island place for the ones who are always in search for music and dance floor. food is costly

Location: Phi Phi Island

Day 12 - 13 Dec 2019

Monkey Beach

Phi Phi Island, Monkey Beach
Phi Phi Island, Monkey Beach
Phi Phi Island, Monkey Beach

Content: Waking up in cool breeze, we started our morning with a boat ride to Monkey Beach passing through a small stream below high cliffs which has lush vegetation and home for monkeys

Viking Caves

Phi Phi Island, Viking Caves
Phi Phi Island, Viking Caves
Phi Phi Island, Viking Caves

Content: The boat took us further to Viking Caves , Naturally formed cave surrounded by deep blue sea water, tourists are not allowed to go inside the cave view from boat is allowed

Boat lunch

Phi Phi Island, Boat lunch

Content: Had lunch on boat cooked by our crew members desert were not good overall food was average

Maya Bay

Phi Phi Island, Maya Bay
Phi Phi Island, Maya Bay
Phi Phi Island, Maya Bay

Content: Headed for sunset boat ride to Maya Bay, Famous turquoise cove & white sand beach enclosed by limestone cliffs where we anchored boat and saw sunset and saw the the point where The Beach was filmed, now the beach is not allowed for tourist watching through boat is allowed

Location: Phuket

Day 12 - 13 Dec 2019

ChaoKoh Phi Phi Hotel & Resort

Phuket, ChaoKoh Phi Phi Hotel & Resort
Phuket, ChaoKoh Phi Phi Hotel & Resort
Phuket, ChaoKoh Phi Phi Hotel & Resort

Content: checked-in to Hotel situated next to insalnd and had spacious room

Location: Phuket

Day 13 - 14 Dec 2019

Phi Phi Don

Phuket, Phi Phi Don
Phuket, Phi Phi Don
Phuket, Phi Phi Don

Content: We had breakfast and hop on to island boat over to phuket towards Phi Phi Don island whcih is the largest island among all

Pa Tong

Phuket, Pa Tong
Phuket, Pa Tong
Phuket, Pa Tong

Content: We headed towards Pa Tong which is the beach town, nothing special to explore here only restaurants and bars are there

Thalang Road

Phuket, Thalang Road
Phuket, Thalang Road
Phuket, Thalang Road

Content: As Pa Tong didn't much to explore we reached Thaland Road in phuket which is a shopping street and had some sort of night life after 7pm

Phuket 3D Museum

Phuket, Phuket 3D Museum
Phuket, Phuket 3D Museum
Phuket, Phuket 3D Museum

Content: Walking to Phuket 3D Museum, Great illusion and fun place to have pictures with. It is for all age people but ticket is very expensive could have been little affordable

ChaoKoh Phi Phi Hotel & Resort

Phuket, ChaoKoh Phi Phi Hotel & Resort

Content: Returned to our hotel where we had our dinner and celebrated our final night of an awesome trip.

Location: Phuket

Day 14 - 15 Dec 2019

Phuket International Airport

Phuket, Phuket International Airport
Phuket, Phuket International Airport
Phuket, Phuket International Airport

Content: checked-out from Hotel and reached Phuket International Airport 2nd business airport of Thailand it was clean and the security was very tight. we took a 37hrs 40min flight and reached back to Chicago with a memorable trip