Epic Thailand

Bangkok, Chiang Mai & Koh Yao Noi
11 days private tour from GBP £4,300 per personpp

Famous for its spicy and zingy flavours, colourful and bustling markets, golden temples and buddhas…Thailand has got it all in one easy to explore package. Blend that all together with some unusual experiences and palm studded beaches and you’ve got a perfect trip that will make you the envy of your friends back home.

Epic Thailand
Journey highlights
  • Stay at some of the country’s most contemporary, cool and stylish hotels…the perfect retreat after a busy day of cultural explorations

  • Activate your taste buds and get a feel for authentic Thai ingredients and flavours as you visit traditional food stands and colourful floating markets

  • Thailand’s famous night markets are a shopper’s paradise, so make sure you have space in your suitcase, or better still bring an extra bag!

  • Wind through Chiang Mai’s labyrinth of streets and crumbling walls on a Segway, stopping on route to take snaps of its prettiest temples

  • Epic itinerary:Our Epic Journeys offer unforgettable cutting-edge hotels, experiences and restaurants with a focus on design, fashion and innovation
Our tailor made journeys include:
  • Your dedicated Travel Consultant who will take care of arrangements
  • Private international airport transfers in destination
  • Your own private, English-speaking local guides
  • Unique experiences, hand-picked by our Journeys team
  • Entrance to must-see local sites
  • Dedicated 24/7 team providing in-country support and guidance
  • Complimentary access to My Scott Dunn – industry-leading travel app providing pre-departure information and in-journey support

When to visit

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Tropical climate and the driest months to visit are December to March. November and April are also good months to visit and you may get some rain, although it is outside of the monsoon season. May to October is the monsoon with downpours occurring once or twice a day, rather than constant rain.


Price Guide: (per person based on double occupancy and excludes international flights)

Departing Price from*
  • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
  • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
  • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
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January GBP £5,500 GBP £800 plan your trip
February GBP £5,500 GBP £800 plan your trip
March GBP £5,500 GBP £800 plan your trip
April GBP £5,500 GBP £800 plan your trip
May GBP £4,900 GBP £700 plan your trip
June GBP £4,300 GBP £600 plan your trip
July GBP £4,300 GBP £600 plan your trip
August GBP £4,300 GBP £600 plan your trip
September GBP £4,300 GBP £600 plan your trip
October GBP £4,900 GBP £700 plan your trip
November GBP £5,500 GBP £800 plan your trip
December GBP £5,500 GBP £800 plan your trip
  • January
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £5,500
    Deposit from*
    GBP £800
  • February
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £5,500
    Deposit from*
    GBP £800
  • March
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £5,500
    Deposit from*
    GBP £800
  • April
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £5,500
    Deposit from*
    GBP £800
  • May
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £4,900
    Deposit from*
    GBP £700
  • June
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £4,300
    Deposit from*
    GBP £600
  • July
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £4,300
    Deposit from*
    GBP £600
  • August
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £4,300
    Deposit from*
    GBP £600
  • September
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £4,300
    Deposit from*
    GBP £600
  • October
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £4,900
    Deposit from*
    GBP £700
  • November
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £5,500
    Deposit from*
    GBP £800
  • December
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £5,500
    Deposit from*
    GBP £800
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Itinerary

Day 1-4

Bangkok

Your adventure begins the moment you touch down in Bangkok, Thailand’s vibrant and buzzing capital, where cutting-edge gleaming skyscrapers contrast with ornamental ancient temples and colourful floating markets.

Bangkok is brimming full of places to explore and thrilling experiences. An orientation tour with a local guide is a great way to ease you into the city’s frenetic pace whilst helping you to tick off some of the most famous landmarks. The eye-catching Grand Palace with its dazzling golden temples and sacred Emerald Buddha, is a definite must visit. As is Wat Pho, home to the iconic 45-meter long reclining Buddha! Whilst in Bangkok, you must also explore the tangled maze of canals, known locally as klongs, that wind through the city and are home to fascinating local life and the photogenic floating markets.  

We all know and love Thai food, but there’s so much more to it than your classic Pad Thai and green curry. Join a guided foodie tour and stroll through the streets of Bangrak, soaking up the fervent atmosphere and learn about the history of the area. Enjoy a selection of food tastings, ranging from the traditional to the rather more unusual, guaranteed to excite your taste buds! 

Accommodation: 3 nights
Day 4-7

Chiang Mai

After three nights in the bustling metropolis that is Bangkok, fly north for a completely different city experience in Chiang Mai. Surrounded by mountains and lush countryside, it is much greener and far more serene than the capital. It’s just a short drive from the airport to your hotel, so within fifteen minutes you’ll be cooling yourself with a lemongrass scented towel whilst you check in.

You could spend days upon days exploring the myriad of beautiful temples up here, representing a mixture of architectural styles, that reflect the region’s varied heritage. However, we’ve booked you onto an alternative experience, that’ll see you whizzing around town on a Segway, stopping at some of the best places for a photo opportunity before gliding off to the next one. You’ll be back at your hotel in time for lunch, and you can spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure. You could also arrange a hike up to one of the nearby hill tribes or hone your skills at a cooking class, so that you can impress your friends at the next dinner party.
The following day is pretty relaxed too, until you join your guide in the afternoon for a spiritual discovery of Chiang Mai, starting with a walk around the city’s ancient crumbling walls whilst the sun illuminates the glittering tops of temples and pagodas. Then escape the urban surroundings as you climb winding stairs through the forest, passing intricate stone carvings towards the hidden jungle temple of Wat Phalad. Reach the top in time to witness a gorgeous sunset over the city below and receive a blessing from the monks who live here, whilst they begin their magical evening chanting.

Accommodation: 3 nights
Day 7-12

Koh Yao Noi

From Chiang Mai fly to Phukey, and then a short drive takes you to the Ao Po Marina, before a 45-minute speedboat ride across the glittering sea of Phang Nga Bay, where you’ll find the unashamedly paradisiacal Six Senses Yao Noi. Often referred to as one of Thailand’s most beautiful areas, it's characterised by limestone cliffs and jagged rock formations protruding from the shimmering waters, along with mangrove forests and small islands. The most famous amongst these islands is Koh Tapu, known as James Bond Island after its appearance in the film Man with the Golden Gun.

Located on a tiny island between the iconic limestone formations, the Six Senses Yao Noi is a private boutique resort and firm Scott Dunn favourite. We challenge you not to fall in love with the laidback and tranquil atmosphere, largely geared towards couples. The delightful villas are perched on the cliff edge in order to show off the amazing vistas and each comes with its own pool and butler, guaranteeing you maximum privacy and first-class service. 

When you begin to tire of the views from your sun lounger and fancy giving your friendly barman a break, there are plenty of fun ways to pass the time. Go kayaking or take a boat tour around uninhabited islands and its pristine waters, or dive below the surface to discover a technicoloured marine paradise. There are easy walks around the colourful mangroves where you might spot playful monkeys or one of the resident giant monitor lizards, who look intimidating but are completely harmless. Take a bike out to explore some of the island’s secret spots, passing local villages and grazing water buffalo, in search of a remote picnic spot. Learn to cook your favourite Thai dishes with the help of a private chef or give them full control whilst you enjoy the wine pairing experience. 

At the end of the day it’s your holiday, so if all you want to do is relax, work on your tan and be pampered at the indulgent spa, we won’t judge you! 


Accommodation: 5 nights
We design each itinerary around you, so this suggested itinerary is a starting point that we can tweak or transform into something completely bespoke to you. Call us on 020 3553 3512 to start planning your holiday.

Why Scott Dunn?

At Scott Dunn, we live and breathe travel. An insatiable appetite to discover the world runs through everything we do. We relish the planning and revel in the detail. We know it’s the smallest touches that make the biggest difference, and we stop at nothing to make every trip not only exceptional but totally unique.

  • Every itinerary is crafted from scratch, based around exactly what’s important to you
  • Packed full of unique experiences, hand-picked by our journeys team
  • Expert local guides enrich your experience in every destination
  • Your own dedicated Travel Specialist who will take care of every detail of your trip
  • We have a 24/7 team providing in-country support and guidance
  • We offer flexibility and financial protection to give you total peace of mind

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