Asia Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Asia activity »
  1. 1 Hotel in Hanoi
  2. 2 Hoi Ann hotel
  3. 3 Sim cards and adaptors
  4. 4 Place to stay Hue
  5. 5 Good Places to See in Ooty?
  6. 6 What are the best places to visit in karnataka during November?
  7. 7 Trip Report Permit alert Andaman Islands
  8. 8 First Trip to Japan - help with planning please
  9. 9 Sapa - current conditions due to typhoon
  10. 10 Trip Report Tasting Sri Lanka
  11. 11 Four Days in South Korea (Incheon and Seoul) with Baby
  12. 12 First time to Japan - tour or independent trip?
  13. 13 Trip Report Trip Report: Malaysia in 2 weeks
  14. 14 India help needed
  15. 15 Trip Report Nywoman an older single traveler explores Taiwan and Japan
  16. 16 Help with SEAsia itinerary
  17. 17 Trekking outside Sapa
  18. 18 Custom Dress and man’s suit made in Hoi Ann
  19. 19 Advice on where to stay in Luang Prabang
  20. 20 Need help filling out my itinerary
  21. 21 6-8 Weeks in South East Asia
  22. 22 Go to Pai or not?
  23. 23 Ko Kraden hotels
  24. 24 Driver needed from Heho airport to Kalaw, from Kalaw to Inle lake
  25. 25 International Bank Accounts. Have you done this?
View next 25 » Back to the top

Thailand Itinerary - does this work and is will it be a good trip?

Jump to last reply

Hi Fodorites-
I've been planning my November itinerary for Thailand for months now and finally feel (hope!) I have zero'd in on a good itinerary.

Having never been there before I am hoping for some feedback on my selections. I can still change things if I needed to. Most importantly, does this itinerary showcase the culture, nature and beauty of Thailand for a first-timer? Or are we headed down the tourist trap route?

We are late 30's/early 40's who love nature, beach, food and relaxation. NOT looking for partying but would enjoy some beachside cocktails with a book and a lovely dinner and walkaround at night. Looking to do a scuba trip as well.

Also, if anyone has stayed at any of these hotels, please let me know how you liked them or if there are any things we should be on the lookout for.

BKK 3 nights - stay at the Peninsula

Fly to Phuket and head to Elephant Hills/Rainforest camp in Khao Sak. Spend 3 nights here (has anyone done this? Can you comment? We gave up going to Chiang Mai to do this part of the trip so I want to be sure it's worthwhile.)

Drop off in Kata - 2 nights at Katathani

4 nights - Holiday Inn Ko Phi Phi (has anyone stayed on Ko PhiPhi? At this hotel? Would love any feedback.)

1 night BKK - (need a hotel convenient to airport)

Please let me know if this seems to be a good trip for first-time Thailand visit. There seems to be a lot to see and 2 weeks just doesn't seem to be enough!!
Thanks much.

5 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement