Day 1

BANGKOK ARRIVAL

[No Meals Included]

Sawasdee kap/ka! Welcome to Thailand- the land of smiles! After being collected from the airport and transferred to your hotel, feel free to relax after a long journey. Take a dip in the pool or take a nap and get settled in your room- it’s a free afternoon! In the evening, get ready to head out with your new friends and enjoy the famous nightlife of Bangkok!

Accommodation: Double/Twin shared bed at Mango Lagoon (or similar)

 

Day 2

BANGKOK HALF DAY TOUR - HUA HIN

[No Meals included]

Get ready for today’s half-day adventure in Bangkok visiting the best of it’s sights and wonders! First off, you will take a river cruise on a traditional long tail boat and experience the “Venice of the East”. Afterwards, you will head down to Wat Pho. It's one of the largest temple complexes in the city and famed for its giant reclining Buddha that measures 46 metres long and is covered in gold leaf. Next stop is Wat Saket, also known as The Golden Mount -built on an artificial man-made hill. The Golden Mount is the temple’s most well-known landmark and is a sacred pilgrimage site during the weeklong worshipping period in November. After we’re finished exploring temples, it’s time to hop in a tuk tuk and whiz through the street to the Koh San Road Markets! This area is the centre of the backpackers' universe and is bursting with fun, tacky and useful things to blow your baht on. Enjoy some time shopping and in the mid afternoon we’ll hop on a mini bus and head to our next destination, Hua Hin! After checking in your hotel in Hua Hin, feel free to relax for the night as we have a date with the Elephants tomorrow.

Accommodation: Double/Twin shared bed at Chom View Hotel (or similar)

 

Day 3

IMPACT - ELEPHANT SANCTUARY VISIT

[Lunch Included]

Get ready for a day trip with the elephants on our “Ethical Elephant Adventure”. We will be visiting the Wildlife Friends Foundation. Get up close to these big and beautiful creatures, many of whom have been rescued from the logging and tourist riding industries. The sanctuary is not only home for rescued elephants, but also for crocodiles, monkeys, gibbons, bears and a whole bunch of rescued wildlife! The funds raised from our visit will go towards caring for these animals, upholding a safe and comforting environment for them to live and hopefully rescuing lots more!

Accommodation: Double/Twin shared bed at Chom View Hotel (or similar)

 

Day 4

IMPACT & SANTORINI WATER PARK & MERCY HOUSE ORPHANAGE

[No Meals Included]

Good morning! Hope you had a good sleep because in the morning we’ll head to Santorini Water Park! Enjoy the day splashing and sliding down some of Thailand’s best waterslides with your new found friends!

In the late afternoon, we’ll head over to Mercy House Orphanage where we’ll be meeting the kids as they finish school and making a donation drop. Part of your fees are donated to this fantastic foundation, committed to caring for 25 children and ensuring they get proper education and life skills to enhance their future development. We’ll be donating whatever is needed by the foundation at the time, so maybe rice, bedding or even learning materials.

In the evening, we’ll head out for dinner in Hua Hin before catching a night bus to Surathani.

Accommodation: Overnight Travel

 

Day 5

KOH PHANGAN

[No Meals Included]

After a night of traveling, we’ll catch an early morning ferry from Surathani over to Koh Phangan. Upon arrival mid afternoon, we’ll have quick transfer to Ban Thai and then check into your accommodation. After check in and enjoy some relaxation time or head down to the beach and chill.

Around 5.30pm jump into a songthaew as we head to a Mountain Rooftop Pool Party to enjoy great vibes, cocktails and to witness an unreal sunset!

Accommodation: Double/Twin shared bed at Echo Beach Backpackers (or similar)

 

Day 6

IMPACT & THE CHALLENGE

[No Meals Included]

Today is a day full of fun, good times and giving back to our world. Please make sure you have your breakfast before we start our adventures today.

In the morning, roll up your sleeves as we get stuck into a beach clean up. With too much plastic in the ocean, we’ll play our part by clearing as much as we can on one of Koh Phangan’s beaches.

After lunch, we will head to The Challenge and enjoy a day trip in a heart-pumping, limit-testing, epic water obstacle course. Test your skills and see how quickly you can complete the tricky and exhilarating course, or just try for fun! Comprising of rope swing, stepping stones, monkey bars, rolling barrels, climbing mountain, balance beams, swinging shapes and the infamous big red balls, the course has something for every ability. See how high you can fly and get launched off The Blob! Beat the clock and earn yourself a place in The Challenge Phangan leader board wall of fame! After a workout, take a break; fill up in the restaurant, and try out their delicious menu.

Accommodation: Double/Twin shared bed at Echo Beach Backpackers (or similar)

 

Day 7

KOH PHANGAN BOAT TRIP

[No Meals Included]

Get your bikinis, snorkels and sunscreen ready because today we will embark on a voyage around Koh Phangan! We spend part of the day taking in the amazing tropical island sceneries and landscapes and stop for some snorkelling at the coolest hotspots and swimming with colorful fishes! After that, we will visit Than Sadet waterfall (seasonal) which is a 3 km long waterfall composed with a succession of streams and pools where you can bathe, it is actually 3 waterfalls: Thong Nang, Sampon and Daeng waterfalls.

Accommodation: Double/Twin shared bed at Echo Beach Backpackers (or similar)

 

Day 8

IMPACT & FREE DAY

[No Meals Included]

Today, we will be spending most of our days in giving back to the community of Koh Phangan. In the morning, we’ll visit The Phangan Animal Care for Strays (PACS). As a charity PACS relies purely from donations from visitors and the occasional fundraisers that take place. Established in 2001 the centre supports stray animals on the island, such as Dogs, Cats, Monkeys or even Eagles. PACS is there on hand to care the animals and their wellbeing.

In the afternoon, it’s time to meet some local children to help them improve their English skills. Learning English is a vital skill in Thailand as it helps their development and future prospects. Get stuck into our summer camp style learning session.

After a day of volunteering and helping out, enjoy a free day for you to relax or chill by the beach. You deserve it!

Accommodation: Double/Twin shared bed at Echo Beach Backpackers (or similar)

 

Day 9

KOH TAO

[No Meals Included]

This morning we’ll move on to another island and catch a ferry over to Koh Tao. After checking in to your hotel, enjoy a free afternoon. Time to relax or hit the beach before meeting up in the evening to join the famous Koh Tao Pub Crawl!

After some relaxing, it’s time to do a beach clean up in Kuta beach and help out with the plastic problem in our own little way. Even a little way goes a long way!

Accommodation: Double/Twin shared bed at Savage Hostel (or similar)

 

Day 10

KOH TAO ISLAND HOPPING

[No Meals Included]

Another day in the paradise! Said to be one of the most beautiful islands in the world, Koh Nangyuan is just off Koh Tao and is not to be missed. Its 3 islands are connected by white sandy beaches, which make for some incredible views. Here we can snorkel in the surrounding reefs and take a trek up to the viewpoint to get some incredible shots of the surrounding islands and connecting sandbanks - so don’t forget your cameras!

Accommodation: Double/Twin shared bed at Bale Sasak (or similar)

 

Day 11

KOH TAO - BANGKOK - FAREWELL

[No Meals Included]

Enjoy your last chance to top up the tan and head on down to the beach!

That evening we’ll head out for our farewell dinner before we jump on the night ferry over to the mainland, where we’ll be picked up by coach and transported overnight back to Bangkok. If you don’t wish to return to Bangkok and want to continue the adventure our coordinators will be at hand to help you plan whatever you wish to do next.

Accommodation: Overnight Travel to Bangkok

 

Day 12

BANGKOK - FAREWELL

[No Meals Included]

Arrive in Bangkok early morning. Time to say farewell after an amazing trip! It was short but sweet and we hope you had a great time with us. It’s time to say bye OR you can continue on exploring and adventuring by adding on an extra Impact package taking you to another country!

Not sure where to go or what to do? Let us know if you need inspiration or help for your onwards journey.