SUMMER 2024

Thailand

Fully Escorted Adventure

For 16 & 17 Year Olds

Departs July 21st

14 Days 13 Nights

Elephant Conservation
Marine Ecology
Hill Tribe Support

Embark on an unforgettable journey with Red Kite Adventures as we present an exhilarating and fully escorted tour designed for 16 and 17 year olds in the heart of Southeast Asia – Thailand. Known as the 'Land of Smiles,' Thailand captivates travellers with its rich cultural tapestry, vibrant cities, and diverse landscapes.

Nestled in the heart of the Indochinese Peninsula, Thailand offers a striking blend of tradition and modernity. From the bustling markets of Bangkok to the serene temples of Chiang Mai and the pristine beaches of Phuket, our adventure promises a kaleidoscope of experiences.

Beyond its postcard-perfect scenery, Thailand is at the forefront of sustainable tourism initiatives. This journey takes you on a deep dive into responsible travel practices, showcasing Thailand's commitment to preserving its natural wonders. Engage in meaningful activities, from volunteering in local conservation projects to exploring eco-friendly initiatives, as we emphasise the importance of sustainable living and cultural appreciation.

Day 1 - Departure Day - London to Bangkok

Day 2 - Bangkok - Welcome dinner

Day 3 - Ayutthaya - Ancient temples & overnight train to Chiang Mai

Day 4 - Chiang Mai - Amazing Race & Night Market

Day 5 - Hill Tribe Community Project - Improving education and social equity

Day 6 - Activity Day - Kayak the Maekok River and cycle the Hill Tribe villages

Day 7 - Hill Tribe Community Project - Carrying on the work from Day 5

Day 8 - Hill Tribe Community Project - Plus a Thai food culture morning

Day 9 - Coast Transfer Day - Leave Northern Thailand to head for the coast

Day 10 - Thai Culture & Beach - A day to soak up the local culture and beach

Day 11 - Elephant Conservation Project - With a safari to finish

Day 12 - Fishing Community project at Dolphin Bay

Day 13 - Marine Ecology - Mangrove forest and saltmarsh exploration

Day 14 - Transfer Day - Back to the UK

Overview

Detailed Itinerary

Please note that the final itinerary is subject to change. Specific details such as flights and hotels will be confirmed at a later date. The itinerary may also change due to health and safety reasons during the trip.

Price = £3025 per person

What is included in the price?
  • Return flight from London

  • 13 nights accommodation (1 on the train)

  • All transfers and travel in Thailand

  • All meals as identified in the full itinerary

  • All activities, tours and entrance fees

  • Red Kite Adventure Trip Leaders 24/7

  • Local Guides and Trip Leader throughout

How do you pay?
  • 25% Deposit to confirm the booking

  • 75% Balance by March 31st

  • Secure Pay by Link

What is not included?
  • Transfers to and from the UK airport

  • Travel Insurance

Research

  • Complete the Trip Inquiry Form below so that we can send you more information and an application form.

  • We then encourage you to get in touch to ask any questions.

Apply

  • Complete the application form and include the required reference.

  • We may ask for an online meeting with the student and guardian if we have any concerns.

  • We do reserve the right to refuse applications to ensure a safe, enjoyable trip for every participant.

Booking Confirmation

  • Once your application is approved you will be sent a final proposal, payment schedule and deposit invoice.

  • You will then need to pay the deposit and accept the proposal.

  • We will send a booking confirmation, deposit receipt and ATOL certificate.

How to Book

Trip Inquiry Form

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green grass field under white clouds during daytime

Thailand for All

If you like what you see but want to take a trip as a family or an individual then we can help!

Red Kite Adventures can design an amazing Thailand experience for everyone. If you want to travel individually, as a family or as part of a group, let us make all of the arrangements. We can organise everything including flights, accommodation and an incredible selection of sights and activities to suit everyone. We only work with carefully selected suppliers who provide outstanding service through their staff, support and trips, they are also fully committed to sustainable tourism.

Thailand can be visited at any time of year and it provides a lifetime of memories to all who visit it. Here are just some of the highlights you could do and see.

  • Explore the exotic landscapes and pristine beaches.

  • Discover the rich cultural heritage of the Land of Smiles exploring historic temples and experiencing the warm hospitality.

  • Island hopping to tropical beaches.

  • Rich biodiversity on land and at sea. Elephants, turtles and coral reefs.

  • Immerse yourself in the vibrant Street Markets of Bangkok and Chiang Mai.

Our 100% financial protection applies to all bookings.

If you would like to find out more then please do get in touch. Give us a call or submit an inquiry below.

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two brown boats on seashore

We are members of the Travel Trust Association, number X7370, a trade association of Travel Agents, Tour Operators and Travel Organisers that operate trust accounts in order to provide financial protection for the consumer. Through our membership of the Travel Trust Association we are able to offer you the security of complete protection for your funds. You can verify our membership here.

This flight inclusive package is protected by the ATOL scheme. When you pay you will be supplied with an ATOL Certificate. Please ask for it and check to ensure that everything you booked (flights, hotels and other services) is listed on it. Please see our booking conditions for further information or for more information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate go to: www.caa.co.uk.