Organized Tours of Thailand

Elephant Trekking on Forested Islands

Organized Tours and Tour Operators

There are hundreds, if not thousands of Organized Tours in Thailand that can be individually designed and booked from abroad. They usually include all manner of travel, sight-seeing and accommodation arrangements.

There are also equally as many local Tour Operators in Thailand itself, offering a wide range of both commercial and specialized tours that should suit just about every request. The local TAT offices in Thailand will also recommend reputable tour companies.

A typical all-inclusive tour to Thailand from your home country will inevitably last anywhere between one to two weeks, but longer periods of up to one month can almost certainly be planned. Most countries are issued with a 30 day entry visa upon arrival, but you may need to check whether this actually applies to you.

You could spend a few days in Bangkok followed by excursions to Chiang Mai and other northern locations or you could simply fly directly to the Island of Phuket and spend your days relaxing on the beach and exploring the surrounding regions for a spot of diving, snorkeling, sailing or whatever else may take your fancy.

Boats in Bang Bao Fishing Village - Ko Chang Island

Organized Tours - Sight-Seeing Trips

Without going into too much detail, tour companies, street shops and most hotels and guesthouses throughout Thailand offer a huge variety of tours of one kind or another.

A typical excursion can range from half-to-one-day city tours that will cover the main sights, to a more comprehensive itinerary that will take in several towns and locations over a few days.

Numerous tours also cover entertainment venues such as theme parks, tropical gardens, aquariums and animal sanctuaries.

While a single day trip to the most popular local sights can usually be booked one day before departure, longer trips to distant locations need to be organized a few days in advance to allow for additional requirements such as transport and accommodation.

In many cases, tour companies arrange to pick you up at your hotel or guesthouse and then drop you off after the tour is over. 

I'm sure you are aware that the cost of booking a tour whether in your own country or in Thailand, will naturally be higher than if you use local transport to get to various places of interest.

In most cases, entry fees to theme parks, entertainment venues and the likes are much the same for all tourists, although you may or may not be surprised, locals are charged a much lower entrance fee.

In most cases it is reasonable to say that the convenience of an organized tour will far out-weigh the inconvenience of having to find your own way around any unfamiliar city or town. The only real drawback is that with some tours there are restraints which rarely allow you to linger other than the allotted time stipulated.

Organized Tours with Luxury Coaches

Organized Tours - Tour Buses and Boats

Thai tour companies use luxury coaches for long trips. All have air-conditioning, many have reclining seats and on-board toilets. Some even provide refreshments. Minivans are for shorter trips. Most buses are extremely well maintained and perfectly safe.

I do however, advise you to keep an eye on your belongings at all times. It's unlikely that you will see a tour bus in shoddy condition, but should you come across one that is, hopefully it won't be the one you are about to board.

Various boats and cruisers, whether luxurious or otherwise, are immensely popular with tourists at all the resorts. They provide superlative transport for day trips to remote islands and beaches for any number of water sport opportunities and exploration.

As part of these waterborne trips, tour companies will often include on-board diving facilities as well as transfers to and from your hotel. Some boats even provide specialized accommodation if the diving trip span several days.

Cruise Boats off Nang Yuan Island

Elephant Trekking and River Rafting

There are several specialized tour packages designed specifically for the more adventurous traveller. They can incorporate activities such as river rafting and elephant trekking. Both of which are fast becoming popular tourist attractions in the northern parts of Thailand. These tours can easily vary from just a few days to several weeks depending on the length of your stay in the region.

It is important to book a tour with a reputable company and one  which provides guides who are not only knowledgeable of the area, but for safety reasons too, particularly when trekking through the jungle or while visiting hill-tribe villages. You need to be aware that the quality of guides varies from place to place.

For numerous other reasons, it sure takes the stress out of trying to go it alone. It is not uncommon to find bilingual guides accompanying these tours, especially to cultural sites in Northern Thailand, North East Thailand and Central Thailand. 

Young Elephants Enjoying the Water

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