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Thailand Discovery

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Deposit 25%. Balance due 12 weeks before departure
Stretching along the southwestern coast of Thailand, the Andaman Sea encompasses some of the nation's most renowned and picturesque locations, including Krabi, Phi Phi Don, and the Racha Islands.
Suited to
Couples, Groups
Difficulty
No previous experience required
Nights onboard
10
Vessel type
Dream 60 Catamaran
Vessel length
60ft
Skipper
Yes
Crew
Skipper & Steward/Cook
Berth Style
Double cabin with air-con
Insurance Required
Yes
Local Airport
Phuket International Airport

Experience the awe-inspiring splendour of the Andaman Sea and its undiscovered treasures over 11 days - from immaculate white-sand beaches to lively coral reefs bustling with marine life, this expedition guarantees a genuine feast for the senses.

Duration: 10 nights – Various dates available from March - April 2024

Price Per Person*:
March 2024: From 1,984.75 GBP
April 2024: From 1,521.50 GBP

*Based on two people sharing one cabin. Prices will vary depending on the time of year and the number of people per cabin.

Embarking on an exotic 11-day tour of discovery with a sailing vacation through Thailand's Andaman Sea – an unmatched experience that allows you to explore “the land of smiles” and its most breath-taking islands and coastal towns. Your specially designed itinerary includes stops at sought-after islands and towns like Kho Phanak, the Kho Phi Phi Islands, Kho Lanta, and more. Enjoy snorkelling vibrant reefs, kayaking mysterious caves, and swimming beneath awe-inspiring towering rock pinnacles. All of this, while enjoying delicious meals and Thai treats prepared by your onboard cook. With a skilled skipper at the helm, this sailing adventure promises an incredible journey of breath-taking sights, sea-based adventure, and sun-soaked relaxation.

Day 1: Kho Phanak – (2hours)

Embarkation time is 04:30 pm. Kho Phanak is a group of small islands located in Phang Nga Bay. The islands are famous for their unique limestone cliffs and hidden caves, which have served as a natural shelter for local fishermen during storms for centuries. These caves were also used by pirates in the past as hiding spots. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty and tranquility of this place, making it a must-visit destination for nature lovers and adventure seekers.

Day 2: Kho Phanak – Kho Pak Bia Islands, Kho Hong Krabi (2hours 30min)

Kho Pak Bia Islands are two small islands located off the coast of Krabi. The islands are known for their pristine white sandy beaches and crystal-clear turquoise waters, making them a popular destination for snorkeling and swimming. Krabi town, the provincial capital, is a mix of traditional Thai architecture and modern developments. The town is known for its vibrant markets, where visitors can explore local handicrafts, fresh produce, and delicious street food, to see the local way of life.

Day 3: Kho Hong Krabi – Ao Nang Krabi, Railay (2hours)

Discover Railay Bay, a world-famous rock-climbing destination surrounded by towering limestone cliffs, considered one of the top rock-climbing destinations in the world. Enjoy the stunning views, and explore hidden lagoons. Railay Bay is a peninsula located in Krabi and is accessible only by boat due to its isolated location. Ao Nang, a coastal town that was once a small fishing village that has transformed into a vibrant tourist hub with its own vibrant atmosphere with a wide range of restaurants, bars, and shops. Ao Nang is also known for its stunning beaches. These areas were once important trading ports and fishing villages, contributing to the region’s historical significance.

Day 4: Ao Nang Krabi, Railay – Kho Phi Phi Maya Bay (3hours 20min)

Kho Phi Phi played a significant role during World War II when it served as a strategic military base for Japanese forces. These archipelago islands are famous for their stunning natural beauty, including Maya Bay used later as a setting for various movies, most notably “The Beach,” starring Leonardo DiCaprio, which brought international attention to its stunning landscapes. Kho Phi Phi is also known for its vibrant nightlife and water activities such as snorkeling and kayaking, or just to enjoy and witness breathtaking sunsets.

Day 5: Kho Phi Phi – Kho Lanta 25nm (5hours)

Kho Lanta has a unique cultural heritage as it is home to a significant number of sea gypsies, known as Chao Leh. These indigenous people have their own distinct language, customs, and way of life, adding to the cultural diversity of the island. It is home to vibrant coral reefs, making it a popular destination for snorkeling and diving. The island is known for its serene atmosphere, pristine beaches, and lush jungles.

Day 6: Kho Lanta – Kho Rok, Kho Kradan, Kho Muk (3hours 20min)

Kho Rok is part of the Mu Ko Lanta National Park, established in 1990 to preserve the natural beauty and biodiversity of the area. The park is home to various endangered species, including sea turtles and black-tip reef sharks, making it an important conservation area. This pair of small islands in the Andaman Sea are known for their untouched natural beauty, including crystal-clear waters teeming with vibrant marine life. Relax and enjoy the tranquility of this hidden place.

Day 7: Kho Rok – Phi Phi Islands (6hours)

After having breakfast we will start our sailing to the north toward the Phi Phi Islands, with time to enjoy the islands themself. The Phi Phi Islands are one of those fantastic places that “must-visit” lists were made for. With amazing beaches, majestic limestone formations, bustling seafood markets, and colorful nightlife and various activities ranging from jungle kayaking and snorkeling through coral reefs to temple-spotting and taking in the exquisite sunset views.

Day 8: Kho Phi Phi – Racha Islands (7hours)

The Racha Islands, also known as Raya Islands, were once a hideout for pirates who used the secluded bays and caves. Today, the islands are known for their luxury resorts and pristine beaches, attracting visitors from around the world. We will visit this tropical paradise, which offers different water activities such as snorkeling, diving, and kayaking.

Day 9: Racha Islands – Kho Yao Yai (4hours 30min)

Discover the unspoiled beauty of Kho Yao Yai, an island known for its untouched nature and tranquility. Experience the charm of traditional Thai village life, unwind on secluded beaches, and witness breathtaking sunsets that will captivate your senses. Between the coconut palms and rubber plantations, you will find traditional fishing villages, authentic local restaurants, and plenty of white sand beaches.

Day 10: Kho Yao Yai – Kho Naka (2hours)

The Naka Islands are two picturesque islands located less than 20 minutes off the northeast coast of Phuket, accessible only by boat. These beautiful islands have rapidly changed from a quaint little fishing village into an eco-friendly tourist destination. Naka Islands are a secluded paradise offering wide and sandy beaches and luxurious resorts, shaded by tall coconut trees. Difficult to decide if relaxing on the beach, taking a beach walk, or enjoying fishing, kayaking, hiking, swimming, or snorkeling before returning to our starting Point at Yacht Haven Marina.

Day 11 – Kho Naka – Base (1hour 20min)

Check Out: 9:00am.

  • Accommodation in double standard or triple air-conditioned cabin with private bathroom (A/C in service from 8.00 am to 10.00 pm)
  • Full board (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
  • 1 local cocktail every evening per guest (made from rhum, prosecco, etc…depending on destination // not personalized), fruit juices, soda
  • Service of the crew : 3 persons (captain, steward/cook, deckhand)
  • 2 sets of linen,towels and beach towels per person/week
  • Consumables for the yacht (diesel, fuel and water)
  • Insurance for the yacht and the passengers
  • Water sports on board : snorkeling equipment, 2 paddles & 1 kayak tandem (in case of availability issue the kayak tandem may be replaced by a single kayak)
  • Airfares
  • Transfers airport – base – airport (optional)
  • Destination fee (mandatory) : To be paid in advance
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Alcoholic drinks apart of any mentioned above in included
  • Extra for special diets
  • Charge for late passport info: 150 € per cabin, payable at the base the fine charge if not received within 1 wk (last minute bookings accepted) & done to ensure other passengers are not impacted because 1 client did not give info resulting in cabin cruise start delay.
  • Destination fee*(Mandatory): £335.75 per person
    *Includes: National park fees (for the boat),Tourist taxes and landing fees on the islands, Mooring fees,Possible re-fills of water, fuel, gas, fresh products,Miscellaneaous : repurchase of broken crockery, lost fishing lines or lures
  • Superior Cabin Charge: £212.50 per booking
  • Charge for late passport info*: £127.50 per booking
    *the fine charge if not received within 1 wk (last minute bookings excepted) & done to ensure other passengers are not impacted because 1 client did not give info resulting in cabin cruise start delay
  • Special Diet*: £144.50 per booking
    *Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Diabetic, Pescatarian, and Vegan Diet. Please communicate dietary requirements at least 2 weeks prior to the charter to adapt menus accordingly.
  • Transfer
    RT 1-3 pax from/to Airport – Base: £47.60 round trip
    RT 4 – 8 pax from/to Airport – Base: £63.75 round trip

Phuket Airport

Phuket Airport

Day 1: Kho Phanak – (2hours)

Embarkation time is 04:30 pm. Kho Phanak is a group of small islands located in Phang Nga Bay. The islands are famous for their unique limestone cliffs and hidden caves, which have served as a natural shelter for local fishermen during storms for centuries. These caves were also used by pirates in the past as hiding spots. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty and tranquility of this place, making it a must-visit destination for nature lovers and adventure seekers.

Day 2: Kho Phanak – Kho Pak Bia Islands, Kho Hong Krabi (2hours 30min)

Kho Pak Bia Islands are two small islands located off the coast of Krabi. The islands are known for their pristine white sandy beaches and crystal-clear turquoise waters, making them a popular destination for snorkeling and swimming. Krabi town, the provincial capital, is a mix of traditional Thai architecture and modern developments. The town is known for its vibrant markets, where visitors can explore local handicrafts, fresh produce, and delicious street food, to see the local way of life.

Day 3: Kho Hong Krabi – Ao Nang Krabi, Railay (2hours)

Discover Railay Bay, a world-famous rock-climbing destination surrounded by towering limestone cliffs, considered one of the top rock-climbing destinations in the world. Enjoy the stunning views, and explore hidden lagoons. Railay Bay is a peninsula located in Krabi and is accessible only by boat due to its isolated location. Ao Nang, a coastal town that was once a small fishing village that has transformed into a vibrant tourist hub with its own vibrant atmosphere with a wide range of restaurants, bars, and shops. Ao Nang is also known for its stunning beaches. These areas were once important trading ports and fishing villages, contributing to the region’s historical significance.

Day 4: Ao Nang Krabi, Railay – Kho Phi Phi Maya Bay (3hours 20min)

Kho Phi Phi played a significant role during World War II when it served as a strategic military base for Japanese forces. These archipelago islands are famous for their stunning natural beauty, including Maya Bay used later as a setting for various movies, most notably “The Beach,” starring Leonardo DiCaprio, which brought international attention to its stunning landscapes. Kho Phi Phi is also known for its vibrant nightlife and water activities such as snorkeling and kayaking, or just to enjoy and witness breathtaking sunsets.

Day 5: Kho Phi Phi – Kho Lanta 25nm (5hours)

Kho Lanta has a unique cultural heritage as it is home to a significant number of sea gypsies, known as Chao Leh. These indigenous people have their own distinct language, customs, and way of life, adding to the cultural diversity of the island. It is home to vibrant coral reefs, making it a popular destination for snorkeling and diving. The island is known for its serene atmosphere, pristine beaches, and lush jungles.

Day 6: Kho Lanta – Kho Rok, Kho Kradan, Kho Muk (3hours 20min)

Kho Rok is part of the Mu Ko Lanta National Park, established in 1990 to preserve the natural beauty and biodiversity of the area. The park is home to various endangered species, including sea turtles and black-tip reef sharks, making it an important conservation area. This pair of small islands in the Andaman Sea are known for their untouched natural beauty, including crystal-clear waters teeming with vibrant marine life. Relax and enjoy the tranquility of this hidden place.

Day 7: Kho Rok – Phi Phi Islands (6hours)

After having breakfast we will start our sailing to the north toward the Phi Phi Islands, with time to enjoy the islands themself. The Phi Phi Islands are one of those fantastic places that “must-visit” lists were made for. With amazing beaches, majestic limestone formations, bustling seafood markets, and colorful nightlife and various activities ranging from jungle kayaking and snorkeling through coral reefs to temple-spotting and taking in the exquisite sunset views.

Day 8: Kho Phi Phi – Racha Islands (7hours)

The Racha Islands, also known as Raya Islands, were once a hideout for pirates who used the secluded bays and caves. Today, the islands are known for their luxury resorts and pristine beaches, attracting visitors from around the world. We will visit this tropical paradise, which offers different water activities such as snorkeling, diving, and kayaking.

Day 9: Racha Islands – Kho Yao Yai (4hours 30min)

Discover the unspoiled beauty of Kho Yao Yai, an island known for its untouched nature and tranquility. Experience the charm of traditional Thai village life, unwind on secluded beaches, and witness breathtaking sunsets that will captivate your senses. Between the coconut palms and rubber plantations, you will find traditional fishing villages, authentic local restaurants, and plenty of white sand beaches.

Day 10: Kho Yao Yai – Kho Naka (2hours)

The Naka Islands are two picturesque islands located less than 20 minutes off the northeast coast of Phuket, accessible only by boat. These beautiful islands have rapidly changed from a quaint little fishing village into an eco-friendly tourist destination. Naka Islands are a secluded paradise offering wide and sandy beaches and luxurious resorts, shaded by tall coconut trees. Difficult to decide if relaxing on the beach, taking a beach walk, or enjoying fishing, kayaking, hiking, swimming, or snorkeling before returning to our starting Point at Yacht Haven Marina.

Day 11 – Kho Naka – Base (1hour 20min)

Check Out: 9:00am.