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Help with our itinerary - too much to do in Thailand!

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Help with our itinerary - too much to do in Thailand!

Hey, we're leaving for Thailand in 2 weeks on a belated honeymoon. We've booked 5 nights in Koh Samui and are thoroughly confused about where to spend the rest of our time (we have a total of 2.5 weeks).

We're considering the following:

- Kanchanaburi

- Ayuthaya

- Really always wanted to go to Luang Prabang - but it just seems very difficult to get to. Any suggestions on the best way to get there? Or best to leave it out in this trip.

If we do LP doubt we'll be able to cover Chiang Mai - is that bad?

Please help us decide. Aware that time is running out and we really should have booked stuff given the peak season.

Thanks v much for all your help.

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1. Re: Help with our itinerary - too much to do in Thailand!

Hi

I woudl leave laung phrabang for next trip. With 2.5 weeks you can over these destinations easily. But I would advice you book ASAP s its peak season over in Thailand.

Bangkok

Kanchanaburi, chaingmai and/ or Chaingrai

Koh Samui the last for relax before home bound.

That's what I would do:)

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3. Re: Help with our itinerary - too much to do in Thailand!

Head for Chiangmai, a wonderful small city, and it'll give you a very different perspective on Thailand.

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4. Re: Help with our itinerary - too much to do in Thailand!

Everybody suggest good places to visit already.

http://www.airasia.com/th/en/home.page

or train to Chiang Mai (it's pretty good experience to travel by train to north)

http://www.seat61.com/Thailand.htm

try to visit San Kam Paeng hot spring or Pong Duet hot spring :)

Have a great trip.

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5. Re: Help with our itinerary - too much to do in Thailand!

Thanks for all the messages.

Few more questions - what's the best way to get from Koh Samui to Kanchanaburi?

Also what is the best way to book train tickets in Thailand?

Asante

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6. Re: Help with our itinerary - too much to do in Thailand!

Hi,

The best (most convenient) way from Koh Samui would be to fly to Bangkok and have a limo transfer to Kanchanaburi.

The official Thai Railway website:

http://www.thairailticket.com/esrt/

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7. Re: Help with our itinerary - too much to do in Thailand!

As Andy say the best and quickest way is to fly direct to koh Samui either Bangkok ways ( 12 flights daily)or Thai airlines ( 2 flights daily). The flight take 1.05. Both are full service airlines.

Or

Fly with low coast airlines the like of air Asia or Nok air both fly to mainland then bus to Donsak pier then ferry. This route proved to be longer . You can get combo airs + bus+ ferry combo tickets.

Or

By over night train to Surat Thani ( mainland ) bus and ferry.

Cheers,

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