Phuket is Thailand’s original recipe for tailor-made fun in the sun where the island’s affinity for luxury far outshines its other stereotypes. Jet-setters breeze through in droves, getting pummeled at classy spa sessions, sipping sundowners on rented yachts or just chilling at swish nightspots. With high-end dining, luxury shopping, deep-sea diving, white sandy beaches, friendly locals and some of Thailand’s best resorts at your fingertips, you might be tempted to stay awhile.read more/less
Familiarize yourself with the island’s natural beauty as you drive along the Patong, Karon, Kata and Rawai beaches, each offering a different type of holiday experience. Photo opportunities abound at the Karon viewpoint and cultural sights such as the Buddhist Temple of Wat Chalong.The nearby Phi Phi Islands are surely one of the world’s wonders: an archipelago of lush, tropical isles set in a turquoise sea. On a day trip from Phuket, adventure seekers can explore this top snorkeling spot with its spectacular underwater scenery and white, sandy beaches. Experience the ultimate extravaganza at the Simon Cabaret Show or spend an evening at one of the best shows in Thailand; Siam Niramit – a magnificent stage production that features incredible stage sets with vibrant depictions of Thailand’s Arts and Cultural Heritage.
Bangkok, meaning the ‘city of angels’, is often described as crowded and noisy, yet the city is full of culture, historic sites and beautifully authentic food. Travelling to Bangkok, the capital of Thailand, is like throwing yourself into a mad melee of a metropolis, decadent and often squalid, but extremely traveller-friendly. Locals welcome those who holiday in Bangkok with wide smiles and amid all the chaos and congestion there are hidden gems to discover. Bangkok is also the gateway to Thailand’s legendary beach resorts and is ideal for those travelling on a budget.read more/less
A Bangkok holiday is particularly popular among young backpackers, simply because they are catered for in many cheap hostels. There is, however, a vast array of accommodation to suit all budgets in this tourist-oriented city. Despite popular belief, the city is also very child friendly and with many zoos, play parks and educational museums, the city even caters for families who have young ones.
From the top of the world’s tallest twin towers, to the bustling alleyways of Chinatown and Little India, a holiday in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s soaring city, is breathtaking, Malaysia’s capital and largest city, Kuala Lumpur is a major trading and business hub in Southeast Asia and has developed an aura of affluent glamour and technical savvy which draws visitors to its glittering skyscrapers and culturally diverse streets.read more/less
Perhaps the most popular tourist pastime in Kuala Lumpur is shopping, with well over 60 malls catering to all tastes and budgets, and a cutting-edge fashion scene which delights those seeking out new trends.
The city-state of Singapore is a true marvel of the modern world: a highly urbanised, cosmopolitan economic powerhouse where skyscrapers and high-tech infrastructure blends seamlessly with an interesting cultural mix of Chinese, Malay and Indian influences. Known as the Garden City due its extraordinary amount of parks and urban greenery, Singapore is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Asia, welcoming well over 10 million international visitors each year.read more/less
Singapore is also one of the most popular destinations in the world for expatriate workers, and although many foreign visitors to Singapore are there for long-term stints, it remains a beguiling holiday destination as well. This is especially the case for families travelling with children in tow: a survey of Singapore’s most-visited tourist attractions, including the Singapore Zoo, Universal Studios Singapore and the Singapore Discovery Centre, reveals its status as a premier family vacation destination.
PHUKET, BANGKOK KUALA LUMPUR & SINGAPORE
Return airfare from Johannesburg
internal flight from Phuket to Bangkok
2 nights in Singapore
2 nights in Kuala Lumpur
2 nights in Phuket
2 nights in Bangkok
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