Thailand family holidays

Thailand is quintessential Asia and one of the most appealing destinations that we offer. There is such an incredible diversity of attractions and so much to offer that people find themselves coming back time and again.

Family holidays in Thailand really are the perfect introduction to the region. You can trek through the rainforest, walk with elephants through the jungle and visit remote hill tribe villages. You can relax on pristine white sandy beaches, explore richly decorated palaces and haggle for souvenirs in lively markets. You can pick your way through the local delicacies on offer at the night markets, float down rivers on bamboo rafts and take an exhilarating ride through the crazy streets of Bangkok in the back of a tuk tuk.

Teenagers exploring Thailand by boat

Explore Thailand’s iconic karst scenery and beaches by boat

Why take the kids?

Here are a few of our favourites activities for a family holiday in Thailand:

  1. Learning the art of Thai cookery on a family cookery class
  2. Spotting langur monkeys and macaques at Khao Sok
  3. Staying in a floating bungalow or a treehouse
  4. Spending the day learning how to look after an elephant
  5. Flying through the jungle on zip-lines near Chiang Mai
  6. Paddling in the warm ocean
  7. Walking across the infamous ‘Bridge over the River Kwai’

From the moment you touch down in Bangkok the children will be entranced by Thailand. There is always something to look at and something to do and their eyes will be agog at the constant kaleidoscope of colour, mayhem and excitement.

Boy helping to care for elephant in Thailand sanctuary

Spend the day with elephants at a responsibly run sanctuary

Active children will love some of the more adventurous activities of the north whilst shopaholics will find it difficult to be pried away from the sensational night markets. Chefs-in-the-making will want to try their hand at Thai cuisine in a cookery class whilst younger children will be deliriously happy paddling in the warm waters off the coast.

Thailand family holidays are ideal for people who have not travelled extensively with their children before and are nervous about this kind of trip. There is a huge range of facilities, it is clean and friendly, English is widely spoken, health facilities are superb and Thai people love children and will go out of their way to accommodate you.

Check out our Thailand with kids blog for more ideas of what you can do on a Thailand family holiday.

Thailand family holidays Chiang Mai zip lining

Fly through the jungle on zip-lines near Chiang Mai

Example Thailand family itineraries

All of our itineraries are bespoke which means that they are tailor-made for your own specific family, taking into account the ages of your children, your interests, your budget and so on. However, to give you an idea of what you could do on Thailand family holidays, have a look at our sample itineraries, Highlights of Thailand and Southern Thailand Adventure.

Also check out some of the other places that you might like to visit on your family holiday in Thailand and if you need further inspiration, have a look at our Thailand photo gallery.

Lastly, don’t forget to check what the weather will be like at the time that you want to travel. Or simply give us a ring and we’ll be delighted to advise you on the best Thailand family holidays for you and your family.

Thailand family holidays - customer reviews - Koh Talu, off the east coast of Thailand

Warm seas and sandy beaches… the perfect setting for some family bonding


Call us and we will be happy to provide you with a free-of-charge no obligation itinerary and quotation designed for you.

01728 752751

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