Day 1 in Phi Phi
Welcome to the Phi Phi Islands! Upon arrival at the airport, you will go through customs and immigration. Should you opt to purchase a transfer to your hotel; a representative will be waiting for you as you exit immigration. Arrive at your hotel, check in and do not give in to jet lag! There is so much for you to see and do!
Relax on the beach, take a stroll along the silky white sands and cool off in the clear blue waters. Check out beachside restaurants for some lunch and sip on a tropical cocktail while you adjust to island time. Wander around the area and stop in at the little shops and stalls that are set up on the streets.
On your first evening wander back down to the beach area and find a beach bar to enjoy a drink while watching a spectacular sunset. Enjoy a delicious Thai dinner at one of the many restaurants in the area, then walk back down the beach and discover the sights and sounds of the evening as the beach bars and evening entertainment come alive.
Day 2 in Phi Phi
Spend today doing some island hopping on board a speed boat or traditional long tail boat that will take you from island to island. There are six islands that make up the Phi Phi Islands which can all be seen and reached by boat. Tours of the islands will take out to Maya Bay, this spectacular destination became famous when the filming of `The Beach` starring Leonardo DiCaprio took place here in the late 90`s. Enjoy the stunning scenery of this area with the signature 328ft tall limestone cliffs surrounding the bay and beach and a vibrant jungle backdrop. The area is popular for snorkeling and swimming in the clear, calm, turquoise waters.
Head to Bamboo Island, this stunning tropical island is uninhabited and far from the crowds. This island offers a spectacular secluded atmosphere perfect for snorkeling, swimming, sunbathing and unwinding. Other islands worth visiting and normally seen on a day trip include Monkey Beach, Viking Cave, Pileh Bay and Loh Samah Bay.
For your evening enjoy a delicious meal at one of Phi Phi`s best restaurants, walk along the beach and witness the fire shows and live music performed right on the white sand.
The Phi Phi Reggae Bar features live Thai Boxing. Ao Ton Sai, the main dock in Ton Sai offers a promenade filled with restaurants, bars, and shops which is a great place to check out in the evening time.
Day 3 in Phi Phi
Start your day early today and head up to the highest point on the islands Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint. Sunrise is a great time to be at the top to enjoy spectacular panoramic views of the islands and surrounding areas. Take the 20-minute climb to the top of the 610ft hill and relax on a rock or hammock to watch the sunrise. When you walk back down from the viewpoint there is a path that leads to the eastern beaches of Tonsai Bay where you can have lunch and check out the area shops. The famous `Banana Bar` is also located on the way to the viewpoint and is Phi Phi`s only rooftop bar, stop in and have a tropical cocktail after your hike.
For your afternoon plan to do some diving or rock climbing on these famous islands, both activities are very popular with a large number of companies offering diving courses and day trips to world-class diving sites and world-class rock climbing up the signature limestone cliffs that are natural landmarks in this area. Cliff jumping is another adrenaline filled activity that can be enjoyed in Phi Phi with popular places including Maya Bay, Viking Cave, and Monkey Bay.
On your last evening take a Thai cooking class in Tonsai Village at Pum`s Thai Cooking School where you can select a quick 30-minute class or up to three hours including three recipes. A great opportunity to learn how to cook and what to use to make up the delicious Thai cuisine while creating memories and recipes that will last a lifetime.
Additional Days in Phi Phi
If you are able to spend additional days in Phi Phi be sure to visit Monkey Beach a stunning silky soft 492ft long sandy beach situated on the southwestern side of Tonsai Bay, it can only be accessed by boat. The beach gets its name from the furry inhabitants that take over the island, these monkeys gather on the beaches and wait for tourists to arrive. The beautiful beach offers spectacular snorkeling in shallow emerald waters with a vibrant array of tropical fish and 164ft wide coral reef.
Pirate Island Adventures is a two story converted shop house that has been made to look like a haunted pirate shipwreck featuring different attractions. It is situated opposite the Le Grand Bleu restaurant about 54 feet away from the Koh Phi Phi pier in Tonsai Village. There is an electronic shooting range set up like Ali Baba`s cave featuring old pistols and muskets, an XD theatre featuring 4D rides and a haunted house.
The Maya Bay Sleep Aboard tour departs in the late afternoon where you can snorkel and swim before heading into Maya Bay when all the other tourists are leaving. A guide sets up a campsite with a bbq, games can be played on the beach and you camp there overnight. This gives you the amazing opportunity to wake up in this tropical paradise and explore the real beauty of the island without the crowds.
Your Last Day in Phi Phi
Depart from your hotel to the airport for your return flight home. We recommend that you purchase a private transfer to the airport if so the representative will meet you at your hotel with plenty of time to get you to the airport for your flight out.