Thailand is backpacker heaven and one of the world's top gap year destinations and it's not hard to see why! Rich in culture, lush landscapes and paradise islands, Thailand offers a supreme mix of delights for any gap year adventurer. Bring on the buzz of Bangkok, Full Moon fun on Koh Phangan, daring dives from Koh Tao island and loads more Asian adventures! There are few better places to volunteer or gain a new skill; learn to dive, help out with marine conservation, get a paid teaching job or go martial arts mad with lessons in Muay Thai boxing. Make new friends at the Full Moon Party and sample the legendary 'Thai Bucket'. With a pinch of city spice and a dash of island flavour, tuk-tuk into Thailand for the perfect gap year trip!Thailand Key Facts
22 or 29 days
Beaches, Culture, Elephants, Partying, Trekking and more!
Spend 3 or 4 weeks in gorgeous Thailand on this unforgettable group adventure!
Be immersed in the rich culture of Bangkok, enjoy a breathtaking elephant experience, volunteer on Koh Samui, explore the serene northern foothills, and party on beautiful white-sand beaches on Koh Phangan and Koh Phi Phi!
21 days or longer
An unforgettable intro to Thailand and Bali
Combine our two most popular intro tours and enjoy an incredible introduction to Southeast Asia. Explore party hotspots and beach paradises in Thailand, before jetting across to Bali for surfing, dolphins, and massages!
Up to 12 months
Combine adventures in Thailand and paid work in Australia on this top trip!
Combine our top two gap travel programmes in one unforgettable trip! Go on a 3 or 4 week Thai Adventure, followed by our Absolute Oz paid work package in Australia, which includes one week of fun in Sydney, and the chance to typically earn £10 to £15 an hour!
9 days or longer
An amazing week full of sightseeing, culture, adventure and parties!
Have unforgettable fun in Thailand on our amazing 9-day Thai Intro tour. Explore Bangkok, visit a National Park and party on Koh Phangan on this ultimate whirlwind adventure!
An epic combo tour through Vietnam and Thailand!
Explore Vietnam and Thailand over 40 action-packed days! Take in the buzzing cities of Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Bangkok as well as gorgeous Halong Bay and the sun-drenched Thai islands of Koh Phangan and Koh Phi Phi!
6 or 12 months
Take a TEFL course then earn $1200 a month!
Take 120 hours of TEFL training in the beautiful beach resort of Hua Hin in Thailand before taking on a paid teaching role in schools across Thailand and earning up to USD1200 per month!
Enjoy two of our unique Asian adventure tours in one epic trip!
Explore Thailand and Cambodia in one amazing Asian trip. Experience 29 days in Thailand and 16 days in Cambodia, including volunteering, hill treks, elephant experiences, Angkor Wat, beach & party time!
2 - 8 weeks
Help with healthcare volunteer projects in rural Thailand
Are you a medical student or professional looking for a medical internship abroad? Become a healthcare volunteer on this amazing internship and explore rural Thailand!