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 days from £1,2591259
3 countries, 3 capitals, 3 weeks
Stray through three amazing Asian countries in 3 weeks; explore Thailand's treats, visit Vietnam and have a Laos adventure as you discover the delights of Indochina from Ho Chi Minh City to buzzing Bangkok.
6 days from £449449
Master diving on this PADI scuba course
Spend five days swimming through our PADI scuba diving course, mastering your submarine skills in the idyllic waters of Koh Tao Island. Spot gorgeous underwater wildlife and gain a qualificaiton that will let you dive all around the world!
4 months or longer from £5,8995899
An epic round-the-world adventure of a lifetime!
Tick off four continents on this unforgettable globe-trotting experience! Look after wildlife in South Africa, get adventurous in Thailand, go beach-hunting in Australia, explore stunning landscapes in New Zealand and enjoy an unforgettable American road trip – all in one incredible package!
20 weeks or longer from £6,3996399
Become the ultimate explorer!
Travel the whole world with this incredible package trip! Tick off South Africa, Thailand, Singapore, Bali, Australia, New Zealand, USA, and Brazil - you’ll have seen and done it all!
2-4 weeks from £489489
Train as a boxer in beautiful Thailand!
Spend up to four weeks mastering your Muay Thai fighting skills on this intensive Thai boxing training course. Train hard with expert trainers, then cool off in the idyllic island seas of Koh Tao! Perfect!
4 weeks from £959959
A 4-week TEFL training course in Thailand
Spend an incredible month in Thailand, training to get a 120-hour TEFL qualification. Stay in the beautiful Thai beach resort of Hua Hin and add new skills to your CV!
2-8 weeks from £749749
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!
30 days from £1,655 £1,8391655
A fascinating loop through 4 countries
See 4 amazing countries in 4 weeks on this Indochina voyage of discovery. Beginning and ending in Bangkok, this epic tour takes you to Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam and Laos on the trip of a lifetime!
Up to 12 months or longer from £4,2994299
Our most popular round-the-world trip – in reverse!
Head west across the globe and explore 5 fantastic countries. See the USA, New Zealand, Fiji, Australia and Thailand in one perfect round-the-world package!
9 days from £431 £539431
Lovely Laos for less!
Jet over to Southeast Asia and discover Laos on a budget! Including street food crawls, a 2-day river cruise and an overnight homestay, plus a whole host of optional activities to choose from, this tour ticks every box!