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
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
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
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!
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!
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!
The very best of Northern Thailand!
Venture into Northern Thailand on this action-packed 11-day group trip! Experience the buzz of Bangkok, get up close to gorgeous elephants, trek the Northern Foothills and much more!
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
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!
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!