The Best Affordable Budget Tours to Thailand

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Looking for incredible experiences on a shoestring budget? Look no further than these exciting budget tours to Thailand. We've conducted in-depth analysis of tours from highly reviewed companies, ensuring that you get the most bang for your buck in Thailand. With affordable prices, rave guest ratings, excellent service, captivating destinations, and engaging activities, these handpicked tours prove that you don't have to break the bank to have an amazing adventure. So get ready to explore and roam without financial worries as you embark on an unforgettable journey of discovery.


The Top 3:

  • 38 Days, $3899.00

  • 14 Days, $1349.00

  • 8 Days, $729.00

What are budget and low-cost tours like in Thailand?

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Here are the important factors:

  • 155 trip options analyzed
  • $106 average price per day (USD)
  • 1 to 38 days in length
  • 4.65 of 5 average rating
  • 17 people or less on average

You'll be surprised at the array of budget tours in Thailand, as there is something for everyone. It's no wonder that visitors can't get enough of these tours, boasting an impressive average guest rating of 4.65 out of 5 stars. Picture yourself joining a group of like-minded adventurers, with an average maximum size of 17 people, ensuring a fantastic blend of social and personalized experiences. The average tour length spans 12 days, with tours ranging from 1 to 38 days long. For physical activity, the tours are marked as easy, moderate, relaxing, and serious, with a prevalent number on easy tours. When it comes to transportation, tour options are organized as coach / bus and train & rail, with a majority being coach / bus tours. With our thorough analysis of 155 budget tours, we've found the best. So rest assured that Thailand has something to captivate every kind of traveler.

(All tour prices are in US Dollars before taxes, and come from a base price that is reported by TourRadar. Peak season prices can vary significantly, particularly in destinations where seasonal travel fluctuates dramatically.)

So, let's get to it and see...

The 10 Best Budget Tours in Thailand
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for budget tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by INTRO Travel



38 Days Bangkok to Siem Reap 17 Destinations through Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia 22 People at Most Ages 18 to 39 Guest Rating: 4.9 out of 5 stars

This 38-day journey, visiting Thailand, Vietnam, and Cambodia, is ideal for guests from 18 to 39 years old. And priced at only $103 per day, it's a great value, too. Experience a trip that takes you to 17 remarkable destinations, including Siem Reap, Khao Sok National Park, Ko Pha Ngan, and Ko Phi Phi. Begin your trip in Bangkok and complete it with a memorable finale in Siem Reap. It's offered by INTRO Travel, a very popular company with rave reviews and knowledgeable guides.

  • Sightseeing
  • Beach
  • Nightlife
$3,899
TourRadar
  • On Sale: 35% Off
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for budget tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by G Adventures



14 Days Vientiane to Bangkok 7 Destinations through Laos, Thailand 18 People at Most Ages 18 to 39 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Priced at just $63 per day, this terrific 14-day trip, visiting Laos and Thailand, is ideal for guests from 18 to 39 years old. Explore 7 incredible locations on this trip, including Vang Vieng, Luang Prabang, Pakbeng, and Chiang Khong. Your journey starts off in Vientiane and finishes in Bangkok. Organized by the reputable G Adventures, this is one of the best tours on this list. Act fast to take advantage of the current sale.

  • Hiking & Trekking
$1,349 $877
TourRadar
  • On Sale: 35% Off
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for budget tours.
by G Adventures



8 Days Start/End in Bangkok 2 Destinations 18 People at Most Ages 18 to 39 Guest Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars

Check out this incredible trip that has received a 4.6 out of 5 rating from previous guests. With a duration of 8 days, this journey ensures an intimate group size of 18 people, and is good for guests from 18 to 39 years old. You'll start and end this amazing trip in Bangkok. This fantastic option, organized by G Adventures, presents an unbeatable value at just $59 per day. Don't miss out on this limited-time sale.

  • In-depth Cultural
  • Local Living
$729 $474
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for budget tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by INTRO Travel



12 Days Bangkok to Ko Phi Phi 4 Destinations 22 People at Most Ages 18 to 39 Guest Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars

Spanning over 12 days, this journey has a maximum size of 22 individuals. Welcoming guests from 18 to 39 years old, it is organized by INTRO Travel, a very popular company with plenty of great reviews. This trip takes you on an adventure to 4 destinations, including Khao Sok National Park and Ko Pha Ngan. Begin your trip in Bangkok and complete it with a memorable finale in Ko Phi Phi. Available at an unbeatable price of only $92 per day, this option also has a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from previous guests.

  • Beach
  • Nightlife
$1,099
TourRadar
  • On Sale: 30% Off
by G Adventures



14 Days Start/End in Bangkok 6 Destinations 16 People at Most Ages 12 to 90 Guest Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Here's your chance to take off on an exceptional trip that has garnered a 4.5 out of 5 rating. With a duration of 14 days, this jouney will have 16 participants, and it warmly welcomes guests from 12 to 90 years old. Expertly organized by G Adventures, this amazing trip is an incredible value at just $120 per day. Take advantage of the current sale and secure your spot today!

  • Bicycle
  • Kayak & Canoe
  • Hiking & Trekking
$2,399 $1,679
TourRadar
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by The Tuk Tuk Club



3 Days Start/End in Chiang Mai 3 Destinations 9 People at Most Ages 5 to 80 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

This memorable trip is offered by The Tuk Tuk Club which has received plenty of positive reviews. The trip itself has a guest rating of 5 out of 5 stars, and is priced affordably at $140 per day. Chiang Mai will be the beginning and end of your trip. This terrific trip also highights local culture and family-friendly activities. Guests are treated to unforgettable hiking and mountain hikes experiences. The maximum group size is 9 people, welcoming guests from 5 to 80 years old.

  • Hiking & Trekking
  • In-depth Cultural
  • Family
  • Mountain Hikes
  • Attraction-Based Hikes
$419
TourRadar
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by INTRO Travel



29 Days Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City 12 Destinations through Thailand, Vietnam 22 People at Most Ages 18 to 39 Guest Rating: 4.9 out of 5 stars

Set off on an extraordinary journey, visiting Thailand and Vietnam, that has been awarded a 4.9 out of 5 stars by previous guests. With a duration of 29 days, this voyage offers an intimate group setting, accommodating 22 individuals, while extending a warm welcome to guests from 18 to 39 years old. This itinerary covers 12 captivating destinations, with stops in Khao Sok National Park, Ko Pha Ngan, Ko Phi Phi, and Phuket, among others. Begin your trip in Bangkok and complete it with a memorable finale in Ho Chi Minh City. Brought to you by INTRO Travel, this exceptional deal is an incredible steal at a mere $109 per day.

  • Sightseeing
  • Nightlife
$3,149
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for budget tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Contiki



9 Days Bangkok to Koh Samui 5 Destinations 24 People at Most Ages 18 to 35 Guest Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars

With this option you can experience an unparalleled trip for 9 unforgettable days. It ensures an intimate group setting with 24 participants at most. Immerse yourself in a travel experience that includes 5 destinations, featuring Surat Thani, Koh Pha Ngan, and Koh Tao. Your journey starts off in Bangkok and finishes in Koh Samui. Contiki, the organizer of this journey, extends a warm invitation to guests guests from 18 to 35 years old. You'll love the emphasis on snorkelling and beaches, too. This extraordinary opportunity offers exceptional value at only $78 per day.

  • Snorkelling
  • Beach
  • Island Hopping
$698
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for budget tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Contiki



8 Days Start/End in Phuket 3 Destinations 30 People at Most Ages 18 to 35 Guest Rating: 4.9 out of 5 stars

This eight day tour takes beach lovers through some of Thailand's most famous islands. You'll start and end your tour in Phuket with visits to Koh Phi Phi and Krabi in between. You'll start with a couple of days in Phuket and have the option to explore the breathtaking Phang Nga Bay or head into Phuket Town to soak up some local culture.

Once you've gotten your feet wet, you'll make your way to Koh Phi Phi. Visit the beach made famous by the movie and snorkel in some of the bluest water you've ever seen. Koh Phi Phi's scenery will take your breath away and you'll feel like you're living in a dream the whole time you're on the island.

From Koh Phi Phi you'll make your way to Krabi where you can enjoy more local culture and good eats. Get a Thai massage or shop in the local markets while you spend a couple days chilling with your new friends. Enjoy your last night with the group and soak up Thailand's famed nightlife one more time before you head back to Phuket, where it all began.

  • Sightseeing
  • Beach
  • Island Hopping
$362
TourRadar
  • On Sale: 20% Off
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for budget tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by TruTravels



14 Days Bangkok to Phuket 8 Destinations 20 People at Most Ages 18 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars

With a stellar 4.7 out of 5 rating, this extraordinary trip is the perfect choice. Traverse through 8 enchanting destinations, with Ko Phi Phi, Surat Thani, Khao Sok National Park, and Ko Pha Ngan among the must-see stops along the route. Begin your trip in Bangkok and complete it with a memorable finale in Phuket. Spanning across 14 days, the trip accommodates 20 individuals, and is suitable for guests from 18 and up. Offered by TruTravels, this remarkable trip is priced at just $90 per day. Act fast to take advantage of the current sale. Don't miss out on this incredible experience.

  • Beach
  • Island Hopping
$1,575 $1,260
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How much do budget tours cost in Thailand?

Average Daily Price Budget Tours
$106

Travelers to Thailand will have a large number of terrific options for budget tours at a variety of great prices. The price of budget tours here can vary by type, destinations, length, and travel style. Based on thorough data from 155 budget tours, their average daily price is a very reasonable $106 per day. If you're interested in more information about tours here, see our guide to tour prices in Thailand.

And for more information on Thailand, see Thailand Travel Costs and Thailand Hotel Costs.


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