The Best Cultural Tours in Thailand

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If you're headed to Thailand and are looking for the best options for cultural tours, then you've come to the right place. We have done an extensive analysis of all available options in Thailand based on price, guest ratings, service, amenities, activities, and value. We've done the groundwork for you, meticulously analyzing everything based on these key criteria in order to find the absolute best cultural tours. Great for food, nightlife, resorts, and scuba diving & snorkeling, Thailand is a terrific destination. Whether you're dreaming of a vacation filled with relaxation, adventure, or a perfect blend of both, we've found the ideal journeys to make your holiday to Thailand unforgettable. We have lots of details below on what these multi-day tours and trips are like, where they visit, how much you can expect to pay, and more. So, let's dig in.

From the grandeur of ancient temples to vibrant festivals and traditional arts, there's much to discover. Bangkok's historic sites, including the opulent Grand Palace, Wat Pho with its revered reclining Buddha, and the iconic Wat Arun, offer a glimpse into Thailand's royal and religious heritage. Northern cities like Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai are home to intricate temples, hill tribe villages, and bustling night markets, while Ayutthaya and Sukhothai showcase the remnants of ancient Thai kingdoms. Immerse yourself in Thai culture by attending traditional dance performances, visiting local museums and galleries, or joining cooking classes to learn the secrets of Thai cuisine. Festivals like Songkran (Thai New Year) and Loy Krathong provide insight into Thai customs and traditions, with colorful celebrations across the country.


The Top 3:

  • 8 Days, $729.00

  • 12 Days, $1129.00

  • 25 Days, $2199.00

What are cultural tours like in Thailand?

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Here are the important factors:

  • 110 trip options analyzed
  • $151 average price per day (USD)
  • 1 to 25 days in length
  • 4.67 of 5 average rating
  • 15 people or less on average

You'll be surprised at the array of cultural 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 4.67 out of 5 stars. Picture yourself joining a group of like-minded adventurers, with an average maximum size of 15 people, ensuring a fantastic blend of social and personalized experiences. The average tour length spans 11 days, with tours ranging from 1 to 25 days long. For physical activity, you'll find tours classified as easy, relaxing, moderate, and serious, with most of them being easy. With our thorough analysis of 110 cultural 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 Cultural Tours in Thailand
  • On Sale: 35% Off
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for cultural 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

Here's your chance to take off on an exceptional voyage that has garnered a 4.6 out of 5 rating. With a duration of 8 days, this jouney will have 18 participants, and it warmly welcomes guests age 18 to 39. Expertly organized by G Adventures, this amazing trip is an incredible value at just $59 per day. It's also on sale right now!

  • In-depth Cultural
  • Local Living
$729 $474
TourRadar
  • On Sale: 30% Off
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for cultural tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by G Adventures



12 Days Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok 7 Destinations through Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand 24 People at Most Ages 18 to 35 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

This memorable journey, visiting Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand, is offered by G Adventures 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 $66 per day. Discover a journey that spans 7 destinations, with notable stops in Koh Rong, Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, and Chau Doc. Your journey will begin in Ho Chi Minh City and end in Bangkok. The maximum group size is 24 people, welcoming guests age 18 to 35. Take advantage of the current sale and secure your spot today!

  • In-depth Cultural
  • Historical
$1,129 $790
TourRadar
  • On Sale: 20% Off
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for cultural tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by G Adventures



25 Days Hanoi to Bangkok 15 Destinations through Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand 24 People at Most Ages 18 to 35 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Set off on an extraordinary journey, visiting Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand, that has been awarded a 5 out of 5 stars by previous guests. With a duration of 25 days, this trip offers an intimate group setting, accommodating 24 individuals, while extending a warm welcome to guests age 18 to 35. This trip takes you on an adventure to 15 destinations, including Nha Trang, Ho Chi Minh City, Chau Doc, and Kampot. Begin your trip in Hanoi and complete it with a memorable finale in Bangkok. Brought to you by G Adventures, this exceptional deal is an incredible steal at a mere $70 per day. Act fast to take advantage of the current sale.

  • In-depth Cultural
  • Historical
$2,199 $1,759
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for cultural tours.
by Intrepid Travel



8 Days Start/End in Bangkok 3 Destinations 16 People at Most Ages 18 to 35 Guest Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

With this option you can experience an unparalleled journey for 8 unforgettable days. It ensures an intimate group setting with 16 participants at most. Begin and conclude your remarkable journey in the gorgeous destination of Bangkok. Intrepid Travel, the organizer of this journey, extends a warm invitation to guests guests age 18 to 35. This extraordinary opportunity offers exceptional value at only $59 per day.

  • In-depth Cultural
$472
TourRadar
  • On Sale: 30% Off
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for cultural tours.
by G Adventures



10 Days Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City 6 Destinations through Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam 18 People at Most Ages 18 to 39 Guest Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars

This fantastic journey has a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars, visiting Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam. Along the way, this journey encompasses 6 destinations, including Siem Reap, Angkor Wat, Phnom Penh, and Kampong Som. Your journey will begin in Bangkok and end in Ho Chi Minh City. Lasting 10 days, the maximum group size is 18 people, and it's good for guests age 18 to 39. Organized by G Adventures, this is a great deal because it's only $63 per day. It's also on sale right now!

  • In-depth Cultural
$899 $629
TourRadar
  • On Sale: 30% Off
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for cultural tours.
by G Adventures



20 Days Bangkok to Hanoi 12 Destinations through Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam 18 People at Most Ages 18 to 39 Guest Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars

With a stellar 4.6 out of 5 rating, this extraordinary journey, visiting Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam, is the perfect choice. This itinerary covers 12 captivating destinations, with stops in Phnom Penh, Koh Rong Sanloem, Ho Chi Minh City, and Nha Trang, among others. Begin your trip in Bangkok and complete it with a memorable finale in Hanoi. Spanning across 20 days, the journey accommodates 18 individuals, and is suitable for guests age 18 to 39. Offered by G Adventures, this remarkable journey is priced at just $63 per day. Take advantage of the current sale and secure your spot today! Don't miss out on this incredible experience.

  • In-depth Cultural
$1,799 $1,259
TourRadar
  • On Sale: 20% Off
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for cultural tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by G Adventures



9 Days Bangkok to Hanoi 6 Destinations through Thailand, Vietnam 24 People at Most Ages 18 to 35 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

This exceptional trip offering by G Adventures has received a 5 out of 5 rating. On this 9-day journey, visiting Thailand and Vietnam, you can unwind while also making new memories. Immerse yourself in a travel experience that includes 6 destinations, featuring Ayutthaya, Chiang Mai, Srinakarin Dam, and Kanchanaburi. Your journey starts off in Bangkok and finishes in Hanoi. With a group size of 24 people, it's suitable for guests age 18 to 35. This remarkable trip is priced at an unbeatable $83 per day. Act fast to take advantage of the current sale.

  • In-depth Cultural
  • Historical
$929 $743
TourRadar
  • On Sale: 5% Off
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for cultural tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by The Dragon Trip



14 Days Bangkok to Hanoi 5 Destinations through Thailand, Laos, Vietnam 25 People at Most Ages 18 to 45 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Check out this trip that has received rave reviews, earning a stellar 5 out of 5 rating, visiting Thailand, Laos, and Vietnam. Uncover the beauty of 5 destinations on this itinerary, with highlights such as Chiang Mai, Luang Prabang, and Vang Vieng. Your journey will begin in Bangkok and end in Hanoi. Spanning across 14 unforgettable days, this voyage offers an intimate group experience with 25 participants, and it's great for guests age 18 to 45. Brought to you by the renowned The Dragon Trip, this exceptional opportunity is priced at an incredible $79 per day - an unbeatable value.

  • In-depth Cultural
$1,161 $1,103
TourRadar
  • On Sale: 30% Off
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for cultural tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by G Adventures



21 Days Bangkok to Singapore 10 Destinations through Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore 18 People at Most Ages 18 to 39 Guest Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars

This 21-day voyage, visiting Thailand, Malaysia, and Singapore, is ideal for guests age 18 to 39. And priced at only $75 per day, it's a great value, too. Traverse through 10 enchanting destinations, with Chiang Mai, Surat Thani, Khao Sok National Park, and Koh Samui among the must-see stops along the route. Begin your trip in Bangkok and complete it with a memorable finale in Singapore. It's offered by G Adventures, a very popular company with rave reviews and knowledgeable guides. It's also on sale right now!

  • In-depth Cultural
$2,249 $1,574
TourRadar
  • On Sale: 20% Off
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for cultural tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by G Adventures



11 Days Vientiane to Bangkok 7 Destinations through Laos, Thailand 18 People at Most Ages 18 to 39 Guest Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars

Priced at just $76 per day, this terrific 11-day voyage, visiting Laos and Thailand, is ideal for guests age 18 to 39. This trip visits 7 destinations, including Vang Vieng, Luang Prabang, Pakbeng, and Chiang Khong along the way. 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. Take advantage of the current sale and secure your spot today!

  • In-depth Cultural
$1,049 $839
TourRadar

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How much do cultural tours in Thailand cost?

Average Daily Price Cultural Tours
$151

After analyzing 110 cultural tours in Thailand, we found the average price to be a remarkably economical $151 per day. Naturally, this region has many fantastic options for cultural tours with a variety of prices. The individual costs will vary by the destinations, travel style, available dates, and other factors. 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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