23 days in Thailand Itinerary

23 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bangkok
— 2 nights
2
Krabi Town
— 1 day
3
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 4 nights
4
Ko Lanta
— 3 nights
5
Krabi Town
— 3 nights
6
Bophut
— 2 nights
7
Ko Pha Ngan
— 3 nights
8
Bophut
— 1 day
9
Chiang Mai
— 3 nights
10
Bangkok
— Few hours

2
nights
Bangkok

Bangkok ©
Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, thendon't miss a visit to Wat Pho, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine). On the 4th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House, and then browse the different shops at Siam Paragon.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Bangkok holiday site.

London, UK to Bangkok is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from London to Bangkok, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from London in January: high temperatures in Bangkok hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

1
day
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): step off the mainland to explore Ko Hong, look for gifts at VICTORIA Fashion House, and then step off the mainland to explore Tup Island.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Krabi Town trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Bangkok to Krabi Town takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In January, daily temperatures in Krabi Town can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Nature Shopping
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Tup Island ©
Tup Island
Ko Hong ©
Ko Hong

4
nights
Ko Phi Phi Don

Ko Phi Phi Don ©
Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Ko Phi Phi Don is known for wildlife, nature, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Loh Moo Dee Beach, Head underground at Ko Phi Phi Le, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Laem Tong Bay.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Ko Phi Phi Don driving holiday planner.

Traveling by ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 2.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Ko Phi Phi Don can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You will leave for Ko Lanta on the 9th (Thu).

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le
Scuba & Snorkeling
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint ©
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint

3
nights
Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta ©
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Spend the 9th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lanta Animal Welfare, enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, appreciate the extensive heritage of Lanta Old Town, and head off the coast to Koh Rok Island.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Ko Lanta holiday planner.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta takes 1.5 hours. January in Ko Lanta sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Lanta Animal Welfare ©
Lanta Animal Welfare
Scuba & Snorkeling
Lanta Klong Nin Beach ©
Lanta Klong Nin Beach

3
nights
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
See even more of Krabi Town: enjoy the sand and surf at Railay Beach, stroll through Ao Nang Beach, view the masterpieces at Dao Art Gallery, and take some stellar pictures from Railay View Point.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Krabi Town trip builder.

Getting from Ko Lanta to Krabi Town by ferry takes about 4.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
PhraNang Cave Beach ©
PhraNang Cave Beach
Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea) ©
Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea)

2
nights
Bophut

Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then get your game on at Lazgam Laser Games Koh Samui. On the next day, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, kick back and relax at Lamai Beach, and then stop by Classic International Suits.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Bophut trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Krabi Town to Bophut in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Krabi Town in January, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in Bophut. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Lamai Beach
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Food Tours
Classic International Suits ©
Classic International Suits
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Pha Ngan ©
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Ko Pha Ngan is known for beaches, wildlife, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy some diversion at Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium, enjoy the sand and surf at Thong Nai Pan Noi, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and take in the architecture and design of C&M Learn Thai Culture.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Ko Pha Ngan trip itinerary site.

Ride a ferry from Bophut to Ko Pha Ngan in an hour. In January, daytime highs in Ko Pha Ngan are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can ride a ferry to Bophut.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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C&M Learn Thai Culture ©
C&M Learn Thai Culture
Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium ©
Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
day
Bophut

Bophut ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Chaweng Beach, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Big Buddha, and then take a stroll through Fisherman’s Village.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Bophut travel route planning site.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Bophut takes an hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bophut

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Outdoors
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Highlights from your plan
Fisherman’s Village ©
Fisherman’s Village
Big Buddha ©
Big Buddha
Chaweng Beach ©
Chaweng Beach

3
nights
Chiang Mai

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Go for a jaunt from Chiang Mai to Mae Wang to see Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community about 1h 10 min away. Spend the 22nd (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Si Suphan, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Orthodox Church of St. Vladimir.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Chiang Mai travel itinerary planner.

Fly from Bophut to Chiang Mai in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Chiang Mai when traveling from Bophut in January, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

few
hours
Bangkok

Bangkok
To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Bangkok vacation app.

You can fly from Chiang Mai to Bangkok in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Chiang Mai in January since evenings lows in Bangkok dip to °C. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Tours Nightlife
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