11 days in Thailand Itinerary

11 days in Thailand Itinerary

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11 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  25​h
1
Rawai, Phuket
— 2 nights
Drive + Ferry:  2​h 45​min
2
Ko Lanta
— 2 nights
Ferry:  3​h 15​min
3
Ko Lipe
— 1 night
Ferry:  4​h 30​min
4
Krabi Town
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Chiang Mai
— 2 nights
Fly:  22​h
End: Newark

2
nights
Rawai, Phuket

A trip to Rawai, a beach resort on the island of Phuket, rewards visitors with access to quirky museums, heritage sites, and animal conservation projects.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get great views at Nai Harn Beach, and then get great views at Karon View Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Promthep Cape, then enjoy the sand and surf at Yanui Beach, then look for gifts at Nordic Fashion, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Rawai trip simple and quick.

Newark, USA to Rawai is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Indochina Time is 12 hours. In December, Rawai is much hotter than Newark - with highs of 88°F and lows of 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Rawai

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Karon
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Yanui Beach ©
Yanui Beach
Spas

2
nights
Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta ©
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lanta Animal Welfare and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Kantiang Bay and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lanta Klong Nin Beach.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Ko Lanta road trip website .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Rawai to Ko Lanta in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in December, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Lipe.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Kantiang Bay ©
Kantiang Bay
Lanta Klong Nin Beach ©
Lanta Klong Nin Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Ko Lipe

Ko Lipe ©
With a name that means "Paper Island" in the local Chao Ley language, Ko Lipe is known for its white sand beaches, historical villages, and diving attractions.
On the 31st (Tue), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sunrise Beach.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Ko Lipe vacation maker website .

You can ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Ko Lipe in 3.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ko Lanta to Ko Lipe. In December in Ko Lipe, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 77°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Ko Lipe

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Sunrise Beach ©
Sunrise Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
On the 1st (Wed), step off the mainland to explore Ko Hong, take some stellar pictures from Railay View Point, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea). Keep things going the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Diamond Cave (Tham Phra Nang Nai), step off the mainland to explore Bamboo Island, and then step off the mainland to explore Poda Island.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Krabi Town trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Ko Lipe to Krabi Town by ferry takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in December, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Bamboo Island ©
Bamboo Island
Railay View Point ©
Railay View Point
Ko Hong ©
Ko Hong

2
nights
Chiang Mai

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): explore the different monuments and memorials at Wat Suan Dok, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Singh, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Chiang Mai trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Krabi Town to Chiang Mai in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Krabi Town in January, Chiang Mai is little chillier at night with lows of 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Tours Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Wat Umong Suan Phutthatham ©
Wat Umong Suan Phutthatham
Wat Suan Dok ©
Wat Suan Dok

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