13 days in Thailand Itinerary

13 days in Thailand Itinerary

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13 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  16 h 45 min
1
Chiang Mai
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  6 h
2
Karon, Phuket
— 2 nights
Taxi + Ferry:  2 h 30 min
3
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 1 night
Ferry:  1 h 30 min
4
Krabi Town
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  2 h 30 min
5
Bophut, Ko Samui
— 1 night
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
6
Koh Tao
— 1 night
Ferry:  1 h 15 min
7
Ko Pha Ngan
— 2 nights
+2
Ferry + Bus + Fly:  4 h 45 min
8
Bangkok
— 2 nights
Fly:  14 h 15 min
End: London

1
night
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 21st (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Orthodox Church of St. Vladimir, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Pikanesuan Devalai Chiangmai. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Singh, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Ched Yot, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Chiang Mai holiday app .

London, UK to Chiang Mai is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from London to Chiang Mai due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in October, expect Chiang Mai to be much warmer, temps between 38°C and 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Karon.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Historic Sites Spas
Highlights from your plan
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan
Wat Phra Singh ©
Wat Phra Singh
Wat Ched Yot ©
Wat Ched Yot

2
nights
Karon, Phuket

Quieter than nearby Patong Beach, the resort town of Karon offers a wide stretch of golden sand, which attracts mostly couples and families.
On the 23rd (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Big Buddha Phuket, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then kick back and relax at Banana Beach. Keep things going the next day: stop by New Era's Vienna, then stroll through Patong Beach, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Karon Beach.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Karon trip builder website .

Getting from Chiang Mai to Karon by combination of flight and bus takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Karon

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Patong, Banana Beach, Big Buddha Phuket
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
Karon Beach ©
Karon Beach

1
night
Ko Phi Phi Don

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Laem Tong Bay, then stroll through Nui Beach, and then meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Ko Phi Phi Don day trip planning website .

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Karon to Ko Phi Phi Don in 2.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In October, daily temperatures in Ko Phi Phi Don can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to catch the ferry to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Shark Diving
Laem Tong Bay ©
Laem Tong Bay
Nui Beach
Nui Beach

1
night
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
On the 26th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at PhraNang Cave Beach, stroll through Railay Beach, and then stop by Alex's Fashion.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Krabi Town trip planning site .

Getting from Ko Phi Phi Don to Krabi Town by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. In October in Krabi Town, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
PhraNang Cave Beach ©
PhraNang Cave Beach
Alex's Fashion ©
Alex's Fashion

1
night
Bophut, Ko Samui

Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
On the 27th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Plai Laem, kick back and relax at Chaweng Beach, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Bophut tour builder tool .

Getting from Krabi Town to Bophut by combination of bus and flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. October in Bophut sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to catch the ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Wat Plai Laem ©
Wat Plai Laem
Chaweng Beach ©
Chaweng Beach

1
night
Koh Tao

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): kick back and relax at Ao Tanot Bay and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Koh Tao trip maker app .

You can ride a ferry from Bophut to Koh Tao in 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Koh Tao are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to catch the ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): stroll through Salad Beach and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Ao Plai Laem, then relax in the rural setting at Purina Sheep Farm, and then kick back and relax at Thong Nai Pan Noi.

Plan my day in Ko Pha Ngan using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by ferry from Koh Tao to Ko Pha Ngan takes 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Ko Pha Ngan can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Thong Nai Pan Noi ©
Thong Nai Pan Noi
Purina Sheep Farm ©
Purina Sheep Farm

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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, then pause for some serene contemplation at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine).

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Bangkok trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Ko Pha Ngan to Bangkok in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in October, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

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