17 days in Thailand Itinerary

17 days in Thailand Itinerary

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17 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Bangkok
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Chiang Mai
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Bophut
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + bus + ferry:  5​h 45​min
4
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 5 nights
+2
ferry + bus + Fly:  20​h 30​min
End: Manchester


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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.
Bangkok is known for historic sites, shopping, nightlife, spas, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of The Grand Palace, examine the collection at Jim Thompson House, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and stroll around Lumpini Park.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Bangkok itinerary planner .

Manchester, UK to Bangkok is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Bangkok is 7 hours. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Manchester in February: high temperatures in Bangkok hover around 38°C and lows are around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Historic Sites Tours
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Wat Phra That Doi Suthep (in Doi Suthep) and Doi Inthanon (in Doi Inthanon National Park). Spend the 20th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, pause for some serene contemplation at Orthodox Church of St. Vladimir, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Singh, and look for gifts at Milano Collection.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Chiang Mai trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Bangkok to Chiang Mai takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Bangkok in February since evenings lows in Chiang Mai dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, Doi Inthanon
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan
Doi Inthanon ©
Doi Inthanon

3
nights
Bophut

Bophut ©
Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
Bophut is known for shopping, historic sites, nightlife, beaches, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stop by Classic International Suits, kick back and relax at Chaweng Beach, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lamai Beach.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Bophut trip website .

You can fly from Chiang Mai to Bophut in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Chiang Mai in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Bophut, with lows of 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Ko Samui
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Classic International Suits ©
Classic International Suits
Scuba & Snorkeling
Fisherman’s Village ©
Fisherman’s Village

5
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, adventure, beaches, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Nui Beach, stroll through Loh Dalum Beach, and Head underground at Ko Phi Phi Le.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Ko Phi Phi Don sightseeing planning site .

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry from Bophut to Ko Phi Phi Don in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. When traveling from Bophut in February, plan for somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Ko Phi Phi Don: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 25°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 1st (Sun).

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

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