17 days in Mumbai & Thailand Itinerary

17 days in Mumbai & Thailand Itinerary

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Mumbai, India
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Patong, Thailand
— 2 nights
Drive to Phuket Bang Rong Pier, Ferry to Ko Lanta
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Ko Lanta, Thailand
— 3 nights
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Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
— 3 nights
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Krabi Town, Thailand
— 1 night
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 3 nights
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Mumbai, India

Gateway to India

Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): admire the striking features of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and then get engrossed in the history at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya.

For maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Mumbai trip planner.

New Delhi to Mumbai is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from New Delhi in December, expect Mumbai to be somewhat warmer, temps between 38°C and 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Patong.

Things to do in Mumbai

Museums · Historic Sites

Patong, Thailand

— 2 nights
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Patong Inn Art and Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong). Shop till you drop at The Boss Tailor Central Patong and Jungceylon. Step out of Patong with an excursion to Big Buddha Phuket in Chalong--about 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: get interesting insight from Tours, stroll through Patong Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Kata Beach, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Patong trip planner.

Fly from Mumbai to Patong in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Indochina Time is 1.5 hours. Traveling from Mumbai in December, Patong is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Shopping

Side Trips

Ko Lanta, Thailand

— 3 nights
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Kantiang Bay. Relax by the water at Long Beach and Khlong Dao Beach. There's lots more to do: stop by The Tiger Collections, stroll through Lanta Animal Welfare, and kick back and relax at Lanta Klong Nin Beach.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Ko Lanta road trip website.

Getting from Patong to Ko Lanta by combination of car and ferry takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or ride a ferry. December in Ko Lanta sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand

— 3 nights
Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Nui Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Laem Tong Bay and Loh Dalum Beach. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, look for gifts at Phi Phi Postcard Shop, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ao Ton Sai, and don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Ko Phi Phi Don travel route planner.

Getting from Ko Lanta to Ko Phi Phi Don by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can ride a ferry to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Krabi Town, Thailand

— 1 night
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Railay Beach, look for gifts at VICTORIA Fashion House, and then kick back and relax at PhraNang Cave Beach.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Krabi Town trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Krabi Town takes 2.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping

Bangkok, Thailand

— 3 nights

City of Angels

Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Get a sense of the local culture at Wat Pho and The Grand Palace. For shopping fun, head to Chatuchak Weekend Market or Khaosan Road. Change things up with a short trip to Woodland Muangmai in Nakhon Chai Si (about 1h 5 min away). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Jim Thompson House, get great views at Wat Saket, explore the world behind art at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC), and contemplate the waterfront views at Chao Phraya River.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Bangkok online road trip planner.

You can fly from Krabi Town to Bangkok in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Chiang Mai, Thailand

— 3 nights

Rose of the North

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan and Pikanesuan Devalai Chiangmai. Museum-lovers will appreciate Highland People Discovery Museum and Art in Paradise, Chiang Mai 3D Art Museum. Spend the 17th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Singh, and take in panoramic vistas at Wat Phra That Doi Suthep.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Chiang Mai trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Bangkok to Chiang Mai takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Chiang Mai when traveling from Bangkok in December, with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Thailand travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Beaches · Gift & Specialty Shops
Land of Smiles
Offering a rich culinary heritage, sun-kissed beaches, exotic culture, tropical climate, and stunning landscapes, a Thailand vacation remains one of the world's greatest magnets for curious travelers. In between the busy and crowded cities, the Asian nation features a quiet countryside: a blend of lush rice paddies, flourishing tropical forests, and tiny villages living according to an age-old agricultural clock that continues to play a major role in the locals' lifestyle. A tour of Thailand reveals a deep devotion to Buddhism, exemplified by eye-catching temples lavishly decorated with golden Buddha statues, simple shrines, and lively religious festivals celebrated throughout the country.