17 days in Thailand Itinerary

17 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Chiang Mai
— 2 nights
2
Patong, Phuket
— 2 nights
3
Ko Lanta
— 2 nights
4
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 2 nights
5
Krabi Town
— 1 night
6
Koh Tao
— 1 night
7
Ko Pha Ngan
— 2 nights
8
Bangkok
— 3 nights

2
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.
Step out of Chiang Mai with an excursion to Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community in Mae Wang--about 1h 5 min away. There's still lots to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Singh, explore the ancient world of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, and hunt for treasures at Mae Hia Fresh Market.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Chiang Mai road trip planning app.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Chiang Mai is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Indochina Time (ICT) is 6 hours. In December, Chiang Mai is much warmer than Amsterdam - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife Historic Sites Tours

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

2
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): view the masterpieces at The Phuket Gallery, thendon't miss a visit to Bangla Road, thenindulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally take a memorable tour with Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: buy something for everyone on your list at Jungceylon, enjoy the sand and surf at Patong Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Patong Mosque, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Big Buddha Phuket, and finally look for gifts at Dress Men Fashion.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Patong day trip app.

Fly from Chiang Mai to Patong in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Chiang Mai in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Patong, with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Shopping Beaches

Side Trip

Big Buddha Phuket
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Bangla Road ©
Bangla Road
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach

2
nights
Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
On the 26th (Sat), look for gifts at The Boss Collection, thenstroll through Lanta Animal Welfare, and then meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sun): pick up some local products at Monday Flea Market, thenget outside with Pirate Kayak Adventures, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Ko Lanta itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Patong to Ko Lanta in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or ride a ferry. In December, daily temperatures in Ko Lanta can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors Wildlife Adventure
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Shark Diving
Lanta Animal Welfare ©
Lanta Animal Welfare
The Boss Collection ©
The Boss Collection

2
nights
Ko Phi Phi Don

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): kick back and relax at Laem Tong Bay, thenmeet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, and then make a trip to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint. On your second day here, explore the fascinating underground world of Ko Phi Phi Le, thenexplore the gorgeous colors at Ko Bida Nok, and then head off the coast to Mosquito Island.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Ko Phi Phi Don trip builder website.

Getting from Ko Lanta to Ko Phi Phi Don by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Ko Phi Phi Don can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Shark Diving
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint ©
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint
Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le

1
night
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 30th (Wed): kick back and relax at PhraNang Cave Beach and then kick back and relax at Railay Beach.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Krabi Town trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Krabi Town takes 2.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Krabi Town can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
PhraNang Cave Beach ©
PhraNang Cave 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 31st (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas and then look for gifts at May & Co. General Store.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Koh Tao online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Krabi Town to Koh Tao takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. In December in Koh Tao, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
May & Co. General Store ©
May & Co. General Store

2
nights
Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Pha Ngan ©
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): kick back and relax at Salad Beach and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On your second day here, stop by Natural Kite Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phu Khao Noi, and then learn and have fun at C&M Learn Thai Culture.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Ko Pha Ngan trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Koh Tao to Ko Pha Ngan in 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Ko Pha Ngan can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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C&M Learn Thai Culture ©
C&M Learn Thai Culture
Scuba & Snorkeling
Natural Kite Park ©
Natural Kite Park

3
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.
When in Bangkok, make a side trip to see Wat Maha That in Ayutthaya, approximately Ayutthaya away. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market, and admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Bangkok trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Ko Pha Ngan to Bangkok takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Ko Pha Ngan in January, expect slightly colder with lows of °C in Bangkok. On the 5th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Wat Maha That
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

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