17 days in Thailand Itinerary

17 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Start: New York City
Fly:  21 h 30 min
1
Chiang Mai
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
2
Koh Tao
— 1 night
Ferry:  1 h 15 min
3
Ko Pha Ngan
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
4
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 1 night
Ferry:  1 h 15 min
5
Patong, Phuket
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
6
Bangkok
— 5 nights
Fly:  22 h 45 min
End: New York City

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Singh, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, thensoothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally admire the striking features of Wat Chiang Man.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Chiang Mai trip itinerary planner.

New York City, USA to Chiang Mai is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Indochina Time is 12 hours. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in February; daily highs in Chiang Mai reach 91°F and lows reach 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan
Wat Phra Singh ©
Wat Phra Singh

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.
On the 17th (Sun), choose your vessel at Unseen Tours Koh Tao. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Mon): view the masterpieces at The Gallery, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Koh Tao online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Chiang Mai to Koh Tao takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Chiang Mai in February, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 78°F in Koh Tao. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Unseen Tours Koh Tao ©
Unseen Tours Koh Tao
Spas & Wellness

2
nights
Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
On the 19th (Tue), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, thenhave fun at Phangan Jorkyball, and then enjoy some diversion at Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Salad Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chao Mae Kuan Im Shrine, thenlook for gifts at Pet Tawan Silver Jewelry, and finally get your game on at Playground and Cafe.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Ko Pha Ngan trip itinerary planning site.

You can ride a ferry from Koh Tao to Ko Pha Ngan in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in February, and nighttime lows around 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Fun & Games Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium ©
Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium
Phangan Jorkyball ©
Phangan Jorkyball

1
night
Ko Phi Phi Don

Ko Phi Phi Don ©
Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
On the 21st (Thu), don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint, thensee some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Ko Phi Phi Le. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Laem Tong Bay, step off the mainland to explore Bamboo Island, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Viking Cave.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Ko Phi Phi Don road trip planning site.

Fly from Ko Pha Ngan to Ko Phi Phi Don in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Ko Pha Ngan in February: highs in Ko Phi Phi Don hover around 93°F, while lows dip to 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Bamboo Island
Highlights from your plan
Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le
Scuba & Snorkeling
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint ©
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint

2
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
On the 23rd (Sat), relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, don't miss a visit to Bangla Road, and then get interesting insight from Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sun): buy something for everyone on your list at Jungceylon, kick back and relax at Patong Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Karon Beach.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Patong road trip planning website.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Patong in 3 hours. February in Patong sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 73°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Karon Beach
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Bangla Road ©
Bangla Road
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach

5
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 shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market, admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House, and get great views at Wat Saket.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bangkok holiday maker tool.

Fly from Patong to Bangkok in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in February, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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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