17 days in Thailand Itinerary

17 days in Thailand Itinerary

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17 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Chiang Mai
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Chiang Rai
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
3
Bangkok
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Ferry:  6​h 15​min
4
Koh Tao
— 1 night
Ferry:  1​h 15​min
5
Ko Pha Ngan
— 2 nights
+3
Ferry + Bus + Fly + Bus:  5​h 45​min
6
Patong, Phuket
— 3 nights
Taxi + Ferry:  2​h 30​min
7
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 3 nights
+3
Ferry + Foot + Bus + Fly:  18​h
End: Tel Aviv

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chiang Mai: Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community (in Chom Thong) and Wat Phra That Doi Suthep (in Doi Suthep). There's lots more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pikanesuan Devalai Chiangmai, pause for some serene contemplation at Orthodox Church of St. Vladimir, and have some family-friendly fun at Chiangmai Speedkart.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Chiang Mai trip site .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Chiang Mai is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Tel Aviv to Chiang Mai is 5 hours. Traveling from Tel Aviv in October, you will find days in Chiang Mai are somewhat warmer (38°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can go by car to Chiang Rai.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan

1
night
Chiang Rai

Chiang Rai ©
Enjoy a cultural and relaxing vacation in Chiang Rai, the capital city of an eponymous province.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha), look for gifts at El Jardin by Dek Ban Suan, then don't miss a visit to Tad Kwan Village Park & Waterfall, then view the masterpieces at De'Cashmere Co.,Ltd, and finally don't miss a visit to Wat Rong Khun.

Make your Chiang Rai itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Chiang Rai sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Chiang Rai

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Wat Rong Khun ©
Wat Rong Khun
El Jardin by Dek Ban Suan ©
El Jardin by Dek Ban Suan

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.
Bangkok is known for historic sites, shopping, nightlife, spas, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Wat Pho, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun), make a trip to Chatuchak Weekend Market, and meet the residents at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bangkok sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Chiang Rai to Bangkok in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Bangkok when traveling from Chiang Rai in October, with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Koh Tao.

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)

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 17th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Laem Thian and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Koh Tao sightseeing planning site .

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Bangkok to Koh Tao takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in October, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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 18th (Fri): take in the architecture and design of C&M Learn Thai Culture, then have fun at Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then tour or see a game at Phangan Jorkyball.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Ko Pha Ngan day trip planner .

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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
C&M Learn Thai Culture ©
C&M Learn Thai Culture
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium ©
Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium

3
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
When in Patong, make a side trip to see Big Buddha Phuket in Chalong, approximately 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, don't miss a visit to Wat Suwan Khiriwong, buy something for everyone on your list at Jungceylon, and enjoy the sand and surf at Patong Beach.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Patong tour itinerary builder site .

Traveling by combination of ferry, flight, and bus from Ko Pha Ngan to Patong takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect slightly colder evenings in Patong when traveling from Ko Pha Ngan in October, with lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Karon Beach, Big Buddha Phuket, Phuket Golf Leisure Co., Ltd.
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Bangla Road ©
Bangla Road
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach

3
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.
On the 23rd (Wed), explore the fascinating underground world of Ko Phi Phi Le, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Nui Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Maya Bay, and then see the vivid underwater world at Ko Bida Nok.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Ko Phi Phi Don road trip planning tool .

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Patong to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In October, daily temperatures in Ko Phi Phi Don can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le
Scuba & Snorkeling
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint ©
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint

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