17 days in Thailand Itinerary

17 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Start: Amsterdam
Fly + Bus:  14 h 45 min
1
Bophut, Ko Samui
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
2
Ko Pha Ngan
— 3 nights
+3
Ferry + Bus + Fly + Bus:  5 h 45 min
3
Rawai, Phuket
— 1 night
Ferry:  1 h 15 min
4
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 2 nights
Ferry:  45 min
5
Ko Lanta
— 2 nights
+3
Ferry + Drive + Bus + Fly:  6 h 15 min
6
Bangkok
— 1 day
Fly:  3 h 30 min
7
Sukhothai
— 4 nights
Fly:  17 h 45 min
End: Amsterdam

1
night
Bophut, Ko Samui

Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Maenam Beach, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then look for gifts at Amazonas Beachwear. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Plai Laem, enjoy the sand and surf at Malibu beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Samrong Beach.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Bophut road trip planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Bophut is an approximately 17- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Bophut is 6 hours. In October, Bophut is much warmer than Amsterdam - with highs of 37°C and lows of 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Maenam Beach
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Wat Plai Laem ©
Wat Plai Laem
Maenam Beach ©
Maenam Beach

3
nights
Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Pha Ngan ©
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
We've included these beaches for you: Thong Nai Pan Noi and Salad Beach. Get outdoors at Bottle Beach and Haad Khom. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Ao Plai Laem, experience rural life at Purina Sheep Farm, get interesting insight from Tours, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Chao Mae Kuan Im Shrine.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Ko Pha Ngan trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bophut to Ko Pha Ngan takes 4 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Ko Pha Ngan can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rawai.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Thong Nai Pan Noi ©
Thong Nai Pan Noi
Bottle Beach ©
Bottle Beach
Haad Khom ©
Haad Khom

1
night
Rawai, Phuket

Rawai ©
A trip to Rawai, a beach resort on the island of Phuket, rewards visitors with access to quirky museums, heritage sites, and animal conservation projects.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong), examine the collection at Phuket 3D Museum, look for gifts at Freedom Boardsports, then enjoy the sand and surf at Nai Harn Beach, and finally take some stellar pictures from Karon View Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Andys Scuba Diving Phuket.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Rawai trip planning tool.

Getting from Ko Pha Ngan to Rawai by combination of ferry, bus, and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Ko Pha Ngan in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Rawai, with lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Rawai

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Phuket Town, Freedom Boardsports, Karon View Point
Highlights from your plan
Phuket 3D Museum ©
Phuket 3D Museum
Andys Scuba Diving Phuket ©
Andys Scuba Diving Phuket
Nai Harn Beach ©
Nai Harn Beach

2
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 1st (Fri), kick back and relax at Long Beach and then Head underground at Ko Phi Phi Le. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint, make a short side trip with Phi Phi Island Boat Tours, and then step off the mainland to explore Bamboo Island.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Ko Phi Phi Don trip itinerary site.

You can ride a ferry from Rawai to Ko Phi Phi Don in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In October, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can catch the ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Bamboo Island
Highlights from your plan
Bamboo Island ©
Bamboo Island
Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Phi Phi Island Boat Tours ©
Phi Phi Island Boat Tours

2
nights
Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): stop by The Tiger Collections, stroll through Lanta Animal Welfare, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lanta Klong Nin Beach, and finally take a peaceful walk through Thung Yee Pheng Mangrove Forest. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Mon): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Ko Lanta tour itinerary maker website.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Lanta Klong Nin Beach ©
Lanta Klong Nin Beach
The Tiger Collections ©
The Tiger Collections

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): get great views at Wat Saket, buy something for everyone on your list at CentralWorld, then browse the range of quality goods at Terminal 21, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit).

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Bangkok trip builder app.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Ko Lanta to Bangkok in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, shuttle, and flight; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight. In November, daytime highs in Bangkok are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Sukhothai.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Terminal 21 ©
Terminal 21
Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit) ©
Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit)
CentralWorld ©
CentralWorld

4
nights
Sukhothai

Sukhothai ©
A trip to Sukhothai is a must for anyone interested in the origins of the Thai empire, which began in this city in the 13th century.
Escape the urban bustle at Si Satchanalai Historical Park and Green E-bike Sukhothai. Wat Maha That and Wat Sri Sawai are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Wat Sa Si, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sukhothai Historical Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Chedi Si Hong, and admire the landmark architecture of Wat Si Chum.

Before you visit Sukhothai, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can fly from Bangkok to Sukhothai in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In November in Sukhothai, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Sukhothai

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Wat Maha That ©
Wat Maha That
Wat Si Chum ©
Wat Si Chum
Si Satchanalai Historical Park ©
Si Satchanalai Historical Park

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