17 days in Thailand Itinerary

17 days in Thailand Itinerary

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17 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Chiang Mai
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Bangkok
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + bus + ferry:  4​h 45​min
3
Ko Pha Ngan
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
4
Krabi Town
— 2 nights
ferry:  1​h 30​min
5
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 2 nights
ferry:  45​min
6
Ko Lanta
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h 30​min
7
Patong, Phuket
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Bengaluru

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): take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Singh, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Wat Suan Dok. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Si Suphan, then delve into the distant past at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Chiang Mai road trip planner .

Bengaluru, India to Chiang Mai is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Bengaluru in November, plan for somewhat warmer days in Chiang Mai, with highs around 37°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Zipline
Wat Suan Dok ©
Wat Suan Dok

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Wat Pho and Historic City of Ayutthaya. The Grand Palace and Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Bangkok side-trips: Ayutthaya (Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon, Wat Mahathat, & more). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit), identify plant and animal life at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, and admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Bangkok online vacation maker .

Getting from Chiang Mai to Bangkok by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Chiang Mai in November since evenings lows in Bangkok dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Ayutthaya
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Historic City of Ayutthaya ©
Historic City of Ayutthaya
Wat Chaiwatthanaram ©
Wat Chaiwatthanaram

2
nights
Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Salad Beach and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Chaloklum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Thong Nai Pan Noi, then enjoy the sand and surf at Haad Yuan Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phu Khao Noi.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Ko Pha Ngan trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Bangkok to Ko Pha Ngan takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of flight and bus. In November, daily temperatures in Ko Pha Ngan can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Thong Nai Pan Noi ©
Thong Nai Pan Noi
Salad Beach
Salad Beach

2
nights
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
On the 22nd (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea), enjoy the sand and surf at Railay Beach, and then hike along Tab Kak Hang Nak Hill Nature Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the waterfront activity at Koh Lao Lading and then delve into the lush surroundings at Krabi Elephant Sanctuary.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Krabi Town itinerary planner .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Ko Pha Ngan to Krabi Town in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Krabi Town are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

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Krabi Elephant Sanctuary ©
Krabi Elephant Sanctuary
Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea) ©
Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea)
Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach

2
nights
Ko Phi Phi Don

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Laem Tong Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Loh Dalum Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Maya Bay, and then kick back and relax at Nui Beach.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Ko Phi Phi Don holiday app .

You can ride a ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Laem Tong Bay ©
Laem Tong Bay
Loh Dalum Beach ©
Loh Dalum Beach

2
nights
Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
On the 26th (Tue), get to know the fascinating history of Lanta Old Town, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then look for gifts at World Fashion Suits. Here are some ideas for day two: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then kick back and relax at Long Beach, and then kick back and relax at Diamond Cliff Beach.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ko Lanta trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta takes an hour. In November, daytime highs in Ko Lanta are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Lanta Old Town ©
Lanta Old Town

2
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Step out of the city life by going to Yanui Beach and Patong Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Speed Boats Tours and Karon View Point. Take a break from Patong with a short trip to Big Buddha Phuket in Chalong, about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get outside with Outdoor Activities, stop by Like A Boss, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Patong road trip planning app .

Ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Patong in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in November, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Yanui Beach, Karon View Point, Big Buddha Phuket
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Yanui Beach ©
Yanui Beach
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach

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