18 days in Thailand Itinerary

18 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bangkok
— 2 nights
2
Ayutthaya
— 2 nights
3
Koh Tao
— 1 night
4
Khao Sok National Park
— 2 nights
5
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 2 nights
6
Ko Lanta
— 2 nights
7
Ko Lipe
— 2 nights

2
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.
Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine).

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Bangkok visit app.

Sydney, Australia to Bangkok is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Bangkok, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In March, Bangkok is a bit warmer than Sydney - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to take a shuttle to Ayutthaya.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho

2
nights
Ayutthaya

Ayutthaya ©
Located just east of the famous ruins after which it is named, Ayutthaya provides the setting for a holiday of historical, natural, and cultural exploration.
On the 18th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Historic City of Ayutthaya, delve into the distant past at Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Suwan Dararam Ratchaworawihan, and finally admire the striking features of Wat Maha That. On your second day here, delve into the distant past at Wat Phra Sri Sanphet, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Lokayasutharam), thentake an in-depth tour of Pridi Banomyong Memorial, and finally delve into the distant past at Wat Chaiwatthanaram.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Ayutthaya day trip planning tool.

Take a shuttle from Bangkok to Ayutthaya in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. March in Ayutthaya sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ayutthaya

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Wat Maha That ©
Wat Maha That
Historic City of Ayutthaya ©
Historic City of Ayutthaya
Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon ©
Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon

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 20th (Fri): head off the coast to Koh Nang Yuan, thentake a memorable tour with Tours, and then stop by Flipflop and Treacle. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Aow Leuk Bay and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Koh Tao trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Ayutthaya to Koh Tao takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or take a bus. While traveling from Ayutthaya, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Koh Tao, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Khao Sok National Park.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Climbing Tours
Koh Nang Yuan ©
Koh Nang Yuan

2
nights
Khao Sok National Park

Khao Sok National Park ©
While on tour of Khao Sok National Park, you'll discover a dense jungle, towering karst formations, and a man-made lake.
Change things up with these side-trips from Khao Sok National Park: Rommanee Hot Spring (in Kapong), Phang Nga Elephant Park (in Phang Nga) and Takua Pa (Khao Lak-Lam Ru National Park, Old Takua Pa Sunday Market, &more). It doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Khao Sok Elephant Sanctuary.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Khao Sok National Park online journey planner.

Getting from Koh Tao to Khao Sok National Park by combination of ferry and bus takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Koh Tao in March, expect slightly colder with lows of °C in Khao Sok National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Khao Sok National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Takua Pa, Rommanee Hot Spring, Phang Nga Elephant Park
Highlights from your plan
Phang Nga Elephant Park ©
Phang Nga Elephant Park
Khao Lak-Lam Ru National Park ©
Khao Lak-Lam Ru National Park
Koh Kho Khao Island ©
Koh Kho Khao Island

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 25th (Wed), kick back and relax at Laem Tong Bay, thenexplore the fascinating underground world of Ko Phi Phi Le, thentake a memorable tour with Tours, and finally don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint. Keep things going the next day: head off the coast to Mosquito Island, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Nui Beach, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Viking Cave, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Long Beach.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Ko Phi Phi Don trip app.

Explore your travel options from Khao Sok National Park to Ko Phi Phi Don with the Route module. In March, daytime highs in Ko Phi Phi Don are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to catch the ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le
Scuba & Snorkeling
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint ©
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint

2
nights
Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta ©
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): get interesting insight from Tours, stroll through Lanta Animal Welfare, and then look for gifts at World Fashion Suits. Keep things going the next day: head off the coast to Koh Rok Island and then get to know the fascinating history of Lanta Old Town.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Ko Lanta trip app.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta takes 1.5 hours. March in Ko Lanta sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Ko Lipe.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Lanta Animal Welfare ©
Lanta Animal Welfare
Scuba & Snorkeling
Lanta Old Town ©
Lanta Old Town

2
nights
Ko Lipe

With a name that means "Paper Island" in the local Chao Ley language, Ko Lipe is known for its white sand beaches, historical villages, and diving attractions.
On the 29th (Sun), kick back and relax at Sunrise Beach, thensee some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then step off the mainland to explore Ko Lipe. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Sunset Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sanom Beach, and then kick back and relax at Pattaya Beach.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Ko Lipe online tour itinerary planner.

Ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Ko Lipe in 4 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ko Lanta to Ko Lipe. Traveling from Ko Lanta in March, Ko Lipe is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. On the 31st (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Ko Lipe

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Ko Lipe
Ko Lipe
Sunrise Beach ©
Sunrise Beach

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