18 days in Thailand Itinerary

18 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bangkok
— 2 nights
2
Ko Pha Ngan
— 2 nights
3
Koh Tao
— 1 night
4
Krabi Town
— 1 night
5
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 2 nights
6
Patong, Phuket
— 2 nights
7
Chiang Mai
— 2 nights
8
Ayutthaya
— 3 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.
Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew) has been added to your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, shop like a local with Chatuchak Weekend Market, take some stellar pictures from Wat Saket, and pause for some serene contemplation at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun).

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Bangkok trip planner.

Manchester, UK to Bangkok is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Manchester to Bangkok. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Manchester in September, with highs in Bangkok at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

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 13th (Sun): kick back and relax at Salad Beach and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: tour or see a game at Phangan Jorkyball, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then take in the architecture and design of C&M Learn Thai Culture.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Ko Pha Ngan online visit planner.

You can fly from Bangkok to Ko Pha Ngan in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and ferry. In September in Ko Pha Ngan, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can catch the ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
C&M Learn Thai Culture ©
C&M Learn Thai Culture
Scuba & Snorkeling
Phangan Jorkyball ©
Phangan Jorkyball

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 15th (Tue): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Koh Tao vacation planner.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Koh Tao takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Spas & Wellness

1
night
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): delve into the lush surroundings at Krabi Elephant Sanctuary, thenstop by Alex's Fashion, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Railay Beach.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Krabi Town trip site.

You can fly from Koh Tao to Krabi Town in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Koh Tao in September since evenings lows in Krabi Town dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to catch the ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Krabi Elephant Sanctuary ©
Krabi Elephant Sanctuary
Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
Alex's Fashion ©
Alex's Fashion

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): make a trip to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Nui Beach, and finally head off the coast to Mosquito Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): stroll through Laem Tong Bay, thenHead underground at Viking Cave, thenhead off the coast to Ko Phi Phi Le, and finally see the vivid underwater world at Ko Bida Nok.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Ko Phi Phi Don visit planner.

You can ride a ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don in 2.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Ko Phi Phi Don can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Nature Outdoors
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 19th (Sat), look for gifts at New Era's Vienna, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, thendon't miss a visit to Bangla Road, and finally see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Patong Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Banana Beach, and then get your game on at Phuket Kart.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Patong online holiday planner.

Ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Patong in 3 hours. September in Patong sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Chet Lin, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, thenlook for gifts at Mesimu, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pikanesuan Devalai Chiangmai. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Singh, thendelve into the distant past at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, thenrelax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Orthodox Church of St. Vladimir.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Chiang Mai sightseeing tool.

Traveling by flight from Patong to Chiang Mai takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Ayutthaya.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Tours Historic Sites Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Phra Singh ©
Wat Phra Singh
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wihan Phramongkhon Bophit, steep yourself in history at Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Suwan Dararam Ratchaworawihan, and finally delve into the distant past at Wat Maha That. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Bang Pa In Palace, delve into the distant past at Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Lokayasutharam), and then delve into the distant past at Wat Phra Sri Sanphet.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Ayutthaya trip itinerary website.

Getting from Chiang Mai to Ayutthaya by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 25th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ayutthaya

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Bang Pa In Palace
Highlights from your plan
Wat Maha That ©
Wat Maha That
Wihan Phramongkhon Bophit ©
Wihan Phramongkhon Bophit

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