18 days in Thailand Itinerary

18 days in Thailand Itinerary

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18 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  15​h
1
Bangkok
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Pak Phli
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h
3
Patong, Phuket
— 2 nights
taxi + ferry:  2​h 30​min
4
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 3 nights
+3
ferry + taxi + bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Ang Thong, Ko Samui
— 1 night
ferry:  2​h 30​min
6
Koh Tao
— 1 night
ferry:  1​h 15​min
7
Ko Pha Ngan
— 3 nights
+2
ferry + bus + Fly:  5​h 15​min
8
Chiang Mai
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Brussels

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.
Bangkok is known for historic sites, shopping, nightlife, spas, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Wat Pho, explore the historical opulence of The Grand Palace, admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House, and look for gifts at Tom's Fashion.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bangkok tour planner .

Brussels, Belgium to Bangkok is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Indochina Time is 6 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Brussels in July: highs in Bangkok hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Pak Phli.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Historic Sites Wildlife
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Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World ©
SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace

1
night
Pak Phli

Pak Phli ©
On the 5th (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Khao Yai National Park.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Pak Phli travel planning site .

You can drive from Bangkok to Pak Phli in 2.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Pak Phli can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Pak Phli

Parks Nature
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Khao Yai National Park ©
Khao Yai National Park

2
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Patong Beach, then don't miss a visit to Bangla Road, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Karon Beach, get your game on at Phuket Kart, then get your game on at Football Crazy Golf - Phuket, and finally get your game on at The Kids Club Phuket.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Patong online travel route planner .

Explore your travel options from Pak Phli to Patong with the Route module. In July, daily temperatures in Patong can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Karon Beach
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
The Kids Club Phuket ©
The Kids Club Phuket

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.
Ko Phi Phi Don is known for nature, wildlife, adventure, beaches, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Laem Tong Bay, see the vivid underwater world at Ko Bida Nok, and contemplate the waterfront views at Maya Bay.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Ko Phi Phi Don trip planner.

Do a combination of taxi and ferry from Patong to Ko Phi Phi Don in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Ang Thong.

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
Laem Tong Bay ©
Laem Tong Bay

1
night
Ang Thong, Ko Samui

Ang Thong ©
As the capital of a province of the same name, Ang Thong boasts a rich history--most notably as an outpost during the war against the Burmese and the birthplace of Nai Dok and Nai Thongkaeo, two of the war's venerated heroes.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Mu Ko Ang Thong National Marine Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Ang Thong day trip site .

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ang Thong in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight; or do a combination of ferry and bus. July in Ang Thong sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 31°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to ride a ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ang Thong

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Mu Ko Ang Thong National Marine Park ©

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 12th (Sun): stroll through Laem Thian and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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Ride a ferry from Ang Thong to Koh Tao in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Ko Pha Ngan is known for beaches, wildlife, spas, adventure, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, look for gifts at Sugar & Spice, putt your heart out at Phangan Adventure MiniGolf, and experience rural life at Purina Sheep Farm.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Ko Pha Ngan online tour planner .

You can ride a ferry from Koh Tao to Ko Pha Ngan in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Ko Pha Ngan can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Salad Beach
Salad Beach
C&M Learn Thai Culture ©
C&M Learn Thai Culture

3
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 16th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then have some family-friendly fun at Chiangmai Speedkart. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Singh and then look for all kinds of wild species at Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Chiang Mai online driving holiday planner .

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Ko Pha Ngan to Chiang Mai in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of ferry and train. In July, daytime highs in Chiang Mai are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan

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