20 days in Thailand Itinerary

20 days in Thailand Itinerary

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20 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Warsaw
Fly:  18​h
1
Chiang Mai
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Ferry:  5​h 15​min
2
Ko Pha Ngan
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1​h 15​min
3
Koh Tao
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  5​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
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  7​h
8
Khao Yai National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
9
Bangkok
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Warsaw

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.
When in Chiang Mai, make a side trip to see Wat Phra That Doi Suthep in Doi Suthep, approximately 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Ched Yot, look for gifts at CM Armani, and pause for some serene contemplation at Orthodox Church of St. Vladimir.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Chiang Mai planning tool .

Warsaw, Poland to Chiang Mai is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Warsaw to Chiang Mai due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Warsaw in November; daily highs in Chiang Mai reach 37°C and lows reach 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

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 24th (Sun): have fun at Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium and then get interesting insight from Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: relax in the rural setting at Purina Sheep Farm, then enjoy the sand and surf at Salad Beach, and then take in the architecture and design of C&M Learn Thai Culture.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Ko Pha Ngan trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Chiang Mai to Ko Pha Ngan in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Ko Pha Ngan when traveling from Chiang Mai in November, with lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can ride a ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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C&M Learn Thai Culture ©
C&M Learn Thai Culture
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium ©
Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium

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.
On the 26th (Tue), have fun at Koh Tao CrossFit and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Koh Tao vacation planner.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Koh Tao in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Koh Tao CrossFit ©
Koh Tao CrossFit

2
nights
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
On the 27th (Wed), stroll around Krabi Elephant Sanctuary and then kick back and relax at Railay Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Thu): hike along Tab Kak Hang Nak Hill Nature Trail, stop by VICTORIA Fashion House, and then enjoy the sand and surf at PhraNang Cave Beach.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Krabi Town tour website .

Getting from Koh Tao to Krabi Town by combination of bus and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can catch the ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Krabi Elephant Sanctuary ©
Krabi Elephant Sanctuary
Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
PhraNang Cave Beach ©
PhraNang Cave 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 29th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Laem Tong Bay, head off the coast to Mosquito Island, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and finally don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint. Here are some ideas for day two: see the vivid underwater world at Ko Bida Nok, then explore the fascinating underground world of Ko Phi Phi Le, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Ko Phi Phi Don online tour itinerary builder .

Getting from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Ko Phi Phi Don can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Outdoors Nature
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.
On the 1st (Sun), take a memorable tour with Tours and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lanta Animal Welfare. On your second day here, head outdoors with Pirate Kayak Adventures, then look for gifts at The Boss Collection, and then take a peaceful walk through Thung Yee Pheng Mangrove Forest.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Ko Lanta trip itinerary planning tool .

You can ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta in an hour. In November, daily temperatures in Ko Lanta can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Lanta Animal Welfare ©
Lanta Animal Welfare
Scuba & Snorkeling
The Boss Collection ©
The Boss Collection

3
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Take a break from Patong with a short trip to Big Buddha Phuket in Chalong, about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, don't miss a visit to Bangla Road, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and find something for the whole family at Football Crazy Golf - Phuket.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Patong itinerary planner.

Ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Patong in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. December in Patong sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Khao Yai National Park.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Big Buddha Phuket, Karon Beach
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Bangla Road ©
Bangla Road
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach

1
night
Khao Yai National Park

Khao Yai National Park ©
The oldest national park in Thailand--and a World Heritage Site to boot--Khao Yai National Park impresses visitors with its waterfalls, mountainous terrain, and abundant monsoon forest.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): get outside with Khao Yai Bird Watching Day Trip by Thailand Bird Watching and then explore the striking landscape of Khao Yai National Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Khao Yai National Park trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Patong to Khao Yai National Park with the Route module. In December, daytime highs in Khao Yai National Park are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bangkok.

Things to do in Khao Yai National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Khao Yai National Park
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Khao Yai National Park ©
Khao Yai National Park

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.
Bangkok is known for historic sites, shopping, nightlife, spas, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Wat Pho, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine), browse the different shops at Siam Paragon, and explore the galleries of Jim Thompson House.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Bangkok trip simple and quick.

Getting from Khao Yai National Park to Bangkok by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

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

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