20 days in Thailand Itinerary

20 days in Thailand Itinerary

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20 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Bangkok
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + bus + ferry:  4​h 45​min
2
Ko Pha Ngan
— 3 nights
ferry:  1​h 15​min
3
Koh Tao
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  5​h 45​min
4
Krabi Town
— 1 day
ferry:  1​h 30​min
5
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 3 nights
ferry:  45​min
6
Ko Lanta
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h 30​min
7
Patong, Phuket
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
8
Chiang Mai
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: London

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: make a trip to Wat Pho, hunt for treasures at Chatuchak Weekend Market, step into the grandiose world of The Grand Palace, and browse the different shops at Siam Paragon.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bangkok trip itinerary planner .

London, UK to Bangkok is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from London in October, expect Bangkok to be warmer, temps between 38°C and 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bangkok

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

3
nights
Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Spend the 5th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: have fun at Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium, kick back and relax at Salad Beach, stroll through Ao Plai Laem, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chao Mae Kuan Im Shrine.

For ratings and tourist information, read our Ko Pha Ngan trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Bangkok to Ko Pha Ngan in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of flight and bus. October in Ko Pha Ngan sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to catch the ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Salad Beach
Salad Beach
Purina Sheep Farm ©
Purina Sheep Farm

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Koh Tao trip maker site .

You can ride a ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Koh Tao in 1.5 hours. In October in Koh Tao, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
day
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
On the 9th (Wed), stop by Alex's Fashion, then enjoy the sand and surf at PhraNang Cave Beach, and then kick back and relax at Railay Beach.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Krabi Town vacation planning app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Koh Tao to Krabi Town in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Koh Tao in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Krabi Town, with lows around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to catch the ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
PhraNang Cave Beach ©
PhraNang Cave Beach
Alex's Fashion ©
Alex's Fashion

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: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, stroll through Laem Tong Bay, enjoy the sand and surf at Maya Bay, and cool off at Aquaride.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Ko Phi Phi Don trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 1.5 hours. October in Ko Phi Phi Don sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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 13th (Sun): get outside with Pirate Kayak Adventures, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lanta Animal Welfare, and then admire all the interesting features of Shaan and Jeevan's Eco-Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Mon): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Ko Lanta trip planner .

Traveling by ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in October, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

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

3
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Change things up with a short trip to Big Buddha Phuket in Chalong (about 46 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, have some family-friendly fun at Phuket Kart, don't miss a visit to Bangla Road, and enjoy the sand and surf at Patong Beach.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Patong road trip tool .

Ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Patong in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In October in Patong, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Patong

Fun & Games Outdoors Shopping

Side Trip

Big Buddha Phuket
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 18th (Fri): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, make a trip to Wat Ched Yot, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

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Getting from Patong to Chiang Mai by combination of bus and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in October, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

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

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