21 days in Thailand Itinerary

21 days in Thailand Itinerary

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21 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Bangkok
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Bophut, Ko Samui
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + bus + ferry:  9​h 30​min
3
Ko Lanta
— 3 nights
ferry:  45​min
4
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 3 nights
ferry:  2​h
5
Phuket Town
— 6 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
6
Bangkok
— Few hours
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Manchester


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3
nights
Bangkok

Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
On the 10th (Fri), get outside with Maxfit Bangkok, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area. Keep things going the next day: stop by S.J. International, enjoy some diversion at Gosnoop, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Bowonniwet Vihara.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Bangkok journey planner .

Manchester, UK to Bangkok is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Manchester in April: high temperatures in Bangkok hover around 41°C and lows are around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Bangkok

Outdoors Tours Fun & Games
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Wat Bowonniwet Vihara ©
Wat Bowonniwet Vihara
Thermal Spas

4
nights
Bophut, Ko Samui

Bophut
Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Choeng Mon Beach and Khanom Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Off-Road Tours and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Coral Cove Beach, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, stop by Rocky's Fashion, and pause for some serene contemplation at Chinese Temple.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Bophut vacation builder website .

Getting from Bangkok to Bophut by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Bangkok in April: highs in Bophut hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ko Samui, Mae Nam, Khanom Beach
Highlights from your plan
Choeng Mon Beach
Choeng Mon Beach
Off-Road Tours
Namuang Safari Park ©
Namuang Safari Park

3
nights
Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta ©
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Get outdoors at Bamboo Beach (Had Mai Phai) and Nui Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Diamond Cliff Beach and Lighthouse. And it doesn't end there: head off the coast to Ko Jum, explore the fascinating underground world of Khao Mai Kaew Cave, wander the streets of Eco Art Village, and stop by Tiger of Koh Lanta.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Ko Lanta online route planner .

Do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry from Bophut to Ko Lanta in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and ferry. Traveling from Bophut in April, expect slightly colder with lows of 27°C in Ko Lanta. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Ko Jum ©
Ko Jum
Bamboo Beach (Had Mai Phai) ©
Bamboo Beach (Had Mai Phai)
Diamond Cliff Beach ©
Diamond Cliff Beach

3
nights
Ko Phi Phi Don

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Here are some ideas for day two: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area and then enjoy the sand and surf at Laem Tong Bay.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Ko Phi Phi Don road trip tool .

Traveling by ferry from Phuket Town to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in April, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Mosquito Island ©
Mosquito Island
Long Beach ©
Long Beach

6
nights
Phuket Town

The economic hub of the eponymous island, Phuket Town attracted merchants from China, India, and Portugal long before it became a tourist destination.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Mai Khao Beach and Rawai Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Phuket Trickeye Museum and Sangtham Shrine. Get out of town with these interesting Phuket Town side-trips: Rawai (Scuba & Snorkeling, Yanui Beach, & more), Karon View Point (in Karon) and Phang Nga Elephant Park (in Phang Nga). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Bang Tao Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kamala Beach, get great views at Khao Rang Hill View Point, and make a trip to Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong).

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Traveling by ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Phuket Town takes 2 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Phuket Town can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. On the 28th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Phuket Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Rawai, Phuket, Patong, Phang Nga Elephant Park, Thalang National Museum
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Phang Nga Elephant Park ©
Phang Nga Elephant Park
Yanui Beach ©
Yanui Beach

few
hours
Bangkok

Bangkok
To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Bangkok online holiday maker .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Phuket Town to Bangkok in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. On the 28th (Tue), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Tours Nightlife

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