20 days in Thailand Itinerary

20 days in Thailand Itinerary

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20 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Manchester
+3
Fly + Drive + ferry + Drive:  20​h 45​min
1
Ko Chang
— 2 nights
+4
Drive + ferry + Drive + Fly + bus:  6​h 30​min
2
Krabi Town
— 2 nights
ferry:  4​h 30​min
3
Ko Lipe
— 1 night
ferry:  3​h 15​min
4
Ko Lanta
— 2 nights
ferry:  45​min
5
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 1 night
ferry:  2​h 30​min
6
Rawai, Phuket
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h
7
Bophut, Ko Samui
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
8
Ko Pha Ngan
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Manchester

2
nights
Ko Chang

Ko Chang ©
Ko Chang means "Elephant Island" and, though elephants are not indigenous to the island, visitors certainly see plenty of them on tours of protected reserves.
Step off the beaten path and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and White Sand Beach. Get outdoors at Khlong Prao Beach and Wai Chaek Beach. There's more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and take in the dramatic scenery at Klong Plu Waterfall.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Ko Chang trip itinerary maker site .

Manchester, UK to Ko Chang is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight and ferry. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Manchester to Ko Chang due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Manchester in November; daily highs in Ko Chang reach 37°C and lows reach 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Ko Chang

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Klong Plu Waterfall ©
Klong Plu Waterfall
Khlong Prao Beach ©
Khlong Prao Beach
White Sand Beach ©
White Sand Beach

2
nights
Krabi Town

Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Speed Boats Tours and Chicken Island. Take a break from the city and head to Tup Island and Bamboo Island. The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from Railay View Point, step off the mainland to explore Poda Island, explore and take pictures at Krabi Coastal Fisheries Research and Development Center, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea).

Start your trip to Krabi Town by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Ko Chang to Krabi Town by combination of ferry, flight, and bus takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ko Lipe.

Things to do in Krabi Town

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Speed Boats Tours
Bamboo Island ©
Bamboo Island
Tup Island ©
Tup Island

1
night
Ko Lipe

With a name that means "Paper Island" in the local Chao Ley language, Ko Lipe is known for its white sand beaches, historical villages, and diving attractions.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Ko Lipe, then enjoy the sand and surf at Pattaya Beach, and then step off the mainland to explore Koh Hin Ngam. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Outdoor Activities and then head outdoors with Sunrise Beach.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Ko Lipe driving holiday planner.

You can ride a ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Lipe in 4.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Krabi Town to Ko Lipe. November in Ko Lipe sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Lipe

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Koh Hin Ngam
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Sunrise Beach ©
Sunrise Beach
Pattaya Beach ©
Pattaya Beach

2
nights
Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
On the 17th (Sun), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 18th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Kantiang Bay, stroll through Lanta Animal Welfare, and then explore and take pictures at Muay Thai at Klong Dao Stadium.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Ko Lanta route planner .

You can ride a ferry from Ko Lipe to Ko Lanta in 3.5 hours. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In November in Ko Lanta, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can catch the ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Kantiang Bay ©
Kantiang Bay
Muay Thai at Klong Dao Stadium ©
Muay Thai at Klong Dao Stadium

1
night
Ko Phi Phi Don

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
On the 19th (Tue), Head underground at Ko Phi Phi Le, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Ko Phi Phi Don road trip planner.

Ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Ko Phi Phi Don in an hour. In November, daily temperatures in Ko Phi Phi Don can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rawai.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint ©
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint

2
nights
Rawai, Phuket

A trip to Rawai, a beach resort on the island of Phuket, rewards visitors with access to quirky museums, heritage sites, and animal conservation projects.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): look for gifts at South Wind Books, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then identify plant and animal life at Gibbon Rehabilitation Project. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Promthep Cape, then take some stellar pictures from Nai Harn Beach, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Rawai trip website .

You can ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Rawai in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In November, daytime highs in Rawai are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Rawai

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Phuket Town, The Gibbon Rehabilitation Project (GRP)
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nai Harn Beach ©
Nai Harn Beach

2
nights
Bophut, Ko Samui

Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Plai Laem, then look for gifts at Classic International Suits, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Maenam Beach, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then get your game on at Extreme VR Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Bophut trip itinerary app .

Getting from Rawai to Bophut by combination of bus and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Maenam Beach
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Maenam Beach ©
Maenam Beach
Wat Plai Laem ©
Wat Plai Laem

4
nights
Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Get in touch with nature at Thong Nai Pan Noi and Salad Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bottle Beach and Khao Ra. Spend the 24th (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Chao Mae Kuan Im Shrine, explore and take pictures at Purina Sheep Farm, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Ko Pha Ngan trip planner .

Traveling by car from Bophut to Ko Pha Ngan takes 4 hours. November in Ko Pha Ngan sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 30°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 27th (Wed).

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Thong Nai Pan Noi ©
Thong Nai Pan Noi
Bottle Beach ©
Bottle Beach

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