21 days in Thailand Itinerary

21 days in Thailand Itinerary

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21 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly + bus:  13​h 45​min
1
Patong, Phuket
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h 30​min
2
Ko Lanta
— 2 nights
ferry:  45​min
3
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 2 nights
ferry:  1​h 30​min
4
Krabi Town
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  2​h 30​min
5
Bophut, Ko Samui
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
6
Ko Pha Ngan
— 3 nights
+2
ferry + bus + Fly:  4​h
7
Pattaya
— 2 nights
shuttle:  1​h 30​min
8
Bangkok
— 3 nights
shuttle:  1​h
9
Ayutthaya
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Zurich

2
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Freedom Beach and Karon View Point. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Patong: Nai Harn Beach (in Nai Harn), Chalong (Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong) & Big Buddha Phuket) and Kayaking & Canoeing (in Phuket Town). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Bangla Road and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Patong trip itinerary planning tool .

Zurich, Switzerland to Patong is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Zurich to Patong is 6 hours. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Zurich in April: high temperatures in Patong hover around 38°C and lows are around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Phuket Town, Nai Harn Beach, Karon View Point
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Karon View Point ©
Karon View Point
Bangla Road ©
Bangla Road

2
nights
Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta ©
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): stroll through Lanta Animal Welfare and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. On the next day, head off the coast to Koh Rok Island, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Lanta Old Town, and then look for gifts at The Tiger Collections.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Ko Lanta online travel route planner .

Ride a ferry from Patong to Ko Lanta in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In April, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to catch the ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Lanta Animal Welfare ©
Lanta Animal Welfare
Koh Rok Island ©
Koh Rok Island
Lanta Old Town ©
Lanta Old Town

2
nights
Ko Phi Phi Don

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
On the 7th (Tue), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Long Beach, and then make a trip to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Laem Tong Bay, Head underground at Ko Phi Phi Le, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Maya Bay.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Ko Phi Phi Don tour itinerary builder .

Traveling by ferry from Ko Lanta to Ko Phi Phi Don takes an hour. In April in Ko Phi Phi Don, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to ride a ferry to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint ©
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint

2
nights
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
On the 9th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea), then look for gifts at de' MARCO Fashions, and then head off the coast to Bamboo Island. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Railay Beach, head off the coast to Poda Island, and then take some stellar pictures from Railay View Point.

You can plan Krabi Town trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Krabi Town takes 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Krabi Town are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Bamboo Island ©
Bamboo Island
Railay View Point ©
Railay View Point
de' MARCO Fashions ©
de' MARCO Fashions

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): look for gifts at Classic International Suits, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Plai Laem, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Bophut visit site .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Krabi Town to Bophut in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Krabi Town in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in Bophut, with lows around 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bophut

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Classic International Suits ©
Classic International Suits
Scuba & Snorkeling
Wat Plai Laem ©
Wat Plai Laem

3
nights
Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Pha Ngan ©
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Step off the beaten path and head to Thong Nai Pan Noi and Sugar & Spice. Next up on the itinerary: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, enjoy the sand and surf at Salad Beach, have fun at Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at C&M Learn Thai Culture.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Ko Pha Ngan route planner .

Drive from Bophut to Ko Pha Ngan in 4 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Pattaya.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
C&M Learn Thai Culture ©
C&M Learn Thai Culture
Thong Nai Pan Noi ©
Thong Nai Pan Noi
Spas

2
nights
Pattaya

Pattaya ©
Famous for its nightlife and activity-filled seafront, Pattaya remains a major party destination for tourists and expats in Thailand.
On the 15th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Big Buddha Temple, then buy something for everyone on your list at CentralFestival Pattaya Beach, and then admire the masterpieces at Art in Paradise Pattaya. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Walking Street Pattaya and then make a splash at Ramayana Water Park.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Pattaya trip planner .

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Ko Pha Ngan to Pattaya in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In April in Pattaya, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to take a shuttle to Bangkok.

Things to do in Pattaya

Theme Parks Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Ramayana Water Park ©
Ramayana Water Park
Art in Paradise Pattaya ©
Art in Paradise Pattaya
CentralFestival Pattaya Beach ©
CentralFestival Pattaya Beach

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Walking tours and Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of The Grand Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit), stroll around Lumpini Park, and make a trip to Wat Pho.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bangkok online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by shuttle from Pattaya to Bangkok takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to catch the shuttle to Ayutthaya.

Things to do in Bangkok

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

2
nights
Ayutthaya

Ayutthaya ©
Located just east of the famous ruins after which it is named, Ayutthaya provides the setting for a holiday of historical, natural, and cultural exploration.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Wat Chaiwatthanaram, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Suwan Dararam Ratchaworawihan, explore the ancient world of Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon, then admire the landmark architecture of Wat Mahathat, then contemplate the long history of Historic City of Ayutthaya, and finally see the interesting displays at Chan Kasem National Museum.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Ayutthaya trip builder app .

Getting from Bangkok to Ayutthaya by shuttle takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Ayutthaya are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Ayutthaya

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Historic City of Ayutthaya ©
Historic City of Ayutthaya
Wat Chaiwatthanaram ©
Wat Chaiwatthanaram
Wat Phra Sri Sanphet ©
Wat Phra Sri Sanphet

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