21 days in Thailand Itinerary

21 days in Thailand Itinerary

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21 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Chiang Mai
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + bus + ferry:  5​h 15​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
— 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:  14​h 30​min
End: Paris

2
nights
Chiang Mai

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Elephant Rescue Park and Wat Umong Suan Phutthatham. Step out of Chiang Mai with an excursion to Wat Phra That Doi Suthep in Doi Suthep--about 1h 15 min away. It doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

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Paris, France to Chiang Mai is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Paris to Chiang Mai. Traveling from Paris in December, expect Chiang Mai to be warmer, temps between 34°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Highlights from your plan
Elephant Rescue Park ©
Elephant Rescue Park
Wat Umong Suan Phutthatham ©
Wat Umong Suan Phutthatham
Wat Si Suphan ©
Wat Si Suphan

3
nights
Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Pha Ngan ©
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Spas. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at C&M Learn Thai Culture, enjoy some diversion at Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium, and kick back and relax at Haad Yuan Beach.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Ko Pha Ngan holiday planning site .

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. Traveling from Chiang Mai in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of 30°C in Ko Pha Ngan. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can catch the ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Classes Wildlife
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C&M Learn Thai Culture ©
C&M Learn Thai Culture
Scuba & Snorkeling
Spas

1
night
Koh Tao

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 (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Rocky Bay and then have fun at Koh Tao CrossFit.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Koh Tao trip app .

Traveling by ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Koh Tao takes 1.5 hours. December in Koh Tao sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Rocky Bay ©
Rocky Bay
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): delve into the lush surroundings at Krabi Elephant Sanctuary. On the next day, hike along Tab Kak Hang Nak Hill Nature Trail and then stroll through Railay Beach.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Krabi Town tour itinerary planner .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Koh Tao to Krabi Town in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Koh Tao in December, expect a bit cooler with lows of 26°C in Krabi Town. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to catch the ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Krabi Elephant Sanctuary ©
Krabi Elephant Sanctuary
Railay Beach ©
Railay 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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): head off the coast to Ko Phi Phi Le, Head underground at Viking Cave, and then don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Laem Tong Bay and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Ko Phi Phi Don trip maker .

Getting from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Laem Tong Bay ©
Laem Tong Bay
Scuba & Snorkeling
Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le

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 (Fri): stop by The Boss Collection and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of Khao Mai Kaew Cave and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lanta Animal Welfare.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Ko Lanta trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Parks Wildlife Tours
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.
Patong is known for shopping, beaches, spas, wildlife, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, make a trip to Bangla Road, and view the masterpieces at The Phuket Gallery.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Patong online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by ferry from Ko Lanta to Patong takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Khao Yai National Park.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Shopping Wildlife
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.
On the 18th (Wed), get great views at Pa Deo Die Cliff and then explore the striking landscape of Khao Yai National Park.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Khao Yai National Park trip planning site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Patong to Khao Yai National Park. In December, daily temperatures in Khao Yai National Park can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to drive to Bangkok.

Things to do in Khao Yai National Park

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Pak Phli
Highlights from your plan
Khao Yai National Park ©
Khao Yai National Park
Pa Deo Die Cliff ©
Pa Deo Die Cliff

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: don't miss a visit to Wat Pho, explore the historical opulence of The Grand Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun), and get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bangkok travel planner.

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, daily temperatures in Bangkok can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping
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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