21 days in Thailand Itinerary

21 days in Thailand Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Thailand trip maker

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

21 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + bus:  12​h
1
Patong, Phuket
— 4 nights
taxi + ferry:  2​h 30​min
2
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 2 nights
+4
ferry + bus + Fly + bus + ferry:  7​h 15​min
3
Ko Pha Ngan
— 3 nights
ferry:  1​h 15​min
4
Koh Tao
— 2 nights
+2
ferry + bus + Fly:  6​h 15​min
5
Bangkok
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Pak Phli
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
7
Chiang Mai
— 4 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: Sydney

4
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Venture out of the city with trips to Big Buddha Phuket (in Chalong) and Phang Nga Bay. (in Ao Phang Nga National Park). There's lots more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, browse the different shops at Jungceylon, get your game on at The Kids Club Phuket, and stop by Suit Fitter Phuket.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Patong visit planning app .

Sydney, Australia to Patong is an approximately 12-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Sydney to Patong. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Sydney in July, with highs in Patong at 36°C and lows at 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Karon Beach, Big Buddha Phuket, Phang Nga Bay.
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Bangla Road ©
Bangla Road
Patong Beach ©
Patong 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 4th (Sun): head off the coast to Ko Phi Phi Le, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, 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 Nui Beach, then stroll through Maya Bay, and then see the vivid underwater world at Ko Bida Nok.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Ko Phi Phi Don trip itinerary maker .

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Patong to Ko Phi Phi Don in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. August in Ko Phi Phi Don sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le
Scuba & Snorkeling
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint ©
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint

3
nights
Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Pha Ngan ©
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Ko Pha Ngan is known for beaches, wildlife, spas, adventure, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy some diversion at Phangan Jorkyball, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and stroll through Thong Nai Pan Noi.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Ko Pha Ngan trip app .

Traveling by combination of ferry, bus, and flight from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Pha Ngan takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Ko Phi Phi Don in August since evenings lows in Ko Pha Ngan dip to 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to ride a ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
C&M Learn Thai Culture ©
C&M Learn Thai Culture
Scuba & Snorkeling
Thong Nai Pan Noi ©
Thong Nai Pan Noi

2
nights
Koh Tao

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
On the 10th (Sat), stroll through Laem Thian and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Outdoor Activities.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Koh Tao vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Ride a ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Koh Tao in 1.5 hours. August in Koh Tao sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 31°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Climbing Tours

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 museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Wat Pho, meet the residents at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, admire the masterpieces at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC), and get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Bangkok trip planner .

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Koh Tao to Bangkok takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. In August, daily temperatures in Bangkok can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Pak Phli.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Historic Sites 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)

1
night
Pak Phli

Pak Phli ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Khao Yai National Park.

Plan my day in Pak Phli using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Bangkok to Pak Phli in 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Pak Phli are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Pak Phli

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Khao Yai National Park ©
Khao Yai National Park

4
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Chiang Mai: Wat Phra That Doi Suthep (in Doi Suthep) and Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community (in Chom Thong). And it doesn't end there: get outside with Outdoor Activities, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, pause for some serene contemplation at Orthodox Church of St. Vladimir, and get your game on at Chiangmai Speedkart.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Chiang Mai day trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Pak Phli to Chiang Mai with the Route module. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan

Similar Plans

24 days in Vietnam, Cambodia & Thailand BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 22 days in Thailand BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 22 days in Thailand BY A USER FROM CANADA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 30 days in Thailand BY A USER FROM MYANMAR November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 24 days in Thailand BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 25 days in Australia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 22 days in Thailand BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 20 days in Thailand BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA November, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 19 days in Thailand BY A USER FROM MALTA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 31 days in Thailand BY A USER FROM MEXICO July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 23 days in Thailand, Cambodia & Vietnam BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 22 days in South America, Europe & Asia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy
View more plans