21 days in Thailand Itinerary

21 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Start: Bangkok
1
Bangkok
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
2
Chiang Mai
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Pai
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
4
Krabi Town
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1 h 30 min
5
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
6
Ko Pha Ngan
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
7
Bangkok
— 2 nights
End: Bangkok

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, and finally take some stellar pictures from Wat Saket. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew) and then get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Bangkok online route planner.

In May, daily temperatures in Bangkok can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Chatuchak Weekend Market ©
Chatuchak Weekend Market

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.
When in Chiang Mai, make a side trip to see Doi Inthanon National Park in Doi Inthanon National Park, approximately Doi Inthanon National Park away. Spend the 6th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, make a trip to Wat Ched Yot, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and take in panoramic vistas at Wat Phra That Doi Suthep.

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Traveling by flight from Bangkok to Chiang Mai takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 42°C in May, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Pai.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, Doi Inthanon National Park
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Doi Inthanon National Park ©
Doi Inthanon National Park
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan

4
nights
Pai

Pai ©
Tourism in Pai has turned the once-quiet mountain village into one of Thailand's busiest rural tourist hubs, for Thai visitors and foreigners alike.
Change things up with a short trip to Thai Elephant Home in Mae Taeng (about 1h 35 min away). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to The Land Split Pai Thailand, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, take in breathtaking views at Pai Canyon, and take in the views from Pai Memorial Bridge.

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Drive from Chiang Mai to Pai in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Pai are 43°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Pai

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Thai Elephant Home
Highlights from your plan
Thai Elephant Home ©
Thai Elephant Home
The Land Split Pai Thailand ©
The Land Split Pai Thailand
Pai Canyon ©
Pai Canyon

2
nights
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
On the 13th (Mon), look for gifts at Ander's Collection, thentour the pleasant surroundings at PhraNang Cave Beach, and then stroll through Ao Nang Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): kick back and relax at Railay Beach, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Diamond Cave (Tham Phra Nang Nai), and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea).

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Krabi Town day trip tool.

You can fly from Pai to Krabi Town in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Pai, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Krabi Town, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
PhraNang Cave Beach ©
PhraNang Cave Beach
Ao Nang Beach ©
Ao Nang Beach

4
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.
Go for a jaunt from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ao Nang to see Bamboo Island about 2h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, step off the mainland to explore Ko Phi Phi Le, explore the striking landscape at Viking Cave, and don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint.

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Ride a ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don in 2.5 hours. In May in Ko Phi Phi Don, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bamboo Island
Highlights from your plan
Bamboo Island ©
Bamboo Island
Scuba & Snorkeling
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint ©
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint

3
nights
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, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a memorable tour with Tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chao Mae Kuan Im Shrine, stop by Pet Tawan Silver Jewelry, and stroll through Salad Beach.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Ko Pha Ngan online trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Pha Ngan in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Ko Phi Phi Don in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Ko Pha Ngan, with lows of 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Full Moon Party
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Thong Nai Pan Noi ©
Thong Nai Pan Noi
Spas & Wellness

2
nights
Bangkok

Bangkok ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit), thenwalk around Lumpini Park, thensoothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Khaosan Road, thenbrowse the different shops at Siam Paragon, and then explore the activities along Chao Phraya River.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Bangkok itinerary builder website.

Getting from Ko Pha Ngan to Bangkok by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Spas Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Siam Paragon ©
Siam Paragon
Jim Thompson House ©
Jim Thompson House
Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit) ©
Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit)

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