21 days in Thailand Itinerary

21 days in Thailand Itinerary

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21 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Rome
Fly:  15​h
1
Chiang Mai
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Bangkok
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + bus + ferry:  4​h 45​min
3
Ko Pha Ngan
— 3 nights
ferry:  1​h 15​min
4
Koh Tao
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  5​h 45​min
5
Krabi Town
— 2 nights
ferry:  1​h 30​min
6
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 2 nights
ferry:  45​min
7
Ko Lanta
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h 30​min
8
Patong, Phuket
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Rome

2
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chiang Mai: Wat Phra That Doi Suthep (in Doi Suthep) and Maerim Elephant Sanctuary (in Mae Rim). And it doesn't end there: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, admire the striking features of Wat Chiang Man, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Singh, and explore the ancient world of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Chiang Mai travel site .

Rome, Italy to Chiang Mai is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Rome to Chiang Mai is 6 hours. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Rome in November; daily highs in Chiang Mai reach 37°C and lows reach 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Maerim Elephant Sanctuary, Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

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: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, buy something for everyone on your list at Siam Paragon, stop by Tom's Fashion, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Chatuchak Weekend Market.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Bangkok trip itinerary builder .

Fly from Chiang Mai to Bangkok in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Chiang Mai in November, Bangkok is a bit warmer at night with lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

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)

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: enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at C&M Learn Thai Culture, have fun at Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and let little ones run wild at Phangan Jorkyball.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Ko Pha Ngan trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Bangkok to Ko Pha Ngan in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of flight and bus. In November, daytime highs in Ko Pha Ngan are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
C&M Learn Thai Culture ©
C&M Learn Thai Culture
Scuba & Snorkeling
Phangan Tennis Club ©
Phangan Tennis Club

1
night
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 13th (Wed): tour or see a game at Koh Tao CrossFit and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Koh Tao online trip builder .

You can ride a ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Koh Tao in 1.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Koh Tao are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
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.
On the 14th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at PhraNang Cave Beach, stop by VICTORIA Fashion House, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Railay Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour on your own time with Motorbike Rental Krabi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea), and then stroll around Krabi Elephant Sanctuary.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Krabi Town vacation planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Koh Tao to Krabi Town in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Krabi Town can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) 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
Krabi Elephant Sanctuary ©
Krabi Elephant Sanctuary
Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
PhraNang Cave Beach ©
PhraNang Cave 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 16th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Ko Bida Nok, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Laem Tong Bay, enjoy the sand and surf at Maya Bay, and then Head underground at Ko Phi Phi Le.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Ko Phi Phi Don trip simple and quick.

You can ride a ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don in 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can catch the ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

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

2
nights
Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta ©
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
On the 18th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas and then relax in the rural setting at Shaan and Jeevan's Eco-Farm. On your second day here, look for gifts at The Boss Collection, then stroll through Lanta Animal Welfare, and then get outside with Pirate Kayak Adventures.

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Ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta in an hour. In November, daytime highs in Ko Lanta are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Lanta Animal Welfare ©
Lanta Animal Welfare
Scuba & Snorkeling
The Boss Collection ©
The Boss Collection

4
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Change things up with these side-trips from Patong: Big Buddha Phuket (in Chalong) and Phang Nga Bay. (in Ao Phang Nga National Park). There's much more to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, find something for the whole family at Football Crazy Golf - Phuket, and buy something for everyone on your list at Jungceylon.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Patong sightseeing planning site .

You can ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Patong in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in November, and nighttime lows around 27°C. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Big Buddha Phuket, Phang Nga Bay.
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Bangla Road ©
Bangla Road
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach

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