21 days in Thailand Itinerary

21 days in Thailand Itinerary

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21 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Bus:  19 h
1
Rawai, Phuket
— 1 night
Drive + Ferry:  2 h 45 min
2
Ko Lanta
— 3 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
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
6
Ko Pha Ngan
— 3 nights
+5
Ferry + Bus + Fly + Drive + Ferry + Drive:  7 h 30 min
7
Ko Chang
— 1 night
+3
Drive + Ferry + Drive + Fly:  4 h 15 min
8
Bangkok
— 4 nights
Fly:  14 h 15 min
End: London

1
night
Rawai, Phuket

Rawai ©
A trip to Rawai, a beach resort on the island of Phuket, rewards visitors with access to quirky museums, heritage sites, and animal conservation projects.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Karon View Point, kick back and relax at Ao Sane, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nai Harn Beach. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Yanui Beach, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong).

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Rawai trip itinerary planner .

London, UK to Rawai is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight, bus, and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, ferry, and taxi; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Rawai is 7 hours. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from London in February, with highs in Rawai at 38°C and lows at 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Rawai

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong), Karon View Point
Highlights from your plan
Yanui Beach ©
Yanui Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Ao Sane ©
Ao Sane

3
nights
Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lanta Klong Nin Beach and Lanta Animal Welfare. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Kantiang Bay and Nui Beach (Haad Nui). Spend the 10th (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's more to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Thung Yee Pheng Mangrove Forest and stop by Fashion Point.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Ko Lanta tour planning site .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Rawai to Ko Lanta in 3 hours. In February, daytime highs in Ko Lanta are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can catch the ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kantiang Bay ©
Kantiang Bay
Lanta Klong Nin Beach ©
Lanta Klong Nin 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 13th (Wed): make a trip to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint, cool off at Aquaride, then head off the coast to Bamboo Island, and finally kick back and relax at Laem Tong Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Nui Beach, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then Head underground at Ko Phi Phi Le.

Start your trip to Ko Phi Phi Don by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Lanta to Ko Phi Phi Don takes an hour. In February, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Bamboo Island
Highlights from your plan
Bamboo Island ©
Bamboo Island
Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea), head off the coast to Poda Island, and then head off the coast to Tup Island. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Railay Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at PhraNang Cave Beach, and then view the masterpieces at Dao Art Gallery.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Krabi Town trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Krabi Town in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In February, daytime highs in Krabi Town are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
PhraNang Cave Beach ©
PhraNang Cave Beach
Tup Island ©
Tup Island

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): kick back and relax at Maenam Beach, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Chaweng Beach. On the 18th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Samrong Beach, stroll through Malibu beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Plai Laem.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Bophut trip itinerary site .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Krabi Town to Bophut takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Krabi Town in February, you will find days in Bophut are slightly colder (36°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (30°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Maenam Beach
Highlights from your plan
Maenam Beach ©
Maenam Beach
Wat Plai Laem ©
Wat Plai Laem
Scuba & Snorkeling

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 Salad Beach and Haad Khom. Relax by the water at Thong Nai Pan Noi and Haad Yao Beach. Next up on the itinerary: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ao Plai Laem, and experience rural life at Purina Sheep Farm.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Ko Pha Ngan day trip tool .

Ko Pha Ngan is just a short distance from Bophut. February in Ko Pha Ngan sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Ko Chang.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Thong Nai Pan Noi ©
Thong Nai Pan Noi
Haad Yao Beach ©
Haad Yao Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Ko Chang

Ko Chang ©
Ko Chang means "Elephant Island" and, though elephants are not indigenous to the island, visitors certainly see plenty of them on tours of protected reserves.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Klong Kloi beach, then take in the dramatic scenery at Klong Plu Waterfall, and then stroll through Khlong Prao Beach. On your second day here, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Ko Chang trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, car, and ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Ko Chang in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Ko Pha Ngan in February, Ko Chang is a bit cooler at night with lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Ko Chang

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Klong Plu Waterfall ©
Klong Plu Waterfall
Khlong Prao Beach ©
Khlong Prao Beach

4
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Jim Thompson House and Wat Pho. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wat Mahathat and Ayutthaya Historical Park. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of The Grand Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine), identify plant and animal life at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bangkok planning website .

Do a combination of car, ferry, and flight from Ko Chang to Bangkok in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In February in Bangkok, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Ayutthaya
Highlights from your plan
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Maha That ©
Wat Maha That
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho

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