21 days in Thailand Itinerary

21 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bangkok
— 2 nights
2
Ko Pha Ngan
— 3 nights
3
Koh Tao
— 2 nights
4
Krabi Town
— 1 day
5
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 3 nights
6
Ko Lanta
— 2 nights
7
Patong, Phuket
— 5 nights

2
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 Wat Pho and Jim Thompson House. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Grand Palace and Princess Mother Memorial Park. There's much more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew), take some stellar pictures from Wat Saket, and pause for some serene contemplation at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun).

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Bangkok vacation planning site.

Chicago, USA to Bangkok is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Indochina Time (ICT) is 13 hours. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Chicago in January, with highs in Bangkok at °F and lows at °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Salad Beach and Haad Khom. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Thong Nai Pan Noi. There's still lots to do: stroll through Ao Plai Laem, enjoy some diversion at Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Chao Mae Kuan Im Shrine.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Ko Pha Ngan travel route planner.

You can fly from Bangkok to Ko Pha Ngan in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Bangkok in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Ko Pha Ngan, with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can ride a ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Haad Khom ©
Haad Khom
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): choose your vessel at Unseen Tours Koh Tao. Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at The Gallery, thenrelax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Koh Tao sightseeing website.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Koh Tao takes 2 hours. February in Koh Tao sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Unseen Tours Koh Tao ©
Unseen Tours Koh Tao
Spas & Wellness

1
day
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
On the 4th (Mon), look for gifts at Scandi Fashion, thenkick back and relax at PhraNang Cave Beach, and then kick back and relax at Railay Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Krabi Town road trip planning tool.

Fly from Koh Tao to Krabi Town in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. While traveling from Koh Tao, expect somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Krabi Town, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can catch the ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
PhraNang Cave Beach ©
PhraNang Cave Beach
Scandi Fashion ©
Scandi Fashion

3
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Laem Tong Bay and Loh Dalum Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Long Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Bamboo Island in Ao Nang (about 2h 30 min away). Next up on the itinerary: explore the fascinating underground world of Ko Phi Phi Le, kick back and relax at Loh Moo Dee Beach, and make a trip to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Ko Phi Phi Don vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in February, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to ride a ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bamboo Island
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.
On the 8th (Fri), stop by FashionPoint, stroll through Long Beach, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Lanta Animal Welfare, and finally kick back and relax at Lanta Klong Nin Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Ko Lanta trip itinerary app.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta takes 1.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Ko Lanta are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Lanta Animal Welfare ©
Lanta Animal Welfare
Scuba & Snorkeling
Long Beach ©
Long Beach

5
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Let the collections at Apichart art gallery and Patong Inn Art capture your imagination. Do your shopping at Jungceylon and The Phuket Gallery. Step out of Patong to go to Chalong and see Big Buddha Phuket, which is approximately 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Patong Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Freedom Beach, get some fabulous bargains at Royal Armani Suit, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Karon Beach.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Patong itinerary planning website.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Ko Lanta to Patong in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or ride a ferry. February in Patong sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. You will leave for home on the 14th (Thu).

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Shopping Beaches

Side Trips

Karon Beach, Big Buddha Phuket
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
Karon Beach ©
Karon Beach

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