21 days in Thailand Itinerary

21 days in Thailand Itinerary

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21 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Chiang Mai
— 1 night
+2
Fly + bus + ferry:  5​h
2
Koh Tao
— 2 nights
ferry:  1​h 15​min
3
Ko Pha Ngan
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Maret, Ko Samui
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  2​h 30​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 + Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
Karon, Phuket
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h 30​min
9
Bangkok
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Amsterdam

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): get outside with Outdoor Activities. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Mesimu, stop by Metal Studio Jewelry Chaing Mai, stop by G.G Armani collection, then delve into the distant past at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, and finally soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Chiang Mai visit site .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Chiang Mai is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Amsterdam to Chiang Mai. Traveling from Amsterdam in July, things will get a bit warmer in Chiang Mai: highs are around 38°C and lows about 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Spas & Wellness
Mesimu ©
Mesimu

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 29th (Mon), stroll through Ao Tanot Bay and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Jansom Bay, then kick back and relax at Sai Nuan Beach, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Koh Tao trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Chiang Mai to Koh Tao in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In July, daytime highs in Koh Tao are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Sai Nuan Beach ©
Sai Nuan Beach
Spas & Wellness

3
nights
Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Pha Ngan ©
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
We've included these beaches for you: Salad Beach and Haad Yao Beach. Get in touch with nature at Thong Nai Pan Noi and Bottle Beach. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Haad Yuan Beach, enjoy some diversion at Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium, stroll through Thong Nai Pan Yai Beach, and try for a hole-in-one at Phangan Adventure MiniGolf.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Ko Pha Ngan day trip tool .

Ride a ferry from Koh Tao to Ko Pha Ngan in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Maret.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Full Moon Party
Highlights from your plan
Thong Nai Pan Noi ©
Thong Nai Pan Noi
Haad Yao Beach ©
Haad Yao Beach
Bottle Beach ©
Bottle Beach

2
nights
Maret, Ko Samui

Maret ©
Maret, a bustling area on the island of Koh Samui, offers an abundance of activities and small settlements along a stretch of attractive coastline.
On the 3rd (Sat), look for gifts at Rocky's Fashion, kick back and relax at Lamai Beach, then kick back and relax at Thong Takhian Beach (Silver Beach), then stop by Bowtiful Jewellery, and finally stop by Fisherman Pants Shop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Maenam Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Chaweng Beach, then look for gifts at Nicky Fashion, and finally stroll through Chaweng Noi Beach.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Maret route planner.

Getting from Ko Pha Ngan to Maret by combination of ferry and taxi takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, daily temperatures in Maret can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Maret

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Bophut, Ko Samui, Maenam Beach
Highlights from your plan
Maenam Beach ©
Maenam Beach
Chaweng Beach ©
Chaweng Beach
Thong Takhian Beach (Silver Beach) ©

2
nights
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
On the 5th (Mon), look for gifts at Alex's Fashion, stop by Scandi Fashion, then enjoy the sand and surf at PhraNang Cave Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Railay Beach. On the next day, look for gifts at Uomo collection, kick back and relax at Ao Nang Beach, then Head underground at Diamond Cave (Tham Phra Nang Nai), and finally kick back and relax at Ao Thalane.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Krabi Town travel planner.

Getting from Maret to Krabi Town by combination of taxi, flight, and bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Krabi Town when traveling from Maret in August, with lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
PhraNang Cave Beach ©
PhraNang Cave Beach
Ao Nang Beach ©
Ao Nang 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.
On the 7th (Wed), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint, and then stroll through Laem Tong Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Nui Beach, kick back and relax at Ao Ton Sai, then Head underground at Viking Cave, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Ko Phi Phi Le.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Ko Phi Phi Don trip maker website .

Getting from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daytime highs in Ko Phi Phi Don are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): stroll through Lanta Klong Nin Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at Lanta Animal Welfare, and then stroll through Long Beach. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kantiang Bay, then look for gifts at Fashion Point, and then stroll through Khlong Dao Beach.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Ko Lanta planner .

Traveling by ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta takes an hour. August in Ko Lanta sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Karon.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Lanta Animal Welfare ©
Lanta Animal Welfare
Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Kantiang Bay ©
Kantiang Bay

2
nights
Karon, Phuket

Karon ©
Quieter than nearby Patong Beach, the resort town of Karon offers a wide stretch of golden sand, which attracts mostly couples and families.
On the 11th (Sun), stroll through Karon Beach, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and then kick back and relax at Patong Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from Nai Harn Beach, then stroll through Kata Beach, and then look for gifts at Casa Di Moda.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Karon online journey maker .

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Ko Lanta to Karon in 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Karon are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Karon

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Patong, Nai Harn Beach
Highlights from your plan
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
Karon Beach ©
Karon Beach
Kata Beach ©
Kata Beach

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Chatuchak Weekend Market and Rajawongse Clothier. There's still lots to do: browse the different shops at Siam Paragon, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, stop by Mango Mojito, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Bangkok route planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Karon to Bangkok takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Historic Sites Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Chatuchak Weekend Market ©
Chatuchak Weekend Market
Siam Paragon ©
Siam Paragon
SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World ©
SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World

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