21 days in Thailand Itinerary

21 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Start: Tirana
Fly:  21 h 15 min
1
Chiang Mai
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
2
Bangkok
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
3
Ko Pha Ngan
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
4
Krabi Town
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1 h 30 min
5
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 3 nights
Ferry:  45 min
6
Ko Lanta
— 3 nights
Ferry + Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Patong, Phuket
— 4 nights
Fly:  17 h 15 min
End: Tirana

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 12th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Chiang Mai trip itinerary builder tool.

Tirana, Albania to Chiang Mai is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Tirana to Chiang Mai is 6 hours. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Tirana in January, with highs in Chiang Mai at 34°C and lows at 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Spas & Wellness
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan

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 shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Wat Pho, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Bangkok day trip planning website.

Getting from Chiang Mai to Bangkok by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Bangkok when traveling from Chiang Mai in January, with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Spas Shopping
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Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Spas & Wellness
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace

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, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Salad Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chao Mae Kuan Im Shrine, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ao Plai Laem, and enjoy some diversion at Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Ko Pha Ngan trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Bangkok to Ko Pha Ngan takes 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 a bit warmer in Ko Pha Ngan, with lows of 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Haad Khom ©
Haad Khom
Thong Nai Pan Noi ©
Thong Nai Pan Noi
Spas & Wellness

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 20th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at PhraNang Cave Beach, stop by VICTORIA Fashion House, and then kick back and relax at Railay Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea), enjoy the sand and surf at Ao Nang Beach, and then hike along Tab Kak Hang Nak Hill Nature Trail.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Krabi Town driving holiday planner.

Fly from Ko Pha Ngan to Krabi Town in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Ko Pha Ngan in January since evenings lows in Krabi Town dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
PhraNang Cave Beach ©
PhraNang Cave Beach
Ao Nang Beach ©
Ao Nang Beach

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Bamboo Island in Ao Nang (about 2h 30 min away). The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Ko Phi Phi Le, enjoy the sand and surf at Loh Moo Dee Beach, don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint, and stroll through Laem Tong Bay.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Ko Phi Phi Don trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in January, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Thu) to allow time for the ferry ride to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bamboo Island
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Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le
Laem Tong Bay ©
Laem Tong Bay
Long Beach ©
Long Beach

3
nights
Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta ©
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Spend the 26th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lanta Animal Welfare, enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, step off the mainland to explore Ko Jum, and look for gifts at FashionPoint.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Ko Lanta day trip website.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta in 1.5 hours. January in Ko Lanta sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

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

4
nights
Patong, Phuket

Patong ©
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Patong is known for shopping, beaches, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Patong Beach, kick back and relax at Freedom Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and stop by P & C Jewelry.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Patong trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Ko Lanta to Patong in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or ride a ferry. In January in Patong, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 26°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Karon Beach
Highlights from your plan
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
Karon Beach ©
Karon Beach
Freedom Beach ©
Freedom Beach

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