22 days in Thailand Itinerary

22 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Bangkok
— 3 nights
Fly
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Chiang Mai
— 3 nights
Fly to Koh Samui, Ferry to Koh Tao
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Koh Tao
— 1 night
Ferry
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Ko Pha Ngan
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Bophut, Ko Samui
— 1 night
Taxi to Koh Samui, Fly to Krabi
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Krabi Town
— 1 night
Ferry
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Ko Phi Phi Don
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Ko Lanta
— 2 nights
Ferry to Phuket Bang Rong Pier, Drive to Patong
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Patong, Phuket
— 4 nights
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Bangkok

— 3 nights

City of Angels

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: make a trip to Wat Pho, browse the different shops at Siam Paragon, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun).

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Bangkok online vacation planner.

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Bangkok is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Dammam to Bangkok is 4 hours. Traveling from Dammam in April, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Bangkok, with lows around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Chiang Mai

— 3 nights

Rose of the North

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Chiang Mai is known for wildlife, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Elephant Care & Grand Canyon Jumping, explore the ancient world of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, and admire the striking features of Wat Chiang Man.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Chiang Mai trip itinerary planning site.

Fly from Bangkok to Chiang Mai in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Chiang Mai when traveling from Bangkok in April, with lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Koh Tao

— 1 night

Turtle Island

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 30th (Fri): get interesting insight from Tours and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Koh Tao road trip planner.

Getting from Chiang Mai to Koh Tao by combination of flight and ferry takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and ferry; or take a bus. When traveling from Chiang Mai in April, plan for a bit cooler days in Koh Tao, with highs around 38°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Ko Pha Ngan

— 4 nights
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: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get outside with Khao Ra, explore the striking landscape of Thansadej Koh Phangan National Park, and take in the architecture and design of C&M Learn Thai Culture.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Ko Pha Ngan tour itinerary site.

Traveling by ferry from Koh Tao to Ko Pha Ngan takes 2 hours. In April in Ko Pha Ngan, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 32°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Bophut.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

Bophut, Ko Samui

— 1 night
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 5th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Chaweng Beach, look for gifts at Classic International Suits, then see some colorful creatures with 100 Degrees East Dive Team, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Bophut online trip itinerary maker.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Bophut in an hour. In May, daytime highs in Bophut are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Spas

Side Trip

Krabi Town

— 1 night
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): look for gifts at De' MARCO Fashions, enjoy the sand and surf at Railay Beach, and then identify plant and animal life at Aonang Elephant Sanctuary.

To see photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Krabi Town online sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Bophut to Krabi Town in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Bophut in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of 28°C in Krabi Town. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Ko Phi Phi Don

— 2 nights
Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): kick back and relax at Laem Tong Bay, then get a new perspective on things with ProFun Divers, and then make a trip to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Viking Cave, explore the fascinating underground world of Ko Phi Phi Le, then kick back and relax at Long Beach, and finally stroll through Loh Moo Dee Beach.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Ko Phi Phi Don trip planner.

Ride a ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don in 2.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Ko Phi Phi Don can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can catch the ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Adventure

Ko Lanta

— 2 nights
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
On the 9th (Sun), meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, stop by Lanta Animal Welfare, then kick back and relax at Long Beach, and finally experience rural life at Shaan and Jeevan's Eco-Farm.

For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Ko Lanta trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta takes 1.5 hours. May in Ko Lanta sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Wildlife

Patong, Phuket

— 4 nights
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
When in Patong, make a side trip to see Big Buddha Phuket in Chalong, approximately Chalong away. Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Karon Beach, explore the galleries of Patong Inn Art, and make a trip to Bangla Road.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Patong trip builder site.

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. In May, daytime highs in Patong are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Thailand travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Beaches · Gift & Specialty Shops
Land of Smiles
Offering a rich culinary heritage, sun-kissed beaches, exotic culture, tropical climate, and stunning landscapes, a Thailand vacation remains one of the world's greatest magnets for curious travelers. In between the busy and crowded cities, the Asian nation features a quiet countryside: a blend of lush rice paddies, flourishing tropical forests, and tiny villages living according to an age-old agricultural clock that continues to play a major role in the locals' lifestyle. A tour of Thailand reveals a deep devotion to Buddhism, exemplified by eye-catching temples lavishly decorated with golden Buddha statues, simple shrines, and lively religious festivals celebrated throughout the country.