22 days in Thailand Itinerary

22 days in Thailand Itinerary

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22 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Chiang Mai
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Pai
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Doi Inthanon National Park
— 1 night
+3
taxi + Fly + bus + ferry:  7​h
4
Koh Tao
— 2 nights
ferry:  1​h 15​min
5
Ko Pha Ngan
— 3 nights
+4
ferry + bus + Fly + bus + ferry:  7​h 15​min
6
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 2 nights
ferry + taxi:  2​h 30​min
7
Patong, Phuket
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h
8
Bangkok
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: London

2
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Chiang Mai side-trips: Maerim Elephant Sanctuary (in Mae Rim) and Wat Phra That Doi Suthep (in Doi Suthep). There's still lots to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Chiang Man, pause for some serene contemplation at Orthodox Church of St. Vladimir, and explore the ancient world of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Chiang Mai journey app .

London, UK to Chiang Mai is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a 7 hour difference. In November, Chiang Mai is much warmer than London - with highs of 37°C and lows of 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can go by car to Pai.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Maerim Elephant Sanctuary, Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

2
nights
Pai

Pai ©
Tourism in Pai has turned the once-quiet mountain village into one of Thailand's busiest rural tourist hubs, for Thai visitors and foreigners alike.
On the 20th (Wed), try for a hole-in-one at Bamboo Mini Golf, identify plant and animal life at Conserve Natural Forests, and then take in breathtaking views at Pai Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Thu): don't miss a visit to The Land Split Pai Thailand, then take in the views from Boon Ko Ku So Bridge, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

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Drive from Chiang Mai to Pai in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Pai sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can go by car to Doi Inthanon National Park.

Things to do in Pai

Parks Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Conserve Natural Forests ©
Conserve Natural Forests
Pai Canyon ©
Pai Canyon
The Land Split Pai Thailand ©
The Land Split Pai Thailand

1
night
Doi Inthanon National Park

Doi Inthanon National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Doi Inthanon.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Doi Inthanon National Park road trip planning site .

Getting from Pai to Doi Inthanon National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In November, daily temperatures in Doi Inthanon National Park can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Doi Inthanon National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Doi Inthanon ©
Doi Inthanon

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 23rd (Sat): stroll through Laem Thian and then see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Flipflop and Treacle, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then have fun at Koh Tao CrossFit.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Koh Tao tour builder .

Do a combination of taxi, flight, and ferry from Doi Inthanon National Park to Koh Tao in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or do a combination of taxi, flight, shuttle, and ferry. Traveling from Doi Inthanon National Park in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 30°C in Koh Tao. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Climbing Tours
Koh Tao CrossFit ©
Koh Tao CrossFit

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, spas, adventure, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at C&M Learn Thai Culture, tour the pleasant surroundings at Salad Beach, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Chaloklum.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Ko Pha Ngan holiday website .

You can ride a ferry from Koh Tao to Ko Pha Ngan in 1.5 hours. November in Ko Pha Ngan sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
C&M Learn Thai Culture ©
C&M Learn Thai Culture
Scuba & Snorkeling
Salad Beach
Salad 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.
Ko Phi Phi Don is known for nature, wildlife, adventure, beaches, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, make a trip to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint, kick back and relax at Laem Tong Bay, and Head underground at Ko Phi Phi Le.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Ko Phi Phi Don journey builder site .

Do a combination of ferry, flight, and bus from Ko Pha Ngan to Ko Phi Phi Don in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In November, daytime highs in Ko Phi Phi Don are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le
Scuba & Snorkeling
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint ©
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint

3
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Step out of Patong with an excursion to Big Buddha Phuket in Chalong--about 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, try out the rides at Football Crazy Golf - Phuket, enjoy the sand and surf at Karon Beach, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Patong trip builder .

Getting from Ko Phi Phi Don to Patong by combination of ferry and taxi takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In November, daytime highs in Patong are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Karon Beach, Big Buddha Phuket
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Bangla Road ©
Bangla Road
Patong Beach ©
Patong 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bangkok: Ayutthaya (Historic City of Ayutthaya & Wat Mahathat). There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Wat Pho, explore the wide array of goods at Mango Mojito Shoes, browse the different shops at Siam Paragon, and explore the historical opulence of The Grand Palace.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Bangkok trip itinerary site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Patong to Bangkok takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Ayutthaya
Highlights from your plan
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)

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