22 days in Thailand Itinerary

22 days in Thailand Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Thailand attractions planner

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Bangkok
— 1 night
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Ayutthaya
— 1 day
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Chiang Mai
— 4 nights
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Surat Thani
— 1 night
Drive
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Plai Laem, Ko Samui
— 1 night
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Ko Pha Ngan
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Koh Tao
— 1 night
Ferry to Chumphon, Train to Surat Thani Train Station
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Surat Thani
— 1 night
Drive
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Rawai, Phuket
— 2 nights
Taxi to Phuket, Ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don
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Ko Phi Phi Don
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Ko Lanta
— 1 night
Ferry
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Ko Lipe
— 1 night
Ferry to Pakbara Pier, Satun, Fly to Suvarnabhumi

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Bangkok

— 1 night

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.
To see maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Bangkok travel route planning app.

If you are flying in from Indonesia, the closest major aiports are Suvarnabhumi Airport, Don Mueang International Airport and U-Tapao International Airport. In June, daily temperatures in Bangkok can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Fri) before leaving for Ayutthaya.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping · Tours · Nightlife · Outdoors

Ayutthaya

— 1 day
Located just east of the famous ruins after which it is named, Ayutthaya provides the setting for a holiday of historical, natural, and cultural exploration.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Kasattrathirat Worawihan, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Ram, then steep yourself in history at Wat Thammikarat, and finally explore the ancient world of Wat Maha That.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Ayutthaya trip planner.

You can take a shuttle from Bangkok to Ayutthaya in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Ayutthaya

Historic Sites

Chiang Mai

— 4 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Wat Umong Suan Phutthatham and Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Wat Phra That Doi Kham (Temple of the Golden Mountain) and Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan. Change things up with a short trip to Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community in Mae Wang (about 1h 5 min away). Spend the 11th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Chiang Mai trip planning website.

Traveling by train from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 29°C. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Wed) before leaving for Surat Thani.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Surat Thani

— 1 night
Literally translated as "City of Good People," Surat Thani ranks as the eighth-largest city in Thailand and the historical seat from which the Sriwijaya kingdom ruled much of Southeast Asia.
To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Surat Thani trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Chiang Mai to Surat Thani. In June, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 28°C. On the 13th (Thu), you'll travel to Plai Laem.

Things to do in Surat Thani

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

Plai Laem, Ko Samui

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): kick back and relax at Chaweng Noi Beach, make a trip to Pagoda Khao Hua Jook, then stroll through Samui Crocodile Farm, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Plai Laem.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Plai Laem attractions site.

You can drive from Surat Thani to Plai Laem in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Surat Thani in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Plai Laem, with lows of 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Plai Laem

Parks · Wildlife · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Ko Pha Ngan

— 4 nights
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Get some historical perspective at Wat Khao Tham and Wat Chaloklum. Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Thong Nai Pan Noi. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Ban Tai Beach, stroll through Haad Chao Phao Beach, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phu Khao Noi.

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Travel from Plai Laem to Ko Pha Ngan in 4.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 32°C. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): kick back and relax at Lighthouse Bay, then get interesting insight from Tours, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. On your second day here, stroll through Sai Daeng Beach.

For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Koh Tao online holiday maker.

Ride a ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Koh Tao in 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Surat Thani.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Surat Thani

— 1 night
On the 20th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Khao Sok National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Surat Thani City Pillar Shrine and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Boromathat Chaiya.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Surat Thani online itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and train from Koh Tao to Surat Thani in 6.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Koh Tao in June, plan for slightly colder nights in Surat Thani, with lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rawai.

Things to do in Surat Thani

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rawai, Phuket

— 2 nights
A trip to Rawai, a beach resort on the island of Phuket, rewards visitors with access to quirky museums, heritage sites, and animal conservation projects.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): tee off at Phuket Golf Leisure Co., Ltd., take some stellar pictures from Nai Harn Beach, then kick back and relax at Ao Sane, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Big Buddha Phuket, and finally get great views at Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong).

For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Rawai trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Surat Thani to Rawai takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In June, daily temperatures in Rawai can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Rawai

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ko Phi Phi Don

— 2 nights
Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
On the 23rd (Sun), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Nui Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Laem Tong Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Loh Lana Bay and then kick back and relax at Ao Ton Sai.

Before you visit Ko Phi Phi Don, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Rawai to Ko Phi Phi Don in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In June, daytime highs in Ko Phi Phi Don are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Ko Lanta

— 1 night
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): stop by The Tiger Collections and then get to know the fascinating history of Lanta Old Town.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Ko Lanta trip maker tool.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta in 1.5 hours. June in Ko Lanta sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. On the 26th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can ride a ferry to Ko Lipe.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

Ko Lipe

— 1 night
With a name that means "Paper Island" in the local Chao Ley language, Ko Lipe is known for its white sand beaches, historical villages, and diving attractions.
On the 27th (Thu), get interesting insight from Tours.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, go to the Ko Lipe trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Ko Lipe in 4 hours. Traveling from Ko Lanta to Ko Lipe, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June in Ko Lipe, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ko Lipe

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip

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.