22 days in Thailand Itinerary

22 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Start: Milan
Fly:  14 h
1
Bangkok
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
2
Chiang Rai
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
3
Pai
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Chiang Mai
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  5 h 30 min
5
Phuket Town
— 1 night
Shuttle:  2 h 30 min
6
Krabi Town
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Surat Thani
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
8
Ko Pha Ngan
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1 h 15 min
9
Koh Tao
— 2 nights
Ferry:  2 h 30 min
10
Ang Thong
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
11
Bangkok
— 1 night
Fly:  14 h
End: Milan

2
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Wat Maheyong and Royal Thai Air Force Museum. You'll explore and learn at Erawan Museum and Rattanakosin Exhibition Hall. Get out of town with these interesting Bangkok side-trips: Wat Phra Pathom Chedi (in Nakhon Pathom) and Ayutthaya (Wat Phra Ram & Wat Phu Khao Thong (Golden Mount)). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pak Nam, don't miss a visit to Wat Ratchanatdaram Woravihara (Loha Prasat), see the interesting displays at Suan Pakkad Palace Museum, and steep yourself in history at The Chakri Group (Phra Thinang Chakri Maha Prasat).

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Bangkok online driving holiday planner.

Milan, Italy to Bangkok is an approximately 14- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Milan to Bangkok due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Milan in September: highs in Bangkok hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Chiang Rai.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Ayutthaya, Wat Phra Pathom Chedi, Erawan Museum
Highlights from your plan
Wat Pathum Wanaram ©
Wat Pathum Wanaram
Wat Maheyong ©
Wat Maheyong
Wat Phra Ram ©
Wat Phra Ram

2
nights
Chiang Rai

Chiang Rai ©
Enjoy a cultural and relaxing vacation in Chiang Rai, the capital city of an eponymous province.
On the 5th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Union Hilltribe Villages, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phrathat Chom Sak, then wander the streets of Ban Karieng Ruammit, then examine the collection at Oub Kham Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Klang Wiang.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Chiang Rai day trip site.

Fly from Bangkok to Chiang Rai in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. September in Chiang Rai sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Pai.

Things to do in Chiang Rai

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Union Hilltribe Villages ©
Union Hilltribe Villages
Wat Phrathat Chom Sak ©
Wat Phrathat Chom Sak
Wat Klang Wiang ©
Wat Klang Wiang

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Huai Nam Dang National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Yun Lai Viewpoint, take in the exciting artwork at Pai Siam Gallery, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

Discover how to plan a Pai trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Drive from Chiang Rai to Pai in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Pai

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Huai Nam Dang National Park
Highlights from your plan
Huai Nam Dang National Park ©
Huai Nam Dang National Park
Yun Lai Viewpoint ©
Yun Lai Viewpoint
Spas

2
nights
Chiang Mai

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.
On the 8th (Sun), soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then stroll through Kerchor Elephant Eco Park, and then steep yourself in history at The Dara Pirom Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Orthodox Church of St. Vladimir, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Gate Khar Rnam, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monkchat Meditation Retreat, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat San Pa Yang Luang, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra That Hariphunchai.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Chiang Mai holiday planner.

Drive from Pai to Chiang Mai in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Phuket Town.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Lamphun, The Dara Pirom Palace, Spas & Wellness
Highlights from your plan
Wat Phra That Hariphunchai ©
Wat Phra That Hariphunchai
Wat San Pa Yang Luang ©
Wat San Pa Yang Luang
Monkchat Meditation Retreat ©
Monkchat Meditation Retreat

1
night
Phuket Town

Phuket Town ©
The economic hub of the eponymous island, Phuket Town attracted merchants from China, India, and Portugal long before it became a tourist destination.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): kick back and relax at Yanui Beach, indulge your taste buds at Chalong Bay Rum Distillery & Restaurant, and then take an in-depth tour of Thavorn Museum.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Phuket Town trip itinerary maker app.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Chiang Mai to Phuket Town in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or drive. September in Phuket Town sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to take a shuttle to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Phuket Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Yanui Beach
Highlights from your plan
Yanui Beach ©
Yanui Beach
Chalong Bay Rum Distillery & Restaurant ©
Chalong Bay Rum Distillery & Restaurant

2
nights
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Ao Nang Beach has been added to your itinerary. We've included these beaches for you: Koh Lao Lading and Ao Tha Lane. Do some cultural sightseeing at Andaman Cultural Center and Andaman Museum. There's more to do: take a peaceful walk through Krabi Elephant Sanctuary and stroll through Tab Kak Hang Nak Hill Nature Trail.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Krabi Town trip itinerary planner.

You can take a shuttle from Phuket Town to Krabi Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Krabi Town sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Surat Thani.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Krabi Elephant Sanctuary ©
Krabi Elephant Sanctuary
Koh Lao Lading ©
Koh Lao Lading
Ao Nang Beach ©
Ao Nang Beach

2
nights
Surat Thani

Surat Thani ©
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.
On your second day here, browse the eclectic array of goods at Pra Cha Rat Floating Market, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phothawas, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Surat Thani City Pillar Shrine, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Boromathat Chaiya, and finally make a trip to Suan Mokkh Moklaphalaram Garden.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Surat Thani travel planner.

Getting from Krabi Town to Surat Thani by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Surat Thani are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Surat Thani

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chaiya, Wat Khao Suwan Pradit, Tham Khao Wang Thong
Highlights from your plan
Wat Phra Boromathat Chaiya ©
Wat Phra Boromathat Chaiya
Surat Thani City Pillar Shrine ©
Surat Thani City Pillar Shrine
Wat Phothawas ©
Wat Phothawas

2
nights
Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Pha Ngan ©
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
On the 16th (Mon), relax in the rural setting at Purina Sheep Farm, then stroll through Hat Sadet Beach, then head outdoors with Haad Yuan Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Chaloklum. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Haad Chao Phao Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Leela Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Khao Tham.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Ko Pha Ngan trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Surat Thani to Ko Pha Ngan in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Surat Thani in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Ko Pha Ngan, with lows of 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Hat Sadet Beach ©
Hat Sadet Beach
Haad Chao Phao Beach ©
Haad Chao Phao Beach
Leela Beach ©
Leela Beach

2
nights
Koh Tao

Koh Tao ©
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 (Wed): kick back and relax at Ao Thian Ok, then enjoy the sand and surf at Sai Daeng Beach, and then take in the exciting artwork at The Gallery. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lighthouse Bay and then kick back and relax at Rocky Bay.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Koh Tao journey website.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Koh Tao in 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Koh Tao can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to ride a ferry to Ang Thong.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Sai Daeng Beach ©
Sai Daeng Beach
Lighthouse Bay ©
Lighthouse Bay
Rocky Bay ©
Rocky Bay

1
night
Ang Thong

Ang Thong ©
As the capital of a province of the same name, Ang Thong boasts a rich history--most notably as an outpost during the war against the Burmese and the birthplace of Nai Dok and Nai Thongkaeo, two of the war's venerated heroes.
For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Ang Thong day trip planning website.

Traveling by ferry from Koh Tao to Ang Thong takes 2.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Ang Thong can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Ang Thong

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Ko Wua Talap Island ©
Ko Wua Talap Island
Blue Lagoon (Emerald Lake) ©
Blue Lagoon (Emerald Lake)

1
night
Bangkok

Bangkok ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): see the interesting displays at The Bangkokian Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Assumption Cathedral, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Bowonniwet Vihara.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Bangkok online visit planner.

Getting from Ang Thong to Bangkok by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Wat Bowonniwet Vihara ©
Wat Bowonniwet Vihara
Assumption Cathedral ©
Assumption Cathedral
The Bangkokian Museum ©
The Bangkokian Museum

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