23 days in Thailand Itinerary

23 days in Thailand Itinerary

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23 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly + bus:  21​h
1
Patong, Phuket
— 4 nights
ferry:  2​h 30​min
2
Ko Lanta
— 3 nights
ferry:  45​min
3
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 3 nights
ferry:  1​h 30​min
4
Krabi Town
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  5​h 45​min
5
Koh Tao
— 1 night
ferry:  1​h 15​min
6
Ko Pha Ngan
— 3 nights
+2
ferry + bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
7
Bangkok
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
8
Chiang Mai
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Vancouver

4
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Patong: Big Buddha Phuket (in Chalong) and Phang Nga Bay. (in Ao Phang Nga National Park). Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Patong Beach, make a trip to Bangla Road, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Patong trip itinerary planner .

Vancouver, Canada to Patong is an approximately 21-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 15 hours traveling from Vancouver to Patong. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Vancouver in April: high temperatures in Patong hover around 38°C and lows are around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Karon Beach, Phang Nga Bay., Big Buddha Phuket
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Bangla Road ©
Bangla Road
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach

3
nights
Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Ko Lanta is known for wildlife, beaches, nature, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, head off the coast to Koh Rok Island, contemplate the long history of Lanta Old Town, and experience rural life at Shaan and Jeevan's Eco-Farm.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Ko Lanta trip planning website .

You can ride a ferry from Patong to Ko Lanta in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In April, daily temperatures in Ko Lanta can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Shark Diving
Lanta Animal Welfare ©
Lanta Animal Welfare
Ko Rok Nok ©
Ko Rok Nok

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.
Ko Phi Phi Don is known for nature, wildlife, adventure, beaches, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, Head underground at Ko Phi Phi Le, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and explore the gorgeous colors at Ko Bida Nok.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Ko Phi Phi Don tour itinerary planner .

Ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Ko Phi Phi Don in an hour. In April, daytime highs in Ko Phi Phi Don are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

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

1
night
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 13th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Tab Kak Hang Nak Hill Nature Trail, enjoy the sand and surf at Railay Beach, and then stop by Scandi Fashion.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Krabi Town trip planner.

Getting from Ko Phi Phi Don to Krabi Town by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. In April in Krabi Town, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
Scandi Fashion ©
Scandi Fashion

1
night
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 14th (Tue): kick back and relax at Laem Thian and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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

Getting from Krabi Town to Koh Tao by combination of bus and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Krabi Town in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 32°C in Koh Tao. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can catch the ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling

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: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ao Plai Laem, enjoy the sand and surf at Salad Beach, and enjoy some diversion at Phangan Tennis Club.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Ko Pha Ngan trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Koh Tao to Ko Pha Ngan by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. April in Ko Pha Ngan sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 32°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
C&M Learn Thai Culture ©
C&M Learn Thai Culture
Scuba & Snorkeling
Phangan Tennis Club ©
Phangan Tennis Club

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.
Explore Bangkok's surroundings by going to Ayutthaya (Historic City of Ayutthaya & Wat Mahathat). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of The Grand Palace, examine the collection at Jim Thompson House, get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market, and explore the ancient world of Wat Pho.

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Bangkok tour itinerary planning app .

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Ko Pha Ngan to Bangkok in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and flight. In April, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Wildlife

Side Trip

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

3
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). And it doesn't end there: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Orthodox Church of St. Vladimir, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pikanesuan Devalai Chiangmai, and look for gifts at Mesimu.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Chiang Mai road trip site .

Getting from Bangkok to Chiang Mai by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Traveling from Bangkok in April, plan for little chillier nights in Chiang Mai, with lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, Maerim Elephant Sanctuary
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

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