23 days in Thailand Itinerary

23 days in Thailand Itinerary

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23 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Chiang Mai
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Chiang Rai
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
3
Bangkok
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + bus + ferry:  6​h 15​min
4
Koh Tao
— 1 night
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:  45​min
7
Ko Lanta
— 3 nights
ferry:  2​h 30​min
8
Patong, Phuket
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Tel Aviv

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chiang Mai: Wat Phra That Doi Suthep (in Doi Suthep) and Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community (in Chom Thong). Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Outdoor Activities, look for gifts at Mesimu, have some family-friendly fun at Chiangmai Speedkart, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Singh.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Chiang Mai travel route planner .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Chiang Mai is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Chiang Mai, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Chiang Rai.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan

1
night
Chiang Rai

Chiang Rai ©
Enjoy a cultural and relaxing vacation in Chiang Rai, the capital city of an eponymous province.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha), take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Rong Khun, then stop by El Jardin by Dek Ban Suan, then make a trip to Tad Kwan Village Park & Waterfall, and finally view the masterpieces at De'Cashmere Co.,Ltd.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Chiang Rai driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Chiang Rai, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Chiang Rai

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Wat Rong Khun ©
Wat Rong Khun
De'Cashmere Co.,Ltd ©
De'Cashmere Co.,Ltd

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.
Step out of Bangkok with an excursion to Wat Mahathat in Ayutthaya--about 1h 50 min away. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Wat Pho, take some stellar pictures from Wat Saket, get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market, and admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Bangkok trip planner .

You can fly from Chiang Rai to Bangkok in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Chiang Rai in August, you will find days in Bangkok are a bit warmer (39°C), and nights are about the same (30°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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

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 20th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Laem Thian and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Koh Tao tour itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Bangkok to Koh Tao in 6.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (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: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, enjoy some diversion at Phangan Tennis Club, enjoy the sand and surf at Ao Plai Laem, and let little ones run wild at Phangan Jorkyball.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Ko Pha Ngan online travel route planner .

Traveling by ferry from Koh Tao to Ko Pha Ngan takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Ko Phi Phi Don.

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

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: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, explore the fascinating underground world of Viking Cave, explore the gorgeous colors at Ko Bida Nok, and step off the mainland to explore Ko Phi Phi Le.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Ko Phi Phi Don holiday planning website .

You can do a combination of ferry, flight, and bus from Ko Pha Ngan to Ko Phi Phi Don in 7.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Ko Pha Ngan in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 27°C in Ko Phi Phi Don. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

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

3
nights
Ko Lanta

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: stroll through Lanta Animal Welfare, look for gifts at World Fashion Suits, get outside with Ko Ha Yai, and try for a hole-in-one at Lanta Parklife.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Ko Lanta online day trip planner .

Getting from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta by ferry takes about an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Ko Lanta can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors Fun & Games Parks
Highlights from your plan
Lanta Animal Welfare ©
Lanta Animal Welfare
Ko Ha Yai ©
Ko Ha Yai
Lanta Parklife ©
Lanta Parklife

4
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Patong: Phang Nga Bay. (in Ao Phang Nga National Park) and Big Buddha Phuket (in Chalong). The adventure continues: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, have some family-friendly fun at Phuket Kart, stop by Dress Men Fashion, and make a trip to Bangla Road.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Patong trip website .

You can ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Patong in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Parks Shopping

Side Trips

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

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