23 days in Thailand Itinerary

23 days in Thailand Itinerary

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23 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  29​h
1
Chiang Mai
— 6 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 30​min
2
Phuket Town
— 4 nights
ferry:  2​h
3
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 2 nights
ferry:  1​h 30​min
4
Krabi Town
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Bangkok
— 5 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Sao Paulo


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6
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Chiang Mai: Wat Phra That Doi Suthep (in Doi Suthep), Thai Elephant Conservation Center (in Lampang) and Doi Inthanon (in Doi Inthanon National Park). Spend the 30th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pikanesuan Devalai Chiangmai, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Chiang Mai Zoo.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Chiang Mai route maker app .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Chiang Mai is an approximately 29-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Chiang Mai due to the time zone difference. December in Chiang Mai sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Phuket Town.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Thai Elephant Conservation Center, Maerim Elephant Sanctuary, Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, Doi Inthanon
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan
Doi Inthanon ©
Doi Inthanon

4
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Phuket Town: Karon Beach (in Karon) and Patong (Spas, Bangla Road, & more). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Big Buddha Phuket, get your game on at Phuket Kart, get great views at Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong), and paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Phuket Town trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

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. Traveling from Chiang Mai in January, Phuket Town is a bit warmer at night with lows of 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Phuket Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Patong, Karon Beach, Wat Baan Kamala
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Bangla Road ©
Bangla Road
Patong Beach ©
Patong 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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): kick back and relax at Laem Tong Bay, then explore the striking landscape at Viking Cave, then Head underground at Ko Phi Phi Le, and finally see the vivid underwater world at Ko Bida Nok. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Ko Phi Phi Don day trip site .

You can ride a ferry from Phuket Town to Ko Phi Phi Don in 2 hours. In January, daytime highs in Ko Phi Phi Don are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow time for the ferry ride to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le
Scuba & Snorkeling
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint ©
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint

2
nights
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 10th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea).

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Krabi Town road trip planning app .

Getting from Ko Phi Phi Don to Krabi Town by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. In January in Krabi Town, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
PhraNang Cave Beach ©
PhraNang Cave Beach
Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea) ©
Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea)

5
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bangkok: Wat Maha That (in Ayutthaya) and Pattaya (Walking Street Pattaya, The Sanctuary Of Truth (Prasat Sut Ja-Tum), & more). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of The Grand Palace, shop like a local with Khao San Road, take some stellar pictures from Wat Saket, and explore the ancient world of Wat Pho.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Bangkok trip builder tool .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Krabi Town to Bangkok in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In January, daily temperatures in Bangkok can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Tours

Side Trips

Pattaya, Wat Maha That
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Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)

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