23 days in Thailand Itinerary

23 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Bophut, Ko Samui
— 1 night
Ferry
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Koh Tao
— 1 night
Ferry
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Ko Pha Ngan
— 3 nights
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Ferry to Bangrak, Bus to Koh Samui, Fly to Patong
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Patong, Phuket
— 3 nights
Drive to Phuket Bang Rong Pier, Ferry to Ko Lanta
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Ko Lanta
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Ko Phi Phi Don
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Krabi Town
— 2 nights
Fly
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Chiang Mai
— 3 nights
Fly
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Bangkok
— 2 nights
Drive to Suvarnabhumi Airport, Fly to Kosice

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Bophut, Ko Samui

— 1 night
Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
On the 16th (Sat), have some family-friendly fun at Lazgam Laser Games Koh Samui and then stop by Classic International Suits. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sun): stroll through Samui Elephant Sanctuary.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Bophut itinerary planner.

Kosice, Slovakia to Bophut is an approximately 132-hour travel. Traveling from Kosice to Bophut, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kosice in January, things will get much hotter in Bophut: highs are around 35°C and lows about 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Bophut

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping · Fun & Games

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Koh Tao day trip tool.

Ride a ferry from Bophut to Koh Tao in 2.5 hours. In January in Koh Tao, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Spas

Ko Pha Ngan

— 3 nights
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Ko Pha Ngan is known for beaches, wildlife, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Salad Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phu Khao Noi, get your game on at Phangan Football Golf Club, and stroll through Haad Chao Phao Beach.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Ko Pha Ngan tour itinerary planner.

You can ride a ferry from Koh Tao to Ko Pha Ngan in 2 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Patong, Phuket

— 3 nights
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Patong is known for shopping, beaches, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Bangla Road, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stroll through Freedom Beach, and hit all the best shops with Suit Fitter.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Patong trip app.

You can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight from Ko Pha Ngan to Patong in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Ko Pha Ngan in January, Patong is little chillier at night with lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors · Parks · Shopping · Beaches

Ko Lanta

— 3 nights
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Ko Lanta is known for wildlife, beaches, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, steep yourself in history at Lanta Old Town, stroll through Long Beach, and kick back and relax at Lanta Klong Nin Beach.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Ko Lanta trip planning website.

Getting from Patong to Ko Lanta by combination of car and ferry takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or ride a ferry. In January, daily temperatures in Ko Lanta can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Adventure

Ko Phi Phi Don

— 2 nights
Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Laem Tong Bay, head off the coast to Mosquito Island, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and finally make a trip to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, Head underground at Ko Phi Phi Le, then explore the fascinating underground world of Viking Cave, and finally kick back and relax at Nui Beach.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Ko Phi Phi Don tour itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Lanta to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 1.5 hours. January in Ko Phi Phi Don sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Krabi Town

— 2 nights
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): stroll through PhraNang Cave Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Railay Beach, and then take in the exciting artwork at Dao Art Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Sun): delve into the lush surroundings at Krabi Elephant Sanctuary, kick back and relax at Ao Nang Beach, and then look for gifts at De' MARCO Fashions.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Krabi Town vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Krabi Town in 2 hours. In January, daytime highs in Krabi Town are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Chiang Mai

— 3 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.
Step out of Chiang Mai with an excursion to Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community in Mae Wang--about 1h 5 min away. There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, stroll through Elephant sanctuary care Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Chiang Mai trip planner.

You can fly from Krabi Town to Chiang Mai in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Krabi Town in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Chiang Mai, with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Bangkok.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Bangkok

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, then pause for some serene contemplation at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), then make a trip to Ton Son Mosque, and finally browse the exhibits of Jim Thompson House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): admire nature's wide array of creatures at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, shop like a local with Chatuchak Weekend Market, and then look for gifts at Raja's Fashions.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bangkok trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Chiang Mai to Bangkok takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Chiang Mai in February, Bangkok is a bit warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

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.