23 days in Thailand Itinerary

23 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bangkok
— 2 nights
2
Pattaya
— 1 night
3
Trang
— 1 day
4
Krabi Town
— 2 nights
5
Ang Thong, Ko Samui
— 1 night
6
Koh Tao
— 3 nights
7
Ko Pha Ngan
— 4 nights
8
Patong, Phuket
— 3 nights
9
Chiang Mai
— 3 nights

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.
Visit Wat Pho and Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew) for their historical value. You'll explore and learn at Jim Thompson House and The National Museum Bangkok. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, see the interesting displays at Museum of Siam, observe the fascinating underwater world at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun).

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Bangkok trip itinerary planner.

Chicago, USA to Bangkok is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 13 hours traveling from Chicago to Bangkok. Traveling from Chicago in March, expect Bangkok to be much warmer, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to take a shuttle to Pattaya.

Things to do in Bangkok

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

1
night
Pattaya

Pattaya ©
Famous for its nightlife and activity-filled seafront, Pattaya remains a major party destination for tourists and expats in Thailand.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Art in Paradise Pattaya, admire the masterpieces at Parody Art Museum & 3D Selfie Studio, thenadmire the masterpieces at The Museum of Buddhist Art Nongprue, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Big Buddha Temple, and finally don't miss a visit to Walking Street Pattaya.

To plan Pattaya vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Take a shuttle from Bangkok to Pattaya in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Bangkok in March, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Pattaya: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Trang.

Things to do in Pattaya

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Museum of Buddhist Art Nongprue
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The Museum of Buddhist Art Nongprue ©
The Museum of Buddhist Art Nongprue
Big Buddha Temple ©
Big Buddha Temple
Art in Paradise Pattaya ©
Art in Paradise Pattaya

1
day
Trang

Trang
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Khao Kob Cave, thenexperience rural life at Sunflower Field, thenexamine the collection at Wang Thep Taro, and finally don't miss a visit to Wat Phukhao Thong.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Trang trip maker.

Explore your travel options from Pattaya to Trang with the Route module. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Pattaya in March: highs in Trang hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Trang

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Huai Yot

2
nights
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Dao Art Gallery, tour the pleasant surroundings at PhraNang Cave Beach, and then stroll through Railay Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Tab Kak Hang Nak Hill Nature Trail, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Ao Nang Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea).

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Krabi Town road trip planning app.

Drive from Trang to Krabi Town in 2 hours. March in Krabi Town sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Ang Thong.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
PhraNang Cave Beach ©
PhraNang Cave Beach
Ao Nang Beach ©
Ao Nang Beach

1
night
Ang Thong, Ko Samui

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Mu Ko Ang Thong National Marine Park.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Ang Thong journey website.

Fly from Krabi Town to Ang Thong in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Krabi Town in March, plan for slightly colder days in Ang Thong, with highs around °F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can ride a ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ang Thong

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mu Ko Ang Thong National Marine Park ©
Mu Ko Ang Thong National Marine Park

3
nights
Koh Tao

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Climbing Tours. On the 16th (Sat), spend a cool day on the water with Unseen Tours Koh Tao. There's more to do: stroll through Laem Thian.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Koh Tao trip itinerary planner.

You can ride a ferry from Ang Thong to Koh Tao in 3 hours. March in Koh Tao sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Unseen Tours Koh Tao ©
Unseen Tours Koh Tao
Climbing Tours

4
nights
Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Pha Ngan ©
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Salad Beach and Thong Nai Pan Noi. Popular historic sites such as Chao Mae Kuan Im Shrine and Wat Khao Tham are in your itinerary. There's much more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Chaloklum, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and head outdoors with Haad Yuan Beach.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Ko Pha Ngan trip itinerary maker.

Ride a ferry from Koh Tao to Ko Pha Ngan in 2 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Ko Pha Ngan can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Haad Khom ©
Haad Khom
Scuba & Snorkeling
Thong Nai Pan Noi ©
Thong Nai Pan Noi

3
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Let the collections at Patong Inn Art and Apichart art gallery capture your imagination. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Patong Beach and Karon Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Chalong (Big Buddha Phuket & Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong)). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, enjoy the sand and surf at Freedom Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kata Beach, and explore the galleries of The Phuket Gallery.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Patong trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by flight from Ko Pha Ngan to Patong takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Ko Pha Ngan in March, plan for slightly colder nights in Patong, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Karon, Phuket Town
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
Big Buddha Phuket ©
Big Buddha Phuket

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.
Visit Wat Phra That Doi Suthep and Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan for their historical value. Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community. There's more to do: examine the collection at Museum of World Insects and Natural Wonders.

To find maps and more tourist information, use the Chiang Mai trip itinerary website.

You can fly from Patong to Chiang Mai in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Patong in March, expect a bit cooler with lows of °F in Chiang Mai. On the 28th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

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

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