23 days in Thailand Itinerary

23 days in Thailand Itinerary

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23 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  21​h 45​min
1
Bangkok
— 1 day
shuttle:  1​h
2
Ayutthaya
— 1 day
shuttle:  1​h
3
Bangkok
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Sukhothai
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
5
Phitsanulok
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
6
Pai
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Chiang Mai
— 4 nights
Fly + shuttle:  7​h
8
Khao Sok National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
Krabi Town
— 2 nights
ferry:  4​h 15​min
10
Ko Lanta
— 2 nights
ferry:  3​h 15​min
11
Ko Lipe
— 2 nights
+2
ferry + bus + Fly:  8​h 30​min
12
Bangkok
— 1 night
Fly:  21​h 45​min
End: Toronto

1
day
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.
To find maps and other tourist information, read our Bangkok online route planner .

Toronto, Canada to Bangkok is an approximately 22-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 12 hours traveling from Toronto to Bangkok. Traveling from Toronto in November, things will get warmer in Bangkok: highs are around 38°C and lows about 29°C. You will leave for Ayutthaya on the 12th (Tue).

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Tours Nightlife

1
day
Ayutthaya

Ayutthaya ©
Located just east of the famous ruins after which it is named, Ayutthaya provides the setting for a holiday of historical, natural, and cultural exploration.
On the 12th (Tue), delve into the distant past at Wat Chaiwatthanaram, contemplate the long history of Historic City of Ayutthaya, then explore the ancient world of Wat Maha That, then delve into the distant past at Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon, and finally hunt for treasures at Ayothaya Floating Market & Elephant Village.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Ayutthaya tour itinerary planning website .

Getting from Bangkok to Ayutthaya by shuttle takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a train. In November in Ayutthaya, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Bangkok.

Things to do in Ayutthaya

Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Wat Maha That ©
Wat Maha That
Historic City of Ayutthaya ©
Historic City of Ayutthaya
Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon ©
Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon

1
night
Bangkok

Bangkok
Make your Bangkok itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can take a shuttle from Ayutthaya to Bangkok in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a train. You'll set off for Sukhothai on the 13th (Wed).

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Tours Nightlife

1
day
Sukhothai

Sukhothai ©
A trip to Sukhothai is a must for anyone interested in the origins of the Thai empire, which began in this city in the 13th century.
On the 13th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Boon Lott's Elephant Sanctuary, explore the striking landscape of Si Satchanalai Historical Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sukhothai Historical Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Sukhothai online day trip planner .

Getting from Bangkok to Sukhothai by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in November, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Phitsanulok.

Things to do in Sukhothai

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Boon Lott's Elephant Sanctuary ©
Boon Lott's Elephant Sanctuary
Sukhothai Historical Park ©
Sukhothai Historical Park
Si Satchanalai Historical Park ©
Si Satchanalai Historical Park

1
night
Phitsanulok

Phitsanulok
Phitsanulok is rarely seen as a vacation highlight, but rather a stop on the way to popular attractions in the north.
To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Phitsanulok trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sukhothai to Phitsanulok takes an hour. In November in Phitsanulok, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. You'll set off for Chiang Mai on the 14th (Thu).

Things to do in Phitsanulok

Parks Nature Historic Sites

3
nights
Pai

Pai ©
Tourism in Pai has turned the once-quiet mountain village into one of Thailand's busiest rural tourist hubs, for Thai visitors and foreigners alike.
Visiting Conserve Natural Forests and Pai Canyon will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Wat Phra That Mae Yen and Pai Memorial Bridge. Explore Pai's surroundings by going to Soppong (Lod Cave & Pang Mapha Viewpoint). There's still lots to do: putt your heart out at Bamboo Mini Golf, make a trip to Wat Nam Hoo, admire the sheer force of Mor Paeng Waterfall, and take in the natural beauty of Pai Hot Springs.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Pai trip site .

Traveling by car from Phitsanulok to Pai takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In November, daily temperatures in Pai can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Pai

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Soppong
Highlights from your plan
Conserve Natural Forests ©
Conserve Natural Forests
Pai Canyon ©
Pai Canyon
Lod Cave ©
Lod Cave

4
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan and Pikanesuan Devalai Chiangmai. Visit Wat Phra That Doi Suthep and Orthodox Church of St. Vladimir for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Chiang Mai side-trips: Doi Inthanon (in Doi Inthanon National Park) and Maerim Elephant Sanctuary (in Mae Rim). There's still lots to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Si Suphan, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Chiang Mai trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Pai to Chiang Mai in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Chiang Mai can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Khao Sok National Park.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, Maerim Elephant Sanctuary, Doi Inthanon
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Doi Inthanon ©
Doi Inthanon
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

3
nights
Khao Sok National Park

Khao Sok National Park ©
While on tour of Khao Sok National Park, you'll discover a dense jungle, towering karst formations, and a man-made lake.
Popular historic sites such as Praya-Nakarach Cave Temple and Wat Rat Upatham (Wat Bang Riang) are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Wat Rat Uppatham and Wat Maha That Wachiramongkol. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Khao Sok National Park: Khao Lak-Lam Ru National Park (in Takua Pa) and Phang Nga (Phang Nga Elephant Park & Sa Nang Manora Forest Park).

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Khao Sok National Park visit planner .

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Chiang Mai to Khao Sok National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Khao Sok National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Thap Put, Phang Nga, Khao Lak-Lam Ru National Park, Wat Maha That Wachiramongkol
Highlights from your plan
Phang Nga Elephant Park ©
Phang Nga Elephant Park
Praya-Nakarach Cave Temple ©
Praya-Nakarach Cave Temple
Wat Rat Upatham (Wat Bang Riang) ©
Wat Rat Upatham (Wat Bang Riang)

2
nights
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
You've now added Ao Nang Beach to your itinerary. On the 24th (Sun), head off the coast to Poda Island, kick back and relax at Railay Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Ao Nang Beach, then Head underground at Diamond Cave (Tham Phra Nang Nai), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of St Agnes Catholic Church, kick back and relax at PhraNang Cave Beach, and then take a peaceful walk through Krabi Elephant Sanctuary.

Plan a Krabi Town trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Khao Sok National Park to Krabi Town takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
PhraNang Cave Beach ©
PhraNang Cave Beach
Krabi Elephant Sanctuary ©
Krabi Elephant Sanctuary

2
nights
Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Lanta Art, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lanta Klong Nin Beach, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Lanta Old Town. On the next day, stop by World Fashion Suits, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Long Beach, then stroll through Lanta Animal Welfare, and finally stroll through Kantiang Bay.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Ko Lanta online tour planner .

Traveling by ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Lanta takes 4.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Lipe.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kantiang Bay ©
Kantiang Bay
Lanta Klong Nin Beach ©
Lanta Klong Nin Beach

2
nights
Ko Lipe

Ko Lipe ©
With a name that means "Paper Island" in the local Chao Ley language, Ko Lipe is known for its white sand beaches, historical villages, and diving attractions.
On the 28th (Thu), kick back and relax at Sunrise Beach, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then step off the mainland to explore Ko Lipe. On the next day, step off the mainland to explore Koh Hin Ngam, then stroll through Sanom Beach, then kick back and relax at Sunset Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Pattaya Beach.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Ko Lipe trip planning website .

Getting from Ko Lanta to Ko Lipe by ferry takes about 3.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time to Malaysia Time is 1 hour. In November, daily temperatures in Ko Lipe can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. On the 30th (Sat), you'll travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Ko Lipe

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Koh Hin Ngam
Highlights from your plan
Sunrise Beach ©
Sunrise Beach
Ko Lipe ©
Ko Lipe
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Bangkok

Bangkok ©
On the 1st (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun), then explore the ancient world of Wat Pho, and then step into the grandiose world of The Grand Palace.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Bangkok trip itinerary site .

You can do a combination of ferry, shuttle, and flight from Ko Lipe to Bangkok in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Ko Lipe to Bangkok is minus 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

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

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