27 days in Thailand Itinerary

27 days in Thailand Itinerary

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27 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Chiang Mai
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Chiang Rai
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
3
Patong, Phuket
— 4 nights
ferry:  2​h 30​min
4
Ko Lanta
— 4 nights
ferry:  45​min
5
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 3 nights
ferry:  1​h 30​min
6
Krabi Town
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  5​h 45​min
7
Koh Tao
— 1 night
ferry:  1​h 15​min
8
Ko Pha Ngan
— 4 nights
+2
ferry + bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
9
Bangkok
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: London

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community (in Mae Wang) and Wat Phra That Doi Suthep (in Doi Suthep). Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Outdoor Activities, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Singh, admire the landmark architecture of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, and don't miss a visit to Wat Ched Yot.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Chiang Mai holiday planner .

London, UK to Chiang Mai is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from London to Chiang Mai. Traveling from London in December, expect Chiang Mai to be much hotter, temps between 34°C and 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Chiang Rai.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife Historic Sites Outdoors

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
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

1
night
Chiang Rai

Chiang Rai ©
Enjoy a cultural and relaxing vacation in Chiang Rai, the capital city of an eponymous province.
On the 15th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Tad Kwan Village Park & Waterfall, look for gifts at El Jardin by Dek Ban Suan, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Rong Khun, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha), and finally explore the galleries of De'Cashmere Co.,Ltd.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Chiang Rai trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Chiang Mai in December: high temperatures in Chiang Rai hover around 31°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Patong.

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
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Change things up with these side-trips from Patong: Big Buddha Phuket (in Chalong) and Phang Nga Bay. (in Ao Phang Nga National Park). The adventure continues: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, don't miss a visit to Patong Beach, get in on the family fun at Football Crazy Golf - Phuket, and stop by New Valentino.

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Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Chiang Rai to Patong takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Chiang Rai in December; daily highs in Patong reach 36°C and lows reach 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

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

4
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: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, contemplate the long history of Lanta Old Town, enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, and relax in the rural setting at Shaan and Jeevan's Eco-Farm.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Ko Lanta trip builder website .

Traveling by ferry from Patong to Ko Lanta takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Lanta Animal Welfare ©
Lanta Animal Welfare
Scuba & Snorkeling
The Boss Collection ©
The Boss Collection

3
nights
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: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, step off the mainland to explore Ko Phi Phi Le, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and explore the activities along Maya Bay.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Ko Phi Phi Don trip builder site .

Ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Ko Phi Phi Don in an hour. In December in Ko Phi Phi Don, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can catch the ferry to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Outdoors Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Maya Bay ©
Maya Bay
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.
On the 27th (Fri), stroll through Railay Beach, stop by VICTORIA Fashion House, and then enjoy the sand and surf at PhraNang Cave Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea) and then delve into the lush surroundings at Krabi Elephant Sanctuary.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Krabi Town trip planning website .

Traveling by ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Krabi Town takes 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Krabi Town can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Krabi Town

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Laem Thian and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Krabi Town to Koh Tao takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in December, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling

4
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: have fun at Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium, enjoy the sand and surf at Salad Beach, have some family-friendly fun at Phangan Football Golf Club, and let little ones run wild at Phangan Jorkyball.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Ko Pha Ngan trip app .

Traveling by ferry from Koh Tao to Ko Pha Ngan takes 1.5 hours. In December in Ko Pha Ngan, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Fun & Games Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
C&M Learn Thai Culture ©
C&M Learn Thai Culture
Scuba & Snorkeling
Salad Beach
Salad Beach

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Bangkok side-trips: Ayutthaya (Historic City of Ayutthaya & Wat Mahathat). There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Wat Pho, take in the spiritual surroundings of Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine), look for gifts at Tom's Fashion, and meet the residents at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World.

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

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Ko Pha Ngan to Bangkok takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Ko Pha Ngan in January, plan for little chillier nights in Bangkok, with lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Wildlife

Side Trip

Ayutthaya
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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