27 days in Thailand Itinerary

27 days in Thailand Itinerary

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27 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Zagreb
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Chiang Mai
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  2​h 30​min
2
Phuket Town
— 2 nights
Shuttle:  2​h 30​min
3
Krabi Town
— 4 nights
Ferry:  1​h 30​min
4
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 5 nights
Ferry:  45​min
5
Ko Lanta
— 3 nights
Ferry:  3​h 15​min
6
Ko Lipe
— 6 nights
Bus:  4​h 30​min
7
Hat Yai
— Few hours
Drive + Fly:  25​h
End: Zagreb

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.
Kids will enjoy Chiang Mai Zoo and Tiger Kingdom - Chiang Mai. Explore Chiang Mai's surroundings by going to Wat Phra That Doi Suthep (in Doi Suthep) and Siam Insect Zoo (in Mae Rim). There's lots more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Si Suphan, view the masterpieces at Glang-Viang Gallery, and stroll through Mae Malai Elephant Training Camp.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Chiang Mai vacation planner.

Zagreb, Croatia to Chiang Mai is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Zagreb to Chiang Mai is 6 hours. Traveling from Zagreb in December, expect Chiang Mai to be much hotter, temps between 34°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Phuket Town.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Mae Rim, Mae Malai Elephant Training Camp, Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Chiang Mai Zoo ©
Chiang Mai Zoo
Tiger Kingdom - Chiang Mai ©
Tiger Kingdom - Chiang Mai

2
nights
Phuket Town

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 visit kid-friendly attractions like Patong Beach and Karon Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Phuket Town: Patong (The Phuket Gallery, Spas, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Big Buddha Phuket, do some two-wheel cruising with Dirtbike Safari Training Camp Phuket, stop by New Era's Vienna, and take some stellar pictures from Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong).

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Phuket Town planning website .

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. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Phuket Town when traveling from Chiang Mai in December, with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to take a shuttle to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Phuket Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Patong, Karon Beach
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Big Buddha Phuket ©
Big Buddha Phuket
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
Karon Beach ©
Karon Beach

4
nights
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Railay Beach and PhraNang Cave Beach. Step out of Krabi Town with an excursion to James Bond Island in Ao Phang Nga National Park--about 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ao Nang Beach, browse the eclectic array of goods at Karbi Walking Street, explore the galleries of Dao Art Gallery, and step off the mainland to explore Chicken Island.

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Traveling by shuttle from Phuket Town to Krabi Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Krabi Town sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

James Bond Island
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Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
PhraNang Cave Beach ©
PhraNang Cave Beach
Ao Nang Beach ©
Ao Nang Beach

5
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Laem Tong Bay and Loh Moo Dee Beach. There's much more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stroll through Nui Beach, kick back and relax at Loh Dalum Beach, and see the vivid underwater world at Ko Bida Nok.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Ko Phi Phi Don trip maker website .

You can ride a ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don in 1.5 hours. In December in Ko Phi Phi Don, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. You will leave for Ko Lanta on the 2nd (Sat).

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Laem Tong Bay ©
Laem Tong Bay
Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Loh Dalum Beach ©
Loh Dalum Beach

3
nights
Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta ©
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): kick back and relax at Lanta Klong Nin Beach and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 4th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by The Boss Collection, then stroll through Lanta Animal Welfare, and then stroll through Kantiang Bay.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Ko Lanta sightseeing planner.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta in an hour. In January, daytime highs in Ko Lanta are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Lipe.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Lanta Klong Nin Beach ©
Lanta Klong Nin Beach
Kantiang Bay ©
Kantiang Bay
Lanta Animal Welfare ©
Lanta Animal Welfare

6
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Sunrise Beach and Pattaya Beach. The adventure continues: step off the mainland to explore Ko Lipe, stroll through Sanom Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Sunset Beach, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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Traveling by ferry from Ko Lanta to Ko Lipe takes 3.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ko Lanta to Ko Lipe. In January, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 29°C. On the 11th (Mon), you're off to Hat Yai.

Things to do in Ko Lipe

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Koh Hin Ngam
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Ko Lipe
Ko Lipe
Sunrise Beach ©
Sunrise Beach
Pattaya Beach ©
Pattaya Beach

few
hours
Hat Yai

Hat Yai ©
The fourth-largest Malay city and one of the country's premier shopping and commercial districts, Hat Yai has proved extremely popular among local tourists.
On the 11th (Mon), hunt for treasures at Asean Trade Bazaar and then browse the different shops at CentralFestival Hatyai.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Hat Yai trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Ko Lipe to Hat Yai by bus takes about 4.5 hours. Traveling from Ko Lipe to Hat Yai, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ko Lipe in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Hat Yai, with lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hat Yai

Shopping
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CentralFestival Hatyai ©
CentralFestival Hatyai

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