17 days in Thailand Itinerary

17 days in Thailand Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Thailand sightseeing planner

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

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and then look for gifts at Mesimu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sun): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then delve into the distant past at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phan Tao, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Wat Phra That Doi Suthep.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Chiang Mai day trip planning site.

London, UK to Chiang Mai is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from London in February, expect Chiang Mai to be much warmer, temps between 38°C and 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ko Pha Ngan

— 2 nights
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): take in the architecture and design of C&M Learn Thai Culture, then enjoy the sand and surf at Salad Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phu Khao Noi. On your second day here, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then let the kids burn off some steam at Phangan Jorkyball.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Ko Pha Ngan travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Chiang Mai to Ko Pha Ngan by combination of flight, bus, and ferry takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Chiang Mai in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Ko Pha Ngan, with lows of 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Classes

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 9th (Wed): stroll through John-Suwan Viewpoint, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Koh Tao visit planner.

Getting from Ko Pha Ngan to Koh Tao by ferry takes about 2 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Koh Tao can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Spas

Krabi Town

— 1 night
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
On the 10th (Thu), stop by Uomo collection, kick back and relax at Railay Beach, and then kick back and relax at PhraNang Cave Beach.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Krabi Town itinerary planning website.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Koh Tao to Krabi Town in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Koh Tao in February: highs in Krabi Town hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Shopping

Ko Phi Phi Don

— 1 night
Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Ko Phi Phi Le, meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, and then make a trip to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint.

You can plan Ko Phi Phi Don trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 2.5 hours. February in Ko Phi Phi Don sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Ko Lanta

— 3 nights
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Spend a fascinating day underwater on the 12th (Sat) with a shark diving experience. The adventure continues: relax in the rural setting at Shaan and Jeevan's Eco-Farm, look for gifts at Tiger of Koh Lanta, enjoy the sand and surf at Phra Ae Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lanta Klong Nin Beach.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Ko Lanta online trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta in 1.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors · Wildlife · Adventure · Tours

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: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Patong Beach, don't miss a visit to Bangla Road, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Freedom Beach.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Patong road trip planning tool.

Getting from Ko Lanta to Patong by combination of ferry and car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or ride a ferry. In February, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Shopping

Side Trip

Bangkok

— 3 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.
Bangkok is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, meet the residents at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, pause for some serene contemplation at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), and visit Chinatown - Bangkok.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Bangkok online journey planner.

Getting from Patong to Bangkok by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In February in Bangkok, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

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.