17 days in Thailand Itinerary

17 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Fly
1
Bangkok
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Krabi Town
— 1 night
Ferry
3
Ko Lanta
— 1 night
Ferry
4
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 3 nights
Bus
5
Koh Tao
— 1 night
Ferry
6
Ko Pha Ngan
— 2 nights
Ferry to Bangrak, Fly to Suvarnabhumi
7
Bangkok
— 2 nights
Drive
8
Kui Buri
— 1 night
Drive to Suvarnabhumi Airport, Fly to Manchester Airport

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Bangkok

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.
Step out of Bangkok with an excursion to Wat Maha That in Ayutthaya--about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), browse the range of quality goods at Mango Mojito Shoes, and don't miss a visit to Wat Pho.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Bangkok trip itinerary app.

Manchester, UK to Bangkok is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Indochina Time is 7 hours. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Manchester in January; daily highs in Bangkok reach 36°C and lows reach 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trip

1
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Krabi Town

Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
On the 5th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea), then stroll through Diamond Cave (Tham Phra Nang Nai), and then enjoy the sand and surf at Railay Beach.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Krabi Town road trip app.

You can fly from Bangkok to Krabi Town in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. January in Krabi Town sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

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Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): stroll through Lanta Animal Welfare and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Ko Lanta travel route planner.

You can ride a ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Lanta in 4.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Ko Lanta can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to catch the ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

3
nights
Ko Phi Phi Don

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): kick back and relax at Long Beach, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Viking Cave. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Laem Tong Bay and then step off the mainland to explore Ko Phi Phi Le.

To find out how to plan a trip to Ko Phi Phi Don, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Ko Lanta to Ko Phi Phi Don by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in January, and nighttime lows around 26°C. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Thu) before leaving for Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

1
night
Koh Tao

Turtle Island

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): head off the coast to Koh Nang Yuan and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Koh Tao online holiday planner.

Getting from Ko Phi Phi Don to Koh Tao by bus takes about 10.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Koh Tao when traveling from Ko Phi Phi Don in January, with lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

2
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Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take in the architecture and design of C&M Learn Thai Culture, have fun at Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. On the next day, kick back and relax at Salad Beach and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Ko Pha Ngan trip maker website.

Traveling by ferry from Koh Tao to Ko Pha Ngan takes 2 hours. January in Ko Pha Ngan sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Classes

2
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Bangkok

City of Angels

Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then take some stellar pictures from Wat Saket, and then wander the streets of Khaosan Road. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the different shops at MBK Center (Ma Boon Khrong Center), then walk around Lumpini Park, then wander the streets of Chinatown - Bangkok, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Chao Phraya River.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Bangkok online route builder.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Ko Pha Ngan to Bangkok takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Ko Pha Ngan in January, Bangkok is slightly colder at night with lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Kui Buri.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Spas · Historic Sites

1
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Kui Buri

Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Kuiburi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Khao Daeng View Point.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Kui Buri online visit planner.

You can drive from Bangkok to Kui Buri in 4 hours. In January in Kui Buri, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kui Buri

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

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.