17 days in Thailand Itinerary

17 days in Thailand Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Thailand visit planner

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Fly to Phuket International Airport, Drive to Pa Khlok
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Pa Khlok, Phuket
— 3 nights
Drive
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Patong, Phuket
— 2 nights
Drive to Phuket Bang Rong Pier, Ferry to Ko Lanta
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Ko Lanta
— 1 night
Ferry
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Ko Phi Phi Don
— 1 night
Ferry
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Krabi Town
— 1 night
Fly to Koh Samui, Ferry to Koh Tao
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Koh Tao
— 1 night
Ferry to Bangrak, Fly to Suvarnabhumi
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Bangkok
— 3 nights
Fly
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Chiang Rai
— 3 nights
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Pa Khlok, Phuket

— 3 nights
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri): head outdoors with Seastar Andaman, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Gibbon Rehabilitation Project (GRP), step off the mainland to explore Koh Yao Yai, get outside with Sky Club Asia, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Thong, and finally admire the sheer force of Bang Pae Waterfall.

Before you visit Pa Khlok, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Brussels, Belgium to Pa Khlok is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Brussels to Pa Khlok due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Brussels in July: high temperatures in Pa Khlok hover around 36°C and lows are around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Patong.

Things to do in Pa Khlok

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Patong, Phuket

— 2 nights
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Phuket Offices, Hanuman World and Phuket Snorkeling by Offspray Leisure. When in Patong, make a side trip to see Big Buddha Phuket in Chalong, approximately Chalong away. There's still lots to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, browse the different shops at Jungceylon, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Helge Fashion Custom Tailor, and look for gifts at Like A Boss.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Patong trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Pa Khlok to Patong in an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trips

Ko Lanta

— 1 night
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then look for gifts at Lanta Animal Welfare, and then stop by World Fashion Suits.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Ko Lanta trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Patong to Ko Lanta by combination of car and ferry takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or ride a ferry. In July, daytime highs in Ko Lanta are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can catch the ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Shopping

Ko Phi Phi Don

— 1 night
Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Laem Tong Bay, step off the mainland to explore Ko Phi Phi Le, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Ko Phi Phi Don holiday planning app.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Ko Phi Phi Don in 1.5 hours. In July in Ko Phi Phi Don, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can catch the ferry to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Krabi Town

— 1 night
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Ao Nang Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Railay Beach, and then stop by De' MARCO Fashions.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Krabi Town trip builder website.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Krabi Town takes 2.5 hours. July in Krabi Town sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Shopping

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.
On the 10th (Fri), stop by Flipflop and Treacle and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Koh Tao travel tool.

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Krabi Town to Koh Tao in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Krabi Town in July since evenings lows in Koh Tao dip to 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Shopping
Highlights from your 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.
On the 11th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, then steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): admire nature's wide array of creatures at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, then examine the collection at Jim Thompson House, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Siam Paragon.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bangkok trip maker tool.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Koh Tao to Bangkok in 6.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. In July in Bangkok, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Chiang Rai.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Chiang Rai

— 3 nights
Enjoy a cultural and relaxing vacation in Chiang Rai, the capital city of an eponymous province.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Wat Phra Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha). Get out of town with these interesting Chiang Rai side-trips: Chiang Saen (Golden Triangle Park & House of Opium). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Wat Rong Khun, walk around Singha Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Huay Pla Kang, and explore the world behind art at Baan Dam Museum.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Chiang Rai travel route website.

You can fly from Bangkok to Chiang Rai in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Bangkok in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Chiang Rai: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 28°C at night. On the 16th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chiang Rai

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

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.