17 days in Thailand Itinerary

17 days in Thailand Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Thailand trip itinerary planner

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Ayutthaya
— 1 night
Fly
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Phuket Town, Phuket
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Ko Phi Phi Don
— 1 night
Ferry
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Ko Lanta
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Ko Lipe
— 1 night
Ferry
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Krabi Town
— 2 nights
Fly to Koh Samui, Taxi to Bophut
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Bophut, Ko Samui
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Ko Pha Ngan
— 3 nights
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Ferry to Bangrak, Bus to Koh Samui, Fly to London Heathrow

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Ayutthaya

— 1 night
Located just east of the famous ruins after which it is named, Ayutthaya provides the setting for a holiday of historical, natural, and cultural exploration.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Rat Praditthan, explore the ancient world of Wat Maha That, and then contemplate the long history of Historic City of Ayutthaya. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Wat Phra Sri Sanphet, delve into the distant past at Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon, and then delve into the distant past at Wat Chaiwatthanaram.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Ayutthaya road trip planning app.

London, UK to Ayutthaya 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 Ayutthaya to be much hotter, temps between 38°C and 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Phuket Town.

Things to do in Ayutthaya

Historic Sites

Phuket Town, Phuket

— 2 nights
The economic hub of the eponymous island, Phuket Town attracted merchants from China, India, and Portugal long before it became a tourist destination.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): get great views at Karon View Point, then take some stellar pictures from Nai Harn Beach, and then see some colorful creatures with Sea Bees Diving - Chalong. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong) and then enjoy the sand and surf at Freedom Beach.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Phuket Town road trip planning app.

Getting from Ayutthaya to Phuket Town by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. February in Phuket Town sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Phuket Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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 9th (Wed): Head underground at Ko Phi Phi Le, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Ko Phi Phi Don attractions planning tool.

Traveling by ferry from Phuket Town to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 3 hours. In February in Ko Phi Phi Don, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough 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.
Step out of the city life by going to Long Beach and Lanta Klong Nin Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Scuba & Snorkeling and Lanta Animal Welfare. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Kantiang Bay, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and steep yourself in history at Lanta Old Town.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Ko Lanta trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta in 1.5 hours. February in Ko Lanta sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Lipe.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Ko Lipe

— 1 night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): kick back and relax at Sunrise Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then head off the coast to Ko Lipe.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Ko Lipe online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Lanta to Ko Lipe takes 4 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ko Lanta to Ko Lipe. Traveling from Ko Lanta in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Ko Lipe, with lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Ko Lipe

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Krabi Town

— 2 nights
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
On the 14th (Mon), get great views at Railay View Point, then head off the coast to Poda Island, and then head off the coast to Tup Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea), then step off the mainland to explore Bamboo Island, and then look for gifts at De' MARCO Fashions.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Krabi Town trip tool.

Getting from Ko Lipe to Krabi Town by ferry takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Ko Lipe to Krabi Town due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ko Lipe in February, expect slightly colder with lows of 24°C in Krabi Town. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping

Bophut, Ko Samui

— 2 nights
Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Choeng Mon Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Plai Laem, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Maenam Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Thu): stroll through Samui Elephant Sanctuary, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then stroll through Chaweng Beach.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bophut trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Krabi Town to Bophut takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Krabi Town in February, plan for a bit cooler days in Bophut, with highs around 36°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bophut

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trip

Ko Pha Ngan

— 3 nights
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phu Khao Noi, then stroll through Salad Beach, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the 19th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Thansadej Koh Phangan National Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Bottle Beach, and then kick back and relax at Thong Nai Pan Noi.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Ko Pha Ngan online attractions planner.

You can ride a ferry from Bophut to Ko Pha Ngan in an hour. In February, daily temperatures in Ko Pha Ngan can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. On the 20th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

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.