19 days in Thailand Itinerary

19 days in Thailand Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Thailand travel planner

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Fly
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Chiang Mai
— 3 nights
Fly to Phuket, Ferry to Ko Lanta
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Ko Lanta
— 1 night
Ferry
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Ko Phi Phi Don
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Patong, Phuket
— 3 nights
Fly to Koh Samui, Ferry to Ko Pha Ngan
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Ko Pha Ngan
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Koh Tao
— 3 nights
Ferry to Bangrak, Fly to Suvarnabhumi
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Bangkok
— 3 nights
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Chiang Mai

— 3 nights

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.
Chiang Mai is known for wildlife, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, admire the landmark architecture of Wat Chiang Man, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Singh, and enjoy breathtaking views from Wat Phra That Doi Suthep.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Chiang Mai trip planning app.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Chiang Mai is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Chiang Mai, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Tel Aviv in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Chiang Mai, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ko Lanta

— 1 night
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then look for gifts at Lanta Animal Welfare, then get outside with Ko Ha Yai, and finally view the masterpieces at Lanta Art.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Ko Lanta trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Chiang Mai to Ko Lanta in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, car, and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. October in Ko Lanta sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can catch the ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Shopping · Outdoors · Museums · Spas

Ko Phi Phi Don

— 2 nights
Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Viking Cave, explore the fascinating underground world of Ko Phi Phi Le, and then see some colorful creatures with ProFun Divers. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint, step off the mainland to explore Mosquito Island, then relax and rejuvenate at Baan Sabai Thai Massage Koh Phi Phi, and finally see the vivid underwater world at Ko Bida Nok.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Ko Phi Phi Don trip builder.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Lanta to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in October, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Patong, Phuket

— 3 nights
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Step out of Patong with an excursion to Big Buddha Phuket in Chalong--about 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Bangla Road, enjoy the sand and surf at Patong Beach, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and stroll through Karon Beach.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Patong driving holiday planner.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Patong in 3 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Patong can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Patong

Shopping · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Ko Pha Ngan

— 3 nights
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Ko Pha Ngan is known for beaches, wildlife, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: expand your horizons at C&M Learn Thai Culture, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phu Khao Noi, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and look for gifts at Pet Tawan Silver Jewelry.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Ko Pha Ngan trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Patong to Ko Pha Ngan in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. October in Ko Pha Ngan sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can ride a ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors · Classes · Tours · Wildlife

Koh Tao

— 3 nights

Turtle Island

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
Koh Tao is known for wildlife, adventure, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, step off the mainland to explore Koh Nang Yuan, see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, and contemplate the waterfront views at Aow Leuk Bay.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Koh Tao holiday website.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Koh Tao in 2 hours. October in Koh Tao sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

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 24th (Sun), shop like a local with Chatuchak Weekend Market, steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun). Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit), then admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House, and then browse the different shops at Siam Paragon.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Bangkok tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Koh Tao to Bangkok takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. In October in Bangkok, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 29°C at night. On the 26th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Shopping · Spas · Museums

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.