18 days in Hong Kong & Thailand Itinerary

18 days in Hong Kong & Thailand Itinerary

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Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  12 h
1
Hong Kong, China
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h
2
Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
4
Koh Tao, Thailand
— 1 night
Ferry:  1 h 15 min
5
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
6
Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
— 1 night
Ferry:  2 h 30 min
7
Patong, Thailand
— 3 nights
Fly:  11 h 45 min
End: Melbourne, Australia

4
nights
Hong Kong, China

Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Hong Kong is known for shopping, theme parks, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Victoria Peak (The Peak), indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, make a trip to Hong Kong Skyline, and get in on the family fun at Hong Kong Disneyland.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Hong Kong online travel route builder.

Melbourne, Australia to Hong Kong is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Hong Kong Standard Time (HKT), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in August, with highs in Hong Kong at 38°C and lows at 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Parks Theme Parks Nature
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Food Tours
Victoria Peak (The Peak) ©
Victoria Peak (The Peak)
Lantau island ©
Lantau island

2
nights
Chiang Mai, Thailand

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, thensurround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Orthodox Church of St. Vladimir. Keep things going the next day: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Singh, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Chiang Mai road trip planning website.

Getting from Hong Kong to Chiang Mai by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Hong Kong Standard Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Hong Kong in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Chiang Mai, with lows of 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan
Walking tours

3
nights
Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok ©
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: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, browse the exhibits of Jim Thompson House, observe the fascinating underwater world at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, and make a trip to The 4 Kings' Phra Maha Chedi.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Bangkok travel app.

Getting from Chiang Mai to Bangkok by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. September in Bangkok sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

1
night
Koh Tao, Thailand

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
On the 7th (Sat), kick back and relax at Laem Thian and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Koh Tao trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Bangkok to Koh Tao takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Koh Tao can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand

Ko Pha Ngan ©
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then enjoy some diversion at Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium. Keep things going the next day: relax in the rural setting at Purina Sheep Farm, enjoy the sand and surf at Salad Beach, and then pick up some new knowledge with C&M Learn Thai Culture.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Ko Pha Ngan trip tool.

You can ride a ferry from Koh Tao to Ko Pha Ngan in 2 hours. September in Ko Pha Ngan sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 31°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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C&M Learn Thai Culture ©
C&M Learn Thai Culture
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium ©
Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium

1
night
Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Viking Cave, thendiscover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step off the mainland to explore Ko Phi Phi Le.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Ko Phi Phi Don trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Ko Pha Ngan to Ko Phi Phi Don by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Ko Pha Ngan in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Ko Phi Phi Don, with lows of 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint ©
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint
Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le

3
nights
Patong, Thailand

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
On the 12th (Thu), kick back and relax at Patong Beach, thenstop by Aussie Tailor, thenmake a trip to Bangla Road, and finally identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Big Buddha Phuket, have some family-friendly fun at Phuket Kart, thenbuy something for everyone on your list at Jungceylon, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Patong road trip site.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Patong in 3 hours. In September in Patong, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Big Buddha Phuket
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Bangla Road ©
Bangla Road
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach

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