19 days in Thailand Itinerary

19 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bangkok
— 3 nights
2
Chiang Mai
— 3 nights
3
Krabi Town
— 4 nights
4
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 3 nights
5
Patong
— 3 nights

3
nights
Bangkok

Bangkok ©
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 22nd (Wed), contemplate the long history of The Chakri Group (Phra Thinang Chakri Maha Prasat), see the interesting displays at Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles, thensee the interesting displays at Suan Pakkad Palace Museum, thentest the waters at a local thermal spa, and finally get outside with Maxfit Bangkok. Here are some ideas for day two: put a fun spin on your tour with Gosnoop and then examine the collection at Jesada Technik Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Bangkok day trip tool.

Chicago, USA to Bangkok is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 13 hours traveling from Chicago to Bangkok. Traveling from Chicago in January, things will get much hotter in Bangkok: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bangkok

Museums Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trip

Jesada Technik Museum
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Suan Pakkad Palace Museum ©
Suan Pakkad Palace Museum
Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles ©
Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles

3
nights
Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai ©
Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Elephant Care & Grand Canyon Jumping and Pha Chor. Get outdoors at Wachirathan Falls and Elephant Caretaker Village - Day tour. Take a break from Chiang Mai with a short trip to Baan Tipmanee in Hang Dong, about 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Elephant Parade Land, pause for some serene contemplation at Orthodox Church of St. Vladimir, stroll through Kerchor Elephant Eco Park, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Chabaprai Massage.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Chiang Mai trip builder site.

You can fly from Bangkok to Chiang Mai in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bangkok in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Chiang Mai, with lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Wachirathan Falls, Baan Tipmanee, Pha Chor
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Kerchor Elephant Eco Park ©
Kerchor Elephant Eco Park
Elephant Caretaker Village - Day tour ©
Elephant Caretaker Village - Day tour
Elephant Parade Land ©
Elephant Parade Land

4
nights
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Lanta Art and Andaman Cultural Center. You'll get in some beach time at Ao Tha Lane and Khlong Dao Beach. Step out of Krabi Town to go to Ko Lanta and see World Fashion Suits, which is approximately 1h 50 min away. There's much more to do: take a peaceful walk through Krabi Elephant Sanctuary, view the masterpieces at Dao Art Gallery, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and examine the collection at Andaman Museum.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Krabi Town itinerary planner.

Getting from Chiang Mai to Krabi Town by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Chiang Mai in January, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °F in Krabi Town. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Ko Lanta
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Ao Tha Lane ©
Ao Tha Lane
Krabi Elephant Sanctuary ©
Krabi Elephant Sanctuary
Zipline

3
nights
Ko Phi Phi Don

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Escape the urban bustle at Mosquito Island and Ao Ton Sai. Explore hidden gems such as Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Viking Cave. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, stroll through Loh Dalum Beach, and explore the gorgeous colors at Ko Bida Nok.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Ko Phi Phi Don trip itinerary maker tool.

You can ride a ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don in 2.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Ko Phi Phi Don are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Laem Tong Bay ©
Laem Tong Bay
Long Beach ©
Long Beach

3
nights
Patong

Patong ©
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Phuket 3D Museum and Zipline. You'll get in some beach time at Bang Tao Beach and Mai Khao Beach. Take a break from Patong with a short trip to Yanui Beach in Rawai, about 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Tri Trang Beach, squeeze the most out of the city with City Tours, and look for gifts at Suit Fitter Phuket.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Patong online trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Patong takes 3 hours. In February, daytime highs in Patong are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Phuket Town, Phuket, Karon View Point, Yanui Beach
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Bang Tao Beach ©
Bang Tao Beach
Yanui Beach ©
Yanui Beach
Mai Khao Beach ©
Mai Khao Beach

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