23 days in Thailand Itinerary

23 days in Thailand Itinerary

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1
Patong, Phuket
— 2 nights
2
Ko Lanta
— 2 nights
3
Krabi Town
— 2 nights
4
Khao Sok National Park
— 1 night
5
Surat Thani
— 1 night
6
Bophut
— 3 nights
7
Koh Tao
— 3 nights
8
Bangkok
— 3 nights
9
Kanchanaburi
— 1 night
10
Chiang Mai
— 4 nights

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Patong, Phuket

Patong ©
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Karon View Point. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Big Buddha Phuket, thentake some stellar pictures from Karon View Point, and then get in on the family fun at Phuket FantaSea.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Patong visit app.

If you are flying in from Romania, the closest major aiports are Phuket International Airport, Krabi Airport and Surat Thani Airport. In December, daytime highs in Patong are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Patong

Theme Parks Spas Historic Sites

Side Trips

Phuket FantaSea, Karon View Point, Big Buddha Phuket
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Phuket FantaSea ©
Phuket FantaSea
Spas
Big Buddha Phuket ©
Big Buddha Phuket

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Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta ©
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lanta Animal Welfare. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Long Beach, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Lanta Old Town, and then head off the coast to Koh Rok Island.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Ko Lanta road trip app.

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. December in Ko Lanta sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to ride a ferry to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Lanta Animal Welfare ©
Lanta Animal Welfare
Scuba & Snorkeling
Long Beach ©
Long Beach

2
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Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Krabi Town is known for beaches, nature, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Railay Beach, step off the mainland to explore Bamboo Island, stroll around Krabi Elephant Sanctuary, and explore the galleries of Dao Art Gallery.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Krabi Town trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Ko Lanta to Krabi Town by ferry takes about 4.5 hours. In December in Krabi Town, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Khao Sok National Park.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Nature Beaches
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Krabi Elephant Sanctuary ©
Krabi Elephant Sanctuary
Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
PhraNang Cave Beach ©
PhraNang Cave Beach

1
night
Khao Sok National Park

Khao Sok National Park ©
While on tour of Khao Sok National Park, you'll discover a dense jungle, towering karst formations, and a man-made lake.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Wat Sok Tham Phanthurat Temple and then stroll through Khao Sok Elephant Sanctuary.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Khao Sok National Park online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Krabi Town to Khao Sok National Park in 2.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Khao Sok National Park can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Surat Thani.

Things to do in Khao Sok National Park

Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Wat Sok Tham Phanthurat Temple
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Wat Sok Tham Phanthurat Temple ©
Wat Sok Tham Phanthurat Temple

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Surat Thani

Surat Thani ©
Literally translated as "City of Good People," Surat Thani ranks as the eighth-largest city in Thailand and the historical seat from which the Sriwijaya kingdom ruled much of Southeast Asia.
On the 19th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Surat Thani City Pillar Shrine.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Surat Thani road trip website.

You can drive from Khao Sok National Park to Surat Thani in 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Surat Thani are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Surat Thani

Historic Sites Fun & Games Shopping
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Surat Thani City Pillar Shrine ©
Surat Thani City Pillar Shrine
Nakwaree Shooting Range ©
Nakwaree Shooting Range
Wat Phothawas ©
Wat Phothawas

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Bophut

Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Big Buddha, and then wander the streets of Fisherman’s Village.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Bophut trip planning app.

You can travel from Surat Thani to Bophut in 3 hours. December in Bophut sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Bophut

Tours Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trip

Grandfather's Grandmother's Rocks - Hin Ta Hin Yai
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Food Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling
Classic International Suits ©
Classic International Suits

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Koh Tao

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: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Ao Tanot Bay, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Jansom Bay.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Koh Tao trip maker.

Traveling by ferry from Bophut to Koh Tao takes 2.5 hours. December in Koh Tao sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Climbing Tours
Sai Nuan Beach ©
Sai Nuan Beach

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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 27th (Fri), explore the activities along Chao Phraya River, browse the exhibits of Jim Thompson House, thencontemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun). Keep things going the next day: browse the different shops at Siam Paragon, walk around Lumpini Park, thenshop like a local with Chatuchak Weekend Market, and finally take a stroll through Khaosan Road.

Make your Bangkok itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by flight from Koh Tao to Bangkok takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Koh Tao in December, Bangkok is slightly colder at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kanchanaburi.

Things to do in Bangkok

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

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Kanchanaburi

Kanchanaburi ©
The capital city of an eponymous province, Kanchanaburi is a pleasant town with lively markets and a good selection of restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): stroll through ElephantsWorld, explore the different monuments and memorials at Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, and then see the interesting displays at Bridge Over the River Kwai.

Start your trip to Kanchanaburi by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Bangkok to Kanchanaburi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Kanchanaburi

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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ElephantsWorld ©
ElephantsWorld
Bridge Over the River Kwai ©
Bridge Over the River Kwai
Kanchanaburi War Cemetery ©
Kanchanaburi War Cemetery

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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Doi Inthanon National Park in Doi Inthanon National Park (about 1h 45 min away). There's lots more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Orthodox Church of St. Vladimir, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and take some stellar pictures from Wat Phra That Doi Suthep.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Chiang Mai route planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Kanchanaburi to Chiang Mai takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Kanchanaburi in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Chiang Mai, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Doi Inthanon National Park, Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan
Doi Inthanon National Park ©
Doi Inthanon National Park

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