17 days in Thailand Itinerary

17 days in Thailand Itinerary

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17 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  19​h 15​min
1
Chiang Mai
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  5​h 45​min
2
Khao Lak
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Patong, Phuket
— 3 nights
taxi + ferry:  2​h 30​min
4
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 2 nights
ferry:  1​h 30​min
5
Krabi Town
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  5​h 45​min
6
Koh Tao
— 1 day
ferry:  1​h 15​min
7
Ko Pha Ngan
— 2 nights
+2
ferry + bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
8
Bangkok
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Manchester


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2
nights
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.
Go for a jaunt from Chiang Mai to Doi Suthep to see Wat Phra That Doi Suthep about 1h 15 min away. Spend the 14th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Saen Muang Ma Luang, pause for some serene contemplation at Orthodox Church of St. Vladimir, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Chiang Mai tour site .

Manchester, UK to Chiang Mai is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Manchester to Chiang Mai due to the time zone difference. In November, Chiang Mai is warmer than Manchester - with highs of 37°C and lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Khao Lak.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Tours Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

1
day
Khao Lak

A tropical adventure in Khao Lak, a cluster of villages on the west coast of Thailand's main peninsula, ensures tourists have plenty of time for basking on beaches boasting a serene and secluded ambience.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Khao Lak trip planner.

Getting from Chiang Mai to Khao Lak by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. In November, daily temperatures in Khao Lak can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Patong.

Things to do in Khao Lak

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Patong, Phuket

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. Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, make a trip to Bangla Road, stop by New Valentino, and view the masterpieces at The Phuket Gallery.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Patong trip builder site .

Getting from Khao Lak to Patong by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and bus. November in Patong sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Ko Phi Phi Don

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): kick back and relax at Nui Beach, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then stroll through Maya Bay. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Laem Tong Bay, make a splash at Aquaride, then head off the coast to Ko Phi Phi Le, and finally make a trip to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint.

Planning Ko Phi Phi Don trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Patong to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. November in Ko Phi Phi Don sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to ride a ferry to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Maya Bay ©
Maya Bay
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint ©
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint

1
night
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): kick back and relax at PhraNang Cave Beach, then stop by VICTORIA Fashion House, and then kick back and relax at Railay Beach.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Krabi Town travel planning website .

You can ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Krabi Town in 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Krabi Town can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
PhraNang Cave Beach ©
PhraNang Cave Beach

1
day
Koh Tao

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

Discover how to plan a Koh Tao trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Krabi Town to Koh Tao takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Koh Tao are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to catch the ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
On the 25th (Mon), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: admire all the interesting features of Purina Sheep Farm, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Salad Beach, then have fun at Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium, and finally get in on the excitement at Phangan Jorkyball.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Ko Pha Ngan trip planner.

Ride a ferry from Koh Tao to Ko Pha Ngan in 1.5 hours. In November in Ko Pha Ngan, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Salad Beach
Salad Beach
Phangan Jorkyball ©
Phangan Jorkyball

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.
Bangkok is known for historic sites, shopping, nightlife, spas, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Wat Pho, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun), admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House, and surround yourself with nature on SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World.

Before you visit Bangkok, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Ko Pha Ngan to Bangkok by combination of ferry and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and flight. In November, daytime highs in Bangkok are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Zoos & Aquariums
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Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)

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