20 days in Thailand Itinerary

20 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Munich
Fly:  16 h
1
Chiang Mai
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Ferry:  5 h 15 min
2
Ko Pha Ngan
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
3
Bophut, Ko Samui
— 2 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Bus:  2 h 30 min
4
Krabi Town
— 2 nights
Ferry:  4 h
5
Ko Lipe
— 1 night
Ferry:  3 h 15 min
6
Ko Lanta
— 2 nights
Ferry:  45 min
7
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 1 night
Ferry:  2 h
8
Phuket Town, Phuket
— 2 nights
Bus + Taxi:  1 h 45 min
9
Khao Lak
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  18 h 30 min
End: Munich

2
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.
Popular historic sites such as Wat Chamthewi Temple (Wat Ku Kut) and Wat Buppharam are in your itinerary. Visiting Elephant Care & Grand Canyon Jumping and Karen Elephant Family will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chiang Mai: Lamphun (Wat Phra That Hariphunchai & Wat San Pa Yang Luang). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Monkchat Meditation Retreat, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and pause for some serene contemplation at Orthodox Church of St. Vladimir.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Chiang Mai journey website.

Munich, Germany to Chiang Mai is an approximately 16- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Indochina Time (ICT) is 6 hours. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Munich in March; daily highs in Chiang Mai reach 42°C and lows reach 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Lamphun, Karen Elephant Family, Spas & Wellness
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Monkchat Meditation Retreat ©
Monkchat Meditation Retreat
Wat Chamthewi Temple (Wat Ku Kut) ©
Wat Chamthewi Temple (Wat Ku Kut)
Wat San Pa Yang Luang ©
Wat San Pa Yang Luang

2
nights
Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Pha Ngan ©
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): get outside with Khao Ra, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Chaloklum, relax in the rural setting at Purina Sheep Farm, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phu Khao Noi, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Khao Tham. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Haad Yuan Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Leela Beach, then stroll through Hat Sadet Beach, and finally stop by Sugar & Spice.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Ko Pha Ngan attractions planner.

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and ferry from Chiang Mai to Ko Pha Ngan takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Chiang Mai in March: highs in Ko Pha Ngan hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bophut.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Beaches Historic Sites
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Haad Yuan Beach ©
Haad Yuan Beach
Hat Sadet Beach ©
Hat Sadet Beach
Leela Beach ©
Leela Beach

2
nights
Bophut, Ko Samui

Bophut ©
Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
On the 3rd (Fri), head outdoors with Taling Ngam Muay Thai, stroll through Cobra Show Thailand, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Coral Cove Beach. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chinese Temple, play a few rounds at Koh Samui Golf Academy, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then get your game on at EasyFly - Indoor Skydiving, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Easykart - Go Karting.

Plan trip to Bophut with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Ko Pha Ngan to Bophut in 4 hours. April in Bophut sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ko Samui, Chinese Temple, Taling Ngam Muay Thai
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Coral Cove Beach ©
Coral Cove Beach
Chinese Temple ©
Chinese Temple
Cobra Show Thailand ©
Cobra Show Thailand

2
nights
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
On the 5th (Sun), Head underground at Diamond Cave (Tham Phra Nang Nai), then take a memorable tour with Tours, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Krabi Elephant Sanctuary. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ao Nang Mosque, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Agnes Catholic Church, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Koh Lao Lading, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Ao Tha Lane.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Krabi Town road trip planning tool.

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Bophut to Krabi Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Bophut in April, Krabi Town is slightly colder at night with lows of 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to ride a ferry to Ko Lipe.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Krabi Elephant Sanctuary ©
Krabi Elephant Sanctuary
Koh Lao Lading ©
Koh Lao Lading
Ao Tha Lane ©
Ao Tha Lane

1
night
Ko Lipe

Ko Lipe ©
With a name that means "Paper Island" in the local Chao Ley language, Ko Lipe is known for its white sand beaches, historical villages, and diving attractions.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): head off the coast to Koh Hin Ngam, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sanom Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Pattaya Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Sunrise Beach.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Ko Lipe trip maker.

Traveling by ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Lipe takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Krabi Town to Ko Lipe is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in April, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Lipe

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Koh Hin Ngam
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Sunrise Beach ©
Sunrise Beach
Pattaya Beach ©
Pattaya Beach

2
nights
Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta ©
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): enjoy the sea views from Lighthouse, kick back and relax at Bamboo Beach (Had Mai Phai), then enjoy the sand and surf at Diamond Cliff Beach, and finally look for gifts at The Boss Collection. Here are some ideas for day two: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, enjoy the sand and surf at Khlong Dao Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lanta Monkey School, and finally take a peaceful walk through Thung Yee Pheng Mangrove Forest.

To see reviews and other tourist information, read our Ko Lanta online tour itinerary planner.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Lipe to Ko Lanta in 3.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Ko Lipe to Ko Lanta. In April, daily temperatures in Ko Lanta can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Bamboo Beach (Had Mai Phai) ©
Bamboo Beach (Had Mai Phai)
Khlong Dao Beach ©
Khlong Dao Beach
Diamond Cliff Beach ©
Diamond Cliff Beach

1
night
Ko Phi Phi Don

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 10th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, then find your balance on the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Laem Tong Bay.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Ko Phi Phi Don trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Lanta to Ko Phi Phi Don takes an hour. In April, daily temperatures in Ko Phi Phi Don can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to ride a ferry to Phuket Town.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

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

2
nights
Phuket Town, Phuket

Phuket Town ©
The economic hub of the eponymous island, Phuket Town attracted merchants from China, India, and Portugal long before it became a tourist destination.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Yanui Beach, take some stellar pictures from Windmill Viewpoint, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Suwan Khiri Khet, then whizz through the canopy at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Chalong Bay Rum Distillery & Restaurant. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Khao Rang Samakkhitham, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Khao Rang Hill View Point, then take some stellar pictures from Panwa Cape, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

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Traveling by ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Phuket Town takes 2 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Phuket Town can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Khao Lak.

Things to do in Phuket Town

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Spas, Zipline, Yanui Beach, Wat Suwan Khiri Khet
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Yanui Beach ©
Yanui Beach
Zipline
Khao Rang Hill View Point ©
Khao Rang Hill View Point

4
nights
Khao Lak

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.
You'll get in some beach time at Pak Weep Beach and Coconut Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Bangsak Beach and Ton Chong Fa Waterfall. The adventure continues: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, head outdoors with Combat 360X Muay Thai, MMA And Fitness, and admire the natural beauty at Butterfly Farm Khao Lak.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Khao Lak day trip tool.

Traveling by combination of bus and taxi from Phuket Town to Khao Lak takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. April in Khao Lak sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. On the 16th (Thu), you're off to home.

Things to do in Khao Lak

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Bangsak Beach
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Combat 360X Muay Thai, MMA And Fitness ©
Combat 360X Muay Thai, MMA And Fitness
Pak Weep Beach ©
Pak Weep Beach
Spas

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