21 days in Thailand Itinerary

21 days in Thailand Itinerary

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21 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  20​h 30​min
1
Bangkok
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + bus + ferry:  4​h 45​min
2
Ko Pha Ngan
— 3 nights
ferry:  1​h 15​min
3
Koh Tao
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  5​h 45​min
4
Krabi Town
— 2 nights
ferry:  1​h 30​min
5
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 2 nights
ferry:  45​min
6
Ko Lanta
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h 30​min
7
Patong, Phuket
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
8
Chiang Mai
— 4 nights
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Vancouver

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of The Grand Palace, then make a trip to Wat Pho, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House, meet the residents at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, then make a trip to Phra Maha Chedi Si Rajakarn, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bangkok day trip planner .

Vancouver, Canada to Bangkok is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 15 hours traveling from Vancouver to Bangkok. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Vancouver in March; daily highs in Bangkok reach 40°C and lows reach 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife
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Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World ©
SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace

3
nights
Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Ko Pha Ngan is known for beaches, wildlife, spas, adventure, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, have fun at Jungle Kids Phangan, experience rural life at Purina Sheep Farm, and kick back and relax at Ao Plai Laem.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Ko Pha Ngan trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Bangkok to Ko Pha Ngan takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from Bangkok in March, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Ko Pha Ngan: temperatures range from 37°C by day to 31°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to ride a ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Parks Fun & Games
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Phangan Football Golf Club ©
Phangan Football Golf Club
Phangan Adventure MiniGolf ©
Phangan Adventure MiniGolf

1
night
Koh Tao

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
On the 21st (Sat), hike along John-Suwan Viewpoint and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Koh Tao road trip planning website .

Ride a ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Koh Tao in 1.5 hours. March in Koh Tao sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 31°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
John-Suwan Viewpoint ©
John-Suwan Viewpoint

2
nights
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): look for gifts at Uomo collection, enjoy the sand and surf at Railay Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at PhraNang Cave Beach. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ao Nang Beach and then delve into the lush surroundings at Krabi Elephant Sanctuary.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Krabi Town day trip site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Koh Tao to Krabi Town in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Koh Tao in March: highs in Krabi Town hover around 41°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

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

2
nights
Ko Phi Phi Don

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint, have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, and then Head underground at Ko Phi Phi Le. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): kick back and relax at Laem Tong Bay, then kick back and relax at Long Beach, then explore the striking landscape at Viking Cave, and finally stroll through Ko Bida Nok.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Ko Phi Phi Don route maker tool .

Traveling by ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 1.5 hours. March in Ko Phi Phi Don sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Shark Diving
Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le
Laem Tong Bay ©
Laem Tong Bay

2
nights
Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lanta Animal Welfare, and then meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience. Here are some ideas for day two: head off the coast to Ko Rok Nok and then step off the mainland to explore Koh Rok Island.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Ko Lanta trip maker website .

Ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta in an hour. In March in Ko Lanta, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Parks Outdoors Adventure
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Shark Diving
Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Ko Rok Nok ©
Ko Rok Nok

3
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Patong is known for shopping, beaches, spas, wildlife, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a memorable tour with Tours, get in on the family fun at Football Crazy Golf - Phuket, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and don't miss a visit to Patong Beach.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Patong vacation planner.

Ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Patong in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in March, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Karon Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
Karon Beach ©
Karon Beach

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to 333 Shooting Range Mae Rim (in Mae Rim), Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community (in Mae Wang) and Doi Inthanon (in Doi Inthanon National Park). The adventure continues: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, have some family-friendly fun at Chiangmai Speedkart, look for gifts at Sop Moei Arts, and delve into the distant past at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Chiang Mai journey maker site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Patong to Chiang Mai takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Patong in March since evenings lows in Chiang Mai dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

333 Shooting Range Mae Rim, Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community, Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, Doi Inthanon
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Doi Inthanon ©
Doi Inthanon
Elephant Rescue Park ©
Elephant Rescue Park

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