23 days in Thailand Itinerary

23 days in Thailand Itinerary

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23 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Bangkok
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Chiang Mai
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + bus + ferry:  5​h 15​min
3
Ko Pha Ngan
— 3 nights
ferry:  1​h 15​min
4
Koh Tao
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  5​h 45​min
5
Krabi Town
— 1 night
ferry:  1​h 30​min
6
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 3 nights
ferry:  45​min
7
Ko Lanta
— 3 nights
ferry:  2​h 30​min
8
Patong, Phuket
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h
9
Bangkok
— 1 day
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Tel Aviv

4
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.
Step out of Bangkok to go to Ayutthaya and see Wat Maha That, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Wat Pho, meet the residents at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, browse the different shops at Siam Paragon, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine).

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Bangkok road trip planning app .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Bangkok is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Bangkok, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in December, expect Bangkok to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Wat Maha That
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Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chiang Mai: Wat Phra That Doi Suthep (in Doi Suthep) and Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community (in Mae Wang). Spend the 15th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pikanesuan Devalai Chiangmai, look for gifts at Mesimu, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Chiang Mai holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Bangkok to Chiang Mai takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Chiang Mai when traveling from Bangkok in December, with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community
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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

3
nights
Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Pha Ngan ©
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Ko Pha Ngan is known for wildlife, beaches, spas, adventure, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: have fun at Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phu Khao Noi, get your game on at Phangan Football Golf Club, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at C&M Learn Thai Culture.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Ko Pha Ngan trip planner.

Getting from Bangkok to Ko Pha Ngan by combination of flight and ferry takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of flight and bus. In December, daytime highs in Ko Pha Ngan are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to catch the ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Fun & Games Wildlife Tours
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C&M Learn Thai Culture ©
C&M Learn Thai Culture
Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium ©
Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium
Scuba & Snorkeling

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 20th (Fri), have fun at Koh Tao CrossFit and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Koh Tao vacation planner.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Koh Tao takes 1.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Koh Tao are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Koh Tao CrossFit ©
Koh Tao CrossFit

1
night
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 21st (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at PhraNang Cave Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Railay Beach, and then stop by VICTORIA Fashion House.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Krabi Town trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Koh Tao to Krabi Town takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Koh Tao in December since evenings lows in Krabi Town dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) 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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Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
PhraNang Cave Beach ©
PhraNang Cave Beach

3
nights
Ko Phi Phi Don

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Ko Phi Phi Don is known for wildlife, nature, adventure, beaches, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, enjoy the sand and surf at Loh Moo Dee Beach, Head underground at Ko Phi Phi Le, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Loh Dalum Beach.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Ko Phi Phi Don route planning tool .

Ride a ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don in 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Shark Diving
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint ©
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint
Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le

3
nights
Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Ko Lanta is known for beaches, wildlife, nature, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lanta Animal Welfare, kick back and relax at Long Beach, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Ko Lanta trip simple and quick.

Ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta in an hour. In December, daily temperatures in Ko Lanta can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors Parks Adventure
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Shark Diving
Lanta Animal Welfare ©
Lanta Animal Welfare
The Boss Collection ©
The Boss Collection

4
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Change things up with a short trip to Big Buddha Phuket in Chalong (about 46 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, don't miss a visit to Bangla Road, look for gifts at Dress Men Fashion, and kick back and relax at Patong Beach.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Patong online trip itinerary planner .

You can ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Patong in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and bus. In December in Patong, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

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

1
day
Bangkok

Bangkok ©
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): walk around Lumpini Park, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then shop like a local with Khaosan Road.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Bangkok sightseeing app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Patong to Bangkok takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Neighborhoods Shopping Spas
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Khaosan Road ©
Khaosan Road
Spas
Lumpini Park ©
Lumpini Park

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