18 days in Thailand Itinerary

18 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Train + Fly:  14 h 15 min
1
Bangkok
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
2
Chiang Mai
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h
3
Patong, Phuket
— 4 nights
Taxi + Ferry:  1 h 15 min
4
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1 h 30 min
5
Krabi Town
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h 15 min
6
Bangkok
— 2 nights
Fly + Train:  14 h 15 min
End: London

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.
On the 20th (Sat), contemplate the waterfront views at Chao Phraya River, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit), and finally wander the streets of Chinatown - Bangkok. Keep things going the next day: buy something for everyone on your list at MBK Center (Ma Boon Khrong Center), stroll around Lumpini Park, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Asiatique The Riverfront.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Bangkok day trip planner.

London, UK to Bangkok is an approximately 14.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from London to Bangkok due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in April, things will get much hotter in Bangkok: highs are around 41°C and lows about 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time for travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Spas Historic Sites
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Asiatique The Riverfront ©
Asiatique The Riverfront
Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit) ©
Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit)
Chinatown - Bangkok ©
Chinatown - Bangkok

3
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.
Spend the 24th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, make a trip to Three Kings Monument, and admire the striking features of Wat Chiang Man.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Chiang Mai attractions planner.

Getting from Bangkok to Chiang Mai by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Bangkok in April, expect a bit cooler with lows of 28°C in Chiang Mai. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

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

4
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Step out of Patong to go to Chalong and see Big Buddha Phuket, which is approximately 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, have some family-friendly fun at Phuket Kart, kick back and relax at Kata Beach, and explore and take pictures at Patong Beach.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Patong travel route planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Chiang Mai to Patong in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. When traveling from Chiang Mai in April, plan for little chillier days in Patong, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Karon, 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.
When in Ko Phi Phi Don, make a side trip to see Bamboo Island in Ao Nang, approximately Ao Nang away. There's much more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, Head underground at Ko Phi Phi Le, don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint, and kick back and relax at Laem Tong Bay.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Ko Phi Phi Don trip itinerary maker app.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Patong to Ko Phi Phi Don in 2.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In April, daily temperatures in Ko Phi Phi Don can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to catch the ferry to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Bamboo Island
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint ©
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint

3
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 1st (Wed): stop by Armani Collection. On the next day, look for gifts at Alex's Fashion, then stop by Scandi Fashion, then enjoy the sand and surf at PhraNang Cave Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Ao Nang Beach.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Krabi Town online visit planner.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Krabi Town in 1.5 hours. In May in Krabi Town, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
PhraNang Cave Beach ©
PhraNang Cave Beach
Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea) ©
Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea)

2
nights
Bangkok

Bangkok ©
On the 4th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew), then steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, and finally make a trip to Wat Pho. Keep things going the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market, then browse the different shops at Siam Paragon, and then admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Bangkok holiday planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Krabi Town to Bangkok in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Krabi Town in May, Bangkok is a bit warmer at night with lows of 32°C. On the 6th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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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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