18 days in Thailand Itinerary

18 days in Thailand Itinerary

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18 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + train:  14​h 15​min
1
Bangkok
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  3​h
2
Chiang Mai
— 3 nights
Fly:  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
+2
bus + Fly + train:  4​h 15​min
6
Bangkok
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): explore the activities along Chao Phraya River, 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 take a stroll through Chinatown - Bangkok. On the next day, browse the different shops at MBK Center (Ma Boon Khrong Center), then stroll through Lumpini Park, and then browse the different shops at Asiatique The Riverfront.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bangkok journey builder app .

Dublin, Ireland to Bangkok is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Indochina Time (ICT) is 7 hours. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Dublin in April, with highs in Bangkok at 41°C and lows at 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bangkok

#Shopping, #Spas, #Neighborhoods
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Asiatique The Riverfront ©
Asiatique The Riverfront
Spas & Wellness

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.
Take a break from Chiang Mai with a short trip to Wat Phra That Doi Suthep in Doi Suthep, about 1h 15 min away. Spend the 24th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, stroll through Chiang Mai Zoo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Singh, and pause for some photo ops at Roitawarabarn Baandhawalai - Porter house.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Chiang Mai trip itinerary planning website .

Do a combination of train and flight from Bangkok to Chiang Mai in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Bangkok in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Chiang Mai, with lows of 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Patong.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

4
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Take a break from Patong with a short trip to Phuket Big Buddha in Chalong, about 46 minutes away. Spend the 27th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Patong Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kata Beach, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and have some family-friendly fun at Phuket Kart.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Patong route planner.

Traveling by flight from Chiang Mai to Patong takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Chiang Mai in April, expect nights in Patong to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are slightly colder, around 38°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Patong

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Ko Phi Phi Don

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Spend the 29th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Maya Bay, Head underground at Ko Phi Phi Le, explore the striking landscape at Viking Cave, and kick back and relax at Laem Tong Bay.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Ko Phi Phi Don journey planning site .

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Patong to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 1.5 hours. In April in Ko Phi Phi Don, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 28°C at night. 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, #Parks, #Adventure
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Maya Bay ©
Maya Bay
Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le

3
nights
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 1st (Wed): stop by Armani Collection. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Alex's Fashion, look for gifts at Scandi Fashion, then tour the pleasant surroundings at PhraNang Cave Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Ao Nang Beach.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Krabi Town road trip tool .

Getting from Ko Phi Phi Don to Krabi Town by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in May, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Krabi Town

#Beaches, #Outdoors, #Parks
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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 ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew), then step into the grandiose world of The Grand Palace, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market, buy something for everyone on your list at Siam Paragon, and then admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Bangkok tour itinerary maker .

Getting from Krabi Town to Bangkok by combination of bus, flight, and train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Krabi Town in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Bangkok, with lows around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

#Shopping, #Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)

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