18 days in Thailand Itinerary

18 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Bangkok
— 2 nights
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Khao Yai National Park
— 2 nights
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Pattaya
— 2 nights
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Patong, Phuket
— 3 nights
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Maret, Ko Samui
— 1 night
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Koh Tao
— 2 nights
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Chiang Mai
— 4 nights

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Bangkok

Bangkok ©

City of Angels

Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Bangkok is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House, stop by Rajawongse Clothier, and contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Bangkok holiday planner.

Bilbao, Spain to Bangkok is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Indochina Time (ICT) is 6 hours. Traveling from Bilbao in July, expect Bangkok to be somewhat warmer, temps between 39°C and 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Khao Yai National Park.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks · Spas
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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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nights
Khao Yai National Park

Khao Yai National Park ©
The oldest national park in Thailand--and a World Heritage Site to boot--Khao Yai National Park impresses visitors with its waterfalls, mountainous terrain, and abundant monsoon forest.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Khao Yai National Park. On the next day, take in the dramatic scenery at Haew Narok Waterfall and then get outside with Khao Yai Bird Watching Day Trip by Thailand Bird Watching.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Khao Yai National Park vacation planner.

You can drive from Bangkok to Khao Yai National Park in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in July, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to Pattaya.

Things to do in Khao Yai National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Khao Yai National Park ©
Khao Yai National Park
Haew Narok Waterfall ©
Haew Narok Waterfall

2
nights
Pattaya

Pattaya ©

Resort City

Famous for its nightlife and activity-filled seafront, Pattaya remains a major party destination for tourists and expats in Thailand.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Walking Street Pattaya, observe the fascinating underwater world at Underwater World Pattaya, then take in nature's colorful creations at Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden, and finally admire the striking features of The Sanctuary Of Truth. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Jomtien Beach, then browse the different shops at CentralFestival Pattaya Beach, and then stop by Ama Fashion.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Pattaya road trip site.

Getting from Khao Yai National Park to Pattaya by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Patong.

Things to do in Pattaya

Parks · Shopping · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 16 — 18:
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Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden ©
Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden
The Sanctuary Of Truth ©
The Sanctuary Of Truth
Underwater World Pattaya ©
Underwater World Pattaya

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Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Step out of Patong with an excursion to Big Buddha Phuket in Chalong--about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Bangla Road, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, look for gifts at Suit Master, and stroll through The Gibbon Rehabilitation Project (GRP).

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Patong holiday maker app.

Traveling by flight from Pattaya to Patong takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Maret.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

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Scuba & Snorkeling
Bangla Road ©
Bangla Road
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach

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Maret, Ko Samui

Maret ©
Maret, a bustling area on the island of Koh Samui, offers an abundance of activities and small settlements along a stretch of attractive coastline.
On the 22nd (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Thong Takhian Beach (Silver Beach), then enjoy the sand and surf at Chaweng Beach, and then take a stroll through Fisherman’s Village.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Maret trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Patong to Maret by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Maret

Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 21 — 22:
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Fisherman’s Village ©
Fisherman’s Village
Chaweng Beach ©
Chaweng Beach
Thong Takhian Beach (Silver Beach) ©
Thong Takhian Beach (Silver Beach)

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Koh Tao

Turtle Island

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Sai Nuan Beach, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ao Tanot Bay.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Koh Tao journey builder.

Getting from Maret to Koh Tao by combination of taxi and ferry takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Sai Nuan Beach ©
Sai Nuan Beach
Spas & Wellness

4
nights
Chiang Mai

Rose of the North

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 25th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, see the interesting displays at Museum of World Insects and Natural Wonders, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Singh.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Chiang Mai trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Koh Tao to Chiang Mai in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and train; or take a bus. In July in Chiang Mai, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. You will leave for home on the 28th (Sat).

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 24 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

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