19 days in Thailand Itinerary

19 days in Thailand Itinerary

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19 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Chiang Mai
1
Chiang Mai
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Sukhothai
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Bangkok
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Ferry:  4​h 45​min
4
Ko Pha Ngan
— 3 nights
Ferry:  1​h 15​min
5
Koh Tao
— 1 night
Ferry:  2​h 30​min
6
Ang Thong, Ko Samui
— 1 night
+3
Fly + Bus + Taxi + Ferry:  5​h 30​min
7
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 2 nights
Ferry + Taxi:  2​h 30​min
8
Patong, Phuket
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Chiang Mai

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan and Wat Phra Singh. Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chiang Mai: Wat Phra That Doi Suthep (in Doi Suthep) and Wat Phra That Hariphunchai (in Lamphun). Next up on the itinerary: stop by Mengrai Kilns, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Ched Yot, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Mae Hia Fresh Market.

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The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Chiang Mai. In August, daytime highs in Chiang Mai are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Sukhothai.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Wat Phra That Hariphunchai, Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community, Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
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Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan

2
nights
Sukhothai

Sukhothai ©
A trip to Sukhothai is a must for anyone interested in the origins of the Thai empire, which began in this city in the 13th century.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Si Satchanalai Historical Park and then stop by Suthep Sangkalok. On the 10th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Phra Si Ratana Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Chedi Si Hong, make a trip to Wat Si Chum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Maha That, then explore the ancient world of Sukhothai Historical Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Traphang Thong.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Sukhothai trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Chiang Mai to Sukhothai takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In August in Sukhothai, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Sukhothai

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Wat Traphang Thong
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Sukhothai Historical Park ©
Sukhothai Historical Park
Si Satchanalai Historical Park ©
Si Satchanalai Historical Park
Phra Si Ratana Temple ©
Phra Si Ratana Temple

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.
Wat Pho and Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Shop till you drop at Chatuchak Weekend Market and Khao San Road. Explore Bangkok's surroundings by going to Ayutthaya (Temple of the Royal Restoration (Wat Ratchaburana), Wat Mahathat, & more). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of The Grand Palace, buy something for everyone on your list at Siam Paragon, examine the collection at Jim Thompson House, and meet the residents at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bangkok online trip planner .

You can fly from Sukhothai to Bangkok in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. August in Bangkok sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Ayutthaya
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

3
nights
Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Salad Beach. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Ao Plai Laem, have fun at Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium, look for gifts at Pet Tawan Silver Jewelry, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at C&M Learn Thai Culture.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Ko Pha Ngan trip itinerary maker site .

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Bangkok to Ko Pha Ngan in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can ride a ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Thong Nai Pan Noi ©
Thong Nai Pan Noi
Pet Tawan Silver Jewelry ©
Pet Tawan Silver Jewelry

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 18th (Sun), stop by May & Co. General Store and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Koh Tao trip itinerary planning tool .

You can ride a ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Koh Tao in 1.5 hours. In August in Koh Tao, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 31°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can ride a ferry to Ang Thong.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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May & Co. General Store ©
May & Co. General Store

1
night
Ang Thong, Ko Samui

Ang Thong ©
As the capital of a province of the same name, Ang Thong boasts a rich history--most notably as an outpost during the war against the Burmese and the birthplace of Nai Dok and Nai Thongkaeo, two of the war's venerated heroes.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Mu Ko Ang Thong National Marine Park.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Ang Thong trip tool .

You can ride a ferry from Koh Tao to Ang Thong in 2.5 hours. August in Ang Thong sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 31°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Ang Thong

Nature Parks
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Mu Ko Ang Thong National Marine Park ©

2
nights
Ko Phi Phi Don

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): Head underground at Ko Phi Phi Le, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Phi Phi Postcard Shop, contemplate the waterfront views at Maya Bay, and then see the vivid underwater world at Ko Bida Nok.

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Getting from Ang Thong to Ko Phi Phi Don by combination of flight and ferry takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Ang Thong in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Ko Phi Phi Don, with lows of 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le
Ko Bida Nok ©
Ko Bida Nok

3
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Patong Beach. Patong Inn Art and The Phuket Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. When in Patong, make a side trip to see Big Buddha Phuket in Chalong, approximately 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Jungceylon, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore the galleries of Apichart art gallery, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Sai Nam Yen Market.

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Getting from Ko Phi Phi Don to Patong by combination of ferry and taxi takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Patong can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Patong

Shopping Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Big Buddha Phuket
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Big Buddha Phuket ©
Big Buddha Phuket
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach

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