21 days in Thailand Itinerary

21 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Fly
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Bangkok
— 2 nights
Shuttle
2
Pattaya
— 2 nights
Fly to Koh Samui, Ferry to Koh Tao
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Koh Tao
— 1 night
Ferry
4
Ko Pha-Ngan
— 3 nights
Ferry
5
Bophut, Ko Samui
— 3 nights
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Drive to Ko Samui Lipa Noi Pier, Ferry to Don Sak Pier, Drive to Surat Thani
6
Surat Thani
— 2 nights
Bus to Krabi, Ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don
7
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 2 nights
Ferry
8
Phuket Town, Phuket
— 2 nights
Drive
9
Patong, Phuket
— 3 nights
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Bangkok — 2 nights

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Snake Farm (Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute) and Wat Suthat. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, and stop by Jack Armani Suit.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bangkok sightseeing planner.

Mumbai, India to Bangkok is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a 1.5 hour difference. While traveling from Mumbai, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Bangkok, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to catch the shuttle to Pattaya.
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Pattaya — 2 nights

Resort City

Famous for its nightlife and activity-filled seafront, Pattaya remains a major party destination for tourists and expats in Thailand.
On the 20th (Sat), don't miss a visit to The Sanctuary Of Truth, tour the pleasant surroundings at Khao Chi Chan Buddha, and then look for gifts at Ama Fashion. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Pattaya vacation planning website.

Take a shuttle from Bangkok to Pattaya in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Pattaya are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Koh Tao.
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Side Trip
Find places to stay Aug 19 — 21:

Koh Tao — 1 night

Turtle Island

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): kick back and relax at Hin Wong Bay, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sai Daeng Beach.

To plan Koh Tao vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Pattaya to Koh Tao in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August in Koh Tao, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 31°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can catch the ferry to Ko Pha-Ngan.
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Find places to stay Aug 21 — 22:

Ko Pha-Ngan — 3 nights

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bottle Beach and Hat Sadet Beach. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Salad Beach, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, let little ones run wild at Phangan Jorkyball, and see majestic marine mammals with Itsaramai - Private Day Cruises.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Ko Pha-Ngan itinerary builder app.

You can ride a ferry from Koh Tao to Ko Pha-Ngan in 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Ko Pha-Ngan are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can catch the ferry to Bophut.
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Find places to stay Aug 22 — 25:

Bophut, Ko Samui — 3 nights

Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Samui Elephant Sanctuary and Modern Suit Samui. And it doesn't end there: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Chaweng Beach, indulge your taste buds at Mae Nam Morning Market, and take some stellar pictures from Lad Koh View Point.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Bophut attractions site.

Ride a ferry from Ko Pha-Ngan to Bophut in 1.5 hours. August in Bophut sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 31°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Surat Thani.
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Find places to stay Aug 25 — 28:

Surat Thani — 2 nights

Literally translated as "City of Good People," Surat Thani ranks as the eighth-largest city in Thailand and the historical seat from which the Sriwijaya kingdom ruled much of Southeast Asia.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): cool off at The Pirates Park, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Ko Lamphu Public Park, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Surat Thani City Pillar Shrine. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Suan Mokkh Moklaphalaram Garden.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Surat Thani trip planning tool.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Bophut to Surat Thani in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Bophut in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Surat Thani, with lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Ko Phi Phi Don.
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Side Trip
Find places to stay Aug 28 — 30:

Ko Phi Phi Don — 2 nights

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): make a trip to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint, then enjoy the sand and surf at Laem Tong Bay, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Viking Cave. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Loh Moo Dee Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Ko Phi Phi Don online trip itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Surat Thani to Ko Phi Phi Don in 6 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August in Ko Phi Phi Don, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can ride a ferry to Phuket Town.
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Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 1:

Phuket Town, Phuket — 2 nights

The economic hub of the eponymous island, Phuket Town attracted merchants from China, India, and Portugal long before it became a tourist destination.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): look for gifts at Freedom Boardsports, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Big Buddha Phuket, get great views at Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong), then relax and rejuvenate at Yoga Connections Phuket, and finally go for a walk through Old Phuket Town. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at The Gibbon Rehabilitation Project (GRP), then take an in-depth tour of Thalang National Museum, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

You can plan Phuket Town trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Getting from Ko Phi Phi Don to Phuket Town by ferry takes about 3 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Phuket Town can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Patong.
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Patong, Phuket — 3 nights

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Explore hidden gems such as Karon Viewpoint and David Jone Fashion. Next up on the itinerary: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Patong Mosque, revel in the low prices at Royal Armani Suit, and play a few rounds at Red Mountain Golf Club.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Patong vacation planning site.

Patong is very close to Phuket Town. In September in Patong, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel back home.
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Land of Smiles
Offering a rich culinary heritage, sun-kissed beaches, exotic culture, tropical climate, and stunning landscapes, a Thailand vacation remains one of the world's greatest magnets for curious travelers. In between the busy and crowded cities, the Asian nation features a quiet countryside: a blend of lush rice paddies, flourishing tropical forests, and tiny villages living according to an age-old agricultural clock that continues to play a major role in the locals' lifestyle. A tour of Thailand reveals a deep devotion to Buddhism, exemplified by eye-catching temples lavishly decorated with golden Buddha statues, simple shrines, and lively religious festivals celebrated throughout the country.
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