22 days in Thailand Itinerary

22 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  15 h 15 min
1
Chiang Mai
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Ferry:  5 h 15 min
2
Ko Pha Ngan
— 3 nights
Ferry:  1 h 15 min
3
Koh Tao
— 2 nights
Ferry:  2 h 30 min
4
Ang Thong, Ko Samui
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
5
Patong, Phuket
— 3 nights
Taxi + Ferry:  2 h 30 min
6
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7 h
7
Pak Phli
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
Bangkok
— 4 nights
Fly:  14 h 30 min
End: Amsterdam

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.
Go for a jaunt from Chiang Mai to Chom Thong to see Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community about 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, explore the ancient world of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra That Doi Suthep.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Chiang Mai road trip app.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Chiang Mai is an approximately 17.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Amsterdam to Chiang Mai due to the time zone difference. In August, Chiang Mai is a bit warmer than Amsterdam - with highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Pha Ngan ©
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Ko Pha Ngan is known for beaches, wildlife, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy some diversion at Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium, let the kids burn off some steam at Phangan Jorkyball, relax in the rural setting at Purina Sheep Farm, and enjoy the sand and surf at Salad Beach.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Ko Pha Ngan trip itinerary maker.

Do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry from Chiang Mai to Ko Pha Ngan in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. August in Ko Pha Ngan sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 31°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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C&M Learn Thai Culture ©
C&M Learn Thai Culture
Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium ©
Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Koh Tao

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 19th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Laem Thian and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Tue): stop by May & Co. General Store and then shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Koh Tao trip itinerary builder website.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Koh Tao in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can catch the ferry to Ang Thong.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
May & Co. General Store ©
May & Co. General Store
Climbing Tours

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.
On the 21st (Wed), go for a walk through Blue Lagoon (Emerald Lake) and then take in the dramatic natural features at Mu Ko Ang Thong National Marine Park.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Ang Thong online tour itinerary planner.

You can ride a ferry from Koh Tao to Ang Thong in 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Ang Thong are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ang Thong

Parks Nature
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Mu Ko Ang Thong National Marine Park ©
Mu Ko Ang Thong National Marine Park
Blue Lagoon (Emerald Lake) ©
Blue Lagoon (Emerald Lake)

3
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. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Bangla Road, let little ones run wild at Kidzoona, browse the different shops at Jungceylon, and get your game on at Phuket Kart.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Patong trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Ang Thong to Patong takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Ang Thong in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Patong, with lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Patong

Shopping Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trip

Big Buddha Phuket
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Bangla Road ©
Bangla Road
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach

3
nights
Ko Phi Phi Don

Ko Phi Phi Don ©
Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Ko Phi Phi Don is known for wildlife, nature, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, explore the gorgeous colors at Ko Bida Nok, kick back and relax at Laem Tong Bay, and stroll through Nui Beach.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Ko Phi Phi Don travel route builder.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Patong to Ko Phi Phi Don in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In August, daytime highs in Ko Phi Phi Don are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Pak Phli.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le
Scuba & Snorkeling
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint ©
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint

1
night
Pak Phli

Pak Phli ©
On the 28th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Khao Yai National Park.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Pak Phli trip app.

Explore your travel options from Ko Phi Phi Don to Pak Phli with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can drive to Bangkok.

Things to do in Pak Phli

Parks Nature
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Khao Yai National Park ©
Khao Yai National Park

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.
When in Bangkok, make a side trip to see Wat Maha That in Ayutthaya, approximately Ayutthaya away. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, shop like a local with Chatuchak Weekend Market, admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House, and steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Bangkok online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Pak Phli to Bangkok takes 2.5 hours. In August in Bangkok, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Wat Maha That
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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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