18 days in Thailand Itinerary

18 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Start: Nuremberg
Train + Fly:  22 h 15 min
1
Patong, Phuket
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Chiang Mai
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
3
Khao Sok National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Khao Lak
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Surat Thani
— 1 night
Fly:  8 h 15 min
6
Bangkok
— 3 nights
Fly:  22 h
End: Nuremberg

4
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Go for a jaunt from Patong to Chalong to see Big Buddha Phuket about 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Bangla Road, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, kick back and relax at Karon Beach, and stroll through Patong Beach.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Patong sightseeing planning app.

Nuremberg, Germany to Patong is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a 6 hour difference. In November, Patong is much hotter than Nuremberg - with highs of 37°C and lows of 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

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

4
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.
Chiang Mai is known for wildlife, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get interesting insight from Tours, delve into the distant past at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, look for gifts at G.G Armani collection, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find photos and tourist information, use the Chiang Mai visit planning site.

Getting from Patong to Chiang Mai by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Chiang Mai are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Khao Sok National Park.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

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

1
night
Khao Sok National Park

Khao Sok National Park ©
While on tour of Khao Sok National Park, you'll discover a dense jungle, towering karst formations, and a man-made lake.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): don't miss a visit to Wat Sok Tham Phanthurat Temple.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Khao Sok National Park trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Chiang Mai to Khao Sok National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Chiang Mai in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in Khao Sok National Park, with lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Khao Lak.
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Wat Sok Tham Phanthurat Temple ©
Wat Sok Tham Phanthurat Temple

2
nights
Khao Lak

Khao Lak ©
A tropical adventure in Khao Lak, a cluster of villages on the west coast of Thailand's main peninsula, ensures tourists have plenty of time for basking on beaches boasting a serene and secluded ambience.
On the 3rd (Sun), tee off at Khao Lak Mini Golf and then take in the dramatic scenery at Ton Chong Fa Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Pak Weep Beach and then kick back and relax at White Sand Beach.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Khao Lak trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Khao Sok National Park to Khao Lak takes 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Surat Thani.

Things to do in Khao Lak

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Khao Lak Mini Golf
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Pak Weep Beach ©
Pak Weep Beach
Ton Chong Fa Waterfall ©
Ton Chong Fa Waterfall
Khao Lak Mini Golf ©
Khao Lak Mini Golf

1
night
Surat Thani

Surat Thani ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): look for gifts at Saturday Night Market and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Surat Thani City Pillar Shrine.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Surat Thani trip planner.

You can drive from Khao Lak to Surat Thani in 3 hours. December in Surat Thani sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Surat Thani

Shopping Historic Sites
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Saturday Night Market ©
Saturday Night Market
Surat Thani City Pillar Shrine ©
Surat Thani City Pillar Shrine

3
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.
Bangkok is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew), explore the world behind art at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC), and get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bangkok itinerary planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Surat Thani to Bangkok. In December, daily temperatures in Bangkok can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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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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