22 days in Thailand Itinerary

22 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Manchester
Fly + Bus:  18 h
1
Patong, Phuket
— 3 nights
Ferry:  2 h 30 min
2
Ko Lanta
— 4 nights
Ferry:  1 h 15 min
3
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 4 nights
Ferry:  1 h 30 min
4
Krabi Town
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h 30 min
5
Chiang Mai
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
6
Bangkok
— 2 nights
Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: Manchester

3
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Big Buddha Phuket and Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong). We've included these beaches for you: Patong Beach and Nai Harn Beach. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kata Beach, don't miss a visit to Bangla Road, and enjoy the sand and surf at Karon Beach.

To find maps and tourist information, go to the Patong trip website.

Manchester, UK to Patong is an approximately 20.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Manchester to Patong. Traveling from Manchester in January, things will get much warmer in Patong: highs are around 37°C and lows about 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Karon, Phuket Town, Nai Harn Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
Karon Beach ©
Karon Beach

4
nights
Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta ©
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
You'll get in some beach time at Lanta Klong Nin Beach and Long Beach. Spend the 9th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: stroll through Lanta Animal Welfare, enjoy the sand and surf at Kantiang Bay, stop by The Tiger Collections, and steep yourself in history at Lanta Old Town.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Ko Lanta trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Patong to Ko Lanta takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In January in Ko Lanta, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Lanta Animal Welfare ©
Lanta Animal Welfare
Scuba & Snorkeling
Long Beach ©
Long Beach

4
nights
Ko Phi Phi Don

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
We've included these beaches for you: Laem Tong Bay and Ao Ton Sai. Next up on the itinerary: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the dramatic natural features at Viking Cave, step off the mainland to explore Ko Phi Phi Le, and enjoy the sand and surf at Loh Dalum Beach.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Ko Phi Phi Don trip maker tool.

Ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Ko Phi Phi Don in an hour. In January, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. On the 16th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can ride a ferry to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Laem Tong Bay ©
Laem Tong Bay
Loh Dalum Beach ©
Loh Dalum Beach

4
nights
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Visit Railay Beach and Koh Lao Lading for some beach relaxation. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through PhraNang Cave Beach, look for gifts at Alex's Fashion, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea), and kick back and relax at Khlong Muang Beach.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Krabi Town journey planner.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Krabi Town in 1.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Krabi Town are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
PhraNang Cave Beach ©
PhraNang Cave Beach
Ao Nang Beach ©
Ao Nang Beach

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan and Wat Phra Singh. The adventure continues: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, look for gifts at G.G Armani collection, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Chiang Mai trip builder site.

Getting from Krabi Town to Chiang Mai by combination of bus and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Krabi Town in January since evenings lows in Chiang Mai dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

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

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, then don't miss a visit to Wat Pho, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew). Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Saket, meet the residents at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, take in the spiritual surroundings of Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine), then admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun).

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Bangkok road trip planning website.

You can fly from Chiang Mai to Bangkok in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Chiang Mai in January, expect a bit warmer with lows of 26°C in Bangkok. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Zoos & Aquariums
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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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