20 days in Thailand Itinerary

20 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  27 h
1
Bangkok
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Chiang Mai
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Ferry:  5 h 15 min
3
Ko Pha Ngan
— 3 nights
Ferry:  1 h 15 min
4
Koh Tao
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  5 h 45 min
5
Krabi Town
— 1 night
Ferry:  1 h 30 min
6
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 3 nights
Ferry:  2 h 30 min
7
Patong, Phuket
— 3 nights
Fly:  31 h
End: Sao Paulo

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Wat Maha That in Ayutthaya (about 1h 10 min away). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, make a trip to The 4 Kings' Phra Maha Chedi, shop like a local with Chatuchak Weekend Market, and admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Bangkok journey planning website.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Bangkok is an approximately 27- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Bangkok. Traveling from Sao Paulo in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Bangkok: highs are around 38°C and lows about 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Wat Maha That
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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
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: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take in panoramic vistas at Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, explore the ancient world of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pikanesuan Devalai Chiangmai.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Chiang Mai visit website.

Traveling by flight from Bangkok to Chiang Mai takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Bangkok in November, Chiang Mai is a bit cooler at night with lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife Historic Sites 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

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: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, try for a hole-in-one at Phangan Adventure MiniGolf, kick back and relax at Ao Plai Laem, and have fun at Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Ko Pha Ngan itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and ferry from Chiang Mai to Ko Pha Ngan takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Chiang Mai in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Ko Pha Ngan, with lows of 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can ride a ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

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

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 4th (Wed), enjoy some diversion at Koh Tao CrossFit and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Koh Tao online trip maker.

Ride a ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Koh Tao in 1.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Koh Tao are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Koh Tao CrossFit ©
Koh Tao CrossFit

1
night
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
On the 5th (Thu), take a peaceful walk through Krabi Elephant Sanctuary and then kick back and relax at Railay Beach.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Krabi Town planning website.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Koh Tao to Krabi Town in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Koh Tao in December since evenings lows in Krabi Town dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Krabi Elephant Sanctuary ©
Krabi Elephant Sanctuary
Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach

3
nights
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: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nui Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Laem Tong Bay, and head off the coast to Mosquito Island.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Ko Phi Phi Don attractions site.

Traveling by ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Shark Diving
Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint ©
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint

3
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Take a break from Patong with a short trip to Big Buddha Phuket in Chalong, about 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Bangla Road, get your game on at Phuket Kart, browse the different shops at Jungceylon, and explore and take pictures at Patong Beach.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Patong online tour itinerary maker.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Patong in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

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

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