21 days in Thailand Itinerary

21 days in Thailand Itinerary

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21 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  26​h
1
Bangkok
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Chiang Rai
— 1 night
bus:  3​h 30​min
3
Chiang Mai
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  2​h 30​min
4
Krabi Town
— 3 nights
ferry:  1​h 30​min
5
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 4 nights
bus:  9​h 30​min
6
Koh Tao
— 2 nights
ferry:  1​h 15​min
7
Ko Pha Ngan
— 4 nights
+2
ferry + bus + Fly:  7​h 30​min
8
Bangkok
— 1 night
Fly:  25​h
End: Sao Paulo

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Wang Lang Market, Sky Bar, Bangkok and Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Wat Pho, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew), step into the grandiose world of The Grand Palace, then hunt for treasures at Wang Lang Market, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun), and finally get a taste of local nightlife at Sky Bar, Bangkok.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bangkok trip itinerary maker tool .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Bangkok is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Bangkok. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sao Paulo in November: high temperatures in Bangkok hover around 38°C and lows are around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Chiang Rai.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Nightlife
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Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)

1
night
Chiang Rai

Chiang Rai ©
Enjoy a cultural and relaxing vacation in Chiang Rai, the capital city of an eponymous province.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Wat Klang Wiang as well as Chiang Rai Night Bazaar. On the 26th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Clock Tower Chiang Rai and then hunt for treasures at Chiang Rai Night Bazaar.

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Chiang Rai day trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Bangkok to Chiang Rai takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Bangkok in November, things will get a bit cooler in Chiang Rai: highs are around 34°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Chiang Rai

Historic Sites Shopping
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Wat Rong Khun ©
Wat Rong Khun
Chiang Rai Night Bazaar ©
Chiang Rai Night Bazaar

2
nights
Chiang Mai

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 list of things to see and do now includes Wat Chiang Man, Wat Lok Molee, Royal Orchid The Family Massage, and other attractions. Keep things going the next day: surround yourself with nature on Elephant Nature Park, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Night Bazaar, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Royal Orchid The Family Massage.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Chiang Mai sightseeing planning site .

Traveling by car from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Chiang Mai sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
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Elephant Nature Park ©
Elephant Nature Park
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

3
nights
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
On the 30th (Sat), kick back and relax at PhraNang Cave Beach, then look for gifts at Alex's Fashion, then enjoy the sand and surf at Railay Beach, and finally Head underground at Diamond Cave (Tham Phra Nang Nai). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sun): head off the coast to Poda Island, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ao Nang Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea).

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Krabi Town itinerary builder app .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Chiang Mai to Krabi Town takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In November, daytime highs in Krabi Town are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
PhraNang Cave Beach ©
PhraNang Cave Beach
Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea) ©

4
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, adventure, beaches, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, step off the mainland to explore Mosquito Island, make a trip to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint, and see the vivid underwater world at Ko Bida Nok.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Ko Phi Phi Don tour itinerary planner .

Ride a ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don in 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Ko Phi Phi Don can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to catcht the bus to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): explore the activities along Aow Leuk Bay.

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Traveling by bus from Ko Phi Phi Don to Koh Tao takes 9.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Koh Tao are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Koh Nang Yuan ©
Koh Nang Yuan

4
nights
Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Pha Ngan ©
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Full Moon Party has been added to your itinerary. There's much more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ao Plai Laem, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Ko Pha Ngan tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Koh Tao to Ko Pha Ngan by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Ko Pha Ngan are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Full Moon Party
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C&M Learn Thai Culture ©
C&M Learn Thai Culture
Scuba & Snorkeling
Phangan Adventure MiniGolf ©
Phangan Adventure MiniGolf

1
night
Bangkok

Bangkok
To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bangkok trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Ko Pha Ngan to Bangkok takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Ko Pha Ngan in December, Bangkok is a bit cooler at night with lows of 26°C. You will leave for home on the 13th (Fri).

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Tours Nightlife
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