19 days in Thailand Itinerary

19 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Fly to Koh Samui, Ferry to Koh Tao
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Koh Tao
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Ko Pha Ngan
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Bophut, Ko Samui
— 3 nights
Fly to Phuket, Ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don
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Ko Phi Phi Don
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Ko Lanta
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Ko Lipe
— 1 night
Ferry to Rassada Pier Phuket, Taxi to Rawai
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Rawai, Phuket
— 2 nights
Drive
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Patong, Phuket
— 2 nights
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Koh Tao

— 2 nights

Turtle Island

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 7th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ao Tanot Bay and then step off the mainland to explore Koh Nang Yuan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): get outside with Outdoor Activities and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Koh Tao trip planner.

Montreal, Canada to Koh Tao is an approximately 28.5-hour combination of flight and ferry. Traveling from Montreal to Koh Tao, you'll lose 12 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Montreal in May, with highs in Koh Tao at 39°C and lows at 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Spas
Find places to stay May 6 — 8:

Ko Pha Ngan

— 2 nights
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
On the 9th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Salad Beach and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Thong Nai Pan Noi and then kick back and relax at Bottle Beach.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, go to the Ko Pha Ngan trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Koh Tao to Ko Pha Ngan takes 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Ko Pha Ngan are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Bophut.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
Find places to stay May 8 — 10:

Bophut, Ko Samui

— 3 nights
Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
Step out of the city life by going to CSI: SAMUI Dive School and Coral Cove Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Cobra Show Thailand and Eranda Herbal Spa Since2002. There's more to do: look for gifts at Royal King International Suits and make a trip to Pagoda Khao Hua Jook.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Bophut route planning website.

Ride a ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Bophut in an hour. In May in Bophut, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Bophut

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 10 — 13:

Ko Phi Phi Don

— 2 nights
Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
On the 14th (Sat), head off the coast to Mosquito Island and then stroll through Laem Tong Bay. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach and then head outdoors with ProFun Divers.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Ko Phi Phi Don online holiday planner.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Bophut to Ko Phi Phi Don in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Bophut in May since evenings lows in Ko Phi Phi Don dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
Find places to stay May 13 — 15:

Ko Lanta

— 3 nights
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Long Beach and Diamond Cliff Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Khlong Khong Beach and Nui Beach. There's still lots to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Thung Yee Pheng Mangrove Forest and explore the fascinating underground world of Khao Mai Kaew Cave.

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Ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta in 1.5 hours. In May in Ko Lanta, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Lipe.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay May 15 — 18:

Ko Lipe

— 1 night
With a name that means "Paper Island" in the local Chao Ley language, Ko Lipe is known for its white sand beaches, historical villages, and diving attractions.
On the 19th (Thu), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then kick back and relax at Sunrise Beach.

For ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Ko Lipe online holiday planner.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Lanta to Ko Lipe takes 4 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Ko Lanta to Ko Lipe is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in May, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Rawai.

Things to do in Ko Lipe

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay May 18 — 19:

Rawai, Phuket

— 2 nights
A trip to Rawai, a beach resort on the island of Phuket, rewards visitors with access to quirky museums, heritage sites, and animal conservation projects.
On the 20th (Fri), get outside with The Junk Liveaboards, relax and rejuvenate at Pearl Spa, and then stop by James Fashion House Co Ltd.. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Amazing Phuket Adventures and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ao Sane.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Rawai online day trip planner.

Getting from Ko Lipe to Rawai by combination of ferry and taxi takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Ko Lipe to Rawai is minus 1 hour. In May in Rawai, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Patong.

Things to do in Rawai

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Spas

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 19 — 21:

Patong, Phuket

— 2 nights
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): kick back and relax at Laem Sing Beach, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Patong day trip site.

Patong is just a stone's throw from Rawai. May in Patong sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. On the 23rd (Mon), you're off to home.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors · Spas · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 21 — 23:

Thailand travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Beaches · Gift & Specialty Shops
Land of Smiles
Offering a rich culinary heritage, sun-kissed beaches, exotic culture, tropical climate, and stunning landscapes, a Thailand vacation remains one of the world's greatest magnets for curious travelers. In between the busy and crowded cities, the Asian nation features a quiet countryside: a blend of lush rice paddies, flourishing tropical forests, and tiny villages living according to an age-old agricultural clock that continues to play a major role in the locals' lifestyle. A tour of Thailand reveals a deep devotion to Buddhism, exemplified by eye-catching temples lavishly decorated with golden Buddha statues, simple shrines, and lively religious festivals celebrated throughout the country.