13 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Fly to Phuket, Bus to Patong
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Patong, Phuket
— 2 nights
Shuttle
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Krabi Town
— 3 nights
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Fly to Koh Samui, Bus to Bangrak, Ferry to Ko Pha-Ngan
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Ko Pha-Ngan
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Koh Tao
— 1 night
Ferry to Bangrak, Fly to Bangkok
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Bangkok
— 1 night
Fly
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Chiang Mai
— 3 nights
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Patong, Phuket — 2 nights

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
On the 15th (Sun), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then kick back and relax at Patong Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Patong Mosque, and finally kick back and relax at Freedom Beach. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Karon Beach, then kick back and relax at Kata Beach, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Big Buddha Phuket.

For where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Patong day trip tool.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Patong is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time to Indochina Time is 4 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Jeddah in January: highs in Patong hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Krabi Town.
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Krabi Town — 3 nights

Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
We've included these beaches for you: Railay Beach and PhraNang Cave Beach. Escape the urban bustle at The Dive Ao Nang and Phang Nga Bay.. It doesn't end there: take a peaceful walk through Krabi Elephant Sanctuary and look for all kinds of wild species at Aonang Elephant Sanctuary.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Krabi Town trip maker app.

You can take a shuttle from Patong to Krabi Town in 3 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or drive. In January in Krabi Town, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Ko Pha-Ngan.
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Ko Pha-Ngan — 2 nights

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): stop by Pet Tawan Silver Jewelry, kick back and relax at Haad Chao Phao Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Mae Haad Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Salad Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Thong Nai Pan Noi, and then kick back and relax at Bottle Beach.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Ko Pha-Ngan trip builder website.

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Pha-Ngan takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and ferry. Traveling from Krabi Town in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Ko Pha-Ngan, with lows of 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Koh Tao.
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Koh Tao — 1 night

Turtle Island

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Koh Tao trip itinerary website.

Getting from Ko Pha-Ngan to Koh Tao by ferry takes about 2 hours. In January in Koh Tao, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Bangkok.
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Bangkok — 1 night

City of Angels

Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, make a trip to Wat Pho, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Bowonniwet Vihara.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Bangkok road trip app.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Koh Tao to Bangkok in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and train; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Koh Tao in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Bangkok, with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to fly to Chiang Mai.
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Chiang Mai — 3 nights

Rose of the North

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take a memorable tour with Tours and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Dab Pai. Here are some ideas for day two: take in panoramic vistas at Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Chiang Man, then explore the ancient world of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Chiang Mai day trip planning website.

You can fly from Bangkok to Chiang Mai in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bangkok in January, expect a bit cooler with lows of 19°C in Chiang Mai. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow time for the flight back home.
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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.
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