23 days in Thailand Itinerary

23 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Bangkok
Fly
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Chiang Mai
— 5 nights
Fly to Phuket, Bus to Karon
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Karon, Phuket
— 6 nights
Taxi to AA Marine Pier Laem Nga, Ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don
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Ko Phi Phi Don
— 3 nights
Ferry to AA Marine Pier Laem Nga, Fly to Bophut
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Bophut
— 3 nights
Fly
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Bangkok
— 3 nights
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Bangkok

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.
To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bangkok road trip website.

Jerusalem, Israel to Bangkok is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Jerusalem to Bangkok due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Jerusalem in October; daily highs in Bangkok reach 38°C and lows reach 29°C. On the 6th (Thu), you're off to Chiang Mai.
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Shopping · Tours · Nightlife · Outdoors
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Chiang Mai — 5 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.
To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Chiang Mai travel planner.

Fly from Bangkok to Chiang Mai in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Chiang Mai can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. You'll set off for Karon on the 11th (Tue).
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Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Classes
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Karon, Phuket — 6 nights

Quieter than nearby Patong Beach, the resort town of Karon offers a wide stretch of golden sand, which attracts mostly couples and families.
Karon is known for beaches, shopping, and spas. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Bangla Road, tour the pleasant surroundings at Karon Beach, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and stop by David Jone Fashion.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Karon trip planner.

Getting from Chiang Mai to Karon by combination of flight and bus takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In October, daytime highs in Karon are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ko Phi Phi Don.
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Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
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Ko Phi Phi Don — 3 nights

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Ko Phi Phi Don is known for wildlife, sightseeing, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint, explore the fascinating underground world of Ko Phi Phi Le, enjoy the sand and surf at Laem Tong Bay, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ao Ton Sai.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Ko Phi Phi Don planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Karon to Ko Phi Phi Don in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and ferry; or ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in October, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Bophut.
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Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
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Bophut — 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.
Go for a jaunt from Bophut to Maret to see KoKo Gallery about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Samui Elephant Sanctuary, kick back and relax at Chaweng Beach, stop by Classic International Suits, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Bophut trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Ko Phi Phi Don to Bophut takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight; or do a combination of ferry and flight; or ride a ferry. In October, daytime highs in Bophut are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to fly to Bangkok.
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Bangkok — 3 nights

City of Angels

See even more of Bangkok: contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find maps, photos, and tourist information, read Bangkok online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Bophut to Bangkok in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Thailand travel guide

3.8
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.
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Phuket travel guide

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Beaches · Gift & Specialty Shops · Spas
Pearl of the Andamans
Thailand's largest island, Phuket lures both die-hard divers and casual beach lovers interested in spending most of their time basking in the sand and munching on local delicacies. Picturesque lagoons and an abundance of modern amenities may be the main incentive for a Phuket vacation, but you can find plenty of other things to do here once you get your fill of sun and sand. Away from the busy waterfront, the island boasts many gardens, Buddhist temples, museums, and aquariums that deserve a top spot on any traveler's Phuket itinerary.
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Krabi Town travel guide

4.1
Beaches · Islands · Scuba & Snorkeling
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region. The city of about 25,000 people remains the main town in the province. Buddhist temples cling to the rocky landscape, and the town's many luxury spas and retreats draw many visitors. Outside the urban center you'll have the chance to explore the natural abundance of the surrounding national parks. Popular experiences include eco adventure tours into the wilderness or coastal activities like kayaking, sailing, and snorkeling.
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Ko Samui travel guide

3.9
Gift & Specialty Shops · Beaches · Sacred & Religious Sites
Coconut Island
Known for its outstanding natural beauty, the island of Ko Samui lies some 700 km (430 mi) south of Bangkok and features a palm-fringed coastline and hillsides shrouded in virgin rainforest. Take a trip to Ko Samui to discover a heaven for kayakers, snorkelers, and nature lovers of all ages. Together with about 60 other islands, Ko Samui is part of a sprawling marine national park sheltering a diverse wildlife that includes fish, frogs, otters, dolphins, monkeys, bats, turtles, iguanas, cobras, and hogs. Although you can tour Ko Samui's developed beaches in a few hours by car or motorcycle, the island is still large enough for serious adventures in the wild.
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