21 days in Thailand Itinerary

21 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Start: Brussels
+3
Fly + Bus + Foot + Bus:  17 h 45 min
1
Rawai, Phuket
— 1 night
Drive + Ferry:  2 h 45 min
2
Ko Lanta
— 2 nights
Ferry:  45 min
3
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1 h 15 min
4
Ao Nang
— 2 nights
Taxi + Bus:  6 h 15 min
5
Koh Tao
— 1 night
Ferry:  1 h 15 min
6
Ko Pha Ngan
— 3 nights
+5
Ferry + Bus + Fly + Drive + Ferry + Drive:  7 h 30 min
7
Ko Chang
— 1 night
+3
Drive + Ferry + Drive + Fly:  4 h 15 min
8
Bangkok
— 5 nights
Fly:  15 h
End: Brussels

1
night
Rawai, Phuket

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take some stellar pictures from Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong), then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally get great views at Karon View Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Fri): kick back and relax at Yanui Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Ao Sane, and then get great views at Nai Harn Beach.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Rawai road trip planning tool.

Brussels, Belgium to Rawai is an approximately 20.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, ferry, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to Rawai is 6 hours. In March, Rawai is much warmer than Brussels - with highs of 39°C and lows of 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Rawai

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Karon, Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong)
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Yanui Beach ©
Yanui Beach
Spas

2
nights
Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sun): delve into the lush surroundings at Thung Yee Pheng Mangrove Forest, enjoy the sand and surf at Lanta Klong Nin Beach, then stroll through Lanta Animal Welfare, and finally stop by The Tiger Collections.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Ko Lanta trip itinerary builder site.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Rawai to Ko Lanta in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and ferry. In March in Ko Lanta, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Lanta Klong Nin Beach ©
Lanta Klong Nin Beach
Lanta Animal Welfare ©
Lanta Animal Welfare

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Nui Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Laem Tong Bay, then don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint, and finally kick back and relax at Long Beach. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then explore the striking landscape at Viking Cave, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Ko Phi Phi Le.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Ko Phi Phi Don vacation maker tool.

Ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Ko Phi Phi Don in an hour. In March, daytime highs in Ko Phi Phi Don are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can catch the ferry to Ao Nang.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le
Scuba & Snorkeling
Long Beach ©
Long Beach

2
nights
Ao Nang

Ao Nang ©
Head to the resort town of Ao Nang for a holiday by the sea and an exploration of an area where many dive instruction centers offer training necessary to access some of the region's best dive spots.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): step off the mainland to explore Bamboo Island. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea), then stop by The Giorgio Fashion, then kick back and relax at Railay Beach, and finally head off the coast to Poda Island.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Ao Nang online driving holiday planner.

Ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ao Nang in 1.5 hours. March in Ao Nang sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ao Nang

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Krabi Town
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Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea) ©
Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea)
Bamboo Island ©
Bamboo Island

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): get interesting insight from Tours and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along John-Suwan Viewpoint, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sai Nuan Beach, and then stroll through Laem Thian.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Koh Tao travel site.

Traveling by combination of taxi and bus from Ao Nang to Koh Tao takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Ao Nang in March: highs in Koh Tao hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Sai Nuan Beach ©
Sai Nuan Beach
John-Suwan Viewpoint ©
John-Suwan Viewpoint

3
nights
Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Pha Ngan ©
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Relax by the water at Thong Nai Pan Noi and Ao Plai Laem. Escape the urban bustle at Haad Yao Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, stop by Sugar & Spice, tour the pleasant surroundings at Haad Khom, and kick back and relax at Salad Beach.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Ko Pha Ngan trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Koh Tao to Ko Pha Ngan in 1.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Ko Pha Ngan are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ko Chang.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Thong Nai Pan Noi ©
Thong Nai Pan Noi
Haad Yao Beach ©
Haad Yao Beach
Spas

1
night
Ko Chang

Ko Chang ©
Ko Chang means "Elephant Island" and, though elephants are not indigenous to the island, visitors certainly see plenty of them on tours of protected reserves.
Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Klong Plu Waterfall, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chao Por Koh Chang Shrine, then stroll through Wai Chaek Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Khlong Prao Beach.

For where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Ko Chang trip itinerary maker website.

You can do a combination of ferry, bus, flight, and car from Ko Pha Ngan to Ko Chang in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In March, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Ko Chang

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Klong Plu Waterfall ©
Klong Plu Waterfall
Khlong Prao Beach ©
Khlong Prao Beach
Chao Por Koh Chang Shrine ©
Chao Por Koh Chang Shrine

5
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.
Get some historical perspective at Wat Pho and Wat Saket. Discover out-of-the-way places like Wat Maha That and Old Clock Museum. Step out of Bangkok to go to Ayutthaya and see Historic City of Ayutthaya, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House, explore the world behind art at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC), and buy something for everyone on your list at Siam Paragon.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bangkok tour itinerary maker app.

Getting from Ko Chang to Bangkok by combination of car and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In March, daytime highs in Bangkok are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. On the 26th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Ayutthaya
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Maha That ©
Wat Maha That
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho

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