21 days in Thailand Itinerary

21 days in Thailand Itinerary

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21 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  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
bus:  6​h 15​min
5
Koh Tao
— 1 night
ferry:  1​h 15​min
6
Ko Pha Ngan
— 3 nights
+4
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then take in the spiritual surroundings of 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, then stroll through Ao Sane, and then get great views at Nai Harn Beach.

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Brussels, Belgium to Rawai is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Indochina Time (ICT) is 6 hours. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Brussels in March, with highs in Rawai at 39°C and lows at 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to 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 ©
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a peaceful walk through Thung Yee Pheng Mangrove Forest, kick back and relax at Lanta Klong Nin Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at Lanta Animal Welfare, and finally look for gifts at The Tiger Collections.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Ko Lanta trip itinerary tool .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Rawai to Ko Lanta in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In March, daily temperatures in Ko Lanta can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Lanta Klong Nin Beach ©
Lanta Klong Nin Beach
The Tiger Collections ©
The Tiger Collections
Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
On the 11th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Nui Beach, kick back and relax at Laem Tong Bay, then make a trip to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Long Beach. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the dramatic natural features at Viking Cave, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Ko Phi Phi Le.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Ko Phi Phi Don travel route builder .

You can ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Ko Phi Phi Don in an hour. March in Ko Phi Phi Don sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 26°C at night. 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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Laem Tong Bay ©
Laem Tong Bay
Scuba & Snorkeling
Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): step off the mainland to explore Bamboo Island and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea), then look for gifts at The Giorgio Fashion, then enjoy the sand and surf at Railay Beach, and finally step off the mainland to explore Poda Island.

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You can ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ao Nang in 1.5 hours. In March in Ao Nang, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough 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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): cast your line with a fishing tour and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: trek along John-Suwan Viewpoint, stroll through Sai Nuan Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Laem Thian.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Koh Tao road trip app .

Do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry from Ao Nang to Koh Tao in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Ao Nang in March: highs in Koh Tao hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Salad Beach and Haad Yao Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Thong Nai Pan Noi and Ao Plai Laem. Next up on the itinerary: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, stop by Sugar & Spice, enjoy the sand and surf at Haad Khom, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Ko Pha Ngan travel planning app .

Traveling by ferry from Koh Tao to Ko Pha Ngan takes 1.5 hours. March in Ko Pha Ngan sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 31°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can 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
Salad Beach
Salad Beach

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.
On the 20th (Wed), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 21st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Klong Plu Waterfall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chao Por Koh Chang Shrine, then enjoy the sand and surf at Wai Chaek Beach, and finally stroll through Khlong Prao Beach.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Ko Chang online vacation planner .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Ko Chang takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Ko Chang

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Khlong Prao Beach ©
Khlong Prao Beach
Klong Plu Waterfall ©
Klong Plu Waterfall
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ayutthaya Ruins and YELO House. Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) and The Grand Palace are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Bangkok's surroundings by going to Ayutthaya (Historic City of Ayutthaya & Wat Mahathat). And it doesn't end there: browse the eclectic array of goods at Chatuchak Weekend Market, browse the different shops at Siam Paragon, admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Saket.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Bangkok online route planner .

Getting from Ko Chang to Bangkok by combination of ferry and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in March, and nighttime lows around 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
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho

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