17 days in Thailand Itinerary

17 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Bangkok
— 4 nights
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Karon, Phuket
— 3 nights
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Krabi Town
— 3 nights
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Koh Tao
— 1 day
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Chiang Mai
— 4 nights

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Bangkok

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.
Popular historic sites such as Wat Pho and Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew) are in your itinerary. Jim Thompson House and Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC) will appeal to museum buffs. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine), take some stellar pictures from Wat Saket, and wander the streets of Khaosan Road.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Bangkok trip itinerary planning app.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Bangkok is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Tel Aviv in December, with highs in Bangkok at 36°C and lows at 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Karon.

Things to do in Bangkok

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The Grand Palace
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Must see
Wat Pho
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Karon, Phuket

Quieter than nearby Patong Beach, the resort town of Karon offers a wide stretch of golden sand, which attracts mostly couples and families.
For shopping fun, head to Jungceylon or Freedom Boardsports. Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Karon Beach will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Patong Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kata Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Big Buddha Phuket, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find traveler tips and tourist information, go to the Karon trip website.

Fly from Bangkok to Karon in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. In January, daily temperatures in Karon can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Karon

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

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Patong Beach
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Karon Beach
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Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
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. Let the collections at Dao Art Gallery and Andaman Cultural Center capture your imagination. Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at De' MARCO Fashions, kick back and relax at Ao Nang Beach, trek along Tab Kak Hang Nak Hill Nature Trail, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea).

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Getting from Karon to Krabi Town by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. January in Krabi Town sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails
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Must see
Railay Beach
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Koh Tao

Turtle Island

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
On the 11th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Laem Thian and then get interesting insight from Tours.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Koh Tao trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Krabi Town to Koh Tao takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Krabi Town in January, expect a bit warmer with lows of 30°C in Koh Tao. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
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Chiang Mai

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Museum of World Insects and Natural Wonders and Baan Tipmanee. Do some cultural sightseeing at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan and Wat Phra That Doi Suthep. Change things up with a short trip to Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community in Mae Wang (about 1h 5 min away). Spend the 12th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Singh, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and look for gifts at CM Armani.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Chiang Mai trip website.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Koh Tao to Chiang Mai in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Koh Tao in January since evenings lows in Chiang Mai dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

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Observation Deck
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
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