20 days in Thailand Itinerary

20 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Start: Lisbon
Fly:  17 h 30 min
1
Bangkok
— 1 night
Shuttle:  1 h
2
Ayutthaya
— 1 night
+5
Train + Foot + Bus + Foot + Fly + Bus:  3 h 30 min
3
Bophut, Ko Samui
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
4
Ko Pha Ngan
— 4 nights
Ferry:  2 h
5
Koh Tao
— 4 nights
Bus:  7 h 30 min
6
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6 h 45 min
7
Udon Thani
— 1 day
Fly:  20 h 30 min
End: Lisbon

1
night
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.
On the 16th (Tue), contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, then see the interesting displays at Jim Thompson House, and finally get great views at Wat Saket.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Bangkok online trip maker.

Lisbon, Portugal to Bangkok is an approximately 18- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Lisbon to Bangkok. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Lisbon in July, with highs in Bangkok at 39°C and lows at 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to take a shuttle to Ayutthaya.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho

1
night
Ayutthaya

Ayutthaya ©
Located just east of the famous ruins after which it is named, Ayutthaya provides the setting for a holiday of historical, natural, and cultural exploration.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Historic City of Ayutthaya, then explore the ancient world of Wat Maha That, then contemplate the long history of Prasat Nakhon Luang, and finally delve into the distant past at Wat Chaiwatthanaram.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Ayutthaya day trip app.

You can take a shuttle from Bangkok to Ayutthaya in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July in Ayutthaya, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Ayutthaya

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Prasat Nakhon Luang
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Wat Maha That ©
Wat Maha That
Wat Chaiwatthanaram ©
Wat Chaiwatthanaram
Historic City of Ayutthaya ©
Historic City of Ayutthaya

3
nights
Bophut, Ko Samui

Bophut ©
Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
Step off the beaten path and head to Wat Plai Laem and Lamai Beach. Visiting Maenam Beach and Thong Takhian Beach (Silver Beach) will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Chaweng Beach, look for gifts at Blue Vanilla Samui, and stroll through Chaweng Noi Beach.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Bophut road trip website.

You can do a combination of train, bus, and flight from Ayutthaya to Bophut in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train and ferry. July in Bophut sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 31°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ko Samui, Maenam Beach, Thong Takhian Beach (Silver Beach)
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Wat Plai Laem ©
Wat Plai Laem
Maenam Beach ©
Maenam Beach
Lamai Beach ©
Lamai Beach

4
nights
Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bottle Beach and Son Beach. Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Ao Plai Laem will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Thong Nai Pan Noi, stroll through Salad Beach, relax in the rural setting at Purina Sheep Farm, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Chao Mae Kuan Im Shrine.

To plan Ko Pha Ngan vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Bophut to Ko Pha Ngan in 4 hours. In July in Ko Pha Ngan, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 31°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can ride a ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Thong Nai Pan Noi ©
Thong Nai Pan Noi
Bottle Beach ©
Bottle Beach

4
nights
Koh Tao

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Unseen Tours Koh Tao and Koh Nang Yuan. Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Ao Tanot Bay. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Sai Nuan Beach and tour the pleasant surroundings at Laem Thian.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Koh Tao online day trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Koh Tao takes 1.5 hours. In July in Koh Tao, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 31°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Sai Nuan Beach ©
Sai Nuan Beach
Unseen Tours Koh Tao ©
Unseen Tours Koh Tao

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.
Visiting Ko Bida Nok and Laem Tong Bay will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Long Beach and Viking Cave. Change things up with a short trip to Bamboo Island in Ao Nang (about 2h 30 min away). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint and explore the fascinating underground world of Ko Phi Phi Le.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Ko Phi Phi Don trip maker website.

Traveling by bus from Koh Tao to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 9.5 hours. Traveling from Koh Tao in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Ko Phi Phi Don, with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Udon Thani.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Bamboo Island
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Bamboo Island ©
Bamboo Island
Laem Tong Bay ©
Laem Tong Bay
Long Beach ©
Long Beach

1
day
Udon Thani

Udon Thani ©
Udon Thani prides itself on sites dating back to the Bronze Age.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of City Pillar Shrine (Udon Thani), take an in-depth tour of Thai-Chinese Cultural Center, and then trot along with Lek's Fishing Park Udon Thani.

Make your Udon Thani itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ko Phi Phi Don to Udon Thani. In August in Udon Thani, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Udon Thani

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Lek's Fishing Park Udon Thani ©
Lek's Fishing Park Udon Thani
Thai-Chinese Cultural Center ©
Thai-Chinese Cultural Center
City Pillar Shrine (Udon Thani) ©
City Pillar Shrine (Udon Thani)

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