17 days in Thailand Itinerary

17 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Fly
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Bangkok
— 3 nights
Fly to Surat Thani Airport, Drive to Khao Sok National Park
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Khao Sok National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Khao Lak
— 3 nights
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Taxi to Phuket, Fly to Hat Yai, Ferry to Ko Lipe
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Ko Lipe
— 3 nights
+2
Ferry to Hat Yao Pier, Shuttle to Trang, Fly to Bangkok
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Bangkok
— 3 nights
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Bangkok — 3 nights

Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Bangkok is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market, buy something for everyone on your list at Siam Paragon, take an in-depth tour of Patpong Museum, and observe the fascinating underwater world at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bangkok tour planning tool.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Bangkok is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Amsterdam to Bangkok due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Amsterdam in August, you will find days in Bangkok are a bit warmer (39°C), and nights are much warmer (30°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Khao Sok National Park.
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Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Neighborhoods
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Khao Sok National Park — 3 nights

While on tour of Khao Sok National Park, you'll discover a dense jungle, towering karst formations, and a man-made lake.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Wat Sok Tham Phanthurat Temple and then stroll through Khao Sok Elephant Sanctuary.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Khao Sok National Park trip planning website.

Explore your travel options from Bangkok to Khao Sok National Park with the Route module. Expect little chillier evenings in Khao Sok National Park when traveling from Bangkok in August, with lows around 27°C. On the 30th (Tue), you'll travel to Khao Lak.
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Wildlife · Parks · Nature
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Khao Lak — 3 nights

A tropical adventure in Khao Lak, a cluster of villages on the west coast of Thailand's main peninsula, ensures tourists have plenty of time for basking on beaches boasting a serene and secluded ambience.
Go for a jaunt from Khao Lak to Phang Nga to see Phang Nga Elephant Park about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at International Tsunami Museum, take in the dramatic scenery at Ton Chong Fa Waterfall, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and stop by John And James Fashion.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Khao Lak day trip planning website.

Drive from Khao Sok National Park to Khao Lak in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Khao Lak can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll travel to Ko Lipe.
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Parks · Outdoors · Adventure · Tours
Side Trips
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Ko Lipe — 3 nights

With a name that means "Paper Island" in the local Chao Ley language, Ko Lipe is known for its white sand beaches, historical villages, and diving attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): hunt for treasures at Koh Lipe Walking Street and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Pattaya Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sunset Beach, and then step off the mainland to explore Ko Lipe.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Ko Lipe trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Khao Lak to Ko Lipe by combination of taxi, flight, and ferry takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, flight, shuttle, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Khao Lak to Ko Lipe, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bangkok.
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Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
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Bangkok — 3 nights

Explore Bangkok further: steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, stop by R.Boss Bespoke, head outdoors with Rent A Scooter Bangkok, and buy something for everyone on your list at MBK Center (Ma Boon Khrong Center).

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Bangkok tour itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of ferry, shuttle, and flight from Ko Lipe to Bangkok in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Ko Lipe to Bangkok is minus 1 hour. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums
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Thailand travel guide

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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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