17 days in Thailand Itinerary

17 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Patong, Phuket
— 5 nights
2
Nakhon Si Thammarat
— 1 night
3
Chiang Mai
— 3 nights
4
Chiang Saen
— 1 night
5
Chiang Rai
— 1 night
6
Bangkok
— 5 nights

5
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Bangla Road and Scuba & Snorkeling. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Patong Beach, have some family-friendly fun at Phuket Kart, stroll through Freedom Beach, and get in on the family fun at Football Crazy Golf - Phuket.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Patong trip itinerary planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Patong is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Indochina Time is minus 3 hours. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Melbourne in May: high temperatures in Patong hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Nakhon Si Thammarat.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Karon, Banana Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
Karon Beach ©
Karon Beach

1
night
Nakhon Si Thammarat

Nakhon Si Thammarat ©
Nakhon Si Thammarat is a city in southern Thailand, capital of the Nakhon Si Thammarat Province and the Nakhon Si Thammarat District. On the 21st (Thu), pick up some local products at A Hundred Year Market, stroll through Laem Talumphuk, thendon't miss a visit to Nakhon Si Thammarat City Pillar Shrine, and finally make a trip to Shadow Play House of Suchat Sapsin.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Nakhon Si Thammarat trip itinerary maker website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Patong to Nakhon Si Thammarat. In May in Nakhon Si Thammarat, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Nakhon Si Thammarat

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Pak Phanang
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Nakhon Si Thammarat City Pillar Shrine ©
Nakhon Si Thammarat City Pillar Shrine

3
nights
Chiang Mai

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Attractions like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: take in panoramic vistas at Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, stop by Metal Studio Jewelry Chaing Mai, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kuan Im Chokchai (Tamnak Phra Mae Kuan-Im).

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Chiang Mai trip app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Nakhon Si Thammarat to Chiang Mai. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Chiang Saen.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Historic Sites Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Chiang Mai Zoo ©
Chiang Mai Zoo
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan

1
night
Chiang Saen

Chiang Saen ©
A calm, reserved town along the Mekong River, Chiang Saen entices those interested in early East Asian history.
On the 25th (Mon), make a trip to Golden Triangle Park, thenget engrossed in the history at 212 House of Opium ( MUSEUM ) พิพิธภัณฑ์บ้านฝิ่น, and then don't miss a visit to Wat Phra That Chom Kitti.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Chiang Saen road trip site.

Traveling by car from Chiang Mai to Chiang Saen takes 4.5 hours. In May in Chiang Saen, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Chiang Rai.

Things to do in Chiang Saen

Museums
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1
night
Chiang Rai

Chiang Rai ©
Enjoy a cultural and relaxing vacation in Chiang Rai, the capital city of an eponymous province.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Doi Ngam Muang, admire the landmark architecture of Wat Rong Khun, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha), thenstop by El Jardin by Dek Ban Suan, and finally view the masterpieces at De'Cashmere Co.,Ltd.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Chiang Rai trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Chiang Saen to Chiang Rai by car takes about 1.5 hours. In May in Chiang Rai, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Chiang Rai

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Wat Rong Khun ©
Wat Rong Khun
Wat Phra Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha) ©
El Jardin by Dek Ban Suan ©
El Jardin by Dek Ban Suan

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.
Kids will enjoy Wat Pho and SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, take in panoramic vistas at Observatory Point, admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House, and buy something for everyone on your list at Siam Paragon.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Bangkok trip simple and quick.

Getting from Chiang Rai to Bangkok by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Chiang Rai in May, Bangkok is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Shopping
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Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World ©
SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World
Safari World ©
Safari World

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