10 days in Thailand Itinerary

10 days in Thailand Itinerary

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10 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  19​h 15​min
1
Chiang Mai
— 1 night
+2
Fly + bus + ferry:  5​h
2
Koh Tao
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  5​h 15​min
3
Krabi Town
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Karon, Phuket
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Bangkok
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Manchester

1
night
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.
On the 1st (Mon), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Mengrai Kilns, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then delve into the distant past at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Singh.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Chiang Mai trip itinerary builder tool .

Manchester, UK to Chiang Mai is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Manchester to Chiang Mai due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in April, things will get much warmer in Chiang Mai: highs are around 43°C and lows about 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan
Wat Phra Singh ©
Wat Phra Singh

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at The Gallery, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Koh Tao holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Chiang Mai to Koh Tao takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. When traveling from Chiang Mai in April, plan for little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Koh Tao: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Spas & Wellness

1
day
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): look for gifts at Scandi Fashion, then kick back and relax at PhraNang Cave Beach, and then kick back and relax at Railay Beach.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Krabi Town trip maker app .

You can do a combination of ferry, flight, and bus from Koh Tao to Krabi Town in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Koh Tao in April, plan for slightly colder nights in Krabi Town, with lows around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Karon.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
PhraNang Cave Beach ©
PhraNang Cave Beach
Scandi Fashion ©
Scandi Fashion

1
night
Karon, Phuket

Karon ©
Quieter than nearby Patong Beach, the resort town of Karon offers a wide stretch of golden sand, which attracts mostly couples and families.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): kick back and relax at Karon Beach, browse the different shops at Jungceylon, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Patong Beach.

For ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Karon trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Krabi Town to Karon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and taxi. In April in Karon, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Karon

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Patong
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Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
Karon Beach ©
Karon Beach
Jungceylon ©
Jungceylon

4
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Jim Thompson House and Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC). For shopping fun, head to Chatuchak Weekend Market or Siam Paragon. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, wander the streets of Khao San Road, and explore the historical opulence of The Grand Palace.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bangkok trip builder .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Karon to Bangkok in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. In April, daytime highs in Bangkok are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)

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