23 days in Thailand, George Town & Kuala Lumpur Itinerary

23 days in Thailand, George Town & Kuala Lumpur Itinerary

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23 days in Thailand, George Town & Kuala Lumpur Itinerary

Start: Montreal, Canada
Fly:  21​h 45​min
1
Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
2
Krabi Town, Thailand
— 2 nights
ferry:  1​h 30​min
3
Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
— 2 nights
+3
ferry + taxi + bus + Fly:  7​h 30​min
4
George Town, Malaysia
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  7​h 45​min
6
Koh Tao, Thailand
— 3 nights
ferry:  1​h 15​min
7
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
— 3 nights
+2
ferry + bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
8
Bangkok, Thailand
— 1 day
Fly:  21​h 45​min
End: Montreal, Canada

4
nights
Chiang Mai, Thailand

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan and Wat Chiang Man. Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community. When in Chiang Mai, make a side trip to see Wat Phra That Doi Suthep in Doi Suthep, approximately 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Singh and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Chiang Mai online itinerary planner .

Montreal, Canada to Chiang Mai is an approximately 22-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Montreal to Chiang Mai is 12 hours. In January, Chiang Mai is warmer than Montreal - with highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community, Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan

2
nights
Krabi Town, Thailand

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Visiting Railay Beach and Motorbike Rental Krabi will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea) and Dao Art Gallery. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at PhraNang Cave Beach, take a peaceful walk through Krabi Elephant Sanctuary, explore the fascinating underground world of Diamond Cave (Tham Phra Nang Nai), and look for gifts at VICTORIA Fashion House.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Krabi Town trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Chiang Mai to Krabi Town takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Chiang Mai in January, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 26°C in Krabi Town. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
PhraNang Cave Beach ©
PhraNang Cave Beach
Krabi Elephant Sanctuary ©
Krabi Elephant Sanctuary

2
nights
Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
On your second day here, kick back and relax at Laem Tong Bay and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Ko Phi Phi Don itinerary builder site .

Traveling by ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 1.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Ko Phi Phi Don can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Outdoors Parks Nature
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Maya Bay ©
Maya Bay
Laem Tong Bay ©
Laem Tong Bay

2
nights
George Town, Malaysia

George Town ©
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Get a sense of the local culture at Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion and Pinang Peranakan Mansion. Take a break from the city and head to Penang National Park (Taman Negara Pulau Pinang) and Batu Ferringhi Beach. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Kek Lok Si Temple, don't miss a visit to Chew Jetty, look for all kinds of wild species at The Habitat Penang Hill, and examine the collection at Khoo Kongsi.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the George Town trip tool .

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Ko Phi Phi Don to George Town in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight; or ride a ferry. In January, daily temperatures in George Town can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in George Town

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Penang Island, Batu Ferringhi Beach, Kek Lok Si Temple
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Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion ©
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple

2
nights
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur ©
A holiday in Kuala Lumpur, a modern metropolis and capital of Malaysia, reveals a place where colonial influences, Asian traditions, and modern aesthetics come together in urban architecture and street layout.
On the 3rd (Mon), stroll around KL Bird Park, then explore the fascinating underground world of Batu Caves, and then stroll around KLCC Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Sky Mirror, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjid Wilayah Persekutuan, then enjoy breathtaking views from Menara Kuala Lumpur, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers.

Plan trip to Kuala Lumpur with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from George Town to Kuala Lumpur by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference moving from West Indonesia Time to Malaysia Time is 1 hour. In February in Kuala Lumpur, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Batu Caves, Sky Mirror
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KL Bird Park ©
KL Bird Park
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers

3
nights
Koh Tao, Thailand

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Sai Nuan Beach and Sairee Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Climbing Tours. There's still lots to do: stroll through Ao Tanot Bay, look for gifts at Flipflop and Treacle, take in the exciting artwork at The Gallery, and contemplate the waterfront views at Aow Leuk Bay.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Koh Tao journey builder site .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Kuala Lumpur to Koh Tao takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Koh Tao is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in February, you will find days in Koh Tao are little chillier (36°C), and nights are about the same (30°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Climbing Tours
Sai Nuan Beach ©
Sai Nuan Beach

3
nights
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
On the 9th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phu Khao Noi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Chaloklum, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Thong Nai Pan Noi, then experience rural life at Purina Sheep Farm, and then stroll through Salad Beach.

To find out how to plan a trip to Ko Pha Ngan, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Koh Tao to Ko Pha Ngan by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. In February in Ko Pha Ngan, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

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

1
day
Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok ©
Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of The Grand Palace, delve into the distant past at Wat Pho, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Chao Phraya River.

To see photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bangkok journey tool .

Getting from Ko Pha Ngan to Bangkok by combination of ferry and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and flight. February in Bangkok sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Chao Phraya River ©
Chao Phraya River

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