31 days in Thailand Itinerary

31 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Chiang Mai
— 5 nights
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Fly to Suvarnabhumi, Foot to Suvarnabhumi Airport, Shuttle to Suvarnabhumi Airport Public Transportation Center, Bus to Hua Hin, Taxi to Hua Hin
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Hua Hin
— 3 nights
Taxi to Khao Takiab Pier Hua Hin, Ferry to Pattaya
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Pattaya
— 3 nights
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Fly to Koh Samui, Bus to Bangrak, Ferry to Ko Pha Ngan
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Ko Pha Ngan
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Bophut, Ko Samui
— 4 nights
Taxi to Koh Samui, Fly to Krabi
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Krabi Town
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Ko Phi Phi Don
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Ko Lanta
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Phuket Town, Phuket
— 5 nights
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Chiang Mai

— 5 nights

Rose of the North

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Maerim Elephant Sanctuary and Siam Rice Thai Cookery School. Next up on the itinerary: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, examine the collection at Art in Paradise, Chiang Mai 3D Art Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phan Tao, and explore the ancient world of Wat Umong Suan Phutthatham.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Chiang Mai trip itinerary maker website.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Chiang Mai is an approximately 15-hour flight. Traveling from Jeddah to Chiang Mai, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Jeddah, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Chiang Mai, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Hua Hin.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Tours · Adventure · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Hua Hin

— 3 nights
The seaside town of Hua Hin serves as a popular coastal retreat for Bangkok residents and international tourists.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Vana Nava Water Jungle and Market Village HuaHin. There's lots more to do: play a few rounds at Black Mountain Golf Club, learn more about the world around you at Huay Mongkol Temple, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and browse the different shops at BLUPORT Hua Hin Resort Mall.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Hua Hin trip planning tool.

Traveling by combination of flight, shuttle, bus, and taxi from Chiang Mai to Hua Hin takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, daily temperatures in Hua Hin can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Pattaya.

Things to do in Hua Hin

Theme Parks · Shopping · Golf · Outdoors

Pattaya

— 3 nights

Resort City

Famous for its nightlife and activity-filled seafront, Pattaya remains a major party destination for tourists and expats in Thailand.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Art in Paradise Pattaya and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from Pattaya: Khao Kheow Open Zoo (in Si Racha) and Khao Chi Chan Buddha (in Na Chom Thian). And it doesn't end there: buy something for everyone on your list at CentralFestival Pattaya Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Big Buddha Temple, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Pattaya Beach.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Pattaya trip itinerary maker site.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Hua Hin to Pattaya in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Pattaya

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

Side Trips

Ko Pha Ngan

— 2 nights
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phu Khao Noi, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then experience rural life at Purina Sheep Farm, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Bottle Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Thong Nai Pan Noi, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Salad Beach.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Ko Pha Ngan tour planner.

Getting from Pattaya to Ko Pha Ngan by combination of flight, bus, and ferry takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to Bophut.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Bophut, Ko Samui

— 4 nights
Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Food Tours and Classic International Suits. Take a break from Bophut with a short trip to Thong Takhian Beach (Silver Beach) in Maret, about 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Plai Laem, kick back and relax at Maenam Beach, see Off-Road Tours, and stroll through Choeng Mon Beach.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Bophut online journey planner.

Ride a ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Bophut in an hour. In July, daytime highs in Bophut are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Krabi Town

— 4 nights
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Speed Boats Tours and Railay View Point. The adventure continues: stop by De' MARCO Fashions, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea), tour the pleasant surroundings at Diamond Cave (Tham Phra Nang Nai), and step off the mainland to explore Tup Island.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Krabi Town trip itinerary builder app.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Bophut to Krabi Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Bophut in July since evenings lows in Krabi Town dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Ko Phi Phi Don

— 2 nights
Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
On the 22nd (Thu), kick back and relax at Loh Dalum Beach, then get close to the beloved marine mammals with ProFun Divers, and then don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Laem Tong Bay, then take in the dramatic natural features at Viking Cave, then step off the mainland to explore Ko Phi Phi Le, and finally see the vivid underwater world at Ko Bida Nok.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Ko Phi Phi Don trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don in 2.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Ko Lanta

— 2 nights
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): stroll through Kantiang Bay and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lanta Klong Nin Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Long Beach, then stop by Lanta Animal Welfare, and then take a stroll through Eco Art Village.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Ko Lanta trip maker.

Getting from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Phuket Town.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Phuket Town, Phuket

— 5 nights
The economic hub of the eponymous island, Phuket Town attracted merchants from China, India, and Portugal long before it became a tourist destination.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Phuket Offices and Green Elephant Sanctuary Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Off-Road Tours (in Patong), Nai Harn Beach (in Nai Harn) and Karon (Spas, Karon View Point, &more). There's much more to do: indulge your taste buds at Chalong Bay Rum Distillery & Restaurant, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sangtham Shrine, and examine the collection at Snake Kingdom.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Phuket Town trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Lanta to Phuket Town takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, daytime highs in Phuket Town are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Phuket Town

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

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.