32 days in Philippines & Thailand Itinerary

32 days in Philippines & Thailand Itinerary

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Fly to Boracay, Ferry to Boracay
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Boracay, Philippines
— 5 nights
Ferry to Caticlan, Fly to Suvarnabhumi
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 4 nights
Drive
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Khao Yai National Park, Thailand
— 2 nights
Drive to Suvarnabhumi Airport, Fly to Phuket International Airport
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Patong, Thailand
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
— 2 nights
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Ferry to Ao Nang, Fly to Koh Samui, Bus to Bophut
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Bophut, Thailand
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Koh Tao, Thailand
— 2 nights
Ferry to Bangrak, Fly to Chiang Mai
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 5 nights
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Boracay, Philippines

— 5 nights
All of 7 km (4.3 mi) long, the island of Boracay remains an idyllic destination drawing beach-goers from around the world.
Boracay is known for beaches, nature, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the world from above with a helicopter tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach), push the limits with an extreme tour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at White Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Boracay trip itinerary site.

Rome, Italy to Boracay is an approximately 24-hour combination of flight and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Philippine Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Rome in August: highs in Boracay hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Boracay

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Bangkok, Thailand

— 4 nights

City of Angels

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, shop like a local with Chatuchak Weekend Market, stop by Rajawongse Clothier, and admire the masterpieces at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC).

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Bangkok itinerary maker app.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Boracay to Bangkok in 9.5 hours. Traveling from Boracay to Bangkok, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Boracay in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Bangkok, with highs around 39°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Khao Yai National Park.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Khao Yai National Park, Thailand

— 2 nights
The oldest national park in Thailand--and a World Heritage Site to boot--Khao Yai National Park impresses visitors with its waterfalls, mountainous terrain, and abundant monsoon forest.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Khao Yai National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Haew Narok Waterfall and then get outside with Khao Yai Bird Watching Day Trip by Thailand Bird Watching.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Khao Yai National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bangkok to Khao Yai National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. In August in Khao Yai National Park, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Khao Yai National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Patong, Thailand

— 4 nights
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Go for a jaunt from Patong to Chalong to see Big Buddha Phuket about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Bangla Road, browse the exhibits of The Phuket Gallery, kick back and relax at Patong Beach, and stroll through Green Elephant Sanctuary Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Patong online day trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Khao Yai National Park to Patong. In August, daytime highs in Patong are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Patong

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Shopping

Side Trips

Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand

— 2 nights
Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): make a trip to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint, then meet some fierce fish with ProFun Divers, then relax and rejuvenate at Baan Sabai Thai Massage Koh Phi Phi, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Viking Cave. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Laem Tong Bay, then stroll through Loh Dalum Beach, and then step off the mainland to explore Ko Bida Nok.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Ko Phi Phi Don online tour planner.

Ride a ferry from Patong to Ko Phi Phi Don in 3 hours. August in Ko Phi Phi Don sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

Bophut, Thailand

— 2 nights
Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, take a memorable tour with Samui Asia Divers, and then look for gifts at Classic International Suits. Here are some ideas for day two: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then stroll through Samui Elephant Sanctuary, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Chaweng Beach.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Bophut trip planner.

Do a combination of ferry, flight, and bus from Ko Phi Phi Don to Bophut in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Bophut when traveling from Ko Phi Phi Don in August, with lows around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bophut

Wildlife · Tours · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand

— 4 nights
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Ko Pha Ngan is known for beaches, wildlife, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and design of C&M Learn Thai Culture, indulge in some personalized pampering at Pharaoh Spa, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and let little ones run wild at Phangan Jorkyball.

For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Ko Pha Ngan holiday website.

Getting from Bophut to Ko Pha Ngan by ferry takes about an hour. In August in Ko Pha Ngan, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 31°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Koh Tao, Thailand

— 2 nights

Turtle Island

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
On the 25th (Wed), stop by May & Co. General Store, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at John-Suwan Viewpoint. On the next day, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Koh Tao itinerary planning app.

Ride a ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Koh Tao in 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Spas

Chiang Mai, Thailand

— 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.
Take a break from Chiang Mai with a short trip to Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community in Mae Win, about 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, look for gifts at Ambassador Fashions, admire the natural beauty at Siam Rice Thai Cookery School, and delve into the distant past at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Chiang Mai online travel planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Koh Tao to Chiang Mai in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Tours · Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Philippines travel guide

4.1
Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling · Bodies of Water
Pearl of the Orient Seas
Encompassing over 7,600 islands, the Philippines offer plenty of vacation ideas for active travelers. Though the island chain's location leaves it vulnerable to typhoons and earthquakes, it also endows it with plenty of natural resources and biodiversity. For most visitors, a Philippines holiday includes outdoor adventures like kitesurfing, mountain trekking, spelunking, and volcano hiking. Those with a taste for something more relaxing can build a Philippines itinerary around beaches, local fiestas, and the island cuisine, which blends influences from around the world and serves up dishes at once sour, salty, and sweet.

Thailand travel guide

3.9
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.