32 days in Thailand Itinerary

32 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Fly
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Chiang Mai
— 2 nights
Drive
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Chiang Rai
— 1 night
Fly to Suvarnabhumi Airport, Drive to Khao Yai National Park
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Khao Yai National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bangkok
— 4 nights
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Fly to Koh Samui, Bus to Bangrak, Ferry to Ko Pha Ngan
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Ko Pha Ngan
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Koh Tao
— 6 nights
Bus to Koh Samui, Fly to Krabi
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Krabi Town
— 1 night
Ferry
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Ko Phi Phi Don
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Ko Lanta
— 3 nights
Ferry to Phuket Bang Rong Pier, Drive to Patong
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Patong, Phuket
— 5 nights
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Chiang Mai

— 2 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.
Chiang Mai is known for wildlife, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, admire the landmark architecture of Wat Chiang Man, and take in nature's colorful creations at Siam Rice Thai Cookery School.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Chiang Mai online trip itinerary planner.

Berlin, Germany to Chiang Mai is an approximately 19-hour flight. Traveling from Berlin to Chiang Mai, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In December in Chiang Mai, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Chiang Rai.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chiang Rai

— 1 night
Enjoy a cultural and relaxing vacation in Chiang Rai, the capital city of an eponymous province.
On the 3rd (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha), then admire the striking features of Wat Rong Khun, and then stroll around 75 Anniversary Flag And Lamp Park.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Chiang Rai trip planner.

You can drive from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, Chiang Rai is little chillier than Chiang Mai - with highs of 31°C and lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Khao Yai National Park.

Things to do in Chiang Rai

Historic Sites · Parks

Khao Yai National Park

— 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 4th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Khao Yai National Park. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at The Bloom By TV Pool, don't miss a visit to Primo Piazza Khao Yai, then explore the fascinating underground world of Khao Luk Chang Bat Cave, and finally get outside with Khao Yai Bird Watching Day Trip by Thailand Bird Watching.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Khao Yai National Park trip itinerary maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Chiang Rai to Khao Yai National Park. In January, Khao Yai National Park is a bit warmer than Chiang Rai - with highs of 38°C and lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bangkok.

Things to do in Khao Yai National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Bangkok

— 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 the long history of The Grand Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, browse the different shops at Siam Paragon, and explore the world behind art at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC).

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Bangkok trip planner.

You can drive from Khao Yai National Park to Bangkok in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. In January in Bangkok, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Ko Pha Ngan

— 3 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, get in on the excitement at Phangan Jorkyball, experience rural life at Purina Sheep Farm, and learn and have fun at Natural Kite Park.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Ko Pha Ngan vacation maker site.

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry from Bangkok to Ko Pha Ngan in 5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Ko Pha Ngan when traveling from Bangkok in January, with lows around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to catch the ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors · Tours · Classes · Adventure

Koh Tao

— 6 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.
You've now added AC Snorkel Tour to your itinerary. There's still lots to do: see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, explore the activities along Aow Leuk Bay, and don't miss a visit to John-Suwan Viewpoint.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Koh Tao trip planning app.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Koh Tao takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in January, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Krabi Town

— 1 night
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
On the 19th (Tue), look for gifts at Alex's Fashion, then enjoy the sand and surf at Railay Beach, and then get interesting insight from Sea Gypsy Divers.

To see reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Krabi Town holiday builder site.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Koh Tao to Krabi Town takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Koh Tao in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Krabi Town, with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Beaches

Ko Phi Phi Don

— 3 nights
Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Ko Phi Phi Don is known for wildlife, nature, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint, enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Loh Moo Dee Beach.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Ko Phi Phi Don trip planner.

Getting from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Ko Lanta

— 3 nights
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Spend a fascinating day underwater on the 23rd (Sat) with a shark diving experience. There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Lanta Animal Welfare, view the masterpieces at Lanta Art, enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Ko Lanta trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta takes 1.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Wildlife

Patong, Phuket

— 5 nights
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Take a break from Patong with a short trip to Big Buddha Phuket in Chalong, about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get in on the family fun at Football Crazy Golf - Phuket, browse the different shops at Jungceylon, and enjoy the sand and surf at Karon Beach.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Patong online route builder.

Getting from Ko Lanta to Patong by combination of ferry and car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or ride a ferry. In January, daytime highs in Patong are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors · Shopping · Parks · Wildlife

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.