35 days in Thailand Itinerary

35 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Fly
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Krabi Town
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Ko Phi Phi Don
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Ko Lanta
— 4 nights
Ferry to Phuket Bang Rong Pier, Drive to Patong
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Patong, Phuket
— 5 nights
Fly
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Chiang Rai
— 1 night
Drive
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Chiang Mai
— 4 nights
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
— 5 nights
Fly to Koh Samui, Ferry to Koh Tao
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Koh Tao
— 1 night
Ferry
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Ko Pha Ngan
— 5 nights
Ferry to Bangrak, Fly to Kuala Lumpur

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Krabi Town

Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Change things up with a short trip to Ko Hong in Ao Luek (about 58 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Railay Beach, stop by De' MARCO Fashions, delve into the lush surroundings at Krabi Elephant Sanctuary, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Agnes Catholic Church.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Krabi Town itinerary planning site.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Krabi Town is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, car, and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Krabi Town due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trip

4
nights
Ko Phi Phi Don

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: get interesting insight from Tours, head off the coast to Ko Bida Nok, stroll through Laem Tong Bay, and make a trip to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Ko Phi Phi Don road trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don in 2.5 hours. In December in Ko Phi Phi Don, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Spend a fascinating day underwater on the 11th (Fri) with a shark diving experience. There's still lots to do: stroll through Lanta Animal Welfare, contemplate the long history of Lanta Old Town, delve into the lush surroundings at Thung Yee Pheng Mangrove Forest, and enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Ko Lanta vacation planning site.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

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Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Change things up with a short trip to Big Buddha Phuket in Chalong (about 46 minutes away). The adventure continues: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, buy something for everyone on your list at Jungceylon, get in on the family fun at Football Crazy Golf - Phuket, and stop by Suit Master.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Patong trip planning site.

Do a combination of ferry and car from Ko Lanta to Patong in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or ride a ferry. In December, daytime highs in Patong are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Chiang Rai.

Things to do in Patong

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping · Beaches

Side Trips

1
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Chiang Rai

Enjoy a cultural and relaxing vacation in Chiang Rai, the capital city of an eponymous province.
On the 20th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Huay Pla Kang, then examine the collection at Oub Kham Museum, then admire the striking features of Wat Rong Khun, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha).

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Chiang Rai tour itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Patong to Chiang Rai takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Patong in December: high temperatures in Chiang Rai hover around 31°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can go by car to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Chiang Rai

Historic Sites · Museums

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Chiang Mai

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, take in panoramic vistas at Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, delve into the distant past at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, and stroll through Elephant Rescue Park.

For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Chiang Mai online trip builder.

Drive from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Chiang Mai, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Khao Yai National Park.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Khao Yai National Park

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.
On the 25th (Fri), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Khao Yai National Park. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Khao Yai Bird Watching Day Trip by Thailand Bird Watching, then explore the fascinating underground world of Khao Luk Chang Bat Cave, then make a trip to Primo Piazza Khao Yai, and finally admire the natural beauty at The Bloom By TV Pool.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Khao Yai National Park day trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Chiang Mai to Khao Yai National Park with the Route module. In December, Khao Yai National Park is somewhat warmer than Chiang Mai - with highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bangkok.

Things to do in Khao Yai National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Bangkok

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bangkok: Ayutthaya (Wat Ratchaburana (Temple of the Royal Restoration) & Wat Maha That). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Bangkok road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Khao Yai National Park to Bangkok in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and train. December in Bangkok sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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Koh Tao

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 1st (Fri), shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Koh Tao online route planner.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Bangkok to Koh Tao in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and ferry. In December, daily temperatures in Koh Tao can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

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Ko Pha Ngan

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: pick up some new kitchen skills with C&M Learn Thai Culture, head outdoors with Khao Ra, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and relax and rejuvenate at Pharaoh Spa.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Ko Pha Ngan travel itinerary planner.

You can ride a ferry from Koh Tao to Ko Pha Ngan in 2 hours. In January, daytime highs in Ko Pha Ngan are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

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.