42 days in Thailand Itinerary

42 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Bangkok
— 1 night
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Chiang Rai
— 4 nights
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Chiang Mai
— 3 nights
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Lamphun
— 3 nights
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Lampang
— 2 nights
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Kamphaeng Phet
— 2 nights
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Sukhothai
— 3 nights
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Phitsanulok
— 3 nights
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Lop Buri
— 2 nights
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Ayutthaya
— 3 nights
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Bangkok
— 2 nights
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Samut Sakhon
— 2 nights
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Kanchanaburi
— 2 nights
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Prachuap Khiri Khan
— 2 nights
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Chumphon
— 2 nights
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Surat Thani
— 2 nights
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Hat Yai
— 2 nights

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Bangkok

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Wat Saket. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Wat Saket, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew), then contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, and finally don't miss a visit to Wat Pho.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Bangkok trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Bangkok is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time to Indochina Time is minus 1 hour. In December, daily temperatures in Bangkok can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Chiang Rai.

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The Grand Palace
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Wat Pho
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Chiang Rai

Chiang Rai ©
Enjoy a cultural and relaxing vacation in Chiang Rai, the capital city of an eponymous province.
Venture out of the city with trips to Chiang Saen (Golden Triangle Park, House of Opium, &more). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Wat Rong Khun, see the interesting displays at Hill Tribe Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha), and make a trip to Wat Huay Pla Kang.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Chiang Rai trip planner.

You can fly from Bangkok to Chiang Rai in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Bangkok in December: high temperatures in Chiang Rai hover around 31°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can go by car to Chiang Mai.

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Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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History Museum
House of Opium
3.7
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Architectural Building
Wat Rong Khun
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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: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, take in nature's colorful creations at Siam Rice Thai Cookery School, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, and stop by Mesimu.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Chiang Mai itinerary site.

Drive from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Lamphun.

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Spa
Spas
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Lamphun

Lamphun ©
Lamphun is a town in northern Thailand, capital of Lamphun Province. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lamphun: Pha Chor (in Doi Lo), Doi Inthanon National Park (in Doi Inthanon National Park) and Wachirathan Falls (in Chom Thong). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra That Hariphunchai, steep yourself in history at Wat Kukut, and pause for some photo ops at Phra Nang Chamthewi Statue.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Lamphun online trip planner.

You can drive from Chiang Mai to Lamphun in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, daytime highs in Lamphun are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can go by car to Lampang.

Things to do in Lamphun

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

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Scenic Walking Area
Doi Inthanon National Park
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Religious Site
Wat Phra That Hariphunchai
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Historic Site
Wat Kukut
4.5

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Lampang

Lampang ©

Sleeping Beauty

Translating as "City of the Horse Carriage," Lampang still remains relatively untouristed, which gives it an authentic, traditional feel that's hard to find in a lot of other Thai tourist hotspots.
On the 28th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra That Lampang Luang, stroll through Thai Elephant Conservation Center, and then don't miss a visit to Thung Kwian Market. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Chae Son National Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Lampang trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Lamphun to Lampang in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In December, daytime highs in Lampang are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kamphaeng Phet.

Things to do in Lampang

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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National Park
Chae Son National Park
4.4

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Kamphaeng Phet

Kamphaeng Phet ©
Kamphaeng Phet is a town in central Thailand, former capital of the Kamphaeng Phet Province. Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Chang Rop, then make a trip to Wat Phra Si Ariyabot, and then delve into the distant past at Kamphaeng Phet Historical Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the natural beauty of Phra Ruang Hot Springs, then see the interesting displays at The Kamphang Phet National Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Borommathat Chediyaram, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Khu Yang.

To find more things to do and tourist information, you can read our Kamphaeng Phet online route planner.

You can drive from Lampang to Kamphaeng Phet in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in December, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sukhothai.

Things to do in Kamphaeng Phet

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums · Parks
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Religious Site
Wat Chang Rop
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Sukhothai

Sukhothai ©

The rising of happiness

A trip to Sukhothai is a must for anyone interested in the origins of the Thai empire, which began in this city in the 13th century.
Get out of town with these interesting Sukhothai side-trips: Wat Soparam (in Si Samrong) and Phra Si Rattana Mahathat Rajworawihan Temple (in Si Satchanalai). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Sukhothai Historical Park, contemplate the long history of Si Satchanalai Historical Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Maha That, and admire the striking features of Wat Si Chum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Sukhothai trip builder app.

You can drive from Kamphaeng Phet to Sukhothai in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, daytime highs in Sukhothai are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to Phitsanulok.

Things to do in Sukhothai

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

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Phitsanulok

Phitsanulok ©

Song Khwae (Two Rivers)

Phitsanulok is rarely seen as a vacation highlight, but rather a stop on the way to popular attractions in the north.
Phitsanulok is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Sgt. Maj. Thawee Folk Museum, take a memorable drive along Phitsanulok-Lom Sak Route (Highway No. 12), visit Buddha Casting Factory, and don't miss a visit to Chan Royal Palace Historical Center.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Phitsanulok online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sukhothai to Phitsanulok takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In January in Phitsanulok, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Lop Buri.

Things to do in Phitsanulok

Historic Sites · Museums · Scenic Drive · Outdoors
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Lop Buri

Lop Buri ©
Just a short trip from Bangkok, Lop Buri is one of the oldest cities in Thailand, known mostly for its crab-eating monkeys.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Ban Wichayen, admire the landmark architecture of King Narai's Lopburi Palace, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phrasi Rattana Mahathat. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Phra Kan Shrine, then get in on the family fun at Phra Prang Sam Yot, and then don't miss a visit to Wat Yang Na Rangsi.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Lop Buri trip maker website.

Getting from Phitsanulok to Lop Buri by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Phitsanulok in January since evenings lows in Lop Buri dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Ayutthaya.

Things to do in Lop Buri

Historic Sites · Theme Parks
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Historic Site
Ban Wichayen
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Theme Park
Phra Prang Sam Yot
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Ayutthaya

Ayutthaya ©
Located just east of the famous ruins after which it is named, Ayutthaya provides the setting for a holiday of historical, natural, and cultural exploration.
Ayutthaya is known for historic sites, shopping, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Wat Maha That, appreciate the extensive heritage of Wat Chaiwatthanaram, don't miss a visit to Wat Phanan Choeng Worawihan, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Sri Sanphet.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Ayutthaya trip planner.

You can drive from Lop Buri to Ayutthaya in an hour. Another option is to drive. In January, daytime highs in Ayutthaya are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Bangkok.

Things to do in Ayutthaya

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours
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World heritage site
Historic City of Ayutthaya
4.8

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Bangkok

Bangkok ©

City of Angels

You've now added Wat Saket to your itinerary. On the 12th (Thu), get great views at Wat Saket, then buy something for everyone on your list at Siam Paragon, and then walk around Lumpini Park. On the next day, shop like a local with Chatuchak Weekend Market, admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House, and then take a stroll through Chinatown - Bangkok.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bangkok online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Ayutthaya to Bangkok takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Samut Sakhon.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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Architectural Building
Jim Thompson House
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Shopping Mall
Siam Paragon
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Samut Sakhon

Samut Sakhon ©
Samut Sakhon is a City in Thailand, capital of Samut Sakhon Province. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): look for gifts at Porto Chino Shopping Mall, then explore the activities along Salt Evaporation Pond, and then stroll through Don Hoi Lot (Razor Clam Digging). Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Wat Tha Mai, then examine the collection at Human Imagery Museum, and then stroll through Dolphin Viewpoint.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Samut Sakhon day trip website.

Drive from Bangkok to Samut Sakhon in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in January, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Kanchanaburi.

Things to do in Samut Sakhon

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Museums

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Specialty Museum
Human Imagery Museum
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Landmark
Wat Tha Mai
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Kanchanaburi

Kanchanaburi ©
The capital city of an eponymous province, Kanchanaburi is a pleasant town with lively markets and a good selection of restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): see the interesting displays at The Thailand-Burma Railway Centre, examine the collection at Bridge Over the River Kwai, and then contemplate the waterfront views at River Kwai.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Kanchanaburi attractions planning site.

Drive from Samut Sakhon to Kanchanaburi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January in Kanchanaburi, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 22°C at night. On the 17th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Prachuap Khiri Khan.

Things to do in Kanchanaburi

Museums · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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Specialty Museum
The Thailand-Burma Railway Centre
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Specialty Museum
Bridge Over the River Kwai
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Prachuap Khiri Khan

Prachuap Khiri Khan ©
Comprised of beaches, islands, forests, and mountains, Prachuap Khiri Khan charms visitors craving a vacation in paradise.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Kuiburi, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Ao Noi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: expand your understanding of the military at Wing 5 and then kick back and relax at Ao Manao.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Prachuap Khiri Khan trip maker site.

You can drive from Kanchanaburi to Prachuap Khiri Khan in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. January in Prachuap Khiri Khan sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Chumphon.

Things to do in Prachuap Khiri Khan

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

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Beach
Ao Manao
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Religious Site
Wat Ao Noi
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Chumphon

Chumphon ©
Chumphon is a town in southern Thailand, capital of the Chumphon Province and the Mueang Chumphon District. Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): make a trip to Krom Luang Chumphon Khet Udomsak Royal Palace, then get great views at Khao Matsee Viewpoint, and then make a trip to Wat Chao Fa Sala Loi. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Chumphon National Museum and then stroll through Thung Wua Laen Beach.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Chumphon trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Prachuap Khiri Khan to Chumphon takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January, daily temperatures in Chumphon can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Surat Thani.

Things to do in Chumphon

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

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Surat Thani

Surat Thani ©
Literally translated as "City of Good People," Surat Thani ranks as the eighth-largest city in Thailand and the historical seat from which the Sriwijaya kingdom ruled much of Southeast Asia.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Khao Sok National Park. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy some diversion at Nakwaree Shooting Range and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Surat Thani City Pillar Shrine.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Surat Thani trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Chumphon to Surat Thani by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. January in Surat Thani sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Hat Yai.

Things to do in Surat Thani

Nature · Parks · Fun & Games · Historic Sites
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National Park
Khao Sok National Park
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Hat Yai

Hat Yai ©

City of Paris

The fourth-largest Malay city and one of the country's premier shopping and commercial districts, Hat Yai has proved extremely popular among local tourists.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): walk around Hatyai Municipality Park and then buy something for everyone on your list at CentralFestival Hatyai. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Tang Kuan Hill, then appreciate the history behind Golden Mermaid Statue, and then explore the galleries of Siam Art Gallery.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Hat Yai trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Surat Thani to Hat Yai takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In January in Hat Yai, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. On the 26th (Thu), you're off to home.

Things to do in Hat Yai

Parks · Shopping · Nature · Museums

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Shopping Mall
CentralFestival Hatyai
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Art Gallery
Siam Art Gallery
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