42 days in Thailand Itinerary

42 days in Thailand Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Thailand itinerary planner

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Bangkok
— 4 nights
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Khao Yai National Park
— 1 night
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Ko Samet
— 4 nights
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Koh Tao
— 1 night
Ferry
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Ko Pha Ngan
— 6 nights
Ferry
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Bophut, Ko Samui
— 3 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
— 5 nights
Ferry
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Ko Lanta
— 5 nights
Ferry to Phuket Bang Rong Pier, Drive to Patong
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Patong, Phuket
— 5 nights
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Chiang Mai
— 3 nights
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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Wat Pho and Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bangkok: Ayutthaya (Wat Ratchaburana (Temple of the Royal Restoration), Wat Maha That, &more). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine), admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House, and wander the streets of Chinatown - Bangkok.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Bangkok trip planner.

London, UK to Bangkok is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from London in March, expect Bangkok to be much warmer, temps between 40°C and 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Khao Yai National Park.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trip

Khao Yai National Park

— 1 night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Khao Yai National Park.

For more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Khao Yai National Park trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Bangkok to Khao Yai National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. In March, daytime highs in Khao Yai National Park are 42°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Ko Samet.

Things to do in Khao Yai National Park

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Ko Samet

— 4 nights
A popular trip from Bangkok, Ko Samet provides a getaway with white-sand beaches, clear waters, and coral reefs teeming with fish.
Get outdoors at Ao Wai and Ao Kiu Na Nok. Relax by the water at Ao Cho and Ao Karang (Ao Pakarang). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Ao Prao Beach, get outside with Ao Nuan, and stroll through Ao Phai.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Ko Samet online trip itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Khao Yai National Park to Ko Samet. Traveling from Khao Yai National Park in March, you will find days in Ko Samet are a bit cooler (37°C), and nights are about the same (30°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Samet

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Koh Tao

— 1 night

Turtle Island

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Sai Nuan Beach, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ao Tanot Bay.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Koh Tao trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ko Samet to Koh Tao. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in March, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife

Ko Pha Ngan

— 6 nights
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Take a break from the city and head to Salad Beach and Leela Beach. Visit Mae Haad Beach and Haad Yao Beach for some beach relaxation. Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stroll through Thong Nai Pan Noi, and kick back and relax at Haad Gruad Beach.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Ko Pha Ngan day trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Koh Tao to Ko Pha Ngan takes 2 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Ko Pha Ngan can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Bophut.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife

Bophut, Ko Samui

— 3 nights
Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
Escape the urban bustle at CSI: SAMUI Dive School and Malibu beach. There's lots more to do: relax and rejuvenate at Tamarind Springs Forest Spa, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Plai Laem, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and stroll through Samui Elephant Sanctuary.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Bophut travel planning tool.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Bophut takes an hour. March in Bophut sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 31°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

Krabi Town

— 4 nights
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Relax by the water at Railay Beach and Ao Nang Beach. Take a break from the city and head to PhraNang Cave Beach and Aonang Elephant Sanctuary. When in Krabi Town, make a side trip to see Ko Hong in Ao Luek, approximately Ao Luek away. And it doesn't end there: see some colorful creatures with The Dive Ao Nang, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea), view the masterpieces at Dao Art Gallery, and relax and rejuvenate at Phra Nang Spa.

To plan Krabi Town vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Bophut to Krabi Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Bophut in March, expect nights in Krabi Town to be little chillier, around 26°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 41°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Ko Phi Phi Don

— 5 nights
Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Relax by the water at Long Beach and Laem Tong Bay. Take a break from the city and head to ProFun Divers and Nui Beach. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Loh Moo Dee Beach, stroll through Ko Bida Nok, relax and rejuvenate at Baan Sabai Thai Massage Koh Phi Phi, and step off the mainland to explore Ko Phi Phi Le.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Ko Phi Phi Don trip site.

Traveling by ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 2.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Ko Phi Phi Don can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to catch the ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Ko Lanta

— 5 nights
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Bamboo Beach (Had Mai Phai) and Long Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Shark Diving and Lanta Klong Nin Beach. Next up on the itinerary: stop by Lanta Animal Welfare, tour the pleasant surroundings at Diamond Cliff Beach, kick back and relax at Khlong Dao Beach, and delve into the lush surroundings at Thung Yee Pheng Mangrove Forest.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Ko Lanta online itinerary maker.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in April, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Patong, Phuket

— 5 nights
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Escape the urban bustle at Patong Beach and Freedom Beach. Big Buddha Phuket and Patong Inn Art are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Patong to go to Nai Harn and see Nai Harn Beach, which is approximately 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tri Trang Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Karon Beach, and take a memorable tour with Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Phuket Offices.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Patong trip maker tool.

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 April, daytime highs in Patong are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Chiang Mai

— 3 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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and then stop by Mesimu. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy breathtaking views from Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phan Tao, then delve into the distant past at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Chiang Man.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Chiang Mai trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by flight from Patong to Chiang Mai takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Patong, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Chiang Mai, ranging from highs of 43°C to lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trip

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.