49 days in Thailand Itinerary

49 days in Thailand Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Thailand sightseeing planner

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Fly
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Patong, Phuket
— 5 nights
Drive to Phuket Bang Rong Pier, Ferry to Ko Lanta
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Ko Lanta
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Ko Phi Phi Don
— 5 nights
Ferry
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Krabi Town
— 5 nights
Fly to Koh Samui, Bus to Bophut
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Bophut, Ko Samui
— 5 nights
Ferry
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Ko Pha Ngan
— 6 nights
Ferry
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Koh Tao
— 2 nights
Ferry to Bangrak, Fly to Chiang Mai
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Chiang Mai
— 6 nights
Drive
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Chiang Rai
— 2 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
— 6 nights
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Patong, Phuket

— 5 nights
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Patong: Big Buddha Phuket (in Chalong) and Phang Nga Bay. (in Ao Phang Nga National Park). Next up on the itinerary: surround yourself with nature on Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Phuket Offices, get where you need to go with Taxis & Shuttles, enjoy the sand and surf at Patong Beach, and don't miss a visit to Bangla Road.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Patong road trip tool.

Phnom Penh, Cambodia to Patong is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Phnom Penh in May, expect Patong to be slightly colder, temps between 38°C and 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Shopping

Side Trips

Ko Lanta

— 4 nights
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Spend a fascinating day underwater on the 19th (Wed) with a shark diving experience. Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Lanta Animal Welfare, head off the coast to Koh Rok Island, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and head outdoors with Ko Ha Yai.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Ko Lanta planning website.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Patong to Ko Lanta in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and ferry; or ride a ferry. In May, daily temperatures in Ko Lanta can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors · Parks · Adventure · Tours

Ko Phi Phi Don

— 5 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: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Laem Tong Bay, relax and rejuvenate at Baan Sabai Thai Massage Koh Phi Phi, and stroll through Ko Bida Nok.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Ko Phi Phi Don trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Ko Lanta to Ko Phi Phi Don by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can ride a ferry to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Krabi Town

— 5 nights
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Get out of town with these interesting Krabi Town side-trips: Phang Nga (Sa Nang Manora Forest Park & Phang Nga Elephant Park). There's much more to do: discover the deep blue sea with Sea Gypsy Divers, get a dose of the wild on Aonang Elephant Sanctuary, kick back and relax at PhraNang Cave Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ao Nang Beach.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Krabi Town road trip planning tool.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Krabi Town takes 2.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

Bophut, Ko Samui

— 5 nights
Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
Go for a jaunt from Bophut to Taling Ngam to see Taling Ngam Muay Thai about 44 minutes away. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at CSI: SAMUI Dive School, stroll through Samui Snake Farm, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Big Buddha, and enjoy the sand and surf at Malibu beach.

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You can do a combination of flight and bus from Krabi Town to Bophut in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Krabi Town in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Bophut, with lows of 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bophut

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Ko Pha Ngan

— 6 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, kick back and relax at Salad Beach, let little ones run wild at Phangan Jorkyball, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Ko Pha Ngan trip builder.

You can ride a ferry from Bophut to Ko Pha Ngan in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in June, and nighttime lows around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can ride a ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Classes

Koh Tao

— 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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): stroll through Ao Tanot Bay, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along John-Suwan Viewpoint and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Koh Tao trip itinerary builder app.

Ride a ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Koh Tao in 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Chiang Mai

— 6 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Chiang Mai side-trips: Lamphun (Wat San Pa Yang Luang, Wat Phra That Hariphunchai, &more) and Maerim Elephant Sanctuary (in Mae Rim). There's much more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, examine the collection at Museum of World Insects and Natural Wonders, delve into the distant past at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Chiang Mai trip planner.

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 June, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Chiang Rai.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Chiang Rai

— 2 nights
Enjoy a cultural and relaxing vacation in Chiang Rai, the capital city of an eponymous province.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): make a trip to Tad Kwan Village Park & Waterfall and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): stroll through Elephant Valley Thailand and then admire the landmark architecture of Wat Rong Khun.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Chiang Rai vacation builder tool.

You can drive from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Chiang Rai sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Khao Yai National Park.

Things to do in Chiang Rai

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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.
On the 23rd (Wed), take some stellar pictures from Pa Deo Die Cliff, then get outside with Khao Yai Bird Watching Day Trip by Thailand Bird Watching, then Head underground at Khao Luk Chang Bat Cave, and finally make a trip to Primo Piazza Khao Yai. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Khao Yai National Park.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Khao Yai National Park trip builder app.

Explore your travel options from Chiang Rai to Khao Yai National Park with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in June, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bangkok.

Things to do in Khao Yai National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Bangkok

— 6 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bangkok: Ayutthaya (Wat Suwan Dararam Ratchaworawihan, Wat Maha That, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Safari World, and steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Bangkok vacation maker app.

Getting from Khao Yai National Park to Bangkok by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train. In June, daytime highs in Bangkok are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Shopping

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.