50 days in Thailand Itinerary

50 days in Thailand Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Thailand journey planner

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Fly
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Chiang Mai
— 4 nights
Drive
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Chiang Rai
— 2 nights
Fly
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Patong, Phuket
— 6 nights
Drive to Phuket Bang Rong Pier, Ferry to Ko Lanta
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Ko Lanta
— 6 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
— 4 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 Suvarnabhumi
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Bangkok
— 6 nights
Fly
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Sukhothai
— 2 nights
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Chiang Mai

— 4 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chiang Mai: Doi Inthanon (in Doi Inthanon National Park), Wongwan Strawberry Farm (in Samoeng) and Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community (in Mae Wang). There's lots more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Singh, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Chiang Mai online journey planner.

London, UK to Chiang Mai is an approximately 17-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from London to Chiang Mai. In January, Chiang Mai is much warmer than London - with highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Chiang Rai.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Tours · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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 17th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha), make a trip to Wat Phra That Doi Mae Aeb, make a trip to Wat Huay Pla Kang, then admire the landmark architecture of Wat Rong Khun, and finally view the masterpieces at De'Cashmere Co.,Ltd. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Elephant Valley Thailand and then see the interesting displays at Oub Kham Museum.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Chiang Rai trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Chiang Mai in January: high temperatures in Chiang Rai hover around 31°C and lows are around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Patong.

Things to do in Chiang Rai

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Museums

Patong, Phuket

— 6 nights
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Patong: Phang Nga Bay. (in Ao Phang Nga National Park) and Big Buddha Phuket (in Chalong). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Bangla Road, stroll through Patong Beach, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Patong trip planner.

Fly from Chiang Rai to Patong in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Chiang Rai in January; daily highs in Patong reach 37°C and lows reach 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Patong

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping · Beaches

Side Trips

Ko Lanta

— 6 nights
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Spend a fascinating day underwater on the 25th (Tue) with a shark diving experience. There's much more to do: stop by Lanta Animal Welfare, boost your wellbeing at Warin Spa, experience rural life at Shaan and Jeevan's Eco-Farm, and head off the coast to Ko Rok Nok.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Ko Lanta journey site.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Patong to Ko Lanta takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or ride a ferry. In January, daytime highs in Ko Lanta are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Beaches

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, step off the mainland to explore Mosquito Island, tour the pleasant surroundings at Loh Lana Bay, and explore the fascinating underground world of Ko Phi Phi Le.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Ko Phi Phi Don route planning tool.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Lanta to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 1.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Ko Phi Phi Don are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can catch the 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 lots more to do: stroll through Railay Beach, look for gifts at De' MARCO Fashions, take a peaceful walk through Krabi Elephant Sanctuary, and head off the coast to Poda Island.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Krabi Town tour itinerary app.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Krabi Town in 2.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

Bophut, Ko Samui

— 4 nights
Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
Bophut is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: race across the water with CSI: SAMUI Dive School, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Samui International Meditation Center, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and tee off at Koh Samui Golf Academy.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bophut trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Krabi Town to Bophut takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Krabi Town in February, expect nights in Bophut to be a bit warmer, around 30°C, while days are little chillier, around 36°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · 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: kick back and relax at Salad Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chao Mae Kuan Im Shrine, expand your horizons at Natural Kite Park, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Ko Pha Ngan trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Bophut to Ko Pha Ngan takes an hour. February in Ko Pha Ngan sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to ride a ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · 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.
On the 20th (Sun), kick back and relax at Ao Tanot Bay, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at John-Suwan Viewpoint. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Koh Tao driving holiday planner.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Koh Tao in 2 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

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 Borom Puttharam, Wat Maha That, &more). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Wat Pho, admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House, contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, and wander the streets of Khaosan Road.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bangkok road trip site.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Koh Tao to Bangkok takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. In February, daytime highs in Bangkok are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Sukhothai.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Sukhothai

— 2 nights

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.
On the 28th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Chedi Si Hong, gear up at Green E-bike Sukhothai, then contemplate the long history of Sukhothai Historical Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Maha That.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Sukhothai trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Bangkok to Sukhothai in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Bangkok in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Sukhothai, with lows of 23°C. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Sukhothai

Historic Sites · Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

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.