56 days in Thailand Itinerary

56 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Patong, Phuket
— 6 nights
Drive to Phuket Bang Rong Pier, Ferry to Ko Lanta
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Ko Lanta
— 5 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
— 7 nights
Ferry
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Koh Tao
— 3 nights
Ferry to Bangrak Pier Koh Samui, Fly to Chiang Mai
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Doi Inthanon National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Chiang Mai
— 6 nights
Drive
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Chiang Rai
— 3 nights
Fly to Suvarnabhumi Airport, Drive to Khao Yai National Park
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Khao Yai National Park
— 3 nights
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Bangkok
— 6 nights
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Patong, Phuket

— 6 nights
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Patong: Big Buddha Phuket (in Chalong), Samet Nangshe Viewpoint (in Tha Yu) and Phang Nga Bay. (in Ao Phang Nga National Park). There's still lots to do: surround yourself with nature on Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Phuket Offices, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, look for gifts at Rajah Fashion, and buy something for everyone on your list at Jungceylon.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Patong trip itinerary builder website.

Phnom Penh, Cambodia to Patong is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Phnom Penh in May: high temperatures in Patong hover around 38°C and lows are around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors · Shopping · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Ko Lanta

— 5 nights
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Spend a fascinating day underwater on the 13th (Thu) with a shark diving experience. The adventure continues: stop by Lanta Animal Welfare, step off the mainland to explore Koh Rok Island, take a peaceful walk through Thung Yee Pheng Mangrove Forest, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Ko Lanta online trip itinerary maker.

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 May, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors · Parks · Adventure · Wildlife

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: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, stroll through Loh Dalum Beach, relax and rejuvenate at Baan Sabai Thai Massage Koh Phi Phi, and explore the fascinating underground world of Ko Phi Phi Le.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Ko Phi Phi Don road trip tool.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Lanta to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Ko Phi Phi Don can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Phang Nga (Sa Nang Manora Forest Park & Phang Nga Elephant Park). And it doesn't end there: discover the deep blue sea with Sea Gypsy Divers, take a peaceful walk through Krabi Elephant Sanctuary, surround yourself with nature on Aonang Elephant Sanctuary, and stroll through PhraNang Cave Beach.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Krabi Town trip itinerary site.

Ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Krabi Town in 2.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bophut: Taling Ngam (Wat Khao Chedi & Taling Ngam Muay Thai) and We Green (in Maret). There's lots more to do: take a memorable tour with CSI: SAMUI Dive School, take in the spiritual surroundings of Samui International Meditation Center, stroll through Cobra Show Thailand, and look for gifts at Classic International Suits.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bophut trip itinerary planner.

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 May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Bophut, with lows of 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to catch the ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bophut

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Ko Pha Ngan

— 7 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: enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at C&M Learn Thai Culture, head outdoors with Khao Ra, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Chao Mae Kuan Im Shrine.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Ko Pha Ngan tour itinerary maker.

Ride a ferry from Bophut to Ko Pha Ngan in an hour. In June, daytime highs in Ko Pha Ngan are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Koh Tao

— 3 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.
Koh Tao is known for wildlife, adventure, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and enjoy the sand and surf at Ao Tanot Bay.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Koh Tao planning site.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Koh Tao takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in June, and nighttime lows around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Doi Inthanon National Park.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors · Tours · Beaches · Parks

Doi Inthanon National Park

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Doi Inthanon.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Doi Inthanon National Park road trip site.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Koh Tao to Doi Inthanon National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus, ferry, train, and taxi. In June, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Doi Inthanon National Park

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Chiang Mai: Maerim Elephant Sanctuary (in Mae Rim) and Lamphun (Wat Phra That Hariphunchai & Wat Kukut). There's much more to do: get interesting insight from Tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monkchat Meditation Retreat, delve into the distant past at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, and admire the natural beauty at Siam Rice Thai Cookery School.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Chiang Mai day trip site.

You can drive from Doi Inthanon National Park to Chiang Mai in 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Chiang Rai.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Chiang Rai

— 3 nights
Enjoy a cultural and relaxing vacation in Chiang Rai, the capital city of an eponymous province.
Get out of town with these interesting Chiang Rai side-trips: Chiang Saen (Golden Triangle Park & House of Opium). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Tad Kwan Village Park & Waterfall, admire the striking features of Wat Rong Khun, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha), and stroll through Elephant Valley Thailand.

Plan my day in Chiang Rai using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June in Chiang Rai, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Khao Yai National Park.

Things to do in Chiang Rai

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Khao Yai National Park

— 3 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.
When in Khao Yai National Park, make a side trip to see Khao Yai Art Museum in Pak Chong, approximately Pak Chong away. Spend the 23rd (Wed) exploring nature at Khao Yai National Park. And it doesn't end there: get outside with Khao Yai Bird Watching Day Trip by Thailand Bird Watching, take in the dramatic scenery at Nang Rong Waterfalls, Head underground at Khao Luk Chang Bat Cave, and don't miss a visit to Primo Piazza Khao Yai.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Khao Yai National Park itinerary maker website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Chiang Rai to Khao Yai National Park. In June in Khao Yai National Park, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bangkok.

Things to do in Khao Yai National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Bangkok side-trips: Ayutthaya (Wihan Phramongkhon Bophit, Wat Maha That, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), browse the different shops at Siam Paragon, and stop by Raja's Fashions.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Bangkok online journey builder.

You can drive from Khao Yai National Park to Bangkok in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. June in Bangkok sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can 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.