60 days in Thailand Itinerary

60 days in Thailand Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Thailand visit planner

Make it your trip
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Khao Lak
— 5 nights
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Phuket Town, Phuket
— 6 nights
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Ko Phi Phi Don
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Ko Lanta
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Ko Lipe
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Krabi Town
— 7 nights
Fly to Koh Samui, Bus to Bophut
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Bophut, Ko Samui
— 7 nights
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Ko Pha Ngan
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Koh Tao
— 7 nights
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Ferry to Chumphon, Train to Wang Phong, Taxi to Hua Hin
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Hua Hin
— 6 nights
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Taxi to Hua Hin, Bus to Suvarnabhumi Airport Public Transportation Center, Shuttle to Suvarnabhumi Airport, Foot to Suvarnabhumi, Fly to Chiang Mai
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Khao Lak

— 5 nights
A tropical adventure in Khao Lak, a cluster of villages on the west coast of Thailand's main peninsula, ensures tourists have plenty of time for basking on beaches boasting a serene and secluded ambience.
Take a break from the city and head to White Sand Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. Visit Nang Thong Beach and Coconut Beach for some beach relaxation. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Khao Lak: Sea Turtle Conservation Centre (in Thai Mueang), Phang Nga Elephant Park (in Phang Nga) and Cheow Lan Lake (in Ban Ta Khun). Next up on the itinerary: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, identify plant and animal life at Beautiful Khao Lak Joy & Fun, examine the collection at International Tsunami Museum, and look and learn at Royal Thai Navy Third Fleet Turtle Nursery.

For more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Khao Lak holiday builder website.

Charleston, USA to Khao Lak is an approximately 29-hour flight. Traveling from Charleston to Khao Lak, you'll lose 12 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Charleston in March: high temperatures in Khao Lak hover around 92°F and lows are around 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Phuket Town.

Things to do in Khao Lak

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Phuket Town, Phuket

— 6 nights
The economic hub of the eponymous island, Phuket Town attracted merchants from China, India, and Portugal long before it became a tourist destination.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Phuket Offices and Monkey Hill. You'll get in some beach time at Yanui Beach and Nai Harn Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Phuket Town: Patong (Off-Road Tours & Freedom Beach), Green Elephant Sanctuary Park (in Choeng Thale) and Surf House Phuket - Kata Beach (in Kata Beach). Next up on the itinerary: head off the coast to Phang Nga Bay., stroll through The Gibbon Rehabilitation Project (GRP), take some stellar pictures from Karon View Point, and take in the waterfront activity at Ao Po Pier.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Phuket Town route planner.

Drive from Khao Lak to Phuket Town in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 92°F, and evening lows to 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Phuket Town

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Ko Phi Phi Don

— 2 nights
Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Ao Ton Sai, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then make a trip to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step off the mainland to explore Ko Bida Nok, then Head underground at Ko Phi Phi Le, then Head underground at Viking Cave, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Laem Tong Bay.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Ko Phi Phi Don trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by ferry from Phuket Town to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 3 hours. March in Ko Phi Phi Don sees daily highs of 95°F and lows of 72°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can catch the ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Ko Lanta

— 4 nights
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Visiting Long Beach and Koh Rok Island will get you outdoors. Visit Lanta Klong Nin Beach and Bamboo Beach (Had Mai Phai) for some beach relaxation. Spend the 3rd (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Kantiang Bay, take a peaceful walk through Thung Yee Pheng Mangrove Forest, look for gifts at Lanta Animal Welfare, and get to know the fascinating history of Lanta Old Town.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Ko Lanta road trip tool.

Getting from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. In April in Ko Lanta, expect temperatures between 94°F during the day and 74°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Ko Lipe.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Ko Lipe

— 2 nights
With a name that means "Paper Island" in the local Chao Ley language, Ko Lipe is known for its white sand beaches, historical villages, and diving attractions.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): head off the coast to Ko Lipe, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then stroll through Sunrise Beach. Keep things going the next day: head off the coast to Koh Hin Ngam, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sunset Beach, and then stroll through Pattaya Beach.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Ko Lipe online day trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Lanta to Ko Lipe takes 4 hours. The time zone changes from Indochina Time to Malaysia Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in April, and nighttime lows around 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Ko Lipe

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Krabi Town

— 7 nights
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
You'll get in some beach time at Khlong Muang Beach and Nopparat Thara Beach. Visiting The Dive Ao Nang and Monkey Trail will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: head off the coast to Tup Island, stop by De' MARCO Fashions, stroll through Pai Plong Beach, and get outside with The Rock Shop.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Krabi Town online route planner.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Lipe to Krabi Town in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time to Indochina Time is minus 1 hour. In April, daily temperatures in Krabi Town can reach 94°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Bophut, Ko Samui

— 7 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 enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Maenam Beach and Chaweng Noi Beach. Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Choeng Mon Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bophut: Maret (Thong Takhian Beach (Silver Beach) & The Memories Sheep Farm). There's still lots to do: stroll through Samui Elephant Sanctuary, make a trip to Grandfather's Grandmother's Rocks - Hin Ta Hin Yai, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and stop by Classic International Suits.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Bophut day trip 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 April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Bophut, with lows of 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bophut

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Ko Pha Ngan

— 3 nights
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
You'll get in some beach time at Bottle Beach and Rin Beach. Get in touch with nature at Thong Nai Pan Noi and Mae Haad Beach. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Salad Beach, experience rural life at Purina Sheep Farm, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Ko Pha Ngan trip itinerary planning site.

Ride a ferry from Bophut to Ko Pha Ngan in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in April, and nighttime lows around 81°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Koh Tao

— 7 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Climbing Tours and Rocky Bay. Escape the urban bustle at Ao Tanot Bay and Lighthouse Bay. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Sai Daeng Beach, stroll through Ao Muong, and get outside with Mango Bay.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Koh Tao trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Koh Tao takes 2 hours. In April in Koh Tao, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 81°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Hua Hin.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Hua Hin

— 6 nights
The seaside town of Hua Hin serves as a popular coastal retreat for Bangkok residents and international tourists.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Spas and Banyan Golf Club. You'll get in some beach time at Laem Sala Beach and Hua Hin Beach. Explore Hua Hin's surroundings by going to Regent Bike Park (in Cha-am) and Sam Roi Yot (Bang Pu Beach & Phraya Nakhon Cave). Pack the 6th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Vana Nava Water Jungle. And it doesn't end there: tee off at Black Mountain Golf Club, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Amparam, don't miss a visit to Cave Dao, and buy something for everyone on your list at Market Village HuaHin.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Hua Hin trip itinerary site.

Do a combination of ferry, train, and taxi from Koh Tao to Hua Hin in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In May, daily temperatures in Hua Hin can reach 94°F, while at night they dip to 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Hua Hin

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Chiang Mai

— 8 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 in touch with nature at Elephant Rescue Park and River Rafting & Tubing. Discover out-of-the-way places like Maerim Elephant Sanctuary and Doi Inthanon. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chiang Mai: Mae Taeng (Thai Elephant Home & Nature & Wildlife Tours), Pong Yang Elephant Camp (in Mae Rim) and Sirithan Waterfall (in Chom Thong). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Elephant POOPOOPAPER Park, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and contemplate the long history of Wat Phra That Doi Kham (Temple of the Golden Mountain).

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Chiang Mai road trip site.

You can do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and flight from Hua Hin to Chiang Mai in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In May, daytime highs in Chiang Mai are 97°F, while nighttime lows are 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Parks · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

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.