31 days in Thailand Itinerary

31 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Fly to Suvarnabhumi, Train to Hua Hin, Taxi to Hua Hin
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Hua Hin
— 2 nights
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Taxi to Hua Hin, Train to Don Mueang, Foot to Don Muang, Fly to Chiang Rai
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Chiang Rai
— 2 nights
Drive
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Chiang Mai
— 2 nights
Fly
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Pattaya
— 2 nights
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Bus to Suvarnabhumi, Fly to Trang, Ferry to Ko Lanta
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Ko Lanta
Ferry to Phuket Bang Rong Pier, Drive to Rawai
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Rawai, Phuket
Drive
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Phuket Town, Phuket
— 5 nights
Shuttle
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Krabi Town
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Ko Lipe
Ferry
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Ko Phi Phi Don
— 1 night
Ferry to Railay East, Krabi, Bus to Ko Pha Ngan
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Ko Pha Ngan
— 1 night
Ferry
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Koh Tao
— 1 day
Ferry to Chumphon Airport, Fly to Ayutthaya
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Ayutthaya
Shuttle
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Bangkok
— 11 nights
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Hua Hin — 2 nights

The seaside town of Hua Hin serves as a popular coastal retreat for Bangkok residents and international tourists.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): kick back and relax at Suan Son Pradipat Beach, relax and rejuvenate at The Barai Spa, and then stop by Designer.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Hua Hin trip itinerary maker website.

Dhaka City, Bangladesh to Hua Hin is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight, train, and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and taxi; or drive. You'll lose 1.5 hours traveling from Dhaka City to Hua Hin due to the time zone difference. In August in Hua Hin, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Chiang Rai.
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Chiang Rai — 2 nights

Enjoy a cultural and relaxing vacation in Chiang Rai, the capital city of an eponymous province.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): don't miss a visit to Wat Klang Wiang and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Rong Seur Ten (Blue Temple). Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Elephant Valley Thailand, don't miss a visit to Wat Rong Khun, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha).

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Traveling by combination of taxi, train, and flight from Hua Hin to Chiang Rai takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Hua Hin in August, you will find days in Chiang Rai are a bit cooler (35°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Chiang Mai.
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Chiang Mai — 2 nights

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Popular historic sites such as Wat Si Suphan and Wat Pha Lat are in your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Wat Umong Suan Phutthatham. And it doesn't end there: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, look for gifts at Smart Fashion, and take in panoramic vistas at Wat Phra That Doi Suthep.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Chiang Mai road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Chiang Mai can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can fly to Pattaya.
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Pattaya — 2 nights

Famous for its nightlife and activity-filled seafront, Pattaya remains a major party destination for tourists and expats in Thailand.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): observe the fascinating underwater world at Pattaya Dolphinarium, admire the landmark architecture of The Sanctuary Of Truth, then browse the different shops at Terminal 21 Pattaya, and finally look for gifts at Ama Fashion. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at Upside Down Pattaya and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Khao Chi Chan Buddha.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Pattaya travel route planning site.

Traveling by flight from Chiang Mai to Pattaya takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Pattaya can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Ko Lanta.
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Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Ko Lanta trip planner.

Getting from Pattaya to Ko Lanta by combination of bus, flight, and ferry takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Ko Lanta when traveling from Pattaya in August, with lows around 27°C. On the 10th (Wed), you'll travel to Rawai.
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Rawai, Phuket

A trip to Rawai, a beach resort on the island of Phuket, rewards visitors with access to quirky museums, heritage sites, and animal conservation projects.
To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Rawai trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Ko Lanta to Rawai takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or ride a ferry. In August, daytime highs in Rawai are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. You will leave for Phuket Town on the 10th (Wed).
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Phuket Town, Phuket — 5 nights

The economic hub of the eponymous island, Phuket Town attracted merchants from China, India, and Portugal long before it became a tourist destination.
Get a sense of the local culture at Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong) and Wat Khao Rang Samakkhitham. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Star's Fashion Cape Panwa and Sunday Walking Street Market (Lard Yai). Step out of Phuket Town with an excursion to Phuket Elephant Park in Pa Khlok--about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get interesting insight from No Gravity Dive Center, take in the dramatic natural features at Panwa Cape, pick up some new knowledge with Chalong Bay Rum Distillery, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

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Phuket Town is just a stone's throw from Rawai. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to take a shuttle to Krabi Town.
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Krabi Town — 2 nights

Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): get a new perspective on things with Stingray Divers, look for gifts at De' MARCO Fashions, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Railay Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea) and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Krabi Town day trip planning website.

Traveling by shuttle from Phuket Town to Krabi Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to catch the ferry to Ko Lipe.
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Ko Lipe

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.
To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Ko Lipe day trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Lipe in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone changes from Indochina Time to Malaysia Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 29°C. You'll set off for Ko Phi Phi Don on the 17th (Wed).
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Ko Phi Phi Don — 1 night

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): see the vivid underwater world at Ko Bida Nok.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Ko Phi Phi Don driving holiday planning app.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Lipe to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 4.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Ko Lipe to Ko Phi Phi Don is minus 1 hour. August in Ko Phi Phi Don sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Ko Pha Ngan.
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Ko Pha Ngan — 1 night

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
On the 19th (Fri), whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then enjoy the sand and surf at Thong Nai Pan Noi, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Ko Pha Ngan day trip planning site.

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Pha Ngan in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, flight, and bus; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Ko Phi Phi Don in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Ko Pha Ngan, with lows of 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Koh Tao.
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Koh Tao — 1 day

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Koh Tao holiday site.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Koh Tao takes 2 hours. In August in Koh Tao, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 31°C at night. On the 20th (Sat), you're off to Ayutthaya.
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Ayutthaya

Located just east of the famous ruins after which it is named, Ayutthaya provides the setting for a holiday of historical, natural, and cultural exploration.
To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Ayutthaya road trip site.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Koh Tao to Ayutthaya in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 30°C. You will leave for Bangkok on the 20th (Sat).
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Bangkok — 11 nights

Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Get some historical perspective at Wat Pho and Wat Suthat. Do your shopping at Chatuchak Weekend Market and ICONSIAM. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bangkok: Nakhon Pathom (Wat Phra Prathon Chedi & Wat Phra Pathom Chedi), Wat Saman Rattanaram Temple (in Chachoengsao) and Ancient City (in Samut Prakan). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, stop by Khaosan Road, and see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Bangkok.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Bangkok trip planner.

You can take a shuttle from Ayutthaya to Bangkok in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Thailand travel guide

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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.
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Phuket travel guide

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Pearl of the Andamans
Thailand's largest island, Phuket lures both die-hard divers and casual beach lovers interested in spending most of their time basking in the sand and munching on local delicacies. Picturesque lagoons and an abundance of modern amenities may be the main incentive for a Phuket vacation, but you can find plenty of other things to do here once you get your fill of sun and sand. Away from the busy waterfront, the island boasts many gardens, Buddhist temples, museums, and aquariums that deserve a top spot on any traveler's Phuket itinerary.
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