46 days in Thailand Itinerary

46 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Chiang Mai
— 6 nights
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Bangkok
— 6 nights
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Ko Samet
— 5 nights
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Koh Tao
— 1 night
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Ko Pha Ngan
— 6 nights
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Ferry to Bangrak, Bus to Koh Samui, Fly to Patong
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Patong, Phuket
— 6 nights
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Ko Lanta
— 4 nights
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Ko Phi Phi Don
— 5 nights
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Krabi Town
— 5 nights
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Chiang Mai — 6 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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Wat Phra That Doi Kham (Temple of the Golden Mountain) and Wat Phra That Doi Suthep. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum of World Insects and Natural Wonders and Chiang Mai City Arts and Cultural Centre. Venture out of the city with trips to Lamphun (Wat Kukut & Wat Phra That Hariphunchai). Spend the 7th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, see the interesting displays at Highland People Discovery Museum, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and explore the world behind art at Art in Paradise, Chiang Mai 3D Art Museum.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Chiang Mai tour itinerary maker.

Manchester, UK to Chiang Mai is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Traveling from Manchester to Chiang Mai, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Manchester in November; daily highs in Chiang Mai reach 37°C and lows reach 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to fly to Bangkok.
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Bangkok — 6 nights

Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Grand Palace and Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun). Let the collections at Jim Thompson House and Ancient City capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Bangkok side-trips: Erawan Museum (in Samut Prakan) and Woodland Muangmai (in Nakhon Chai Si). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Wat Pho, admire the masterpieces at Nitasrattanakosin, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Assumption Cathedral, and examine the collection at The National Museum Bangkok.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bangkok online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Chiang Mai to Bangkok in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Chiang Mai in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Bangkok, with lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Ko Samet.
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Ko Samet — 5 nights

A popular trip from Bangkok, Ko Samet provides a getaway with white-sand beaches, clear waters, and coral reefs teeming with fish.
Relax by the water at Ao Prao Beach and Ao Wong Duean. Get outdoors at Ao Kiu Na Nok and Ao Wai. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ao Cho and kick back and relax at Ao Tubtim.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Ko Samet online travel planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Bangkok to Ko Samet. In November, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. On the 18th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Koh Tao.
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Koh Tao — 1 night

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
On the 19th (Sat), soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Koh Tao online route maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ko Samet to Koh Tao. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.
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Ko Pha Ngan — 6 nights

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
We've included these beaches for you: Haad Yao Beach and Oxa Beach. Get outdoors at Thong Nai Pan Noi and Mae Haad Beach. Next up on the itinerary: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Haad Khom, stroll through The Secret Beach, and whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Ko Pha Ngan online tour planner.

You can ride a ferry from Koh Tao to Ko Pha Ngan in 2 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Patong.
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Patong, Phuket — 6 nights

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
You'll explore and learn at Apichart art gallery and The Phuket Gallery. Get a sense of the local culture at Big Buddha Phuket and Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong). Venture out of the city with trips to Kampon Art Gallery (in Ya Nui) and Nai Harn Beach (in Nai Harn). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Patong Beach, stop by New Era's Vienna, stroll through Tri Trang Beach, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Patong trip maker tool.

Getting from Ko Pha Ngan to Patong by combination of ferry, bus, and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in November, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to ride a ferry to Ko Lanta.
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Ko Lanta — 4 nights

Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Visiting Shark Diving and Kantiang Bay will get you outdoors. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Diamond Cliff Beach and Long Beach. The adventure continues: view the masterpieces at Lanta Art and stroll through Khlong Dao Beach.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Ko Lanta road trip planning website.

You can ride a ferry from Patong to Ko Lanta in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to catch the ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.
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Ko Phi Phi Don — 5 nights

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Visiting ProFun Divers and Laem Tong Bay will get you outdoors. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Nui Beach and Ao Ton Sai. Next up on the itinerary: explore the gorgeous colors at Ko Bida Nok, make a trip to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint, enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, and Head underground at Ko Phi Phi Le.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Ko Phi Phi Don travel planning site.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Ko Phi Phi Don in 1.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Ko Phi Phi Don are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can ride a ferry to Krabi Town.
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Krabi Town — 5 nights

Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Visit Railay Beach and PhraNang Cave Beach for some beach relaxation. Get outdoors at Sawasdee Divers Krabi and Phang Nga Bay.. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Ao Nang Beach, stop by De' MARCO Fashions, admire the natural beauty at Otium Spa by The ShellSea Krabi, and get all the equipment you need at Scooter Rental Krabi.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Krabi Town trip maker tool.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Krabi Town in 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Krabi Town can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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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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