30 days in Thailand Itinerary

30 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Chiang Mai
— 2 nights
Fly
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Bangkok
— 2 nights
Drive
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Khao Yai National Park
— 3 nights
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Koh Tao
— 1 night
Ferry
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Ko Pha-Ngan
— 6 nights
Ferry
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Bophut, Ko Samui
— 3 nights
Fly to Krabi, Bus to Krabi Town
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Krabi Town
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Ko Phi Phi Don
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Patong, Phuket
— 5 nights
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Chiang Mai — 2 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.
Bring the kids along to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan. There's much more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Singh, and admire the striking features of Wat Chiang Man.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Chiang Mai journey maker tool.

Chennai, India to Chiang Mai is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1.5 hours traveling from Chennai to Chiang Mai due to the time zone difference. In October, daytime highs in Chiang Mai are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to fly to Bangkok.
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Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Bangkok — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then meet the residents at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, then look for gifts at Munich Bespoke Suits, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun).

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Bangkok online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Chiang Mai to Bangkok by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Khao Yai National Park.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Spas
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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.
On the 6th (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Khao Yai National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Fri): make a trip to Primo Piazza Khao Yai, Head underground at Khao Luk Chang Bat Cave, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Haew Narok Waterfall.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Khao Yai National Park online travel planner.

Drive from Bangkok to Khao Yai National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. In October, daily temperatures in Khao Yai National Park can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. On the 8th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Koh Tao.
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Koh Tao — 1 night

Turtle Island

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Koh Tao trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Khao Yai National Park to Koh Tao. In October in Koh Tao, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time 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.
Step out of the city life by going to Salad Beach and Mae Haad Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Haad Chao Phao Beach and Haad Khom. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hat Sadet Beach, kick back and relax at Ban Khai Beach, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

Discover how to plan a Ko Pha-Ngan trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can ride a ferry from Koh Tao to Ko Pha-Ngan in 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Ko Pha-Ngan are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Bophut.
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Bophut, Ko Samui — 3 nights

Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
Attractions like Anantara Spa and CSI: SAMUI Dive School make great kid-friendly stops. Visiting Chaweng Beach and Samui Elephant Sanctuary will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Malibu beach, stroll through Maenam Beach, play a few rounds at Koh Samui Golf Academy, and don't miss a visit to Pagoda Khao Hua Jook.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Bophut tour itinerary planning website.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Pha-Ngan to Bophut takes 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Bophut can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Krabi Town.
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Krabi Town — 3 nights

Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
You'll get in some beach time at Railay Beach and PhraNang Cave Beach. Kids will appreciate attractions like The Dive Ao Nang and The Elephant Sanctuary Krabi Thailand. Get out of town with these interesting Krabi Town side-trips: Ko Hong (in Ao Luek) and Phang Nga Bay. (in Ao Phang Nga National Park). There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Alex's Fashion and view the masterpieces at Dao Art Gallery.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Krabi Town travel itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Bophut to Krabi Town in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Bophut in October, expect little chillier with lows of 27°C in Krabi Town. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can catch the ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.
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Ko Phi Phi Don — 4 nights

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Bring the kids along to Loh Dalum Beach and Ko Phi Phi Le. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Laem Tong Bay and Nui Beach. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Ao Ton Sai, stroll through Loh Lana Bay, make a trip to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint, and step off the mainland to explore Ko Bida Nok.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Ko Phi Phi Don trip planning app.

You can ride a ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don in 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 27°C. On the 25th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can ride a ferry to Patong.
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Patong, Phuket — 5 nights

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Patong Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. Relax by the water at Karon Beach and Tri Trang Beach. Step out of Patong to go to Chalong and see Big Buddha Phuket, which is approximately 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, get a dose of the wild on Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Phuket Offices, don't miss a visit to A&F Tour Travel, and tee off at Red Mountain Golf Club.

Discover how to plan a Patong trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Patong in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel 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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