29 days in Thailand Itinerary

29 days in Thailand Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Thailand trip planner

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Chiang Mai
— 3 nights
Fly to Phuket, Ferry to Ko Lanta
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Ko Lanta
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Ko Phi Phi Don
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Patong, Phuket
— 4 nights
Fly to Koh Samui, Bus to Bophut
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Bophut, Ko Samui
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Koh Tao
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Ko Pha Ngan
— 5 nights
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Ferry to Bangrak, Bus to Koh Samui, Fly to Bangkok
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Bangkok
— 4 nights
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Chiang Mai

— 3 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.
Take a break from Chiang Mai with a short trip to Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community in Mae Win, about 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, take in panoramic vistas at Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, stop by Metal Studio Jewelry Chaing Mai, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phan Tao.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Chiang Mai online day trip planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Chiang Mai is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Indochina Time is 7 hours. In August, Chiang Mai is much hotter than Dublin - with highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife · Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Ko Lanta

— 3 nights
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Ko Lanta is known for wildlife, beaches, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stop by Lanta Animal Welfare, meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, relax in the rural setting at Shaan and Jeevan's Eco-Farm, and try for a hole-in-one at Lanta Parklife.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Ko Lanta journey planner.

Getting from Chiang Mai to Ko Lanta by combination of flight and ferry takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, car, and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. In August, daytime highs in Ko Lanta are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors · Wildlife · Adventure · Tours

Ko Phi Phi Don

— 3 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: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, stroll through Laem Tong Bay, enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, and don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Ko Phi Phi Don trip maker site.

Getting from Ko Lanta to Ko Phi Phi Don by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. In August in Ko Phi Phi Don, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to ride a ferry to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Patong, Phuket

— 4 nights
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Venture out of the city with trips to Banana Beach (in Ko He) and Big Buddha Phuket (in Chalong). The adventure continues: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, buy something for everyone on your list at Jungceylon, and have some family-friendly fun at Phuket Kart.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Patong day trip planning tool.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Patong takes 3 hours. In September, daytime highs in Patong are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Patong

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping

Side Trips

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.
Step out of Bophut to go to Maret and see Spas & Wellness, which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: stroll through Samui Elephant Sanctuary, get your game on at Lazgam Laser Games Koh Samui, stop by Modern Suit Samui, and enjoy the sand and surf at Chaweng Beach.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Bophut vacation maker site.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Patong to Bophut in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Patong in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Bophut, with lows of 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to ride a ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Bophut

Wildlife · Parks · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

Side Trip

Koh Tao

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): make a trip to Sail Rock (Dive Site) and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Fri): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Koh Tao trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Bophut to Koh Tao by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in September, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Ko Pha Ngan

— 5 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: take in the architecture and design of C&M Learn Thai Culture, stroll through Salad Beach, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and enjoy the sand and surf at Hat Sadet Beach.

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Getting from Koh Tao to Ko Pha Ngan by ferry takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in September, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Bangkok

— 4 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.
Bangkok is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Wat Pho, admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House, get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun).

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Bangkok road trip planning site.

Traveling by combination of ferry, bus, and flight from Ko Pha Ngan to Bangkok takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in September, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

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.