29 days in Thailand Itinerary

29 days in Thailand Itinerary

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29 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  12​h
1
Chiang Mai
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Bangkok
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + bus + ferry:  4​h 45​min
3
Ko Pha Ngan
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Bophut, Ko Samui
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + bus + ferry:  5​h 45​min
5
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 3 nights
ferry:  45​min
6
Ko Lanta
— 3 nights
ferry:  2​h 30​min
7
Patong, Phuket
— 7 nights
bus + Fly:  12​h
End: Sydney

4
nights
Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai ©
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 the city and head to Maerim Elephant Sanctuary and Zipline. Wat Phra That Doi Kham (Temple of the Golden Mountain) and Wat Suan Dok will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from Chiang Mai with a short trip to Doi Inthanon in Doi Inthanon National Park, about 1h 35 min away. And it doesn't end there: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Singh, and examine the collection at Art in Paradise, Chiang Mai 3D Art Museum.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Chiang Mai itinerary builder app .

Sydney, Australia to Chiang Mai is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in October: high temperatures in Chiang Mai hover around 38°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Doi Inthanon, Maerim Elephant Sanctuary
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Maerim Elephant Sanctuary ©
Maerim Elephant Sanctuary
Nature & Wildlife Tours

4
nights
Bangkok

Bangkok ©
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 Wat Pho and The Grand Palace. Discover out-of-the-way places like Historic City of Ayutthaya and Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon. Venture out of the city with trips to Ayutthaya (Wat Mahathat & Wat Chaiwatthanaram). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit), admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House, admire the masterpieces at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC), and get great views at Wat Saket.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Bangkok trip maker website .

You can fly from Chiang Mai to Bangkok in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in October, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Ayutthaya
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Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Historic City of Ayutthaya ©
Historic City of Ayutthaya
Wat Chaiwatthanaram ©
Wat Chaiwatthanaram

4
nights
Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Ao Plai Laem will get you outdoors. Bring the kids along to Thong Nai Pan Noi and Hat Sadet Beach. There's still lots to do: stroll through Bottle Beach, kick back and relax at Haad Yuan Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phu Khao Noi, and experience rural life at Purina Sheep Farm.

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You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Bangkok to Ko Pha Ngan in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of flight and bus. October in Ko Pha Ngan sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bophut.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Thong Nai Pan Noi ©
Thong Nai Pan Noi
Bottle Beach ©
Bottle Beach

3
nights
Bophut, Ko Samui

Bophut ©
Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
Get a sense of the local culture at Wat Plai Laem and Big Buddha. Step off the beaten path and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Maenam Beach. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Samui Elephant Sanctuary, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, kick back and relax at Samrong Beach, and stop by Dao Siam Cosmetics.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Bophut trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Ko Pha Ngan to Bophut in 4 hours. In October, daytime highs in Bophut are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Maenam Beach
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Wat Plai Laem ©
Wat Plai Laem
Scuba & Snorkeling
Maenam Beach ©
Maenam Beach

3
nights
Ko Phi Phi Don

Ko Phi Phi Don ©
Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Step off the beaten path and head to Ko Phi Phi Le and Ko Bida Nok. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Nui Beach and Maya Bay. Next up on the itinerary: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, stop by Phi Phi Postcard Shop, kick back and relax at Loh Dalum Beach, and stroll through Laem Tong Bay.

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You can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry from Bophut to Ko Phi Phi Don in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect slightly colder evenings in Ko Phi Phi Don when traveling from Bophut in October, with lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le
Scuba & Snorkeling
Ko Bida Nok ©
Ko Bida Nok

3
nights
Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Kantiang Bay and Lanta Klong Nin Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Scuba & Snorkeling and World Fashion Suits. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Lanta Animal Welfare, step off the mainland to explore Koh Rok Island, and take a peaceful walk through Thung Yee Pheng Mangrove Forest.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Ko Lanta online attractions planner .

You can ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta in an hour. In October, daily temperatures in Ko Lanta can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Kantiang Bay ©
Kantiang Bay
Lanta Klong Nin Beach ©
Lanta Klong Nin Beach

7
nights
Patong, Phuket

Patong ©
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Visiting Nai Harn Beach and Monkey Hill will get you outdoors. Get some historical perspective at Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong) and Big Buddha Phuket. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Patong: Kayaking & Canoeing (in Phuket Town), Phuket Trickeye Museum (in Talat Yai) and Phang Nga Bay. (in Ao Phang Nga National Park). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Freedom Beach, make a trip to Patong Beach, stroll through Yanui Beach, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Jui Tui Shrine.

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Traveling by ferry from Ko Lanta to Patong takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In October, daytime highs in Patong are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Phuket Town, Karon, Rawai, The Gibbon Rehabilitation Project (GRP), Phang Nga Bay.
Highlights from your plan
Nai Harn Beach ©
Nai Harn Beach
Freedom Beach ©
Freedom Beach
Yanui Beach ©
Yanui Beach

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