30 days in Thailand Itinerary

30 days in Thailand Itinerary

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30 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Chiang Mai
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Pai
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
Sukhothai
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Ayutthaya
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Kanchanaburi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Bangkok
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Ang Thong
— 1 night
ferry:  2​h 30​min
8
Koh Tao
— 3 nights
ferry:  1​h 45​min
9
Bophut
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Amsterdam


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5
nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Chiang Mai: Wat Phra That Hariphunchai (in Lamphun), Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community (in Chom Thong) and Wat Phra That Doi Suthep (in Doi Suthep). Spend the 5th (Wed) exploring nature at Doi Inthanon. There's much more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Ched Yot, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and pause for some serene contemplation at Orthodox Church of St. Vladimir.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Chiang Mai trip tool .

Amsterdam, Holland to Chiang Mai is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Amsterdam to Chiang Mai, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Amsterdam in August, expect Chiang Mai to be a bit warmer, temps between 38°C and 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Pai.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trips

Doi Inthanon, Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community, Wat Phra That Hariphunchai
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan

2
nights
Pai

Pai ©
Tourism in Pai has turned the once-quiet mountain village into one of Thailand's busiest rural tourist hubs, for Thai visitors and foreigners alike.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): putt your heart out at Bamboo Mini Golf, make a trip to The Land Split Pai Thailand, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour. On the next day, take in breathtaking views at Pai Canyon and then look for all kinds of wild species at Conserve Natural Forests.

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Traveling by car from Chiang Mai to Pai takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Pai, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Sukhothai.

Things to do in Pai

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Bamboo Mini Golf ©
Bamboo Mini Golf
Conserve Natural Forests ©
Conserve Natural Forests
River Rafting & Tubing

2
nights
Sukhothai

Sukhothai ©
A trip to Sukhothai is a must for anyone interested in the origins of the Thai empire, which began in this city in the 13th century.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Si Satchanalai Historical Park and then don't miss a visit to Phra Si Rattana Mahathat Rajworawihan Temple. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Chedi Si Hong, delve into the distant past at Phra Si Ratana Temple, cruise along Green E-bike Sukhothai, then delve into the distant past at Sukhothai Historical Park, and finally don't miss a visit to Wat Si Chum.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Sukhothai travel route planner.

You can drive from Pai to Sukhothai in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Ayutthaya.

Things to do in Sukhothai

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Phra Si Rattana Mahathat Rajworawihan Temple
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Sukhothai Historical Park ©
Sukhothai Historical Park
Si Satchanalai Historical Park ©
Si Satchanalai Historical Park
Phra Si Ratana Temple ©
Phra Si Ratana Temple

3
nights
Ayutthaya

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex (in Saraburi), Sang Kra Tai Temple (in Ang Thong City) and Wat Phrasi Rattana Mahathat (in Lop Buri). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Wat Mahathat, make a trip to Historic City of Ayutthaya, take an in-depth tour of Pridi Banomyong Memorial, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Royal Restoration (Wat Ratchaburana).

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Ayutthaya online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Sukhothai to Ayutthaya takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kanchanaburi.

Things to do in Ayutthaya

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex, Sang Kra Tai Temple, Wat Phrasi Rattana Mahathat, Talad Luang Pu Thuat
Highlights from your plan
Wat Maha That ©
Wat Maha That
Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex ©
Historic City of Ayutthaya ©
Historic City of Ayutthaya

3
nights
Kanchanaburi

Kanchanaburi ©
The capital city of an eponymous province, Kanchanaburi is a pleasant town with lively markets and a good selection of restaurants.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kanchanaburi: Wat Tham Sua (in Tha Muang), Tham Kra Sae Bridge (in Sai Yok) and Erawan National Park (in Si Sawat). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at ElephantsWorld, see the interesting displays at Bridge Over the River Kwai, explore the different monuments and memorials at Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, and pause for some photo ops at Guan Im Sutham Temple.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kanchanaburi trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Ayutthaya to Kanchanaburi by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Kanchanaburi can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Bangkok.

Things to do in Kanchanaburi

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Elephant Nature Park, Wat Tham Sua, Tham Kra Sae Bridge, Erawan National Park
Highlights from your plan
ElephantsWorld ©
ElephantsWorld
Erawan National Park ©
Erawan National Park
Bridge Over the River Kwai ©
Bridge Over the River Kwai

5
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bangkok: Pattaya (Big C - Central Marina & The Sanctuary Of Truth (Prasat Sut Ja-Tum)). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Wat Pho, meet the residents at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, stop by Tom's Fashion, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Bangkok trip planner .

Getting from Kanchanaburi to Bangkok by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August in Bangkok, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Ang Thong.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Pattaya
Highlights from your plan
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)

1
night
Ang Thong

Ang Thong ©
As the capital of a province of the same name, Ang Thong boasts a rich history--most notably as an outpost during the war against the Burmese and the birthplace of Nai Dok and Nai Thongkaeo, two of the war's venerated heroes.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Blue Lagoon (Emerald Lake) and then explore the striking landscape of Mu Ko Ang Thong National Marine Park.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ang Thong visit planner .

You can fly from Bangkok to Ang Thong in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. In August in Ang Thong, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 31°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ang Thong

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Mu Ko Ang Thong National Marine Park ©
Blue Lagoon (Emerald Lake) ©
Blue Lagoon (Emerald Lake)

3
nights
Koh Tao

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
Koh Tao is known for wildlife, adventure, nature, beaches, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Ao Tanot Bay, look for gifts at May & Co. General Store, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sai Nuan Beach.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Koh Tao vacation planner.

Ride a ferry from Ang Thong to Koh Tao in 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to ride a ferry to Bophut.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors Tours Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Climbing Tours
Spas & Wellness

4
nights
Bophut

Bophut ©
Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
Bophut is known for shopping, historic sites, nightlife, wildlife, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Big Buddha, pause for some serene contemplation at Mary Help of Christians Church, and stop by Classic International Suits.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Bophut route planning tool .

You can ride a ferry from Koh Tao to Bophut in 2 hours. August in Bophut sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 31°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Classic International Suits ©
Classic International Suits
Scuba & Snorkeling
Samui Elephant Sanctuary ©
Samui Elephant Sanctuary

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