30 days in Thailand Itinerary

30 days in Thailand Itinerary

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30 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Birmingham
+3
train + subway + train + Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Bangkok
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Chiang Mai
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + bus + ferry:  5​h 15​min
3
Ko Pha Ngan
— 4 nights
ferry:  1​h 15​min
4
Koh Tao
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  5​h 45​min
5
Krabi Town
— 2 nights
ferry:  1​h 30​min
6
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 3 nights
ferry:  45​min
7
Ko Lanta
— 4 nights
ferry:  2​h 30​min
8
Patong, Phuket
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  7​h
9
Khao Yai National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  23​h 30​min
End: Birmingham

3
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've now added MBK Center (Ma Boon Khrong Center) to your itinerary. The adventure continues: make a trip to Wat Pho, buy something for everyone on your list at Siam Paragon, explore the historical opulence of The Grand Palace, and wander the streets of Khaosan Road.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Bangkok trip maker website .

Birmingham, UK to Bangkok is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Birmingham to Bangkok is 7 hours. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Birmingham in November, with highs in Bangkok at 38°C and lows at 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)

4
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.
You've now added Night Bazaar to your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Chiang Mai: Doi Inthanon (in Doi Inthanon National Park) and Wat Phra That Doi Suthep (in Doi Suthep). Spend the 26th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pikanesuan Devalai Chiangmai, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Chiang Mai road trip planning app .

Getting from Bangkok to Chiang Mai by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Chiang Mai when traveling from Bangkok in November, with lows around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, Doi Inthanon
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan
Doi Inthanon ©
Doi Inthanon

4
nights
Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Pha Ngan ©
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Ko Pha Ngan is known for wildlife, beaches, spas, adventure, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at C&M Learn Thai Culture, let the kids burn off some steam at Phangan Jorkyball, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bottle Beach.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Ko Pha Ngan travel itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Chiang Mai to Ko Pha Ngan in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Chiang Mai in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Ko Pha Ngan, with lows of 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
C&M Learn Thai Culture ©
C&M Learn Thai Culture
Scuba & Snorkeling
Phangan Adventure MiniGolf ©
Phangan Adventure MiniGolf

1
night
Koh Tao

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 3rd (Tue): have fun at Koh Tao CrossFit and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Koh Tao sightseeing tool .

Traveling by ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Koh Tao takes 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Koh Tao CrossFit ©
Koh Tao CrossFit

2
nights
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
On the 4th (Wed), kick back and relax at PhraNang Cave Beach, stroll through Railay Beach, and then look for gifts at VICTORIA Fashion House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Thu): step off the mainland to explore Poda Island, enjoy the sand and surf at Ao Nang Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea).

Plan a trip to Krabi Town easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Koh Tao to Krabi Town in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Koh Tao in December, expect slightly colder with lows of 26°C in Krabi Town. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can catch the ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
PhraNang Cave Beach ©
PhraNang Cave Beach
Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea) ©

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.
Ko Phi Phi Don is known for wildlife, nature, adventure, beaches, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, Head underground at Ko Phi Phi Le, make a trip to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint, and enjoy the sand and surf at Laem Tong Bay.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Ko Phi Phi Don trip builder tool .

Getting from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Ko Phi Phi Don are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to catch the ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le
Scuba & Snorkeling
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint ©
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint

4
nights
Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta ©
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Ko Lanta is known for beaches, wildlife, nature, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Lanta Animal Welfare, experience rural life at Shaan and Jeevan's Eco-Farm, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and take a peaceful walk through Thung Yee Pheng Mangrove Forest.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Ko Lanta trip itinerary builder site .

You can ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta in an hour. In December in Ko Lanta, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Lanta Animal Welfare ©
Lanta Animal Welfare
Scuba & Snorkeling
The Boss Collection ©
The Boss Collection

4
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Explore Patong's surroundings by going to Phang Nga Bay. (in Ao Phang Nga National Park) and Big Buddha Phuket (in Chalong). Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable tour with Tours, enjoy the sand and surf at Patong Beach, get around town with Transportation, and buy something for everyone on your list at Jungceylon.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Patong trip itinerary site .

Traveling by ferry from Ko Lanta to Patong takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In December in Patong, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Khao Yai National Park.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Big Buddha Phuket, Karon Beach, Phang Nga Bay.
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Bangla Road ©
Bangla Road
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach

2
nights
Khao Yai National Park

Khao Yai National Park ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): make a trip to Primo Piazza Khao Yai and then explore the striking landscape of Khao Yai National Park. On your second day here, head outdoors with Khao Yai Bird Watching Day Trip by Thailand Bird Watching, then take in the dramatic scenery at Haew Narok Waterfall, and then take some stellar pictures from Pa Deo Die Cliff.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Khao Yai National Park trip builder app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Patong to Khao Yai National Park. In December, daily temperatures in Khao Yai National Park can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Khao Yai National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Pak Phli
Highlights from your plan
Khao Yai National Park ©
Khao Yai National Park
Haew Narok Waterfall ©
Haew Narok Waterfall
Pa Deo Die Cliff ©
Pa Deo Die Cliff

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