30 days in Thailand Itinerary

30 days in Thailand Itinerary

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30 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Oulu
Fly + Drive:  24​h
1
Ko Chang
— 6 nights
+3
Drive + ferry + Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Bangkok
— 6 nights
shuttle:  1​h
3
Ayutthaya
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Kanchanaburi
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Khao Yai National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
6
Sukhothai
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
7
Pai
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Soppong
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
9
Chiang Mai
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
10
Chiang Rai
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h
11
Bangkok
— Few hours
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Oulu

6
nights
Ko Chang

Ko Chang ©
Ko Chang means "Elephant Island" and, though elephants are not indigenous to the island, visitors certainly see plenty of them on tours of protected reserves.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Wat Salak Phet Temple and Wat Buppharam or Wat Plai Klong. Step out of the city life by going to Ko Rang and Bailan Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ko Chang: Chao Por Lak Muang Trat Shrine (in Trat) and National Maritime Museum (in Chanthaburi). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ko Wai, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, kick back and relax at Klong Kloi Beach, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Ko Chang vacation planning site .

Oulu, Finland to Ko Chang is an approximately 24-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Indochina Time is 5 hours. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Oulu in September, with highs in Ko Chang at 36°C and lows at 30°C. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bangkok.

Things to do in Ko Chang

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Trat, National Maritime Museum
Highlights from your plan
Ko Rang ©
Ko Rang
Chao Por Lak Muang Trat Shrine ©
Chao Por Lak Muang Trat Shrine
Khlong Nonsi Water Fall ©
Khlong Nonsi Water Fall

6
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.
Get some cultural insight at Wat Suthat and Woodland Muangmai. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) and Wat Sothon Wararam Worawihan. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bangkok: Wat Saman Rattanaram Temple (in Chachoengsao), Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Pattaya) and Erawan Museum (in Samut Prakan). And it doesn't end there: enjoy some classic entertainment at Checkinn99, see the interesting displays at The Ananta Samakom Throne Hall, contemplate the long history of Sanam Chandra Palace, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Bowonniwet Vihara.

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Do a combination of ferry and flight from Ko Chang to Bangkok in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. October in Bangkok sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Ayutthaya.

Things to do in Bangkok

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Chachoengsao, Nakhon Pathom, Erawan Museum, Nature & Wildlife Tours, Woodland Muangmai
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) ©
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Sothon Wararam Worawihan ©
Wat Sothon Wararam Worawihan

few
hours
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): wander the streets of Wat Phra Khao Temple, then see the interesting displays at Thai Boat Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Ram, and finally steep yourself in history at Wat Thammikarat.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Ayutthaya trip itinerary website .

You can take a shuttle from Bangkok to Ayutthaya in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in October, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to Kanchanaburi.

Things to do in Ayutthaya

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Wat Phra Khao Temple
Highlights from your plan
Wat Thammikarat ©
Wat Thammikarat
Thai Boat Museum ©
Thai Boat Museum

2
nights
Kanchanaburi

Kanchanaburi ©
The capital city of an eponymous province, Kanchanaburi is a pleasant town with lively markets and a good selection of restaurants.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Erawan waterfall.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Kanchanaburi trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Ayutthaya to Kanchanaburi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Kanchanaburi sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 27°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Khao Yai National Park.

Things to do in Kanchanaburi

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Erawan waterfall
Highlights from your plan
Erawan waterfall ©
Erawan waterfall

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 10th (Thu): Head underground at Khao Luk Chang Bat Cave. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Haew Narok Waterfall and then admire the natural beauty at The Bloom By TV Pool.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Khao Yai National Park trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Kanchanaburi to Khao Yai National Park in 5 hours. In October in Khao Yai National Park, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 29°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Sat) before leaving for Sukhothai.

Things to do in Khao Yai National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Haew Narok Waterfall ©
Haew Narok Waterfall
Khao Luk Chang Bat Cave ©
Khao Luk Chang Bat Cave
The Bloom By TV Pool ©
The Bloom By TV Pool

1
night
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.
On the 12th (Sat), gear up at Green E-bike Sukhothai, make a trip to Wat Traphang Thong, and then delve into the distant past at Wat Trapang Tong Lang.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Sukhothai itinerary planning site .

Getting from Khao Yai National Park to Sukhothai by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. October in Sukhothai sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to Pai.

Things to do in Sukhothai

Historic Sites Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Wat Traphang Thong
Highlights from your plan
Phra Si Ratana Temple ©
Phra Si Ratana Temple
Wat Chetuphon ©
Wat Chetuphon
Wat Trapang Tong Lang ©
Wat Trapang Tong Lang

3
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.
Get some cultural insight at Wat Chan and Pai Siam Gallery. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Conserve Natural Forests and Yun Lai Viewpoint. When in Pai, make a side trip to see Huai Nam Dang National Park in Mae Taeng, approximately 52 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Klang, don't miss a visit to Wat Nam Hoo, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Pai sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Sukhothai to Pai takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Sukhothai in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Pai, with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Soppong.

Things to do in Pai

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Huai Nam Dang National Park, Wat Chan
Highlights from your plan
Conserve Natural Forests ©
Conserve Natural Forests
Yun Lai Viewpoint ©
Yun Lai Viewpoint
Huai Nam Dang National Park ©
Huai Nam Dang National Park

3
nights
Soppong

Soppong ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mae Lana Cave and Pang Mapha Viewpoint.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Soppong trip planning site .

You can drive from Chiang Mai to Soppong in 4.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Soppong can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Pai.

Things to do in Soppong

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Mae Lana Cave ©
Mae Lana Cave

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.
Get some cultural insight at Wat Phra That Doi Kham (Temple of the Golden Mountain) and Wat Si Suphan. Visit Wat Umong Suan Phutthatham and Orthodox Church of St. Vladimir for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chiang Mai: Wat Phra That Hariphunchai (in Lamphun) and Maerim Elephant Sanctuary (in Mae Rim). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Elephant Rescue Park, don't miss a visit to Roitawarabarn Baandhawalai - Porter house, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Suan Dok.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Chiang Mai online trip planner .

You can drive from Soppong to Chiang Mai in 4.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Chiang Mai are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Maerim Elephant Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Elephant Care & Grand Canyon Jumping ©
Wat Suan Dok ©
Wat Suan Dok
Wat Pan Tao ©
Wat Pan Tao

1
day
Chiang Rai

Chiang Rai ©
Enjoy a cultural and relaxing vacation in Chiang Rai, the capital city of an eponymous province.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Ban Karieng Ruammit, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phrathat Chom Sak, explore the activities along Chiang Rai Beach, then examine the collection at Oub Kham Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Klang Wiang.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Chiang Rai online driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Chiang Rai are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Chiang Rai

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Wat Phrathat Chom Sak ©
Wat Phrathat Chom Sak
Wat Klang Wiang ©
Wat Klang Wiang
Oub Kham Museum ©
Oub Kham Museum

few
hours
Bangkok

Bangkok
To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Bangkok tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Chiang Rai to Bangkok takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Chiang Rai in October, Bangkok is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 29°C. On the 23rd (Wed), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Tours Nightlife

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