31 days in Thailand Itinerary

31 days in Thailand Itinerary

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31 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Maastricht
+2
Train + Fly + Bus:  19​h 45​min
1
Krabi Town
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1​h 30​min
2
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 3 nights
Ferry:  45​min
3
Ko Lanta
— 4 nights
Ferry:  2​h 30​min
4
Patong, Phuket
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Bophut, Ko Samui
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1​h 45​min
6
Koh Tao
— 1 night
Ferry:  1​h 15​min
7
Ko Pha Ngan
— 5 nights
+2
Ferry + Bus + Fly:  5​h 15​min
8
Chiang Mai
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
9
Chiang Rai
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
10
Bangkok
— 4 nights
Fly + Train:  17​h 45​min
End: Maastricht

2
nights
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Krabi Town is known for beaches, nature, shopping, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Railay Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea), hike along Tab Kak Hang Nak Hill Nature Trail, and take a peaceful walk through Krabi Elephant Sanctuary.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Krabi Town journey planning tool .

Maastricht, Holland to Krabi Town is an approximately 20-hour combination of train, flight, and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Maastricht to Krabi Town is 6 hours. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Maastricht in January: high temperatures in Krabi Town hover around 37°C and lows are around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Krabi Elephant Sanctuary ©
Krabi Elephant Sanctuary
Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
PhraNang Cave Beach ©
PhraNang Cave 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.
Ko Phi Phi Don is known for nature, wildlife, adventure, beaches, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, make a trip to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and explore the activities along Maya Bay.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Ko Phi Phi Don vacation planner.

Traveling by ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 1.5 hours. In January in Ko Phi Phi Don, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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 wildlife, beaches, nature, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, have some family-friendly fun at Lanta Paintball & Bouldering Wall, experience rural life at Shaan and Jeevan's Eco-Farm, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Lanta Old Town.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Ko Lanta trip itinerary maker site .

You can ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta in an hour. In January in Ko Lanta, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to 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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Patong: Big Buddha Phuket (in Chalong) and Phang Nga Bay. (in Ao Phang Nga National Park). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, kick back and relax at Karon Beach, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Patong trip builder app .

You can ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Patong in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In January, daily temperatures in Patong can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

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

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then have some family-friendly fun at EasyFly - Indoor Skydiving, and then stop by Classic International Suits. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Big Buddha, get your game on at Lazgam Laser Games Koh Samui, and then cool off at High Park Samui.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bophut online trip builder .

Getting from Patong to Bophut by combination of bus and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January in Bophut, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Bophut

Theme Parks Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Classic International Suits ©
Classic International Suits
Scuba & Snorkeling
EasyFly - Indoor Skydiving ©
EasyFly - Indoor Skydiving

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.
On the 18th (Sat), stroll through Laem Thian and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Koh Tao trip maker tool .

Getting from Bophut to Koh Tao by ferry takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in January, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling

5
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 beaches, wildlife, spas, adventure, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy some diversion at Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium, get your game on at Playground and Cafe, kick back and relax at Salad Beach, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Ko Pha Ngan online vacation planner .

Getting from Koh Tao to Ko Pha Ngan by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Ko Pha Ngan are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Fun & Games Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
C&M Learn Thai Culture ©
C&M Learn Thai Culture
Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium ©
Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
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: Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community (in Mae Wang) and Wat Phra That Doi Suthep (in Doi Suthep). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Singh, delve into the distant past at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Chiang Mai trip itinerary site .

Getting from Ko Pha Ngan to Chiang Mai by combination of ferry and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Ko Pha Ngan in January, expect slightly colder with lows of 19°C in Chiang Mai. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car to Chiang Rai.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trips

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

1
night
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 27th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha), look for gifts at El Jardin by Dek Ban Suan, don't miss a visit to Tad Kwan Village Park & Waterfall, then explore the galleries of De'Cashmere Co.,Ltd, and finally make a trip to Wat Rong Khun.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Chiang Rai tour itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In January, Chiang Rai is little chillier than Chiang Mai - with highs of 31°C and lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Chiang Rai

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Wat Rong Khun ©
Wat Rong Khun
El Jardin by Dek Ban Suan ©
El Jardin by Dek Ban Suan

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bangkok: Ayutthaya (Historic City of Ayutthaya & Wat Mahathat). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Wat Pho, take in the spiritual surroundings of Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine), admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House, and explore the wide array of goods at Mango Mojito Shoes.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Bangkok trip simple and quick.

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 January, things will get somewhat warmer in Bangkok: highs are around 36°C and lows about 26°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Ayutthaya
Highlights from your plan
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

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