31 days in Thailand Itinerary

31 days in Thailand Itinerary

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31 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  18​h 30​min
1
Lop Buri
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Ayutthaya
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Kanchanaburi
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
4
Chumphon
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Surat Thani
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Bophut
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
7
Ko Pha Ngan
— 3 nights
ferry:  1​h 15​min
8
Koh Tao
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h 30​min
9
Ang Thong
— 1 night
+3
Fly + bus + foot + bus:  7​h 30​min
10
Pai
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
11
Chiang Mai
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
12
Lamphun
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
13
Lampang
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
14
Sukhothai
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
15
Phitsanulok
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
16
Chiang Rai
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: London


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Lop Buri

Lop Buri ©
Just a short trip from Bangkok, Lop Buri is one of the oldest cities in Thailand, known mostly for its crab-eating monkeys.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): learn more about the world around you at Somdet Phra Narai National Museum and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phrasi Rattana Mahathat.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Lop Buri online trip planner .

London, UK to Lop Buri is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Lop Buri is 7 hours. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from London in October; daily highs in Lop Buri reach 38°C and lows reach 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ayutthaya.

Things to do in Lop Buri

Museums Historic Sites
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Somdet Phra Narai National Museum ©
Wat Phrasi Rattana Mahathat ©
Wat Phrasi Rattana Mahathat

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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.
On the 3rd (Thu), appreciate the extensive heritage of Wat Chaiwatthanaram, examine the collection at Chan Kasem National Museum, then steep yourself in history at Historic City of Ayutthaya, then explore the ancient world of Wat Mahathat, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Temple of the Royal Restoration (Wat Ratchaburana). Keep things going the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Talad Luang Pu Thuat, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Suwan Dararam Ratchaworawihan, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon, then explore the ancient world of Wat Phra Sri Sanphet, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wihan Phramongkhon Bophit.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Ayutthaya tour planner .

You can drive from Lop Buri to Ayutthaya in 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kanchanaburi.

Things to do in Ayutthaya

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Talad Luang Pu Thuat
Highlights from your plan
Wat Maha That ©
Wat Maha That
Historic City of Ayutthaya ©
Historic City of Ayutthaya
Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon ©
Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon

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Kanchanaburi

Kanchanaburi ©
The capital city of an eponymous province, Kanchanaburi is a pleasant town with lively markets and a good selection of restaurants.
On the 5th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at ElephantsWorld, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, and then see the interesting displays at Bridge Over the River Kwai. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Giant Rain Tree, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Thawornwararam, and then admire the sheer force of Erawan waterfall.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Kanchanaburi road trip planner .

You can drive from Ayutthaya to Kanchanaburi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in October, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Chumphon.

Things to do in Kanchanaburi

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Erawan waterfall
Highlights from your plan
ElephantsWorld ©
ElephantsWorld
Bridge Over the River Kwai ©
Bridge Over the River Kwai
Kanchanaburi War Cemetery ©
Kanchanaburi War Cemetery

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Chumphon

Chumphon ©
Chumphon is a town in southern Thailand, capital of the Chumphon Province and the Mueang Chumphon District. On the 7th (Mon), make a trip to Koh Lang Ka Jew, then don't miss a visit to Krom Luang Chumphon Khet Udomsak Royal Palace, then get great views at Khao Matsee Viewpoint, and finally make a trip to Wat Chao Fa Sala Loi.

For reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Chumphon sightseeing planner .

Drive from Kanchanaburi to Chumphon in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Surat Thani.
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Surat Thani

Surat Thani ©
Literally translated as "City of Good People," Surat Thani ranks as the eighth-largest city in Thailand and the historical seat from which the Sriwijaya kingdom ruled much of Southeast Asia.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Khao Sok National Park.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Surat Thani trip planner .

You can drive from Chumphon to Surat Thani in 3 hours. In October in Surat Thani, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bophut.

Things to do in Surat Thani

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Khao Sok National Park ©
Khao Sok National Park

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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.
On the 9th (Wed), look for gifts at Classic International Suits, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Big Buddha, and then take a stroll through Fisherman’s Village. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Chaweng Beach, then explore the striking landscape at Grandfather's Grandmother's Rocks - Hin Ta Hin Yai, then take some stellar pictures from Lad Koh View Point, and finally see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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Getting from Surat Thani to Bophut by car takes about 3.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Bophut can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Ko Samui
Highlights from your plan
Classic International Suits ©
Classic International Suits
Fisherman’s Village ©
Fisherman’s Village
Big Buddha ©
Big Buddha

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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: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at C&M Learn Thai Culture, enjoy some diversion at Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Ko Pha Ngan attractions planning app .

You can drive from Bophut to Ko Pha Ngan in 4 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Ko Pha Ngan can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to catch the 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
Salad Beach
Salad Beach

2
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.
On the 14th (Mon), head off the coast to Koh Nang Yuan and then see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Laem Thian and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Koh Tao trip builder site .

Ride a ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Koh Tao in 1.5 hours. In October in Koh Tao, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Ang Thong.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Climbing Tours
Koh Nang Yuan ©
Koh Nang Yuan

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): get great views at Blue Lagoon (Emerald Lake) and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mu Ko Ang Thong National Marine Park.

For reviews and more tourist information, read Ang Thong online trip builder .

You can ride a ferry from Koh Tao to Ang Thong in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in October, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Pai.

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)

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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 17th (Thu): make a trip to The Land Split Pai Thailand and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour. Here are some ideas for day two: try for a hole-in-one at Bamboo Mini Golf, identify plant and animal life at Conserve Natural Forests, and then explore the stunning scenery at Pai Canyon.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Pai tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Ang Thong to Pai takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Ang Thong in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Pai, with lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Pai

Parks Adventure Tours
Highlights from your plan
Conserve Natural Forests ©
Conserve Natural Forests
Pai Canyon ©
Pai Canyon
The Land Split Pai Thailand ©
The Land Split Pai Thailand

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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.
When in Chiang Mai, make a side trip to see Wat Phra That Doi Suthep in Doi Suthep, approximately 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

Discover how to plan a Chiang Mai trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Pai to Chiang Mai by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in October, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to drive to Lamphun.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Tours Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

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

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Lamphun

Lamphun ©
Lamphun is a town in northern Thailand, capital of Lamphun Province. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lamphun: Wat Phra Phutthabat Tak Pha (in Pa Sang) and Chom Thong (Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community, Ban Mae Klang Luang, & more). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra That Hariphunchai, steep yourself in history at Wat Kukut, and make a trip to Wat Doi Ti.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Lamphun journey planner .

Lamphun is just a short distance from Chiang Mai. In October, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Lampang.

Things to do in Lamphun

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chom Thong, Wat Phra Phutthabat Tak Pha
Highlights from your plan
Wat Phra That Hariphunchai ©
Wat Phra That Hariphunchai
Haripunchai National Museum ©
Haripunchai National Museum

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Lampang

Lampang ©
Translating as "City of the Horse Carriage," Lampang still remains relatively untouristed, which gives it an authentic, traditional feel that's hard to find in a lot of other Thai tourist hotspots.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra That Lampang Luang, look for all kinds of wild species at Thai Elephant Conservation Center, then snap pictures at Ratsadapisek Bridge, and finally steep yourself in history at Wat Phra Kaeo Don Tao.

To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Lampang trip planning website .

Getting from Lamphun to Lampang by car takes about 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Lampang are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can drive to Sukhothai.

Things to do in Lampang

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Thai Elephant Conservation Center ©
Thai Elephant Conservation Center
Wat Phra That Lampang Luang ©
Wat Phra That Lampang Luang
Ratsadapisek Bridge ©
Ratsadapisek Bridge

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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 26th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Si Satchanalai Historical Park and then make a trip to Phra Si Rattana Mahathat Rajworawihan Temple. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: gear up at Green E-bike Sukhothai, steep yourself in history at Sukhothai Historical Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Maha That, then explore the ancient world of Wat Si Chum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Chedi Si Hong.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Sukhothai trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Lampang to Sukhothai takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In October, daytime highs in Sukhothai are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Phitsanulok.

Things to do in Sukhothai

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Phra Si Rattana Mahathat Rajworawihan Temple
Highlights from your plan
Sukhothai Historical Park ©
Sukhothai Historical Park
Si Satchanalai Historical Park ©
Si Satchanalai Historical Park
Wat Si Chum ©
Wat Si Chum

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Phitsanulok

Phitsanulok ©
Phitsanulok is rarely seen as a vacation highlight, but rather a stop on the way to popular attractions in the north.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): examine the collection at Sgt. Maj. Thawee Folk Museum, then explore the ancient world of Phra Si Ratana Temple (Wat Yai), then make a trip to Nang Phaya Temple (Wat Nang Phaya), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Phra Buddha Chinnarat.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Phitsanulok attractions planning site .

Getting from Sukhothai to Phitsanulok by car takes about an hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Chiang Rai.

Things to do in Phitsanulok

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Sgt. Maj. Thawee Folk Museum ©
Sgt. Maj. Thawee Folk Museum
Phra Si Ratana Temple (Wat Yai) ©
Phra Si Ratana Temple (Wat Yai)
Nang Phaya Temple (Wat Nang Phaya) ©

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Chiang Rai

Chiang Rai ©
Enjoy a cultural and relaxing vacation in Chiang Rai, the capital city of an eponymous province.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Baan Dam Museum, don't miss a visit to Tad Kwan Village Park & Waterfall, then make a trip to Clock Tower Chiang Rai, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha). On the 30th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by El Jardin by Dek Ban Suan, then don't miss a visit to Wat Rong Khun, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Valley Thailand.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Chiang Rai trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Phitsanulok to Chiang Rai. In October in Chiang Rai, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chiang Rai

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Elephant Valley Thailand ©
Elephant Valley Thailand
Wat Rong Khun ©
Wat Rong Khun

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