37 days in Thailand Itinerary

37 days in Thailand Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Thailand tour planner

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Fly to Chiang Mai, Bus to Pai
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Pai
— 2 nights
Drive
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Chiang Mai
— 4 nights
Drive
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Doi Inthanon National Park
— 1 night
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Fly to Koh Samui, Bus to Bangrak Pier Koh Samui, Ferry to Ko Pha Ngan
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Ko Pha Ngan
— 4 nights
Bus to Koh Samui, Fly to Krabi
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Krabi Town
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Ko Phi Phi Don
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Ko Lanta
— 4 nights
Ferry to Phuket Bang Rong Pier, Drive to Patong
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Patong, Phuket
— 4 nights
Drive
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Phuket Town, Phuket
— 1 night
Drive
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Ao Phang Nga National Park
— 1 night
Fly
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Bangkok
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kanchanaburi
— 2 nights
Train to Bang Sue Junction, Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol

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Pai

— 2 nights
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 out of town with these interesting Pai side-trips: Pang Mapha Viewpoint (in Soppong) and Galyani Vadhana (Pason Watchan & Wat Chan). There's still lots to do: putt your heart out at Bamboo Mini Golf, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra That Mae Yen, contemplate the long history of Wat Sri Don Chai, and explore the stunning scenery at Pai Canyon.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Pai trip itinerary website.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Pai is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Pai is 6 hours. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in January; daily highs in Pai reach 34°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can go by car to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Pai

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Chiang Mai

— 4 nights

Rose of the North

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 Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community in Mae Wang, approximately Mae Wang away. The adventure continues: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take in panoramic vistas at Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Singh.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Chiang Mai planning tool.

Traveling by car from Pai to Chiang Mai takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Chiang Mai are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Doi Inthanon National Park.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Doi Inthanon National Park

— 1 night
On the 12th (Tue), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doi Inthanon.

For ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Doi Inthanon National Park road trip site.

You can drive from Chiang Mai to Doi Inthanon National Park in 2 hours. In January, daytime highs in Doi Inthanon National Park are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Doi Inthanon National Park

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

Ko Pha Ngan

— 4 nights
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Ko Pha Ngan is known for beaches, wildlife, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Salad Beach, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in the architecture and design of C&M Learn Thai Culture, and let little ones run wild at Phangan Jorkyball.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Ko Pha Ngan journey website.

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry from Doi Inthanon National Park to Ko Pha Ngan in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of taxi, train, and ferry. Traveling from Doi Inthanon National Park in January, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Ko Pha Ngan, with lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors · Parks · Classes · Tours

Krabi Town

— 4 nights
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Change things up with these side-trips from Krabi Town: Phang Nga (Sa Nang Manora Forest Park & Phang Nga Elephant Park). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Railay Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ao Nang Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea), and browse the exhibits of Dao Art Gallery.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Krabi Town day trip tool.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Ko Pha Ngan to Krabi Town in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Ko Pha Ngan in January, plan for a bit cooler nights in Krabi Town, with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Ko Phi Phi Don

— 4 nights
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, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, stroll through Ao Ton Sai, and don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Ko Phi Phi Don trip site.

Traveling by ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 2.5 hours. January in Ko Phi Phi Don sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Ko Lanta

— 4 nights
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Ko Lanta is known for wildlife, beaches, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, kick back and relax at Lanta Klong Nin Beach, delve into the lush surroundings at Thung Yee Pheng Mangrove Forest, and steep yourself in history at Lanta Old Town.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Ko Lanta visit planner.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta takes 1.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Ko Lanta are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Patong, Phuket

— 4 nights
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Patong is known for shopping, beaches, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Bangla Road, enjoy the sand and surf at Karon Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kata Beach, and look for gifts at Suit Fitter.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Patong holiday planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Ko Lanta to Patong in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or ride a ferry. In January in Patong, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can go by car to Phuket Town.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Shopping

Side Trip

Phuket Town, Phuket

— 1 night
The economic hub of the eponymous island, Phuket Town attracted merchants from China, India, and Portugal long before it became a tourist destination.
On the 2nd (Tue), look for gifts at Dueno, then stop by Monty's Rich Collection Tailor, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Big Buddha Phuket, and finally head outdoors with Elite Fight Club Phuket.

To find ratings and more tourist information, refer to the Phuket Town tour itinerary site.

Phuket Town is very close to Patong. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in February, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ao Phang Nga National Park.

Things to do in Phuket Town

Shopping · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Ao Phang Nga National Park

— 1 night
A rugged and varied coastal environment characterizes Ao Phang Nga National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): head off the coast to Ko Pa Nak Island, then step off the mainland to explore Phang Nga Bay., and then admire the majestic nature at Ao Phang-nga National Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Ao Phang Nga National Park travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Phuket Town to Ao Phang Nga National Park in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In February in Ao Phang Nga National Park, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Ao Phang Nga National Park

Parks · Nature

Bangkok

— 4 nights

City of Angels

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 (Chantharakasem National Museum, Wat Maha That, &more). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, get great views at Wat Saket, stop by Bangkok Fashion Center, and explore the world behind art at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC).

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Bangkok online attractions planner.

You can fly from Ao Phang Nga National Park to Bangkok in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in February, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Kanchanaburi.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Kanchanaburi

— 2 nights
The capital city of an eponymous province, Kanchanaburi is a pleasant town with lively markets and a good selection of restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Erawan National Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Kanchanaburi trip maker website.

Getting from Bangkok to Kanchanaburi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Bangkok in February, expect slightly colder with lows of 24°C in Kanchanaburi. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Kanchanaburi

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Thailand travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Beaches · Gift & Specialty Shops
Land of Smiles
Offering a rich culinary heritage, sun-kissed beaches, exotic culture, tropical climate, and stunning landscapes, a Thailand vacation remains one of the world's greatest magnets for curious travelers. In between the busy and crowded cities, the Asian nation features a quiet countryside: a blend of lush rice paddies, flourishing tropical forests, and tiny villages living according to an age-old agricultural clock that continues to play a major role in the locals' lifestyle. A tour of Thailand reveals a deep devotion to Buddhism, exemplified by eye-catching temples lavishly decorated with golden Buddha statues, simple shrines, and lively religious festivals celebrated throughout the country.