37 days in Thailand Itinerary

37 days in Thailand Itinerary

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37 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + bus:  9​h 30​min
1
Patong, Phuket
— 5 nights
ferry:  2​h 30​min
2
Ko Lanta
— 4 nights
ferry:  45​min
3
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 4 nights
ferry:  1​h 30​min
4
Krabi Town
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  5​h 45​min
5
Koh Tao
— 1 night
ferry:  1​h 15​min
6
Ko Pha Ngan
— 5 nights
+2
ferry + bus + Fly:  5​h 15​min
7
Chiang Mai
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Chiang Rai
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
9
Sukhothai
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
10
Khao Yai National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
11
Bangkok
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Bengaluru

5
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Patong: Phang Nga Bay. (in Ao Phang Nga National Park) and Big Buddha Phuket (in Chalong). There's lots more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, kick back and relax at Patong Beach, and stroll through Karon Beach.

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

Bengaluru, India to Patong is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Bengaluru in November, expect Patong to be a bit warmer, temps between 37°C and 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Patong

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

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: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lanta Animal Welfare, head outdoors with Ko Ha Yai, stop by The Boss Collection, and explore the fascinating underground world of Khao Mai Kaew Cave.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Ko Lanta trip planner .

You can ride a ferry from Patong to Ko Lanta in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

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

4
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: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint, enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Nui Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Ko Phi Phi Don online route planner .

You can ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Ko Phi Phi Don in an hour. In December, daytime highs in Ko Phi Phi Don are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Krabi Town.

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

3
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, look for gifts at VICTORIA Fashion House, hike along Tab Kak Hang Nak Hill Nature Trail, and take a peaceful walk through Krabi Elephant Sanctuary.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Krabi Town trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Krabi Town takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Koh Tao.

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

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 11th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Laem Thian and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Koh Tao online attractions planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Krabi Town to Koh Tao takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in December, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) 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: savor the flavors at C&M Learn Thai Culture, have fun at Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium, enjoy the sand and surf at Ao Plai Laem, and try for a hole-in-one at Phangan Adventure MiniGolf.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Ko Pha Ngan trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by ferry from Koh Tao to Ko Pha Ngan takes 1.5 hours. December in Ko Pha Ngan sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) 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
Scuba & Snorkeling
Salad Beach
Salad Beach

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Chiang Mai: Wat Phra That Doi Suthep (in Doi Suthep), Maerim Elephant Sanctuary (in Mae Rim) and Doi Inthanon (in Doi Inthanon National Park). There's still lots to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Orthodox Church of St. Vladimir, delve into the distant past at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Pikanesuan Devalai Chiangmai.

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

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Ko Pha Ngan to Chiang Mai in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of ferry and train. Expect little chillier evenings in Chiang Mai when traveling from Ko Pha Ngan in December, with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can go by car to Chiang Rai.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trips

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

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 21st (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha), stop by El Jardin by Dek Ban Suan, then make a trip to Tad Kwan Village Park & Waterfall, then explore the galleries of De'Cashmere Co.,Ltd, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Rong Khun.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Chiang Rai travel planner .

Traveling by car from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Chiang Mai in December, things will get little chillier in Chiang Rai: highs are around 31°C and lows about 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Sukhothai.

Things to do in Chiang Rai

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Wat Rong Khun ©
Wat Rong Khun
De'Cashmere Co.,Ltd ©
De'Cashmere Co.,Ltd

2
nights
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 22nd (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Si Satchanalai Historical Park and then don't miss a visit to Phra Si Rattana Mahathat Rajworawihan Temple. On the next day, delve into the distant past at Phra Si Ratana Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Chedi Si Hong, then explore the ancient world of Sukhothai Historical Park, and finally cruise along Green E-bike Sukhothai.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Sukhothai trip itinerary maker site .

You can fly from Chiang Rai to Sukhothai in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Chiang Rai in December, with highs in Sukhothai at 35°C and lows at 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Khao Yai National Park.

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
Phra Si Ratana Temple ©
Phra Si Ratana Temple

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Khao Luk Chang Bat Cave and then explore the striking landscape of Khao Yai National Park. On the next day, admire the sheer force of Haew Narok Waterfall and then get outside with Khao Yai Bird Watching Day Trip by Thailand Bird Watching.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Khao Yai National Park trip planner .

Drive from Sukhothai to Khao Yai National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In December in Khao Yai National Park, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bangkok.

Things to do in Khao Yai National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Khao Yai National Park
Highlights from your plan
Khao Yai National Park ©
Khao Yai National Park
Haew Narok Waterfall ©
Haew Narok Waterfall
Khao Luk Chang Bat Cave ©
Khao Luk Chang Bat Cave

5
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Pattaya (Big C - Central Marina & The Sanctuary Of Truth (Prasat Sut Ja-Tum)) and Ayutthaya (Historic City of Ayutthaya & Wat Mahathat). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Wat Pho, shop like a local with Chatuchak Weekend Market, admire the masterpieces at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC), and admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Bangkok online trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Khao Yai National Park to Bangkok in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. In December, daily temperatures in Bangkok can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Ayutthaya, Pattaya
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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