37 days in Thailand Itinerary

37 days in Thailand Itinerary

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37 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Bangkok
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Chiang Mai
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Ferry:  5​h 15​min
3
Ko Pha Ngan
— 4 nights
Ferry:  1​h 15​min
4
Koh Tao
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  5​h 45​min
5
Krabi Town
— 3 nights
Ferry:  1​h 30​min
6
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 4 nights
Ferry:  45​min
7
Ko Lanta
— 4 nights
Ferry:  2​h 30​min
8
Patong, Phuket
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
9
Ko Samet
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 45​min
10
Chiang Rai
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: London

3
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.
On the 15th (Fri), take a stroll through Khao San Road, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun). On the next day, explore the historical opulence of The Grand Palace, then meet the residents at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Chatuchak Weekend Market.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bangkok trip itinerary planning tool .

London, UK to Bangkok is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from London to Bangkok. Traveling from London in May, expect Bangkok to be much warmer, temps between 41°C and 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Chatuchak Weekend Market ©
Chatuchak Weekend Market

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.
Head to Mengrai Kilns and Tha Pae Walking Streetfor plenty of shopping. Get a sense of the local culture at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan and Glang-Viang Gallery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chiang Mai: Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community (in Mae Wang), Wat Phra That Doi Suthep (in Doi Suthep) and Doi Inthanon (in Doi Inthanon National Park). There's still lots to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Chiang Mai attractions tool .

Fly from Bangkok to Chiang Mai in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. In May in Chiang Mai, expect temperatures between 42°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community, Doi Inthanon, Tha Pae Walking Street, Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Doi Inthanon ©
Doi Inthanon
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

4
nights
Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Wat Chaloklum and Chao Mae Kuan Im Shrine are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Relax by the water at Salad Beach and Bottle Beach. There's lots more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, stop by Pet Tawan Silver Jewelry, and experience rural life at Purina Sheep Farm.

For where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Ko Pha Ngan trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Chiang Mai to Ko Pha Ngan takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Chiang Mai in May: highs in Ko Pha Ngan hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Thong Nai Pan Noi ©
Thong Nai Pan Noi
Bottle Beach ©
Bottle 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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then stroll through Ao Tanot Bay. Keep things going the next day: see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Koh Tao online trip itinerary maker .

You can ride a ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Koh Tao in 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Koh Tao can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Climbing Tours
Spas & Wellness

3
nights
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Get some cultural insight at Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea) and Dao Art Gallery. Step out of the city life by going to Railay Beach and Sa Nang Manora Forest Park. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at PhraNang Cave Beach, take a peaceful walk through Krabi Elephant Sanctuary, stop by de' MARCO Fashions, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Karbi Walking Street.

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You can do a combination of bus and flight from Koh Tao to Krabi Town in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Koh Tao in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Krabi Town, with lows of 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can catch the ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Sa Nang Manora Forest Park
Highlights from your plan
Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
PhraNang Cave Beach ©
PhraNang Cave Beach
Krabi Elephant Sanctuary ©
Krabi Elephant Sanctuary

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.
You'll get in some beach time at Maya Bay and Loh Moo Dee Beach. Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Long Beach will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Laem Tong Bay, make a trip to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint, step off the mainland to explore Ko Phi Phi Le, and stroll through Loh Dalum Beach.

Planning Ko Phi Phi Don trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 1.5 hours. In May in Ko Phi Phi Don, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to catch the ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Ko Bida Nok ©
Ko Bida Nok

4
nights
Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Kantiang Bay and Lanta Klong Nin Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Shark Diving and Long Beach. There's much more to do: stop by The Tiger Collections, stroll through Khlong Dao Beach, take in the waterfront at Saladan Pier, and browse the exhibits of Lanta Art.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Ko Lanta trip itinerary website .

You can ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta in an hour. In June, daily temperatures in Ko Lanta can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Shark Diving
Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Kantiang Bay ©
Kantiang Bay

5
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Get some cultural insight at Patong Inn Art and The Phuket Gallery. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Patong Beach and Karon Beach. Explore Patong's surroundings by going to Big Buddha Phuket (in Chalong) and Nai Harn Beach (in Nai Harn). The adventure continues: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, make a trip to Bangla Road, tee off at Phuket Golf Leisure, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

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Ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Patong in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in June, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Ko Samet.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Karon, Rawai, Big Buddha Phuket
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
Karon Beach ©
Karon Beach

4
nights
Ko Samet

Ko Samet ©
A popular trip from Bangkok, Ko Samet provides a getaway with white-sand beaches, clear waters, and coral reefs teeming with fish.
Get outdoors at Ao Wai and Ao Prao Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Ao Kiu Na Nok and Ao Cho. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ao Wong Duean, enjoy the sand and surf at Ao Thian, and head off the coast to Ko Samet.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Ko Samet road trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Patong to Ko Samet. June in Ko Samet sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 31°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ko Samet

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Ko Samet
Highlights from your plan
Sai Kaew Beach ©
Sai Kaew Beach
Ao Wai ©
Ao Wai
Ao Prao Beach ©
Ao Prao Beach

2
nights
Chiang Rai

Chiang Rai ©
Enjoy a cultural and relaxing vacation in Chiang Rai, the capital city of an eponymous province.
Get outdoors at Elephant Valley Thailand and Choui Fong Tea Plantation. Get some cultural insight at Wat Rong Khun and Wat Phra Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha). Step out of Chiang Rai with an excursion to 212 House of Opium ( MUSEUM ) พิพิธภัณฑ์บ้านฝิ่น in Chiang Saen--about 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: take in the exciting artwork at De'Cashmere Co.,Ltd, explore the world behind art at Baan Dam Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Doi Ngam Muang, and don't miss a visit to Longneck Karen Village.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Chiang Rai planning site .

Explore your travel options from Ko Samet to Chiang Rai with the Route module. Traveling from Ko Samet in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Chiang Rai, with lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chiang Rai

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Choui Fong Tea Plantation, 212 House of Opium ( MUSEUM ) พิพิธภัณฑ์บ้านฝิ่น
Highlights from your plan
Choui Fong Tea Plantation ©
Choui Fong Tea Plantation
Wat Rong Khun ©
Wat Rong Khun

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