41 days in Thailand Itinerary

41 days in Thailand Itinerary

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41 days in Thailand Itinerary

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

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.
Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Elephant Rescue Park. For shopping fun, head to Shiraz Jewelry Co Ltd or Bumrung Buri Market. Change things up with these side-trips from Chiang Mai: Doi Inthanon (in Doi Inthanon National Park) and Maerim Elephant Sanctuary (in Mae Rim). There's much more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, browse the exhibits of Wattana Art Gallery, and view the masterpieces at Glang-Viang Gallery.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Chiang Mai trip app .

Mumbai, India to Chiang Mai is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Mumbai to Chiang Mai. Traveling from Mumbai in December, expect nights in Chiang Mai to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are little chillier, around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trips

Maerim Elephant Sanctuary, Doi Inthanon
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Doi Inthanon ©
Doi Inthanon
Elephant Rescue Park ©
Elephant Rescue Park

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.
Head to Chatuchak Weekend Market and Khao San Roadfor plenty of shopping. Take a break from the city and head to SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World and Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex. Next up on the itinerary: browse the different shops at Siam Paragon, explore the wide array of goods at Nightingale Olympic, make a trip to Wat Pho, and step into the grandiose world of The Grand Palace.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Bangkok trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Chiang Mai to Bangkok takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Bangkok when traveling from Chiang Mai in December, with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Khao Yai National Park.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex
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Chatuchak Weekend Market ©
Chatuchak Weekend Market
Siam Paragon ©
Siam Paragon
SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World ©
SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): make a trip to Primo Piazza Khao Yai, get outside with Khao Yai Bird Watching Day Trip by Thailand Bird Watching, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Haew Narok Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Khao Yai National Park.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Khao Yai National Park driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Bangkok to Khao Yai National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. January in Khao Yai National Park sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 24°C at night. On the 3rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Ko Samet.

Things to do in Khao Yai National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Khao Yai National Park
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Khao Yai National Park ©
Khao Yai National Park
Haew Narok Waterfall ©
Haew Narok Waterfall

3
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Ao Wai and Ao Kiu Na Nok. Get outdoors at Ao Prao Beach and Ao Thian. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Ao Cho and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ao Wong Duean.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Ko Samet tour itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Khao Yai National Park to Ko Samet. In January, daily temperatures in Ko Samet can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Ko Samet

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Ao Wai ©
Ao Wai
Ao Prao Beach ©
Ao Prao Beach
Ao Phai ©
Ao Phai

1
night
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.
On the 7th (Tue), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then enjoy the sand and surf at Samrong Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): have some family-friendly fun at Lazgam Laser Games Koh Samui, stop by Classic International Suits, then enjoy the sand and surf at Chaweng Beach, and finally stroll through Malibu beach.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Bophut trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ko Samet to Bophut. Traveling from Ko Samet in January, expect a bit warmer with lows of 30°C in Bophut. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Classic International Suits ©
Classic International Suits
Scuba & Snorkeling
Samrong Beach ©
Samrong 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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): stop by May & Co. General Store and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Koh Tao journey planner.

Traveling by ferry from Bophut to Koh Tao takes 2 hours. In January in Koh Tao, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
May & Co. General Store ©
May & Co. General Store

5
nights
Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Salad Beach and Haad Khom. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Ao Plai Laem. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Thong Nai Pan Noi, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rin Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phu Khao Noi, and stop by Pet Tawan Silver Jewelry.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Ko Pha Ngan tour planner.

You can ride a ferry from Koh Tao to Ko Pha Ngan in 1.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Thong Nai Pan Noi ©
Thong Nai Pan Noi
Haad Khom ©
Haad Khom

4
nights
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Relax by the water at Railay Beach and Koh Lao Lading. Escape the urban bustle at PhraNang Cave Beach and Krabi Elephant Sanctuary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Krabi Town: Phang Nga (Sa Nang Manora Forest Park & Phang Nga Elephant Park). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Ao Nang Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Had Yao, hike along Tab Kak Hang Nak Hill Nature Trail, and look for gifts at VICTORIA Fashion House.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Krabi Town trip planner .

You can 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, Krabi Town is little chillier at night with lows of 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Phang Nga
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Laem Tong Bay and Loh Dalum Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Ko Phi Phi Le. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Long Beach, explore the striking landscape at Viking Cave, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nui Beach, and stop by Phi Phi Postcard Shop.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Ko Phi Phi Don trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 1.5 hours. January in Ko Phi Phi Don sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to catch the ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Laem Tong Bay ©
Laem Tong Bay
Scuba & Snorkeling
Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le

5
nights
Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Boss Collection and Lanta Art. Visit Lanta Klong Nin Beach and Long Beach for some beach relaxation. There's still lots to do: have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, kick back and relax at Khlong Dao Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bamboo Beach (Had Mai Phai), and paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

Plan my day in Ko Lanta using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta takes an hour. In January, daily temperatures in Ko Lanta can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Shark Diving
Lanta Animal Welfare ©
Lanta Animal Welfare
Long Beach ©
Long Beach

5
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Get outdoors at Patong Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. We've included these beaches for you: Karon Beach and Freedom Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Big Buddha Phuket (in Chalong) and Phang Nga Bay. (in Ao Phang Nga National Park). And it doesn't end there: browse the different shops at Jungceylon, take in the exciting artwork at The Phuket Gallery, hunt for treasures at Malin Plaza Patong, and look for gifts at New Valentino.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Patong trip itinerary tool .

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. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Patong

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

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