43 days in Thailand Itinerary

43 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Fly to Koh Samui, Bus to Bangrak, Ferry to Ko Pha Ngan
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Ko Pha Ngan
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Koh Tao
— 2 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
— 5 nights
Ferry
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Ko Lanta
— 5 nights
Ferry to Phuket Bang Rong Pier, Drive to Patong
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Patong, Phuket
— 6 nights
Fly
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Chiang Rai
— 3 nights
Drive
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Mae Wang
— 2 nights
Drive
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Chiang Mai
— 6 nights
Fly
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Bangkok
— 5 nights

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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, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, have fun at Phangan Jorkyball, kick back and relax at Haad Chao Phao Beach, and visit Natural Kite Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Ko Pha Ngan holiday planner.

Bangkok to Ko Pha Ngan is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight, bus, and ferry. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and ferry. In November, daytime highs in Ko Pha Ngan are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

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Koh Tao

Turtle Island

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 24th (Tue): take a memorable tour with Tours and then head off the coast to Koh Nang Yuan. On your second day here, trek along John-Suwan Viewpoint, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Koh Tao sightseeing planner.

Getting from Ko Pha Ngan to Koh Tao by ferry takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

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Krabi Town

Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Take a break from Krabi Town with a short trip to Phang Nga Elephant Park in Phang Nga, about 1h 45 min away. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Railay Beach, walk around Krabi Elephant Sanctuary, indulge in some personalized pampering at The Best Life Thai Massage And Spa, and tour the pleasant surroundings at PhraNang Cave Beach.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Krabi Town online itinerary builder.

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. In November in Krabi Town, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to catch the ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trip

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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 wildlife, nature, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a memorable tour with Tours, stroll through Ko Bida Nok, enjoy the sand and surf at Laem Tong Bay, and don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Ko Phi Phi Don driving holiday planner.

You can ride a ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don in 2.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Ko Phi Phi Don can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to catch the ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Spend the 5th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Lanta Animal Welfare, kick back and relax at Nui Beach, look for gifts at The Boss Collection, and delve into the lush surroundings at Thung Yee Pheng Mangrove Forest.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Ko Lanta day trip tool.

Ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta in 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

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Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Patong: Phuket Golf Leisure Co., Ltd. (in Rawai), Banana Beach (in Ko He) and Big Buddha Phuket (in Chalong). The adventure continues: make a trip to Bangla Road, tour the pleasant surroundings at Karon Beach, browse the different shops at Jungceylon, and explore and take pictures at Patong Beach.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Patong trip planning tool.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Ko Lanta to Patong takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or ride a ferry. In December in Patong, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Chiang Rai.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Shopping

Side Trips

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Chiang Rai

Enjoy a cultural and relaxing vacation in Chiang Rai, the capital city of an eponymous province.
When in Chiang Rai, make a side trip to see House of Opium in Chiang Saen, approximately Chiang Saen away. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Wat Rong Khun, walk around 75 Anniversary Flag And Lamp Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha), and don't miss a visit to Wat Huay Pla Kang.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Chiang Rai trip planning website.

You can fly from Patong to Chiang Rai in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, Chiang Rai is little chillier than Patong - with highs of 31°C and lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Mae Wang.

Things to do in Chiang Rai

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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Mae Wang

Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doi Inthanon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): get interesting insight from Elephant Special Tours.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Mae Wang trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Chiang Rai to Mae Wang takes 4.5 hours. December in Mae Wang sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Mae Wang

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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Chiang Mai

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Maerim Elephant Sanctuary in Mae Rim (about 40 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, stroll through Elephant Care & Grand Canyon Jumping, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Singh, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Chiang Mai trip builder tool.

Getting from Mae Wang to Chiang Mai by car takes about 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

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Bangkok

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.
Explore Bangkok's surroundings by going to Ayutthaya (Wat Ratchaburana (Temple of the Royal Restoration), Wat Maha That, &more). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, buy something for everyone on your list at Siam Paragon, explore the world behind art at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC), and get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Bangkok trip planner.

Getting from Chiang Mai to Bangkok by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Chiang Mai in December, Bangkok is a bit warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

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.