51 days in Thailand Itinerary

51 days in Thailand Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Thailand route planner

Make it your trip
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Chiang Mai
— 5 nights
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Mae Wang
— 2 nights
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Chiang Rai
— 1 night
Fly
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Sukhothai
— 2 nights
Fly
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Bangkok
— 5 nights
Fly to Koh Samui, Bus to Bophut
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Bophut, Ko Samui
— 5 nights
Ferry
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Ko Pha Ngan
— 6 nights
Ferry
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Koh Tao
— 2 nights
Ferry to Bangrak, Fly to Krabi Town
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Krabi Town
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Ko Phi Phi Don
— 5 nights
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Ko Lanta
— 6 nights
Ferry to Phuket Bang Rong Pier, Drive to Patong
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Patong, Phuket
— 6 nights
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Chiang Mai

— 5 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 Maerim Elephant Sanctuary in Mae Rim, approximately Mae Rim away. Spend the 16th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, stroll through Kanta Elephant Sanctuary, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and enjoy breathtaking views from Wat Phra That Doi Suthep.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Chiang Mai online trip itinerary builder.

Toronto, Canada to Chiang Mai is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Traveling from Toronto to Chiang Mai, you'll lose 12 hours due to the time zone difference. In January, Chiang Mai is much hotter than Toronto - with highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Mae Wang.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Mae Wang

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community and then take in the awesome beauty at Doi Inthanon. Here are some ideas for day two: surround yourself with nature on Elephant Special Tours.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Mae Wang tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Chiang Mai to Mae Wang in 1.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Mae Wang can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Chiang Rai.

Things to do in Mae Wang

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Chiang Rai

— 1 night
Enjoy a cultural and relaxing vacation in Chiang Rai, the capital city of an eponymous province.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha) and then admire the landmark architecture of Wat Rong Khun.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Chiang Rai trip maker.

Getting from Mae Wang to Chiang Rai by car takes about 4.5 hours. When traveling from Mae Wang in January, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Chiang Rai: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to fly to Sukhothai.

Things to do in Chiang Rai

Historic Sites

Sukhothai

— 2 nights

The rising of happiness

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Sukhothai Historical Park and then admire all the interesting features of Green E-bike Sukhothai. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Si Satchanalai Historical Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Sukhothai travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Chiang Rai to Sukhothai takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Chiang Rai in January, Sukhothai is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Bangkok.

Things to do in Sukhothai

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Bangkok

— 5 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.
Take a break from Bangkok with a short trip to Wat Maha That in Ayutthaya, about 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, pause for some serene contemplation at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, and admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Bangkok trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Sukhothai to Bangkok takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Sukhothai in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Bangkok, with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to fly to Bophut.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Bophut, Ko Samui

— 5 nights
Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
Bophut is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: have unforgettable encounters with CSI: SAMUI Dive School, stroll through Cobra Show Thailand, tee off at Koh Samui Golf Academy, and cool off at High Park Samui.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Bophut trip itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Bangkok to Bophut in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Bangkok in January, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 30°C in Bophut. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ko Pha Ngan

— 6 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 trip includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Salad Beach, get outside with Khao Ra, relax and rejuvenate at Pharaoh Spa, and enjoy the sand and surf at Thong Nai Pan Noi.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Ko Pha Ngan trip website.

Traveling by ferry from Bophut to Ko Pha Ngan takes an hour. In February, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to ride a ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Theme Parks

Koh Tao

— 2 nights

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 11th (Fri): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ao Tanot Bay and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Koh Tao trip itinerary site.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Koh Tao in 2 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Koh Tao can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors · Tours · Spas · Wildlife

Krabi Town

— 4 nights
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Krabi Town is known for beaches, nature, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Railay Beach, stroll through PhraNang Cave Beach, head off the coast to Poda Island, and see some colorful creatures with Sawasdee Divers Krabi.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Krabi Town online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Koh Tao to Krabi Town takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, flight, and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Koh Tao in February, plan for a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Krabi Town: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

Ko Phi Phi Don

— 5 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 trip includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, step off the mainland to explore Mosquito Island, kick back and relax at Loh Lana Bay, and stroll through Nui Beach.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Ko Phi Phi Don itinerary tool.

Traveling by ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 2 hours. February in Ko Phi Phi Don sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can catch the ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Ko Lanta

— 6 nights
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Spend a fascinating day underwater on the 22nd (Tue) with a shark diving experience. And it doesn't end there: stop by Lanta Animal Welfare, kick back and relax at Diamond Cliff Beach, delve into the lush surroundings at Thung Yee Pheng Mangrove Forest, and relax in the rural setting at Shaan and Jeevan's Eco-Farm.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ko Lanta trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta in 1.5 hours. In February in Ko Lanta, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Adventure

Patong, Phuket

— 6 nights
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Patong: Big Buddha Phuket (in Chalong) and Phang Nga Bay. (in Ao Phang Nga National Park). The adventure continues: make a trip to Bangla Road, have some family-friendly fun at Football Crazy Golf - Phuket, stroll through Freedom Beach, and enjoy the sand and surf at Patong Beach.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Patong tour itinerary planner.

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 February, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Patong

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Thailand travel guide

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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.