53 days in Thailand Itinerary

53 days in Thailand Itinerary

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53 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Kharkiv
Fly + bus:  20​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
bus + Fly:  2​h 30​min
5
Bophut, Ko Samui
— 4 nights
ferry:  1​h 45​min
6
Koh Tao
— 2 nights
ferry:  1​h 15​min
7
Ko Pha Ngan
— 5 nights
+2
ferry + bus + Fly:  4​h
8
Pattaya
— 3 nights
Travel:  4​h
9
Ko Samet
— 4 nights
Travel:  6​h 45​min
10
Khao Yai National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
11
Bangkok
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
12
Chiang Rai
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
13
Chiang Mai
— 7 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Kharkiv

5
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
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: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, let little ones run wild at Kidzoona, and don't miss a visit to Bangla Road.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Patong road trip planning site .

Kharkiv, Ukraine to Patong is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Kharkiv to Patong due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Kharkiv in August: high temperatures in Patong hover around 36°C and lows are around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Patong

Parks Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trips

Phang Nga Bay., The Gibbon Rehabilitation Project (GRP), 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, have some family-friendly fun at Lanta Paintball & Bouldering Wall, stop by Italian Fashion Suit, and experience rural life at Shaan and Jeevan's Eco-Farm.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ko Lanta trip website .

Traveling by ferry from Patong to Ko Lanta takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in September, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can catch the ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors Fun & Games Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Lanta Animal Welfare ©
Lanta Animal Welfare
Ko Ha Yai ©
Ko Ha Yai
Lanta Parklife ©
Lanta Parklife

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, stroll through Long Beach, make a trip to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint, and enjoy the sand and surf at Laem Tong Bay.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ko Phi Phi Don visit site .

You can ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Ko Phi Phi Don in an hour. In September, daily temperatures in Ko Phi Phi Don can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can catch the ferry to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Outdoors Nature
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: stroll through Railay Beach, take a peaceful walk through Krabi Elephant Sanctuary, head outdoors with Motorbike Rental Krabi, and get in touch with nature with Thaiclimber Climbing.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Krabi Town itinerary tool .

Getting from Ko Phi Phi Don to Krabi Town by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. In September in Krabi Town, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Krabi Elephant Sanctuary ©
Krabi Elephant Sanctuary
Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
PhraNang Cave Beach ©
PhraNang Cave Beach

4
nights
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.
Bophut is known for shopping, historic sites, nightlife, wildlife, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Samui International Meditation Center, identify plant and animal life at Samui Elephant Sanctuary, and make a splash at High Park Samui.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bophut holiday builder site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Krabi Town to Bophut takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Krabi Town in September since evenings lows in Bophut dip to 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can catch the ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Classic International Suits ©
Classic International Suits
Scuba & Snorkeling
Samui Elephant Sanctuary ©
Samui Elephant Sanctuary

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Laem Thian and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by May & Co. General Store and then see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Koh Tao day trip planning app .

You can ride a ferry from Bophut to Koh Tao in 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Koh Tao can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Koh Tao

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

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: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Salad Beach, have fun at Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ao Plai Laem.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Ko Pha Ngan trip planner .

Traveling by ferry from Koh Tao to Ko Pha Ngan takes 1.5 hours. In September in Ko Pha Ngan, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 31°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Pattaya.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Fun & Games Parks
Highlights from your plan
C&M Learn Thai Culture ©
C&M Learn Thai Culture
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium ©
Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium

3
nights
Pattaya

Pattaya ©
Famous for its nightlife and activity-filled seafront, Pattaya remains a major party destination for tourists and expats in Thailand.
Pattaya is known for beaches, nightlife, parks, shopping, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of The Sanctuary Of Truth (Prasat Sut Ja-Tum), admire the natural beauty at Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden, get your game on at Ripley's World Pattaya, and stop by Paul The Designer.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Pattaya using our trip planner.

Getting from Ko Pha Ngan to Pattaya by combination of ferry and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In September, daytime highs in Pattaya are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Ko Samet.

Things to do in Pattaya

Fun & Games Parks Nature

Side Trip

Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden
Highlights from your plan
Sport Point Pattaya ©
Sport Point Pattaya
Koh Larn ©
Koh Larn

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.
Ko Samet is known for beaches, nightlife, outdoors, adventure, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Ao Wai, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ao Wong Duean, and get outside with Ao Nuan.

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Ko Samet journey maker site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Pattaya to Ko Samet. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Khao Yai National Park.

Things to do in Ko Samet

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Ao Wai ©
Ao Wai
Ao Nuan ©
Ao Nuan
Ao Prao Beach ©
Ao Prao Beach

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 5th (Mon): Head underground at Khao Luk Chang Bat Cave and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Khao Yai National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Haew Narok Waterfall and then get outside with Khao Yai Bird Watching Day Trip by Thailand Bird Watching.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Khao Yai National Park route site .

Explore your travel options from Ko Samet to Khao Yai National Park with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in October, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive 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

4
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bangkok: Ayutthaya (Historic City of Ayutthaya & Wat Mahathat). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Wat Pho, shop like a local with Chatuchak Weekend Market, buy something for everyone on your list at Siam Paragon, and admire the masterpieces at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC).

To plan Bangkok vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Khao Yai National Park to Bangkok in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. October in Bangkok sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Chiang Rai.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Ayutthaya
Highlights from your plan
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)

3
nights
Chiang Rai

Chiang Rai ©
Enjoy a cultural and relaxing vacation in Chiang Rai, the capital city of an eponymous province.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chiang Rai: Chiang Saen (Golden Triangle Park & 212 House of Opium ( MUSEUM ) พิพิธภัณฑ์บ้านฝิ่น). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Rong Khun, look for gifts at El Jardin by Dek Ban Suan, take in the exciting artwork at De'Cashmere Co.,Ltd, and relax in the rural setting at Rai Ruen Rom Organic Farm.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Chiang Rai trip planning site .

You can fly from Bangkok to Chiang Rai in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Bangkok in October, expect little chillier with lows of 25°C in Chiang Rai. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Chiang Rai

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chiang Saen
Highlights from your plan
Elephant Valley Thailand ©
Elephant Valley Thailand
Wat Rong Khun ©
Wat Rong Khun

7
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: Maerim Elephant Sanctuary (in Mae Rim), Wat Phra That Doi Suthep (in Doi Suthep) and Doi Inthanon (in Doi Inthanon National Park). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, admire the striking features of Wat Chiang Man, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Singh, and delve into the distant past at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Chiang Mai online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Chiang Mai are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

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

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